Journalist and GM, presently writing freelance for Knights of the Dinner Table Magazine.

Privateers and Gentlemen: King Over the Water

In 1758, the Seven Years War, also known as the French and Indian War, had been going on for four years.  But in February, it was hard to detect signs of war in England.  The Channel Fleet, unwilling to continue its blockade of the French ports during the dreary, stormy winter months, was spending the winter in harbor.

One of those unwilling to postpone the war until spring was Master and Commander George Walker, the young captain of the sloop of war HMS Dolphin of 18 guns.  Walker was new to the Dolphin, as were his two subordinate officers: Lt. Henry Cooper and the Honorable James Weatherby, son of the late Earl of Weatherby and also a lieutenant.

I ran a game of Privateers and Gentlemen with friends Jeff, Erik, and Steve as a one-shot to test out the game for a review in Knights of the Dinner Table Magazine.  This game took place on Jan. 25, 2010.

Andy Miller aka Max_Writer


Two daring heroes have started up a Ghostbusters Franchise in Bryan, Ohio, in the hopes of cashing in on the money of every local between Toledo, Ohio, and Fort Wayne, Indiana. Curtis Kerplowski and Brent Bradington are hopefully on their way to fame and fortune – but unfortunately were unable to get the requisitioned Ectomobile and instead ended up with a VW Bug. They’ve been assured it’s only temporary …

I ran Ghostbusters International with friends Matt and DJ as a one-shot to test out the game for a review in Knights of the Dinner Table Magazine. Though the game was played on May 3, 2009, it takes place in 1989, not long after the Ghostbusters made their comeback in the U.S.

Andy Miller aka Max_Writer