The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Fury of Shadow
X-treme Dungeon Mastery
FU: the Free, Universal RPG
In a Den of Vipers
Shadowcraft: The Glamour War
Broodmother SkyFortress
Sherpa
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (First Edition)
Masks of Nyarlathotep (3rd & 4th edition)
Dynasty - Who Will Rule The Empire
Blood in the Chocolate
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Silent Legions
Doors to Darkness
Epyllion
Cloud Giant's Bargain
The Unofficial Species Menagerie
CM1: Test of the Warlords
Dragon (Issue 352 - Feb 2007)
Wicked Fantasy Factory #2: Against the Iron Giant
Creatures of the Nightcycle
The Cave of Time
The One Ring: Adventures over the Edge of the Wild
Substandard Magic Items
Savage Worlds Deluxe Explorer's Edition
Dungeon World Roleplaying Game
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Beginner Game
Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes
The Plant
Fate Accelerated
Ryuutama: Natural Fantasy Role Play
Atomic Robo
The Fugue System
Hoard of the Dragon Queen
Pug's Bazaar: Tent #1
Spellcraft & Swordplay Box Set
The Whispering Road
The Location Crafter
Star Wars: Force and Destiny Beginner Game
Indie Mixtape Volume 1
Savage Lairs: Fantasy Forests
NEXUS
7th Sea Core Rulebook
Storm King's Thunder
Volo's Guide to Monsters
TimeWatch
Curse of the Crimson Throne
Future Wars - (Issue 36)
Escape from the Shrouded Fen
Attack on Hilo Ahu Beach
GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters: 128.15

7,583 Supporters

$15 min for supporter badge & GeekGold bonus
47.8% of Goal | left

Support:

Information
Primary Name
Critical Miss (Issue 11 - Autumn 2011)
Alternate Names
Publication Date
2011-09-00
Issue Index
11
Periodical
Authors
Artists
Producers
Publishers
RPGs
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 112776
Description Edit | History

Introduction
Hi everyone,

After a coma so long it's amazing Robin Williams hasn't turned up to try some kind of miracle cure on it, Critical Miss is back. Like the parrot, it was indeed, not dead, but merely sleeping.

A lot's changed since the first issue of Critical Miss back in the 20th century's 1998. Back then, the fastest a civilian airliner could do was Mach two and the largest number of astronauts that could be lifted into space by a single spacecraft was seven. In addition, we had experienced the end of history, the stock markets were booming, and we were looking ahead to an era of peace and prosperity.

Yeah.

In my own life, in the five and a half years since Issue 10, I've written a novel, moved to Brighton (and yes, I might have just a few too many books!), become a bus spotter, bollocked my mother for denying me my own chance to experience, even second-hand, genuine space exploration, ranted about being shafted by my web hosters, ranted about being shafted by my cable company, spotted a dream home that never was, won a prize for roleplaying, had a previous Critical Miss article go viral, got trapped in my own bathroom, tried my hand at Star Trek fan fiction, lost loved ones, reviewed suitcases, avenged 2005's failure by successfully climbing Arthur's Seat (some crap pictures, some better pictures), and found a crashed Victorian spaceship in Pall Mall that led to a giant, mechanical, walking elephant, with people on board. As you do.

Anyway, here's Issue 11. Hope it was worth the wait.

Articles Relationship: Articles
Pg. 1 of 2 » 2
Pg. 0
Man Down - How To Handle Player Absence
Article

Options for dealing with a player\'s absence.

Edit
Pg. 0
Jonny: The Early Years
Article

Jonny\'s early years in role-playing.

Edit
Pg. 0
It's Me, Dave!
Game

A fun and simple, albeit mildly sociopathic, game of bluff, bullshit and social manipulation.

Edit
Pg. 0
Game Night
Fiction

Six gods sit down to spend an evening roleplaying. Really badly.

Edit
Pg. 0
The Night I Broke Monopoly
Article

Reminiscing of some house rules he added to Monopoly in his younger years.

Edit
Pg. 0
Yes I Sank Your Fucking Barge
Game

A fun and quick, Battleships-like, family game for up to four players.

Edit
Pg. 0
Me Voici en Fran├žais
News

Links to various Critical Miss articles in French.

Edit
Pg. 0
The Elfish Gene
Review

Review of Mark Barrowcliffe\'s 2007 roleplaying memoir \"The Elfish Gene\".

Edit
Pg. 0
Grabbing Chekhov's Gun
Article

Applying Chekhov\'s literary technique to roleplayers.

Edit
Pg. 0
Blockbuster - Cop Show Meets The Norfolk Broads
Review

Review of James Wallis\' unpublished \"Cop Show\" RPG.

Edit
Pg. 0
The Ghosts of Magic Past
Article

Strategies for Magic: The Gathering affecting a game of RoboRally.

Edit
Pg. 0
Jukebox Musical - A Game of Plots and Writing
Game

A game for those into creative writing.

Edit
Pg. 0
You Utter Munchkin!
Article

Session report of playing Munchkin! with his fiancée.

Edit
Pg. 0
Troops
Article

Spotlight on the 1997 fanfilm \"Troops\".

Edit
Pg. 0
GenCon 2008
Article

Trip report on GenCon 2008.

Edit
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
More Information Edit | History
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
HTML Version
Publisher: 
Year: 2011
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
Size:  
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Linked Items Relationship: RPGs
Sort: Mechanic:
Pg. 1
Rank 28
Num Ratings 154
Average Rating 7.36
Num Owned 249
Prev. Owned 3
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 3
Wishlist 27
Comments 19
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Issue Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 1
Average Rating: 6.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 136
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 0
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.