You Can’t Keep a Good Zombie Down

January 7th, 2013 by Ed Grabianowski

Hello fellow vikings! After taking about a quarter of a year off from this site, I started to miss it. I’d like to make the announcement official: as of this week, Robot Viking is back.

D&D Part V: The Unification Wars

January 9th, 2012 by Ed Grabianowski

Admit it, you’ve been waiting to see that headline for like five years now. The nerdy parts of the internet are burning down, of course.

Musings on Wizards of the Coast, D&D and Failure, Part 2

July 26th, 2011 by Ed Grabianowski

I hate to be the type of person who complains about something without offering any viable solutions. Last week I explained that the D&D brand is not financially healthy these days, and how the Essentials line was a great example of how not to make products that appeal to new players. Here’s how I’d make […]

Did Fantasy Flight Games Acquire the Star Wars License?

December 16th, 2010 by Ed Grabianowski

The Star Wars gaming license has been floating in limbo since Wizards of the Coast dropped it earlier this year. It was purchased this week by a mystery game company that has yet to make any kind of official announcement, but educated guesswork has many game industry observers thinking Fantasy Flight Games is the big […]

Back in the Saddle

November 12th, 2010 by Ed Grabianowski

Hi everyone. Obviously, I’ve been AWOL from Robot Viking for a little while, for variety of medical and work related reasons way too boring to mention. Things seem to be resolved, so I’m back with a ridiculous backlog of cool stuff to write about. I’m way behind on reviews (so if you’ve sent some in […]

Project: Death Race Fund Drive Nearing 50 Percent

March 4th, 2010 by Ed Grabianowski

Look over there on the right — see the Project: Death Race Kickstarter ad? Check out the current funding level. We’re almost halfway there!

Breaking News: Wizkids Lives Again!

September 14th, 2009 by Ed Grabianowski

The company that revolutionized tabletop miniatures gaming has been resurrected, according to an official announcement made today. What will the future hold for superheroes, horror monsters and fantasy creatures mounted on clicky bases?