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GeekFest 2017

This last weekend saw GeekFest held at Coal Creek in Victoria, Australia. The Campaigner’s Alex Dijk headed down for a look, and took a nice selection of photos while he was there. Activities on offer included paint and take miniature painting (as well as painting lessons), roleplay games, speakers, competitions and a selection of digital games. […]

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This past week on the tabletop

08/01/2016 – 14/01/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? The ultimate in Hollywood celebrity parties! Kristen Bell and Dex Shepard know how to follow up a night at the Golden Globes. Don’t mess with the Grey Templars. One of the team at 93 Made Games, Anthony Condos, releases his first […]

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The Gary Gygax story

Have you ever wondered how, and why, Dungeons & Dragons was born? Learn about this, and about Gary Gygax’s life in general, in Rise of the Dungeon Master. Written by David Kushner, it is based on a profile of Gary Gygax he wrote for Wired in 2008, as well as interviews with Gary and D&D […]

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By Order of the Queen preview

The King is dead! So the throne, and the rule of the kingdom, has fallen onto the Queen. Unfortunately now is not the best time to be in charge. Monsters stalk the lands, putting the kingdom in peril. But fear not, for where there is evil, there are heroes to fight it. By Order of […]

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This past week on the tabletop

01/01/2016 – 07/01/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Where is my money? Designer of Call and Cthulhu and The Gods of War, Sandy Petersen, has filed a lawsuit against PayPal. It has officially happened. Kingdom Death overtook Exploding Kittens to become the most-funded board game ever on Kickstarter. Long […]

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Kosta Karatsinidis talks Pop Con

This year will see a brand new convention being held in South Australia. Called Pop Con, it will be on 14-15 January, and focus on a number of aspects of gaming. One of the conventions organisers, Kosta Karatsinidis, talked to us about the event. Can you briefly explain what, and where, Pop Con is? Pop […]

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This past week on the tabletop

25/12/2016 – 31/12/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Lost Hemisphere published two official Mecha Strike Arena stories. If you want to get a feel for the games universe, then this is a great place to start. Thank goodness that after this, there is no more fighting. Australian Tabletop Gaming […]

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Cheshire and DYoshiiTV play Commander

Commander has become a popular version of Magic: The Gathering. Do you want to know how do those really into the format do it? Over on YouTube Cheshire and DYoshiiTV have uploaded their latest Magic: The Gathering Twitch stream. They are joined by Mitch and Primakat to play the 2016 Commander pre-constructed decks.

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This past week on the tabletop

18/12/2016 – 24/12/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? You may have heard of this little-known crowdfunding platform called Kickstarter. In case you haven’t, Geek & Sundry have looked at three games which the platform has spawned. Browd-sord! Next year Boris Simiano will be bringing some HeroQuest hero-inspired miniatures to […]

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Unit Design Theory with Andy Chambers

Every wondered what makes a Space Marine a Space Marine? Why are Terran Marines in Starcraft heavily armoured cannon fodder?  Reforged Studios have uploaded a video to YouTube of well known game designer Andy Chambers talking about unit design theory, where he talks about these topics and more.