Archive for April, 2014

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Wargaming table Kickstarter by 4thWar Equipment

Looking for a relatively cheap and portable wargaming table? Then maybe this is the wargaming table for you. Not long ago 4thWar Equipment launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a unique wargaming table. Constructed entirely from cardboard, this table design folds up and inserts into a carry bag. The basic version contains three segments that […]

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Proxy Army shuts down

The future of 3D printing in tabletop games took a step backwards today as Proxy Army announced it would be shutting down. As the company explained in their email to subscribers of their mailing list: Sadly, the time has come for Proxy Army Games to close its doors. While your support during our Kickstarter was […]

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City States of the Invinsible Overlord

You have less than five hours to back the Kickstarter for City States of the Invincible Overlord. The project is aleady miles ahead of its funding goal, but there are only two spots left to snag the spectacularly sculpted Thunderhold Dwarf miniatures. So get in quick. City States of the Invincible Overlord is a city […]

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Tabletop games for video gamers

Do you have any video game playing friends who are resistant to tabletop games? Dan Hsu at GamesBeat has looked at two tabletop games that might appeal to even the┬ástaunchest video gamer. The two card games he has looked at are Brawl and Fightball, both by Cheapass Games. You can read his article on GamesBeat […]

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Paul Nicholas talks Highway Hustle cancellation

Yesterday saw the cancellation of the Highway Hustle Kickstarter. Paul Nicholas, Game Designer at Blue Room, answered our questions about the Kickstarter campaign and where the game is headed now.   Has the Kickstarter campaign been cancelled because you didn’t think you would reach your funding goal, or is there another reason? Kickstarter campaigns are […]

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Highway Hustle cancelled

Sad news for those of you looking forward to fight in the age old struggle of disco versus rock. Today Blue Room cancelled the Kickstarter for Highway Hustle. The guys at Blue Room have listed a number of issues that were brought to them. They felt that these were holding the game back, and so […]

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The Bronze Gauntlet 2014

Photos from The Bronze Gauntlet 2014 tournament, as well as the Bronze Gauntlet Painting Competition, are up on The Campaigner Facebook page. The Bronze Gauntlet was held today at Infinity Games in Adelaide, South Australia. Run by Pressganger Nic Equid, it involved a Warmachine and Hordes tournament, as well as an open painting competition.

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Games Workshop launches new website

Yesterday Games Workshop launched its new website. The previous website was a collection of hobby articles, news and the webstore. This new website does away with most of the previous content, and is now completely an online shop. There have been some questions raised by the public about the minimal design, in that it doesn’t […]

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A look at the Fimir

Luke, over at the blog Terminally Incoherent, has posted a fascinating and well researched article on the Fimir. As well as delve into the Fimirs history within the Warhammer world, he has also explored the process behind the Fimirs creation, introduction and eventual near abandonment within the game system. There are even short insights from […]

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Oz Comic-Con 2014 – Adelaide

Not really hobby or tabletop game related, but we all enjoy geeking out together once in a while. Today I headed down to Oz Comic-Con and, while wandering about and taking in the sights, snapped a few photos. You can see a gallery of all the photos taken on Saturday on The Campaigner Facebook page. […]