Archive for November, 2014

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Cast your vote with The Game Buff to win

Head on over to The Game Buff for your chance to win a copy of Steampunk Rally, plus an additional Kickstarter game. All you have to do is cast a vote for either Dragon Racer, Merry Go Round, MIND The Fall of Paradise, Raid or Trade or You Dirty Rat to receive $500 from The […]

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Equality on the tabletop

Something interesting came up the other day. Al Caynes, from Senyac Games, made a post about equality in his game El Luchador Fantastic Grande. You can read that post on his Tumblr. Eventually Al received some feedback about this post on Facebook, which he discusses in a later Tumblr post. There was some discussion about […]

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El Luchador Fantastico Grande – PAXAus Review

Many games were available to play at PAXAus earlier this month, one of which being a prototype copy of El Luchador Fantastico Grande. Luke Snadden takes us through his experience with the game. Being a massive gamer/sometimes cosplayer/general nerd culture participant, PAX Aus was the only place I could be over the first weekend of […]

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Dragon Racer print-and-play prototype

You can go to the Dragon Racer website and subscribe to their mailing list to receive a free print-and-play prototype version of the game. Check it out before the games Kickstarter launch on 18 November. Dragon Racer is a card drafting game for 2-8 players, in which you play as one of the few people […]

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Al Caynes on El Luchador Fantastico Grande

Creating a game can be hard. Doubly so when you are trying to successfully fund a Kickstarter campaign. We talked to Al Caynes, the designer of El Luchado Fantastico Grande, about the games Kickstarter and where he sees the campaign going. Why a game about Mexican wrestlers? What about this appealed to you? An interesting […]

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A sort of PAXAus story

As most of you would know, PAXAus was last weekend. Thousands upon thousands of geeks assaulted the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), and its surrounds, from Friday 31 October until Sunday 2 November. Many photos and accounts of the event can be found online (including a photo gallery on The Campaigners own Facebook page). […]

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PAXAus 2014 photo gallery

Uploaded recently to The Campaigner Facebook account is a collection of photographs I took while at PAXAus last weekend. In it you will find shots of the tabletop area, cosplay, panel photos and much more. Expect a piece about PAXAus later in the week, as well as in the next issue of The Campaigner. But […]