Archive for December, 2014

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Terrain For Hippos masterclasses at CanCon

Next year at Cancon, Owen Top from Terrain For Hippos will be running a number of terrain masterclasses. This is a rare opportunity to see the man in action, and learn some of the tricks of the terrain building trade. From Owen’s press release: Sinister associates of the dread clan Top, initiates into dark and […]

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A very tabletop Christmas

The Campaigner hopes you had a very merry Christmas, and managed to pick up a few items for your tabletop. Myself, I scored a copy of Viticulture by Stonemaier Games, as well as High Command by Privateer Press. As Christmas Day ended things turned tabletop. My cousins, sister and myself broke out Cards Against Humanity. […]

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Is There A Design In Every Gamer?

I recently gave Episode 13 of the Whose Turn Is It Anyway podcast a listen. In it, they discussed the idea whether there is a design in every gamer. Much like the concept that in each person there is a book, the Whose Turn Is It Anyway cast pondered on the idea that every tabletop […]

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Pre-order Euphoria

You can currently pre-order Stonemaier Games fantastic worker-placement game Euphoria. There are two versions available, a standard version, as well as a copy containing premium game trays. All boxes will be signed by game designer Jamey Stegmaier. You can read an interview with Jamey in Issue 8 of The Campaigner. This will be the games […]

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Charity Ork army

The 40k Radio Freebootaz are currently holding a charity auction on Ebay. The item is a Warhammer 40,000 Ork army converted with a Duck Dynasty theme. All proceeds of the auction will go to US Marine Corps Toys For Tots Foundation. 40k Radio is a popular podcast which mainly deals with Warhammer 40,000. The Freebootaz […]

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This Is War: Opening Skirmish – Bolt Action tournament

Today’s special guest contributer is Brad Morris. He ran the recent Bolt Action tournament ‘This Is War: Opening Skirmish’ at the Hampton Game Club on 6 December. In this piece Brad briefly takes us through the days events. You can find a gallery of photos taken at the event, by Owen Top, on The Campaigner […]

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Issue 10 is out now

The end of 2014 is almost here. What better way to begin winding down the year than with Issue 10 of The Campaigner? This issue Tom Rolland talks to Rob Alderman about Warzone Resurrection, and how Prodos Games revived this old franchise. Syrinscape creator Benjamin Loomes tells us about his RPG soundboard, and why you […]

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PAXAus 2015 tickets on sale now

It only seems like yesterday that we were at PAXAus 2014, but today tickets went on sale for PAXAus 2015. You can buy single day or three day passes on the Showclix website. Get in quick, because last time it didn’t take long for all the passes to run out. PAXAus 2015 will run from […]

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The Campaigner editor Matthew interviewed by Blue Room

In an ironic switching of roles, editor of The Campaigner Matthew Lee was recently questioned by Blue Room as part of their ongoing interview series. You can read the piece, titled I Want To Be A Robot – An Interview With Matthew Lee on the Blue Room website. Blue Room is an Australian game design […]