Archive for January, 2015

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A New Level of Archery

I came across this video the other day, called Lars Andersen: a new level of archery, which I thought would be of interest to either those frequent roleplay gamers or anyone engaged in designing a roleplay system. It brings up an interesting point, that modern archery has been distilled down to standing still and firing […]

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Exploding Kittens takes Kickstarter by storm

The Kickstarter for Exploding Kittens is only a few days old, and already it has pulled over USD$3 million. And the count is rapidly climbing. Exploding Kittens is a card game by Elan Lee (XBOX), Matthew Inman (The Oatmeal), and Shane Small (XBOX, Marvel). Players draw cards until they draw a kitten, at which point […]

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D&D on the ABC

Tabletop games made a brief reappearance on Australian television on Monday. 7.30, a current affairs type program on ABC, ran a short piece about Dungeons & Dragons, titled Game of Thrones with dice – Dungeons and Dragons fantasy role-playing game gets new life. While many long time D&D players would know that the game never […]

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A fathers look at Golem Arcana

A few days ago Gabe over at Penny Arcade posted an interesting article about Golem Arcana. He had bought the game for himself and his son for Christmas. In the article he talks about how the digital elements of Golem Arcana make it an ideal introductory tabletop miniatures game for his son. Golem Arcana is […]

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Join the revolt

The people are revolting! Syrinscape has announced an open call for voices and sounds to include in the upcoming peasants revolt soundset. They are asking fans to submit their own self-recorded sounds, including wooden crashes, shattering glass, screams, yells, group chanting, and other sounds players associate with the a peasants revolt. Everyone who contributes a […]

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Warhammer Quest coming to Steam

Rodeo Games popular digital interpretation of the classic Games Workshop board game Warhammer Quest will be available on Steam in a matter of days.  The game is released on 7 January, but at the moment you can pre-purchase the standard or deluxe editions at 20% off. This offer ends on the games release. Previously Warhammer […]