Archive for June, 2015

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The Under Empire Forum fiction challenge

With the game of Warhammer in a state of uncertainty, and the soon to be released Age of Sigmar on the horizon, the rats over at The Under Empire Forum have decided to take things into their own hands. If the promises of their beloved race, the Skaven, weren’t going to be officially fulfilled, then […]

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Creative Challenge: Cannot Be Stopped

The Creative Challenge returns in Issue 13. This time it is hosted by Justice Comics in Adelaide, South Australia, and the theme is ‘Cannot Be Stopped‘. There are 16 stages available right now, so grab one for free as soon as you can. Have your creation finished and submitted to Justice Comics by 31 July, […]

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Help with GeekDad’s legal costs

A while back GeekDad split from Wired.com to become its own stand-alone website. This didn’t come without some minor hicccups, which are all sorted out now. However, they have left the guys at GeekDad with a sizable legal bill that requires paying off. You can read all about the details here. If you are a […]

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Switzerland’s Festival Fantasy Basel 2015

A host of mystical creatures unleash their creative spirit on Basel city at Switzerland’s first fantasy festival. At the entrance to Basel expo centre Pokémon character Magnemite is grappling with the shoelace that holds her eyeball together. A little teamwork sees the bipedal peeper skip away with a day of joyous ogling before her. And […]

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Issue 12 is out now

Here it is, the massive issue 12 of The Campaigner. This issue we look at Dead of Winter, with designer Isaac Vega providing some insights into the breakout game. Aaron Lim talks about his game podcast, Action Points!, and discusses its inception and ongoing life. Al Caynes explores the aftermath of his successful Kickstarter for […]

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The Blanket Bash

Each year tabletop wargame group Geelong Gamers Guild, from Victoria, Australia, holds a tournament called The Blanket Bash. The event collects blankets and cans of food that are ultimately provided to people less fortunate. This year has seen The Blanket Bash’s profile increase dramatically, with media coverage by the local newspaper The Geelong Advertiser. This […]