Archive for December, 2015

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This past week on the tabletop

20/12/2015 – 26/12/2015 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Al Caynes over at Hittin Crits talked to Alex Dijk from Blue Room Games. Hamish Sterling recorded the process he went through when he designed Pocket Sports Rugby v3.0. Wesley Lamont appears on the podcast 7LandHand to review his own game, […]

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Greater Than Games design contest

Greater Than Games are currently holding a game design contest. The aim is to create small games, in which the title and the core game mechanic are the same. For instance, Deck Building: the Deck Building Game, which was part of an April Fool’s Day Kickstarter earlier this year. Submissions are to be in by […]

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Uncover Secret Hitler

Secret Hitler is a social deduction game by Cards Against Humanity co-creator Max Temkin. It is set in 1930’s Germany as sees players secretly divided into liberals and fascists. Fascists coordinate to sow distrust and install their cold-blooded leader. The liberals must find and stop the Secret Hitler before it’s too late. It’s on Kickstarter […]

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This past week on the tabletop

13/12/2015 – 19/12/2015 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? The internet at The Campaigner goes down, leaving the team stare quizzically at each other. The North American branch of Asmodee announced structure and business model changes, including a formation of an umbrella organisation called Asmodee North America. CNBC talked to […]

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This past week on the tabletop

06/12/2015 – 12/12/2015 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Owen Duffy continued his series on Games Workshop, this time looking at the companies games and how they influenced an entire generation. COGZ swings into action yet again. Bernadette Russell from Gamecloud interviewed Wesley Lamont about COGZ, as well as delves […]

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MeepleCon 2015 Interview – The Campaigner Podcast

Here is something a little different. This is not the first episode of The Campaigner Podcast, though that is in the works. Think of it more like a aural sampler, or epilogue. MeepleCon was held last weekend. Game designer Alex Dijk attended, and managed to get a brief interview with convention organiser Matthew Utting, which […]

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Issue 14 out now

Battle is joined in Issue 14, released today! This issue looks at the ultimate in edible tabletop wargame mayhem, Tiny Teddies Go To War. Current custodian of the game, Ivan Nevill, discusses the games origins and where he has taken it. Owen Top takes us on another Terrain Crusade, this time discussing tricks and tips […]

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Going across the pond

Photographer and friend of The Campaigner, Heath Uisge Farnden, needs your help. He has been planning a trip to GaryCon in 2016 for a while now. However, recent events have meant that his careful saving has had to be used for other purposes, and now he is looking into other ways to finance his trip. […]

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This past week on the tabletop

29/11/2015 – 05/12/2015 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Cards Against Humanity released a handy list of what they spent the USD$71,145 they made during the Black Friday sale on. I don’t know if it is showing my age, but Kevin’s purchase of a supreme queen sized bed met with […]

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Viticulture and Tuscany Collector’s Edition Charity Auction

Stonemaier Games is holding a charity auction over on BoardGameGeek. There are 10 separate lots, each with a copy of the Viticulture and Tuscany Collector’s Edition. Bidding started on 1 December, and ends 7 December. Each lot is in support of different charities, chosen by a variety of tabletop game media creators. As a bonus, […]