Archive for May, 2016

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This past week on the tabletop

22/05/2016 –28/05/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Nominations for this year’s Spiel des Jahres are announced. There are some fantastic games nominated, so why not take a look? Especially if you sprichst du Deutsch. The website Quartz are dumbfounded. Board games are attracting the most money on Kickstarter! But […]

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This past week on the tabletop

15/05/2016 –21/05/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Head designer of Magic: The Gathering, Mark Rosewater, shared twenty lessons learnt from twenty years of working on the game. This video is from the Game Developers Conference earlier this month. Geek & Sundry feature Tim Denee’s roleplay resources. This is a […]

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This past week on the tabletop

08/05/2016 –14/05/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Let’s kick off with everyones favourite, Stonemaier Games. This week Jamey looked at six Kickstarter campaigns and provided some insights he gained from them. Australian game store Vault Games are having a sale. There are quite a few good games in here […]

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Armello available now

Armello is a new digital board game, where players battle to become the new ruler of the kingdom. It relies very heavily on classic tabletop game mechanics, but augments them by presenting it all in a digital format. The result is a compelling game which tabletop gamers should really experience. I wrote a review on […]

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This past week on the tabletop

01/05/2016 –07/05/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Dungeons & Dragons player Miguel Zavala completes his project of designing and printing every monster in the Monster Manual Sourcebook. That is commitment. Episode 5 of the Dice Hard podcast came out. This time they are discussing the second instalment of the […]

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This past week on the tabletop

24/04/2016 –30/04/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Fans of the original Warhammer hit back. The 9th Age, a fan created and unofficial new Warhammer rule set, is released onto the world. A funded Kickstarter doesn’t immediately lead to a successfully delivered project. Geek & Sundry discuss how Kickstarter led […]