This past week on the tabletop

Posted by Matthew on August 7th, 2016

This past week on the tabletop

31/07/2016 – 06/08/2016

What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week?

US game publisher Greenbrier is going to be distributing the new Rule & Make title Burger Up. Now you can burger in the states!

Bad Crow Games are part of their way through a Kickstarter for their Armored Core board game. Or at least, they were. Now it appears to be Armored Core, with out the Armored Core. Polygon explained the development.

Seymour Papert died 31 July. He was responsible for revolutionising how computers were used in education, by introducing the concept of teaching children about mental exploration and experimentation using computers. The most well known example of this is Logo, the first programming language for children.

PlayBuzz asks “What kind of LARP’er are you?”. I’m a Loreplayer.

Game Designer Craig Judd discusses his current title in development, Blade Bind. In this instalment, in particular he talks about a game element he lost, and is looking at working back in.

Movie Pilot looks at the new series Stranger Things, and how much of it may be influenced by Dungeons & Dragons. But beware, spoilers!

CoolMiniOrNot and Good Games Publishing announce a marketing and distribution deal at GenCon.

Some of the new Kickstarters from this week:

This is not an endorsement of any of these games, creators or Kickstarter campaigns.

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