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:
- Space Base Mutiny – The $1 Game!
- Ultimate Bestiary: Revenge of the Horde! New 5E Monsters!
- Bushido Blades
- Eschaton: A Cult Strategy Deck-Building Game
- S.E.E.R. By ClockTower Game Studios
- Exquisite Beast – A Board Game of Mad Science
- Breach: the Hacking Card Game
- Space Knights
- Rednecks Against Humanity
- Tag Team: Mark Your Territory
- District-Z: The Cult
This is not an endorsement of any of these games, creators or Kickstarter campaigns.
Tags: Armored Core, Bad Crow Games, Blade Bind, Burger Up, CoolMiniOrNot, Craig Judd, crowdfunding, Dungeons and Dragons, game design, GenCon, Good Games Publishing, Greenbrier, Kickstarter, LARP, Movie Pilot, PlayBuzz, Rule & Make, Seymour Papert, Stranger Things