Archive for December, 2016

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Cheshire and DYoshiiTV play Commander

Commander has become a popular version of Magic: The Gathering. Do you want to know how do those really into the format do it? Over on YouTube Cheshire and DYoshiiTV have uploaded their latest Magic: The Gathering Twitch stream. They are joined by Mitch and Primakat to play the 2016 Commander pre-constructed decks.

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This past week on the tabletop

18/12/2016 – 24/12/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? You may have heard of this little-known crowdfunding platform called Kickstarter. In case you haven’t, Geek & Sundry have looked at three games which the platform has spawned. Browd-sord! Next year Boris Simiano will be bringing some HeroQuest hero-inspired miniatures to […]

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Unit Design Theory with Andy Chambers

Every wondered what makes a Space Marine a Space Marine? Why are Terran Marines in Starcraft heavily armoured cannon fodder?  Reforged Studios have uploaded a video to YouTube of well known game designer Andy Chambers talking about unit design theory, where he talks about these topics and more.

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This past week on the tabletop

11/12/2016 – 17/12/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Don’t you know that I love you? Don’t you know I’ll always be true? Shut Up & Sit Down review Kingdom Death: Monster, and use the power of music genres to illustrate their point. Only 80’s tabletop gamers will remember this. […]

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Matthew looks at models in Mecha Strike Arena

Mecha Strike Arena came out about a month ago. In this new video Matthew discusses an aspect of the game which he is particularly impressed with.  Presented by Matthew Lee Additional photos by Bradley Visser In Full Effect by Johnny Cashpoint Satellites by Sherlock Homo As some of you may know, I used to be really […]

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Terrain Crusade: Ask Owen

Readers will be all-too-familiar with Terrain Crusade, The Campaigner’s regular terrain feature. For a while now Terrain Crusade writer Owen Top has peppered us with expertise and knowledge, all wrapped up in an irreverent writing style. Owen’s talents are far from spent, but we want to give the readers a chance to pick his brain. We […]

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This past week on the tabletop

04/12/2016 – 10/12/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Have you ever watched those antique valuing shows? I wonder how long before tabletop stuff starts to appear on them. Roleplay ponies are trotting their way over the globe. Fans of both My Little Pony and roleplay in U.S and Canada […]

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Issue 18 released today

Beware the wrath of the gods! Issue 18 is out today. This issue features the card-throwing strategy game Monstrous, where game designer Kim Brebach takes us through the games conception and creation. We talk to Lorien Green about her documentary, Going Cardboard, and learn what drives someone to undertake such a project. The Creative Challenge […]

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This past week on the tabletop

27/11/2016 – 02/12/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Fantasy author Joe Dever died late in the week. He is probably most renowned for his Lone Wolf series of choose-your-own-adventure books. CMON limited became Publicly Listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. As a whole the company should remain unchanged, […]

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Khairul Hamdan talks Reign

At PAXAus 2016 Khairul Hamdan, game designer from Garage Games, was giving attendees a taste of Reign at the TGDA booth. Part combat card game, part political negotiation simulator, Reign gives players the chance to use all their wiles to claim the Kingdom for themselves. I talked with Khairul about the game, his forays into […]