Archive for January, 2017

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Penny Arcade reveals the new tabletop event PAX Unplugged

Who doesn’t want another chance to play tabletop games? The people behind Penny Arcade thought as much, and have announced the addition of a new PAX to their line-up: PAX Unplugged. PAX Unplugged will draw much of its inspiration from the other PAX events, though with a complete focus on tabletop gaming. With the first […]

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This past week on the tabletop

22/01/2016 – 28/01/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Prepare for enemies from all sides. Cubicle7 signed a deal with Games Workshop to distribute Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay products. Tabletop knowledge leads the charge. Nate Murray, former in-house product and crowdfunding campaign manager of IDW Games, has been appointed as Head […]

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Mutant Crops preview

Neglect and avarice have caused an ecological disaster. The world’s fruits and vegetables have become horribly mutated. Once inanimate and non-threatening, these essential food-stuffs now hunger for flesh. Wiping them out is not an option, people still have to eat. Luckily, the farmers are hearty and resourceful people, who are willing to risk life and […]

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This past week on the tabletop

15/01/2017 – 21/01/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week Time to stop aging. The team behind The 9th Age reveal that they are freezing the rules for the foreseeable future. Medioevo Universalis hits Kickstarter, a game so big you need to check it out to believe it. Ready for adventure? […]

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The Lady and the Tiger Game Design Contest

Entries close soon for the Jellybean Games The Lady and the Tiger Game Design Contest. Submissions must be in by 23 January, and only utilise some or all of the components of the game The Lady and the Tiger. A list of the relevant components is on the contest website. Learn more about the contest […]

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GeekFest 2017

This last weekend saw GeekFest held at Coal Creek in Victoria, Australia. The Campaigner’s Alex Dijk headed down for a look, and took a nice selection of photos while he was there. Activities on offer included paint and take miniature painting (as well as painting lessons), roleplay games, speakers, competitions and a selection of digital games. […]

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This past week on the tabletop

08/01/2017 – 14/01/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? The ultimate in Hollywood celebrity parties! Kristen Bell and Dex Shepard know how to follow up a night at the Golden Globes. Don’t mess with the Grey Templars. One of the team at 93 Made Games, Anthony Condos, releases his first […]

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The Gary Gygax story

Have you ever wondered how, and why, Dungeons & Dragons was born? Learn about this, and about Gary Gygax’s life in general, in Rise of the Dungeon Master. Written by David Kushner, it is based on a profile of Gary Gygax he wrote for Wired in 2008, as well as interviews with Gary and D&D […]

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By Order of the Queen preview

The King is dead! So the throne, and the rule of the kingdom, has fallen onto the Queen. Unfortunately now is not the best time to be in charge. Monsters stalk the lands, putting the kingdom in peril. But fear not, for where there is evil, there are heroes to fight it. By Order of […]

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This past week on the tabletop

01/01/2016 – 07/01/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Where is my money? Designer of Call and Cthulhu and The Gods of War, Sandy Petersen, has filed a lawsuit against PayPal. It has officially happened. Kingdom Death overtook Exploding Kittens to become the most-funded board game ever on Kickstarter. Long […]