Archive for February, 2017

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This past week on the tabletop

19/02/2016 – 25/02/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? It’s a subject which rears its head quite regularly. Nor over on Volomir talked about some of the reasons why miniature copies need to be avoided. I’m Batman. DC is trying its hand at utilising its properties in the tabletop arena. […]

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This past week on the tabletop

12/02/2016 – 18/02/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Ironically, this kind of disagreement resolution engine would be helpful right about now. Marat over on ATGN takes a look at Mecha Strike Arena. Hasbro reveal that the thimble, and perhaps a slew of the other classic game pieces, won’t be […]

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PAXAus 2017 dates announced

Australia has been waiting patiently, and today is the day. PAXAus dates for this year have been announced. This year PAXAus will take place 27-29 October, again returning to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. “Australia’s gaming community has given PAX such an incredible home here,” said Jerry Holkins, co-founder of PAX and Penny Arcade. […]

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This past week on the tabletop

05/02/2016 – 11/02/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Let it go, let it goooo! Portal Games has its PayPal account frozen just after finalising pre-orders for First Martians: Adventures On The Red Planet. Someone has changed the rules. Privateer Press release their first ‘dynamic update‘ for Warmachine and Hordes. A […]

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You can now 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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The question of crowdfunding

A few days ago Polygon published an article titled Crowdfunding for video games was down in 2016. It is an insightful, though shallow, look into how crowdfunding fared last year. Particularly for games. Take a look at the article. It gives a nice overview on how many successful game projects there were, how much this […]

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Reign review

Now is your chance to grasp power and wealth. The kingdom is in chaos after the Kings death. With no heir to claim the throne the Lords and Ladies of the land conspire with the great houses to take the title. Can you gain the support you need and wear the Onyx Crown? Reign is […]

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This past week on the tabletop

29/01/2016 – 04/02/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Old faces in new places. CMON amps things up by bringing miniature legend Mike McVey to their team. Read the rule book! Geek & Sundry give us some social rules for International TableTop Day. Mankinds newest enemy? PETA send a letter […]

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Elisa Allen from PETA talks about the letter to Games Workshop

Earlier in the week tabletop hobbyists were stunned to learn that animal rights organisation PETA had contacted Games Workshop about the use of fur imagery in its properties. PETAs Senior Manager of Corporate Projects, Yvonne Taylor, penned a letter to Games Workshop CEO Kevin Rountree requesting the company to “consider removing ‘fur’ garments from your […]

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By Order of the Queen goes live on Kickstarter

Prepare to defend the Kindgdom! By Order of the Queen, which we previewed last month, has gone live on Kickstarter. Not only that, but it has already met and exceeded it’s funding goal of USD$18,000. By Order of the Queen is a cooperative resource management game with combat elements. Players fulfil objectives by performing tests, using […]