Archive for March, 2017

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Your chance to play The Brigade

Has our coverage of The Brigade piqued your interest in the game? Curious to see what all the fuss is about? Now is your chance. The Brigade is currently available to play on Tabletopia. You can try it out solo, with friends hot-seat, or find some Wardens online to play against. Tabletopia is available on […]

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This past week on the tabletop

19/03/2017 – 25/03/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Australian games just keep popping up. TGDA took a look at some of the releases in 2016 in an informative video. Who doesn’t love a game? Or 10,000? No more getting the boot. Designer of COGZ, Wesley Lamont, appeared on ABC […]

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Matthew Lee joins Dice Hard for The Cabin In The Woods

They have to make the choice of their own free will. Otherwise, system doesn’t work. This episode Alex and Sam of Dice Hard are joined by The Campaigner editor Matthew. The trio attempt to design a game based on The Cabin In The Woods. Even wonky internet problems can’t stop them as they dissect the genre-bending […]

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This past week on the tabletop

12/03/2017 – 18/03/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Schooling the digital guys. Matt Leacock and Rob Daviau talk to attendees at the GDC 2017 about creating Pandemic Legacy. I can’t wait for the next James Bond film now. Ars Technica looked at the board games the CIA uses to […]

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PAXAus 2017 badges on sale

PAXAus 2017 passes are on sale now. There are single passes for Friday, Saturday or Sunday for AUD$65, with three day passes costing AUD$165. The last four years passes have sold out, so if you intent on purchasing one, get in quick. This year PAXAus is being held 27-29 October, and is returning to the […]

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One week of Entropy

Kickstarter are running a special ‘All In 1’ event, and Rule & Make are participating. You have less than a week to get on board with Entropy. To keep with the theme of one, the campaign has one pledge tier, one stretch goal, one rate for shipping, a one vs many game mode, and it […]

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This past week on the tabletop

05/03/2017 – 11/03/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? The conscripts are released from duty. Privateer Press announce that it will be closing the Press Gang Program at the end of April. Medium takes a look at why tabletop games make a great mid-life crisis. I’m pretty sure my father […]

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Issue 19 released today

Are you hungry? Issue 19 of The Campaigner may just quell that hunger. This issue we feature Phil Walker-Harding’s hit game Sushi Go! He talks about where the idea came from, and how it went from crowdfunding to be published by Gamewright. For over a decade Bruno Cathala has been responsible for many enjoyable games. The game […]

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The Brigade preview

Building a town around the volatile pyromancer university wasn’t such a good idea. Who would have thought it? Now fires are burning all around the city. What’s worse is the Fire Chief has gone missing! Though, this is a great time for an enterprising Warden to claim the top job. After they have put out […]

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Daimyo’s Fall preview

Tragically and suddenly, the Daimyo of Yamashiro has died. Then mysteriously, the males of the land disappeared soon afterward. The daimyo’s palace lies deserted, his treasure unclaimed. Locals dream of the Daimyo, who tells them that they have until the last flower falls from the palace cherry tree to claim rulership of the land. Can […]