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Global Game Jam 2016 – The Campaigner Podcast

More aural splendor. Alex Dijk is with us again, this time talking to Ben Scerri during Global Game Jam 2016. Download: The Campaigner Podcast – Global Game Jam 2016 Show Credits Recorded by Alex Dijk and Matthew Lee Featuring: Alex Dijk, Ben Scerri and hosted by Matthew Lee Theme: In Full Effect by Johnny Cashpoint […]

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MeepleCon 2015 Interview – The Campaigner Podcast

Here is something a little different. This is not the first episode of The Campaigner Podcast, though that is in the works. Think of it more like a aural sampler, or epilogue. MeepleCon was held last weekend. Game designer Alex Dijk attended, and managed to get a brief interview with convention organiser Matthew Utting, which […]

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The Game Tavern

Early in February this year Grand DM revealed his latest completed project on his blog, Ultanya. He called it The Game Tavern, and is a stunning refurbishment of a room in his house to make it look like a fantasy tavern. The overhaul isn’t just cosmetic, the room contains, among other things, a working bar […]

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International TableTop Day Gallery

International TableTop Day has come and gone. You can go to The Campaigner’s Facebook page and check out a gallery of photos I took at an International TableTop Day event local to me. You can check out more of the goings on from International TableTop Day using the hashtag #TableTopDay on Facebook or Twitter. Website […]

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Game Night Diaries – Week 3

I don’t really do New Year’s resolutions, but this year I have resolved to play more games. To fulfil this endeavour I have started to attend one of my local game stores, Justice Comics, every Wednesday night. Justice Comics is fairly new, only being a couple of years old, but has steadily grown from supporting comics […]

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This Is War: Opening Skirmish – Bolt Action tournament

Today’s special guest contributer is Brad Morris. He ran the recent Bolt Action tournament ‘This Is War: Opening Skirmish’ at the Hampton Game Club on 6 December. In this piece Brad briefly takes us through the days events. You can find a gallery of photos taken at the event, by Owen Top, on The Campaigner […]

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Face Off 2014 Gallery

The past weekend, 24-25 May, saw the first Face Off Warhammer tournament, run by The Dwellers Below. It was held at The Ibis Hotel in Melbourne Victoria, Australia. There were over 70 players attending, with the winner being Sam Morgan using a Bretonnian army. Regular The Campaigner contributor, Owen Top, was there to capture the […]

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Tabletop games for video gamers

Do you have any video game playing friends who are resistant to tabletop games? Dan Hsu at GamesBeat has looked at two tabletop games that might appeal to even the staunchest video gamer. The two card games he has looked at are Brawl and Fightball, both by Cheapass Games. You can read his article on GamesBeat […]

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Paul Nicholas talks Highway Hustle cancellation

Yesterday saw the cancellation of the Highway Hustle Kickstarter. Paul Nicholas, Game Designer at Blue Room, answered our questions about the Kickstarter campaign and where the game is headed now.   Has the Kickstarter campaign been cancelled because you didn’t think you would reach your funding goal, or is there another reason? Kickstarter campaigns are […]

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The Bronze Gauntlet 2014

Photos from The Bronze Gauntlet 2014 tournament, as well as the Bronze Gauntlet Painting Competition, are up on The Campaigner Facebook page. The Bronze Gauntlet was held today at Infinity Games in Adelaide, South Australia. Run by Pressganger Nic Equid, it involved a Warmachine and Hordes tournament, as well as an open painting competition.