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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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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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This past week on the tabletop

26/02/2017 – 04/03/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? If you are here, reading this, then you probably already know the joy of tabletop games. But just in case you need to convince anyone else, Nerds On Earth can help you out. Tabletop hobbyists are not immune to fads. Like […]

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TGDA Hero Quest Challenge

Hero Quest is remembered fondly by a lot of people. I know it is here. We even dedicated an entire issue to the game. But the game is starting to show its age. So the members of the Tabletop Game Designers Australia have decided to try and do something about it. Starting this month the TGDA […]

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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 […]