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This past week on the tabletop

02/04/2017 – 08/04/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Are Cracked late to the party, or just reiterating the knowledge? Either way, contributor Chris gave us five reasons why board games are better now than in the 90s. Talk about Kickstarter eventually, inexorably, turns to whether big publishers using the […]

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PAX Unplugged ticket sale date

You heard about it, now experience it for the first time. Tickets for the inaugural PAX Unplugged will go on sale 3 May. Single day badges will cost USD$25, three day passes for will be available for USD$60 and Sunday Kids badges (for 6-12 year olds) will be USD$10 each. PAX Unplugged will be held 17-19 November at the […]

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Total War: Warhammer 2 trailer released

War has returned to the Warhammer world. This time pitting all new armies against each other. A few days ago Creative Assembly, the developers behind the Total War series, revealed the first trailer for the sequel to Total War: Warhammer on the Total War YouTube channel. Three factions are features, the High Elves, Dark Elves […]

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This past week on the tabletop

26/03/2017 – 01/04/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Cards Against Humanity co-creator Max Temkin is at it again. This time, he is vowing to buy the browser history of all Us congressmen and congressional aides. Games Workshops home has, famously, always been located in Nottingham. Have you ever wondered […]

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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 […]