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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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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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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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Penny Arcade reveals the new tabletop event PAX Unplugged

Who doesn’t want another chance to play tabletop games? The people behind Penny Arcade thought as much, and have announced the addition of a new PAX to their line-up: PAX Unplugged. PAX Unplugged will draw much of its inspiration from the other PAX events, though with a complete focus on tabletop gaming. With the first […]

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This past week on the tabletop

22/01/2016 – 28/01/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Prepare for enemies from all sides. Cubicle7 signed a deal with Games Workshop to distribute Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay products. Tabletop knowledge leads the charge. Nate Murray, former in-house product and crowdfunding campaign manager of IDW Games, has been appointed as Head […]

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This past week on the tabletop

15/01/2017 – 21/01/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week Time to stop aging. The team behind The 9th Age reveal that they are freezing the rules for the foreseeable future. Medioevo Universalis hits Kickstarter, a game so big you need to check it out to believe it. Ready for adventure? […]

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The Lady and the Tiger Game Design Contest

Entries close soon for the Jellybean Games The Lady and the Tiger Game Design Contest. Submissions must be in by 23 January, and only utilise some or all of the components of the game The Lady and the Tiger. A list of the relevant components is on the contest website. Learn more about the contest […]

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This past week on the tabletop

08/01/2017 – 14/01/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? The ultimate in Hollywood celebrity parties! Kristen Bell and Dex Shepard know how to follow up a night at the Golden Globes. Don’t mess with the Grey Templars. One of the team at 93 Made Games, Anthony Condos, releases his first […]