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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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Alex Wynnter talks about The Brigade

Ever wanted to fight fires and save the town? Red Genie Games is currently putting the finishing touches onto The Brigade, a game where players command crews as they rush about the city extinguishing fires. Editor of The Campaigner, Matthew Lee, talked to one of the games designers, Alex Wynnter, about The Brigade, the Red […]

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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 […]

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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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You can now Ask Owen

Readers will be all-too-familiar with Terrain Crusade, The Campaigner’s regular terrain feature. For a while now Terrain Crusade writer Owen Top has peppered us with expertise and knowledge, all wrapped up in an irreverent writing style. Owen’s talents are far from spent, but we want to give the readers a chance to pick his brain. We […]

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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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Reign review

Now is your chance to grasp power and wealth. The kingdom is in chaos after the Kings death. With no heir to claim the throne the Lords and Ladies of the land conspire with the great houses to take the title. Can you gain the support you need and wear the Onyx Crown? Reign is […]