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KULT

KULT Creators Plan New Book Set In Their RPG World

by Peter Paltridgeon February 15, 2018
Gunilla Jonsson and Michael Petersén met each other on the same roleplaying group back in 1981. Soon after they decided to team up and create their own tabletop games, and soon became major players in the Swedish RPG scene. In the 90s they created KULT, a horror tabletop experience that has since become a cult […]

Syrinscape Releases New Oriental Tavern Soundset

by Peter Paltridgeon February 15, 2018
The Australian company Syrinscape specializes in creating atmospheric sound and music for tabletop RPG games. The company offers a free 30-day trial, along with two free sound packs you can keep even if you choose not to pay the monthly fee. Today Syrinscape released the latest soundset to their expanding library: “Oriental Tavern.” It contains […]

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The Art Of Magic The Gathering: DOMINARIA Coming This Summer

by Peter Paltridgeon February 15, 2018
Part of what attracts collectors to Magic: The Gathering is the gorgeous artwork on the cards, and it should surprise no one that a series of art books is now into its fifth volume. And there’s a sixth on the way: Viz announced The Art Of Magic The Gathering: DOMINARIA today. Step aboard the legendary […]

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Syrinscape Introduces Shadows of Esteren

by Peter Paltridgeon February 13, 2018
The Australian company Syrinscape specializes in creating atmospheric sound and music for tabletop RPG games. The company offers a free 30-day trial, along with two free sound packs you can keep even if you choose not to pay the monthly fee. Today Syrinscape raised the curtain on a new series of Soundsets based on the […]

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Mayfair Games Shuts Down, Sells Properties To Asmodee

by Peter Paltridgeon February 9, 2018
Mayfair Games, longtime publisher of tabletop activities, is closing its doors. Mayfair was one of the veteran RPG companies, having been in the business for 36 years. They’ve been watching the tabletop industry grow from the beginning, but this is the end. Mayfair is most famous for publishing the popular Settlers Of Catan game. Now […]

Space Hulk: Tactics Coming To Consoles And PC

by Peter Paltridgeon February 2, 2018
Game developer Cyanide Studio is currently translating the beloved Warhammer tabletop game Space Hulk into a new tactics-based video game experience. It’s their second Warhammer property they’ve game-ified: Cyanide has already produced two adaptions of the Blood Bowl board game. Players will be able to journey through a massive Space Hulk as either Space Marines […]

The Seigneury of Borth

New RPG The Seigneury of Borth Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

by Peter Paltridgeon January 22, 2018
Guillaume Tavernier, creator of the tabletop RPG TAHALA, has launched the crowdfunding campaign for his second project,The Seigneury of Borth Roleplaying Game. Away from the commercial main roads, the little barony of Borth knew how to keep her authenticity and her rural charm. Decorated with cultivated fields and large grassy meadows, the region seems outside […]

Ability Scores: What Are They and What Do They Do? – For Those About To Roll, We Salute You!

by Kyle Thomason January 8, 2018
 In 2017, I talked a lot about my views on this crazy game as a whole.  I wanted to be as wide open as possible so that as you learned/played the game it didn’t become a to-much-at-once situation.  Now that 2018 is here, I thought that some of you have taken my advice and started […]

The Ballad of Benvolio Gallipoli (Coming Soon) – For Those About To Roll, We Salute You!

by Kyle Thomason January 8, 2018
  Not too long ago, my buddy Bob of the Battle For Salvation gaming club in White Plains NY (that’s called a shout out kids) called me up.  He had gotten his hands on the 5th edition D&D module The Curse of Strahd.  He thought it would be fun to get a few buddies together […]

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Tabletop Games Are Kickstarter’s Biggest Attraction

by Peter Paltridgeon January 2, 2018
The numbers are in, and during 2017 Kickstarter earned 36 percent more than it did the previous year. What’s driving the growth? Tabletop games. As Kickstarter told Polygon, there were almost 400 more successful tabletop campaigns in 2017 than there were in 2016. The average successful campaign hauled in $65,418, compared to $59,181 the year […]

Syrinscape Releases Five New Soundpacks

by Peter Paltridgeon December 28, 2017
Because modern technology has a solution for everything, there’s an easy way to establish atmosphere in a tabletop RPG: an app that plays atmospheric sound. The Australian company Syrinscape specializes in creating this type of thing, and sound packs on their app can be purchased for $3.99 each. This week they released four new packs […]

Women in Dungeons and Dragons: This is no Boy’s Club – For Those About To Roll, We Salute You!

by Kyle Thomason December 23, 2017
 Now that you’ve got the gear, let’s talk about the “role” of women in Dungeons and Dragons.  It’s fair to say that most people who identify as geeky are of the open-minded/progressive variety.  By definition, we love what we love so dang much we spend as much of our time and money on t-shirts, cosplay, […]