Tabletop Games

Look For Pathfinder, Starfinder And More At PAX Unplugged

by Peter Paltridgeon November 13, 2017
As we’re previously reported, PAX is going unplugged! The established gaming convention is launching a tabletop spinoff this year, and Paizo Inc., publishers of the popular Pathfinder roleplaying game, will have a presence. They announced their exhibition plans today through a new press release. Anyone attending PAX Unplugged can participate in one-hour game demos for […]

D&D DM Tips: Essential Gear – For Those About To Roll, We Salute You!

by Kyle Thomason November 10, 2017
 In my travels, I have found some must-have, essential gear that make my D&D sessions run smoothly and maximize my own enjoyment.  Last month, discussing power gaming kind of wore me out.  So, this article on essential gear for DMs is a nice palette cleanser for everyone. Playing D&D is one of my favorite things to […]

Get Your Game On At PAX Unplugged

by Peter Paltridgeon November 9, 2017
The tabletop crowdfunding site Game On Tabletop has held their do-it-yourself RPG creation challenge, Get Your Game On, at gaming conventions throughout the world. Now it’s coming to America for the first time at PAX Unplugged next week. Here’s how to play: after entering, contestants are given a “development kit” — a box containing typical […]

Conquer A Quickie Kingdom In Eight Minute Empire

by Peter Paltridgeon November 9, 2017
Most strategy games take a while to plan out. You must take the entire field, the enemy’s position, your armies and stock into consideration on each turn. But what if you had just eight minutes? That’s the hook behind Eight Minute Empire, an interesting twist on the strategy RPG that’s recently made its debut in […]


Charity Tabletop Gaming Marathon Begins November 4

by Peter Paltridgeon November 2, 2017
If you enjoy tabletop gaming videos and are interested in supporting a good cause, mark November 4 on your calendar — that’s when Paizo Inc., publisher of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, will launch the Extra Life Charity Twitch Marathon. Proceeds will benefit the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Here’s the […]


New Conan Tabletop Game Debuts At German Trade Show

by Peter Paltridgeon October 25, 2017
Earlier Popgeeks told you about a new Conan the Barbarian tabletop game coming from Modiphius Entertainment. Now we know where the game will make its worldwide debut: at Essen-Spiel, a four-day RPG gaming convention in Germany. It doesn’t matter if you aren’t German — the game will be available on their website shortly after. Modiphius […]

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It Took Four Hours To Fund The Fruit Ninja Tabletop Game

by Peter Paltridgeon October 25, 2017
Last week we told you about board game publisher Lucky Duck Games and their project to translate the phone app Fruit Ninja into a tabletop game….THREE tabletop games, in fact. To get part of the funding secured, they turned to Kickstarter. This move has been very….shall we say, fruitful. Lucky Duck reached their $10,000 goal […]

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Fruit Ninja Will Soon Be Sliced Into Three Tabletop Games

by Peter Paltridgeon October 17, 2017
How interested are you in a tabletop game based around the Fruit Ninja app? Don’t say “not much” just yet — board game publisher Lucky Duck Games is spending an impressive amount of effort on translating this property to physical form, committing to publish THREE different versions of it. There’s Fruit Ninja Card Master, a […]

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Stranger Things Becomes A Card Game With Eggo’s Blessing

by Peter Paltridgeon October 13, 2017
When a popular piece of media voluntarily uses a commercial product as a major part of its plot, it can be tempting for the company to ride that wave. There’s a right way and a wrong way to handle it, however. Right: Reese’s Pieces putting out vaguely alien-themed ads after ET developed a thing for […]


Fallout Is Headed To Tabletop Gaming In A Big Way

by Peter Paltridgeon October 13, 2017
Modiphius Entertainment, publishers of various licensed tabletop adventures including Star Trek, Conan, John Carter of Mars, is about to release their first adaption from the world of video games….Fallout: Wasteland Warfare. Fallout®: Wasteland Warfare puts players in the midst of the post-nuclear wasteland with battles from the video game, as well as unique campaign missions […]

D&D Philosophy: Power Gaming, Why It Sucks and Why You Need It – For Those About To Roll, We Salute You!

by Kyle Thomason October 9, 2017
So far this year, we’ve addressed a lot of different aspects of D&D.  Now that we’ve covered monsters, I think now it’s time to address the elephant in the room: power gaming. D&D is a game of people being people in very over the top situations.  It allow us, as role players to act out […]

RWBY Is Combat Ready For A New Board Game

by Peter Paltridgeon September 30, 2017
Rooster Teeth’s RWBY series is being turned into a new tabletop game. It’s the second stab at the tabletop experience from Rooster Teeth, who previously brought us the card-based “Million Dollars, But… The Game” in 2016. Now they’re deep in production on a board game starring some of RT’s most popular characters. To create this […]