Tabletop Games

For Those About To Roll, We Salute You! DM Tips: MAANSTAHHS!!!!!

by Kyle Thomason September 16, 2017
 Every game ever played in the history of everything has one thing in common: you play AGAINST something.  In chess it’s a mirror of yourself, as your opponent can do all the same things you can.  In Super Mario it’s a weird giant spiked turtle thingie that kidnapped your girlfriend.  In Magic the Gathering……. OK […]

Three Tabletop Gaming Companies Close On The Same Day

by Peter Paltridgeon August 28, 2017
It was an unusually grim sight this past weekend as three tabletop gaming companies coincidentally closed their doors on the same day. They all released similar public statements citing increased competition and a limited amount of hobby game store space available to them. First to call it quits was Spartan Games, publishers of miniature-based games […]

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Save The Planet — Or Conquer It — In Wanted Earth

by Peter Paltridgeon August 20, 2017
As far as we know, our planet remains undiscovered in the universe. But in the backstory behind the new tabletop game Wanted Earth, the secret is out — dozens of alien species now know our location, and each of them are coming here to conquer! For the first six rounds of the original and PvP […]

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Publish Your Own RPG Adventure With The Storytellers Vault

by Peter Paltridgeon August 12, 2017
White Wolf Entertainment publishes some well-known RPG brands: Vampire: The Masquerade, Werewolf: The Apocalypse, Wraith: The Oblivion, and Orpheus. What are they coming up with next? That’s up to you….literally. In an unprecedented move, White Wolf is about to literally crowdsource the content for tabletop game supplements with the Storytellers Vault, a new service where […]

Dicey Ventures Earth and Arcane 2D Terrain Kit - All 30 Terrain Pieces

For Those About To Roll, We Salute You! Dicey Ventures Earth and Arcane 2D Neoprene Terrain Review

by Kyle Thomason August 9, 2017
Dicey Ventures Earth and Arcane 2D Neoprene Terrain cut outs are durable and easy to transport. The artwork, while stylized and not highly detailed, effectively helps set a scene and allows for easy game prep. At $25.00 USD Dungeons & Dragons DMs are getting their money’s worth in items and quality.  A few weeks ago, […]

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Who Goes There? Brings The Thing To Your House

by Peter Paltridgeon August 8, 2017
Can you believe The Thing is 35 years old and there hasn’t been a tabletop RPG game based on it? It’s even more of a missed opportunity when you think of the fact that it was based on The Thing from Another World, which came out back in the 50’s and was inspired by a […]

For Those About to Roll, We Salute You! Critical Role a.k.a. the Best Show on TV/Internets

by Kyle Thomason August 8, 2017
 A few years ago, I was on the Geek and Sundry channel on YouTube.  There was a video from their Twitch from a week prior.  I checked it out and I’m glad I did because the show, Critical Role, is hands down my favorite show on any media.  I was a huge Buffy fan back […]

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The Dark Eye Expands With Warring Kingdoms

by Peter Paltridgeon August 4, 2017
The Dark Eye is the most successful RPG in Germany, where it goes by the name Das Schwarze Auge. It was created by the German RPG company Ulisses-Spiele, and they’re now expanding The Dark Eye with Warring Kingdoms, a robust add-on that will include a new sourcebook, a map set, a new card pack and […]

The Borg Assimiliate Star Trek Adventures RPG

by Peter Paltridgeon August 2, 2017
The Star Trek Adventures tabletop game is coming next month from Modiphius Entertainment. Modiphius is behind the Achtung! Cthulhu, Mutant Chronicles, Conan, Infinity and John Carter of Mars roleplaying games and now they’re Trekking it up with the first RPG to use the license in a decade. To celebrate this momentous occasion, Modiphius has announced […]

Fantasy Meets Reality In Time of Legends: Joan of Arc

by Peter Paltridgeon July 26, 2017
The story of Joan of Arc has captivated storytellers for centuries because it almost sounds too wild to be real. Recent adaptions have taken that element further by “enhancing” the historical events with explicitly supernatural elements. Sony’s Jeanne D’Arc, released in 2007 for the PSP, was a strategy game based on the Hundred Years’ War […]

D&D Management Goes Digital With “Beyond” App

by Peter Paltridgeon July 18, 2017
Wizards of the Coast, the current guardians of the Dungeons and Dragons brand, has resisted “modernizing” the mechanics of the game for a long time. A phone app could make all the rules, mathematics and inventory organization easier to manage, but the only apps out there were unofficial creations by third parties. Until today! Wizards […]

Cards Against Humanity: Strong Enough For A Man, Now Made For A Woman

by Peter Paltridgeon July 12, 2017
Anyone who has gone to a social gathering advertised on Meetup has run into Cards Against Humanity — a tabletop party game best described as a raunchier version of Apples To Apples. The shadowy organization behind the original has now introduced a new version, and I can’t do it justice better than they can: Everyone […]