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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 […]

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WorldAnvil Announces Big Writing Contest

by Peter Paltridgeon December 7, 2017
When you’re building a fantasy world — whether for a tabletop game or a novel — it helps to establish the rules for how the world works, as well as its history, its social classes, races and various creatures. For those of you who enjoy noodling around with world-building, the wiki known as WorldAnvil may […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

stranger things

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]