Posts Tagged ‘tabletop games’
fruit ninja

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 […]

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 […]

Bards And Beasts From Westfalia

by Peter Paltridgeon September 30, 2017
Westfalia Minatures is a figurine company from the UK that specializes in exotic fantasy figures for use in RPGs or for just decoration. They’ve launched seven successful Kickstarters so far, each one selling well over the funding goal. And when you see what they’re offering in Kickstarter #8, you’ll know why. Westfalia is successful because […]

Resident Evil 2 Becomes A Board Game

by Peter Paltridgeon September 25, 2017
Steamforged Games and Capcom have teamed up to bring Raccoon City and hordes of zombies to a table near you. Their new Resident Evil 2 game has just launched its Kickstarter campaign, and has already busted through its goal with nearly a month to go. Leon S,. Kennedy, Claire Redfield, Robert Kendo and Ada Wong […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]