November 2021 Archive

    1. Best Black Friday board game and tabletop deals
    1. Fan-made Matrix RPG lets you dodge bullets, see the code and know kung fu
    2. Story-driven Vietnam War board game Purple Haze lands on Gamefound next month
    1. 4 scary movie easter eggs in The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31 (Sponsored Content)
    2. Best new board games in November 2021: latest tabletop release dates
    3. Be a bat out of hell in this ‘80s hair metal inspired roleplaying game
    4. Catan is at the lowest price it’s been all year on Amazon US
    1. Nearly eight tons of counterfeit Pokémon cards seized in a Shanghai airport
    2. 8 best word games to replace Scrabble
    3. The Borrowers and D&D collide in The Gatherers, an RPG that happens in your house
    4. Magic: The Gathering creator has co-designed a new card game
    5. Mega Man Adventures is a co-op board game based on the first three video games
    6. Best Dungeons & Dragons Black Friday 2021 deals
    1. Pathfinder board game Arena trades cooperative roleplay for gladiator bloodsport
    2. How Sabrina, Pitch Perfect and ’90s romcoms inspired D&D’s Strixhaven book - lead designer Amanda Hamon
    3. Sci-fi horror tabletop RPG Mothership surpasses $1m on first-edition, boxed set Kickstarter
    4. A battle of galactic proportions: Eclipse: Second Dawn of the Galaxy vs Twilight Imperium 4E
    5. Pokémon TCG booster box sets new record after being auctioned off for $432,000
    6. Iron Man, the Hulk and more Marvel heroes hunger for flesh in the latest Zombicide board game
    1. Games Workshop’s new Lord of the Rings board game revisits a desperate battle in the Mines of Moria
    2. Which celebs would make perfect Pokémon cards? We chat 'em all on the Dicebreaker Podcast!
    3. The Skyrim board game is disappointingly faithful to a fault - preview
    4. Wingspan has sold over 1 million copies in just three years
    5. Dungeons & Dragons Essentials Kit is currently the cheapest it’s been all year
    1. Games Workshop condemns hate groups after Nazi imagery appears at Spanish Warhammer 40,000 tournament
    2. Sails of Glory charts a course to a new setting, pirate ships and starter set for the seafaring miniatures game
    3. Explore 7th century Scotland in Pictish RPG Carved in Stone
    1. Trivial Pursuit gets a game show adaptation with LeVar Burton as host
    2. Mafia board game Wise Guys marks the first non-licensed title from Gale Force Nine
    3. Warhammer meets Play-Doh, Necromolds understands the tactile joy of playing board games in person
    4. Magic: The Gathering’s next Secret Lair features characters from League of Legends’ streaming series
    5. Jackbox’s newest competitor is the Big Screen Games pack from Big Potato Games
    1. ‘Games mean community’: LATAM Breakout throws a much-needed spotlight on the tabletop RPG designers of Sudamerica
    2. Pokémon TCG says celebrity musician cards were never meant for players’ hands
    3. Allies revealed for D&D and Magic: The Gathering sourcebook, Strixhaven: Curriculum of Chaos
    4. 5 tips for surviving the Cuphead board game’s brutal difficulty (Sponsored by The Op)
    5. Vampire: The Masquerade joins D&D 5E and Pathfinder 2E in getting an online RPG platform
    6. A D&D 5E compatible entry in the Call to Adventure board game series is coming
    1. Innistrad: Crimson Vow showcases some of the very best - and very worst - of Magic: The Gathering
    2. Justin McElroy, Tim Schafer and Pro ZD cast in Familiar Tales board game app
    3. Atmosfear VHS board game is getting a 30th anniversary edition
    4. HeroQuest returns to shops next month for the first time in almost 30 years
    1. What board games have been ruined by new editions? We talk the worst tabletop re-releases on the Dicebreaker Podcast
    2. D&D 5E players are ignoring one of its central gameplay ideas - and that’s a good thing
    3. Be Like a Crow is a solo tabletop RPG that lets you do exactly what it promises
    4. 10 best sports board games
    5. Fan-made Pokémon RPG is an incredible tabletop tribute to the ‘90s TV show
    1. MTG Crimson Vow’s Arena launch devoured drafts and locked players in match purgatory
    2. Catan digital is coming to Playstation and Xbox consoles
    1. A Thousand Thousand Islands team is creating a RPG campaign book about a roach deity
    2. Five Latin American RPG designers make their mark in LATAM Breakout collection
    3. As Critical Role has grown, my love for the show has died
    4. Lofi Bards to Study and Relax to is a chilled-out tabletop RPG
    5. We want to hire you for the Dicebreaker video team!
    6. Elysium and Skora designers open studio focused on eco-friendly board games you can print at home
    7. Root digital is coming to Nintendo Switch next week
    1. United Paizo Workers: How the Pathfinder creators organised, and what’s next for tabletop RPGs’ first union
    2. 10 best Innistrad: Crimson Vow cards in Magic: The Gathering’s latest set
    3. Advanced Lovers & Lesbians first expansion for Thirsty Sword Lesbians RPG
    4. Mario Kart, F-Zero and Speed Racer inspired this futuristic racing board game
    5. Blades in the Dark unofficial hack adds Beyblades into the RPG
    6. Exploding Kittens’ Happy Salmon remake ditches one of the best things about the brilliant party game
    1. Pandemic, Ticket to Ride and Mysterium puzzles featured in new escape-room game
    2. Digital Wingspan finally alights on Android devices today
    3. Red Giant is a brutal but beginner-friendly RPG inspired by Castlevania and Berserk
    4. Dungeons & Dragons’ alignments are a flawed but powerful tool for DMs, if they’re used well
    5. 14 most valuable and rare Magic: The Gathering cards
    6. 12 best board games for couples
    7. How to play the Pokémon TCG: A beginner’s guide
    8. Best family board games
    9. The best digital card games that aren’t Hearthstone
    10. 12 best 1990s board games that are still worth playing today
    11. 10 best trivia games that are better than Trivial Pursuit
    12. How to play chess for beginners: setup, moves and basic rules explained
    13. Mice and Mystics creator’s next storytelling game features parental frogs and foxes
    14. 10 best video game board games, from Fallout to Street Fighter
    1. Aabria Iyengar achieves an RPG actual play hat trick by leading The Adventure Zone’s new mini-arc
    2. 14 best digital board games to play on PC and mobile
    3. Pokémon TCG Live delayed until 2022 “to provide Trainers with a more polished experience”
    4. Yazeba’s Bed & Breakfast is like an episodic Spirited Away that’s part RPG, part legacy game - preview
    5. We identify German board games, talk Monopoly gimmicks and discuss the latest Dixit game on the Dicebreaker podcast
    6. It's Alex Lolies' last week!
    7. Snake mobile game has been turned into a strategic board game
    1. Stella: Dixit Universe expands the artful card game by asking players to read minds and bet big
    2. Quest-powered RPG Salvage Union allows players to pilot mechs with ease
    3. Food Chain Magnate studio’s latest board game is about selling horseless carriages
    1. Dungeon Bowl’s American football-meets-dungeon crawler returns with a modernised edition
    2. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim board game takes place before the events of the video game
    3. Ranking all 25 Pikachu on the Pokémon: TCG Pikachu V-Union card
    4. Pokémon: Trading Card Game evolves V cards with Sword & Shield - Brilliant Stars
    5. Star Wars Roleplaying reprints and new supplements on the way from Edge of the Empire lead developer
    6. 7 scariest monsters in Dungeons & Dragons 5E
    1. Magic: The Gathering Innistrad: Crimson Vow card reveal - Wolfkin Outcast // Wedding Crasher
    2. Playing only trans characters in tabletop RPGs helped me understand myself
    3. Telestrations' first expansion features ‘80s and ‘90s references, from The Matrix to Mariah Carey
    4. Exclusive first look at Dracula character Quincey Harker in Magic: The Gathering - Innistrad: Crimson Vow
    1. King of Tokyo studio cuts ties with US distributor
    2. War of the Ring: The Card Game and Hunt for the Ring expansion delayed to late 2022, studio behind Lord of the Rings games confirms
    3. Museum designers new board game sends players across the globe to research beasts and birds
    4. Monsterpocalypse Board Game trailer shows-off kaiju body-slams and giant mechs
    1. Warhammer 40,000’s most iconic and infamous tournament moment: Shooter, Wheels and the Kroot Conga Line
    2. Paladins designers announce South Tigris trilogy of board games set in Golden Age Baghdad
    3. We turn Where's Wally? into horror, explore Lost Ruins of Arnak and discuss the return of Risk Legacy on the Dicebreaker Podcast!
    4. 10 best commanders in Magic: The Gathering