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January 2022 Archive

    1. Legend Has It uses a deck of cards to transform a bookshelf into a myth-making engine
    2. 10 best tabletop RPG boxed sets for new players
    3. Will the Dark Souls RPG be a disappointment? We share our thoughts on the Dicebreaker podcast
    4. Heckin’ Good Doggos is an RPG about dogs doin’ dog stuff
    5. Pathfinder: Level 20 board game is like Munchkin in reverse
    1. Grab a bundle of Blades in the Dark-inspired indie RPG during Con in the Dark
    2. The Legend of Vox Machina is a poor substitute for the original Critical Role
    3. Perform actual palm readings in this Dark Souls-inspired TRPG
    4. The Elder Scrolls: Betrayal of the Second Era game will feature “many regions” of Tamriel
    1. Heart and Honey Heist designer teases Mörk Borg RPG full of robots and beefy orcs.
    2. New Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG booster features re-imagining of Blue-Eyes White Dragon
    3. Magic: the Gathering’s latest standard bans puts time shenanigans in time out
    4. Dark Souls: The Roleplaying Game will use D&D 5th Edition rules
    5. 7 Wonders: Architects fails to live up to the original game’s legacy
    6. 7 Wonders: Architects and Lost Ruins of Arnak among 2022 As d’Or nominees
    1. Thunder Road: Vendetta returns to Kickstarter with a full tank of crowdfunding gas
    2. Over 85 hours of non-stop Dune was played to raise money for Alzheimer’s research
    3. Best co-op board games
    4. Exploding Kittens card game now has a two-player version
    5. Camel Up studio’s latest game hypes up the humble yak
    1. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel finally makes the trading card game more inviting than intimidating
    2. 8 tabletop RPGs to play after finishing The Expanse
    3. Moxle gathers a little Magic for its card game spin on Wordle
    4. Dungeons & Dragons meets Rugrats in tabletop RPG Babies and Broadswords
    5. Tikal designers’ next game has wizards wobbling on wandering towers
    6. Fall Guys Monopoly board features an actual obstacle course
    1. Yu-Gi-Oh! or Yu-Gi-No!? We test our TCG monster knowledge on the Dicebreaker Podcast!
    2. Classic MMO RuneScape is getting a board game and tabletop RPG
    3. How to make an RPG character you won't get bored of
    4. 7 best Forged in the Dark RPGs to play after Blades in the Dark
    5. Resist Cthulhu in punk rock inspired RPG, No Future, available at 50% off next month
    6. Batman featured in new Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game spin-off
    1. Hexcrawl across sand and sea with a pair of bookless RPG settings geared towards exploration
    2. Magic: the Gathering pushes back space carnival-themed Unfinity set due to “supply chain delays”
    3. Dungeons & Dragons’ creative campaigns are making up for its boring sourcebooks
    4. Stonewall 1969 - A War Story is an RPG about the history of LGBTQIA+ rights
    5. Battle Royale and PUBG inspired this horror sci-fi tabletop RPG
    1. Wanderhome studio’s next game dumps Kickstarter to crowdfund on Indiegogo
    2. Green Ronin’s new RPG Cthulhu Awakens will attempt to transcend cosmic horror’s baked-in bigotry
    3. Survive a brutal campaign for Mörk Borg inspired miniatures game
    4. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel is currently bigger than GTA 5 and Apex Legends on Steam
    5. Play as adorable goblin bakers and hamster wranglers in this storytelling game
    6. Exploding Kittens becomes the latest board game maker to get into NFTs
    1. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel app gets a surprise release on PC and console
    2. WWII deckbuilding series Undaunted heads to Stalingrad this autumn
    3. Pandemic's digital board game removed due to old age and declining performance
    4. The 15 best board games for kids 2022
    5. Marvel Zombicide game crowdfunds over £2 million in under a day
    1. After Critical Role's Vox Machina, what other RPGs deserve an animated series? It's the Dicebreaker Podcast!
    2. D&D 5E expansion bundle provides DMs with a next step from Starter Set
    3. Monsters of the Multiverse compiles 33 playable D&D 5E species into a single sourcebook
    4. X-Men themed expansion for Legendary: Marvel card game is coming tomorrow
    5. Paranoia RPG stayed hilarious by changing satirical targets
    6. Jaws and Deep Blue Sea inspirations for new aquatic horror RPG Dive
    7. Wordle-inspired Guess the Board Game puts a tabletop twist on the viral puzzle game
    1. Blaseball, the internet’s favourite gonzo sport, announces a competitive card game
    2. The Wizards and the Wastes’ second edition opens an endless sea of magic - at a cost
    3. Warhammer’s hilarious fantasy football game Blood Bowl makes failure half the fun
    4. Tabletop Simulator permanently shuts down global chat, donates $10,000 to trans activism non-profit
    5. Raiders of the North Sea studio releasing solo game inspired by Chinese history
    6. Dungeons & Dragons 5E combat has a lot of problems - here’s how to fix them
    7. Magic: The Gathering’s Innistrad: Double Feature set is a real horror show
    8. Quacks of Quedlinburg spin-off features pig-racing and simpler gameplay
    1. Make literal mountains out of molehills in the next game from Telestrations studio
    2. 7 Wonders creator and D&D writer headline adventure collection for Dungeon Fighter RPG One More Quest
    3. YouTuber Logan Paul loses $3.5m on a sealed box of fake Pokémon cards
    1. Pandemic’s digital version removed from all stores but publisher won’t say why
    2. Critical Role animated series gets new trailer, premiere airs later this month
    3. Jack into a dirty and demonic alternate reality in upcoming RPG Cybermetal 2012
    4. Roll meeples to build skyscrapers in next game from Mystic Vale designer
    1. Tales from the Loop board game brings cooperative sci-fi investigation to retail in February
    2. From Cowboy Bebop to Dark Souls, why licensed RPGs need to do better in 2022
    3. Set a Watch publisher reveals pirate board game, Seas of Havoc
    4. D&D’s Mimic monsters take centre stage in RPG supplement
    5. Alien and The Thing given homage in expansion for horror game Final Girl
    1. Single-player RPG bundle Solo but Not Alone once again fundraising for suicide prevention
    2. What are the most exciting board games and RPGs of 2022? It’s the first Dicebreaker Podcast of the new year!
    3. Kickstarter moves annual ZineQuest initiative to August, but indie designers have different plans
    4. Silent Night, Deadly Night, a 1984 slasher film, now has a board game adaptation
    5. As an autistic GM, tabletop RPGs provide a perfect structure for social interaction
    6. Kemet creator’s latest mythological board game hits Kickstarter later today
    7. Legend of Zelda-style dungeons come to D&D and other tabletop RPGs in puzzle adventure Aberrant Reflections
    8. Everdell digital version coming from studio behind Root video game
    1. Tabletop Simulator removes global chat amid allegations of transphobic, homophobic moderation
    2. Goblin Coaster is a co-op game about building underground roller coasters
    3. Mage Knight studio’s next game features 10 unique factions
    1. If Quacks of Quedlinburg had a better name, it could be the next blockbuster board game
    2. Lost Cities designer’s Ancient Egyptian board game, Amun-Re, is getting a reprint
    3. Tiny Epic Galaxies' designer next solo game is about post-apocalyptic car combat
    1. Arkham Horror: The Card Game alternative investigator released for free
    2. Machi Koro publisher announces board game equivalent of Tony Hawk’s Pro-Skater
    1. The Dark Souls tabletop RPG could solve one of Dungeons & Dragons’ biggest problems
    2. Eldritch Horror co-creator’s new game is the questionably-titled Voices In My Head
    3. Aliens-inspired RPG Mothership gets Hull Breach anthology book
    4. Carcassonne designer’s next game travels back to the Stone Age
    1. Dungeons & Dragons disability representation focus of Limitless Heroics supplement
    2. Star Wars: Jabba’s Palace - A Love Letter Game features Boba Fett and Salacious Crumb
    3. Dark Souls: The Roleplaying Game sees tabletop players preparing to die