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February 2022 Archive

    1. Yu-Gi-Oh!’s Tin of the Pharaoh’s Gods collects the biggest cards of the last year for the TCG
    2. “Now, more than ever, we need to be strong”: Ukraine board game publishers, creators and stores rally in wake of Russian invasion
    3. Detective publisher releasing tabletop adaptation of Thorgal comic series
    4. Root designer wants his next board game to be a “better Clue”
    5. Warhammer Quest: Cursed City returns next month, full re-launch later this year
    6. Darkest Days is an Elden Ring-esque tabletop roleplaying game
    1. Keepsake game designer Jeeyon Shim branches out with chess-based RPG The Snow Queen
    2. Arkham Horror: The Card Game’s next re-release revitalises The Path of Carcosa
    3. 7 Wonders Architects wins 2022 As d’Or board game award
    4. How to download Pokémon TCG Live beta outside of Canada
    5. $900,000 Pikachu Illustrator sets new record for world’s most expensive Pokémon card
    6. Carcassonne gets spooky in new spin-off co-op board game
    1. 3 tabletop RPGs to play after catching ‘em all in Pokémon Legends: Arceus
    2. What’s worse than D&D being everywhere? Shutting people down for enjoying it
    3. The Wizard of OZ board game will challenge your courage, brains and heart
    4. Root creator’s next board game Arcs can be played “thousands of times”
    5. Create the perfect villain for your D&D campaign with these expert tips
    6. A Dying Light board game is in development
    1. Betrayal at House on the Hill teases upcoming third edition in brief video
    2. Swedish kid melange: how Martin Takaichi designed Tales from the Loop’s board game from his own childhood
    3. Phasmophobia and D&D collide in this ghostly RPG supplement
    4. How an RPG is written makes a big difference to how it plays
    5. Roll20’s userbase has doubled since 2020, more than 10 million people join online RPG platform
    6. The Legend of Zelda inspired this monster manual for D&D 5E
    7. Zin Never Dies looks like the perfect tabletop RPG for Hollow Knight and Ghibli fans
    1. Tales of Xadia announces a release date for The Dragon Prince’s official roleplaying game
    2. Pokémon TCG Live app free-to-play with no in-app purchases
    3. Pokémon TCG Live app launched in limited beta, only available in Canada
    4. Here’s how Wingspan scored a surprise starring role on Coronation Street last week
    5. Lord of the Rings escape room game coming this summer
    1. NFTs, Gloomhaven and Goofy get the Dicebreaker Podcast treatment in our latest episode
    2. Doctors and Daleks is a new roleplaying game using D&D 5E
    3. Street Fighter themed Magic: The Gathering cards revealed alongside new game
    1. Campy RPG Himbos of Myth & Mettle stars heroes with more brawn than brains
    2. New two-player version of trading board game Sobek boasts team-up of famous designers
    3. Cowboys and creepy creatures collide in another sourcebook for the Deadlands RPG
    4. Lost Cities’ creator’s latest board game is going to San Francisco
    1. Kickstarter won’t allow NFTs on its blockchain protocol but asks creators and backers to help build it
    2. Vampire: The Masquerade – Milan Uprising will be a digital and physical hybrid game
    3. Gloomhaven digital is getting DLC based on Jaws of the Lion
    4. A Sherlock board game is on the way, 5 years after the final episode aired
    1. Chaosium scraps future NFT drops for Call of Cthulhu after fan backlash
    2. New Boss Monster and Dungeon Keeper-esque RPG is about building your own lair
    3. Cyran's Magnificent Walking Marketplace brings a touch of Howl’s Moving Castle to your D&D 5E campaign
    4. A Goofy Movie gets a board game almost 30 years after its release
    5. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel: The best starter deck to choose for beginners
    1. 9 Zine Month RPGs that let you explore sunken submarines, wait for the train and be a hungry seagull
    2. Sable, Dune and Breath of the Wild gave life to this desert tabletop RPG
    3. Watch us play Paradox Perfect, an RPG that’s light on rules but heavy on hilarity
    4. Neon Genesis Evangelion and Star Wars inspired this mech roleplaying game
    5. Disney Villainous publisher Ravensburger confirms plans to crowdfund “a handful of projects” following Gamefound investment
    6. Bloodborne and Berserk inspired dark fantasy RPG Zweihänder gets starter kit
    7. Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty finally delivers on the promise of the Magic: The Gathering plane after almost 20 years
    1. Tabletop RPGs are perfect for safely exploring romance and intimacy
    2. We pick our favourite Valentine's Day board games for two - or one - in the Dicebreaker Podcast!
    3. Azul designer’s latest board game is about building borders
    4. Magic: The Gathering Beta Edition starter decks - potentially including a Black Lotus - go under the hammer for $250,000
    5. A Dungeons & Dragons inspired musical is coming to New York
    6. The real-life romance, loss and legacy behind relationship sim board game Fog of Love
    1. After dropping Call of Cthulhu NFTs last summer, Chaosium is planning for more
    2. Wingspan is so much more than its birdwatching theme
    3. Dungeons & Dragons 5E bundle featuring all 45 books discounted on D&D Beyond
    4. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel’s first in-game event Xyz Festival kicks off next week
    5. Reverse Scooby-Doo TRPG Those Wretched Kids! is part of Zine Month
    6. Uncut sheet of rare first-edition Pokémon cards, including two shadowless Charizards, appears at auction
    1. Magic: The Gathering admits Arena needs a “true-to-tabletop” format
    2. Castles of Burgundy and Villainous publisher Ravensburger gets into crowdfunding with $4.5m investment in Kickstarter rival Gamefound
    3. Frostgrave publisher announces three new TRPGs, including one set da Vinci’s clockpunk Italy
    4. Goblin Errands is an RPG about a day in the life of a gobbo
    5. Dungeons & Dragons spin-off d20 Modern is getting a D&D 5E spiritual successor from some of its original creators
    6. “Doubling down on collectibility” of MTG helped Hasbro bank over $1 billion revenue in 2021
    7. Best board games and RPGs to play before you watch the Uncharted film
    8. Ocean’s Eleven and Firefly combine in this tabletop RPG about intergalactic heists
    9. Munchkin Batman features The Dark Knight, The Joker and more
    1. City of Mist designers announce new tabletop RPG set in dystopian future Japan
    2. Dark Souls RPG miniatures for bosses, enemies and characters coming later this year
    3. Mobile users can now join 10 million other Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel players
    4. Warhammer miniatures are about to cost more, as Games Workshop increases prices by up to 20% next month
    5. Here’s an Aeon’s End inspired deckbuilding game about fighting space monsters
    6. A squeaky banana and a deck of cards are all you need for a ridiculous, raucous time in party game Fruit Punch
    7. Boss Monster getting a new version, designer requests feedback from disgruntled players
    1. DriveThruRPG is the latest in a growing number of digital storefronts to denounce NFTs
    2. Race for the Galaxy studio is releasing another space board game
    3. 10 best Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty cards in Magic: The Gathering’s latest set
    4. Cthulhu-esque terrors invade Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective series
    1. Digital indie TRPG platform calls NFTs a scam
    2. Please tell us what you’d like to see from a Dicebreaker subscription!
    3. Dune board game studio’s next release is Stone Age survival semi-co-op Tusk
    4. What's the most expensive board game you've ever bought? We talk extravagant editions on the Dicebreaker Podcast!
    1. Summer Pokémon TCG expansion will feature designs from Pokémon Go mobile game
    2. Turn D&D 5E into Taskmaster with RPG zine The Kourt of Exile
    3. Conversation-stirring party game Wavelength is coming to mobile next week
    1. The One Ring RPG announces a release date for anticipated second edition
    2. I Guess This Is It fits an emotional two-player RPG about saying goodbye into your pocket
    3. 5 tabletop RPGs to play if you like Dark Souls (but not D&D 5E)
    4. Dark Souls RPG will include changes to D&D 5E system
    5. Libertalia remake from Wingspan publisher finally confirmed
    6. Pirate Borg turns Mörk Borg into a swashbuckling horror RPG
    1. Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty avoids cyberpunk-shaped pitfalls and the ghost of its predecessor
    2. Puppets take centre stage in a TRPG inspired by The Muppet Show
    3. Great Gatsby inspired solo RPG is about lost dreams and greed in the 1920s
    4. Tsuro’s Luxury Limited Edition costs $350, includes stone tiles, bamboo rules scroll and a gold dragon statue
    1. 9 Zine Month RPGs you should check out (and where to crowdfund them)
    2. Exploding Kittens creators return to Kickstarter with new party game Hand-to-Hand Wombat
    3. Red Notice filmmaker will oversee Dungeons & Dragons TV series
    4. Subnautica creator makes adventure for dexterity RPG One More Quest
    5. The 11 most rare and expensive Yu-Gi-Oh! cards
    6. Learn real sign language as you ride magical birds in tabletop RPG Overisles