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March 2022 Archive

    1. Magic: The Gathering just returned Pro Tour from the graveyard
    2. The Dragon Prince’s new TRPG Tales of Xadia bridges the animated show’s third and fourth season
    3. D&D, Champions and World of Warcraft RPG writer Scott Bennie has died
    4. Kickstarter rival Gamefound throws its doors open to all tabletop game creators
    5. Lords of Waterdeep creator’s next game is Marvel: Age of Heroes
    6. Phoenix Wright-inspired tabletop RPG Justicar lets you roleplay as an Ace Attorney, judge or suspect
    7. Dungeons & Dragons is getting a new skirmish miniatures game
    8. A Marvel version of Rock Paper Scissors is coming from the co-creators of Rock Paper Wizard
    1. 10 best traditional board games you shouldn’t ignore just because they’re old
    1. Cortex Prime’s second pass at a community licence directly addresses public criticism
    2. “I built a world where people were rebels”: Cyberpunk creator Mike Pondsmith on why the tabletop RPG continues to endure
    3. It’s Dungeons & Dragons galore in this latest episode of the Dicebreaker podcast
    4. The Handmaid’s Tale and 1984 inspired this tabletop roleplaying game
    5. Ride atop flying cows and bears in fantasy tabletop RPG Between Clouds
    1. Betrayal at House on the Hill: Third Edition offers the horror game's most immersive experience yet - preview
    2. Escape from New York is getting a board game from Descent: Journeys in the Dark creator
    3. Tattoo reinvents '80s classic Taboo as an inkcredible party game of drawing and roleplaying
    4. Warhammer: Age of Sigmar – Soulbound RPG available for less than £1
    1. Infinity studio announces new ‘classic fantasy’ universe Warcrow, miniatures wargame and dungeon-crawler on the way
    2. MTG previews first cards for D&D-themed set Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur's Gate
    3. Pokémon TCG’s Battle Academy box gets a 2022 update with Pikachu, Eevee and Cinderace decks and Pokémon V cards
    4. Here’s a Jane Austen-inspired romance roleplaying adventure for D&D 5E
    5. Dread: Dredd, the Jenga-powered horror RPG and comic-book crossover with the perfect name, is official and out next week
    6. Star Wars: Outer Rim expansion introduces Chewbacca as a playable character
    7. Inspired by the golden age of martial arts movies, Fight to Survive is an action-packed tabletop RPG with a time-skipping twist
    8. Bridge Constructor video game is being turned into a board game by Tapeworm studio
    1. Kickstarter CEO Aziz Hasan steps down after three years
    2. ‘My dream is to create the first massively-multiplayer tabletop RPG’
    3. Root studio’s next board game, Ahoy, has more details revealed
    4. We get a first look at Pokémon TCG Live, the card game’s new digital app!
    5. Warhammer: The Horus Heresy updates the 40K spin-off with a new edition later this year
    6. Roll vs Evil charity event invites players to raise money for Ukrainian victims
    7. Critical Role and Stephen Colbert team-up again for Red Nose Day D&D event
    8. Best MTG Arena decks 2023: Five powerful MTGA decks to use in Standard
    1. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel’s next in-game event N/R Festival begins today
    2. Dead by Daylight: The Board Game creator on turning the hit video game into “co-op murder Battleship”
    3. Unstable Unicorns studio’s next board game is Casting Shadows
    1. Magic: The Gathering is testing booster pack recycling in some US game stores
    2. Charizard card sold for $420,000, third-highest price ever paid for a Pokémon card
    3. Megagames are everything about board games made bigger – and better
    4. Jurassic World legacy board game campaign hits Kickstarter today
    5. D&D 5E’s next adventure collection Journeys through the Radiant Citadel is the RPG’s first book written entirely by people of colour
    6. Lost Cities creator has made another competitive legacy board game
    7. Catan: Dawn of Humankind is a new entry in the board game series
    1. Magic: The Gathering Arena addresses economy complaints with $50 wildcard bundle
    2. Maddie, our new video producer, answers your questions on the Dicebreaker Podcast
    3. Cyberpunk TRPG creator confirms that “there will be” Cyberpunk 2077 sourcebooks
    4. Critical Role studio reveals details about its new board game and RPG
    5. 10 best farming board games
    1. Tales From the Loop, Alien RPG publisher will donate half of all web sales as Ukrainian relief aid
    2. The Dungeons & Dragons movie is like Game of Thrones meets Princess Bride, says Chris Pine
    3. Robin Williams was a fan of the Cyberpunk tabletop RPG, according to its creator
    4. Trail of Cthulhu, City of Mist and Wanderhome featured in Ukraine RPG charity bundles
    5. Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series dates first in-person tournament for TCG in over two years
    6. The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game’s Lost Realm and Angmar Awakened reimagined
    7. Wingspan will be joined by another bird-themed board game, Birdwatcher
    1. Commander decks for MTG Streets of New Capenna will be in short supply at launch
    2. Games Workshop ends sales of Warhammer 40k and Age of Sigmar to Russia
    3. Pokémon TCG World Championships set to take place in the UK, for the first time ever
    4. Tiny Tome collates 50 one-page RPGs into a single book
    5. Elder Sign’s mediocrity shows how far the Arkham Horror series has come
    6. Dead by Daylight board game creator on future expansions: “Playability is more important”
    7. Venture Bros inspired tabletop RPG Staged Heroism unites heroes and villains in ineptitude
    8. Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood of Venice board game getting retail release
    1. Kickstarter opens applications for paid positions on a community advisory council
    2. War of the Ring creators to sell last-ever copies of Battle of Five Armies: Collector’s Edition in aid of Ukraine
    3. Digital without losing the physical, Teburu is a promising next step for hybrid board games
    4. Best fantasy tabletop RPGs besides Dungeons & Dragons
    5. Disney and Marvel Villainous have collectively sold almost 3 million units
    6. Dixit and Codenames collide in a party board game about Venn diagrams
    7. Marvel: Remix is a new card game from the co-creator of Betrayal at House on the Hill
    8. Dead by Daylight board game nearly had a legacy campaign mode based on The Archives
    1. Old School Essentials reprints classic D&D-inspired TRPG books in two deluxe box sets
    2. 3D printing is changing tabletop gaming
    3. Predator inspired adventure featured in Forged in the Dark RPG CBR+PNK
    4. Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition sourcebooks are getting re-released
    5. The Real Thing is an official Faith No More tabletop RPG inspired by the classic album
    1. Revenge TRPG The Slow Knife is Count of Monte Cristo with a red-string conspiracy board
    2. How to make a roleplaying game
    3. Pirate board game sees players shooting cannonballs into a pop-up ship
    4. Classic D&D RPGs re-releasing on PC via Steam this month, include companion apps and party transfer
    5. In the My Little Pony deckbuilding game, friendship and card combos are magic
    6. Disney Smash Up combines classic characters from Frozen, Lion King and more
    1. Disney Villainous, Horrified and Jaws studio Prospero Hall talks legacy games and creative freedom at Funko
    2. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel gets free single-player content today after passing 20m downloads
    3. Alien RPG’s storyline will tie into three official novels, including playable adventures
    1. Coyote & Crow and Wanderhome among four TRPGs in the running for a 2022 Nebula Award
    2. Rear Window, Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thriller film, is being turned into a co-op board game
    3. This War of Mine: The Board Game creators donate all revenue from remaining Kickstarter copies to support Ukraine
    4. Star Wars Villainous will let you play as Darth Vader, Clone Wars and Mandalorian baddies, but not the Emperor
    1. Jurassic World board game The Legacy of Isla Nublar is more than prehistoric gimmicks - hands-on preview
    2. Who'd win in a fight: Guardsmen or Orks? We play Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team to find out!
    3. Inspired by Breath of the Wild and Shadow of the Colossus, Leviathan Wilds is a thrilling, fluid co-op board game about climbing giant beasts
    4. Sleepaway, Ultraviolet Grasslands and Bloodstone among tabletop games in $5 bundle providing aid to Ukraine
    5. 5 best meta decks in Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel
    1. Ex-Pandemic devs form new studio, announce co-op board game Leviathan Wilds
    2. After buying Pokémon card worth $57,000 with COVID relief money, man is sentenced to 3 years in prison
    3. Ukraine charity bundle offers over 300 tabletop RPGs for $10, including Thirsty Sword Lesbians, Troika and The Wretched
    4. World of Darkness RPG Hunter: The Reckoning returns to “classic” world after almost 20 years
    1. Say hi to Maddie, Dicebreaker’s new video producer!
    2. Sleeping Gods sequel and next Cyanide & Happiness game coming to Gamefound
    3. “The most important thing is the conversation”: Root designer Cole Wehrle talks his next board game, Arcs
    4. Vampires stalk the streets in this Penny Dreadful themed D&D 5E supplement
    5. Digital Carcassonne, Ticket to Ride and Talisman included in Steam sale
    1. Crime syndicates and skyscrapers dominate first peek at upcoming MTG set Streets of New Capenna
    2. Cosmic Encounter creators making their first original Dune board game in 40 years
    3. Eldritch Horror, Betrayal at House on the Hill and Brindlewood Bay haunt the Dicebreaker Podcast
    4. Avatar: The Last Airbender co-op board game coming
    5. Zombicide studio releasing English language version of Borrowers-esque RPG
    6. Dishonored and Dune RPG publisher to donate all PDF proceeds to Ukraine-relief charities
    1. 5 open-world board games to play if you’re enjoying Elden Ring and Horizon: Forbidden West
    2. Creators bundle nearly 500 tabletop RPGs for $5 to support trans rights in Texas
    3. Sword & Sorcery to be adapted into an interactive board and app game
    4. Risk Legacy first inspired by creator’s questions about Clue
    1. 25 years after it changed board gaming, Catan is a terrible introduction to the hobby
    2. Root creator on future expansions -“I don’t think we’re at the end of it”
    3. Exploding Kittens’ next game is based on a webcomic about the Mantis Shrimp
    4. Over 100 tabletop games made $500,000 on Kickstarter last year for the first time
    5. Betrayal at House on the Hill: Third Edition features 50 new haunts
    1. Dead by Daylight board game announced, hits Kickstarter next month - here’s how it plays
    2. Get Wingspan digital for just £10 on the Steam store
    3. How to use music in your Dungeons & Dragons campaign
    4. An Undaunted: Normandy video game is on the way
    5. Scythe publisher cuts off economic ties with Russian partners, writes-off Ukrainian payments