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May 2022 Archive

    1. FLCL-inspired tabletop RPG Empty Cycle is all small towns, big robots and bigger angst
    2. Drive and Akira inspired this vehicle supplement for sci-fi RPG Cy_Borg
    3. Novel word game Paperback gets another mobile game version
    1. Rhino Hero-like dexterity game involves stacking frogs on logs
    2. Play D&D and colour-in at the same time with RPG Skyrealms
    3. Roleplay on the subway in a tabletop RPG about underground trainlines
    1. Blaseball’s official card game combines dice rolling with peanuts, excellent art and Vibes
    2. Explore the horrors of D&D’s darkest timeline in Doomed Forgotten Realms setting guide
    3. We ate like D&D characters for a day and lived!
    1. Dark Souls RPG miniatures will include stat blocks for D&D 5E
    2. The RuneScape board game is a charming, comic adventure into MMO nostalgia - hands-on preview
    3. Critical Role’s new talk show has a problem
    4. These dogs need walking in the Bark Avenue board game
    5. Collect sea shanties in this sailor themed tabletop roleplaying game
    1. PAX Unplugged 2022 dates announced for December
    2. Ankh: Gods of Egypt is like The Mummy - a blockbuster with substance
    3. Dungeons & Dragons sourcebook Journeys Through the Radiant Citadel hit with one month delay
    4. Castles in the Sky is a wargame about flying battleships
    5. We got sucked into the DIE RPG with author Kieron Gillen and game designer Grant Howitt
    6. Play as Batman, Catwoman and more in Gotham City Chronicles tabletop RPG
    7. Help make EGX even better by filling in this survey
    1. Unpack the dearly departed’s past in thoughtful but quirky solo RPG Why the F*** Did They Keep This?
    2. Root and Oath creator’s new board game, Arcs, splits its campaign mode into an expansion
    3. Final Fantasy 14 fan turns the critically acclaimed MMORPG into a tabletop RPG
    4. MCM London Comic Con sees the return of Dicebreaker live on stage
    5. Catan expansions Seafarers and Cities & Knights will make the $400 jump to 3D
    6. Board games to look for at UK Games Expo 2022
    7. Stranger Things Season Four spoilers found in new Monopoly game
    8. Beginner tabletop RPG Quest is now available to play for free
    1. Sapphic and sharp tabletop RPG Thirsty Sword Lesbians wins Nebula Award for best game writing
    2. New Wizkids miniatures look a lot like Dungeons & Dragons cartoon characters, all grown up
    3. Ankh: Gods of Egypt and Crescent Moon are given the Dicebreaker Podcast treatment
    4. Dark Souls RPG publisher announces release dates for corrected books
    5. Codenames publisher’s next board game has strong Star Trek vibes
    6. Gloomhaven Digital is coming to video game consoles next year
    7. The best Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel decks for every summoning type
    8. Dune: Imperium, Cryptid and Living Forest nominated for 2022 Spiel des Jahres awards
    1. Dark Souls RPG previews plan to create a line of boss, NPC and player miniatures
    2. This Castlevania-inspired book adds vampires and harpies to your D&D games
    3. The X-Men are coming to the Marvel Champions card game
    4. Asymmetric board game Crescent Moon isn’t quite the next Root, but fans (and everybody else) should still play it
    1. Acclaimed AD&D adventure Dark Tower gets a hefty and faithful three-volume reprinting
    2. Two of Yu-Gi-Oh!’s most powerful cards have been unbanned after almost 20 years
    3. Legends of Andor is getting another entry, despite The Last Hope wrapping things up
    4. Photosynthesis designer has created yet another board game about trees
    5. Masks will be required at Origins Game Fair after concerns from attendees
    1. TTRPG for Reproductive Rights bundles nearly 300 games to support US abortion rights
    2. Say hello to Popverse, a new website about everything pop culture
    3. MTG event host Star City Games lambasted after dropping safety requirements for upcoming convention
    4. 6 best Warhammer: Age of Sigmar books from the Black Library
    5. Elden Ring-inspired Apotheosis: The Dark Lord provides an indie alternative to the Dark Souls RPG
    1. MTG’s Battle for Baldur’s Gate set treats Commanders like D&D Characters
    2. I’m going to accidentally eat the Azul: Master Chocolatier board game pieces
    3. The Great British Bake Off cooks up a board game
    4. How to create a dungeon for D&D and beyond
    5. Pristine sets of Pokémon TCG’s Jungle and Fossil expansions appear at auction
    6. Get your Stardew Valley on in D&D 5E and other TRPGs with this fantasy farming bestiary
    1. Discussion on Batman: Everybody Lies and Catan cookbooks is served up on the Dicebreaker Podcast
    2. 5 best budget decks in Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel
    3. Workers at major MTG retailer Card Kingdom allege an understaffed and mismanaged workplace in constant crunch
    4. Help immigrants find a new home in Latin American-inspired board game La Frontera
    5. King’s Dilemma sequel allows players to control their own characters with their own storylines
    6. Fan-made The Last of Us board game is an astonishing tabletop tribute to the video games
    7. Gen Con confirms that masks and proof of vaccination will be required for 2022 event
    1. Catan and Ticket to Ride are getting their own cookbooks
    2. Gloomhaven and Frosthaven apps coming from Chronicles of Crime studio
    3. We congratulate Olivia Kennedy on her promotion to Video Producer!
    1. D&D Beyond will stop selling two Dungeons & Dragons books ahead of Monsters of the Multiverse’s release
    2. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel’s Fusion Festival in-game event begins today
    3. Risk Legacy, Scattergories and Diplomacy featured in Gamestop sale
    4. MTG cares more about collectability than accessibility - and it’s making the TCG worse
    5. This cute card-drafting game is like Sushi Go! but for breakfast lovers
    6. Star Wars TRPG studio unveils trailer for new edition of Midnight RPG
    1. Magic: The Gathering hands down the first two Explorer bans, and it’s exactly the two you’re imagining
    2. Magi-Knights looks like the perfect RPG for Sailor Moon, Madoka Magica and ‘90s anime fans
    3. Fantasy author Joe Abercrombie reveals how to create the perfect RPG world
    4. MTG’s Starter Decks provide beginners a snapshot of the past year in cardboard, warts and all
    5. 11 best Pokémon TCG cards, from shiny Charizard to Surfing Pikachu
    6. TMNT comic writer and artist worked on this mutant-animal roleplaying game
    7. Battlecrest is like Overwatch but in tiny card game form
    8. UK Games Expo 2022 drops COVID-19 guidelines again, will not require vaccination or face masks
    1. RPGs for Reproductive Justice Bundle collects nearly 60 tabletop games to fundraise abortion access
    2. Warhammer: Age of Sigmar release schedule 2022: Every upcoming Age of Sigmar Battletome release
    3. Catan and Pandemic creator launches new studio dedicated to making accessible board games for disabled players
    4. I wish Spelljammer was its own RPG, rather than just another D&D setting
    5. Bag of Chips is a party board game that comes in a crisp bag
    1. Robert Pattinson’s emo Bat headlines Batman Miniature Game’s new two-player starter box
    2. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel updates the digital TCG’s Forbidden and Limited list, teases Fusion Festival
    3. 6 best superhero RPGs for Marvel and DC comics fans
    4. We chat Magic: The Gathering, Rambo and Star Wars on the Dicebreaker podcast
    5. This Bridgerton-inspired tabletop roleplaying game is the talk of the ton
    6. Ghost reconciliation is the focus of this RPG supporting suicide prevention
    1. PBS science staple NOVA inspired this board game designed (in part) by an astronaut
    2. Snag Concordia, Charterstone and other digital board games during Acram’s spring sale
    3. Over 16,000 D&D supplements on sale on DriveThruRPG, including classic Spelljammer
    4. Pokémon Trophy Pikachu TCG card set on auction for over $300,000
    5. Azul and Downforce designers team-up to make brainy board game Amygdala
    1. Primal Quest travels back to the Stone Age for an RPG full of dinosaurs, magic and myths
    2. MTG’s Pride Secret Lair is region-locked throughout LATAM, and players want to know why
    3. 10 best card drafting games
    4. Ticket to Ride heads to San Francisco in its next city spin-off, out this summer
    5. Become a god in this Thousand Year Old Vampire-style solo RPG
    6. An Eevee-themed version of the Point Salad board game is coming
    1. We Deal in Lead is a Cairn-based RPG take on Stephen King’s The Dark Tower
    2. Children of Uma puts RPG players in the driver’s seat of the post-apocalypse
    3. MTG keywords explained: What every keyword means in Magic: The Gathering
    4. New card-based RPG from Fiasco creator tells folk horror stories about dying badly
    5. Is the Dead by Daylight board game as killer as the video game? We play it to find out!
    6. 10 best Star Wars board games that aren’t scum or villainy
    7. Nemesis: Lockdown is getting turned into a traitor-style video game
    8. Root creator's next board game, Arcs, gets a Kickstarter launch date
    1. Use gifts, force or guile to control the throne in board game Catherine: The Cities of Tsarina
    2. Spelljammer, Dead by Daylight and Exploding Kittens star in the Dicebreaker Podcast
    3. MTG’s Pride Month Secret Lair celebrates LGBTQIA2S+ players and characters
    4. Betrayal at House on the Hill: Third Edition review – Horror board game’s greatest and messiest hits
    5. Blade Runner tabletop RPG launches on Kickstarter today, dream sequences confirmed
    6. Rambo, Total Recall, Pacific Rim and other classic action movies are getting official RPG adventures you can play with D&D 5E
    7. Better fights than D&D, greater stories than Warhammer: Frostgrave is the miniatures game everyone should play
    8. Epic Games store getting Terraforming Mars digital for free
    9. Studio Ghibli-inspired D&D supplement features cat kings and airships