July 2022 Archive

    1. Point Salad creators announce Point City, a new casual board that trades produce for pavement
    2. Red Opera and Sirens RPG writer Rick Heinz discusses the tribulations of working at Apotheosis.
    3. We are Venom in the latest expansion for Marvel Villainous board game
    4. Post Malone is challenging fans to a game of Magic: The Gathering
    1. Rolling Together: Indie RPG creators joining forces to change the industry for good
    2. Baldur’s Gate 3 update brings bards, barbarians and more to Dicebreaker
    3. Play an entire RPG in an hour with these adventures for D&D 5E
    4. Dead of Winter’s spirit lives on in social deduction title Savage: A Game of Survival
    5. Surviving an alien encounter in Nemesis Lockdown
    1. Pokémon TCG announces Trick or Trade BOOsters as part of new seasonal program
    2. Quacks of Quedlinburg publisher rebrands as Northstar Games Studio to focus on “hobby gamers”
    3. Pokémon-style TRPG supplement for D&D features over 160 monsters to catch
    4. 10 best Pokémon Go cards in the latest Pokémon TCG expansion
    5. Spirit Island studio reveals Strong Bad party game Dangeresque: Crime Scene Tamperer
    6. Catan digital online multiplayer to be disabled on Nintendo Switch
    1. Sons of Anarchy-esque supplement for D&D lets you form your own motorcycle gang
    2. Two-player board games prove that less can be more
    3. Hickory Dickory board game is giving off serious Moss vibes
    4. Tikal co-creators team-up once again for wildlife board game Caldera Park
    5. We play Queer RPG Thirsty Sword Lesbians to support trans rights and raise money for charity!
    1. Dominaria United will return to MTG’s first home with stained glass, new legends and a touch of oil
    2. MTG’s Unfinity set will let you slap stickers on cards to change their name, abilities and artwork
    3. Is the D&D movie trailer a critical hit? We react to the big reveal on the Dicebreaker Podcast!
    4. RPG lifepaths turn character creation into its own game
    5. Co-op board game Spaceship Unity turns your real-life home into an episode of Star Trek
    6. Elden Ring is getting a tabletop RPG next year
    1. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel’s current in-game event is the EX-Zero Festival
    2. Magic: The Gathering’s next two Fortnite Secret Lairs have opened preorders
    3. New Spirit Island spinoff board game will be an entryway to cooperative settler destruction
    4. Mansions of Madness and Star Wars: Rebellion designer’s next board game lets you create thousands of unique characters
    5. Stranger Things co-op board game coming in 2023 from Pandemic Legacy designer
    6. Decrypto studio’s next board game has you cracking codes using a real analogue computer
    7. Star Trek Adventures RPG bundle offers core rules, TNG and TOS expansions, and playable Klingons for £25
    8. Beat any escape room with these top tips
    9. Legends of the Five Rings’ D&D 5E rulebook has a release date - and it's soon
    10. Deal with the Devil in next app-powered board game from Alchemists designer
    1. Magic: The Gathering’s Dominaria United set will include original cards from 1994 boosters
    2. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ first trailer wants to be high fantasy Guardians of the Galaxy
    3. Have a gander at Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ film cast in full gear
    4. Undaunted: Battle of Britain takes the two-player series to the skies
    5. Marvel United publisher deal with Sony opens the door for The Last of Us, God of War TRPGs
    6. Play Gloomhaven Digital alone with new solo scenarios DLC
    7. 5 board games for cat lovers to play after Stray
    8. Darkest Dungeon studio requests additional funding due to shipping costs
    1. Magic: The Gathering Arena is coming to Steam later this year, consoles in 2023
    2. D&D-inspired movie Mazes & Monsters is getting a HD re-release for its 40th anniversary - here’s an exclusive first look
    3. “Playing at an all-trans POC table is a life-changing experience”: Transplanar creators on the importance of supporting diverse actual-play shows
    4. Play Shadowrun TRPG for less than £15 with Humble Bundle
    5. Call of Cthulhu Classic TRPG is returning for GenCon 2022
    1. The forgotten story of D&D creator TSR’s failed attempt to break into comics and become the next Marvel or DC
    2. 11 board games to look for at Gen Con 2022
    3. Snap Ships Tactics is like a Lego X-Wing, and it sounds fantastic
    1. Will you be on the Pokémon TCG reality television show?
    2. How did McDonald’s, Monopoly and the US Mafia get tangled up in scandal?
    3. Dune: War for Arrakis board game coming from War of the Ring co-creators
    4. Spiel des Jahres 2022 winner is wildlife board game Cascadia
    1. Magic: The Gathering’s greatest villains are fundraising relief for Uvalde families
    2. Game of Thrones-like legacy title King’s Dilemma gets a video game from Horrible Guild’s new studio
    3. These adorable Root meeples are moulded from actual clay
    4. Wordle: The Party Game will bring your mobile rivalries to the tabletop
    1. Doctor Who: Nemesis is like Disney Villainous with daleks, cybermen and weeping angels
    2. Stranger Things melds with Werewolf in a new social deduction game
    3. Netflix’s Squid Game is getting a board game later this month, because of course it is
    4. Tired of the cost to compete in Yu-Gi-Oh? Play cute, not competitive
    5. Magic: The Gathering release schedule 2022: Every upcoming MTG set and release date
    6. TRPG inspired by Diablo and Castlevania co-created by Dungeons & Dragons writer
    1. Roll20 and OneBookShelf plan merger that will ease play of TRPG creations in popular virtual tabletop
    2. Troika’s new TRPG adventure book is a hard-boiled mystery about speculative worm trading
    3. Blasphemous creators want All on Board! to be everyone’s favourite board game VR platform
    4. The Boys expansions are coming for the Zombicide board game
    5. 10 wholesome RPGs for chill roleplaying with friends
    6. Play as Stranger Things characters in Dungeons & Dragons with free supplement
    7. Dark Souls: The Board Game maker picks up Age of Empires III and Kingdoms of Amalur dev’s Rivet Wars
    8. Best Amazon Prime Day board game deals 2022
    1. Ticket to Ride chugs towards the spooky season with upcoming kids' board game Ghost Train
    2. A Pokémon TCG reality show is in the works
    3. Disney Kingdomania looks like a loot box board game
    4. Mörk Borg’s artless, plain-text edition costs nothing and finally adds accessibility.
    5. How to run a Session 0 for D&D and other RPGs
    6. Not sure where to start with painting miniatures? Watch our ultimate step-by-step guide!
    1. TCGPlayer has acquired Channel Fireball, marrying two of the biggest online names in Magic: The Gathering
    2. Terrifying Hieronymus Bosch paintings come to life in this horror TRPG
    3. What happens when you have an AI write fanfiction about Warhammer and Wingspan?
    4. Double Masters 2022 revisits some of Magic: The Gathering’s greatest cards at an unjustifiable cost
    5. Root digital developer bringing Wings of Glory to PC, mobile and The Last Gameboard
    1. Thirsty Sword Lesbians, Uncaged: Goddesses and Colostle clinch major noms in the 2022 ENnie Awards
    2. Phoenix burns a path into Marvel Champions: The Card Game
    3. Bloodborne meets Sherlock Holmes in this solo/co-op tabletop RPG
    1. How an illegal card game launched Mario maker Nintendo
    2. D&D book maker Apotheosis to wind down, will not offer refunds, following allegations against founder
    3. Munchkin Marvel, Funkoverse and Herd Mentality discounted in Target sale
    4. Who is Vecna? Everything you should know about the D&D, Stranger Things and Critical Role villain
    5. Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG manga creator Kazuki Takahashi has passed away
    1. 10 best Double Masters 2022 cards in Magic: The Gathering's latest set
    2. Santa and Krampus give the gift of brawling this Christmas with Dice Throne
    3. Award-winning co-op game The Crew turned into a choose-your-own-adventure style book
    1. Magic: The Gathering pushes Warhammer 40,000 Commander decks into October
    2. Punk rock musician Frank Carter has made a card game
    3. Over 9 billion Pokémon cards were printed last year, a fifth of all the cards ever made
    4. This tabletop RPG Blades of Ether sure looks a lot like Xenoblade Chronicles
    5. Great British Bake Off-inspired tabletop RPG lets you roll up a star baker
    6. Quacks of Quedlinburg creator has designed another Ganz Schön Clever game
    7. Fan-made Pokémon Master Trainer game features levelling up and shopping
    8. Warhammer: The Horus Heresy - Age of Darkness review - a perfect introduction to the 40K spin-off
    1. We guess board games based on their worst reviews, on the Dicebreaker Podcast
    2. Wanderhome and Visigoths & Mall Goths featured in bundle for abortion funds
    3. De-colonialised version of Puerto Rico game focuses on autonomous country
    4. Will a mint Pokémon card survive the most extreme conditions? We put a PSA Charizard to the ultimate test!
    1. Pokémon will no longer require vaccine mandates at live events, including upcoming world championship
    2. Kickstarter brings Zine Quest back to February for 2023’s fifth annual indie TRPG event
    3. Arkham Horror TCG expansion adds six new investigators and an open-world campaign
    4. Get Arkham Horror TCG and Pandemic fiction for less than £10 in Humble Bundle
    5. Ticket to Ride studio teams up with Deep Blue creators for racing board game