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October 2022 Archive

    1. News reporters in a fantasy world: The lore behind our new D&D series Storybreakers
    1. Impressions: Journaling RPG Not A Demon imagines community action through the eyes of a maligned spirit
    2. Magic: The Gathering - The Brothers’ War mechanics and set details revealed
    3. Are You Afraid of the Dark? horror RPG bundle features over 24 games
    4. Hunt Dracula and his vampire court in the Stokerverse Roleplaying Game
    1. Catan World Championship will pit more than 80 players in a bid for board game glory
    2. Warhammer Fest 2023 to include laser tag and painting competitions at annual miniature wargaming meet-up
    3. 10 slasher RPGs for a bloody good time this Halloween
    4. Choose-Your-Own-Adventure books inspired this gothic horror solo RPG
    5. Meehan’s favourite horror movies for Halloween
    1. How much is the Resident Evil 2 board game like the video game?
    2. Wingspan video game is getting an expansion based on the birds of Oceania
    3. Queen’s Dilemma board game features a cast of ambitious Game of Thrones-esque characters
    1. 6 things One D&D already gets right - and 3 things it doesn’t
    2. Superhero tabletop RPG Mutants & Masterminds: 3E has been reprinted
    3. 7th Sea RPG has its own expandable card game featuring pirates, booty and buccaneers
    1. Paldean starter trio grace Pokémon Trading Card Game boxes ahead of Scarlet & Violet
    2. Bundle of Holding’s NaNoWriMo collection is an author’s trove of journaling tabletop RPGs
    3. The History of Black Lotus: Magic: The Gathering's legendary Holy Grail card
    4. Hold your breath to take your turns in this horror board game
    5. Play Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game for free this Halloween
    1. Magic: The Gathering drops first details for 2023’s Phyrexia: All Will be One
    2. Chess cheating scandal goes legal as Hans Niemann sues Magnus Carlsen and for $100m
    3. Where to buy Pokémon cards
    4. Gloomhaven, Love Letter and Terraforming Mars included in digital board game sale
    5. Elden Ring is so big, its board game’s first box will only include two of the video game’s starting areas
    6. RPG Christmas advent calendar features daily supplements for D&D 5E
    1. The Longest Rest is a horror RPG that warps fantasy taverns into monstrous haunted houses
    2. Monty Python RPG nears $1m in crowdfunding for a decidedly silly take on tabletop gaming
    3. Mutant: Year Zero is getting a skirmish miniatures game from Necromunda’s lead designer
    4. Another rare Charizard Pokémon card just smashed its sales record at auction
    5. Off The Table: Thank god Silent Hill 2 is getting a remake
    6. Magic: The Gathering’s Warhammer 40,000 decks are a roaring success for fans of both games - if you can stomach the price
    1. Cowboy Bebop RPG is a fawning but promising tabletop adaptation of the anime - quickstart preview
    2. Coven Aunts is a wholesome tabletop RPG about drinking wine and being witches
    3. Kids on Bikes co-creator’s next RPG invites you to build your own haunted house
    4. Introducing Dicebreaker’s brand new D&D 5E actual play series, Storybreakers!
    1. The Mighty Nein return to Critical Role’s table for a two-part adventure available in theatres
    2. This procedurally generated dungeon crawler always ends in a total party kill
    3. Announcing the Tabletop Awards, a new celebration of the year’s best board games, RPGs and the people who make them
    4. Dark Souls, Berserk and Castlevania inspired the classes in this horror RPG
    5. Cthulhu: Death May Die is getting more horror game content this Halloween
    1. Catan’s creator is writing a trilogy of novels based on his classic board game
    2. Iron Maiden’s zombie mascot Eddie shambles into Zombicide, Ankh: Gods of Egypt board games
    3. ‘Once in a lifetime’ Magic: The Gathering collection valued at €1m includes three complete sets of Beta - with a trio of Black Lotus cards
    4. Yu-Gi-Oh! European champion Marcus Patel on his unbeaten Rikka deck and the social side of TCG tournaments
    1. Kamen Rider-inspired Japanese tabletop RPG Convictor Drive is getting an English release
    2. MTG’s Junji Ito Secret Lair might finally pull me into the hype drop spiral
    3. Company of Heroes board game co-designer passes away
    1. Pokémon TCG Radiant Silver teases flashy V monsters and a radiant legendary
    2. D&D documentary directed by Critical Role’s Joe Manganiello will use 400 hours of archival footage
    3. Rising Waters transforms the Great Flood of 1927 into a co-op board game of resistance and community
    4. Here’s when the Elden Ring board game hits Kickstarter
    5. Dystopian 1984-inspired RPG Paranoia is receiving a Perfect Edition
    6. Sea Salt & Paper could be the next pocket-sized card game go-to after Love Letter - Essen Spiel 2022 preview
    7. Best Space Marine units in Warhammer 40,000: Ninth Edition
    8. Two more Minecraft board games are coming from the Disney Villainous studio
    9. Paperback Adventures is a superb mix of Slay the Spire and Scrabble that’s clever without needing a dictionary - Essen Spiel 2022 preview
    1. New Dungeons & Dragons video game in development from renamed studio behind Dark Alliance
    2. What’s the future of Yu-Gi-Oh? We go hands-on with the TCG’s latest video games at TGS to find out
    3. Terra Mystica: Age of Innovation publisher says standalone board game will be “Terra Mystica on steroids”
    4. The Stifling Dark is a one-versus-all board game with Dead by Daylight vibes
    5. Stranger Things-esque 80’s adventure RPG Kids on Bikes is getting a second edition
    6. Amazon Prime Early Access Sale 2022: Board game deals, dates and what to expect
    1. Essen Spiel keeps its early October slot for 2023 tabletop trade show
    2. Bad Baby Lich Lords' designers wanted to create the Saturday morning cartoon of card games
    3. 10 most absurd Magic: The Gathering Unfinity cards
    4. What were the top board games at Essen Spiel 2022? We share our highlights from the convention
    5. Kiki’s Delivery Service inspired solo RPG is filled with witches and teenage drama
    6. Junk Art and Mind MGMT co-designer behind Harrow County board game
    7. Dicebreaker members can now save 10% off tickets to next month’s TT3 - Tabletop Weekender convention!
    8. An Assassin’s Creed tabletop RPG is on the way
    1. Dorfromantik: The Board Game is just as chill and charming as the video game, but you can now play with friends - Essen Spiel 2022 preview
    2. Risk, Axis & Allies and Diplomacy are getting reprints and brand new games from Vampire: The Masquerade studio Renegade
    3. D&D maker Wizards of the Coast and its RPG rivals are starting to look like Apple and Amazon
    1. The King of Tokyo co-op board game is a lot more of the same: Essen Spiel 2022 preview
    2. Monster-hunting sci-fi miniatures game The Doomed sounds like Hunt: Showdown meets Warhammer 40,000
    3. Upcoming board game Vaalbara is a faster, easier Libertalia with Vikings
    4. Hiroba turns sudoku into a multiplayer board game
    1. Viking video game Northgard is getting a tabletop RPG based on D&D 5E
    2. Sky Team is a tense two-player co-op about landing a plane, designed with help from Concorde pilots
    3. Splendor Duel is a two-player game that’s harder, meaner and better than the original: Essen Spiel 2022 preview
    4. Colourful and captivating, Tribes of the Wind is basically a Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind board game - Essen Spiel 2022 preview
    1. We tried to land a plane with dice and coffee in co-op board game Sky Team - Essen Spiel 2022 preview
    2. The Legend of Vox Machina has been greenlit for a third season, drops a second season peek at NYCC
    3. Elden Ring board game will have an open-world, non-linear campaign
    4. Catan: Console Edition brings local co-op and competitive play to Playstation and Xbox in 2023
    5. Wingspan’s two-player version intensifies the original game: Essen Spiel 2022 Preview
    6. Heroscape returns with a big - and expensive - box of wargame miniatures for an Age of Annihilation
    7. Frosthaven’s characters feel fresh, but its combat system doesn’t: Essen Spiel 2022 Preview
    8. Cyclades 2 is a remake of the mythical board game, arriving next year
    1. Final Fantasy VII Remake and Chocobo’s Dungeon board games in the works from Square Enix
    1. LEGO crowdsources fans for official Dungeons & Dragons Ideas set
    2. Birdy board game Wingspan’s Asia expansion will also support solo, duet play and new Flock Mode
    3. Persona 5 card game is coming to steal your heart (and money) next year
    4. Cluedo: Treachery at Tudor Mansion reimagines the board game classic’s murder mystery as an escape room in a box
    5. Wizards of the Coast appoints former Microsoft e-commerce veteran as new senior VP of Dungeons & Dragons
    1. Magic: The Gathering is set to become Wizards of the Coast’s first billion-dollar franchise
    2. Ahoy is the beginner-friendly Root I didn’t know I wanted - and it’s left me hooked
    3. One D&D’s playtest is already bigger than D&D 5E's
    4. A Post Malone Secret Lair is coming to Magic: The Gathering
    5. Classic board game Cluedo gets a full relaunch and murder mystery boxes in 2023
    6. Magic: The Gathering’s 30th Anniversary Edition reprints classic cards, including Black Lotus, in a $1,000 set
    7. Magic: The Gathering is getting Final Fantasy and Assassin’s Creed cards
    8. “Diverse voices make characters come alive”: Anansi’s Tapestry of Lives creator on making D&D 5E NPCs more inclusive
    9. Spelljammer-inspired D&D 5E setting Prismanox fits a whole sci-fi universe on a playable movie poster
    1. Fantasy adventure board game Oltréé is a brisk, brutal and beautiful successor to Talisman and Eldritch Horror
    2. Tron-inspired RPG Code Warriors converts players into computer programs
    3. Transformers featured in Magic: The Gathering Brothers’ War set
    4. Games Workshop’s classic Judge Dredd board game is back with a new edition after 40 years