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November 2023 Archive

    1. Molly House tells a compelling story of individual vice and queer community with risk-versus-reward gameplay
    2. Critical Role's Matthew Mercer isn't worried about the RPG actual play bubble bursting
    1. One D&D’s final class playtest aims to solve the problematic Druid, Monk and Barbarian
    2. The Witcher’s Geralt and Ciri are headed to board game battler Unmatched
    3. One D&D changes vs 5E: What's new in the next Dungeons & Dragons edition?
    4. Nature board game Cascadia is getting a series of flip-and-roll-and-write spin-offs
    5. Eldritch Horror creator reminisces on Omens, money and easter eggs for the board game's 10-year anniversary
    6. Critical Role's Matthew Mercer would love to make a video game - if those stars align
    1. Magic: The Gathering’s top designer talks word creep, ‘jokey’ sets and possible future Archenemy support
    2. Moonrollers is a new, risky dice game from Mythic Mischief makers
    3. Dark Souls board game maker picks up Streets of Rage-inspired board game beat 'em up Street Masters
    1. Exploding Kittens’ Netflix show transforms the popular party game into a battle of biblical proportions
    2. Dicebreaker’s owner ReedPop is “investigating” a potential sale of its gaming websites
    3. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel invites three Egyptian God cards to the TCG’s 25th anniversary
    4. Flesh and Blood’s 2023 world championship crowns a new TCG winner and launches a personal documentary
    5. Ticket to Ride and Exploding Kittens maker to take part in owner's restructuring that has already cut 900 jobs
    1. D&D co-creator’s son just launched a fantasy shoe line as part of his lifestyle brand for gamers
    2. Chris Pine is “pretty confident” in a Dungeons & Dragons film sequel
    3. 7 best Rise of the Floodborn song cards in Disney Lorcana’s second set
    4. New York officials slam eBay for removing pro-union language from human rights policy amidst TCGPlayer union
    1. Monopoly and Dungeons & Dragons owner announces trio of winners for 2023 Women Innovators of Play Challenge
    2. Tigris & Euphrates creator’s legacy board game My City heads to mobile
    3. Best Black Friday 2023 board game and tabletop deals
    4. The Walking Dead Universe RPG shambles onto your kitchen table next week
    1. SPONSORED: D&D map set Dungeon Craft helps you create dungeons, battles and cities for your fantasy world in seconds
    2. Boyfriend Dungeon RPG designers chose not to push romance or sex in video game adaptation
    3. Undaunted designers’ pint-sized wargame General Orders pulls the perfect lunchtime battle from its tiny box
    4. Disney Lorcana online sales hit by “most aggressive” attack ever seen by queue provider
    5. Kingdom Death’s seven-year journey to overcome COVID, fear of irrelevance and the Monster promises of its record-breaking Kickstarter
    1. Boyfriend Dungeon’s official tabletop RPG makes sexy weapon smooching a group activity
    2. These Squirtle, Bulbasaur and Charmander cards won Pokémon Snap photo contests - and just sold for record sums
    3. 7 best Rise of the Floodborn steel cards in Disney Lorcana’s second set
    4. Best Dungeons & Dragons Black Friday 2023 deals
    5. Dungeons & Dragons’ delayed Deck of Many Things won’t be home for the holidays
    6. Disney Lorcana publisher pulls online sales for new set Rise of the Floodborn after DDoS attack
    7. Lorcana players beware: Rise of the Floodborn has made competitive decks a lot meaner
    8. Stormlight Archive RPG will allow players to join Knights Radiant and use Surgebinding powers
    9. How to play Digimon Card Game: rules, how to build a deck and how to win the Digimon TCG explained
    10. MTG artist apologises after allegedly stealing artwork for Lost Caverns of Ixalan card
    1. Sanderson’s Mistborn book series to be made into a deckbuilding game like Dominion
    2. Adventure Time RPG punts its new ‘Yes And’ system in favour of D&D 5E rules
    3. Adventure Time Card Wars’ ultimate reprint celebrates the competitive card game’s 10th anniversary
    4. Best Black Friday Pokémon card deals 2023
    5. 6 best Rise of the Floodborn item cards in Disney Lorcana’s second set
    6. Disney Lorcana Set 3 leaks appear online after cards stolen, publisher seeking any information
    1. Heads up: Disney Lorcana’s second set, Rise of the Floodborn, hits store shelves today
    2. Pokémon TCG’s Paldean Fates expansion includes shiny versions of Pikachu, Ceruledge and 130 more critters
    3. Best Magic: The Gathering Black Friday 2023 Deals
    1. SPONSORED: Pulled a rare Lorcana, MTG or Pokémon card? You can now get them professionally graded for just $9
    2. Magic: The Gathering’s The Lost Caverns of Ixalan is a resplendent return to a fascinating plane
    3. The first of Pathfinder’s remastered RPG books are now available, sans D&D influence
    4. 7 best Rise of the Floodborn emerald cards in Disney Lorcana’s second set
    5. Ticket to Ride has a new PC game, but it’s not going down well with fans
    6. What’s the best Rise of the Floodborn starter deck? Disney Lorcana’s latest starters compared
    7. 6 best Rise of the Floodborn action cards in Disney Lorcana’s second set
    8. Sonic Roll looks like a faithful board game adaptation of the blue blur’s retro video game world
    1. Incredible Tetris-like puzzle game Bullet is back with a reprint and two new expansions
    2. 7 best Rise of the Floodborn sapphire cards in Disney Lorcana’s second set
    3. New York board game cafe Hex&Co wins vote to join rising tide of tabletop unionisation
    4. 7 best Rise of the Floodborn amethyst cards in Disney Lorcana’s second set
    5. Disney Lorcana card rarity explained
    6. MTG players accuse Wizards of the Coast of using AI art in Tomb Raider Secret Lair advertisement
    7. 7 best Rise of the Floodborn amber cards in Disney Lorcana’s second set
    8. Lorcana’s second set Rise of the Floodborn builds upon the Disney card game in all the right ways
    1. 12 best Rise of the Floodborn cards in Disney Lorcana’s second set
    2. 7 best Rise of the Floodborn ruby cards in Disney Lorcana’s second set
    3. The best decks in the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime you should play for real
    1. Tomb Raider and MTG crossover includes an all-new Lara Croft commander card
    2. Monikers’ new 330-card expansion promises the “weirdest and best cards” in the party game’s history
    3. Critical Role prequel novel delves into the backstory of Bells Hells’ favourite undead warlock
    4. Announcing the finalists for the Tabletop Awards 2023, this year’s standout board games, RPGs and creators
    5. Munchkin maker revives classic board game Revolution! in the world of Pathfinder RPG
    6. 17 most valuable and expensive Lorcana cards
    1. Here's an exclusive first look at Jungle Book's King Louie in next Disney Lorcana set Rise of the Floodborn
    2. Play deadly hide-and-seek as a shark and octopus in two-player board game Kelp
    1. Two of Warhammer's most imposing minis are headed to Age of Sigmar video game Realms of Ruin
    2. Wingspan designer’s new board game is all about the symbiotic relationship between trees and mushrooms
    3. The bassist from Cherry Bomb band The Runaways is making a board game about being a rock musician
    4. Saw board game takes Kickstarter miniatures to a grim new level with a life-sized severed hand
    5. Just in time for Attack on Titan ending, the anime is getting a collectible card game next year
    6. Android: Netrunner creator loves the fact fans have kept the cancelled LCG alive - and has "considered" designing more cards himself
    7. Dungeons & Dragons wants its 2024 rulebooks to stay relevant and compatible for another decade.
    8. Magic: The Gathering creator Richard Garfield looks back on five of his card games, 30 years after inventing the TCG
    1. Call of Cthulhu’s d100 dice rolls offer far more roleplaying freedom than D&D’s d20
    2. Into the Odd RPG’s Arthurian-inspired prequel is a mix of Elden Ring and The Green Knight
    3. MTG Lost Caverns of Ixalan: 10 best cards in the new Magic: The Gathering set
    4. Blood on the Clocktower characters explained: Every Townsfolk, Outsider, Minion, Traveller, Fabled and Demon
    5. Tales from the Loop RPG maker to adapt Simon Stålenhag’s art book sequel The Electric State
    6. This new tabletop RPG is basically Untitled Goose Game
    7. ChatGPT will soon let an AI teach you board game rules
    1. A God of War (2018) board game is coming from the Zombicide studio
    2. Disney Lorcana: Rise of the Floodborn - Everything we know so far about Lorcana's second set
    3. The audience at the table is Candela Obscura's biggest strength
    1. Baldur's Gate and Knights of the Old Republic lead developer releases a hellish D&D adventure for charity
    2. SPONSORED: Loyalty is everything in epic strategy board game WarBonds
    3. Magic: The Gathering changes more card wordings to keep the TCG as "inclusive and welcoming as possible"
    4. How to play Blood on the Clocktower: rules, setup, editions and how to win explained
    1. A Diablo board game and tabletop RPG are on the way
    2. Dungeons & Dragons’ free TV shows launch later this month with cooking, character deaths and Patton Oswalt
    3. MTG Wilds of Eldraine: 10 best cards in Magic: The Gathering set
    4. Bid for spell components on the forest floor in the newest board game from the makers of Calico and Cascadia
    5. MTG and Baldur’s Gate 3 pull Hasbro’s bacon out of the fryer as toy giant doubles down on tabletop brands
    6. Flamecraft makers’ next board game is Iron Chef-meets-Supermarket Sweep full of whimsical animal cooks
    7. Where to start with Warhammer 40,000 10E: What you’ll need and what to buy first
    1. A New York board game cafe is joining the wave of unionisation across TCG, RPG and tabletop companies
    2. Product delays hit MTG’s dinosaur and exploration-themed set Lost Caverns of Ixalan
    1. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles RPG reprint revives a 1980s tabletop oddity
    2. Stormlight Archive RPG's lead design team includes D&D, Star Wars RPG and Descent board game credits
    3. This competitive worldbuilding RPG is a contemplative mixture of Discworld and The Quiet Year
    4. Announcing our judges for the Tabletop Awards 2023
    5. Critical Role's live show nailed the rare pleasure of playing D&D at Level 20