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March 2024 Archive

    1. How to play Daggerheart: Where to start with Critical Role’s fantasy RPG
    2. A certain coyote and roadrunner from Looney Tunes race across a pair of new MTG cards
    3. Magic: The Gathering plagiarism allegations might cause Trouble (in Pairs) for card artist
    4. Catan, Exploding Kittens maker called “one of the absolute most important businesses” by Embracer CEO
    1. Magic: The Gathering’s thirst-trap planeswalker Oko shows that tabletop games can be sexy in the right ways
    2. Trying to get your kids into board games? It's not about what you play, but how you play
    3. Sci-fi RPG Substratum Protocol channels the “deep delving mystery” of Subnautica and In Other Waters
    4. Don’t Starve’s board game adaptation takes roguelike survival from the wilderness to the kitchen table
    1. Does the world need Critical Role's new RPG Daggerheart?
    2. D&D 5E shrinks down to a Borrowers and Arrietty-like world in Adventures in the Household RPG
    3. How Yu-Gi-Oh!’s 1999 starter decks turned the card game from a flop into a phenomenon
    4. Takenoko and Mind MGMT maker’s new board game follows tiny cats in a bustling Japanese city
    1. Magic: The Gathering’s next set sees a gang of outlaw cowpokes conducting a heist
    2. Railroad Tiles takes the roll-and-write train game on a trip to a Carcassonne-like sequel
    3. Yu-Gi-Oh! card types: Every monster, spell and trap type explained
    4. Dragon Ball Z creator's Sand Land is being turned into a card game from MTG creator Richard Garfield
    5. Mystic Punks RPG’s half weird magic and half grungy counter culture vibes get an official book
    1. Avatar Legends, Root RPG, Bluebeard’s Bride and more offered cheap in Magpie Games’ charity bundle
    2. Critical Role's D&D rival Daggerheart plays tabletop RPGs' greatest hits well, but struggles to be more than a covers band
    3. In bettering Descent's Terrinoth with its vibrant world, Kinfire Chronicles has become the fantasy board game to watch
    4. Rapscallion wants to be One Piece and Our Flag Means Death fans’ favourite tabletop RPG
    5. Super-lightweight RPG Cairn dives back into the forest with a more fleshed out second edition
    1. Troika! knocks down price of several weird-fantasy RPG books to benefit charity
    2. Pathfinder’s latest tabletop RPG Humble Bundle is a $5 ticket to the Wild West
    1. Cyberpunk 2077 - The Board Game sees players strutting around Night City as V, Judy, Panam and Jackie
    2. Halo miniatures wargame will include slayer, oddball and capture the flag modes
    3. D&D’s Quests from the Infinite Staircase adventure anthology is chockablock with beloved crawls
    1. Warhammer: Age of Sigmar’s 4th edition will be full of Skaven and introduce a new hour-long game mode
    2. Star Wars: Unlimited publisher says stock problems, due to “unprecedented success”, will be solved in waves.
    3. The Arkham Horror Files RPG needs to take risks, like the franchise always has
    4. Get an exclusive early look at the next Critical Role comic, featuring an entirely new Vox Machina adventure
    5. All MTG sets and Magic: The Gathering sets in order
    6. Disney Lorcana’s next set, Ursula’s Return, brings Encanto characters and a new cooperative game to the TCG
    1. Wingspan maker’s sales decline for second consecutive year, but the board game company isn’t worried
    2. Belgian McDonald’s mixes Yu-Gi-Oh! and Hello Kitty in latest Happy Meal offering
    3. God of War two-player board game bridges the gap between the 2018 video game and Ragnarok
    4. Ghost in the Shell and Fallout New Vegas inspired this sci-fi solo RPG
    1. LEGO’s official Dungeons & Dragons set will launch with an actual play one-shot featuring the designer
    2. Lord of the Rings board game - War of the Ring: The Card Game can now support six players thanks to new expansion
    3. Early D&D designer and co-author of Deities & Demigods James M. Ward has passed away
    4. Video game-inspired Boss Monster board game gets a hardware upgrade with new title
    5. Blade Runner RPG’s first expansion evokes the original film’s ethical dilemmas and empathy for replicants
    1. The Avatar: The Last Airbender roleplaying game succeeds where the live-action series fails
    1. Grant boons or bane to humans who beseech your monstrous aid in dark fairytale RPG Kedamono Opera
    2. Beloved Gundam-meets-D&D RPG Wares Blade gets first English translation after nearly 40 years
    1. Cyberpunk: Edgerunners official miniatures game sends you skirmishing through the streets of Night City
    2. Travel board game from Ticket to Ride creator redesigned with fresh art
    3. How to play Ticket to Ride: rules, setup and how to win explained
    4. Gnome Hollow tile-laying game is like a meatier version of Carcassonne
    5. Pokémon TCG's Twilight Masquerade expansion brings Scarlet & Violet DLC to the card game
    6. D&D and MTG have "compelling use cases for AI", says Hasbro CEO
    1. Dungeons & Dragons survival sim video game on the way from studio behind Disney Dreamlight Valley
    2. Is the next version of Dungeons & Dragons coming too late?
    3. Avatar: The Last Airbender deckbuilding game will take players through the entire series
    4. After seven years, Yu-Gi-Oh! is bringing back its Legendary Decks set featuring Yugi, Kaiba and Joey's cards
    5. Fall of Rome maker and Undaunted studio set sights on accessible wargames with Battalion: War of the Ancients
    1. Shin Megami Tensei tabletop RPG, based on Persona's video game series, gets an English release after 20 years
    2. Board-game video game Armello becomes board-game board game as D&D 4E designer's adaptation hits Kickstarter
    3. Clash as rival Westeros houses in Tiny Epic Game of Thrones
    4. Deadpool Role-Plays the Marvel Universe is part comic book, part playable RPG adventure
    5. Critical Role RPG Daggerheart opens its public playtest, giving you the chance to try the D&D rival for free
    1. Almost a fifth of money raised by Kickstarter projects goes to scam campaigns, report alleges
    2. Dune: Imperium Digital lets the spice flow on mobile and Xbox as it exits early access on PC tomorrow
    3. Former Arkham Horror LCG lead dev Maxine Newman joins Earthborne Rangers studio as eco card game's lead designer
    4. 5 best Yu-Gi-Oh! structure decks in the TCG’s history
    1. I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream author Harlan Ellison saved the first-ever Dune game
    2. Before Denis Villeneuve’s Dune movies, the sci-fi epic’s best adaptation was a board game no-one could buy for decades
    3. Battle cosmic horrors as kitties in rules-light RPG Cats of Catthulhu, back with a 10th anniversary edition
    4. One Piece and Digimon tabletop games are on the way to mark the anime's 25th anniversaries
    5. Mage Knight’s The Apocalypse Dragon is legendary fantasy board game’s first big expansion in a decade
    6. How to play Star Wars: Unlimited: TCG’s rules, setup and building a deck explained
    7. Can't wait for the Discworld RPG? Become an Auditor of Reality in this free fan-made game
    1. One of the oldest board games in existence seeks crowdfunding for a brand new version
    2. Monster Hunter World board game maker to publish D&D alternative Tales of the Valiant’s starter set
    1. Fallout TV series miniatures let you explore the wasteland as a tiny ghoul Walton Goggins and a limb-chewing dog
    2. Unfathomable, Arkham Horror remake of Battlestar Galactica board game, gets an expansion three years later
    3. Like everything else, tabletop gaming would look very different without Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama
    4. Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG’s biggest competition returns to the US for the first time in eight years.
    5. Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG brings back one its most iconic monsters as a 5-card Fusion Summon
    1. 6 best Into the Inklands location cards in Disney Lorcana
    2. Magic: The Gathering’s Fallout Commander decks struggle to find personality in the video games’ atomic wasteland
    3. 5 best Into the Inklands action cards in Disney Lorcana
    4. The best adventure board game you've never heard of turns translating medieval manuscripts into a compelling odyssey
    5. Heroscape’s second miraculous revival is everything the failed Hasbro relaunch should have been
    6. Call of Cthulhu maker offers $10,000 worth of cash prizes to aspiring tabletop RPG designer
    1. Arkham Horror RPG will introduce new investigators to a world of miskatonic mysteries this summer
    2. 6 best Into the Inklands item cards in Disney Lorcana
    3. How to play Monopoly: rules, setup and how to win
    4. 6 best Into the Inklands song cards in Disney Lorcana
    5. Balance cats on electricity cables in cute dexterity board game Nekojima
    1. NASA (yes, that NASA) has released its first D&D-compatible tabletop RPG adventure
    2. 12 best Into the Inklands cards in Disney Lorcana
    3. The 23 Most Rare and Expensive Pokémon Cards
    4. Puerto Rico 1897 publisher promises no AI art in final release after deluxe edition backlash
    5. Shakespeare and Hamlet battle with barbed words in latest Unmatched release
    6. First look at Halo: Flashpoint miniature game revels in the video game's intense multiplayer
    7. Dune RPG bundle lets you continue your Adventures in the Imperium for under £15 after you watch Part Two
    1. Mass Effect co-op board game will see players battling Cerberus as Shepard, Tali, Garrus, Liara and Wrex
    1. Mega Civilization, the 18-player, 12-hour-long board game covering 8,000 years of history, returns in a new edition this year
    2. 7 best Into the Inklands steel cards in Disney Lorcana
    3. Pandemic Legacy creators reunite for a new co-op legacy adventure board game
    4. Honey Heist creator’s 2 Rapid 2 Righteous is an RPG about being Fast & Furious - and Family - played with wind-up toy cars
    5. Netrunner meets Werewolf in two-player witch-hunting card game Pagan: The Fate of Roanoke
    6. Altered becomes biggest-ever TCG Kickstarter after raising $7m for groundbreaking approach to collecting cards