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May 2024 Archive

    1. This Monty Python-esque comedy RPG lets you improv as a band of incompetent and dangerously powerful wizards
    2. Re-enact Greta Gerwig’s Little Women with this coming-of-age tabletop RPG
    1. Freak War throws Exploding Kittens and Pokémon into a blender for a trading card game you can play at parties
    2. New Blade Runner RPG expansion asks how far you’d go for the Replicant Rebellion
    3. City of Six Moons is a board game written in an alien language you’ll need to translate to play - and you’ll never know if you’ve got it quite right
    4. The best MTG Arena decks in 2024 for every format
    5. Alternate cover for Dungeons & Dragons’ Player’s Handbook radiates a wholesome vibe for players who want to D&D and chill
    6. Spend another five hours moving three spaces in the new Talisman board game from the studio behind Betrayal at House on the Hill
    1. Hannibal and Hamilcar bring two out-of-print classic historical wargames back to crowdfunding (Sponsored)
    2. This new eBay rival for TCGs wants to make buying and selling ungraded Pokémon cards less of a headache
    3. “You don't know when something profound is going to happen”: Designer behind Critical Role's new RPG on the therapeutic potential of tabletop games
    4. Abzu and Studio Ghibli inspired this solo roleplaying game about diving around spectacular coral reefs
    5. I sure hope Frostpunk’s escape room board game is easier to survive than the video game
    6. The Walking Dead: Surrounded squeezes the entire zombie franchise into a tiny card game
    7. Fresh from Stranger Things and Critical Role, D&D villain Vecna shows his hand in Dead by Daylight
    1. Terraria’s co-op board game will tunnel its way onto Kickstarter later this month
    2. Western Legends is the closest board game to Red Dead Redemption I've played, and it's getting a story-driven spin-off
    3. Millennials rejoice! There’s an official Neopets tabletop RPG on the way
    4. Tabletop Creators Summit London has been cancelled
    5. Books for D&D’s newest edition pay homage to classic heroes of the RPG’s past
    1. Warhammer Skulls returns next week for a fresh look at Space Marine 2 and Boltgun, plus other video games
    2. Here’s what the cover of Dungeons & Dragons’ 2024 Player’s Handbook looks like
    3. D&D Red Box artist rejects “stupid” reveal of female warrior, then accepts “you can interpret it however you want”
    4. Final Fantasy 14’s tabletop RPG hasn’t even been released yet, but it’s already being reprinted after selling out
    5. Get more than 10 tabletop RPGs for less than £20 with this Cypher System Humble Bundle
    6. Neon Hope blends Android: Netrunner and the Arkham Horror LCG into an optimistic cyberpunk co-op card game
    7. Promising virtual tabletop One More Multiverse, home to digital Blades in the Dark and Yazeba's B&B, is shutting down
    1. Magic: The Gathering bans Unfinity’s Stickers and Attractions from three formats, gives up on partial legality.
    2. AEW wrestlers will take their fight to Warhammer by battling live in new Age of Sigmar mode Spearhead
    3. GameStop will extend its trade-in program to graded Pokémon TCG cards
    4. Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: The Board Game will give you another chance to get a miniature David Bowie codpiece in time for the movie’s 40th anniversary
    5. Five Nights at Freddy’s inspired this horror RPG about an eldritch radio show that comes with its own soundtrack
    6. The Breach channels Returnal and Control via 1970s sci-fi in a fast and unforgiving RPG perfect for Mothership fans
    7. Loved Dune Part II? You'll soon be able to get one of the best Dune board games on Gamefound
    8. MTG Arena codes: Free MTGA booster packs and cosmetics
    9. The best Magic: The Gathering Standard decks in 2024
    1. Yazeba's Bed & Breakfast, a slice-of-life RPG from the makers of Wanderhome, gets an official release date
    2. Behold(er): Dungeons & Dragons invades horror video game sensation Dead By Daylight
    3. The Legend of Vox Machina’s third season will deliver more animated Critical Role this fall
    4. The best games to play outdoors this summer, wherever you are and whatever the weather
    5. Play a 30 minute co-op Dark Souls-like D&D card game with Regicide Legacy, now on Kickstarter!
    1. Critical Role’s new subscription service includes two exclusive shows and live event presale access
    2. Star Wars miniatures game Shatterpoint is adding Luke, Leia and Han from A New Hope
    3. Over 40 years later, the warrior on Dungeons & Dragons' iconic Red Box has been given a face
    4. Puerto Rico 1897 cultural consultant rejects anti-colonialist board game remake as “not real inclusion”
    5. 5 perfect Magic: The Gathering pop-culture crossovers that deserve their own Universes Beyond set
    1. After Kids on Bikes and Kids on Brooms, the beginner-friendly RPG series puts Kids in Capes
    2. Lost Cities designer will pack epic Greek classic The Iliad into a half-hour board game for two players
    3. Ashes is basically an indie Dark Souls tabletop RPG for a single Chosen Undead
    4. Disney Lorcana: Ursula’s Return - Everything we know about Lorcana’s fourth set
    5. Snap Ships Tactics is X-Wing meets Lego and it's brilliant
    6. New Disney Lorcana enchanted Cinderella card lets you play nine-cost songs for free
    7. The Cyberpunk tabletop RPG has “plenty” more lore and gear from Cyberpunk 2077 on the way
    8. Root designer’s Oath: Chronicles of Empire & Exile is getting its first board game expansion
    1. Almost two years later, Cyberpunk Edgerunners' starter set for tabletop RPG Red will finally see a release
    2. Who’s the top horror movie monster? This rowdy mix of Cabin in the Woods and Betrayal at House on the Hill lets you decide
    3. Warhammer price increase brings the Imperium against its most hated foe - inflation
    4. Dungeons & Dragons will release its 2024 ruleset under a Creative Commons licence
    5. Lord of the Rings: Duel for Middle-Earth is basically a reskin of the 7 Wonders 2-player board game
    1. Dungeons & Dragons maker says it doesn’t publicly address every AI allegation to protect artist privacy
    2. Kinfire Council is an asymmetrical political bout full of cultists, political schemes and hidden knives
    3. Yu-Gi-Oh! Banlist for 2024
    4. Japanese Magic: The Gathering manga about rivals-to-friendship gets an official English release
    5. $3m Black Lotus overtakes 1/1 One Ring to claim Magic: The Gathering's most expensive card record
    6. Booktok has reached the tabletop gaming world, starting with a card game based on The Cruel Prince
    1. Magic: The Gathering dips another toe into Arena cross-pollination with month-long paper draft promotion
    2. Demon Loop is Slay the Spire via Loop Hero from the designer of Great Western Trail
    3. Latest Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel banlist
    4. Magic: The Gathering’s Comic Sans-laden Secret Lair misses the humour mark by miles
    5. Betrayal at House on the Hill’s card game betrays what makes the board game great
    6. Dungeons & Dragons creator promises future video games will be “something like” Baldur’s Gate 3, invests over $1 billion to make it happen
    1. Fallout TV show's popularity doubled sales of the series' tabletop games, sold out the official RPG
    2. Mörk Borg’s official action figure is a skeletal tribute to the Swedish doom-metal RPG
    3. Magic: The Gathering responds to significant Modern Horizon 3 leaks with a cheeky article instead of Pinkertons
    4. Become a gold-hungry dragon stealing from your friends’ hoards in board game Pillage the Village! (Sponsored)
    5. Brazilian board game creators are giving the country’s voiceless a way to be heard
    6. Improve your D&D games by exploring the new worlds featured in this collection of fantasy maps