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Old gods, peanut storms, rogue umpires and ghost players are presumed included.
“We are reforming our moderation policies to ensure that everyone has an inclusive place to enjoy our great hobby.”
“This decision was made with a heavy heart for a multitude of reasons that we cannot disclose.”
Hard wires, heavy metal.
Don’t Stålenhag all the fun.
The bundle contains over 100 games and will donate proceeds to Jasper’s Game Day.
ZineQuest is dead; long live ZineQuest.
One user alleges she was banned multiple times for simply mentioning her gender and sexual identity.
Tense miniature gameplay feels at odds with half-baked thematic trappings.
Planned move to blockchain in 2022 leaves designers and publishers desperately seeking viable alternatives to the industry’s dominant crowdfunding platform.
Bart Vickers reflects on what went wrong and how the second iteration aims for clearer communication and more transparency.
Restoration Games' Justin Jacobson reflects on six years of pumping new life into old titles.
Ride that frigid radgnar.
Mr. Torque and Monster Fight Club raised over $1,000,000 in the first week of crowdfunding.
Throw Throw Bags of Money.
Having a crystal ball.
The addition of a third major Arena format might introduce more issues than it addresses.
The team behind the genre-agnostic RPG plans to address community complaints in a future version of the agreement.
For those who love relaxing but hate their savings accounts.
Nuts to border treatments.
The loving, burdensome ties that bind.
Chinese news claims it is “one of the biggest fake goods hauls in recent years”.
From indie darling to fourth-most successful tabletop RPG on the platform
This isn't a mine - it's a board game.
“We will never accept nor condone any form of prejudice, hatred, or abuse in our company, or in the Warhammer hobby.”
Your loss, Jeopardy!
Out for blood… or at least premium currency.
Reach of the Roach God’s many-legged book was funded on Kickstarter within the first half hour.
The five-title bundle wants to prove there’s more to tabletop games than the Global North.
Paizo employees have their recognition, but the hardest fights might still be on the horizon.
Mobile birding for the Apple-shy.
Zone of Adventure: Imbalance sees the return of the McElroys’ initial cast of characters.
Pokémon TCG Live used Delay. It's skipping its turn!
No shoes, no shirt, no invitation? No problem.
Alone with my dead friends.
Darwin some, Dar-lose some.
Unleashing the greatest terror this Halloween: the Yahtzee chad.
You can’t spell “great party” without aorta.
Spelunking and firearms are fundamental research skill, promise.
The minimalist RPG publisher sets ten rules for its adventure books with fascinating results.
Dragonlance author Tracy Hickman’s new tabletop RPG spices its play with technological power.
The latest title from Banana Chan and Sen-Foong Lim comes from the publisher of Alice is Missing.
It’s time to d-d-d-d-d-mask up.
Square Enix will release The Promised Day as part of the popular anime’s 20th anniversary celebration.
The worker victory skips a lengthy and often nasty voting period, skipping straight to contract negotiation.
A crease, fold and cut above the standard graphic novel.
Play as either Kevin or the unfortunate Wet Bandits invading his house for yuletide loot.
Next year’s tabletop convention will run October 6th through the 9th, but no word on continuing safety restrictions.
Staff say they are “underpaid for their labor, required to live in one of the most expensive cities in the United States, and subjected to untenable crunch conditions on a regular basis”.
Why do we keep letting Ubisoft on Kickstarter?
Rock the monstrous blocks
The adaptation of Watanabe’s popular anime comes by way of Don’t Panic Games and Mana Project Studio.
The designers behind Apothecaria and Scurry! join forces on a solo journaling adventure.
Discounted dungeons until October 13th.
The government-funded tabletop RPG imagines a world uncomfortably close to our own likely future.
It takes a village... of meeples.
Grab your dice and a fork.
Yo ho, and a crumb of representation.
The tabletop team-up have planned more than a simple almanac for Gillen and Han’s twisted polyhedral world.
Zero gravity, zero chance of survival.
The preeminent trading card game hits the ground running in 2022 ahead of four planned core sets.
Rowan, Rook and Deckard will be handling publishing and production duties on Gillen’s design.
“Here we are, writing games in a second language, swimming against the tide, in the hopes of reaching a larger audience and making ends meet.”
The three-book gift set includes reprints of Xanathar’s Guide to Everything and Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything.
Swing and a hit for fans of even more math in their matches.
Several recent controversies and “numerous instances” of the CEO’s history of harassment led to the organisation’s decision.
Treat ailing patients while dealing with midnight shifts and surprise infections with a practicing physician’s first title.
“No employee will ever be fired for whistleblowing or advocating for employee safety and wellbeing, and we have never fired an employee for doing so.”
Cards from Pokémon TCG Online can be transferred over, spelling the end for the old app.
We talk our favourite mystery RPGs, the latest news from Gen Con and more.
The committee says it chose Nibcard for its efforts to steward a growing tabletop movement in West Africa.
The board game and TTRPG convention proved unable to enforce vaccination cards, relying on masks and best safety practices.
Plus, space cat companions that confer fishing bonuses!
Is this music? I can’t get enough of that sweet music.
Dust, rust and the promise of fame.
A paper cut above the rest.
LudiCreations and designer Artem Safarov end business relationship with the US-based publisher and board game retailer.
A “broken algorithm” forces the card game into an interminable break, but a digital version is on the horizon.
A Chansey at cardboard riches, for charity!
Skyraiders of Abarax will come to Kickstarter in the fall of 2021.
Like Zinequest, but more collaborative and festive.
Magpie Games talks supply chain logistics, shielding design from bloat and contributor pay.