Category Archives: News

News category contains all news posts about the role playing games, strategy games, mmorpgs, ccgs, and fantasy and scifi related books and movies.

Worlds of Magic – A fantasy strategy game!

Master of Magic is a classic game that ultimately is what Worlds of Magic is following, looking to rebuild that game genre in a whole new way they have recently and successfully been funded on kickstarter! With around six days left, they are still looking to hit their stretch goal, but the good news is it looks like… Read More »

Shadowrun Returns First Look

Shadowrun Returns is something I’ve been rather excited for as it goes back to my childhood, and to get this look on the game is really exciting. I could go on and talk about it, but I think the creators said everything best, so check it out.   “Okay, the wait is over! Here’s what we’ve been up… Read More »

Drinking Quest 3 – Nectar of the Gods

  I haven’t had the chance to get around to a full review of Drinking Quest 2, but I assure you it was worth it. With each series this card-rpg-drinking game gets better, I have my opinions of different things that the game may use but from Drinking Quest 1 and the jump to Drinking Quest 2 the… Read More »

The Mothership Bundle Review + Game Giveaway

Indie developers are coming out of the wood works with new and improved ways to show off their games, IndieBundle.org does just that in a awesome-package deal everyday. Each new bundle includes at least 3 games you can buy for $5, in the case of the Mother Ship Bundle, you get a bonus game totaling it at 4 games. I… Read More »

Neverwinter: Vie For glory

Neverwinter is a game that holds a dear place in my heart, I have only fond memories of the game and now they are mixing two great memories into one; Neverwinter and MMO’s. Now being the big MMO buff I am, when I found out the new Neverwinter was an MMO I found myself actually a little disappointed,… Read More »

Lynn Willis, co-creator of Call of Cthulhu, passes.

In recent rather depressing news, Lynn Willis, the co-creator of call of Cthulhu has passed. He is known for multiple things but mostly for being a great man and supportive person, here is the announcing post. We are sad to announce the death of Lynn Willis, a pillar of Chaosium, Call of Cthulhu, and of the roleplaying community. Lynn had… Read More »

Jackpot! Gambling in Gamin’!

Often times when I even mention the word dice or if I happen to have a D6 handy inevitably someone asks me if I’m a gambler, which seems a bit bizarre that someone who gambles would carry around dice but the universe eludes me sometimes. So since people mistake it all the time, and many of us love to do… Read More »

Gygax Magazine Sneak Peak at first issue contents!

So those of you who may have signed up for the Gygax Magazine not too long ago got an email for the sneak peak of the Gygax Magazine, for those of you reserving your opinions before you sign up (which I don’t blame you) may not have known whats going on, so I’ve decided to share here. The… Read More »

Borderlands 2: Golden Key Codes

  Recently I was finally able to get my hands on Borderlands 2, I cracked it open and played through a bit, first thing I found that confused me was a particular Golden Box in Sanctuary, and it said I couldn’t afford to open it! I was confused, what was this? Some silly ploy to buy from the… Read More »

Iron Age FRP Project

Iron Age is a new tabletop/pen and paper RPG that was sent to is that is based in a bit of history, it takes some of the facts from history or historical periods and puts them into a fantasy like setting, in bringing all this together they also promise a more unique concepts of maneuvers and other gameplay… Read More »

The Gygax Magazine…what?

If you’re old enough or geeky enough you have heard of or know of “TSR”, the gaming company that was popularized for the publishing of our well loved game, Dungeons and Dragons, and if you game at all, you’ve heard the name “Gary Gygax” – and oh, do we miss him. Well recently I stumbled upon something disturbing,… Read More »

Worlds Oldest D20 !

Recently news on cnet  popped up something more ancient than even our darkest RPG games, and maybe just as awesome. Somewhere between 304 to 30 B.C. the Egyption decided it was time to play a bit of their own game, perhaps a good D20 adventure game? “You walk into the “shopping mall”, what do you do?” “I check to… Read More »

Magicians RPG

Learning a new language can be difficult, and people integrate it into so many things to try and make it easier. Things such as dvds, music, audio, video games, etc. but Magicians RPG adds learning a language hand in hand with doing what we love most, a tabletop RPG. You can take a look at the kickstarter for… Read More »

Shadowgate 2012 Kickstarter

Adventure games are something that seems to get more and more scarce, and even when they aren’t, the graphics are pretty outdated. Though now they are remaking Shadowgate for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices, and they are looking for some help to get the games finished, check out the kickstarter here. At time of writing this, they have over… Read More »

Another Pay WhatYouWant bundle from Indiegala?

You bet that’s what it is! IndieGala10  has it’s PayWhatYouWant for about 11 games, and you only have to beat the “average”, at this point is about $5.11. So for less than six bucks you can bag yourself about 9 steam games and 2 DRM free games. The DRM Free games are Omegaladon and Praetorians, with a minimum of $1… Read More »

RPG Table Online.

So recently I was able to take a look into something recently released called RPG Table Online, reminding me a lot of some of the paid programs I see out there, it seems to be a bit in its early stages but seems pretty reliable. Now I know I have moved away from a majority of my gaming… Read More »

Pay what you want for the Divinity games on GoG.com !

So I’ve seen these spring up a bit, and thought this was definitely worth the look. Divinity, as we recently mentioned in a previous article here  will be releasing their remastered Divinity Anthology, and for a limited time (Six days left as of this post!) you can choose what you pay. That’s right, it’s your choice. I saw this,… Read More »

Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.

Recently I printed out the Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition (or DnD “Next”) Playtest, and I noticed some very obvious changes, for those of you who haven’t had the time to check yet, I’m gonna give you the low-down! Hit Points are now a lot more like third edition, only a few classes seem to have an upgrade… Read More »

Divinity Anthology Collection Release

Divine Divinity is an RPG that is ten years in the making, this Divinity Anthology collects all the games that are set in the Divinity Universe. These games are remastered versions of the epic fantasy RPGs as well as extra’s that come inside of this exclusive edition and celebrate a full decade of the Divinity series. Oh, and… Read More »

Dungeons & Dragons: a documentary trailer

Have you heard of the Dungeons and Dragons Documentary that was started on kickstarter? With being well funded, I can imagine this will soon come to light. Watching the trailer bellow brought tears to my eyes, rest in peace Gary, you will be remembered for eternity. To support this you can find their facebook here, or their main… Read More »