• Top 20 Game News Items for 2010

    Board and card games did fine in 2010, just as they have been doing for at least the last 20 years. Today’s board and card games are harder to distinguish from video and electronic games. Many...

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  • Making a Comeback is Making a Comeback

    Erin Sherbert at The Examiner wins the clueless award for being the first reporter this year to title an article “Board Games Are Making a Comeback”, a title or phrase which has been used at least...

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  • Making a Comeback is Making a Comeback

    Erin Sherbert at The Examiner wins the clueless award for being the first reporter this year to title an article “Board Games Are Making a Comeback”, a title or phrase which has been used at least...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Game Industry Catalogs

    The Greater Games Industry Catalog is a quarterly directory of the hobby game industry, covering mostly US and mostly publishers and distributors. It contains contact and inventory information for around 7-800 companies and 45,000 products (by...

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  • Resident Evil [Deck Building Game]

    Every video game deserves a card game version, right? Must be so; the latest is Resident Evil. And as you can tell from the subtitle, Bandai has decided to follow the deck-building trend, rather than the...

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  • A sneak peak at the Supplicant – a new base class for Aruneus & the Pathfinder RPG

    The Supplicant is a new base player class for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game and the World of Aruneus.  Please note that this is a preview of the un-edited and un-playtested class.  As such, what you do...

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  • Rules Mastery For Dummies & Busy GMs Part 2: Getting Enthusiastic About Rules

    Last time around, Johnn described (via exerpted email) his difficulty in getting enthusiastic about reading rules. Johnn has been making a common mistake, and it’s one that I have been guilty of myself in the past....

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  • Mattel Buys Phase 10 from Fundex and iMAGiNiff from Blue Opal

    A scant few weeks after reaching a settlement with Phase 10′s designer over unpaid royalties, Indianapolis-based Fundex has sold its bestselling game Phase 10 to Mattel. Phase 10 is the second best selling card game, dwarfed...

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  • Roll vs Boredom: Mentally Challenged

    Roll vs Boredom is an ongoing project to fight off boredom from behind the game master’s screen.  My challenge to myself, to create one signature mechanic for every “adventure” I run in my current campaign, whether...

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  • WotC Makes Elder Dragon Highlander a Standard Format

    WotC has taken Elder Dragon Highlander, or EDH, a popular grass-roots multi-player Magic format, and turned it into an officially sanctioned format. They have renamed it MTG Commander . In this format you have big-ass legend...

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