Tag Archives: Featured

Dungeons and Dragons 5e Release Date, prices, and the Free Core Game PDF

Dungeons and Dragons is a game that has its ups and downs in the current market it is in, and with 4th Edition a lot of hardcore players were in a riot. Disliking 4E for many reasons, but that can be covered in a large article all on its own. Because of the complete “botch” that many players… Read More »

Get Well Gamers Child Hospital Charity

There is a lot of controversy surrounding games sometimes, but more and more studies continue to come out showing that games have their benefits. Everything within its moderation. Get Well Gamers is a charity that is donating to childrens hospital in order to help our youngest of gamers have another avenue to help get their mind off of… Read More »

Shadow of Mordor – New trailer and retail exclusives revealed

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor is one turning out to be THE best game ever created from a movie. Though this game is much more than simply a LoTR game, it is revolutionary in the way it handles its characters, npcs, and even the graphics are beautiful. Recently they’ve released their most gameplay trailer that focuses around Weapons and… Read More »

Weekly Game Kickstarter Projects

Click on a header to sort by the column. New: Project Description Required Raised Days Remaining Guestbook

Marcon 46 Convention Review

Over the Memorial Day weekend I had the chance to attend my first Marcon convention in Columbus, Ohio . Marcon is the oldest science fiction and fantasy convention in Ohio and is operated by SOLEA (the Science Oriented Literature, Art, and Education Foundation). The first Marcon was held in Toledo, OH back in 1966. They moved to Columbus for the third convention in 1968 and have been there ever since. Marcon offers…

Huquuqi, the UAE Human Rights Board Game

Huquuqi, or “My Rights”, is an Arabic-language board game from the Emirates Association for Human Rights , an organization that doesn’t appear to have an English website, and Falconcity of Wonders , a 40 million sq foot Dubai construction project that was halted in 2009. The game is supposed to teach children about their basic rights under UAE law. It appears to be some kind of roll and…

Weekly Kickstarter Game Projects Roundup

Click on a header to sort by the column. New: Project Description Required Raised Days Remaining Kamakura Dyad Games Japanese feudal warfare themed combat card game; pretty $2500 $1125 36 Epic Conquest Alexander VanDorpe No information, since author fears his ideas will be stolen $1500 $0 57 Ainerêve Campaign Setting Goodman Games Eldritch RPG campaign setting $3000 $10 25 The World of Mistrunner Glenn Randall …

Deniath – Private sales for gaming geeks

A few days ago I stumbled on an interesting site, Deniath .  What is it?  “Deniath offers invitation-only access to exclusive, deals for game enthusiasts and pop-culture fans at up to 70% off retail.”  They’re a bit like Woot.com, in that each sale features either one item, or a group of items from a single source.  …

Introspection, The Game of Invasive Questions

Introspection from sggc Interpersonal Communications Co. was designed on the premise that we would all like to know more about each other before we have passed on. To that end, they have produced a board game with over 1300 invasive questions on topics ranging from religious beliefs to secrets that you never told your spouse or family. Each player can pass a certain number of questions, but the current player…

Gaming Hoopla Benefit for ACS

The Southern Wisconsin Gaming Hoopla convention starts today. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society through the Knutson Family & Tastefully Simpletuns Relay for Life Teams. Additional Relay for Life events around the country also feature (or featured) board or cards games, Scrabble, etc.

Gaming Hoopla Benefit for ACS

The Southern Wisconsin Gaming Hoopla convention starts today. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society through the Knutson Family & Tastefully Simpletuns Relay for Life Teams. Additional Relay for Life events around the country also feature (or featured) board or cards games, Scrabble, etc.

Gaming Hoopla Benefit for ACS

The Southern Wisconsin Gaming Hoopla convention starts today. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society through the Knutson Family & Tastefully Simpletuns Relay for Life Teams. Additional Relay for Life events around the country also feature (or featured) board or cards games, Scrabble, etc.

Scratching That Itch – Winds of Change Session 7

WARNING: This session features a particularly raunchy joke within the first 5 minutes of the recording. It’s not just NSFW content, it’s kind of Not Safe for Life. That said, here’s the link to that audio ! =) In this session, the party ventured back into Freeport to begin their search for the Cultists of Haagenti that had cursed the Hall of …

Living Legends solving crime In Broad Daylight

Monkey House Games co-founder Jeff Dee has created Living Legends, a roleplaying game set in the superhero setting of Villains and Vigilantes, according to ICv2 . This is an updated version of the classical Living Legends, and will offer a point-buy system or an optional random generation method for character generation and faster paced mechanics. The 160 page standalone core rulebook, …

April Kickstarter Game Projects 2

A scant 9 days after our last post and things are really hopping on Kickstarter. Furthermore, the site is starting to be used by larger, experienced, traditional designers and publishers, and not only first-timers. A show of hands: if projects keep getting added at this pace, how many readers want this roundup to be weekly? Here are new projects since the last post : Project Description Required …

Minigames in roleplaying games

Recently I have started playing Sid Meier’s Pirates! again. Pirates! is a single-player, open world game set into the Caribbean during the late 16th and early to late 17th century. You play a ship captain working as a privateer for either the English, French, Dutch or Spanish. During the game you can freely choose your allegiances, choose to attack enemy ships or towns, hunt pirates, seek…

Alternity memories…

The recent post by HyenaSpotz about the Alternity RPG really struck home! I was a big fan of the game when it came out and his terrific review of the game brought back some great memories. When Alternity was announced I was immediately interested; the fact that it would be a “generic” sci-fi system I could use to create my own …

DriveThruRPG’s GM’s Day sale! All TC products 25% off until March 7th!

DriveThruRPG is having their annual GM’s Day sale !  You can get a ton of stuff for 25% off, including Troll in the Corner products ! You’ve got 7 days to get your stuff. Technorati Tags: rpg , role playing games , drivethrurpg , pdf , sale , deal Troll in the Corner . . Related posts: DriveThruRPG enters the Print on Demand market, and I got to beta…

Would a near-future science-based space exploration roleplaying game work?

Yesterday I stumbled upon this post at the famous BoingBoing blog which featured two pieces of awesome NASA artistic renderings of possible future space missions. I love science and space exploration. Even as a kid I read and watched everything I could about astronomy, space exploration and physics. And of course I almost devoured any SF novel I could find in the house. Ever since I …

DriveThruRPG enters the Print on Demand market, and I got to beta test and review it

[Full Disclosure: Not only am I a featured reviewer for DriveThruRPG but they also carry my products.] DriveThruRPG , has recently entered the print on demand market, offering a small but rapidly growing number of PDFs as actual, honest to goodness physical books. I was recently asked to participate in a beta test with this new offering, following the print on demand process from ordering right through …