- Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.Posted 222 days ago
How to Succeed or Fail on Kickstarter
I post a compilation of Kickstarter tabletop game projects (RPG, board, card) on Purple Pawn each week. I’ve been tracking tabletop game projects on KS pretty much since there have been tabletop game projects on...
- Posted 739 days ago
Random thoughts about RPC (Role Play Convention)
Yesterday I went to RPC , my third trip in the past three years. My first year I stumbled upon a booth selling a lot of original TSR box sets and modules and I went a...
- Posted 741 days ago
It’s Passover and I’m Clearing Out My Browser Tabs Roundup
NECA has bought Icarus Studios , which is designing an online version of HeroClix. ( source ) The long-running Scrabble News abandoned its print and paper offering and is now online-only. ( source ) Game Briefs...
- Posted 762 days ago
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...
- Posted 768 days ago
Game Bandit—Miniature Giveaways Edition
Catalyst Game Labs will be giving away Leviathans miniatures before the game is released. The contest has three categories: best web presentation, best real-life presentation, and best game component. Fantasy Flight Games is running a miniatures...
- Posted 768 days ago
Starmada: Fleet Ops
Starmada is a set of spaceship combat rules that can be used on its own as a miniatures battle game or as a specialized subsystem for an RPG or other game. The core rules can be...
- Posted 769 days ago
Game Bandit—Memories of Play Edition
The Strong National Museum of Play is collecting video recollections of playing with friends. The top videos, as chosen by a panel of experts and by public voting, will win Flip video cameras and Amazon gift...
- Posted 775 days ago
Penn’s Year of Games
As millions of students eagerly await word on their college applications, those hoping for acceptance to the University of Pennsylvania now have an extra reason for excitement. Penn (my alma mater) has declared the 2011-2012 school...
- Posted 776 days ago
Knizia Co-op Star Trek Game from WizKids
Star Trek Expeditions will be a new cooperative game by Reiner Knizia forthcoming from WizKids. The game is based on the series’ restart movie. Includes Star Trek Heroclix (natch), and is for 1-4 players. Due mid-June....
- Posted 777 days ago
Game Bandit—Loot Edition
A new daily-deal website, Gamerati Loot , offers 45-75% off games (both board game and RPG products), 5 days a week. Spin Master is inviting fans to design their own Mechtogans for Bakugan’s Mechtanium Surge Dream...
- Posted 782 days ago