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Careful, the Dice May Eat You

These Maow Miniatures dice are already a year or so old, but rowwwrrrrr.

Deniath, Hobby Discount Site from a Former WizKids Manager

Deniath will be a new “private-sale” website for the hobby game and comic market, selling items at “up to 70%” off for a limited time window, which makes the site sound a lot like Tanga and its ilk. Also, the site is “invitation only”, but invitations are available freely and un-exclusively. Update: Wade adds: “The Invitations are only widely available …

June Board and Card Game Patents

Land-based, on-line poker system – The idea of a poker game where some of the participants sit around the table and some play in their rooms via WAN. Trivial and obvious. By Maurice Mills. Method and system for remote gaming – And oh look. In the very same month we get the exact same patent (The idea of a poker game where some of …

June Board and Card Game Patents

Land-based, on-line poker system – The idea of a poker game where some of the participants sit around the table and some play in their rooms via WAN. Trivial and obvious. By Maurice Mills. Method and system for remote gaming – And oh look. In the very same month we get the exact same patent (The idea of…

The 2010 Origins Awards

And the winners are: Wings of War – Best historical miniature figure or line Flames of War: North Africa – Best miniature games rules or supplement Wings of War: WW2 Deluxe – Best miniature game rules of the year Conflict of Heroes: Storms of Steel – Best historical board game Battletech 25 Years of Art & Fiction – Best game related book Knights of the Dinner Table …

Reaper Minis

Reaper Miniatures June releases include a female ogre shaman, a cyborg hero, and this frost wyrm.

Bakugan Ultimate Gamer’s Guide

Scholastic’s got you covered for recess as well as class. It’s the Ultimate Gamer’s Guide for Bakugan , authored by the game’s designer, Luke Peterschmidt, and filled with the basic rules of the game, strategies, special tournament rules, a guide to rare Bakugan, and a review of Season 3.

Some Time Well Spent with AEG

Most of us at the Pawn are pretty in the know when it comes to who’s doing what, but I discovered something today: Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) is probably one of the busiest hobby gaming companies out there. Why is that? Legend of the Five Rings RPG: I got some hands on time with the new rulebook and I’ll tell …

Catalyst Games: Moving Forward

We got to spend some quality time with Catalyst Game Labs ‘ art director, Brent Evans (who was absolutely great to interview), this morning in a 30 minute interview that covered quite a bit of ground. The big question on everyone’s mind has got to be: where is Catalyst as a company? You ask, we answer. The Drama We’re not going to rehash the financial irregularities…

Judge Dredd Miniatures

Mongoose Publishing is now producing Judge Dredd miniatures . Only available direct from Mongoose, the initial figures in the line include a range of judges, gorillas, mutants, and desperados. You could use them for Judge Dredd Traveller or with the free miniatures game ruleset available for download.

What happened to the articles on painting minis?

Just a quick update, which I probably should have posted a few weeks ago… Our basement, which is where I do all my miniature prep and painting, is currently undergoing some heavy duty renovation. As a result I had to postpone all painting activities while the work was going on and still need to clean up the mess the workmen left: everything in…

Games Workshop in Review: Two Years Later

Two years ago, we delivered a fairly in-depth review of the state of Games Workshop as a publicly traded company. Given everything that’s happened to Games Workshop in the interim, it seemed appropriate to revisit that assessment. But first, a bit of record keeping – in that article, we made a few predictions on what was coming next from GW: Slowdown in Regular Releases: We…

WizKids Strikes Again: Star Trek Heroclix

I know I have a bit of a rep on this blog for being a fairly unapologetic fanboy, but this news has really taken me off guard: WizKids has signed a deal with CBS to produce a line of Star Trek clix . Don’t get me wrong, I…