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Gauntlet: Pre-order benefits

Gauntlet is a game that my childhood dreams are made out of, other than sonic. The news of a new release had me completely overjoyed, because despite how far we’ve come in the gaming world, there is still a place for games like this, and why not. Gauntlet is one of the originals. They’ve recently released their pre-order… Read More »

Popup Dungeon Greenlit on Steam/Kickstarter

I have to admit lately I’m a sucker for Rogue like games, and I recently found my favorite, but just as I thought it couldn’t get better, I found this. Popup Dungeon, at first with the blocky characters I was thinking I found a fantasy minecraft, but then I started reading and looking deeper into the game. First… Read More »

Magic the Gathering: Planechase 2012 – new information revelead

In November Wizards of the Coast announced that on this June they will continue their Magic the Gathering : Planechase product line with a new release. On this week they released some additional info and insight regarding the release.    Thankfully the new addition is not just another couple of planar cards with the same design approach as… Read More »

Thunderstone Advance – Compatibility Guide is available !

   Last week AEG produced a highly demanded expansion for Thunderstone Advance : a Compatibility Guide. This means that from now on you may use your old Thunderstone cards with the new game (almost) without a problem. If you don’t know what I’m speaking about, I mentioned the compatibility issues in an earlier article. The Good    Since… Read More »

The Lord of the Rings: Nazgul is coming in this May !

   The new board game from Wizkids, the intriguing The Lords of The Rings: Nazgul is due to release at May 16. There is few thing we already know about the title, but there are already some info available now, before the official previews start in April.   I have to say that the game is promising with… Read More »

Wizkids announced the new Pirates of the Spanish Main game!

   Last week WizKids announced the relaunch of the Pirates of the Spanish Main property. Pirates of the Spanish Main – Shuffling the Deck card game draw inspiration and spirit from the old game, but otherwise unrelated and incompatible with the previous game.    Shuffling the Deck will be a stand-alone card game, designed by Bryan Kinsella (Star… Read More »

Project: Future Perfect (Press Release)

­ On Monday, February 6th, BareHanded-Games.com will launch it’s site. BareHanded­-Games.com will also be debuting the nearly full range of Digital Sculpts for the Global Police Force (GPF) Faction. This is Project: Future Perfect (PFP), a gritty post apocalyptic miniature battle game. The GPF is an order of cybernetically enhanced peacekeepers tasked with the responsibility of keeping humanity… Read More »

King Arthur II – The Role-playing Wargame launched this week

  King Arthur II – The Role-playing Wargame launched earlier this week, providing a sequel to the innovative ans successful King Arthur game released in 2009. Published by Paradox Interactive and Neocore, it seems they kept everything which made the prequel a great game, and even improved upon on some aspects. By the way, I’m really proud of… Read More »

Star Trek Heroclix: Tactics releases today !

  Today is the release date for Star Trek HeroClix: Tactics, a new game from WizKids. Using the standard HeroClix ruleset it’s the third Star Trek themed game from the publisher after the release of the Star Trek: Expeditions and Star Trek : Fleet Captains boardgames.   I think the license is in good hands with WizKids, as… Read More »

Review – The Thunderstone series

  Today I will take a look at the Thundestone series, released by Alderac Entertainment Group, one of the well-known successful deck-building games in the market. Since it’s release in 2009 the base game received four expansions and a second stand-alone set which integrates well with the base game, and currently one of the top 100 boardgames according… Read More »

Rpg.Org Magazine – now with a YouTube channel !

Hi Fellow Roleplayers ! Simply put, we are everywhere. Last year we were already available on Facebook and Twitter with daily updates. On 6th of January we announced our brand new Google+ page, which is constantly updated with our new contents. And from now on, we are on YouTube ! On our YouTube page you will find all… Read More »

Thunderstone Advance is coming ! (release in 2012 March)

  If you follow the AEG homepage or the Thunderstone Facebook group you may already know : big changes are coming for the popular deck-building game. With the release of Thunderstone Advance they start something new : with new story, components, mechanics and changes, while keeping the game full backward compatibility. It seems a very interesting idea !… Read More »

MechWarrior: Tactical Command coming in 2012 !

It’s a really good time for MechWarrior fans, as MechWarrior: Tactical Command is due to release in 2012 !   At 2011 December 6th a Singapore based game developer company, Personae Studios announced the release of a new MechWarrior game for the Apple iOS platform, and it is scheduled to make its debut in the iTunes App Store… Read More »

Mage Knight Boardgame released !

WizKids yesterday released the new Mage Knight Boardgame, a strategy-game about conquest, fame and magic. As  Mage Knights, the players marching toward the capital of Atlantasia figthing enemies and each other along the way.   At December 7th WizKids released Mage Knight Boardgame as well as the Lord of the Rings HeroClix we mentioned before to appease a… Read More »

Lord of the Rings HeroClix is delayed !

While we didn’t see any official announcement about it on WizKids or HeroClix.com, it seems that the awaited The Lord of the Rings HeroClix will be available at the beginning of December. Which is sure, that it wasn’t released on the officially announced announced release day, November 23rd. Based on some online retailers, the new release date is… Read More »

Magic the Gathering: Planechase 2012 Edition has been announced !

On November 23th Wizards of the Coast announced the new expansion to it’s Magic the Gathering: Planchase product line. Planescape 2012 Edition bring new cards and even new mechanics to the game.   Yesterday, Wizards of the Coast announced a new product for Magic the Gathering, Planechase 2012 Edition. At the summer of 2012 we could visit new… Read More »

Quarriors! Rise of the Demons release day !

Quarriors! Rise of the Demons is the first expansion to the successful  Quarriors! dice building game, bringing new types of dice, more player vs player interaction and eternal corruption to the title (with an epic goo-burst)   Today is the awaited release day for the first expansion to the Quarriors! dice-building game: Quarriors! Rise of the Demons. As… Read More »

Paper Money #51: Retailer Unfriendly Packaging

Ben and Rett talk about Hasbro layoffs and HQ move, make a laconic attempt to cover other game news and finally, tear into some seriously crazed packaging problems on two new games that have just hit the market – from what is a bad package to why you shouldn’t be creative. Also, we learn that Rett’s prefered podcast beverage is…water. Next Show: Summer Releases – are they…

Clearing Out the Browser Tabs Roundup

RIP Ned Strongin, creator of Connect Four. ( source ) ICv2 covers the Q1 game industry. ( source ) Techcrunch calls Zynga’s new Facebook game Empires and Allies a cross between Settlers of Catan meets Risk meets the ‘ville franchise. ( source ) This guy painted Scrabble tile graffiti as a proposal to his girlfriend. ( source )

How To Fall In Love With GMing Again + iPad App Review of Daily Notes

Write down your ideas when they come to you. This core GM tip gets repeated often in the Roleplaying Tips newsletter for good reason. If you do not record your ideas, they could get lost or fuddled, and I find nothing more frustrating when my brain pumps out a super idea only to ignore or forget it. How To GM More Often Writing…