• Palladium Books Embroiled in Another Crisis

    Palladium Books weathered a “crisis of treachery” in 2006 – 2008, following embezzlement by a former Sales Manager, through the generosity of its loyal fans. And Palladium Books is reported to be aggressive in its pursuit...

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  • Loot and Scoot

    Victory Point Games is a publishing venture that began as an extension to Alan Emrich’s game design course at the Art Institute of California. For the most part, the company has focused on war games, but...

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  • Purple Parlay—The Cost of Things

    Games are getting expensive ! To be fair, a lot of games are rising in quality too. We’re seeing a lot more plastic pieces, and more of them too. We’re seeing better boards, nicer cards, and...

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  • Weekly Game Criminal Roundup

    Chicago, IL: One woman shoots and kills another woman over a card game. ( source ) Also, one man shot to death at a dice game. ( source ) Towanda, PA: Two inmates get into a...

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  • Treasure Trails, or Play Games While You Hike the UK

    Treasure Trails provides several different type of games to get you out of doors and hiking the countryside. Game types include treasure hunts, murder mysteries, and spy missions. You can call in with the solutions to...

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  • Dice Towers in Litko’s Lab

    Litko has an interesting section of their site called Jim’s Lab , where you can purchase and try out new products before they become new products.  Items there generally run for a short time to see...

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  • The Brett Meyer Dice Tube

    Brett Meyer has created a spiffy looking dice “tube”, which is a dice tumbler in a clear plastic tube with mats at either end. He sells them with different types and colors of dice, and either...

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  • RIP Abraham Nathanson, Creator of Bananagrams

    Abe was 76 years old when he invented and published Bananagrams . So there’s still hope for you. ( source )

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  • Heroes of Graxia, YA Deck-Building Game

    Daniel Kroegel and Garry Cox’s Heroes of Graxia , from new-to-the-world-of-analog-games Petroglyph Games, is another deck-building game in the spirit of Dominion and Thunderstone. Heroes is set in the same world as their board game Guardians...

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  • Fallen Kingdoms

    Fallen Kingdoms is a self-published combat game about Vikings by Eric Pietrocupo. Eric helpfully lists the games that influenced his design, as well as a breakdown of many of the major mechanics in the game. He...

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