• Musketeers, Cavaliers, & Court Intrigue: The Card Game

    This thematic combat game comes from The Swashbuckler Press, and is self-published at The Game Crafter . MC&CI is an expandable card game with what appears to be simple but interesting mechanics (I haven’t played it)....

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  • Musketeers, Cavaliers, & Court Intrigue: The Card Game

    This thematic combat game comes from The Swashbuckler Press, and is self-published at The Game Crafter . MC&CI is an expandable card game with what appears to be simple but interesting mechanics (I haven’t played it)....

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Hasbro and Mattel Make Fortune’s List of Top 100 Places to Work

    At number 59 and 69 respectively. Hasbro wasn’t on the list last year. Mattel was at 78 last year, 48 in 2009, and 70 in 2008, which was its first year on the list. David Kaplan...

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  • Storytelling Dice Game is Underrated Innovation

    Huffington Post columnist Danny Wong has listed Rory’s Story Cubes as the second most underrated innovation of 2010 . The dice-based game and storytelling tool from Gamewright beat out the Chevy Volt electric car, Netflix, the...

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  • Old School But No Retro Clone

    Old School Hack is a tribute to the original Red Box version of Basic Dungeons & Dragons, but is by no means a retro-clone of that game. Instead, for game mechanics Old School Hack is clearly...

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  • Gumshoe Tidbit

    Simon Rogers of Pelgrane Press revealed today that the company is working on hybrid Gumshoe RPGs, with the first planned release a Gumshoe Pathfinder game . Could this be the King’s Marshalls adaptation that Simon mentioned...

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  • Playbooks: History and Game in One Package

    Avalanche Press has announced the launch of a new product line combining military-history books with related war games in the same binding. Called Playbooks , the first four releases will be: They Shall Not Pass —1916...

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  • Train of Thought, Party Game Using Word Clue Chains

    Train of Thought , designed by Jay Cormier and Sen-Foong Lim and published by Tasty Minstrel Games, is a “guess as many words as you can in two minutes” party game like many others. The twist...

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  • “Go” Diplomacy With China

    In 1971, a Chinese and an American ping-pong player became friends. This resulted in mutual invitations to visit each others’ countries, and eventually to a visit to China by Nixon. The situation later became known as...

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  • The Lord of the Rings HeroClix

    Wizkids announced Tuesday The Lord of the Rings HeroClix to begin shipping late in 2011 and available in both campaign-style boxed sets and collectible booster box formats. With a license from Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Wizkids...

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