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Dragon Age RPG Set 2 is Out

Green Ronin’s highly anticipated second set of the Dragon Age RPG is now available for pre-order but the PDF is already up for sale at Green Ronin’s online store. The set would follow on where the first set left off and will take players to play from level 6 to 10. The boxed set comes with an 80 page Player’s Guide and an 80 page Game Master&#…

Adamant Entertainment Merges with Empty Room Studios

Adamant Entertainment has formed a partnership with a leading art provider and original IP studio, Empty Room Studios. According to a press release , Gareth-Michael Skarka said that all images of the studio would be released under the Adamant brand while all financial and business transactions to Empty Room Studios will now be handled under Adamant Entertainment. Apart from that, studio owner Rich Hershey would…

Shadowfell Supplement for Free RPG Day

Wizards of the Coast has unveiled their contribution to this year’s Free RPG Day. According to the Free RPG Day Facebook page , Domain of Dread: Histhaven would be a supplement for the Shadowfell: Gloomwrought and Beyond boxed set that will be released on May 15. There is no other information and details of what is contained inside the book, except that it is written by Erik…

Game Bandit—Royal Edition

To celebrate the royal wedding, Mongoose Publishing is offering all core RPG rulebooks at half price in the company’s web store through the long weekend. Grab what you want before they return to the office on Tuesday morning (UK time). Attendees at the May 6th New York premier of “ Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story ” will receive a collectible…

Introspection, The Game of Invasive Questions

Introspection from sggc Interpersonal Communications Co. was designed on the premise that we would all like to know more about each other before we have passed on. To that end, they have produced a board game with over 1300 invasive questions on topics ranging from religious beliefs to secrets that you never told your spouse or family. Each player can pass a certain number of questions, but the current player…

“Hello, I’m a Board Game.” “And I’m a Video Game.”

Stratus Games is uploading a series of board game vs video game animations inspired by Apple’s PC vs Mac commercials. They’re paced a little slowly, but funny, sometimes unintentionally.

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Moshi Monsters Mash-Up Trading Card Game

Moshi Monsters is an online game world for kids aimed at a marginally younger audience than Neopets. Neopets attempted a TCG (published by WotC starting in 2003, discontinued in 2006), so naturally Moshi Monsters is attempting to do the same with a TCG called Moshi Monsters Mash Up , published by Topps. The UK and US decks are slightly different (the US packs have an extra card and …

Discover Risk: Promoting Work in the Insurance Industry

Discover Risk is a board game designed by the CII (UK’s Chartered Insurance Institute), intended to educate about the concept of insurance and inspire kids to work in the insurance industry. They claim that pre-game play less than 5% of the 1,755 children surveyed consider working in the industry, changing to 70% post-game. ( source ) See a session . The game was …

Blokus Junior

Like me, you may wonder how much more junior Blokus can actually get. Turns out: not very much. Blokus Junior plays exactly like Blokus. However, some of the “more complicated” pieces are removed in favor of a few more straight shapes and singles. In addition, the game comes with a few “Rush Hour” like solo puzzle cards.

Gaming Hoopla Benefit for ACS

The Southern Wisconsin Gaming Hoopla convention starts today. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society through the Knutson Family & Tastefully Simpletuns Relay for Life Teams. Additional Relay for Life events around the country also feature (or featured) board or cards games, Scrabble, etc.

Gaming Hoopla Benefit for ACS

The Southern Wisconsin Gaming Hoopla convention starts today. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society through the Knutson Family & Tastefully Simpletuns Relay for Life Teams. Additional Relay for Life events around the country also feature (or featured) board or cards games, Scrabble, etc.

Gaming Hoopla Benefit for ACS

The Southern Wisconsin Gaming Hoopla convention starts today. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society through the Knutson Family & Tastefully Simpletuns Relay for Life Teams. Additional Relay for Life events around the country also feature (or featured) board or cards games, Scrabble, etc.

Bull’s Eye Word Game

Bull’s Eye is a slightly different take on word games from sggc DNA Family Games. The busy game board contains an identical scoring track from 1 to 100 for each player. Each round, form a word of between 2 and 6 letters, scoring the variable points associated with the letters. Certain scoring spaces provide bonus cards, some of which may be bad. Many painfully clear instruction videos on the site. First to…

Bull’s Eye Word Game

Bull’s Eye is a slightly different take on word games from sggc DNA Family Games. The busy game board contains an identical scoring track from 1 to 100 for each player. Each round, form a word of between 2 and 6 letters, scoring the variable points associated with the letters. Certain scoring spaces provide bonus cards, some of which may be bad. Many painfully clear…

Bull’s Eye Word Game

Bull’s Eye is a slightly different take on word games from sggc DNA Family Games. The busy game board contains an identical scoring track from 1 to 100 for each player. Each round, form a word of between 2 and 6 letters, scoring the variable points associated with the letters. Certain scoring spaces provide bonus cards, some of which may be bad. Many painfully clear instruction videos on the site. First …

Bloodsuckers from Fireside Games

Bloodsuckers is a new vampire-themed combat game coming from the designer Justin De Witt, and (former sggc) publisher Fireside Games, of Castle Panic . Co-design credit goes to Anne-Marie De Witt. The goal is to take over various areas of the board using cards. Most cards can be used for either of two actions, much like Twilight Struggle and related…

Bloodsuckers from Fireside Games

Bloodsuckers is a new vampire-themed combat game coming from the designer Justin De Witt, and (former sggc) publisher Fireside Games, of Castle Panic . Co-design credit goes to Anne-Marie De Witt. The goal is to take over various areas of the board using cards. Most cards can be used for either of two actions, much like Twilight Struggle and related games. 2-4 players, $40. I was sold…

Bloodsuckers from Fireside Games

Bloodsuckers is a new vampire-themed combat game coming from the designer Justin De Witt, and (former sggc) publisher Fireside Games, of Castle Panic . Co-design credit goes to Anne-Marie De Witt. The goal is to take over various areas of the board using cards. Most cards can be used for either of two actions, much like Twilight Struggle and related games. 2-4 players, $40. I was …

Royal Wedding Games

Some people just don’t get it … [1] Top Trumps Royal Wedding A selection of playing cards Stunned, I am, that I could not find a William and Kate Chess set or Draughts set. [1] I’m one of those people.