• Snakes and Lattes, Board Game Cafe Canada-style

    Snakes and Lattes is a new board game cafe in Toronto. Source has a shot of part of their 1500 board game collection, so we’re talking real games. ( source ) It’s tempting to think of...

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  • RIP Charles S. Roberts, Aileen Osofsky

    Charles S. Roberts was arguably the founder of the modern war games, and indirectly the founder of role playing games and probably every other modern board game to some degree. His first games, Tactics and Tactics...

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  • TactDecks, Card-based Skirmish War Game

    TactDecks , self-published by Eric Etkin, is a skirmish based war game, using cards in place of miniatures. The cards come in collectible packs of known cards, so it is also a LCG. One pack is...

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  • Axis & Allies Europe 1940

    The newest game in the long line of Axis & Allies products is Axis & Allies Europe 1940 . The game includes new rules for neutral nations, naval and air bases, and convoy disruption. It can...

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  • Heroscape: Warriors of Eberron

    The second wave of Dungeons & Dragons Heroscape is out with four different non-random boosters: Golem and Wyrmlings , Veterans of the Last War , Ogre and Goblins , and Heroes of Khorvaire . Each package...

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  • Ex illis and The Archangels

    Ex illis from Bastion Studios offers fantasy miniatures war gaming with an online component. The software (which works on a PC, Mac, or iPhone/iPod) tracks each unit’s attributes, lets players know what tactical options are available...

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  • BGG Adds Podcast Directory

    BoardGameGeek has, for the first time, acknowledged that other board game sites exist, by adding a beta podcast directory . Each podcast includes a description, link to the feed, and the ability to listen to each...

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  • The Social Studies Teacher Who Designs Games

    The Herald-Mail has a great writeup today about game designer John Poniske , a Social Studies teacher in Pennsylvania. You may recognize his name as we’ve covered some news about his game, King Philip’s War, before ....

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  • Peter’s Twisted Black Humor Games

    Peter Stenberg at Peter’s Comics makes a series of black humor games of questionable taste – the kind I am repelled by, but some of our twisted readers will get a kick out of them. The...

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  • Catalyst’s Shadowrun, Battletech, and That Cool Game We Hope to See One Day

    On display at Gen Con by Catalyst, the latest for Shadowrun were Spells and Chrome , an anthology of short fiction, and Sixth World Almanac . The latter book brings together for the first time in...

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