Game Design

Issue #2 of Spellcaster Magazine Now Available

Tabletop Gaming News - 13 December 2017 - 3:00pm
When you want to fill up your day with gaming, a great way to do so is via gaming magazines. And if you’re a fan of Frostgrave, you’ll want to check out Spellcaster magazine. Issue 2 is available now for your downloading and reading pleasure. Included in it, as you can tell from the cover, […]
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Loka Card Game Now Available From River Horse

Tabletop Gaming News - 13 December 2017 - 2:00pm
This holiday season, many of us will be meeting up with friends and relatives who might not really be gamers. So grabbing one of your more-complex board games might not be the best. However, having something that’s easy to learn and teach would be good. For this, you might think about picking up the Loka […]
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Crytek sues Star Citizen devs for copyright infringement, breach of contract

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 13 December 2017 - 1:32pm

UPDATE The complaint stems from a number of incidents surrounding the development of Star Citizen, the devs' online space exploration game which used CryEngine for the bulk of its development. ...

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Print Edition of Conan the Thief Now Available

Tabletop Gaming News - 13 December 2017 - 1:00pm
While e-books are nice, I still prefer having a physical copy for myself. I like flipping through the pages and just coming across interesting bits in the book. Well, for those that are like me, you can get the physical version of Conan the Thief from Modiphius. That guy sure did have a lot of […]
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Ahead of FCC vote, Twitch CEO speaks on importance of net neutrality

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 13 December 2017 - 12:08pm

"[Net neutralitly] repeal could have a serious impact on our community, especially for our creators who do so much to make Twitch the unique place it is." ...

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Fuel Injection Games’ Nuclear Winter Sale Happening Now

Tabletop Gaming News - 13 December 2017 - 12:00pm
We all like getting a good deal. It’s fun to save money. And the folks at Fuel Injection Games want to help out with that. From now until January 10th, they’ve got their Nuclear Winter Sale happening over in their webshop. So if you want to head over and pick up anything for their Broken […]
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Midweek Snippets

Tabletop Gaming News - 13 December 2017 - 11:00am
I just realized this morning that this upcoming weekend is the last one before Christmas. Ok, so, technically Christmas has one more weekend before it, but since it falls on a Monday, it means this upcoming week is the last one before the holiday. As such, I’ve just now realized how much baking I need […]
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Dance of the Fireflies Card Game Available From Ninja Division

Tabletop Gaming News - 13 December 2017 - 10:00am
I do love a well-tended garden. Honestly, I love going to the Botanical Gardens, hedge mazes, and well laid-out floral arrangement. So games that simulate such certainly have my attention. In Dance of the Fireflies, players are trying to create a beautiful arrangement of flowers by bidding their fireflies on different plant cards. In the […]
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Tails of Equestria Movie Sourcebook Now Available From River Horse

Tabletop Gaming News - 13 December 2017 - 9:00am
Sad news: my MLP RP that I’ve been running here at the office is on hiatus until the new year. Things are just too busy and since we played on Mondays, and the next two major holidays are on Monday, we’ll pick back up the second week of January. However, that does mean that I’ll […]
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Scorpion Masque Releasing Decrypto Next Year

Tabletop Gaming News - 13 December 2017 - 8:00am
Scorpion Masque will be coming out with Decrypto next year. It puts you and your team against an oponent’s team as you try and pass hidden messages to one-another, while also trying to decipher the other team’s messages. In anticipation of the game’s release, Scorpion Masque is running a little contest where you can win […]
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Register Now For A Free 3rd Edition Rulebook For Dystopian Wars

Tabletop Gaming News - 13 December 2017 - 7:00am
Warcradle Studios has taken over production for the Dystopian Wars line. If you’re a fan of the game, or perhaps looking to see what the new company will be doing with the game, they’ve got a special offer you can sign up for. Just put your name on the list and you’ll get a free […]
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Where to begin to create your first game - by Herbert Llanas Blogs - 13 December 2017 - 6:29am
Here are the main tips that will aid you to create your first video game.
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Solve et coagula: Ludonarrative Synthesis - by Fabian Fischer Blogs - 13 December 2017 - 6:29am
Story and game. A troubled marriage full of problems and misunderstandings. But what if instead of trying to mash "great narrative" and "great system" together time and again, we actually try to cautiously and deliberately support one with the other?
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Ironwatch Announces Release of Mawbeast Madness

Tabletop Gaming News - 13 December 2017 - 6:00am
Ironwatch might’ve started out as a fan magazine for Mantic’s games, but they’ve since branched out. In this instance, they’re announced their second miniatures game, Mawbeast Madness. You know those races where you see bunnies or tortoises or other non-standard-racing animals look to make it to the finish line? Think of that, but instead of […]
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The RPGnet Interview: Brett M. Bernstein, Precis Intermedia

RPGNet - 13 December 2017 - 12:00am
An overview of what Precis Intermedia is doing.
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Krampus Knocked! Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 12 December 2017 - 3:00pm
Pretty much everyone knows about Santa’s Naughty and Nice lists. If you’re on the Nice list, you get presents. If you’re on the Naughty list, you get coal. But it’s not easy to get and stay on the Nice list, especially when you’ve got the evil Krampus around, looking to take you off of it. […]
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Our Friends the Machines & Other Mysteries Book Available For Tales from the Loop RPG

Tabletop Gaming News - 12 December 2017 - 2:00pm
Modiphius has released their first adventure book for Tales from the Loop. It’s called Our Friends the Machines & Other Mysteries, and it’s got quite a lot going on inside its covers. There’s several adventures that a GM can send their players on, as well as rules for designing your own universe to roam around […]
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Game Nite Magazine Issue 19 Now Available

Tabletop Gaming News - 12 December 2017 - 1:00pm
During these long, cold December nights, there’s plenty of time to snuggle under a blanket and read a gaming magazine. They’re a great way to get in-depth articles about all the gaming news you so desperately desire. And, in the case of Game Nite Magazine, it’s free. So there’s really no reason to not check […]
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Late Pledges Available For Museum Rush

Tabletop Gaming News - 12 December 2017 - 12:00pm
We’ve all been behind and missed a deadline before. Try as we might, sometimes it happens. Life, uh, gets in the way. But, hopefully, that doesn’t mean you’re entirely left out of something. There’s usually a bit of “wiggle room” with deadlines and even if you miss one, you can still make it. Such is […]
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Bungie tweaks expansion-locked Destiny 2 modes in wake of player criticism

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 12 December 2017 - 11:10am

The dev says that it planned to lock certain end-game activities behind each new expansion in an effort to keep those modes competitive, but that the decision was poorly received. ...

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