Game Design

DGS Previews Reapercon Release For Freeblades

Tabletop Gaming News - 10 July 2018 - 10:00am
There’s just all sorts of conventions coming up in the next couple months. And DGS Games is ready for them. They’ll be at Gen Con, and they’ll also be at Reapercon. For both, they’re going to have new figures. In this preview, we get a look at the Wandering Wizard, a Reapercon release. From the […]
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Win A Trip To New York From Days of Wonder

Tabletop Gaming News - 10 July 2018 - 9:00am
New York, New York, it’s a hell of a town. To celebrate the release of Ticket to Ride: New York, Days of Wonder is looking to send you and a guest to the Big Apple on their dime. Want to live out your own Home Alone 2 fantasy (without the traps, of course)? Now’s your […]
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What happens when E-Sports Team and a Apparel Company battle over trademark rights? - by Zac Rich

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 10 July 2018 - 8:22am
what happens when a brand owner and a famous ESports team collide in court over the use of the brand owner’s trademark, and what type of damages the brand owner can seek from the ESports team if infringement is found.
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Paizo Previews Sorcerers From Pathfinder 2.0

Tabletop Gaming News - 10 July 2018 - 8:00am
Everything is getting an update in the new edition of Pathfinder. That includes all the base classes. In this preview, we get a look at the Sorcerer. These magic-users get their powers from ancient pacts and bloodlines. They’re born with magic in their veins, effectively. But how will that affect their abilities? Read on to […]
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Multiple ways of doing sprite sheet animation in Unity3D - by Vivek Tank

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 10 July 2018 - 7:36am
The main objective of this blog post is to give you an idea about how to do Sprite Sheet Animation in Unity3D.
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Fantasy Flight Previews Fang Fighter For X-Wing

Tabletop Gaming News - 10 July 2018 - 7:00am
The headline for this article gets an F, obviously. Fantasy Flight is showing off the new Fang Fighter for X-Wing. While most of the populace only knows the Mandalorians by Boba and Jango Fett, there’s much more to this warrior race. That includes a space force with the Fang Fighters as a major part of […]
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The Three Ages of Steam Distribution, and how it changes Indie dev. - by Morgan Jaffit

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 10 July 2018 - 6:01am
A look at how distribution and visibility have changed as Steam has moved from Curation, to Greenlight, to Steam Direct.
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Plaid Hat Games Announces Guardians Card Game

Tabletop Gaming News - 10 July 2018 - 6:00am
The Guardians are elite super-soldiers, each with their own unique style, equipment, and specialties. And they helped created the new world government. But 30 years have passed, and the Guardians are being called upon again. That’s the story behind Guardians, a new card game for 2-4 players coming from Plaid Hat Games. From the announcement: […]
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Lessons for live game developers from X-Wing 2.0 - by Bryant Francis

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 10 July 2018 - 12:41am
Fantasy Flight Games' X-Wing 2.0 offers some interesting lessons for game developers as the industry moves toward supporting more live, always-updated games.
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Superseeds: Supercity, Part Four

RPGNet - 10 July 2018 - 12:00am
A final look at Supercity
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ArenaNet president: Fired devs 'could have chosen not to engage' on social media

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 9 July 2018 - 4:52pm

"Executives promised us that they wanted us to speak up about the ugly things, the harmful things, and that we wouldn't be punished for doing so," fired ArenaNet staffer Jessica Price tells Polygon. ...

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Wyrd Previews Gen Con Nightmare Box

Tabletop Gaming News - 9 July 2018 - 3:00pm
Wyrd Games loves to do special boxes and alternate minis during big events, and Gen Con is one of the biggest events in the gaming year. They’ve posted up a preview of this year’s Gen Con Nightmare Box. It’s goblins… and horsies. Small horsies. From the post: Happy Monday Wyrdos! As you probably know GenCon […]
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Delirium Expansion Available To Pre-order For Ascension

Tabletop Gaming News - 9 July 2018 - 2:00pm
Delirium is the new expansion coming for Ascension, the deck-building game from Stone Blade Entertainment. Vigil has been seriously warped by the events of the previous sets, and familiar faces take on all-new appearances. Pre-orders are being taken now. And with the pre-order comes an exclusive promo card. From the website: The world of vigil […]
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Battlefront Running Operation Buffalo Sale

Tabletop Gaming News - 9 July 2018 - 1:00pm
For the month of July, Battlefront will be having a sale going on for their NVA Regular army figures for ‘Nam, their Vietnam miniatures game. You can get these figures for 25% cheaper than you’d usually have to spend, so why not check it out? From the announcement: Operation Buffalo began on July 2nd and […]
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Modiphius Releases Capharnaum – The Tales of the Dragon-Marked RPG PDF

Tabletop Gaming News - 9 July 2018 - 12:00pm
I took just a couple semesters of French back in high school. As such, the amount that I remember now could be described as “pretty much useless.” So, if I wanted to play Capharnaum, I’d’ve been out of luck. That is, until now, as Modiphius has translated over this RPG for an English-speaking audience. You […]
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Monday Terrain Corner

Tabletop Gaming News - 9 July 2018 - 11:00am
It’s Monday and I’m back in the office. It was a good, restful time away, all the annoyance with my computer and connection on Friday aside. Anyway, as we’re getting back into the swing of things, we need to make sure your gaming tables look good. Today in the terrain corner we have: Brigade Models […]
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Nexon and EA cancel Asia-exclusive Titanfall Online

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 9 July 2018 - 10:33am

Nexon and EA have ended development on the team-up project that would've brought an entirely online Titanfall game to Asian markets. ...

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Sponsored: A practical way to make more money from your mobile games

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 9 July 2018 - 10:02am

Amelia Zins from Facebook Audience Network takes a deeper view into the field of app bidding, which is causing app publishers and game developers to pause and take notice. ...

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RESOCARD Game Cosplay Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 9 July 2018 - 10:00am
Cosplay is one of those aspects of the hobby that’s always intrigued me, but I never really got into. I know it takes a lot of time, effort, patience, and can be somewhat expensive… all attributes that I don’t possess. So those that do it should be looked upon with awe. Well, they’re getting their […]
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GCT Studios Posts New Minimoto Preview

Tabletop Gaming News - 9 July 2018 - 9:00am
GCT Studios’ Bushido is getting a bear clan. Yes, I am excited. Thank you for asking. They’re the Minimoto Clan, and we get another preview of what they’ll be all about over on GCT’s website. From the post: Raiko is one of the Unblessed, while technically an Ashigaru he has not yet earned the right […]
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