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Tabletop Gaming News - 23 March 2018 - 11:00am
We’ve made it to Friday! Woo! Congratulations, everyone. Good job. Just a bit more and we’ll make it to the weekend. My plans look like they’re going to include trying to paint up my Hunter’s Guild and making Jammie Dodgers. We’ll see how all that goes. But before I get to all that, I need […]
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Dead in the West RPG Up On Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 March 2018 - 10:00am
In the US, the Old West is like our Camelot. It’s achieved mythical status. Cowboys, outlaws, gun slingers, rancher’s daughters, shootouts. It was quite a time and place to be. Dead in the West looks to bring that mythical world to your tabletop. It’s a new RPG that’s up on Kickstarter now. From the campaign: […]
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Steamforged Previews Veteran Gutter For Guild Ball

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 March 2018 - 9:00am
The Union is going through changes. The Solthecian Church has taken over, and many of the players that used to be on the team have looked elsewhere for employment. One such is Gutter. Back during the Union in Chains event for Guild Ball, Gutter could’ve ended up with the Butchers or the Fishermen. In the […]
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One Life Left x GDC podcast: PlayerUnknown, pro wrestling, and positive death

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 23 March 2018 - 8:36am

Gabby DaRienzo, Brendan Greene, and other incredible guests join One Life Left's Ste Curran & Ann Scantlebury & Gamasutra editor-in-chief Kris Graft as they bring the best bits of GDC 2018 to you. ...

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That 70s Expansion Now Available For Smash Up

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 March 2018 - 8:00am
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, we all lived through the 70s. The clothes. The music. The heartwarming but rarely amusing Ziggy cartoons. Now, later, who are we to look at these two fine young men and say, “You there! I sit in judgement of you!” (congrats if you get that one) The That 70s […]
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ANKUR: Land of the First People Sourcebook Up On Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 March 2018 - 7:00am
While Ankur takes place in the far-off future, when one forgets their history, they forget their present. So, as humanity heads out to the stars, it’s important to look back at where it all began and how the people that still live there have changed over time. Land of the First People is a new […]
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Games Workshop Previews From Adepticon

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 March 2018 - 6:00am
Adepticon is the place for miniatures games. Pretty much every gamer knows that. The event is 4 days of tourneys and events. It’s also a place where miniatures companies make announcements about what they’re coming out with for the year. Arguably the biggest there is Games Workshop’s announcements. Well, we’ve got ’em and now you […]
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Beating Procrastination - by Keano Raubun

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 22 March 2018 - 11:54pm
A self-reflection on procrastination habits and possible solutions to break that vicious cycle and keep working on the things you love.
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Ten interviews about the state of video games and research - by Mata HaggisBurridge

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 22 March 2018 - 11:53pm
Ten developers, from AAA to indies and community organisers, were interviewed about relationship with academia, thoughts on the future of games, and more. The results are inspiring and personal stories that drive devs in their work.
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Banished and Psychological Flow - by Daniel Aparicio

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 22 March 2018 - 11:52pm
In this article, I discuss the
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Serverless: Up and Running - by Alex Banks

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 22 March 2018 - 10:24pm
What is serverless hosting? With AWS Lambda, it's now possible to run an API application that only exists on-demand, only costing resources based on what it uses while running.
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How to Build Trust and Make Better Game With Steam Reviews - by James Thomas

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 22 March 2018 - 10:24pm
How to Build Trust and Make Better Game With Steam Reviews
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Dagon’s Bones Dice Game Up On Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 22 March 2018 - 3:00pm
In the bars and taverns in Innsmouth, a strange game is played. Special dice are rolled with intricate symbols carved on them. Players bet, collect, and steal coins from one-another and from the ancient gods, themselves. It’s a risky game, but when you’re already resigned to turning into a fish monster, why not roll? Dagon’s […]
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Legacy: Life Among the Ruins 2nd Edition Now Available From Modiphius

Tabletop Gaming News - 22 March 2018 - 2:00pm
Well, the world’s come to an end again. Damnit, Todd! I told you that starting a nuclear war was a bad idea! Now we’ve gotta go out from the shelters and rebuild society. But we’re not the only ones headed into that wasteland. Other groups are making their way to the surface as well. We’ll […]
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Gran Turismo Sport ad misrepresented offline content, rules UK ad authority

Social/Online Games - Gamasutra - 22 March 2018 - 1:32pm

The UK Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against Sony that argued an ad for Gran Turismo Sport misled players about in-game content that was inaccessible offline. ...

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Workhouse Games Launches The Awful Orphanage Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 22 March 2018 - 1:00pm
The life of an orphan is already pretty rough. But to get put away at Ms. Pendergast’s orphanage is just that much worse. But enough is enough. It’s time to bust out of this gruesome place. The orphans have decided to make a break for it, and get some revenge along the way. That’s what […]
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Crownfall: War of the Crown 1 Pathfinder Adventure Available To Order On Roll20

Tabletop Gaming News - 22 March 2018 - 12:00pm
Roll20’s a great way to get people from literally all over the world all gaming at the same table (virtual table, that is). It’s like being together, playing your favorite RPGs with your friends, but on your computer. And they’re happy to announce that their first ever Pathfinder adventure is now available to order over […]
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Thursday Terrain Corner

Tabletop Gaming News - 22 March 2018 - 11:00am
Hello, Saturday Eve Eve. At least, that’s what I think of when I think of Thursday. I also start thinking about what I’m going to do over the weekend. Not long ago, I base-coated my Hunter’s Guild. They might just end up with some more colors besides flat black on them. Also, gonna try making […]
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Star Wars: Legion Now Available

Tabletop Gaming News - 22 March 2018 - 10:27am
Well, go out and get ’em. The new sci-fi miniatures game from Fantasy Flight is available. You can pick up your Star Wars: Legion sets now. Take on the Imperials or Rebels with squads of troops, iconic vehicles, and Luke and Vader. It’s not just the base game, either. They’ve got the Core Set, individual […]
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Fantasy Flight Previews Magic in Realms of Terrinoth

Tabletop Gaming News - 22 March 2018 - 10:00am
Realms of Terrinoth is the upcoming setting book for the Genesys RPG system. It takes players down into the same world as Runewars and Runebound. It’s a mythical land filled with all manner of magical creatures, items, and powers. But how do those work within the setting? In this preview, we get a look at […]
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