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Dumb Thumb Rhyming Card Game Up On Kickstarter

29 November 2017 - 9:00am
Originally, I had high hopes to make a rhyming entry for this post. But then I realized that I’m really terrible at that kind of thing. However, with Dumb Thumb, I might get better at it. In the game, you are given two words that rhyme and then must have your friends guess what you’ve […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Save the Day Advanced Rulebook Now Available

29 November 2017 - 8:00am
Many of us wish that we were superheroes. Unfortunately, spider bites, gamma radiation, and cell mutations don’t really work that way. But we can still live vicariously through our RPGs, such as Save the Day. If you’ve wanted a bit more nitty-gritty with your comic action, you’re in luck. The new Advanced Rulebook is now […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Random Coping Chess Up On Kickstarter

29 November 2017 - 7:00am
I enjoy a good game of Chess. It’s been a while since I played, but I used to get in a game just about every day during lunch. I like the game just fine, but occasionally I wish there was a bit… more to it. Well, that’s what you get in Random Coping Chess. It […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Whatever Party Card Game Up On Kickstarter

29 November 2017 - 6:00am
What do you want to play? I dunno. I’m up for playing whatever. *gets out a copy of Whatever, the party card game* Gotcha! Whatever is a new party card game that’s up on Kickstarter. Participate in truth-or-dare style dares or compete in competitions with another player. Can’t handle the heat? Draw a penalty card […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

CMON Partners with Steve Jackson Games to Make Munchkin Board Games

29 November 2017 - 3:05am
Just about all of us have played some version of Munchkin in our time as gamers. It’s a fun, little card game from Steve Jackson that takes the usual tropes of dungeon delving (or going into space, or pirates, or faeries, or a hundred other things it’s spun off into) and turns them on their […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

NuÆther RPG Up On Kickstarter

28 November 2017 - 3:00pm
Sure, many of us play video games. But how many of us actually get to play inside video games? That’s where NuÆther comes in. It’s a new RPG that puts you in the world of video games. And not just a fantasy setting like you’d find in an RPG, but a video game RPG, itself. […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Andoria Battlefields Card Game Up On Kickstarter

28 November 2017 - 2:00pm
Not every Kickstarter makes it the first time around. But with some retooling, reconfiguring, and a good relaunch, they can make it further than ever. Well, Andoria Battlefields is back up on Kickstarter and they’re doing quite well. If you’re looking for a drafting, area control, battle card game, you’ll want to check it out. […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Z-Man Games Previews Factions from Gaia Project

28 November 2017 - 1:00pm
The galaxy is a large place. But when there’s 14 different races looking to colonize it, it can seem really small really quickly. Each faction has things it specializes in and ways to play. So, when sitting down for a game of Gaia Project, how do you choose which one you want to play? Well, […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Ares Games Launches Tripods & Triplanes Kickstarter

28 November 2017 - 12:00pm
During the midst of the Great War, the skies opened up and the heavens rained down. But this wasn’t the enemy’s shells. This was vehicles from another planet. The Martians are invading and both sides are finding that there’s a new force to deal with. That’s the story behind Tripods and Triplanes, a new standalone […]
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Podcast Roundup

28 November 2017 - 11:00am
It’s the Tuesday after a very long weekend. I think it’s the day that actually feels like Monday. The actual Monday was some crazy thing that threw us from our homes back into the working world. I know I had a ton of stuff to catch up on yesterday. Some of it’s spilling over today. […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Wyrd’s Winter Wonderland Issue Is Your Gain

28 November 2017 - 10:00am
Working in the gaming industry, there’s a lot of going ahead with plans as set on your timetables and hoping that everything should work out right. Occasionally, they don’t. Something comes back from the printer’s that’s messed up. A sculptor’s work gets destroyed in a freak accident. Or you end up with a box of […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Through the Desert Now Available From Z-Man Games

28 November 2017 - 9:00am
Occasionally, older games need a bit of a revamp. There’s nothing wrong with that. Boards and other game pieces get a touch-up in quality. Rules get tightened and streamlined. Overall, you get a better gaming experience from an already-great game. Such is the case with Through the Desert, of which a new edition is now […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Privateer Press Posts New Warmachine/Hordes Previews

28 November 2017 - 8:00am
Privateer Press has updated their homepage with quite an assortment of new previews. There’s some Retribution, there’s some Trollbloods, there’s some Cygnar, there’s some Circle… like I said, it’s a bit of everything. If you want to know what’ll be coming out soon, there’s apparently a lot, and chances are good your faction will be […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Fantasy Flight Games Posts New Fallout: the Board Game Preview

28 November 2017 - 7:00am
One thing about Fallout is that you get to decide how you act within the world. Do you want to try and help the other people who have managed to survive, or do you become a death-dealer to anyone and everyone? Those major decisions make their way to your games of the Fallout board game, […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

CMON Holiday Sale Happening Now

28 November 2017 - 6:00am
Do you like getting things for a lot cheaper than usual? I know I do! Well, if you’re a fan of miniatures and board games, you’ll want to check out CMON’s holiday sale. It got underway yesterday and goes until Christmas Eve. Items are discounted up to 80% off (and, trust me, I know, it’s […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

OR?! Party Card Game Up On Kickstarter

27 November 2017 - 3:00pm
In life, there are choices. Left or right? Fries or salad? Sandals or boots? Well, OR?!, a new party card game up on Kickstarter, asks you all sorts of questions like this, forcing you to decide between two horrible options. It’s a new take on Would You Rather, a game that most of us have […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

New Warmachine and Hordes Releases Available From Privateer Press

27 November 2017 - 2:00pm
The second wave of November releases is now available from Privateer Press. They’ve got still some more Cygnar releases. The Trolls are getting some more new figures. And to keep everyone warm, Menoth’s got a colossal release. So whether you’re more for the Warmachine or the Hordes side of things, there’s possibly something new for […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Trade And War – Ancient Mediterranean Board Game Up On Kickstarter

27 November 2017 - 1:00pm
Over the centuries, many different groups have inhabited the lands surrounding the Mediterranean, and they have fought with each other for every bit of coastline they can get. But, then again, they’ve also traded with each other. It’s kind of a love-hate relationship they all have. And in Trade and War – Ancient Mediterranean, you’ll […]
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Wyrd Previews Propagandist From Above the Law

27 November 2017 - 12:00pm
It could be said that all advertising is some form of propaganda. And, really, all the stories on here are a form of advertising. So, it could be argued, that I’m in the propaganda business. Though I’m not really sure I like the ring of that. But waddyagonnado? You’re gonna read about the Propagandist pursuit […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Monday Terrain Corner

27 November 2017 - 11:00am
So, I’m back in the office after one of the greatest Thanksgiving breaks I’ve ever had. Thursday I was at my friend’s place. We gamed. We had turkey. We watched football. It was amazing. Friday, I had friends over at my place for Thanksgiving 2: Thank Harder. We games more. We had more turkey. We… […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

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