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Warlord Games Tank Sale Happening Now

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 August 2017 - 11:30am
Walking to battle is so passe. Best to get yourself some sort of cool, armored vehicle with some big guns on it. They can be expensive, though. But Warlord Games is helping alleviate that by having a Tank Sale over in their webshop now. From the announcement: To help commemorate the anniversary of Bolt Action […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Steve Barber Models Facebook Contest Happening Now

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 August 2017 - 11:00am
We all like free stuff. I mean, it’s free. Gotta love that. Well, Steve Barber Models is looking to give you free stuff. All you have to do is put your name in the hat by following them on Facebook. From the announcement: We are running a competition on our Facebook page to win £50 […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Unstable Unicorns Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 August 2017 - 10:30am
While I don’t consider myself a “Brony,” I do think that the various pony and unicorn stuff around is rather cool and interesting. Especially when it’s taken in various directions other than just MLP. One such thing that’s caught my eye is Unstable Unicorns. If you know of the Teeturtle website, you know the artwork […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Renegade Game Studios Announces Overlight Game World

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 August 2017 - 10:00am
We’ve all seen countless fantasy settings. Most of them are rather Tolkien-esque in their approach. Well, Renegade Game Studios is looking to do something a little different. They’ve announced Overlight, a new universe that will be the bases for various new games. The first will be an RPG set in this all-new setting. From the […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Pandasaurus Games Announces Coaster Park

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 August 2017 - 9:30am
I don’t like going to amusement parks. It’s just not my thing. Mostly, that’s because I don’t like roller coasters. I get motion sickness pretty bad. However, that doesn’t meant that I can’t enjoy games like Coaster Park, a new board game announced by Pandasaurus Games. I’ll happily sit at and play a game based […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Use of brain-computer interface, virtual avatar could help people with gait disabilities

Virtual Reality - Science Daily - 23 August 2017 - 9:13am
Researchers have shown for the first time that the use of a brain-computer interface augmented with a virtual walking avatar can control gait, suggesting the protocol may help patients recover the ability to walk after stroke, some spinal cord injuries and certain other gait disabilities.
Categories: Virtual Reality

Silver Games Posts Updated Version of Ponyfinder: Beyond Everglow

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 August 2017 - 9:00am
With the release of Starfinder, Silver Games has gone and updated their Ponyfinder: Beyond Everglow book to make it compatible with that system. Want to take your pony characters out into the stars? Want to give them cybernetic enhancements? Want to face off against new threats on distant planets? Now you can. About the update: […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Games Workshop Taking Pre-Orders For 2017 General’s Handbook for Age of Sigmar

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 August 2017 - 8:30am
Games Workshop is looking to make sure that Age of Sigmar is well-supported on their end. To do that, they are coming out with the 2017 General’s Handbook. This book gives players multiple ways to play the game, as well as updating the various rules from previous editions. It’s available to pre-order now. Along with […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Space 1889: Venus Sourcebook Now Available From Modiphius

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 August 2017 - 8:00am
In the real world, Venus is a hellish planet. Rivers of iron. Clouds of sulfuric acid. Incinerating heat. It’s not a place you’d want to walk around on. However, the Venus in the Space 1889 universe is a bit more hospitable to life. And if you’d like to go there, Modiphius has released a whole […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Views Google News

New Drupal Modules - 23 August 2017 - 7:43am
Overview

This module adds a Views display that allows to expose a Google News compatible feed: https://support.google.com/news/publisher/answer/74288?hl=en.

Status

This is a first release that has been used on a number of production sites already. Please test and report back any issues.

Categories: Drupal

Field List Details

New Drupal Modules - 23 August 2017 - 7:38am

Field List Details is a very simple module that provides additional details for fields when viewing the Manage Fields route on an entity type.

No setup required. Once you install the module, your field lists will automatically provide additional details.

Current details provided:

  • If the field is required
  • Date type (date or datetime)
  • Entity references (entity type & target bundles)
  • File & Image paths (including details for the FileField_Paths module)

Suggestions and feature requests are welcome.

Categories: Drupal

The Walking Dead: All Out War Wave 3 Available To Pre-Order From Mantic Games

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 August 2017 - 7:30am
At Gen Con over the weekend, Mantic had their display case set up. Inside was a lot of cool stuff, including the upcoming releases for The Walking Dead: All Out War. Well, you can get your hands on these new figures soon. And if you want them immediately as soon as they’re available, the best […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Curiosity killed the Warlock - by Sita Vriend

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 23 August 2017 - 7:01am
Curiosity is the pleasure of learning and not knowing. It sparks the desire to learn or the desire to figure out how stuff works. When you are curious you feel anticipation, you want to know or try out something. Curiosity comes very natural to games.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Wargames Illustrated Issue 359 Available to Order

Tabletop Gaming News - 23 August 2017 - 7:00am
It’s easy to feel like, after Gen Con, that there’s a lot less gaming to talk about. Of course, that’s definitely not the case. There’s still plenty to fill up your day with gaming goodness. That includes great gaming magazines like Wargames Illustrated. They have issue 359 available now for your downloading and reading pleasure. […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Get a little extra help with Dream Build Play 2017 - by Simon Jackson

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 23 August 2017 - 7:00am
Dream Build Play has begun and it's time to start coding. Don't forget to let people know who you are and what you are building or have built before to grow your following. Here's a few tips and tricks to get started in the competition!
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Team Building Exercises with Dream Build Play - by Simon Jackson

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 23 August 2017 - 7:00am
Knowing who can help or who you can help is just as important as building your own project with Dream Build Play. Follow some simple tips to maximise your potential in the project or look for other like minds who can help you realise your dream.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Some of the Hidden Realities of Game Development (for non-devs) - by Richard Atlas

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 23 August 2017 - 6:59am
In this blog post, I talk about some of the things that I think it's important for non-developers to know about our industry. Could be useful for industry folks to discuss as well...
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Why We Need Quality Control Standards for Digital Stores - by Josh Bycer

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 23 August 2017 - 6:58am
With the number of games being released still increasing, I want to talk about a serious concern and debate regarding how digital stores market games.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

From Wireless To Slip Rings: 5 Zany Videogame Patents - by James Dalzell

Gamasutra.com Blogs - 23 August 2017 - 6:54am
Wii Remotes and Kinect aside, video game controllers remain the same. Do a little digging through Google Patents, however, and you'll find the way we control video games today could have been just a little zanier.
Categories: Game Theory & Design

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