Hello everyone, Darryl here with this week’s gaming news. Tabletop is back but only free for two weeks, big shake-ups for the Cortex System, several big personnel changes in the industry, GameStop posts a big loss as they transition from video games to tabletop, Trapdoor Technologies closes its doors, and much more!
Hello everyone, Darryl here with this week’s gaming news! Jack Chick is no longer with us, Paizo releases details on a major new Pathfinder product, Owen KC Stephens goes into detail on Starfinder, D&D Errata update, Rob Kuntz has a new company, F2Z is officially Asmodee Canada, and a lot more!
Hello everyone, Darryl here with this week’s batch of gaming news. Volo’s Guide to Monsters has a lot of new previews out, Hasbro announces its own convention, Pathfinder is crossing over with everyone in a new comic, DC Comics Deckbuilding is going Rogue, a rash of petty crime has struck the industry over the past days, and more!
Modiphius Entertainment has opened up the sign-ups for the playtest of their new Star Trek Adventures roleplaying game. Previously, sign-ups were only available at conventions in person. The sign up requires your name, email address, and general location (as in continent). You also have to select between player, gamemaster, or both and you can only choose one of the four different starships -...
Hello everyone, Darryl here after a week off moving with this week’s tabletop gaming news digest! New information on Volo’s Guide to Monsters, Modiphius and Fantasy Flight working together, a Munchkin coloring book, new CCG releases for Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh, Barnes & Noble expanding their gaming meet-up, and more!
Hello, Darryl here with this week's news. Legendary Pictures (owners of Geek & Sundry and Nerdist) announced a new online video subscription service with big impact on popular tabletop gaming shows Critical Role and Tabletop, Paizo makes a bunch of big announcements including compact sourcebooks, a new in-store incentive program for Pathfinder Society, and a new campaign setting book, a classic Dragonlance comic is getting the graphic novel treatment, Warhammer 40K has new introductory model kits, and more!
Two of the biggest hits coming from the new surge of online tabletop gaming programming unquestionably are Wil Wheaton's Tabletop and the D&D live stream Critical Role, both from Geek & Sundry. Today, Legendary Pictures announced yesterday their new video-on-demand service Alpha which includes big changes to these shows. The service will cost $4.99 a month and give early access to many Nerdist and Geek & Sundry shows including Co-Optitude, The Dan Cave, and Because Science two days before they're released on other outlets such as YouTube. But the two biggest names have bigger changes coming.
[ENN] The Kickstarter for the second edition of the seminal roleplaying game Scion from Onyx Path funded its $25,000 goal in under thirty-eight minutes from its launch. Scion 2nd Edition is an update to the award winning Scion roleplaying game originally from White Wolf where the players take on the roles of demigods wielding vast god-like powers, described by some as "If World of Darkness decided screw the Masquerade, let's break stuff!" due to the over-the-top nature games can take on.
[ENN] Games Workshop is releasing six new sets of Build and Paint Kits for its Warhammer 40K miniature wargaming line, three for the Space Marines and three Ork kits. Each will retail from between $14.99 to $39.99 and include paints, glue, paintbrush, and decals as well as a set of miniatures varying by kit. Unlike most Games Workshop products, distribution will be handled through traditional...
Hello everyone, Darryl here with this week's gaming news! D&D got a big mention at the Emmy Awards thanks to Game of Thrones, Wizards of the Coast answers more than 20 new rules questions and offers a playtest build for an improved Ranger class, Paizo and Obsidian Entertainment launch their first app game, Discworld and Mars Attacks are coming to GURPS, Evil Hat has two games exploring a world filled with giant monsters, and more!
Hello everyone, Darryl here with this week's gaming news. D&D is a finalist for the National Toy Hall of Fame, Pathfinder runs a celebrity game at DragonCon, Ultra PRO buys yet another game company, TimeWatch has a release date as does OGRE Sixth Edition, En5ider has a gift for you to celebrate a landmark feat, the Great Gaming Challenge wants to publish your game, Myriad Games faces a lawsuit, and much more!