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Total War: Warhammer Finally Gets a Release Date

Total War: Warhammer Finally Gets a Release Date

Total War: Warhammer finally gets a release date along with some unwanted day-one DLC tied to a pre-order. If you feel dirty after reading that, just imagine what it felt like to write. more »

Of Dice & Men: The Movie—Indiegogo

Of Dice & Men: The Movie—Indiegogo

Tired or the constant stream of reboots and sequels coming out of Hollywood these days? Do something about it! more »

Hands of Fate Seize The World

Hands of Fate Seize The World

The Gamers: Hands of Fate RELEASES more »

Games Workshop’s Space Marine Trademark Battle Rolls On

Games Workshop’s Space Marine Trademark Battle Rolls On

Games Workshop has found themselves in hot water recently, after their attempt to claim Trademark rights to the phrase "space marine" has come to the attention of angry fans all over the Internet. Craig tries to break down the whys and wherefores of the situation.... more »

Indiecade Winners Announced

Indiecade Winners Announced

The Indiecade winners have been announced, even if we are a little late in reporting them. Have a look at what may be the most interesting video, card and roleplaying games of the past year. more »

This Weekend: PAX. Prime. 2012.

This Weekend: PAX. Prime. 2012.

You guys care about experimental Story Games and like, random stuff I buy, right? Awesome, you're going to love my PAX coverage. more »

Miniatures Fans Unite! Bones Kickstarter Campaign is Almost at an End

Miniatures Fans Unite! Bones Kickstarter Campaign is Almost at an End

A crazy kickstarter campaign is going on now for miniatures that's sure to make any table top gamer happy. more »

An Intense Review: Sorcerer

An Intense Review: Sorcerer

Playing Sorcerer is a matter of having an intense character embroiled in an unstable situation, and finding out what happens. Find out what I think of it, in not less than 3000 words. more »

Games & Community: Andy K on Story-Games.com

Games & Community: Andy K on Story-Games.com

Today I sit down with Andy Kitkowski, the creator and moderator of Story Games, a humble but popular forum built to discuss tabletop roleplaying games of all stripes. I wanted to find out where it came from, where it's headed, and what kind of a... more »

David Hill on Farewell to Fear

David Hill on Farewell to Fear

David Hill talks to us about his successfully-Kickstarted "Progressive Post-Fantasy" game, Farewell to Fear. Think punk rock meets fantasy. Bad religion meets Tolkien, boot to face. more »

Role-Playing Games: Gamestorm Mini-Reviews, Part 2

Role-Playing Games: Gamestorm Mini-Reviews, Part 2

The second half of my plays during Gamestorm 2012. Mostly about roleplaying games, but a card game, a LARP, and a panel snuck in there somehow! more »

Role-Playing Games: Gamestorm Mini-Reviews, Part 1

Role-Playing Games: Gamestorm Mini-Reviews, Part 1

I played a bunch of great games at Gamestorm 14 a few weeks ago! Here's what you missed out on (or got in on) along with my thoughts. more »

Shadowrun Returns in Video Game Form

Shadowrun Returns in Video Game Form

Hear that? It's the sound of Craig's head exploding from too much excitement. Classic pen and paper RPG Shadowrun is returning in video game form, helmed by the creative team behind the original game. more »

Video Game Review: Infinite Universe

Video Game Review: Infinite Universe

Infinite Universe gives you infinite possibilities for adventure. We review Tin Man's scifi Gamebook for iOS. more »

Liam Liwanag Burke on Dog Eat Dog

Liam Liwanag Burke on Dog Eat Dog

Dog Eat Dog is a roleplaying game about colonialism and its consequences. Its author Liam Liwanag Burke talks with us about how the game works, why he wrote it, and his Kickstarter project for it. more »

Role Playing Games: Ron Edwards Internoscon Interview – Part 2

Role Playing Games: Ron Edwards Internoscon Interview – Part 2

Part 2/2 of an interview that Ron Edwards gave at Internoscon 2011, "The Biggest Italian Con About 'Narrative' Games," that took place in Bertinoro, Italy. more »

Day one of ECCC 2012: Gaming has come to Emerald City

Day one of ECCC 2012: Gaming has come to Emerald City

I caught Fantagraphics' panel "Northwest Noir: Seattle's Legacy of Counterculture Comix". Larry Reid, curator at Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery, gave a fascinating history of Seattle's comics culture. more »

Role Playing Games: Ron Edwards Internoscon Interview – Part 1

Role Playing Games: Ron Edwards Internoscon Interview – Part 1

Part 1 of an interview that Ron Edwards gave at Internoscon 2011, "The Biggest Italian Con About 'Narrative' Games," that took place in Bertinoro, Italy. more »

Role-Playing Game Tasting: LotFP & HQRP

Role-Playing Game Tasting: LotFP & HQRP

Recently, I played a single session each of Lamentations of the Flame Princess and High Quality Roleplaying, two fantasy roleplaying games where you distinctly do not play heroes. more »

We Played Polaris, and Now There Are None Who Remember It

We Played Polaris, and Now There Are None Who Remember It

This is how we play Polaris: gathered around a table, with a small open flame delineating our entry into Utmost North, a frozen land that exists long ago in a collective dream. more »

Get Your Hands On Some ANIMAL CRIME

Get Your Hands On Some ANIMAL CRIME

ANIMAL CRIME, the "veterinary noir" role-playing game and prequel to Sea Dracula, has just been released. more »

Role-Playing Game Review: Pathfinder Beginner Box

Role-Playing Game Review: Pathfinder Beginner Box

On the surface the Pathfinder Beginner Box has all the ingredients for newbies to get their feet wet in a simplified, streamlined version of a classic fantasy role playing game. My first impressions were extremely positive. The character sheets are printed on quality paper, and the game includes... more »

Joe McDaldno Tells Us About Monsterhearts

Joe McDaldno Tells Us About Monsterhearts

I chat with Joe McDaldno about his new story game of teenage monsters toying with one another. more »

Come to Gamestorm!

Come to Gamestorm!

Gamestorm 14 will be in Vancouver, WA on March 22nd-25th. Plan, save, book--see you there! more »

The Order of the Stick Reprint Drive Breaking Kickstarter Records

The Order of the Stick Reprint Drive Breaking Kickstarter Records

People into D&D, pen-and-paper RPGs, and webcomics have most likely heard of The Order of the Stick, a websomic series by Rich Burlew. To those that haven’t, the webcomic has been having fun with AND poking fun at pen-and-paper RPGs (like D&D) since 2003. Several print... more »

Filamena Young Tells Us About Flatpack: Fix the Future!

Filamena Young Tells Us About Flatpack: Fix the Future!

I talk with Filamena Young about her "optimistic apocalyptic" role-playing game, Flatpack. more »

Celebrity D&D Voyeurism 101

Celebrity D&D Voyeurism 101

Want to watch beautiful people in LA play D&D? more »

Pathfinder RPG Coming to Dynamite Comics

Pathfinder RPG Coming to Dynamite Comics

Are you into the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game? Dig comic books? Two great tastes that taste great together. Am I right? more »

The Next D&D

The Next D&D

Those parts of the internet that I frequently trawl through pretty much exploded today with the news that Wizards of the Coast is working on a new edition of Dungeons & Dragons. more »

Meguey Baker Tells Us About the Psi*Run Pre-Order

Meguey Baker Tells Us About the Psi*Run Pre-Order

Psi*Run is a new roleplaying game being published in January by Night Sky Games. Join us as we talk with Meguey Baker about her game of psychic amnesiacs on the run. more »