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Downtime Notice: Friday, December 8th 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM Eastern

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017

    Community Manager Cordovan posted on the forums about some upcoming downtime   The DDO game worlds will be unavailable on Friday, December 8th from 9:30 AM...

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Podcast

DDO Players News Episode 162 – Just, Don’t Blink

Posted by on Jan 17, 2018

  We cover the patch notes for Update 37 Patch 2 And talk about the new deck builder Dragonfire.   Audio Only Listen And Download Link...

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Dungeons & Dragons 5E

Dungeons & Dragons Character Folios Coming From Ultra Pro

Posted by on Jan 17, 2018

  Need some places to store your character sheets? Want to do it style? Ultra Pro will release three new Dungeons & Dragons Character Folios in March: Drizzt, Papazolt’s...

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Tabletop Games

Dragonfire Card Game Review

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018

  Dragonfire is a new cooperative deck-building game in which you and your friends take on different adventures inside of the Dungeons & Dragons world. If you are familiar...

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Dungeons & Dragons Character Folios Coming From Ultra Pro

Dungeons & Dragons Character Folios Coming From Ultra Pro

Jan 17, 2018

  Need some places to store your character sheets? Want to do it style? Ultra Pro will release three new Dungeons & Dragons Character Folios in March: Drizzt, Papazolt’s Tomb, and Tomb of Annihilation.   The Character Folios features a licensed full-color graphic of popular themes from the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. Each folio is...

DDO Players News Episode 162 – Just, Don’t Blink

DDO Players News Episode 162 – Just, Don’t Blink

Jan 17, 2018

  We cover the patch notes for Update 37 Patch 2 And talk about the new deck builder Dragonfire.   Audio Only Listen And Download Link http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN162.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (45.5MB)   YouTube Watch Links     Game News Update 37 Patch 2 Release Notes The DDO Chronicle: Issue 266...

Into The Borderlands Details From Goodman Games

Into The Borderlands Details From Goodman Games

Jan 16, 2018

  Goodman Games, have layout some details about there upcoming Into The Borderlands 5E D&D Book.     Into the Borderlands is set to be a hardcover book that combines the iconic Dungeons & Dragons adventure modules B1:  In Search of the Unknown and B2:  The Keep on the Borderlands.  Featuring two different complete reprints of both...

DDO Players News Episode 161 – 12 x 12

DDO Players News Episode 161 – 12 x 12

Jan 10, 2018

  On this show week, we talk about the chronicles and Pineleaf lays out his insane 12 x 12 challenge!   Audio Only Listen And Download Link http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN161.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (31.3MB)   YouTube Watch Links       Game News The DDO Chronicle: Issue 265 Store Sales 20% off:...

Dragonfire Card Game Review

Dragonfire Card Game Review

Jan 9, 2018

  Dragonfire is a new cooperative deck-building game in which you and your friends take on different adventures inside of the Dungeons & Dragons world. If you are familiar with the card game Shadowrun: Crossfire, you will be right at home here, It uses a similar game system to the one found in Shadowrun but there are a few new mechanics added in,...

Zombie T-Rex Coming From Gale Force Nine

Zombie T-Rex Coming From Gale Force Nine

Jan 5, 2018

  Strike fear into your party as you bring this out while dm’ing the Tomb Of Annihilation.       The final Dungeons & Dragons Collector’s Series Tomb of Annihilation miniature will be the towering Tyrannosaurus Zombie. The limited-edition resin miniature is sculpted by Jonathan Nascone, limited to 1,500 units, and has an MSRP of...

2017 Was The Biggest Year Yet For Tabletop Games On Kickstarter

2017 Was The Biggest Year Yet For Tabletop Games On Kickstarter

Jan 5, 2018

  Tabletop Games were BIG in 2016, But this year was a MONSTER 2017 got off to a strong start thanks to epic dungeon crawler Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5, which first overtook previous record-breaker Dark Souls: The Board Game to become the most-funded board game ever launched through the platform, before toppling Exploding Kittens in early January to claim...

Mad Catz Claws Back Into The PC Peripherals Market

Mad Catz Claws Back Into The PC Peripherals Market

Jan 4, 2018

  Remeber Mad Catz? Yah you do, back in the day they made some pretty sweet Playstation and Xbox controllers and a line of PC Gaming Peripherals. Well, they are back and ready to take the PC gaming market on.   To celebrate their reanimation, Mad Catz has launched another teaser video,  Three R.A.T mice make an appearance: the RAT 4+, RAT 6+, and RAT...

WOTC Has BIG Plans For D&D, Magic & Avalon Hill

WOTC Has BIG Plans For D&D, Magic & Avalon Hill

Jan 4, 2018

  Chris Cocks, President of Wizards of the Coast, spoke with Brian Crecente of Glixel, the Video Game Newsletter from RollingStone.com.  Chris lays out some of the plans they have for the future of the brands under WOTC. And let a few surprises drop as well.     Magic The Gathering There are a half-dozen video games in development for Magic the...

DDO Players News Podcast 160 – No Miniatures, Just Cardboard

DDO Players News Podcast 160 – No Miniatures, Just Cardboard

Jan 3, 2018

  It’s our annual year-end review and resolutions show!   Audio Only Listen And Download Link http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN160.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (70.5MB) YouTube Watch Links __________________________________________________________________________________     Game News   Store Sales 30%...

Vast: The Crystal Caverns Expansion Unboxing Videos

Vast: The Crystal Caverns Expansion Unboxing Videos

Jan 2, 2018

  The brand new expansion and miniatures for Vast: The Crystal Caverns are slated to hit on January 30th.   Leader games sent them over for us to have a look at it! Look for our review coming soon!   Vast: The Crystal Caverns Miniatures Take your game into a whole new dimension with highly detailed miniatures for all the roles in addition to...

DDO Players News 2017 Outtakes

DDO Players News 2017 Outtakes

Jan 1, 2018

  We record from the start of the call to the end after the show, Sometimes there is just gold in those recording’s, and sometimes during the live the show things go sideways. It’s edited out of the released version 🙂 These are the 2017 bloopers and outtakes. Sidenote – if you listen/subscribe to the audio version of the podcast, these...

River Horse Games Bringing Highlander Board Game

River Horse Games Bringing Highlander Board Game

Dec 29, 2017

  You know the saying :   “There can only be one”   River Horse Games, the team behind Terminator Genisys, Jim Henson’s Labyrinth, and My Little Pony: Tales of Equestria, have announced their next nostalgic title: Highlander, The Board Game   We don’t know much about Highlander:  The Board Game, other than the anncoument of...

Steve Jackson Returning To Fantasy Trip

Steve Jackson Returning To Fantasy Trip

Dec 28, 2017

  Without much fanfare, there was a little announcement over on the Steve Jackson Game Blog.   At the beginning of my career, long before GURPS, I created a roleplaying game called The Fantasy Trip. For decades, the rights have been held by Metagaming, a publisher which is no longer in operation. I’m very pleased to announce that I have regained...

World Health Organization Will Add “Gaming Addiction” To Mental Health Disease List

World Health Organization Will Add “Gaming Addiction” To Mental Health Disease List

Dec 27, 2017

  Just one more quest? Just one more level? we’ve all been there…     Gaming addiction will become a mental disorder officially recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) next year. The WHO, originally founded in 1946 as an agency of the United Nations dedicated to international health, is set to publish an updated...

DDO Players News Episode 159 – See It, In 3 Years

DDO Players News Episode 159 – See It, In 3 Years

Dec 27, 2017

  This week we talk about the patch and hotfix. And we have some news on the Dungeons & Dragons movie.   Audio Only Listen And Download Link   http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN159.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (58.2MB)   YouTube Watch Links     Game News Update 37 Patch 1 Release Notes Update 37 Hotfix...

The Steam Winter Sale Is Live

The Steam Winter Sale Is Live

Dec 21, 2017

  Your wallet is about to become much, much lighter. The Steam winter sale is upon us.     The sale is running through Jan 4th, so you have a few weeks to spend that money. Steam card collectors will be happy to know that browsing your discovery queue will net you two cards per day over the duration of the sale, which—if you get ’em all—can...

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, Launching On iPad Today

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, Launching On iPad Today

Dec 21, 2017

  Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, the 2016 Strategy Game of the Year, is available today in the iOS App Store for a limited-time discounted price of $29.99** on iPad, with the first 60 turns free to play. Rebuilt with touch controls, Civilization VI is the first flagship entry in the award-winning turn-based strategy franchise to be playable on iOS. Your...

Maniac Mansion Mysteriously Available On Steam

Maniac Mansion Mysteriously Available On Steam

Dec 21, 2017

  Old-school adventure game players might be surprised to see that the original 8-bit version of the game has suddenly popped up on Steam. With no fan fare or fancy press releases, it’s just Bam here it is buy it today.     Maniac Mansion tells the story of Dave and his friends, who wander a creepy mansion in search of their friend Sandy....

Hasbro Introduces Trivial Pursuit Tap

Hasbro Introduces Trivial Pursuit Tap

Dec 20, 2017

  This is not the Trivial Pursuit you used to know.     Gamers can test their trivia skills like never before with the launch of Trivial Pursuit Tap, an interactive game that brings together Amazon Alexa and Hasbro, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: HAS) iconic and popular trivia game. Amazon Echo Buttons are a simple but creative way for customers to play...