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Could This Be The Ravenloft Pricing?

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017

  Today over on the Lord Of The Rings Online (LOTRO) side of SSG, they announced the pricing for Pre-Orders for the upcoming Mordor expansion. Our sister site LOTRO Players...

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DDO Players News Special Table Of Ultimate Gaming Interview

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017

  We have a chat with co-founder Patrick Meyer, of Wood Robot, about their upcoming Kickstarter for the “Table Of Ultimate Gaming”   Audio Only Listen And...

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Lost Tales of Myth Drannor D&D Adventures League Book Coming

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017

  Adventures League Admin Greg Marks has been “teasing’ someting on Twitter for awhile now.   What's that? Could it be MANY copies of Super Secret Project...

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Tabletop Games

Civilization: A New Dawn Coming From Fantasy Flight Games

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017

  Fantasy Flight Games will release a new board game based on Sid Meier’s strategy video game Civilization. Civilization: A New Dawn will release in Q4.     Sid Meier’s...

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Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game 30th Anniversary Edition

Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game 30th Anniversary Edition

Aug 16, 2017

  From the, I’m pretty sure that no one saw this coming file.   “My ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and binds us. Luminous beings are we.” –Yoda     Fantasy Flight Games is proud to return Star Wars: The Roleplaying to print as a collectible set of two...

Lost Tales of Myth Drannor D&D Adventures League Book Coming

Lost Tales of Myth Drannor D&D Adventures League Book Coming

Aug 16, 2017

  Adventures League Admin Greg Marks has been “teasing’ someting on Twitter for awhile now.   What's that? Could it be MANY copies of Super Secret Project 76? See you @Gen_Con @DnD_AdvLeague #DnD #dnd5e pic.twitter.com/Poc7ru7fMv — Greg Marks (@Skerrit7h3green) August 11, 2017   The Lost Tales of Myth Drannor, aka Super...

Civilization: A New Dawn Coming From Fantasy Flight Games

Civilization: A New Dawn Coming From Fantasy Flight Games

Aug 16, 2017

  Fantasy Flight Games will release a new board game based on Sid Meier’s strategy video game Civilization. Civilization: A New Dawn will release in Q4.     Sid Meier’s Civilization: A New Dawn allows players to rewrite history while playing as rulers of antiquity’s most memorable empires. Players take on the role of one of the most famous leaders in...

Catalyst Game Labs To Release Master Of Orion Tabletop Games

Catalyst Game Labs To Release Master Of Orion Tabletop Games

Aug 16, 2017

  The original Master of Orion (MoO) computer game released in 1993, creating the 4X video game genre and capturing the attention of strategy loving gamers for over 30 years. The Master of Orion series has been featured on numerous “greatest games of all time” lists; several retrospective reviews from such established gaming media sites as GameSpot and IGN...

Gen Con Sells Out Historic 50th Convention

Gen Con Sells Out Historic 50th Convention

Aug 14, 2017

    Gen Con, North America’s longest-running and best-attended tabletop game convention, has announced a complete sellout of badges for its 50th convention to be held August 17-20 in the Indiana Convention Center. The convention will not sell badges on-site and attendees, as in prior years, will be asked to display their badges while attending the...

Tips If Your Attending Gen Con 50

Tips If Your Attending Gen Con 50

Aug 14, 2017

    This week marks the 50th annual Gen Con, held in Indianapolis, Indiana. What was a small gathering of friends at Gary Gygax’s house in 1967 has grown to become the biggest tabletop gaming convention in the U.S., attracting more than 60,000 people and hundreds of new games every year. For the uninitiated it can be pretty overwhelming, so here are...

Dragonfire Releasing At Gen Con 50

Dragonfire Releasing At Gen Con 50

Aug 13, 2017

  Heading to Gen Con 50 next week? If so you might be in luck if you were hoping to buy Dragonfire, Catalyst Games has announced they will have Dragonfire at the show for purchase. Dragonfire is a 2 to 6 player deckbuilding game set in the world’s greatest roleplaying game, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. Players choose from a number of races, from dwarf to elf,...

Story Tellers Vault Coming From White Wolf Entertainment & DriveThruRPG

Story Tellers Vault Coming From White Wolf Entertainment & DriveThruRPG

Aug 12, 2017

  White Wolf Entertainment, creator of the World of Darkness and Vampire: The Masquerade are partnering with DriveThurRPG to allow independent content creators to publish material set in the World of Darkness using the Storytellers Vault.   For over a quarter century, fans of the World of Darkness have aspired to bring their own unique World of...

Oni Press Launching Games Division

Oni Press Launching Games Division

Aug 12, 2017

  Oni Press, the acclaimed Portland-based comics publisher, announces the launch of Oni Games, a new gaming imprint dedicated to bringing Oni Press titles to the growing tabletop market.   With the response to Renegade Game Studios’ Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Card Game based on the graphic novel series , the positive critical and fan response to...

Twilight Imperium Fourth Edition Coming From Fantasy Flight Games

Twilight Imperium Fourth Edition Coming From Fantasy Flight Games

Aug 12, 2017

  Twilight Imperium, fans rejoice! You will have a new version releasing in Q4. It has been twelve years since the release of Twilight Imperium Third Edition (2005), which spawned two expansion sets.     Twilight Imperium Fourth Edition is a “4X” style war game in which players control an interstellar empire trying to reunite the galaxy under its...

DDO Players News Special Table Of Ultimate Gaming Interview

DDO Players News Special Table Of Ultimate Gaming Interview

Aug 11, 2017

  We have a chat with co-founder Patrick Meyer, of Wood Robot, about their upcoming Kickstarter for the “Table Of Ultimate Gaming”   Audio Only Listen And Download Link   http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPNTable.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (37.4MB)     YouTube Watch Links     For more...

Gen Con 2017 Program Book Now Available In PDF

Gen Con 2017 Program Book Now Available In PDF

Aug 10, 2017

  For those of you that can’t make it to Gen Con this year, you can get a taste of the program book via the Gen Con website.   The PDF clocks in at 308 Pages! Don’t forget out Gen Con Coverage, will start in full on Wednesday, Aug 16th. Make sure you’re following us on Facebook and Twitter, as my plan is to go LIVE at some point. DDO...

DDO Players News Episode 143 – Favored Domains Of Pong

DDO Players News Episode 143 – Favored Domains Of Pong

Aug 9, 2017

  We talk about the first looks to Favored Souls, Clerics, And Ravenloft. And Drac gives his top 10 most anticipated games of Gen Con 2017.     Audio Only Listen And Download Link   http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN143.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (72.5MB)     YouTube Watch Links   Game News Early...

Fallout: The Board Game Coming From Fantasy Flight

Fallout: The Board Game Coming From Fantasy Flight

Aug 8, 2017

  Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce Fallout, a post-nuclear adventure board game based on Bethesda’s blockbuster video game series. In Fallout, one to four players take on a role within an irradiated landscape inspired by those in Fallout 3, Fallout 4, and their downloadable content expansions. With just a few locations pinpointed on their map, the...

Games Workshop is Being Sued For $62.5M By An FLGS

Games Workshop is Being Sued For $62.5M By An FLGS

Aug 8, 2017

  Games Workshop is the behemoth in the industry, they tend to dictate to their retailers (FLGS) on what price they can sell their product for, and this is coming back to bite them. To the tune of 62.5 MILLION dollars.   . The game store owner and lawyer David Moore has filed a criminal complaint in the US Federal Court of Southern Florida alleging...

Pathfinder Duels Mobile Card Game Announced by 37Games

Pathfinder Duels Mobile Card Game Announced by 37Games

Aug 5, 2017

  37Games is proud to announce, in collaboration with Paizo Inc., its newest game Pathfinder Duels. The beloved franchise will be adapted into a CCG game with a unique blend of Pathfinder’s imaginative world and exciting gameplay featuring simultaneous turns.     Players will enter the world of Golarion and use their favorite Iconic Heroes to...

Approaching Dawn: The Witching Hour Coming From WizKids

Approaching Dawn: The Witching Hour Coming From WizKids

Aug 3, 2017

  WizKids is pleased to announce the upcoming release Approaching Dawn: The Witching Hour,   In a world where Witches cast spells and Demons exist in the darkness, will you be able to banish the evil? In this cooperative new board game, players are members of a coven who are blood bound – what one witch does affects another member of the coven. Work...

Top 10 Most Anticipated Games Gen Con 2017

Top 10 Most Anticipated Games Gen Con 2017

Aug 3, 2017

  Welcome to August! As of this posting, we have a short 13 days to Gen Con 2017! This is going to be a special year, as it’s the 50th anniversary and Gen Con is on pace to sell out, which is a first in the history. Our coverage of Gen Con will also be increased this year, as I have 10 interviews scheduled with game companies, plus I plan to stop by many...

Conan Exiles The Frozen North Expansion Coming August 16th

Conan Exiles The Frozen North Expansion Coming August 16th

Aug 3, 2017

  I think Led Zeppelin sang it best We come from the land of the ice and snow, From the midnight sun where the hot springs flow. Hammer of the gods will drive our ships to new land. To fight the hordes and sing, and cry. Valhalla, I am coming.     The second stage of Conan Exiles’ Early Access adventure is about to begin! On August 16th, Conan...

Thursday Gen Con Badges Now Sold Out

Thursday Gen Con Badges Now Sold Out

Aug 3, 2017

  So, stop me if you have heard this one before. Plan on going to Gen Con 50 on Thursday? Sorry     That’s right, Thursday now joins the list of days that are sold out for Gen Con 50. Still want to go? Hurry right now and pick up a Friday badge, as it’s going fast, as in probbaly by the end of today. This as we said before, will mark...