Blood and Plunder: No Peace Beyond the Line Kickstarter

Blood and Plunder: No Peace Beyond the Line Kickstarter

Jun 22, 2017

  The fine folks over at Firelock Games have an expansion set to go to for the Blood And Plunder miniatures game.     No Peace Beyond the Line is the first major expansion for the Blood and Plunder miniatures game. This expansion will revolve around the No Peace Beyond the Line book that will feature: Optional rules for playing games at a greater...

DDO Players News Episode 136 – DragonLocks And MonkLocks

DDO Players News Episode 136 – DragonLocks And MonkLocks

Jun 21, 2017

  No real DDO this week, we talk about the upcoming Tomb Of Annihilation Board Game, and what we have been playing this week.   Audio Only Listen And Download Link   http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN136.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (65.0MB)     YouTube Watch Links     Game News Downtime Notice:...

Origins Game Fair Sees Attendance Spike

Origins Game Fair Sees Attendance Spike

Jun 21, 2017

  The numbers are in for the 2017 Origins Game Fair, which was last week.     Unique attendees at this year’s Origins Game Fair totaled 17,001, an increase of 9.8% over last year’s number, according to show organizer The Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Turnstile attendance, which is the sum of daily admissions over the event’s five days,...

Expeditions: Viking Review

Expeditions: Viking Review

Jun 20, 2017

  Being a viking is not easy, I mean sure you have your pillaging, plundering and looting, which is cool and all, but you have the harsh winters, and your family trying to kill you.     Expeditions: Viking opens (as these stories so often do) with your father’s passing. He died on a journey to the British Isles, so his position of...

Hasbro Shows Off First Gaming Crate Games

Hasbro Shows Off First Gaming Crate Games

Jun 20, 2017

  Hasbro Inc. has revealed the first games for its Hasbro Gaming Crate service as it begins accepting preorders for a fall launch.     We told you about the new subscription box that Hasbro was putting together, and we now know what games you will be getting in the first box.     Family Crate: Come one, come all! This crate is...

2017 Kinderspiel des Jahres winner Announced

2017 Kinderspiel des Jahres winner Announced

Jun 20, 2017

  ICE COOL was named the 2017 Kinderspiel des Jahres winner, the Best Children’s Game category for the prestigious German game design competition.     The game  released by Amigo Spiel in Germany, with U.S. distribution by Brain Games. In the dexterity game, players take the role of truant young penguins, skipping class to find a treat. Players...

For The King (Early Access Game) Review

For The King (Early Access Game) Review

Jun 19, 2017

      For The King is a challenging (read that as HARD) blend of Strategy, JRPG Combat, and Roguelike elements. Each play through is very unique with procedural maps, quests, and events.     Death comes easy, and it will come many many many times, get used to dying. It’s going to something you will do. Let me start off saying this...

Renowned Explorers: International Society Review

Renowned Explorers: International Society Review

Jun 19, 2017

  Renowned Explorers is an attitude-driven turn-based strategy exploration game. This strategy-with-a-twist title from Abbey Games is bewildering at times, but endearing and addictive. At its heart, the game is pretty simple; recruit a crew and go on a fabulous adventure spanning multiple expeditions across the globe, with the intent of becoming the ‘most...

2017 Origins Awards Winner Announced

2017 Origins Awards Winner Announced

Jun 18, 2017

    The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design presented the Origins Awards Saturday June 17th at the annual awards show held at the 2017 Origins Game Fair in  Columbus, OH. Drum roll please, and the winners are Game of the Year Scythe – Stonemeier Games Board Game of the Year Scythe – Stonemeier Games   Family Game of the Year Happy Salmon...

Dungeons & Dragons Dice Masters: Tomb of Annihilation

Dungeons & Dragons Dice Masters: Tomb of Annihilation

Jun 16, 2017

    Introducing Draft Packs, a new configuration for Dice Masters, offering an alternative to sealed organized play events. The Dungeons & Dragons Dice Masters: Tomb of Annihilation draft pack makes it easier to draft than ever before! Using the same proprietary Dice Building Game platform developed by Mike Elliot and Eric M. Lang that fans know...

Dungeons & Dragons: Tomb of Annihilation Adventure System Board Game

Dungeons & Dragons: Tomb of Annihilation Adventure System Board Game

Jun 16, 2017

    Continuing the grand adventures of Castle Ravenloft®, The Legend of Drizzt®, Wrath of Ashardalon® and Temple of Elemental Evil™, the brand new Tomb of Annihilation Adventure System Board Game will feature multiple scenarios, challenging quests and game play designed for a single player or a cooperative group of 2-5 players. In the Tomb of...

Saturday Is Free RPG Day 2017

Saturday Is Free RPG Day 2017

Jun 16, 2017

  Established in 2007, Free RPG Day works with participating hobby game retailers and RPG publishers to bring new and exclusive RPG quick start rules and adventure modules into the hands of gamers.     Consumers WORLDWIDE will be able to grab brand new material for a variety of RPGs — no overstock, retail-priced or dead product here. The...

Geek Chic Ceases Operations

Geek Chic Ceases Operations

Jun 15, 2017

  One of the best-known makers of dining room tables designed specifically for tabletop gaming has closed its doors. Geek Chic started up in 2008, initially offering a single piece of furniture – the ‘Sultan’ – and growing over the years to expand its offering to cover a number of dining room and coffee tables, chairs, bookcases and sideboards. All of the...

DDO Players News Episode 135 – Breaking Tables

DDO Players News Episode 135 – Breaking Tables

Jun 14, 2017

  On the show this week, we talk about the upcoming Artificer changes, and breaking tables with a giant D20?   Audio Only Listen And Download Link     http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN135.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (73.2MB)     YouTube Watch Links       Game News Updates On Cleric Turning...

The Tablebreaker: The Ultimate d20 On Kickstarter

The Tablebreaker: The Ultimate d20 On Kickstarter

Jun 12, 2017

  One of my friends in the UNDmables has a thing for 20 sided dice, he has foam ones, he has ones that glow, you never know which dice he will bring. Lord help me if he would ever bring this thing to our next session.   Yes, your reading that correct, that’s an 4.5 inch 20 sided die, The Tablebreaker is a massive d20 made from architectural...

Drinking Fluxx Coming In July

Drinking Fluxx Coming In July

Jun 12, 2017

  Fluxx is all grown up, and is not of legal drinking age (In the US at least) To coincide  on July 24th, Looney Labs will be releasing Drinking Fluxx     Drinking Fluxx is a new theme all about drinking games. Obviously, this one is only marketed towards adults only.     If you’ve never played a Fluxx game before, it’s a really simple...

The Lost Age RPG Kickstarter

The Lost Age RPG Kickstarter

Jun 9, 2017

  This heroic tactical RPG is set in a mythic land, a place where heroes build their legend in the pursuit of immortality and fantastic creatures inhabit the untamed world. The Lost Age is powered by a new class-free, skill-based system, with goal driven XP, dice-less GMing, and resource managment-focused gameplay.     The basic mechanic involves...

Everything Epic Announces Pre Orders For Big Trouble In Little China Board Game

Everything Epic Announces Pre Orders For Big Trouble In Little China Board Game

Jun 9, 2017

  We are thrilled to announce that the pre-order online store is now live! Be one of the first to pre-order and be guaranteed to get one of the Deluxe Limited Edition copies of the game for the same price as the regular retail edition! These are in limited quantity and made especially for the big fans of the film and of the game! It’s packed full of...

Critical Role Podcast

Critical Role Podcast

Jun 9, 2017

  Did you happen to hear a large sound last night? That was the sound of “Critters” everywhere cheering as during the 100th Episode of Critical Role, they announced the official podcast.   From Geek & Sundry’s Press Release : You’ve been asking us to help you take Critical Role with you no matter where you go. Your desktop is a...

2017 Diana Jones Award Shortlist

2017 Diana Jones Award Shortlist

Jun 8, 2017

  The Diana Jones Award, is one of the 3 “big” gaming awards along with the Origins Award and Spiel des Jahres.     Six nominees for the 2017 Diana Jones Award for Excellence in Gaming have been announced — two board games, a card game, a role-playing game, a LARP, and a convention. The winner will be named August 16, the day before...