D&D Helps Push Hasbro Sales Up

D&D Helps Push Hasbro Sales Up

Jul 27, 2017

  A 20% increase in game sales over the same quarter last year drove growth for Hasbro in its Q2 report. Dungeons & Dragons got a special shout-out from CEO Brian Goldner in an interview with Jim Cramer on Mad Money, in which he revealed that D&D sales (including digital) were up 50% over the previous year. “Dungeons & Dragons is performing at...

Burger Time: The Card Game On Kickstarter

Burger Time: The Card Game On Kickstarter

Jul 27, 2017

  Ok, so this one hit me right in the feels, takes me back when I was a wee lad, pumping quarters into the machine trying to build that burger.     Data East’s Burger Time the Card Game takes you back to the arcade of the 80’s. When we were all young and had pockets full of quarters! Burger Time is a 2 player (can be played by 1...

Roll A D20 Today, Happy Gary Gygax Day

Roll A D20 Today, Happy Gary Gygax Day

Jul 27, 2017

      Happiest of birthdays to the late Gary Gygax, Father of Dungeons and Dragons! In 1974, Gygax, along with co-creator Dave Arneson, Gave us the first edition of Dungeons and Dragons! Gygax and his co-creators worked to produce something that at the point didn’t exist – a fantasy role playing game. Gygax was a lover of fantasy novels and of...

Gen Con 50 Sunday SOLD OUT

Gen Con 50 Sunday SOLD OUT

Jul 27, 2017

  Family Fun Day badges, the Sunday, August 20 badge, are now sold out.   Sunday joins the 4 Day badges and Saturday badges in selling out as well, for the historic first time in the history of the 50-year conv ention. Don’t have a badge yet for the historic Gen Con 50? You still can attend, however, only limited quantities of Thursday and...

5-Minute Dungeon Now Available In Retail

5-Minute Dungeon Now Available In Retail

Jul 26, 2017

  It’s always great to see when a successful Kickstarter, transits into the retail sector, and this is just the case with 5 Minute Dungeon   Wiggles 3D Games has partnered with Spin Master Games, to produce and sell the retail version of 5-Minute Dungeon. 5-Minute Dungeon is a co-operative, real-time dungeon crawling card game for 2-5 players...

Ares Games Announce 2 New Titles For The Fall

Ares Games Announce 2 New Titles For The Fall

Jul 26, 2017

  Ares Games is bringing us some horror and mystery themes this Fall, with Last Friday:  Return to Camp Apache coming out in September and Monsters vs. Heroes:  London After Midnight releasing in October.     Set in Victorian London, Monsters vs. Heroes:  London After Midnight combines elements of both the gothic horror and the mystery fiction...

Talisman: The Magical Quest Coming From Games Workshop

Talisman:  The Magical Quest Coming From Games Workshop

Jul 26, 2017

  Games Workshop is going back to one of the classics, as Talisman:  The Magical Quest Game, the game should be in your hands by this Christmas.     Based on the Revised 4th Edition version of the game produced under license by Fantasy Flight Games, the new Talisman will once again challenge players to an epic quest to claim the coveted Crown of...

Table Of Ultimate Gaming Coming To Kickstarter

Table Of Ultimate Gaming Coming To Kickstarter

Jul 24, 2017

  Looking for a new gaming table? prepare yourselves for the (Cue the radio announcer voice) Table Of Ultimate Gaming       Coming to Kickstarter in August, some pretty amazing looking tables, from the looks of it, They were gracious enough to send over some promo shots of the tables. and WOW.     As you can see you have your...

Ready Player One First Trailer

Ready Player One First Trailer

Jul 24, 2017

  More news out of San Diego Comic Com (It never ends!), This time around we get our first look at the Ready Player One movie, that’s been in the works for awhile now Ready Player One is a 2011 science-fiction novel, and the debut novel by Ernest Cline. The story, set in a dystopian 2044, follows protagonist Wade Watts as he searches for an easter...

Fireside Games Announces The Smash And Burn Tour

Fireside Games Announces The Smash And Burn Tour

Jul 23, 2017

  Fireside Games has announced that they will be embarking on the Smash and Burn Tour August 22–October 7, 2017. This tour takes them to 16 stores in the Midwest, where fans can demo their new releases, Hotshots and Kaiju Crush, and pick up promos. It’ll also be a great opportunity to meet Justin De Witt, designer of games such as Castle Panic, Dead Panic,...

Stranger Things Season 2 Full Trailer

Stranger Things Season 2 Full Trailer

Jul 22, 2017

  Today at San Diego Comic Con, Netflix premiered a new trailer for its highly anticipated second season of its supernatural show Stranger Things. And from what we’ve seen, there’s plenty more ‘80s nostalgia. Dragon’s Lair! Oh, how many quarters did I spend on that game. And whoever’s idea it was the use Michael Jackons Thriller with the...

Game of Thrones’ Comic-Con Trailer Teases What Is Coming

Game of Thrones’ Comic-Con Trailer Teases What Is Coming

Jul 22, 2017

  San Diego Comic is in full swing, and we keep getting teasers and news from all our favorite shows and movies, Game Of Thrones held a panel and got to show off a teaser of what’s coming up this season. This is the first time the show is running at the same time as Comic Con, it normally works out that the show is over and on hiatus, so we get a...

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Shelob Makes Her Debut

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Shelob Makes Her Debut

Jul 21, 2017

  San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing, and with that comes all the panels, and the news that comes with them.  Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Productions have released a new trailer for the upcoming Middle-earth: Shadow of War online revealing that the infamous spider Shelob will appear in the game. Developed by Monolith Productions,...

The Walking Dead Season 8 Trailer Is Here

The Walking Dead Season 8 Trailer Is Here

Jul 21, 2017

  We have all waited and now we get our first looks at what it’s store for us, in Season 8 of the AMC show. And there is a head scratching ending, I mean a serious WTF is going here ending. First shown to the audience in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con.   An all-out war between the Saviors and Rick and his crew are teased in the trailer,...

Netflix Gives Us A Trailer For “Bright”

Netflix Gives Us A Trailer For “Bright”

Jul 21, 2017

  We have had some teasers and some hints of what was to come, but we are now getting our first look a the Netflix original movie Bright.   “Humans, Orcs, Elves… everybody is just trying to get along.”   Bright is set in a world where fantasy creatures, like orcs and fairies, live side by side with humans. Scott Ward (Will Smith) is partnered up...

Doctor Who RPG at Humble Bundle

Doctor Who RPG at Humble Bundle

Jul 21, 2017

  Some more Doctor Who news, this time on the gaming front, with a great bundle up for grabs over at Humble Bundle.     Starting at just $1.00 you can get a great collection of books     If you want even more books for $8.00   Or you can go for the full collection for just $15.00   That’s a ton of Doctor Who RPG Goodness...

Two Animal-Themed Games Coming From Mayfair Games

Two Animal-Themed Games Coming From Mayfair Games

Jul 21, 2017

  Mayfair Games has a pair of animal-themed, family-friendly budget priced games coming, this September: Run Bunny Run and Food Chain. A limited supply of the games will debut at Gen Con. If you’re planning to attend Gen Con In August, there will be a limited supply of the games at the Mayfair booth, with wider distribution coming in Sept.  ...

Games Workshop Steam Sale

Games Workshop Steam Sale

Jul 20, 2017

  If you have wanted to jump on some of the Games Workshop video games, then now is your chance, as they holding what they are calling the “Skulls For The Skull Throne” Sale on steam.     The full catalog of Games Workshop will be up for grabs on sale, from Blood Bowl to Warhammer Quest     The sale runs NOW – Monday,...

Cthulhu Wars Onslaught 3

Cthulhu Wars Onslaught 3

Jul 20, 2017

  Cthulhu Wars is one of the most popular Cthulhu-based games out there. Petersen Games is looking to expand the game with a new faction, the Ancients, as well as a new map to fight over, plus extras for all the existing factions. As such, there’s a new Kickstarter campaign up to fund it. You can also pick up previous Cthulhu Wars items as part of the...

DDO Players News Episode 140 – I Want A Mini Strahd

DDO Players News Episode 140 – I Want A Mini Strahd

Jul 19, 2017

  We talk about Update 36, Ravenloft and Gen Con   Audio Only Listen And Download Link   http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN140.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (80.4MB)   YouTube Watch Links   Game News Update 36:Duel for the Underdark Release Notes Update 36 Named Item Information The DDO Chronicle: Issue 242...