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DDO Players News Episode 132 – Drac’s Magnificent RNG Curse

Posted by on May 24, 2017

  On the show this week, Mike Mearls does an AMA, and the 2017 Spiel Des Jahres Award Nominees Announced, also Now through May 29th 8:30pm EST Pineleaf will match any donation...

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DDO Players News Episode 132 – Drac’s Magnificent RNG Curse

Posted by on May 24, 2017

  On the show this week, Mike Mearls does an AMA, and the 2017 Spiel Des Jahres Award Nominees Announced, also Now through May 29th 8:30pm EST Pineleaf will match any donation...

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Dungeons & Dragons 5E

The Stream of Annihilation Preview With Art Preview

Posted by on May 25, 2017

  Dungeon Life has posted a video with WotC’s Greg Tito In the video he does confirm that the weekend-long live stream will feature the main announcement right at the...

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Tabletop Games

Campy Creatures Card Game

Posted by on May 28, 2017

  This August, Keymaster Games will release Campy Creatures, a card game featuring classic monster-movie style monsters.     In the game, the players assume the role...

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12 Realms Dungeonland Kickstarter Interview With Twisted Brothers Studio

12 Realms Dungeonland Kickstarter Interview With Twisted Brothers Studio

May 19, 2017

  Drac has a chat with Twisted Brothers Studio, about 12 Realms Dungeonland Game, coming May 25th on Kickstarter. A few notes At the time I recorded this the Kickstater was up and running, hence way I reference it during the course of the interview, it has since been canceled and will be relaunched with added content The brothers had some issue with there...

DDO Players News Episode 131 – Dragon’s Delight

DDO Players News Episode 131 – Dragon’s Delight

May 17, 2017

  No DDO News This Week Again, So we talk about Gen Con, Beer, And The Origins Awards Nominees.   Audio Only Listen And Download Link   http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN131.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (55.4MB)   YouTube Watch Links   DDO Players News Is Brought You By The Easy Roller Dice Company   If...

12 Realms: Dungeonland Kickstater

12 Realms: Dungeonland Kickstater

May 15, 2017

  MAGE Company continues expanding 12 Realms and a new world Dungeonland and it’s now LIVE on kickstarter!   Evil spreads everywhere, twisting and mixing the tales in sinister stories where the ending is never good. Horrific villains have come back for their revenge on the heroes of the tales, this time more dangerous than ever. The source of...

Gen Con 50 Event Catalog Now Live!

Gen Con 50 Event Catalog Now Live!

May 14, 2017

  Gen Con attendees can get their first chance to view the initial list of Gen Con 50 events right now, as the Event Catalog is now launched on gencon.com.     With the release of the Event Catalog, attendees can begin building their Wish Lists on gencon.com, preparing for the opening of Event Registration on Sunday, May 28 at noon (Eastern). Gen...

And The Official Beer Name for Gen Con 50 Is

And The Official Beer Name for Gen Con 50 Is

May 14, 2017

    Thousands voted and the Official Beer name for Gen Con 50 is … Dragon’s Delight! Dragon’s Delight joins former winners 20-Sided Rye (2016), Drink On and Prosper Ale (2015), Froth of Khan (2014), Flagon Slayer (2013), and the Ale of Destiny (2012). A Belgian Golden Ale     Dragon’s Delight will be available...

Zombies!!! Ultimate Collector’s Box

Zombies!!! Ultimate Collector’s Box

May 14, 2017

  Mayfair Games will release a definitive collection of Twilight Creations’  Zombies!!! game line in 2017. The Zombies!!! Ultimate Collector’s Box will include the Zombies!!! base game, 16 expansions, Zombies!!! Deadtime Stories, a bag of plastic hearts and bullets, and the Official Zombies!!! Board Game Soundtrack from Midnight Syndicate. MSRP is...

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Game Master Mode

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Game Master Mode

May 13, 2017

  Fans of pen & paper Dungeons & Dragons will have a new way to role play through a dungeon, as “Divinity: Original Sin 2” shows off its Game Master Mode. The new mode is a stretch goal promised by Larian Studios after having raised more than $2 million in its highly successful crowdfunding campaign.     Larian Studios made...

Hafid’s Grand Bazaar Coming From Rather Dashing Games

Hafid’s Grand Bazaar Coming From Rather Dashing Games

May 12, 2017

  The creators of Element are pleased to bring you Hafid’s Grand Bazaar, coming September 2017! Bid, haggle, and trade your way to the top in this raucous trading game of set collection and player negotiation for 2 to 6 players.   Acquire spices, textiles, livestock and other exotic goods by bidding on caravans from foreign markets across the ancient...

2017 Origins Awards Nominees Announced

2017 Origins Awards Nominees Announced

May 12, 2017

  The annual Origins Game Fair is on the horizon and this year’s nominees for the Origins Awards have been announced. Inaugurated in 1980, the Calliope (or “Callie” for short) is one of a handful of awards aimed at recognizing excellence in table top gaming. The Columbus Ohio based convention runs from June 14th through the 18th with the award presentation...

WOTC Presents Dungeons & Dragons Stream of Annihilation

WOTC Presents Dungeons & Dragons Stream of Annihilation

May 12, 2017

  WOTC has  invited a bunch of D&D streamers and luminaries to Seattle, Washington to hang out and roll some dice on June 2nd and 3rd! This two-day event is called the Stream of Annihilation and it’s two full days of streaming that D&D fans won’t want to miss. Featuring people from  Misscliks, Maze Arcana, Critical Role, and Dice, Camera, Action...

DDO Players News Episode 130 – Tome Of Epic Voices

DDO Players News Episode 130 – Tome Of Epic Voices

May 10, 2017

We talk about Ravenloft and what to do at level 12 in DDO, and Rambo the board game?   Audio Only Listen And Download Link   http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN130.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (72.9MB)   YouTube Watch Links   DDO Players News Is Brought You By The Easy Roller Dice Company   If you’ve been...

Carthage Gladiator Deck Building Game On Kickstarter

Carthage Gladiator Deck Building Game On Kickstarter

May 10, 2017

  To start off a quote from Gladiator: Death smiles on us all. All a man can do is smile back. Do you have what it takes to enter the arena? ​ Carthage will be launching a Kickstarter campaign on May 17, 2017. Carthage is a deck building board game, in which players move around a hex-based arena and face off in gladiatorial warfare to earn crowd favor,...

Pathfinder Role playing Game: Bestiary 6 Review

Pathfinder Role playing Game: Bestiary 6 Review

May 8, 2017

  The 320-page hardbound book “Bestiary 6” for the Pathfinder role-playing game (RPG) by Paizo Publishing. Is the sixth release in the much beloved bestiary series and it brings us more than 200 monsters to the tabletop Pathfinder RPG.   Monsters are at the core of any fantasy role-playing game. Heroes need something to fight and slay,...

DDO Players Screen Shot Of The Week #63

DDO Players Screen Shot Of The Week #63

May 7, 2017

  Drac’s gnome hopes the smile on this dragon is a good thing.   *Click for full size*     If you have a screen shot you would like to see on the site, send it to podcast AT ddoplayers.com...

Vote To Name the Official Gen Con 50 Beer (21+)

Vote To Name the Official Gen Con 50 Beer (21+)

May 6, 2017

  Sun King will craft the official beer for the historic Gen Con 50, Contest participants submitted more than 2,000 names, and the finalists have been chosen for the Official Beer name of Gen Con 50! For Gen Con 50, taking place August 17-20, Sun King will brew a Belgian-Style Golden Ale, available in both cans and drafts at the convention as well as via...

Gen Con 50 Exhibit Hall Map Released

Gen Con 50 Exhibit Hall Map Released

May 5, 2017

More than 500 exhibitors will participate in the historic Gen Con 50! Today, for the first time, you can begin your exploration of the Gen Con 50 Exhibit Hall through official convention maps. There are two ways to delve into the Gen Con 50 Exhibit Hall. The traditional way is to view the downloadable PDF document. Convenient to print and a handy web bookmark,...

Star Trek HeroClix Away Team: The Original Series

Star Trek HeroClix Away Team:  The Original Series

May 4, 2017

  Are you ready to take a trip to the final frontier in WizKids’ HeroClix world with the upcoming release of Star Trek HeroClix Away Team:  The Original Series, releasing this November. The new set introduces the characters from the beloved Star Trek franchise to the click-base miniatures game.  The characters in Star Trek HeroClix Away Team will be...

Bagthulhu: A New Lovecraftian Horror Rises, To Hold Your Dice

Bagthulhu: A New Lovecraftian Horror Rises, To Hold Your Dice

May 4, 2017

  You love rolling dice when playing tabletop games and you love the Cthulhu mythos, now combine your loves with Bagthulhu a diabolically adorable Cthulhu dicebag. Wayward Masquerade brings you this adorably cuddly lovecraftiatian abomination through Kickstarter.     “One night, a couple of years ago, a cuddly little abomination wormed his way...

The White Box: A Game Design Workshop-in-a-Box Kickstarter

The White Box: A Game Design Workshop-in-a-Box Kickstarter

May 4, 2017

  So, you have a great idea for a new board game, but not sure where to start?       The White Box, a kit that claims to include ‘everything you need to start creating the game in your head’, has passed its crowdfunding goal on Kickstarter. The project, a collaboration between Gameplaywright and Atlas Games, was looking to raise $10,000 by...

PAX Unplugged Tickets Now on Sale

PAX Unplugged Tickets Now on Sale

May 4, 2017

  Tickets for PAX Unplugged 2017, the inaugural tabletop-focused addition to the international line-up of PAX events, taking place November 17-19, 2017 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, are now on sale. Single day badges cost $25, 3-Day badges are $60 and Sunday Kids badges (for 6-12 year-olds) are available for $10. Providing a...