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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 Episode 147 – Look A Dungeons & Dragons Ride!

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017

  We are joined on the show this week by Justin “Syp”  Olivetti, you might know him from Massively OP and the Massively OP Podcast, or the Battle Bards Podcast, Or...

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Dungeons & Dragons 5E

Dungeons & Dragons Tales from Candlekeep: Tomb of Annihilation Gameplay Teaser Video

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017

  The fine folks over at BKOM sent over a new EXCLUSIVE gameplay teaser video for their upcoming video game  Tales from Candlekeep: Tomb of Annihilation This is the first time...

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Tabletop Games

Conquer: The Ultimate Drinking Game Kickstarter

Posted by on Sep 22, 2017

  Drinking and gaming, they go hand in hand. Ever been indulging in some libations as you were playing Risk? This sounds like a fun time to me.       In...

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Doctor Who Fluxx Coming From Looney Labs

Doctor Who Fluxx Coming From Looney Labs

Sep 7, 2017

  Things are about to get all Timey-Wimey for Looney Labs as the tardis is about to land.     The game will include various regenerations of the Doctor, assorted companions, Gallifreyan tech, K-9, Cybermen, Daleks, Weeping Angels, and the Master. Players adventure through Time and Space in this unique spin on the card game with ever-changing...

Shapeways 3D Printing Review

Shapeways 3D Printing Review

Sep 7, 2017

  One of the interviews that I had scheduled for Gen Con 50, was with the folks over at Shapeways, They are a 3D Printing service and marketplace. I had to cancel my trip to Gen Con this year, due to a family medical emergency. I was delighted when Shapeways, said they would be happy to send over a few samples for me to look at!   First off a bit...

Drinking Fluxx Review

Drinking Fluxx Review

Sep 7, 2017

  Drinking Fluxx comes to us from Fully Baked Ideas, an imprint of Looney Labs, takes the classic Fluxx Which is the card game with ever-changing rules into new territory. Geared towards 2-6 players adults 21 and over of course! Please drink responsibly!     In drinking Fluxx you drink, but not to excess, Drinking Fluxx is a pretty responsible...

Critical Role Comic Book Coming From Dark Horse

Critical Role Comic Book Coming From Dark Horse

Sep 7, 2017

  Geek & Sundry have announced a comic book is on the way from the smash hit Critical Role.   We’re excited to announce that Critical Role and Geek & Sundry have partnered with Dark Horse Comics to bring readers the first official Critical Role comic book, titled Critical Role – Vox Machina: Origins. You may have caught our initial...

Pandemic: Rising Tide Coming From Zman Games

Pandemic: Rising Tide Coming From Zman Games

Sep 6, 2017

  In somewhat ironic timing for this anncoument, Z-Man Games is happy to announce Pandemic: Rising Tide, the next title in the new Survival Series of Pandemic games! Following the widely popular Pandemic: Iberia, the next game in the Survival Series, Pandemic: Rising Tide introduces players to an entirely new way to enjoy Pandemic. It is the dawn of the...

Lords of Waterdeep Available On PC And Android

Lords of Waterdeep Available On PC And Android

Sep 6, 2017

    Lords of Waterdeep is an award winning strategy board game, set in the Dungeons & Dragons world of Waterdeep. Play as one of the masked Lords of the City of Splendor. Intrigue abounds as you recruit adventurers, via your agents, to quest on your behalf and spread your influence.     Originally launched for iOS a few years back, the...

DDO Players News Episode 145 Bad Case Of Analysis Paralysis

DDO Players News Episode 145 Bad Case Of Analysis Paralysis

Sep 6, 2017

  On the show this week, Tomb Of Annihilation get’s a video game, and Drac tells a tale of woe from a public gaming event!   Audio Only Listen And Download Link   http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN145.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (79.0MB)     YouTube Watch Links   DDO Players News Brought To You By...

Scrooge The Board Game On Kickstarter

Scrooge The Board Game On Kickstarter

Sep 6, 2017

  “You keep Christmas in your way and let me keep it in mine!” – Ebenezer Scrooge   So, it’s not a secret I love a Christmas carol, I watch it every year on Christmas Eve. I say “Bah Humbug” from the day after Thanksgiving up until Christmas, when people say “Merry Christmas” no joke, I’m am pretty much the...

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Pays Homage To Late Developer

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Pays Homage To Late Developer

Sep 3, 2017

  One of the things that stand out to most people about Tolkien’s world of Middle-earth has many recognizable characters. But one character that won’t be found in any Lord of the Rings lore is Forthog Orc-slayer. He will be found in the upcoming Middle-earth: Shadow of War as a tribute to executive producer Michael Forgey, who passed away from...

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Orc Tales Trailer

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Orc Tales Trailer

Sep 2, 2017

  Monolith Studios have released a new trailer video for Middle-earth: Shadow Of War, this time focusing on our friends the Orcs, We get to see inside the mind of the Orc, and what they remember.     Rather than just being potential enemies, the Orcs, uruks, and trolls of Shadow of War can join Talion’s Warband. If you spare a particularly strong...

WOTC Details This Years Extra Life Plans

WOTC Details This Years Extra Life Plans

Sep 2, 2017

  WOTC has announced their plans for this year’s Extra Life charity stream.   Extra Life is a charity event we’ve been happy to be involved with, where gamers stream themselves playing with the express purpose of driving donations to children’s hospitals. In the past few years, D&D has participated in Extra Life by streaming from our...

Conan: Gamemaster Screen + Gamesmaster Toolkit From Modiphius

Conan: Gamemaster Screen + Gamesmaster Toolkit From Modiphius

Sep 1, 2017

  Modiphius Entertainment  announces the release of the Conan Gamemaster Screen and GM’s Toolkit in PDF, invaluable resources for the gamemaster for the Conan Adventures in an Age Undreamed of roleplaying game.       This sturdy four-panel screen on thick cardstock, with four portrait-oriented panels, contains all of the useful tables...

Greedy Guns Retro Video Game Launches Today

Greedy Guns Retro Video Game Launches Today

Sep 1, 2017

  Portugal developers, Tio Atum After a successful Kickstarter campaign announce,  the retro Metroidvania shooter with loads of action is launching on steam TODAY!.     GREEDY GUNS is an infusion of open world exploration with a lot of Metroidvania mechanics. Expect hectic non-stop run and gun gameplay style, inspired by classic titles like...

Tales from Candlekeep: Tomb of Annihilation Video Game Coming This Fall

Tales from Candlekeep: Tomb of Annihilation Video Game Coming This Fall

Sep 1, 2017

  So as I was watching the Oakland Raiders football game last night, I got a notification on my iPad about a new issue of Dragon + was ready to download. So I promptly downloaded it and started to read it, to my surprise I found an article that announced a new Dungeons & Dragons Video Game.     Developer BKOM Studios are bringing the Tomb Of...

Greater Than Games Announce Legends Of Sleepy Hollow Board Game

Greater Than Games Announce Legends Of Sleepy Hollow Board Game

Aug 30, 2017

  Legends of Sleepy Hollow is Greater Than Games’ newest game from the creative minds of  Ben Pinchback and  Matt Riddle, creators of the best-selling Fleet, Eggs & Empires, and Wasteland Express Delivery Service.   Unfold the tale of the mysterious disappearance of Ichabod Crane through the eyes of four Tarrytown residents who have strange ties...

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Announced

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Announced

Aug 30, 2017

  A sequel to Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide is in the works. Announced today by developer Fatshark, Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is coming, but that’s about all we know.     “On October 23rd, 2015 we introduced the world to Warhammer: Vermintide, and since then it has sold over 1.5 million units. Now it’s time to introduce the upcoming...

The Road Goes Ever On For Adventures In Middle-earth PDF Out

The Road Goes Ever On For Adventures In Middle-earth PDF Out

Aug 30, 2017

  The newest addition to the Cubicle 7 Entertainment Adventures in Middle-earth lineup is now available at DriveThruRPG.     The Road Goes Ever On is a thirty-two-page supplement mainly focused on making interesting 5th Edition Tolkien journeying easier for the Loremaster to create and run. The PDF can be downloaded now and carries an MSRP of...

DDO Players News Episode 144 – Play By Telegraph

DDO Players News Episode 144 – Play By Telegraph

Aug 30, 2017

  We are back! Sentient Weapons and lot’s of board game talk this week.   Audio Only Listen And Download Link   http://subvertedmadness.com/ddo/playersnews/DPN144.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (74.9MB)     YouTube Watch Links         DDO Players News Brought To You By – Table of Ultimate...

Renegade Games Announce 2 New “Food” Themed Games

Renegade Games Announce 2 New “Food” Themed Games

Aug 29, 2017

  Coming November 2017 In Sundae Split, players try to build the best ice cream sundae from the ingredients at hand. Get just the right mix of toppings and flavors, but avoid the vegetables! At the end, each sundae will be scored and the player who made the best sundae wins the game. One player splits ingredients into piles, and the other players take...

Fantasy Flight Games Announcing New Star Wars Game

Fantasy Flight Games Announcing New Star Wars Game

Aug 28, 2017

  And here we thought that Star Wars Legion was the big news to come from Fantasy Flight Games!     This upcoming Friday is Force Friday II, celebrating the impending release of The Last Jedi. A slew of new products will be announced, as a tie into the movie, and that includes something from Fantasy Flight Games.   With the impending release...