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Preview: Wizards of the Tabletop – A Game Designer Portrait Book – On Kickstarter

Wizards of the Tabletop is a worthwhile addition to the non-game shelves of any passionate tabletop gamer. Do people still read paper books much? I like to call them “dead-tree books” as sort of a poke at people who collect books like they are secret talismans that somehow makes them more powerful or more prestigious since […]

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PRESS RELEASE: U-turn Games announces new Sortie card game

Company announces their first card game is color-blind friendly and features new “Ability” mechanic from creator Homar Herrera Pittsburgh, PA – November 14, 2016 — Sortie — Today U-turn Games announced the launch of Sortie, a new color-blind friendly—card shedding game on Kickstarter. Sortie is made up of three types of cards to help you evade […]

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PRESS RELEASE: “Heavy Euro” game Feudum reaches $100,000+ on Kickstarter; Funds first day and Draws Praise for Rich Art and Unique Game Mechanics

By hitting $100,000 of funding, The Euro-style tabletop game Feudum from Odd Bird Games enters an elite group of only 806 game projects (out of 27,862) that have done so. Authored by University of Missouri Professor Mark Swanson and designed by Mississippi-based Artist Justin Schultz, the game funded on the first day and continues unlock […]

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5 Quick Questions About Guild Masters

Editor’s Note: As a kind of content geek, I try new formats. So, here’s a new interviewette for designers. We promise no TL;DR. Let’s see how Matt Austin, designer of Guild Masters (a game that just launched on Kickstarter) does, shall we? BGB: Attention is money, my friend. What is the elevator pitch for Guild Masters? […]

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SESSION REVIEW: Paperback App from Tim Fowers

Paperback, the smash-hit game from designer Tim Fowers (of Burgle Brothers and Wok Star fame), has come to mobile devices and I couldn’t be more delighted. Thematically, Paperback has players trying to finish a pulpy paperback novel by constructing words throughout the game, which is pleasantly brought to life with the amusing artwork and quick game […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Excalibre Games Launches Mythic Wars on Kickstarter

Unique tabletop card and dice game depicts battles between the gods Charlotte, NC, October 18, 2016 – Excalibre Games, long-time publisher of high quality historical board games, is pleased to announce the launch of their first fantasy card game, Mythic Wars, on the Kickstarter crowd-funding platform. Mythic Wars is a new tabletop game series designed […]

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PRESS RELEASE: American Dynasty: A Grassroots Board Game Takes a Jaundiced View of Our National Politics

“Oh, the board game. I DO remember . . . ” —Chelsea Clinton, second time meeting a member of the American Dynasty team AUSTIN, October 11, 2016 – After being forced to suspend a promising Kickstarter campaign earlier this year due to the threat of legal action, New Tectonics brings American Dynasty—the unsparingly irreverent board […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Ascended Kings Board Game & Graphic Novel “The Thirst for Power is Never Quenched”

Revealed at Gen Con 2016, this debut title by Incarnate Games is launching on October 20 on Kickstarter with two amazing products! PUEBLO WEST, CO – October 10, 2016 – Jason M. Allen of Incarnate Games, will be launching a Kickstarter to raise money to publish a Limited Collector’s Edition of Ascended Kings, and the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Adversity Games is thrilled to announce the Kickstarter campaign launch for Nightlancer

A challenging new competitive cyberpunk board game by independent designer Joseph Norris Oxford, England, Oct 4th 2016 Today Adversity Games announces the launch of Nightlancer, the challenging new competitive Cyberpunk board game from the mind of independent game designer Joseph Norris. Control one of eight unique Nightlancer characters and guide them through the underworld of […]