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Sola Fide: The Reformation

Stronghold Games and Spielworxx Announce Jointly the Publication of Sola Fide: The Reformation by Jason Matthews & Christian Leonhard The release of Sola Fide: The Reformation timed for the 500th Anniversary of The Reformation New Jersey, USA and Billerbeck, Germany – August 8, 2016 Stronghold Games and Spielworxx are proud to announce jointly the publication of Sola Fide: The Reformation, a game designed by the renowned game design team of Jason Matthews and Christian Leonhard. In Sola Fide: The Reformation, one player takes on the…

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It Starts! GenCon 2016

      Reminder: Holiday Closures and Upcoming Important Dates The Gen Con offices will close on December 21 through January 1, so employees may enjoy time with their families and friends during the holiday season. In 2016, Event Submission will begin on January 6, and Badge Pre-Registration will open on January 22. Additional information on how to submit events and get your Gen Con 2016 badge will become available in the coming weeks. Thank you for a great year! The Gen Con team looks…

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Folklore: The Affliction UPDATE of the Ridiculous

So, I was prompted to write about Kickstarter a couple of weeks ago, after we received a press release for Folklore: The Affliction being on Kickstarter. Then promptly forgot about it.  Here’s a link. This arrived this morning: Final Days on Kickstarter! “In case you missed it, Folklore: The Affliction is wrapping up on Kickstarter and has blasted through 26 stretch goals! A lot of great content and miniatures have been added, and we are especially looking forward to the advanced story journal created with Adam &…

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In defense of Wil Wheaton, even though he’s completely capable of defending himself

Around the same time Marty and I were starting PTG Felicia Day started Geek and Sundry. Will Wheaton, a friend of Felicia’s, proposed a show called TableTop for G&S, the idea behind the show being a group people (celebrities) would get together play a game and talk about what-not. Simple, kind of like “Dinner and a Movie” but with a different board game every week instead of dinner. I was curious but I didn’t understand why anyone would sit around and watch other people play a game…

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Kickstarter Fatigue and Risk

I like the idea of Kickstarter. I been a backer since 2012 and backed about 70 projects. I think it’s great that there is a community of like minded individuals out there that can come together to help someone create their dream. With that said, is anyone else out there getting Kickstarter fatigue? Kickstarter  is being used as a place to generate buzz and lock in pre-sales for established companies. I’m not sure I agree with the whole locking in pre-sales thing for every project you come up…

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Cat Tower from IDW now on Kickstarter!

CAT TOWER IS AVAILABLE ON KICKSTARTER!  BACK THE NEW STACKING GAME THAT REQUIRES FELINE-LIKE DEXTERITY San Diego, CA (August 18, 2015) –Today marks the launch of IDW Games and Pandasaurus’ official Kickstarter for Cat Tower. Cat Tower is a lethally cute, dexterity-based, paper-craft cat stacking game by Taiwanese designer, Aza Chen. The uproarious player interaction and unique, unwieldy cat components make Cat Tower an instant obsession for anyone who plays it. “Upon first look, we fell madly, deeply in love with Cat Tower,” said Molly Wardlaw of Pandasaurus Games. “We knew everyone that got ahold of it would feel the same. It was…

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Gen Con Reaches Agreement with Games & Gears to Create Exclusive Items for 2014

  INDIANAPOLIS – June 13, 2014 – Gen Con, North America’s largest and longest-running gaming convention, has partnered with Games & Gears to create exclusive new branded items, including a Gen Con Collectors Series Brush Size 0 and a Limited Edition Gen Con Adventurers Tavern terrain piece . Beginning today, these limited-edition items, created for the 2014 convention, are available for pre-order. In addition to these items, Games & Gears will team with Gen Con as its 2014 Miniature Hobby Events partner. “As is evident from their first-class quality products,…

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Ennies Winners!

Here is the list of winners from this past weekends ENnies held at GenCon 2012. Congratulations to all of the winners. Best Adventure Madness at Gardmore Abbey (Wizards of the Coast) *Silver Winner* Streets of Zobeck (Open Design) *Gold Winner* Best Aid/Accessory GameMastery Chase Cards (Paizo Publishing) *Silver Winner* Masks: 1,000 Memorable NPCs for Any RPG (Engine Publishing) *Gold Winner* Best Art, Cover Cthulhu by Gaslight (Chaosium Inc.) *Silver Winner* Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Beginner Box (Paizo) *Gold Winner* Best Art, Interior Dragon Age: Set 2 (Green Ronin) *Silver Winner* The One Ring: Adventures Over the Edge of the Wild (Cubicle…

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