Defense of the Citadel on Kickstarter

In an inversion of the classic dungeon delve style game, Defense of the Citadel (DOC ) is a cooperative, tower defense game for 1-4 players by Spherewalker Games. DOC uses a main tile surrounded by modular tiles, so players can choose to follow the campaign

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Game In A Minute Ep 39: Las Vegas

Title: Las Vegas Publisher: alea Designer: Rüdiger Dorn Artist: Harald Lieske, Markus Schmuck, Mia Steingräber Player Count: 2-4 For People Who Like: Rolling dice and getting stacks of cash With a name like Las Vegas, minimal components, and simplistic rules,

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Syrinscape Picks Up License for Starfinder!

Syrinscape makes awesome soundscapes for roleplaying games. They are continuing their partnership with Paizo Inc, makers of Pathfinder, by creating the official sounds of Paizo’s forthcoming sci-fi RPG, Starfinder Roleplaying Game. The first Starfinder SoundSets and SoundPacks are scheduled to

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There are Monsters Lurking in New Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle Expansion!

USAopoly has announced that the next expansion for their HARRY POTTER: HOGWARTS BATTLE game will be The Monster Box of Monsters! This expansion will add over  150 new cards that include magical Creatures, new locations, new versions of the characters, and

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OffWorld Designs is Giving Away 2 Tickets to Gen Con!

Do you want to go to Gen Con 50, one of the largest gaming conventions in the world, but are lacking tickets? OffWorld Designs, the official merchandise partner of Gen Con, is giving away 2 tickets right now! You can enter

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Excerpt of “Creating ‘Burgle Bros’: The Fantasy of the Heist”

This talk was given by Tim Fowers at the 2017 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Tim’s talk focused on the way a game tells a story and how it makes players feel. In Burgle Bros he wanted to evoke

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Excerpt of “The State and Future of Board Game Design”

This talk was given by Rob Daviau, Geoffrey Engelstein, and Eric Lang, and moderated by Paul Dean at the 2017 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Oh my god, there was so much great stuff in this talk. I wish I

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Excerpt of “Secret Hitler: Designing Conflict & High Tension Moments”

This talk was given by Mike Boxleiter at the 2017 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Mike talked a lot about making the design focus for games about individual experiences.  A good game should leave your player with a story

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Asmodee’s Exciting Titles from Toy Fair

Asmodee’s booth had some awesome titles to show off at this year’s Toy Fair. Here are a few that caught our eye. Pandemic legacy Season 2 When we saw this box Andrew almost didn’t want to look for fear of spoilers,

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The Right of Kings is Coming to Kickstarter

The Right of Kings (ROK), created by Alex Rivas, is a 2 to 4 player struggle for power. Each player represents a kingdom trying to find the rightful king and reach the medallion in the middle of the board. At the beginning of

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