This week sees the release of Blood of Gruumsh, the latest expansion for the D&D miniatures battle game Dungeon Command. If you haven’t tried multiplayer Dungeon Command, here are some alternate rules to make your dungeon melees more exciting.
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Games Workshop, makers of various 40K miniature and RPG games, has been defending their trademark on the term “space marine,” forcing Amazon to remove an indie author’s book because it had the phrase in the title. The always quick-to-anger Internet people were inflamed. Is GW in the right, or does the mob have a valid [...]
Another package of surprise minis arrived on my doorstep last week, and what do I find inside? Some of the most useful, well-made painted plastic minis I’ve ever seen.
I’ve got a lengthy post at io9 today about the new releases Fantasy Flight Games has this summer and later this year: X-Wing, Netrunner, the Star Wars RPG, and a slimmed down Game of Thrones card game. Check it out.
The ubiquity of tablets and smartphones has lead to a burst of new releases that try to incorporate tabletop games with apps. NECA’s HeroClix TabApp lets you put a mini on your iPad and defeat supervillains with your flying fingers of DOOM.
D&D minis are resurrected with this new skirmish game, pitting warband against warband in a deathmatch ruled by shifting orders and a constant influx of reinforcements. Dungeon Command borrows from the old D&D minis game along with a helping of Magic: the Gathering.
BREAKING NEWS — The Mage Knight digital game Kickstarter has been cancelled, but Wizkids plans a tabletop version.
Many gamers have bittersweet memories of Mage Knight. It was an awesome tactical miniatures game that didn’t require painting or bookkeeping, with freeform movement and a bunch of cool fantasy factions. Yet the property was horribly mismanaged by the original Wizkids, with alternate rule sets and an eventual revamp (Mage Knight 2.0) that effectively killed [...]
Yeah, that’s probably the weirdest headline I’ve ever written. Taken out of context, at least. Actually, the context is kind of weird, too. See, the other day I got this box in the mail. Inside it were these four tentacles. That’s it.
A massive new storyline will creepy-crawl across every aspect of the D&D landscape this year, as the Demon Queen of Spiders and her drow minions rise from their underground domains to take on the surface world. Rise of the Underdark will impact D&D RPG books, organized play, novels, a new miniatures game and even D&D [...]
There are actually two Mechwarrior video games coming out in 2012. Mechwarrior Tactics looks like an online version of original Battletech, and just released some screenshots, hexes and all.
The ability to pilot a giant battlemech against other human pilots online is enough to get a gamers drooling all over their SRM launch controls. Here’s a look at the new teaser trailer for Mechwarrior Online, featuring a big friend who carries the weight of the world on his shoulders.
Too early for a holiday gift guide? Hey, I didn’t say what holiday. Maybe this set of five pre-painted dragon minis would make a perfect belated Halloween gift for that special someone.
Gifted Vision, the company that produces the Dungeon Crawler card game (formerly collectible, now expandable) is introducing a miniatures line. We’ve got an exclusive preview of some paint masters of one of the minis.