According to a news post from Variety, Sony Pictures has announced that they are currently in talks to obtain the film rights for the Catan board game franchise. With board game popularity on the rise, it’s of no surprise that a motion picture company is looking to capitalize by making a board game-themed movie. And really, what better game property […]
Now here’s a crazy announcement that I missed: Fantasy Flight Games has formed a new development division focused strictly on digital efforts called Fantasy Flight Interactive. More interestingly, they’ve named Tim Gerritsen, a video game industry veteran from Irrational Games and Human Head Studios, to helm it.
If you’re reading this review, H. P. Lovecraft most likely needs no introduction. If he does, use the Google machine. So, imagine living in H.P. Lovecraft’s time and having foreknowledge of his posthumous influence in the world of horror and pop culture.
Like a starship destroyer dropping on top of us from a warpgate, Boardcubator has fired into our inboxes a photo torpedo loaded with a sweet nugget of info about the first expansion to Space Race: The Card Game, the extremely clever card game covered in our very first tabletop-focused podcast.
Chip Theory Games launched the Kickstarter campaign for Too Many Bones: Undertow on October 17th, and as of the writing of this post, the campaign has already surpassed $450,000 in pledges. That’s 900% of the original $50,000 funding goal, and there’s 19 days left in the campaign.
When Fantasy Flight and Games Workshop split, if someone had asked me which company, if any, would cozy up to Games Workshop to produce licensed games in the future, I would have had to give it some thought. After careful consideration, I may have offered several possibilities, not least of which would have been “no one.”
Come along with us for a long overdue third edition of the Alternate Fire podcast, which happens to be our first-ever tabletop-gaming podcast.
Guess what? Alternate Fire is back, and now we’re going to cover tabletop games! Perhaps some explanation is in order.
The kingdom of Armello is going to get a little bit more crowded later this month. Developer League of Geeks is launching the first bonafide DLC pack for their anthropomorphic regicidal epic.
Way back in November, 2015, I wrote a long, heart-felt post related to events in my personal life. In that post, I asserted the value of video games as a pastime, and made a declaration that my hobby, and this website, were to continue unabated.
Armello is yet another title which was covered briefly in this year’s Pax Indie Megabooth roundup. It deserves honorable mention for being the only title which I resolved to mention despite Armello not fitting the qualifying criteria I had set forth for the feature, since it had already been released.
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