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Games and Accessories Kickstarter Roundup

There are always a slew of Kickstarters and crowdfunded games out there, so we thought we’d tell you about a few that have came across our desks recently. PolyHero Dice – Rogue Set: PolyHero’s next set of themed polyhedral dice. We tested the wizard set here on the stew....

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Fishwife At It Again!

Hey, remember the awesome solo play game Exiles of the Wicked Maze that we wrote an article on a while back? Just a note that the publisher, Fishwife Games keep cranking out cool new stuff (Mr. Woodrum is nothing if not prolific). They just came out with their newest maze game,...

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Diversity in Wargaming

Over at Geek and Sundry, Teri Litorco has an awesome article up about the push for diversity in the tabletop Wargaming industry. It’s an awesome article and a great read that talks about a changing culture and inclusions in the people creating games and how different companies are handling...

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Why More Black Women Should Play Tabletop RPGs

If you don’t read the blog Black Girl Nerds, you should. Today, they’ve got an awesome article up by Lauren Frazier. It’s about why more black women should play tabletop RPGs. It’s a great article detailing some of the issues and benefits about joining a group where you are...

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The #RPGPodmas Challenge

“If you like listening, please head over to iTunes and leave us a five star rating and review!” How often do we hear that a day? If you’re anything like me, you go through a fair amount of RPG podcasts on a regular basis. Similar to how online publishing...

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Real life proof of tabletop RPG archery tricks

We do a lot of ridiculous things when we play archers in games, but in real life, there are a lot of ridiculous things that archery and physics makes possible. Check out this video, and article, on how arrow trajectories can be manipulated. Remember, don’t try this at home,...

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Gnomes at Conventions This Weekend! (and next weekend too)

Hey, you like conventions. You should go check out these conventions this weekend, the ones that have Gnomes going to them! Con On The Cob – Richfield, Ohio – Nov. 9 -12 http://cononthecob.com/ Our own Angela Murray will be at Con on The Cob this weekend in Richfield, Ohio....

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Werewolf on the Orient Express

Again tangentially located to roleplaying games, but ‘Are You a Werewolf’ is definitely a staple of most of the conventions I attend. While I don’t play as often as I used to, I spent many a late evening at Origins or GenCon trying to convince a group of people...

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Wanna Scooby-Do your Cthulhu?

I just finished reading “Meddling Kids” by Edgar Cantero. Boy, it’s inspired me to to toss a gang of Scooby-Do-like characters into a Lovecraftian horror like Trail of Cthulhu. This novel is a great blueprint for designing that sort of RPG adventure. The Zoinx River Valley will never be...

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These Are Some Ridiculously Awesome Dice Towers

These are some ridiculously awesome dice towers. Click through to see the creator’s videos of them in motion. He says in a comment that these are preview videos and they’ll be available soon. Click here if the embed doesn’t show the video.   A rare post from me. I’ve...

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Getting to 80%

This is awesome, in that it talks about how to get things done and how to aim for what is really best. When we are running games, we always strive for that perfect place, but the idea of the moving target really holds true for...

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My Happy Place…

Today’s Ctrl+Alt+Del is tangentially located next to our RPG world. I’ve been frustrated with the news coming out of the video game industry that some of the bigger makers of games are moving away from single player games because they’re not as profitable as multi-player games. My favorite games...

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35+ Year Long Campaign

This guy has been living the dream and has been running a campaign that is still going after 35 years! Check it out over here! It sounds like many of his players drop in and out of the game as they can, but even if they play just once...

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