Good news for roleplayers as Gen Con breaks records

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The RPG hobby scored a hit this week as Gen Con broke attendance records. A successful convention, whether you love it or loathe it, helps prove to companies that the industry is busy and worth paying attention too. This year Gen Con expanded by 14% which makes it the fourth consecutive year which the convention […]

Dungeon Saga: The Dwarf King’s Quest wins thousands of backers

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Nottingham’s Mantic Games asked for $50,000 for a classic adventure board game. The campaign runs out at the end of August. What’s happened since launch? At the time of writing the game has raised over $420,000 in pledges from over 3,200 backers. [Back this Campaign] This is a game with Mantic’s usual flare for models, […]

d20Pro finds Unlimited success at Kickstarter

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Looking for a virtual tabletop? That’s a system to let you game with friends (or strangers) across the internet and yet with a familiar tabletop (ish) feeling. There are a few options to pick from and d20Pro has traction and is available for Windows, Mac as well as Linux. Now the company behind the software […]

Frog God Games announce free downloads and discounts

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If you’ve peaked at Geek Native’s 2014 ENnie summary you’ll have seen Frog God Games making the league table of winners. They picked up a silver for Razor Coast – Heart of the Razor. While it is congratulations to Frog God Games it is also good news for fans. To celebrate the company is giving […]

Japanese horror as a RPG: A review of Kuro – Makkura

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I rather like Cubicle 7’s Japanese horror RPG Kuro. The game works well because it is nicely balanced mechanically, creates a thrilling if rather gritty noir cyberpunk world and layers in the supernatural. It is entirely up to the GM and, of course, the actions or inactions of the players as to whether the game […]

The ENnie 2014 Awards: who are the winners?

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It’s GenCon and that means one of the year’s biggest and most popular set of gaming awards: The ENNies. As usual competition was fierce. For almost all of the 20+ categories there were two prizes to fight for; gold and silver. Geek Native has the full list of winners below. Did anyone publisher thrash the […]

Brace for Realms: The Roleplaying Game Art of Tony DiTerlizzi

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Tony DiTerlizzi has drawn for the likes of AD&D, Planescape, Changeling and Magic the Gathering. Kitchen Sink Books have teamed with Dark Horse to produce “Realms: The Roleplaying Game Art of Tony DiTerlizzi”. The book is the first comprehensive collection of game art by the New York Times bestselling illustrator and it’s due out June […]