Warmachine’s latest faction, the Crucible Guard, are hitting battlefields the world over. The starter army and a little more was released last week, but it’s time to bulk up your forces some more. The new Heavy Warjack kit, as well as a new unit and command attachment are ready to head to war. Source
Ho ho ho! Merry Christmas in July! I’m Santa Paws and I’m here to give gifts to all the good little gamers out there. In this case, it’s a special sale on everything Harn. You can get 25% off your order by using the special coupon code. From the announcement: HârnWorld: Christmas In July – […]
Yo ho, yo ho, a sailor’s life for me. Take to the oceans with Fray: The Restless Sea, a new RPG setting and system that’s up on Kickstarter now. Two coastal city-states are on the precipice of war. Into this, you find your PCs. Will you favor one place over the other? Try and avoid […]
When it comes to World Wars, the French have had a rather tough time at it. Usually one of the first countries singled out for attack, they’ve had to twice fight off enemy troops from within their borders. They’re looking to make sure that WWIII isn’t a repeat, and have the arms, equipment, and troops […]
Happy Weekend Eve! As always, I’m excited that it’s Friday. I’ve got D&D tonight and then a weekend of cleaning. But hey, there’s still some gaming in there. But before I pretend I’m a blue dragonborn and then go all domestic on my domicile, I need to fill up on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today […]
The lines at San Diego Comic Con can be really, really, really long. So, what do you do while you’re standing in line (or, you know, if you’re not one of the people there and just have some time on your hands)? You read a gaming magazine! And Irregular Magazine has their latest issue now […]
Ok, I have to admit, this sounds pretty cool. Renegade Game Studio, to celebrate their upcoming Outbreak Undead Survival Guide, is running a special Outbreak Undead Survival Scavenger Hunt at Gen Con. It’s part Assassin, it’s part Scavenger Hunt, it’s part Augmented Reality. From the announcement: The world is overrun with undead. Humanity has turned […]
With a card game set featuring anywhere from 80 to 200+ cards, documentation and organization is incredibly important. In this article, Nick Kinstler explains what a card file is and provides an outline of the card game development process.
The Shop Simulator Genre has grown among Indie and Mobile developers over this decade, but many designers still fail to understand what makes the genre's mix of combat and shop management so endearing that we still remember Recettear.
In this post, I look into some of the various level design techniques that can be used during the level creation process, that can help to communicate your design intent and direct the player through a level.
Any good fighting game is going to have a large variety of fighters to choose from. You don’t want to end up facing off with just the same 3-4 time and time again. That gets old. Well, Way of the Fighter is adding to its select screen of fighters with a new pack, bringing two […]
After reviewing basic techniques for narrative writing in games and less basic ones, such as the use of AI, we propose the idea of a narrative and lore design emerging from the actions of the players.
A Implementation of a Pool allocator data structure in C++ for memory management.
Every year, John Kovalic, artist extraordinaire who has done work for projects like Cash ‘n’ Guns, Munchkin, and his Dork Tower series of comics (along with many, many, many others) does a charity bikeride event. The event raises money to bring healthy food to underprivileged people around Kovalic’s hometown. It’s a good cause, you can […]
Hard to believe, but Pandemic has been around for 10 years. A full decade of sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, stuffy heads, and fevers. With this milestone being reached, Z-Man Games is coming out with a special 10th anniversary edition of the game. Pre-orders are being taken now, and those that are lucky will get a […]
All around the world, different peoples have their various tales and legends. Strange monsters, mythical heroes, lost civilizations, fantastic locations. Skirmisher Publishing looks to bring those to your tabletop. Their latest release heads to the islands with Men & Monsters of Polynesia. From the announcement: One of the most fascinating regions of our own world […]
Fluxx is boldly going where no Fluxx has gone before! Looney Labs has announced the release of two new Fluxx games, based on the acclaimed Star Trek franchise. One gives you classic Trek, while the other delves into The Next Generation. Want to play them together? There’s the Bridge Expansion for that. Just might want […]
One thing with having apps for your games is that you can release new content electronically. And that’s just what Fantasy Flight has done for Imperial Assault. Those of you with the game, the app, and the Jabba’s Palace expansion can get a new campaign to play through. Just download it and off you go! […]
AEG is running another Kickstarter for their popular Thunderstone Quest deck-building game. It’s called Back to the Dungeon, and it includes their previous material, along with all-new items. It’s a bit more of everything, and includes rules for solo and co-op play. From the campaign: Thunderstone designed by Mike Elliott is a deckbuilding game of […]
We’ve made it to Thursday. Just a bit more work and we’ll get back to the weekend. I’m sure we can do it. And while I’m thinking my weekend might be filled with a deep-cleaning of the apartment, that doesn’t mean you can’t go and do some gaming. In fact, if someone out there could […]