Often, gaming companies attempt to take a game that belongs in pen-and-paper execution to a board game format. This might be done to appeal to a different player base, refresh a franchise, or maybe even give loyal fans an outlet. A while back, Fantasy Flight attempted such a maneuver with Android. With such a …
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If you are lucky enough to be attending Gen Con in Indianapolis this weekend, it might interest you that a couple of exclusives at the show for those that are lucky enough to snag them. Both Wizards of the Coast and MechWarrior Online are offerings fans an opportunity to snag some cool wares at the …
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Magic the Gathering goes through deck changes faster than Madden or Call of Duty puts out video game releases. The game may continue a similar play style, or new mechanics may be put into the mix depending on what Wizards of the Coast has in store for the players. While this happens, an old …
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Article by FTG Contributor Irene Neafsey.
Brains or a blast to the face? These are merely two options in this new tabletop dice game by Steve Jackson Games – Zombie Dice. Two or more players play AS ZOMBIES to race to collect the most brains. The game contains thirteen black six-sided dice with three accent …
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It seems that Blizzard just hasn’t done enough to change MMOs or video games as we know it. I guess they felt the need to topple the tabletop industry with a makeover for some of our most beloved games. Getting their first play through at the New York Toy Fair Blizzard is bringing to life Monopoly: World of Warcraft and Risk: Starcraft in a venture with USAopoly.
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Did your family embrace your geek side this holiday season, but didn’t know what to get you? Instead did they give you some gift cards or a certificate for our favorite online retailers? If they didn’t give you enough for a fancy Star Wars product or if canned unicorn meat doesn’t look all that appealing to you, I might be able to help you out. Do you like board games? How do you feel about zombies? What if I told you that there is a board game out there that pairs the two of those together in one fun, cheap package? It sounds great, right? Let me tell you about Oh No…Zombies! then.
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The lair of tabletop gaming can be a hard sell to convince people to enter, if you don’t have a key already. Often large, army-style games have huge buy-ins; expensive metal models, environmental elements, paints and so on. Does squad based miniature table top game MERCS do the trick without having to sink thousands of dollars in building an army?
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