Aug 112017

The Theme for Origins Game Fair 2018 is Mystery
Columbus, OH – Plans for Origins Game Fair 2018 are underway. The Game Manufacturers Association, host of Origins Game Fair, has announced that next year’s theme will be Mystery!
Origins 2018 will serve up a high level of fun with activities and events that may require some sleuthing skills.

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Aug 112017

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (August 11, 2017) – White Wolf Entertainment, creator of the World of Darkness and Vampire: The Masquerade are partnering with DriveThurRPG to allow independent content creators to publish material set in the World of Darkness using the Storytellers Vault.

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Aug 042017

rambo2Rambo: The Board Game is a thematic, cooperative, tactical, miniatures, scenario-based campaign game that allows 1-4 players to experience the events they remember from the film as well as embark on new, never-before-seen missions.

The game provides sealed “Self-Expanding” mission envelopes that gradually add to the game as each mission started and completed. Each mission tells a story and takes the players on a unique adventure to various locations to save POWs, escape a military prison, raid a jungle encampment, defend a secret air base, survive a treacherous jungle, and more! Missions unlock new equipment and tactics to help players customize their experience and allow for high replayability and great tactical strategy. Taking actions and engaging in combat is done without random dice, but with a card-based system in which the player is in control and where every choice can be life or death!

Visit them at Gen Con 50 and demo the game!

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Aug 042017


Late-Pledge Campaign Now Open with First Full Regional Supplement for The Dark Eye RPG
LYON, FRANCE (August 4, 2017) – Game On Tabletop, the innovative new crowdfunding platform dedicated to tabletop games, and Ulisses-Spiele have partnered to open a late-pledge campaign for The Dark Eye: Warring Kingdoms, the first full regional supplement for The Dark Eye roleplaying game.

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Aug 012017
The Eaves of Mirkwood for Adventures in Middle-earth out now in PDF!
The Eaves of Mirkwood™  & Loremaster’s Screen for the smash hit 5th Edition setting Adventures in Middle-earth™  is available in PDF now!
The Eaves of Mirkwood is an introductory scenario for Adventures in Middle-earth. It comes with pre-generated characters, maps, and features streamlined versions of the Adventures in Middle-earth rules. It’s the perfect package to introduce a new group to the game.
It also comes with a PDF of handy reference charts, printed as a Loremaster’s Screen in the physical version.

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Aug 012017


First New Star Trek RPG in a Decade Readies for Launch
LONDON, ENGLAND (August 1, 2017): Modiphius Entertainment, publisher of the Achtung! Cthulhu, Mutant Chronicles, Conan, Infinity and John Carter of Mars roleplaying games, reveals today the Locutus of Borg miniature and announces its addition to the Borg cube collector’s edition boxed set for the forthcoming Star Trek Adventures roleplaying game, along with two bonus 15-page adventure PDFs.

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Jul 272017

Sprawl Stories.front coverThe Sixth World is a place of danger and few places depict that danger better than Seattle. Where the sprawl expands, klic after klic, in all directions while trying to swallow the Emerald City. It ‘s the home to millions who struggle to survive the hazards of decaying neighborhoods and the scrupulous eyes of their neighbors.

Sprawl Stories contains four Shadorun novellas:

“Neat” by Russell Zimmerman
“DocWagon 19” by Jennifer Brozek
“Big Dreams” by R.L. King
“Blind Magic” by Dylan Birtolo
Each of these novellas takes  a look at life through the eyes of those that live there.  A burnt out mage is now searching for missing person – nothing can wrong there! Then a reporter goes on a ride-along with a high-octane DocWagon crew.  Hmm, something tells me to buckle up! Oh did I mention live on Trideo? Yeah, that’s a story for you. An ex-wageslaver gets caught between powerful forces while looking into his uncle’s death.  And a shaman must recover from an injury that threatens her way of life while extracting revenge on those who double-crossed her!
Yes the Sprawl is the wild side of Seattle. Are you prepared to walk in it?

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Jul 262017
 The Firestorm Galaxy 
As part of our massive expansion of the Firestorm Galaxy Spartan Games is excited to announce that they have created Their first “out-of-the-box” board game. Called Firestorm: Strike Force, gamers take control of Fighters, Bombers and Boarding Craft in a frenzy of combat as they perform their missions!
Aimed at everyone from rookie pilots to veteran aces alike, Firestorm: Strike Force is based around an intuitive and easily expandable Deck Building mechanic and the Fog of War is provided by our Draw Bag Tokens. Highly detailed Fighters are in the box and then players will expand their games with Bombers, Boarding Craft and larger ships such as Frigates, Freighters and even Cruisers.
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GAMA Elects New Board Members

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Jul 262017

The Game Manufacturers Association Elects New Board of Directors
Columbus, OH – The Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA) recently elected five members to serve on the Board of Directors.
Members elected former vice president, Stephan Brissaud, to serve as President. Mr. Brissaud is the Chief Operating Officer of IELLO USA, American branch of the leading French game publisher IELLO. He has been a member of the GAMA Board of Directors since 2015.
Marie Poole was elected to serve as Vice President. Ms. Poole is the Chief Business Officer of Lone Shark Games. Her passions in the industry include: increasing sustainability in game production and promoting a welcoming environment for all gamers throughout the industry.
Brian Dalrymple was re-elected to serve as Secretary. Mr. Dalrymple is a managing member of The Adventure Game Store.
Members elected to serve as Directors-At-Large were Anne-Marie DeWitt and Jeff Tidball.
Mrs. De Witt is co-founder and co-owner of Fireside Games, a publishing company based in Austin, Texas. She functions as Chief Executive Director. She is also active in product development and enjoys designing games when time allows.
Mr. Tidball is the Chief Operating Officer at Atlas Games, co-founder of Gameplaywright, and an Origins Award–winning writer and game designer.
These members will join existing board members: Rick Loomis, Bob Maher, Will Niebling, Larry Roznai, Travis Severance, Mike Webb, and Aaron Witten.
GAMA is excited to have these professionals serving on the board.
The Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is the non-profit trade organization dedicated to serving the tabletop game industry. GAMA strengthens and supports all industry professionals by advancing their interests, providing educational programs and opportunities, and promoting our unique form of quality social entertainment.

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