Tabletop Games

Kickstarter at 10 Years: The Past, Present, and Future of Games Crowdfunding

It’s hard to believe that it’s only been 10 years since Kickstarter emerged on the gaming scene, and changed the way the industry works forever. Before Kickstarter, companies that wanted to release a game had to raise their own capital, advertise their product, and then release that project into the world and hope and pray […]

The Battle Of Houses Begins In Mistborn: House War

As a lover of tabletop games, I’m always on the lookout for what’s new and exciting. A lot of really unique games can be found on Kickstarter, and when I stumbled upon this one the other day, I had to share it with you. It’s called, Mistborn: House War, and it’s the first official board […]

Paradox Interactive Acquires White Wolf Publishing

By Christopher Helton Shocking news in tabletop gaming came down the other day as it was announced that Paradox Interactive, publishers of video games like Crusader Kings II and Magika, had acquired White Wolf Publishing and the related Vampire: The Masquerade and World of Darkness rights brands from CCP Games. The deal for White Wolf […]

Bleeding Gen Con: This Year’s Must Have Games At Gen Con

By Christopher Helton Wednesday I will be in Indianapolis, Indiana for the “Best Four Days In Gaming,” Gen Con. The convention itself doesn’t start until Thursday, but the fun starts on Wednesday night. Last year, as the lead in to my covering Gen Con for the first time for Bleeding Cool, I put together a list of some […]

A Storm Is Coming As TORG Returns With A New Edition

By Christopher Helton One of the big announcements at Gen Con next week will be the return of the classic roleplaying game TORG from German publisher Ulisses Spiele and Shane Hensley, creator of Deadlands and Savage Worlds, and a team of designers and writers to be announced. Speculation has been rampant online as Hensley and others have been posting pictures of […]

SDCC ’15: John Carter Comes To Tabletop Gaming

By Christopher Helton Coming out of the Edgar Rice Burroughs panel at San Diego Comic-Con came the announcement that the John Carter property was being licensed for tabletop gaming. Modiphius Entertainment (licensee of Gerry Anderson’s The Thunderbirds for board roleplaying games, Robert E. Howard’s Conan for roleplaying, the DUST Adventures roleplaying game) will aggressively produce various tabletop games using the characters and settings […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Enter HeroClix Fray

By Christopher Helton At the opening of the Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio today WizKids (makers of the popular HeroClix games) announced a partnership with Nickelodeon to produce games based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Games will include HeroClix and DiceMaster games based on the TMNT properties. According to the information released, the games will cover “all iterations of the comics […]

Now You Can Roleplay A Martian In GURPS: Mars Attacks

  Want to recreate your favorite scenes from the Mars Attacks movie or trading cards in your tabletop roleplaying game campaigns? Look no further than the upcoming GURPS: Mars Attacks supplement coming from Steve Jackson Games and Topps. Building on the success of Mars Attacks: The Dice Game, and the upcoming Mars Attacks: Ten-Minute Takedown dexterity game, brings the worlds of Mars […]

New Dungeons & Dragons Adventure Brings Elements Of Evil To Your Campaign

The newest campaign arc for the 5th edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game from Wizards of the Coast is now available in your friendly local gaming/comic store. Inspired by one of the earliest large scale, “mega” adventures for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons,  Princes of the Apocalypse unleashes an ancient evil upon the lands of the Forgotten […]

Lankhmar: City Of Thieves Brings Fantasy Classic To The Savage Worlds RPG

With the upcoming Lankhmar: City of Thieves supplement, Pinnacle Entertainment brings the worlds of Fritz Lieber’s classic fantasy characters Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser into the Savage Worlds tabletop roleplaying game. Full of setting material covering the world of Nehwon, the characters of the stories and how to play stories like those written by Lieber, Lankhmar: City of Thieves will be the […]

Battle New Psyker Eruptions And Mutant Uprisings In Enemies Within For The Dark Heresy RPG

The universe of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay and Warhammer 40K is one of the richest settings in tabletop gaming. Stretching across novels, tabletop  games, comics, miniatures and video games, diverse hands have stirred the pot of Chaos, magic and adventure for over three decades now. Fantasy Flight Games announced the latest addition to this rich and growing setting, […]

IDW Is Bringing Out Orphan Black Table Top Games Starting This Summer

Calling all fans of Orphan Black! IDW has announced a series of Orphan Black tabletop games. Orphan Black #1 was recently declared February’s top-selling comic, so this exciting news is a great follow up to that. The first game that will be released will be a card game scheduled to be in stores this summer. […]