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Playing Tabletop Games Is Still Tough Due To COVID-19

Playing Tabletop Games Is Still Tough Due To COVID-19

Coronavirus has hit the world of popular culture and gaming like nothing else before it. With companies closing their doors at lightning-speed and reopening like molasses, it's especially clear that the tabletop gaming industry has taken, arguably, the worst hit of all. After all, tabletop gaming is, at its very heart, a social experience. If […]

Half Truth &#8211 We Interview MTG Creator Richard Garfield

Half Truth – We Interview MTG Creator Richard Garfield

Greetings once again, Jeopardy fans, trivia gamers, and Magic: The Gathering players! In our latest article on Half Truth, the upcoming game by Studio71 and Nighthawk Gaming, we got the chance to interview Ken Jennings, perhaps best known for his extended period on the game show Jeopardy. Well, we also got the chance to interview another one […]

Half Truth &#8211 We Interview Jeopardy Champion Ken Jennings

Half Truth – We Interview Jeopardy Champion Ken Jennings

Hello, trivia fans and gamers alike! Bleeding Cool got the chance to interview Jeopardy Champion Ken Jennings and Magic: The Gathering creator (as well as the creator of a whole slew of other games) Richard Garfield about their upcoming trivia game, Half Truth. Due to the amount of awesome that has been grouped into one joint interview, you'll have to […]

Board Game and Puzzle Sales Skyrocket Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Board Game and Puzzle Sales Skyrocket Amid COVID-19 Concerns

According to the NPD Group, sales of board games and jigsaw puzzles have risen over 240% during the first week of official lockdown in the United Kingdom due to the COVID-19 pandemic Additionally, complex construction kits such as LEGO Technic toy sets rose during this time.[caption id="attachment_1189141" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The board for the classic game[...]

Fantasy Flight Games Postpones New US Releases

Fantasy Flight Games Postpones New US Releases

Fantasy Flight Games has officially postponed all releases for its market in the United States through the end of April 2020, due to concerns about COVID-19, otherwise commonly known as Coronavirus. Fantasy Flight Games Releases a Statement From the press release found on the Fantasy Flight Games website: Bringing the world's best tabletop games to […]

King of Tokyo: Dark Edition Slated for Early Release

"King of Tokyo: Dark Edition" Slated for Early Release!

Richard Garfield's hit game King of Tokyo has gotten a huge, special-edition makeover – and, thanks to IELLO, is being released ahead of schedule among retailers that have the game in-hand already! Based on the best-selling game from the same publisher, King of Tokyo: Dark Edition is a grittier, more realistic version of King of Tokyo. This special-edition […]

Gamewright Announces New Games For 2020

Gamewright Announces New Games For 2020

Game creator Gamewright has devised and announced a whole slew of new games coming out in 2020. New games include: Hi Lo Flip Metro X Marshmallow Test DragonRealm Hit List Abandon All Artichokes Dungeon Drop Splurt! Quixx Of these, I think I'm most excited of all to play Marshmallow Test, given that I had learned […]

2020 Tabletop Gaming Origins Awards Nominees Announced

2020 Tabletop Gaming "Origins Awards" Nominees Announced!

Origins attendees will vote upon the Fan Favorite of each category through the official Origins Game Fair mobile app during the show. GAMA members will vote upon the Game of the Year via a digital survey.The nominees in each category are as follows: Board Games Cloudspire | Chip Theory Games | Adam Carlson, Josh J Carlson, Josh Wielgus Colors of Paris | Super Meeple / Luma[...]

Things Tabletop Gamers Can Do To Cope With Coronavirus

Things Tabletop Gamers Can Do To Cope With Coronavirus

If you've been living anywhere besides under a literal rock during the times of between two weeks ago and now (and, let's face it, even those living under a rock might apply!), you know that COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, has been plaguing the entire world as a full-on pandemic. In fact, you're probably […]

Fantasy Flight Unveils New Arkham Horror Expansion Box

Fantasy Flight Unveils New "Arkham Horror" Expansion Box

Fantasy Flight Games has announced an all-new expansion for Arkham Horror! "Under Dark Waves", the next expansion for Fantasy Flight's cosmically-terrifying Arkham Horror board game, will feature an array of undersea denizens as they terrorize Arkham and beyond. From the product announcement release on Fantasy Flight's website: Cold salt waves beat on the New England […]

AdeptiCon 2020 is the Latest Coronavirus Con Casualty

AdeptiCon 2020 is the Latest Coronavirus Con Casualty

Coronavirus is at it again, and most certainly is not pulling any punches. In a release made on their website, the staff of AdeptiCon 2020, the latest tabletop gaming convention to bite the dust (for this year, at least), had this to say: Since the very first AdeptiCon, held eighteen years ago, we've made it […]

LEGO Super Mario Set May Revolutionize Tabletop Gaming

LEGO "Super Mario" Set May Revolutionize Tabletop Gaming

In a world where sickness has taken center stage and isolationism has risen to an all-time high, video games have become the main source of escape for gamers looking for their fix of fun. However, on the opposite end of this spectrum, tabletop gaming is undergoing what I'd like to call a silent revolution, through […]

The OP Games Releases Telestrations: Upside Drawn Party Game

The OP Games Releases "Telestrations: Upside Drawn" Party Game

Calling all artists and fans of party games! The OP Games has released a new party game called Telestrations: Upside Drawn and it's quite possible that it was made… for you! From the description on how to play Upside Drawn, it seems that the rules are fairly simple in theory, yet quite complicated in practice. The rules […]

Renegade Announces The Search for Planet X

Renegade Announces "The Search for Planet X"!

From Succulent to Space Battle Lunchtime, Renegade seems to really be covering their bases when it comes to board games, regardless of aesthetics Neat![caption id="attachment_1170609" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: Renegade Game Studios[/caption]Well, now they've announced a space exploration board game called The Search for Planet X According to their press releases, The Search for Planet X is a deductive game[...]

Gamestop 2.0: A Retail Renaissance Pt. 5

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 5

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0". If not, this can be found here. I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the […]

Gamestop 2.0: A Retail Renaissance Pt. 4

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 4

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0". If not, this can be found here. I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the […]

Gamestop 2.0: A Retail Renaissance Pt. 3

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 3

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0". If not, this can be found here. I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the […]

Gamestop 2.0: A Retail Renaissance Pt. 2

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 2

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0". If not, this can be found here. I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the […]

Gamestop 2.0: A Retail Renaissance &#8211 Pt.1

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! – Pt.1

Gamestop has been a quintessential force in gaming retail. Famous for having a presence in almost every shopping mall and retail strip, and infamously joked about for providing heavily-diminished returns on trade-ins, people often say that Gamestop is on its last legs. However, despite anything that you may have heard, this could not be farther […]

Hasbro Announces Two The Mandalorian Board Games 

Hasbro Announces Two "The Mandalorian" Board Games 

This time it looks like some classic Hasbro board games are getting a Mandalorian twist as Operation and Trouble arrive Operation features a Baby Yoda is more of a picture setting rather than a full autopsy Trouble gives us some of our favorite Mandalorian characters like IG-11 and Cara Dune as we all get in[...]