Tabletop Gaming Archives

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 Publishing[...]
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 of[...]
2015 Diana Jones Award For Excellence In Gaming Shortlist Announced
One of the oldest setting in tabletop gaming, Greg Stafford's Glorantha first saw life as the setting to the fantasy board game White Bear and Red Moon This new guide to the setting was written from the ground up by Stafford, Call of Cthulhu creator Sandy Petersen and Jeff Richards Gorgeously illustrated and designed, this two-volume guide book gives[...]
Green Ronin Announces Dragon Age Tabletop RPG Core Rules
The official adaptation to tabletop gaming of the computer games from BioWare Games, the Dragon Age Roleplaying Game has been featured on Wil Wheaton's Tabletop web series as well Written by Green Ronin publisher Chris Pramas (designer of Freeport:  The City of Adventure and lead designer of the revised second edition of Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay). The mechanics of these rules make it a good[...]
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, the Enemies[...]
Could Indiana Find Itself Without Gen Con In The Near Future?
We urge the House to vote this bill down and call on Governor Pence to do the right thing and veto this bill if it makes it to his desk. Tabletop gaming has always had a sizable contingent of LGBT gamers and designers, all of whom would be negatively impacted by this bill Gen Con wrote[...]
Asmodee Starts Organized Play Program
Organized Play, which is typically where tournament-style play occurs in stores and at conventions and sometimes has player rankings or prizes, is fairly common in other forms of tabletop gaming, like roleplaying games and collectible card games, but doesn't appear to be as common in the world of board games. Right now the games supported in[...]
Rounding Up Steve Jackson Games Announcements: Hellboy, Car Wars, Munchkin
By Christopher Helton With the GAMA Trade Show going on in Las Vegas, the announcements are flying fast and furious for tabletop gaming Here at Bleeding Cool  we are going to sort through all of the releases and teases, and even through in some speculation. GAMA is the Game Manufacturer's Association, a tabletop gaming trade group that organizes[...]
Looking At Zak Smith's A Red & Pleasant Land
Comics benefit greatly at times from the focused and singular viewpoint of the writer/artist being able to interpret what is in their heads, unfortunately this is something that has never been as prevalent in tabletop gaming and I think that it is that singularity of vision that helps to make Red & Pleasant Land such[...]
Mythoard Brings Monthly Subscription Boxes To Tabletop Gamers
We have these for comics, for toys, for snack goods, and now we have this for tabletop gaming as well with Mythoard. I'll be completely honest…right now Mythoard is still in that scrappy early phase of the program There is some interesting stuff but the prices, starting at $25 for U.S domestic addresses, might be a[...]