Orphan Black card game announced by IDW

Fans of the Canadian TV series Orphan Black will soon be able to pick up new card game described as a “tense contest of deduction and deception”. Here’s the official product description: You are secretly assigned to…

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Wizards acknowledges women M:TG players by renaming player archetypes

There are three basic “types” of Magic: The Gathering players, according to Wizards: the “Timmy” (the power gamer), the “Johnny” (the creative player) and the “Spike” (the competitive tournament player). (There are also two other,…

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Exploding Kittens creators “absolutely not” walking away millionaires

The Exploding Kittens card game has finished up with $8.7 million, making it the most succcessful Kickstarter in history — but will the creators be buying seventeen yachts each? “Absolutely not,” according to a new interview. “We’re printing…

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Tempest Remastered set coming to Magic Online

Fans of Tempest, Stronghold and Exodus should begin cranking up their hype engines for Magic Online, where the best of those cards (as chosen by Wizards) will be soon arriving as “Tempest Remastered”. Were you a fan of…

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Magic Origins set for M:TG will go behind the scenes on five key Planeswalkers

When we spoke to Wizards of the Coast’s Aaron Forsythe he told us that people were getting more into the lore and background of Magic: The Gathering than ever, and those people are set to…

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Magic: The Gathering introduces first trans character

The recent release of the Fate Reforged set for Magic: The Gathering brings with it something very new and awesome: the first openly trans character to grace the game. Named Alesha, Who Smiles At Death, her story (written here)…

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Magic: The Gathering’s Fate Reforged release now available

Wizards of the Coast send word that Fate Reforged, the next release in the Khans of Tarkir block, is now available in Australia and New Zealand (and presumably the rest of the world, since everything…

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Netrunner’s Chrome City data pack brings sixty new cards

Fantasy Flight Games have announced the upcoming release of Chrome City, the next data pack for Netrunner. The data pack will contain sixty new cards, introducing a new type of hardware called “cybernetics” that Runners can…

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Exploding Kittens card game blasts through Kickstarter goal

The creator of The Oatmeal and a pair of game designers have teamed up to create a new card game called Exploding Kittens, described as a “high-powered strategic kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette”. “Players take turns…

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Pixel Tactics Deluxe a wild funding success on Kickstarter

The pocket-sized card game of SRPG tactical battles, Pixel Tactics Deluxe, has been successfully funded on Kickstarter earlier this week, raking in $222,773 of the $30,000 goal requested. Although the funding may be over, you can still pledge…

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Netrunner, Game of Thrones and other LCGs move to rotation policy

Fantasy Flight Games have announced that their lineup of competitive Living Card Games, specifically Netrunner, A Game of Thrones, Call of Cthulhu, Star Wars and Warhammer 40,000: Conquest will move to a rotation policy, retiring…

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D&D 5E represents ‘a new spirit of collaboration’: We speak to Mike Mearls

We talk the DMs guild, D&D movies, and more.

Syrinscape creator: ‘we need having audio at your table to be the normal thing to do’

Ben Loomes wants everyone to bring sound to their tabletop.

Magic: The Gathering – Learn what your advantages are, and how to maximise them

We show you how to break MTG down into a game of statistics.

Blood Bowl, Epic, Necromunda and more coming back: GW relaunches Specialist Games

Plus: changes to Lord of the Rings.

Meet the man who hates Age of Sigmar so much that he set his Warhammer army on fire

$600 worth of melted plastic later, John regrets nothing.

Dungeons & Dragon’s launch trailer for Rage of Demons brings drow and demons to life

Quite the horror-movie-trailer vibe, too.