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 What I Would Change In Gaming Posted: Wed, 11 Jul 19:24:08  
Blogs, community, gaming
I’m not sure where to start this post, because it was inspired by an interview question. On the surface, the interviewer’s question sounds simple: What would I change in gaming? Well, after several minutes I realized the volume of what I’d want to change would not fit in a paragraph. Instead, I’m writing this post […]
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 Valiant Entertainment Adds Matthew Klein as Director of Sales Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 17:19:20  
News, drivethrucomics
Valiant Entertainment is proud to announce that it has named comics retailer veteran Matthew Klein its Director of Sales. Klein will oversee the publisher’s much-lauded Sales team to actively engage with comic shop owners and assist them in maximizing sales of Valiant's titles in their stores, including the current HARBINGER WARS 2 crossover event; the much-anticipated BRITANNIA: LOST EAGLES OF ROME; and the recently announced VALIANT BEYOND initiative that includes FAITH: DREAMSIDE in September, BLOODSHOT RISING SPIRIT in November, LIVEWIRE in December, and INCURSION in February of next year. "Matthew was with us once before and quickly showed he had a keen aptitude for Sales, from his innovative ideas to his smooth working relationships with store owners," said Valiant Publisher Fred Pierce. "I'm happy to welcome him back to lead our Sales team as we look forward to an ambitious slate to close out the year and to an aggressive publishing plan in 2019."
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 Magic: The Gathering to Celebrate 25 Years at Gen Con Posted: Thu, 28 Jun 20:40:50  
Events, News, gen-con
Magic: The Gathering will commemorate its 25th Birthday on August 2-5 in Indianapolis at Gen Con, North America’s largest and longest-running tabletop convention. Making an international splash at Gen Con in 1993, Magic: The Gathering has become a worldwide phenomenon with more than 100 booster releases, printings in eleven languages, and more than 20,000 unique cards. At Gen Con 2018, Magic will give back to the gaming community with a host of planned events, tournaments, and surprises. "We are thrilled to see Magic’s exciting plans for 2018," said David Hoppe, Gen Con President. "25 years ago, Magic’s debut at Gen Con changed the course of gaming history, and we're eager to see not only what they have planned for this year, but for the next 25 years of Magic: The Gathering."
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 Neverwinter: Ravenloft is Now Available on PC Posted: Tue, 26 Jun 16:43:02  
Features, dungeons & dragons, ravenloft
ENTER THE MISTS OF BAROVIA IN NEVERWINTER: RAVENLOFT NOW AVAILABLE ON PC Venture Beyond the Forgotten Realms to a Land Defined by Dangerous Nights, Deadly Creatures and the Rule of Count Strahd von Zarovich Today, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced Neverwinter: Ravenloft is now available on PC and arrives later on Xbox One and PlayStation®4. In the 14th module for the free-to-play MMORPG set in the Forgotten Realms (and beyond), adventurers are called to Barovia, where they face Strahd’s cursed land and all of its horrors. This departure from the Sword Coast brings gameplay features unique to Ravenloft such as a meaningful day-to-night cycle, Tarokka Card collections and readings, an Endgame Dungeon in Castle Ravenloft and much more.
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 Arkham Horror: The Deep Gate is available now from Fantasy Flight Posted: Thu, 21 Jun 15:30:49  
News, cthulhu, drivethrufiction
"I dream under the sea, and I see faces, bloated faces with bulging eyes. They remind me of people I knew as a boy, half-drowned, but not dead." Silas shivered, but not from the chill gusts blowing through the open door. Pointed teeth grinned, webbed hands reaching for him, glowing eyes in the darkness… He couldn’t tell Martin those details, of course. Some things you couldn't say aloud if you wanted to stay out of the madhouse. –Chris A. Jackson, The Deep Gate What secrets have been drowned in Devil Reef?
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 Interview with Fetch Quest Designer Eddy Webb Posted: Mon, 11 Jun 16:47:54  
Interviews, card-game, kickstarter
Flamesrising.com is pleased to present an interview with Eddy Webb, the creator of the Pugmire RPG, Monarchies of Mau Early Access, and Fetch Quest a deck-building card game. Currently, Eddy is in the middle of a Fetch Quest Kickstarter campaign to fund new stretch goals. What can you tell us about the world of Pugmire? […]
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 Chaosium’s new edition of RuneQuest is available now! Posted: Sat, 09 Jun 16:36:42  
Features, chaosium, dark-fantasy
Get Started in RuneQuest with beautiful full-color PDF! RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha is an all-new edition of one of the world’s most influential and acclaimed fantasy roleplaying games. First appearing almost 40 years ago, RuneQuest is as dynamic and vital as ever. This all-new, deluxe edition introduces RuneQuest and its setting of Glorantha to new players everywhere. Try out a skill-based percentile system that balances experience-based progression with deadly combat! The core rules of RuneQuest are essential for players and gamemasters, as they contain all the rules for character creation, starting homelands, background history, professions, skills, starting Runes and magic, and the cults and gods whose influence will define your character’s activities. Further, the rules for character advancement are contained here, for the times between adventures.
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 Stream of Many Eyes and Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Posted: Thu, 31 May 19:50:40  
Features, DnD, dnd 5e
One of the most powerful wizards in the Dungeons & Dragons multiverse shares some of his hard-won knowledge with fans in a new book full of lore and monsters for D&D fifth edition. Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes was released on May 29th. If you pick up a copy from your local game store, you can […]
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 Book of Freeholds is available now for Changeling: the Dreaming Posted: Wed, 09 May 18:42:27  
News, onyx path, world-of-darkness
HOME IS WHERE YOU GO... They are the center of Kithain culture, the havens and shelters required when times get grim. They are dreams made manifest, and hopes kept burning. From the Mythic Ages to the present day, freeholds have been the linchpin around which the changeling world turns. Fragile, powerful, mysterious and oft-dangerous, the complex natures of freeholds make for valuable commodities to all changelings, worth dying to protect or killing to acquire. ... WHERE THEY HAVE TO TAKE YOU IN...
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 Onyx Path Publishing and DriveThruRPG Launch “Slarecian Vault” for Scarred Lands Posted: Thu, 03 May 18:18:50  
Features, drivethrurpg, dungeons & dragons
Onyx Path Publishing is partnering with DriveThruRPG to allow independent content creators to publish material in the Slarecian Vault utilizing the OGL for both Pathfinder and Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition editions of existing and future Scarred Lands books produced by Onyx Path. A world known to its inhabitants as Scarn, the Scarred Lands is a place of dynamic heroism, supreme villainy, and incalculable magic. Torn and twisted by battles between the titans and their children, the young gods —fought largely by monstrous titanspawn pitted against humans, elves, dwarves, and other “divine races” — Scarn is a world still wounded deeply by the Divine War that took place less than two centuries ago. "Scarred Lands is a gem of a setting that's flush with opportunities for great storytelling, adventuring, and good, old-fashioned monster hunting," says Scarred Lands developer, Monica Valentinelli. "With this setting, there's an unlimited potential for creators to explore Scarn by offering new classes, races, and more!"
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 Dungeons & Dragons Announces The Stream of Many Eyes! Posted: Tue, 01 May 19:25:28  
Features, dungeons & dragons, wotc
On June 1 – 3 2018, D&D will bring tons of Twitch streamers, actors, comedians and D&D luminaries to the Stream of Many Eyes, a three-day livestreamed extravaganza full of cosplay, crazy sets and amazing stories. During the Stream of Many Eyes – #SOMEDND – the D&D team will unveil the new adventure story coming this year and showcase extraordinary D&D live play entertainment, and it will all stream live on twitch.tv/dnd. The Stream of Many Eyes starts at 4pm PT on Friday, June 1st, with a visual tour of the studio led by host Anna Prosser Robinson and a roundtable conversation with the D&D team on the new storyline and what makes it so exciting. Dungeons & Dragons will then present live D&D play sessions with Force Grey & Dice, Camera, Action.
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 Vampire: The Eternal Struggle returns to print Posted: Tue, 24 Apr 21:19:44  
Features, vampires, world-of-darkness
Black Chantry Productions brings classic Vampire: The Masquerade-themed card game back to unlife “We are really excited to do this, together with White Wolf Entertainment. Players all over the world have hungered for new cards for eight long years, and we are proud to serve. And of course, we aim to attract many new players too”, says Hugh Angseesing, CEO of Black Chantry Productions. Vampire: The Eternal Struggle has been called the best multiplayer collectible card game ever published. It is loved for its blend of strategy and social interaction, set in the classic urban horror game setting World of Darkness, home of the role-playing game Vampire: The Masquerade.
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