Herewith, the mostly-comprehensible Spiel des Jahres 2006 shortlist. I dimly imagine having heard of a few of them, but the only slam dunk here for name recognition is Knizia’s Blue Moon City, upcoming in the states from FFG.
While my postings about their progress have been sporadic (sorry, everybody), Rio Grande Games has been steadily producing new games, as their latest newsletter shows. Among the featured titles are Mykerinos, a game of Egyptian archaeology; Thurn & Taxis, a
In a release titled “The End of Hecatomb” (oddly subtitled on the Hecatomb page as being an announcement on the futureof Hecatomb), the game’s design lead and all-around nice guy Ryan Miller announces the end of viagra on line purchase
This ep’s all about fondly remembering days gone past, whether they’re the days when we used to play that game we’ve been kind of thinking about playing again, or just the day and a half when we all felt really
WizKids announces the Pirates of the Mysterious Islands expansion for PotSM, set for release in October. So what have we got here… new faction of submariney guys who hate everybody, new Mysterious Islands in every pack that have a bunch
What was rumored is now confirmed: HorrorClix is licensing Alien vs. Predator. Since it was the lead choice in a WizKids consumer poll asking which licenses to go after, this shouldn’t come as a huge surprise. Now, do gamers dare
And it’s… a board game with simple, elegant mechanics and nice, pseudo-Asian components? Say it ain’t so! But hey, why mess with a winning formula – they’ve obviously found a recipe for something people really want; I just worry they
I guess we should go ahead and post about this, as it’ll likely be one of the few recognizable bits of flotsam in the coming CMG flood. “[S]pace vehicles of all sizes, from star fighters to capital ships, all represented
What happens when I play a roleplaying game – like, a normal one – and two other Audio Reporters are there to see it? Hear all about it in this show with frequent guest Brian Isikoff. Fans of Fudge, True20
It was only a matter of time, really: today’s WoW movie announcement follows the trend of other PC and console titles heading for the big screen. I’m more interested in today’s other E3 bombshell, though. No, not the PS3 release
In the “Do Market Research or Die” sweepstakes, it would seem that someone’s finally chosen the former. Although really this survey is more about “[w]hat motivates continued game play and preferences for types of games,” that can’t help but be
Turbine, the company behind Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach, has just announced that Eberron creator Keith Baker will write storylines and fiction for the massively multiplayer online RPG. The folks at Turbine continue to put great support behind their game,
Goodman Games released its third Battle Tiles set over the weekend, bringing the total of miniatures- and RPG-compatible scenery tiles to over thirty. The PDF tiles sets provide key areas of interest to spice up combats or adventure sessions, letting
Our run-through (with a halberd) of the Origins Awards nominations finally hits the air. Also discussed before too long are a lot of possibilities for the Ogre’s Choice awards, which we really are working on. And the usual sundry stuff.