Our WarCraft board game story got picked up by Slashdot yesterday, and I found some stuff to say there, because even in the less-trafficked areas, where intelligence has a shot at shining through, Slashdot is always a reliable wellspring of
It really is amusing, as GamingReport points out, when game companies “announce” things that are about to come out and that we’ve all known about forever. However, the unveiling of the official Neopets TCG web site coincides nicely with this
This is the perfect online multiplayer Flash game, of the sort that I would make if I had all the time in the world. Utterly simple to learn, a good amount of tactical depth, and more cute than you can
No, not really. But it’s laughable how similar Eagle’s board game adaptation of Microsoft’s RTS hit is to the much-lauded German game Puerto Rico. It’s a very similar board, similar turn structure in which you choose a role from a
Via Slashdot Games, an intriguing editorial on the state of independent, digital wargaming. Produced by small development shops and sold almost exclusively online, these games are near-duplicates of old-school SPI hex-map cardboard-counter throwdowns, sometimes souped up with online play or
The anonymous comment at the end of this review of Sword and Sorcery’s WarCraft RPG claims that the mass combat system in the upcoming/available-now-if-you-like-PDFs Malhavoc book Cry Havoc will be included in a future WarCraft supplement. That’s pretty much rumor,
As you can see from the full press release below, Living Room Games has snagged the license to put out tabletop RPGs based on some of the classic CAPCOM video games. This means that sometime next year, we’ll start seeing
This would make an awfully nice screensaver for an All Flesh fan. (You know, I think the real experiment here is to see how fast this link has spread around the Internet. I’m off to eat some yummy brains now.
Those interested to hear another outside perspective on the big news of Gen Con, and a good summation of the show’s big PC gaming announcements, can check out this convenient index of GameSpy’s coverage. This quick rundown of the WotC-licensed
Our buds at have launched the first issue of their “Virtual Magazine” today, including Justin’s piece on, er, water play. It’s not what it sounds like. Anyone who’s interested in expanding their thought on what it means to play would
As Mr. Ernest mentioned in our interview, Cheapass is a third computer game from the Digital Eel folks. What we didn’t know is that the demo’s available now, which I noticed over at Slashdot. Anyway, Dr. Blob’s Organism is like
When something reminds me of Icehouse, I post it: Triptych is a puzzle game for Windows, Mac, and Linux in which you drop groups of three colored blocks, and when three of the same color touch each other they disappear.
Hey, did you know that Cosmic Encounter Online has relaunched, with a much snazzier tool for online play, a much busier pool of players, and a wider selection of alien powers? Of course you didn’t! The new Flash-based engine supports
Well, WotC sure as hell wasn’t doing anything good with it: Fantasy Flight Games will be doing a WarCraft board game for this Christmas, the design of which will “make time itself a resource.” That’s not the way I’d handle
According to this article at ICv2, yet another electronic version of Magic: the Gathering was announced the big E3 video game expo thingy. This one will be for the Xbox. Whether the game, announced by what is now called Atari,