Gamasutra reports that Mind Control Software is joining with Magic: The Gathering‘s creator Richard Garfield and Skaff Elias to produce a new game called Mind Twist. The game will be playable on iPhones and as a Flash application on Facebook. Apparently this will be a wargame playable in 10 minutes
The folks at Gamer Dome noticed recently that Fantasy Flight Games has pulled materials from its award-winning Midnight RPG series from its website. This probably has something to do with the upcoming U.S. DVD debut of the Midnight Chronicles, a film set in the dark world of the Midnight RPG
In case you’re looking for something to do this holiday weekend, you might be interested to know that the second year of the Windhammer Prize was announced last month and will be accepting entries this fall. The contest is designed to encourage creativity within the realm of solo gamebook writing, and
So it turns out that the sort of person who both uses Twitter and goes to gaming cons apparently forgets all about the former once they’re playing things at the latter. I am as guilty of this as everyone else. Fortunately for us board game fans who missed Origins, this
The Games Workshop Ltd. miniatures game Blood Bowl is now available for the PC, Nintendo DS, and Sony PSP. Wikipedia reports that the portable versions of this game are missing career league play and other functionality that is available in the PC release. For those who can’t wait for their local
The Mutant Chronicles movie is coming to the small screen on the Sci Fi Channel (soon to be the SyFy channel). For those who blinked and missed it, Mutant Chronicles premiered in theaters in April 2009 and its already coming to TV. That’s gotta be one of the shortest turnarounds
Toys ‘R’ Us just announced that it has acquired financially ailing toy store icon F.A.O. Schwarz. While it has only a couple of locations (at Fifth Avenue in New York City and at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas), F.A.O. Schwarz is 145 years old and its flagship Manhattan store draws in millions of
Wizards of the Coast has announced a new set of products called Planechase for Magic the Gathering which will focus on multiplayer gameplay. Planechase game packs will include 70 cards, a special die (yes dice in MTG), and a strategy insert with multiplayer rules. While MTG has long had multiplayer
First, The Free RPG Blog is rad. Just had to get that off my mind. Now: GameStorm! The best thing about Portland’s largest game convention is that it’s smaller than anything in Seattle. This makes all the industry heavyweights who live in Seattle feel all relaxed when they come here.
Lee chimes in today with a review of the Trail of Cthulhu Keeper’s Screen & Resource Book from Pelgrane Press. A worthy addition to any Trail of Cthulhu Keeper’s arsenal, Lee maps the Trail product’s good and not-so-good points for us in great detail. If that isn’t enough, a number
The incomparable Lore Sjoberg brings us Monster Manual Comix.
Watch yourself today – you never know when they’ll strike. We’ll have a little something to honor the sneaky fellows later today (they’ve already begun their assault, as you can see), but in the meantime, stay on your toes. The Day of the Ninja is nigh!
Just like back in August, Wizards of the Coast has laid off employees today. Rumors are still swirling about the number of employees affected, though around 24 seems the prevailing estimate. According to a post at ENWorld by Paizo CEO Lisa Stevens, today’s layoffs include the following: Randy Buehler (VP
I’ve got a few minutes to peruse a few internet rumblings from this weekend’s big Indianapolis show, so I’ll point out a few things that caught my attention: The new Baron Munchausen RPG from Magnum Opus Press is at the Mongoose booth. [EDIT: we’ve had mixed reports on whether it
While the SciFi Channel heads into the Battlestar Galactica home stretch, and plans for a Cylon-heavy prequel, Fantasy Flight has fired up the engines on a related project: the Battlestar Galactica boardgame website. According to the site, the game will put each player in the role of a character from