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  • Architects of the West Kingdom: Age of Artisans

    In Age of Artisans, journeymen have returned to the city as master craftsmen, equipped with knowledge of new crafts and tools. The Guildhall has never been so busy!

  • Power Grid: Middle East/South Africa

    Power Grid: Middle East/South Africa is a pair of expansion maps for Power Grid!

  • The 7th Continent “Classic Edition” Announced

    Serious Poulp has announced that they will be releasing a more "limited" version of The 7th Continent via direct sale in the 4th Quarter of 2019.

  • 2010 Canadian Game Design Award Winner Announced

    Calgary, Alberta -

    On October 16, 2010, the FallCon Gaming Society awarded its first ever Canadian Game Design Award to Roberta Taylor for her design, Octopus’ Garden.  The announcement was made at FallCon, the premier boardgaming and miniatures convention in Canada. As part of the award, Roberta was awarded a custom crafted plaque commemorating the design award, a $200 cash prize, an offer to publish from Valley Games and an accompanying $500 advance should she accept the contract offer. The FallCon Gaming Society extends heartfelt congratulations to Roberta in a deserving win among a crowded list of excellent Canadian designs.

  • 2012 Canadian Game Design Award - Winner Announcement

    2012 Canadian Game Design Award winner announded

  • 2018 Origin Awards

    This Saturday, June 16th, the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design will be announcing the winners of the Origins Awards. Which games are you rooting for?

    The nominees are:

  • A Look at Asmodée's Upcoming Offerings

    logo-asmod.jpgAsmodée has always been something of a wildcard to me.  You never know what to expect; their releases tend to be offbeat, many times original, and often having a very different feel even from other titles that they offer. 

    They've demonstrated a knack for solid productions and incorporating appealing themes, though.  So let's take a look at Asmodée and both their previous and upcoming titles.
  • A Moment shared Among Geeks

    Yesterday, November 5th 2007, hundreds of geeks in north America came home to find a medium sized white package, with the colorful logo of a national delivery company stamped on the side, had been delivered to their home. Inside this package was perhaps the most highly anticipated reprint of the year; Hannibal, Rome VS Carthage.

  • A One-Two Punch From FFG and CMON, Plus Laukat is Back! - Board Game News

    Everyone is readjusting to their regular lives after a massive GenCon weekend. Or at least that’s how I imagine it; thousands of people doing a walk of shame.

  • A Tale of Bravery an Adventure Board Game is Coming to Retail Soon - Free Demo Available for Download Now

    A Tale of Bravery is a story driven cooperative game that can be played with up to 4 friends or even solo.

  • AEG Announces War of Honor


    War of Honoris a Legend of the Five Rings game of strategies and tactics for 2-4 players. It allows players to follow their own path to victory through political, honorable, military and spiritual deeds. The game brings a whole new dimension and dynamic to multiplayer Legend of the Five Rings and is suitable for play with cards from the existing arc or older card collections.

  • Agricola: Dulcinaria Deck Announced

    Agricola: Dulcinaria Deck expands Agricola's occupation and minor improvement cards.

  • Airborne In Your Pocket Kickstarter campaign entering it's last week!

    Airborne In Your Pocket is a fast-paced game that puts you in the boots of an Allied paratrooper on D-Day! Jump behind enemy lines and infiltrate a German bunker!

    It has been a successful campaign we must admit and would like to thank all the supporters who have helped us reach our goal.  However, many of the supporters are really hoping to get the lovely "One Box to Hold Them All" and we are still just under $30k away from that goal.

    Come take a look at the campaign site ( and watch the movie for this great little game.  Currently, if you pledge $70 you get over $120 in game product (take a look at the objective achieved so far below)!  And that's not including the future stretch rewards if we reach them.

    And look at that limited edition Dick Winters sculpt you'll get.  How can you resist?

    Let's get the "One Box to Hold Them All"!


  • Alien: Fate of the Nostromo

    Work together, fullfill your mission and escape the Alien.

  • Amazon and Apple App Store Eliminate Historical Games Bearing Confederate Flag

    Over the past several days retailers, such as Walmart and Sears have rushed to remove products bearing the Confederate flag from their shelves. At Amazon and Apple this has resulted in several Civil War board games disappearing from the sites.

  • American Megafauna Prequel in the Works

    FromPhil Eklund:

    Hello, I have decided to start sharing work on the Prequel to American Megafauna. It is to be called Genesis, or perhaps Biogenesis. It starts in the Hadean Earth 4.54 billion years ago, and ends 250 million years ago. Just where American Megafauna gets started.

  • Ameritrash Looking for Playtesters

    Ameritrash is in the late stages of playtesting. Those interested in playtesting, or just trying the game out, can find the Vassal mod on the website.

  • Android Netrunner Canceled!

    Fantasy Flight Games announces cancellation of Android: Netrunner card game.


     Read our longer article here: Corporate Agenda: Murder Netrunner


  • Announcing, from yours truly and some of my Gameshark colleagues

    Surprise, it's a new Web site that I've cooked up along with Gameshark EIC Bill Abner and some of our esteemed colleagues, Brandon Cackowski-Schnell, Todd Brakke, and Danielle Riendeau.

  • Announcing ProtoSpiel NorthEast, a Game Design Con for Charity

    ProtoSpiel NorthEast is a game design convention to be held on July 19th at the NYU Game Center. This is a charity event: after paying expenses, all profit will be donated to the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, an award winning disease treatment charity.