Interviews

Richard Thomas of Onyx Path on Kickstarter and a Changing Industry

by 4 months ago

Since its launch in 2009, Kickstarter has spearheaded a revolution in tabletop game production. In the last seven years, Kickstarter raised funds into the hundreds of millions of dollars for …

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Crazy Eights: James Mathe on Squishy Dice

by 4 months ago

    Several companies make dice of all numbers of sides.  Some use metals.  Others use wood.  The most common material is plastic.  Foam is probably the least common, and it's hard …

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    C-list superstars: Will Robson on Great Lakes Avengers

    by 4 months ago

    Released last week, the Great Lakes Avengers officially had their first ongoing series thanks to a creative team led by Zac Gorman and Will Robson. In our impressions piece, we …

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    Crazy Eights: Keith Baker on Illimat

    by 4 months ago

    You may recognize Keith Baker as the creator of the Gloom card game and the Eberron setting for Dungeons and Dragons.  So how does a designer get together with a band and …

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    Crazy Eights: Mark Rosewater on Kaladesh

    by 4 months ago

    Magic: The Gathering has unheard of longevity.  While several other collectible and trading card games have fallen by the wayside, Magic still goes strong.  Their latest edition Kaladesh has a distinct …

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    Crazy Eights: Jeff Allers on Skyways

    by 5 months ago

    When you look at board games, most of the time you try to spread out on the board.  What if you had a game that wanted you to extend your …

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    Crazy Eights: Mike Selinker on Thornwatch

    by 5 months ago

    Thornwatch is an amalgamation of two huge forces in the gaming arena.  While the Penny Arcade guys might be more well known for their comics and love of video games, they …

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    Crazy Eights: Chris Birch from Modiphius on Siege of the Citadel

    by 5 months ago

    Modiphius had a great Kickstarter campaign with the Third Edition of the Mutant Chronicles RPG.  Recently they went in a new direction with this IP by launching a Kickstarter to reprint Siege of the …

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    Silly symphonies: Danny Garfield on The Metronomicon development, musical influences

    by 6 months ago

    Puuba’s The Metronomicon proves that rhythm games and RPGs go together as well as peanut butter and jelly; the RPG/music hybrid scored high marks in our review as our reviewer …

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    Call of Duty in Space – Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare preview

    by 6 months ago

    I hear it from my friends every year. “Another November, another Call of Duty” -- clearly fans are feeling a bit of fatigue for the franchise. Last year we saw …

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    Community and the VR future of Roblox: Gaming Trend interviews Roblox CEO David Baszucki

    by 6 months ago

    Roblox CEO, David Baszucki, has agreed to speak once again with us here at Gaming Trend, in a follow up to our discussion ahead of the April 15th virtual reality …

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    Swing vote: Head of State developers on politics and social critique

    by 6 months ago

    Slated to be released in September, Head of State aims to provide a satirical take in the political genre. The strategy game uses humor and fictional conflict as an allegory …

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