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Nerd Resurgence: D&D Features in New York Times Article

There’s no doubt about it. D&D has broken into the mainstream, and is having a spot-light moment. Continue reading Nerd Resurgence: D&D Features in New York Times Article

Unique Tabletop RPG Mechanics: The Mystery Story in Tales from the Loop

One of my favourite tabletop roleplaying settings is suburban middle America in the 1980s. Think ET, Goonies, Stand by Me, and most recently of course, Stranger Things. There are two RPGs that capture the unique feel and experience of being part of a gang of misfit kids from the 1980s solving mysteries while fellow teenagers in your small town come of age: Tales from the Loop and Kids on Bikes. Continue reading Unique Tabletop RPG Mechanics: The Mystery Story in Tales from the Loop

Relaunch of Scott Pilgrim Minatures the World Kickstarter Defeats Its Own Ex

I was very impressed with professional way that Renegade Game Studio handled the cancellation and relaunch of the¬†Scott Pilgrim Miniatures The World¬†Kickstarter in response to community feedback this month. I’m quite sure this was no easy decision, but their willingness to listen and pivot their marketing approach is a critical lesson for others looking to kickstart their dream boardgame or tabletop project. Continue reading Relaunch of Scott Pilgrim Minatures the World Kickstarter Defeats Its Own Ex