Editorial

By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Jul 31st, 2013
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Silver Gryphon Games is going to be starting a series of articles aimed at introducing new people to the world that is gaming. From the announcement: Our community manager has a background in sales, marketing, customer service and social media. Recently, she decided it was time to learn more about th...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Jul 30th, 2013
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Hand Cannon Online got some passes to head to PAX Australia and has posted up some of their experiences while at the show. From the article: Once, Long ago, PAX stood for the Penny Arcade Expo – an enormous gaming convention – trade show – geek shindig – all mashed into one. As years went […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Jul 22nd, 2013
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Hand Cannon Online takes a look at a couple of Kickstarter projects in an editorial post. From the post: I’ve been on a Kickstarter run lately, and I’ve been fascinated at how many great projects there are out there. So, in order to get a few of them some more exposure, and to help you […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Jun 2nd, 2013
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Play Unplugged has posted up an editorial about the changes in gaming with miniatures over the years. From the article: Play Unplugged contributor Scott Pyle presents a guest editorial on how gaming with miniatures is changing for him in the wake of a recent life-change....
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
May 3rd, 2013
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Hand Cannon Online has posted up an article of what they think are the Top Ten Two-Player games out there right now. From the article: Two-player games remain to be the brass ring in many relationships. Folks want a fun experience that fits into their busy schedule. A great many games which list ‘2-4...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Feb 12th, 2013
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Play Unplugged’s famous Enrico has posted up an editorial about his thoughts on Games Workshop’s The Hobbit line, as well as his thoughts on the whole Lord of the Rings line and the ups and downs of its past. It’s a pretty interesting read. From the article: Enrico shares his though...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Jan 24th, 2013
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Play Unplugged posted up an article that gives some handy hints for the beginning GM. I need to get another game going at some point around here. From the article: Play Unplugged’s Mike Eaton offers tips for the aspiring GM. (Trust us, the Freud picture does relate to the content.)...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 22nd, 2013
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Play Board Games recently went to UnPub3 and posted about their experience there. From the review: Last year I had other obligations and missed Unpub2. So this year I made sure not to miss UnPub3. I got to play some fun games and meet some awesome people from the board game community....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 5th, 2013
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Play Board Games gives us a look back at what they thought were their 10 favorite games of 2012. From the countdown: 2012 involved me playing a ton of games. So I thought I’d tell you what games I liked the most and know will be hitting the table in 2013. Not all these games […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Nov 2nd, 2012
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By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 29th, 2012
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By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 19th, 2012
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OverBoard Overblog posted up an article about the state of board game journalism and specifically how Kickstarter has affected how games are changing journalism. Go have a look-see. In recent years, the board game industry has seen some massive growth; the popularity and number of board games in the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Aug 7th, 2012
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Play Unplugged is a great resource for gamers. They’ve got all sorts of reviews and articles that help out in many situations. Well, they’re looking for your support to help keep things going and to get even better. From them to you: Play Unplugged’s Enrico Nardini shares some ways ...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
May 2nd, 2012
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Chest of Colors gives us a review of their best and worst models for the month of March and April in their latest article. Sea.man and Hellspawn discuss their choices of most interesting, best, worst, sexiest, most useful, etc. releases of March and April – mostly from miniature painter’s...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Apr 12th, 2012
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Dark Magenta the gaming e-zine updates with a new article. Dark Magenta, the E-zine covering Inquisitor, has updated with an article by Keiran Mathers titled “Everything You’ve Been Told About Women…” in which he discusses female characters in Inquisitor...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Mar 14th, 2012
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Cipher Studios updates their Boot Camp series with “Change or Die #2.” From the article: In the last article, I talked about using and evolving your gaming toolbox to keep your game play fresh and interesting by constantly rotating tactics and techniques to keep your opponents on their to...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Mar 7th, 2012
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Cipher Studios gives us some insight into list-building theory in their Tactical View article for Anima Tactics. From their site: So today we are going to talk about general list construction theory and how it applies to Sameal. I’ve seen a number of different theories espoused on how to approach con...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Feb 29th, 2012
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Penny Arcade Report talks with Days of Wonder CEO, Eric Hautemont Ben Kuchera of the Penny Arcade Report recently interviewed Days of Wonder CEO, Eric Hautemont. The conversation focused on Ticket to Ride – both the cardboard and digital versions. The result was a wide-ranging and sometimes philosoph...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Feb 24th, 2012
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Historical Wargames posts up Episode #4 of their podcast. From the website: In this Bonus Episode, I am again joined by my trusty sidekick Mike Garner as we discuss the Strategicon-OrcCon event this past President’s Day weekend. I talk about my experience at the WAB event and a few others games...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Feb 24th, 2012
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Wargames Illustrated comes out with issue 293. It’s jam-packed with all sorts of articles and information that you want to read! From the writers themselves: Wargames Illustrated Issue 293 The theme for this month’s issue of Wargames Illustrated is Giant Wargames. It also includes a wide ...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Feb 22nd, 2012
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Cipher Studios is here to help keep the games you play fresh and new with helpful hints to keep your “toolbox” full. Keep on gaming! Yes Sergeant! One of the worst things that can happen to a gamer is when they hit that point in their hobby-career where a favorite game becomes a tiresome ...
By Polar_Bear
In Editorial
Feb 22nd, 2012
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The Secret Cabal updates with their latest podcast Here’s what you’re in for: In episode #12, the gang gives you a walkthrough and review of the new Fantasy Flight re-imagining of the Tom Jolly Ameri-Trash classic, Wiz-War. Then they have a round table discussion of the pros and cons of p...
By tgn_admin
In Age of Sigmar
Aug 7th, 2011
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I have been spending a fair bit of time recently thinking about Games Workshop’s Warhammer Fantasy, Mantic Games’ Kings of War and the nature of competition. Specifically competing with a company the size of Games Workshop and what it takes for a smaller company to develop and prosper und...
By tgn_admin
In Editorial
Apr 29th, 2011
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Gamers can be a fickle bunch but they are ultimately interested in gaming and it is this desire to be able to always to play that has, I think, maintained GW in its position of prominence in the hobby. Its not difficult to find people who play 40K and Warhammer Fantasy and it is often […]...
By tgn_admin
In Editorial
Jan 1st, 2011
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One of the things that many people may not know about the TGN Editor’s Choice Awards is that I don’t vote in them any more. I like having a bit of distance from the voting process and I also find that tabulating the votes means that I have to either make sure I vote first […]...
By tgn_admin
In Editorial
Dec 4th, 2010
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There are probably not many accusations that can damage a miniature company as much as being accused of recasting another companies products. This accusation was recently levelled at Impact! Miniatures by Italian miniature producer Gaspez Arts. Well not exactly. Fabio Gasparini from Gaspez Arts poste...
By tgn_admin
In Editorial
Jul 29th, 2010
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Quite often on this site we come to a point in our discussions where we marvel at Games Workshop’s ability to survive despite the bewildering actions of their management and their curious pricing. Yet clearly the company is doing something right as they have managed to turn themselves around in...