Calliope Games

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 1st, 2017
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And once more, we have made it to Saturday. Isn’t that just grand? I certainly think it is. Hope you’ve got yourself some gaming lined up, because… I mean, that’s the way things should be, amirite? Anyway, let’s get to those reviews I know you so desperately desire. Toda...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 24th, 2017
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Why do you climb the mountain? Because it’s there. Just, y’know, what out for yetis as you’re climbing. You don’t think there’s yetis? Should I remind you that the mountain you’re about to climb is called Yeti Mountain? There’s yetis, alright! And you should ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 12th, 2016
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Calliope Games had one heck of a Kickstarter not too long ago with their Titan Series. It was a success. Those games are now starting to be ready to make it to your tabletops. Running with the Bulls was created by Paul Peterson. Calliope is going to be showing it off at their booth this […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 9th, 2016
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It’s another Saturday and that means another Review Roundup. Hopefully you’re having a good one. I’m working on putting together some Guild Ball minis. Anyway, let’s get right into the reviews. Today we have: Parade, Incan Gold, X-Wing’s Eighth Wave of Expansions, Booze ...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Mar 21st, 2016
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All of us here love gaming (or, I assume we do. But considering the nature of the site, I think it’s a safe assumption). So what could be better than just gaming? Gaming for a good cause, of course! And just such an opportunity is coming up next month. FTW Events and Calliope Games are [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jan 12th, 2016
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Have you shown appreciation for your dragon lately? Think of all the things that dragons do for you in your everyday life. And yet, for the most part, they go totally unappreciated for it all. Well, this coming Saturday is Appreciate a Dragon Day (so I’m told), and so you should be sure to appr...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 2nd, 2015
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Well, Halloween is over. Time for Christmas. Well, ok, so there’s Thanksgiving in there (personally my favorite holiday, but sadly often overlooked), but my Kroger has had the first few Christmas items up for a couple weeks for now. Well, if we’re gonna get into the swing of things, we mi...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 30th, 2015
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Wow! Gen Con got off to quite a start this morning! Seemed no sooner than I was awake than I was down at the hall looking over some things when Boom! The doors were opened! It was quite a mad rush in the hall. I don’t know actual numbers, but several people I talked with […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 28th, 2015
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Calliope Games may be working on their Titan Series of games, but that’s not the only games project they’re working on. They’ve just announced a new game that they’ll be showing off at Gen Con. For this one, grab your striped shirt and black mask, you take on the role of thiev...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 28th, 2015
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Calliope Games is well-known for their gateway games. They want to get as many people involved in gaming as possible. They want to make games that anyone can pick up and play, even if those people don’t feel like they’re “gaming people.” The Titan Series of games is all about ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 18th, 2015
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Calliope games keeps chugging along on their Titan Series Kickstarter. They’re getting closer and closer to reaching their base funding goal. To help things along, they’ve announced the Titans Game Designer Seminar. Do you have an idea for a game? That’s a silly question, of course....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 22nd, 2015
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You’ve made it successfully halfway through the work week. Congratulations! The weekend will be here before you know it. Hopefully you’ll have some sort of chance to get a game in before then, but if not, your wait’s almost over, anyway. So, as we tend to do, we’ve collected s...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 20th, 2015
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Calliope Games isn’t just collecting together some of the greatest game designers for their Titan Series. They’ve got some of the greatest gaming artists joining the club as well. The games will now feature special, Kickstarter-exclusive cover art. Echo Chernik (Shadowrun), Larry Elmore (...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Apr 15th, 2015
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Once again we’re here at a Wednesday. The first half of the week is done. The rest of it stretches before us like a 2-day behemoth. Or maybe it’s not so bad for you. Maybe Thursday and Friday are like puppy-dogs. That’d be nice. I love puppies. But now we’re getting off-topic....
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Apr 12th, 2015
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I hope everyone had a great International TableTop Day yesterday. Though, of course, the spirit of International TableTop Day is with us always, and we should celebrate as often and with as many people as we possibly can. As for us here at TGN, it’s another Sunday. So as my arm heals from getti...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy
Apr 8th, 2015
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Wednesday. Is there a day that personifies the progression of the week more than Wednesday? We’ve made it through Monday and Tuesday. Thursday and Friday are ahead. Stuck in the middle is Wednesday. Saying “it’s all downhill from here” isn’t exactly the right phrase, but...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Apr 1st, 2015
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Calliope Games has launched their Titan Series Kickstarter campaign. Calliope has brought together some of the greatest game designers and asked them to create their own version of a “gateway game.” Gateway games are those designed to be quick to pick up and learn and fast to play. But th...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 17th, 2015
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Calliope Games is letting people check out their Titan Series Kickstarter campaign before it goes live. You can check out the descriptions of the first couple games for the series, plus a peek at the first stretch goals. Also, take a look at the extras. You can get a leather bomber jacket. … Yo...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Feb 10th, 2015
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In Ravage Magazine Issue 18, there’s an interview with Rey Wehrs, CEO of Calliope Games about the upcoming Titan Series of games. We’ve got some excerpts from the interview here on TGN (because Ravage and TGN are tight like that, yo!)....
By Polar_Bear
In Interviews
Feb 10th, 2015
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Calliope Games knows nothing says “love” like gaming with your significant other. To help get you some more games you can play together, they’ve got a 20% off sale happening over on their website. They’re also talking more about their upcoming Titan Series of games they’...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Dec 11th, 2014
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Calliope Games is really excited about their upcoming Kickstarter for their Titans Series of games (stay tuned to TGN in the coming weeks for my interview with Calliope’s president about it!). To get things rolling, they’ve got a short video with Eric Lang, one of the designers that’...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 28th, 2014
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Calliope Games has a holiday sale they’re running now over on their website. Source From them to you: Give the gift of gaming Whether you’re shopping for a friend or coworker, gift or stocking stuffer, party or family gathering, we’ve got you covered. Use the coupon code THANKS on C...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Oct 26th, 2014
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Calliope Games wants to see your carved pumpkins. The best get prizes! Source From the website: We’re thrilled to announce our first ever jack-o’-lantern contest! THE RULES 1. Carve a PG or G-rated tabletop game-themed jack-o’-lantern. 2. Do not harm yourself or others in the carving process. (Exclud...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Oct 7th, 2014
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Calliope Games has a new giveaway over on their website. This month you could win a Roll for it, Deluxe edition. Source From the announcement: All you need to do is find the secret page on our website and enter to win! We’ll be awarding one lucky person with a copy of Roll For It! […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Dice Games
Sep 18th, 2014
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Calliope Games specializes in what they call “filler” games. These are games that you use to fill in time when you don’t want to, or don’t have time to, play a larger, longer game. I.E. – they’re games for your gaming backpack. One of their main games is Roll for it! Well, they’re coming out [&hellip...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 18th, 2014
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Calliope Games is giving you a chance to win a copy of their Got ‘Em! game over on their website. Just find the hidden page. Source From the post: Find the secret contest page on Calliope’s website and enter to win a copy of Got ‘Em!...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Aug 22nd, 2014
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Calliope Games announces the Titan Collection, a series of gateway games from some of the biggest names in game design. Source From the post: In creating the Titan Series, these designers—who have brought us fantastic games such as Magic the Gathering, King of Tokyo, Mechwarrior, Heroclix, Marvel Dic...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Aug 12th, 2014
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Calliope Games is giving you a chance to win their GenCon edition of Roll For It over on their website. Source From the contest: Have you coveted the limited edition Gen Con Roll For It!, but promptly thrown yourself into a pit of despair because you aren’t going to the convention? Let us lift your [...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
May 7th, 2013
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Calliope Games is over on Kickstarter with their latest game, Roll For It, and is looking for funding. From the campaign: At its heart, Roll For It! is a resource management game that blends the luck of the die roll with a decision making process that will bring smiles and laughter to all… but it [&h...