Plaid Hat Games

By Polar_Bear
In News
Dec 7th, 2017
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Games rarely go from first concept to print without a whole ton of changes in the middle. With each change, the game gets more refined, streamlined, and better. In this preview of Stuffed Fables, James Hawthorne, the game’s designer, goes over where the game started and where it’s come, b...
By Polar_Bear
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Nov 30th, 2017
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The release of Stuffed Fables grows ever-closer. People are excited to try out taking on the role of those snuggly characters and head into the dream world to protect their dreamer. You know who else is snuggly? Rodney Smith. He’s created a how-to-play video of the game and Plaid Hat has posted...
By Polar_Bear
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Nov 16th, 2017
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Every story has a beginning. In this new preview of Stuffed Fables from Plaid Hat Games, we get a look at the first couple pages of the Storybook. So, what is this all about? Where is “base” that we build up from? That’s what you get to see....
By Polar_Bear
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Nov 9th, 2017
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The plushie characters in Stuffed Fables are protecting their sleeping girl from being harmed. But what are they protecting her from, exactly? What are these dangers out there? Well, they’re Crepitus (brother of The Man in the Moon) and his army of minions. In this preview from Plaid Hat, get a...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 9th, 2017
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So, it’s come to this… We all knew they’d show up eventually. Well, they’re here. Asmodee looks to be leading the group, having launched their Holiday sale. And, being Asmodee, it’s not just them, but all their subsidiaries like Z-Man, Fantasy Flight, Days of Wonder, and...
By Polar_Bear
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Oct 27th, 2017
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Many of us have had a stuffed animal that got loved to the point of needing some repairs. Hugs and cuddles can lead to requiring some stitching or a new panel sewn on. But such damage might not have been due to hugs, but to the nightly battles that the plushie fought to protect you […]...
By Polar_Bear
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Oct 19th, 2017
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The game of Stuffed Fables puts players in the role of plushie heroes, looking to keep their little girl they belong to safe at night. But who is this little girl? We get a bit of a preview of the dreamer in this preview....
By Polar_Bear
In News
Oct 12th, 2017
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In Stuffed Fables, players take on the role of stuffed animals, going on adventures in the night. The game uses an innovative game book that not only gives you the rules for the various encounters and scenarios, but also acts as the map. It has been garnering a lot of attention since its announcement...
By Polar_Bear
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Oct 5th, 2017
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Stuffed Fables is a new type of storytelling game where the game book, itself, is the scene for all the action. Players will move their figures on the book’s pages, even as it tells them how the scenarios they’re playing goes. But how does that all work, exactly? In this preview, Plaid Ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 29th, 2017
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The original Specter Ops game was just the beginning. Plaid Hat Games has announced that they’re expanding the universe with their next game, Specter Ops: Broken Covenant. You must decide for yourself whether humans are at their best when they’re free, or if having total control over thei...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 28th, 2017
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We’re just a couple days away from October. That means a whole new set of releases coming soon from Plaid Hat Games. But what, exactly, is coming out? And when will it be available? All your questions will be answered. (well… those two questions, at least… But not, like, anything re...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 28th, 2017
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Many people are excited for the upcoming Stuffed Fables storytelling game from Plaid Hat. It’s gotten quite the reaction over on our social network sites. So you should be excited to know that a new preview has been posted. This time, we get a look at another of the fuzzy creatures that you can...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Sep 21st, 2017
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Plaid Hat’s Stuffed Fables has been getting a lot of attention since its announcement. The gamebook style has intrigued many, along with the theme of stuffed animals coming to life to go on adventures and protect the children that they love. In this preview, we get a look at how the game storie...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 14th, 2017
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An upcoming game that’s gotten some real attention lately is Stuffed Fables from Plaid Hat Games. It’s the adventure gamebook where players collectively tell a story using the book as a rules guide, game board, and more. Players will take on the role of different stuffed animals and their...
By Polar_Bear
In Events
Aug 16th, 2017
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It’s coming down to the wire. It’s the last day before Gen Con officially begins (though, trust me, there’s plenty of activity going on behind the scenes). Vendors are setting up their booths and carting in product. What sort of product? New and awesome things you’ve yet to se...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Aug 16th, 2017
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Just about everyone, when they were a kid, had some sort of stuffed animal that was their favorite. Maybe a stuffed bear or dragon or tiger or something. You know, the Hobbs to your Calvin. And, like Calvin, you probably went on some epic adventures (either real or imaginary) with them. Well, Plaid H...
By Polar_Bear
In Fantasy Flight Games
Jun 1st, 2017
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Another bit of news about where you’ll be able to get your favorite games (like CMON did recently). This time, it’s Asmodee North America (which deals with Fantasy Flight, Days of Wonder, Asmodee, Z-Man Games, Plaid Hat, and Catan Studio) who is going exclusive through Alliance distributi...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 31st, 2017
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Warring Colonies, the new expansion coming out for Dead of Winter, gives players the chance to team up against one-another and fight over the meager resources to be found. But what happens when there’s an odd number of players? That’s where the Lone Wolf variant comes in. It’s rules...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 26th, 2017
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Plait Hat Games has announced a new game they’ve been working on. In Crystal Clans, players are looking to control the four powerful crystals that will let them take over the world. They’ll do this by creating armies of fantasy creatures and units. Build your forces, take on your opponent...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 24th, 2017
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The end of civilization is bad enough. You’ve survived so far, but resources aren’t going to last the winter if they’re spread too thin. The various survivors are banding together and now attacking one-another in order to survive. That’s what’s happening in Warring Colon...
By Polar_Bear
In News
May 23rd, 2017
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While it’s good to be back in the office and once more in my regular routine, after last week’s ordeal with my apartment, I’m still looking forward to the weekend. For those of us here in the US, it’s even (potentially) a long weekend, what with Monday being Memorial Day. So I...
By Polar_Bear
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May 9th, 2017
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Busy week is busy. Lots of stuff going on over on this side of the screen, from proofing projects for new games to typing up articles about upcoming releases to… oh yeah… that show-thing we’ve got at the end of the week. Just a few things to do in order to get ready for that. [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 3rd, 2017
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When resources get scarce, people gather together to work as a team to survive. But what happens when to competing groups are looking to get the same resources? There might not be enough to go around. And so, even with all the other things that are happening, the groups have to fight with one-another...
By Polar_Bear
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Apr 11th, 2017
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We’ve made it past Monday. The work-week is well underway. Most of us are at our jobs, looking to get through the day. To help them go along faster, I’ve found that gaming podcasts help. Hopefully they help you, too. Today in the Roundup we’ve got: The Cardboard Herald Episode 22: S...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Mar 21st, 2017
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And we’re back to Tuesday. I’d totally forgotten that yesterday was the first day of Spring. It certainly felt like it. The bit of a cold snap we’d had is gone. It’s supposed to get up to 80 today. We’ve switched the thermostat in the office from “heat” to &#...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 16th, 2017
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You’ll get caught up in the… Wait, no. That’s not what’s going on here. Plaid Hat is not making a new version of the bb-shooting game (unfortunately…). Instead, they’re taking you back to the Specter Ops universe with Crossfire. Will you be able to protect the Raxx...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 7th, 2017
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I know it seems like we just got an announcement about new Ashes expansions. And we did. But Plaid Hat Games is also letting people know about some tweaks they’ve been doing to the rules that will be rolling out soon, too....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 1st, 2017
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The folks over at Plaid Hat Games have been very busy lately. Some of that is because they are under the umbrella of Asmodee now. But some of that is because they’ve been developing new, deluxe expansions for Ashes, their fantasy card game. They have announced that there will be two new sets co...
By Polar_Bear
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Feb 14th, 2017
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It’s Valentine’s Day. I’m single. Moving on… If you’re looking to help today and the rest of the week go by a bit faster, I would recommend listening to some gaming podcasts. This week we have: Plaid Hat Games Podcast Touring Metal Band Fiasco 02; Game Classy 132: We’re ...
By Polar_Bear
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Feb 7th, 2017
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We’re once more into Tuesday. The work week is well underway. Now, we just need to keep the productivity train rolling and before we know it, we’ll be back at the weekend. I know something that helps me through is some gaming podcasts. This week we have: Plaid Hat Podcast Touring Rock Ban...
By Polar_Bear
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Jan 31st, 2017
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It’s shaping up to be another really busy week here on this side of the screen. That’s not too bad, as it generally means the week goes by rather quickly. Just gotta keep chugging along working on (redacted) and (redacted) with some side-bits of (redacted) as well. In the meantime, I̵...
By Polar_Bear
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Jan 24th, 2017
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It’s another Tuesday. My week’s gone rather well. I got some Pathfinder books in the mail, and some packages I’d sent out to gaming friends got there safe and sound. But, as always, I’m looking forward to the weekend. Though, in this instance, I hope the week doesn’t go ...
By Polar_Bear
In News
Jan 17th, 2017
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And we’re back in the office after a long weekend. You know, when it comes to long weekends, I prefer having Monday off as opposed to Friday. Reason being is you’ve got a long weekend and then a short week. Gets you back to the weekend that much quicker. What can also help the week [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
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Jan 10th, 2017
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We’re expecting a bit of a warmup here in Atlanta over the next couple days. Low 50s today and into the mid-60s by the end of the week (that’s ~10 to ~16 for our Celsius-friends). Considering how cold it’s been (relatively speaking), it might be time to go outside and do some walkin...
By Polar_Bear
In Job Opportunity
Dec 7th, 2016
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Are you good at dealing with digital media? Can you draw, paint, and manipulate images easily? Do you want a job in the gaming industry? Would you go to a bean-eating movie with George Wendt? If you answered “yes” to most of those questions, then Plaid Hat Games might just be looking for ...