Associate Editor Enrico Nardini pulls out a pernicious problem present in Games Workshop’s latest press announcement. See what has him piqued!
There are times when I feel like Games Workshop is in a position where they can do no right. 2014 did show improvement in some areas. Did you ever think you would see bundle deals that had an actual and meaningful discount? How about new starter sets that once again, could be considered a value for your gaming dollar (including units you might actually want to purchase)? Yet, in the age of the $25+ single figure blister, it’s hard to not think that there are still systemic issues in GW’s attitude and business model that may be causing their continuing profit backslide.
Games Workshop seems looks like they’re switching it on ’em (yeah, Flipmode. Flipmode’s the greatest) and coming out with 32mm bases for their minis. Ravage Magazine US Editor-in-Chief Jared Miller gives us his thoughts on the change in this editorial.
Jared: All Your Bases Belong to Games Workshop (For Now)
Kickstarter has updated their Terms of Service. What does this mean for you? TGN’s Enrico Nardini lets us know what’s going on with the changes and what this means for you.
Enrico: The landscape of the entire tabletop game industry was irrevocably changed when
Kickstarter hit the scene. Independent game companies have been able to grow and flourish with the help of consumers, who in turn are happy to have so many new alternatives. All this works great, until it doesn’t, and…
Ugh. You’ve heard this all before, and I’m sure you know what Kickstarter is.
TGN’s family is expanding. We’ve brought on Enrico Nardini, from Play Unplugged, to join us here with editorials and game reviews. Here’s his first article. It deals with the new Space Hulk release from Games Workshop.
So take a look, enjoy the read, and take it away, Enrico!
International Tabletop Day, organized by the fine people over at Geek & Sundry is coming up in just over a month. As part of the run-up to the event, they’ve asked me to be part of a group of bloggers who would share a bit about their experiences with gaming.
So in the first TGN Editorial, I’m going to talk a bit about my history with gaming and the great friendships it’s created all over the world over the years.