Year 2018


Happy New Year from TGN

It's been a quiet end to the year as TGN staff takes a couple of days to rest and recover from a busy year.

  • Monthly visitors up from 50,000 to 70,000
  • Page load speed down from 6 seconds to 1.5 seconds
  • New search engine for finding the one post you remember from 2018
  • We turned off the Disqus ads that weren't relevant to table top gaming
  • Full mobile and tablet support with a fluid site design
  • Facebook and Twitter posting now happen immediately rather than on a delayed schedule

We're looking forward to jumping in at full speed in 2019. If you have suggestions for things you'd like to see, please send us feedback. Thank you for reading TabletopGamingNews.com!

 


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New Blood Red Skies and Cruel Seas Pre-Orders From Warlord Games

The folks at Warlord Games are ending the year with a look ahead to next. Their latest WWII games, Blood Red Skies and Cruel Seas are getting some new releases starting in January. If you're looking to add some planes or some ships to your collections, you can get your name on the list now and be the first gamer on your block with these figures when they're released.


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Battlefront Posts 2019 Preview Video

The year's almost at an end. And while we should reflect on the year that was, we should also look forward to what's coming up next. Battlefront gives us a peek into what they've got in store for Flames of War, Team Yankee, and Tanks with a little teaser video they've put together. Have yourself a look-see.


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New Releases Available From Fantasy Flight Games

Fantasy Flight is squeaking out some new releases just before the holidays. If you're looking for a last-minute gift, you can head down to your LGS and pick up two new kits for Star Wars: Legion, including Chewbacca and some of his Wookie friends, get the Mother of Dragons expansion for the A Game of Thrones Board Game, or a new playmat for Arkham Horror.


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Mage Company Partners With Quartermaster Logistics

It's never fun when things go awry with a Kickstarter campaign. Backers want their product they previously paid for and were promised. Unfortunately, sometimes snags happen, such as with Aether Captains and Carrotia from Mage Company. However, they've been working at getting it straightened out, and now they're ready to announce that they've paired up with Quartermaster Logistics to deliver games to backers.


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Arboretum: Deluxe Edition Now Available

This time of year, everyone wants everything to be a little bit more special. The folks at Renegade Game Studios certainly think so, and that's why they've come out with Arboretum: Deluxe Edition. In the cold and snow of winter about to get started (here in the North, anyway), it might be nice to think about walking around a luxurious garden, and that's what you'll be planning in the game.


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Midweek Snippets

We're getting closer to the end of the year. It's practically here. Lots of celebrations will be going on, and with them will come plenty of snacks to eat. In this instance, we're getting you some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: More Lizard City Bases Available From Tabletop-Art, DreamForge Games Grav-StuG Kickstarter Coming January 25th, New 54mm Barbarian Available From NonsenseMiniatures, and Kraken Dice Buy 3 Get 1 Free Sale Happening Now.


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Dishdash Games Running Pre-Release Deal For Ultracombat Normandy

The invasion of Normandy was one of the most important events in the 20th century. Soon, you'll be able to recreate those pivotal days on your tabletops with Ultracombat Normandy. Dishdash Games is bringing you a new set of miniatures game rules, and you can get the hardcover book, as well as three decks of cards for one special price.


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Modiphius Releases John Carter of Mars RPG Core Rulebook PDF

The Red Planet has been in the headlines lately for the new lander we just set on it. Unfortunately, we've yet to find any evidence of a civilization on the planet like there is in the John Carter series of books. However, that doesn't mean you can't vicariously walk around on the planet as part of an RPG. And that's just what you can do in the new John Carter of Mars RPG released by Modiphius. The core rulebook is available as a pdf now.


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WizKids Announces Thrown

The king has died. What a bummer. But who will take over ruling the kingdom? Several members of the court have all laid claim, but in the end, only one will rule. That's the story behind Thrown, a new dice game coming from WizKids. Players take on the role of royal hopefuls and must roll the right dice in order to gain gold and win their way to ruling the land.


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Conan: Horrors of the Hyborian Age Now Available In PDF

The works of Robert E. Howard included a multitude of horrifying creatures that Conan had to fight on his many journeys. In Horros of the Hyborian Age, GMs can bring those horros to the tabletops in their Conan RPGs. The pdf version of the book is available now.


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Ares Games Posts Tripods & Triplanes Rulebook Online

Long-time readers will know that I love it when a company posts their rulebooks online so you can check them out before buying them. Or, even if you've been a player for a while, you can have a pdf version on your portable device to reference when you don't have the book handy. Well, Ares Games has posted the rulebook for Tripods & Triplanes up online so you can check it out.


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Monday Terrain Corner

And we've swung back around to the beginning and come back to Monday. I guess it's necessary. That whole "time marches on" thing. Might as well make the best of it and make your gaming tables look good.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Sky of War Game Mat Available From Pwork Wargame, New 15mm Tobruk bunkers from Baueda, and Loke BattleMats add new sizes to Death Wastes rubber backed neoprene tabletop mat range.


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