Nick Sakkas

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Pathway looks more than a bit like Indiana Jones: Tactics

Oh dear. All it takes is a screenshot of a rag-tag band of roguish heroes fighting Nazis out in some 1930s archaeological dig and I’m humming the …

GTFO looks like Payday meets Dead Space

Terrible, terrible name aside, 10 Chambers’ 4-player horror FPS GTFO looks like a good time for fans of running terrified down a claustrophobic …

Skull and Bones is about being a ship, not a pirate

Skull and Bones [official site] is a game I’ve wanted for a long time. That has nothing to do with its setting or style, though a Black Flag …

PC Gaming

Dune: Spice and sandworms power one of the great “lost” board games

How does the legendary-but-lost game Dune hold up today?<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board …

FTL-like Abandon Ship fires broadsides in combat trailer

Jaws 2 has the most deceptive tagline of all time. “Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water”, it chortles, threatening you with an …

Alan Wake killed by Roy Orbison

Remedy Entertainment’s third-person spooker Alan Wake [official site] will receive a 90% discount on Steam this weekend, right before it gets pulled …

Rogue Trooper Redux shows off Nu-Rogue

A new trailer gives a teeny look at Rogue Trooper Redux [official site], the upcoming revamp of Rebellion’s perfectly good 7/10 action game from …

How Painting Miniatures Turned an Internet Cafe into a Gaming Cafe

<i>With International Tabletop Day around the corner, we’re counting down the days to the big celebration by highlighting friendly local gaming stores,</i> …

BattleTech Kickstarter Update #37

Best Long War 2 mods

Those of you familiar with XCOM 2’s Long War 2 [official site] mod will know it needs little introduction. Crafted by Pavonis Interactive (formerly …

PC Gaming

Collaborate / Manipulate

<i>Humanity Labor has once again denied any connection between the advocacy organization and the violent movement Human First. This comes in the wake of</i> …

X@COM

by Kyzrati on 20141106 , under<p>Time for another obligatory "It's not dead, really!" post ;)<p>Not that you'd think it's dead, because if you follow my …

OverWITCH: Hallowe’en Comes To Overwatch

I think my favourite ever Hallowe’en event in a game was the one which put the chickens of CS:GO into little ghost costumes. They were so adorable …

videogames

Delta Green: Agent's Handbook

Delta Green: Need to Know - Arc Dream Publishing | Delta Green

<i>Gold Ennie Award winner for Best Free Game, 2016</i><p><b>WELCOME TO THE APOCALYPSE</b><p><i>Born of the U.S. government’s 1928 raid on the degenerate coastal town of</i> …

RPGs

Download “Delta Green: Need to Know”

Via Delta-Green.com: Delta Green: Need to Know is the quick-start rulebook and Handler’s screen for Delta Green: The Role-Playing Game. Download the …

The Ten Best Tabletop Games of 2015

Get the family together for something other than Monopoly this year.<p>While everyone's busy counting down their best albums, movies, video games, and other media of the year, you'll find me rolling dice and flipping cards as I take a look at the ten best board games that came out this year. From role …

Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu to debut at Gen Con 2016

Image from BGG Twitter Feed<p>BoardGameGeek just announced, via Twitter, that designers Matt Leacock (Pandemic) and Chuck D Yager (Rise of Cthulhu) will …

100-game Atari collection is coming to Steam

The wolf in sheep's clothing masquerading around as Atari nowadays has announced "Atari Vault," a new compilation of at least 100 classic Atari games …

Tavern Tales RPG oozes with creative possibility

Tavern Tales is another RPG going for a Kickstarter birth. It’s done everything right so far; you can download the rules for free and check out the …

Sandbox Seas: Naval Action Boards Steam Early Access

Boats have fallen out of vogue. Once upon a time, we had a boat in every bathtub and children would flock to boating ponds after school to sail their …

After 40 Years, Dungeons & Dragons Still Brings Players To The Table

If you play today's massively multiplayer online role-playing games — World of Warcraft or Final Fantasy,for example — you have a 1970s tabletop game to thank, says author Michael Witwer.<p>Witwer has just written a biography of Gary Gygax, the co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons.<p>"Even first-person …

Founding fathers return to rescue Call of Cthulhu

Greg Stafford and Sandy Petersen have returned to Chaosium. Petersen is the original designer of Call of Cthulhu the RPG Chaosium made famous and …

Cthulhu

The joy of reading role-playing games

You don’t have to actually play a role-playing game for it to fire your imagination, so why don’t RPG manuals count as books?<p>I’m a lifelong fan of role-playing games, but I rarely play them. Dungeons & Dragons. Call of Cthulhu. Vampire: The Masquerade. Cyberpunk 2013. Traveller. I’ve been enchanted …

‘Delta Green: The Role-Playing Game’ coming from Arc Dream Publishing

Be careful what you wish for. Delta Green, the award-winning setting of deadly conspiracy, desperate intrigue, and Lovecraftian cosmic terror in the …

Catalyst Game Labs Posts BattleTech Announcements

And now for a post that doesn’t relate to Gen Con.<br>Ok, there’s a little bit of Gen Con at the very end. But it’s only a little bit.<br>Catalyst Game Labs …

A Lord of the Rings LCG Buying Guide, For Hobbits and Wizards Alike

Getting into any LCG can be a bit intimidating. Not only do you have to understand the basic mechanics and fundamentals of the game, but you also …

Board Games

BattleTech Returns: Shadowrun Studio Preparing Mech Combat Kickstarter

Shadowrun has enjoyed a triumphant return and after the superb Dragonfall, I’m as excited about the the upcoming trip to Hong Kong as I am about …