Saturday, August 31, 2013

Chicago Toy and Game Fair Website

The Chicago Toy and Game Fair has a new website.  See more here!

Friday, August 30, 2013

Of Dice and Men's David Ewalt Interviewed

If you're not familiar with David Ewalt, the Of Dice and Men author, then a recent interview on NPR can bring you up to speed.  Check it out here!

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Demon Wars: Reformation Kickstarter

It's your last chance to squeak in on the Kickstarter for R. S. Salvatore's (already well-funded) Demon Wars: Reformation.  See more here!

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Gygax Magazine #2 Reviewed

Over on the Diehard Gamefan website, there is a recent review of Gygac Magazine Issue 2.  Read more here!

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

The Demolished Ones RPG Seen Through Google Glass

Ben MacFarland was wearing his Google Glass device at Gen Con 2013 and caught up with Rite Publishing and Chronicle City while getting the low down on The Demolished Ones RPG, which uses the FATE engine.  Sadly, he was a bit under the weather.  Nevertheless, enjoy!

Monday, August 26, 2013

High Tech Six-Sided

A recent article on featured an unusual six-sided die.  See more here!

Sunday, August 25, 2013

TerranScapes Does Desert Ruins

There is a new video over on the TerranScapes YouTube Channel titled "TerranScapes - Desert Ruins and Hill Board Terrain." Enjoy!

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Wappel on Griffins

Over on, James Wappel shows how to use a two-dimensional image for reference while painting a three-dimensional object. He does a great job with a tough subject, feathers, and shows some work with glazes. See more here!

Friday, August 23, 2013

Lords of Waterdeep on Tabletop with Wil Wheaton

Over on the Geek & Sundry YouTube channel, Tabletop with Wil Wheaton features Lords of Waterdeep.  Enjoy!

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Firefly The Game

One of the exciting things for a lot of folks about Gen Con 2013 was getting to see Firefly the Game from Gale Force Nine.  Drive Thru Review even did a five minute video on it.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Tabletop Towns Castle Kickstarter

Just under two weeks left in the Kickstarter for the store-flat, pre-assembled, incredibly tough Castles from Tabletop Towns.  See more here!

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Gen Con 2013 Minis Gaming and Terrain

I took dozens and dozens of photos of minis gaming and terrain at Gen Con 2013.  You can find them in the Mark CMG Facebook photo albums here and here or the Mark CMG Google+ albums here and here!

Monday, August 19, 2013

Making Monuments with James Wappel

Over on, James Wappel is foaming up some monuments. See more here!

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Make a Mini Crossbow

Storm the Castle (.com) has uploaded a new video to their epicfantasy YouTube channel titled "Make a Mini Crossbow."  Enjoy!

Saturday, August 17, 2013

How to Make A Dual Layer Magnetized Miniature Storage Box

A short time ago, Doctor Faust on The Painting Clinic YouTube channel showed us "How to Make A Dual Layer Magnetized Miniature Storage Box. Enjoy!

Friday, August 16, 2013

Building Pegasus Hobbies 20,000 Leagues Nautilus Part 1

Over on The Painting Clinic YouTube channel, a video has been uploaded showing part one of "Building Pegasus Hobbies 20,000 Leagues Nautilus." Enjoy!

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Board Game Geek at Gen Con 2013

It's the first time Board Game Geek will have a presence at Gen Con and they will be live streaming the whole time the convention hall is open, so check them out while you are there.  Here's a video from their BoardGameGeekTV YouTube channel with more details!

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

How to Make a D&D DM Dice Box

Recently on Ben's RPG Pile YouTube channel, a video was uploaded titled "How to Make a D&D DM Dice Box." Enjoy!

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Safe Little Sword

Want to make a fun little paper project for your knight-to-be?  Check out the latest video from's Epic Fantasy YouTube channel titled "How to make an origami sword." Enjoy!

Monday, August 12, 2013

Gateway Boardgames

The many users over on have, over time, compiled a list of the best of the best when it comes to "gateway" boardgames, those that are useful for introducing new gamers to the hobby.  See more here!

Sunday, August 11, 2013

"Top Ten Eurogames" from The Dice Tower

Over on The Dice Tower YouTube channel, they have added a new video titled "Top Ten Eurogames."  Enjoy!

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Tabletop Towns - Castle Sets Kickstarter

With the success of Tabletop Towns, comes a Kickstarter for the new (sturdy!) Castle Sets.  See more here!

Friday, August 9, 2013

Tabletop Does Star Wars X-Wing

Wil Wheaton invited Seth Green, Clare Grant, and Mike Lamond over to the Tabletop set to play a little Star Wars X-Wing.  Enjoy!

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Forbidden Desert Review

Over on the Board Game Family YouTube channel, they have uploaded a review of Forbidden Desert.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Rule Books Well-Bound

Someone took some old D&D rule books and rebound them all together in leather.  See more here!

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

3D Virtual Tabletop Kickstarter

Get ready for the 3D Virtual Tabletop Kickstarter. Read more here!

Monday, August 5, 2013

Little Wars by H. G. Wells Remembered

There is a wonderful article recently featured on highlighting Little Wars, the first true wargame for hobbyists, by H. G. Wells.  Read more here!

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Monsters & Magic Review from the Gaming Guy

The Gaming Guy has posted a pretty comprehensive review of Monster & Magic on his blog.  Read more here!

Saturday, August 3, 2013

TerranScapes Lave Flow with LED Lights

There is a new video up on the TerranScapes YouTube channel showing the progress made on making a lava flow that includes using LED lights.  Enjoy!

Friday, August 2, 2013

Scoundrels of Skullport, a Waterdeep Expansion

It's no secret that I have found Lord of Waterdeep to be one of the highlights of the WotC boardgames that have come out in recent years.  Well, now they have an expansion called Scoundrels of Skullport and they've added a video to their YouTube channel to help introduce it.  Look like a winner to me.  Enjoy!

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Star Trek Catan at Gen Con 2013

Over on, prolific author and game industry raconteur Matt Forbeck discusses his coming role in the Mayfair Games Gen Con charity event, Star Trek Catan, set to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Indiana.  Read more here!