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Announcement of 2014 Origins Awards Nominees

June 11th-15th gamers from around the world will converge on Columbus, Ohio for the Origins Game Fair. In preparation for the event, The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design announced its 2014 Origins Award Nominees. Thi...
 
 
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multisided dice for gaming
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So You Want to be a Game Master?

Maybe you’re a veteran player who’s never been behind the screen before. Maybe you’ve played once or twice, getting a small taste, and are hungry for more. Maybe you’re new and want to jump right into the deep end of the pool i...

 
 
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Origins
Origins
Origins

Origins Games Fair 2013

Origins is a gaming convention in Columbus, Ohio traditionally held in June. It’s one of the longest held gaming conventions in the United States, having started in 1975. It’s ran by a group called Game Manufacturers Associatio...
 
 
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multisided dice for gaming
multisided dice for gaming

What is a Role Playing Game?

Of all of the incarnations of geekery, the one dearest to my heart is that of the role playing game. I would also argue that it is the most arcane; the most alien to the outside observer whether it is played around a table or o...

 
 
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mobydick
mobydick
mobydick

A Successful Kickstarter: Moby Dick, or, The Card Game

I’ll be honest: I’m not much of a tabletop gamer. I don’t think I can say that I’ve actually played any popular tabletop game. (I haven’t actually read all of Moby Dick either.) While I was browsing Kickstarter a while back, th...