The Game Crafter – Personal Boardgame Production Made Possible

Gather around, youngsters, as I craft you a tale of days of legend. Many, many eons ago – about 30 years, give or take – if an adventurer wandered into a hobby establishment, they might find strange and wondrous treasures locked inside small, plastic bags or unmarked cardboard receptacles. As it turns out, these treasures were board and card games from small, independent publishers, often printed on inexpensive stock, heavy in theme and playability, and low on cost. These small rebels were fighting against the giant mainstays – the Parker Brothers and Milton Bradley – and generating a gaming renaissance that paved the way... Read More

The Horror in the Clay

Great Cthulhu has never looked so good. Or hideous. Whatever. Fantasy Flight Games is set to release this new sculpted domain marker for use in the Call of Cthulhu CCG in the fall. As anyone can clearly see, it is very choice. I love that he is looming over the ancient city of R’lyeh. I would say pick up a few for your games, but the release page on FFG’s site states that they will be sold one per pack, and retail for $19.95. That’s a bit steep for one domain marker. I’d love to have one just to decorate my desk, but 20 bucks for one marker when three are required for use in the CCG is excessive. Fantasy Flight has been... Read More