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Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Animalchemists’

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: ‘Animalchemists’

Reading Time: 6 minutes Collect ingredients, craft potions, and then use those to create powerful spells! Who will be the most successful of the Animalchemists? What Is Animalchemists? Animalchemists is a card game for 2 to 5 players, ages 8 and up, and takes about 20 minutes to play. It’s currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, with… Read More

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Weekly D&D Actual Play Launches on GeekDad

Weekly D&D Actual Play Launches on GeekDad

Reading Time: 3 minutes <img data-attachment-id="337689" data-permalink="https://geekdad.com/2019/07/weekly-dd-actual-play-launches-on-geekdad/dungeonsanddragons_launch/" data-orig-file="https://i1.wp.com/geekdad.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2019/07/dungeonsanddragons_launch.png?fit=1200%2C675&ssl=1" data-orig-size="1200,675" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="dungeons_and_dragons_launch" data-image-description=" D&D DieRolling Launch on GeekDad ” data-medium-file=”https://i1.wp.com/geekdad.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2019/07/dungeonsanddragons_launch.png?fit=600%2C338&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i1.wp.com/geekdad.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2019/07/dungeonsanddragons_launch.png?fit=1000%2C563&ssl=1″ class=”wp-image-337689 size-full” src=”https://i1.wp.com/geekdad.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2019/07/dungeonsanddragons_launch.png?resize=1200%2C675&ssl=1″ alt=”DieRolling Launch” width=”1200″ height=”675″ data-recalc-dims=”1″ />DieRolling are six Dungeons & Dragons Twitch/YouTube streamers from England Dungeons & Dragons actual play live streaming is here! Introducing DieRolling – the proud new partner… Read More

Nothing But Fun in ‘Men at Work’

Nothing But Fun in ‘Men at Work’

Reading Time: 5 minutes I love dexterity games. Anything that involves stacking or slicking or rolling or balancing. Games like Jenga, Junk Art, and Suspend. They’re easy to learn and–even better–easy to teach. They don’t come with any of the assumptions or stigma of heavy, crunchy boardgames. Instead, you can break them out at a moment’s notice and… Read More

Nintendo Announces Nintendo Switch Lite System

Nintendo Announces Nintendo Switch Lite System

Reading Time: 1 minute After months of idle speculation and numerous unsubstantiated leaks from accessory makers, this morning Nintendo of America officially announced the release of the upcoming Nintendo Switch Lite system. Following the naming convention of the mega-popular Nintendo DS Lite, this new take on the Switch hardware is a smaller, cheaper alternative to… Read More

8 Great Things from the UKGE 2019!

8 Great Things from the UKGE 2019!

Reading Time: 6 minutes On June 2nd I visited the UK Games Expo for the second time. This ever-expanding con is the UK’s largest tabletop show and on the evidence of this visit, it’s going from strength to strength. Due to family commitments, I only get to visit on the final day, when things are… Read More

D&D Waterdeep Dragon Heist: Session 12

D&D Waterdeep Dragon Heist: Session 12

Reading Time: 8 minutes Dragon Heist Session Twelve: Intellect Devourer-ed Not sure what to do next, and with no clear way to raise the funds needed, the four adventurers slumped into the debris of the tap room in Trollskull Manor. Lif could be heard upstairs smashing more furniture; Arvene was just about to go up… Read More

5 Ways Video Games Can Help Kids with Special Needs

5 Ways Video Games Can Help Kids with Special Needs

Reading Time: 3 minutes From communication to motor skills, learning through play is a wonderful motivator for kids with challenges. This post is part of our ongoing content-sharing relationship with Common Sense Media. Strengthening skills through play is a proven strategy to help kids learn. For kids with special needs, video games can offer opportunities… Read More