Tabletop Gaming Issue 12
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Cover feature: Pandemic Legacy: Season 2: Matt Leacock and Rob Daviau tell us about the ambitious sequel to their revolutionary legacy game that changed the world.
Terror on the Tabletop: H.P. Lovecraft and his monstrous creations seem to be everywhere in games, from RPG Call of Cthulhu to board game Eldritch Horror. We ask experts and designers why the horror author and his stories remain as popular as ever for gamers.
Lights, Camera, Actions: From The Godfather and The Terminator to Evil Dead and Planet of the Apes, movie board games are back in fashion – and they’ve never been bigger or better. Join us as we explore the cinematic side of gaming.
D&D Beyond: Roleplaying classic Dungeons & Dragons is breaking into the 21st century with an impressive new companion app. We take D&D Beyond for a spin and speak to its developers.
Essen preview: The games, announcements and releases you shouldn’t miss at the world’s biggest tabletop event in October.
Risk turns 60: We celebrate six decades of the iconic strategy game by looking back at the creation and history of a true tabletop classic.
Dized: Playmore Games hopes to revolutionise how games are taught and learnt with its interactive tutorial app. We speak to CEO and founder Jouni Jussila.
Inside gaming comics: We speak to writers and authors behind the comic-book adaptations of massive games such as Warhammer 40,000 and Blood Bowl about expanding the tabletop worlds.
Star Saga: Mantic tells us about its sci-fi follow-up to beloved dungeon crawler Dungeon Saga, which made more than $400,000 on Kickstarter.
Fire Hazard Games: The live-action event organisers discuss taking gaming to the streets of London and their exciting plans for the future.
Grant Howitt: Hot off the successful Kickstarter for his unique punk-fantasy RPG Spire, the one-of-a-kind roleplaying designer tells us about his career.
Ten of the Best: We celebrate Essen by rounding up ten of our favourite Eurogames.
Introduction to: King of Tokyo
All the Jahres: Hit the road with Wolfgang Kramer’s trucking classic Auf Achse
The Making of: Innovative Spiel des Jahres nominee Magic Maze
Painting Guide: The magnificent mechs of Scythe
First Turn: Spiel des Jahres winner and designer of 7 Wonders Duel, Kingdomino and more Bruno Cathala looks back on his very first design.
Play It Smart: Our academic doctors examine games featuring diseases, including Pandemic, Plague Inc and Viral
My Favourite Game: ENnie Award-winning Starfinder co-creator and prolific Pathfinder author Amanda Hamon Kunz
Kickstarting From Scratch: The next in our column following Art Deck from concept to crowdfunding
The Dungeon Master’s Guide to RPGs
Event Report: HandyCon
Shop Spotlight: Cambridge's Inner Sanctum Collectibles
Tabletop Time Machine: Jungle King
Role Call RPG round-up
Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game
Wasteland Express Delivery Service
Star Trek Adventures RPG
The Godfather: Corleone’s Empire
Untold: Adventures Await RPG
Gloom of Kilforth
Bears vs Babies
Caverna: Cave vs Cave
The Lost Expedition
Medici: The Card Game
First Dates: The Game
Catch the Moon
Donner Dinner Party
Fox in the Forest
Purrlock Holmes: Furriarty’s Tail
Dungeons & Dragons character sheets
Gothic terrain wargaming scenery