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Gaming Life

Games Help us Through the Worst of Times and Reflect the Best of Them

A guest post from Raffael Boccamazzo, PsyD, of Take This, one of our official Gen Con 2021 charity partners. Despite various iterations of moral panic over the decades lamenting the dangers of gaming, during the COVID-19 pandemic we’ve seen more people gaming than maybe ever. Parents are playing more video games with their kids. Dungeons […]

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Gaming News

TableTakes News Briefing for June 21, 2021

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines Magic: The Gathering’s July Super Drop Details Dicebreaker: Magic: The Gathering’s July Superdrop celebrates icky villains, Mother’s Day and watching cartoons WotC Announces the Dungeon Master Challenge WotC: Enter […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for June 7, 2021

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines Regé-Jean Page Teases His Upcoming Roles in ‘The Gray Man’ and ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Variety: Regé-Jean Page Teases His Upcoming Roles in ‘The Gray Man’ and ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for May 10, 2021

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines Badge Registration for Gen Con Indy Opens May 23 Gen Con: Gen Con Announces 2021 Badge Registration Dates Magic to Return To in-Store Play May 28 Polygon: Magic: The […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for April 26, 2021

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines Originally Announced During Gen Con Spring Showcase, Steamforged Games Monster Hunter World: The Board Game Cleans Up Big On Kickstarter Dicebreaker: Monster Hunter World: The Board Game Kickstarter gobbles […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for April 19, 2021

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines Strixhaven Is Out. Go Do a Magic Wizards of the Coast: STRIXHAVEN: SCHOOL OF MAGES AND COMMANDER (2021 EDITION) RELEASE NOTES Dune RPG Released in PDF, Physical Copies Releasing […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for April 5, 2021

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines Fallout: The Post-Nuclear Tabletop Roleplaying Game from Modiphius Modiphius.net The Official Fallout TableTop Roleplaying Game Magic: The Gathering Plagiarism PC Gamer: Wizards of the Coast suspends work with Magic: […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for March 29, 2021

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines Business Card Game Jam Dicebreaker: Pleasure-not-Business Card RPG Jam prioritizes Pocket Size Play Author Questions Publisher’s Changes to His New D&D 5E Sourcebook Dicebreaker: An author is questioning Wizards […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for March 22, 2021

Weekly Tabletop Gaming News Highlights, Selected by the Hosts and Producers of TableTakes Want to get this in your inbox every Monday? Sign up here! Headlines Free Edition of Worlds Without Number Released Geek Native: Free to Download: Kevin Crawford’s Worlds Without Number DriveThruRPG: Worlds Without Number Free Edition ICv2 Top Games Lists for Fall […]

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Gen Con News

Information and Accountability for Gen Con 2021 and Yom Kippur

To our attendees and community, We announced this week that we are rescheduling Gen Con 2021 to September 16-19, which lands on Yom Kippur, the holiest holiday in the Jewish calendar. For many of our Jewish attendees, this makes attending the full convention difficult, if not impossible. We recognize the seriousness of this conflict and we […]