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Mental Health Awareness Month

Roundtable: Socializing Distantly

In this Gen Con TV roundtable conversation, Derek Guder is joined by Adam Davis and Adam Johns of Game to Grow, Dr. Rachel Kowert of Take This, and Hawke Robinson of RPG Research to discuss the repercussions of isolation during quarantine circumstances and ways of maintaining social interaction during social distancing. As our expert guests […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for May 11, 2020

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 New Free Catan Mini Expansion and Two-Player Rules Dicebreaker: Catan’s two-player rules and free mini-expansion released for COVID-19 lockdown Catan Studio: CATAN – Scenario – #WeStayHome Kickstarter Lays off […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Games as Tools for Mental Health

Raffael Boccamazzo, PsyD and Rachel Kowert, PhD of Take This on How Games Can Help Us During Social Distancing Times are tough right now. Anxiety and stress are high, partially due to the sense of unknown that continues to loom across the globe. This is not only because of the realities of COVID-19 itself, but […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for May 4, 2020

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 Frosthaven Becomes Third-Highest–Funded Project on Kickstarter, Raises Nearly $13 Million Kickstarter: Frosthaven Z-Man Releases Language Rights Back to Feuerland Spiele Dicebreaker: A Feast for Odin, Terra Mystica and more […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for April 27, 2020

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 Privateer Press Cancels Lock & Load GameFest 2020 Tabletop Gaming News: Lock & Load GameFest 2020 Canceled Privateer Press: Lock & Load GameFest 2020 Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for April 20, 2020

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 Ikoria Commander Decks Delayed ICv2: Half the ‘Commander’ Decks for ‘Ikoria’ Delayed Due to Coronavirus Ikoria Releases on MtG Arena Dot Esports: Big changes in Booster Draft are coming […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for April 13, 2020

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 League Releasing Another Cinematic Scenario for Alien RPG This Summer Free League: Free League Newsletter Stay at Home, Play at Home From Wizards WotC: Remote D&D Tips and […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for April 6, 2020

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 Gloomhaven Surpasses Kickstarter Goal, Currently Over $6.6 Million Kickstarter: Frosthaven by Isaac Childres IGN: Gloomhaven Sequel Frosthaven Revealed, Hits $3 Million on Kickstarter in Hours Pokemon Organized Play Canceled […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for March 30, 2020

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 Coronavirus Updates: Most Stores Are Closed, Tabletop Publishers and GAMA Organize Assistance Polygon: The board game industry is coming together to help indie stores during the pandemic GAMA: COVID-19 […]

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TableTakes News Briefing for March 23, 2020

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! For news about Gen Con and COVID-19, see this page on the official Gen Con website. Headlines New “Signature Spellbook: Chandra” for MTG ICv2: Wizards of the Coast Announces ‘Signature […]