Gen Con 2016 Top Five Games - Article

Gen Con 2016 5 Most Anticipated Games Gen Con is America's largest table top gaming convention drawing in crowds of over 60,000 attendees. For this reason it is the prime place for gaming companies to do game releases and promotion to the widest possible audience face to face. This…

Spiel des Jahres Award Nominees 2016

Spiel des Jahres Award Nominees List 2016 And the Nominees are… Here are the Spiel des Jahres nomminees for 2016 It is the award that gets the board gaming community abuzz every year. Since its inception in 1978 the Spiel des Jahres has become the premier award for game…

Game News of the Week Mar 14 – Mar 20 Roundup

Tabletop / board game news of the week! Snippets of board game news from the GAMA Trade Show 2016 We’re starting the news round-up this week with a little love for the GAMA Trade Show in Las Vegas. There’s been loads of good stuff coming…

Colony from Bezier Games hitting Spiel in Essen

Bezier Games resource management game Colony set for Essen With names like Ted Alspach (“Suburbia” & “Castles of Mad King Ludwig”), Toryo Hojo (“Age of Craft” & “Age of Revive”) and Yoshihisa Nakatsu (also “Age of Revive”) involved, you know this has some heat behind it. Bezier Games is set…

Australian Boardgaming Tournaments

Australian Boardgaming Tournaments – Dates Announced Great news, the Toy and Game Expo are back with the Australian Boardgaming Tournaments for 2016. Brisbane dates are yet to be announced, but here’s the upshot from their email presser: Mark your calendars, board game enthusiasts: It’s tournament time! Check out the…

Game News of the Week Feb 22 - Feb 28 – Roundup

Tabletop / board game news of the week! Gale Force Nine doing 3 new D&D titles We mentioned Gale Force Nine’s upcoming D&D title “Tyrants of the Underdark” a few weeks ago, now we also know that titled will be followed up with more D&…

Cryptozoic detail games at Toy Fair 2016

Cryptozoic games Toy Fair 2016 Heads up those of you wanting more info on that “Attack on Titan” board game we reported on in July last year. It’s Toy Fair 2016 and it’s been spotted in the wild along…

Platypus Gaming Convention - Alaska

Platypus Game Convention You might wonder why an Australian tabletop news / reviews site is covering this news and it’s simply that A. It’s called Platypus and B. our analytics tells us we have a LOT of readers all over the world, not just Australia. If you live near…

Panda Games Convention Australia

PANDA Games Convention Australia – PandaCon! Heads up if you’re an Australian tabletop gamer with some time on his / her hands mid next year. The PANDA Games Convention (PandaCon) is the newest convention in town and we’re covering it because it’s an Australian event and we like the…

Australian Toy & Game Expo canceled

Well this is devastating to learn this afternoon. The Sydney based Toy & Game Expo has been canceled, due it seems to a lack of engagement and support from industry backers. The Toy & Game Expo was THE event in the tabletop gaming arena here in Australia, with exhibitors from…