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[8 Mar 2013 | One Comment | ]
“20 Questions” 2D6.org Interviews StoneBlade Entertainment (formerly Gary Games)!

Stone Blade Entertainment was founded in 2010 by by Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour champion Justin Gary originally under the name of Gary Games and their first release Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer hit stores in August of 2010. Ascension was designed as a fast paced deck building game created through the joint input of Justin Gary, Brian Kibler, John Fiorillo, Rob Dougherty, with artwork by Eric Sabee. Since its release Ascension has seen 3 stand alone expansions all designed to be part of a grand story arc.
Stone Blade Entertainment currently sells …

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[20 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
D&D Dungeon Command: Blood of Gruumsh Releases Today

Get ready to send the Orcs to war, because the newest Dungeon Command faction pack, Dungeon Command: Blood of Gruumsh, releases today!  Designed for two to four players, Dungeon Command is a head-to-head skirmish game that features themed miniature factions designed to play as unified war bands in a game that eliminates luck-driven mechanics in favor of player-driven skill, creativity and quick thinking. Blood of Gruumsh includes such monstrous miniatures as the orc archer, barbarian, chieftain, and the orc cleric of Gruumsh!!

Each Dungeon Command faction comes in its own box …

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[19 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Ascension Online!

Due to the overwhelming demand for Ascension Online and on Android, the team at Stone Blade Entertainment will be launching a short Kickstarter campaign, starting Monday, Feb. 18 – 28, 2013 - to help raise funding for resources to bring in a solely dedicated, in-house team of Ascension programmers to deliver Ascension Online and Android by the end of this year.

New Kickstarter features will include:

· Ascension Android app (Free-to-play, including iOS)
· Ascension Online (Free-to-play)
· Online Tournaments
· Single player campaign mode
· Broader Ascension multiple player and cross-platform play
· Quicker digital expansions

While making Ascension …

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[11 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
WizKids – Exclusive – A Brand New Game, Steam-Powered!

Press Release:

NECA/WizKids, the leader in collectible gaming, is proud to announce the launch of Trains and Stations a new take on train games designed by Eric M. Lang. Players must make deliveries, develop buildings and profit from their decisions while working with and against other players. Are you going to focus on mines or play a more balanced resource-acquiring game?
Perhaps you will focus on being the delivery king with help from other players and only dabble in the resources that everyone else is scrambling for. Every game will evolve differently …

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[7 Feb 2013 | 9 Comments | ]
“20 Questions” A Community Driven Interview Presents: Stone Blade Entertainment (formerly Gary Games)

Stone Blade Entertainment was founded in 2010 by by Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour champion Justin Gary originally under the name of Gary Games and their first release Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer hit stores in August of 2010.

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[22 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
D&D Classics Launches!

Press Release:
At our Gen Con 2012 keynote address, Wizards of the Coast was pleased to announce that in early 2013 we would be releasing the first wave of D&D backlist products in electronic format.
Today, Wizards of the Coast together with DriveThruRPG, is thrilled to announce the official launch of Dungeons & Dragons Classics, a new online PDF store containing classic content from every edition of D&D, including fan-favorite supplement materials and iconic adventures. A one-stop-shop for classic D&D content, DnDClassics.com offers an easy way to access and download favorite titles …

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[10 Jan 2013 | 3 Comments | ]
“20 Questions” 2D6.org Interviews – Mantic Games!

Hello and welcome Ronnie and Chris from Mantic Games to 2D6.org’s “20 questions” and answers from the readers segment. Mantic Games was formed in 2009 and already has a stable of great games including Warpath, Dwarf King’s Hold, Project Pandora: Grim Cargo, and the recently released Dreadball! Standing out in the crowded miniatures market can be tough to do but Mantic Games is up to the challenge with some great games and great miniatures.

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[6 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Alderac Entertainment Group – Press Release

PRESS RELEASE:
A GREAT 2012!

Before we get into anything else in this issue, we want to thank you all for an amazing 2012. We’ve had many releases and your reaction and support of them has been fantastic and we at AEG cannot thank you enough. The revamp of Thunderstone: Advance, Tempest and Love Letter, Smash Up’s success at Gen Con, Guildhall and more, we couldn’t have done it without you. In this issue we take a look at news for Smash Up and Legend of the Five Rings, but if you …

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[31 Oct 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
20 Questions With… Jake Thornton Designer of Dreadball and Ronnie and Chris From Mantic Games! A News Segment Where You Ask The Questions!

The miniatures gaming scene is a crowded market full of games covering every genre from elves with bows to futuristic juggernauts battling it out in space for galactic dominance. In this crowded scene it is hard to stand out from the next new thing but a company called Mantic Games is doing just that. Mantic Games is bringing together the best sculptors, game designers, artists, and writers from around the world to produce fantastic models that are fantastic to collect, fun to paint, and phenomenal to game with.
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[18 Oct 2012 | One Comment | ]
“20 Questions” 2D6.org Interviews – David Sirlin From Sirlin Games!

Hello and welcome David Sirlin to 2D6.org’s “20 questions” and answers from the readers segment. David Sirlin is a game designer with a pedigree for designing asymmetrical games that are as balanced as possible, definitely not an easy task. While Sirlin Games was formed in 2005, David actually got his start in games through the Video Game Industry. Sirlin was an assistant game designer at 3D0 and he helped balance the popular video games Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix and Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix. David …