Day in HIstory: 14 July


Day in History: 13 July


Newsdesk Admin Alert

  • John Kranz: Update. I am back from travel and will begin updating the newsdesk the evening of Mon, July 14. Thanks for your understanding!

Day in History: 9 July


Down in Flames Upgrade Offer

Special upgrade offer from Dan Verssen Games. During the month of July, you can purchase (and upgrade) to Down in Flames: Aces High and save 50% by emailing a photo of one of your original DIF games (first published in 1993) with purchase. This brings the price from $60 all the way down to $30.

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Interview: Alan Emrich, Victory Point Games

Going Alone, Achieving Victory is an interview hosted by Jacob Coon @ indie cardboard with Alan Emrich of Victory Point Games. Alan shares his thoughts on making games for the solo crowd.

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Suspense & Decision Issue No. 7

New from PlayByMail.Net. Issue #7 of Suspense & Decision magazine, a PBM magazine for the 21st Century, is available as a free download. [download here]

The 2013 Dice Tower Awards

Announcing The 2013 Dice Tower Awards. Among the big winners — Freedom: the Underground Railroad (Academy Games) wins three awards.


Unhappy King Charles Replay

ER Bickford @ CSW Forum

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Day in History: 8 July


I think the mimimalist style of the preset orders gets things a little backwards, and it would be useful in future games for designers to include a bit more detail in certain cases about not just where incoming troops are supposed to go but what they’re supposed to be about when they get there.

Rusty Witek @ CSW Forum


Day in History: 7 July