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Midweek Snippets

Wednesday is spelled wrong.-Demetri Martin So, while my apartment shakes and rattles from the earthquake we apparently just had, its a good time to get some snacks in the form of bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: Skwadmarx Base Clips Now Available, Paladin Jean de Bouvre now on kickstarter, New Stone Slab Bases From Tabletop-Art, and Factory Rescue Dice Sale Happening at Kraken Dice. Skwadmarx Base Clips Now Available We have recently released a new gaming accessory cal...


Shades Of Chaos Games Celebrating the New Year By Giving Away The Outland Chronicles PDF For Free

Shades of Chaos is getting prepped for the New Year and celebrating the one that was 2018 with a special giveaway. Folks that sign up for their Facebook group will be able to get themselves a free copy of their Outlands rulebook pdf from the 24th of December until the 5th of January. From the announcement: 2018 was by far the most successful and busy year Shades Of Chaos Games has had since the release of OUTLANDS. To celebrate and usher in 2019 (going to be even more OUTLANDS content), we are...


Handiwork Games, a New Gaming Company, Launches

Always good to have more gaming companies joining the scene. Sure, its a rough and tumble world in gaming, but with competition comes innovation, creativity, and more chances for us, the gamer, to get just what weve been looking for. The new company were talking about here in Handiwork Games. Theyve been working on two setting books for 5th Edition. Theyre Hellenistika and Beowulf. From the announcement: Handiwork Games is a new tabletop games publisher based in Scotland, UK. Led by ex C...


Fantasy Flight Games Posts New Emerald Empire Preview

The land of Rokugan has many iconic locations that players have learned about over the years playing the card game. With the Legend of the Five Rings RPG, players can send their characters to these unique locations for themselves. The Emerald Empire book has specific details on many of them, and we get a preview of just that here today. From the post: The scent of grilled fish and soy, punctuated by notes of incense from the local temple, mixes with the earthy odor of the canal. Riverboats and...


IDW Announces Metal Gear Solid Board Game

The Metal Gear Solid franchise has been hiding under boxes and sneaking through game consoles for quite a long time. Now, IDW is giving you a box of Solid Snake in another form, with the Metal Gear Solid board game, coming soon. From the announcement: Designed by Emerson Matsuuchi (designer of the Century game series, Reef, and Specter Ops)Metal Gear Solid: The Board Game is a fully cooperative, miniatures board game. Following the story of the first Metal Gear Solid video game, players take o...


Privateer Press Seeks Metal Caster

Theres a lot of possible places for jobs that can fit your personality in the gaming industry. If youre one for math and figuring out things like that, theres game design. If youre one for language, theres writing and proofing. If you like getting your hands dirty and working with molten metal, theres minis construction. Privateer Press is looking to add a new Metal Caster to their team. From the announcement: Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe metal caster is a full-time entry-level pos...


SKU-E210 The Barcelona Grandmaster Chess Set from Chess House  sku

The Barcelona Grandmaster Chess Set - E210 by ChessHouse.com

Item description: This Chess Board Games product is by ChessHouse.com - This chess set is named after the spectacular city of Barcelona, the largest metropolis on the European Mediterranean coastline. Barcelona was host to some 740 high ranked players in 2015 from 41 countries including over 100 titled and 25 Grandmasters. The Barcelona chess set pairs the wonderful, detailed Grand master chessmen with a clean, crisp chessboard, for a fantastic chess playing experience every time you sit down to play the game or work on your technique. Luxurious chessmen in full-size 4" tournament style play wonderfully on the 21" maple and mahogany chess board. The pieces are hand carved by master artisans from high grade woods, then heavily weighted for a superb chess playing experience and beautifully finished complete with a luxurious billiard felt base. The robust design can withstand rigorous chess games with no delicate points to break or chip. These chessmen truly combine finesse and function - elegance amid frequent chess matches. Ebonized refers to boxwood specially stained black. The light pieces are finished in clear-stain boxwood. Specifications: King height: 4" King base: 1 3/4" (1.75") King weight: 2.5 oz Pawn height: 1 7/8" Set weight: 45.8 oz 32 Pieces + 2 Extra queens for that occasional pawn promotion Thick green felt bases Made in India(Weights and heights may vary from set to set)Board Board size: 21" x 21" x 1/2" Square size: 2 1/4" (2.25") Made in Poland... Learn More

Manufacturer: ChessHouse.com

Category: Board Games

$149.00

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