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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...


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8" Magnetic Travel Chess Set in Black and Boxwood - E8EB by ChessHouse.com

Item description: This Chess Board Games product is by ChessHouse.com - When it comes to travel you need a set that's portable in size with strong magnets to keep the pieces in place. It's easy to take this set along with you and a pleasure to play chess on this set with beautifully crafted wood chessmen and matching board in black and boxwood colors. The magnets easily keep the pieces in place on the board even if it's tilted or bumped while in use. Wood core printed board using new technology means the surface looks amazing, the product is durable, and the cost reasonable. 32 Chessmen are handcrafted in India and finished in black stained along with clear coated boxwood to display real wood grain. Felted chessboard protects any surface from scratching 8x8" chessboard Individual slots for each piece Protective canvas case with compartments and sturdy zipper Easy to source replacement pieces from Chess House in the future means you'll never be without a playable set. Chess House logo on carrying case Made in India Specifications Storage Case: 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 1 1/2" (235 x 235 x 38 mm) Weight: 1.45 lbsBoard Board size:7 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 3/8" (200 x 200 x 10mm) Square Size: 3/4" (20 mm) Entire base green billiard feltedPieces King height: 1 1/2" (38 mm) King base: 9/16" (14 mm) Pawn height: 3/4" (19 mm) 32 Chessmen -- No extra queen Green cloth felt bases... Learn More

Manufacturer: ChessHouse.com

Category: Board Games

$30.00

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