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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-HC546 Heirloom Grandmaster Chess Set - Rosewood from Chess House  sku

Heirloom Grandmaster Chess Set - Rosewood - HC546 by ChessHouse.com

Item description: This Chess Board Games product is by ChessHouse.com - From the full-size tournament style Grandmaster chessmen, hand carved by master artisans from only high grade woods to the Pennsylvania handcrafted solid wood boards, responsibly and locally sourced from premium walnut and maple, this combination is made to last. The pieces truly combine finesse and function - elegance amid frequent chess matches, 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. JLP Chess boards are produced with the highest quality standards and have been developed with a deep understanding of wood movement after it has been cut. Due to the circular ringed nature of a tree, the direction of cuts is very important to the natural expansion and contraction of the wood as humidity levels change from one environment to another. This unique expansion of both woods used in this work of art, require great attention in every phase. Surrounded by such luxury and skillful design, you can be sure that this set will help foster an awe for the game and revive great memories shared around the game. King height: 3 7/8" (3.88" / 99mm) King base: 1 11/16" (1.68" / 42.5mm) King weight: 2.4 oz Pawn height: 1 13/16" (1.81" / 46mm) Pawn base: 1 1/8" (1.13" / 29mm) Set weight: 40 oz 32 Pieces + 2 Extra queens for that occasional pawn promotion Thick green felt bases Made in IndiaChoose Either Board: Size: 21" square chess board with 2.25" squares, 3/4" thickness, it's ideally suited to standard 3 3/4" to 4.25" tall chess men. 21" square solid maple and walnut chess board with 2" squares, 3/4" thickness, it's ideally suited to standard 3 3/4" to 4" set of chess men.... Learn More

Manufacturer: ChessHouse.com

Category: Board Games

$455.00

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