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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-JLPPL200WLMP 21

21" Hardwood Player's Chessboard JLP, USA - JLPPL200WLMP by ChessHouse.com

Item description: This Chess Board Games product is by ChessHouse.com - Players, admirers, and those who enjoy well-made USA products will appreciate the superior workmanship and finish evident in the Player's Chess Board. The Player's board uniquely features decorative grooves running along the squares perimeter, beveled stylish edge, and engraved two emblems in corners to the player's right. Precision aligned hardwood block construction is given multiple protective finishes for a distinctive, luxuriously smooth surface. It is handcrafted in Pennsylvania from locally sourced premium walnut and maple woods. This design has been played by world champion Magnus Carlsen in several events and has been gaining significant attention among collectors and any players who are seeking a superb chessboard that will last for years. Those who have owned a classic Drueke chessboard will note remarkable similarity. The JLP Player's Board It's ready to pair with a variety of suitably sized chess pieces. Already paired Heirloom Collection Chess Sets start with this chess board. Features and Specs - Solid maple and walnut - Grooved perimeter - Edge bevel - Corner logos - 21" Square - 2" squares - 3/4" thickness - Most 3 3/4" chessmen ideal The Craft John has a rich woodworking heritage in the state of Pennsylvania. Originally from Switzerland, the skills were passed down through five generations. This lost art of woodworking is continually refined, blending timeless methods with the latest knowledge of wood behavior. For example every design must be carefully planned with the appropriate wood selection and cuts to account for variations in humidity that cause natural expansion and contraction of wood. To craft a wood product that will last for generations, John gives great attention to every phase of production including wood selection, drying, cutting, curing, crafting, and the multi-step finishing process that results in the smooth, elegant, lustrous finish for which the JLP products are known. Every product is personally overseen by John and must meet his standards before releasing them to Chess House. Care It can be helpful to store or display the chessboard vertically so that equal temperature and humidity is applied to both upper and lower sides of the wood. A light lacquer finish is applied for furniture style smoothness, and a soft, dry cloth should be used to wipe the surface dust free.... Learn More

Manufacturer: ChessHouse.com

Category: Board Games

$299.00

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