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Catalyst Game Labs Posts Shadowrun 6th Edition Setting Overview

Ogre brutes with cybernetic implants. Hacker elves with digital sockets in their head. Dragons. Shadowruns a setting different from most. In this preview, we get a look at whats happening in the 6th World in the upcoming 6th edition of the game. From the post: While last week’s post focused on the rules of Shadowrun, Sixth World, today I want to talk about the game’s Sixth World setting, which is a key element of its success. It’s not just the unholy hybrid of fantasy and cyb...


Two Robots Card Game Coming Soon to Kickstarter

In the distant future, mankind is just coming out from the War of the Five Factions. However, the devastation has left few resources, so more combat is sure to occur. In Two Robots, a new card game coming to Kickstarter soon, players take on the role of builders. They are trying to gather parts to create two robots (oooh, now I get the name...) or to eliminate their opposition. From the website: The year is 2876 on a far distant planet named Rennova. Humankind has emerged from their bunkers f...


Hearts of Wulin RPG Up On Kickstarter

I hate to say that Ive yet to actually get a ton of Chinese food and watch kung-fu movies like Ive said I was going to do for the past several weekends. I really need to get on that. And I should also get in on backing Hearts of Wulin, a new wuxia-inspired RPG that runs on the Apocalypse engine. The game is full of melodrama and great fights and its up on Kickstarter now. From the campaign: The goal of this campaign is to raise the funds necessary to publish Hearts of Wulin, a tabletop rolepla...


Late Pledges Available For Devil May Cry: the Bloody Palace

When a Kickstarter only lasts a week, theres a chance that you might miss out on it (heck, if it runs for a month, you still might miss out on it). But never fear! Steamforged has started taking late pledges for Devil May Cry: The Bloody Palace. You can still get all the extras and exclusives if you hurry. From the website: This is a Kickstarter pre-order product. You will be added to our backing platform with the allocated pledge. Backer Fulfilment is due in July 2020 and fulfilment costs wi...


Friday Snippets

Its Friiiiiiiiidaaaaaaaaaaay! Woo! Just a couple hours and itll be the weekend. Im pumped (if you couldnt tell). Im all set for some D&D tomorrow. But before that, I need to get some more energy via some snack-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: Astro Witch Added To Free Mini Offer From Victoria Miniatures, Veteran Tech Troopers Available Now From Puppets War, Kraken Spring Cleaning Sale Happening This Weekend, and Limited Edition Victor Available From Steamforged. Astro Wit...


Pre-Orders for Alien RPG Start Tomorrow

Heres one that I know has been highly anticipated since it was announced. Free League Publishing will open up pre-orders for their official Alien RPG tomorrow. Head out into space with your crew and try to avoid getting too close to any funny-looking eggs. From the announcement: On May 25, 1979, Alien first graced the silver screen. Forty years after the Alien franchise first inspired and shocked the world, Free League Publishing has a xenomorphic surprise of their own in store. Quite literall...


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  • Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge

    Chess Endings: Essential Knowledge
    By concentrating on the basic principles the average player is not only given a working knowledge of the endgame but also a firm foundation on which to further ...(more)

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  • Winning Quickly with White

    Winning Quickly with White
    All players enjoy inflicting quick victories on their opponents. In this instructive and entertaining volume of 'miniature' games, Russian master Iakov Neishtad...(more)

    $19.95 More Details
  • Endgame Strategy

    Endgame Strategy
    Shereshevsky's masterful guide to endgame play is an essential work for every aspiring player. Using classic examples from grandmaster practice, together with m...(more)

    $19.95 More Details
  • Application of Chess Theory, The

    Application of Chess Theory, The
    Yefim Geller has been one of the world's foremost grandmasters over the past four decades, during which time he has established a reputation as being the leadin...(more)

    $23.95 More Details
  • Chess Fundamentals

    Chess Fundamentals
    Jose Capablanca's classic instructional manual Chess Fundamentals first appeared in 1921, the year he defeated Emanuel Lasker for the world championship title. ...(more)

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  • Positional Sacrifices

    Positional Sacrifices
    Most competitive players are very familiar with the idea of a sacrificial checkmating attack, but the positional sacrifice has been strangely neglected. By mean...(more)

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  • Taimanov's Selected Games

    Taimanov's Selected Games
    Grandmaster Mark Taimanov is one of the most consistently successful players of the post-war era. A grandmaster since 1952, he twice qualified as a Candidate fo...(more)

    $24.95 More Details
  • Improve Your Chess Now

    Improve Your Chess Now
    In a strikingly original self-improvement manual, Jonathan Tisdall draws on his own experiences to explain why erratic results and painful setbacks occur, and s...(more)

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  • Lessons in Chess

    Lessons in Chess
    In this entertaining book for players of all ages,world champion Garry Kasparov teaches the chess newcomer the moves and fundamental principles of the game. Eve...(more)

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  • Chess Training

    Chess Training
    This entertaining and instructive book uses the author's own tried and tested training methods and is ideal for any player in the 100-160 BCF (1400-1900 ELO/USC...(more)

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  • Practical Endgame Play

    Practical Endgame Play
    Most chess books focus on chess theory and technique, yet it is in the process of choosing each move that real games are won and lost This book is full of tips ...(more)

    $17.95 More Details
  • Art of Chess Analysis, The

    Art of Chess Analysis, The
    All Grandmasters are able to devote themselves body and soul to actually playing a game of chess, but few indeed are able to do the same when analyzing the game...(more)

    $21.95 More Details
  • Khalifman: life & games

    Khalifman: life & games
    Alexander Khalifman has been competing in the higher echelons of world chess for many years. He is a player with a broad opening repertoire and a distinctive st...(more)

    $24.95 More Details
  • Practical Endgame Tips

    Practical Endgame Tips
    The endgame is the part of the game in which the result of the game is decided, yet few players devote as much study to it as they know they should. This book w...(more)

    $18.95 More Details
  • Unusual Queen's Gambit Declined

    Unusual Queen's Gambit Declined
    Chris Ward covers three offbeat but important defences to this ancient opening. The Chigorin Defence (1 d4 d5 2 c4 Nc6) creates dynamic imbalance in the positio...(more)

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  • Meeting 1e4

    Meeting 1e4
    Fed up having to defend with Black? Annoyed by all those irritating white systems? Then this is the book for you! Russian international master Alexander Raetsky...(more)

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  • Mastering the Opening

    Mastering the Opening
    These three books are ideal for keen club players who want to improve and are seeking to better their understanding of the three key stages of a chess game: the...(more)

    $24.95 More Details
  • Meeting 1d4

    Meeting 1d4
    Unhappy that you're reaching passive or difficult positions with Black? Fed up with having to learn many different defences to all of White's attacks? Then this...(more)

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