The Thunderbirds Cooperative Board Game is Go!

It's the official 50th anniversary of Thunderbirds, a beloved British TV series from the '60s featuring a family of mildly creepy marionettes as they save the world. A new series starring equally creepy CGI characters will debut in April, and publisher Modiphius is joining the celebration with their co-op board game. » 3/05/15 8:00am Yesterday 8:00am

Tuesday Game Room: Scream If You Want To Go Faster Edition

It's another quiet week for big releases - perhps most notably Screamride, Microsoft's new rollercoaster game, but that's not stopping a veritable cavalcade of smaller titles coming out this week. Trying something new? Digging into your backlog? Tell us all about it in Tuesday Game Room! » 3/04/15 3:01am Wednesday 3:01am

Kerbal Space Program Now Lets You Turn Your Ships Into 3D-Printed Toys

Kerbal Space Program, the space flight sim about sending millions of Kerbal astronauts to an early grave/advancing the space-faring dreams of the Kerbal nation, is now offering a wave of merchandise based on the game - a site which lets you upload your wildest Kerbal creations and turn them into 3D-printed models. » 3/02/15 12:30pm Monday 12:30pm

Ghostbusters Is Getting A Board Game For The First Time In 30 Years

Cryptozoic Entertainment are turning Ghostbusters into an episodic, co-operative tabletop game, and have taken to Kickstarter to secure funding for it. And honestly, although the idea of A Ghostbusters game on paper doesn't sound like it could be all that interesting, it looks pretty rad. » 2/10/15 4:27pm 2/10/15 4:27pm

The Surprising Benefits of Role-Playing Games (and How to Get Started)

When you hear about role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons, you probably picture a dimly-lit basement filled with people in silly robes rolling dice, but there's much more to it than that. Not only are role-playing games incredibly fun, but they can actually teach you skills you'll use in the real world. » 2/09/15 2:06pm 2/09/15 2:06pm

Ingenious Dungeon Master Projects A Digital Map To Play Tabletop RPGs 

Part of the allure of tabletop gaming is its physicality - being surrounded by friends and playing with tangible, physical tools. But that doesn't mean you can't use technology to make your gaming sessions a little easier, like this awesome projected map set up by Redditor Silverlight. » 2/05/15 12:25pm 2/05/15 12:25pm