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Standard Action Season 3!

Standard Action Season 3!

The release date for Standard Action Season 3 has been announced!  On November 18th the official public release of the KickStarter backed third season of Standard Action will finally be available!  No more sitting at home playing with kobold puppets and pretending Fernando and Edda are there with you.  Now you’ll be able to see the real thing once again with a whole new season unleashed upon the web.  Well, I guess you’ll...

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Flat Plastic Miniatures

Flat Plastic Miniatures

This is a case where the name pretty much says it all.  Flat Plastic Miniatures (FPM) is a KickStarter to make, well, flat plastic miniatures for tabletop roleplaying games.  There is also a digital reward that allows you to get versions of the minis to use in the virtual tabletop of your choice though so maybe the name doesn’t quite say it all, but it’s close.  Twenty-five dollars (US) gets you any set of 62 miniatures of...

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That Which Sleeps

That Which Sleeps

It seems like there is an explosion of great projects out on KickStarter these days which makes it hard to pick and choose which ones to spotlight  here on our KickStarting column.  That Which Sleeps however moves beyond ‘great idea’ into the territory of ‘I would personally feel bad if I didn’t mention it and you missed out’. Anyone who reads many articles here on the Goblin Beat or listens to our...

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#110 Delta Green: Puppet Shows and Shadow Plays Part 1

#110 Delta Green: Puppet Shows and Shadow Plays Part 1

We enter the gritty world of Delta Green in this week’s episode.  It’s the summer of 1996 and two FBI Special Agents along with a forensics expert are brought in to help solve a series of strange disappearances in Arizona.  If only they knew they were in a Call of Cthulhu game they would have probably called in sick!  This is another podcast pulled from our YouTube channel so feel free to go watch the action there as well. As...

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Pirate Loot

Pirate Loot

Pirate Loot, A Card Game of Treasure and Treachery  is a KickStarter for a card game for the whole family.  The game accommodates 2-4 players with one of the stretch goals being to add support for up to 6 players. The game is played in rounds where each player builds a pirate crew to help them gather loot.  Many of the crew have special abilities that let you draw more cards, steal loot or force others to discard.  Each crew member...

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#109 Cthulhu Fluxx

#109 Cthulhu Fluxx

We came back from DragonCon this year with a copy of Cthulhu Fluxx among other things.  Listen in as Chris, Danny and Brandon unleash the wrath of the great old ones and attempt to wrestle secrets from the Necronomicon in this game of insanity causing rules changes. As always please like us on Facebook, follow us on twitter@TheGoblinBeat and send us questions or suggestions via email at podcast@goblinbeat.com and last but not least we...

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Catan: Ancient Egypt

Catan: Ancient Egypt

That’s right Mayfair Games is releasing Catan: Ancient Egypt this November.  This isn’t just a re-skinning of regular Catan either, Klaus Teuber himself has reworked the original game to give it a distinctive Egyptian flavor in the Ancient Egypt collector’s edition.  You build settlements still but your cities are now Temple Cities and there are extra contents for Egyptian themed scenarios including papyrus boats,...

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