Now Funding: Little Plastic Train Co

For board games, Kickstarter has been a boon, bringing all sorts of new concepts to the fore. Often, those are complete, self-contained releases, entities unto themselves. With the one from Little Plastic Train Co, we’ve actually got a focus on upgrading your existing board games.

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Now Funding: So, You’ve Been Eaten

Of the many things that have taken off with crowdfunding, I think board games is one area that has really bloomed. There have been a tremendous number of innovative and interesting games that large publishers just might not take a chance on. One of the latest to catch my eye is So, You’ve Been Eaten by LudiCreations.

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Now Funding: Roll & Play Character Creator

Back in June, we brought you word of the first product from the crew at Roll and Play that aimed to help you prepare your campaign – or even make some on-the-fly decisions when your players derail things. Now, if you’re looking for some helping creating your NPCs – or even player characters – they’re back with the Roll & Play Character Creator.

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Now Funding: Tiny Epic Dungeons

Back in the days where we actually used to go into the office, a group of us at work had the habit of playing games over lunch. This constrained things to stuff that could be played more quickly, and introduced a number of interesting ones. One that we enjoyed quite a bit was Tiny Epic Galaxies by Gamelyn Games. They’ve actually got quite a few “Tiny Epic” games, and one of the latest is on Kickstarter now – Tiny Epic Dungeons.

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If you want to build a game, Magna-Tile Treasure Hunt is what you want

We here at Knapsack really like our games. Whether it be a video game, a phone game, table-top role playing or the good ol’ “board” game, we like our games. As a result, we all want to get our kids playing as well. Sometimes it’s just waiting until they’re old enough to understand the rules and concepts – and other times, we find cool games purpose-built for them. IT’s that latter category that we find the Magna-Tile Treasure Hunt.

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Take your game on the road with the Dungeon Box Pocket

Well, at least, when it’s actually ok and safe for you to take your game on the road. I seem to be featuring a number of TTRPG accessories as of late, and I blame it on the resurgence of the popularity of it as a game genre, as well as playing it with friends at work (virtually, these days). One of the latest to cross my crystal orb is the Dungeon Box Pocket.

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Something to try from your table – taking over a Moonshine Empire

In and amongst this pandemic lockdown, folks have no doubt been keeping an eye on many of their grocery store staples, including those that fall into the category of “adult beverages”. Heck, even John was doing some distilling in a recent Zoom meetup we did with readers. So, why not turn that into a board game? That’s what you’ve got in Moonshine Empire.

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