Daily Illuminator Archive for September 2016
September 1, 2016:
It's PAX time! This weekend, we're attending the newly renamed PAX West in Seattle, from September 2-5 . . .
September 2, 2016:
After weeks of hinting, we can finally tell you: Dungeon Fantasy
is now live on
Kickstarter! Powered by GURPS
, this is the Dungeon Fantasy
that fans and newcomers alike have been waiting for . . .
September 3, 2016:
Retailers, store owners, game sellers, Munchkin
peddlers! Don't forget to RSVP for our 2nd Annual Retailer Appreciation Open House . . .
September 4, 2016:
Have you wanted to make John Kovalic wear silly plush accessories during a hilly bike ride for charity? That's a very specific desire; you should see a therapist . . .
September 5, 2016:
We know most of our blog readers play Munchkin
, but you might still benefit from a few tips about how to expand our recently-released Munchkin Legends Guest Artist Edition
. There are several ways to pump up this Target-exclusive game:
Boosters! . . .
September 6, 2016:
Fairy tales are supposed to be happy and nice, right? WRONG . . .
September 7, 2016:
We were at PAX West this weekend, but there has been a lot of content around the web from our time at Gen Con 2016! Many new releases were covered, and we teased some upcoming games and accessories coming out later this year and into 2017 . . .
September 8, 2016:
The princesses are back, and they're wearing pretty new dresses! By which we mean, the Munchkin Princesses
booster is back in print, and it's in new packaging! . . .
September 9, 2016:
Despite the name of the game, these tidings are nothing but good: Munchkin
Czar Andrew Hackard wrote some Designer's Notes on Munchkin Grimm Tidings
! Find out just what trials and tribulations he faced in bringing Grimm's Fairy Tales
. . .
September 10, 2016:
It's that time again! We have the numbers for August sales on Warehouse 23, so you can see what's hot . . .
September 11, 2016:
Do you like dice? That's a stupid question . . .
September 12, 2016:
One of the strengths of the Munchkin
games is that you can shuffle them all together and play a big "mashup" game. This is especially true for the various fantasy-themed decks, such as Munchkin Legends
(and its Guest Artist Edition
), Munchkin Oz
(and its Guest Artist Edition
), and the newest addition, Munchkin Grimm Tidings
. . .
September 13, 2016:
It's no surprise that John Kovalic, who did the Grimm Tidings
art, wrote a blog post about the project. Head over to the Dork Tower
to give it a read . . .
September 14, 2016:
Some of you may have heard us mention the Kickstarter campaign for the Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game
, once or twice, in passing. We want to bring one specific pledge level to your attention; it's a bit down the page and you may have missed it . . .
September 15, 2016:
It's our first release announcements for 2017, and we'll be starting off with a bang! Sometimes all you need is the power of love . . .
September 16, 2016:
Do you know what goes well together? Legends, pirates, and castles . . .
September 17, 2016:
This September, everyone is coming down with a case of panic! Munchkin Panic
, that is. Not only was it one of the featured games in this month's Munchkin
comic, but select local game stores across the country will be hosting Munchkin Panic
Day on Saturday, September 24! . . .
September 18, 2016:
Scientists have reported the discovery of a planet slightly larger than Earth orbiting in the habitable zone of the red dwarf Proxima Centauri, a little over 4.24 light years from the Sun. Phil Plait goes into some detail on his blog, Bad Astronomy, about why this is a Really Big Discovery, right in our galactic back yard . . .
September 19, 2016:
Be ye ready fer a full day 'o sailin' th' jolly roger 'n findin' buried treasure? We be, cause 'tis Talk Like A Pirate Day! . . .
September 20, 2016:
We had a moment to sit down with co-owner of Fireside Games, and designer of Munchkin Panic
, Anne-Marie De Witt, to learn a bit more about what inspired the combination of Munchkin
and Castle Panic
. Check out this Daily Illuminator post for a list of friendly local game stores participating in Munchkin Panic
Day on September 24, as well as social-media contests happening that weekend! . . .
September 21, 2016:
Now is a fantastic time for GURPS
fans. In addition to the Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game
on Kickstarter -- watch those stretch goals fall! -- two new GURPS
hardcover books are at print and set for release later this year . . .
September 22, 2016:
Are you a cat person, or a dog person? A raptor person, or a dragon person? . . .
September 23, 2016:
Greetings from your friendly neighborhood Munchkin
Czar! This month, instead of telling you what has just happened, I thought I'd look forward to tell you what's coming up in the next few months . . .
September 24, 2016:
This month has been huge for GURPS
, with the launch (and subsequent funding!) of the Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game
Kickstarter. If you're interested in that, or want to renew your Pyramid
subscription, check out the campaign, as that is an add-on at a very affordable price, along with a ton of other PDF content . . .
September 25, 2016:
We have some experience with game storage and transportation. But boxes can only do so much when you have to travel with a lot of games in a small area . . .
September 26, 2016:
I can hear the slay bells ringing, which means it's time to reopen the Munchkin
'Tis the season for giving, so why not give to the most important person in your life: you. In true Munchkin
fashion, it's time to hoard the holiday loot, because it won't be around forever . . .
September 27, 2016:
The Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game
Kickstarter is running low on time, but there is still time to join the campaign! Our supporters have broken a bevy of stretch goals in the past week, and we're hoping to unlock a few more before the campaign ends . . .
September 28, 2016:
There's only one comic where you'll find legendary pirates and panicking munchkins! That's Munchkin
#21 from BOOM! . . .
September 29, 2016:
September was a huge month for SJ Games, with a new Munchkin
starter set, an expansion for a great game, and some highly requested accessories! We have a lot to cover, so let's get into this month's new releases.
Munchkin Grimm Tidings
Don't go into the woods alone. That's where fairy-tale creatures live!
What, that doesn't scare you? . . .
September 30, 2016:
This is it – the last day to back our Dungeon Fantasy RPG
Kickstarter! It's been a long journey, but we're finally coming down the stretch . . .
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