Giaco Furino

Staff Writer

Giaco Furino is an avid board gamer and writer based in NYC. Before pursuing writing as a full-time career, he was the manager of a hip Brooklyn board game shop. His first film which he co-wrote, the punk-slasher 'The Ranger,' played the festival circuit last year, and is heading to streaming soon!


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DND: Ghosts of Saltmarsh Preview – The Ocean is the Scariest Dungeon

Your wizard’s seen every dungeon from here to Neverwinter. Your fighter’s bested hundreds of goblins in the hill-country. Your bard’s lifted the spirits of tavern patrons all along the Sword…

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New Pacific Rim: Extinction Miniatures Game Stomping to a Store Near You

River Horse, creators of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth The Adventure Game, Highlander: The Board Game, and more have just announced the opening of pre-sale for their upcoming miniatures game based on the Pacific…

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WizKids Announces Prehistoric Worker Placement Game Age of Dirt

Grab your club and tighten your tiger pelt! WizKids has just announced the new board game, Age of Dirt: A Game of Uncivilization, which they describe as “A worker placement game with…

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Fantasy Flight Announces New Mansions of Madness Expansion – Path of the Serpent

In the jungle, each step could be your last. Fantasy Flight Games aims to hammer that point home with its newly announced expansion to their H.P. Lovecraft-inspired board game Mansions of…

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Cubicle 7 Announces New The One Ring Second Edition Tabletop RPG

Cubicle 7 has just announced that they’re releasing a new, second edition of their Lord of the Rings tabletop RPG, The One Ring. Previously titled The One Ring: Adventures over the Edge of…

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Symbaroum Tabletop RPG Review – First Impressions From A Fractured World

Deep in the ink-black darkness of the ruinous forest of Davokar, something dreadful stirs. You can’t see it, but you know your shadow is already marred with oily streaks from…

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We Spoke To Stonemaier Games About Their New Retailer Policy

Recently, Stonemaier Games, the makers of tabletop board games Scythe, Charterstone, Wingspan, and more, released a new Retailer and Distributor Communication Policy explaining that they would no longer be selling…

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Dark Souls Board Game Maker Steamforged Games Gets £5M Investment

UK-based private equity company Foresight Group just invested £5 million into Steamforged Games, creators of the tabletop miniatures sports-skirmish game Guild Ball. According to the announcement, the goal of this investment is to ramp up…

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Big Eyes Small Mouth Tabletop Anime RPG Gets A New Edition

Dyskami Publishing Company just announced that they’ve once again partnered with Vampire: The Masquerade publishers White Wolf Entertainment to produce a new, fourth edition of the cult-favorite (and incredibly-named) anime tabletop roleplaying…

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Plague Inc. Founder Gets Real About Board Game Sales Data

James Vaughan, the founder of Ndemic Creations and the video game series Plague Inc., Rebels Inc., and Plague Inc.: The Board Game posted a blog yesterday giving an unprecedented look into the sales…