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This Week in Kickstarter – Limbo Meets Silent Hill

November 3, 2015 by Bryan Heraghty

This week in Kickstarter we have a a wearable device you can control computers with using movements in your hand, a collectible card RPG, a 3D scanner for your phone,…


Playcrafting – A Growing Resource For Game Developers

November 2, 2015 by Robert N. Adams

In the middle of October I had the pleasure of attending Playcrafting’s Fall Expo. Dozens of video and board game developers were getting together in Microsoft’s Times Square location in…

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Diary of Death Part 1 – Awakening

October 30, 2015 by Travis Williams

Welcome to the first installment of Diary of Death. This series will take a thematic approach to narrating a campaign of the board game Kingdom Death: Monster. If you’d like…

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This Week in Kickstarter – Meeple Zombies

September 8, 2015 by Bryan Heraghty

This Week in Kickstarter we’ve got zombies, cloud storage phones, and houses with questionable amounts of doors. Robin. The smarter smartphone. The only cloud-first smartphone. It gets smarter every day…

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TechRaptor’s Best of PAX Prime 2015

September 5, 2015 by Travis Williams

PAX Prime 2015 was a sprawling behemoth. Centering on the Washington State Convention Center and spilling over into numerous surrounding hotels and venues, PAX Prime is ever growing, from the…

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Netdecking is Fine

September 4, 2015 by Don Parsons

I’m writing this piece as a rebuttal to my colleague Todd Wohling’s article wherein he called Hearthstone netdecking a pox. I want to preface this by saying that I haven’t really played Hearthstone…

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August 28, 2015 by Evan Hitchings

At long last the critically acclaimed fighting card game, BattleCON, is getting true online play. Up until now the only option for online play has been playing by forum, an…

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My Week at the 2015 World Boardgaming Championships

August 19, 2015 by Evan Hitchings

The World Boardgaming Championships is a yearly convention run by the Boardgame Players Association, a non-profit dedicated to bringing boardgamers together to enjoy their favorite games. I’ve attended the World…

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Painting Silver Pants Blue – Why I’m a Tabletop Wargamer

August 14, 2015 by Michael Johnson

Hello, TechRaptor readers. Pull up a seat and get comfy while we have a nice, friendly chat about brutally caving in skulls, turning aliens into gibbets of oddly-colored flesh scattered…


This Week in Kickstarter – Chasing Rabbits

July 20, 2015 by Bryan Heraghty

Welcome back to This Week in Kickstarter! This week we’ve got a full fledged Android PC, t-shirts for tabletop RPGs,  HD editing on your smartphone, and more! Cardboard Clothing – Apparel…