Tabletop Previews

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Heroes of Black Reach Drop Pod #1 Preview – Warhammer Tiled Turn-Based Strategy

April 10, 2018 by Adam Potts

Heroes of Black Reach Drop Pod #1 is a preview of the upcoming full release of Heroes of Black Reach from Devil Pig Games based in the Warhammer 40,000 IP by…

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Video to Tabletop: Part 1 Wargaming – Fallout: Wasteland Warfare

March 27, 2018 by Adam Potts

Welcome to the start of a new series of articles here at TechRaptor. We’re going to be looking into the development process of making a video game into a tabletop…

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Hero’s Crossing Preview – Shop’s Open

October 11, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

When I was at Play NYC 2017, I encountered a game that looked like you built a little RPG town with tiles. I’m a sucker for games that let you…

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Time of Legends: Joan of Arc – Gen Con 2017

August 26, 2017 by Travis Williams

Last year, at Gen Con 2016, we were blown away by Mythic Battles: Pantheon. The game had incredible miniatures that combined with great gameplay in such a way that it…

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Play NYC 2017 – Hero’s Crossing Preview

August 26, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

Hero’s Crossing by One Method Monkey is a game that immediately appealed to me the moment I saw it at Play NYC 2017. I could tell, just by looking, that it…

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Horizons Preview – Throwing Shade

August 18, 2017 by Travis Williams

There is no shortage of space-themed 4x games in the tabletop world. From massive games that see multiple revisions and take hours to days to play, to abstracted and simplified…

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Crowdfunding Spotlight – Crabs!

July 25, 2017 by Travis Williams

I like to be surprised. I like it even more when that surprise makes me feel clever, like I’ve just discovered some subtlety that isn’t readily apparent to everyone, or…

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Renegade Preview – Hack Or Die

July 18, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

Over a decade ago, The Matrix movies wowed audiences with a thrilling tale about a dystopian future where humanity is trapped within a digital world and the stories of the people that…

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Hand of Fate: Ordeals Preview: Deal Me In

May 30, 2017 by Travis Williams

Hand of Fate: Ordeals is a tabletop game inspired by the video game (the TechRaptor approved Hand of Fate) that was in turn inspired by tabletop games. Despite the awkwardness…

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Sailing Toward Osiris Preview: Smooth Sailing

May 2, 2017 by Travis Williams

Daily Magic Games wasn’t really on my radar until I happened to stop by their booth at PAX Prime last year and played a short demo of ManaSurge. I’m certainly…