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Sam Speaks with Dan Butchko About Playcrafting, Play NYC, and Bose AR

I love going to conventions. While I may now live in North Carolina, I used to be a New Jersey resident. I always found the lack of conventions there to…

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Play NYC 2019 Brings New York’s Best Game Developers Together in Manhattan

Play NYC 2019 is back! New York City’s premier gaming convention is returning to Manhattan for the third year in the row. This time, the convention is moving to The…

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Journey Through Evolution In Cells To Singularity

Cells to Singularity¬†was a game at Play NYC that I happened upon purely by chance. The developer from Computer Lunch was wearing a Rupie t-shirt and I had thought that…

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Crowdfunding Spotlight – Hero: Tales of the Tomes

Play NYC had a lot more tabletop games this year than in its inaugural year. The basement had a couple of neat titles set up with plenty of room to…

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Treasure Adventure World Looking To The Future

Treasure Adventure World is a game I first heard about earlier in 2018. I didn’t get to experience it myself, but we reviewed the game not too long after its…

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Hands-On With The Delicious Delights Of Chef Umami

Chef Umami is in a class of games that I had seen at previous Playcrafting events but didn’t have the time to check out. Thankfully, the TechRaptor team spent over…

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ESC Games Brings Great Entertainment To Big Events

ESC Games is a company that I first learned about after 2017’s Playcrafting Bit Awards. The afterparty was hosted in a small Manhattan location and featured several original multiplayer titles…

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Sumer Sees Success On Switch While Development Continues

Sumer is a title that holds a dear place in my heart for neatly combining tabletop games and video games into one fun package. It first debuted on Kickstarter in…

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Rupie Sets Out To Be A Game Changer For Indie Development

Play NYC 2018 had over a hundred developers and nearly twice as many games. Rupie was a company that I was particularly keen on talking to, if only for the…

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We Spoke with That Indie Studio About Mixing RPGs, Roguelikes, and a Card Game to Get The Last Hex

During our foray around the show floor of Play NYC, we stopped by That Indie Studio, the developers behind the upcoming game The Last Hex. A digital card game with…