Polygon - Gen Con 2022: All the best board games, RPGs, and card games from Indianapolis https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/community_logos/42931/favicon.ico 2022-09-09T12:35:00-04:00 http:/rss/stream/23058121 2022-09-09T12:35:00-04:00 2022-09-09T12:35:00-04:00 Luke Gygax, son of Gary Gygax, is building a new role-playing game with the rules of D&D <figure> <img alt="Tentacles reach out from inside an industrial scene, pulling characters down." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dBoYaHxOqmKidKZzbpz_qfdehhA=/0x156:3000x1844/640x360/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/71344668/2021_06_04_072081_copy_cropped.0.jpg" /> <figcaption>Image: The_Maal_/Gaxx Worx</figcaption> </figure> <p>Strange &amp; Grim is the first third-party title announced for Everyday Heroes</p> <p> <a href="/23342671/dnd-luke-gygax-d20-modern-strange-grim-everyday-heroes">Continue reading&hellip;</a> </p> /23342671/dnd-luke-gygax-d20-modern-strange-grim-everyday-heroes Charlie Hall 2022-08-26T14:45:00-04:00 2022-08-26T14:45:00-04:00 Teburu could be the digital board game system that finally catches on <figure> <img alt="Two dice from the Teburu system." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/VNmMk5v2JCMk4yBs_XS2dkkpD70=/0x156:3000x1844/640x360/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/71289124/_MG_4107.0.jpg" /> <figcaption>Photo: Charlie Hall/Polygon</figcaption> </figure> <p>A new partnership with Vampire: The Masquerade could broaden its appeal</p> <p> <a href="/23318302/teburu-digital-board-game-console-preview-gencon-2022">Continue reading&hellip;</a> </p> /23318302/teburu-digital-board-game-console-preview-gencon-2022 Charlie Hall 2022-08-17T15:10:00-04:00 2022-08-17T15:10:00-04:00 Luxury dice dominate at Gen Con <figure> <img alt="Blue and gold-flecked dice refract light into the holder’s hand. " src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/n_BuQFkbWNSwglV28PjH_LOgmJA=/0x156:3000x1844/640x360/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/71254123/267177042_1043322156238267_7124586983909420428_n.0.jpg" /> <figcaption>Photo: Dispel Dice</figcaption> </figure> <p>Dispel Dice, Level Up Dice, and dozens more litter the floor with beautiful, painful-to-step-on treasures</p> <p> <a href="/tabletop-games/23308011/luxury-dice-gen-con-2022-dispel-level-up-ow-ow-ow-this-is-worse-than-a-lego-omg">Continue reading&hellip;</a> </p> /tabletop-games/23308011/luxury-dice-gen-con-2022-dispel-level-up-ow-ow-ow-this-is-worse-than-a-lego-omg Charlie Hall 2022-08-16T11:35:00-04:00 2022-08-16T11:35:00-04:00 Roll-and-write board games are having their moment in the sun <figure> <img alt="Domesticated and wild foxes chill with Soviet infantry in a pastoral village setting." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/I3MVO3gqL9y0ObIJvwd7KyYfy5k=/0x0:1688x950/640x360/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/71249163/fox_experiment_artwork.0.jpeg" /> <figcaption>Image: Pandasaurus Games</figcaption> </figure> <p>Wingspan creator’s The Fox Experiment leads a pack of new games at Gen Con 2022</p> <p> <a href="/tabletop-games/23306335/best-roll-and-write-board-games-gen-con-2022-the-fox-experiment-twilight-inscription">Continue reading&hellip;</a> </p> /tabletop-games/23306335/best-roll-and-write-board-games-gen-con-2022-the-fox-experiment-twilight-inscription Dan Arndt 2022-08-12T13:29:57-04:00 2022-08-12T13:29:57-04:00 How to kickstart your miniature Jeff Goldblum collection <figure> <img alt="Dr. Ian Malcolm, reclining on my desk." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/A7T7UpBhFxlV9MbaeOmGxethtxU=/0x156:3000x1844/640x360/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/71237139/jeff_2.0.jpg" /> <figcaption>Photo: Charlie Hall/Polygon</figcaption> </figure> <p>Multiple games now feature tiny, charming, unconventionally attractive Mr. Goldblums</p> <p> <a href="/23303030/jeff-goldblum-miniatures-unmatched-dark-dice-podcast-dnd-actual-play">Continue reading&hellip;</a> </p> /23303030/jeff-goldblum-miniatures-unmatched-dark-dice-podcast-dnd-actual-play Charlie Hall 2022-08-11T16:44:42-04:00 2022-08-11T16:44:42-04:00 The most chaotic board games from Gen Con 2022 <figure> <img alt="Grey and yellow kittens on a quilt in Boop." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/FltHFdqWQgVInUd9W1Mab8iQzvE=/0x156:3000x1844/640x360/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/71233889/_MG_4129.0.jpg" /> <figcaption><em>Boop</em> | Photo: Charlie Hall/Polygon</figcaption> </figure> <p>Psychic Pizza Deliverers Go to the Ghost Town may be our game of the show</p> <p> <a href="/23301477/best-board-games-gencon-2022-psychic-pizza-deliverers-go-to-ghost-town">Continue reading&hellip;</a> </p> /23301477/best-board-games-gencon-2022-psychic-pizza-deliverers-go-to-ghost-town Charlie Hall 2022-08-11T11:05:00-04:00 2022-08-11T11:05:00-04:00 Read an exclusive excerpt from R.A. Salvatore’s new Drizzt novel, Glacier’s Edge <figure> <img alt="Drizzt Do’Urden and his famous twin swords battle red slaads on the cover art for Glacier’s Edge." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/l0R7GJuBISx85TEhLPtSiR04rG8=/0x162:3000x1850/640x360/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/71232523/Glaciers_Edge_art_final_cropped.0.jpg" /> <figcaption>Image: Harper Voyager</figcaption> </figure> <p>Book 2 in The Way of the Drow is out now</p> <p> <a href="/23300262/new-drizzt-novel-excerpt-dnd-glaciers-edge-salvatore-way-of-the-drow">Continue reading&hellip;</a> </p> /23300262/new-drizzt-novel-excerpt-dnd-glaciers-edge-salvatore-way-of-the-drow Charlie Hall 2022-08-10T12:56:40-04:00 2022-08-10T12:56:40-04:00 Gen Con organizers ‘deeply troubled’ over Indiana’s abortion ban, some vendors back out <figure> <img alt="A view of the food trucks at Gen Con. An arch holds a banner that reads “Welcome Gamers!”" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/akmRcYHNm1XiByye-LXS0V-x9uE=/0x308:5980x3672/640x360/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/71228791/Gen_Con_010.0.jpg" /> <figcaption>Photo: Gen Con</figcaption> </figure> <p>The convention’s departure would be a significant loss for Indianapolis</p> <p> <a href="/23298755/gencon-abortion-indiana-conservative-near-total-ban-protest-moving-new-venue">Continue reading&hellip;</a> </p> /23298755/gencon-abortion-indiana-conservative-near-total-ban-protest-moving-new-venue Charlie Hall
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