Lovely Ladies of DarkestGoth: The 2017 Spokesmodel Announcement [NEWS/ANNOUNCEMENT]
Nov30

Lovely Ladies of DarkestGoth: The 2017 Spokesmodel Announcement [NEWS/ANNOUNCEMENT]

Each year, the DGM Spokesmodel represents DarkestGoth and the Gothic community at large through spokesmodel galleries, event coverage, promotional material, articles, and interviews. To help accomplish this, they receive press credentials so that they have the special access they require to events, festivals, cons, and parties. This is not only a rare honor, but it’s also a responsibility, because they are helping our readers to live vicariously through them throughout the year they reign.

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Roleplaying for Charity: Pathfinder RPG rasies $250k with Humble Book Bundle [GAME PRESS RELEASE]
Mar24

Roleplaying for Charity: Pathfinder RPG rasies $250k with Humble Book Bundle [GAME PRESS RELEASE]

Paizo Inc., publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, is thrilled to announce today that the recent Pathfinder RPG Charity Marathon and corresponding Humble Book Bundle campaign raised more than $250,000 for charity, including the Extra Life Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Camden’s Concert, a charity benefiting cystic fibrosis research, and became the best-selling Humble Book Bundle of all time.

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What Lies Beneath: Explore Your Roots With Pathfinder’s New ‘Inner Sea Races’ Hardcover [RPG PRESS RELEASE]
Oct08

What Lies Beneath: Explore Your Roots With Pathfinder’s New ‘Inner Sea Races’ Hardcover [RPG PRESS RELEASE]

From Golarion’s Unique Human Ethnicities to Common Foes Like Orcs, Goblins, and Strix, Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Races Provides Rules, History, and Cultural Details to Make the Denizens of the Pathfinder World Come Alive..

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Folklore: The Affliction is LIVE on Kickstarter [GAME PRESS RELEASE]
Oct06

Folklore: The Affliction is LIVE on Kickstarter [GAME PRESS RELEASE]

Face your fear, bring your faith, fight your nightmares! Build your character and embark on a dark fantasy RPG board game adventure.

Greenbrier Games with Twin Fire Productions’ design team is collaborating with Adam & Brady Sadler, Jason Engle, and Ed Greenwood to give you an amazing tabletop gaming experience. Read about our collaborators on the Kickstarter page.

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Mark Rosewater’s “Drive to Work”  [RECOMMENDED PODCAST]
Sep20

Mark Rosewater’s “Drive to Work” [RECOMMENDED PODCAST]

Type: Podcasts – MtG Design Retrospective
Slogan: “As much as I love talking Magic, what I love even more, is making Magic!”
Description: During his daily commute, lead designer of Magic the Gathering, Mark Rosewater, tells stories of his nearly twenty years designing cards for the hugely successful Collectible Card Game that started it all!
How’d We Run Across Him: “I and a number of our writers started playing Magic after Spellslingers blew up and we were curious to know more about the guy behind the curtain. MaRo’s hilarious anecdotes about creation and design will give you a greater…”

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Martial Arts: The Card Game [RECOMMENDED STUFF]
Sep09

Martial Arts: The Card Game [RECOMMENDED STUFF]

Type: Stuff – Strategy/Card Games
Description: Taking various types of fighting styles, from Boxing to Mua Thai to Karate, this game allows you to use your wits to attack each other, using strategic blocks, checks, and reversals to turn the odds in your favor.
How’d We Run Across This: “I had a chance to play this at Gen Con before interviewing the creator, Alex Lim. As a black belt in karate myself, I was really impressed with how well the game used real fighting without ever getting bogged down. One of the most surprisingly impressive (and FUN) games I previewed at that Gen Con.” [J.T. H.]

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Nerd’s Domain Podcast [RECOMMENDED PODCAST]
Sep08

Nerd’s Domain Podcast [RECOMMENDED PODCAST]

Type: Podcasts – Gaming News & Reviews
Slogan: “Fighting the zombie apocalypse, one review at a time!”
Description: Reporting on, interviewing, and reviewing all things related to nerdy culture from RPGs to board games to books.
How’d We Meet Them: “Worked together with Matthew interviewing Jeremy Crawford (of D&D) at GenCon 2015. Really awesome folks over here!” [J.T. Hanke]

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Spellslingers [RECOMMENDED VIDEOS]
Sep07

Spellslingers [RECOMMENDED VIDEOS]

Type: Videos – CCG/Trading Card Gaming Series
Slogan: “May you go forth. May you fight the good fight and defeat all the Blues. And of course, may you draw well.”
Description: Designated as “Sean Plotts plays Magic the Gathering with his nerd friends,” Spellslingers is the most professionally done show surrounding Magic the Gathering currently in production. It easily introduces new players to the game, while more experienced players will find some of the advanced deck gameplay intriguing.

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Gothic Charm School [RECOMMENDED SITE]
Sep06

Gothic Charm School [RECOMMENDED SITE]

Type: Sites/Blogs – Humor & Etiquette
Slogan: “An Essential Guide to Goths & The People Who Love Them”
Description: Although there is a wonderful book that this site revolves around, the amount of helpful letters and articles Jillian provides is why we’ve included it in our recommended sites list!
How’d We Run Across Them: “When we started DarkestGoth, many of our mentors in the Gothic community couldn’t stop raving about Jillian and this site. We’ve found it to be a wonderful resource, as well, so we wanted to share it here!” [J.T. Hanke]

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Unleash the Beast: Wild Wars Game Debuts “King of the Wild” Tourney at Imaginarium Con [GAME PRESS RELEASE]
Aug27

Unleash the Beast: Wild Wars Game Debuts “King of the Wild” Tourney at Imaginarium Con [GAME PRESS RELEASE]

Jeremy T. Hanke, editor-in-chief of MicroFilmmaker Magazine, filmmaker (Depleted: Day 419), and creator of the World of Depleted Creative Community, announces today his newest project, Wild Wars–an innovative new collectible strategy card game that uses nature and science in incredible ways–will be teaming up with Louisville, Kentucky’s Imaginarium Convention for their first annual King of the Wild tournament on September 13th! Created by Hanke, along with his long-time collaborator Kari Ann Morgan, and developed initially for his own family, Wild Wars is a trading card game that…

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