In this issue:
FREE GIFT: Add designers Eric Lang and Bruno Faidutti to sneaky social deduction game Secrets with one of two collectible cards!
Fallout: Wasteland Warfare: They explore the irradiated America of the post-apocalyptic miniatures game and find out how its roleplaying roots have led to a wargame like no other
Stuffed Fables: The next project from Mice & Mystics creator Jerry Hawthorne is fairy tales, Pixar movies and bedtime stories all rolled into one. And you play it inside a book!
Fake board games: Is there a counterfeit in your collection? They look inside the dark world of tabletop forgeries and tell you how to spot a fake
How We Made: Dominion mastermind Donald X. Vaccarino reveals how he single-handedly created the deckbuilding genre
The Viking Game: Hnefatafl was an ancient game of kings and warriors played by the Norse centuries ago, but it’s been making a comeback in recent years. Historians and modern fans explain why
Vengeance: Meet gaming’s bloody, brutal love letter to revenge movies such as Kill Bill, John Wick and Oldboy
Streaming Ahead: Playing RPGs live on the internet has never had a bigger audience, with millions tuning in. They speak to stars of streaming about the phenomenon
10 of the Best RPGs: Whether you’re into fantasy adventures, hacking megacorps in a sci-fi dystopia or blackly comic crime capers, They’ve got the roleplaying game for you
All the Jahres: Delving into the questionable themes of 1989’s Café International
Have You Played?: Neighbourhood rivalry in Terra Mystica
My Favourite Game: Mangaka designer Jason Thompson on why Cosmic Encounter is out of this world
Painting Guide: Brushing across the universe with Star Saga’s villains
Civilization: A New Dawn
Dungeons & Dragons: Xanathar’s Guide to Everything
Clank! In! Space!
Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate
Hunt for the Ring
Released: 29 December 2017