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Crossfire: A Virtual Run

Shadowrun: Crossfire (Demo)

Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged, 7/17/2014 The Shadowrun: Crossfire card game has been greatly anticipated since its initial development announcements. With a retail release just around the corner, Catalyst Game Labs has designed a Virtual Run promotion. What’s a virtual run? Well, every decker worth their cred-stick knows that a skilled runner can find all kinds…

AEG Code of Conduct: Bringing Order to the Empire

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Mike Eaton, Play Unplugged Tournaments of Collectible Card Games — large and small, at conventions and shops around the globe — can be wonderful, hobby-affirming experiences, right? Being knee-deep in the late rounds of a tournament that I’m winning is the only time my adrenaline opts for “fight” instead of “flight.” However, there are sights…

MTG Madness Results from the Milan GP 2014

MTG Madness Magic the Gathering Decklist

Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged Team MTG Madness invades Milan Italy for the latest Magic: The Gathering Grand Prix. We’ve watched the team perform expertly at so many Grand Prix events, and this event continues that trend as MTG Madness’s own Jeremy Dezani takes the top spot! Check out the following videos from the team to…

It’s Free RPG Day 2014!

Free RPG Day 2014

  Mike Eaton, Play Unplugged For those of us lucky enough to live near participating shops, Free RPG Day has been equivalent to Nerd Christmas since 2007. This year, I stopped by my Local Gaming Store (also running into Scott and Rico), where my girlfriend and I picked up a few awesome selections. I’m listing…

Origins 2014 Quick Update

Star Realms Games Gaming Origins 2014

Matt Snodgrass, Play Unplugged (06/14/14) Hello fellow Play Unpluggedians!  (Unpluggedites?  Unpluggers?) As we kick off our Saturday, it’s time for a quick recap of Origins 2014. Below is a brief list of the games that the we’ve played thus far — some new, and some not so new. More formal reviews will be released in the…

Team Madness Results from Magic GP Manchester

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Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged, 6/5/14 Team MTG Madness brings their brand on Magic: The Gathering insanity to the Manchester Grand Prix. The team shows their strength once again, with two members reaching the Top 8. You can watch how it all unfolded by clicking on the videos below. Love getting great deals on Magic cards?…

Monday’s Miniatures – Dark Vacuum Preview

Dark Vacuum

Monday’s Miniatures – Dark Vacuum Preview Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged, 5/26/14 Greetings Play Unplugged fans! I am incredibly excited to hijack my own weekly column to share the latest news regarding Play Unplugged, LLC’s new miniature lines. The first is a range of 28mm science fiction miniatures titled, Dark Vacuum. The Dark Vacuum range will…

Editorial – WotC Copyright Issue Not Just a Digital Issue

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Editorial – WotC’s Copyright Issue Not Just a Digital Issue Mike Eaton, Play Unplugged (5/15/14)   Yesterday, Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. and publisher of the card game Magic: the Gathering, filed a copyright complaint against Cryptozoic Entertainment and Hex Entertainment. You can click to read the complaint, but in the…

Team Madness Results from the Magic GP Warsaw

MTG Madness Magic the Gathering Decklist

Team Madness Results from the Magic GP Warsaw Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged, 4/14/14 Team Madness is always up for international spell-slinging! The MTG Madness team traveled to Warsaw to compete in the Magic: The Gathering Grand Prix. Team member Bernhard Lehner placed 3rd overall!  Check out the latest videos from everyone’s favorite card dueling crew. Public Madness!…

Monday’s Miniatures – Unbound!

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Monday’s Miniatures – Unbound!   Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged, 5/12/14 Mondays are for miniatures… Usually… However, there was a recently leaked rule for the new Warhammer 40,000 that Enrico Nardini found so interesting, he had to comment on it. While placing the  finishing touches on this week’s miniature review, a piece on gaming with these,…