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The Dice Bucket Challenge

dicebucket

The Dice Bucket Challenge Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged, 8/24/14 I was recently challenged to dump a bucket of ice water on my head in support of ALS awareness by my gamer buddy Bill Booth. I could have done that, but I felt like I had to add my take on it. Everyone knows I love…

Gen Con Indy 2014 – Day 3 and 4

This is what Iron Arena is all about!

Gen Con Indy 2014 – Day 3 and 4 Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged, 8/18/14 Sorry for the delay on an official Day 3 and 4 article! Gen Con Indy has so much to offer that we needed some time to compile our thoughts. Enrico Nardini – Day 3 Despite a late night (including website updates),…

Gen Con Indy 2014 – Day 2

Holy Pathfinder! There are a lot of gamers here!

Gen Con Indy 2014 – Day 2 Enrico Nardini & Matt Snodgrass, Play Unplugged, 8/16/14 Sorry for the delay on an official Day 2 article! Gen Con Indy has so much to offer that we needed a minute to compile our thoughts. Enrico Nardini Day 2 was upon me before I even knew it! I started the day…

Unboxing – Epic Borka & New Earthborn Dire Troll – Gen Con Indy 2014

"Bearka" and the Earthborn Dire Troll

Unboxing – Epic Borka & New Earthborn Dire Troll – Gen Con Indy 2014 Enrico Nardini & Monson “Tony” Borzok, Play Unplugged, 8/15/14 Waiting for new releases can be unbearable. Our resident Trollblood fanatic Tony Borzok picked up the newly released Borka, Vengeance of the Rimeshaws and the Earthborn Dire Troll at Privateer Press’s booth. He joined up with…

Gen Con Indy 2014 – Day 1

Star Wars Armada

Gen Con Indy 2014 – Day 1 Enrico Nardini & Matt Snodgrass, Play Unplugged, 8/15/14 Sorry for the delay on an official Day 1 article! Gen Con Indy has so much to offer that we needed a minute to compile our thoughts.  Enrico Nardini There is no other way of stating it; Gen Con Indy…

What’s in my bag? – Gen Con 2014

Gen Con 2014

What’s in my bag? – Gen Con 2014 Enrico Nardini, Play Unplugged, 8/11/14 Greetings friends! I was packing up for my trip to cover Gen Con 2014, and I wanted to take a minute to share the contents of the bag I travel with when walking the convention floor and playing in events. Gen Con…

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

L5R Legend of the Five Rings Logo

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…