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Magpie Media Roundup

Magpie Media Roundup March 31 2017
Actual plays are a great way to figure out if a game is right for you or your group, in addition to just being fun to listen to—so we’ve collected a few highlights of actual plays of Magpie Games from across the Internet, along with a few other interesting tidbits! The guys over at Nerds and Stuff made an amazing trailer for Urban Shadows. You can watch it here, and be sure to check out their Y...
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Con Report! – Origins

It’s been two weeks since Origins Magpie had a whirlwind of a time, and we wanted to look back on some of the awesome games and events we’ve had!  We had a blast running a smorgasbord of games! We had playtests, conversations, demos, and just plain awesome one-shots. The games we ran included: Bluebeard’s Bride, a horror game based on the fairy tale Bluebeard, in which a young bride exp...
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Podcast and Video Roundup

Podcast and Video Roundup
Although all of us here at Magpie Games keep ourselves pretty busy writing, designing, and publishing games, sometimes we get the chance to talk about them as well! Several of us here have been on podcasts and YouTube videos to discuss projects we’re working on, and here’s a roundup for your listening ease.   First, Mark was on Game School Podcast with Chad Parish and Satine Phoenix...
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Marvel Annihilation Actual Play: Kristacon, Day 1

Last month (Feb 2013), I had the pleasure of GMing a massive game of Marvel with three amazing GMs: Tim Rodriguez, Frank Manna, and Mike O'Sullivan. The game was awesome, and I'm already having ideas about how to run it again in the future. But before we move on to that, here's the actual play report for Day 1 of the game... Annihilation Day +00... Thursday, Feb 21 The Kyln Heroes: Wolve...
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Actual Play: Dog Eat Dog (Asaali and the Dynasts)

Last month, Liam Burke launched a Kickstarter for his new game, Dog Eat Dog. I think it's best to let Liam explain what the game is about: Dog Eat Dog is a game of colonialism and its consequences. As a group, you work together to describe one of the hundreds of small islands in the Pacific Ocean, defining the customs of the natives and the mores of the outsiders arriving to claim it. One player ...
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