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Magpie Games Online Store and Free Downloads

Hello Magpie Fans! We're proud to announce today that we have two new features on the site. First, we've added an online store for Print and Print+PDF Bundles of our games: http://www.magpiegames.com/products/ If you wanted to get a print copy of The Play's The Thing, but missed the Kickstarter, you can now order copies directly through the site. We're going to continue to offer PDF copie...
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The Books Have Left The Building

As of 3pm EST today, all domestic, international, and teacher packages have been shipped! Whew! It was a big day. But we aren't quite done yet. Preparations are being made to send our short story collection, By No Means Vulgar, to the layout folks. Hopefully we will get the digital versions of the book out in the next few weeks. In addition, we will be posting our first poll tomorrow that wi...
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The Play’s The Thing, coming soon to mailboxes everywhere!

Last Friday the books arrived. All 500 of them. On Monday, we got the last of the supplemental materials from the printer. Thousand of pages of signed prints, character sheets, story points, and nameplates. This morning, we sent our first batch of Priority Mail packages, brimming with Shakespearean goodness, hurtling toward all of you at the speed of postal mail! That's right...it...
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Teacher’s Guide for The Play’s The Thing

As we wait for the final touches to be made to the layout for the book, we've been working on finalizing the teacher materials for The Play's The Thing. Our awesome teacher consultant, Pete Figtree, has put together an awesome guide that helps teachers use the game in the classroom with specific ideas and suggestions for making the game even more educational. Teacher's Guide for The Play's T...
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Playtesting The Play’s The Thing In The Classroom

As we get ready to release The Play's The Thing, we're working hard on the assorted accompanying materials, including the Teacher's Guide for the game. We're thrilled to have Pete Figtree, veteran geek/teacher, putting together a document for us that will help teachers implement the game in the classroom, helping students find new ways to connect with Shakespeare! This last few weeks, he's been...
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