As you’ll have heard, GenCon goes on-line this 12 months! We’re unhappy to overlook one other conference on account of COVID, however we’re excited to have you ever all be part of us digitally for Gen Con 2020!
GenCon On-line might be held July 30–August 2, 2020, and all the occasions, video games, and panels are accessible from the consolation of your personal dwelling! We’ve bought all it’s essential to find out about every thing Magpie Video games is internet hosting at GenCon 2020, so maintain studying to search out out extra!
Video games, Video games, and Extra Video games
Yearly at GenCon, we host a bunch of video games in our sport room. We’re retaining the custom alive this 12 months by internet hosting all of your favorites—Masks: A New Era, Epyllion, City Shadows, and…Root: The RPG. We’re nearly utterly offered out, however you’ll be able to snatch up the previous few out there (or maintain a watch out for tickets which will develop into out there if of us cancel) by visiting GenCon.com.
Large because of Kate Bullock, our Neighborhood Supervisor, for organizing one other nice group of gamemasters for GenCon On-line. We’re so thrilled to host so many video games for therefore many gamers yearly!
Examine Out Wizard Kittens!
Final 12 months, we raised over $165,000 for our first family-friendly card sport, Wizard Kittens. You and your folks play as kittens who’ve by accident launched just a few curses from the library’s Restricted Part and now need to defeat the curses earlier than you are caught by the librarian Professor Whispurr.
This 12 months for GenCon On-line, we’re operating Wizard Kitten demos day-after-day of the conference by way of Tabletopia so you’ll be able to take a look at the sport. Periods run from 12pm to 4pm EST, and tickets are nonetheless out there! You possibly can go HERE to enroll to play.
For those who don’t have time to play a demo for your self, our very personal Mark Diaz Truman—one of many sport’s designers—might be on the Board Sport Geek dwell stream on July thirtieth at 6:30 EST. Mark will discuss a bit about making the sport after which present the BGG crew how you can play these magical kittens!
You will get your arms by yourself copy of the sport when preorders for Wizard Kittens go dwell on July twenty eighth. Each the core sport and the Magical Monster Growth will present up in retail shops in mid-August, however you may get your copy early—and a few Kickstarter goodies—by preordering the sport on our webstore. Keep tuned!
Discover the Woodlands of Root!
Root: The Roleplaying Sport is a fantasy journey roleplaying sport based mostly on the hit board sport Root: A Sport of Woodland Would possibly and Proper. In Root: The RPG, gamers tackle the function of Vagabonds, woodland creatures battling for freedom, justice, and cash from powers far better than them, delivering the tales of the Woodland to your RPG desk!
Wish to study extra about Root: The RPG? Be part of co-designers Mark Diaz Truman and Brendan Conway for a dialogue concerning the sport—moderated by CPP GM Simon Moody—from 10–11 am EST on August 2nd.
They’ll reveal all of the secrets and techniques of the Woodland… or at the least the secrets and techniques that the Marquise de Cat has already let slip via her claws.
You can too take a look at an precise play of Root: The RPG streamed dwell on August 2nd from 12-2 pm EST, that includes all of the Magpies: Brendan Conway (GM), Mark Diaz Truman, Sarah Doom, and Marissa Kelly. We’ll be showcasing the Pellenicky Glade clearing from the brand new Free RPG Day quickstart!
To see how one can get your copy of the Pellenicky Glade Quickstart take a look at our newest weblog put up. You will get copies at retail retailer via FreeRPG Day, and we’ll have some copies out there—without cost!—via our webstore beginning July thirtieth!
Steals and Offers at GenCon 2020
We are able to’t meet followers at our sales space this 12 months, however we’ve put collectively a bunch of superior offers out there via our webstore throughout GenCon On-line beginning on July twenty eighth. Nearly every thing in our webstore might be on sale, and a few titles might be as much as 50% off. And to thank everybody for making GenCon On-line superior, we’re providing FREE home delivery on all purchases over $100.
Listed here are just a few of the video games we’re actually excited to characteristic for GenCon:
Destiny Codex Anthology Bundle
The Zombie World Full Set
Masks Core Ebook
These gross sales solely final till August 2, so be sure you put your orders in early! As soon as GenCon On-line ends, the gross sales finish too!
We have Been Nominated!
We’re proud to announce we have been nominated for the Indie Groundbreaker Award and 4 ENnies! A whole bunch of video games have been submitted on this 12 months’s competitors from everywhere in the world and we’re extremely honored to have our video games be nominated for these awards!
- Bluebeard’s Bride: Tarot of Servants was nominated for an Indie Groundbreaker Award
- Zombie World was nominated for Ennies for the Product of the 12 months, Finest Guidelines, and Finest Sport
- Zombie World: The Mall was nominated for an ENnie for Finest Complement
Regardless of the outcomes could also be, we’d like to provide an enormous thanks to our workforce for all their laborious work in placing these video games collectively! We’d additionally like to increase an enormous thanks to all of you, our loyal supporters, that voted for us! We couldn’t have performed this with out you!
It is a unusual time, however we’re ensuring GenCon On-line continues to be 4 jam-packed days of wonderful gaming. Thanks for becoming a member of us. We are able to’t wait to see you on the conference!
–Magpie Video games HQ