Daily Illuminator Archive for September 2016

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September 1, 2016:
It's PAX time! This weekend, we're attending the newly renamed PAX West in Seattle, from September 2-5 . . . read article

September 2, 2016:
After weeks of hinting, we can finally tell you: Dungeon Fantasy is now live on Kickstarter! Powered by GURPS, this is the Dungeon Fantasy that fans and newcomers alike have been waiting for . . . read article

September 3, 2016:
Retailers, store owners, game sellers, Munchkin peddlers! Don't forget to RSVP for our 2nd Annual Retailer Appreciation Open House . . . read article

September 4, 2016:
Have you wanted to make John Kovalic wear silly plush accessories during a hilly bike ride for charity? That's a very specific desire; you should see a therapist . . . read article

September 5, 2016:
We know most of our blog readers play Munchkin, but you might still benefit from a few tips about how to expand our recently-released Munchkin Legends Guest Artist Edition. There are several ways to pump up this Target-exclusive game: Boosters! . . . read article

September 6, 2016:
Fairy tales are supposed to be happy and nice, right? WRONG . . . read article

September 7, 2016:
We were at PAX West this weekend, but there has been a lot of content around the web from our time at Gen Con 2016! Many new releases were covered, and we teased some upcoming games and accessories coming out later this year and into 2017 . . . read article

September 8, 2016:
The princesses are back, and they're wearing pretty new dresses! By which we mean, the Munchkin Princesses booster is back in print, and it's in new packaging! . . . read article

September 9, 2016:
Despite the name of the game, these tidings are nothing but good: Munchkin Czar Andrew Hackard wrote some Designer's Notes on Munchkin Grimm Tidings! Find out just what trials and tribulations he faced in bringing Grimm's Fairy Tales to Munchkin . . . read article

September 10, 2016:
It's that time again! We have the numbers for August sales on Warehouse 23, so you can see what's hot . . . read article

September 11, 2016:
Do you like dice? That's a stupid question . . . read article

September 12, 2016:
One of the strengths of the Munchkin games is that you can shuffle them all together and play a big "mashup" game. This is especially true for the various fantasy-themed decks, such as Munchkin Legends (and its Guest Artist Edition), Munchkin Oz (and its Guest Artist Edition), and the newest addition, Munchkin Grimm Tidings . . . read article

September 13, 2016:
It's no surprise that John Kovalic, who did the Grimm Tidings art, wrote a blog post about the project. Head over to the Dork Tower to give it a read . . . read article

September 14, 2016:
Some of you may have heard us mention the Kickstarter campaign for the Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game, once or twice, in passing. We want to bring one specific pledge level to your attention; it's a bit down the page and you may have missed it . . . read article

September 15, 2016:
It's our first release announcements for 2017, and we'll be starting off with a bang! Sometimes all you need is the power of love . . . read article

September 16, 2016:
Do you know what goes well together? Legends, pirates, and castles . . . read article

September 17, 2016:
This September, everyone is coming down with a case of panic! Munchkin Panic, that is. Not only was it one of the featured games in this month's Munchkin comic, but select local game stores across the country will be hosting Munchkin Panic Day on Saturday, September 24! . . . read article

September 18, 2016:
Scientists have reported the discovery of a planet slightly larger than Earth orbiting in the habitable zone of the red dwarf Proxima Centauri, a little over 4.24 light years from the Sun. Phil Plait goes into some detail on his blog, Bad Astronomy, about why this is a Really Big Discovery, right in our galactic back yard . . . read article

September 19, 2016:
Be ye ready fer a full day 'o sailin' th' jolly roger 'n findin' buried treasure? We be, cause 'tis Talk Like A Pirate Day! . . . read article

September 20, 2016:
We had a moment to sit down with co-owner of Fireside Games, and designer of Munchkin Panic, Anne-Marie De Witt, to learn a bit more about what inspired the combination of Munchkin and Castle Panic. Check out this Daily Illuminator post for a list of friendly local game stores participating in Munchkin Panic Day on September 24, as well as social-media contests happening that weekend! . . . read article

September 21, 2016:
Now is a fantastic time for GURPS fans. In addition to the Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game on Kickstarter -- watch those stretch goals fall! -- two new GURPS hardcover books are at print and set for release later this year . . . read article

September 22, 2016:
Are you a cat person, or a dog person? A raptor person, or a dragon person? . . . read article

September 23, 2016:
Greetings from your friendly neighborhood Munchkin Czar! This month, instead of telling you what has just happened, I thought I'd look forward to tell you what's coming up in the next few months . . . read article

September 24, 2016:
This month has been huge for GURPS, with the launch (and subsequent funding!) of the Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game Kickstarter. If you're interested in that, or want to renew your Pyramid subscription, check out the campaign, as that is an add-on at a very affordable price, along with a ton of other PDF content . . . read article

September 25, 2016:
We have some experience with game storage and transportation. But boxes can only do so much when you have to travel with a lot of games in a small area . . . read article

September 26, 2016:
I can hear the slay bells ringing, which means it's time to reopen the Munchkin Holiday Vault! 'Tis the season for giving, so why not give to the most important person in your life: you. In true Munchkin fashion, it's time to hoard the holiday loot, because it won't be around forever . . . read article

September 27, 2016:
The Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game Kickstarter is running low on time, but there is still time to join the campaign! Our supporters have broken a bevy of stretch goals in the past week, and we're hoping to unlock a few more before the campaign ends . . . read article

September 28, 2016:
There's only one comic where you'll find legendary pirates and panicking munchkins! That's Munchkin #21 from BOOM! . . . read article

September 29, 2016:
September was a huge month for SJ Games, with a new Munchkin starter set, an expansion for a great game, and some highly requested accessories! We have a lot to cover, so let's get into this month's new releases. Munchkin Grimm Tidings Don't go into the woods alone. That's where fairy-tale creatures live! What, that doesn't scare you? . . . read article

September 30, 2016:
This is it – the last day to back our Dungeon Fantasy RPG Kickstarter! It's been a long journey, but we're finally coming down the stretch . . . read article

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