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Superheroes - TPTT
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An Alternate Script for The Play's The Thing, by Brian Engard, has just been released! It's time to put on the mask and imagine yourself changing the life of your city. This script also has a new character type: the...
GenCon 2012 with the IGDN
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GenCon 2012 This was the first year that Magpie Games was an exhibitor at GenCon! Thanks to the combined efforts of the IGDN, we were able to get a booth and put The Play's the Thing, By No Means Vulger,...
Cry "Havok!" and release the PDFs...
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The time has come! While we wait for the print proof from our printer (it should be here soon!), we've gone ahead and released The Play's The Thing on PDF via RPGnow.com. If you're a backer, we've gotten your PDF...
Teacher's Guide for The Play's The Thing
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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...
Playtesting The Play's The Thing In T...
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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...
Electronic Copies of "By No Means Vul...
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We are proud to announce today that the PDF/Mobi/ePub versions of By No Means Vulgar are now available for sale through DriveThruFiction.com: By No Means Vulgar - Edited by Mark Diaz Truman BY NO MEANS VULGAR is a collection of...
The Books Have Left The Building
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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,...
The Play's The Thing is 550% Funded a...
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With a little more than two weeks to go, we've hit over 550% funding on our first Kickstarter project, The Play's The Thing! As we said in our last update, we are just totally blown away by the response we've...
The Play's The Thing is 400% Funded.....
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Wow. WOW. We are so blown away by the response to our first Kickstarter project. We hit 100% funded in just 2 days, 200% funding in just one week, and 400% funding in less than a month! Our backers are...
100% Funded in Just Two Days
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Illustration by Marissa Kelly In just under two days, our Kickstarter has kicked! We've got 18 backers, including one Elder Patron of the Globe, and are well over our initial budget of $500. But it's not over yet. We're already...
"The Play's The Thing" Kickstarter to...
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Hey Magpies! Even though the school semester has kept the Magpie Games staff busy with non-Magpie Games projects, we've been hard at work on launching our first title, "The Play's The Thing." Mark has edited our Game Chef 2011 entry,...
Game Chef 2011: Magpie Games Reviews ...
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As part of Game Chef 2011, Magpie Games is reviewing a few of the other entries and recommending one go on to the "Final Round." Our entry, The Play's The Thing is also under review and we hope to post...
Game Chef 2011: Magpie Games' Submiss...
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We did it! Despite the short turnaround time (7 days!) and the even shorter word count (3,000 words!), Magpie Games officially submitted our Game Chef 2011 entry, The Play's The Thing. Mark Truman burned the midnight oil all week, and...
Game Chef 2011: The Play's The Thing
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Hello Gamerati! As many of you know, the annual Game Chef contest is up and running! Since this year's theme is Shakespeare, I'm really excited about putting something together. I'll be posting notes and ideas as I think of them...