Daily Illuminator Archive for January 2018

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January 1, 2018:
HAPPY NEW YEAR! We've made it through another year of awesome games, with so many more to come in 2018! . . . read article

January 2, 2018:
When one adventure leads to another, you have a Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game campaign. That requires a setting, starting with the town heroes visit between dungeons. As GM, you'll find that planning this from Day One makes answering players' questions easier. Scenic view. Start with geography consistent with the delvers' skills . . . read article

January 3, 2018:
If you're going to PAX South, you'll have a chance earlier than just about anyone to play the Munchkin Collectible Card Game! Join us to get a jump on our upcoming two-player experience, designed by award-winning game creators Eric M . . . read article

January 4, 2018:
Cats. Bugs . . . read article

January 5, 2018:
PAX South is coming up fast, and SJ Games is getting ready for it! We'll be at the fourth annual PAX South, happening January 12-14 in San Antonio, TX.  At booth 104, we'll have a host of new and upcoming releases to demo, like Munchkin Shakespeare, Super Kitty Bug Slap, and the Munchkin Collectible Card Game! . . . read article

January 6, 2018:
We are so excited about the return of the inimitable space game, Marc Miller's Triplanetary! On Kickstarter January 15, we'll deliver on Steve Jackson's promise to release a new edition of this long-awaited classic, and to prepare, we have video for you . . . Triplanetary, first released in 1973, depicts ship-to-ship space combat using a vector movement system. You can race across the solar system, patrol to stop the pirate menace, defend humanity from alien invaders, and more! . . . read article

January 7, 2018:
Mysterious Universe details all sorts of high weirdness from around the world (hmm . . . there might be something to that). Veterans of foreign wars bring home stories of things seen out of the corner of one's eye on the battlefield . . . read article

January 8, 2018:
The Munchkin Collectible Card Game hits stores in late February – but we know some of you don't want to wait that long! So we've worked with select stores around North America to plan Munchkin Collectible Card Game Prerelease Events for late January!  In the Munchkin Collectible Card Game, players go head-to-head as fantasy-style heroes using cards chock full of Munchkin-style jokes, in a game designed by award-winning creators Eric M . . . read article

January 9, 2018:
Munchkin Starfinder preorders close on Friday, January 12, and with them, your last chance to reserve the game until it comes out later this year. Preordering ensures your copy will be shipped when we ship Kickstarter backer rewards, in summer 2018, well before it releases to the general public! . . . read article

January 10, 2018:
The wait is over – Triplanetary is now on Kickstarter! It's been more than 25 years since we announced the return of your favorite game of interplanetary warfare, so we are delighted to finally make this a reality . . . read article

January 11, 2018:
Help us start 2018 off right at PAX South, happening January 12-14! We're going to be at booth 104, demoing our new releases and our upcoming games, as well as handing out free swag . . . read article

January 12, 2018:
The Munchkin Collectible Card Game is releasing in February, and you can reserve your own starter sets and boosters right now at your local game store or on Warehouse 23! A starter set is the perfect introduction to the game for new players, and has enough in the box for two to play right off the bat . . . read article

January 13, 2018:
The GameBoard, one of the retailers participating in the Munchkin Collectible Card Game prerelease events later this month (find the complete list of participating stores here), recently received early samples of the new game and shared an unboxing on the store's Facebook page . . . read article

January 14, 2018:
It's almost that time of year again, when I head out to NYC to freeze . . . and for the annual New York Toy Fair! This is the first big trade show of the year, the first show in 2018 where we take our new games into the wild to share with retailers, distributors, and press . . . read article

January 15, 2018:
Welcome back, Munchkin fans! Hope everyone had a good break for the holidays and a fun, safe New Year celebration . . . read article

January 16, 2018:
Incredible. It's the one word that keeps coming to mind when thinking about this past weekend at PAX South in San Antonio . . . read article

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