CCGs, RPGs, and Miniature Games
January 1, 2002
Here are ICv2's Top Five Game Stories of 2001. These rankings are based on the business impact of these events on pop culture retailers. 1.Mage Knight establishes a new category...
Then Will Be Out for a Month
December 6, 2001
WizKids EVP Martin Stever told us today that orders on Mage Knight Dungeons have come in about 75% higher than expected and that initial orders will have to be allocated.
For February 2002
October 15, 2001
WizKids has announced that two sets of accessories will be among its releases for February 2002.
'City Confidential' Tackles 80s Murder Case
October 3, 2001
An episode of 'City Confidential' that aired on the Arts and Entertainment Network on Wednesday, October 3, 2001 featured an hour-long story on the murder of Lieth Von Stein in Washington, North Carolina in 1988 by his stepson and two accomplices, implicitly connecting the murder to Dungeons and Dragons numerous times throughout the piece.
Viz, Image Launch Titles in December
September 24, 2001
This December Viz will publish the first English edition of Kazushi Hagiwara's Bastard!!, while Image Comics will debut a prime example of American 'manga,' Bastard Samurai .
Fireworks Television To Produce
September 18, 2001
Wizards of the Coast property Forgotten Realms has been licensed to Fireworks Television, a division of CanWest Entertainment. Fireworks will develop a live action television series based on the game setting and novels.
They Like It
August 29, 2001
A few weeks back, we let you know that Wizards of the Coast was cracking down on abusers of the Open Gaming License for its d20 game system, and promised a follow-up after we'd had a chance to talk to some more members of the industry.
Consolidated into Games Division
August 29, 2001
Hasbro has announced that it will be consolidating Wizards of the Coast, formerly a semi-independent division, into its games division.
Asks--Should a Christian Play Dungeons and Dragons?
August 22, 2001
Pamphleteer Jack Chick has provided a platform on his website for a new attack on roleplaying games, publishing a 10,000 word screed on the topic by William Schnoebelen.
Shipping Summer 2002
August 18, 2001
WizKids, the creators of Mage Knight , the pioneering 'collectible miniatures game,' announced an agreement with Marvel that will result in the creation of a Marvel CMG that will bow in the summer of 2002.