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Tuesday, August 22, 2006 - 05:36 PM

Press Releases New issue features new miniatures game and “Great Campaigns” theme.

Thursday, August 17, 2006 - 04:51 PM

Press Releases

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For Immediate Release


8-17-06


Carmichael, CA – Firefly Games has released Tournament of the Fey, a free introductory pack for Faery’s Tale, at Firefly-Games.com.


Written by Matt Forbeck and Patrick Sweeney, Tournament of the Fey contains basic rules of play, pre-created faeries, and a complete introductory adventure. Play Willow the pixie, Katria the brownie, Flynn the sprite, or Gimlock the pooka at a faery festival full of feasting, dancing, contests, and jousting. Will an uninvited guest spoil everyone’s fun?


Faery's Tale, the interactive storytelling game of adventure in the wondrous world of the fey, is now available in print and PDF. Suitable for ages 6 & up, this exciting rules-light game puts you in the role of a pixie, brownie, sprite, or pooka in an enchanted faery-tale forest. Faery's Tale is written by Patrick Sweeney, Sandy Antunes, and Christina Stiles, with fiction by Robin D. Laws, graphic design by Hal Mangold, and artwork by Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall and Jennifer Meyer. This 64-page book has a suggested retail price of $14.95 in print and $9.95 in PDF.


About Firefly Games


Based in California, Firefly Games publishes child- and family-friendly games providing dynamic fun for all ages. The company was founded in 2002 by industry author Patrick Sweeney, and publishes the acclaimed Monster Island series of games, among others.


Contact Patrick Sweeney at patrick@firefly-games.com for more information.


Visit Firefly Games at www.firefly-games.com


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Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 03:40 AM

Press Releases Politically Incorrect Games (PIG) is pleased to announce that it has acquired the intellectual property rights to the Story Engine and Maelstrom Storytelling roleplaying products originally created and published by Hubris Games.

Story Engine is a set of universal rules that were designed to run story-based games without the vestiges of wargaming that shackle so many other "storytelling" games. Its relative rather than linear scale accommodates everything from gothic and film noir settings to heroic fantasy and super-heroes. Action is resolved in whole scenes and can turn crucial moments into dramatic scenes. Both dice and diceless play is supported, and coupled with its innovative mechanics, Story Engine adapts seamlessly to any genre, providing fluid and fun games that focus on story and not the rules.

Maelstrom Storytelling presents a world of shifting realities, all tied together by one consistent storm. Home to alien cultures, Leonardan magic, gunpowder and pseudo-science, the game caters to different styles of play. From piracy on the high seas of the Outer Crescent to illegal duels at the Queen's Amphitheater, this setting touches on magic, science, and the world of dreams. Maelstrom Storytelling is a stand-alone game or can be used as a sourcebook for Story Engine.

Story Engine is now available once again in PDF format, and Maelstrom Storytelling and its supplement Dacartha Prime are planned for re-release in PDF format shortly. While PIG has plans for further development of both products, the specific announcements are to be made at a later date.

Incorporating one of the first e-publishing RPG companies, Politically Incorrect Games is known for its diverse line-up of clear and concise roleplaying games, and its commitment for developing new ways of working with downloadable content. PIG's current game lines include genreDiversion games such as HardNova 2 and Coyote Trail for low-cost, ready-to-play entertainment; Iron Gauntlets for customizable heroic fantasy gaming; Active Exploits Diceless for universal diceless roleplaying with that familiar 'dice' feel; Two-Fisted Tales for thrilling pulp action; Rune Stryders for mixing fantasy and magic with living machines; and more.

For more information, visit the Politically Incorrect Games website.



Tuesday, August 15, 2006 - 06:00 AM

Press Releases <span>Pegamoose Games challenges you to exercise your brain and find the moose.</span>
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<span>About Pegamoose Games</span>


<span>Founded in 2004 by Douglas Schwartz, Pegamoose Games is an Austin-based, small-press game company.<span>  </span>They believe you should enjoy life, make plans to play games, and share the good times with family and friends.</span>


<span>For more information on the Puzzle Challenge, Pegamoose Games, or other Pegamoose Games products, please visit the website:<span>  </span>www.pegamoosegames.com</span>


<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Media contact:</span>


<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Doug Schwartz</span>


<p class="MsoNormal"><span>info@pegamoosegames.com</span>


<p class="MsoNormal"><span>(512)626-6055</span>


Tuesday, August 15, 2006 - 04:02 AM

Press Releases

Indianapolis, Ind. – In 2007, Firefly Games takes fans back to the prehistoric age of gaming with a licensed new edition of Og, designed and written by Robin D. Laws.


The new edition of Og, the classic comedy game of cavemen (and cavewomen) dealing with dinosaurs, limited vocabularies, and other challenges, will boast a cutting-edge ruleset redesigned from the ground up.


“Cavemen are cool, and comedy cavemen are even better,” said publisher Patrick Sweeney of Firefly Games. “I look at Og as an ancestor of the indie game design movement. It has an offbeat focus and a truly innovative core concept – playing with a severely restricted list of words – just like many modern indie games. So the chance to reinvent Og in light of the new approaches to rules design we’re seeing today is just too good to pass up.”


Wingnut Games first published Og: The Role Playing Game in 1995, with a second edition, Land of Og, appearing in 2000.


“Og is more fun than you can shake a club at!” said Aldo Ghiozzi, the original designer of Og. Ghiozzi continued, “Og fits perfectly with the Firefly Games lineup, and I can’t wait to see their evolution of the game.”


About Firefly GamesBased in California, Firefly Games publishes child- and family-friendly games providing dynamic fun for all ages. The company was founded in 2002 by industry author Patrick Sweeney, and publishes the acclaimed Monster Island series of games, among others.


Contact Patrick Sweeney at patrick@firefly-games.com for more information.


Visit Firefly Games at www.firefly-games.com


About Wingnut GamesWingnut Games is a roleplaying company located in Brentwood, California. Wingnut Games, established in 1993, has published some of the funniest games in the paper game community, including, Battle Cattle, Land of Og and Stuperpowers! More information is available at www.wingnutgames.com.

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