Daily Illuminator Archive for June 2016

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June 1, 2016:
Skin Horse is one of my favorite webcomics.* It has the Art, it has the Story, it has the Secret Government Organization With Foul-Mouthed Cyborg Helicopter. Veritably, the trifecta of modern serial adventure . . . read article

June 2, 2016:
You may recall we asked for Munchkin players feedback in a recent survey. Well we asked, and you answered! Munchkin Czar Andrew Hackard has been hard at work collating data, and wrote an article over on Medium about the findings . . . read article

June 3, 2016:
Beat the Summer heat with our upcoming releases for August! Add Munchkin flavor to any card game, and draw outside the lines with a new coloring book! The Munchkin Alphabet Coloring Book What are the most important letters to a munchkin? . . . read article

June 4, 2016:
Hey, my name is Jacob Lederfine and I'm the new Web Designer for SJ Games. I was born and raised in Lancaster, CA and moved to Texas in 2011 . . . read article

June 5, 2016:
Our event coordinator, Guy Himber, has always had a burning desire for the ducks of Munchkin. But one thing kept bugging him: why ducks? . . . read article

June 6, 2016:
Part of the fun of working on all things Munchkin is getting to create secret projects, from time to time. As part of our overall Guest Artist Edition celebration, we asked our pal Len Peralta to re-illustrate Munchkin Apocalypse . . . read article

June 7, 2016:
Have you been cutting pages out of your Munchkin comics to decorate your domicile? No? . . . read article

June 8, 2016:
SJ Games visited Peachstate Hobby Distributor Speed Gaming recently, and our very own Rhea sat down with the team at Roll For Crit to talk about Bill & Ted's Excellent Boardgame! As Rhea explains, Bill & Ted's Excellent Boardgame is about guiding your own version of the duo through time and space, collecting historical dudes. She also details a few of our other upcoming releases, like Simon's Cat Card Game, I Hate Zombies, Ogre: Objective 218, and Moop's Monster Mashup! . . . read article

June 9, 2016:
One of the first decisions many GURPS campaigns face is deciding what kind of magic is in the world, and how to make it more magical. Your options just got expanded, with Pyramid #3/91: Thaumatology IV, the latest issue of the long-running Pyramid magazine . . . read article

June 10, 2016:
Our September lineup is chock full of Guest Artists, and also brings one of the most requested accessories ever: card sleeves! This is going to be a big month for Munchkin, so get ready to stock up.  Munchkin Pathfinder Guest Artist Edition Bash goblins and slay dragons, now with new art! The iconic world of Paizo's Pathfinder series combined with Munchkin, and it's back with a fresh look! . . . read article

June 11, 2016:
The release of Ogre: Objective 218 is imminent, and to win you're going to need to prepare. So why not learn it early! . . . read article

June 12, 2016:
BGG Spring took place last weekend in Dallas, and SJ Games was represented by Randy Scheunemann, Devin Lewis, Hunter Shelburne, and yours truly. We had a blast premiering the I Hate Zombies Horde Night 48 player mega-game! . . . read article

June 13, 2016:
Welcome back to the spotlight, Len Peralta! We talked back in November about his work on Star Munchkin Guest Artist Edition . . . read article

June 14, 2016:
You may recall Guy's Daily Illuminator about the LEGO Munchkin board. Well, now you can see it in person! . . . read article

June 15, 2016:
It's rare that movies and TV focus on boardgames, so when someone does use our hobby as their subject in media, it's always nice to see their work get recognition. In this case, it's The Next Great American Game, a documentary following a dedicated game designer, his own struggles, and the inner workings of the boardgame industry . . . read article

June 16, 2016:
The rewards for supporting John Kovalic's charity bike ride include Munchkin swag. Read about it on John's blog . . . read article

June 17, 2016:
Has it been a month already? Wow . . . read article

June 18, 2016:
Hello boardgaming world! The name's Andrew! . . . read article

June 19, 2016:
My name is Ariel Barkhurst, and I estimate that overall, on a daily basis, I spend more time thinking about people and places that don't exist than ones that do. I'm the new copywriter at Steve Jackson Games, which means I'll put words together in ways I hope make people buy and play games . . . read article

June 20, 2016:
The release of Katie Cook's Munchkin Cthulhu Guest Artist Edition is fast approaching (shipping later this month, actually!), and we wanted to show some how two different artists tackled the same cards. John Kovalic's version is classic . . . read article

June 21, 2016:
October is going to be so exciting it will raise the dead! A shambling Guest Artist Edition is on it's way, just in time for the Halloween season! Munchkin Zombies Guest Artist Edition Braaaaains . . . . . read article

June 22, 2016:
Munchkin comics #18 by BOOM! Studios is now in stores! . . . read article

June 23, 2016:
We're hitting the road again, this time for Texicon in Hurst, TX, which is taking place June 23 - 26. MIB Control and I will be demoing games on Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25 . . . read article

June 24, 2016:
Pull up a seat at the greatest bar in the world . . . the Munchkin Tavern! If you've been to Origins or Gen Con before, you may recall previous taverns: We take over a bar during the convention, and it becomes our Munchkin headquarters . . . read article

June 25, 2016:
You may have heard that we're making The Munchkin Collectable Card Game! Well, we are, and it's great! . . . read article

June 26, 2016:
Our monthly list of the ten top-selling items on Warehouse 23 is here! In the top spot are our promo cards, which have been leading the the pack ever since we started selling singles. GURPS makes the list, with Meltdown and Fallout ranking very highly . . . read article

June 27, 2016:
It took a Herculean effort, but we've managed not to say much about Munchkin Legends Guest Artist Edition before now. It was sort of a secret – our store-exclusive games usually are, until they're on shelves . . . read article

June 28, 2016:
Some of the most popular Munchkin expansions are rising from the grave - or being reprinted - in the month of October! Get all the classic expansions you might have missed the first time around.  Munchkin 2 - Unnatural Axe Let me Axe you a question. . . Were you there from the beginning? . . . read article

June 29, 2016:
Nuclear power plant" and "uh-oh" are two phrases you don't generally want near each other . . . unless it's in a modern RPG campaign and you're looking for an awesome plot development! Bring those worst-case scenarios to life with GURPS Disasters: Meltdown and Fallout . . . read article

June 30, 2016:
There was much Munchkin in the month of June -- over the last few weeks, we've released stuff to help store and to supplement your Munchkin collection! We do it because we care . . . read article

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