The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Legacy of Dragonholt
Strange Adventures!: The House on Poplar Court
D&D Essentials Kit
Mythic Game Master Emulator
Stranger Things Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Dusk City Outlaws Core Game
We Be Heroes?
Mythic D6 Quick Start
The Fantasy Trip: Legacy Edition
Ghosts of Saltmarsh
Dungeon Crawl Classics Quick Start Rules & Intro Adventure (Free RPG Day 2019)
ALIEN Cinematic Starter Kit
Scarlet Heroes
The Clay That Woke
Breachworld
Kids on Bikes
Skitter Crash
The Witcher: Easy Mode
Land of Myth: Age of Palaces
The Feast of the Dead
Acquisitions Incorporated
The New Easy-to-Master Dungeons & Dragons Game
The Great Pendragon Campaign
City State of the Invincible Overlord
The Quiet Year
Dungeon Master's Guide (D&D 5e)
The GameMaster's Apprentice
The Skeletons
Cepheus Engine System Reference Document
Dialect: A Game About Language And How It Dies
The Black Hack Character Sheets (2nd Edition)
Modern AGE Quickstart - Threefold
Animal Adventures: Tales of Dungeons & Doggies: Raiders of the Lost Bark
Shadowrun: Sixth World Beginner Box
Tales of the Old Margreve (5E)
The Quintessential Fighter
Mount Gundabad
Thieves of Tharbad
Star Wars: Invasion of Theed Adventure Game
Monster Manual (D&D 3.5e)
B2: The Keep on the Borderlands
L1: The Secret of Bone Hill
Book 05: City of Thieves
SLA Industries (1st Edition)
Burros & Bandidos
Dungeons & Dragons Set 3: Companion Rules
Delta Green
Warlords of the Desert
GURPS Atomic Horror
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)
Information
Primary Name
thru-the-portal (Issue 3 - Q3 2010)
Alternate Names
Publication Date
2010-07-30
Issue Index
3
Periodical
Authors
Artists
Producers
Publishers
RPGs
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 77039
Description Edit | History

From the Contents Pages:

This issue's news is...

  • Thank you, but no printed editions for us

Articles in this issue:

  • UK Games Expo Review - We spent a family weekend in Birmingham at this fun event
  • Innovation is dead, long live Innovation - A look at gaming developments and innovation... or lack thereof?
  • Cubiko - We speak to the designer of this unique family game
  • Child's Play - David muses on gaming with the arrival of his new daughter
  • Salute Review - A day in London at this fun event, covering miniatures, war games, LARPs and more
  • Imagination Gaming - We speak to Nigel Scarfe about getting paid to play games with kids all day
  • The Art of Dan Scott - An interview with this highly talented artist who has worked on some of the biggest MMO gaming projects

Games Reviewed:

  • Club Penguin - A look at a Disney MMO for kids
  • Dread - A near perfect RPG, according to Chris Norwood
  • Fantasy Craft - Nathan Russell's choice of D20 RPG games
  • Stone Age - A tribe building, resource gathering board game
  • Fast Flowing Forest Fellers - A mouthful of a name for a fun family game
  • A Brief History of the World - Paul Lister reviews this empire game
  • Loot - Terror on the high seas with pirates and plunder

In 'Other items'...

  • An update on the status of the Calendar
  • Links for event managers and retailers
  • Zombieland
  • And ... Essen's coming!!

Covert art by Dan Scott.

Articles Relationship: Articles
Pg. 1
Pg. 4
UK Events, babies and the future of the magazine
Editorial

The current state of play of the magazine. Also a call to readers to vote in magazine\'s Heroes of the Noughties

Edit
Pg. 6
Event Review: UK Games Expo
Review

A review of the 2010 UK Games Expo held in Birmingham, with plenty of convention photographs.

Edit
Pg. 10
"Innovation is dead, long live Innovation!"
Article
Review

On the use and abuse of the term \"innovation\" in the context of board game design. Specific examples

Edit
Pg. 14
UK Games Expo: Cubiko
Article

An interview with Gavin Birnbaum, the designer of the board game Cubiko.

Edit
Pg. 18
Child's Play
Article

Some simple tips for successful gaming with children.

Edit
Pg. 20
Event Review: Salute
Article

A review of the Salute 2010 event for miniature enthusiasts, held in London.

Edit
Pg. 23
UK Games Expo: Imagination Gaming
Article

An interview with Nigel Scarfe of Imagination Gaming, who run the UK Games Expo.

Edit
Pg. 26
Cover Artist Interview!: The Art of Dan Scott
Article

An interview with Dan Scott, the cover artist for this issue of the magazine.

Edit
Pg. 29
Reviews
Review

Games reviewed in this issue:

Edit
Pg. 52
Other Items
Article
Review

A selection of brief articles and reviews of supporting products:

  • Calling All Retailers to be added to a

Edit
Pg. 54
Letters, Feedback & Comments...
Reader/Fan Mail

Correspondence from readers, with editorial answers

Edit
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
More Information Edit | History
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF Version
Publisher: 
Year: 2010
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
56 pages
Size:  
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Linked Items Relationship: RPGs
Sort: Mechanic:
Pg. 1
Rank 16
Num Ratings 109
Average Rating 7.83
Num Owned 252
Prev. Owned 2
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 7
Wishlist 39
Comments 20
Rank 297
Num Ratings 23
Average Rating 7.26
Num Owned 33
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 4
Comments 0
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Issue Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 0
Average Rating: 0.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 576
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 1
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.