War games are board games where historical accuracy and simulation play a large role. War games are typically two-player, with high levels of strategy, tactics, and conflict.


Game Bandit - Scouring the net to find the cheapest discount boardgames and best free boardgame prizesHollandspiele’s Hollandays Sale includes all the company’s games. Additionally, use discount code “MONSTERDEAL” for 10% off orders of $100 or more.

Michigan Savings and More is giving away Utter Nonsense Family Edition from PlayMonster.

Auroch Digital’s Steam games are on-sale. Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics is 20% off and Ogre is 50% off.

At DriveThruRPG:

Amazon roleplaying game deals:

Amazon board game deals:

Renegade Game Studios is giving away a new game every day on Twitter though December 18th.

USAopoly is also giving away a new game every day, through December 12th, but the winner must follow the company on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Get a free Christmas-themed miniature for every $40 of order from Reaper through the 16th.

Use promo code “GAMEAWARDS” for a free 25 card set in Magic: The Gathering Arena.

Try Small Things is giving away Googly Eyes, Mastermind, Wordsearch, and Sequence from Goliath Games and Pressman Toy.

Enter to win a weekly giveaway by Asmodee UK.

Terraforming Mars upgrades are 15% off at Top Shelf Gamer.

Game Bandit - Scouring the net to find the cheapest discount boardgames and best free boardgame prizesFrom CMON, save up to 80% on select items through Monday.

Save 33% on more than 47,000 items at DriveThruRPG.

Academy Games’ Be Thankful You Are Not Being Invaded by Vikings Sale pairs 878 Vikings with various other games for bundle discounts.

Through Tuesday, all in-stock boxed games from Flying Pig are 50% off.

Also through Tuesday, in-stock games from Tiny Battle Publishing are 25% off.

Subscriptions to the Magnus Trainer mobile Chess training app are 25% off.

Amazon deals:

Avalanche Press’ Black November Sale applies to Gold Club members, giving them 30% off 37 different products and 50% off two others.

The first 15 orders save up to €1,000 on Altar gaming tables in Rathskellers’ Black Friday Sale.

Save up to 20% in The Broken Token’s Black Friday Sale.

Meeple Source’s Thanksgiving Sale features discounts of 25-75%.

For 25% off in Firelock Games’s Raise the Black Flag Friday Sale, use coupon code “raisetheblack”.

For 20% off in Breaking Games’ Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale, use coupon code “BFCM2018”.

For 40% off most books from Goodman Games (excluding leather-bound and third-party products) and 20% off everything else (including the leather-bound books, as well as dice and other accessories) use the following coupon codes: “GGblackfriday2018”, “3PPblackfriday2018”, and “LEblackfriday2018” (multiple codes are accepted).

Mayday Games’ Black Friday Sale includes discounts on various board games, 35% off card sleeves, and free domestic shipping on orders over $50.

U.K. retailer Zatu Games is offering double rewards in its Victory Points loyalty program.

Save 20% in HasbroToyShop’s Friends & Family Sale with promo code “FF20”.

Top Shelf Gamer is offering discounts up to 25% on select products and bundles and free gifts ranging from stickers to dice bags to gift cards, depending on the size of the original order. This Black Friday Bling Weekend Event ends in the early hours of Tuesday.

Save 30% on orders from Renegade Game Studios with promo code “BFSALE”.

All Jon Brazer Enterprises’ Pathfinder PDFs are 75% off. Ends Tuesday.

Discounts are in the 20-45% range in Van Ryder Games’ Thanksgiving Week Sale.

Monte Cook Games’ Cypher Monday Sale starts Monday. Already active, though, is the gift code “2018MCGHolidayGift”, good for $5.

German retailer Spiel Zeit Shop is holding a sale on used and imported games.

Troll & Toad’s Black Friday Sale (discounts up to 60%) end Sunday night.

Drinking Quest games are 20% off.

The Game Crafter’s Turkey Day Giveaway of store credit and parts ends December 4th and will have seven winners.

Coupon code “BlackFriday2018Cards” is good for 10% off card decks from Superior Print on Demand, and “BlackFriday2018Photo” is good for 10% off photo products.

Bundle of Holding’s Indie Cornucopia 6 bundle features Dusk City Outlaws, Spire, and a few more.

90 Second Nerd is giving away Captive from Van Ryder Games.

Sign up for Iron Crown Enterprises’ newsletter for a chance to win $10 off at RPGNow.

To save 33% on purchases from Precis Intermedia, use coupon code “9WAZXMNUYN”.

JasonTDnDDM is giving away the alternate-art Dungeons & Dragon core rules gift set. Retweet by December 12th.

ShimmerwindIsle is giving away a dragon miniature and polyhedral dice set. Twitter stuff required by November 27th.

Cassandra M’s Place is giving away three games from Tactic Games.

Sahm Reviews is running many giveaways, including Dungeon Raiders from Devir, Hero Realms from White Wizard, Blue Lagoon from Blue Orange, and more.

Syrinscape is offering a 30-day free trial to all of its gaming soundsets, including Pathfinder, Dungeons & Dragons, and more.

From Corvus Belli, save up to 50% and get free shipping with orders over €150.

Eagle-Gryphon Games’ Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale includes discounts up to 50%.

Alderac Entertainment Group is doing bundle deals for its Black Friday Sale.

Greenbrier Games is also doing the bundle thing, plus on Monday, get 10% off with sale code “2018GAMES”.

Hexbug’s Black Friday special BattleBots Championship Bundle is good for $25 savings.

Harn World PDFs from Columbia Games are 33% off with coupon code “thanks”.

Dog Might Games’ Black Friday deals include free dice at orders of $100 and free gift cards at orders of $250. Purchased gift cards are 20% off.

Games listed in Compass Games’ Holiday Catalog [PDF] are 30% off. Get the same discounts when ordering online with coupon code “HOLIDAY18”.

Update (4:00 PM ET, 11/23/2018) with late additions:

Osprey Publishing’s 30% off Black Friday Sale includes Gaslands, Frostgrave, Bolt Action, High Society, and more.

Steve Jackson Games’ Warehouse 23 Hauliday Sale has discounts of 23-75% and free gifts with orders of $25 or more.

Rogue Genius Games has bundles all 117 of the company’s Pathfinder PDFs for just $10 (normally more than $400). They’re calling it the Not Done With This Path Yet Sale.

Kenzer & Company’s Hack Friday Sale includes many items at 50% off.

For 20% off all board games from Capstone Games, use coupon code “HOLIDAYS20”.

The Open Gaming Store is running a Real Stuff Sale on print roleplaying products.

The Infinite Black Friday Sale means 20% off playmats from Infinite Black.

Save 30% on Beasts of Balance with coupon code “BFSAVE30”.

Use the “CRITHIT” code for a $5 savings at Hero Forge.

Everything is 20% off in Litko’s Black Friday Sale.

For 20% savings on Jenga Giant, use code “JengaGiant2018”.

Most things from PSC Games are on-sale for 25% off.

Cubicle 7 needs artists and writers for its tabletop RPG team.

The Department of Computational Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz is accepting applications for part-time, on-call Lecturers in fields that include game studies, interactive storytelling, experience design, and board game design.

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut is taking applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Game Design and Development. The program is focused on “serious, meaningful analog and digital games.”

Steamforged Games in Manchester, U.K. is looking for a Game Developer and a Quality Assurance Playtester. The latter supports the former with testing of products. Both will also assist with marketing efforts.

In Oxford, Osprey Games has an opportunity for a Games Developer to manage board and card game projects. Requires deep knowledge of the game market and organization and negotiation skills.

The Dice Tower is looking for a new full-time Video Editor to work in the Homestead, Florida area starting January.

RPG Therapeutics is looking for experienced Game Masters to run weekly roleplaying game sessions for at-risk youth. The part-time positions in the Spokane, Washington area are paid but also require professional experience in educational settings.

Package Right has openings for Print Power Cutters and Packaging Specialists at its manufacturing plant in Tipton, Indiana. Shifts are 11 hours long.

Ludo Fact is looking for an Assembly Line Supervisor, a Picker and Packer, and a Certified Forklift Operator for its game manufacturing plant in Lafayette, Indiana.

Game Bandit - Scouring the net to find the cheapest discount boardgames and best free boardgame prizesFantasy Grounds is giving away an Ultimate license along with modules for Dungeons & Dragons Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica and Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage.

ChiTAG and Brilliant PR are giving away a package of eight board games from various publishers.

Game Trade Media is giving away a Dungeons & Dragons prize package that includes the rule books, miniatures, dice, a large format Forgotten Realms map, Endless Quest books, and more.

Spiel Pro has discounted Chessex polyhedral dice sets 20% (expiring on the 23rd).

Man vs Meeple is giving away 12 different board games. The deadline for entries is the 27th.

Missing Sleep is giving away Catan from Asmodee (UK only).

Miniature Market’s Black Friday Sale started early.

In Rogue Games’ Thanksgiving Sale, three RPG titles are 35% off.

Everything is discounted in Noble Knight Games’ Holiday Sale.

Pixelated Cardboard is giving away two download codes for mobile versions of Morels (Android or iOS).

Wyrd Games’ Thanksgiving Birthday Sale includes limited releases and a free figure for orders of $150 or more.

Multi-Man Publishing’s Fall Sale, including some discounts in excess of 50%, ends tomorrow night.

Save up to 40% in Revolution Games’ November Sale.

Get 35 books, everything from the first three editions of the Champions superhero RPG, for just $32 in Bundle of Holding’s Early Champions offer. For the non-superhero stuff from Hero Games, look to the Early Hero System offer.

What’s Eric Playing is giving away two copies of ICECOOL2 from Brain Games.

At ThinkGeek, board games are on-sale 25% off.

In recognition of the product requiring a second manufacturing run, Infinite Black is giving away a complete Elder Dice set, nine polyhedrals plus an extra nine d6s in each of three colors, along with matching boxes.

Renegade Game Studios is giving away Architects of the West Kingdom.

Everything Board Games is giving away Extraordinary Adventures: Pirates from Forbidden Games, Guardians of Wayword from Kid Loves Tiger Games, Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig from Stonemaier Games, and two copies of Terminus Breach from Matty Lloyd.

Get a free Christmas Colouring Pad with every order direct from Orchard Toys.

Set Enterprises Early Black Friday Sale means 25% off and free domestic shipping with promo code “THANKS208”. Also, the company will donate a copy of Karma for every one purchased before the 30th. And Set is running giveaways on the company Facebook page.

Post a holiday wish list to Facebook or Instagram by December 1st for a chance to win $250 in Playfoam products and a $250 Amazon gift card from Educational Insights. It’s the Squishlist Giveaway.

The Giveaway Geek is giving away Affectionate Cats and Cuddles from Blue Heron Entertainment, a Kickstarter pledge for Arcane Alley from Strange Space Games, a Kickstarter pledge for Level 7 Omega Protocol from Privateer Press, three copies of BunneeBank from Heeleet, and three copies of Fantasy Pug Quest from Tin Hat Games.

Feisty Frugal & Fabulous is giving away Fortnite Monopoly from Hasbro.

Michigan Savings & More is giving away a package of five games from Endless Games and a separate package of three from ThinkFun.

Mom and More is giving away The Baby Beluga Game from CooperativeGames.com.

Mama’s Mission is giving away three games from Wonder Forge.

Game Bandit - Scouring the net to find the cheapest discount boardgames and best free boardgame prizesSave 50% on tickets to the Chicago Toy & Game Fair with coupon code “CHITAGPLAY”.

For the company’s fifth anniversary, Dog Might Games has discounted in-stock items 10-25%.

Xai is giving away RPG-related accessories, including dice, a dice bag, and fantasy-themed scented candles.

Ending at midnight tonight is a giveaway from Blue Orange Games and Bubble Bum that includes three games and an inflatable child’s booster seat.

Save 15% on games from HasbroToyShop with promo code “WINNING!”.

Laid Back Games is giving away Super Mario Level Up! from USAopoly.

Mom and More is giving away The Baby Beluga Game from Child and Nature.

Feisty Frugal & Fabulous is giving away Fortnite Monopoly from Hasbro.

Preorder Yaah! magazine issue number 12 from Flying Pig Games for a 28% discount.

Greenbrier Games has several discounted bundles on-sale for the holiday shopping season.

The latest deal at Bundle of Holding is another collection of Fate games, including Fate Core, Fate Accelerated, Bulldogs, Kaiju Incorporated, and Elysium Flare.

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This Saturday is Neighborhood Toy Store Day, an opportunity to support your local toy and game retailer before the peak of holiday shopping pressure. Organized by the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association, Neighborhood Toy Store Day also has participating shops running family-friendly activities and offering in-store specials.

Take the opportunity to support a small business in your community.

 

 

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Game Bandit - Scouring the net to find the cheapest discount boardgames and best free boardgame prizesUntil tomorrow, Game Night and Saving Stone, two novels by Jonny Nexus about gods playing roleplaying games, are free in Kindle versions.

Save 20-25% on Strat-O-Matic Baseball with different coupon codes depending on the card set.

Fourteen games are on-sale up to 40% off in Revolution Games’ simply titled November Sale.

For the next month, get free domestic shipping on orders of $125 or more direct from Fantasy Flight Games.

At Bundle of Holding, the Tentacles 5 offer collects mostly Cthulhu horror scenarios starting at $6.95.

Giveaways:

Privateer Press recently announced openings for a Resin Caster and a Warehouse Clerk. Both are entry-level, hourly positions in Bellevue, Washington. The company also still has open a job for a full-time Studio Painter.

UK (Norwich) online retailer Zatu Games has several openings, including Marketing Communications PR Intern, Product Administration Apprentice, and Stock Room Assistant. Another, Trainee Buyer, will be responsible for creating purchase orders and managing procurement procedures.

Chess Geeks in Portland, Oregon, which is looking to expand its product line with more traditional strategy games, as well as reach additional retail outlets, is recruiting for a General Manager and a Customer Service Manager.

All Things Equal in Miami Beach is looking for a part-time Graphic Designer with 1-2 years of experience and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.

WizKids is recruiting for a Board Game Project Manager in Hillside, New Jersey to manage the process of producing and marketing games. Some project management experience is required but it need not have been with games. The company is most concerned about applicants ability to multitask.

Executive recruiter Gameplan Europe is helping to fill the position of Country Manager (Canada) for the North American subsidiary (based in Plano, Texas) of a European toy and game company. [Sounds to me like Goliath.] Significant sales experience in the local market is required.

Among the 99 open positions with Spin Master are the following:

Among the 45 open positions with Games Workshop are the following in Nottingham, UK:

Azure Media, the toy and game media planning and buying division of Havas Media in London, is searching for an Account Manager. The role involves client management and planning and while 90 percent of client spend is still on commercial television airtime, digital knowledge is necessary.

ACD Distribution has an entry-level opening for a Sales Assistant in Middleton, Wisconsin. Responsibilities include preparing sales orders, maintaining customer information, and running reports.

Asmodee North America in Roseville, Minnesota has several warehouse job openings, one for a Controller, one for a Production Coordinator, and three for Toy and Gift Sales to focus on specialty retail.

Cryptozoic in Lake Forest, California is recruiting for a Production Manager to handle licensed collectible trading cards. The work includes creating schedules and working with manufacturing facilities, design teams, and licensors.

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Game Bandit - Scouring the net to find the cheapest discount boardgames and best free boardgame prizesSave 10% through the 31st in Victory Point Games’ Halloween Sale.

Save 10% on the TimeWatch RPG direct from Pelgrane Press with voucher code “BACK2THEFUTURE”.

Save 13-75% on select items, plus get a free game or accessory with orders over $25, in the Halloween Madness Sale at Steve Jackson Games’ Warehouse 23.

Asmodee North America/Fantasy Flight Games’ annual Holiday Sale is on and running through November 5th. Many items are discounted more than 50% but only available while supplies last.

Save 50% on Onyx Path Publishing’s World of Darkness and Chronicles of Darkness screens and deluxe or prestige editions from Indie Press Revolution.

Top Shelf Game et al. are giving away Arkham Horror: The Card Game with a variety of upgrades, including travel case, tokens, and card sleeves.

Focus Home Interactive is giving away a customized Xbox in honor of the soon-to-release Call of Cthulhu video game.

Infinite Black is giving away a set of three wood Cthulhu-themed dice chests.

For the remainder of the day, save 30% on everything from Eagle-Gryphon Games (discounts reflected in the shopping cart).

Along with a returning Shadow of the Demon Lord bundle from last year, Bundle of Holding has a new Demon Lord Victims bundle with the newest supplements and sourcebooks.

Save 25% on select terrain sets from Fat Dragon Games through the 31st.

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Game Bandit - Scouring the net to find the cheapest discount boardgames and best free boardgame prizesFor 50% off anything in-stock direct from GMT—war games, accessories, even already discounted products—use coupon code “GMTSale2018”. Offer ends October 25th.

Record an IceCool trick-shot video for a chance to win a trip for two to Antarctica from Brain Games.

DriveThruRPG is holding a 31% off Halloween Sale on horror titles. Also, click on holiday-themed icons spread around the site for treats (free downloads) and a few tricks.

Privateer Press’ Hallowed Harvest Sale means 20% discounts on select items.

USAopoly is giving away a new game each day through the 23rd. They’re calling it the Ghoulish Games Giveaway.

Toy Vault is giving away a 36 piece set of its Zfigs 3D modular dungeon terrain.

Out Little Escapades is giving away Let’s Feed the Very Hungry Caterpillar from Paul Lamond Games (UK residents only).

Heroic Maps’ Halloween Sale means 50% savings on spooky locations, including Murder House, Abandoned Asylum, and more print-and-play at DriveThruRPG.

Everything at Print & Play’s print-on-demand store is 15% off through the end of the month. Discount provided at checkout.

For Avalanche Press’ Black October Sale, 31 games and books have been discounted 12%. For Gold Club members, they’re 30% off.

JasonTDnDDm will be giving away several 2 month subscriptions to Syrinscape’s Dungeons & Dragons soundsets. Tweet now, prizes awarded in November.

What the Redhead Said is giving away Reveal from Paul Lamond Games (UK).

The latest roleplaying deal of this October at Bundle of Holding is Leagues of Gothic Horror, featuring the Leagues of Adventure RPG from Triple Ace Games, with various horror-themed setting supplements.

Heck of a Bunch is giving away Everybody Knows from Endless Games.

Dog Fright is Dog Might Games 15% off Halloween Sale.

Penny Plays is giving away Perudo from Paul Lamond Games (UK).

Saving Throw Show is giving away a starter kit for the Pugmire RPG from Onyx Path Publishing. The kit includes a rulebook, GM screen, cards, and dice.

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