Montreal, Canada, January 10, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Polymamcer® Studios has a few free offerings you should check out.
The latest issue of the game industry newsletter Polyglot, the most recent episodes of DiceCast, and the complete rules of the miniatures wargame PUMMEL! are all available for free download. Details about each are below.
The latest issue of Polyglot™, Polymancer Studios’s game industry newsletter, is available at http://www.scribd.com/doc/24913202/Polyglot-Volume-4-Issue-14. This issue is packed with all the latest news, releases, and other tidbits from companies across the hobby game industry and the computer/console game industry as well.
Remember that Polyglot is always free to download, free to distribute, and free to post to. Subscriptions are available by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Just say you want a subscription. It’s free.
Any company that makes roleplaying games, miniatures, wargames, board games, LARPs, comics, graphic novels, mangas, computer games, console games, or related products can send a press release, product announcement, or other news piece to email@example.com. This is free, and images are both welcomed and encouraged.
Anyone with a well-written opinion about some current aspect of the game industry is also invited to send a guest editorial (500 to 1,000 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DiceCast™ is Polymancer Studios’s official podcast, available at http://dicecast.blogspot.com. (Subscriptions are available at the iTunes™ music store and by RSS.) The latest episodes include an overview of 2009 and a string of interviews with game industry luminaries.
The DiceCast Special Holiday Episode features a discussion about the late Dave Arneson, the recent fragmentation of the D&D™ fan base, the revival of Wizkids™, and other important events from 2009. It is available at http://dicecast.blogspot.com/2009/12/dicecast-special-holiday-episode.html
DiceCast Episode 7 is an interview with Adam Jury of Catalyst Labs. Mr. Jury offers some great tips about freelancing in the hobby game industry, and what working for a game company is really like. It is available at http://dicecast.blogspot.com/2009/12/dicecast-episode-7-interview-with-adam.html
DiceCast Episode 6 is an interview with Jess Hartley, a freelance writer known for her extensive work with White Wolf. Jess Hartley’s anecdotes and musings give some insight into how a successful game writer works. It is available at http://dicecast.blogspot.com/2009/12/dicecast-episode-6-interview-with-jess.html
DiceCast Episode 5 is discussion of making props for a roleplaying game or LARP. http://dicecast.blogspot.com/2009/11/dicecast-episode-5-props.html
PUMMEL! Is a rules-light, fast-paced, but complete miniatures wargame. The acronym stands for “Pick-Up, Multigenre Miniatures, Easy to Learn.” The quickstart rules for PUMMEL!™ are available at http://www.scribd.com/doc/22676679/PUMMEL-Quick-Start-Rules
These free offerings from Polymancer Studios are available now.
Further down the line
A new issue of Polygraff™ (V1 I#2), an anthology of short fiction in fantasy, sci fi, horror, and other imaginative genres will be in stores soon. This issue includes great new short stories by many undiscovered articles and an exclusive interview with Gor series creator John Norman.
A new issue of Polymancer magazine (V2 I#10) is also scheduled to go into stores soon. This issue contains a full-length anime-style superspies ghost-hunting adventure scenario, as well as articles about super fantastic heroes, deviant roles, and tips on campaign map-drawing.
About Polymancer Studios, Inc.
Polymancer Studios Inc. is a full-service printer, graphic design house, and publisher whose focus is on – but not limited to – the game hobby and entertainment industry. Polymancer Studios’s products include Polymancer (gaming) and Polygraff (fiction) magazines; the newsletter Polyglot™, Mojo™, the Infinitely Convertible™ roleplaying rules system; and PUMMEL!™, the Pick-Up, Multigenre Miniatures, Easy to Learn fast-paced generic miniatures game. Polymancer Studios also produces the DiceCast™ podcast (http://dicecast.blogspot.com/).
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