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Celebrate Free RPG Day with some amazing quickstart guides

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Celebrate Free RPG Day with some amazing quickstart guides

It’s here again Free RPG Day 2018! What is Free RPG Day you ask? Free RPG (Role Playing Game) Day is similar to Free Comic Book Day – visit your local game store and they’ll likely have some free RPG swag and content for you. The day is meant to celebrate the hobby and offer great ways for newcomers to get introduced or veterans to try out new settings or systems. How is Iron Bean Games participating? We know it can be tough to get into a store on a specific day, so we’re celebrating all weekend! We’ve curated a list below...

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Thank your Game Master today - it's International GM's Day!

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Thank your Game Master today - it's International GM's Day!

 It's March 4th! While my kids did ask to watch Star Wars for the first time, don't get today confused with May the 4th (Star Wars Day). Today is GM's Day (or Game Master's Day, or Dungeon Master's Day). A day to celebrate the amazing storytellers that bring role playing games to life.   Who is a Game Master or Dungeon Master? If you play a tabletop or pen and paper RPG, you know who yours is and should thank them today. For those who don't - think Mike from Stranger Things. Mike created the story his friends were playing as well as the maps and...

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When we weren't gaming in May or June...

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When we weren't gaming in May or June...

What’s new with us? Wow – the last two months have been busy! First, thank you for support, ideas and feedback. Along with a little gaming, most of our time has been sourcing and adding games, plus building our newest collections - Nostalgia, full of classic board games and Glamping, full of games perfect for a glamping trip or to take to the cottage. Watch for a full review of our glamping collection on the blog soon. If you're looking for what's new and restocked you can find new arrivals posted regularly on our Facebook page. Over the summer we’re most excited...

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It's Free RPG Day 2017 - We've Got Games for you!!

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It's Free RPG Day 2017 - We've Got Games for you!!

It’s Free RPG Day!!   Today is Free RPG Day, and it’s the 11th Anniversary! What is Free RPG Day you ask? Free RPG (Role Playing Game) Day is similar to Free Comic Book Day – visit your local game store and they’ll likely have some free RPG swag and content for you. The day is meant to celebrate the hobby and offer great ways for newcomers to get introduced or veterans to try out new settings or systems. How is Iron Bean Games participating? We know it can be tough to get into a store on a specific day,...

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