When the App Store arrived with iOS 3.0, various adaptations of popular games appeared on the platform almost immediately; chief among these were card, board, and dice games. Most of these were the absolute bare-bones classics (chess, backgammon, solitaire, and the like) – but once the iPad arrived in 2010, companies like EA and Reiner Krieza took notice. It wasn't long before digital...
Every board game has its influences: Monopoly had the real estate market, Ticket to Ride the train industry, and Life the game of life (of course). While designing War Command, we certainly had our share of influences: one of these was the time-tested game of chess, which we tried to carefully incorporate into the foundation of our own one-on-one battle of brains and brawn (the most macro...
  Nothing says 'Game Night' like a tournament of champions, high-tension displays of brute force and cunning strategy that are the hallmarks of friendly competition. While some only see a board, some cards, and a few dice, others see memorable pizza-and-beer littered wastelands where kingdoms fell, insurrections occurred, and friends came together. Pledging $60 or more to the War...
The interesting relationship between developers and consumers on Kickstarter is unique to the gaming marketplace: instead of having armies of beta testers or product research teams determine the content that people pay for, Kickstarter essentially allows for people to invest in the products they want. In turn, Kickstarter backers often have a unique opportunity to shape the final product they...
Powerful character cards can get all the attention in tactical card games: the creatures who deliver the hardest punches and put up the toughest defense on the battlefield are often viewed as an indestructible asset. A being whose mere existence predetermines the outcome of a match.  However, in a well balanced game these heroes often just happen to be the ones standing at the end of the...
What's the point of having a physical game anymore? The answer is simple: a community of friendly competition. Although we often play games to escape from the demands of everyday life, games can also bring us together. Think of visiting a casino: you can sit down and enjoy an evening with friends at the crap tables – or you could have an equally great evening playing a lengthy game of...
The Shields of Gharra Upgrade Card is a limited edition exclusive which will only be available in physical format for kickstarter backers. ​ The card is strategically unique for a few reasons. It is one of very few silver medallion upgrade cards which add to the defense of a character, and stacking it with a gold medallion upgrade card which is also defensive can quickly...
Terrible News! The only road to and from Nerdtacular has been blocked by multiple landslides.  Fringe games is presently stuck on the outside, betas in hand, dejectedly kicking the dirt at our feet. We'll keep you updated as the situation develops! 
We are excited to announce War Command will be coming to the Phoenix Comicon in Phoenix, Arizona May 23rd-26th this coming Memorial Day Weekend! Unfortunately, the timing of this event conflicts with our plans to attend MisCon in Missoula, Montana and the Consim World Expo in Tempe, Arizona around the same time. Unlike the last two conventions we were able to attend simultaneously, we haven’t had...
War Command Is Going On Tour! We’re going to be packing our bags and hitting the road with our physical beta kits over the next couple months to get player feedback and give people an early chance to try out the game! From May 9th-12th we’ll be at LepreCon in Tempe, Arizona. From May 10th-12th we’ll also be at Salt Fest in Salt Lake City, Utah. From May 24th-27th we’ll be at MisCon in Missoula,...