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Dragons' Den Archive

Dragons' Den is the annual competition for MA Magazine Journalism students. In groups, they dream up an idea for a magazine brand - including editorial concept, target audience, digital strategy and revenue - and pitch it to an industry panel. The winning mag is then produced by all of the students on the course.

8 Kickstarter campaigns to back right now

Tabletop games and Kickstarter go hand in hand. Many smaller, independent publishers use the platform to secure the funds needed to bring their creations...

From book to board – 5 books we want to see adapted into games

If you enjoy a good dose of imaginative escapism, both books and board games are a great way to immerse yourself in another world....

Frosthaven: The most successful game in Kickstarter’s history

Frosthaven, the highly anticipated Gloomhaven sequel is now the highest funded tabletop game to succeed through Kickstarter. With more than $12m (£9.7m) pledged by 83,000...

Game on: Your top 20 board game cafes across the UK

Gone are the days where families would break out the dusty, forgotten Monopoly board to play only at Christmas. Since 2014 board games have re-established...

Are you a lone wolf? 5 top board games for solo players

Playing board games is no longer lame, and even celebrities like Woody Harrelson and Jessica Alba are fans of the genre. There is a...

9 games to get you through the lockdown

With endless days to fill, there’s no better time to get stuck into a good gaming session with your fellow lockdown inmates. Whether you’re...

Interview: ‘Every game becomes a piece of me’ – Icarus creator Spenser Starke

Spenser Starke, 28-year-old creator of Icarus, Kids on Brooms and the upcoming Alice is Missing, talks to Dice Tower editor Chris King from his...

From print to digital: Matt Alagiah on swapping Monocle for It’s Nice That

After graduating from the University of Oxford with a BA in English and German, Matt Alagiah, 29, started his career as associate editor of...
Black and white image of a man wearing vintage suit and hat stood by brick wall

Satire, style and niche journalism: Gustav Temple, editor of The Chap

It has been more than two decades since Gustav Temple began publishing The Chap, a satirical fashion and lifestyle magazine designed for the modern...

Interview: Fishing for likes? Total Carp’s Matt Townend

Matt Townend, editor-at-large of Total Carp, on the reasons behind fishing's success on the internet and why he often spends 48 hours drinking tea. What...