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The world's premier guide to casual tabletop gaming, with professional design and great content. Coming soon to Books-A-Million!
The world's premier guide to casual tabletop gaming, with professional design and great content. Now at Books-A-Million!
The world's premier guide to casual tabletop gaming, with professional design and great content. Now at Books-A-Million!
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Casual Game Insider - Tabletop Gaming Magazine (5th Year)

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There's nothing better than gathering around a table to play a great game. But when you're not gaming, the next best thing is reading about the games you love and the community that surrounds them.

If you love gaming, dive into Casual Game Insider to find out all that we have to offer. We specialize in light, fun reading that is *almost* as good as the games you love to play. From reviews and interviews to trade show coverage and game design tips, you're sure to find interesting and informative content in every quarterly issue. Plus, our professional design and photography will give you plenty of eye candy to catch the attention of your friends — perfect for drawing them into gaming!

Casual Game Insider now reaches 2,100 game stores, hundreds of Barnes & Noble stores, and several digital newsstands. With your help, we'll be able to expand our reach into hundreds of Books-A-Million stores to spread the love of gaming even further!

 

 Here are some spreads from the Summer 2016 issue to give you an idea of our content:

Don't take our word for it — we're constantly receiving praise from our readers, media, and game industry professionals. Take a look at what they have to say:

http://geekdad.com/2016/01/cgi-raising-gamer/
http://drakesflames.com/magazine-review-casual-game-insider/ 
http://todayinboardgames.com/casual-game-insider/
http://gfbrobot.com/2013/10/23/variant-reading-up-with-casual-game-insider/
http://www.purplepawn.com/2015/07/casual-game-insider-kickstarter/
https://geekdad.com/2014/01/10-tips-teaching-younger-gamers-complex-games/

We would like to offer a special thanks to our many sponsors! Casual Game Insider has been made possible by the following great companies, and more. With so many incredible companies involved, we must be doing something right. Thank you!

 

Casual Game Insider (also known as CGI) is a quarterly magazine that serves as the world's premier guide to casual tabletop gaming. We have produced 16 eye-catching issues so far.

"Casual Games" are the main focus of our magazine — including the games themselves and the people, industry, and community surrounding them. In general, we consider casual games to have these characteristics:

  • Played in under an hour
  • Set up and taught in under 10 minutes
  • Require some light strategic thought
  • Not specifically marketed to children, but can be enjoyed by anyone from older children to adults

Each magazine issue is 52 pages in length (including covers). A typical magazine issue has approximately 10,000 words, which amounts to a cover story, 6 game reviews, and 5 additional articles of about 1,500 words each.

Save up to $1,500 right now by supporting this campaign! Choose one of the sponsor levels below to reserve ad spots in each magazine release over the coming year:

  • Fall 2016 (October)
  • Winter 2017 (January)
  • Spring 2017 (April)
  • Summer 2017 (July)

Specific reservations will be made on a first come, first served basis (according to the time each pledge is made). See our media kit for more information on ad choices or contact us at info@CasualGameRevolution.com for additional questions. Thank you for your support!

 

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After four full years of production and fulfilling backer rewards, we are confident in our ability to deliver on our commitments. All of our releases over the last year have been made on time, and we plan to continue with the same printer and production team again this year.

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