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VOL. CCCLXXXVIII TWO CENTS TORONTO. TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2018. THIRTY-NINE PAGES.

We're off to PAX!

By rob,

The news is coming pretty quickly these days so in case you missed it Longbow is heading to the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) in Seattle, Washington this weekend to show off Hegemony as part of their PAX 10 indie game showcase. Hegemony will be playable at booth 3017 and as usual we'll have copies for sale at the low low price of $20 and we'll even throw in a box, manual and disk for free! Since we had to mail them across the country we've got a limited number of boxed copies so don't wait till Sunday to get yours. We also invite everyone to come to the PAX 10 panel on Saturday evening where we'll be answering questions along with some of the other PAX 10 finalists.

And for those closer to home we'll be doing another discussion panel on Sept 9 as part of the Toronto IGDA's monthly meeting. The panel will take place in room 310 of Metro Hall starting at 7:30pm. I believe the meetings are open to anyone whether you're an IGDA member or not and we'll be heading out for drinks after the talk.

Hegemony on the air

By rob,

Rick gave a lengthy interview about Hegemony with Andy and Dave from the Random Access Podcast as part of their annual PAX 10 episode. If you want to skip ahead he's about 15 minutes in but I'd recommended checking out the whole episode as there are a lot of interesting games in this year's showcase.

Jim also did a few interviews at Fan Expo and I'll try to get those up as soon as they become available.

Update: As promised here's an interview Jim did with Two Guys Talking Webcomics. Kurt from TGT tells me there is more they are working on so stay tuned and I'll post it as soon as I have it.

Update 2: The Mohawk Panda team have posted another interview with Rick on YouTube. Check that out here.

Update 3: Jim's interview with RGB filter is now online.

Hegemony at FanExpo

By rob,

After visiting GamesCom last week in Germany we're sticking a little closer to home this weekend and running a booth at FanExpo right here in Toronto. As usual we're offering half-price on the boxed version of Hegemony which is only available at the show. Look for us next to DC Comics and behind the giant Tron booth right in the middle of the show. There's also a discount code out there for those who can't make it to the show but I'll leave that to the detectives amongst you to figure out.

For those at the show, Philippe will be on a panel Sunday at 12:30pm in room 205A talking about the local video game industry and for those on the west coast don't forget we're going to be at PAX next weekend in Seattle.

Update: Now that the show's over check out Jason MacIsaac's blog for some wrap up and photos (he moderated the panel Philippe was on). Another couple links about Philippe's panel: DorkShelf, Untold Entertainment.

Back from Gen Con!

By rob,

We're back in town after a very fun and successful trip to Gen Con. Thanks to everyone who dropped by the booth. We came very close to selling out our entire stock of games which was way beyond our expectations for the show. As there's no real way to concisely describe the incredible variety of games, people and events at the show I'll let the pictures say the rest ...

Update: We had a couple opportunities to talk to the press at the show ...
- My Two Copper: Podcast & Review (They discuss Hegemony about 5 minutes into the podcast)
- Digital Matrix with Nate (Podcast interview, review & a Hegemony coupon code!) Continued →

Longbow is going to Gen Con!

By rob,

We're continuing the summer Hegemony tour and heading off to Gen Con next week for "The Best Four Days in Gaming". The boxed version of Hegemony will be on sale again at big discounts so drop by if you're near Indianapolis. We'll be at booth 734 which will hopefully be much easier to find than our booth at Origins.

Hegemony is in the PAX 10!

By rob,

We're very pleased to announce Hegemony has been selected for the PAX 10! The PAX 10 is a showcase of jury-selected independent video games that takes place during the annual Penny-Arcade Expo (PAX) in Seattle, Washington from Sept 3rd - 5th. For those who don't know about PAX its a 3-day gaming festival with concerts, competitions, panels and a ton more.

Congrats to the other winners and thanks to all the judges and everyone at Penny-Arcade for supporting indie developers and for putting on one of the best gaming parties in the world!

Hegemony 1.1.2 beta 1 released

By Rick,

We have a new beta out which fixes a crash which can happen in one region of Persia, as well as a crash you might experience after capturing a city. Additionally, we've made some minor changes to the GUI.

No matter where you purchased Hegemony, you can download the beta right here. Let us know if you find any bugs!

Back from Origins!

By rob,

We actually got back last week but it's taken us a while to get our photos together. Thanks to everyone who managed to find us way in the back of the hall and drop by (whether you were actually interested in Hegemony or were just waiting for a friend to come out of the washroom). We had a lot of fun talking to players, exploring the show and hitting the nightlife in Columbus. Special thanks to our neighbours who put up with our music looping 8 hours a day and especially to the guy who comp'd us a game of Catan!

Click through for more pictures of the booth and that guy in the toga ... Continued →

Hegemony receives Silver Award from GamersHall!

By rob,

We're pleased to announce that German gaming site GamersHall just gave Hegemony their silver award and a rating of 88% in their recent review of the game. For those who speak German you can read the review here or for everyone else here's a link to a rough google translation.

Check out our links page for more reviews of Hegemony as well as a couple of developer interviews we did with Rock, Paper, Shotgun and DRM News.

Update: A couple more reviews just came in: CaptainD's PC Gaming Blog (8/10) and GameShark (B).

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