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Thursday Terrain Corner

24 May 2018 - 11:00am
Usually, Wednesday is the longest day of the week for me. It’s actually just as long as the others, in reality, but in feeling, it seems to take an eternity. Yesterday wasn’t so bad. It was Tuesday that felt never-ending. So we’ll see how today and tomorrow go. I’m certainly busy enough to make time […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

WizKids Announces Maiden’s Quest

24 May 2018 - 10:00am
What’s a gal gotta do to get rescued around here? The “Damsel in Distress” is a trope as old as writing. But what about when those ladies don’t want Prince Charming to come and save them, because they’re perfectly capable of saving themselves? That’s what’s happening in Maiden’s Quest, a new game coming from WizKids. […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

The Pit: The Board Game Up On Kickstarter

24 May 2018 - 9:00am
Deep in the far reaches of space lies The Pit. It’s an alien laboratory of mythic proportions where scientific experiments are carried out (mostly the really nasty kind of stuff that you can only do when far out in space). It is, however, into this nightmare landscape that you and your party members are headed. […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Plaid Hat Posts New Starship Samurai Preview

24 May 2018 - 8:00am
Plaid Hat Games recently announced that they were coming out with a new sci-fi board game called Starship Samurai. And, I mean, it’s giant robots fighting in outer space, so you know it’s got my attention. But the giant robots, alone, aren’t enough to make me want to get the game. I need to know […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Warlord Games Announces Summer Offensive Painting Competition

24 May 2018 - 7:00am
It’s getting hot outside. What a great time to get out your paints, sit down at your painting table, and crank the AC (and maybe AC/DC while you work). And if you’re a master at slinging the colored goop around, you may want to check out the Summer Offensive Painting Competition that Warlord Games is […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Mantic Adds New Expansion to Hellboy Kickstarter

24 May 2018 - 6:00am
The Hellboy comic series has had many memorable and important storylines within it. For the board game, Mantic is looking to bring as many of those directly to your tabletop as they can. In this case, they’ve added a new expansion set that gets them one step closer. it’s the Darkness Calls expansion, and undead […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Battlefront Posts Free Nations Book Spotlight

23 May 2018 - 3:00pm
We’re just a couple weekends away from the release of Free Nations, the newest book for Team Yankee from Battlefront. But what’s coming in the new release? What new forces will be heading to the fields of Europe? How will they stack up against what’s already available? Well, Battlefront has posted up a detailed book […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Bitcon Cards: Lose All Your Money Card Game Up On Kickstarter

23 May 2018 - 2:00pm
Cryptocurrency. Honestly, all I know about it I learned from John Oliver. So I’m not really one to try and discuss it. However, after playing Bitcon Cards: Lose All Your Money, we all might just be experts in how they work. The game is a new card game up on Kickstarter now. Originally created as […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Loot N Shoot Reloaded Up On Kickstarter

23 May 2018 - 1:00pm
How many of us haven’t, at some point in time, shot a rubber band across the room? Maybe you were aiming for something (or someone), or just having fun, but we all know someone who’s really good at it. If that’s you, then you might have an innate advantage in Loot N Shoot, a dexterity […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Interbellum RPG Up On Kickstarter

23 May 2018 - 12:00pm
We’ve got lots of games out there about WWII and subsequently, there’s also a good number of Weird-War-II stuff. What I’d love to see more of is WWI games, and then, Weird-War-I stuff. *looks at Interbellum* Oh, hey there! The game is an RPG that brings in magic and other supernatural elements to the conflicts […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Midweek Snippets

23 May 2018 - 11:00am
Halfway there, everyone. We’re halfway there. The weekend is making its way inexorably towards us. And it’s a 3-day weekend, too. It’s looking like I’ll be getting in some Guild Ball on Sunday, along with some grilling. So that’s gonna be fun. Whatever you might have planned, be sure you’re not famished by snacking on […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Ostfront Releases Air Strike Air Combat Game

23 May 2018 - 10:00am
Air combat games can be pretty complex. There’s all sorts of things that can be thrown in, and as such, they can tend to be hard for new players. Air Strike does away with all that. It’s so simple, the whole family can enjoy it. Hop into the cockpit of your favorite fighter aircraft and […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

WYSIWYGames Running Z First Impact Kickstarter

23 May 2018 - 9:00am
I took French in high school (because I just knew that I was going to play hockey and I wanted to be able to talk with my French-Canadian teammates). However, as you can tell, I did not end up being drafted for the NHL, and so my French skills are lacking. As such, if I […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Late Pledges Open For The Reckoners

23 May 2018 - 8:00am
Kickstarters come and go. It’s easy to miss one in all the shuffle. Thankfully, there’s usually Late Pledge opportunities. However, those don’t last forever, either. So, if you missed out on getting The Reckoners as part of the Kickstarter, don’t miss out on also getting it during the Late Pledge time. From the website: Games […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Doxie Dash Card Game Up On Kickstarter

23 May 2018 - 7:00am
Ooooooooooh, I can’t get a long, little doggie. I can’t even get one that’s small. I can’t get a long, little doggie. I can’t get a doggie at all! Thank you, Yosemite Sam, for that. Doxie Dash is a game all about long, little doggies. Play as a dachshund (or doxie, for short) and do […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Paizo Previews the Wizard Class From Pathfinder

23 May 2018 - 6:00am
One of the big news stories of late has been the announcement that Pathfinder is getting a new edition. But what’s changing? Well, the core classes are getting an overhaul. So, what can you expect? At PaizoCon, players will get a chance to see these new classes first-hand, but even us that won’t be in […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

New Releases Available For Avatars of War

22 May 2018 - 2:00pm
It might be called the Empire of Men, but there’s some kick-ass women lining up on the battlefield, too. This month’s releases from Avatars of War include the Warrior Priestess and Sunna of Sonnstahl. To celebrate these ladies’ arrival, everything for the Empire of Men faction is on sale for 15% off this week. From […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Rebel Minis Releases Qwik: A Game of the Wastelands

22 May 2018 - 1:00pm
Rebel Minis is pleased to announce that they’ve released Qwik: A Game of the Wastelands. It’s a new fantasy sports game set in a post-apocalyptic world. Hey, when not running away from nuclear mutants, you still wanna just play around some, right? Grab the dog skull and get in there! From the announcement: Rebel Minis […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Initiative Magazine issue 11 Out Now

22 May 2018 - 12:00pm
When you want to fill your day with gaming, a gaming magazine is a perfect way to do so. In this instance, we have the 11th issue of Initiative Magazine. It’s loaded with articles on such items as Gangs of Rome, the continuation of their RPG adventure, and a look at games like the Batman […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Podcast Radio

22 May 2018 - 11:00am
Monday’s gone. Tuesday is upon us. The work week will hopefully go by quickly, as it’s a 3-day weekend coming up. Of course, I’m excited about any weekend, but a 3-day is just that much better. To help speed things along, I’m gonna be going with some gaming podcasts while I work on proofing rulebooks […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design