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Cryptozoic Announces Ghostbusters: the Board Game II

15 August 2017 - 10:00am
Who you gonna call? Well, I’m kinda hungry, so I was thinking about calling for a pizza. But if it’s rivers of pink slime that causes people to go crazy, or paintings taking over people, you might just want to call the Ghostbusters. And you’ll be able to soon, as Cryptozoic has announced that they […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Osprey Games Posts Gen Con Plans

15 August 2017 - 9:00am
Osprey Games is one of the hundreds of vendors that’ll be here in Indy this week for Gen Con. They’re going to have some new pre-releases available at their booth, as well as a chance to meet some of the game designers. Check it out. The Eagerly Anticipated Update to Martin Wallace’s Classic Game This […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Catalyst Game Labs To Release Master of Orion Tabletop Games

15 August 2017 - 8:30am
Catalyst Game Labs has announced that they have acquired the license to make tabletop games based on the Master of Orion computer game universe. Their first game as part of that series will be a deck-building game called Master of Orion: Conquest. But that is only the beginning of what they have planned. From the […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

New Super Dungeon Explore Pre-Orders Available From Soda Pop Miniatures

15 August 2017 - 8:00am
Soda Pop Miniatures loves to do crossovers. They look to their other properties, as well as other popular games and integrate them into their games. It’s cool to see characters you love from one game making their way into others. In this case, they have started taking pre-orders for the Twilight Knight from Kingdom Death, […]
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Sid Meier’s Civilization: A New Dawn

15 August 2017 - 7:30am
I have a degree in history. I made quite a study of various ancient civilizations, as well as saw just the general flow of history. Of course, with the knowledge of what has happened, it’s easy to look back and go, “Man… I sooo would’ve done that differently!” Well, that’s what you get to do […]
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Mierce Miniatures Posts August Releases

15 August 2017 - 7:00am
We’re halfway through August, the most gaming of months. Seems like a pretty good time to have your latest releases available. And that’s just what Mierce Miniatures has. You can go pick up their latest Darklands offerings over in their webshop. From them to you: We’re keeping up the release frequency with another thirteen of […]
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Shades of Vengeance releases Era: The Consortium Expansions

15 August 2017 - 6:30am
Shades of Vengeance’s last Kickstarter campaign was to create a bunch of expansions for Era: The Consortium. It was successful and the game got quite a huge boost in terms of material. Well, those products are now starting to be made available to a general audience. That’s in preparation for Shades’ upcoming Kickstarter this October […]
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Modiphius Posts Gen Con Plans

15 August 2017 - 6:00am
I’m here in Indy, ready for Gen Con. Ok, so not quite actually ready for Gen Con yet. But I’m closer to ready than I was yesterday and the day before. Anyway, other companies are also filtering in and about to get things set up. That includes Modiphius, who has posted their Gen Con plans. […]
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IDW Games Posts Gen Con Preview

15 August 2017 - 5:30am
One of the companies that ends up with a lot of really cool licenses for games is IDW. They’ve got several rather popular IPs that they’re working on games for and they’ll have them here at Gen Con this week for you to check out. There’s sci-fi. There’s fantasy. There’s card games, board games, dice […]
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Scorpion Clan For Legend of the Five Rings

15 August 2017 - 5:00am
Mere days away, attendees here at Gen Con will be able to get their hands on the new version of Legend of the Five Rings from Fantasy Flight Games. But there’s still previews to be had. In this case, it’s the Scorpion Clan. Makes me want to watch Five Deadly Venoms. From the preview: The […]
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Headed to Indy

14 August 2017 - 6:00am
Hey everyone, It’s travel day for me. Gen Con’s just a couple days away and I’m on my way to Indy. I’ll try and get some posts scheduled in for you when I make it there. Until then, safe travels to everyone this week and I’ll see you at the show! -PB
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Necromunda Returning

13 August 2017 - 6:36am
I’d been hearing some rumors floating around that this was going to be the case, but it looks like it’s now officially being announced. Games Workshop, who has been bringing back a lot of their older stand-alone games such as Blood Bowl, has announced that fan-favorite Necromunda will be making its way back to gaming […]
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Review Roundup

12 August 2017 - 11:00am
Usually, I’m all like, “hey! It’s Saturday! Go get your gaming on!” and, in a way, I’m still that. But I’m also, “It’s the Saturday before Gen Con… … … I Have So Many Things I Still Need To Do!!!” A couple people have asked me, “are you ready for the show?” My answer is, […]
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Juegorama Launches Iron Wars Board Game Kickstarter

11 August 2017 - 3:00pm
Giant robot alert! Giant robot alert! We giant robots spotted off the port bow! In this case, it’s Iron Wars by Juegorama. The game is a tactical board game with both cooperative and competitive modes, including a campaign system. Hop into your mechs, load your weapons, and get ready to fight it out. The game […]
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WizKids Announces Empires Board Game

11 August 2017 - 2:00pm
It’s the 18th century and European countries are expanding all over the globe, taking over territories in order to amass great wealth from all the resources available abroad. The leaders of countries such as France, Russia, and Great Britain are vying with one-another for those colonies. That’s where you come in. As the leader of […]
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Corvus Belli Taking Pre-orders For Chibi Musashi Mini

11 August 2017 - 1:00pm
A while ago, Corvus Belli let us know about their Infinity deals they’re going to have at Gen Con next week. At the time, they had this Miyamoto Mushashi figure as part of it. Some people were wondering if the figure was going to be available separately. Apparently so, as they have started taking pre-orders […]
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Twilight Imperium Fourth Edition

11 August 2017 - 12:00pm
Just because something has been broken doesn’t mean it’s not worth something. There’s a lot of symbolism, especially in historic cities. Such is the case with Mecatol City. It had been the capital of the Lazax Empire. Now it’s a blasted, shelled-out husk of what it once was. But all the races of the galaxy […]
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Friday Snippets

11 August 2017 - 11:00am
Fridays are generally pretty cool. But this is the last Friday before Gen Con. As I’ve been talking with a few people today, when they say, “are you ready for Gen Con?” my answer is, “you’re never 100% ready for Gen Con. You’re just ‘as ready as you are when Gen Con runs into you’.” […]
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Wyrd Games Previews the Lord of Steel for The Other Side

11 August 2017 - 10:00am
Fridays are pretty damn awesome, if you ask me. This is well-known. Part of the reason is because Wyrd has their regular previews. Today, for The Other Side, we get a look at another Abyssinian commander. Now, when I think of the name “the Lord of Steel,” I have a certain picture in my mind. […]
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New Bolt Action Pre-Orders Available From Warlord Games

11 August 2017 - 9:00am
Some new vehicles will be making their way to your Bolt Action tabletops soon. Warlord Games has a couple new skits they’re taking orders for. One’s the Opel Blitz/Maultier truck. The other is the Australian Matilda MkII tank (inc.CS/Frog flamethrower). From the announcements: Providing transport for the German army from the Blitzkrieg and on into […]
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