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Friday Snippets

4 August 2017 - 11:00am
Friday is here! Gateway to the weekend that it is, I hope you’ve all got some sort of plans for gaming over the next couple days. I’m certainly hoping to get some dice-rolling on tomorrow (as well as possibly check out this new West African restaurant I found out about). But before we get to […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Viva la Revolucion! Scenario Book For Fistful of Lead Available From Wiley Games

4 August 2017 - 10:00am
It’s always cool, to me, when conflicts that were certainly important, but maybe less-known, get game rules for them. Most of us don’t think about the Mexican Revolution much, but it certainly was an important part of history. Now, Wily Games has created Viva la Revolucion!, a new scenario supplement book for Fistful of Lead […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Deluxe Rulebook Added to A Song of Ice and Fire Kickstarter

4 August 2017 - 9:10am
One thing that CMON really does go out of their way for their games is making some great artwork for them. In order to show that off, they have added the Deluxe Rulebook for their A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game to their Kickstarter campaign. From the update: …for $20, backers will […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

WizKids Announces Approaching Dawn: The Witching Hour Board Game

4 August 2017 - 9:00am
Demons are real. To protect the world from their corrupting influence, witches cast spells in order to purify their dark energies. But sometimes, you have to fight fire with fire, and they will use corrupting magic as well. It’s a fine balance to walk, as they want to defeat the demons, but if they use […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

New Imperial Armor Kits Available to Order from Forge World

4 August 2017 - 8:00am
Tanks! “You’re welcome!” There’s certainly plenty of heavy metal vehicles making their way through Forge World’s pipeline. They’ve got the new Legion Sicaran Arcus Strike Tank, a bunch of upgrade kits for Predator tanks, a Relic Datalink Telemetry set, as well as Imperial Armour Model Masterclass Volume One available to order over in their webshop […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Fantasy Flight Games Posts Rules for Legend of the Five Rings

4 August 2017 - 7:00am
We’ve been getting a steady supply of previews of the new version of Legend of the Five Rings that Fantasy Flight Games is coming out with at Gen Con. But what about just getting the whole rulebook? And what about finding out what other sorts of goodies they will have at the show? Well, both […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

New Australians and Papuan Releases Available To Order For Bolt Action

4 August 2017 - 6:00am
Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! In the Pacific, the fight for New Guinea is ramping up. The Australians and the Papuans are ready to fight against the Japanese. You can bring that to your Bolt Action tabletops with all these new units available to order now. From the announcements: Leading the Australian forces into the heart of […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Wyrd Games Posts Gen Con Specials

3 August 2017 - 3:00pm
I’ve mentioned how this week is flying by. That also means that Gen Con is flying towards us at a very high rate of speed (about 24 hours per day). There’s still lots of prep to do before the show, such as getting a “to buy” list together for all the cool things that’re gonna […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Ironwatch Issue 60 Now Available

3 August 2017 - 2:00pm
With the release of Issue 60, Ironwatch Magazine celebrates 5 years of publication. That’s quite an accomplishment. *sniffle* They grow up so fast! In this issue: For our anniversary, we’ve got a tale of the wrath of the enigmatic Green Lady when faced with a forester, a fanmade Elven Ice Kindred army to try out […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Champion of Earth: Robots & Cyborgs Expansion Up On Kickstarter

3 August 2017 - 1:00pm
The aliens are invading. They’ve already raised the dead and brought out the werewolves to help. But that’s apparently not enough. So they’re sending in the giant robots. To counter them, the people of Earth are sending in the Cyborgs. But will it be enough? Will the invasion be repelled? And, if so, who will […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Indie Boards and Cards Launches Heroes Wanted: Elements of Danger and Flash Point: Tragic Events Kickstarters

3 August 2017 - 12:00pm
Indie Boards and Cards is full steam ahead with their games Heroes Wanted and Flash Point. Each one is getting a new expansion, and they’ve taken to Kickstarter to get them funded. Yes, two separate Kickstarters at the same time. Both are doing well, having made it over their funding goals. About the campaigns: We’ve […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Thursday Terrain Corner

3 August 2017 - 11:00am
This week is still rushing by. That’s not a complaint, mind you. This weekend I plan on helping a friend get settled into his new place. Of course, that means unpacking board games. And if a couple of those games just happen to get played before they get sorted onto the shelf, that’s just the […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Ludus Magnus Studios Previews Nova Aetas: Under Siege Expansion

3 August 2017 - 10:00am
The folks at Ludus Magnus Studios have been a little silent lately. Apparently, they had a really good reason for that: their offices got broken into and all their stuff was stolen! So they were waiting to get replacement computers and such. Thankfully, it seems all their files had backups elsewhere, so nothing was lost […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Ares Games and PHALANX Games Announce Distribution Partnership

3 August 2017 - 9:00am
Ares Games has been wheelin’ and dealin’ lately. Their distribution partnership with Galakta apparently isn’t the only one they’ve been working on. They’ve also been in talks with Phalanx Games and have announced that they are going to be the master distributor for Phalanx’s board games (in English) all over the world (except Europe). From […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

The Ion Age Previews Upcoming Releases

3 August 2017 - 8:00am
The Ion Age has some pretty big news for you in their latest update. The first part of it is that, since it’s a new month, they have a new free miniature that comes with every order. They’re also announcing that this will be their last free miniature. But it’s not to say that The […]
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WizKids Releases Sidereal Confluence

3 August 2017 - 7:00am
Trade! Trade is the name of the game in Sidereal Confluence: Trading and Negotiation in the Elysian Quadrant (quite the name there). But what one person wants, another one might not want them to have. So it might take some heated negotiations so you can get what you want. And, of course, in the end, […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Z-Man Games Announces New Edition of Through the Desert

3 August 2017 - 6:00am
Dr. Reiner Knizia has made a couple games over the years. You know, just one or two… Well, one of his older games is getting a bit of a facelift and a new edition. Z-Man Games has announced that they’re going to be adding Through the Desert to their Euro Classics series. From the announcement: […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

The Brigade Fantasy Firefighting Game Up On Kickstarter

2 August 2017 - 3:00pm
“Sometimes you just gotta burn down a warehouse.” That’s a phrase that an old gaming group I was part of used often due to some… occurrences in the game. You know, we don’t think about it, but in a world with fireballs and fire-breathing dragons and buildings with thatched roofs, there’s going to be fires. […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

Glimpse the Beyond: Second Edition Up On Kickstarter

2 August 2017 - 2:00pm
Even award-winning games can, after a while, feel like they’re not working as well as they could. Sure, the original was great, but what if various aspects got further expansion and clarification? That’s when a new edition is due. Such is the case for Glimpse the Beyond, the sci-fi RPG about an ordinary world that’s […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design

New Kensei Releases Available From Zenit Miniatures

2 August 2017 - 1:00pm
My Kroger has Halloween decorations out in front of it. They’ve been there for at least a week now. Kids are going back to school. It’s time for all the fun of Autumn. Zenit Miniatures is also joining in on the fun, as they’ve got some new monsters available for Kensei over in their webshop. […]
Categories: Game Theory & Design