SideQuests: Tip-Top Taverns Up On Kickstarter

Taverns. Inns. Bars.
If you’ve played an RPG for any amount of time, chances are your characters have ended up in at least one, if not multiple versions of all of those. That can be tough for a GM to keep up with. So that’s where SideQuests: Tip-Top Taverns is here to help. It’s descriptions for 20 different establishments for your adventurers to rest, relax, and find some new adventures. The book is up on Kickstarter now.
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The Book of Many Things Print Version Up On Kickstarter

Options. In an RPG, you can never have enough options, if you ask me. And The Book of Many Things gives both players and GMs just that, options. Lots, and lots, and lots of options, for just about everything. The print version of the Pathfinder version of the book is up on Kickstarter now.
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The Forgotten Dungeon Mega Adventure Up On Kickstarter

Pre-made adventures are great for a GM that finds themselves without a lot of time to make up something from scratch for their game. For the GM that’s really busy, they could check out The Forgotten Dungeon. It’s an adventure that’s over 100 pages and filled with all manner of things to keep players on their toes for several levels to come. The book is up on Kickstarter now.
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Thursday Terrain Corner

Thursday already? That’s not a complaint, mind you. Just a reaction. Seems the week has gone by quick. And while I don’t know if there’ll specifically be gaming this weekend, I know there’ll be authentic Mexican food. And that’s got me hyped (possibly even more than gaming! Churros are my kryptonite). In the meantime, though, we still gotta make your gaming tables look good.

Today in the Terrain Corner we’ve got: Shrine of the Lawgiver + Oven Mitt Preorder From Privateer Press, Heroic Maps – Modular Kit: Mossy Dungeon Chambers, Deep-Cut Studio releases game mats for RPGs that you can write on, Darkburg: Fantasy Gaming Mat from Pwork Wargames, and New Technical Platforms – 90 degrees From Tabletop Scenics.

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Overturn: Rising Sands Board Game Up On Kickstarter

FoxTales Studios is running a Kickstarter campaign for Overturn: Rising Sands. It’s a semi-cooperative adventure board game, steeped in Middle Eastern folklore. Grab your band of heroes and face off against all manner of monsters of mythology. Just make sure that your story doesn’t end with bleeding out into the sand.
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Plaid Hat Previews Leaf Clan for Crystal Clans

Be my druidess.
Be my everything.
Considering the rest of the lyrics of that song, I should probably stop there.
I’m not sure how much Type O Negative they listen to in the world of Crystal Clans, but I have a feeling that might be a song that the Leaf Clan jams out to often. Get a look at these wardens of the forest in this preview.
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Warlord Games Hiring New Account Managers

Have you ever wanted to join the gaming industry? Of course you have! It’s awesome! Sure, there’s a lot of work, but hey, gaming! Well, if you’re in the area of Britain (the job is a phone one, but you gotta show up in Nottingham from time to time for meetings), and want to work for Warlord Games, they’re hiring.
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Seasoned Spigot Preview and New Hunters for Guild Ball

A double-kick for you for Guild Ball from Steamforged. They’re coming out with a little old, and a little new. First off, they have started taking pre-orders for new resin Hunter’s Guild teams. They’re the same players that you might have, but resculpted and now in resin. They’re also continuing their previews of the upcoming Faithful box with a look at Seasoned Spigot.
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Fantasy Flight Previews Wraiths For Runewars

Who truly knows what happens to us when we die? Well, in the world of Terrinoth, death is certainly not always the end of us. Some are turned into Wraiths, undead ghostly beings that are ready to take their vengeance out on the living. They’re a new unit coming for Runewars, and we get a preview of them here.
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Judge Not By The Cover Adventure Available For Tails of Equestria

You ever get a bad paper cut? Hurts, doesn’t it? Well, what happens when a whole library is trying to give you nasty paper cuts? That’s what you’ll be facing in the Judge Not by the Cover adventure, the latest for Tails of Equestria. The characters must venture into that magical library, which only appears once every hundred years. Can you make it through and plumb its secrets?
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Japanime Games Announces Love Battle! High School. Board Game

I’m sure a lot of us remember the debacle that was dating in high school. Secret crushes. Emotional rivals. Flirtations that were entirely not picked up on. Good times. Well, Japanime Games is looking to bring that to your tabletops with Love Battle! High School, a new competitive board game they’re releasing this fall.
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Sainome Colosseum R English Edition Launches on Kickstarter June 27

Only knowing English, as I do, I miss out on a lot of games. Thankfully, instead of having to learn every language out there, a lot of games are being translated into English. In this case, it’s Sainome Colosseum R. It will be hitting Kickstarter in a week.
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Midweek Snippets

The week continues to roll along. I hope yours has been productive. I feel like mine has been. Lots done, but still lots to do. If I’m going to plow through it all, I need to keep my energy up. Best to stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Soviet Goblin Tank Crew From Kromlech, Brigade Models – New 15mm Polish Half-tracks Released, and Renegade Game Studio Announces Kids on Bikes Dice Sets.

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Fate of a Nation Pre-Order Sale Happening Now

The actual release of Fate of a Nation is still a week and change away. However, if you want to be one of the first gamers on your block with it when it’s released, you can go ahead and put in a pre-order for it now. And to help out even more, Battlefront is running a pre-order sale on Fate of a Nation products.
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Plaid Hat Previews New Vampiric Cards Coming To Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn

Bleh! Bleh! I vant to suck your bluud! Bleh!
Ok, so that’s kinda campy, but new vampiric cards are making their way to Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn. How will these immortals change the game? Read on to find out.
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Steamforged Posts New Resident Evil Previews

“Yeah, but how do the miniatures look?” is a question a lot of gamers have about their games. A lot of us are addicted to those little bits of plastic, and a good set of minis can turn a mediocre game into a great game. In this preview from Steamforged, they’re showing off some of the pre-production figures they’re working on for Resident Evil 2.
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CMON Posts Interview With Cthulhu: Death May Die Development Team

CMON next big game is Cthulhu: Death May Die, where players must work together to stop an evil Elder God from taking over the world. In this article, they sit down with some of the developers of the game and ask them about the experience of producing it, as well as some insight into how the game works.
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Fantasy Flight Announces Launch Date for Next Star Wars: Destiny Release

When a new release is announced, everyone wants to know, “Yeah, yeah, yeah, sure… but when can I get it?” For those that have been waiting for Way of the Force, the next Star Wars: Destiny set to drop, your wait is almost over. It’ll be hitting North American retailers on July 5th, with the rest of the world to follow.
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Getaway Driver Board Game Up On Kickstarter

You’ve done it. You’ve pulled off the perfect heist. You’ve got the money and the jewels and the artwork, and now you’ve just gotta get out of town. Unfortunately, maybe it wasn’t so perfect, as the cops are on your tail. As such, it’s now a high-speed chase to the finish. That’s where you find yourself in Getaway Driver, a new board game up on Kickstarter now.
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Modiphius Previews the Raiders For Fallout: Wasteland Warfare

It’s tough out there in the wastes. There’s the harsh heat, radiation, mutated monstrosities, and roving gangs. In this preview for Fallout: Wasteland Warfare, we get a look at once such gang, the Raiders. They’re coming in Wave 2 of the game, and Modiphius is showing off their minis, as well as some terrain and letting us know a bit about their play style.
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Red Alert: Space Fleet Warfare Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Do you like Commands and Colors, but wish there were more spaceships and lasers involved? Well, you’re in luck, because Red Alert: Space Fleet Warfare is just that. Created by Richard Borg, it’s the classic game, updated and configured for huge, galactic combat. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Podcast Radio

Monday’s gone.
Tuesday’s here.
We’ve made it this far, we can continue on.
And here’s some listening material to help.

On the dial today we’ve got: Geeks of the North Episode 45: Colore ton Monde 2018; Game Classy Episode 165: Anime Girl Mailbag; Meeples & Miniatures Episode 249: UK Games Expo 2018; Singled Out Episode 69: An Interview With A Perkins Part 1 – vSakana and vChisel; Singled Out Episode 69a: Bonus Episode – The Joy Of Painting; Chance of Gaming Episode 109; Epic Gaming Night Episode 159: Upcoming!; The Rolistes Episode 28 (Part 2): Globe-Trotting, Roleplaying & Coffee Roasting with François (with also a Lone Wolf Manly Baby Shower); Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 146: History of the World, Dragon Castle, Gorus Maximus; The Cardboard Herald Episode 84: Owen Duffy, The Man Behind The Board Game Book; Lords of the Dungeon 16: Players Knowing More than the GM and Things We Could Improve Upon in Our Roleplaying; Playin’ and Slayin’ Episode 17: Rising Sun Vampire Brew; and News of the North – 2018-06-19.

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Your Family Rocks Card Game Up On Kickstarter

There’s dozens, and probably hundreds of card games out there. But Your Family Rocks is the one that’s totally personalized to you and your family. Instead of just generic cards of random pictures, you send in your own family album and the cards are created from there! A great way to relive memories with loved ones while playing a game all around the table. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Corvus Belli Posts Beginners Buyers Guide

Minis games are fun, but they can be really intimidating for a new player. A game like Infinity that’s been around for quite a long time has quite a catalog of figures, and then there’s the various factions, and trying to figure out what works with what, and bleh, it can be a wreck. Thankfully, Corvus Belli is here to help. They’ve posted up a Beginner’s Buyers Guide to help you ease your way into the game.
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Paizo Previews Monks in Pathfinder 2.0

Confession: I never played a monk in Pathfinder. But I did play one in 3.5. Man, they were awful there. So, since Pathfinder played heavily with the OGL from 3.5, I never gave them a look. In the new edition of Pathfinder, though, everything is getting a rework. And as a class I was always interested in playing, but didn’t want to just hamstring my character, I’m interested to see what changes were made. And in this preview, I get a look at some of them.
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Fantasy Flight Previews Y-Wing For X-Wing

The other iconic ship for the Rebels, besides the X-Wing, is arguably the Y-Wing. Older, hardier, and about as maneuverable as a sleepy bantha, this rugged fighter still has a place in squadrons. And in the new edition of X-Wing coming from Fantasy Flight, it still has a place on your tabletops. But how will this fighter change? That’s what you get a look at in this preview.
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New Soviet Konflikt ’47 Releases Available From Warlord Games

As World War II rages on, all the warring countries are constantly creating new soldiers and tech to fight on the battlefields. Wait, “creating soldiers?” Yes, like making bear warriors for the Russians. And then, there’s their Mastadon heavy walker. Both of these are available now for Konflikt ’47 from Warlord Games.
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Blackwind Project RPG Up On Kickstarter

When in an RPG, you don’t want to have the rules get in the way of the story you want to tell. And you want a robust system that can work for lots of different situations and settings. That’s just what we’ve got with Blackwind Project. It’s a new RPG system that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Corvus Belli Previews July Infinity Releases

We’re already a bit more than halfway through June. But it’s always good to not just look forward to the end of the month, but to months beyond. In-particular, July. And Corvus Belli is letting us know what they’re going to be coming out with that month for Infinity. Always good to be prepared.
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Monday Terrain Corner

And we’ve circled back around to the start of the work week. But, never fear, it will eventually be the weekend again, and more gaming will be had. And, with gaming, sometimes comes terrain. So, to make sure your gaming tables look as good as possible, let’s head into the Terrain Corner.

Today we have: New Imperial Assault Map Released From Fantasy Flight, Acheson Creations 20% Sale on More Adventurer’s Corner Products, and Official Frostgrave Mat Available From Pwork Wargame.

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New Virai Available For Beyond the Gates of Antares

The latest faction for Beyond the Gates of Antares is hitting tabletops. They’re the Virai, and they’re very different from the other factions already out there. Not altered humans, they’re an entirely artificial form of life. All those drones the other factions use are nothing compared to the creations of the Virai.
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Man-O-War Theme Force Now Available For Warmachine

In Khador, the philosophy is “bigger is better.” So they don’t just make warjacks, they make huge warjacks. They don’t just make armored soldiers, they make huge armored soldiers. They are the Men-O-War. And they are getting a new theme force box for Warmachine. There’s also a new version of one of the original warcasters for the game, as well as a Legion of Everblight release is sneaking into this batch of releases.
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