Adella – The Game of Crimps Board Game Up On Kickstarter

It’s amazing what can be done with 3D printing these days. Up until seeing this campaign, I didn’t realize you could 3D print with wood. That’s still kinda blowing my mind. Adella – the Game of Crimps puts you in charge of your own ship, sailing the seas, and it’s played on a very interesting board that doubles as the box as it folds up for storage. You should check this one out, just because of how it looks on its own.
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Esoterica RPG Up On Kickstarter

Out there in the world, there’s all manner of faith healers and shamans and spiritualists that we write off as just crackpots. But in the world of Esoterica, you might not be so quick to judge. Their powers are real, and they’re used to transcend this plane to a much better existence beyond the Veil. However, with great power comes great corruption. Fighting off these corrupted individuals is what you must try and do in the game. It’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Thug Life Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Grab your old Cypress Hill and Suicidal Tendencies CDs, it’s time to hit the streets and show who’s in charge. Thug Life puts you in control of your own gang on the mean streets of the inner city. Only one gang will be able to claim the turf as theirs, so fight it out while raising money to keep your gang freshly supplied. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Privateer Press Posts Monsterpocalypse Rulebook

As I mentioned before, it’s another Year of New Editions. This one’s a bit more of a blast from the past, Monsterpocalypse from Privateer Press. I remember when the original game came out at Gen Con and people were snapping it up left and right. We’ll see if that happens at the re-release this Gen Con. In preparation for it, Privateer has posted the game’s rulebook that you can check out.
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Podcast Radio

Monday is over. Mine… wasn’t so great starting off. I’m certainly glad that its in the past. My Tuesday is going much more smoothly, not least of which because of this.
#NoSuchThingAsTooManyDice
Nowthen, to continue the streak of good stuff with some gaming podcasts to get us through the rest of the week.

Today on the dial we’ve got: Game Classy Episode 167: 3D; Chance of Gaming Episode 111; Singled Out Episode 71: An Interview With A Perkins Part 33.3 – vCalculus and vCinder; Blight and Boon Episode 11: Scenario Focus – Knowledge; Cardboard Herald Episode 88: Jackson Pope Wants You To Get Creative!; The Rolistes Episode 29 (Part 1): UK Games Expo 2018, featuring Paizo Publishing, Mythic Games & Elite Dangerous RPG; The Scholarly Warrior Episode 2; Blue Peg, Pink Peg Bonus Episode: Designer Deep Dive- Founders of Gloomhaven by Isaac Childres; Playin’ and Slayin’ Episode 19: Sigmar Bears All; Lords of the Dungeon 17: Knowing What Your Players Can Do and Experience; and Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 148: Coimbra, Century Eastern Wonders, Steamrollers.

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Steamforged Previews Season 4 Guild Ball

A couple years ago, I had a whole thing about a “year of new editions” as various games were getting updates. I really should’ve been doing that this year, too. X-Wing, Pathfinder, Age of Sigmar all got new editions, just to name a few. Another game that’s upping the edition number this year is Guild Ball. It’s coming this fall, and seeing as it’s so soon, Steamforged has posted up their first preview of what we can expect.
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Plaid Hat Games Announces Neon Gods Board Game

You know, back in the 70s and 80s, we had a much different idea of what the 2000s were going to be like. I mean, we’re less than a year and a half from 2020, and yet, I don’t think baseball is going to be like Super Baseball 2020 that I used to play on my Super Nintendo. But what if it was much more like that? The neon, the corporate takeovers, the flying cars, the gang warfare? That’s the future that Plaid Hat Games sets their Neon Gods board game in.
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Paizo Previews Bards in Pathfinder 2.0

Bards = Best Class, in my opinion.
I’ve got two games I’m in right now, and my slightly-more-favorite character of the two is a bard. I just love ’em. So I’m interested to see how they’re changing in Pathfinder 2.0. And that’s what we get a preview of in this article.
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WizKids Announces Marvel Strike Teams Heroclix Game

WizKids has announced Marvel Strike Teams, a new HeroClix game. Instead of having just your own team you build and fight against your opponent, this is a one-vs-many game with one player in charge of the forces of evil and their nefarious plans, while the other players are in charge of the titular Strike Teams.
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Fantasy Flight Previews the TIE Fighter For X-Wing

Besides the Star Destroyer, the most iconic ship in the entire Imperial fleet has got to be the standard TIE fighter, or TIE/ln for you that prefer such nomenclature. The “eyeball” was the main ship used by Imperial fighter pilots. Fast, maneuverable, and easy to build, what they lacked in shields, they made up for in being able to swarm the enemy. With the new edition of X-Wing coming out from Fantasy Flight, it’s time to take a look at how this ship will be changing.
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Wyrd Posts Gen Con Newsletter

Good lord, it’s so close that Gen Con might as well be here. Thankfully, there is still some prep time, but not a lot. So, as you’re getting your last details in order, you might want to spend some time perusing Wyrd’s Gen Con Newsletter. If you’ve been looking for what they’ll have in terms of new releases, alternate sculpts, or other special things going on, this is your one-stop shop.
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Free Update for Outlands Now Available

Who doesn’t love getting things for free? Nobody. That’s who. So, everyone should be excited, because Shades of Chaos Games is giving everyone something for free. Yes, it’s the latest update for Outlands (the 8th one, to be particular). There’s new modes of play, new special characters, a mini-campaign, and much more. You can download your copy now.
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Monsterpocalypse Create a Color Scheme Contest Happening Now

The new version of Monsterpocalypse coming to Gen Con in just a couple weeks will allow players to assemble their teams of giant monsters and color them up. But how will you make your figures look? Privateer wants to know. They’re running a Create a Color Scheme Contest, and you could win fabulous prizes (everyone loves fabulous prizes).
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Fantasy Flight Previews Outland Scouts for Runewars

We’ve gotten quite a few previews of upcoming releases for Runewars that were monsters, or some elves, or some undead. It feels like it’s been a while since the humans have gotten anything new for Runewars. Well, that ends… well… soon, as the Outland Scouts will be making their way to tabletops in the near future.
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Monday Terrain Corner

Well, after a weekend that was exceedingly full of D&D (for me, at least), we’re back at Monday.
Can’t say I’m that thrilled about that, but waddyagonnado? So, while we start that long climb back to some days off, let’s make sure your gaming tables look as good as possible.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Priority Supplies Set Available From Fantasy Flight Games, Deep-Cut Studio Updates and Improves their Asteroid Game Mat, and New Infinity Terrain (and Tokens) from Micro Art Studio.

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New Crucible Guard Releases Available From Privateer Press

The newest faction for Warmachine is hitting the tables now. Who knew that Gorman Di Wolfe was just one in an entire army’s worth of alchemists, all ready to take their rightful place in the world of Western Immoren? This first wave of releases gives you the new army box, as well as Aurum Lucanum Athanor Locke.
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New Nighthaunt and Stormcast Eternals Available to Order From Games Workshop

With the latest edition of Age of Sigmar hitting tabletops, new players are looking to expand their armies. Those that picked up the new starter box have their choice of the Nighthaunt or the Stormcast Eternals. This week’s new pre-orders add to both of those factions, giving you more options for your tabletops.
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New Strontium Dog Releases Available To Order From Warlord Games

Strontium Dog is the latest minis game from Warlord Games. It delves back into the world of 2000 AD, and all the strange sorts of things that, uh, happened therein. You can order the rulebook, as well as various minis kits, plus markers and dice. Because everyone loves dice.
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Paizo Looks at What is and isn’t Common in Pathfinder 2.0

This one’s a bit more cerebral in nature. Paizo has posted another preview of the upcoming Pathfinder 2.0 rules, this one focusing on what is and isn’t common in the game. But more than that, it’s kind of a breakdown of what it means for things to be common and not in certain settings.
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Fantasy Flight Announces New California Expansion for Fallout Board Game

New opportunities arise in New California, a new expansion that new Fantasy Flight (whoops, just kinda got on a roll there) is coming out with for their Fallout board game. There’s new characters, new monsters, new scenarios, new ways of playing. It’s just new, New, NEW!
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Review Roundup

It’s Saturday once more. I just knew it would show back up eventually.
I’m currently playing D&D, and you can watch if you want.
But I know what you all really are here for are those reviews I know you so desperately desire.
So let’s not keep you waiting any longer.

Today we have: Potion Explosion: The Fifth Ingredient, Miremarsh, Ambar, Shaky Manor, Nut So Fast, Jetpack Joyride, Tiny Trees, Azul, and Rise to Nobility.

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Game Nite Issue 26 is Now Available

I’m gonna be doing a lot of gaming this weekend. But that also means the chance to have some downtime. Maybe we’re taking a break during a session. Or we’re waiting for someone to show up. Whatever the reason, it’s good to have something like a gaming magazine ready. Good thing the latest issue of Game Nite is now available.
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Space 1889: The Fate of Angahiaa Adventure Now Available

International politics is already hard enough. Interplanetary politics is even that much more difficult to untangle. In Space 1889: The Fate of Angahiaa, the Canal Prince wants to expand his influence and power. However, various nations on Earth, who have vested interests in the goods coming through that region aren’t so excited about things. How does this drama play out? That’s for your characters to decide. The new adventure book is available from Modiphius now.
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Cyclopes Miniatures Now Available for WarGods

The Cyclops is one of the great monsters of ancient times. WarGods is a miniatures game all about the great monsters of ancient times. So, it only seems appropriate to have Cyclopes miniatures in the game. So that’s what Crocodile Games has done. You can pick up these massive minis now.
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Friday Snippets

Tonight: I have a game of D&D.
Tomorrow: I have a game of D&D.
Tonight: I am bringing some snacks.
Tomorrow: I am bringing homemade dark chocolate caramel brownies (I made the caramel last night).
Today: I am noshing on some bite-sized gaming stories.

On the platter we have: WizKids To Release New Magic: The Gathering Token Minis, New Star Wars: Destiny Dice Cases Available From Fantasy Flight, Kraken Dice Posts New Releases, and The RPG Coloring Book Up On Kickstarter.

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A Thief’s Fortune Coming Back To Kickstarter

Artipia Games will be returning this August to Kickstarter to relaunch their A Thief’s Fortune card game. In the game, players take on aspects of the same thief. There’s many potential paths for what might happen to them, but only one will create the “best timeline” of events. Create your best life, coming back to Kickstarter on the 14th of August.
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Flotsam: Adrift Amongst the Stars RPG Up On Kickstarter

While space travel might be only for the scientists and soon for the hyper-elite, one day it will be the usual course of things. And as space expands to the everyday people, there will be those that go about their regular lives always in the more downtrodden areas of space stations. That’s where you find yourself in Flotsam: Adrift Amongst the Stars. It’s the life of the lessers, in the world of off-world. The sci-fi RPG is up on Kickstarter now.
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Cthulhu: The Horror in Dunwich coming To Kickstarter

Wyvern Gaming is coming out with a new standalone expansion for the Cthulhu: A Deck Build Game. It’s called The Horror in Dunwich, and it adds all sorts of new elements. If you want to get your hands on this set, you’ve got a little bit of a wait still, though. The campaign will be launching on Kickstarter in October. However, that also gives you plenty of time to save up your nickels.
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Paizo Previews Starfinder Armory

It’s a dangerous galaxy out there. Best to get yourself something to fight back against whatever hostile alien life you might find. Be it a small sidearm all the way up to a mobile battle suit, the Starfinder Armory has you covered. We get a quick look inside this upcoming book in this article from Paizo.
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Forge World Buy a Knight, Win a Knight Contest Happening Now

Who doesn’t like getting free stuff? Nobody. Everyone likes getting free stuff. And to celebrate the release of the Imperial Knights codex, Forge World is giving away free stuff. All you have to do is buy an Acastus Knight (or other type of Knight or Titan), and you could win one. BOGO at its lottery best.
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Assault Publishing Returns as Assault Publishing Studios

You can’t keep a good gamer down. Like a phoenix, they rise from the ashes. And that’s just what they’re doing at Assault Publishing. Closing up shop just 2 months ago, they’ve returned as Assault Publishing Studios. But this time, they’re more than a game company. They’re an open community designed to help game makers create the projects they love.
And they’re starting off with a new rules set in the form of Glorious Lands, a new fantasy miniatures game.
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Shatterlands Miniatures Game Up On Kickstarter

Stonegate Forge is looking to add to their miniatures skirmish game, Shatterlands. They originally had the game successfully funded on Kickstarter, so they’re headed back again, with new minis, new terrain tiles, and more. Head on over and check it out.
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Summer Issue of Casual Game Insider Now Available

Summertime. Summertime. Sum-sum-summertime.
Summertiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiime.
In case you didn’t know, it’s summer. So that means sand, surf, and sun… or if you’re a gamer like me, it means staying inside as much as possible, because it’s hot out there! Best to curl up with a good gaming magazine, and we’re in luck, since the summer issue of Casual Game Insider is now available.
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Thursday Terrain Corner

Obviously my favorite Terrain Corner of the week, it’s time for the Thursday Terrain Corner. I’ve got an almost ridiculous amount of gaming lined up for the weekend. And that means we’ll probably need some terrain. So let’s see what we’ve got.

Today we have: New Industrial Pipes From Tabletop Scenics, New Bases/Plinths Available From Tabletop-Art, and Loke BattleMats Release Desert Gaming Mat.

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Steamforged Previews Veteran Cinder For Guild Ball

The Blacksmith’s Guild is unlike any other Guild in Guild Ball. They don’t have a dedicated Captain. They don’t have mascots. It’s just pairs of Masters and Apprentices. But even with time, not all Apprentices become Masters immediately. Some have to work at it. In this case, we get a look at Veteran Cinder, who is still an Apprentice in the Guild.
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