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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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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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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Shinobi 7 Announces My Hero Academia: The Card Game

I gotta admit, 80% of my anime knowledge is limited to Trigun and Cowboy Bebop (though I’ve also seen One Punch Man). However, I do still recognize the name My Hero Academia, and I’m sure that several of my big anime-watching friends will be excited to know that Shinobi 7 is going to be making a My Hero Academia card game. Some of you are probably pretty excited about that, too.
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Plaid Hat Games Announces Guardians Card Game

The Guardians are elite super-soldiers, each with their own unique style, equipment, and specialties. And they helped created the new world government. But 30 years have passed, and the Guardians are being called upon again. That’s the story behind Guardians, a new card game for 2-4 players coming from Plaid Hat Games.
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Delirium Expansion Available To Pre-order For Ascension

Delirium is the new expansion coming for Ascension, the deck-building game from Stone Blade Entertainment. Vigil has been seriously warped by the events of the previous sets, and familiar faces take on all-new appearances. Pre-orders are being taken now. And with the pre-order comes an exclusive promo card.
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RESOCARD Game Cosplay Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Cosplay is one of those aspects of the hobby that’s always intrigued me, but I never really got into. I know it takes a lot of time, effort, patience, and can be somewhat expensive… all attributes that I don’t possess. So those that do it should be looked upon with awe. Well, they’re getting their own card game as well. RESOCARD is a cosplaying card game that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Review Roundup

Hey everyone,
Sorry about the posts the other day. As I’d mentioned previously, I wasn’t at the office the last couple days. And, well, you know the old saying, “if it isn’t one thing, it’s another”? That kinda sums up my last 2 days. Not anything godawful, but just… “well… ok, then.”
So, you kinda got a quick bit of stories this morning, and with the Review Roundup, hopefully we’ll be back on track here.

Anyway, today we have: Ganz Schon Clever, Getaway Driver, Onitama: Sensei’s Path Expansion, Impulse, Alien Artifacts, and Tadmor.

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Cryptozoic Announces Wallet Party Game

Wallet is a new party game coming next week from Cryptozoic. In it, players are looking to get away with the most cash. However, you can’t just whooooh, take the money and run. Nope, that wallet’s hot, and if you’ve got too much money, or too many IDs, you’ll get caught by the authorities.
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Munchkin: Unicorns and Friends Expansion Up On Kickstarter

There feels like there’s a billion Munchkin expansions out there, each one adding in new elements to the game to keep players on their toes. Currently, Steve Jackson Games is running a Kickstarter for a new one. It’s all about Unicorns and Friends, in fact, that’s what they’ve decided to call it.
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September Releases for Dark Souls Board/Card Games Available For Pre-Order

You died.
That’s a pretty common thing to see when playing a Dark Souls game. Well, come September, you might be seeing it more often if you’re playing the Dark Souls board or card game from Steamforged. A new batch of expansions will be available, and you can get your name down on the list so you’re the first gamer on the bock with them when they’re released.
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Zombie Doctor & The Classic Horror Expansion Pack Up On Kickstarter

Zombies might be a pretty classic horror monster, but there are plenty of other horrible and terrifying creatures out there. Dracula, the Mummy, the Invisible Man. They’re looking to join in on the fun of Zombie Doctor, and that’s just what you get in the Classic Horror Expansion. Both the main game and the new expansion are up on Kickstarter now.
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Plaid Hat Announces Two New Decks For Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn

Plaid Hat Games is wasting no time with Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn. They just finished the previews for the last pair of decks, and they’re moving on to the next. They are the King of Titans and Ghost Guardians decks. Get a look at them in this preview.
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Review Roundup

Hooray for Saturday!
What can’t be accomplished on a day like today?
Well, I can accomplish some RPG-ing. You can even watch if you want.
But what I know you’re actually here for: Reviews! So let’s get to it.

Today we have: Outpost: Amazon, Gloomhaven, Clank! The Mummy’s Curse, Covalence, Ganz Schon Clever, Helionox, The Mind, Wreck Raiders, Getaway Driver, and Boss Monster: Rise of The Minibosses.

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Sainome Colosseum R English Edition Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Many all over the world can say that they’re the greatest fighter of all time, but truly, only one can bear that title. And so they come to Sainome Colosseum to prove their boasts, or show that their opponent’s boasts are just that, boasting. In the end, one will reign supreme. That’s the story behind Sainome Colosseum R, a card game that’s looking to be printed for an English audience that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Z-Man Games Posts New Race to the New Found Land Preview

When you have a fleet of ships, you have a lot of options open for what they can do. They can go out and start new settlements. They can go out and search for new lands. They can transport cargo. How you assign each one will go a long way into determining how wealthy you become from their endeavors. At least, that’s what you do in Race to the New Found Land. In this preview, we get a look at just how the different actions in the game work.
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Cryptozoic Announces DC Deck-Building Game Crossover Pack 7: New Gods

The DC Deck-Building Game is getting a new expansion. This one is Crossover Pack 7: New Gods. In it, players can take on the role of one of the New Gods, both heroes and villains. Want to ride around on your little glider-thingie as Orion? You can. Maybe you prefer some long, silvery locks as Granny Goodness. Go for it. Or, be eternally looking for some moisturizing skin cream as Darkseid. The new set will be available on July 11th.
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Plaid Hat Games Posts New Ashes Preview

All good things must come to an end. And this is the final Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn preview… … that is, until the next couple decks get announced for release. Yes, in this preview, we get a look at some more angelic cards coming in the The Spirits of Memora set. Take a look for yourself.
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Plaid Hat Posts New Leaf Clan Preview for Crystal Clans

A whole new pack of Clans is about to hit for Crystal Clans from Plaid Hat Games. And they want to make sure you know what you’ll be getting into. In case you’re diving into the raked-up pile of leaves that is the Leaf Clan (because who doesn’t love jumping into a pile of leaves?), you can check out this last preview before you take that plunge.
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Plaid Hat Games Posts New Ashes Preview

Bats and Vampires. They just go together. In the upcoming Demons of Darmas deck for Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn, Harold is a new vampire that you can play. So, of course, one of the things he can do is summon a swarm of bats. Check out how they work, along with a pair of blood magic spells that he will also be able to cast in this preview.
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Fantasy Flight Previews The Last Jedi Characters Coming To Star Wars: Destiny

Way of the Force, the newest set coming for Star Wars: Destiny, brings in a lot of characters from The Last Jedi. But how will these new characters integrate with your current decks and strategies? Well, in this preview, you can see how many of them work, and so plan for how they’ll make their way into your collections.
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Plaid Hat Games Previews Feather Clan for Crystal Clans

Birds of a feather flock together.
It means that like-minded people will tend to congregate. It also means you shouldn’t mess with birds, because then you’ve got a whole world of hurt coming down on you. And that’s what’s happening with the Feather Clan for Crystal Clans. In this preview, we get a look at some of the units they’re going to be getting and how they work together.
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Review Roundup

Saturdaaaaaaaaaay! Woo!
My favorite day of the week, as you all know. And while I’m not probably going to be doing much gaming, by the time you read this, I should be stuffed full of tacos and empanadas and churros. So I’m still having a pretty spectacular day.

But while I take a siesta, let’s get you those gaming reviews I know you so desperately desire.

Today we have: Gunfights and Gambling, Vikingjarl, Evil Corp, Raccoon Tycoon, Rising Sun Broken Token Insert, Neuroshima Hex: Iron Gang, Ticket to Ride: France and Old West, Vanguard of War, Feudum, Street Masters, The Mind, and The Tea Dragon Society.

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Plaid Hat Games Posts New Ashes Preview

Plaid Hat Games continues their Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn previews with a look at Sembali’s deck. We’ve seen the vampiric stuff in Harold’s, now it’s on to the divine counter.
… But really, all I can think about is the cute raccoon-guy in a hood.
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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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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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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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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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Review Roundup

It’s very early on Saturday morning. Well, not as early as it was when I first got up (Now: 6am. Woke up: 3am). I’d love to know why, on weekdays, my brain is all, “man, I dun wanna get up!” while on the weekend it’s like, “3am, homebear. Be awake now!” Maybe I’m just so excited about D&D today. I guess we can go with that. But while I get ready for all the things I’m gonna do today, I also need to get you your reviews I know you so desperately desire.

Today we have: Go Nuts for Doughnuts, Sushi Go!, Bamboleo, Cry Havoc: Aftermath, Down in Flames: WWII-Guns Blazing, Gaslands, Dinosaur Island, Dr. Beaker, and Crusader Kings.

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Deck of Justice Card Game Up On Kickstarter

You know, there’s times to be subdued and subtle. Then there’s times to be over-the-top and way loud and crazy. Deck of Justice is a time where you’re over-the-top and loud and crazy. It’s a new card game that’s up on Kickstarter where you and your opponent fight it out in ridiculously contrived fights until only one is left standing.
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Renegade Games Taking Pre-orders For Fireworks

Most cats I know really aren’t fans of fireworks. However, some have taken a shining to them. So much so that they’ve started creating their own fireworks displays (they’re very industrious cats). They’re looking to start out small with their displays, but as they learn, they hope to get more and more elaborate with their shows. That’s the story behind Fireworks, a new game coming this September from Renegade Game Studio.
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Fates of Madness RPG Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Fates of Madness is a new RPG card game up on Kickstarter. Instead of having books and paper, you play using your decks of cards. Head down into the dungeons, defeat all manner of monsters, and come away with some sweet loot. It’s everything you want in an RPG, but without all the tedious page-flipping.
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Drawlab Running Witless Wizards Card Game Kickstarter

As you get older, the memory of things you learned long ago tend to fade. And we all know that our muscles don’t respond the way they used to. Hard to do those triple-backflips in your 80s. After more than a couple lifetime’s of studies, even great wizards start to lose it. But that’s also when they get together to prove who’s the best. And that’s what you’ll be doing in Witless Wizards, a new card game from Drawlab that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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