Abducted Cow Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Aliens.
Cows.
Apparently, there’s just something about the bovine critters that aliens just can’t get enough of. And in Abducted Cow, it’s your job as an alien to kidnap, steal, and defend your cows from other aliens. The card game is up on Kickstarter now.
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2nd Edition of DIG and Expansion Up On Kickstarter

Dig in the dark is a gas. Baby, can you dig it?
Mining has been around since just about the dawn of civilization. There’s many great resources to be found underground, along with many shiny rocks. But the deeper you go, the more dangerous it gets. The ground is home to all sorts of menaces and monsters, and mining is a risky business. But down you must go, if you want to come back up with the prize. That’s what you’ll be doing in DIG, which is running a Kickstarter campaign for the 2nd edition of its game, as well as a new expansion titled DIG: Dragon.
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The Bark Side Card Game Up On Kickstarter

The Bark Side is a new trick-taking game from Korea Boardgames that’s up on Kickstarter now. Players are looking to win tricks, causing their opponents to lose cards, all up until that last trick, which you don’t want to get! It’s a quick and simple game suitable for the whole family.
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CIA: Collect It All Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Gaming can be used to teach a lot of useful skills. You can learn pattern recognition, critical thinking, problem solving, and many other useful things. So it’s no wonder that the CIA had developed a game for training their operatives. For a long time, the game was listed as classified. But it is no longer, and it has been turned into a game for you and me called CIA: Collect It All, and it’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Battle: Superheroes vs. Villains From Gather Together Games Coming to Kickstarter

The group Gather Together Games is mostly known for their how-to play tutorials on YouTube. But after having given everyone else’s game a try, they’ve decided that they are gonna branch out and make their own game. It’s called Battle: Superheroes vs. Villains, and they’ll be bringing it to Kickstarter soon.
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Four New Factions Announced for Crystal Clans

The ancient crystals bestow great power to the one that can find, capture, and control them. Such a prize has many groups hunting after it. In the case of Crystal Clans, four new factions, the Shadow, Fang, Feather, and Leaf Clans are getting set to hit the field of battle. In this preview from Plaid Hat, get a quick overview of what each will bring to the fight.
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Review Roundup

Saturdaaaaaay! It’s the best day of the week (in my opinion). What cannot be accomplished with a day like today? Well, I know what can, going to do some gaming. I put together some Guild Ball minis for my friend last night. Today I’ll go hang out and play some board games up at the library. But before I can head out there, I need to get you your reviews I know you so desperately desire.

Today we’ve got: I Am the Fourth Wall, Gravity Warfare, Gruff: Stuff of Nightmares, The Faceless, Lanterns: The Harvest Festival iOS, Vengeance, Clans of Caledonia, Harvest, Flamme Rouge: Peloton, Sakura, Fairy Tile, Pocket Mars, Lords of Hellas, Fog of Love, and Sarissa Precision 28mm Japan MDF Terrain.

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Samsara Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Teachers, keep on teachin’. Preachers, keep on preachin’. Worlds, keep on turnin’, ’cause it won’t be too long.
I’m so darn glad he let me try it again. ‘Cause my last time on Earth, I lived a whole world of sin. So glad that I know more better than then. Gonna keep on tryin’, ’till I reach the highest ground.
And that’s what brings us to Samsara, a deck-building game all about reincarnation and your search for Nirvana. The game’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Growl Party Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Awooo! Werewolves of… well, anywhere you happen to be, really.
Werewolf is a game that you can play just about anywhere with just about anyone. But you do kinda need one person to be in charge of things as you play the game. Well, with GROWL, you don’t need that moderator. Everyone gets to join in on the fun! The quick, simple-to-teach, social-deduction card game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Sickest Witch Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Sure, we might think of the various parts of a dead animal as potential food, but for a witch, that’s fresh spell components. In Sickest Witch, players are looking to defeat various creatures together, but it’s only the witch that doses out the killing blow that gets the fresh ingredients to create new spells. The semi-cooperative card game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Nothing to Play Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Many of us have fairly extensive game collections. But, inevitably, we’ll look at them and go, “man, there’s just nothing to play.” Well, in Nothing to Play, your objective is to collect together consoles and games so that you do, indeed, have something to play. The card game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Drinking Buddies Drinking Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Gamers and booze. They tend to go together like, well… games and dice. Though this game doesn’t use dice. It uses cards. And it uses booze. And it uses gamers. It’s Drinking Buddies, and it’s a new drinking card game that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Z-Man Games Announces Race to the New Found Land

It is an age of discovery and colonization as the European nations set sail all around the world. New resources are flowing back to the old country as people are making their way to these new settlements. That’s the world you find yourselves in in Z-Man Games’ upcoming game, Race to the New Found Land.
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Deep War WWII Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Deep War puts you in control of one of the nations fighting in WWII. Using your decks, you wild deploy units and command them to fight against your opponents. The fate of the world is in your hands. Will you be on the side of the Allies or the Axis? Grab your commanders and hit that beach. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Review Roundup

Welcome back again to Saturday. I hope you’re enjoying it. I’m being a busy bear around the place, looking to finally tidy the den up after the long winter. Ok, so it’s not really been winter for several weeks now, so color me a little lazy to actually get this project started. But before I start dusting, vacuuming, and whatnot, I need to schedule up this post to get you all the reviews I know you so desperate desire. So, for all those unfortunate enough to not be at Salute, let’s see what we’ve got.

Today’s articles include: Gruff: Stuff of Nightmares, Time of Crisis, Exorcism at the House of Monkton Falls, Paperback: Unabridged Expansion, The Bark Side, Tak, BetaBotz: Byte of Passage, The City of Kings, and The Grimm Forest.

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Vote ME! Party Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Pretty much everyone has those friends that are good at persuasion. They could just about sell you on anything. In Vote ME!, you’re given odd policy and theme cards that you must spin into being the greatest thing ever, looking to get the votes of your friends. The card game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Grifters: Nexus Expansion Up On Kickstarter

In a far-off distant dystopian future, the resistance is fight back against an oppressive government. Such a situation is actually a gold mine for criminals. The chaos and confusion is just the sort of place where you can get away with a lot and nobody is the wiser. That’s where you find yourself in Nexus, a new stand-alone expansion for the Grifters card game. Build your hand as you go along and make sure you come out on top. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Endless Pass Now Available From WizKids

Vikings are known for their fighting prowess, and also their desire for glory. When they die, they want to die in battle and be celebrated in Valhalla for the mighty deeds they’ve done. In Endless Pass, players take on the role of vikings fighting against a never-ending stream of monsters, as well as one-another. The player that first gets to 10 Glory is the winner. You can pick up your copies now.
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Drinking Buddies Party Card Game Coming To Kickstarter

Despite being a teetotaler, myself, I don’t mind if other people imbibe safely and responsibly. And as a gamer, I certainly know that gamers tend to like to get their booze on. Well, a new party drinking card game will be making its way to Kickstarter soon. It’s called Drinking Buddies.
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Outpost: Amazon Now Available From IDW Games

Welcome to Outpost 2! Being accepted to work at this research facility here deep in the Amazon is an honor. Now… let’s get the hell out of here!! The natives have left. The night surveillance equipment is going crazy, and while science is certainly important, continuing breathing is more important. We’ve gotta make our way to the rescue ship. Hopefully we’ll all make it there. That’s the story behind Outpost: Amazon, the new survival card game from IDW Games. You can pick up your copy now.
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Review Roundup

As I type up this post ahead of its actual publication time, when you read this, I’ll be hip-deep in my new D&D game. At least, that’s the hope. Session 0 starts at noon, so I gotta finish this up and then head out. But I know how much you all desperately desire these reviews, so let’s get right to it.
Also, it’s apparently “Short Game Title Week” here in the RR.

This week we have: Unbroken, Imperius, Arena: The Contest, Cytosis, Samara, Sakura, Tammany, HEXplore It, King of the Dice, Topito, and Majesty: For the Realm.

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Dann Kriss Games Running Cthulhu: The Great Old One Deluxe Edition Kickstarter

Sometimes, you just want something a bit nicer. You could just get the regular, old thing, but it’s not really what you’re in the mood for. You want more. You want extra. You want a higher quality. That’s why you go in for the deluxe edition. For those that are fans of Cthulhu: The Great Old One, you’re going to be happy to hear that Dann Kriss Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for a new Deluxe Edition of the game. You can go check it out now.
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Runes of Mayhem Tactical Viking Game Up On Kickstarter

They come from the land of the ice and snow, of the midnight sun, where the hot springs flow.
They’re the Vikings, and they’re heading for some western shore, namely the British isles where the Anglo-Saxons are prepared to try and defend against their raids. That’s where you’ll find yourselves in Runes of Mayhem, a new tactical card game that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Churrascaria Card Game Back Up On Kickstarter

One of my coworkers and I go to a local Brazilian restaurant just about every week (no, not Fogo, that place is way too damn expensive. But basically the same thing). Sure, you can get some great salads and sides, but what we’re really going there for is the meat (my personal favorite is picanha). Well, even when already stuffed to the gills with meat, we can still play Churrascaria, a card game that’s back for a second helping on Kickstarter.
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The Greatest Snake Card Game Up On Kickstarter

You know, I see a lot of games all day that boil down to roughly the same sort of concept, theme-wise. So, when I see something that’s definitely different from others, I take notice. This is one of those occasions. In The Greatest Snake, you play a snake (makes sense), who is looking to eat rats (also makes sense), and also tapes appendages to their body in order to be better at snake-ing (… well, that’s certainly different). The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Japanime Games Running Heart of Crown: Fairy Garden Kickstarter

Japanime Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for a new expansion for their Heart of Crown deck-building game. This one’s called Fairy Garden. It’s a stand-alone expansion celebrating the summer solstice when the fairy folk come to the kingdom. Will the turmoil in the castle cause issues? that’s up to you to decide.
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Shards of Infinity Card Game Now Available

Stone Blade Entertainment’s latest deck-building game is now available. In Shards of Infinity, players are lookign to collect together all the pieces of the destroyed Infinity Engine. The one that can bring it all together will be like a god. Obviously, with such a prize, you’re really going to have to fight for it. Recruit followers and attack your opponent in order to show you’re the most worthy.
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The X-Files: Conspiracy Theory – Everything Is Connected Available Now

I know that it’s isn’t exactly what they were going for when they created this game, but all I can think of when I read that title is this. But really, it’s more about finding the truth that’s out there. Grab your trench coat and flashlight, it’s time to find how everything is wrapped up together in The X-Files: Conspiracy Theory – Everything is Connected, the new game from IDW Games. You can pick up your copies now.
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Crystal Clans Now Available

There are stones out there that are filled with power. These magic crystals are heavily fought over, each clan wanting them for their very own. Take control of one of these clans and prove that yours is the mightiest of them all. At least, that’s the plan in Crystal Clans, the new card game available now from Plaid Hat Games.
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Review Roundup

Here we are back on Saturday. Hard to believe it’s as late as it is already. Day just seems to be flying by. If there’s any day of the week that I usually hope “drags on,” it’s Saturday. But not so today. I’ve been up since 3:15am (that’s just what time my brain decided to be awake this morning), and can’t believe how late it already is. But, one of the last things I really need to get done is get you those reviews you so desperately desire.

This week, we have: HEXploreit: The Forest of Adrimon, The First Steps of Calais, Vinyl, Mobster Metropolis, Rise of Moloch, Lotus iOS, Manhattan, Empires, Stuffed Fables, Hellapagos, Bunny Kingdom, The Fox in the Forest, and Burning Suns.

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Dark.Net Now Available From WizKids

In a not-too-distant future, four giant corporations have taken over every aspect of life. Those that live in this dystopian world can choose to either just go and work for one of them, or live life out on the edge. There, reputation is everything and information is the most valuable currency. In Dark.Net, players find themselves out there in the Fringe, buying, selling, and trading information in the hopes of being the greatest information broker of all time. The game is available from WizKids now.
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Maximum Apocalypse: Gothic Horrors Up On Kickstarter

Well, it would seem as though the apocalypse has come early. Rock Manor Games has gone and launched their Kickstarter campaign for Maximum Apocalypse: Gothic Horrors. This new, deluxe expansion brings in two new scenarios, as well as several new classes, including the Priest and Ronin. The campaign reached its goal almost immediately, so it’s on to stretch goals now.
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Slugfest Games Running Red Dragon Inn: Munchkin Kickstarter

The Red Dragon Inn is a great place to head after a long adventure. Satchels full of gold, hit the bar and buy some drinks. Participate in games. Lose all your money! Well, most people will lose their money and consciousness. The one that’s up the latest will be able to grab what they can (and probably not have any wyvern dongs drawn on their face, either). Slugfest Games’ Red Dragon Inn has a lot of fans and a lot of expansions. Well, a new one’s coming. This time, it’s a tie-in with another fan-favorite fantasy world: Munchkin. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Review Roundup

Ah, the blessed Saturday. What cannot be done on a day like today?
I’ve got several projects I’m working on, as always. Some cooking, mostly. Gonna try making some new types of cookies. Always a fun project. Also fun, gaming. Let’s get you the reviews I know you so desperately desire.

Today we have: Railroad Rivals, Dragon Keepers, Batman: Gotham City Chronicles, Massive Darkness, Rising Sun, Dresden Files Card Game iOS, Mistborn: House War, Rajas of the Ganges, Fire in the Library, Mice & Mystics, CV Pocket, Manhattan, Muse, and Maximum Apocalypse.

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Fate Remedy Card Game Up On Indiegogo

The life of a pet owner is one filled with surprises. What’ve they gotten into now? What cute thing are they doing? Did they accidentally escape the yard? How will they respond to company coming over? Fate Remedy takes all those twists and turns and make it fit on your tabletop as a new card game. The campaign is up on Indiegogo now.
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