Helheim Unbound RPG Book Up On Kickstarter

Helheim Unbound is a new RPG system that’s up on Kickstarter. Though it may look like it’s just for Viking-era games, the rules are flexible enough to let you play in any setting you want. The system is designed so the GM and players work together to tell the story that they really want to tell. The core rulebook is up on Kickstarter now.
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Sprawlopolis City-Building Game Up On Kickstarter

Driving around town, I’m sure most of us feel that the city planners had no idea what the hell they were doing. Why put that road there? What’s with that shopping mall at that spot? That seems like a terrible place to put a fountain! Show them that you’re better at it with Sprawlopolis, the new city-building game that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Vikingr RPG Up On Kickstarter

Gamers can’t get enough of the vikings. Those Scandinavian raiders to the British isles and shores of continental Europe are just fascinating for us. Many wish to insert themselves into that time, put on their helms, and head into battle with axe in hand. Vikingr, a new d6 RPG up on Kickstarter now, lets you do just that. And it’s a system flexible enough that if you want to play with all the legends and fantasy elements, you can. Or, if you want to just go historical, you can do that, too.
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The Runewild RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

We all know of my love of extra resources for GMs when it comes to games. Even if an adventure, in total, doesn’t work for your group, you can probably find some stuff useful for it. Well, The Runewild adventure looks to make all of itself useful by being not so linear, but more sandbox, letting players come and go as they please, and giving the GM plenty of resources to keep up. The book is up on Kickstarter now.
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Shadowrun: Sprawl Ops Boardgame Kickstarter Launched by Catalyst Game Labs

Man, been a while since we’ve heard from Randal and the others over at Catalyst Game Labs. What’ve they been up to? Well, they’ve been prepping for their Shadowrun: Sprawl Ops Boardgame Kickstarter. Head into the world of ogre hackers, dragons, and other cyber-fantasy creatures in this new competitive worker-placement game.
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Thursday Terrain Corner

Usually, Wednesday is the longest day of the week for me. It’s actually just as long as the others, in reality, but in feeling, it seems to take an eternity. Yesterday wasn’t so bad. It was Tuesday that felt never-ending. So we’ll see how today and tomorrow go. I’m certainly busy enough to make time fly. Soon, it will be the weekend, and I’ll be playing some games. And I need those games to look good. So let’s check out some terrain.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Acheson Creations Meso-American Sale Continues With New Columns, Printable Railway Tracks up on Kickstarter, War Sands: Fantasy Gaming Mat Available from Pwork Wargames, and The Pathway Project – Phase 2 – Sci-Fi Wargame Terrain Up On Kickstarter.

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The Pit: The Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Deep in the far reaches of space lies The Pit. It’s an alien laboratory of mythic proportions where scientific experiments are carried out (mostly the really nasty kind of stuff that you can only do when far out in space). It is, however, into this nightmare landscape that you and your party members are headed. The Pit: The Board Game brings the Sword of the Stars: The Pit video game to your tabletops. The project is up on Kickstarter now.
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Mantic Adds New Expansion to Hellboy Kickstarter

The Hellboy comic series has had many memorable and important storylines within it. For the board game, Mantic is looking to bring as many of those directly to your tabletop as they can. In this case, they’ve added a new expansion set that gets them one step closer. it’s the Darkness Calls expansion, and undead abound!
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Bitcon Cards: Lose All Your Money Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Cryptocurrency.
Honestly, all I know about it I learned from John Oliver. So I’m not really one to try and discuss it. However, after playing Bitcon Cards: Lose All Your Money, we all might just be experts in how they work. The game is a new card game up on Kickstarter now. Originally created as a joke, it eventually evolved to be a somewhat accurate simulation of how these transactions actually take place.
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Loot N Shoot Reloaded Up On Kickstarter

How many of us haven’t, at some point in time, shot a rubber band across the room? Maybe you were aiming for something (or someone), or just having fun, but we all know someone who’s really good at it. If that’s you, then you might have an innate advantage in Loot N Shoot, a dexterity game where you shoot rubber bands at your opponent’s goblins. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Midweek Snippets

Halfway there, everyone. We’re halfway there. The weekend is making its way inexorably towards us. And it’s a 3-day weekend, too. It’s looking like I’ll be getting in some Guild Ball on Sunday, along with some grilling. So that’s gonna be fun. Whatever you might have planned, be sure you’re not famished by snacking on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Sci-Fi Stock Art For RPGs Up On Kickstarter, Brigade Models Releases New 15mm Hammer’s Slammers Vehicles, Happy Birthday To Through Gamer Goggles, The DASIK Shelf Up On Kickstarter, Eflix’s Plague Demon Prince on Kickstarter, and Impact! Miniatures Running WHISPER Wave 2 Kickstarter.

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WYSIWYGames Running Z First Impact Kickstarter

I took French in high school (because I just knew that I was going to play hockey and I wanted to be able to talk with my French-Canadian teammates). However, as you can tell, I did not end up being drafted for the NHL, and so my French skills are lacking. As such, if I were trying to play a game that was in French, I would have a hell of a time. But that’s where translations of games comes in. WYSIWYGames is creating an English version of the French board game, Z First Impact, a cooperative game where players are trying to live in a city that’s had just about everything bad happen to it (meteors, zombies, aliens, mutants, the works). The project is up on Kickstarter now.
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Doxie Dash Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Ooooooooooh, I can’t get a long, little doggie. I can’t even get one that’s small. I can’t get a long, little doggie. I can’t get a doggie at all!
Thank you, Yosemite Sam, for that. Doxie Dash is a game all about long, little doggies. Play as a dachshund (or doxie, for short) and do all the things that doxies do. Be the best doggo and win! The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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CMON Launches Arcadia Quest: Riders Kickstarter

The lands surrounding the city of Arcadia have long been home to massive beasts, all living happily in the lush fields and forests. However, as the city has been attacked over and over, the surrounding lands have degenerated. Forced to move, these huge creatures have done just that… right into the middle of town! They’ve also been followed by Malkhor, a demigod hunter of legend. How will the Guilds deal with this new situation? That’s the story behind Arcadia Quest: Riders, the latest expansion for the PvPvE game. It’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Thief’s Hoard Card Game Up On Kickstarter

There’s money to be made in thievery. However, those that pick pockets might also have their own pockets picked. In Thief’s Hoard, the goal is to create a horde worth $10,000. But you’re not the only thief on the block, and what you steal might not remain yours forever. The card game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Crusader Kings Board Game Up On Kickstarter

While nowadays, it seems like everything is moving from the analog world to the digital, there’s still items headed the other direction. For example, take Crusader Kings. This computer strategy game is now coming to your gaming tabletops as Crusader Kings The Board Game. Free League Publishing and Paradox Interactive have teamed up to bring this game to life, and you can pledge for their Kickstarter campaign now.
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From Beyond: First Strike Starfinder Adventure Up On Kickstarter

Being a relatively new game on the block, there’s not a lot of extra resources out there for Starfinder GMs. Well, Angry Golem Games is looking to fix that. They are creating their From Beyond adventure path. The third installment, First Strike, is up on Kickstarter now.
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Friday Snippets

We’ve finally made it to Friday! I don’t know about you, but this was a really long week for me. Partially because I’ve been anxious to get back to playing D&D. Our second session will be tomorrow, and I can’t wait. Later today, I’m going to pick up snacks and whatnot for the game. But I also need to nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories. And that’s just what we’ve got for you here.

Today on the platter is: New Orc Rokkets From Kromlech, Titan-Forge Taking Orders For Dragon Empire Minis, Late Pledges Open For Elder Dice, and Historical Metal Coins Up On Kickstarter.

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Rainbow Massacre Card Game Up On Kickstarter

It’s never good when a population is forced to the margins. In the case of horses, the Zebras, long having looked at the love and affection given to Unicorns, have finally snapped. They’ve picked up whatever weaponry they can find and are going on the warpath. Those multi-hued, single-horned horses haven’t got a chance when the Zebras come fighting. That’s the story behind Rainbow Massacre, a new card game that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Daggers Card Game Up On Kickstarter

You all know my love of “gaming backpack games.” They’re the ones you toss in your pack and carry with you, ready to be played at a moment’s notice. Well, Daggers is such a game. It’s a quick, two-player card game that’s easy to teach. It’s also up on Kickstarter now.
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Imaginarium Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Think of the things you can build in your dreams. The possibilities of fantastic creations unknown of before. Now, make those dreams a reality. That’s what you’ll be doing in Imaginarium, a new board game that’s up on Kickstarter. Create, fix, and dismantle wondrous machines in an effort to create ever-bigger and better creations. The one with the greatest creations at the end is the winner.
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IDW Launches Nickelodeon Splat Attack! Kickstarter

Food fight!
Tacos and burgers and ice cream is flying all over the cafeteria in Nickelodeon Splat Attack!, the new game from IDW that’s over on Kickstarter now. Players gather teams of four characters and look to score Cool Points. But watch out for that flying bowl of soup or you’ll lose all the points you were acquiring.
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OrcQuest WarPath Board Game Up On Kickstarter

I know I go on and on about being a polar bear, but before that, and still deep down inside, I’m a greenskin. Being orcy is just who I am. So, when I see a new board game featuring orcs not as the bad guys, but as the crew you put on the table? I’m instantly interested. And that’s just what you’ve got in OrcQuest WarPath, a new cooperative dungeoncrawl board game that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Dream Askew and Dream Apart RPGs Up On Kickstarter

Feelings of being “not part of the crowd” can transcend time and place. Though the initial description of the two RPGs, Dream Askew and Dream Apart, sound very different from one-another, they both still touch on those same feelings. In Dream Askew, the queer community struggles with life in a post-apocalyptic world. Meanwhile, Dream Apart takes place in a Jewish community in the shtetl. The two games are up on Kickstarter now.
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Reprint of No Thank You, Evil! Up On Kickstarter

Many parents are starting to get their kids into gaming. But it can be hard to find the right game. You don’t want anything too complex. You probably don’t want anything with too violent of theme. So finding something just right can be difficult. Well, No Thank You, Evil! is made with younger gamers in mind. It’s even won awards for it. Now, a reprint of the game is up on Kickstarter. They’re also adding in new expansions.
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Villagers Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Who hasn’t thought that they know more about city design than whomever it was that created the place they live? I’m in Atlanta, and I certainly think I could do things better. Well, Villagers lets you do just that. Players will draft cards in order to build their own medieval European village. Create the most thriving location and win. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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World of Alessia Campaign Primer Up On Kickstarter

There’s a lot of settings out there that can feel rather “samey.” You know, there’s the elves and the orcs and the castles and the dragons. Or even if it’s a sci-fi campaign, it seems like just a re-hash of something you’ve seen. World of Alessia looks to create an all-new universe that, while inspired by others, is its own thing. It’s got technology. It’s got magic. It’s got… well, there’s still dragons, but dragons are cool. The Campaign Primer is up on Kickstarter now.
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A Delve in the Cave Adventure Up On Kickstarter

Burial chambers are supposed to be just left alone. The bones of the dead are supposed to just be able to rest eternally. However, in the ancient caves that hold the remains of the founder of Shadowhaven, all is not still. But exactly what is going on is your task to find out in A Delve in the Cave, a new adventure for 5th Edition that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Legends of Signum: Battle for Vallor Miniatures Game Up On Kickstarter

(Two gamers are sitting in a horse-drawn carriage as it goes down the road. One is carrying his decks of cards, while another has a tacklebox full of minis. They hit a bump, and the two fumble their belongings onto each other)
Gamer 1: Hey! You got your minis game in my CCG!
Gamer 2: Hey! You got your CCG in my minis game!
(They play a few rounds) Actually, this is pretty good!
Legends of Signum: Battle for Vallor is a new minis game up on Kickstarter that also uses CCG elements as part of list creation and game play.
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Creatures of Vathis Monster Book Up On Kickstarter

As you know I’ve said before, there’s no such thing as “too many options” when it comes to resources for a GM when they need to make their game. In this case, Creatures of Vathis: Volume One looks to bring a whole host of monsters and other creatures to games of 5th edition. The book is up on Kickstarter now.
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Get to Know Me Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Getting to know you. Getting to know all about you… is tough! Sometimes, you just don’t know what to ask to get to know someone. Or maybe you know, but you’re just too shy. Well, Get to Know Me is a new card game up on Kickstarter that’ll help out. It’s a set of question cards that you can ask your opponent. In the end, find out your compatibility scores and see how well you did!
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Thursday Terrain Corner

The week rolls on. We’ve gotten all the way to Thursday. And as you read this, I’m busy helping set up for CMON Expo. Yeah, they did a lot of set-up yesterday, but there’s always more to do. If you’re in Atlanta this weekend, stop on by. I’ll be down by the Media Room, hobnobbing with all the stars. 😀
But, in the meantime, I need to make sure your tables look as good as possible.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Gale Force 9 Previews Galactic Battlezones Terrain Boxes, Papierschnitzel Releases Samurai Village Builder, Deep-Cut Studio Releases Limited-Edition Space Mat, and Laser Terrain Co Modular Painted Terrain Up On Kickstarter.

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Mantic Announces Hellboy In Mexico Expansion

Hellboy has gone on all sorts of adventures, hunting down strange creatures, spirits, and deities all over the world. In particular, he’s had some adventures South of the border, down Mexico way. As part of the Hellboy board game Kickstarter, Mantic has decided to toss a new expansion into the ring. If you ever wanted Luchadore-Hellboy, now’s your chance. However, it’s only available during the Kickstarter, so this add-on is a “now or never” deal.
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Tyto Games Launches Azimuth Kickstarter

The sea is a cruel mistress. And waking up adrift on some small chunk of wood in the middle of some ocean leave little chance for survival. But survive you must, as you must work at fighting through all the hardships, get yourself a bit of breeze, and make your way back to dry land. That is your task in Azimuth, the new board game up on Kickstarter from Tyto Games.
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Part-Time Gods 2nd Edition Up On Kickstarter

The trials and trappings of modern, everyday life is tough enough. Work, rent, balancing social time. It’s not easy. Throw in having to deal with the trials and trappings of being a god, too, and it can be even tougher. But that’s what you’ll be doing in Part-Time Gods. Third Eye Games is looking to create a 2nd edition of their popular RPG, and they’ve taken to Kickstarter to get it made. And it looks like it’ll happen, as the campaign is already over its funding goal.
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