Plaid Hat Games Announces Warring Colonies Expansion for Dead of Winter

When resources get scarce, people gather together to work as a team to survive. But what happens when to competing groups are looking to get the same resources? There might not be enough to go around. And so, even with all the other things that are happening, the groups have to fight with one-another. That’s just what you’ll be doing in the upcoming expansion for Dead of Winter. It’s called Warring Colonies.
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CMON Posts Green Horde Overview, Announces Kickstarter Launch Date

Be that as it’s May, we’ve got all sorts of plants blooming. The world is becoming green. Though the green that’s just over the horizon isn’t quite what we want to have in our garden. Green Horde is the new standalone set coming for Zombicide: Black Plague. It’ll be launching at the end of May on Kickstarter and CMON’s posted an overview of what you can expect.
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The Walking Dead Kickstarter Exclusives Available With Mantic Points

So, the thing with Kickstarter exclusives is that you can’t sell them after the Kickstarter campaign, but you can give them away as promotional materials. I’ve learned this over the years, seeing how they’re handled. It’s a good way to still get those items, though it can sometimes mean jumping through hoops. Well, Mantic has made the hoop rather easy to jump through to get some of the Kickstarter items for The Walking Dead: All Out War. You can get them by using your Mantic points.
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Mantic Running The Walking Dead Special April Offer

I don’t have the funds or storage space to just pick up every game on the market. I’m guessing a lot of you don’t, either Well, for the month of April, Mantic is giving you the chance to try out The Walking Dead: All Out War, and if you don’t like it, they’ll take it back and give you a refund. It’s like a month-long “test drive” for the game.
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March Releases Available From CMON

It’s the last day of the month. We’re 1/4 of the way through the year. The summer heat isn’t far away. Time to get your board game collection bulked up and get set for some hot months ahead (or cold ones, if you’re down south). CMON’s got a whole bunch of new releases available today that you can pick up at your LGS.
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Cold Warning Call of Cthulhu Adventure Up On Kickstarter

It’s about to get really warm here in Georgia. We’ve had a mild winter, and I can only imagine what the summer’s going to be like. Best to think about colder times. Though, when thinking about them, not letting your mind be melted into insanity by Great Old Ones is probably a good idea. That’s what you’ll have to try and avoid in Cold Warning, a new adventure for Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Thursday Terrain Corner

The weekend looms ever-closer. I know many of you are up in Chicago right now. I wish I was there with you. But I can live vicariously through all the photos that are being posted. *sighs longingly…*
Anyway, let’s make sure your gaming tables look as good as possible, eh?

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: New Walking Dead Gaming Mat Available From Deep-Cut Studio, Separate crates available at Micro Art Studio, Ancestral Ruins Obelisk and destroyed Obelisk Available From Tabletop-Art, New Releases Available From ESLO Terrain, and Tiny Wargames UK Having a Sale On Their Gaming Mats.

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Monday Terrain Corner

Well, I’m coming to realize that this is not going to be a regular week. With all the prep and hype for GAMA last week, even though I realize that I leave for Adepticon this week, it’s still sort of a, “oh yeah, that…” instead of, y’know, “Oh yeah! That!!” At Adepticon, one of the things people want to see most are the cool armies and army boards. It’s a big miniatures game, so you know there’s going to be some awesome-looking tables. If you want your tables to look that good, you’ll probably want to check out the stories below.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Dale’s RV Coming to The Walking Dead and

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Necronomicards Volume II Up Now On Kickstarter

You know, normally, you’re trying to keep various Lovecraftian horrors from invading our mortal realm. But, you know, sometimes you just want your brain melted into insanity. Amirite? That’s what you do in Necronomicards. There’s a new expansion for the game that’s up now on Kickstarter. It adds new tactical elements as well as lets you have up to 8 players for your game.
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Innocents Horror RPG Up On Kickstarter

Even when we grow up, there’s still some things from our childhoods that creep us out. The dark. Aliens. Clowns. Various monsters that our imagination all believed were really there. The Innocents looks to recapture those feelings of dread and horror and bring them to your RPG sessions. It’s up now on Kickstarter.
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Havenwood Horror: Nightfall At Camp Havenwood Card Game Up On Kickstarter

The temperatures are starting to rise here in the Northern Hemisphere. We’re almost to spring and people might think about breaking out of their hibernation and going on a camping trip. But what happens when that dream camping trip turns into a nightmare? A deranged psychomurder is after you and your friends. Will you be able to stop the carnage, or at least survive the night? That’s the story behind Havenwood Horror: Nightfall at Camp Havenwood, a new cooperative card game that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Mantic Games Releasing The Walking Dead: All Out War OP Kit

Wherever gamers get together to game, there’s going to be the question of, “who is the best at this game?” So you pair off and fight it out (on the tabletop, of course), looking to work your way to the top table and come out the champion. Nothing wrong with the good, healthy spirit of friendly competition, and Mantic is looking to reward that spirit with their The Walking Dead: All Out War organized play kit, coming out this month.
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Lee and Clementine Figures Coming For The Walking Dead: All Out War

Mantic games has announced that they’ll be coming out with two show-exclusive miniatures for The Walking Dead: All Out War based on the characters from Telltale Game’s The Walking Dead series.
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Elder Sign: Omens of the Deep is Now Available

When you go out into the ocean, you can never be truly certain what is lurking just below the waves underneath your boat. That’s why you’re not going to find me out there. No, I don’t actually believe that Cthulhu is down there. But at the same time, I’m not ruling it out, either. And things like Elder Signs: Omens of the Deep could actually be prophetic… Ok, not really, but it’s fun to imagine. You can pick up your copy now.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Cities In Ruin Expansion For Eldritch Horror

When we think of the Great Old Ones and the Cthulhu mythos, it’s usually gruesome murders and horrific mind-melting insanity that we picture as the possible outcomes. Well, in Cities in Ruin, things go a bit more large-scale in terms of destruction. The Disaster Deck will have you diving for cover as Shudde M’ell, The Cataclysm from Below, makes its entrance into Eldritch Horror.
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New The Walking Dead: All Out War Boosters Available To Order

The Walking Dead has gone through many characters over the course of its run. Some you’re happy to see make it away from the horrors of the zombies and murderous other humans. Others, you’re happy to see them get eaten. But that’s half the fun. Well, Mantic is letting you bring a bunch more of those characters to your tabletops in The Walking Dead: All Out War, as a bunch of boosters are available to pre-order.
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Fantasy Flight Games Releases The Investigators of Arkham Horror

The powers of the Great Old Ones are… well… great. Those that look to undo their nefarious schemes must be strong as steel mentally, physically, and emotionally. Any less and you’re left a gibbering waste or a red smear on the pavement. It takes a special kind of person to do it, and even those that are the best sometimes still end up wrecked. Best to get to know of them while you can, in case anything happens to them. And that’s just what you can do with The Investigators of Arkham Horror, which is available now.
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Rotted Capes: Survivor’s Guide Volume 1 Up On Kickstarter

What’s worse than a zombie apocalypse? How about a zombie apocalypse that also includes zombie super heroes (or, former super heroes, anyway)? Yeah, that seems like it would be much, much worse. That’s just what’s happening in Rotted Capes. How are you to live through such a thing? Well, a Survivor’s Guide might help. Oh, hey, there’s one of those up on Kickstarter now.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews R’lyeh for Omens of the Deep

Just about anyone who knows even a bit about the Cthulhu mythos knows of the legendary sunken city of R’lyeh. It was lost below the waves of the Atlantic long, long ago. But the city has risen once more and the investigators have made their way there. But is going there at the seeming behest of an ancient artifact the best idea?
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Day Night Z Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Zombies are roaming the streets, feasting upon the flesh of the living.
Supplies are extremely limited and there’s danger all around. Few survivors are trying to huddle together for protection, but where’s the best place to go? Will they be able to stand the constant threats and scarce resources? How will their minds handle the situation?
That’s just what you’ll be trying to find out in Day Night Z, a new board game that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Nightmare Forest: Alien Invasion Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the woods…
You’ve survived Dead Run, a game where zombies of all kinds were chasing you through the woods. But will you survive Alien Invasion? It’s the next stand-alone game in the Nightmare Forest world series from SolarFlare Games. This time, it’s not the dead rising from their graves, but the aliens descending from the skies that you need to be worried about. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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New Releases For The Others Now Available From CMON

The world is overcome by other-dimensional entities looking to influence everyone with their corrupt influences. Only the members of F.A.I.T.H. can stand in their way and keep humanity safe. But resources are stretched thin and the Alpha Teams are needed one place while Beta teams take on other issues. Now that Beta Team can be acquired for your games of The Others, as well as two new Sins to assault them with.
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Pathogen: Unclassified RPG Up On Kickstarter

A popular genre for all gaming is the zombie apocalypse. And let’s face it, a lot of us have imagined ourselves in such a situation. Of course, we feel we’d be one of the survivors, looking to do battle against the undead masses. And that’s just what sort of fantasy you get to play out in Pathogen: Unclassified, a new RPG up on Kickstarter.
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New Project Z Deals From Warlord Games

Zombies! Zombies everywhere! And boy, did they all stink.
But, they’re dead. Waddya expect? Well, the folks at Warlord Games are looking to spread the zombie plague out a bit by sending some your way. Why would you want to buy zombies? Well, they’ve got a couple great deals going on right now for Project Z sets.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews More From Omens of the Deep

When out in the middle of the ocean, you might think that coming across an island would be a good thing. Heck, you might even be out there looking for clues to a mystery, clues that might be on that island. But you might not want to celebrate when the lookout shouts, “Land ho!” Instead, you should be cautious and wary. Will the expedition to the island reveal the information you’re looking for? Will everyone make it back with their life and sanity intact? In Omens of the Deep, the new expansion for Elder Sign, that’s not always a guaranteed thing.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Investigators of Arkham Horror

The truth is out there. In some way, all of us want to know it. What’s actually happening in the world? What are the honest facts, instead of just the spin we see in the media? At least, we think we want to know. There are some things out there it’s probably best that we don’t know about, at least when it comes to otherworldly horrors. The investigators that research into such things are a vital part of keeping the world safe from those horrors, but the things they know are a danger to their own sanity. Sounds like fun! In this preview from Fantasy Flight Games, we get a look inside Investigators of Arkham Horror.
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Beyond the Threshold Now Available From Fantasy Flight Games

A very good friend of mine is getting married today. Tradition has it that he’ll carry his new bride across the threshold later. I’m hoping that his evening doesn’t turn into a Lovecraftian horror story after that point… Though I have a feeling he’d find that pretty cool. Well, now you can go Beyond the Threshold, yourself, as the first expansion for Mansions of Madness‘ new edition is now available.
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Mantic Games launches The Walking Dead: All Out War Painting Competition

My painting skills are lacking. They really are. I’ve not painted anything of note for some time now. So, that means you don’t have to worry about me swooping in and taking the top prize in Mantic’s The Walking Dead: All Out War Painting Competition.
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Fantasy Flight Games Posts Elder Sign: Omens of the Deep Preview

I have to admit something: I never want to go out into the ocean. There’s just too many things out there in it that I don’t know anything about and it kinda creeps me out. Simply not for me. That sort of fear of the water can be brought right to my tabletop, if I so fee, with Omens of the Deep, the upcoming expansion for Elder Signs, of which Fantasy Flight has posted a preview.
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Cthulhu Deck-Building Game Coming Next Month From Ninja Division

Just beyond lays a realm full of elder beings. Crazy, insane gods lurk, ready to make their way into our own world. Defending against these creatures are the Investigators. Their job is a difficult one, since just knowing too much about those elder beings can cause you to go insane. You must tread carefully and work together if you want to succeed. And that’s just what you’ll be doing in Cthulhu: A Deck-Building Game coming next month from Ninja Division.
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Wyrd Games December Newsletter Posted

December has but a week left. Many people are going on vacation for the holidays. Christmas is in a couple days. Hanukah starts tomorrow. It’s time to wrap things up for the year for many people. Well, that includes the folks over at Wyrd Games who have posted up this month’s Newsletter, letting you know about all the things they’ve got going on still.
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New DLC Adventure Available For Mansions of Madness

As board games and technology look to merge together more, I foresee this type of story becoming more regular than they are now. Fantasy Flight Games has released the first DLC expansion for Mansions of Madness Second Edition. There’s no new figures or cards or anything physical to get, but you do have a new scenario to go on when you play.
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New Through The Breach Adventures and Wyrd Chronicles Available

Christmas comes early for those of you that like Wyrd’s Through The Breach RPG as well as just keeping abreast of what’s going on with the company. They’ve got two new Through The Breach Penny Dreadful adventures as well as the latest issue of Wyrd Chronicles available for download.
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Doom: The Board Game Now Available From Fantasy Flight Games

Aw Hell…
Literally. The denizens of Hell have managed to break through into our dimension due to some careless scientists on Mars. If the security forces don’t act fast and try and stop more portals from opening up, the whole universe could be flooded with foul and horrific beasts. It’s going to take a lot of toughness… and a lot of ammo, if they’re going to make the world safe again. Pretty much all of us know the story behind Doom. Well, now you can bring that FPS game to your tabletop, as the Doom board game is now available from Fantasy Flight Games.
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Friday Snippets

Man, it is busy over here on this side of the screen. Pretty much all week there’s been stuff going on. I’m sure that’s part of why it feels like it’s really flown by… And I’ve still not really gotten a handle on what I’m going to do with my D&D group tomorrow! Gah! There’ll be time for that later (hopefully, theoretically, grammatically, esoterically). But, if we’re to keep up our energy, we should nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Avignon: Pilgrimage Coming To Kickstarter in January, CloseYa network is open for a public beta in US, WW1 Themed Dice to be released in January from I Will Never Grow Up, Aenor Miniatures website Online, Week 3 December Deals Available From Greater Than Games, Merry Bitsmass Weekend Promo from Kromlech, and 3D Preview Posted For Ether Wars.

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