Portal Dragon Announces Palm Island Card Game

If you know me, you know I’m a fan of easily-portable games that can just slide into your gaming backpack and go with you. Palm Island is just such a game. It even has a solo variant so you can play when nobody else is around. Portal Dragon will be bringing it to Kickstarter in a couple weeks and wanted you to all get hyped about it ahead of time.
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Game Boy Geek Season 6 Kickstarter Running Now

Game Boy Geek is looking to create a 6th season of their show. Their mission is to help you find the next board game you’ll love. As part of the campaign, you can get cool tchotchkes based on the show, but you can also get some extras for a whole bunch of different board and card games. You should go check it out.
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IDW Games and Taberna Jogos Announces Galaxy Hunters

Giant robot alert!
We have giant robot alert!
Try and keep calm!
IDW Games has announced they’re teaming up with Taberna Jogo to bring us Galaxy Hunters. The game is a worker-placement style game (which I love) with giant robots (which I also love). So you know I’ll be paying attention to where this one’s headed.
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Wyrd Previews Twisted Horrors For The Other Side

Well, I mean, I realize we just passed Valentine’s Day, but the vibe I’m getting from the new The Other Side preview from Wyrd is decidedly more Halloween.
You know, I bet it’s a real pain when you get something stuck in your eye that’s in the middle of your back. That’s gotta be annoying.
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Eldritch Horror: Masks of Nyarlathotep Now Available

For all the dangers in the modern world, we all know that the true evil is in the form of… Ancient Egypt! *Imperial March plays*
The Investigators must get together once more in order to stop this ancient evil from taking over the everyday world. That’s what you’ll be doing in Masks of Nyarlathotep, the newest expansion for Eldritch Horror, which you can pick up now.
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New Imperial Fists Available To Order From Forge World

The Imperial Fists are siege masters. They can topple any structure. And the fortifications they, themselves, make are some of the strongest in the galaxy. Forge World is cranking out new Imperial Fists figures. You’ve seen the Rogal Dorn, but they’ve added honor guard and others like that over in their webshop.
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Osprey Games Announces Wildlands Miniatures Board Game

Osprey Games is working on their first miniatures board game. It’s called Martin Wallace’s Wildlands (but everyone can play, not just him). Players will team up and compete against each-other, each team trying to reclaim the glory of what had been a mighty kingdom, but is now just the wildlands. Defeat enemy characters, gather resources, and overpower your opponent’s defenses to win!
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Game Nite Magazine Issue 21 Now Available

When you want to fill up your day with gaming, a gaming magazine is hard to beat. Filled with great articles on all sorts of topics, they can keep you interested for hours. In this instance, it’s Game Nite magazine. Issue 21 is now available for your downloading and reading pleasure. It’s free, so there’s really no reason to not check it out.
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The Reckoners Board Game Up On Kickstarter

It’s always cool when a bit of media you love gets turned into a game you can immerse yourself in. You get to join in with the actions and adventures of your favorite characters and do your own part to shape the world. That’s what you get in The Reckoners, a new cooperative board game based on the book series by Brandon Sanderson. The project is up on Kickstarter now.
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Arcknight Running Patreon Campaign

Patreon’s a crowdfunding source that more gaming companies are looking into. For a monthly pledge (basically, you could think of it as a subscription fee), you get access to special material and extras that may or may not be available to the general public down the line. In this instance, it’s Arcknight that’s got a Patreon campaign up and running.
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Thursday Terrain Corner

Happy Cheap Candy Day!
Quick! Before the stores swap out everything for Easter stuff, go grab yourself some red-tinted and heart-shaped boxes of goodies for less than you’d usually spend!
And with the money you saved on that candy, you can go get yourself some new terrain for your gaming table.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Heroic Maps – Day & Night: The Temple of Love Now Available, Candleholder set and kit Available From Tabletop-Art, and Deadland Gaming Mat Available From Pwork Wargame.

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Way of the Fighter Now Available

If your Valentine’s day didn’t quite turn out like you’d hoped, I still hope it didn’t end up with you squaring off with an opponent, prepping your various martial arts moves in the attempt to knock the other fighter into unconsciousness… unless, of course, that was just you and your significant other playing some Way of the Fighter, which is available now from Ninja Division.
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New Avanti Releases Available From Battlefront

As Battlefront points out in their post, February is already halfway done. We’re just motoring our way through. They’re certainly not sitting back and relaxing. They’ve got minis to release! And that’s just what they’re letting you know about, with new Avanti releases, as well as updates about Team Yankee and a reminder about the launch of the ‘Nam website and sale.
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Blue Orange Giveaway Happening Now

Ok, so it’s actually the day after Valentine’s Day, but there were a lot of things going on yesterday and it was hard to keep up with all of them. One was the giveaway from Blue Orange and Board Game Revolution. However, it’s not too late to join! If you’d like a free copy of Kingdomino and Queendomino, go put your name in the hat.
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Knight Models Posts New Harry Potter Miniatures Adventure Board Game Previews

Well, it seems as though, as expected, everyone went pretty crazy over the announcement for the Harry Potter Miniatures Adventure Board Game from Knight Models. Well, they’ve posted up a new preview. Have a look at some of the minis that only got teased a bit in their preview video.
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WizKids Announces Endless Pass Card Game

WizKids seems to be in that pattern again of announcing several new games in rapid succession (nothing wrong with that, mind you). In this case, it’s Endless Pass: A Viking Saga. Players take on the role of mighty vikings, searching the Pass as they look to defeat the Endless, a never-ending (ooooh, that explains the name…) group of monsters. But, being vikings, they’re also looking for glory! As such, they’ll compete against one-another as well. Whose story will be told throughout all time? That’s for you to decide.
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Star Wars: Legion Demos Coming To Select Retailers March 8th

It feels like an eternity ago when Star Wars: Legion was announced at Gen Con. You’ve spent many long months waiting, anticipating, reading previews, watching videos. Maybe you’re even one of the lucky few who got a chance to try it way back in August. Well, the wait is getting shorter all the time, and if you want to get a hands-on experience with the game, you’re only 3 weeks (and change) out from doing so if your LGS is one of the lucky ones who will get to start showing demos of the product on March 8th.
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Blackwater Gulch: Minions & Monsters Up On Kickstarter

The folks over at Blackwater Gulch are looking to expand the ranch once again. They’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign for their Minions and Monsters expansion. It’s full of miniatures for all types of posses. You’ve got lawmen. You’ve got outlaws. You’ve got monsters (seems fitting, since it’s in the name there). You can go check it out and pledge now.
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Tavern Masters Now Available From Dann Kriss Games

You all know how much I love being able to post about a game having been on Kickstarter now being available for general release. Well, this is one of those posts. Dann Kriss Games is now sending out Tavern Masters to distributors for delivery to brick and mortar gaming stores the world over. If you’d like to get your own fantasy tavern and stock it with the best patrons, now’s your chance.
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Indie Boards and Cards Running Aeon’s End: Legacy Kickstarter

Legacy games are an interesting concept. As you play, you permanently alter the game. It’s quite an interesting thing that’s been sweeping through the gaming industry for a while. Well, Indie Boards and Cards is bringing that format to their Aeon’s End game, with Aeon’s End: Legacy. The cooperative deck-building game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Steamforged Opens Godtear Forums, Posts Rules

Godtear is Steamforged Games’ latest creation. They’ve got their pre-release beta-test kits on their way out to those that’ve purchased them. But even if you didn’t opt-in for that, you can still now check out more about the game via the official forums. Steamforged has also posted up the game’s rules so you can get a look at what is in store.
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Midweek Snippets

It’s Valentine’s Day!
… Ok, enough of that.
It’s Half-Priced Chocolate Eve!
That’s more like it.
But, before we get to those reduced-price bite-sized morsels tomorrow, let’s get you some gaming bite-sized morsels today (for free, of course).

On the platter today we have: Kraken Dice Valentine Day Sale Happening Now, New 28mm WWII Jerrycans from Baueda Wargames, The Game Master System by Dog Might On Kickstarter, and Board Buddies Game-Finder App Up On Kickstarter.

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New Cards For DeepWars Posted By AntiMatter Games

AntiMatter Games has updated their downloads section of their website with new DeepWars cards. If you’ve been waiting for these new stats, your wait is now over. These new cards include submersibles, but every force has been updated in some way, shape, or form.
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Infinity RPG Now Available In Print Form

Sure, Infinity is set in a distant future where humanity’s spread out among the stars, and I’m sure that paper books are a bit passe, and even these days, many people like books in digital form. But I’m an old fuddy-duddy who likes to actually have a book in-hand when I can. So I’m in luck (and if you’re like me, you are, too), as the Infinity RPG is now available in print form.
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IDW Games To Release Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Munchkin

Lotsa people grouping together for this one. IDW has teamed up with Steve Jackson Games and Nickelodeon to bring you a new Munchkin set. In this case, it’s all about pizza, ninjas, and heroes in half-shells. Yes, it’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (every time I write that, the editor in me wants to put commas between the words).
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Wave XIV Announced For X-Wing From Fantasy Flight Games

Hey there, flyboys and girls. Fantasy Flight has a new set of X-Wing ships coming out soon. One’s like previous “Aces” sorts of sets, this time with an X-Wing and a U-Wing. The other is a new TIE variant. Both come from Rogue One (so they say).
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Knight Models Announces Harry Potter Miniatures Adventure Game Kickstarter Launch Date

Here’s one that I know a lot of people have been wanting to know more about. Knight Models has announced the launch date for their Harry Potter Miniatures Adventure Game Kickstarter (March 14th). So you’ve got a month to get your wands, owls, and brooms together.
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Kings of War: Vanguard Beta Test Happening Now

When a company puts out a game, they obviously want it to be as perfect as possible. But even with a couple dedicated playtest groups, things can be missed. That’s where a public beta can help. And that’s just what Mantic’s got going on for Kings of War: Vanguard. Most of the rules are done and ready. It’s just the details that could use some work still.
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Predators Occulte Fantasy Football Team Up On Kickstarter

Just because the (American) football season is over doesn’t mean that you are just on vacation. No, training for next season is already underway. Maybe you’re looking for a new team to back. Well, you could always check out the Predators Occulte Fantasy Football Team that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Battlefront Launches ‘Nam Website, Has Sale on Stock

My dad was drafted for the Vietnam war. Though he never ended up in-country, he did train to drive an APC. Considering what I learned later during a Vietnam War History class that I took, I’m glad he didn’t end up over there. It probably wouldn’t’ve gone well. The Vietnam War is one that’s not often talked about in gaming circles. But Battlefront is looking to change that with ‘Nam, their minis game set during that conflict. They’ve got a new website up and running, and they’re celebrating with a sale on everything in the shop.
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Lexicons of Dueling: Japanese Katana Up On Kickstarter

Lexicons of Dueling is a card game that takes from actual fighting manuals for various types of weapons and puts them in your hands. They’ve created several decks already for such weapons as rapiers and English longswords. Now, they’re headed to the land of the rising sun with the Japanese Katana. This is the first of their far-Eastern decks they have planned. It’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Podcast Roundup

Tuesday, Tuesday, Tuesday.
I’m glad it’s here. My Monday wasn’t the best. Much of the day, I had a headache. Hell, I even managed to wear the wrong shirt (I had my Tuesday shirt on under my Monday overshirt. So, today, I’m reversed of that). So, let’s make sure you’ve got something good to listen to the rest of the week with our Podcast Roundup.

This week we have: Game Classy 156: Warhammer Underworlds: Eternia; Man Battlestations Episode 27; Meeples & Miniatures Episode 241: Baccus 6mm; Polyhedron Collider Podcast Episode 37: Fallout, Kitchen Rush and Ethnos; Epic Gaming Night Podcast Episode 44: The Cost of Gaming; Nerdherders Episode 23 (113): The 2017 Retrospective Extravaganza!; The Cardboard Herald Episode 66: Jackson Pope of Eurydice Games; The Secret Cabal Episode 152: Merlin, City of Iron, DOOM and a Short Topic Extravaganza; SAGA THORSDAY Episode 76: Mutatawwi’a Battleboard and Tactics Pt 2; and Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 116: Raiders of the North Sea & Expansions.

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Skirmisher Publishing Releases Earth Dog Monster For 5th Edition

February for us here in the West means that it’s time for the Chinese Lunar New Year over in, well… China. It’s quite a big celebration, with fireworks and red packets and all sorts of stuff. In honor of the New Year, Skirmisher Publishing has released a new monster for 5th Edition. It’s the Earth Dog.
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February Releases Available From Happy Games Factory

We’re a day shy of halfway through February. If there was a good time for February releases, I’d say this is it. And that’s what we’re getting from Happy Games Factory. New Releases for both Eden and Drakerys are in stock and ready to make their way to you.
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