New Flames of War Releases & Team Yankee Previews From Battlefront

Battlefront has some big updates over on their website. They’re sending out the next set of figures for the Armoured Fist book for Flames of War. Those are the Valentine tank, as well as the Priest and Daimler armored vehicles. Then, over for Team Yankee, they’ve got two book previews up. The first is for Free Nations, which gives rules for the French, Canadian, Dutch, and Australian forces. Then there’s Fate of a Nation, which focuses on the Middle East and the conflicts therein.
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Lasers & Liches Retro Setting For 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter

If you want a lot of 80s nostalgia all thrown into your RPGs all at once, Lasers & Liches is the game for you. Along with the aforementioned lasers and litches, there’s laser swords, pizza monsters, nuclear waste, and all other manner of things. But it’s not just haphazardly thrown in. It’s done with care and attention. The setting book is up on Kickstarter now.
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Boarders Tabletop Game Studios In Stolen Games Case

Kickstarter is a risky business. Even companies that are well-known can potentially have all sorts of things go wrong and backers are left without product to show for their pledge. Well, backers of various projects that were being fulfilled by Boarders Tabletop Game Studio had been finding out that their games were going missing. Now, the authorities are being involved.
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Holy Grail Games Announces DomiNations Board Game

Being put in charge of an entire civilization isn’t easy. there’s many facets of life to take into account, and many different ways you can build your society. In DomiNations, “build” is exactly what we mean, too, as you’ll use triangle-shaped dominoes to expand and strengthen your reign. Holy Grail Games will be bringing DomiNations to Kickstarter in June.
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80% Off Megabundle of Castles & Crusades at DrivethruRPG

Troll Lord Games is running their 80% off Megabundle for Castles & Crusades over on their DriveThruRPG webshop. I mean, it’s 80% off. That’s an amazing savings. You should definitely head over now and pick it up for yourself. You’re almost losing money by not going!
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Midweek Snippets

Wednesday already. Granted, for me, it’s usually the day of the week that takes the longest. Not that there’s anything particular terrible that happens on Wednesdays. It’s just the day that seems to go on the longest. Gotta make it up and over that hill and then we can slide back down toward the weekend. “Step by step, you climb the mountain,” such as it were. But when climbing mountains, you need to bring along provisions. In this case, it’s bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Cross-Shaped Clear Bases Available From Sally 4th, Dog Centaur Minis Available From Punga Miniatures, Wizards and Lizards Paper Minis Available From Okumarts Games, New Space Corsair Mini Available From Brother Vinni, Overrunners Sci-Fi Minis and Vehicles Up On Kickstarter, and Big Fat Panda Running Gaming Protection Components Kickstarter.

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Ludus Magnus Studios Running Black Rose Wars Contest

Ludus Magnus Studios will soon be launching their Kickstarter campaign for Black Rose Wars. But they’re wanting to just give a copy away… and not just the new game, but all of the Nova Aetas goodies. Simply head over to their Facebook page, like it, sign up for their newsletter, and reply with your favorite mage, and you’ll get your name in the hat for a big bundle of stuff.
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Overlight Coming To Kickstarter April 24th

Renegade Game Studio has announced that they will be launching their Kickstarter campaign for Overlight on April 24th. This is a game that’s been a long time coming, with a lot of anticipation building around it. Just two weeks and we’ll know much more, with all sorts of insights from the game’s designers.
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Ares Games Creating Battlestar Galactica Starship Battles Game

Ares Games is adding another great sci-fi series to the tabletops. It’s Battlestar Galactica, and it’ll be joining Wings of Glory and Sails of Glory. So strap into your starfighter and remember to only shoot the Cylons.
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Privateer Press Previews July releases

A new faction will soon be making its way to the battlefields across Western Immoren. They’re the Crucible Guard, and they’re coming in force. These scientists and alchemists have been pushed too far by those that would stifle their research. As such, they’ve taken up arms with some of the most technologically advanced gear ever to hit the warzone. They’ve got a bunch of releases coming in July, and you can check out some of them here.
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Zombicide: Invader Up On Kickstarter

CMON and Guillotine Games’ latest Kickstarter campaign is up, up and away. Head for the far-off planet of PK-L7 in Zombicide: Invader, the latest in the ongoing series. Though, this time, the regular zombies we’ve come to know have been replaced by Xenos. They’re no less deadly, though. Thankfully, there’s all sorts of futuristic weapons and equipment to help the Survivors, well… survive.
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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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Gioconomicon Interviews Makers of Battlestar Galactica – Starship Battles

There are several great sci-fi series out there. One of those that’s been around the longest is Battlestar Galactica. There’s been a few games based on the series over the year, but a new one’s coming in the form of Battlestar Galactica Starship Battles. Gioconomicon sat down with the games’ designers for a quick chat to find out more about this upcoming minis game.
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Late Backing Open for Into the Black: Boarding Party

With all the Kickstarter campaigns going on, its easy for one to slip by you. Maybe you just missed it. Maybe you were short that month. Whatever the reason, the end of the Kickstarter doesn’t always mean you’ve missed out on all the goodies. Take, for example, I Will Never Grow Up’s Into the Black: Boarding Party. If you missed the campaign, you can still jump in, as they’ve opened up late pledges.
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Podcast Radio

Monday’s gone. That brings us to Tuesday. Mine’s starting off pretty good. I got new dice and a new shirt delivered in the mail. And, I mean, who doesn’t love dice? Nobody who I call my friend, anyway.
Also, my Monday seemed to go by quickly. Here’s to hoping the rest of the week speeds on by and we can get back to that weekend. Speaking of helping the week go by, let’s get you some podcasts to listen to while you do your work.

This week on the dial we have: Game Classy Episode 160: Game Stuff; Man Battlestations Podcast Episode 29; Anonymous Tabletop Episode 23: Adeption Live! 3rd Time’s a Charm; Cheated Fates Radio Episode 8: Adepticon 2018 Recap; Rolling Dice & Taking Names Episode 141: Fireball Island, Flamme Rouge, Middle Earth Quest, Charterstone; The Cardboard Herald Episode 74: Tony “Bearded Rougue” Miller Comes Back To Set Fire To My Library; The Secret Cabal Episode 156: The Pursuit of Happiness and a Short Topic Extravaganza; SAGA THORSDAY Episode 84: Movement and Combat Changes in 2nd edition; Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 120: Dinosaur Island; and News of the North – 2018-04-10.

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Yndaros: The Darkest Star Adventure For Symbaroum Up On Kickstarter

Just looking at movie series, you know people are always excited about the next installment of a beloved property. In the case of tabletop RPGs, that’s no different. In this case, it’s the next part of the Throne of Thorns campaign for Symbaroum. It’s called Yndaros: The Darkest Star and it’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Renegade Game Studio Taking Pre-Orders For Junk Orbit

Humans are pretty bad about leaving a trail wherever we go. Even well-meaning people leave stuff behind. And that penchant for being a bit messy can follow us even out into space. But one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, and that’s where you find yourself in Junk Orbit. Your job is to collect this junk for disposal. Pre-orders for the game are being taken now from Renegade Games.
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River Horse Launches Terminator Genisys: Rise of the Resistance Kickstarter

Dun-dun-dun, dun-dun
Dun-dun-dun, dun-dun
Skynet has taken over the world. The machines are marching through the streets, killing anyone they come across. A resistance movement has formed and the fight for humanity’s survival is on. That’s where you find yourself in Terminator Genisys: Rise of the Resistance, a new cooperative board game by River Horse that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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AntiMatter Games Holding DeepWars Painting Contest

The creatures of the sea are filled with all sorts of amazing colors and patterns. Even in the deep ocean depths, bio-luminescence makes sure that there’s still light and color to be found. Now, AntiMatter Games is looking to see how well you paint up their deep-sea creatures. They’re running a DeepWars Painting Contest. So get your colored goop on those minis!
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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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Skirmisher Publishing Releases Ragnarok: Age of Wolves Miniatures Rules

The Norse have their legends and mythologies. They tell of Ragnarok, twilight of the gods, where there’s this great battle, and even Thor and even Odin will slowly die, one by one. But Ragnarok isn’t a fast thing. It takes place over a long stretch of time. And it’s during the opening portions of it where you find yourself in Ragnarok: Age of Wolves, a new miniatures skirmish game from Skirmisher Publishing (seems appropriate). You can pick up your copy now.
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Wyrd Posts New Monday Preview

Wyrd likes to brighten up our Mondays with their regular preview. Today is no different. Thing is, they aren’t entirely sure what it’s a preview for. Or, at the very least, that’s the story they’re giving us. I mean, it’s a goblin on a recliner that’s also on top of an alligator. So there’s that. And here’s this…
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Rebel Minis Releases Two New Rules Sets

Rebel Minis isn’t just content with bringing you one new set of minis rules. They’ve got two. Working with Ex Teixeira from Two Hour Wargames, they’ve got Lovecraft’s Revenge and Deadly Dreams, both of which have their rulebooks up in the Rebel Minis webshop now.
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Reserve Your Confrontation Classic Box and Get Free Minis

Everyone likes getting more for their money. That’s just how we operate. You don’t go around saying, “Wait, that’s on sale. I want to wait until it goes back to full price.” So, if you can get extra, you should do that. Sans Detour is letting you sign up early for your Confrontation Classic box and giving you 3 exclusive minis if you do so.
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New GCPS Units Available To Order From Mantic For Warpath

As humanity has spread out across the stars, they’ve found numerous hostile alien lifeforms with which they’ve had to compete for space and resources. Protecting them and expanding humankind’s boarders is the GCPS. They’ve got a whole group of new releases for Warpath over in the Mantic webshop. Pre-orders are being taken now, with shipping to start in a couple weeks.
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Last One Standing Board Game Coming Soon

Reality TV can be pretty dull. In the not-too-distant future, they’ve decided that a way to spice things up is by parachuting people into a remote location, load them up with weapons, and offer cash and prizes for the one that’s the last one standing. And that, in fact, is the name of a new game coming soon.
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New Releases Available From Warlord Games

As usual, Warlord Games has a whole bunch of releases for their various games all at once for us. There’s some Bolt Action. There’s some Black Powder. And then there’s a pair of Hail Caesar. So, if you’re a fan of those eras of play, you’ll want to check out what you can get for them now.
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Z-Man Games Posts new Fae Preview

Z-Man Games is working on recreating Clans under the new name of Fae. The mechanics still work much the same, while all the artwork is getting a makeover. But what are those rules, anyway? In this preview, you get a look at how the druids walk around their enchanted forest, looking to complete their rituals in peace.
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New Shadespire Sets Available to Pre-Order From Games Workshop

Two new sets are making their way to the Shadespire game from Games Workshop. Do you want to be on the side of the Stormcast Eternals or the forces of Chaos? Either way, a new box set is up for order. There’s new figures, new cards, and new opportunities.
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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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Steamforged Launches Godtear Kickstarter

I’m a big proponent of “play the figs you want to play.” I mean, I normally pick my options for games starting with how they look, then moving onto how they play. And it can be tough when part of one faction in a game looks good, but part of another one also looks good. Well, that’s not an issue in Godtear, Steamforged’s new fantasy miniatures game. There aren’t any factions, so just grab who you want and get gaming. They’ve launched their Kickstarter campaign just today.
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Wyrd Previews Motor Scout For The Other Side

In combat, knowing the location and strength of the enemy is vital. Scouts have been used for thousands of years to find out just that sort of information. While that spot had been held by horse-riding cavalrymen for the longest time, in the motor age, it’s being taken over by vehicles specifically designed for the job. Such is the case with the Motor Scout in The Other Side, of which we get a preview here today.
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Kitchen Rush: Piece of Cake Coming To Kickstarter April 16

Alright, so you’ve had a great meal. Appetizer, soup, main course, all were absolutely astounding. But now your sweet tooth is getting to aching. Where’s dessert? Well, in the case of Kitchen Rush, it’s coming to Kickstarter on April 16, when the campaign for Kitchen Rush: Piece of Cake will launch.
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Torg Eternity – The Living Land Supplements Up On Kickstarter

The people have spoken: They want more Torg Eternity. The initial Kickstarter took off like a rocket and the game subsequently went on to be nominated for and win numerous awards. It’d be cruel to not give them more. So, Ulisses Spiele has launched a Kickstarter for Torg Eternity – The Living Land, supplements that let you play in a land filled with dinosaurs and adventure.
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