Kolossal Games Running Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy Kickstarter

Even favorite games can use an upgrade every once in a while. Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy has been widely popular since its original release. But things weren’t exactly perfect, and so Kolossal Games is looking to make it even better. They’re running a Kickstarter for a new edition.
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Panzer Mech 28mm Weird WWII New Releases From West Wind Productions

A new expansion is now available for Secrets of the Third Reich. It’s called Dossier X-01, and it’s chocked full of new units of all types for your games. But not just rules, West Wind Productions has a whole batch of new miniatures that are available as well. And West Wind is celebrating by giving you a free figure of your choice when you make a qualifying order! Who doesn’t love free stuff!?
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Podcast Radio

Tuesday, Tuesday, Tuesday. The work week is well underway. With any luck, the start of it went well for you. So let’s keep the ball rolling along to the weekend. Helping things, as usual, is some gaming podcasts.

This week on the dial we’ve got: Nerdherders Episode 27 (117): Spinoff City; Exploding Dice Radio Episode 11; Breathing Flames Episode 5: Farmer Lenny’s Top 7; Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 126: Carthago; Cardboard Herald Episode 87: Matthias Nagy of Frosted Games; The Secret Cabal Episode 162: Dinosaur Island, Age of Thieves and a Short Topic Extravaganza; and Drive Thru FM Episode 16: Top 10 Strategy Games with Narrative.

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DGS Previews Reapercon Release For Freeblades

There’s just all sorts of conventions coming up in the next couple months. And DGS Games is ready for them. They’ll be at Gen Con, and they’ll also be at Reapercon. For both, they’re going to have new figures. In this preview, we get a look at the Wandering Wizard, a Reapercon release.
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Win A Trip To New York From Days of Wonder

New York, New York, it’s a hell of a town. To celebrate the release of Ticket to Ride: New York, Days of Wonder is looking to send you and a guest to the Big Apple on their dime. Want to live out your own Home Alone 2 fantasy (without the traps, of course)? Now’s your chance.
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Paizo Previews Sorcerers From Pathfinder 2.0

Everything is getting an update in the new edition of Pathfinder. That includes all the base classes. In this preview, we get a look at the Sorcerer. These magic-users get their powers from ancient pacts and bloodlines. They’re born with magic in their veins, effectively. But how will that affect their abilities? Read on to find out.
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Fantasy Flight Previews Fang Fighter For X-Wing

The headline for this article gets an F, obviously. Fantasy Flight is showing off the new Fang Fighter for X-Wing. While most of the populace only knows the Mandalorians by Boba and Jango Fett, there’s much more to this warrior race. That includes a space force with the Fang Fighters as a major part of the armada.
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Plaid Hat Games Announces Guardians Card Game

The Guardians are elite super-soldiers, each with their own unique style, equipment, and specialties. And they helped created the new world government. But 30 years have passed, and the Guardians are being called upon again. That’s the story behind Guardians, a new card game for 2-4 players coming from Plaid Hat Games.
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Delirium Expansion Available To Pre-order For Ascension

Delirium is the new expansion coming for Ascension, the deck-building game from Stone Blade Entertainment. Vigil has been seriously warped by the events of the previous sets, and familiar faces take on all-new appearances. Pre-orders are being taken now. And with the pre-order comes an exclusive promo card.
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Battlefront Running Operation Buffalo Sale

For the month of July, Battlefront will be having a sale going on for their NVA Regular army figures for ‘Nam, their Vietnam miniatures game. You can get these figures for 25% cheaper than you’d usually have to spend, so why not check it out?
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Modiphius Releases Capharnaum – The Tales of the Dragon-Marked RPG PDF

I took just a couple semesters of French back in high school. As such, the amount that I remember now could be described as “pretty much useless.” So, if I wanted to play Capharnaum, I’d’ve been out of luck. That is, until now, as Modiphius has translated over this RPG for an English-speaking audience. You can get your pdf copy now.
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Monday Terrain Corner

It’s Monday and I’m back in the office. It was a good, restful time away, all the annoyance with my computer and connection on Friday aside. Anyway, as we’re getting back into the swing of things, we need to make sure your gaming tables look good.

Today in the terrain corner we have: Brigade Models Releases More 6mm Underground Structures and More Viking Structures Available From Acheson Creations.

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RESOCARD Game Cosplay Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Cosplay is one of those aspects of the hobby that’s always intrigued me, but I never really got into. I know it takes a lot of time, effort, patience, and can be somewhat expensive… all attributes that I don’t possess. So those that do it should be looked upon with awe. Well, they’re getting their own card game as well. RESOCARD is a cosplaying card game that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Privateer Press Previews Crucible Guard Releases For Warmachine

The Crucible Guard is the new faction coming for Warmachine. They’re technologically advanced and full of alchemical wonders. They’ll be hitting tabletops soon, and Privateer Press wants to make sure you get a good look at what’s coming, including the new starter box.
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CMON Previews Cthulhu For Cthulhu: Death May Die

Gee, what a big miniature you have there.
So, in a game called Cthulhu: Death May Die, you’d expect to have a Cthulhu miniature, especially for a game coming from CMON. Well, it does. Though, at this point, I’m not sure if “miniature” is really the right term for it…
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New Blood Bowl Pre-Orders Available From Games Workshop

Ready! Set! Hut! Hut! Omaha… Hike!
The gridiron knows no downtime on the tabletops of the world. The Blood Bowl pitch is always ready for a game. But what teams will play on it, and which pitch will they play on? Games Workshop is taking pre-orders for a new Dark Elf team, as well as some new accessories and a couple of pitches.
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Review Roundup

Hey everyone,
Sorry about the posts the other day. As I’d mentioned previously, I wasn’t at the office the last couple days. And, well, you know the old saying, “if it isn’t one thing, it’s another”? That kinda sums up my last 2 days. Not anything godawful, but just… “well… ok, then.”
So, you kinda got a quick bit of stories this morning, and with the Review Roundup, hopefully we’ll be back on track here.

Anyway, today we have: Ganz Schon Clever, Getaway Driver, Onitama: Sensei’s Path Expansion, Impulse, Alien Artifacts, and Tadmor.

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Fantasy Flight Previews Han Solo Expansion For Star Wars: Legion

Han Solo started off as just a scoundrel pilot, taking Luke, Obi-Wan, and some droids to Alderaan. However, he came to be a major leader in the Rebellion… before going back to being just a scoundrel pilot. But that last bit’s beside the point. The Han Solo Commander expansion for Star Wars: Legion depicts Han at his most… leader-ful. Check it out.
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Steamforged Taking Gen Con Pre-Orders For LE Minis

Good lord… Gen Con’s just a couple weeks away.
I… only have about 900 billion things left to do before the show. But it’s fine. Everything’s fine. This is fine. Included on that list is get in my pre-order for the LE minis coming from Steamforged. You can put your order in now and even get Gen Con pick-up to save on shipping.
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Josef Bugman Available to Pre-Order For Blood Bowl

The world of Blood Bowl has many legendary players. But few are as legendary as Josef Bugman. Player, coach, master brewer, he does it all. And Forge World is taking orders for two new figures for him over on their website. Get yours now before the season begins.
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Way of the Force Now Available for Star Wars: Destiny

The next expansion for Star Wars: Destiny, Way of the Force, is now available. Hop into your pod racer, see some of your favorite characters, grab their equipment, and fight either for or against the Dark Side with a whole plethora of new options for your decks. The set covers pretty much every era of the Star Wars saga.
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Paizo Previews Trapfinding in Pathfinder 2.0

It’s a trap!
Ok, obligatory reference out of the way, we can move on. Pressure plates. Tripwires. Buckets perched precariously on partially-open doors. The adventuring world is filled with all manner of traps of nefarious means. But how will they be handled in the new edition of Pathfinder? In this preview, we get ourselves a look. Just watch where you step. … Not because of traps, but because my neighbors don’t always pick up after their dogs…
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New Australian Sets Available for Bolt Action

Aussie! Aussie! Aussie!
The Australians are hitting the beach and looking to push back the Axis forces in Bolt Action. A whole new wave of releases is available from Warlord Games. There’s all sorts of artillery, as well as new commando units, and other specialized groups.
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30th Anniversary Star Wars RPG Book Now Available

Many of us weren’t gaming 30 years ago when the original Star Wars RPG book came out. But then, I guarantee there’s those of you out there with a very well-worn and probably well-loved copy. Either way, if you’ve never played it but want to, or have played it for 30 years, there’s the new 30th Anniversary book available now from Fantasy Flight.
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Thursday Terrain Corner

Welcome back, everyone. I hope you all had a safe and happy 4th of July, whether you celebrated anything special or not. I had a good time playing D&D and then watching the Great British Baking Show, just as our Founding Fathers would’ve wanted, I’m sure.
Also, my time sense is all screwed up. Yesterday I was off of work and played D&D, but it wasn’t Saturday. And today I’m not at the office, because I took the rest of this week off, but it’s not Sunday, and… yeah, just craziness.
But it is Thursday and that means a Terrain Corner for you!

Today we have: New Abyss Black Game Mat From Deep-Cut Studio, Miniature Building Authority is Celebrating July 4th with a 15% off Store-wide Sale, BIO-CRAFT Supersized Sci-Fi Gaming Terrain or 3D STL Files On Kickstarter, and Brigade Models – New 6mm Sci-Fi Underground Buildings.

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Steamforged Previews Veteran Calculus For Guild Ball

When I say, “I had calculus back in college” I don’t mean, y’know… Anyway, Calculus is one of the minis in the upcoming Faithful box for Guild Ball. How has she changed from her original form? Well, check her out, along with a render of her new mini.
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Cryptozoic Announces Wallet Party Game

Wallet is a new party game coming next week from Cryptozoic. In it, players are looking to get away with the most cash. However, you can’t just whooooh, take the money and run. Nope, that wallet’s hot, and if you’ve got too much money, or too many IDs, you’ll get caught by the authorities.
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Munchkin: Unicorns and Friends Expansion Up On Kickstarter

There feels like there’s a billion Munchkin expansions out there, each one adding in new elements to the game to keep players on their toes. Currently, Steve Jackson Games is running a Kickstarter for a new one. It’s all about Unicorns and Friends, in fact, that’s what they’ve decided to call it.
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Starfinder Armory Coming This Month

In the far-off future that is Starfinder, technology has advanced by leaps and bounds. All sorts of new weapons and gear and armor exist. So, what sort of stuff will you equip your character with? You can figure that out by picking up the futuristic Sears Catalog that is the Starfinder Armory, coming this month.
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Warlord Game Previews New Konflikt ’47 Releases

With new technology comes new ways to wage war. In 1947, as the 2nd World War rages on, every nation looks to secure victory via new arms. In this preview for Konflikt ’47, we get a look at some of the units coming in the new Defiance expansion book.
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Happy 4th of July

Hey everyone! For us here in the States, it’s the 4th of July. As such, I’m taking the day off to… go play some D&D, as our Founding Fathers would have wanted. Have a happy and save day, and even if you’re not here in the US, go have a BBQ and (safely and responsibly) blow something up.

4th of July image taken from: The Whiteboard
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Fantasy Football Ogres, Halflings, and Female Norse Teams Up On Kickstarter

Impact! Miniatures is no stranger when it comes to Kickstarter campaigns. In fact, they’re currently working on their 40th. In this case, it’s for a trio of new fantasy football teams. There’s the Ogres, the Halflings, and a female Norse team all going right now.
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September Releases for Dark Souls Board/Card Games Available For Pre-Order

You died.
That’s a pretty common thing to see when playing a Dark Souls game. Well, come September, you might be seeing it more often if you’re playing the Dark Souls board or card game from Steamforged. A new batch of expansions will be available, and you can get your name down on the list so you’re the first gamer on the bock with them when they’re released.
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