Board Games


Renegade Game Studios Running Trajan Giveaway

There's a new edition of Trajan available from Renegade Game Studios. You can run out and pick up your copy now. OR, if you're feeling lucky (punk), you can go see if you can win a copy. There's a contest they're running now where you can get this new edition for exactly nothing. Go put your name in the hate now.


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Legends of Novus Adventure Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Don't you just hate it when the world is rent asunder and primordeal evil starts taking over the land? I know it annoys me. When that happens, I take up my sword and shield and go a-hero-ing. And that's what you can do in Legends of Novus, a new adventure open-world board game that's up on Kickstarter now.


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HexaGONE Tile-laying Game Up On Kickstarter

Longtime readers know that I'm a fan of abstract puzzle games. I'm always on the lookout for the next one that I can wrap my head around. HexaGONE looks like it's right up my alley. It's a hex-laying game where you're trying to complete different patterns before your opponents do. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Horrible Games Running Alone Kickstarter

Usually in a 1 vs Many game, the 1 is the bad guy. They control all the evil things out there on the board. In Alone, it's the other way around. The 1 is the Hero, trying to escape an infested space ship, while the Many are playing the various terrible traps and aliens they will find along the way. Horrible Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for a new print run of the game that also includes new extras.


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Leder Games Announces Root: The Underworld Kickstarter

A new expansion is coming for Leder Games' Root: A Woodland Game of Might and Right. It's called The Underworld and it'll bring in two new factions to the game (the Crows and the Moles), as well as two unique maps, each with their own special rules. The Kickstarter campaign for the expansion will start in one month's time.


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Z-Man Games Posts New The Great City of Rome Preview

Rome wasn't built in a day. But playing a game of The Great City of Rome won't take nearly that long. It's the new game coming from Z-Man where players look to construct what will become one of the most important cities in all of Western Civilization. In this preview, we get a look at some of the mechanics and how players will get their edifices places onto the table.


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Icarus Storytelling Game Up On Kickstarter

Many great civilizations have risen only to fall again. Greece, Rome, Imperial China, the Aztecs, and on and on. In Icarus, a new storytelling game up on Kickstarter, players will work together to create and tell the tale of their own great civilization at the height of its power... and then watch it all come tumbling down right in front of them.


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Exploration Board Game Up On Kickstarter

The Space Race is on! New technology has launched humanity out into the stars. Take control of your own corporation looking to establish a foothold in this new Wild West. That's the story behind Exploration, a new sci-fi board game up on Kickstarter that includes elements of deck-building, area control, and has unique orbital movement as well.


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Fantasy Flight Announces New Expansion for Descent: Journeys in the Dark

In Descent: Journeys in the Dark, players get to choose their own class for their hero. There's several to pick from, but veteran gamers might want some more options. That's where Lost Legends comes in. It's a new expansion announced by Fantasy Flight that includes new standard classes, as well as numerous hybrid classes, greatly expanding your possible options when starting a game.


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WizKids Posts New Warhammer: Age of Sigmar: The Rise and Fall of Anvalor Preview

The enemy of my enemy can also be my enemy. In The Rise & Fall of Anvalor, players must work together... sort of... to protect the city from the rampaging hordes. However, everyone wants the city for themselves, and at the end of the game, only one group can fully control the city. So, while you look to build your resources, you must also try and keep your opponents/allies from doing the same. WizKids has posted up a new preview of this board game coming out next month.


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Big Easy Busking Board Game Up On Kickstarter

New Orleans is a rather rocking city... just about literally. Everywhere you go on its broad streets, you can find performers plying their trade, looking to make a couple bucks. But who will walk away with a guitar case full of money and who will go home empty handed? That's for you to decide in Big Easy Busking, a new area control board game that's up on Kickstarter now.


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WizKids Announces Dungeons & Dragons: Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage Board Game

WizKids has a new board game they're working on that takes place in one of the most iconic locations in the Forgotten Realms. It's Dungeons & Dragons: Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage. Players head through Undermountain in search of treasure. Will you make it out alive? WizKids is offering both a standard and a deluxe version of the game.


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Gunny Town Board Game Up On Kickstarter

There's a gold rush going on, pardner! Grab your six-shooters and head to town, because there's more than one way to get gold out of the hills. Gunny Town is a new board game up on Kickstarter now where players make their way to a lawless Wesetern down and look to come out with most powerful and richest person in the territories.


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Z-Man Games Announces Hadara Board Game

Welcome to the dawn of civilization. Grab your rudimentary spear and other primitive gear. Advanced technology is just thataway. We'll be headed there shortly. In Hadara, a new board game coming from Z-Man Games, players will be in charge of their own civilization at the dawn of time. They will then see that civilization grow and develop through the ages. What facets will you focus on as you continue through time?


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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Star Wars: Outer Rim Board Game

Out on the fringes of the galaxy lies the Outer Rim. Most people think that it's nothing but a hive of scum and villainy... and they're right! But it's your hive of scum and villainy, and you're going to become the scummiest scum and most villainous villain that you can, all while operating out on the very edge of soceity. In Star Wars: Outer Rim, a new board game coming from Fantasy Flight, become a smuggler, bounty hunter, or other sort of cast-off from society and make your name in a galaxy that isn't a fan of your very existence.


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USAOpoly and Games Workshop Announce Licensed Versions of Talisman

USAOpoly, masters of branded, licensed versions of games, and Games Workshop, the biggest hobby miniatures company, are joining forces. USAOpoly will start making licensed versions of the venerable game, Talisman. If you've enjoyed the game, but felt it could use a bit of a reskin and some updated artwork, this is the announcement for you.


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Keyholt Board Game Now Available From Renegade Game Studios

Greenland isn't really as green as the name would imply. And Iceland doesn't have as much ice as its name would imply. Thanks to volcanic hotspots, there's actually plenty of chances to do some farming. In Keyholt, take on the role of farmers in Iceland, as you look to out-do each other, growing bigger and better crops than your neighbor. You can pick up your copy now.


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The Expanse: Doors and Corners Now Available

It's politics, intrigue, and conquest in The Expanse: Doors and Corners, the first expansion to the game based on the popular Syfy series. There's a total of five new modules you can use as part of the game, greatly expanding your options. Use one, two, or all five, each one changing the game in distinct ways. It's really like getting five expansions in one.


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