Board Games


Pre-Orders Available For Wacky Races: The Board Game Deluxe

Wacky Races, the beloved Hanna-Barbera cartoon, is making its way to your tabletops. CMON has started taking pre-orders for the deluxe version of Wacky Races: The Board Game. This version includes pre-painted versions of the 11 Racer figures, as well as redesigned player dashboards, and thicker, punchcard terrain tiles. The pre-order is limited, so hurry over now.


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World Dumbination Coming to Kickstarter

The aliens have been watching. And they've not been happy with what they've seen. While there are a lot of intelligent people on Earth, it seems that the ones in charge are acting like children. So, they've scooped up much of the population and moved them to a new Earth. That leaves those behind, and they're looking to take the opportunity to conquer what's left of society. That's the story behind World Dumbination, a new board game coming to Kickstarter on April 23rd.


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Steamforged Creating Devil May Cry Board Game

"Bridge may be icy. I don't know. Bridge may be chocolate."

Sorry to butcher a good Demitri Martin bit for that, but it's what I think of whenever I see titles like that. Anyway, Steamforged Games is coming out with another board game based on a popular video game franchise. This time around, it's Devil May Cry. The Kickstarter campaign for Devil May Cry: The Bloody Palace, will be coming to Kickstarter sometime Q2 this year.


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Pledge Manager Open for Tiny Epic Tactics

There's a million reasons why you could miss out on a Kickstarter campaign. The money's not there. You forgot. Your tux didn't come back from the cleaners. There was an earthquake. Locusts! It wasn't your fault, you swear to goooooooooooooooooood!

But, thankfully, you can usually get in on it still during the late pledge and Pledge Manager time for the campaign. And that's where Gamelyn Games is at right now for Tiny Epic Tactics.


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Corvus Belli Posts Defiance Preview Schedule

One of the big announcements from Adepticon was that Corvus Belli is working on a cooperative board game set in their Infinity universe. It's called Defiance and it's coming to Kickstarter this fall. But people want to know more. And Corvus Belli is letting you know when and where that can happen. If you're coming to one of the bigger shows during the summer, you'll get a chance to check it out.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Combat in Journeys in Middle-earth

While Middle-earth has places like the Shire or Rivendell that are nice places to kick up your feet and relax, there's also plenty of places where you need to make sure you have your sword, axe, or bow ready to defend yourself. In this preview from Journeys in Middle-earth, Fantasy Flight looks into how combat works in this new, upcoming board game.


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Dungeon of the Mad Mage Board Game Now Available From WizKids

Some of you may have played the Dungeon of the Mad Mage adventure in Dungeons & Dragons. You've headed to Undermountain and headed through the dark passages therein. For those that have, and those that haven't, WizKids is giving you a new way to experience that adventure with the Dungeons of the Mad Mage board game, now available.


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Movie Empire Board Game Back Up On Kickstarter

Many of you out there love movies, but you feel you could probably do better with what's hitting movie screens. In Movie Empire, you get to decide just that. Become a movie producer and ride the waves of trends, putting out flicks that the public wants to see. In the end, one will be crowned the newest movie producer supreme. The game is back up on Kickstarter now.


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Greenbrier Games Running Kickstarter For Fall of the Spire Expansion for Folklore: The Affliction

The folks over at Greenbrier Games have launched a Kickstarter campaign for the latest expansion for their Folklore: the Affliction game. It's called Fall of the Spire, and it adds more than just some new monsters and a hero or two. There's Advanced Combat rules, as well as new Town Elements that make things not as simple as they once were.


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Columbia Games Running Hammer of the Scots Kickstarter

Columbia Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for a new, deluxe version of Hammer of the Scots board game. Players have enjoyed this game for quite a while, but now it's coming for a whole new audience. If you've been looking for this game for a while, now's your chance to jump in on it.


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Cheapass Games Retrospective Book Up On Kickstarter

For about as long as I can remember going to the gaming store, I remember seeing little bags with Cheapass Games on the side. They were a couple bucks each, and they were just fun, little games you could play in-between bigger games. I'd played a few over the years, but I never really realized just how many of those games there were. Now, Cheapass is running a Kickstarter campaign for an anthology of their products.


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Days of Wonder Announces Ticket to Ride: London

Far-out. Groovy. Let's head on down to the disco, daddio. And other mostly-inaccurate slang terms. Days of Wonder has announced a new Ticket to Ride game. This time, it's London in the 1970s. Instead of trains, players will be looking to create routes of the famous double-decker busses to the most iconic locations around town.


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Plaid Hat Games Announces Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein

Ok, seriously, I've tried to type something here for a little bit, and it's all just Young Frankenstein references in my head. And the problem with that is that there's so many good lines, it's impossible to decide on one to use. So, comment below with your favorite and we can all enjoy them.

Anyway, Plaid Hat Games has announced Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein, a new board game where you're looking to recreate the work of Victor for yourself.


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Corvus Belli Announces Defiance Dungeon Crawl Board Game and Posts Infinity Previews

Corvus Belli's announced Defiance, a new dungeon-crawl board game set in the Infinity universe. If you've been a fan of the figures and the lore, but weren't so hot on minis skirmish games, this might just be your chance to join in on the fun. Also, they've posted up the various Infinity previews they've had from Adepticon over the weekend.


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WizKids Announces Star Trek: Conflick in the Neutral Zone

I make plenty of typoes here on TGN. But that headline isn't one of them (I copy/pasted the name right from WizKid's site). The new game they're working on is Star Trek: Conflick in the Neutral Zone. As one would expect, it involves dexterity, as players flick their ships across the board, trying to attack one-another as well as collect Dilithium Crystals.


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Potemkin Empire Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Look, sometimes, you gotta just do a slap-dash job to do what you can with the time and resources you have. When the Empress of Russia is going to do a float-by of your town, you gotta make it look good, no matter what. That's the story behind Potemkin Empire, a new board game from Indie Boards and Cards that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Grey Fox Games Running Tsukuyumi: Full Moon Down Board Game Kickstarter

I know I try and give you a bit of an intro to the game here, but looking at this Kickstarter campaign, what Grey Fox Games has typed at the top I can't improve on at all. "A game about killer robots, sad whales and moon demons. If that doesn't interest you, we're out of ideas."

I mean, really.


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Internet A Bit’n Byte Conquest Board Game Up On Kickstarter

I work on the internet. It can be a weird place. That pretty much goes without saying. But I don't really want to rule the whole internet... or do I? And while I might not become the next internet superstar in real life (such as it is), I could do it in Internet A Bit’n Byte Conquest, a new board game from Black Lich that's up on Kickstarter now.


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USAOpoly Announces Die Hard Board Game

"Yippie Kie Yay (can't finish this line because we keep the site PG-13)!" Everyone's favorite Christmas movie will soon be making its way to your tabletops. USAOpoly and Fox have announced that they're working together to create a Die Hard board game. One player takes on the role of John McClane, while the rest become members of Hans Gruber's gang, looking to stop him at any cost.


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