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And we have another for you. CMON's really grown over the years I've been with the company. From one booth of moderate size to a really big booth filled with all sorts of stuff, with games seemingly bursting at the seams. What sort of things can you expect to see there this year? Thankfully, they've got a primer for you all set to go.
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CMON is just brimming with announcements this week. The latest today is that they're adapting the Swedish RPG, Trudvang Chronicles into a board game called Trudvang Legends. Players will make their way through various Adventure Books, changing the rules as they go along and perform their various exploits.
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You've fought zombies in the malls. You've fought them in the morgues. You've fought them in the prisons. You've fought them in castles. You've fought them in hedgerows. You'll soon be fighting them in space. But this new Zombicide lets you fight zombies in an all-new way. CMON has announced a new Zombicide Role-Playing Game.
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Just about all of us, at some point in time, has played a game of Munchkin, or possibly one of the dozens of separate sets, or the CCG. But CMON and Steve Jackson are teaming up to bring a new form of Munchkin to your tabletop. It's Munchkin Dungeon, a new board game set in the wild and wacky world of Munchkin. Beware of ducks.
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The campaign for Cthulhu: Death May Die might be over, but like CMON does with their projects, when one ends, another begins. In this case, it's Starcadia Quest. Yes, the Arcadia Quest brand you love so much is blasting off into space. It's new quests, new monsters, new guilds, new heroes, and the pvpve format in the dark recesses of space. The Kickstarter campaign will launch August 28th.
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CMON and Artipia Games are joining together to release a new version of Project: ELITE. The game, first released in 2016, is getting a bit of an update, with rules changes suggested over the past couple years by players, new artwork, and new figures from Mike McVey. The Kickstarter campaign for the new edition will come Q4 this year, with the retail release sometime next year.
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On your mark! Get set! Go!
The green flag is flying, and it's a race to the finish line. Just make sure that you actually make it there. CMON is teaming up with Warner Brothers to bring the classic Hanna Barberra cartoon, Wacky Races, to tabletops in board game form. Players are looking to make it in first place, but Dick Dastardly and Mutley are certainly not going to make it easy.
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Saturdaaaaaaaaaaaaaay! Woo!
My favorite day of the week, as I can just sit back, relax, and do some gaming.
Nevermind that this week I'm vacuuming, dusting, and cleaning countertops in the den. That's important, too.
So, while I try and figure out just how much dust a single lamp can acquire, let's get you those reviews you so desperately desire.

Today we have: Atlantis: Island of the Gods, Build It with Bryan, Sea of Plunder, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Tiny Epic Quest, Way of the Panda, Dogmight Games Sentinel Board Game Box, Anatomy Fluxx, Head of Mousehold, Robinson Crusoe 2nd Edition, Who Should We Eat?, Among the Stars iOS, Thunderstone Quest, Ticket to Ride: New York, Die Quacksalber von Quedlinburg, Junk Orbit, Nine Worlds, Nimble, For King & Parliament, and Warhammer 40k: Kill Team.

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The insanity is spreading. CMON's Cthulhu: Death May Die Kickstarter is closing in on $2 million. With just under a week to go, they've upped the ante with Season 2 for the game. You can get more monsters, more Investigators, more craziness as an add-on to your pledge.
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It's Saturday once more. I just knew it would show back up eventually.
I'm currently playing D&D, and you can watch if you want.
But I know what you all really are here for are those reviews I know you so desperately desire.
So let's not keep you waiting any longer.

Today we have: Potion Explosion: The Fifth Ingredient, Miremarsh, Ambar, Shaky Manor, Nut So Fast, Jetpack Joyride, Tiny Trees, Azul, and Rise to Nobility.

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Nothing can stop the evil incantation that the cultists are doing. Even if every one of them was wiped out, the elder gods will still return to Earth. The only hope is that with enough disruption, the immortal monsters might just be slightly mortal for a moment when they arrive. If that's the case, then the world might not be plunged into an all-consuming chaos of insanity. That's your goal in Cthulhu: Death May Die, the new board game from CMON up on Kickstarter now.
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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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CMON next big game is Cthulhu: Death May Die, where players must work together to stop an evil Elder God from taking over the world. In this article, they sit down with some of the developers of the game and ask them about the experience of producing it, as well as some insight into how the game works.
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This game is Kick-Ass, y'all.
No, really, it's Kick-Ass, a board game based on the comic by Mark Millar and John Romita, coming to you in Q3 from CMON. Grab your spandex and weapons and hit the streets of New York as one of its vigilante crime-fighters. Take on the tough gangs all while still making sure you get to your day-job on time.
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It's too late to keep the cultists from actually summoning some ancient evil into the world. The Investigators only have one chance to save the world. When that Great Old One shows up, they gotta shoot it in the face while they have a chance. That's what's happening in Cthulhu: Death May Die, the new game coming from CMON. In this preview, we get a look at the art and render for the Hunting Horror mini.
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In Cthulhu: Death May Die, the cultists are winning. They have started their ritual. The Old Ones are waking up. The Earth will surely plunge into chaos and disorder... or will it? Yes, it might be too late to fully stop the ceremony, but that doesn't mean all hope is lost. It's just, like, 99% lost. CMON has posted up another preview for the game, giving us a bit more information on how it all works.
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An unspeakable evil is ready to descend upon the Earth. The only chance to avoid utter annihilation is in the hands of a few investigators. Those investigators are already going a bit mad from knowing what they know, but they're more than willing to sacrifice themselves if it means saving humanity. That's the story behind Cthulhu: Death May Die, the new board game from CMON.
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The month is coming to an end, but there's still time to get some new releases on your gaming tables. In this case, we have CMON's. There's Dragon Castle, where you use materials from a crumbling castle build a fantastic new one. Then there's Way of the Panda, where the Panda Clans have decided to retake their homeland from ninja invaders. And then there's Council of 4, where merchants are creating trading empires across the kingdom.
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The lands surrounding the city of Arcadia have long been home to massive beasts, all living happily in the lush fields and forests. However, as the city has been attacked over and over, the surrounding lands have degenerated. Forced to move, these huge creatures have done just that... right into the middle of town! They've also been followed by Malkhor, a demigod hunter of legend. How will the Guilds deal with this new situation? That's the story behind Arcadia Quest: Riders, the latest expansion for the PvPvE game. It's up on Kickstarter now.
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It's Saturday! Woo! What cannot be accomplished on such a day as today!?
I know what I'll be doing. I'll be here at CMON Expo, hobnobbing with gaming media. Some of them I will now feature here on today's Review Roundup.

Today we have: Hard City, Destiny Aurora: Renegades, Castle Von Loghan, Meeple Circus, Karuba: The Card Game, Hardback, Yummy World: Party at Picnic Palace, Lucidity: Six Sided Nightmares, Rising Sun, Darwin's Choice, Feudum, and AW Miniatures 28mm Samurai.

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Just this morning, CMON has announced that they are working on a board game based on the popular Netflix series Narcos. The show, in production for Season 4, takes a look at the world of drug lords, in particular, El Patron. Players will take on the role of characters from the show as they look to build a drug empire.
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Saturdaaaaaaaaaay! Woo! Time to go out and... schedule this post, have some breakfast, get groceries, and then do some gaming! Woo! Going to a friend's place to hang out, have some game time, do some cooking out on the grill, and just having a good day, all before next week's blitz that is CMON Expo. After that, D&D the week after. Needless to say, my gaming dance card is full for a while. But it all starts with scheduling this post. So let me get to that.

Today we have: Are You Going to Eat That?, Fire Tower, Omen: Reign of War, Treasure Mountain, Sickest Witch, Sparkle Kitty Nights, Dream Home: 156 Sunny Street Expansion, Food Truck Champion, Iquazu, Council of 4, Karuba, North American Railways, Kaiju Crush, and Blight Chronicles: Agent Decker.

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Zombicide: Invader takes players far from the Earth. A mining colony on a backwater planet is being infested by Xenos that have been altered by a foreign fungus, turning them into merciless killing machines. The main type of Xeno you'll see are the Workers. They may be weak, but they have strength of numbers. And we get a look at what they'll look like in this preview.
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Zombies! In! Spaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaace!
Ok, so they're not really zombies. They're aliens. Aliens that have been infected with some form of horrific disease that are causing them to go berserk and attack anyone and anything close by. The citizens and soldiers on the mining out posts on planet PK-L7 (put there to mine for a new energy source) will have to fight against these waves of creatures in Zombicide: Invader, the latest installment of the cooperative survival horror game from CMON and Guillotine Games. It'll be hitting Kickstarter on April 10th.
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You ever have one of those days where you wake up, get going with doing things, then look at the clock and are like, "Whoah! It's already 7pm!! How'd that happen!?!" Yeah, that was my yesterday. I woke the same as any other day except a voice was in my head... Ok, no voices in my head, but I did get started on various things, then realized that goddamn, it was late! So you didn't get your reviews yesterday. So I'm making up for it by posting them early today. Don't worry, this won't become a regular thing.

Anyway, today we have: Elder Sign: Omens of the Pharaoh, Zombicide: Green Horde, Batman: Gotham City Chronicles, Listit, Draconis Invasion, Dice Throne, Palm Island, City of Gears, Stuffed Fables, Pandemic: Rising Tide, V-Commandos: Secret Weapons, Planet of the Apes, Indian Summer, When I Dream, and Gaia Project.

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