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Good lord, Gen Con is just a couple days away. Hell, some of you may be on your way to Indy already. For those that'll be here, Cryptozoic has posted up what you can expected over in their booth, with a look at some preview releases.

Gen Con's a great opportunity to get some advance-release copies of games into player's hands before the general release. That's just what Cryptozoic is doing with Spyfall: Time Travel. They will have limited numbers at the show in Indy this weekend, with regular release coming in September.

With the DC Deck-Building Game: Rebirth set coming out in just a couple days, Cryptozoic wanted to let you know about how the game works. For those coming to the system for the first time, you'll see how the game plays out as you fight against the forces of evil. For those long-time players, you can read up on what has changed and what's stayed the same. Let's take a look.

And the winner of the longest name for a game goes to Cryptozoic Entertainment with Epic Spell Wars of the Battle Wizards: ANNIHILAGEDDON Deck-Building Game. That mouthful of a titled game will be making its way to you soon, with those attending Gen Con getting the first chance to pick it up.

All good things must come to an end, but that doesn't mean they're over. There can be a new beginning for them, and that's what we've got here. Just like comic universes sometimes rebooth, the same is happening with the DC Deck-Building Game from Cryptozoic. They've announced Rebirth, a new edition of the game that adds in elements like linked scenarios, character progression, and being able to visit different places around the DC universe.

Crytpozoic is going all-in with their new Gryphon card game engine. Their new Rick & Morty game uses it. And their Challenge of the Superfriends game will use it, too. Though, in their case, players will take the role of characters like Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman to fight against the dastardly Legion of Doom.

Solomon Grundy wants pants too!

Cryptozoic has a new Rick & Morty card game on the horizon. It's called Look Who's Purging Now and it uses their Gryphon game engine, letting players act simultaneously to rack up kills during the annual Festival. Who will have the greatest kill count? That's up to you to decide.

In the world, there are many religions one could choose to follow, and many with pantheons that you could choose which god you wanted to follow. Of course, you want to make sure you choose the right one. That's just what you'll be doing in Cult: Choose Your God Wisely, a new board game coming in two days from Cryptozoic and Igrology.

Cryptozoic always did have really long titles for games. This one certainly clocks in there as one of their longer ones. It's the Rick and Morty: The Rickshank Rickdemption Deck-Building Game. 9 words. 7 if you don't count the "and" or "the." So, what's the game going to have, besides taking up lots of space on sell sheets with a title like that? Let's have a look.

Cryptozoic has announced a new expansion set for their DC Deck-Building Game. This time, it's playing out the fight between the Green Lantern and his greatest nemesis, Sinestro. Who will win these color wars? That's up to you to decide.

It's always interesting to see a classic character we all know and place them into different cultures and see how they might've been envisioned if they had originally be created in those cultures. In this case, what if Batman had been created in Japan, and was a ninja instead of a detective? Well, you can see how that'd work out on your game tables with DC Deck-Building Game Crossover Pack 8: Batman Ninja, coming soon from Cryptozoic.

Mature content ahead. Cryptozoic has announced a new expansion for Epic Spell Wars of the Battle Wizards. It's called Panic at the Pleasure Palace and it's pretty much everything you're kinda thinking it is, based on that name. There's Magically Transmitted Diseases and everything.

Cryptozoic is bringing the vibrant world of Pantone colors to your tabletops with Pantone: The Game. In it, players are trying to correctly guess a character simply based on the colors associated with them.

Those of you that are up in Indy get a chance to pick up the newest releases before the rest of us do. Those that stop by the Cryptozoic booth, for example, have a chance to get the DC Deck-Building Game's latest pack, the Crisis Expansion Pack 4. It adds new cooperative play, as well as Unity cards. Take a look for yourself.
The greatest superheroes in the DC universe are gathering together for a secret meeting. However, everything isn't as it seems. One of them isn't who they say they are. The Joker has grabbed a disguise kit and gotten in on the group chat. As the superheroes work to tell the location without explicitly giving it away, the Joker must keep their identity secret. That's what's going on in the DC reskin of Spyfall that Cryptozoic will be releasing.
Ok, one last one for the day. Cryptozoic has posted up their Gen Con preview. If you missed out on getting the Pickle Rick game at SDCC, you'll get another chance at Gen Con. They'll also have Pantone, more DC Deck Building Game expansions and lots of surprises in store.
I'm Pickle Rick!
That's what one of you can say, anyway, when you're playing the Pickle Rick Game, coming soon from Cryptozoic. One player will be the titular gherkin, while the others take on the role of the Russians and Jaguar, trying to keep Rick from escaping the facility. The game is officially out in September, but they will have a limited number at SDCC and then Gen Con.
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.
The DC Deck-Building Game is getting a new expansion. This one is Crossover Pack 7: New Gods. In it, players can take on the role of one of the New Gods, both heroes and villains. Want to ride around on your little glider-thingie as Orion? You can. Maybe you prefer some long, silvery locks as Granny Goodness. Go for it. Or, be eternally looking for some moisturizing skin cream as Darkseid. The new set will be available on July 11th.
If I had a million dollars we wouldn't have to walk to the store.
If I had a million dollars we'd take a limousine 'cause it costs more.
If I had a million dollars we wouldn't have to eat Kraft dinner.
Though saying what you'd do if you had a million dollars is jumping the gun. First, you've gotta get the million dollars. And that's not so easy. What've you got to do? That's up to the other players in Million Dollars, But... The Game. Cryptozoic has teamed up with Rooster Teeth to give this originally-Kickstarter-funded game a much wider release.
I'm woefully behind on watching certain shows that I've been meaning to look at for quite some time. Rick & Morty is one of them. I've seen a shotgun of episodes here and there, but I really mean to buckle in and just go through the series. Then, I'll have a better handle of what's going on in The Ricks Must be Crazy, the new card game coming from Cryptozoic. Well, I've got until the 30th, as that's when the game will hit shelves.
There's a lot of deities out there. Priests and cultists are always trying to find more recruits to join their religion. With more followers comes more power for your god. It's a race for not just the souls of those in the cult, but for everyone. That's what you'll be doing in Cult, the new board game from Cryptozoic that's up on Kickstarter now.
I don't know what happens after we die. I don't know if there's any god or gods out there in the universe, watching. But if you're part of a cult, you're pretty sure there is. But what god do you follow? That's the first choice you need to make in Cult: Choose Your God Wisely, a new board game coming to Kickstarter from Cryptozoic and Idrology. It will launch next week on the 28th.
Yeah, I know, it's a funny headline, but it's what we've got. Cryptozoic has posted up a preview of the games that they will be previewing at New York Toy Fair 2018 (which is less than a week away). They'll have two Rick and Morty games, two DC Deck-Building sets, and a pair of standalone board games.
I had really thought about making the headline, "Cryptozoic announces the arrival of The Arrival" but decided against it. Still, obviously I made it the opening to the post. Anyway, The Arrival puts players in control of a Tribe, and they are looking to gain more territory in ancient Ireland from the other Tribes, as well as the demon-like Fomori. It was originally a limited release at Essen, but the rest of us can now get a hold of the game.