April Releases Available From CMON

This is a pretty big release month for CMON. They’ve got two core games and two expansions, split up between some of their more popular games. There’s the latest version of Zombicide in the form of Green Horde. There’s also the Rise of Moloch core box. The expansions are for Lorenzo il Magnifico, as well as Bloodborne: The Card Game.
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Zombicide: Invader Up On Kickstarter

CMON and Guillotine Games’ latest Kickstarter campaign is up, up and away. Head for the far-off planet of PK-L7 in Zombicide: Invader, the latest in the ongoing series. Though, this time, the regular zombies we’ve come to know have been replaced by Xenos. They’re no less deadly, though. Thankfully, there’s all sorts of futuristic weapons and equipment to help the Survivors, well… survive.
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CMON Previews Spoiler Abomination For Zombicide: Invader

You can’t have a Zombicide without an Abomination. They’re the greatest threat to the Survivors, as they’re nearly impossible to defeat. Zombicide: Invader is no different, with its own brand of Abomination called the Spoiler Abomination. It spreads the horrible Mold throughout the mining facility. Too much Mold the Survivors lose. Get a look at this huge beast in this preview.
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CMON Previews Hunters for Zombicide: Invader

In Zombicide: Invader, the zombies you’ve come to know and love have been replaced with aliens that are twisted and corrupted by a type of mold. This means that the old Walkers, Runners, and such have been changed. In this case, we get a look at the Hunters, who take over for the old Runners in the game.
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CMON Previews Tank Xeno For Zombicide: Invader

For those that’ve played Zombicide, you know that there’s 4 classifications of zombies: walkers, runners, fatties, and the abomination. In Zombicide: Invader, there’s those same 4 classifications, but they’ve been renamed. walkers are workers. And the fatties have become the tanks. In this preview, we get a look at what those tanks will look like in the upcoming new setting for the franchise.
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CMON Previews Worker Xenos From Zombicide: Invader

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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CMON And Guillotine Games Announce Zombicide: Invader

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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CMON Previews A Mercenary Shaman for HATE

In the post-apocalyptic world, people have turned to the worship of the old gods and spirits that inhabit the ethereal realm. But it’s not always just the good spirits that they pray to. In such harsh, evil times, you might just need a harsh, evil god. These Shamans can bring powerful and different abilities to a Tribe’s arsenal. Check out the art and sculpt for one of them coming in the HATE board game.
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CMON Announces Launch Date For HATE Kickstarter

The new year is starting off with a bang at CMON. They have announced that they will be launching their Kickstarter campaign for HATE on January 16th. They’ve also announced that this will be a Kickstarter-exclusive game. What does that mean? What does it entail? How will this affect retailers? They knew you would have questions, so they’ve come up with a FAQ with all the answers.
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Late Pledges Open Now For Zombicide: Green Horde

No matter how long a Kickstarter campaign is, there’s always the chance you just don’t have the funds available at the time. It’s happened to all of us. Well, if it happened to you during the Zombicide: Green Horde Kickstarter campaign, never fear! The Late Pledges have opened up and let you jump right in, getting all those great exclusives I know you all love so much.
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CMON Posts Gameplay Previews for Rise of Moloch

The Rise of Moloch Kickstarter will be getting underway here in just under two weeks. I’m a firm believer in being an informed customer. So reading up on a game and seeing all you can about how it will work is important to me. It’s also important to CMON, as they have a pair of articles up about gameplay in Rise of Moloch for you to check out.
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New Releases For The Others Available Tomorrow

Friday’s almost here. I’m excited, as usual. But it’s a bit extra-exciting since some new releases for The Others will be available. New resources for both the F.A.I.T.H. and the Sins players will bring new resources and challenges to your games. Will humanity be saved? Don’t be too greedy about getting yours or envious of someone else’s purchase.
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Massive Darkness Late Pledges Now Available

No matter when Kickstarter campaigns run, or for how long they run, there’s always a chance that you can’t join in on it. Thankfully, there’s the Late Pledge time where you can get in. It’s basically a 2nd chance to get involved with the campaign and still get the exclusives and bonuses. For those that might’ve missed out on the Massive Darkness Kickstarter campaign, Late Pledges are being taken now.
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Zombicide Franchise Acquired by CMON

Gen Con’s on, but not all of the news is coming from the convention floor. This one just hit my inbox and I wanted to share. CMON has picked up the branding and intellectual property rights for Zombicide from Guillotine Games. The two companies have been working hand-in-hand all up to this point bringing you Zombicide, with CMON producing and distributing the game. Now they’re going to be even tighter as the franchise moves forward.
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Zombie Crowz And Special Guest Boxes Available Now For Zombicide: Black Plague

It’s bad enough that there’s humans that have been infected by the zombie plague. Then you’ve got the wolves coming after you as well. But this time around, the zombie plague is going airborn (of sorts) as now even the crows have succumbed to the foul magics of the necromancers and are seeking to devour the flesh of the living. It’s going to take some stalwart heroes to face down this menace and make the world safe for the not-un-dead. And that’s just what we have with the new Zombie Crowz as well as the Guest Artist Boxes now being available for Zombicide: Black Plague.
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Guillotine Games and CMON Announce The World of Smog: Rise of Moloch

Well, the Kickstarter for Massive Darkness ended last night. And as has become tradition, with the end of one campaign, the announcement of the next has been made. This time around, things are getting steamy, as CMON and Guillotine Games once again head to the world of Smog. This time it’s with Rise of Moloch.
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Final Hours for Massive Darkness

It’s coming to an end, everybody. The Kickstarter campaign for Massive Darkness will be over today. The new dungeon crawl board game from Guillotine Games and CMON takes players below the surface and into seemingly endless twisting corridors. But with danger lays opportunity. Grab the treasure and emerge the greatest heroes history has ever known.
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Reptisaurians Added to Massive Darkness

The Massive Darkness Kickstarter campaign is coming to an end soon. There’s just a couple days left, but that just means it’s time for CMON and Guillotine to pull out all the stops. That begins with the Reptisaurians, a new enemy set that’s an optional add-on to your pledge.
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New Hero and Monster Set Added To Massive Darkness Kickstarter

Maybe you’ve been concerned that the monsters in Massive Darkness haven’t been massive enough. Well, there’s a new biggie ready to walk down the halls of the dungeons and it’s more than prepared to bash your hero’s heads in. It’s the Hellephant (and yes, I love that name more than I ever dreamed I would). To take it on, you might want to enlist the help of the Bloodmoon Assassins. They’re both part of a new add-on that’s part of the campaign.
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Ratlings Enemy Box Added To Massive Darkness Kickstarter

Rats. Some people keep them as pets. But as an adventurer, you know that you’re probably going to have to go deal with some oversized rats at some point. Though much of the time the rats aren’t armed and armored. The Ratlings in Massive Darkness are armed and armored and are a new add-on for the campaign.
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Zombicide: Black Plague Expansions Now Available

The Kickstarter campaign for Zombicide: Black Plague had a lot of Kickstarter-exclusive expansions and add-ons for it. But that’s not to say that all of it was Kickstarter-exclusive. Several of those expansions were slated for regular retail release. And, as you know, I always love to see that sort of thing happen. And that’s just what is happening with Hero Box 1, Zombie Bosses, and the Paul Bonner Special Guest Artist box.
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Warrior Priests vs The Spearmaiden Cyclops Set Added To Massive Darkness Kickstarter

Part of the draw of Massive Darkness is that it’s able to draw from all sorts of different fantasy elements and can then add them to the game. A new Heroes and Monsters optional add-on has been… well… added on to the Kickstarter campaign. This set pits three heroes versus the massive Cyclops Spearmaiden.
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Friday Snippets

It’s Friday, everyone. Keep calm and we’ll get through this just fine and then move onward into the bliss that is the Weekend. My gaming is going to start early, as when I get out of here, I’m going to an Irish Pub nearby for some bangers and mash. Afterward, it’s back to my place for Guild Ball (gonna teach a friend that’s been wanting to learn since Adepticon). But before I head out, I’m going to have an appetizer of bite-sized gaming stories.

Today we have: New 360 Video Posted by Red Panda Miniatures, UNITS – Post-apocalyptic Loot Cards on Kickstarter, Gale Force 9 demos Tyrants of the Underdark at Origins Game Fair, The Army Painter Running Zombicide & Wulfsburg Painting Bundle Deal, Biohazard Game Contest Happening Now, New X-wing and Armada Accessories from CorSec Engineering, Kromlech Weekend Promo Announced, and Dust USA At Origins.

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Zombicide: Black Plague/Massive Darkness Crossover Set Add-On Added to Kickstarter

Well, hopefully by checking out the Massive Darkness rulebook, you’ve seen that Massive Darkness and Zombicide: Black Plague are different games. But that doesn’t mean that there’s no way to crossover between the two. It just takes a bit. That bit is now available as an add-on in the Massive Darkness Kickstarter campaign.
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Massive Darkness Rulebook Posted

Massive Darkness continues to roll along on Kickstarter. They’ve made it through a bunch of stretch goals, always with another one to go afterward (that’s half the fun, though!). Well, to help make it through more stretch goals, and to entice some of you fence-sitters, they’ve posted up the rules for the game so you can check them out.
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Elementals Added To Massive Darkness Kickstarter

The Massive Darkness Kickstarter campaign shot off like a rocket the other day. They’re already over a million dollars in funding and there’s still lots of time left on the clock. There’s been a lot of unlocked stretch goals already, but there’s always more to go. To help things along, the first add-on has been added on. They’re going elementary with this one.
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Massive Darkness Up Now On Kickstarter

The time has come, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. Guillotine Games and CMON have launched their Kickstarter campaign for Massive Darkness. What’s Massive Darkness? Well, if you’ve not seen it by now, Massive Darkness is a new dungeon crawl board game.
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Massive Darkness Kickstarter Launch Date Announced

One of the things people were most excited about during the CMON Expo several weeks ago was the preview of Massive Darkness. It’s the new dungeon-crawl game from CoolMiniOrNot and Guillotine Games. It’s also the next game that they’ll be bringing to Kickstarter. And just now, they’ve announced the launch date.
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Massive Darkness Miniatures Gallery

One of the perks of being here in the CMON offices is that I sometimes get a chance to get a closer look at some of the projects they’re working on. People got a first look at Massive Darkness during the CMON Expo last weekend. I was able to snap a few photos during the convention, but I had to grab them quick and in-between other people wanting to get a peek. Well, this morning I grabbed the prototype box and went to town.
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Into the Dark: An Early Look at Massive Darkness

A big announcement made by Guillotine Games and CoolMiniOrNot recently was Massive Darkness, a new dungeon-crawl-style board game. Well, here at the CMON Expo, we got a whole panel on what people can expect from this new, and exciting, game.
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Zombicide: Wulfsburg Expansion Now Available

I saw a werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand, walkin’ through the streets of Soho in the rain.
Ok, being fair, I’ve never been to London, and thus, never to Soho. Maybe someday. I hope I don’t run into any werewolves, though. And while you might run into a werewolf in the Wulfsburg expansion to Zombicide, you will run into zombie wolves (and the wolfbomination, which is pretty close to a werewolf, but not exactly one), which is probably worse.
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Zombicide Companion App 3.0 Now Available

A lot of people love Zombicide. To help you play, a companion app has been around for a while, but this version updates the User Interface to be more user-friendly. It does away with the need for a lot of the various extras and sundries of the game. It has a virtual equipment card deck, a virtual player dashboard, an action manager, and even virtual dice. Well, the 3.0 version of the app is now available.
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CoolMiniOrNot And Guillotine Games Announce Massive Darkness Dungeon Crawl Game

CoolMiniOrNot and Guillotine Games are teaming up to take you underground in Massive Darkness, a new dungeon crawl board game that will be coming to Kickstarter soon. The game takes the classic theme of a dungeon crawl, but modernizes it, using the popular Zombicide game engine as its starting point. But don’t think this is just Zombicide in a dungeon. It’s much more immersive for your characters as you play.
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Zombicide Black Plague Now Available

The zombies are invading! The zombies are invading!
Zombicide Black Plague is now available online and at local retailers near you. This new set takes Zombicide in a whole new direction by putting it in a whole different place and time. Gone are the modern shopping centers and hospitals. Now you get peasant huts and dark, brooding vaults. This isn’t your old Zombicide, it’s Ye Olde Zombicide.
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Friday Snippets

This first full week of the new year went by really fast for me. Did it go by fast for you? Though I’m sitting here in my Friday shirt, I was still a bit surprised when I looked and saw, “Oh, hey, it’s time to schedule up Friday Snippets. … I thought it was, like, Tuesday or something.”
But Friday it is. (Woot! Woot!) So Snippets it shall be.

Today’s bite-sized stories include: The Broken Token Releases Zombicide Organization Sets, Kalmbach expands reach with acquisition of Rather Dashing Games, Nexus Miniatures Posts News Updates, Kromlech Releases Morbid Beast “Chimney”, Kabuki Models Taking Pre-Orders For Second Wave of Star Vixen, Meeple Source Kickstarter Happening Now, Techno Bowl Helmet + Team Preview #1, and Thundercloud Miniatures webstore reopens.

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