Sanctum of Twilight Expansion Now Available for Mansions of Madness

As if Arkham didn’t have enough issues already, the secretive Order of the Silver Twilight has been increasingly gaining control behind the scenes. Paying off police officers, installing their own politicians, enacting policies that specifically help them… They’ve got to be up to something. But what? That’s for you to find out in the new Sanctum of Twilight expansion for Mansions of Madness, now available from Fantasy Flight Games.
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Asmodee Digital Creating Video Version of Mansions of Madness

Several of my friends are huge fans of Mansions of Madness. However, it’s a game that has a bit of a notorious reputation in terms of set-up time. Having a digital version of it would really cure a lot of those issues. Well, your prayers have been answered, as Asmodee Digital is working on a digital version of the game.
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Fantasy Flight Previews the Investigators of Sanctum of Twilight

It seems that Arkham just can’t catch a break. If it’s not ancient horrors looking to rend the living world asunder, it’s a local group trying to influence things. In this case, though, the local group is the Order of the Silver Twilight, a very wealthy and powerful club. This is going to be a lot more delicate an operation than the Investigators have handled before. And it’s a preview of those Investigators coming in the Sanctum of Twilight expansion for Mansions of Madness that we get here.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces New Mansions of Madness Expansion

Secret societies. What’re they hiding in there? Are they up to no good? Or are they just harmless? Well, it would seem as though the Order of the Silver Twilight is looking to do something with Arkham. But what? That’s what the investigators will have to find out in the upcoming Sanctum of Twilight expansion for Mansions of Madness.
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Review Roundup

Well, it would seem as though the system took a vacation over the long holiday weekend, as it ate the Review Roundup post. Such things happen occasionally. It’s alright… I’ll just make a new one this morning for you.

Today we have: Dragons Hoard, Andoria Battlefields, Masters of Elements, Rhino Hero Super Battle, Dragon Tower, Wyrmwood Gaming Dice Vault, Slide Blast, Vikings Gone Wild, Avalanche at Yeti Mountain, Vinhos: Deluxe Edition, Horizons, Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition, and Runewars.

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New Scenario Available For Mansions of Madness

Unfortunately, people go missing all the time. It’s a sad reality of life. But when people go missing around Arkham, there’s an extra layer of mystery associated with it. What sort of otherworldly horror is at work this time? That’s what players will have to figure out in Dark Reflections, a new DLC scenario for Mansions of Madness.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Streets of Arkham Expansion For Mansions of Madness

The strangeness of Arkham isn’t just limited to its creepy buildings like the Asylum and Miskatonic University. It’s making its way out into the streets. Everyday people are becoming corrupted by the malevolent forces at work. Before everyone becomes scaled, tentacled, slime-spewing… things, the various investigators in the town will have to figure out what’s causing all of this and stop it. That’s just what you’ll be doing in Streets of Arkham, a new expansion coming for Mansions of Madness.
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Review Roundup

Hello, Saturday!
It… was quite a week, I have to say. Very busy. With all the goings-on for GAMA, I almost forgot that PAX East was going on. Hope everyone is having a good time out there. I’m, obviously, not there. I will be at Adepticon in a couple weeks, though. That’ll be fun. Love going back to Chicago (my homeland). But that’s a bit away. In the meantime, let’s get you the reviews you so desperately desire.

Today we have: Inis, Dungeons of Infinity, War of the Ring: Anniversary Edition, Warhammer Quest: Shadows Over Hammerhal, Fidelitas, JrassAttack, Wok on Fire, Avalance at Yeti Mountain, Citadels, Council of Blackthorn, Escape from Colditz, Stratos, Adrenaline, Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition, Flag Dash, Snowblind: Race for the Pole, The Money Pit of Oak Island, and Dice Stars.

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Beyond the Threshold Now Available From Fantasy Flight Games

A very good friend of mine is getting married today. Tradition has it that he’ll carry his new bride across the threshold later. I’m hoping that his evening doesn’t turn into a Lovecraftian horror story after that point… Though I have a feeling he’d find that pretty cool. Well, now you can go Beyond the Threshold, yourself, as the first expansion for Mansions of Madness‘ new edition is now available.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Scenario From Beyond the Threshold

Early next year, Fantasy Flight Games is coming out with the first full expansion for Mansions of Madness, 2nd Edition. Beyond the Threshold brings you all new investigators to the horrific house that is Arkham. But along with just some new investigators, they’ll also be coming out with new scenarios for you to go through. They’ve got a preview of one of them, Gates of Silverwood Manor, here.
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New DLC Adventure Available For Mansions of Madness

As board games and technology look to merge together more, I foresee this type of story becoming more regular than they are now. Fantasy Flight Games has released the first DLC expansion for Mansions of Madness Second Edition. There’s no new figures or cards or anything physical to get, but you do have a new scenario to go on when you play.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Beyond the Threshold Expansion for Mansions of Madness

Mansions of Madness 2nd edition will soon be getting their first full game expansion. They’ve had some bits that simply bring 1st edition things to the new version, but this one’s got some all-new content for you. If you want to greatly expand your Mansions experience, you’ll be wanting to check this out, as there’s plenty of new items to help you go crazy.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Beyond the Threshold Expansion For Mansions of Madness

It seems no matter where you go, there’s always another otherworldly horror looking to destroy everything you know and love. It’s enough to make even the strongest of minds begin to crack and strain under the pressure. But you know that your goals are true and that you must save the world again. Thankfully, there’s more help to take on the strange creatures looking to breach the barrier that keeps the sane from the truly insane. That’s what you’ll have to do in Beyond the Threshold, the new expansion coming for Mansions of Madness.
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New X-Wing and Mansions of Madness Releases Available From Fantasy Flight Games

Sort of two ends of the spectrum for this batch of releases from Fantasy Flight Games. On one side, you’ve got starships flying around in a galaxy far, far away. On the other, you’ve got investigators searching through an old house. Well, both involve “hokey religions” anyway. There’s new releases for both the X-Wing Miniatures Game as well as Mansions of Madness available from Fantasy Flight Games.
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Review Roundup

And we’ve once more made it to the weekend successfully. The natural order has been maintained. I mean, just think if we woke up the day after Friday and it was, like, Wednesday or something. Man, that’d be a mess. But, as I said, that’s not happened. As such, we should get on with the regular Saturday routine and get you some reviews.

Today we have: Kill the King, Captain Sonar, Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition, The Dragon & Flagon, No Honor Among Thieves, Via Nebula, Behind the Throne, Star Trek: Ascendancy, Antarctica, Costa Rica, Heroes of Normandie iOS, Lost Woods, Battle Gnomes, and Ice Cool.

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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Mansions of Madness: Recurring Nightmares Expansion

When you come out with a new edition of a game like Mansions of Madness, you’re going to have a lot of gamers wondering what’s going to happen to all that material that you came out with for the previous edition. New gamers, who might take the new edition as a jumping-on point for the game are going to be wondering the same thing. Well, with Recurring Nightmares, Fantasy Flight Games is going to be bringing things from the first edition into your second edition world.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Mansions of Madness Expansions

As we’ve seen, Mansions of Madness is getting a new edition. This new set makes the game into a 100% cooperative game, using an app to control all the monsters and create the map. But what about some of the 1st edition things that weren’t in the main box? Will those be getting updated? Fantasy Flight answers that with the announcement of some new expansions for the 2nd edition game.
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Review Roundup

Hey there everyone,
We’ve made it to Saturday, so that once again means it’s time for a Review Roundup. A bit lighter this week than usual. I’m sure that’s due to Gen Con last weekend. I expect, though, that the next couple weeks will be pretty full of new reviews. I know several reviewers were getting copies of the new CMON games, at least.

Also: We’re looking into what’s up with the TGN Blogs page. We’ll let you know when we find out anything.

Anyway, as for today, we’ve got: Battle of the Bands, Get Adler, Super Hack Override, Beneath Nexus, Legends of Andor New Heroes Expansion, Warmachine Cephalyx Mind Slaver & Drudges, Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition, Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu, Tyrants of the Underdark, Animals On Board, Farmageddon: Farm Fresh Edition, and Stellar Conflict.

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Gen Con Day 2 Photo Galleries

So, it’s coming up to 8pm. Day 2 is definitely in the books for Gen Con 2016. It’s been a very busy day. I’m tired, but still pretty amped about everything that’s gone on. And I’m sure you all would like to know about some of it. There’s been about a billion things to see. So, relatively, here’s a rather small percentage. More will come tomorrow.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews The App For Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition

With the new edition of Mansions of Madness being announced, the thing that got most people’s attention was the inclusion of a companion app that would now “run the game.” As such, that would turn Mansions into a fully cooperative experience. There’s been a lot of questions on what, exactly, the app will do, since it’s now a required part of the game. Well, Fantasy Flight has heard you and put up a preview of what you can expect.
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Fantasy Flight Games Posts New Preview Of Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition

Well, the big news from yesterday was Fantasy Flight Games adding a bit to the Year of New Editions by telling us that they’re coming out with a new edition of Mansions of Madness. And while there was a 3-question FAQ at the bottom of the preview, a lot of you had a lot more questions, I’m sure. Well, Fantasy Flight has put out a new preview that will hopefully answer some of those by letting you know what you can expect.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces New Edition of Mansions of Madness

The Year of New Editions will happily bring in all types of games. From card games to miniatures games to board games. Well, Fantasy Flight Games is stepping up by announcing that Mansions of Madness is getting a new edition. Don’t worry, you’re still going to be hunting down strange monsters and solving intricate puzzles in the cramped and spooky halls of Arkham. However, there’s a bit of technological assistance coming along to help with things.
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TGN Saturday Edition: Review Roundup

Well, as I sit here, assembling The Horus Heresy set, working on articles related to it for next week and beyond, I think about other games and other review articles.

Oh hey, here’s a whole bunch of them in one, convenient spot for you. It’s today’s Review Roundup.

In this installment we have articles on: Age of Tyrants, Mansions of Madness, More Cash ‘n More Guns,DC Dice Masters: War of Light, The King is Dead, Fury of Dracula, Roll for the Galaxy: Ambition, Two Rooms and a Boom, Aura, T.I.M.E. Stories, WWE Superstar Showdown, and Pathfinder Adventure Card Game – Wrath of the Righteous.

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FFG announce Forbidden Alchemy expansion for Mansions of Madness

Fantasy Flight Games have posted the first details of the Forbidden Alchemy expansion for the Mansions of Madness boardgame.

From their website:

Inside abandoned hospitals, secret laboratories, and forgotten cellars, scientists are conducting depraved experiments that will drag humanity to the brink of the abyss. Only a small group of investigators can discover the truth and put an end to these mad plots before it’s too late…

Fantasy Flight Games is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Forbidden Alchemy, an expansion that adds even more mystery and horror to your Mansions of Madness experience. This exciting expansion provides players with new investigators, as well as new Trauma, Mythos, and Combat cards for use in any story. Forbidden Alchemy also includes three new tales of scientific horrors, in which investigators will encounter new rooms, monsters, items, clues, locks, and obstacles. Try to solve the new Alchemy puzzles, if you dare. But be warned, the side effects may prove deadly.

Print on Demand expansion for Mansions of Madness

Fantasy Flight Games have announced a print-on-demand expansion for the Mansions of Madness boardgame called The Silver Tablet.

The Silver Tablet

From their website:

A promising professor has absconded with university property – an ancient and mysterious silver tablet. Now, you’ve been hired to search her manor for clues to her whereabouts… all while treating the matter with the utmost discretion. But what darker secrets does the tablet hold, and why did Professor Wolcott cut off all communication with the outside world?

The Silver Tablet is the second Print on Demand story expansion for Mansions of Madness, and it is now available through our webstore. With half of its never-before-seen cards offering exciting new items and encounters, The Silver Tablet tasks players with solving the horrifying mystery behind an ancient artifact… all while resisting its sinister powers.

D6 Generation: Mansions of Madness & Privateer Press Interview

The latest episode of the D6 Generation podcast looks at the Mansions of Madness boardgame and talks with some of the folks from Privateer Press.

From their announcement:

Fantasy Flight Games has recently released Mansions of Madness. The D6G team take a look at this spooky game that pits 4 players against the Keeper.

But up first: Have you ever noticed how some gamers seem to have no problem attracting folks to their games? What do they have that you don’t? Gamer Gravity perhaps? What the heck is this and how can you get some?

And don’t miss a special extended episode of Total Fan Girl. This time around Nicole interviews Jen Ikuta of Privateer Press discussing everything from managing Press Gangers, to Battle Engines, to Lock and Load and more.

Mansions of Madness Painting Guide

The Games Paradise blog has posted a Mansion of Madness Painting Guide.

From their announcement:

You’ve bought the game and braved the dark corridors of the Mansions of Madness; you’ve solved challenging puzzles and tracked down hidden clues—you’ve even confronted the most horrific eldritch creatures and survived with body and mind intact! But have you faced the ultimate challenge…?

Have you—painted the miniatures?

Gamer and designer Universal Head, who maintains the blog of online game store Games Paradise, has posted an article full of photos and tips for painting the entire set of 32 investigator and monster miniatures in the Mansions of Madness boardgame.