Late Pledges Open for Pacific Rim Board Game

The one thing about crowdfunding campaigns is that they only last so long. Miss out, and those deals and exclusives are gone forever… or are they? That’s where the Late Pledge time comes in. River Horse has opened up late pledges for their Pacific Rim board game. Jump in your Jaeger and go take out some Kaiju.
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New Miracle Mile Pledge Added To Pacific Rim: Extinction Kickstarter

The new Pacific Rim movie is hitting theaters. Over on the Kickstarter page, the Pacific Rim: Extinction campaign has added a ton of new stuff in honor of the movie’s release. They’ve also got a new, “All-In” pledge level called The Miracle Mile level. If you just gotta have it all and you’ve gotta have it now (or, at least, have it when it ships later), this is the level for you.
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Friday Snippets

Well, we finally made it to Friday. Seemed to take its dear, sweet time. I’m certainly ready for the weekend. It’s Board Game Day up at the library tomorrow. I’m gonna try and stop by and see what’s shakin’. I’m also going to be hitting F5 on the FedEx tracking site today as I wait for my package to be delivered. Because that’s just how things are. So, while I try and make sure I don’t totally break my keyboard, let’s get to some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Kraken Dice Weekend St. Patrick’s Sale Happening Now, New Escher Weapon Sets Available to Order From Forge World, and Free Gipsy Danger added to Pacific Rim Extinction.

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Pacific Rim: Extinction Kickstarter Running Now

River Horse has launched their Kickstarter campaign for Pacific Rim: Extinction. Jump into your Jaeger or take on the role of one of the massive Kaiju as you battle it out over the fate of the planet. Using huge, pre-painted miniatures, fight it out in one of the numerous scenarios.
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River Horse Previews Jaegar Conn-Pod For Pacific Rim: Extinction

The giant robots in Pacific Rim don’t just run on their own. No, Jaegars have pilots, a pair of them in fact, that control the robot’s movements. In Pacific Rim: Extinction, that element is put into play via the Conn-Pod board. Players are able to customize their robots via the pilots they put in charge. We get a look at the card and some insight into how it works in this new preview from River Horse.
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River Horse Previews Kaiju Card From Pacific Rim: Extinction

We’re regularly getting new previews of the upcoming Pacific Rim: Extinction board game coming from River Horse. We got a look at some of the mins, and then there’s the Jaeger card. This time, we see what the Jaeger’s well be fighting. Check out a Kaiju card.
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River Horse Posts New Pacific Rim: Extinction Previews

So, one thing people have been wondering about is, “we’ve seen some of the minis, but what will the gameplay be like in River Horse’s upcoming Pacific Rim: Extinction game?” I’m glad you’ve asked, as River Horse has some new info out. One’s over on their Facebook page, which shows off an Action card and gives a bit of a description of what’s going on. The other is on their website and gives a bigger general overview of the game.
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River Horse Posts More Pacific Rim: Extinction Mini Info

So, people are pretty excited about Pacific Rim: Extinction. I know I am (hey, I dig giant robots). We’ve seen some previews, but it’s hard to get scale info from the figures, and what other info is there about them? Well, in this preview, we get a look. Long story short: 75-100mm tall, pre-painted.
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River Horse Previews Saber Athena For Pacific Rim: Extinction

There was more than one Jaeger that went up to fight against the Kaiju that were finding their way into our world. Saber Athena was one of them. I mean… it’s a giant robot with a huge-ass sword, specializing in close-combat work. So you know I’m on board. Check out this preview for the upcoming Pacific Rim: Extinction board game coming from River Horse.
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River Horse Previews Shrikethorn For Pacific Rim: Extinction

Ok, so you’ve got your giant robot. But besides joyriding across the countryside (using buses as skates, because of course), what are you going to go do with it? How about fight giant monsters? Yeah, that sounds like a plan. And River Horse is showing off the first of the monsters (or Kaiju, if you will), the Shrikethorn, for Pacific Rim: Extinction, their upcoming board game.
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River Horse Previews Gipsy Avenger for Pacific Rim

Giant Robot alert! We have a Giant Robot alert! In this case, it’s Gipsy Avenger, the first preview that River Horse has posted up for their upcoming Pacific Rim: Extinction board game. They’ll be launching a Kickstarter for it starting on March 12th. I’m sure we’re all looking forward to more previews.
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