XenoShyft

By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Mar 31st, 2017
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It’s the last day of the month. We’re 1/4 of the way through the year. The summer heat isn’t far away. Time to get your board game collection bulked up and get set for some hot months ahead (or cold ones, if you’re down south). CMON’s got a whole bunch of new releases av...
By Polar_Bear
In CMON
Mar 29th, 2016
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Sometimes you find yourself with some extra time on your hands that you might not have expected and you want to game. Unfortunately, you might not have thought to bring any games with you. Or you’re in a place where it’s not really feasible to pull out a board game and start playing. That...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 31st, 2016
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The Brood is pressing their advantage. The base is starting to crumble. NorTec bodies litter the ground. The transport ships are on their way, but who will make it to the Xenosathem first? Time is of the essence, delaying could mean tragedy. The final hours of XenoShyft: Dreadmire up on Kickstarter a...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 28th, 2016
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We’re getting to the end of the XenoShyft: Dreadmire Kickstarter campaign. The enemies are closing in. Xenosathem stocks are filling. It’s time to get elite, but with some old and familiar faces in this new add-on....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 20th, 2016
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Even though temperatures are dropping here in the Eastern part of the US, things are certainly heating up over on the XenoShyft: Dreamire Kickstarter campaign. The NorTec Corporation isn’t looking to just get Xenosathem from one or two planets. Anywhere they can find this valuable resource, the...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 14th, 2016
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Well, it’s been a bit more than a day since the launch of the XenoShyft: Dreadmire Kickstarter campaign. Seems you guys are as eager to get that Xenosathem as the guys at NorTec (or the monsters in the Brood), as they’ve gone through quite a few stretch goals since the campaign. They̵...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 12th, 2016
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I tell you 16 tons, what do you get? Another wave of monsters that are eating your head. Dreadmire, the latest expansion for Xenoshyft, the cooperative deckbuilding game from CoolMiniOrNot, is now live on Kickstarter. This set is both an expansion and a new base game, so if you don’t have the p...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jan 6th, 2016
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Progress marches on! The wheels of commerce and trade will not be stopped! Better get out of the way! NorTec is setting their sights on another planet rich in Xenosathem and they’re not afraid to send wave after wave of troops in order to get it out of there. Wait. Wave after wave? Troops? It&#...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Dec 30th, 2015
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As January gets closer, we also get closer to the launch of the new Kickstarter campaign for XenoShyft‘s next expansion, Dreadmire. Full of new NorTec gear as well as monsters from the Brood, the game brings in new mechanics based on the changing weather of the planet. Today we get a quartet of...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Dec 22nd, 2015
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With all the fog outside here today, you could almost think you were in a swamp. Though I don’t think that just wandering around Atlanta is anywhere near as deadly as walking around in XenoShyft. There don’t tend to be giant monsters waiting to jump out at you here in Atlanta. Either way,...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Dec 17th, 2015
3 Comments
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Well, the other day we got a look at some of the upcoming cards for The Hive in the new XenoShyft expansion, Dreadmire, which is coming to Kickstarter in January. Of course, if there’s going to be some new Brood cards, there should be some new NorTec cards to fight against them. It wouldn’...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Dec 16th, 2015
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Going up and down the halls here, I often pass by the development office. I can always tell when they’re working on new XenoShyft cards when I hear them cackling with sadistic glee. They’re currently getting all the workings right for Dreadmire, the new expansion coming to Kickstarter in ...
By Polar_Bear
In Ancients
Dec 9th, 2015
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The week is continuing along at a fairly standard rate. However, it seems today really put on the accelerator and we’re going full-tilt through the day. It’s already time for the Midweek Snippets post (which is also midway through our broadcast day here, if you’ve never noticed befo...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 28th, 2015
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The Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale that CoolMiniOrNot is running isn’t the only news they have going on this weekend. They have a bunch of new releases to show off as well. Blood Rage, Rum & Bones, Dark Age, and XenoShyft! Oh my!...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 25th, 2015
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For those of you that like to play your various games digitally, Steam is a great resource. One of the things on Steam is Steam Greenlight. These are games that will hopefully be coming to Steam, but aren’t quite there yet. In order for it to be there, you gotta vote for it. Well, CoolMiniOrNot...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 24th, 2015
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You know, sometimes whatever appendages you’re born with just aren’t good enough in order to stem the tide of oncoming enemy aliens (*fluffs up hair* … Alieeeens) all looking to steal away the stones you’re trying to mine from their planet. It’s ok. There are ways to mak...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 1st, 2015
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XenoShyft: Onslaught is getting its first retail expansion. The deck-building card game where you and your other teammates must mine for Xenosathem for NorTec and keep it safe from the murderous fauna that inhabit the planet. And trust me, they want that Xenosathem every bit as much as the company do...
By tgn_admin
In Card Games
Aug 4th, 2015
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Looks like more tabletop companies are moving into the digital realm. CMON has announced their first app title with Xenoshyft , on sale now on the Apple app store. The App takes the XenoShyft cooperative deck-building card game and puts it right on your phone or tablet. Mine for Xenosathem, but bewar...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
Jul 31st, 2015
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Gen Con is fully underway now. The first day went by in a flash. The energy in the air was palpable. Everyone I’ve talked to agrees that this year is much busier than last. When the doors open, there’s a huge rush as all the eager gamers head to the various booths in order to […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 31st, 2015
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Hey everyone. Welcome to another Sunday Edition here on TGN. Now, some of you might’ve noticed that we ran Sunday Snippets on Saturday and are doing the Review Roundup here on Sunday. I’m… not entirely sure how that happened actually. I think all the necromantic energy from the Zomb...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 25th, 2015
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XenoShyft puts players in charge of a NorTec mining operation as they look for Xenosathem, a very valuable mineral. However, The Horde, a name given to various groups of alien life forms, are also looking for Xenosathem. And the only thing standing between your bottom line and a grisly death is how y...
By Polar_Bear
In Arcadia Quest
May 21st, 2015
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If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. Yeah, ask your parents about that song. Anyway, whether you have flowers in your hair or not, if you’re in San Francisco this weekend, be sure to stop by KublaCon for all sorts of fun gaming to be had. CMON [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 16th, 2015
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Hello again TGN Readers and welcome once more to Saturday. With any luck, you’re gaming. I know I am. We’ve got one of our guys in my D&D game moving to Ohio this summer, so we’re trying to get in as many sessions as we can before he goes. As per usual, we’ve collected tog...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 1st, 2015
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CMON now has their XenoShyft Onslaught Deck-Building Game available over in their webshop. In XenoShyft, players are department heads of various NorTec Corporation Divisions. The corporation is looking for Xenosathem, a powerful fuel source and vital component in various items that NorTec makes (most...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 30th, 2014
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CoolMiniOrNot lets us know how things are coming along with XenoShyft, their new deck-building game. Source From the post: Mr. Black here, dear backers, and I have another update for you guys! First off, here are some shots of the Ajax and Defender models. For reference, the Ajax is on a 40mm Base (w...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 18th, 2014
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CoolMiniOrNot successfully completed their XenoShyft Kickstarter campaign, coming close to 10x funded. They’ve posted up some artwork for the first expansion they’re going to be working on. Source From the update: It’s been a fun ride, dear backers. Of course we’ll be keeping ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 18th, 2014
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CoolMiniOrNot is in their final couple of hours on Kickstarter for XenoShyft. They’ve made it over the $220k mark and are looking for your feedback on a new boss monster. Source From the campaign: Backers! Mr. Black here, and the $210,000 goal has been met, meaning the Infestation Pack has been...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 17th, 2014
2 Comments
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CoolMiniOrNot has just one day left in their XenoShyft Kickstarter campaign. They’ve made it well over their funding goal and have unlocked plenty of extra sets for the game. Go check it out. Source From the campaign: At the $185,000 level you’re going to get the very last Experimental It...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 16th, 2014
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XenoShyft passed their previous stretch goal and so there’s a new one up. Source From the campaign: At the $160,000 level all backers will be receiving the latest batch of Experimental items, as well as our Heroic Ranger, Sergeant “hunter-Killer” Bishop, and perhaps most interesting...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 13th, 2014
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XenoShyft added new reinforcements to their Kickstarter campaign. Plus, you can get the Grafting Lab as an add-on. Source From the update: In this mini-expansion for XenoShyft: Onslaught, players will receive the following: 1x Grafting Laboratory Division Card 30x “Grafting” Item/Upgrade ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 12th, 2014
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CoolMiniOrNot posted up a link to the XenoShyft rulebook as well as some card previews over on their Kickstarter campaign. Source From the update: Hello backers! Mr. Black here, and today I have a very special update for you. First up, here is a direct link to the Prototype XenoShyft Rulebook! Please...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 10th, 2014
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XenoShyft has their official website now up and running. Source From the launch: The XenoShyft Onslaught campaign is still going strong on Kickstarter, but the official website for XenoShyft is now live! Artwork from the game, gameplay info, updates about the Kickstarter, and all videos and media abo...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 8th, 2014
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XenoShyft made it through some more stretch goals for their campaign. Plus, they’ve got a couple videos to check out on their page as well for both game play and player reactions from the CMON Expo. Source From the campaign: We’ve hit $75,000, which means the latest stretch goal has been ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 6th, 2014
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CoolMiniOrNot continues to make it through stretch goals in their XenoShyft Kickstarter campaign. More aliens! More heroes! Source From the campaign: Commanders! We’ve broken the $65k mark so we’re unlocking 1 Wave 2 Hive Boss card and 1 Wave 3 Hive Boss card for all boxes of XenoShyft On...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 5th, 2014
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The Escapist Magazine wrote a little article about XenoShyft and the game making over $50k in just its first day up on Kickstarter. Source From the post: CoolMiniOrNot launched a Kickstarter campaign June 5 for its latest tabletop game, XenoShyft Onslaught. In just one day, the campaign has raised mo...