Year 2014


Zombicide Season 3 busting through stretch goals

Zombicide Season 3 is keeping up the momentum of the previous incarnations, breaking through bunches of stretch goals in just their first day on Kickstarter.



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From the campaign:

We've just barely left the first 24 hours and we've already crossed $610k!

and of course we have more stretch goals to show you guys!

We're also excited to open up the optional buys for you guys! We've got new a new guest artist box by Miguel Coimbra, the Kickstarter exclusive Survivor: Patrick, skull trackers, and the hard to find Zombie Dogs and Dog Companions that we introduced last season!



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New Star Trek Attack Wing preview posted

Star Trek.com posted a new Star Trek Attack Wing preview up.

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From the post:

Welcome back to the second of StarTrek.com's exclusive First Looks at NECA/WizKids Games’ tactical space combat miniatures game Star Trek: Attack Wing. Today, we are looking at the contents of the Dominion 2nd Division Cruiser Expansion Pack, which will be available in July as part of the Star Trek: Attack Wing Wave 6 release. At 34 points, players will have plenty of room to add a Jem’Hadar Attack Ship to their fleet so they can benefit defensively thanks to the ship’s special ability. With Keevan as captain, a player will be able to prioritize their targets and get the ability to shoot before the opponent has a chance to fire while Weyoun will allow a player that crucial turn or two needed to set up the most opportune attack.



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Fragged Empire Sci-Fi RPG up on Kickstarter

Fragged Empire is a new tabletop sci-fi RPG that's up on Kickstarter. They've made it over their funding goal and then some already, so it's stretch goals for the next 33 days.

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From the campaign:

Fragged Empire is a tabletop RPG setting & rules, set in a far future 'post, post-apocalyptic' setting. Your people have survived 100 years of brutal tribalism & savagery & are just now emerging back into space.

Set in the style of Ridley Scott’s 1979 film Alien, television series Firefly, Farscape & Blake's 7 & computer-based role-playing games Mass Effect & Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic.



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Sally 4th Commands and Colors Storage Sets

Sally 4th helps you keep your Commands and Colors sets neat and organized with their new storage sets.



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From the release:

Storing pieces for GMTs Commands and Colors Ancients and Napoleonics games has always been a problem, up until now.
Sally 4ths storage system is designed to hold all parts of game within original box.
System comprises of a drawer sleeve with a Perspex top, a selection of drawers to hold the wooden unit pieces and a holder for cards and terrain tiles. System holds playing pieces securely so box can be stored on its side on a shelf without pieces moving.
A complete set to hold pieces from core Ancients and Napoleonics set is available now from Sally 4th priced at £25.20 GBP



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The GameMaster's Apprentice cards up on Kickstarter

The GameMaster's Apprentice is a deck of cards designed to help any DM create new NPCs, plot hooks and more with just a quick shuffle.

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From the campaign:

This is a deck of 60 double-sided cards (so, 120 unique card faces) meant to help design and run adventures for role playing games of all kinds.

It is...
1. A source of idea-sparking suggestions, snippets, and randomizers!
2. System-neutral: Crunchy and roll-heavy to narrative and diceless!
3. Setting-neutral: Modern, fantasy, high science, pulp...
4. Multi-purpose. Plan adventures or generate complex NPCs ahead of time, or fill in the gaps during play!
5. For groups of any size, including solo-games with no GM!



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Short Fuse Designs makes goal in Corridor Sets Kickstarter

Short Fuse Designs has made it over their funding goal and first stretch goal in their Corridor Sets Kickstarter campaign. How many more stretch goals can they get through in the next 9 days? That's up to you.

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From the campaign:

Congrats!

We have reached our funding goal, knocked down the first stretch goal and are right around the corner from the next one.

Thank you for your continued support!



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Final hours for Little Urban Achievers Kickstarter

Impact! Miniatures is in their final hours for their Little Urban Achievers campaign.
They've added some new dice.
Abide.

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From the campaign:

Okay so Chris and I are blown away with how well this project has done and definitely wanted to thank everyone as we enter the final days.

So I went through the entire stockroom including my personal collection and found a very small quantity of the dice remaining and have put those in the rewards for anyone that wants them.

Thanks again to all our great backers for your support!



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Non-Player Cards NPC generator on Kickstarter

Non-Player Cards are a quick and easy way to come up with NPCs for your RPG games of any system. They're up on Kickstarter now and looking for some funding.

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From the campaign:

The Non-Player Cards is an easy-to-use 300-card deck that contains a series of "categories" that help in the generation a unique NPC. You can even use this deck to enhance existing NPCs or even add some direction and inspiration on how players can role play their characters.



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Britcon 2014 - Trader Lineup announced

Britcon has announced the traders that'll be at the show. Go see if your favorite ones will be there.

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From the announcement:

The Britcon Trade Show will be returning to the now-familiar surroundings of the Barnes Wallis Building in Manchester (right next to Manchester Piccadilly Station) over the weekend of 9th-10th August 2014.

Reserve a ticket in advance and we will let you in for free – yes, that's right, no entry cost at all! We know there is a recession out there, so we want you to be able to spend all of your hard earned cash with our loyal traders.

Registering in advance means you will also receive up to date information on who will be there, what new products they will have on show, and whether they have any Britcon special offers – so not only do you not have to pay to get in, the stuff you buy may even be cheaper too!

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Heroic Maps - Geomorphs: Desert Temple Iunu

Heroic Maps gives you some more terrain options for your game sessions with the release of their Desert Temple Iunu set.

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From the release:

A printable geomorphic dungeon floorplan compatible with any RPG/Dungeon-Crawl game. Use as a standalone gameboard, or combine with any same-scale tileset.

Contents: Four 10x10 battlemaps depicting Ancient Egyptian-style temples, corridors and chambers. Dedicated to the Scarab beetle, these temples are full of iconography and heiroglyphics.

Uses: Explore the lost ruins of Egypt, bring an artefact to the Priests in the temple, escape the tomb of the Pharaoh with the Mummy's treasure, unlock puzzles and ancient secrets, dare to awaken the Grand Hierophant, discover if there really is a 'Curse of the Mummy', seek a blessing of the spirits still haunting the temple complex.


Also included is a set of 300dpi full size jpgs, for poster printing or VTT.



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New Pre-Painted Resin Breastworks available from Warlord Games

Warlord Games knows you don't always have time to paint your own terrain, and so they've got their new resin breastworks available pre-painted.

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From the release:

Our new resin Breastworks come ready painted from Paul’s Modelling Workshop and can be placed straight onto your Pike & Shotte or Black Powder battlefields.

These temporary earthworks were thrown up to breast height to provide protection to defenders firing over it from a standing position.



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Hand Cannon Online posts Episode 4 of Removed From Play

Hand Cannon Online has posted episode 4 of Removed From Play Season 2 up online for your listening pleasure.

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In this episode:

Sam “Susan” Ross from RFP: Into the Arena guest hosts with for episode 4. We talk about Sam, Iron Gauntlet and the finals match for the first IG Qualifier of the new season.



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