Year 2015

War Stories: The Call is Now Available for Contagion Second Edition

Some say that various famous guitar players made a deal with the devil in order to get their almost-mythical skills. And lord knows there are plenty of conspiracy theories around various celebrities. Well, what if at least one of those stories was true? War Stories: The Call, a new setting enhancement book for Contagion Second Edition lets you know what could happen if that was the case.

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Wyrd Posts Up New Previews for Through the Breach and Malifaux

Seems the guys and gals over at Wyrd have been really busy bees lately. They've got a whole bunch of new previews up on their site to check out. There's something for everyone who likes Wyrd products. There's some new Malifaux releases on the horizon. They've also got a new expansion book for Through the Breach. Finally, there's a new board game they'll have out later this year.

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Podcast Roundup

Tuesday, Tuesday. (ba-laa, ba-la-la-laaa... Hmm... doesn't have quite the same ring to it)
Well, one day down. Four to go until the weekend. We should be able to make it there pretty easily, I'd say.

At the moment, our attention turns to talk radio. Specifically, the talk radio of podcasts. There's a trio of them we've collected over the past week and present them to you now for your listening pleasure.

In this batch we have: Privateer Press Primecast Episode 20, Lost Hemisphere Radio ep111, and Geeks of the North Episode 16 – Exciting games ahead.

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The Thin Blue Line Savage Worlds Setting up on Kickstarter

Detroit. It's sort of a mess. And in The Thin Blue Line supplement for Savage Worlds, it's even worse than you've been seeing on the news. There are angry spirits, dangerous supernatural creatures, and a secret cult on the rise. Ok, now for what's different from reality... Just kidding.

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Fantasy Flight Games Is Hiring

Many gamers dream of getting into the gaming industry. To be able to actually be part of the machine that churns out some of our favorite games is something many strive for. Well, Fantasy Flight Games has six (yes, six) different spots in their machine that are looking for new gears. Are you the right gamer for any of these jobs?

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Latest Releases for Infinity Now Available

In the glittering, shiny, neon-infused future, there is only war. At least, that's how it is in Infinity by Corvus Belli. The various factions that we have on the Earth now have taken to the stars in order to spread their influence and doctrine to the rest of the galaxy. Obviously, they don't always get along with one-another and... disagreements happen. Also, aliens. Because aliens are cool.
Anyway, the latest set of releases for the game are up on the Corvus Belli website.

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Moroz Publishing Relaunches Swords and Bagpipes Kickstarter

We all endure setbacks in our life. They're just a natural thing that we must overcome. We try. We don't succeed. We try again with new knowledge of the situation. That's what Moroz Publishing is doing with Swords and Bagpipes on Kickstarter. They had cancelled their first Kickstarter campaign and have since reconfigured and relaunched with a new campaign.

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Metahumans Rising RPG On Kickstarter Now

Superheroes are pretty popular right now. The various movie franchises are drawing in new fans all the time. Some of those fans are getting deeper into the genre and getting into the comic books and other aspects of "geek culture." Some of that might extend to wanting to play superhero-themed characters in an RPG. Well, Metahumans Rising by HouseDok, which is up on Kickstarter now, is one way you could get that going.

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Fantasy Flight Games Announces the Return of Samurai

Fantasy Flight Games has announced that they're going to be bringing back the Reiner Knizia classic game, Samurai. In the game, players are in control of their own daimyo and are looking to expand that influence to all of Japan. You do this by establishing the loyalty of lesser lords, the control over rice production, and the sway of the religious leaders of the areas. Of course, if all else fails, you send in the dudes with the fancy armor and the really neato swords.

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Final Week for The Gallerist Board Game On Kickstarter

Gryphon and Eagle Games are in their final week for The Gallerist over on Kickstarter. In the game, you play as the owner of an art gallery. You must attract artists and visitors to your gallery and sell valuable paintings. Over time, you'll build up your prestige and wealth as you look to become the premier place for artists to display their works and for art collectors to buy the most wondrous pieces of art.

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Fantasy Flight Games Previews K-Wing for X-Wing Miniatures Game

Welcome back to Top Gear: Star Wars, as we take a look at another of the ships coming out in the next wave for the X-Wing Miniatures Game from Fantasy Flight Games. This time around, it's the K-Wing for the Rebel Alliance. A heavy, sturdy fighter, this ship is in the same vein as the Y-Wing and B-Wing that came before it as a heavy-ordinance delivery platform. Bombs, missiles, torpedoes, laser turrets. This baby can handle them all.

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Terrain Corner

Monday, Monday. (ba-la, ba-la-la-laa)
Hopefully you had yourself a good weekend. It was rather busy for me. Lotsa gaming. Lotsa laughs. Lotsa pizza and Dew (because, you know, gamers). Heck, there was even The Gamers.

But that is the past. The present is a new Terrain Corner post, where we gather together the various terrain stories we've gotten in the past couple days and bundle them together for you.

This batch we have: Happy Seppuku has started the presale of the Your Board System, New Heroic Maps - Geomorphs: Wardenhale Sewers, Final Days for Pedion Modular Terrain on Kickstarter, No customs fees for EU, US, and Australian backers of Manorhouse Workshop Kickstarter, New Heroic Maps - The Altar of Tenoch, and Pwork release new wargame mats.

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Some New Information about New Edition of Warhammer Fantasy

Well, we're getting close to the new version of Warhammer Fantasy Battles from Games Workshop. There's been lots of rumors and half-heard things being passed along for quite a while. Well, you know that we here at TGN don't deal in rumors. That's a disservice to you, the readers. These, however, aren't so much rumors anymore. It does look like Warhammer is getting more of a reboot than anyone might've expected.

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Jailbreakers Card and Dice game up on Kickstarter

Stone walls do not a prison make. Though they make a really good try at it. In Jailbreakers: Plan Your Escape, you are a prisoner, but tonight you want to sleep in your own bed, so you've come up with a plan to bust out. However, there's only so many resources to go around, and your other inmates want to get out as well. And, of course, there's those pesky guards to deal with, too. But with a bit of luck, you can make your way to freedom. The game is designed for 1-4 players ages 10 and up.

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