Year 2016

Sunday Snippets

Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!
... is what day it is.
At least for me as I'm typing this, anyway.

But "fun with time zones" will have to wait, because right now we've got a couple of bite-sized stories to give you in our Sunday Snippets feature. So let's get to it.

Today we have: Age of Tyrants Funds, Khurasan releases 1980s Motor Rifles support weapons, Another World Miniatures Releases Selene Redux Mini, Hero Lab Launches D&D 5th Edition SRD, and Polyversal Kickstarter now EU Friendly.

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Final Hours for XenoShyft Dreadmire Kickstarter

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 are upon us. You only have until 3pm (Eastern) today to pledge.

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Saturday Review Roundup

Well... it was worth the wait. We find ourselves once more in Saturday.

Anyway, let's get to the various review articles we've bee coming across recently. I present to you the Review Roundup.

This week we have articles on: Dark Stories, Hunt: The Unknown Quarry, Hengist, Mystery! Motive for Murder, Porta Nigra, A Study in Emerald, One Night Revolution, Bountytown, Zombie Tower 3D, Fall of Magic, Terrakami Games MagLev Train MkII, Seven7s Card Game, Warfighter, and Phantom Fury.

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Warlord Games Announces Project Z Zombie Skirmish Game

When Warlord Games took over being the exclusive worldwide distributor for Wargames Factory, they greatly expanded their catalog of possible minis to draw from when making games. Well, since Wargames Factory had quite an extensive range of modern military figures, survivors, and zombies, Warlord figured they might as well come up with a game system to go with them. That system is Project Z, a new zombie skirmish game.

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End of the World: Alien Invasion Now Available

Aliens are invading!
Aliens are invading!
Run! Run! Run awaaaaaaaay!
That's what you'd be saying if you sat down for a session of End of the World: Alien Invasion. What? You don't think you can do that? Au contrere! The book is now available for your gaming pleasure.

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Lex Arena Gladiator Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Those who are about to die salute you!
The life of a gladiator could bring you heaps of adulation and the chance to buy your freedom. But more-than-likely, you'd end up face-down in the sand, run through with some sharp, metal object, thinking, "Ow... being stabbed really hurts, guys!" Well, in Lex Arena, you take on the role of a gladiator owner who is looking for the greatest gladiator of them all.

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CMON Limited Secures $5.3 Million in Funding

CMON Limited has announced that it has successfully secured $5.3 Million in funding in order to create new tabletop games. CMON, who is widely known for its use of Kickstarter in order to fund the games it makes has raised over $20mil on the crowdfunding platform so far. The campaigns it has run are some of the highest-funded board games on Kickstarter and include such titles as Zombicide, XenShyft, and Blood Rage.

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Friday Snippets

Well, it seems like it took about 5 weeks to get here, but Friday is finally upon us. It felt like it took 5 weeks to me, anyway. Hopefully your week went by a lot more quickly, as postponing the weekend any more than it already is at the start of the week seems like torture.

Anyway, let's get you some bite-sized stories to tide you over until that sweet weekend does make its way here.

Today we've got: Cold War Army Lists Released for Sabresquadron, Kromlech new release - Putrid Snail Beast, MidKnight Heroes Super Chibi Kickstarter Funded, New 15mm SF Polish Half-Tracks From Brigade Models, and Pyrkol Launches the M.O.A.T. Flame Template.

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New Alpha Legion and Cataphractii Upgrade Kits From Forge World

Once more Forge World has new ways that you can customize your Space Marine miniatures. This time around, if you're wanting to play Alpha Legion, or if you've been itching for some more options for your Cataphractii terminators, you'll want to see what they've got available for you.

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Collins Epic Wargames launches Polyversal Kickstarter

Collins Epic Wargames has launched their Kickstarter campaign for Polyversal, their new 6mm sci-fi miniatures game. Well, saying it's just Collins Epic Wargames is a bit false. I've been talking lately about "super groups" of game-makers coming together to create something more (usually in the form of porting games to English). Well, this Kickstarter is a partnership between Collins Epic Wargames and 6 other companies.

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Next Marvel Universe Preview Posted

Hendybadger has weaseled his way into finding more about the Marvel Universe Miniatures Game coming out soon from Knight Models. Thankfully, he's not keeping the info to himself and is, instead, sharing it with the rest of us. This time around we get a look at the different factions and how team-building works.

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Drudge RPG Core Rulebook Now Available

It's not uncommon to find setting books for RPGs that don't have a system associated with them. If it's a Fantasy setting, you can use it with any Fantasy RPG you might be playing. Same with Sci-Fi or Steampunk or whatever. Well, Drudge is the reverse of that. It's a new system of core RPG rules that doesn't have a setting associated with it. Want to play a sci-fi game? You can use Drudge. Want a Fantasy game? You can use Drudge. Want a game set entirely within a loaf of bread? You can use Drudge (probably, I guess... but I would like to hear more about this bread-based RPG setting of yours...).

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Fantasy Flight Games Releases Mafia: Vandetta Card Game

Another day, another game ported to English. This time it's the supergroup of Fantasy Flight Games and Hobby World as they team up to bring you Mafia: Vandetta, the party card game of murder. The little town of Omerta was no stranger to the occasional murder. But now, it's a daily event. As the citizens try and stay safe and take out the mob, the mob is looking to gain total control.

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