Year 2016


Fantasy Flight Games Posts RuneWars Preview

One of the biggest announcements at Gen Con this past year was that Fantasy Flight Games was going to be joining the fantasy miniatures wargame market with RuneWars, a new game set in the world of Terrnoth. Attendees were able to get a bit of a look inside the game and its mechanics, but there's always a bit more that people would like to know about. As such, Fantasy Flight sat down with designer Andrew Fischer and talked a bit about the game and how it came to be.

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Rough and Tumble Board Game Up On Kickstarter

More and more people are getting 3D printers these days.
Meanwhile, I don't have a regular printer at home. But that's beside the point. The proliferation of 3D printers means that game companies can offer games to you without any shipping costs. They just send you the files for your printer and you make your own minis right at home. The folks at Cross Lances are doing that with their expansion to Rough and Tumble, which is up on Kickstarter now.

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Shadows of Esteren: Dearg Campaign Up On Kickstarter

As an occasional GM, I can certainly appreciate pre-made adventures for games. You don't always have time to fully realize a deep narrative with twists, turns, and plenty for everyone, then add on encounters, treasure, come up with NPCs and everything else that goes into such things. Well, for Shadows of Esteren players, quite a big module is coming via Kickstarter. It's Dearg.

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Monday Terrain Corner

Happy Halloween, everyone!
I hope everyone is having a good time with some sweet treats and scary movies.
And, hey, it's another chance to break out your convention costumes, too! Bonus!
Anyway, let's make your gaming tables look good, shall we?

In the Terrain Corner today we have: New Age of Sigmar Battle Mat From Games Workshop, Rocket Pig Games Running TileScape Dungeons Kickstarter, Dragonlock Ultimate Free Sample Set Now Available, and Adventure Tiles - Wilderness Tabletop RPG Terrain System Up On Kickstarter.


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Incarnate Games Running Ascended Kings Kickstarter

The Omega Stone is an artifact of great power, able to grant immortality to the one that possesses it. Of course, such a prize is sought by many. Four great kings have found the components to summon the Omega Stone. However, no one is willing to give up their Blood Stone to anyone else. It will have to be taken by force. Only a grand melee will decide who gets the stones. That's the story behind Ascended Kings, a new combat board game up on Kickstarter.

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Playford Games Releases Ancient Conflict Treasure Chest Game Collection

I don't have a really big apartment. There's not lots of storage space available. As such, I have to make sure that space is efficiently used. For someone with a board game collection, that's not always easy. Thankfully, Playford Games has their new Ancient Conflict Treasure Chest Game Collection that holds a bunch of games all in one, handy box.

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Asmodee Previews The Gods In 7 Wonders Duel: Pantheon

In ancient times, the gods were much a part of everyday life. You weren't considered heavily religious if you gave thanks, prayers, and offerings to various deities throughout your daily routine. It's just how people lived. In 7 Wonders Duels: Pantheon, you are looking to create a city full of wonders that will stand the tests of time. Along with that, you can devote them to various gods.

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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Alliance Rangers For Imperial Assault

The ability to disrupt enemy actions via well-placed firepower is crucial in winning a conflict. The Rebel Alliance knows that they're outnumbered and running behind the Empire in terms of technology, but they make up for it in dedication and training. And Alliance Rangers are able to increase the odds of winning by taking out enemy officers or other linchpin parts of the enemy. Soon, you'll be able to add these force multiplier figures to your games of Imperial Assault.

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Review Roundup

Hey there, everyone. I hope you're all having a great Saturday. I just got back from the grocery store (I'm typing this up a decent amount earlier than it is set to go live) so I can get ready to have some company over for a low-key Halloween party. I'm making cookies, chocolate-coated peanut butter balls, and gumbo. Should be a good time. I'm sure a lot of you have somewhat similar plans.

As for the moment, though, before I dive into a bit of last-minute cleaning and then work on cooking, let's get you those gaming reviews I know you all so desperately desire.

This week we have: Bankers and Robbers, Dungeon Saga, Harry Potter Deck-Building Game, Conquest Games' Medieval Archers, Mysterium, Aeon's End, Love Letter: Premium Edition, Mortem Et Gloriam, The Networks, Eclipse: Shadow of the Rift, Tumult Royale, Necronomicards, Cthulhu Crusades, and Loony Quest.


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Steamforged Games Previews January Guild Ball Releases

Steamcon is coming up in a couple weeks. There, players will get the first chance to really sink their teeth into Season 3. They'll be able to pick up Kick Off!, the new 2-player starter set and see what all changes have been made to the game. Well, Steamforged also just sent out a preview of what they'll be coming out with in January. And I, for one, am as giddy as a schoolcub.

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Gale Force Nine Posts New Tanks Previews

While Tanks from Gale Force Nine puts the emphasis on the machines of war as they roll across the battlefields, blasting at each-other, one would do well to remember that without the crews, those vehicles would just be masses of metal and plastic sitting motionless on the battlefield. And those crews all came from different countries with distinct philosophies towards war. In these articles from Gale Force Nine, we get a look at some of the different Doctrine cards, as well as a look at the special card in the Mechanics kit.

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Dark Skies Aerial Combat Game Up On Kickstarter

On October 3, 1942, everything changed. The world was deeply embroiled in the 2nd World War, but what happened would forever change the nature of that conflict. Dark and terrible things started pouring into the world. Great elder gods, long forgotten, manifested themselves and joined in the war. The Axis and Allies haven't stopped waging their war, though, and have actually taken to integrating monstrous technologies into their arsenal. That's the story behind Dark Skies, a new alternate history aerial combat miniatures game that's up on Kickstarter now.

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Friday Snippets

We've been waiting for this all week. Or, at least, I have been. It's Friday! Woo!
Tomorrow, for me, looks like it's going to be filled with some cooking, because it's some for some Halloween goodies to be made. I'm sure a lot of you have Halloween-related plans scheduled. Halloween's all about getting bite-sized treats, so let's do just that with some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Forge of Ice Sleazy Merchant & Sleepy Sentries on Kickstarter, Brother Vinni Releases Veteran Chaingunner, New Releases And Sale At TinMan Miniatures, Spooky Bases Halloween Sale Going On At Micro Art Studios, and Free Halloween Pack and Weekend Sale on ePic Character Generator.


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