Year 2017


Thursday Terrain Corner

The work week continues on. We'll make it to the end, though. Just another day and a half and we'll be back at the weekend. And with weekends comes gaming (hopefully). And with gaming comes gaming tables. So let's do our part to make your gaming tables look as good as possible.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Apocalypse Miniatures Running Fantasy Resin Terrain Kickstarter, Sally 4th Posts Terra-Former Kickstarter Update, Late Pledges for TerrainCrate RPG Scenery Available Now, and Hellgate: Fantasy Gaming Mat Available from Pwork Wargames.


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Japanime Games Running Love Formula Card Game Kickstarter

Love is a many-splendored thing. At least, so I'm told. *is a grump and single, but waddyagonnado?* Couple get together, go on dates, fall in love. All that mushy stuff. But love is also fickle and a battlefield. Dates can and will go wrong. Will the happy couple remain one at the end? That's what you'll be trying to find out in Love Formula, a new card drafting game from Japanime Games that's up on Kickstarter now.

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Cryptozoic Announces Release Date For Rick & Morty: Anatomy Park Game

I wish I had a chance to watch more Rick & Morty. I've seen several episodes, but need to get them on DVD or something. Though, even with my limited knowledge, I feel I'd still get a kick out of Rick & Morty: Anatomy Park, a new board game coming from Cryptozoic and Cartoon Network (hey, CN, where's my Megas XLR game, eh?).

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CMON Previews Lannister Halberdiers For A Song of Ice and Fire

We're just a couple weeks away from the launch of the A Song of Ice and Fire Miniatures Game Kickstarter (as we know it will begin sometime in July). As such, it's a good time to show off some more renders for figures that'll be part of the game. In this preview, we get a look at the Lannister Halberdiers.

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Fantasy Flight Games Previews the Dragon Clan From Legend of the five Rings

The anticipation for the release of the new Legend of the Five Rings game from Fantasy Flight is growing. Just the other day, I was hearing about people getting together "buy-lists" for people headed to Gen Con, saying what they wanted their ninja-shopper friend to purchase for them. Well, at the risk of increasing the hype more (to be fair, I am, generally, a hype-increaser. It just comes with the territory), here's a preview that Fantasy Flight posted about the Dragon Clan.

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Warlord Games Posts Freeborn Garrison Patrol Rules For Beyond the Gates of Antares

It's always good to make sure you've got the most up-to-date rules for your games. You don't want to make an army, take it to the table, and then figure out that stuff's all changed when your opponent goes, "whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa... hold on a minute." So, for those of you that are playing Beyond the Gates of Antares, particularly the Freeborn, you'll want to check out these updated Garrison Patrol rules. They're free to download.

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Knight Models Posts Suicide Squad Cards For DC Universe Miniatures Game

As I mentioned earlier today, I love when companies have their cards up online for free. In this case, it's Knight Models that's updated their online card catalog. They have posted their Suicide Squad cards for the DC Universe Miniatures Game as a free download on their website.

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Legal Cannabis Board Game On Kickstarter

While I'm not one that partakes in the "herb," several of my friends have been known to (since the legalization in many places, mind you. Don't come down on me, fuzz!). I'm sure of you have been known to toke up from time to time. Well, Ludoca is creating a game for you. It's called Legal Cannabis, and it's on Kickstarter now.

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CMON Limited Acquires The Grizzled from Sweet Games

I really think there needs to be more focus on WWI. Much of the world as we know it today comes from that conflict. Thankfully, there are games like The Grizzled. Speaking of which, CMON Limited has announced that they are purchasing the game from Sweet Games. Along with that, they've announced a new expansion is in the works. It's called The Grizzled: Armistice Edition and it will add a campaign mechanic to the game.

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Midweek Snippets

The week continues along. We'll get back to that ever-loving weekend soon. Just another couple of days and it'll be time once more. And I'm sure a lot of people in the US are going to be celebrating this weekend. With the 4th of July being a Tuesday this year, I'm guessing a lot of people are going to take this weekend to grill, shoot off some fireworks, and just celebrate America. I know I'm getting together with some friends on Saturday for just that sort of thing. I'm sure there'll be tasty snacks there. Let's snack on some tasty bite-sized gaming stories now, too.

Today on the platter we have: Wargamer Running Hot & Dangerous Kickstarter, Oddzial Osmy’s 3mm June Releases Arrive at PicoArmor, Rebel Minis Releases Gorilla Animech, Esh-Aven Previewed for Shadows in the Void, Through Gamer Goggles Posts Origins 2017 Coverage, New Skull Objective Markers Available From Kromlech, and PKCGames Running Dice of Rolling Kickstarter.


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Asmodee Announces Three New Unlock! Adventures

You find yourself in a dark and spooky house. Lightning strikes outside, briefly illuminating your surroundings. You start to hear strange noises from somewhere in the house. You run. You trip. You hit your head. And that's when you wake up inside a submarine, deep underwater. The hull is creaking. Water is seeping in. You need to find a way out! You go from one room to the next, but bang your head on a portal as you go through. You wake up on a beach. It seems nice and pleasant, until a cutlass is pointed at your face and you realize you're surrounded by pirates! Those three adventures are the next in the Unlock! series of "escape room"-style games coming from Asmodee and Space Cowboys.

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Privateer Press Launches Warmachine and Hordes Cards Database

We've known that Privateer Press was going to go mostly-paperless with their games Warmachine and Hordes. This means you'll have to get the cards online. But where? Well, in the new Card Database that they've launched, of course. It's free to access and has every card for every mini there. It will be regularly updated, as necessary, whenever new changes to model's stats or abilities are made.

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IDW Games Announces Planet of the Apes Board Games

You maniacs! You blew it up!
Another classic line from the original Planet of the Apes movie. With the film's 50th anniversary coming up, IDW Games has teamed up with 20th Century Fox and game designer Richard Launius (creator of Arkham Horror, among others) to bring you a series of board games. The first one is a cooperative game taking place in the original movie's world.

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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Genesys Roleplaying Game

Versatility is good. Having one thing be able to do multiple things is just efficient. That's where the Genesys Role Playing Game comes in. Fantasy Flight Games has announced this new system, which utilizes their Narrative Dice mechanic. It's realm-free, meaning you can use it in your fantasy games, your sci-fi games, your historical games, your superhero games, your cartoon animals games... whatever you want.

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