Year 2018


Review Roundup

Hooray for Saturday!
What can't be accomplished on a day like today?
Well, I can accomplish some RPG-ing. You can even watch if you want.
But what I know you're actually here for: Reviews! So let's get to it.

Today we have: Outpost: Amazon, Gloomhaven, Clank! The Mummy's Curse, Covalence, Ganz Schon Clever, Helionox, The Mind, Wreck Raiders, Getaway Driver, and Boss Monster: Rise of The Minibosses.


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Wrath & Glory Warhammer 40,000 Role Playing Game Available For Pre-order

In the grim dark of the 41st millennium, there is only war...
This we know, and many of you get out your armies weekly and fight for supremacy on the battlefields all across the Imperium and beyond. But soon, you'll have another way to fight, on the RPG tabletop. Ulisses North America has started taking pre-orders for their new Wrath & Glory 40k RPG. Get your name on the list and be one of the first gamers with this new book when it's available.

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Print Versions of 5 Legacy 2e Life Among the Ruins RPG Books Now Available

I'm an "actually have the book in my hand" type of person. Sure, I use digital versions of books literally every work day but if given the choice for my own collection? I like the real deal. If you're like me and you're playing Life Among the Ruins from Modiphius, you'll be happy to know that 5 new sourcebooks are now available in print format.

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Sainome Colosseum R English Edition Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Many all over the world can say that they're the greatest fighter of all time, but truly, only one can bear that title. And so they come to Sainome Colosseum to prove their boasts, or show that their opponent's boasts are just that, boasting. In the end, one will reign supreme. That's the story behind Sainome Colosseum R, a card game that's looking to be printed for an English audience that's up on Kickstarter now.

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Friday Snippets

Fridaaaaaaaaaaay! Woooooooo!
*Friday dance*
And I've got D&D coming up tomorrow. So I'm all the excite. I hope you've got some gaming going on as well. But whatever you're doing, you don't want your blood gaming levels to drop too low. So let's snack on some bite-sized gaming stories to fill up.

Today on the platter we have: Orc Vehicles Exhaust Pipes Available From Kromlech, Acheson Creations' Next Round of Viking Kickstarter Products Now Available, and Magic Description Cards Kickstarter Launches Today.


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Z-Man Games Posts New Race to the New Found Land Preview

When you have a fleet of ships, you have a lot of options open for what they can do. They can go out and start new settlements. They can go out and search for new lands. They can transport cargo. How you assign each one will go a long way into determining how wealthy you become from their endeavors. At least, that's what you do in Race to the New Found Land. In this preview, we get a look at just how the different actions in the game work.

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Cryptozoic Announces DC Deck-Building Game Crossover Pack 7: New Gods

The DC Deck-Building Game is getting a new expansion. This one is Crossover Pack 7: New Gods. In it, players can take on the role of one of the New Gods, both heroes and villains. Want to ride around on your little glider-thingie as Orion? You can. Maybe you prefer some long, silvery locks as Granny Goodness. Go for it. Or, be eternally looking for some moisturizing skin cream as Darkseid. The new set will be available on July 11th.

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New Age of Sigmar Warscrolls Available From Forge World

We just got ourselves a new edition of Age of Sigmar. Of course, that means all the minis you've got need updated rules. That includes all those monsters and such that you've picked up from Forge World over the years. Well, they've put out three books of warscrolls so you can get these updated stats. And they're free, so there's that going for them, too.

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Roll20 Adds Charactermancer Character-Building Helper

When you want to play in an RPG, you've gotta start with your character. That's the foundation of what else will come later. But... not everyone has the ability to make a character on their own. There's tons of different options and choices and such. It can get you lost very easily. That's where Roll20 comes in. They've added their new Charactermancer to their program that'll help you get up and running.

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Plaid Hat Posts New Leaf Clan Preview for Crystal Clans

A whole new pack of Clans is about to hit for Crystal Clans from Plaid Hat Games. And they want to make sure you know what you'll be getting into. In case you're diving into the raked-up pile of leaves that is the Leaf Clan (because who doesn't love jumping into a pile of leaves?), you can check out this last preview before you take that plunge.

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Fantasy Flight Previews Two New Adversary Decks for Realms of Terrinoth

There's never enough possible resources for a GM, if you ask me. They have a lot to keep track of and plan for, so if there's a thing that'll make that easier, I'm all for it. If you're playing the Genesys RPG and are using the Realms of Terrinoth setting, you'll want to check out these new Adversary Decks from Fantasy Flight. They're full of NPCs that your group can come across, with all the stats you need for them right there on the card.

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Thursday Terrain Corner

The work week continues along. We're almost to that weekend again. I've got D&D again this weekend. What will our intrepid band of heroes get into this time? Hard to tell, but we'll need a good-looking table for it. And that means terrain.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: New Industrial Platforms - Reinforced Available From Tabletop Scenics, New 15mm Line of Terrain released by Crescent Root Studio, Resinarium Bridges adds a WH40K-style bridge for all backers, and Deadland: Fantasy Gaming Mat Available from Pwork Wargames.


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Battlefront UK Open Day Happening This Weekend

Battlefront has a whooooooole ton of stuff going on this weekend. It's their UK Open Day and they're making sure to jam-pack it full of everything. Check out their Facebook page all weekend for live updates on events, previews, and more. They've also got new releases going up, so be sure to check out those, too.

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Warlord Games Taking Pre-Orders For Strontium Dog

You've seen the previews, now it's time to put your name down on the list. Warlord Games has started taking pre-orders for their Strontium Dog starter set. You get the minis, you get the rulebook, and you get a whole solar farm's worth of terrain. Plus dice, cards, and everything else needed to get you hunting down those bounties immediately.

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Steamforged Previews Veteran Fangtooth For Guild Ball

During the Union in Chains event for Guild Ball, just about every Union member was accounted for... just about. One that seemed to slip off the radar was Fangtooth. Whatever happened to him? Well, it seems that the Solthecian church found him, gave him a bath (or probably several), and has outfitted him with some new armor and weapons. The big guy's making his way back to the pitch, and you can check out his rules in this preview.

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Infinity Poster Contest Happening Now

Propaganda.
Messages with a political motivation behind them. Usually, we have a negative view of propaganda. But in this case, it can win you stuff.
Corvus Belli is running a contest to see who can produce the best propaganda poster for the various Infinity factions. If yours wins, you get a signed book and some cool patches.

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Fantasy Flight Previews Three New Uthuk Units for Runewars

The ravening hoards are getting even more ravenous. Three new units will be making their way to the Uthuk ranks for Runewars soon, and Fantasy Flight is giving you a look at them. So, if you're an Uthuk commander, you can start thinking about how to integrate them into your strategy. If you're anyone else, you can think about how to stop them.

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7th Year of Casual Game Insider Coming To Kickstarter

Creating a magazine isn't easy. Trust me, I know. It takes funds, and those funds can come from a variety of places. In the case of Casual Game Insider, they're heading back to Kickstarter in order to fund the 7th year of their magazine. The campaign will launch on July 10th.

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Fantasy Flight Previews Prince Faolan and the Ventala Skirmishers For Runewars

A new pair of Latari Elf sets for Runewars are on preview from Fantasy Flight. They've got a new character in the form of Prince Faolan, as well as a new cavalry unit (well, centaur unit, but that's basically cavalry) with the Ventala Skirmishers. You can check out these new kits now.

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Midweek Snippets

The week's half-over (or, at lest it is when you're reading this. It's still pretty early in the morning when I'm typing it). Mine has been going well. Yesterday, I got some new dice from Kraken Dice. ... Today, I see that they have some new releases and so I just made another order... Because that's just my life these days. Not that that's really a complaint. But, besides new dice, what other sorts of bite-sized gaming stories do we have for you?

Today on the platter there's: New Releases Available From Kraken Dice, Steamforged Running Critical Roll RPG Minis Kickstarter, Through Gamer Goggles Origins Coverage, and Brigade Models Releases New 6mm American Republic Models.


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Plaid Hat Games Posts New Ashes Preview

Bats and Vampires. They just go together. In the upcoming Demons of Darmas deck for Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn, Harold is a new vampire that you can play. So, of course, one of the things he can do is summon a swarm of bats. Check out how they work, along with a pair of blood magic spells that he will also be able to cast in this preview.

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