Board Games


Clank! Legacy Acquisitions Incorporated Upper Management Pack Coming Soon

For those that are fans of Clank!, you'll be excited to hear about the Clank! Legacy Acquisitions Incorporated Upper Management Pack. There's new heroes to play as in the game, as well as unique starting decks for each. No longer just having all the exact same starting gear, you can differentiate yourself right off the bat. Plus, there's new figures for your character, adding more look to the game. Attendees of PAX East will be the first to be able to pick up this new set.


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Fantasy Flight Posts New Journeys in Middle-earth Preview

An evil is brewing in Middle-earth. And I don't mean that orcs have opened up a microbrewery and are selling Orcish Ale (it has chunks of meat in it!). No, Something far more sinister is afoot. And it's up to the civilized races to find out just what that is. That's the story in Journeys in Middle-earth, a new board game coming from Fantasy Flight. In this preview, we get a look at the different heroes and how they work.


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Renegade Game Studios Announces The Aquicorn Cove Board Game

There's countless things living in the sea that the surface-dwelling world knows little to nothing about. Take the Aquicorns, for example. How much do you know about them? I'm guessing not a lot. But you will when you play The Aquicorn Cove Board Game, coming this year from Renegade Game Studios. When a storm threatens the reef where the Aquicorns live, will you be able to safeguard it?


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Age of Steam: Deluxe Edition Up On Kickstarter

Eagle-Gryphon Games is looking to bring you something better, something nicer, something deluxe. Many of you have played Age of Steam, the classic railroad-building game. Well, there's a new Deluxe Edition up on Kickstarter that gives you things like 6 maps, revamped artwork all around, a heavy-duty box made to carry everything for the game, a new box insert, and more.


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Days of Wonder Announces Memoir '44: New Flight Plan Expansion

While aircraft were first regularly used in combat in WWI, it wasn't until WWII that air warfare really came into its own. Soon, you'll be able to show your air superiority in Memoir '44 with the new New Flight Plan expansion, coming soon from Days of Wonder. You'll be able to deploy new air units to hinder the enemy and win the day.


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Sandy Petersen Running Cthulhu: The Harbinger Kickstarter

Sandy Petersen (and I triple-checked, it really is him this time) has only a half-day left on his Cthulhu: The Harbinger Kickstarter campaign. It's a huge Cthulhu mini that also has rules for many of Sandy's great games. Want a huge figure for Cthulhu Wars? It's got rules for that. Hyperspace? It works there, too. Eternal Adversary? You don't get much more eternal than a Great Old One.


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Portal Games Taking Pre-Orders For Detective: L.A. Crimes Expansion

Los Angeles in the 80's. You wouldn't find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy, and it's your job to go in and clean it up. Or, at the very least, bring some of its criminals to justice. But to what lengths will you go to get the evidence you need? That's up to you to decide in Portal Games' L.A. Crimes expansion for Detective. Pre-orders are being taken now.


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WizKids Announces Nemo Rising: Robur the Conqueror Board Game

There's a new book out about the new adventures of Captain Nemo and his crew of the Nautilus. It's called Nemo Rising, and you can pick that up now. Soon, you'll also be able to dive deep into the book and tell your own stories in the world with Nemo Rising: Robur the Conqueror, a new board game coming from WizKids.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Exploring in Journeys in Middle-Earth

If there's one thing that people do in Middle-earth, it's go exploring while out on an adventure. They're just going from one place to another all the time. And in Journeys in Middle-earth, a new board game coming from Fantasy Flight, you'll be doing that as well. But, how will it work? In this preview, we learn just that.


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Plaid Hat Games Announces Quirky Circuits

Robots. They're your plastic pal that's fun to be with. In Quirky Circuits, coming soon from Plaid Hat Games, you'll be trying to get your friendly robot buddy to finish a task, playing cards in order to program it to do just that. However, your opponents will be doing the same, and you're never quite sure what card programs they've put into the mix. In the end, it's all about getting the robot to finish the task before their battery runs out.


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USAOpoly Announces Clue and Monopoly IT

I know I don't normally post about all the different iterations of classic board games that USAOpoly comes out with, but these two really hit a, "well... that's interesting" chord with me. They have announced that they'll be releasing both a Clue and a Monopoly variant based on the IT movie (the most recent one. So, no Tim Curry, unfortunately), along with another game called IT: Evil Below.


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Dodoresque: Cherry Blossom Up On Kickstarter

Sometimes, during a Kickstarter, someone will have a suggestion for something and the campaign creators go, "Hmm... not a bad idea." Sometimes, that can be integrated into the current campaign. Sometimes not. In this case, backers for Dodoresque wanted a way to play with more than 2 players. That has lead to the creation of Dodoresque: Cherry Blossom. The game is up on Kickstarter now for a short time.


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Stonemaier Games Short Pre-order Sale for Euphoria

Some may say that ignorance is bliss. Heck, the name of this expansion is that. But being ignorant of the pre-release sale for the new Ignorance is Bliss expansion for Euphoria from Stonemaier Games means you'll not get your game as soon as it's available and you'll spend more money on it. So, maybe in this case, ignorance isn't bliss.


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Artipia Games Launches The Pursuit of Happiness: Experiences Kickstarter

Life is full of a lot of things that happen to you all the time. From little thing to big things, these experiences shape us into who we are. And that's what the Experiences expansion for The Pursuit of Happiness gives you, a lot more things that can possibly happen in your game-life. The Kickstarter campaign for the expansion is happening now.


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Jasco Announces Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Board Game - Friends & Frenemies Expansion Coming in June

You have friends. You have enemies. And sometimes you have frenemies. You know, those people who are definitely working at odds to some of what you're doing, but are also nice to you and you're nice to them and you get along. Soon, you'll have all of those added to your Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Board Game sets. Jasco Games has announced Friends & Frenemies, a new expansion coming in June.


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Two New Shadows of Brimstone Adventures Up On Kickstarter

Flying Frog Productions is looking to get you a pair of new Shadows of Brimstone adventures, and they're taking to Kickstarter to get them funded. First, become a guardian of Asgard in Gates of Valhalla. Then, trek through a dark and dangrous swamp in Valley of the Serpent Kings.


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