Fantasy Sports


Corvus Belli Announces Smoke & Mirrors Expansion for Aristeia

Spectator sports are half physical contest and half entertainment, after all, so having a few mirrors and some smoke makes sense, especially in a contest like Aristeia. As such, a quartet of new players will be making their way to the pitch. And they're coming in the appropriately titled Smoke & Mirrors set. We get a look at them here.

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Steamforged Previews Mataagi For The Falconer's Guild

With the Ratcatcher's hitting pitches, it's time to start looking at the next of the Minor Guilds that will be coming to Guild Ball. They're the Falconers, a Minor for the Hunter's Guild. Today's our first look at what they're capable of and, man, it's quite a bit, getting an eyeful of this first figure. He's one of the 2 that will be able to play alongside the Hunter's. It's Mataagi.

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Steamforged Previews Veteran Honour and New Box

The last of the Exiles is Veteran Honour. While not part of the Union in Chains storyline specifically, she was on the losing side of a bit of a coup within the Mason's Guild which led to her leg being hurt and her moving on to become coach of the Farmer's Guild. We get a look at her upcoming Guild Ball card here.
Also, not every team got an Exile figure. But those teams aren't going to just be left behind. There's a preview up of a new box set that contains figures for the teams that didn't end up with something new. Though, at the moment, we've just got the picture and little else.

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Steamforged Previews Harriet The Hat for Guild Ball

I guess that headline should have "spoiler warning" in it, but at this point, if you've not read the fluff for the Exiles box for Guild Ball, that's on you. Long story short, not everybody made it out alive, and Harry is no more. However, his hat lives on and has found a new owner in the form of a young Engineering student. And so we get Harriet the Hat. Check out her new cards below.

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Steamforged Previews Veteran Hemlocke For Guild Ball

The next in the list of figures from the Exiles set, the end result of the Union in Chains event, is Veteran Hemlocke. She was originally being fought over by the Hunters and the Morticians, but that changed when Veteran Minx came on the scene. As such, Hemlocke is trading in for all-goth gear and going with the dead-lovers. We get a look at her new card here.

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Steamforged Announces Gameplan Deck For Guild Ball

Guild Ball is getting a bit of a shake-up this morning. Steamforged had mentioned the Gameplan deck, but the details were thin on the ground. Now they've been fully revealed. The deck replaces the Guild Plots from the game, but also change how Initiative works at the start of a turn. They can even change how much Influence a player has during their turn. It's a little change that makes big changes in the potential for the game.

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Steamforged Previews Piper For Ratcatcher's Guild

"It's time to pay the Piper."
It's an old saying, taken from the fairytale of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. You know, the town had a rat problem and they paid a dude with a magic flute to make them go away. Of course, when they didn't pay, he led the children of the town away. In Guild Ball, the Ratcatcher's Guild is being led by just such an individual. Piper's his name and he's also got a magic flute that will also cause players around the field to end up in spots they weren't originally expecting. Take a look at his cards in this preview.
Also: Aaaaaaaaqualung!

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February Releases Available For Infinity

5 days from the end of the month and Corvus Belli is finishing off February in style. You thought all the love was gone a couple weeks ago, but such is not the case. The latest releases for Infinity are now available over in the Corvus Belli webshop as well as at an LGS near you (well, hopefully that last part, anyway).

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Steamforged Previews May Releases

The Union in Chains event left the Union decimated, with players being pulled away to join different Guilds as the Solthecian church took over the organization. In May, the results of that event will start hitting players' tables. There's two box sets coming, one based on all the characters that had been Union but are now gone, and another on the Chruch's new leadership role in the Union.

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Steamforged Previews Scourge for Ratcatcher's Guild

The Minor Guilds will change the dynamic of Guild Ball. They're their own teams, but also tied with a Major Guild. The Ratcatchers are the Minor Guild for the Morticians. So death and decay is part of what they're about. Also, rats are well-known to carry diseases. The Ratcatchers bring a new Condition to the game, Disease. And Scourge is one of the main carriers. Get a look at this stat cards and mini in this preview.

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Predators Occulte Fantasy Football Team Up On Kickstarter

Just because the (American) football season is over doesn't mean that you are just on vacation. No, training for next season is already underway. Maybe you're looking for a new team to back. Well, you could always check out the Predators Occulte Fantasy Football Team that's up on Kickstarter now.

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February LE Minis Now Available For Guild Ball

Steamforged has started making a habit of releasing special, limited-edition minis for Guild Ball around the various holidays. I, for one, welcome our alternate-sculpt overlords. In this case, it's the Puppy Love set, including a new version of Brisket and Boiler for the Butcher's Guild. There's also an exceedingly adorable new ball token with a little puppy wanting to show they can play a swell as the big dogs.

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Dreadball Season 2 Available to Pre-order From Mantic Games

True story: DreadBall was the first game I ever backed on Kickstarter. However, as excited as I was for the game, it didn't last once I got it on my tabletop. While Mantic put out the best game they felt they could at the time, they've since seen where things could've gone better. It's alright, it happens to most games at some point or another. Well, the revamp is done and you can now pre-order DreadBall 2nd edition from the Mantic webshop.

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Steamforged Previews Valentine's Minis For Guild Ball

I love alternate sculpts for minis. Steamforged does, too. They've been coming out with holiday-themed alternate models for a while now, and this Valentine's Day will be no different. If any Guild would be best for Valentine's, it might as well be the one most associated with the color red. And they've probably had someone's heart in their hands at some point... literally. It's the Butcher's Guild.

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