Board Games


Horror Boards Horror Boardgame Up On Kickstarter

It's the time of the year where even those that only have a moderate enjoyment of horror movies go all-out. I've got my own stash of movies that I tend to get out just for this time of year. Horror Boards looks to bring that love of horror movies to your tabletops in an expandable board game. The game's up on Kickstarter now.


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Fantasy Flight Previews New Scenarios From Arkham Horror 3rd Edition

The town of Arkham is just filled with all manner of strange creatures, cults, relics, books, and buildings. It's into this world that you must delve in Arkham Horror, which is getting a 3rd edition as part of the Year of New Editions. In this preview, Fantasy Flight gives us a look at a couple of the scenarios that you'll have to make your way through in the game.


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Cranio Creations Running Barrage Kickstarter

Dam it all.

That's actually what you'll be doing in Cranio Creations' latest board game, Barrage. Build your dam structures. Get your dam energy. Sell that dam energy to a needing populace. Make sure you have the best dam company and stomp out the other dam companies from taking away your dam profits.

Yes, this was a fun story to write. Barrage is up on Kickstarter now.


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Mythic Games Announces Reichbusters: Projekt Vril

The Nazis are losing WWII. However, they have a secret weapon they've been working on that will turn the tide of war forever in their favor. A strange substance known only as Vril was discovered that has a nearly limitless amount of uses and power. The scientists working with it have done so in absolute secrecy. However, the Allies have now found out about it and are coming to stop their research. Will they get there in time? That's for you to find out in Reichbusters: Projekt Vril, a new cooperative board game coming to Kickstarter in November from Mythic Games.


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Fantasy Flight Posts New Discover: Lands Unknown Preview

Discover: Lands Unknown will take players into... well... unknown lands. The race for survival will be on, and you will have to work both with and against the other players in order to survive and get out. In this preview, we get a look specifically at the cooperative and antagonistic aspects of the game.


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Spirit Island: Jagged Earth Expansion Up On Kickstarter

Just when you thought that all the issues on Spirit Island were too much, even more is making its way to the shores. More invading forces are coming all the time, and only a concerted effort will keep them away. Jagged Earth is a new expansion for Spirit Island from Greater Than Games. It's up on Kickstarter now.


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Dreams of Tomorrow Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Have you ever had a dream so deep, profound, and important to you that you changed your behaviors because of it? Maybe it seemed like a prophetic vision of the future. Maybe it just seemed like a good idea. Well, in Dreams of Tomorrow, those dreams you're having aren't just your subconscious keeping itself occupied while you sleep, they're portents of things to come. And, thankfully, you have time to fix a broken future. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Fantasy Flight Posts New Fallout: New California Preview

While resources might be slim after the apocalypse, and everyone's going to want to get their own share, it's still better for people to band together rather than just fight off anyone and everyone around. In Fallout: New California, players will be heading out into the radioactive wastelands together in search of gear and finishing quests. In this preview, we get a look at how they can help one-another in the process.


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Wild Assent Fantasy Adventure Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Wild Assent is a board game that seems to have it all. PvP play? Check. Cooperative play? Check. Great miniatures? Check. Gladiator Battles? Check. Adventuring in the wilds for mythical creatures? Check.
(Murmaider! Murmaider! Murmaider! Murmaider!)
The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Dized Kickstarter Running Now

The biggest hurdle for gaming is just learning the rules for the games you want to play. And, let's face it, a lot of games are a bit tough on their first couple play-throughs. Dized is an app that teaches you the game while you play. Instead of trying to just read through the rulebook and hope you get what they mean, the app will explain things in a simple manner and show you what you're supposed to do. The app is up on Kickstarter now.


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Fantasy Flight Posts Scenario Preview for Discover: Lands Unknown

KeyForge is Fantasy Flight's first ever unique game, where every deck of cards you get is different from any other. They are also soon to come out with their next game like that. Discover: Lands Unknown, their new survival adventure board game, will also be unique, with each box having different components. Personally, I'm still trying to wrap my head around how that'll work and can't wait for the final views. So that means I'm always interested in previews. In this one, Fantasy Flight shows off one of the different scenarios you can play in the game.


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Fantasy Flight Previews the Scenario in Horrific Journeys

Mansions of Madness is getting a new expansion. It's called Horrific Journeys, and looking at the state of that train on the cover, I'd say that looks like exactly what you'll be getting. But if you want some more details, you can check out this preview, wherein Fantasy Flight shows off the scenario from this new box set.


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