Board Games


Mythical Island Board Game Coming to Indiegogo

In the beginning, creatures of the different elements of Earth, Wind, (and) Fire, and Water lived in harmony on a single island. However, as time went on, tensions grew, and eventually, war were declaired. In the end, four elemental Protectors were summoned by the island itself to right everything. That's the story and where you come in in Mythical Island, a new tile-laying game coming soon to Indiegogo.


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Rusty Industry Board Game Up On Kickstarter

An ancient civilization has been found right under your feet. This civilization was highly technologically advanced, and now the race is on to get the best bits. Different entrepreneurs have set up operations and are looking to get the greatest riches for themselves. That's the story behind Rusty Industry, a new board game that's up on Kickstarter now.


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CMON Launches Bloodborne: The Board Game Kickstarter

The town of Yharnam is being overrun by a terrible plague. It's up to the Hunters to solve this mystery and save the city before the Blood Moon rises and everyone dies (though, being Bloodborne, dying's just half the fun). That's the story behind Bloodborne: The Board Game, the new project from CMON that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Dire Wolf Digital Taking Pre-orders for Game of Thrones: Oathbreaker Board Game

Who can you trust in Westeros?
Nobody, that's who. That's a trick question. We all know that literally nobody can be trusted any further than you can comfortably stab them with a poisoned dagger. But you can't just run around stabbing people. You've gotta be subtle and sly about it. And that's what you'll be doing in Oathbreaker, a new board game coming from Dire Wolf Digital.


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USAopoly Expanding Star Wars Reach to Europe, Middle East, and Africa

It might be called USAopoly, but that doesn't mean that the States are the only place that they sell games (or that they only sell Monopoly variants). In this particular instance, they are announcing that they've entered an agreement with Disney to sell Star Wars games in European, Middle Eastern, and African markets. So, while their company name might be entirely a lie in this instance, that's a good thing.


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Don't Bump the Table Stacking Game Up On Kickstarter

Bumping the table. It's like the mini-earthquake of the gaming world. Pieces get moved. Dice get shifted. Drinks occasionally spill. It's annoying. But if you're playing Don't Bump the Table, it oculd be truly catastrophic, as the goal is to build stacks of figures. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Eagle-Gryphon Games Running On Mars Kickstarter

Mars, the next big frontier for humankind. In the not-too-distant future, the United Nations will establish a colony. From there, private enterprises will look to do the same, branching off from the original one. That's where you find yourself in On Mars, a new board game from Eagle-Gryphon Games. Complete missions for the United Nations as well as your own, secret agenda, and create the greatest colony on the red planet. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Journeys in Middle-earth and Allies & Adversaries Now Available From Fantasy Flight

Two ends of the spectrum for this batch of releases from Fantasy Flight. On the one side, you've got the cooperative fantasy board game from the Lord of the Rings franchise, Journeys in Middle-earth. On the other, you've got the sci-fi RPG book full of new NPCs for the Star Wars franchise, Allies & Adversaries. Take your pick, as both are now available.


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Turmoil Expansion for Terraforming Mars Up On Kickstarter

Stronghold Games is looking to bring you the fifth expansion for Terraforming Mars. And they didn't just want to add a couple new cards or some new cubes. Nope, it's a whole huge expansion for Turmoil. Go to a new section of the planet entirely and deal with new corporations, projects, and global events. Yes, all of Mars will feel these changes. The expansion is up on Kickstarter now.


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Runerunners Board Game Coming Soon to Kickstarter

You know, just the other day I mentioned that you don't tend to see a lot of Prohibition-era Fantasy games (while talking about a Prohibition-era fantasy game). Well, it looks like other people had the same idea a while ago and have been working on making some. SkirmishGames plans to soon be launching a Kickstarter campaign for Runerunners, their new Prohibition-era fantasy board game.


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Maximum Apocalypse: Legendary Edition Up On Kickstarter

I mean, you could just get a little apocalypse. Or you could get some regular apocalypse. But, for me, I don't like to do anything half-measures. I want Maximum Apocalypse. And if you're like me, you want the most Maximum Apocalypse you can get. And that's why there's a Legendary Edition of the game up on Kickstarter now.


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Haas Games Relaunches Zoocracy Kickstarter

After many years of fighting for it, the zoo animals have achieved autonomy. They're taking to their new freedom and are setting up their own form of government. Of course, each animal wants something a little different out of their new lifestyle. Whose agenda will come to the forefront? That's the story behind Zoocracy, back again on Kickstarter form Haas Games.


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Vampire: The Masquerade - Heritage Board Game Up On Kickstarter

That ain't my culture and heritage! Is that your culture and heritage!?

Well, in the Vampire: The Masquerade - Heritage board game, you can create your own vampiric heritage. It's Europe in the 1300s, and vampire clans are setting the foundations for what they'll be like. See your work follow through the ages, with 700 years of gameplay (note: games do not actually take 700 years to play), bringing what you started then into the here and now. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Hero Progression in Journeys in Middle-earth

Characters at the start of the story will (hopefully) have changed by the end of the story. They go through a whole arc, growing as they learn more about themselves and the world around them. The characters in the Lord of the Rings certainly do. And that's transferred to Journeys in Middle-earth, the upcoming board game from Fantasy Flight. In this preview, we get a look at how that will work within the game.


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Hunt for the Emper Crown DLC Adventure Announced for Journeys in Middle-earth

Many of Fantasy Flight's games are accentuated with an app that enhances your gaming experience. One nice thing about doing that is Fantasy Flight can then release new adventures as downloads for said app. Though they're going a step further with the Hunt for the Ember Crown adventure for Journeys in Middle-earth, as they've also got a Villains of Eriador Figure Pack that you can get to go along with it.


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Mantic Taking Pre-Orders For Hellboy Board Game

There's a new Hellboy movie in theaters. And there can soon be a new Hellboy board game on your tabletops. Mantic is taking pre-orders for their Hellboy board game. And it's not just the retail version. They've got a few, limited edition versions with some of the Kickstarter goodies in there as well that you can get. So, even if you missed out back then, there's a last chance to get in on it now.


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Ignite Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Ignite is a little bit of everything. There's deckbuilding. There's tactical movement on a board. There's terrain. There's 5 different game modes. There's solo and co-op versions. It's a board game. It's a card game. It's a little bit country. It's a little bit rock 'n' roll. As I say, it's got a little bit of everything. It's also up on Kickstarter now.


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Ludus Magnus Studio Running Dungeonology: The Expedition Kickstarter

Research. As a former grad student, I know all about it. Going around and trying to find information about your topic can be rough, especially if your topic is the strange and dangerous creatures that inhabit dungeons. In Dungeonology: The Expedition, players take on the role of professorial candidates who must find out about their research topic of choice while staying undercover in a dark dungeon. In the end, only one will get the info needed for their thesis and be promoted.


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Fantasy Flight Previews More Heroes From Journeys in Middle-earth

There are many dangers in the world of Middle-earth. But for every danger, there's a hero waiting to cut it down. In this preview for the upcoming Journeys in Middle-earth board game from Fantasy Flight, they're showing off the various heroes that players can find within the game.


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The Rise and Fall of Anvalor Now Available

In The Great Patch, the city of Anvalor stands. Besieged on all sides, different factions are looking to rebuild the stronghold and keep the enemy at bay. However, each faction also wants the city for themselves. In the end, only one will rule. Who will it be? That's the story behind The Rise and Fall of Anvalor, a new board game set in the Age of Sigmar world. You can pick up your copies now.


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