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Wreck Age: 2nd Edition Rulebook Now Available

Well, the world's come to an end again. Damnit, Todd, I told you that "the nuclear option" didn't mean just launching all the missiles and hoping for the best. Now we've got to find ways to survive in this post-apocalyptic wasteland. Thankfully, we used to play a bunch of Wreck Age, so we're well-prepared. And with those updates in the 2nd edition, it'll be that much easier.
If you'd like to be like me and Todd, super-prepared for the end of civilization, I suggest you get a hold of the new 2nd Edition of Wreck Age, which is available now.

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Hyacinth Games Announces Wreck-Age 2nd Edition

Occasionally, games can use a bit of a revamp. There's nothing wrong with it. Years of the game can show parts where there's room for improvement. Or maybe some new expansions weren't working out the way they were originally intended. Or the game can just feel a bit dated. Whatever the reason, a new edition is put into the works. Well, Hyacinth Games has been looking over Wreck-Age and figured it's time for a new edition. They're going to be sending out previews of the rules that you can sign up for as well.

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Friday Snippets

Friday is once again upon us. Gateway to the weekend. So many possibilities. I'm as busy as a one-armed paper hanger. Making all sorts of things in prep for tomorrow's MST3K binge party. I hate to go to a gathering empty-handed, so I'm making brownies, cookies, and prepping stuff so I can make nachos and Swedish meatballs while there. Like I said, hate to be empty-handed. But while I'm making those bite-sized treats, let's nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Two New Tank Turrets Available From Ramshackle Games, Tor Gaming Announces Their Affiliate Program, Circle of Blood from Last Bullet Games Coming To Kickstarter, Path of Light and Shadow Coming To Kickstarter, Final Days for Wreck Age Kickstarter, and Fluff Preview Posted For The Drowned Earth.

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Wreck-Age Vehicle Kickstarter Running Now

When a lot of people think "post-apocalyptic," one of the things that'll pop into their mind is Mad Max. And what's Mad Max without all those awesome vehicles? Well, Hyacinth Games' Wreck-Age game also takes place in a post-apocalyptic world, and they're looking to inject a bit of high-octane to it with their Vehicles Kickstarter campaign, running now (on all 8 cylinders).

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Midweek Snippets

Well, quite a week we're having, aren't we? But that's what happens during big shows like GAMA. I'm sure all the surprises aren't finished, either. Well, if we're going to be hitting F5 on all our gaming sites, hoping for the latest updates, we'll need to stay energized. We can do that by noshing on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Bog’s Minis Releasing Mushroom Men Miniatures on Kickstarter, Koti Games To Launch Badass Riders Kickstarter, Aletta 90mm Mini Available From Brother Vinni, New Releases Available From Hitech Miniatures, Free postage on order over £50 until Sunday From Victrix, Hyacinth Games' Kickstarter Coming In 2 days, New Round Base Skirmish Trays Available From Kromlech, 25mm Dirty Old Town Bases Now Available From Tabletop-Art, Orc and Goblin Minis Up On Kickstarter, and Wu Wei Launches on Kickstarter Next Week.

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Friday Snippets

*drags myself to the next post, clawing at the ground as I go*
This has been some week. New office. Bunch of visitors the the office. And with GAMA next week, I've had several late nights working on (redacted). But, yesterday I got to watch the preview video for (redacted). So that was cool. But yeah, I'll be very happy when that show happens and all the announcements are made. With all that going on, stocking up on some bite-size gaming stories is simply a necessity. So let's get to it.

Today on the platter we have: Khurasan releases modern alien invasion range, March Updates from Advanced Deployment: Dice Towers and Freebies, Ultra Clear XCase: Expandable Transportable Display Case On Kickstarter, The Children of the Sands Sci-Fi Minis On Kickstarter, New Storm Cannon Platform Available From Kromlech, Wreck Age Vehicles Kickstarter Launching March 17th, Brigade Models - New 15mm Neo-Soviet SF Tanks, and Two More Weapons Platforms Released by Kromlech.

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Black Friday Sales

Just about every company out there is having some sort of Black Friday sale (many of them already started). Well, I figured I'd help out by collecting a bunch of their announcements into one spot for you.

We have sales from: NonsenseMiniatures, Voodooworx Miniatures, Tercio Creativo, Victoria Miniatures, Deep-Cut Studio, e-Minis, Hydra Miniatures, Micro Art Studio, Kromlech, Hyacinth Games, and Advanced Deployment.

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Podcast Roundup

Well, Monday was quite a whirlwind of news. It was quite a thing to keep up with all of it. I'm sure it'll all be talked about for quite some time. So you can expect many podcasts to have those as topics. Well, we've got our podcast roundup today. There's some Gamer Goggles vidcasts in here, too.

This time around we have: Primecast Episode 30, Game Classy 111: Games We Hate, Through Gamer Goggles Wreck-Age Demo From Adepticon, Through Gamer Goggles Words with Hyacinth Games, Through Gamer Goggles Words With Ronnie Renton, Through Gamer Goggles Words With Steamforged Games, Through Gamer Goggles Demo This is Not a Test From Adepticon, Epic Gaming Night Ep 50 Guest Exstraganza!, Meeples & Miniatures – Episode 168 – Bad Squiddo Games: Women of the Red Army, Man Battlestations Podcast Episode 5, and News of the North – 2016-04-12.

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More Photos From Adepticon

Man! Today sure has been busy! I've gotten a bunch of photos taken. I've talked to a lot of really cool people. I've gotten a demo of a brand new game (demo report forthcoming). And I've had Portillo's. Can't get any better than that, really. So if you've not been following the coverage over on the TGN Facebook Page, here's what you've been missing:

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Shangri La Sourcebook for Wreck Age Up On Kickstarter

Some might claim that Los Angeles is already a post-apocalyptic wasteland. I say that Ross "The Legend" Thompson lives there now, so it can't be all bad, really. But what would potentially happen to the city if a great earthquake were to flood most of it? What would become of all those great estates and all of Hollywood? Well, you can find out in Shangri LA (get it?), the new sourcebook for Wreck Age that's up on Kickstarter now.

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Wreck-Age Scenario Contest Happening Now

Hyacinth Games is running a Scenario Contest over in their game forums for Wreck-Age. Simply come up with a scenario for their game, or conversely, you can come up with a scenario for an RPG that's set in the Wreck-Age universe, and post it up. All participants will get a $10 voucher for the Hyacinth Games webshop. Participants will have their scenario posted and the community will vote on the winners.

From the announcement:
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TGN Review: Reclaimers Box Set for Wreck-Age

Hyacinth Games is steadily expanding their Wreck-Age catalog. One of their more-recent sets are the Reclaimers. These post-apocalyptic scavengers make their way to your tabletop in their army box set.

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Hyacinth’s Matthew was kind enough to give me a box to look over and tell you what I think on the subject.


So strap on your gas mask and power on your bionic eye, it’s time for another TGN Review. This time it’s the Reclaimers Box Set for Wreck-Age.

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Gamers on Games : 96.5 - Joshua Tumbry reviews Wreck-Age's Drifters Box Set

Gamers on Games has posted episode 96.5 of their vidcast up online for your watching pleasure.


In this episode:

Joshua Tumbry reviews Wreck-Age's Drifters box set! If you love Fallout, if you love Metro - The Game, if you love The Post-Apocalypse Collaborative and games of the like, you HAVE TO WATCH THIS!

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Krazy Ivan reviews Wreck Age

Krazy Ivan takes a look at Wreck Age from Hyachinth Games and gives you their thoughts on the subject.


From the review:

Wreck Age is a hybrid RPG and table top war game set on a post apocalyptic version of Earth. Facing an ecological cataclysm the rich and powerful gathered themselves up into a fleet of ship and left Earth to colonize new worlds. Those who were not part of the privileged class were left behind to die.

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