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Six Gun Showdown Card Game Up On Kickstarter

I love having a couple games around that I can just throw in my gaming backpack and pull out at a moment's notice. They're great for between other games, or to fill up time when waiting for more players to show up. Six Gun Showdown is just such a game, taking only 5-10min per hand. How fast are your reflexes? Can you get the drop on your opponent? The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Friday Snippets

Fridaaaaaaaaaaay!

It has been quite a week. Lots got done. Lots still to do. But it will be the weekend afterward, and that's always fun. Gonna be hanging out with a friend and celebrate her birthday (which was Thursday). So, should be good times. But before we have cake and ice cream and such, we should snack on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Warbus Available From Puppets War, New Tactical Command Table From Kromlech, Orcs in Shorts Metal Minis Up On Kickstarter, Buy 3 Get 1 Free Sale Going On Now at Kraken Dice, New Late War Accessories Available From Battlefront For Flames of War, Undead Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, and Mighty Lords Miniatures Up On Kickstarter.


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BattleTech: Clan Invasion Coming to Kickstarter July 17

<whoop! whoop! whoop!> Giant robot alert! We have giant robot alert!

And it's hitting me in my nostalgia centers, because it involves some of the first giant robots I ever really got involved with (after Transformers). Mechwarrior 2 was my jam back in the day. Though I never did get into BattleTech, it's always had that spot in my heart. Well, this July, BattleTech: Clan Invasion is coming to Kickstarter. And looking at the minis that'll be part of it, I know where some of my money will be going this summer.


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Wicked Ones RPG Up On Kickstarter

Sure, there's tons of RPGs out there that let you play as mighty heroes looking to go slay the evil in the world, adventuring into dark and dangerous dungeons to mete out justice. There's a lot fewer that let you actually be the evil in the world, looking to slay do-gooders in your dark and dangerous dungeons. But Wicked Ones is just that. The fantasy RPG is up on Kickstarter now.


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Thursday Terrain Corner

Thursday. We're making our way there. The weekend is just up ahead. Not entirely sure what I'll be up to. Probably taking it easy. No D&D this weekend, but we will the weekend after. And that'll probably mean the need for terrain. So, let's make those gaming tables look good.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: New Battle Bocage Kits From World War Gaming, Bio-Craft 3D Sci-Fi Terrain Up On Kickstarter, and New Nomads Mat Available From Deep-Cut Studio.


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Ultimate Kingdoms RPG Supplement Up On Kickstarter

It's good to be king. But, in RPGs, you don't usually end up being the actual monarch in control of a country. ... But why the heck not? Ultimate Kingdoms not only helps you build kingdoms in your games, but it puts you in control of them. It's a supplement for both 5th Edition and Pathfinder, and it's up on Kickstarter now.


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Untamed: Feral Factions Card Game Up On Kickstarter

It's a jungle out there. Literally and figuratively. The different animal species are finding allies and teaming up to take on the others. But what combination will come out on top? That's for you to figure out in Untamed: Feral Factions, a new battling card game that's up on Kickstarter now.


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Children of the Beast RPG Up On Kickstarter

You ever put your hand down on something, not realizing there's a bug on top of it? You feel the sudden squirming under your palm and you jump? Now, think if pretty much everything was like that. In the world of Children of the Beast, a strange corruption is infecting everything, turning it into living, moving creatures. That's the setting you find yourself in. Creepy, right? The game's up on Kickstarter now.


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Stockpile: Illicit Investments Expansion and Epic Edition Up On Kickstarter

The stock market. I remember that I did a report on it back in grade school... and had no idea what I was talking about. I know, "buy low. Sell high" and all that, but if only there were a game to help me with it... Oh, Hey, Stockpile, as well as its expansion, Illicit Investments. There's even an Epic Edition. And it's all up on Kickstarter now.


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Europe Divided Board Game Up On Kickstarter

It seemed that, with the end of the Cold War, everything in Europe would settle down. Unfortunately, that has not been the case. The new democracies are looking to consolidate power and expand. Russia, looking to reassert itself, has started a war with Georgia (the country, not the state I live in). And that's where you find yourself in Europe Divided, a new board game from Phalanx that's up on Kickstarter now.


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The After Post Apocalyptic Setting For Savage Worlds Up On Kickstarter

So, the world has been destroyed. Damnit, Carl, I told you to not shine that laser pointer up into the sky. Various alien races came and fought a war over control of Earth. Now, cities are gone, and only a few small, isolated groups of humans remain. That's also the story behind The After, a new post-apocalyptic RPG that runs on the Savage Worlds system. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Friday Snippets

We've gone from Weekend Eve Eve to now Weekend Eve. And you know I'm happy about that. Just gotta get through today and I'll be back for some D&D tomorrow. But as for right now, I'm feeling a bit peckish. So, I'm going to snack on some bite-sized gaming stories. You're welcome to have some too.

Today on the platter we have: Metal Gaming Coins and Dice Up On Kickstarter, The Black Death D20 Up On Kickstarter, Gemstone Zodiac Dice Up On Kickstarter, and New Manufactory Bases Available From Tabletop-Art.


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The Few and Cursed Adventure Board Game Up On Kickstarter

We've seen a lot of video games being turned into board games lately. But what about other media? In this instance, we have The Few and Cursed comic book. This weird west tale is coming to tabletops as The Few and Cursed: The Board Game. Fight western gangs, defeat monsters, collect bounties on no-good nasty varmints, and earn you way to fame or infamy. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Rocket Age RPG Setting Book for 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter

Rocket Age takes you back to the sci-fi era as envisioned in classic sci-fi tales. Where every planet was habitable and filled with strange civilizations and adventure, travelling between planets took a day or two at most, and rayguns were standard-issue. They've adapted the game to work with 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons and have put the book up on Kickstarter.


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Thursday Terrain Corner

Friday Eve. Also Weekend Eve Eve. Whatever you want to call it, the weekend is getting closer. We're in the back-half of the work week and those couple of days off draw ever-closer. I'm ready for it, because we've got D&D again this weekend and it should be an interesting session. Gotta go rescue a party member. That probably means fights. And fights means terrain. And terrain is what we're here to bring you today.

In the Terrain Corner we have: Hogwarts Deluxe Scenery Set Available From Knight Models, Post-Apocalyptic Terrain and Mats Up On Kickstarter, and Terrains4Games Previews Watermill.


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Laundry Solo Card Game Up On Kickstarter

When the rest of the gaming group hasn't shown up yet or just flat-out doesn't show, but you want to still get your gaming on, there's solo games to the rescue. In this case, it's Launder, a new card game where you're taking your dirty money and making it squeaky clean (metaphorically, anyway). The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Battlestations: Dirtside Sci-Fi RPG Up On Kickstarter

Battlestations: Dirtside is a sci-fi RPG. Battlestations: Dirtside is a tactical skirmish game. Battlestations: Dirtside is a sci-fi RPG AND a tactical skirmish game. It all just really depends on how you want to play. You can play with or without a GM. You can play with friends or solo. It's kind of an all-in-one thing, really. It's also up on Kickstarter now.


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Adventures in Austerion RPG Up On Kickstarter

Adventures in Austerion is a new fantasy RPG that's up on Kickstarter now. Yes, it's an RPG, even though it looks like it's a board game. It simply uses a lot of board game elements to help the RPG along, like boards, cards, and dice. It's also meant to play fast, with sessions of just 2-3 hours if you so choose. It's meant as a crossover point for RPG-ers and Board Gamers.


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Hard Wired Island RPG Up On Kickstarter

Hard Wired Island is a retro-futuristic sci-fi RPG that takes its inspiration from great 90s anime series like Ghost in the Shell, Bubblegum Crisis, and (one of my personal favorites) Cowboy Bebop. It takes place on an orbiting space station that is slowly being taken over by corporations. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Midweek Snippets

Halfway there. We're halfway there, everybody. I don't know why, but for me, this week seems like it started on Wednesday. Monday was a Wednesday. Tuesday was a Wednesday. Wednesday... well, that one's to be expected to feel like a Wednesday. I guess we'll see what happens tomorrow and onward as we get back to the weekend. But seeing as it's the real Wednesday, let's get you some bite-sized gaming stories to snack on.

Today on the platter we have: Arcknight Roleplaying Spell Effects Up On Kickstarter, Eclipse Dice RPG Dice Up On Kickstarter, and Basic Arms Available From Puppets War.


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Asphodel Complex RPG Up On Kickstarter

The Asphodel Complex is an RPG designed to be easy to play, but hard to understand. By that, I mean that the world seems standard, until you step out the back door to your house and end up in a new dimension. The rules are designed for both new players and veteran gamers, with an emphasis on quick-play. The game is up on Kickstarter now.


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Brutal Games Fantasy RPG Adventure Up On Kickstarter

Having stand-alone adventures ready to just plug into a game can be invaluable for a GM. If you got busy during the week and didn't have a chance to plan, just pull one of these out and you're ready go to. That's what Brutal Games is. It's a new fantasy adventure for various editions of Dungeons & Dragons where the players have been captured by the locals and must now survival the deadly Brutal Games. Will they make it out? The module is up on Kickstarter now.


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