Tompet Games Launches Donning the Purple on Kickstarter

“It’s good to be king.” Sure, we’ve all heard that. But you know what’s better? Being the emperor. And being the emperor of one of the most vast empires the world has ever seen is even better. But, being emperor, as you put on the regal robes, you know that there’s a target on your back, as usurpers sharpen their knives in the shadows. That’s what you’ll be watching out for, or possibly being one of those usurpers, yourself, in Donning the Purple, a new board game from Tompet Games that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Devil’s Run RPG Back Up On Kickstarter

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. It’s another way of saying that if you fall off that post-apocalyptic car while being chased by marauders, you get back up on it. At least, I would suggest you do so. And that’s what Red Scar has done with their Devil’s Run Kickstarter. This new one supports both Modiphius’ 2d20 system as well as Savage Worlds.
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Robin Hood and the Merry Men Board Game Up On Kicsktarter

Ah! Ho! Ha-ha! Guard! Turn! Parry! Dodge! Spin! Ha! Thrust!
Ok, so Robin Hood and the Merry Men doesn’t take place in the Warner Brothers universe, but whenever I think of ol’ Robin, I think of Daffy. And we’ve got Robin Hood up on Kickstarter with Final Frontier Games’ Robin Hood and the Merry Men board game. It blends together set collection, worker placement, some dice rolling, and more to give you a semi-cooperative game.
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Victory Point Games Launches Twilight of the Gods: Seasons of Revelation Expansion Decks Kickstarter

Just about any game I play, I will always be looking for more. I see what the base game has to offer and I want to add to it. Thankfully, there’s game expansions. In this case, Victory Point Games is running a Kickstarter for three new expansion decks for Twilight of the Gods. They are the Season of Prophecy, Season of Epiphany, and Season of Apocalypse. … Sounds like the weather around here lately…
Anyway, you can check out these three expansion decks now.
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Midweek Snippets

As the week continues along, we get ever-closer back to that beloved weekend. Still have half the week to get through, though. And if we’re gonna make it, we should stock up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Bases Available From Secret Weapon Miniatures, New Classic Movie Minis Available To Order From Sally 4th, Dark Art Studios Announces Devil’s Dungeon II Project, Warsaw Uprising 1944 28mm Figures by Infamous JT Up On Kickstarter, and Legendary Metal Coins Season 3 Live on Kickstarter.

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AEG Running Edge of Darkness Kickstarter

AEG has launched a Kickstarter campaign for what they’re calling their most ambitious board game ever. Edge of Darkness involves deck building and card modification (like in Mystic Vale) along with worker placement, area control, and threat elements, all rolled into one. Take control of one of the four guilds and fight to keep the land of Aegis alive.
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Shades of Vengeance Running Era: The Empowered RPG Kickstarter

Shades of Vengeance is adding to their Era line of RPGs. You’ve seen The Consortium and Survival, now, get your spandex supersuit ready, as it’s time for Era: The Empowered. Gain mighty powers of strength, speed, energy manipulation, mind control, and other beyond-belief abilities and go against super-foes from assassins guilds to ancient gods to enemy space empires. The new book is up on Kickstarter now.
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Legendary Games Running Pirate Campaign Compendium for 5E and Pathfinder RPG Kickstarter

Yarr arr yarr! I loddie the hotpants!
Set sail, mehearties! ’tis time for some high-seas adventure! Hoist the misenmast and set that yardarm and … other stereotypical piratey sayings! Legendary Games is looking to inject some swashbuckling action into your 5th Edition and Pathfinder RPG games. They’re running a Kickstarter campaign for a Pirate Campaign Compendium with plenty of characters and equipment and adventure paths for a whole bunch of pirate play.
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Dark Hold: Terror from the Black Isles RPG Up On Kickstarter

Rebel Minis is running a Kickstarter campaign for the third book in their Dark Hold Goblin Adventure Series using the Savage Worlds game system.
Plus, there’s a bunch of duckmen minis that are part of the campaign. I mean, c’mon, how many duckman minis are out there? The world certainly could use some more!
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Portal Dragon Announces Palm Island Card Game

If you know me, you know I’m a fan of easily-portable games that can just slide into your gaming backpack and go with you. Palm Island is just such a game. It even has a solo variant so you can play when nobody else is around. Portal Dragon will be bringing it to Kickstarter in a couple weeks and wanted you to all get hyped about it ahead of time.
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Game Boy Geek Season 6 Kickstarter Running Now

Game Boy Geek is looking to create a 6th season of their show. Their mission is to help you find the next board game you’ll love. As part of the campaign, you can get cool tchotchkes based on the show, but you can also get some extras for a whole bunch of different board and card games. You should go check it out.
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The Reckoners Board Game Up On Kickstarter

It’s always cool when a bit of media you love gets turned into a game you can immerse yourself in. You get to join in with the actions and adventures of your favorite characters and do your own part to shape the world. That’s what you get in The Reckoners, a new cooperative board game based on the book series by Brandon Sanderson. The project is up on Kickstarter now.
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Blackwater Gulch: Minions & Monsters Up On Kickstarter

The folks over at Blackwater Gulch are looking to expand the ranch once again. They’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign for their Minions and Monsters expansion. It’s full of miniatures for all types of posses. You’ve got lawmen. You’ve got outlaws. You’ve got monsters (seems fitting, since it’s in the name there). You can go check it out and pledge now.
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Indie Boards and Cards Running Aeon’s End: Legacy Kickstarter

Legacy games are an interesting concept. As you play, you permanently alter the game. It’s quite an interesting thing that’s been sweeping through the gaming industry for a while. Well, Indie Boards and Cards is bringing that format to their Aeon’s End game, with Aeon’s End: Legacy. The cooperative deck-building game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Midweek Snippets

It’s Valentine’s Day!
… Ok, enough of that.
It’s Half-Priced Chocolate Eve!
That’s more like it.
But, before we get to those reduced-price bite-sized morsels tomorrow, let’s get you some gaming bite-sized morsels today (for free, of course).

On the platter today we have: Kraken Dice Valentine Day Sale Happening Now, New 28mm WWII Jerrycans from Baueda Wargames, The Game Master System by Dog Might On Kickstarter, and Board Buddies Game-Finder App Up On Kickstarter.

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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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Lexicons of Dueling: Japanese Katana Up On Kickstarter

Lexicons of Dueling is a card game that takes from actual fighting manuals for various types of weapons and puts them in your hands. They’ve created several decks already for such weapons as rapiers and English longswords. Now, they’re headed to the land of the rising sun with the Japanese Katana. This is the first of their far-Eastern decks they have planned. It’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Black Earth: Heavy Metal Sci-Fi Expansion Up On Kickstarter

I actually changed my Pandora station because of this playlist. *rocks out to Amon Amarth*
But while I’m listening to Heavy Metal, you guys can go back Black Earth: Heavy Metal, a new expansion for the Black Earth sci-fi minis game. Nuclear Shrimp is looking to bring some new vehicles to the three main faction of the game, and they’re needing your help to do it.
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Monday Terrain Corner

So… it’s Monday.
Maybe we shouldn’t dwell on that, but, instead remember the games we all (hopefully) played on the weekend. Heck, my gaming started before I even left the office on Friday with a game of the Bloodborne Card Game. Then a game of Guild Ball on Saturday. Always wanting to get in more games of that. Plus, there’s always looking forward to next weekend’s games… and the terrain they’ll be using. And with that, we go to the Terrain Corner.

Today we have: Anvil Eight Previews Rhommox Faction Pylon, ShipWorks 3d Printable Ship Terrain Up on Kickstarter, Operation Alpha: SciFi Gaming Mat Available from Pwork Wargame, and Return Of The Gaming Mat From Battlefront.

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Animal Ailments Party Card Game Up On Kickstarter

So, I’m told that, occasionally, people will have parties where they play games. I just have to take y’all’s word for it, solitary creature that I am. One such game played at parties like this is Charades. But that can get kinda boring, so why not liven it up some by mimicing your favorite animals and the strange ailments they might get? That’s what you’ll be doing in Animal Ailments. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Friday Snippets

Hello, Friday, my old friend.
As usual, Friday’s one of my favorite days of the week, busy as it often is. But busy’s good. It’ll make the day go by quick and I can get to the weekend that much faster. Not 100% sure what I’ll get into this weekend. I think I want to make a cheesecake, though. Got a new recipe. We’ll see how it goes. But there’s also a heavy chance for gaming, and if I’m going to be gaming, I should probably fill up on gaming-related stories.

Today on the platter we have: Kromlech Weekend Deal on Dice, Iconic Blue Dice Set Coming This Evening From Kraken Dice, Statuesque Heroic Scale Female Heads – Techno Roiders on sale now at 10% off, Norse Foundry Teams with Elderwood Academy to Launch Mini Metal Dice and Mini Hex Chest on Kickstarter, Brigade Models Releases New 15mm Neo-Soviet Heavy Tank, Ouroboros Miniatures Running CP_New Skin Bust Kickstarter, and Limited Edition Valentine’s Orc Available From Punga Miniatures.

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Sonic the Hedgehog: Battle Racers Board Game Up On Kickstarter

Anyone else got a sudden hunger for chilidogs? Extra onions? Just me? … Maybe that’s what I’ll have for lunch today.
Meanwhile, in the world of fast creatures and rings, Shinobi 7 has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Sonic the Hedgehog: Battle Racers. Grab your favorite anthropomorphic furry critter, lace your shoes up tight, and race to the finish.
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Dungeon Solitaire: Devil’s Playground Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Sometimes you find yourself the only gamer around. Maybe you’re at a doctor’s appointment, waiting to get in. Or you’re the first one at the LGS for the day. Or you’re waiting for everyone to show up for gaming night. Or you’ve just gotten home from work and nobody else is there and you wanna game. That’s where great solitaire games come in. one that’s been making people talk is the Dungeon Solitaire game. There’s a new stand-alone expansion, Devil’s Playground, that’s up on Kickstarter now.
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Page Quest: Season 1 Up On Kickstarter

You might think that playing an RPG requires a lot of space. You’ve gotta have a big table for your mat and room for everyone’s sheet and dice and all that, right? Wrong! A4 Quest requires only a little bit of space to play. Same with Page Quest: Mythical Artifacts (as they both use the same mechanics). You can find Page Quest: Season 1 up on Kickstarter now.
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Fields of Agincourt Board Game Up On Kickstarter

One of the most iconic battles in Western Civilization, Agincourt saw King Henry the V beat the French on the fields of Agincourt. Now, you can bring that moment of history to your tabletop in Fields of Agincourt, a tile-laying game of positioning, terrain, and the plague. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Thursday Terrain Corner

It’s another Thursday. Still haven’t gotten a handle on Thursdays. But we’ll make it through to the weekend soon. Just gotta put our heads down and power through. It’s a quick Terrain Corner for you today.

We’ve got: Resin Cast Mob Football Goals Up On Kickstarter

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Planetopia Board Game Up On Kickstarter

There are billions and billions of stars in the galaxy, and around them are billions and billions of planets. In Planetopia, you take on the role of one of those planets, newly-formed and ready to harbor life. But with all those planets available, you’ll have to work hard at attracting life to you. You might not think about planets competing for life, but such is the case. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics Video Game Up On Kickstarter

Modiphius has teamed up with Ripstone and Auroch Digital to bring the world of Acthung! Cthulhu to your video screens. The alternate-history WWII game where Cthulhu-mythos creatures come flooding into our own world is getting the full digital treatment. And as part of the campaign, they’re looking to bring you new items for the tabletop game as well (plus, as add-ons, you can get quite a lot of things from the tabletop game). Acthung! Cthulhu Tactics is up on Kickstarter now.
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The Hidden Halls of Hazakor 5th Edition Adventure Up On Kickstarter

I’m sure many of us can remember back to the first RPG adventure we tried to run or played in. It might’ve been something you came up with, yourself, or it might’ve been a pre-generated adventure. If you were pretty young, you might not have fully understood how things worked, as the book was more-than-likely not written with a new player in mind. Well, the Hidden Halls of Hazakor, a new 5th edition adventure up on Kickstarter, is written not just for new players, but new dungeon masters as well.
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Midweek Snippets

The week continues to chug along. We’ve made it halfway there. Just another couple leaps and we’ll be back to the weekend. I’m excited to hopefully get back to the Tails of Equestria game we’ve been playing here at the office. It’s been since before the holidays that we managed to have our last session. So it’ll be good to get back into the swing of things. But if I’m going to be at the office late, I should probably grab a snack of some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: The D20 Collective Running Metal Gaming Coins Kickstarter, Brigade Models Release More British Aeronef, New Mercenaries Miniatures Available From Brother Vinni, and Kraken Dice Iconic Blue Giveaway.

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Good Society: A Jane Austen Roleplaying Game Up On Kickstarter

I’ve gotta be honest, the only exposure to Jane Austen I’ve had has come from parodies (mostly from Daria and Futurama). However, many of my friends are deep into literature and have read most of her works. If you’re like them, then you’ll be excited to know about Good Society, a new RPG that brings you right into the world of Jane Austen’s work. Make your way through social gatherings and the seemingly impenetrable wall of social situations and rules as you look for love. The game is up on Kickstarter now.
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The Keyring RPG Up On Kickstarter

RPGs are fun and all, but it can get to be too much carrying around all those books. The Keyring RPG looks to get around that by making a game that literally fits on a keyring. And, I mean, there’s some cards and whatnot to it, too, but mostly you have the notes that fit on the keyring to help you go through the adventures.
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Arkon Strategy Card Game Up On Kickstarter

Hill Gaming Company is running a Kickstarter campaign for their new card game, Arkon. The game involves bidding mechanics as all the players are looking to recruit the best cards from the single deck in order to build up their forces. Players take on the role of powerful, mystical characters from long ago. Who will be able to best-build their group and out-bid their opponents to greatness?
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Laruna: Age of Kingdoms Up On Kickstarter

For those that have played Dreamscape: Laruna, you’re in for a treat. Laruna: Age of Kingdom brings that setting to you in an entirely new format with a 4-X miniatures board game. Or, perhaps you’ve never played the RPG, then this game can be a new entry-point into an entirely new game universe. Either way, you’re welcome to jump in on the Kickstarter for the game that’s running now.
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Friday Snippets

Hello, Friday, my old friend.
This has been the first full-week of the year, methinks. Like, ok, I know that we’re already into February, but I think this might be the only week where I’ve been up and into the office each day. Just been that type of year so far, I suppose. What might help is bulking up on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: The Army Painter Announces New Zombicide: Green Horde Paint Sets, Dice Coins Up On Kickstarter, Muddleflog Paper Miniatures Are Now Available, and New Oval Ancient Machinery Bases Available From Tabletop-Art.

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