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Even though the original Tails of Equestria rulebook has an intro-adventure in the back, some players would like to have something a bit more involved. That's where the new Tails of Equestria Starter Set comes in. It's available now from River Horse and has everything you could need to start on your pony adventures.

The Hunger Games were a cultural phenomenon. Now, it'll be coming to tabletops thanks to River Horse. They're working on a board game inspired by The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. In this preview, we get a look at President Snow's figure, as well as a little insight into how he'll work in the game.

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... and something about rich people with Tim Burton-esque outfits and hair... I have to admit, I've neither read nor watched The Hunger Games series, but I know it's got quite a huge following. So I'm sure many of you are thrilled with the prospect of River Horse creating a board game based on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay.

You ever get a bad paper cut? Hurts, doesn't it? Well, what happens when a whole library is trying to give you nasty paper cuts? That's what you'll be facing in the Judge Not by the Cover adventure, the latest for Tails of Equestria. The characters must venture into that magical library, which only appears once every hundred years. Can you make it through and plumb its secrets?
The one thing about crowdfunding campaigns is that they only last so long. Miss out, and those deals and exclusives are gone forever... or are they? That's where the Late Pledge time comes in. River Horse has opened up late pledges for their Pacific Rim board game. Jump in your Jaeger and go take out some Kaiju.
Fridaaaaaaaay! Woo! *runs around with arms over my head* It's "Weekend Eve" and, as always, I'm excited.
... That is, even though my weekend plans include, "thoroughly clean the apartment" because it's finally time to do some Spring Cleaning. But if I'm going to be doing all that cleaning (and singing), I need to be full of bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: Super Chibi Round 4 Up On Kickstarter and Judgment Week Adds Free Miniatures On Terminator Genisys: Rise of the Resistance Kickstarter.

I’m an unabashed fan of the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic series. I’ve seen all the way through Season 7. I’ve got the movie on Blu-Ray. And I’ve done multiple reviews for the Tails of Equestria products in the past. So, it seems only fitting that I continue on. I recently managed to get a Bestiary of Equestria, a book I’d been eagerly anticipating getting for a while, due to what’s been said to be inside. Did it live up to my expectations?

So, grab your favorite Wonderbolt hat, it’s time for another TGN Review. This time, it’s The Bestiary of Equestria for the Tails of Equestria RPG from River Horse Games.
The giant robots in Pacific Rim don't just run on their own. No, Jaegars have pilots, a pair of them in fact, that control the robot's movements. In Pacific Rim: Extinction, that element is put into play via the Conn-Pod board. Players are able to customize their robots via the pilots they put in charge. We get a look at the card and some insight into how it works in this new preview from River Horse.
We're regularly getting new previews of the upcoming Pacific Rim: Extinction board game coming from River Horse. We got a look at some of the mins, and then there's the Jaeger card. This time, we see what the Jaeger's well be fighting. Check out a Kaiju card.
So, one thing people have been wondering about is, "we've seen some of the minis, but what will the gameplay be like in River Horse's upcoming Pacific Rim: Extinction game?" I'm glad you've asked, as River Horse has some new info out. One's over on their Facebook page, which shows off an Action card and gives a bit of a description of what's going on. The other is on their website and gives a bigger general overview of the game.
So, people are pretty excited about Pacific Rim: Extinction. I know I am (hey, I dig giant robots). We've seen some previews, but it's hard to get scale info from the figures, and what other info is there about them? Well, in this preview, we get a look. Long story short: 75-100mm tall, pre-painted.
There was more than one Jaeger that went up to fight against the Kaiju that were finding their way into our world. Saber Athena was one of them. I mean... it's a giant robot with a huge-ass sword, specializing in close-combat work. So you know I'm on board. Check out this preview for the upcoming Pacific Rim: Extinction board game coming from River Horse.
Ok, so you've got your giant robot. But besides joyriding across the countryside (using buses as skates, because of course), what are you going to go do with it? How about fight giant monsters? Yeah, that sounds like a plan. And River Horse is showing off the first of the monsters (or Kaiju, if you will), the Shrikethorn, for Pacific Rim: Extinction, their upcoming board game.
Giant Robot alert! We have a Giant Robot alert! In this case, it's Gipsy Avenger, the first preview that River Horse has posted up for their upcoming Pacific Rim: Extinction board game. They'll be launching a Kickstarter for it starting on March 12th. I'm sure we're all looking forward to more previews.
A movie that many of us saw when we were younger and that opened up much love in strange and mystical worlds was Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal. Guide Jen and Kira past the ruthless Skeksis in order to restore the Dark Crystal with the lost shard.
You've seen the various previews, now it's time to grab your sword and swing for the fences. River Horse has launched their Kickstarter campaign for The Highlander board game. Take on the role of an immortal from the series, train hard, and face your foes in an ultimate battle where there can be only one.
Queen soundtrack sold separately.
Some Immortals are older than others. They've lived several lifetimes before many of the others were even born. One of the oldest is Juan Sánches Villa-Lobos Ramirez, whose history stretches back as far as his name. He'll also be one of the characters you'll be able to control in the upcoming Highlander board game. That ish, if you should deshide to choosh him.
Immortals come from all sorts of backgrounds. Some were born into nobility, others, not so much. Sunda Kastagir escaped from slavers in his early life, but soon met up with and befriended Connor MacLeod. The two remained together for a while through the Revolutionary War until parting ways. He'll be one of the characters that you can choose to play as in the upcoming The Highlander board game from River Horse. Check out his stats and a bit more about him below.
As an Immortal, there's two ways you can go about trying to be the last one. You can hermit yourself away in some remote place, practicing your swordplay continually, just in case anyone finds you, but hoping that they don't. Or, you just run around beheading anyone and everyone you come across, just in case. For Vasilek, The Knight, he's definitely opted for the latter of the two. He'll be one of the characters you can choose in River Horse's upcoming The Highlander board game. Have a look at this preview.
Whenever people think of the Highlander series, one particular weapon comes to mind, the sword. Immortals are only immortal as long as they've got a good head on their shoulders, and the favored way of making that such not the case is via a length of sharpened steel. Of course, each Immortal prefers a particular kind of sword, and so you've got plenty to choose from in the upcoming Highlander board game from River Horse. Check out a bit about how they'll work below.
Well, if there can be only one, that seems to imply that there's more than one from time to time. Such is the case with the Immortals in Highlander. So, who else is out there besides the MacLeods? Well, how about Victor the Kurgan? He'll be part of the upcoming board game from River Horse. Check him out here.
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Born to be kings!
River Horse is going to be coming out with a Highlander board game, bringing it to Kickstarter soon. Of course, if you're going to have a Highlander game, you should have the character that started it all, Connor MacLeod. And that's exactly where River Horse is starting their previews. Check him out.
This holiday season, many of us will be meeting up with friends and relatives who might not really be gamers. So grabbing one of your more-complex board games might not be the best. However, having something that's easy to learn and teach would be good. For this, you might think about picking up the Loka card game from River Horse. It's a trick-taking game with a bit of a twist. It's available now.
Sad news: my MLP RP that I've been running here at the office is on hiatus until the new year. Things are just too busy and since we played on Mondays, and the next two major holidays are on Monday, we'll pick back up the second week of January. However, that does mean that I'll have time to pick up the My Little Pony - The Movie Official Sourcebook for the Tails of Equestria game (well, I'll get a friend over in the UK to pick it up for me, since the North American release through Ninja Division isn't quite here yet). The book is available now.
I have not yet seen the My Little Pony movie. I just don't like going to the theater, honestly. I do want to see the flick, though, at some point. It'll just be on Netflix in a couple months. By then, I also might be getting a copy of the official Tails of Equestria Movie Sourcebook for the RPG. River Horse has started taking pre-orders now for those over in Europe. Us North Americans will have to wait until Ninja Division gets their copies.
 

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