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The Walking Dead: All Out War

The Walking Dead is one of the most popular zombie shows and comics out there. Mantic brings that shambling action to your tabletops in The Walking Dead: All Out War. And much like the show and comic have gone on for several seasons, so has the game. The 4th wave of releases is now available in the Mantic webshop. These releases revolve around the Made to Suffer expansion.
Mantic's The Walking Dead: All Out War pits you against your opponent for control of the board and resources. Oh, and there's hoards of zombies walking around. Can't forget those (it is kinda right in the name). The game is rather scenario-heavy, and it can potentially lead to running out of new ones to try. Well, fear not, as Mantic has posted up some new scenarios you can try not.
Mantic is now taking orders for the Collector's Edition box for The Walking Dead: All Out War, their miniatures skirmish game of zombie-hunting and resource-gathering. What makes this box so special? It contains several expansions beyond just the Core Box game, including the 2017 and upcoming 2018 Show Exclusive packs. Plus, there's terrain and a neoprene game mat for you to play on. It's sort of an all-in-one deal.
Hey everyone. We've made it around to another weekend. I said I was going to probably be doing some baking. Well, I've got some magic cookie bars cooling right now. I love these things... probably too much... *looks at my stomach* ... definitely too much.
But issues with my waistline aside, I hope you're having a good weekend so far. I'm sure many of you are out gaming, which is awesome. But if you're stopping by here, I know it's because you want to check out those gaming reviews I know you all so desperately desire.

So, as I sip on a Pineapple Crush and wait for these bars to finish cooling, today we have: The Walking Dead: All Out War, Exit the Game, Legendary: X-Men Expansion, Orleans, Quantum, Race for the Galaxy App, First Martians: Adventures on the Red Planet, Serengeti, Stone Age, Maze Racers, Purrrlock Holmes: Furriarty's Trail, Memoarrr!, The Goonies Adventure Card Game, Photosynthesis, Incantris, Hafid's Grand Bazaar, Ascension X: War of Shadows, Fate of the Elder Gods, and The Champion of the Wild.

At Gen Con over the weekend, Mantic had their display case set up. Inside was a lot of cool stuff, including the upcoming releases for The Walking Dead: All Out War. Well, you can get your hands on these new figures soon. And if you want them immediately as soon as they're available, the best way to make sure of that is to put your name down on the list during their pre-order time, which is happening now.
You might think to yourself, "man, all these zombies around here. I should just blast myself into space. It's probably safer there." But that might not actually be the case. There's war among the stars, too. So you might as well pick your poison. Take on some new releases for The Walking Dead: All Out War, or possibly die on a planet far from Earth in Warpath. Both are available now over on Mantic's website.
Happy International Tabletop Day, everyone! *party cannon*
I hope you're celebrating in style. I know some of you are out at KingdomCon. Others of you are at PeteCon. Still others are just hanging out at your LGS getting your gaming on. Well, however you're celebrating, I hope the dice/cards/whatever are in your favor. Remember, it's all about having fun and making friends.
Anyway, if you're wondering what game you should play today, maybe some of these reviews can help out.

This week we've got: Firefly: Crime and Punishment expansion, Strife: Legacy of the Eternals, Clans of Caledonia, Quartz, World's Fair 1893, Game of Trains, The Captain is Dead, The Walking Dead: All Out War, Farsight, Martians: A Story of Civilization, Zephyr: Winds of Change, Exit The Game, Morels, and Perry Miniatures' Confederate Infantry.

So, the thing with Kickstarter exclusives is that you can't sell them after the Kickstarter campaign, but you can give them away as promotional materials. I've learned this over the years, seeing how they're handled. It's a good way to still get those items, though it can sometimes mean jumping through hoops. Well, Mantic has made the hoop rather easy to jump through to get some of the Kickstarter items for The Walking Dead: All Out War. You can get them by using your Mantic points.
I don't have the funds or storage space to just pick up every game on the market. I'm guessing a lot of you don't, either Well, for the month of April, Mantic is giving you the chance to try out The Walking Dead: All Out War, and if you don't like it, they'll take it back and give you a refund. It's like a month-long "test drive" for the game.
Wherever gamers get together to game, there's going to be the question of, "who is the best at this game?" So you pair off and fight it out (on the tabletop, of course), looking to work your way to the top table and come out the champion. Nothing wrong with the good, healthy spirit of friendly competition, and Mantic is looking to reward that spirit with their The Walking Dead: All Out War organized play kit, coming out this month.
Is this week going by slowly for everyone else, too, or is it just me? I don't know if it's because I'm working from home as the new office continues to be set up, or if it's just that this week is one that's taking forever. Maybe it's that I don't currently have water in the apartment (the county is coming out today to figure out what's up with that). Whatever it might be, if I'm going to make it through the rest of the week, I need to power up with some bite-size gaming stories.

Today we have: Mantic Games Announces The Walking Dead: All Out War Premium Collector's Edition Diorama, Khurasan releases late 16th century landsknechts, Oddzial Osmy’s 3mm February Releases Arrive at PicoArmor, MegaMinis Running Robots Kickstarter, Journey To Ragnarok Coming To Kickstarter Soon, Final Day for Savage Worlds: Zombie Squad On Kickstarter, New Legionary Heavy Weapon Platform: Quad Heavy Thunder Gun Available From Kromlech, and Elder Dice Kickstarter Happening Now.

Mantic games has announced that they'll be coming out with two show-exclusive miniatures for The Walking Dead: All Out War based on the characters from Telltale Game's The Walking Dead series.
The Walking Dead has gone through many characters over the course of its run. Some you're happy to see make it away from the horrors of the zombies and murderous other humans. Others, you're happy to see them get eaten. But that's half the fun. Well, Mantic is letting you bring a bunch more of those characters to your tabletops in The Walking Dead: All Out War, as a bunch of boosters are available to pre-order.
My painting skills are lacking. They really are. I've not painted anything of note for some time now. So, that means you don't have to worry about me swooping in and taking the top prize in Mantic's The Walking Dead: All Out War Painting Competition.
We're only 4 days away from the end of 2016. I know a lot of people are going to be very happy about that. Lots because 2016 wasn't the greatest. But, really, it's also because there's a lot to look forward to in 2017. Certainly, the folks at Mantic have a lot planned, and they've laid out some of their announcements in a new article.
Sometimes you just don't have the ability to get in on a Kickstarter campaign while it's running. You might miss the announcement or just not have the funds at the time or whatever other million reasons are out there. During the backerkit portion, you might still miss out. That's always a bummer. Well, more rarely, you get a company with a couple extra of the Kickstarter edition of their game that they're selling on their website. That's what we've got here, as Mantic has an extremely limited number of The Walking Dead: All Out War Kickstarter Edition available to order in their webshop.
*puts on Elton John garb*
Saturday! Saturday! Saturday!
Saturday! Saturday! Saturday!
Saturday! Saturday! Saturday night's alright!
Ok, so it's not actually Saturday night yet, but it will be soon (well, for me. Some of you are already well into Saturday night. Bloody time zones). Anyway, I know what you want. You want some reviews. So let's get to it.

Today we have: Package, Zombicide Black Plague, GAMEMAT EU's Battle Mats, Sprue Grey: Wargame Hobby Magazine - The Golden D6 Tutorial Issue, D-Day at Omaha Beach, The Walking Dead: All Out War, Beer Empire, The Undercity, Haspelknecht, Pursuit of Happiness, Dracula’s Feast, Agricola: All Creatures Big and Small iOS, Agricola: Family Edition, Dwarf War, and Get Rich Quick.

"You're welcome."
No, tanks!
"I said you're welcome!"
Look! Tanks!
"Ooooh... tanks... Holy Crap! Tanks!"
You know, you'd think that having a tank during a zombie outbreak wouldn't be so bad. Well-armored, can travel over all sorts of terrain, and can certainly take out a zombie or two. It's not so good, however, when one's facing you down. Well, they don't have the actual tanks coming for The Walking Dead: All Out War, but but the Governor in charge of it they do have.
Well, the other day we got a bit of a "review style" look at the rules for The Walking Dead: All Out War, the horror skirmish game of zombie fun from Mantic Games. For those that were disappointed that you didn't actually just get a rulebook to look over, you can breathe easy, as that's just what Mantic has made available.
Get ready!
Get set!
Mantic has launched their Kickstarter campaign for The Walking Dead: All Out War. And though the finish line is still almost a month away, they have already reached their goal. The game funded very quick (as pretty much everyone expected) and they're working their way through stretch goals. I wouldn't be surprised if they passed quite a few even by the time you read this, since they're working their way through now, even as I type this.
We're just under a week away from the launch of the Kickstarter campaign for The Walking Dead: All Out War, Mantic's new miniatures game based, obviously, on The Walking Dead series of comics. With this time, Mantic's giving us a look inside what the starter set will consist of, as well as letting us know what changes they plan on making to how they handle Kickstarter campaigns.
Here on TGN, in one of the first The Walking Dead: All Out War, there was a comment that the person's wife had not ever been a minis gamer, but now she probably will be once this game comes out. A game such as this, that is based on a property that engages a lot of different people via the comic books and the TV show, will hopefully bring new gamers to the table. But how do you introduce the system to a non-gamer? Mantic has a little ditty you can have them look over.
Iiiii can't dance.
Iiiii can't talk.
The only thing about me is the way that I walk.
And I'm sure you thought I would go with Aerosmith at the start of this post. Well ha! I didn't! Anyway, Mantic is giving us a bit more information about The Walking Dead with a look into the AI used to move Walkers around the board.
Mantic Games is bringing a much-beloved comic series The Walking Dead to gaming tables near you with The Walking Dead: All Out War. This you know. But do you know what the game mechanics are going to be like? Maybe you've heard little bits here and there, but now Mantic is helping out by giving us a bit more insight into how the game will actually play.
Well, the "big news award" of the week would probably go to Mantic announcing that they'll be making a miniatures game based on The Walking Dead comic books. We got only a few details during the actual announcement yesterday, and many people are hungry for more (like zombies want brains). Well, Mantic's Ronnie Renton is here to give you some more insight into what you can expect in a quick video.

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