Cthulhu Wars Onslaught 3

Cthulhu Wars Onslaught 3

Jul 20, 2017

  Cthulhu Wars is one of the most popular Cthulhu-based games out there. Petersen Games is looking to expand the game with a new faction, the Ancients, as well as a new map to fight over, plus extras for all the existing factions. As such, there’s a new Kickstarter campaign up to fund it. You can also pick up previous Cthulhu Wars items as part of the...

Spiel And Kennerspiel des Jahres Winners Announced

Spiel And Kennerspiel des Jahres Winners Announced

Jul 17, 2017

  The winner for the Spiel des Jahres, game of the year, is the tile laying game, Kingdomino by Bruno Cathala.     The game is available now at your  FLGS or Amazon so you can add this to your gaming library today.   and last but not least, is the the winner of the Kennerspiel des Jahres, connoisseur/expert game of the year, which is EXIT...

Dracula’s America: Shadows of the West

Dracula’s America: Shadows of the West

Jul 15, 2017

  President Dracula, that has a nice ring to it, I’d vote for him. Well you know Vampires and all that 🙂     It is 1875, and Count Dracula is President of the United States of America. In the wake of the Civil War, with the country struggling to regain its balance, Dracula seized power. The Count’s thralls assassinated President Lincoln and...

A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch

A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch

Jul 7, 2017

  Brace yourself, winter is coming!   Fantasy Flight Games announces a new game set in the bountiful world of Westeros; A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch. This will be a standalone game of resource gathering and trading that is familiar to those that know the classic game Catan, but will offer many differences inspired and adapted...

Top Secret: New World Order Kickstarter

Top Secret: New World Order Kickstarter

Jul 2, 2017

    TSR (Does that bring back some memories) is kickstarting Top Secret: New World Order RPG.     Top Secret:  New World Order is an all-new role playing game created by Merle M. Rasmussen, the creator of 1980’s Top Secret – which has the distinction of being the first published role playing game about spies and espionage.  The new Top...

IDW Games Announce Planet Of The Apes Board Game

IDW Games Announce Planet Of The Apes Board Game

Jun 29, 2017

  Ahead of the original film’s 50th anniversary, IDW Games and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products announce plans to bring the Planet of the Apes franchise to tabletops as a series of immersive board games. Starting with the classic film, Planet of the Apes follows the plot of the original movie and promises players a thrilling adventure in an unknown...

Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition Reprint On The Way

Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition Reprint On The Way

Jun 29, 2017

  Ten years after it first appeared, the Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition returns in an updated version to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Avalon Hill brand, releasing on September 22. A hard-to-find Anniversary Edition of the game was released in 2008, featuring new units and a larger game board. Many fans call this the defacto edition to have,...

Hunt For The Ring Coming From Ares Games

Hunt For The Ring Coming From Ares Games

Jun 28, 2017

  This summer Ares Games brings  The Hunt for the Ring , a new board game inspired by the work of JRR Tolkien developed by the makers of the game The War of the Ring.     Hunt for the Ring is a hidden movement, deduction and adventure game, for 2 to 5 players, that recreates the initial chapters of “The Lord of the Rings”.  A player must take...

Asmodee Digital Sale

Asmodee Digital Sale

Jun 27, 2017

  Happy Summer! Now open your wallets! Asmodee has a great sale going on all there digital board game conversions, so if you were in the market to pick up a title, this is the time!     Summer Sales! From June 22 through July 5 we’re discounting our apps so you can fill your Summer travel with digital entertainment! Leave your boxes behind and...

Mechs vs Minions Designer Teases Expansion

Mechs vs Minions Designer Teases Expansion

Jun 27, 2017

    Mechs vs Minions, which we reviewed, is an board game based on the insanely popular PC game League of Legends, might have  its first expansion on the way. Created by League of Legends developer Riot Games, the game – which sees players programming their smashing, stomping robots with sets of cards to hold off incoming waves of minions over the...

Upper Deck Brings In Legendary Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Upper Deck Brings In Legendary Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Jun 27, 2017

  The slayer will raise as  Upper Deck’s Legendary:  Buffy the Vampire Slayer game has been set for August.   Announced at Gen Con last year  the new game will bring the world of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV show into the Legendary card game.  Now Buffy and her friends can fight villains and “Big Bads” in deck building game style. This stand-alone...

Planet of the Apes: The Miniatures Board Game Coming To Kickstarter Soon

Planet of the Apes: The Miniatures Board Game Coming To Kickstarter Soon

Jun 23, 2017

  Man has no understanding. He can be taught a few simple tricks. Nothing more. – Dr. Zaius     WYSIWYGames is excited to announce that they will bring the first officially licensed Planet of the Apes miniatures board game to Kickstarter. The Kickstarter campaign is planned for the spring of 2018, in time to celebrate the 50th Anniversary...

Streets of Arkham Coming From Fantasy Flight Games

Streets of Arkham Coming From Fantasy Flight Games

Jun 23, 2017

  “There be those who say that things and places have souls, and there be those who say they have not; I dare not say, myself, but I will tell of The Street.” – H.P. Lovecraft, “The Street”     Evil extends its reach and spills into the Streets of Arkham, the newest expansion for Mansions of Madness Second Edition! The city’s...

Blood and Plunder: No Peace Beyond the Line Kickstarter

Blood and Plunder: No Peace Beyond the Line Kickstarter

Jun 22, 2017

  The fine folks over at Firelock Games have an expansion set to go to for the Blood And Plunder miniatures game.     No Peace Beyond the Line is the first major expansion for the Blood and Plunder miniatures game. This expansion will revolve around the No Peace Beyond the Line book that will feature: Optional rules for playing games at a greater...

Hasbro Shows Off First Gaming Crate Games

Hasbro Shows Off First Gaming Crate Games

Jun 20, 2017

  Hasbro Inc. has revealed the first games for its Hasbro Gaming Crate service as it begins accepting preorders for a fall launch.     We told you about the new subscription box that Hasbro was putting together, and we now know what games you will be getting in the first box.     Family Crate: Come one, come all! This crate is...

2017 Kinderspiel des Jahres winner Announced

2017 Kinderspiel des Jahres winner Announced

Jun 20, 2017

  ICE COOL was named the 2017 Kinderspiel des Jahres winner, the Best Children’s Game category for the prestigious German game design competition.     The game  released by Amigo Spiel in Germany, with U.S. distribution by Brain Games. In the dexterity game, players take the role of truant young penguins, skipping class to find a treat. Players...

2017 Origins Awards Winner Announced

2017 Origins Awards Winner Announced

Jun 18, 2017

    The Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design presented the Origins Awards Saturday June 17th at the annual awards show held at the 2017 Origins Game Fair in  Columbus, OH. Drum roll please, and the winners are Game of the Year Scythe – Stonemeier Games Board Game of the Year Scythe – Stonemeier Games   Family Game of the Year Happy Salmon...

Dungeons & Dragons Dice Masters: Tomb of Annihilation

Dungeons & Dragons Dice Masters: Tomb of Annihilation

Jun 16, 2017

    Introducing Draft Packs, a new configuration for Dice Masters, offering an alternative to sealed organized play events. The Dungeons & Dragons Dice Masters: Tomb of Annihilation draft pack makes it easier to draft than ever before! Using the same proprietary Dice Building Game platform developed by Mike Elliot and Eric M. Lang that fans know...

Dungeons & Dragons: Tomb of Annihilation Adventure System Board Game

Dungeons & Dragons: Tomb of Annihilation Adventure System Board Game

Jun 16, 2017

    Continuing the grand adventures of Castle Ravenloft®, The Legend of Drizzt®, Wrath of Ashardalon® and Temple of Elemental Evil™, the brand new Tomb of Annihilation Adventure System Board Game will feature multiple scenarios, challenging quests and game play designed for a single player or a cooperative group of 2-5 players. In the Tomb of...

Saturday Is Free RPG Day 2017

Saturday Is Free RPG Day 2017

Jun 16, 2017

  Established in 2007, Free RPG Day works with participating hobby game retailers and RPG publishers to bring new and exclusive RPG quick start rules and adventure modules into the hands of gamers.     Consumers WORLDWIDE will be able to grab brand new material for a variety of RPGs — no overstock, retail-priced or dead product here. The...