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...

Geek Chic Ceases Operations

Geek Chic Ceases Operations

Jun 15, 2017

  One of the best-known makers of dining room tables designed specifically for tabletop gaming has closed its doors. Geek Chic started up in 2008, initially offering a single piece of furniture – the ‘Sultan’ – and growing over the years to expand its offering to cover a number of dining room and coffee tables, chairs, bookcases and sideboards. All of the...

Drinking Fluxx Coming In July

Drinking Fluxx Coming In July

Jun 12, 2017

  Fluxx is all grown up, and is not of legal drinking age (In the US at least) To coincide  on July 24th, Looney Labs will be releasing Drinking Fluxx     Drinking Fluxx is a new theme all about drinking games. Obviously, this one is only marketed towards adults only.     If you’ve never played a Fluxx game before, it’s a really simple...

Everything Epic Announces Pre Orders For Big Trouble In Little China Board Game

Everything Epic Announces Pre Orders For Big Trouble In Little China Board Game

Jun 9, 2017

  We are thrilled to announce that the pre-order online store is now live! Be one of the first to pre-order and be guaranteed to get one of the Deluxe Limited Edition copies of the game for the same price as the regular retail edition! These are in limited quantity and made especially for the big fans of the film and of the game! It’s packed full of...

2017 Diana Jones Award Shortlist

2017 Diana Jones Award Shortlist

Jun 8, 2017

  The Diana Jones Award, is one of the 3 “big” gaming awards along with the Origins Award and Spiel des Jahres.     Six nominees for the 2017 Diana Jones Award for Excellence in Gaming have been announced — two board games, a card game, a role-playing game, a LARP, and a convention. The winner will be named August 16, the day before...

Modiphius Announce Star Trek RPG Pre Orders

Modiphius Announce Star Trek RPG Pre Orders

Jun 7, 2017

    Modiphius Entertainment, publisher of the Achtung! Cthulhu, Mutant Chronicles, Conan, Infinity and John Carter of Mars role playing games, is thrilled to announce today the highly anticipated Star Trek Adventures Role playing Game, the first official Star Trek RPG in more than a decade, is now available on Modiphius.com for pre-order.  The game...

DC Comics Dice Masters: Harley Quinn Starter Set

DC Comics Dice Masters: Harley Quinn Starter Set

Jun 7, 2017

  Harley Quinn, you either love her or you hate her. Her popularity has just skyrocketed in the past few years. Last year alone at Gen Con, I can’t tell you how many Cosplay I saw of Miss Quinn.  This will continue this year as well I’m sure, and the new dice masters set, will only help that. DC Comics Dice Masters: Harley Quinn Starter Set...

Fantasy Realms Card Game Coming Soon From WizKids

Fantasy Realms Card Game Coming Soon From WizKids

Jun 7, 2017

  WizKids is excited to announce the upcoming release of the card game, Fantasy Realms, designed by Bruce Glassco! As a ruler of a far-away land, each player must create the best card combos by drawing and discarding cards to build the mightiest realm in the world. You might choose to build up a massive force with army cards to sweep all before you.  Or...