Town Center: London / Hong Kong is comprised of 4 double-sided player boards, with the all-new London expansion map on one side, and the also all-new Hong Kong expansion map on the other. There’s also an A5-sized rulesheet/cover that explains the particularities of each map. Both maps are something new and challenging (in fact, very challenging), as players will have to manage their budget (London), and their building plans (Hong Kong) very, very carefully.
The closing date on Kickstarter is May 30, 2014, the current pledged amount is $6,463 and the funding goal for the project is $1,000. Pledge $10 for your copy. The estimated delivery date is Nov 2014.
Knightmare Chess is chess played with cards!
The cards break the rules in wild and unpredictable ways. Some affect a single move, and some change the entire game. Knightmare Chess plays quickly out of the box, but it also includes variants, and it’s easy for players to customize. The possibilities are endless, and so is the fun!
This new edition includes Knightmare Chess 2, for a total of 158 beautiful cards, each painted by Rogério Vilela. Bonus: two blank cards for those who want to create their own fiendish, clever rules.
Note: Knightmare Chess requires a working knowledge of chess and a chess set to play.
Mars Attacks The Dice Game
Destroy the humans! Take their cities! Conquer Earth!
In Mars Attacks — The Dice Game, lead your team of Martian invaders to conquer Earth. Destroy cities, get your picture taken in front of famous monuments, and be the Martian with the most Earthling kills! But watch out, because the Earthlings might nuke you . . .
Mars Attacks — The Dice Game is a fast-playing, tactical dice game based on the Mars Attacks trading cards by Topps.
Munchkin Halloween Pack
Rather than rot the teeth of your trick-or-treaters this year, why not rot their minds with a Munchkin Halloween Pack? Each of the twenty packs contains four Munchkin cards and a quick explanation of the game. And no one has to have a bellyache in the morning!
Includes twenty identical card packs!
Munchkin Legends 3 – Myth Prints
See Ya Later Gladiator
For the third time, Munchkin ruins explores your favorite myths and legends! Munchkin Legends 3 — Myth Prints introduces the Gladiator . . . they get tougher when their lives are at stake! This 56-card set has new monsters to fight, new Treasures to gain, and dozens of new jokes to enjoy! (Or groan at — your choice.)
Farmageddon – Livestocked and Loaded
Livestocked and Loaded changes the volatile fields of Farmageddon forever with the introduction of Animals and Weather!
Learn new strategies to master the livestock! Each animal will give you a benefit, but only if you feed it one of your planted crops…
Be the lookout for unexpected Weather cards, events shuffled into the crop deck that have unexpected effects when drawn.
Prepare yourself for the hooved fury!
- 4 Animal cards
- 10 Weather cards
- 10 Action cards
- 4 Player marker cards
- 24 Feed cards
Farmageddon – Frankencrops
More variety is great, and that’s exactly what the FrankenCrops Expansion Pack offers to players.
With 15 new Crop cards for farmers to fight over, each with a different ability while in play, the FrankenCrops expansion gives players an easy way to spice up their copy of Farmageddon.
FrankenCrops is also compatible with the Livestocked and Loaded expansion!
Become a Munchkin of Myth! Prepare to fight the creatures of legend…and take their stuff!
In Munchkin Legends, you’ll face mythical monsters and collect legendary treasures. Challenge the Boogie Man to a dance-off…and cheat by wearing Achilles’ Heels. Hide from the spells of the Wicked Witch of the Midwest in your Bermuda Shorts of Invulnerability. And if you think you’re up to it… release the Kraken!
Munchkin Legends is a stand-alone set or combine it with the original Munchkin for a legendarily wacky game!
- 168 Munchkin cards
- 1 Custom Die
Diplomacy, chivalry, and dastardly deceit in 15th century France! Fief is a game of dynastic ambition, where players assume the robles of nobles in the 15th century Kingdom of France.
Each player strives to become the most powerful ruling force in the Kingdom by gaining control of Fief and Bishopric territories. In turn, they acquire Royal and Ecclesiastical (church) titles which give their families influence to elect the next Pope and King. Players strengthen their positions by negotiating marriage alliances between their families, setting the stage for love, treachery and deception!
- Ages 12+
- 3-6 players
- 2 hour play time
Command at Sea travels to the waters off Spain in 1936, where in July, right-wing “Nationalists” rebelled against the democratically elected left-wing “Republicans,” resulting in the bloody civil war.
Italy and Germany quickly backed the Fascist Nationalists, as the Soviet Union rallied behind the Communist-Socialist-Anarchist Republicans. Meanwhile England, with a reluctant France, desperately sought to keep war from expanding.
Shattered Armada features 22 scenarios describing battles that actually did occur, “could have” battles with combatants who were close enough to fight; and “what if” battles drawn from war plans and journals.
Shattered Armada is not a complete game and requires Command at Sea 4th Edition Rules (COA000) to play.
More Castles! is the first expansion to Fun to 11’s critically acclaimed hit, Castle Dice. Mix up your games with 4 new castle decks and more! Castle Dice released almost a year ago, and it has been met with glowing review after glowing review. The mechanics are truly original and they create a fun experience that is enjoyed by a wide variety of players. It’s a great game for families AND a great game for a hard-core gamer night.
Castle Dice is a light Euro-Style game that has received critical praise from reviewers and gamers of all stripes. In the game, players take the roll of sons and daughters of a king with the goal of creating the best castle they can. Whoever builds the best castle becomes the successor to the throne. Will it be you?
The closing date on Kickstarter is June 2, 2014, the current pledged amount is $14,376 and the funding goal for the project is $13,500. Pledge $34 to get More Castles! The estimated delivery date is Dec 2014.
12 Realms returns with Ancestors Legacy! A fairy tale, coop, miniature game for 1-7 Heroes. Choose, equip, challenge, exploit, protect! Exciting adventure begins as 12 Realms returns with an expansion entitled Ancestors Legacy! Four exciting new realms lie hidden in the Fairy World and you must prepare yourself to explore them so as to defeat all of their enemies. Kievan Empire, Golden Caliphate, Olympia, and Nile Valley are the new lands you will get to explore to learn their secrets. Ruslan, Sinbad, along with the rest of the heroes, will unite to fight against Marid, Sobek, and the rest of the Dark Lords!
The closing date on Kickstarter is June 13, 2014, the current pledged amount is $16,719 and the funding goal for the project is $40,000. Pledge $45 for your own copy. The estimated delivery date is Feb 2015.
Rio Grand products continue to be seen throughout television. On May4, in “Signaling Risk” (season 1, episode 6) of the new HBO comedy, Silicon Valley, character Erlich (played by T.J. Miller) carries Arctic Scavengers through the house and places it upright on a top shelf. The founder of Rio Grande Games stated, “Rio Grande Games is responsible. We have hired a firm that specializes in product placement on TV shows. This is just one of the appearances for Arctic Scavengers.”
Arctic Scavengers is a bluffing card game where each player is a leader of a tribe of survivors. Throughout game play, players bluff and build their tribes and in the end, the largest tribe is the winner. Designed by Robert Gabhart and published in 2009, this is a game for 2 to 5 people and plays in 45 minutes.
On Novemeber 28 2013, Tikal had an appearance on Fox’s hit show, Glee. During the What Does a Fox Say? number at the end of “Puppet Master” (season 5, episode 7) the teen cast sings around a table with Tikal and Rio Grand Games logo prominently in the middle of the screen. The entire segment is on YouTube but Tikal can be seen starting at 1:10 into the video. Tikal also made an appearance on CBS’s comedy The Big Bang Theory. In “Table Polarization” (season 7, episode 16), Tikal can be seen in the background during a scene in character Wolowitz’s (played by Simon Helberg) home.
Tikal is an area control, action point game of exploration. Players discover treasures and temples and is the first game in the “Mask Trilogy” named for the cover art. Designed by Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling and published in 1999, this is a game for 2 to 4 people and plays in 120 minutes.
Android Netrunner: The Spaces Between
The Spaces Between is the second Data Pack in the Lunar Cycle for Android: Netrunner, and its sixty cards (three copies each of twenty different cards) continue to reestablish the game’s cyber-struggles amid the moon’s reduced gravity, recycled air, and corporate-sponsored colonies.
Meanwhile, it creates an entirely new game within the game as every faction gains a new current, an event or operation that isn’t immediately resolved and discarded after it’s played, but continues to reside in the data streams somewhere between a state of transience and a state of permanence.
Game of Thrones – LCG: The Prize of the North
Every faction finds new tools to hatch intrigues and win battles in The Prize of the North, the fifth Chapter Pack in the Conquest and Defiance cycle for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game.
New Bannerman characters open possibilities for multi-House decks, and fourteen out of twenty cards (three copies of each) in this expansion possess the new Prized keyword.
Whether players man the Warships of House Greyjoy, march to the Wall with House Baratheon, or join another Great House, they’ll find plenty of new paths to power.
Lord of the Rings – LCG: Trouble in Tharbad
Trouble in Tharbad is the third Adventure Pack in The Ring-maker cycle for The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game. Its sixty cards introduce a new Silvan hero, three copies of each new player card, and a scenario in which Middle earth’s heroes must help a Dwarf named Nalir extricate himself from the ruined city of Tharbad, which is haunted by Orcs and spies from Mordor.
Trouble in Tharbad also offers more support for the Silvan and Gondor traits, the Doomed X keyword, Secrecy decks, and more!
Black Crusade: The Tome of Decay
The Tome of Decay, a supplement for Black Crusade, honors the Chaos god of pestilence and plague by serving up all manner of ailments, resources, allies, and ideas for Nurgle’s grotesque followers, including advice to help GMs run their own plague filled campaigns!
The Tome of Decay also introduces new resources for heretics of all sorts, including the Warpsmith and Veteran of the Long War, and new rules allow Heretics to bind Daemons within their own bodies to become Possessed champions of Chaos!
Age of War
Age of War is a fast-paced dice game for two to six players, created by award-winning designer Reiner Knizia.
In the game, players take on the roles of daimyos in feudal Japan, laying siege to castles in an attempt to vanquish their rivals and unite the nation’s clans. Conquering a castle doesn’t make it secure, however, since other players can launch their own sieges against it.
To be victorious, a player must act swiftly to seize key castles, unite the clans, and rally Japan to his cause.
Descent 2nd Edition, Journey into the Dark: Crown of Destiny Hero and Monster Collection
Crown of Destiny is the second Hero and Monster Collection for Descent: Journeys in the Dark Second Edition. It greatly expands your play experience with thirteen figures previously only available in the first edition of Descent, as well as two brand new quests. The four heroes and three monster groups from Crown of Destiny feature entirely new figure sculpts, plus refined balance across their abilities, and the expansion’s new quests highlight the strengths and abilities of both heroes and monsters as players attempt to gain power over their destinies!
-Four heroes: Corbin, Lindel, Jaes the Exile, and Brother Gherinn
-Three monster groups: 2 giants, 3 chaos beasts, and 4 lava beetles
-Two brand new quests: Burning Harvest and Crown of Destiny
Warhammer – Diskwars: Hammer and Hold
Hammer and Hold adds fifty disks to the forces of Order and the battles of Warhammer: Diskwars!
New heroes and units arrive for the Empire and High Elves, and players gain their first chance to build regiments for the Wood Elves, Lizardmen, and Dwarfs. Along with these disks, and the regiments they can form, come new rules for Poison and the powerful keywords, Guard X and Stalwart.
Still, it’s the Dwarfs that are the true stars of Hammer and Hold, and players will be able to muster full Dwarf armies of three regiments!
Warhammer – Diskwars: Legions of Darkness
Legions of Darkness introduces a terrifying array of fifty-one new heroes and units to the brutal battles of Warhammer: Diskwars! It also offers new command cards, terrain, and rules for dark new abilities like Fear and Reanimate X that are designed to bolster the game’s forces of Destruction.
Most importantly, Legions of Darkness features enough dread necromacy to tempt even the most casual of players toward corruption, as the expansion introduces the Vampire Counts and two other new factions: the Dark Elves and Skaven!