Did you enjoy the gameplay of Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery but would prefer a different theme? If so, X-Men: Mutant Revolution, from Gale Force Nine and WizKids, might be just the ticket for you.
Based on Gale Force Nine’s popular “Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery” tabletop game, “X-Men: Mutant Revolution” will allow you to play as classic X-Men characters, including Wolverine, Cyclops, Magneto, or Storm, as each leads a different school with unique powers and abilities. 2-4 players can take part in the mutant action, each recruiting heroes and students to their school, then training teams and sending them on missions to spread their school’s vision for mutants to the world.
The game features four pre-painted minis and other bits featuring WizKids’ HeroClix technology. Read more about the game here and watch for X-Men: Mutant Revolution to hit stores in March 2015.
Resin ships for the Firefly board game are arriving in February 2015 from Gale Force Nine. This box of ships will contain four Firefly Class ships, 1 Reaver Cutter, and 1 Alliance Cruiser in high detail resin and ready for customization.
Over at Gale Force Nine, they have released an unboxing video of their new negotiation and territory building game based on the hit TV show. From the publisher: “Strategically order your club members to occupy key locations and exploit profitable opportunities. Deal with rivals: bribe, threaten and bargain with the other clubs. When words fail, violence is inevitable. Throw down with your rivals to wreck their plans or settle a score. The law is always watching. Keep the heat off your back, keep your illicit activities quiet and keep your members out of jail.”
Reviewer and blogger, Tom Randell, has some fantastic updates on games coming out of Gale Force Nine. Firefly: The Game will be getting some new resin ships and custom dice. There have also been announcements about Sons of Anarchy: Men of Mayhem and its new expansions. Other updates include a exclusive look at an upcoming game based on the television show, Homeland, and a hint at an expansion for Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery.
Gale Force Nine announced the Blue Sun expansion for the Firefly Board Game, released in 2013. Players utilizing the Blue Sun Expansion will be able to incorporate the Breakin’ Atmo (see “‘Firefly Breakin’ Atmo'”) game booster as well as the Pirates & Bounty Hunters Expansion. The Blue Sun Expansion, which comes in an attractive 10″ x 10″ x 2″ game box, and will include a new 10″ x 20″ board expanding the realms for space for exploration (including Rim Space, the Blue Sun System, and the Burnham System), plus two new ships, two new leaders for players to play as, two new Job contacts and a new supply planet, Meridian, capital of the Blue Sun system. Some preview copies of the Blue Sun Expansion may be available at Gen Con Indy.
Gale Force Nine has opened up pre-orders for their upcoming Gen Con release, Sons of Anarchy: Men of Mayhem.
Sons of Anarchy is a negotiating and territory building game based on the FX televesion series designed by Aaron Dill, John Kovaleski, and Sean Sweigart.
In Sons of Anarchy: Men of Mayhem players control rival clubs, competing to be the most successful outlaw club. Each turn, players choose what sites of interest to fight for and what territories to yield. Negotiate, threaten and ally with rival clubs when it serves your needs but be wary of the inevitable knife in the back. The club with the most cash at the end wins.
Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery & The Serpents and The Wolf Expansion
Be sure to check out GF9’s Gen Con events for this game because some special goodies will be available:
Your Noble House vies for dominance through careful diplomacy, cunning intrigues, and gladiatorial combat. This game session is recommended for New Players. Each player who participates will receive a Legendary Champion of House Batiatus Dolor game card and the winner will receive an all new House Calavius Card making its debut at Gen Con!
Firefly: The Game & Pirates and Bounty Hunter Expansion
Their Firefly events will have some bonus goodies as well:
Find a Crew, Find a Job, Keep Flying. Aim to Misbehave as you captain your Firefly spaceship in the ‘Verse. This game session is recommended for New Players. This game will use an introductory Story Card for play and incorporate theBreakin’ Atmo game booster. Each player who participates will receive a Wash’s Lucky Dinosaurs game card and the winner will receive the Artful Dodger ship and ship card!
Sons of Anarchy: Men of Mayhem
Sons of Anarchy will be releasing at Gen Con and their events will provide bonus plastic pieces.
Making its Gen Con debut, GF9 newest game based on the hit FX series, Sons of Anarchy puts you at the head of an Outlaw Club. Sons of Anarchy: Men of Mayhem is a game of money, guns, and violent consequences. Will your Club control the town and reap the benefits, dodging the watchful eye of the law while settling old scores and stirring up bad blood with rival clubs? This game session is recommended for New Players. Each player who participates will receive a unique Club Grim Bastards Dice and the winner will receive a special set of Club Grim Bastards Members and Prospects plastic game pieces.
In Sons of Anarchy: Men of Mayhem players control rival gangs, competing to be the most successful outlaw club. Each turn players choose what sites of interest to fight for and what territories to yield. negotiate, threaten and ally with rival gangs when it serves your needs but be wary of the inevitable knife in the back. The gang with the most cash at the end wins!
1 hour play time
Sons of Anarchy: Grim Bastards Promo
This bonus Clubhouse Card gives players an alternative choice, allowing them to control “The Grim Bastards Motorcycle Club” instead of one of the four clubs from the game!