That’s right folks, the Dice Tower Live Gaming Marathon has officially launched and will going on until 2pm on Friday the 12th. You will be able to watch the Dice Tower crew with special guests play through a whole bunch of different games into and out of the wee hours of the morning. Some of the highlights include Grimm Forest, Near and Far, Pie Town and more. But even more amazing is that they will be doing contests live throughout the marathon, but you have to be watching because the contest will be announced, and concluded within the live stream. So pull up a chair and have fun watching ‘da crew play all the latest and fun games. (Click here for a full list of links)!
This War of Mine, the critically-acclaimed and heart-wrenching survival game from 11 bit studios, is now “a board game experience, carrying an important message: In war, not everyone is a soldier. Can you survive to see the end of the war?”
Awaken Realms and 11 bit studios introduces a board game adaptation of This War of Mine by Michal Oracz, designer of the much-loved Neuroshima Hex!, and Jakub Wisniewski, the storyteller behind Dying Light. This new game will include features such as:
- 430 high-quality components, including 12 figures
- a companion mobile app
- over one thousand unique stories
- an open & play system that makes it easy to start playing without previous learning the rules
- a save-game mechanism
- the innovative Reality Impact system, introducing an enormous amount of meaningful plot, choices and consequences.
The Kickstarter for this project is now live, and the following is an excerpt form the Kickstarter game summary:
This War of Mine: The Board Game is a fully co-operative, open and play, survival experience. In this challenging, story-driven game for 1-6 players, you will play as group of civilians trapped in a city torn by a military conflict. To survive, you will need to make tough moral choices, delivered in a role-playing style.
The start of the campaign will be accompanied by an extraordinary event via livestream on May 10 at 3pm PST. Artists for major tabletop and collectible-card-game franchises like Star Wars, A Game of Thrones, and Magic: The Gathering will unite as an ArtistsOnBoard group to create a large-format acrylic painting that will grace the cover of This War of Mine. Click here for the link to the live streaming.
For more information on this project, visit the Kickstarter page and the game’s official website.