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Leder Games brings Cole Wehrle's Oath: Chronicles of Empire and Exile to Kickstarter

The designer, publisher, and artist behind 2018's hit Root have a follow-up game on Kickstarter. Oath: Chronicles of Empire and Exile is a political war game for 1-6 players where player decisions impact future games. While that sounds like a legacy game, there is no component destruction and the game is fully resettable. This is an in-house production by Leder Games, designed by Cole Wehrle, with art by Kyle Ferrin.

One player takes on the role of the Chancellor, while the others are Exiles. Exile players can be brought into the fold of the establishment by the...

Masters of the Night Live on Kickstarter

Masters of the Night , published by Ares Games , is a solo/cooperative game for 1-5 players who play as vampires in a clan attempting to regain their former power!

Players will take on the role of vampires as they attempt to maintain secrecy but risk losing such veils when using blood-magic to gain the upperhand against the Inquisition- an organization of agents trying to thwart the players' evil plans. Area control is the key to winning this game, which can be obtained through the use of minions, bringing fear to the people players...

Stringamajig Announced by Fireside Games

Fireside Games, publisher of popular family-weight games such as Castle Panic , has announced Stringamajig , a new family-friendly party game that combines elements of charades and Pictionary . Stringamajig is for 4-10 players, age 13 and up, and lasts for about 20 minutes.

In Stringamajig , a player is given 60 seconds to use a string to draw a shape, move it around, and silently interact with it to try to help other players guess a chosen word and as many other words in that time. The player chooses a...

Warhammer 40K game now available at Target

“The Necron Overlord has arisen, and he seeks to take over the galaxy! Standing between this tyrannical maniac and his ultimate prize are five Space Marine heroes - mighty battle-brothers who have sworn to halt his evil plans.”

Warhammer 40,000 by Games Workshop is one of the most popular tabletop miniatures wargames in the world, having been played regularly since its first edition rules were released in 1987. And now this foundation of space marine carnage is working its way into the hands of mass-market retailers. GW just announced that the entry...

Restoration Games brings Return to Dark Tower to KS

January 14 was a huge day for Kickstarter, hosting no less than 3 high profile board game projects. Arguably one of the most anticipated is the Restoration Games project Return to Dark Tower , designed by the dream team of Rob Daviau ( Pandemic Legacy ), Isaac Chilres ( Gloomhaven ), Justin D. Jacobson ( Fireball Island ), Noah Cohen ( Betrayal Legacy ), and Brian Neff ( Betrayal Legacy ).

Restoration Games is famous for...

Cosmic Encounter Duel Coming Soon From Fantasy Flight

Fantasy Flight Games has announced Cosmic Encounter Duel , a new standalone, two player game set in the same universe as the classic board game Cosmic Encounter . In Cosmic Encounter Duel , two new alien species have been selected by the Cosmic Citizenship Council to join the international community - the problem being is the only one filing form is available (the other probably got misplaced in a filing cabinet stored inside a disused lavatory with a sign on it saying 'Beware the leopad'). Naturally, the only way to settle this is for the two...

Fantasy Flight Games announces three new ships for Star Wars: X-Wing

Three new ships will soon be available for your Star Wars: X-Wing fleets. Both the Galactic Republic and the Separatist Alliance have new ships to fight during the Clone Wars. The LAAT/I Gunship provides a durable workhorse for the Galactic Republic, serving in space assault in space battles. This versatile ship can be outfitted to suit the mission needs of the Galactic Republic, whether it is to deploy clone troopers in precision drops or serve as a battle platform for Jedi Knights. The HMP Droid Gunship provides a fearless and ruthless starfighter for the Separatist Alliance....

Create the largest city the ancient world and your table have ever known with the next Dice Tower Essentials title, Foundations of Rome.

The next Dice Tower Essentials game from Arcane Wonders will also undisputably be the biggest one yet - and it will need to be funded before it can become a reality. Foundations of Rome, designed by Emerson Matsuuchi, sees players building up the titular ancient city structure-by-structure. 2-to-4 players will take turns buying lots, placing or upgrading building, or collecting income. It's that easy! Quick setup, easy to teach, but with lots of strategic depth and an incredible amount of unique sculpts that help bring the city to life on the table. It's as stunning and indulgent...

AEG announces Mariposas by Elizabeth Hargrave

“Every spring, millions of monarch butterflies leave Mexico to spread out across eastern North America. Every fall, millions fly back to Mexico. However, no single butterfly ever makes the round trip.”

Elizabeth Hargrave proved herself a designer to watch when her first game, Wingspan , broke records and won the Spiel des Jahres Kennerspiel award last year. Her second game, Tussie-Mussie , although inherently different in every way (the game only contains 18 cards), is still award winning, highly regarded, and continues to make waves. And now, Alderac Entertainment...

River Horse Games announces cooperative deck builder Terminator: Dark Fate

River Horse Games , makers of games based on the movies Labyrinth , The Dark Crystal and Terminator: Genisys , has announced the launch of the cooperative deck building game Terminator: Dark Fate to coincide with the digital release of the movie . In Terminator: Dark Fate, 2-4 players work together to collect weapons and resources, always under threat from the unfeeling Rev-9 Terminator. When REV-9 does show itself, the players face a tough decision – flee or fight? Although the goal of the game is to defeat Rev-9,...

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