In Other News - Gloomhaven, Castle Tricon, and Japanime Games
If you can't get enough of Gloomhaven then there's even more content for those wanting to immerse themselves in the rich world created by Isaac Childres in the form of a comicbook entitled, Gloomhaven: Fallen Lion. The story takes place in the City of Gloomhaven and follows the fearsome Jaws of the Lion, the toughest adventurers in town, as their latest job goes sideways. The comic is written by Travis McIntire, and illustrated by Tyler Sowles, and will be released to the direct market (comic shops) on Wednesday, December 30th.
HeidelBÄR Games, Czech Games Edition, and Horrible Guild are running Castle TriCon 2020, a virtual convention showcasing upcoming games and providing opportunities to meet the designers. They're doing something interesting by running it in a virtual 3D world where attendees have their own digital avatars as they participate in events. This free convention is open to the public from the 26th to the 27th of September, 2020.
Japanime Games have announced three new games to be released in the near future. Ramen! Ramen! has 1 - 4 players who are line chefs accumulating points by making the best dishes in ramen shops. The Last Brave is designed by Seiji Kanai (known for Love Letter) which has 3 - 7 players fight to survive in a battle royale where only the greatest Champion will win. Finally, Japanime Tactics is a game system which allows 4 characters from different IPs to be controlled by 2 players as they battle each other. Granblue Fantasy is the first partnered IP which will be launched.