Coming Soon - The Battle at Kemble's Cascade

Coming from Z-Man games and designed by Anders Tyrland and Olle Tyrland is a sci-fi board game based on the action video game. The Battle at Kemble's Cascade is a board game adaptation of a classic shoot 'em up video game. In the game, which is played out on a scrolling space backdrop, the players take on the roles of brave space pilots sweeping around in nimble yet powerful fighters, searching the asteroid clusters for universal glory and ancient technology. Players compete to obtain the most glory, with glory resulting from carrying out missions, finding lost treasure in asteroid clusters,...

Coming Soon - Dark Gothic: A Touch of Evil Deck Building Card Game

Coming soon from Flying Frog Productions and designed by Jason C Hill (Last Night on Earth, Touch of Evil, Fortune and Glory) is a deck builder from the Touch of Evil board game. Each player represents a particular monster-hunting hero in the game, and that hero determines the player’s starting deck and grants a special ability. The heroes work together to some degree to defeat villains and monsters as they collectively lose the game if ten cards land in the shadows during play. The player who has the most investigation points at the end of...

Coming Soon - Archer: The Danger Zone!

Cryptozoic Entertainment announced that on July 14, Archer will arrive in stores. Two promo event cards, "Romain Calzado" and "The Other Barry", will be in this first printing only . Look for games with the black circle indicating promos are inside the box. Archer: The Danger Zone! Board Game is a high-stakes game of espionage, international intrigue, and screwing over your co-workers. The object of the game is to gain the Upper Hand over your opponents by insulting them, doing well on missions (quite the ego boost), and encountering random guest stars and secondary characters...

The Captain is Dead - on Kickstarter

The Captain is Dead is a new space-themed cooperative game from the Game Crafter and available on Kickstarter now. What's the theme you ask? Well - it's summed up pretty well on their KS page: Imagine that you are one of the crew in your favorite science fiction TV show. Now imagine that in the last 10 minutes of the show things have gone so badly that the captain is dead, and you and a member of your crew have to pull together and save the day yourselves! The Captain is Dead plays in 60-90 minutes...

Sugar & Spice on Kickstarter

Sugar & Spice is a "race to complete" game from Ali Showkati . You race against other players to complete a 3-course meal. It sports some pretty neat artwork and claims to play in about 20-30 minutes and for players age 6 and up - perfect for playing with the young ones in your family. You can find out more about the game on its Kickstarter page here .

Harbour - a Tasty Minstrel Game on Kickstarter

Harbour is a small game chuck full of fantasy. It's a euro-game featuring worker placement and set collection tactics that is being Kickstarted by Tasty Minstrel Games (with such hits as Eminent Domain). The game is being called easy-to-learn, full of decisions, plenty of player powers, and quick to play. Harbour is set in a fantasy world where you have goblins and dwarves all vying to make a living in this Harbour town. It's got some pretty neat artwork, is light-hearted and claims to play in about 20 minutes. You can visit their Kickstarter page...

Coming Soon - Munchkin Smash Up

Steve Jackson Games announced this past weekend that they have "smashed up" with Alderac Entertainment Group. Joining the Munchkin family is Munchkin Smash Up, a game developed by AEG that will combine elements from Munchkin and AEG's Smash Up. Andrew Hackard, SJG's Munchkin Brand Manager stated "I love Smash Up! It's a cool new take on deck building and gives it a play style different from just "getting the most victory cards" or "knocking your opponent down to zero." I don't get to play it nearly as often as I'd like, unfortunately, but I'm looking...

Coming Soon - Firefly Board Game: Blue Sun Expansion

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...

New Love Letter Make-overs

Cryptozoic Entertainment announced that Seiji Kanai's 2012 Love Letter, will get some more make-overs in the very near future. Cryptozoic and AEG have partnered up to bring Adventure Time, DC Comics and The Hobbit to the Love Letter world. Love Letter is an easy to play, quick to learn 16 card game where players try to be the last person standing so they may deliver their love letter to the Princess. These new editions will contain some new effects designed in conjunction with Kanai. "AEG is thrilled to bring Love Letter to the public in...

Coming Soon - Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Wave 5

Fantasy Flight Games announced the fifth wave of starship expansions for Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures. In Wave 5, two large ships warp into the battlefield, the VT-49 Decimator and YT-2400. The Rebellion's YT is a fast and resilient light freighter, the YT-2400 features no fewer than thirteen weapon emplacement points, making it an attractive vessel for smugglers, mercenaries, and other individuals looking for a heavily armed “transport.” Although a stock YT-2400 light freighter has plenty of space for cargo, much of that space is often annexed to support modified weapon systems and oversized engines. ...

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