Coming Soon - Summoner Wars Alliances Master Set

Plaid Hat Games released a quick video of the box art for their upcoming release, Summoner Wars Alliances Master Set. Designed by Colby Dauch, the expected release is October 2014. http://youtu.be/iWrpcViHO_c Summoner Wars is a fast-playing, action-packed 2-4 player card game. Players take on the role of Summoners: powerful beings who harness the power of mysterious Summoning Stones to lead their race to conquest on the war-torn planet of Itharia. These Summoners wield terrible magic on the battlefield, freezing their foes in place, draining their enemies of power, and even bringing rains of...

Coming Soon - Golem Arcana

Harebrained Schemes will be releasing Golem Arcana at Gen Con 2014. Golem Arcna is an action point allowance and movement game on a modular board. The game's stylus reads an invisible code on the bases of the miniatures and you can either roll an electronic die or a physical and quickly input the results. Designed by Seth Johnson, Michael Mulvihill, and Jordan Weisman the game is for 2 to 8 players with a playtime of 45 minutes. From the publisher: Golem Arcana is an expandable board game of the battles between armies of magical...

Coming Soon from Avalanche Press

Panzer Grenadier: The Fourth Age The time has come: Panzer Grenadier is entering its Fourth Age. A new rulebook with full-color charts, four new boxed games and two reprints of old favorites. With the rules done, we’ll start shipping those six new games to members of the Gold Club in the next week or so. Gold Club members not only get theirs first, they get a 20 percent discount on Saipan 1944, Kursk: Burning Tigers, Korean War: Pusan Perimeter and 1940: The Fall of France. They get a 30 (thirty!) percent discount on An Army at...

Osaka Game Market 2014

Jools Thomas post Picture of Osaka GamesMarket from user Jools Thomas posted at BGG.

ed an article on the Osaka Game Market 2014 at the end of May. In the article, Thomas recaps the trip and highlights. One of which, Akindo, a medieval negotiating game published by Product Arts was a huge hit. In addition Thomas states " Akindo is a beautifully produced game with minimalist graphic design and luscious real metal coins. Players make blind bids on cards available for auction each turn. Acquiring these cards allows you to win at game...

Warhammer: Diskwars Legions of Darkness Preview

Legions of Darkness, an expansion to Fantasy Flight's 2013 Warhammer: Diskwars and expected to release soon. Fantasy Flight Games published another preview for the expansion, this time looking closer at the Dark Elves and Skaven. The Skaven disks in Legions of Darkness emphasize the ratmen's warpstone-fueled ranged attacks, rather than their horde tactics, and these first Skaven units are best used to give your Destruction armies a more powerful reach. The Dark Elves are deceitful, merciless raiders, and players will do best with Dark Elf regiments that utilize the sort of aggressive tactics that...

Mice & Mystics: Downwood Tales - Jakobe Preview

Later this year, Plaid Hat Games will be releasing a new expansion for Mice and Mystics, Downwood Tales. They have release a preview of one of the new characters, Jakobe, a quick-footed ranged attacker with very flavourful starting equipment: a returning boomerang, capable of hitting a target after missing on the first attack roll; and a leaf vest, which camouflages its wearer when on leafy trees and branches, thus increasing its armour bonus against ranged attackers. Mice and Mystics: Downwood Tales is a box chock full of adventure and whimsy. New storybook, a pile...

Coming Soon from Steve Jackson Games

Steve Jackson Games announced the following titles expecting to hit stores this October 2014: Car Wars Classic Car Wars Classic is a return to the original version of the game, designed back in 1981 by Chad Irby and Steve Jackson. Steve Jackson recently announced a line editor for the new version of the game (see “The Return of 'Car Wars'”), so the re-release of the original is probably a precursor. Players travel the highways of the future, where the right of way goes to the biggest guns. Drivers choose their vehicles, customizing them...

Athlas - Duel for Divinity on Kickstarter

Take the role of an Athilian, create your own units using endless strategies, overcome your rival and return to Athlas as a god. In Athlas - Duel for Divinity, each player takes the role of a young Athilian, a godlike being, outcast to the seven outer worlds to explore and uncover the secrets of creation laid by his ancestors. While traveling the outer worlds, Athilians practice their abilities to manipulate time and space until they become powerful enough to be challenged by the Athilian council to open the portal back to Athlas, thus passing the final test...

Chicago Express - On Kickstarter

Chicago Express, a game designed by Harry Wu, is not a stranger to the board gaming community. It's a fun route - building and share-trading game from Queen Games. Well Queen has began a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new release of the base game along with the 1st expansion *and* a new module.

" Chicago Express is a family friendly train game for 2-6 players in which players take on the role of investors of late 19th century America. The Goal: Make as much profit as possible in the thriving railroad sector....

Krynea Battlegrounds on Kickstarter

Krynea Battlegrounds is a new tactical card game for 1-4 players that is up on Kickstarter from Smiling Goblin. It pits 2 people against each other where cards are plaid onto a battlefield between them. " Krynea Battlefield is a 1-4 players tactics card game set in Krynea , a world of fantasy and magic, tough and realistic where constant clashes between armies, cities and alliances are solved on the battlefield ." To learn more about the project as well as fund it you can click...

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