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Real time shoot em up puzzle action game Bullet♥︎ on KS

“Bullet♥︎ is a Shoot-em-up (SHMUP) puzzle action tabletop game, inspired by series like Touhou Project , Ikaruga , Deathsmiles , The Hurricane of the Varstray , Ether Vapor , and Acceleration of Suguri , to name a few.”

Level 99 Games and designer Joshua Van Laningham have started a Kickstarter Campaign for Bullet♥︎ , a 1-4 player, real time, shoot-em-up (SHMUP), puzzle action game. In Bullet♥︎, the inspiration comes from SHMUP video games, and players have...

WizKids announces English version of Seeders From Sereis: Exodus

“When an unknown force threatens to render their home uninhabitable, the Seeders must build arks — giant colony ships — to ensure their survival.”

WizKids has announced the English release of Seeders from Sereis: Exodus (2017), a tableau building card game by designer Serge Macasdar and Sweet Games . Seeders from Sereis is “a trans-media science-fiction universe that's been created over five years by Serge Macasdar and Charbel Fourel and which contains post-humans, space opera, extensive journeys on space arks, lost...

Escape: Roll and Write on KS from Queen Games

Queen Games and designer Sebastian Schwarz have started a Kickstarter Campaign for Escape: Roll & Write . The original Escape: The Curse of the Temple (2012) by Kristian Amundsen Østby has become a modern classic of board gaming. Curse involved frantic, real time, rolling of dice, trying to collect specific symbols to allow your explorer to move within the temple. Black mask symbols locked dice until your fellow players would unlock them for you, and a relentless timer drove players to...

Renegade announces quirky Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game

“CHANNEL YOUR INNER LAZY EGG IN THIS OVER-EASY TRICK-TAKING GAME!”

Renegade Game Studios has just announced the adorably quirky trick taking game Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game by veteran designers Steve Ellis and Tyler Tinsley , the team behind The Tea Dragon Society Card Game and Dicey Goblins . In Gudetama, 2-7 players enjoy a fairly standard trick taking game with cards valued from 1-14. The goal however, is to not take the last trick, because whoever takes the final...

Tiny Epic Pirates on KS from Gamelyn Games

“You helm a notorious pirate ship in the swashbuckling days of yore. Guide your ship and crew through the unforgiving seas in search of fame and fortune. Plunder settlements, trade booty on the black market, hire scurvy crew members, and avoid the ever-vigilant Royal Navy. Be the first pirate to bury three treasures, and you can declare yourself the most nefarious Dread Pirate of the Seven Seas!”

Gamelyn Games , the undisputed masters of the very miniscule and the supremely earthshaking, have started a Kickstarter Campaign for the newest of their...

Economic euro Merv: The Heart of the Silk Road coming from Fbaio Lopiano and Osprey Games

“The ancient city of Merv. A gateway between the East and the West. A hub of scholarship and trade. The greatest city in the world.”

Osprey Games has just announced Merv: The Heart of the Silk Road , a new euro game from designer Fabio Lopiano ( Calimala , Ragusa ), featuring spectacular art from master Ian O'Toole . The City of Merv is the center of the ancient trading world, sitting securely on the great Silk Road. In Merv, players run...

Big Potato Games releases Don't Get Got: Working From Home edition for free download

“Work can be tough — even when you’re sitting on the sofa. Luckily, we’ve got just the thing to help brighten up your virtual office. A free mini game that’s designed to be played with your workmates, while you work from home.”

Don’t Get Got is an interesting party meta-game from designers Zoe Lee and James Vaughan and Big Potato Games . In Don’t Get Got, 2-8 players each get a card with 6 secret missions. Over the course of an hour, a day, a...

BGG.CONline airs May 20-21 on twitch with virtual dealer hall Geek Game Shop

BGG.CONline is currently up and in full swing, delivering livestream gaming goodness from 1:00 to 7:00 EDT on May 20 and 21 on BGG’s twitch channel ( https://twitch.tv/boardgamegeektv ). And concurrent with all this content is the newly formed Geek Game Shop ( https://geekgameshop.com/ ), acting as a virtual dealer hall, allowing viewers to purchase new and exciting games.

"With folks isolating at home, games provide a great way to spend time with your family members, and we're glad to support designers and publishers in their efforts to share games with those who...

Tons of new Funko games releases

Funko's original claim to fame was its plethora of Funkopop figures which seemed to have a figurine for almost every pop culture character in existence. They've since branched out into board games using their Funko Games division and released the Funkoverse Strategy Game, which combined their Funkopop figurine experience and extensive catalog of licensed properties, with Prospero Hall's board game design savvy.

This year they've revealed a huge list of games to be added to their catalog, including multiple Funkoverse Strategy Game additions such as Funkoverse Strategy Game Jaws , Funkoverse Strategy Game Back to...

The World Will Be Remade in A War of Whispers: Dark Alliances

Starling Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the first expansion to A War of Whispers , which was published last year. The expansion, A War of Whispers: Dark Alliances , is designed by the original games designer, Jeremy Stoltzfus. The artists are the same as for the original game as well, Tomasz Jedruszek and Dann May. Just as with the original game, the expansion plays 2-4 players, ages 14 and up, in about 30-60 minutes.

A War of Whispers is a competitive game of intrigue using area control as its main mechanism. In the...

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