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What will be the Legacy of Gravehold?

Indie Boards and Cards has Kickstarted another entry into the Aeon’s End universe, Aeon’s End: Legacy of Gravehold , which is designed by Sydney Engelstein and Nick Little. The game plays 1-4 players, ages 14 and up, in about an hour.

Aeon’s End: Legacy of Gravehold is billed as the “epic conclusion” to the story that began with Aeon’s End: Legacy . The cooperative nature of the game continues in Legacy of Gravehold , but the players must choose which group of mages they want to fight along with as there is a...

In Other News - Andor, Avatar, Subastral, Capstone Games releases, and a Great Western Trail Trilogy

Venture into a land of fantasy and legend designed by Michael Menzel, and Inka and Markus Brand! In this cooperative family game for 2-4 players, each player chooses either the magician, the warrior, the archer, or the dwarf, as they venture into a land of fantasy and legend. Andor: The Family Fantasy Game features more approachable gameplay for younger players that is similar to Legends of Andor and makes it a great introduction to the Legends of Andor series of games. Expect each game to last 30-45 minutes.

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Brew combines area control & worker placement

Pandasaurus Games has announced Brew , a game that combines area control and worker placement. Two to four players are mystics trying to bring balance back to the forest after time has shattered, causing all seasons and times of day to occur concurrently. Each mystic has a variable player power.

Each round all players simultaneously roll the six dice in their dice pool. Then players take turns placing a die, either on a forest space to attempt to control it at the end of the round or on a worker placement spot in the village...

Warhammer Quest: Cursed City and other new board games from Games Workshop

Games Workshop have announced new board games to be released in 2021 which generally appear to be introductory games into the larger Warhammer universe ... except for Warhammer Quest: Cursed City .

Warhammer: Age of Sigmar - Bladeborn is a 2 player skirmish game, which can be played by those aged 12+ in around 30 minutes, where the Kagrah's Ravagers warband battles the Godsworn Hunt warband to earn a place in an army led by Archaven Everchosen (who has impressive credentials such as " Greatest of the Dark...

Gamora coming to Marvel Champions

Fantasy Flight Games has announced the Gamora Hero Pack for Marvel Champions: The Card Game . Gamora adheres to the Aggression aspect, however she is unique in that her deck can include up to six cards from other aspects. Her pre-built deck has event cards from the Protection and Justice aspects. Gamora's hero card displays the traits of a Guardian , while her alter ego brings out her Outlaw nature. In the pre-built deck, Gamora's ally is Nebula . When Nebula enters play, she allows...

4 new titles crowdfunding on Gamefound

Gamefound has announced a number of new projects coming to the burgeoning crowdfunding network in the coming months.

First is Skyrim the Board Game coming from Modiphius Entertainment . Chapter V of the Elder Scrolls saga from Bethesda Softworks , Skyrim is one of the most popular fantasy sandbox video games of the past decade. Players roam the frozen lands of Skyrim, fighting monsters, improving skills, and unraveling the mystery behind the return of the dragons, and the link to the dragonborn. Not a lot of details are known about the...

Robinson Crusoe Collector's Edition coming to GameFound

Polish powerhouses Portal Games and Awaken Realms have teamed up and announced Robinson Crusoe: Collector’s Edition coming soon to the GameFound crowdfunding site. Robinson Crusoe: Adventure on the Cursed Island (2012) from designer Ignacy Trzewiczek is a co-op adventure board game which pits 1-4 players alone on an island, trying to survive in the face of a variety of dangers. The game, ranked in the top 100 on BoardGameGeek, is (in)famous for its immersive tension, and for its greater than average difficulty. This is not the first time...

Kickstarter explodes with Terraforming Mars, Batman, Root, Tiny Epic Dungeons, and more!

Kickstarter has exploded with a number of epic projects which makes February a tough month to budget which games to back.

Zombicide: Undead or Alive moves the popular Zombicide franchise to the Wild West and promises rules updates along with a faster setup. This iteration features classes with unique abilities, balconies with improved line of sight, a train barreling through the board, a gattling gun to mow down the hordes, and dynamite to take down crowds of the undead. There's also an expansion, Zombicide: Guns & Gears , which brings Steampunk to the Wild West. The...

Legend of the Five Rings coming to a close

Fantasy Flight Games (FFG) has announced that Under Fu Leng's Shadow, the upcoming premium expansion for Legend of the Five Rings: the Card Game , will be the final content for the living card game. FFG first published L5R CCG content in 2017. Over the last four years, they have released five cycles of Dynasty Packs, seven Clan Packs, and three premium expansions. In their announcement , FFG noted that other games in the L5R setting of Rokugan currently are in development. There are also novels and an RPG to further immerse yourself in the setting....

Summoner Wars 2d coming soon

Plaid Hat Games has announced that pre-orders for Summoner Wars second edition will open March 1, 2021. In Summoner Wars, two to four players take control of unique factions, summoning warriors to the battlefied and raining down spells.

The original release of Summoner Wars was in 2009. Since then there have been numerous expansions bringing new factions to the fray. The new second edition will revisit the ruleset, and thus will not be compatible with first edition. Colby Dauch is the designer of the original version and the second edition. The new edition will feature...

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