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A New Campaign for The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth

Fantasy Flight Games recently announced a new campaign for its highly-regarded game, The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth. The new campaign, The Haunting of Dale , is comprised of two parts: a downloadable campaign for The Haunting of Dale and the Dwellers in Darkness figure pack. The downloadable game requires both the core set from the original game and the Shadowed Paths expansion in order to play it.

In the Haunting of Dale campaign, the players will find thirteen new adventures to play, this time set in the kingdom of Dale. King...

The Legend Comes to an End

Kolassal Games has announced a Kickstarter campaign for what is billed as “the final chapter of the Western Legends Saga,” Western Legends: Blood Money . This expansion is designed by the original game’s designer, Hervé Lemaître, with artwork provided by Roland MacDonald. The game plays 2-6 players, ages 14 and up, in 60-90 minutes.

Western Legends: Blood Money introduces new game play elements of its own to the Western Legends base game. The new game modes use both features and modules that can be introduced including injury cards, a risk die, a...

Look Out for Opportunities in Arkwright: The Card Game

Game Brewer has announced a Kickstarter campaign for the card game version of the heavy economic game, Arkwright . Arkwright: The Card Game is designed by the original game’s designer, Stefan Risthaus, and the artwork is provided by Mehdi Merrouche. The game plays 2-4 players, ages 12 and up, in 60-100 minutes.

According to the Kickstarter page for Arkwright: The Card Game , the game play is more streamlined than the board game version, although the economic nature of the game remains. The players are 18th century entrepreneurs, building factories, hiring workers to man the...

In WWE Cage Battle, can you smell what WizKidz is cooking?!?!

WizKidz has announced WWE Cage Battle , a dice flicking game for two to four players. This is an IP re-implementation of 2016 release Kung Fu Zoo . Both games are designed by Charlie Price. There is a sunken square playing surface with holes in the corners. Players each form a team of four wrestlers, then flick custom dice from the ridges on the edge in an effort to knock your opponents dice into the holes in the corners. Finesse is required, because if you flick your dice out of the ring, they are unavailable for...

Save the Village? Or Devour It? Ultimate Werewolf Extreme is Coming!

Bezier Games has announced a Kickstarter campaign for the latest in its Werewolf series of games, Ultimate Werewolf Extreme . The game was designed by Aaron Newman and Ted Alspach. The brand new artwork for the game was supplied by Simon Aan and Christine Mitzuk. This party-style social deduction game plays 3-25 players, ages 8 and up, in 30-60 minutes.

There are key differences between Ultimate Werewolf Extreme and other Werewolf-style games you may have seen, the foremost being the moderator app. Bezier Games has used apps in several of its Werewolf games and...

Starling Games announces Flourish, a fast card drafting game from the designers of Everdell

Starling Games and designers James A. and Clarissa A. Wilson ( Everdell ) have announced a new card drafting game Flourish . Flourish plays 1-7 players in 20-30 minutes and is themed around creating the most beautiful and varied garden. The deck of cards in Flourish contains 5 colored suits of flowers, plus themes such as paths, yards and beehives. Players strive to gather sets of flowers and follow the scoring on the cards played.

The idea behind Flourish was to create...

Wizards of the Coast announces Dungeons and Dragons Great Dalmuti

“Sometimes you roll a 1...

… and sometimes you roll a 20 and crush it! In the Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Game, the dice may control your fate, but in The Great Dalmuti, it’s about how cleverly you play the cards you’re dealt. One round you’re polishing your royal crown, and the next you’re whacking rats in a filthy alley. It’s a gloat-filled, winner-take-all contest in this D&D-themed version of the classic card game.”

The Great Dalmuti (1995) by Magic the Gathering designer Richard Garfield remains one of the...

It Is Always Darkest Before Dawn

CMON Limited has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the sequel to its overwhelmingly popular dungeon-crawler Massive Darkness 2 , called Massive Darkness 2: Hellscape . The game is designed by the team of Alex Olteanu and Marco Portugal, with the artwork supplied by Edouard Guiton. The game plays 1-6 players, ages 14 and up.

Massive Darkness 2: Hellscape does not require Massive Darkness in order to play. It is a complete, stand-alone game in and of itself. Massive Darkness 2: Hellscape introduces the role of Lightbringers who fight the forces of Hell in order to...

In Quest, Whose Side Are You On?

Quest , a new social deduction game by Don Eskridge, the same designer behind both The Resistance and Avalon , has been launched on Kickstarter by Indie Game Studios. Quest plays with as few as 4 players, but as many as 10! The game plays in about 30 minutes.

In Quest , the players are either for or against King Arthur, who hurriedly puts together some quests so that he can tip the balance of the kingdom's fate back in his favor. Those on Arthur's side use magic spells and amulets to...

Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn is rising from the ashes

Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn is living up to its name. Fifteen months after publisher Plaid Hat Games announced the end of Ashes, the game is coming back with a version 1.5 upgrade kit followed by planned expansions. The upgrade kit, dubbed Ashes: Reborn, is being produced through a partnership between Plaid Hat Games and Team Covenant. Team Covenant is using a player driven production model, somewhat similar to GMT's P500 , where the physical printing of the new content will occur once a threshold of consumers have signed up to purchase...

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