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The OP Announces Risk: Warhammer 40K Edition

Lock and load, Space Marines! Your Emperor needs you! The OP (or the game publisher formerly known as Usaopoly) has announced Risk : Warhammer 40,000 , the latest re-themed classic game to result from its partnership with Games Workshop . Set on the planet Vigilus during the War of Beasts , players take command of one of five unique factions as they seek to dominate their opponent.

Players can choose to play as the Ultramarines, Orks, Chaos Space Marines, Aeldari Craftworlds, and Gestealer Cults. Each faction comes with Leader tokens...

Revisit Castle Wolfenstein in 3D again, this time at a table with friends

Wolfenstein is a game series that has evolved a lot over the years, ever since it's original release in 1981 on the Apple II. Even though the series really took off later in 1992 with Wolfenstein 3D , it's never stopped trying to do something different at each generational leap. This is why Wolfenstein: The Board Game , published Archon Studio and on Kickstarter right now, is so intriguing: it keeps with the trend of trying something new and doing it boldly. Sure, this is at it's roots a cooperative dungeon...

Aconyte announces Twilight Imperium novel The Fractured Void

“A brave starship crew is drawn into the schemes of interplanetary powers competing for galactic domination in this epic space opera from the best-selling strategic boardgame, Twilight Imperium.”

Aconyte , the fiction literature side of Asmodee , has announced a new book set in the Twilight Imperium Universe, our favorite day-long 4X game. The Fractured Void , by award winning author Tim Pratt , visits the interstellar conflict between alien races in their ultimate goal to take over Mecatol Rex! The cover copy of the new book reads...

Grey Fox Games puts virus fighting, real time, dexterity game For Science! on KS

“You were never supposed to be the ones standing between the Earth and viral annihilation. So many other groups were better connected, better funded, better equipped, and had much nicer glossy brochures.”

Grey Fox Games and designer R. Eric Reuss ( Spirit Island ) have a new Kickstarter Campaign for the real time dexterity game For Science! In For Science, 1-6 players work together to design, then build cures for diseases, all within a 15 minute time limit. Players take on various roles,...

Tales from the Loop: The Boardgame now on KS

“The facility was completed in 1969, located deep below the pastoral suburban countryside, outside of the big city. The local population called this marvel of technology the Loop.”

Tales from the Loop started as a narrative art book from author Simon Stålenhag , and was later turned into the award winning role playing game in 2017. In Tales from the Loop, a giant particle accelerator was built under Sweden from 1954-1969. When the “Loop” came online, strange things began to happen – mysterious creatures began to show up, and machines...

Mighty Boards announces Dávid Turczi's Excavation Earth on KS

“In Excavation Earth, you lead a race of alien explorers on their quest to excavate human artifacts and curate the ultimate art collection, and most importantly cash in big!”

Mighty Boards , the makers of Petrichor , Vengeance and Posthuman , has a Kickstarter Campaign ongoing for Excavation Earth , a heavy economic euro game from designers Gordon Calleja ( Posthuman ), Dávid Turczi ( Anachrony ), and Wai Yee ( Pocket...

Blacklist Games Kickstarts Miniatures

Many of you may know Blacklist Games from there extremely successsful cooperative miniatures police-themed game - Brook City , designed by Adam and Brady Sadler. The game was chock full of beautiful miniatures! Well, they have taken that experience at making miniatures and have recently released a Kickstarter featuring 70 commonly used class and monsters (including a huge dragon).

"Blacklist Miniatures will focus entirely on producing high quality, highly detailed, pre-assembled plastic miniatures to be used in any type of game. Blacklist Miniatures: Fantasy Series 1 , our first miniatures line, is not...

Funhill Games introduces another Faith-based Game on KS

Anyone familiar with any of Funhill Games' previous releases ( Wisdom of Solmon and Kings of Israel ) will be really excited about their latest release ( now on Kickstarter) - Disciple Detective - designed by Lance Hill.

Disciple Detective is a faith-based game (as its predecessors) deduction game in which you are guessing disciples. Especially exciting to this game is the fact that it comes with erasable markers and writeable/erasable cards to make replayability easy and eliminate the need of storing or replacing sheets.

Game-play-wise, the game is interesting...

Last Aurora is Coming to Ares Games

Ares Gaes has announced that it will publish the English edition of Last Aurora , a game that funded on Kickstarter last year. The game was designed by Marco Chiabotto and originally published by Pendragon Game Studio. The retail release of the game is expected over the summer of 2020.

Last Aurora plays 1-4 players, ages 14 and up, in 60-90 minutes. Last Aurora is a competitive post-apocalyptic game in which the players are the leaders of crews who are trying to reach the last icebreaker ship, the Aurora, in the frozen wasteland in...

Coffee bean spelling game Jabuka announced

“In a very strange time in our world, a couple of things remain as constants - coffee and games.”

Jabuka is a new coffee themed word game from first time designer Martin Russocki and Jabuka Games . Martin was inspired by playing with and twirling coffee beans, while contemplating spelling games and language skills. In Jabuka, players draw wooden coffee beans from a bag, each with one or two letters on one side. Jabuka is remniscent of tile spelling games such as Bananagrams or Scrabble , except...

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