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Go, Go, Power Rangers!

Renegade Game Studios, in conjunction with Crowd Ox, have set up pre-orders for their newest Power Ranger game, Power Rangers Deck-Building Game . The game plays 2-4 players, ages 13 and up, in 30-70 minutes.

In Power Rangers Deck Building Game , a competitive game, the players choose to play either as a hero or a villain. The game can be played 1v1, 2v1, or 2v2. After the players have chosen their character and set up their player area, the battle is on! The players use and improve their decks throughout the course of the game...

More Munchkin on the Way

The Op (aka USAOpoly) has released the newest game in the Munchkin line, Munchkin: Disney. Steve Jackson is credited as the game’s designer but no artist is credited. The game plays 3-6 players, ages 10 and up, in 40-60 minutes.

In this version of Munchkin, which the OP is billing as “ the most magical version of Steve Jackson Games’ classic role-playing card game yet,” the players have their choice of roles from villains, heroes, and sidekicks. Then, they must equip themselves before heading off to defeat monsters to get to level 10 in...

Spiel.Digital releases final report on the virtual convention

Spiel.Digital was the first virtual edition of Spiel , the world’s largest board and card game convention. Due to current events, this digital manifestation of everyone’s favorite German convention streamed its way into gamer’s computers from October 22-25. The organizers were very happy with the turnout and reported some final numbers from the convention. 148,000 visitors took part in the convention, and the official livestreams alone recorded more than one million hits. More than 400 publishers from 41 different nations participated, showing off new games, and playing games on virtual tables, using the many...

Llama pickup and deliver game P'achakuna on KS

“In Quencha, the language of the Andes, the word P’achakuna means ‘textiles’. The dyeing of alpaca and llama wool with natural resources has a long tradition in Bolivia/Peru and is still practiced today.”

Treecer , the publisher behind the 2018 Kickstarter project Darwin’s Choice , has announced a new campaign for P’achakuna , a two-player pickup and deliver game taking place in the South American Andes. P’achakuna was developed by two game design students from Zurich University of the Arts , Stefan Kraft , ...

Former Blizard VPs announce game development company Warchief

“Stay a while, and listen” -Deckard Cain

Two former vice-presidents from video game powerhouse Blizzard Entertainment , Chris Metzen and Mike Gilmartin have been working hard to turn a hobby into a dream. Blizzard, as most people know, is one of the most regarded video game development houses, producing the Diablo series, Warcraft in all its forms, and Starcraft . In 2018, after leaving Blizzard, the pair founded Warchief Gaming , originally a gaming club in Orange County dedicated to tabletop games. And while Warchief still operates as...

Queen Games and Stefan Feld bring Kokopelli to KS

“On his first trip to the United States in 2019, Stefan Feld visited the Southwest of the United States, and was inspired by the culture, architecture and artwork of the indigenous people groups there. He immediately wanted to design a game that would highlight these fascinating people and their contribution to the world.”

Queen Games and designer extraordinaire Stefan Feld ( The Castles of Burgundy , Trajan ) have started a new Kickstarter campaign for the board game Kokopelli . Kokopelli is a set collection card game...

Scarlet Witch unleashes chaos magic in Marvel Champions

Fantasy Flight Games has announced the Scarlet Witch Hero Pack for Marvel Champions: The Card Game . The pre-built 40 card deck features the avenger Scarlet Witch and her alter ego, Wanda Maximoff. She adheres to thhe Justice aspect. What makes her unique is her powers involve thinning the encounter deck, so players must be judicious in their use, or they will accumulate acceleration tokens. Additionally, her deck contains two copies of her obligation, Slipping Sanity, which forces players to choose between exhausting or risk gaining threat on the main scheme. Fortunately, Scarlet Witch has...

Shall We Dance?

Lookout Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the long-awaited expansion to one of its most beloved titles, Grand Austria Hotel . This expansion, entitled Grand Austria Hotel: Let’s Waltz , is designed by the designers of the original game, Virginio Gigli and Simone Luciani, with Klemens Franz once again supplying the artwork. The expansion plays 2-4 players, ages 12 and up, in about 90 minutes.

In Grand Austria Hotel: Let’s Waltz , the players can choose between 5 new modules to be added to the base game. You want a Vienna Ballroom? You have it....

Kill the Abominations!

Mythic Games is running a Kickstarter campaign for Darkest Dungeon: The Board Game that only has about a week to go at the time of this writing. The game is designed by Nick Niotis and Argyris Pouggouras with artwork supplied by Christopher Bourassa. Darkest Dungeon: The Board Game , based on the popular video game, plays 1-4 players, ages 14 and up, in 90-120 minutes.

In this cooperative rogue-like dungeon crawler, the players must combat the evil inhabiting the Heir’s mansion. The game features tough tactical choices that the players must make including their starting...

Can You Hear the Call?

Four years ago, Patrick Lysaght and Chara Games published a Bible-based board game, Commissioned , which was given the Dice Tower Seal of Approval. Lysaght is back with a Kickstarter campaign for an expansion entitled Commissioned: The Call , which is expected to deliverer in August 2021. The expansion introduces a solo mode to the game, which now plays 1-6 players, ages 14 and up, in 45-75 minutes.

Commissioned saw players using deck-building mechanics in a cooperative manner to grow the early church. In Commissioned: The Call , new scenarios are introduced that see...

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