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The newest Kodamaverse game, Kodama Forest, grows onto KS

The growing season has come once again, and the forest is ready to bloom! The magical Kodama spirits are here to guide the forests’ growth, but only the lushest and beautiful landscapes will become their homes.”

Indie Boards and Cards has started a Kickstarter Campaign for the tile placement game Kodama Forest from designers Jenny Iglesias and Kevin Riley . Kodama Forest is the newest game in the Kodamaverse, “following in the spirit of Kodama: The Tree Spirits (2016), Kokoro:...

theOP and AEG team up to bring Smash Up: Marvel this fall

“The Mightiest Rivals Meet for Battle This Fall in The Op’s Smash Up: Marvel”

Last year, Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) and theOP (formerly USAopoly) entered into an agreement to bring licensed characters into AEG’s massive card game Smash Up . Smash Up (2012) by Paul Peterson is known for allowing players to “smash together” two themed decks to create one unique 40-card deck. With this newly created, eclectic band of warriors, 2-4 players do battle trying to take over bases in the main play area. Smash...

Asmodee Offers Free “Print & Play” Downloadable Board Games For Families To Enjoy While Staying at Home

Asmodee has released a set of free downloadable board games as part of its new “Print & Play” initiative. The free board games allow gamers to continue experiencing new games with remaining at home and safe indoors.

In these difficult times due to the Covid-19 worldwide crisis, we at Asmodee are happy to offer families a way to play together from the comfort and safety of their home. We hope that these free ‘Print & Play’ games can offer some measure of relief, adventure and fun for everyone while staying safe at home. --...

Wizards of the Coast offers free Dungeons & Dragons materials

Wizards of the Coast has launched a new program that supports players who Stay at Home and Play at Home. This program is specifically designed for families and has a little something for everyone, whether you are an experienced player in the D&D Adventure League , a casual home gamer, or just interested in learning more about Dungeons & Dragons .

The program just kicked off on 6 April, and new material is released Monday through Friday. Some material may available only for a limited time, so it is worth checking...

Continued COVID-19 Impacts to the Board Game Industry

GAMA announced yesterday that the Origins Game Fair, which was originally scheduled for June 17-21, 2020 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center has been rescheduled for October 7-11, 2020. The decision to reschedule was not one that was taken lightly and multiple individuals were included in the discussion. Trying to keep the board gaming and Columbus communities healthy was a priority in the decision-making process. According to GAMA director John Stacy, " The safety and well-being of the Origins community is our number one priority. Given the current health situation, we believe that it is best to move...

Board&Dice looks to corner the market on complex-to-pronounce games that start with "T": announces Tawantinsuyu

If you love euro games that can twist your tongue and burn your brain, then the contemporary titles from Board&Dice are right up your alley. Their latest announcement is Tawantinsuyu: The Incan Empire. The game is designed by Dávid Turczi, with art by Jakub Skop and Zbigniew Umgelter.

In Tawantinsuyu: The Incan Empire, 1-4 players compete to prove themselves worthy of beign the successor to the Incan Empire. They achieve this through placing five different types of workers (each with a unique ability) on action spaces on the hill beneath Coricancha, The Golden Temple. Within...

Mayday Games Switches to Selling NK95 Masks to Aid in the Corona Virus Fight

With most of the U.S. under some form of stay-at-home order due to Corona virus pandemic, many retail-driven businesses, including board game companies, are facing economic hardship and are looking for other sources of revenue to maintain their business. Mayday Games, publisher of games such as Viceroy and its line of card sleeve products, has taken the unusual approach of jumping into a completely different industry by selling NK95 masks to help provide personal protection against the COVID-19 virus.

With many game stores now closed and direct orders only making up a...

Good news from Looney Labs about Spongebob Fluxx and their continuing strides on social media

A recent email burst from Looney Labs gives us their up-to-date forecast for the next few months as well as a returning focus to social media. On the games front, SpongeBob Fluxx is at the printer and on schedule to be ready shortly after the current release date of Mr. Squarepants' upcoming movie on May 22nd . It is noted with the current situation of Covid-19 that most things, such as movie and game releases, are tentative right now with regards to theaters closing and congested release seasons. However, that does not stop Looney Labs from...

Fantasy Flight Games announces Five New Investigator Start Decks for Arkham Horror: The Card Game

Fantasy Flight Games announces a new type of expansion for the Arkham Horror card game: Investigator Starter Decks. These new Investigator Start Decks introduce all new investigator and allows any player to join a campaign with a pre-built and ready-to-play investigator without having to purchase a Core Set to build the deck. Each starter deck comes with 34-card investigator deck and 26 additional cards to use to upgrade your deck as you player through a campaign. For collectors, these decks are composed of primarily new cards and offer new ways to play...

The Rise of Red Skull brings Marvel Champions its first campaign expansion

Since its release last year, Fantasy Flight Games has provided Marvel Champions continuous expansion support, whether it be in small Hero Pack expansions to add heroes to your game or larger Scenario Expansions to add villains and their schemes for the heroes to defeat. The Rise of Red Skull is the first campaign expansion for Marvel Champions and packs two heroes and five villains and their scenarios in one expansion.

New in this expansion are Spider-Woman and Hawkeye. Hawkeye is armed with his upgradable bow and can deal damage...

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