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Penny Press

Be a newspaper baron in the yellow journalism era of old New York City. Cover the top stories, and go to press when the time is right! In Penny Press, you run a newspaper in the turn of the century Yellow Journalism era. Various stories from different newsbeats will be added to the board, and you'll be able to place your reporters on them. On each turn, you'll be able to take one action with your reporters (placing or moving them onto stories) or go to press, if you think you're ready! Going to press involves laying...

Star Wars Dice Bags from Fantasy Flight Games

Hold on to your hats, blasters, lightsabers, dice and tokens because Fantasy Flight Games announced a new Star Wars themed dice bags. No, it's not a trap! Fantasy Flight Supply is committed to providing you the best materials to protect, customize, and enhance your games. To that end, each Star Wars Dice Bag provides a handy, durable, and thematic means to transport your Star Wars game components:

• Galactic Empire. Order your components as you would order the galaxy. Nothing shall escape your grasp! •Stormtrooper. Keep your dice and tokens in...

Doomtown: Reloaded Premium Set

AEG posted a picture of the collector's edition, premium set for their upcoming Gen Con release Doomtown: Reloaded. AEG makes a note that this picture does not show all contents of the set. The classic collectible card game Deadlands: Doomtown returns as an Expandable Card Game in Doomtown: Reloaded. Featuring four factions fighting for control of Gomorra, California, Doomtown: Reloaded allows you to build your own deck from a fixed set of cards in the box. Play your dudes to control deeds in the town, and use actions, hexes, and more to thwart your opponents. Shootouts...

Coming Soon - Zombicide Season 3

Cool Mini or Not have some upcoming Zombicide products release very soon, starting with Zombicide Compendium #1 next month. Zombicide Compendium #1 An expansion to the base game, Compendium #1 is a 92-page book entirely devoted to your favorite game! Inside, you’ll find updated versions of all the official Campaigns and Missions published for Season 1, as well as brand new Missions, a precious Designer’s Note, and an exclusive campaign, Boomtown . Season 3 Announced at the end of May, Season 3 will bring 12 new survivors and competitive play to Zombicide...

Coming Soon - Star Wars X-Wing: Rebel Aces

Fantasy Flight Games will be releasing new paint schemes for the B-Wing and A-Wing next month for Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures. Join the Rebellion and fight for freedom across the galaxy with the Rebel Aces Expansion Pack for X-Wing! Featuring two starfighter miniatures with bold, alternative paint schemes, Rebel Aces allows you to represent the heroic pilots who first flew A-wings and B-wings as experimental prototypes. You’ll also find four highly skilled, unique new pilots; thirteen upgrade cards; a dramatic rescue mission, and all the tokens and maneuver dials you need to launch these starfighters...

Through the Ages on Kickstarter

Guide your civilization from Antiquity to the Modern Age as you play Through the Ages - The highest rated Civilization board game of all time! Through the Ages is the All-Time #1 Ranked multi-player (3+ players) board game on Board Game Geek (BGG). In this Vlaada Chavtil masterpiece of game design, players use strategy and resource management to guide their civilizations from Antiquity through the Middle Ages and then into Modern Times. What will your civilization be like? Will it be warlike? Technologically advanced? Religious? Artistic? Choose from Leaders such as Hammurabi, Napoleon, and...

Atomic Dice on Kickstarter

It seems that every board gaming enthusiast is always looking for ways to spruce up their game. Well this Kickstarter campaign, from Dice King Game Designs, might be for you. What's unique about these die are that they're really D6 die on 18 and 24 sides die. That's right - you have 1-6 repeated 3 or 4 times on these unique die. Here's some more info from their KS site: " Well what can I say these dice are just BONKERS!!! I wanted to create a cool set of dice that were absolutely different and FUN to...

Coming Soon - Chimera

Zman Games will be releasing Chimera, a new card game, third quarter 2014 with a pre-release at Gen Con. Chimera is a three-player card game of two against one similar to climbing- and shedding-based card games like Tichu, The Great Dalmuti, Big Two and Beat the Landlord. Each hand, one player is designated Chimera and the other two players team up as Chimera Hunters to defeat the Chimera. Players compete for points in several hands of play by playing sequential pairs, trips, straights and other card combinations, and whoever has scored the most points once...

Twilight Struggle Digital on Kickstarter

Twilight Struggle is a very popular war game that was published in 2005 from GMT Games. It combines several game mechanics such as dice rolling, card management, and area control and is now on Kickstarter to help fund the development of a digital version. The goal is to develop on the iOS, Android, PC, and Linux platforms. To date its more than trippled its 50k funding goal with many stretch goals unlocked (see below): To learn more, as well as fund the project, you can visit the Kickstarter page here .

Zombie Invasions Now Available

Frugal Rock Games announced that Zombie Invasions, a print and play game, is now available. Zombie Invasions is designed by Tavis Dunn. Zombie Invasions is a Zombie Apocalypse Survival Horror Combat System and allows for 2 - 5 players to take on the role of Zombies and Survivors in a strategic turn based fight for survival. Survivors must employ their wits and a selection of weapons in order to defeat wave after wave of shambling nightmares. Meanwhile the Zombie Master who takes control of the horde must use superior numbers and devastating attacks to bring...

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