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Pirate Den on Kickstarter

Pirate Den is a pirate-themed bluffing game for 3 to 5 players ages 14 and up that plays in less than 30 minutes. It's ideal for casual gamers looking for a fun time as well as deeper strategy players looking for a quick filler. Adding rum to the mix makes for a great evening of gaming with a truly fun and engaging pirate theme! It's the golden age of sail and each player takes on the role of legendary pirate captains plundering the seas. The British East Indies Company, the Dutch East Indies Company,...

Galaxy Defenders Arriving Soon

Galaxy Defenders will be arriving at retail locations on March 17. Initially, publisher Ares Games launched the kickstarter project last year and funded in April for $180,252 with a goal of $40,000. This is a thematic, cooperative, science fiction game of alien invasion. Players become an agent with special powers defending Earth in a story driven campaign. Missions can have a variety of endings, which then affects the story. A card deck controls the attacking aliens, with the card drawn determining which type of aliens are activated that turn. The 6.5 pound base set comes with 28...

Happy Birthday! The Game of Giving

Happy Birthday! is the hilarious game where players of all ages surprise each other with outrageous and cool gifts. Players give each other gifts from their hand, when the gifted player choses which gift is the best, the player who gifted it receives points. The player who gives the best gifts and scores the most points wins! So easy and fun kids will start laughing as soon as they open the box, turning any event into a party. Happy Birthday! is ideal for kids’ birthday parties too! Happy Birthday! will be released next month.

Pack of Heroes: A Superhero Card Game

Pack of Heroes is a superhero card game from the designer of Sushi Go!, Dungeon Raiders and Archaeology! Choose your very own team of superheroes from the 40 unique heroes in the game. Then fight your opponent in an all-out tactical battle with surprising super powers and killer combinations! Whichever team wins will be declared the official superhero team of Power City! Pack of Heroes is set in a fun parallel universe of vintage comics. Each hero card features amazing artwork, fun stats and an origin story. The game even comes with a 12...

Baseball Highlights 2045 on Kickstarter

Baseball Highlights 2045 - New Card Game by Mike Fitzgerald American baseball was on its last legs as a spectator sport. Football had become the predominant national pastime — that is until the year 2032, the year baseball decided to revolutionize the game and regain the throne! Starting in 2032, baseball games were shortened to six innings. Pitchers were encouraged to have bionic arm implants to improve their pitching. These cyborgs, or 'Borgs as they're affectionately known, were immediately popular and soon ruled the league. In 2041, robotic players were introduced to get more offense back into...

R&R Games for all ages!

R&R Games have announced the following: R&R Games, long known for providing fun and memorable game experiences for all ages, will break out its biggest line-up of new games in the company’s history at the American International Toy Fair in New York City on February 16-19, Booth 6131. “Board games are hotter than ever, and we’re kicking off 2014 with our largest, most exciting presentation ever,” said Frank DiLorenzo, President of R&R Games. “Our new games will engage and delight everyone from the casual gamer to the board game enthusiast, and we’ll be playing them all...

Android: Netrunner - The Spaces Between

New Android Netrunner Data Pack Fantasy Flight Games has announced the second data pack in the Lunar Cycle, The Spaces Between. In this new pack each faction will get a new current. Currents are events and operations that have have affects that are not immediately resolved and card discarded. These new cards remain in play and are not susceptible to ice, being stolen, or trashed by Runners. Currents "are not trashed until another current is played or agenda [stolen or scored]." The Spaces Between adds another layer to Android: Netrunner and will be...

Assault at Imdaar Alpha, X-Wing Miniatures

Drooling over the fourth wave of X-Wing Miniatures? How about some preview copies? Fantasy Flight Games is going to have a worldwide event called Assault at Imdaar Alpha . This is going to be pre-release tournaments taking place from May 30 to June 1. Participating retail stores will have tournament kits that will be prizes for winners. They include one of each fourth wave ship: Z-95 Headhunter, TIE Defender, E-Wing, TIE Phantom. Also included are multiple copies of the Bandit Squadron Pilot with extended art. As a...

Osprey Publishing establishes Games Division

An Osprey Publishing Press Release Osprey Publishing is expanding its product list with the creation of a dedicated games division. Osprey Games will follow the great successes enjoyed by our miniature wargaming lines with new products and will also eexpand to include board and card games, allowing us to both strengthen and diversify our position in these thriving niche sectors. We are also recruiting for a Games Developer to edit and project manage these new products. With the 2008 release of Field of Glory in collaboration with Slitherine Strategies Ltd, Osprey Publishing began to...

Kickstart The Ancient World

In an ancient world forgotten by time, enormous titans terrorize the land. The five tribes have been fleeing from the titans for centuries, but things are about to change. Growing kingdoms pledge to end the reign of terror, determined to take on the titans and make the world a safer place for all. Each kingdom competes to attract the tribes, eager for the strength of the combined peoples, who are now leaving behind old traditions with the hope that the titans can be defeated once and for all. In The Ancient World, players compete to grow the...

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