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VALIANT and CATALYST Partnership

Valiant Entertainment is proud to announce that it has partnered with Catalyst Game Labs to produce role-playing and tabletop games featuring Valiant’s award-winning library of comic book superheroes. The partnership will lead off in mid-2014 with the release of the Valiant Universe RPG —Valiant’s first-ever role-playing game, designed for the Cue System (the Origins and ENnie awards-nominated system first published in Catalyst’s 1950s Rockets/Rayguns/Robots RPG, Cosmic Patrol ). Subsequent releases, spotlighting a wide array of Valiant properties, will follow in 2015 and beyond. The edge between...

Kanban: Automotive Revolution

Stronghold Games Press Release Stronghold Games is proud to announce a major 2014 hobby board game release, Kanban: Automotive Revolution , an interactive resource management and economic strategy game, showcasing the automobile manufacturing process that introduced revolutionary efficiencies during the 1970s and is still in practice today. The term Kanban comes from a scheduling system for lean and just-in-time (JIT) production. This system was first adopted by Japanese automobile manufacturing, leading to a revolution in the automobile industry, enabling great cost reduction via efficiency and automation. Kanban and other systems like it have now transformed manufacturing in...

Doomtown Reloaded Announcement

AEG Announced Doomtown Reloaded Many of you may remember the old CCG game from AEG published in 1998 called Deadlands: Doomtown. It was a popular American West collectible card game that was quite unique due to its poker-like battling system. Well Todd Rowland, Senior Brand Manager at AEG, announced on his Facebook page the upcoming release of Doomtown reloaded. Here's what he had to say: Hello folks! Well as some of you may have figured out, we have a bit of an announcement at GAMA this week, regarding a certain...

New from Patch Products

Stratego Sci-Fi Two armies clash...who will be victorious? Stratego is the classic game of battlefield strategy that has sold over 20 million copies worldwide. For over 50 years, Stratego has thrilled strategy game fans by inspiring them to challenge an opponent and attempt to lead their army to victory. Two players command sci-fi armies and devise plans to deploy troops, using strategic attacks and clever deception to break through the opponent's line and capture the flag! Know It or Blow It Your team will test its knowledge about fun facts like...

Arcane Wonders Press Release

Arcane Wonders' Vice President of Business Development! Arcane Wonders is pleased to announced that on Tuesday, March 18th, Scott Morris will be joining the company as the new Vice President of Business Development! In this role, Scott will focus on sales, marketing and distributor relationships in order to grow Mage Wars the game as well as Arcane Wonders, the company! Scott joins our team after several years of running Crits Happen, the popular table top game review site, where many of you know him better as “Tox”! Prior to joining Arcane Wonders, Scott also spent 15 years...

New from Blue Orange Games

Coming in May from Blue Orange Games Aztack Journey to the age of the legendary Aztecs and build a temple to win the favor of the high priest. Players stack inscribed stones according to the divine law: the stones must match the ones beneath by color of Aztec glyph. Look for opportunities to block your opponent from stacking their stones. Wise choices and strategic moves will help you stack the most stones to rise to the top of the top of the Aztack. For 2 to 4 players, ages 7 and up with a play time of...

Shadow of Nerekhall Preview

Today, Fantasy Flight Games released the rules for their upcoming expansion to Descent: Journeys in the Dark 2nd Edition. In addition, designer Justin Kemppainen shares thoughts on the design of Shadow of Nerekhall. Kemppainen writes, "one of the big goals I had for the design of Shadow of Nerekhall was to provide that feeling of exploration, to allow for those moments when the heroes don’t quite know what’s lurking behind the next door."

As the heroes continue in this story driven expansion, they will face corrupt citizens and delve...

MERCS: Recon on Kickstarter

MERCS: Recon is a fully cooperative, stand-alone game set in the exciting MERCS world. Players infiltrate an opposing MegaCon location, fight through crowded hallways, capture and interrogate employees, find mission objectives, and secure the package. The year is 2184, many decades ago nations merged with corporations to form giant mega-conglomerates called MegaCons. Nations were dissolved and the military folded into the company. These elite military and counter-security units have been given the acronym MERCS. They represent the tip of the spear. They are involved in everything from internal MegaCon security to reconnaissance and clandestine operations. ...

New Kickstarter by Tory Niemann of Alien Frontiers

Pay Dirt, designed by Tory Niemann of Alien Frontiers Pay Dirt is an engine building, worker placement game set in frigid Alaska for 2-4 players. Players are competing to manage and grow their entire mining outfit while acquiring the most gold before the ground is too frozen to dig. The Alaskan countryside is an inhospitable environment, so players will face hardships that affect their entire outfit – not to mention the ever-dropping temperature that will shut down their operation. In Pay Dirt, players start with a small basic crew, an unimpressive claim, mediocre equipment...

Kickstarter - Tuscany: Expand the World of Viticulture

Enhance, elevate, and expand Viticulture: The Strategic Game of Winemaking in this expansion pack from Stonemaier Games. The creators of Euphoria bring you Tuscany , a pack of 9 expansions to Viticulture that unlock ("uncork") every few games as determined by the previous game's winner. What story will you tell as you create the most successful vineyard in Tuscany? Viticulture is a 2-6 player game in which you create a vineyard by planting vines, harvesting grapes, making & selling wine, building structures, and hosting visitors. Tuscany adds asymmetric starting resources, new visitor cards, an extended board, special...

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