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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...

Settlers of Catan sells over 18 million copies!

From an article on ICV2: Mayfair Games sold around 370,000 copies of the Settlers of Catan English language base game in 2013, a Mayfair spokesperson told ICv2. We asked because in a New Yorker profile of game designer Klaus Teuber, the magazine reported that Mayfair had sold over 750,000 Catan-related products in 2013, and we were curious how many of those were base games. The answer is roughly half. Over 18 million copies of the game have been sold worldwide to date. Mayfair hopes to sell 500,000 copies of...

Marvel Dice Masters

Today WizKids announced a little preview of their upcoming of their upcoming title Marvel Dice Masters. This is a collectible dice building game designed by Michael Elliot and Eric Lang for two players. Kicking things off for the new tabletop game is Avengers vs X-Men next month! Built upon the dice building mechanic in their Quarriors! game, players will engage in a one on one battle for victory. Using various heroes like Spider-Man, Wolverine, and Thor players deal damage to each other until one player runs out of life. Avengers vs X-Men...

This Will Be A Triumph: Portal, the Board Game

Announced just recently , Cyrpozoic Entertainment and Valve Software have joined forces and will be producing a board game based on the wildly popular, meme-spawning, cake-veracity-doubting video game series Portal . Cryptozoic is no stranger to licensed products, having released games based on The Walking Dead, the web-comic Penny Arcade, and Joe Hill's comic book Locke & Key. Valve is no stranger to quality, having brought about the black hole of money and time that is Steam, as well as many of the highest-regarded games of the past fifteen...

"The Walking Dead" The Prison - Board Game

This stand alone board game takes you inside the world of Robert Kirkman's "The Walking Dead" and...The Prison! After months in the wild and on the run, Rick, Lori, Andrea, Glenn and the rest of the survivors find the ultimate survival spot outside Atlanta, Georgia: a fenced in prison, still in good condition. Of course, it’s filled with zombies that need to be cleared, and before the survivors can do that they learn all to quickly that they aren’t the only survivors seeking refuge inside the prison. With existing tenants (Dexter, Axel, Thomas and Andrew) to handle...

Keep Cool Re-release!

Due to popular demand, KEEP COOL has been re-released by publishers Spieltrieb, after several years being out of stock. The new release was made possible thanks to last year's crowdfunding campaign on the German Startnext platform, which was initiated by KEEP COOL and Spieltrieb together with scientists of the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. KEEP COOL gives a fun insight into international climate politics and is suitable not only to play as a game for private enjoyment but also as an educational tool. Fun playing the game and learning...

Stronghold Games and MESAboardgames Announce PANAMAX

Stronghold Games and MESAboardgames are proud to announce jointly a major 2014 hobby board game release, Panamax , an economic game of ship and cargo movement through the Panama Canal. The release of Panamax is timed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal, still one of the most important and impressive engineering achievements of modern times. Its economic impact developed the region and changed shipping worldwide. Ships around the world are built to a maximum size specifically to be able to traverse the Canal. These ships are called PANAMAX. ...

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