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Oddball Aeronauts: Pirates vs the Pendragon

Oddball Aeronauts is a light strategy, fast card game. Pick a Skill. Decide how many cards to play. Compare with your opponent to determine the result. Use special abilities to swing things your way where you can. You win the game when your opponent has discarded all their cards. Oddball Aeronauts is the first offering from UK based Maverick:Muse. Because oddball Aeronauts doesn't require a surface to play on it can literally be played anywhere! Oddball Aeronauts is currently on Kickstarter and has already garnered 40% of their £15,000 goal. A £15...

Mob Town

Towns are yours for the taking in Mob Town ! The local rats, sharks, foxes, snakes, and weasels will help you get a piece of the action! Play starts by building the town you'll be competing for. Then you can employ the local mobsters to take over factories, hotels, restaurants, and clubs. Mob Town is family friendly and was designed and illustrated by Danny Devine. 5th Street Games is the publisher and this is their eighth Kickstarter project. Mob Town has a $10,000 goal and has already raised two thirds of it as of this post. A $25 pledge...

Lagoon: Land of Druids

Lagoon: Land of Druids is a game about forging the destiny of a world. Players lead circles of druids in search of enchanted sites that offer magic powers and the energy you'll need to bend Lagoon's destiny. Each site belongs to one of three different energies that compete to dominate Lagoon. Every action you take alters the balance of power among these three energies. The energy with the most sites on the board at the end of the game becomes Lagoon's destiny. Position yourself on the winning side of destiny, and you win! ...

Games of Art

The GAMES OF ART Kickstarter project is the latest endeavor of Eagle / Gryphon Games. The project presents three new and different games for which Backers may support & pledge: Games of Art: a book of games, Petite Pastiche, and Fantastiqa: The Rucksack Edition. These games all feature and use wonderful classic & modern art in their design and their game play. When you pledge, you can select any of these games individually, or you may bundle them in various ways for greater savings. You can also add Cubist, Rococo, and Fantastiqa expansions to...

Cryptozoic Announces Hawken: Real Time Card Game

This February, Crptozoic is bringing a real-time two player card game based on the mech video game, Hawken. Your deck of cards contains primary and secondary weapons systems, thrusters, special abilities, and various other high-tech instruments of war. Draw cards and place them onto the table as fast as you can, but be careful or you might overheat! If you don't wish to play a card, place it face down and it acts as cover for the round, absorbing a bit of damage from your opponent. The action is in real-time, but a game...

Cities of Darkscorch, a Fantasy, Rock'n'Roll Board Game

Numero Group has announced a new fantasy, rock themed board game coming this May. In the brave tradition of George and Charles Parker, Milton Bradley, and Gary Gygax comes Cities of Darkscorch —the Numero Group’s embattled first attempt at board game creation. Cities is the playable companion to Warfaring Strangers: Darkscorch Canticles , our 48th mainline release and a harrowing dive into the Stygian caverns of the American hard rock underground. A dice-rolling, card-driven, heavy rock band van ride through a fantasy landscape, Cities of Darkscorch could not begin to exist without Robert Soden,...

Smash Up: Science Fiction Double Feature Expansion, Coming Soon from AEG

Coming this March from AEG! Smash Up is back with even more wild factions in the mix! Science Fiction Double Feature brings four new decks to the base-smashing business with abilities unlike those seen before. Time Travelers allow you to reuse your cards time and time again. Cyborg Apes take actions that attach to your minions to a whole new level. Super Spies use their mojo in espionage to plot out the future of you and your opponents, while finally the Shapeshifters could be anyone... Science Fiction Double Feature is an expansion to the wildly popular card...

Fun Farm, Coming Soon from IELLO

In February, IELLO is publishing a children's, dice rolling, pattern recognition game of farm animal fun. The animals have escaped from the farm! You need to bring them back before they get into trouble and you want to do so faster than your opponents so that you can save more than they can! In the fast-catching game Fun Farm, players compete to spot and catch the animal shown on the cards before all their opponents. Each round, the active player reveals the top card from the deck, placing it next to any others still on the table...

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Coming Soon from Mayfair Games

Coming this April from game designer Leo Colovini is an adventure game of purr-fect spryness. It’s night and you, a clever cat living on rooftops high above the busy city, have a mission. Your lofty goal is simple: become the town’s “Top Cat.” Stealthily moving from roof to roof, stake out as many shelters as you can, connecting with your cat buddies and collecting tribute fish from your fellow felines. With fish you get valuable cans. Collect the most cans and you become Top Cat! To win, you’ve got to navigate the right paths, avoid the dangers...

Stronghold Games Announces Rogue Agent & Voluspa: Order of the Gods

Rogue Agent (LIMITED EDITION) - designed by David Ausloos Stronghold Games has announced preorders for Rogue Agent and Voluspa: Order of the Gods expansion. NOTE : This “Limited Edition” of the game will contain 10 additional Criminal cards. Please note that this will be the only printing of the LIMITED EDITION of Rogue Agent. 2048, Earth. The corrupt government has lost grip on Rain City, a brooding metropolis were crime runs amok, depsite patrolling police squads. This desparate battle has recently seen a new player: a secret Agency of Bounty Hunters, attempting to...

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