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Coming From Steve Jackson Games

Coming Soon From Steve Jackson Games Munchkin Board of Health It's a gameboard for Munchkin Cthulhu and Munchkin Zombies -- a dungeon room for every level, plus spaces for the decks and discards, so you can instantly see who's surging ahead recklessly and who's hanging back to eat your brains. Includes two sets of male/female tokens in six colors, and matching colored markers with special in-game bonuses for each player! And you get eight brand-new cards, four for Munchkin Cthulhu and four for Munchkin Zombies. Ogre...

Ares Games at GAMA

Ares Games announced they will be previewing two (Battle of Five Armies & Dino Race) of their upcoming releases at GAMA trade show next week. "The Battle of Five Armies is a two-players game that allows you to re-create the epic conclusion of The Hobbit, the world-renowned masterpiece by J.R.R. Tolkien. One player is in command of the Shadow armies, led by Bolg, son of Azog, the King of the Goblins of Mount Gundabad, and a second player controls the Free Peoples army, composed of Elves, Dwarves and Men. Based on the acclaimed mechanics used in...

Now Read This: Life Hacks: A Netrunner Story

Roughly how I feel when I play Netrunner

"Try on this definition of “mature” and see what you think of it: Maturity means running toward new things, to see what you can learn, where before you ran away from them," writes Leigh Alexander for Shut Up & Sit Down, in an absolutely essential and excellent long-form piece detailing one woman (and her mentor friend, Su&Sd's Quinns) journey as she waded into the murky and vast world of Android: Netrunner . Alexander takes a good, long look into learning what is...

Coming soon from Lion Rampant Imports

Personally Incorrect! Appropriately Inappropriate Hilariously Fun to Play Again and Again The Most Fun You Will Ever Have While Being a Terrible Human Being! Unlike other lame comparison games that try to be cleverly ‘edgy’, Personally Incorrect was designed specifically so that every round will offend people! Why play a tiring game that makes generic statements? Personally Incorrect attacks the people you are playing with - and no one is safe! One player reads a Question Card out to the group, replacing “Insert Name” with the name of a person at the table. The other players then...

Coming in May from Greenbrier Games

Ninja Dice In Ninja Dice, a push-your-luck dice game with a Japanese theme, players compete to see which of them is the greatest Ninja. To play, each player rolls House dice to create unique combinations of challenges. Players roll their Skill dice to come up with ways to beat these challenges. Players can also roll special Fortune faces that boost dice, but only if the dice they are boosting lie in specific positions on the table, a system that is new and unique to games of this kind. Releasing with the...

PC Version of Twilight Struggle Scrapped

Special GMT Update This Special Update is to let you guys know what's happening with the development of our electronic versions of Twilight Struggle. As many of you may remember, when we first put our Electronic PC version of Twilight Struggle on our P500 list, I assured you guys that there was no way I was going to charge your cards or release that game unless I was satisfied that it would deliver a high-quality game experience, comparable to the other most popular boardgame to electronic conversions. Regrettably, after a long and challenging development process, I have...

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...

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