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Against the Odds Annual 2013

Coming this March from Clash of Arms La Bataille de Vauchamps La Bataille de Vauchamps is forever known as the Goat of Waterloo and the year before, 1814, saw Grouchy’s finest hour. For the casual reader who looks into the 100 Days and the Waterloo Campaign, they may be wondering who is Grouchy and why Napoleon would give him a third of his army and depend on him to keep Blücher’s Prussians far fromWellington? In context of Grouchy’s performance, it’s a very reasonable question. The answer requires reader to goes back to February,1814, where-at the Battle of...

New Games From IELLO This March

Piña Pirata As captain of a pirate crew, your ultimate goal is to find the most incredible treasure of all times: the Golden Pineapple. The map leading to it has been cut in parts long time ago, and hidden in different places of the Caribbean Sea. In order to win the game, you will have to face and overcome all the other pirates also searching the Golden Pineapple map. Play your cards wisely to find the treasure and become a pirate of legends! Piña Pirata is played in rounds. At each round, every player receives...

Rising Sun: Samurai Sword Expansion

The struggle between the Shogun and the Ninjas has come to a turning point: Will the noble Samurai continue to protect the Empire at the cost of their lives, now that the fates of two Ronin are intertwined in their battle for Honor? Who will seize power in the land of the Rising Sun? Rising Sun, the keenly awaited expansion for Samurai Sword, will be available in the finest European game stores in April and will reach the U.S. in May. This expansion will lead players back into the Japanese world of Samurai and Ninjas. It...

Kill Shakespeare

Protect the realm from King Richard, Lady MacBeth and their dark army! Kill Shakespeare is a co-op adventure for two to four players brings the greatest characters of Shakespearean literature to life in a shared universe rife with peril. Players will go on quests assigned by the bard himself in an attempt to prove themselves worthy of taking over as protector of the realm. The game is based on the popular graphic novel of the same name.

Kill Shakespeare is on Kickstarter until March 15, 2014...

MeepleSource Character Meeples!

Upgrade your board games by replacing boring pawns with amazing Character Meeples! Meeple Source is crowdfunding 50+ new character meeple designs to choose from. From the Meeple Source Kickstarter: We started making full-color, detailed Character Meeples in 2011. While our current product line has slowly grown to include more than 30 Character Meeples , we have received tons of requests for more! Rather than releasing only a few of the ideas at a time, slowly over the course of the next few years, we want to work together with you, our backers, to...

Games in the Main Stream: Klaus Teuber

Games in the Main Stream: Klaus Teuber, the creator of Settlers of Catan Bringing up the hobby with a stranger can probably elicit one of two reactions: "You mean like, Monopoly ?" or "You mean like, Settlers of Catan ? " This is, of course, a vast generalization, but a good example of the two worlds of board gaming. In what appears to be an ongoing segment here at Dice Tower News, we will once again bring your attention to an excellent article profiling...

Star Realms Deckbuilding Game

New from White Wizard Games Star Realms is a spaceship combat deckbuilding game designed by Magic Pro Tour Champions and Hall of Famers Darwin Kastle and Rob Dougherty (developer and cofounder of the Ascension Deckbuilding Game). The game offers all the thrills of traditional trading card game style combat, combined with the fun of a deckbuilding game. Play powerful ships, destroy enemy bases or blast your opponent directly on your way to victory! The game fits entirely in a deckbox and supports two players! Use additional copies of the game to create multi-player...

Arcadia Quest

Cool Mini or Not (Super Dungeon Explore & Zombicide) have announced a new adventure, fantasy, miniature game by designer Eric Lang (Chaos in the Old World, Star Wars: The Card Game, Warhammer: Invasion).

Arcadia Quest is an exciting new adventure board game created by Eric Lang, Thiago Aranha, Fred Perret and Guilherme Goulart. It is a campaign-based game for 2 to 4 players, where each player controls a guild of three unique heroes, facing off against the other players and the various monsters controlled by the game. Players need to accomplish a series of quests in...

War of Kings

War of Kings is an epic level game combining the resource management of a civilization building game with the strategy and combat of an area control game. The king has died, and players represent leading warlords vying for supremacy, and ultimately the throne. War of Kings plays 2-6 players and features gorgeous artwork and miniatures. Players take turns concurrently so there's no downtime. Maneuver your troops to capture enemy fortresses or unleash the NPC maurading horde on unsuspecting victims. War of Kings is on Kickstarter now and has already passed its funding goal. The base...

COUNTERBLAST: Adventure Battle Game

Counterblast is an adventure battle game set in an alternate Earth future past where humans join forces and technologies with several alien species to protect freedom throughout the Milky Way galaxy, particularly a region of space known as the Outer Reaches.. COUNTERBLAST mixes classic pulp sci-fi adventure with fast paced action and cinematic thrills, evocative of the serials and pulp anthologies that have captivated the imaginations of previous generations. Counterblast features the high-quality work of Bombshell Miniatures.

Counterblast is on Kickstarter until March 15. You can...

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