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The Dead Eye offers solo push-your-luck adventure in 3D

Pleasant Company Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for The Dead Eye , which is a solo game set on a distant Mad Max type world you are trying to escape. The unique art style has a comicbook aesthetic that can be augmented by the included 3D-glasses, however the art also works in 2D. The game is played by attempting runs to reach locations and dealing with encounters along the way. You choose to face or evade drawn encounters. Success or failure of encounters you face is based on whether an individualized number of the bad resource,...

Freedom Five - A Sentinels Comics Board Game announced as the next Dice Tower Essentials title

“There’s no time to lose! Megalopolis is under attack and we’re the only ones who can stop Baron Blade and his criminal cohorts from destroying our city!

Everyone split up and get to work. We’ll meet back at the Freedom Tower to regroup before the trouble gets even worse. These crooks are more powerful and organized than ever before, so be careful and stay alert, heroes!”

The next game in the Dice Tower Essentials line has been announced , and it will be Freedom Five – A Sentinels Comics Board Game ...

There's Coin to Be Made Along the Dark Road

Elf Creek Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the strategy game, Merchants of the Dark Road . The game is designed by Brian Suhre with artwork provided by Andrew Bosley and Matt Paquette. The game plays 1-4 players, ages 12 and up, in 1-2 hours.

In Merchants of the Dark Road , the players are merchants struggling to get their caravans prepared to head outside the safety of the city of Highreach and onto the roads toward the other cities as the dark season of the year arrives. Each player turn allows them to plan their...

Battle Academy uses board game presentation to teach the Pokémon Trading Card Game

The Pokémon Trading Card Game has enjoyed popularity along with it's namesake franchise since it's world debut in 1996 and U.S. release in 1998. While it's arguably not the very first thing people think of nowadays at the mention of the brand, back in the day it certainly was and it has evolved like it's namesake creatures over time and maintained a strong following to date. Part of this is the multi-generational appeal of Pokémon , as generations of fans come and go, start families, and share their fondness for one of Nintendo's best-selling...

TheOP and Asmodee agree to produce licensed versions of Spot It!

“Spot It!’s appeal, especially amongst families and kids, lines up perfectly with The Op’s long history of bringing fun games with a pop culture twist into American living rooms and kitchen tabletops,”

TheOP , formerly USAopoly, masters of all things licensed and I.P. related, have announced a new partnership with Asmodee . Under the agreement, TheOP will be producing multiple licensed variations of the award-winning game Spot It . Spot It (2009), also known as Dobble outside the US, is a pattern matching card game for 2-8 players. Two circular cards are flipped,...

Trick taking game Crash! by Carl Chudyk on KS

“Rid your hand of cards by adding to crazy car pileups! Don’t be left with the biggest wreck in the crash or you will be at fault!”

Czacha Games and Carl Chudyk , the mad genius of card games, have a new Kickstarter project, the car crashing, trick taking hot potato game Crash! Chudyk is known for bizarre, card driven masterpieces such as Red 7 (2014), Glory to Rome (2005) and Innovation (2010). In Crash!, 2-6 players instigate accidents by playing vehicle cards,...

A New Model Coming from BoardGameTables.com

BoardGameTables.com is touting a new "affordable" board game table, the Jasper model. The table has a 3' x 5' playing area, which will seat 6 players, and fit comfortably in most homes.

The Jasper model is available in 3 different colors: dark walnut, natural, and unfinished, although cherry is available through the Kickstarter campaign that the company is currently running. There are multiple accessories available for the Jasper table, including a topper, wine glass holders, drink holders, side shelves, and chairs to match your table.

You can learn more about the table and its Kickstarter campaign...

CMoN brings the power of Grayskull to their next board game

“When Eternia is threatened by Skeletor and his vile minions, the noble Prince Adam holds aloft the Sword of Power and proclaims, “By the Power of Grayskull, I have the power!”, transforming into He-Man!”

CMoN has announced a partnership with Mattel to bring the iconic 1982 characters He-Man, Skeletor, and all the Masters of the Universe characters onto our tabletop. The upcoming Masters of the Universe: The Board Game will be designed by Michael Shinall ( Xenoshyft: Onslaught ) and Leo Almeida ( Starcadia...

TheOp releases frantic rochambeau game Super Cats

“Our pets’ daily routines are becoming more familiar to us as we spend each day staying in, napping, and playing with toys to pass the time, but a quick and easy way to supercharge domestic life is here thanks to our work with GRRRE Games to bring fans this brand new release! Battle the inevitable dog days of summer with a rock-paper-scissors style card game for the whole family. Super Cats is available now, and ‘rochambo’ has never been more ferocious!”

TheOp has released Super Cats , an interesting real...

Free RPG Day to be held July 25

“Participating retailers receive an abundance of new and exclusive RPG adventures, products, and accessories to provide the ultimate day of RPG gaming with giveaways and massive foot traffic.”

Free RPG Day has been an annual event in game stores since 2007, now organized by Gaming Days, LLC. Originally scheduled for June, the world has become more complicated since the outbreak of COVID-19. However, Gaming Days are still determined to hold the event, now scheduled for July 25, 2020. Participating retailers will have “free exclusive printed content for a wide variety of tabletop roleplaying games.”...

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