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Renegade Games Studios announced new products based on their partnership with Hasbro, Inc . Expect roleplaying and deckbuilding games based on G.I. Joe (who have not had a board game since Battleship and Monopoly incarnations in 2009), My Little Pony (who currently only have a collectible card game and themed versions of Hasbro’s mass market games), Transformers (who just recently had their collectible card game from WizKids retire), and more Power Rangers games (a deck-building game has been announced).

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Cthulhu is Coming!

Just in time for Halloween, IELLO has announced a monster pack for its King of Tokyo line of games, the Cthulhu Monster Pack. This monster pack is fully compatible with both the King of Tokyo and King of New York games.

Each of the monster packs brings in new mechanics to the games. Players can plot new strategies using the capabilities of the new monsters. Cthulhu does not go anywhere without his cultist minions, so he brings them along with him. These minions are basically monster food, allowing the monsters to gain more...

More Dinosaurs Are Always a Good Thing!

Pandasaurus Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for not one, but two games in the Dinosaur Island universe, Dinosaur World and Dinosaur Island: Rawr ‘n Write . The same design team is behind both games: Brian Lewis, David McGregor, and Marissa Misura. The same artists are also supplying the art for both games including Kwanchai Moriya, Stevo Torres, and Andrew Thompson, while Joe Shawcross is helping with the art on Dinosaur World exclusively.

Dinosaur World plays 2-4 players, ages 10 and up, in anywhere from an hour to 2...

Reclaim Control of Your Destiny! You Are the Hero!

Serious Poulp has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its reimplementation of the highly successful 7th Continent . The new game is entitled The 7th Citadel and the same two designers of the original game are behind this one, Ludovic Roudy and Bruno Sautter. Roudy also provides the artwork for the game, which plays 1-4 players, ages 14 and up, 5-1000 minutes. Yeah, you read that right!

Unlike its predecessor, The 7th Citadel is set in a post-apocalyptic medieval fantasy world which has been taken over by the Burrowers, a race of wormlike creatures,...

Create wildlife habitats in Cascadia

Flatout Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Cascadia , a tile-placement set collection game of creating habitats in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S. for one to four players. The tiles in Cascadia are hexagons that either are all of one habitat or split between two habitats, from the game's five habitat types. Each tile will support one or two types of wildlife from the game's five types of wildlife. Each player starts with their own habitat starter, comprised of three habitat hexes. In setup, there will be randomized pairings of habitat tiles and wildlife tokens....

Will You Hold on to Your Sanity?

Adreama Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Machina Arcana , which was originally published in 2014 and the second edition was published in 2019. This third edition Kickstarter campaign introduces another expansion to the game, To Eternity . The game is designed by Juraj Bilich with artwork provided by a slew of artists. The game plays 1-4 players, ages 14 and up, in about 2.5 to 3 hours.

For those unfamiliar with the game, Machina Archana is a cooperative dungeon crawl in which the players are intrepid explorers who are confronting the...

In Other News - Warhammer, Dragonland, Igliari, and Asmodee Digital

Barnes and Noble have added more games set in the Warhammer universe to their growing line of Games Workshop products aimed at the entry level market. Space Marine Adventures: Rise of the Orks and Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Crypt Hunters are both current available exclusively at Barnes & Noble . Space Marine Adventures: Rise of the Orks is a 1-5 player, cooperative, game where swarms of Orks try to take over the position held by the Space Marines who are defending a shield generator. Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Crypt Hunters ...

Are You Up for Another Escape?

Board & Dice has announced the third game in its Escape Tales line of games, Escape Tales: Children of Wyrmwoods . The game follows the two previously well-received games in the line, which have now 100,000 printed copies. The latest game in the series is designed by Jakub Caban and Bartosz Idzikowski, with artwork supplied by Jakub Fajtanowski and Alexander Zawada. The game supports 1-4 players.

This third game in the Escape Tales line is a stand alone game and you do not need to have played the other two games in order to...

Oh frabjous day! HeroQuest returns!

“Deep inside another dimension, face battling barbarians and evil magic on a quest for adventure in a maze of monsters. This is HeroQuest, the fantasy adventure game, where winning means mastering the art of combat and magic. Once you get into it, you'll never be the same.”

Let me bring you back, dear readers, to a simpler time… In 1989, Milton Bradley , in collaboration with Games Workshop , created the iconic game HeroQuest , widely considered one of the foundational RPG, dungeon-crawl board game systems. Designed by Stephen...

Civilization deck-building game Imperium coming in 2021

Osprey Games has announced Imperium: Classics and Imperium: Legends , two standalone, combinable civilization deck-building games. Each version contains eight asymmetric historical factions to choose between, as well as a solo mode for each civilization to be your opponent. Imperium: Classics contains the Carthaginian, Celt, Greek, Macedonian, Persian, Roman, Scythian, and Viking civilizations. Imperium: Legends contains the Arthurian, Atlantian, Egyptian, Mauryan, Minoan, Olmec, Qin, and Utopian civilizations. In Imperium, 1-4 players navigate the traditional civ tropes of scientific and cultural advancements, fending off threats of attack, managing unrest, and expansion. Games can include factions from...

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