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Atlas Games delivers dwarven drunken dice drafting design with Dice Miner on KS

“If you believe that games should have dwarves, dwarves should roll dice, and more people should holler ‘Cheers!’ and share beer, then Dice Miner is for you.”

Atlas Games along with designers Joshua DeBonis and Nikola Risteski (the team behind Isle of Monsters ) have begun a Kickstarter Campaign for Dice Miner , a push your luck, dice drafting game. In Dice Miners, 1-4 players take turns drafting dice from a slanted mountain of dice. The mountain is a slanted pyramid of...

Promoted expansion for Good Cop Bad Cop live on KS

“911 what’s your emergency? Good Cop Bad Cop is back with a third expansion!”

Pull the Pin Games has started a Kickstarter Campaign for Good Cop Bad Cop’s 3rd expansion, Promoted . Good Cop Bad Cop (2014) by designers Brian Henk and Clayton Skancke is a beloved social deduction game in a world of honest and crooked police. 4-8 players are each dealt 3 hidden Alignment Cards, placed face down in front of them. If a player has more crooked alignment...

Upcoming escape room game puts you in The Overlook Hotel from The Shining

The Op is bringing some horror to the escape room game genre, just in time for the 40th anniversary of the Stanley Kubrik classic, The Shining. In The Shining: Escape from Overlook Hotel, players take on the roles of Wendy and Danny Torrance trying to escape from the clutches of the evil hotel, while avoiding the axe-wielding Jack Torrance. The game is designed by Jay Cormier and Sen-Foong Lim and scheduled to release this fall.

This is the second entry in The Op's Coded Chronicles line of escape rooms in a box, that debuted with ...

Coming Soon to Rio Grande Games

Rio Grande Games has announced three titles that are coming soon to their games lineup:

- Nevada City , which is a worker placement game set in the Old West. The game was designed by Alan Ernstein with artwork provided by Claus Stephan and Antje Stephan. The game is for 2-4 players, ages 14 and up, and plays in about 2 hours. In Nevada City , the players, who represent the city's founding fathers, must overcome the challenges that come their way in order to make their city the most prosperous. If you are interested in...

Spycon is dead. Long live Spyfest!

Back in December 2019, before the dark times, Dice Tower News reported on the new team based sequel to Hobby World ’s popular party game SpyFall . Much like it’s ancestor, SpyCon by designer Alexandr Ushan had players in a strange situation, pretending they know exactly what is going on, but asking questions to gain more knowledge. If the questions are too specific, it is obvious who is the spy. If they are too general, no information is gained. However, this time each team has a secret list of keywords,...

Real time shoot em up puzzle action game Bullet♥︎ on KS

“Bullet♥︎ is a Shoot-em-up (SHMUP) puzzle action tabletop game, inspired by series like Touhou Project , Ikaruga , Deathsmiles , The Hurricane of the Varstray , Ether Vapor , and Acceleration of Suguri , to name a few.”

Level 99 Games and designer Joshua Van Laningham have started a Kickstarter Campaign for Bullet♥︎ , a 1-4 player, real time, shoot-em-up (SHMUP), puzzle action game. In Bullet♥︎, the inspiration comes from SHMUP video games, and players have...

WizKids announces English version of Seeders From Sereis: Exodus

“When an unknown force threatens to render their home uninhabitable, the Seeders must build arks — giant colony ships — to ensure their survival.”

WizKids has announced the English release of Seeders from Sereis: Exodus (2017), a tableau building card game by designer Serge Macasdar and Sweet Games . Seeders from Sereis is “a trans-media science-fiction universe that's been created over five years by Serge Macasdar and Charbel Fourel and which contains post-humans, space opera, extensive journeys on space arks, lost...

Escape: Roll and Write on KS from Queen Games

Queen Games and designer Sebastian Schwarz have started a Kickstarter Campaign for Escape: Roll & Write . The original Escape: The Curse of the Temple (2012) by Kristian Amundsen Østby has become a modern classic of board gaming. Curse involved frantic, real time, rolling of dice, trying to collect specific symbols to allow your explorer to move within the temple. Black mask symbols locked dice until your fellow players would unlock them for you, and a relentless timer drove players to...

Renegade announces quirky Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game

“CHANNEL YOUR INNER LAZY EGG IN THIS OVER-EASY TRICK-TAKING GAME!”

Renegade Game Studios has just announced the adorably quirky trick taking game Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game by veteran designers Steve Ellis and Tyler Tinsley , the team behind The Tea Dragon Society Card Game and Dicey Goblins . In Gudetama, 2-7 players enjoy a fairly standard trick taking game with cards valued from 1-14. The goal however, is to not take the last trick, because whoever takes the final...

Tiny Epic Pirates on KS from Gamelyn Games

“You helm a notorious pirate ship in the swashbuckling days of yore. Guide your ship and crew through the unforgiving seas in search of fame and fortune. Plunder settlements, trade booty on the black market, hire scurvy crew members, and avoid the ever-vigilant Royal Navy. Be the first pirate to bury three treasures, and you can declare yourself the most nefarious Dread Pirate of the Seven Seas!”

Gamelyn Games , the undisputed masters of the very miniscule and the supremely earthshaking, have started a Kickstarter Campaign for the newest of their...

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