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[20 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
D&D: Elemental Evil Announced

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Dungeons & Dragons Fans Called to ‘Unearth the Deception’ in 2015
Elemental Evil Storyline & Product Offerings Unveiled
Today, Wizards of the Coast announced the newest Dungeons & Dragons storyline and accompanying product offerings for both digital and tabletop RPG players. Coming off of the biggest and most exciting year yet for Dungeons & Dragons, the Elemental Evil storyline starts in March and runs through mid-summer. During that time, heroes are needed in the Forgotten Realms to discover and defeat secret cults that threaten to annihilate the Sword Coast by …

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[19 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Stronghold Games Announces Space Cadets: Away Missions

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Stronghold Games Announces Space Cadets: Away Missions
Launching As A Kickstarter Project – Featuring As Many As 100 Plastic Miniatures

Stronghold Games is proud to announce Space Cadets: Away Missions, the third standalone game in the Space Cadets franchise of cooperative and team space-themed games.
 
Space Cadets: Away Missions is a cooperative, scenario-based, tactical action game set in the Golden Age of science fiction, making it a thematic prequel to the first two Space Cadets games. In this game, players take on the roles of adventurous human spacemen (“Rocketeers”) who explore …

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[15 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Epic PvP: Fantasy announced from Fun to 11 and AEG

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Fun to 11 LLC and Alderac Entertainment Group Inc. (AEG), both publishers of fun and unique games, today announce that they have entered into a strategic partnership for Fun to 11’s new game EPIC PvP.
EPIC PvP is a fast, fun and unique card game. The concept is simple; take a class deck and shuffle it into a race deck to get a character deck. Players use those decks and the combos created by the unique pairing to battle each other.
The companies will partner to run an exciting Kickstarter campaign …

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[8 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Dreadball Season 4 – READ ALL ABOUT IT HERE!!

Dreadball is about to release its Fourth Season full of new teams, new rules, new MVP’s, and you can read all about it, right here!

First off if you are new to Dreadball, Dreadball is a futuristic sports game between 2 teams (up to 6 teams if you own Dreadball Ultimate, mostly the same rules, with a larger game field), that blends a stylistic futuristic Rugby with a smidgen of Hockey and soccer to create the best replacement for the long defunct Bloodbowl property from Games Workshop.
Dreadball releases in Seasons that …

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[7 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Year of DreadBall kicks-off with Season 4

It’s no secret I am a big fan of Dreadball and really consider it first real legitimate replacement for the long abandoned Games workshop property Blood Bowl. So season 4 (i.e. more stuff) is a good thing!
Admittedly it’s not much but 4 more teams and no assembly required has my attention already!

PRESS RELEASE:
NEW SEASON, FRESH BLOOD
The Year of DreadBall kicks-off with Season 4

Mantic Games is proud to announce Season 4 will be released to retailers in January and February 2015.

The new Season is spearheaded by the new 48-page full color …

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[5 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
PRESS RELEASE: Stronghold Games Announces the Release of Pictomania

Stronghold Games Announces the Release of Pictomania
Pictomania is designed by Vlaada Chvatil, designer of five of the Top 100 Ranked Games on BGG
New Jersey, USA – January 5, 2015
Stronghold Games is proud to announce the publication of the second English language edition of Pictomania.  This game was previously published only in a very limited edition in English by Czech Games Edition.  With the Stronghold Games global distribution network, this publication will provide gamers worldwide with access to this great game.

Pictomania is a drawing game for 3 to 6 players.  In …

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[20 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
WizKids and Gale Force Nine Unveil X-Men: Mutant Revolution!

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Expanding upon the successes of Marvel Comics-themed games like “Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs. X-Men” and “Marvel HeroClix,” WizKids today announced a partnership with game creator Gale Force Nine to publish “X-Men: Mutant Revolution” in March 2015.
Based on Gale Force Nine’s popular “Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery” tabletop game, “X-Men: Mutant Revolution” will allow you to play as classic X-Men characters, including Wolverine, Cyclops, Magneto, or Storm, as each leads a different school with unique powers and abilities. 2-4 players can take part in the mutant action, …

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[30 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Introducing Dungeons & Dragons Attack Wing!

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Fly Your Dragons into Battle! WizKids Launches D&D® Attack Wing ™ Tactical Miniatures Game and Expansions
WizKids Games, is pleased to announce the release of their much-anticipated D&D Attack Wing™  Starter Set.  D&D Attack Wing is Dungeons & Dragons themed, and brings the heroes, villains, and monsters of the D&D universe to life in fierce miniatures combat. Along with the D&D Attack Wing Starter Set, seven expansions are also available at launch to help players dominate the skies in ferocious aerial duels!
Utilizing the FlightPath™ Maneuver System, collectors and players alike …

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[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 33 – Essen 2014 Treasure Hunt Special (part 3)

For our final Essen 2014 preview episode we give out thoughts on nine more upcoming releases, one went missing somehow.
We cover Hyperborea, Panthalos, Clinic, Waggle Dance, Castle Crush!, Melee, Colt Express, Neptun and Hoyuk. We look at the information available prerelease and rate them each as either a Treasure or a Trap.

THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 33 – ESSEN 2014 TREASURE HUNT SPECIAL (part 3) 

 
 
 

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[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 31 – Essen 2014 Treasure Hunt Special (part 1)

Essen fever has swept into the Game Pit and excitement levels are peaking.
Ronan and Sean use the Treasure Hunt format to look ahead at some of the games coming out in the Essen Spiel that have caught their interest for one reason or another.
The boys decide based on the information they have, if the games will be treasure or trap.
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 31 – ESSEN 2014 TREASURE HUNT SPECIAL