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[8 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Holy Roman Empire

 
 
(from one small step KS page)
Holy Roman Empire is a political and military game of the 17th Century struggle for empire that plunged Europe into one of its longest and most destructive wars. Up to six players control the major dynasties of the era, fielding armies and navies and engaging in diplomatic intrigue and bribery to decide who will exercise control over Europe.
The year is 1619. Matthias, emperor of Germany, has gone to his grave. A year-old rebellion in the imperial province of Bohemia had divided the empire along religious …

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[7 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Popular Front

 
(from Numbskull):
On July 17, 1936, this phrase was broadcast throughout Spain, signaling the beginning of the Spanish Civil War, one of the bloodiest civil wars of the modern era, and what could be considered the beginning of World War II. Within a day, one third of Spain was under the control of Nationalist forces attempting to stage a military coup. Over the next three years, what began as a military rebellion evolved into the physical battle lines of the much larger ideological conflict spreading across Europe between Fascism and Communism.
Popular …

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[6 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Looney Bin

(from Numbskull):
The Looney Bin is an uproarious deduction game with fast action – reaction card play that depicts the occurrences of an insane asylum. Be the first to cure all the patients in your ward by deducing which treatments they will respond to. Attempt to prevent your colleagues from curing their patients while you all experience the mayhem that is the Looney Bin.

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[3 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Quarriors! core game for iOS free from 4/3 – 4/10! Who Doesn’t Like FREE?

Quarriors!,  the tabletop/iOS game that started the “dice-building” craze and spawned the popular Dice Masters series on tabletops around the world, is available for free on iOS for the next week. 

Starting today and running until Friday, April 10, the Quarriors! core game for iOS, normally $3.99 USD, is now free. Grab it now and enjoy some monster-battling, wizard-dueling, hero-busting dice combat (and a splash of humor) over the holiday weekend!
Download Quarriors! On the App Store today!

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[30 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
2D6.org Interviews Soda Pop Miniatures About NINJA ALL STARS!

The following is an interview between 2D6.org and Ninja John, the Creative Director at Ninja Division conducted over the weekend for your reading enjoyment! Read all the way to the end for some comments from me and of course learn more about Ninja All Stars over at the Kickstarter!
Hello and welcome Ninja John from Ninja Division/Soda Pop Miniatures!
Could you please take a few moments to introduce yourself, tell us what you do at Ninja Division/Soda Pop, and give us the 30 second sales pitch on Ninja All Stars?
My name is …

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[30 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
One Night Ultimate Werewolf – Daybreak Expansion

A look at the promising expansion to one of 2014’s strongest games. A smattering of new roles and tricks draws you in, but do they really deliver?

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[27 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Deadzone: Infestation

Deadzone is the science fiction miniatures skirmish game where two StrikeTeams battle in a wartorn urban battlezone!On Friday 20th March, Mantic Games launched the second Deadzone Kickstarter, breaking their funding goal of $50,000 in 13 minutes. Currently the campaign has raced to $200,000 with support from over 1880 backers. It is Mantic Games 8th successfully funded Kickstarter and it will begin shipping in Early 2016.

Deadzone is an exciting science fiction skirmish game of rapidfire battles played in 30 minutes – 1 hour. It can be played in one-off battles or …

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[26 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Francis Drake – OTSBGR

“Return to a bustling Plymouth Harbour in 1572 as an aspiring Elizabethan captain making preparations for three exciting voyages to the Spanish Main in search of fame and fortune! As such captains, players will have to plan their missions and provision their ships accordingly. This is a race to see who can set sail and reach the Spanish Main first. The riches of the Aztec and Inca Empires await these swashbuckling captains. Many tough decisions must be made before each voyage: * How many crew members, guns and trade goods …

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[26 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Ninja All-Stars!

Normally I don’t post too many kickstarters because there are so many of them and not all of them are worth the investment. Soda Pop Miniatures is definitely one company I ALWAYS watch out for when they announce a kickstarter. First of all I really enjoy playing Super Dungeon Explore and the most recent Forgotten King Kickstarter Really blew me away with the value and quality for the money spent! $100 for almost 100 high quality plastic miniatures is a really great deal and it looks like Soda Pop’s newest …

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[26 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Stone Blade Announces New Fast-Paced Card Game Bad Beets

PRESS RELEASE:
Stone Blade Entertainment Announces Bad Beets, a Fast-Paced New Card Game
San Diego – Stone Blade Entertainment today announced the upcoming release of Bad Beets, the company’s first physical game release since the award winning Ascension deck-building game. Bad Beets will be available for purchase online and at participating retailers for $14.99, beginning in Summer 2015.
Bad Beets is a fast-paced bluffing card game where players must eat their vegetables.  Designed for two to five gamers, ages eight and up, Bad Beets can be played by the entire family. Each player starts the game with eight Beet cards that they …

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[20 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
D&D: Elemental Evil – Encounters Season; ****Free**** Player’s Companion

Wizards of the Coast is excited to kick off the start of the D&D Encounters Elemental Evil season, which comes on the heels of the Elemental Evil Player’s Companion—a free PDF download chock full of player options, new races and spells for adventurers to get ready to unearth the deception this season.
The recently released Elemental Evil Player’s Companion (PDF), along with the Player’s Handbook, provides everything players need to create exciting, new elemental-powered heroes tied directly to the new storyline. Be a fireball-tossing Genasi with crimson skin or a tall …

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[20 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Sword Coast Legends Livestream on Twitch!

Sorry everyone I missed this, this morning, but set your calenders for the Exclusive Real-time DM Dungeon Crawl Demo:  Thursday, March 26 @ 3:00pm EDT!!
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WHO:                       Developed by n-Space, Sword Coast Legends™ is a party-based PC RPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast.  The game offers an all-new way to play D&D by bringing the roleplaying dynamic between players and a Dungeon Master (DM) to life with a first-of-its-kind, real-time DM mode.
WHAT:                     Join n-Space president and Sword Coast Legends Game Director …

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[17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
History of the Roman Empire

 
 
(from UGG)
History of the Roman Empire covers the time-period from the Rise to the Fall of the Roman Empire in seven game turns starting in 60 BC (the first Triumvirate composed of Caesar, Crassus and Pompeus) until the last Emperor (Romulus Augustus) in 476 AD.
Components
The map contains the entire Mediterranean area as well as a part of Asia Minor.
Each of the up to four Players takes the role of one Roman Faction and one group of “Barbarian”-Peoples and by playing certain event cards you can gain control over minor Kingdoms.
The …

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[17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 42 – Battle Report (Virgin Queen)

In the first Battle Report episode Sean and Ronan are joined by Lloyd, Pouria, Paul and Rachel.

Listen in as we play Virgin Queen with reports from the table and from each player as the game progresses. After the game we go back to the table again for everyone’s first impressions of the game.

THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 42 – BATTLE REPORT (Virgin Queen)

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[17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Gunslinger

 
 
AH’s game of detailed tactical gunfights in the Old West.
Intro:

Review:

DARs:
OK Corral

Bar Brawl

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[16 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Battle for Italy

 
 
AH’s remake of an early (and simple) OSG/Zucker design.
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[15 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Demons

Demons is a game of demonic conjuration and treasure hunting for one to four players based on the medieval and ancient manuscripts comprising the “Lamegeton.” The players take the roles of magicians questing after treasure in medieval Armenia. The “mortal powers” of Armenia automatically pursue the magicians whose major defense is their ability to conjure fearsome demons.
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[14 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Druid

 
Operational level treatment of Boudicca’s revolt.
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[12 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Sons Of Anarchy: Grim Bastards Clubhouse Expansion

A look at the Grim Bastards clubhouse expansion for Gale Force Nine’s exceptional Sons of Anarchy: Men of Mayhem. Does the inclusion of a fifth player alter the dynamic in an appreciable way or is it the feature simply tacked on?

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[11 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
WizKids Releases “Dice Masters Battle for Faerûn” in North America

WizKids has great news for fans of the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe as they have released Dice Masters Battle for Faerûn. Available in game retailers across North America, and soon-to-be launched in other regions, Dice Masters Battle for Faerûn lets players collect and assemble a party of warriors and battle one another with dice-based combatants including dragons, mind flayers, beholders and kobolds.

To celebrate the launch, while supplies last, purchasers will receive a free Minsc and Boo—the iconic hero and his miniature giant space hamster—promo card and die to …