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[31 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
WizKids Partners with Asmodee for German Board Games!


WizKids Games, the pioneer of pre-painted miniature gaming, today announced that the company has entered into an partnership agreement with Asmodee Germany to localize several award winning game titles.
“We have chosen Asmodee to be our German language partner in Europe for the award winning titles including— the Mage Knight Board Game, Attack Wing: Dungeons & Dragons, Quarriors! Dice Building Game and Star Trek: Attack Wing.  We aim to replicate the successful growth and support we’ve experienced in Europe with our English language products and look forward to expanding our …

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[13 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
“Quarmageddon” Expansion for Quarriors!™ for iPad® Available Now

“Quarmageddon” Expansion for Quarriors!™ for iPad® Available Now
Quarriors! goes free for a week, while its new expansion offers fresh monsters, cards, magic and gameplay updates
March 12, 2014, Hillside, N.J.- WizKids Games is pleased to announce Quarmageddon, the digital expansion to its incredibly popular dice “deck-building” game Quarriors! for iPad®, is now available for just $1.99 as an in-app purchase. Quarmageddon adds 40 additional dice to the base game, along with additional spells and new creatures to expand upon the humor and gameplay of the original. (Note: Quarriors! is required to play Quarmageddon.)
To …

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[8 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
Critical Review – Quarriors! Quartifacts


Quartifacts is the latest expansion for Quarriors from Wizkids and brings a new mechanic, called Questing to the gameplay. The story goes that powerful Quartifacts like the Holy Quail, are lost and you and your brave quarries, which you’ll be capturing from the wilds, are questing for them. Will you achieve your goal and gain glory or will you be thwarted by a challenger to your brave questing party? More importantly, is this a good addition or a bad addition to a game that is already a highly dividing game.

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[26 Jun 2013 | 4 Comments | ]
Star Trek: Attack Wing!

Star Trek: Attack Wing is a tactical space combat miniatures game that uses the Heroclix system and features prepainted ships from the Star Trek Universe.  Wizkids has licensed the FlightPath maneuver system from Fantasy Flight Games, to create a unique game of exploration and combat between all the well known (and even some less well known) star ships from the Star Trek Universe!
The latest issue of GTM magazine (06-20-2013) has a fantastic cover article talking about this exciting new release including the following release schedule:
“2013 Star Trek Attack Wing SKUs/Ships/Release …

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[16 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
WizKids Games Announces Pacific Rim: HeroClix

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Game creator WizKids Games today announced the latest collection to join HeroClix, the most popular collectible miniatures tabletop game on the market, featuring characters from the much-anticipated Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures film PACIFIC RIM. The exclusive video debut was offered by Legendary Pictures and NECA.
The new line is set to launch on July 10 in a variety of forms designed to welcome new players and challenge established ones. It includes 10 new mini-figures from the upcoming film; five Jaegers and five Kaiju sculpts, including Gipsy Danger, Striker Eureka, …

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[24 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Dominion War – Star Trek Organized Play!


WizKids Games proudly announces the start of the Dominion War in Star Trek: Attack Wing!
Hillside, N.J. – May 22, 2013 – WizKids/NECA, LLC (WizKids), the leader in collectible gaming, announced the Dominion War Organized Play event for the forthcoming Star Trek™ HeroClix™ miniatures game line-up— Star Trek: Attack Wing.
In September, WizKids Games kicks off a six-month storyline Organized Play program centered around The Dominion War. In The Dominion War, the Alpha Quadrant is in a time of struggle and chaos. The Jem’Hadar and the Breen Confederacy have established a …

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[12 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
NECA / WizKids Announce Star Trek: Attack Wing HeroClix Board Game

WizKids/NECA, LLC (WizKids), the leader in collectible gaming, is inviting gamers, collectors and Star Trek fans alike to recreate some of the most iconic battles in Star Trek lore. Today WizKids announces the latest board game title to join their Star Trek HeroClix™ miniatures game line-up, Star Trek: Attack Wing. It features collectible pre-painted Star Trek ships and the FlightPath™ maneuver system licensed from Fantasy Flight Games. Under license by CBS Consumer Products, Star Trek: Attack Wing is expected to launch late summer at Gen Con Indy 2013.

Players engage …

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[11 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
WizKids – Exclusive – A Brand New Game, Steam-Powered!

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NECA/WizKids, the leader in collectible gaming, is proud to announce the launch of Trains and Stations a new take on train games designed by Eric M. Lang. Players must make deliveries, develop buildings and profit from their decisions while working with and against other players. Are you going to focus on mines or play a more balanced resource-acquiring game?
Perhaps you will focus on being the delivery king with help from other players and only dabble in the resources that everyone else is scrambling for. Every game will evolve differently …

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[2 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Star Trek: Fleet Captains – A Written Review

Captain James T. Kirk pulls himself back into the captain’s chair. Leaning forward he stretches out his right hand, waiting for the perfect moment, and then shouts “Mr. Sulu… FIRE!”

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[14 Jun 2012 | 8 Comments | ]
The Long View: Mage Knight

The Long View

In this episode of The Long View, we delve into Mage Knight the Board Game. Can this game possibly be as good as all of the hype? Will it stand the test of time? To try to answer these questions and more, I am joined by Jesse Dean and Paul Grogan.
We examine the game in depth, and Paul shares news with us of an upcoming expansion for this fascinating, complex and thematic game. Thanks to 2d6.org for hosting, and thank you for listening!
~ Geof Gambill
 The Long View: Mage Knight