Jul 032015
 

In this interview with Jim Samartino, from Everything Epic Games we discuss Secrets of the Lost Tomb. This includes Kickstarter fulfillment, game mechanics and Gen Con.

They have a lot of cool things planned for Gen Con.

Jul 012015
 

In this interview Pat from Mantic Games we chat about Kings of War 2nd Ed., Dungeon Sag, and Gen Con.  Actually most of what we discussed was Gen Con.  Mantic has a lot going on this year, here’s a list:

  • Dread Ball Regional event – winner plays at Adepticon plus we talked a little about a world Champ!
  • Deadzone events
  • Clash of Kings
  • Mars attacks
  • Demos at the booth
  • Preorder Dungeon Saga and walk away with Legendary Mortibris.  Details, offer ends July 31st (Friday of Gen Con)
  • Mantic Night at the Colts Grill – Stop by  have a beer and a burger and play a game with Ronnie!

I am so excited about this it’s not even funny.

 

Here is the interview.

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Jun 262015
 

student bodiesStudent Bodies is a cut throat zombie game designed by Michael Grenier and Matthew Regney. Published by Smirk and Dagger Games, it’s recommended for two to five players ages ten and up. I would say that the cut throat style of play in this game leads to a slap in the face kind of motif.

In Student Bodies you and your peers are faced with the dilemma of escaping the highschool during a zombie apocalypse. The problem is that there are so many zombies you first need to get to the chem lab and create an antidote or in game terms find it. Then you have to make a dash across the campus to escape out the front door after dodging a shambling mound of zombies without getting bitten. Don’t worry too much about being bit, if you’re turned into a smart zombie and can still win by eating other players, which I find to be a rather fun and redeeming factor when there are more than two players.

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Jun 252015
 

In this video Matt and David play through their idea of a Yashima Demo game.  Then they share their thoughts on what is good or bad.

If you visit Tony Gullotti’s Facebook page you can get a look at some of the newer things they have planned.

Jun 252015
 

Cold War Packshot550Cubicle 7 Entertainment launch Cold War espionage setting for Call of Cthulhu on Kickstarter

Following on from their first two smash-hit Kickstarters, Cthulhu Britannica: London and The Lone Wolf Adventure Game, Cubicle 7 Entertainment Ltd have announced that their latest project – World War Cthulhu: Cold War – is now live on Kickstarter!

World War Cthulhu: Cold War is a new Call of Cthulhu setting full of thrilling espionage, tense horror and sudden betrayal set at the height of the Cold War in the 1970s. The tangled webs of the spymasters tear and rejoin, double and triple agents make their moves and counter-moves, and it’s hard to be sure which side you’re really working for. Nuclear destruction hangs over everyone, and a few people at the heart of western intelligence continue their personal battle against the insidious influence of a much older enemy…

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Jun 242015
 

In this video Matt Takes a look at Yashima from Green Brier Games.  Yashima is a miniature game set in the far east that uses a tile setting system for terrain.  Oh did I mention there are no dice?

It was recently kickstarted and is now ready to go!

Jun 242015
 

July 20th in history:

356BC    – Alexander the Great is born!

1903       – The Ford Motor ships its first car!

1969       – Man walks on the moon!

2015       – HALO ships!

 

Spartan Games is proud to announce that Halo: Fleet Battles, its fleet action tabletop miniatures game, developed in close cooperation with Microsoft Corporation and 343 Industries, will be shipping worldwide on July 20th.

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Jun 242015
 

ansonWarmachine: The Protectorate of Menoth: Anson Durst, Rock of the Faith: Paladin Warcaster

$24.99

 

Anson Durst is the rock on which the enemies of the Protectorate break, a bulwark to the faithful who weathers tides of violence to keep blameless Menites safe. He earned his epithet fighting alongside the theocracy’s defenders to repel wave after wave of invading soldiers. Countless times he used his powers and a steel wall of warjacks to prevent harm to his men. Fueled by faith and his devotion to the code of the Order of the Wall, Anson Durst is all but undefeatable when committed to the defense of his people.

 

Anson Durst, Rock of the Faith comes in a blister (PIP 32103). A player may field one Anson Durst, Rock of the Faith in a Protectorate army.

 

Contains:

1 Anson Durst, Rock of the Faith

2 Color stat cards

 

All Privateer Press miniatures are supplied unpainted and assembly may be required.

 

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Jun 242015
 

For the first time, MegaCon Games is supporting the GenCon Indy Painting Competition by offering $1000 in cash and prizes through its manufacturer awards. Winners will be chosen from the MERCS, Myth or other MegaCon Games miniatures entered in the overall GenCon painting competition categories. The best pieces will receive 1st, 2nd and 3rd place along with the accompanying rewards.

1st – $300 Cash + $200 worth of MegaCon Games Product

2nd – $200 Cash + $100 worth of MegaCon Games Product

3rd – $100 Cash + $100 worth of MegaCon Games Product

Click the LINK to see the forum post for more information

 

This is awesome.  They always have great sculpts and I can’t wait to see the results of this competiion