Jul 222016
 

Auroch / Steve Jackson Games Agree On Digital Ogre Release

Ogre, the classic game of future tank warfare, will come to PC via Steam next year in a hex/turn based adaptation by experienced Steam developer and publisher Auroch Digital. Ogre raised nearly a million dollars on Kickstarter for its giant Designer’s Edition, and one of the stretch-goal promises was “We will do a computer game.” Here it comes. Work on the project will begin immediately, and the game should be released in late 2017.

ABOUT THE PUBLISHERS

Auroch Digital Ltd. is the acclaimed and multiple award-nominated Bristol-based indie games studio, founded by veteran game designer Dr. Tomas Rawlings.

Steve Jackson Games publishes OgreMunchkinZombie DiceChez Geek, and a lot of other board and card games. Its big upcoming project is Car Wars on Kickstarter.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Auroch Digital: visit aurochdigital.com, follow on twitter.com/AurochDigitalfacebook.com/AurochDigital. For Presskit see:aurochdigital.com/presskit-aurochdigital/.

Steve Jackson Games: www.sjgames.com/ogre/

Jul 082016
 

[path pawnsPathfinder Pawns: Pathfinder Society

$24.99

 

The heroes, villains, mentors, quest-givers, and nemeses of the Pathfinder Society are ready to take over your gaming table in this exciting collection of more than 200 pawns for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game or any tabletop fantasy RPG!

 

Printed on sturdy cardstock, each pawn contains a beautiful full-color image of one of the most famous characters from the Pathfinder Society organized play program and the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, and slots into a size-appropriate plastic base, making it easy to mix with traditional metal or plastic miniatures.

 

The Pathfinder Society Pawn Collection is the best way to ensure you’ve got the perfect player characters, allies, and villains to make your game more thrilling than ever!

Jun 202016
 

At Origins 2016 I had a chance to catch up with my good friend Bryan Poe from Arcane Wonders.  We talked about Mage Wars Paladin and Siren.  Bryan may have leaked a few other things as well.

I do believe if you listen closely a couple of allusions can be heard.

May 242016
 

Watch as I take a look at the small expansion for Munchkin.  It isn’t limited or collectible every pack is the same.  This is totally Dragon themed.

It’s all about dragons it has to be fun!

Apr 112016
 

This is Not a Test is a post  apocalyptic miniatures game.  It is super fast and had a great Kickstarter.  I hope you enjoy this demo.

I just looked at the Kickstarter it funded by nearly 2,000 percent.  That’s amazing!

Nov 202015
 

BESTIARY 5 BRINGS HUNDREDS OF NEW MONSTERS TO THE PATHFINDER ROLEPLAYING GAME, IN STORES NOW
REDMOND, WA (November 18, 2015): Paizo Inc., publisher of the award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, announces today the release of Bestiary 5, the fifth hardcover volume of monsters for use with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.

From the death-dealing grim reaper, menacing deep ones, and the ground-shaking wood colossus, to allies such as whimsical leshi, inscrutable esoteric dragons, and the powerful aerial servant, players will face-off against creatures that threaten body and soul. Pathfinder RPG: Bestiary 5 is the fifth hardcover volume of monsters for use with the Pathfinder RPG, and includes:
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Nov 202015
 
DWKB50DWKB50 Kingdom of Britannia Windsor Mobile Fortification
Built to mimic a Norman castle, the Windsor is one of the more ambitious weapons of war ever created by the Kingdom of Britannia. Less of a robot and more of a mobile gun platform, it is truly devastating in battle as it walks to victory! This behemoth of war was created to inspire the soldiers of the KoB, representing one of the most iconic structures ever built on the fair isles – Windsor Castle. Festooned with volley guns and sporting devastating Cannons the Windsor will be the pride of any military force fielding it. Can be assembled on a scenic ground or water base.
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Oct 272015
 

Have you ever wanted to be a spymaster? Sending spys to other countries to collect intel, subvert enemy spies and probably die? Then you can send them to death rehab and do it all over again. That’s how it works right?

Secret Directive is a sort of “take-that” style deck building, economic, worker placement… thing for 2-4 players designed my Mike Lee and art by Daniel Giovannini. It wold be quite a task to wrestle all of those concepts into a workable and fun experience wouldn’t it? Well I guess we will find out. I will briefly describe the gist of the game, after which I will and tell you why I believe this game might or might not be worth your hard earned cash.

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Okay so get this: There are four ways to win here. Four different types of “Intelligence” cards will allow you to advance 4 different tracks. Economy, Science, Military and Culture. Each provides a suitable and respectable upgrade to your country. You will research these cards, add them to your deck and advance these tracks.

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Oct 052015
 

In This Box Breaking Matt Takes a look at Dark Gothic Colonial Horror.  The stand alone expansion for the Dark Gothic deck building game from Flying Frog Productions.

Our friends at the Frog have added some interesting mechanics that I’m looking forward to.

Sep 222015
 

Looting Atlantis designed by Nick Sauer

Published by Shoot Again Games on Kickstarter

 

Imagine you are a citizen of Atlantis and the continent is sinking due to a violent eruption.  Knowing that the your home is lost other citizens begin to flee.  You and the other players around you however, realize that the other civilizations are primitive in comparison so you begin Looting Atlantis to secure your family’s future.

Looting Atlantis is a race to gather as much Atlantean equipment as possible.  The only problems are that the lava is destroying everything, and other citizens are trying to thwart you.  Looting Atlantis combines a race against the clock, with card counting, critical thinking and a drafting mechanic.

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