The folks behind the wildly successful Unstable Unicorns card game are back at it with their unique form of cute/vicious artwork. The game's called Here to Slay and it pits you against your foes as you each try to build the best RPG group that you can. Defeat foes while avoiding your opponent's nefarious intents. The game is up on Kickstarter now.Discuss
Some of you might have heard or read the Mighty Tiny manga. For those that haven't, it's a far-off, distant future where mankind is no more. However, mice and rats have evolved to have human-like characteristics. The two groups almost never mix, and an uneasy peace exists between the two nations. However, tensions are brewing. Can a war be avoided? That's your goal in Mighty Tiny: Tales of the Old Empire, a new RPG that's up on Kickstarter now.Discuss
Cities are big. However, games about cities don't have to be. Micro City is one such game. This pocket-sized game can travel with you as you travel around your actual city. In it, players are looking to build the greatest city that they can. The second edition of the game is up on Kickstarter now.Discuss
From the company that brought you Shroedinger's Cats, it's Pavlov's Dogs (anyone want to be their next game will be Darwin's Finches?). It's a new party game where players take on the role of pooches that are trying to complete different tests brought about by famous dogtors of old (not a typo). How fast are your reflexes? How good is your memory? You'll find out when playing Pavlov's Dogs. The game is up on Kickstarter now.Discuss
I've been talking about weeks going by quickly. I realize now that I probably shouldn't've. I also just yesterday realized that we're coming up to a 3-day weekend, as we have Monday off here in the States. With these two things in mind, this morning has been taking an eternity. Either that or I'm just being super-efficient with all the work I've been doing so far. One of the two, anyway. So, while I wait and wait and wait for the day to get going, let's also look at making your gaming table look good.
Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Remnants of Battle 3D Printable Terrain Up On Kickstarter, Barrels and Crates Terrain Up On Kickstarter, Orc Stadium Terrain Up On Kickstarter, and Industrial Fans 2 Set Available From Kromlech.Discuss
Potato Pirates 2: Enter the Spudnet. It's a game that uses potatos (that are pirates) in order to help teach cybersecurity and computer networking.
Because that's the world we live in these days.
By the way, I'm not saying that there's a thing wrong with that. I find it absolutely amazing. Some people don't get concepts right away. If you can find a good metaphor that gives you the information in a new and creative way that does jive with your learning style, bring it on. This new standalone game does just that and it's up on Kickstarter now.Discuss
The un-life of a vampire can be rough. You spend a century comfy in your castles until the townsfolk come with torches and pitchforks, driving you from your home. So you roam, looking for a new place to hang our hat. Perhaps this city would work, but you can't just move in and take over at once. That would bring too much suspicion and the gaze of the Inquisition. Instead, you must work slowly and stealthily. Of course, you do have time on your hand. That's what you'll be doing in Masters of the Night, a new cooperative vampire board game that's up on Kickstarter now.Discuss
Ah, Dark Tower. That was the name of the first comic book shop I ever went to. You could say that it's where I became a nerd. Unfortunately, this game isn't about running a comic shop in suburban St. Louis. But it's still pretty cool. Many of you have maybe played the Dark Tower board game from almost 40 years ago. If you have, you already know what's up. If not, well, read on, as Restoration Games is looking to restore the game to your tabletops with Return to Dark Tower (but with all new mechanics, rules, pieces, and technology, of course). The game's up on Kickstarter now.Discuss
Leder Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Oath: Chronicles of Empire, a new board game where players are trying to tell the story of the empire as it goes along. Each play through is unique, and what you do in one game will have effects on games further down the line (so, it has legacy elements in it). Will the Chancellor maintain control, or will outside forces come in and topple everything? That's up to you to decide.Discuss
It's the middle of the week already. This one's been going by quickly, as did last week. Though, this time around, I can't blame being zonked out on cough syrup as to why chunks of time seem to just disappear. I'm continuing to feel better. Still have tissues here for the occasional stuffy nose, but I hope to be 100% over this by tomorrow or Friday. Definitely by the weekend wherein I'll be... ... umm... not really doing much. Ah well, I can still snack on some bite-sized gaming stories as I work my way there.
Today on the platter we have: Animal STL Files For RPGs up on Kickstarter, Masters Volume 1 Printable Sci-Fi Minis Up On Kickstarte, and Dragon Scale Dice Up On Kickstarter.Discuss
A lot of people over on Kickstarter want more with their pledge. And I can't blame them. Everyone wants to get more, not less, for their money. So, if you're looking to get a whole ton of figures (almost 250 of them) along with all the cards, dice, and rest for $100, oh, and a game to go with it all, you might want to check out Grendha: Search for Lost Triumphs. It's a new strategic miniatures board game that's up on Kickstarter now.Discuss
Master of Wills is a strategic card game where players are looking to move their cards around the board, placing them strategically to strike at their opponent. Bloodcrown is a new faction for the game, offering new opportunities and new challenges as you look to maneuver and manipulate your opponent's cards until only one stands strong at the end. The new expansion is up on Kickstarter now.Discuss
Rome wasn't built in a day. It took many builders many centuries to get it done. However, with your friends at the gaming table, you could knock it out in an afternoon. Foundations of Rome is a new board game from Arcane Wonders where you and your fellow builders are trying to make the grand city as majestic as possible. However, only one of you can end up being the most revered architect. The game is up on Kickstarter now.Discuss
And now here's one for all you theater and literature majors in the audience. Black Sonata, the solo board game of trying to fing out who the Dark Lady from William Shakespeare's sonnets are. This Kickstarter campaign looks to get you a new version of the game as well as the The Fair Youth expansion.
Exit, pursued by bear.Discuss
Well, it's an inventive name. I'll definitely give it that. It has me intrigued. And looking over the gameplay, it's certainly not something you see everyday. A maniac has built a murder castle. You helped him do so. Now, you find yourself in said murder castle trying to find evidence to clear your name as an accomplice. However, it's a murder castle, and not everyone will be getting out. Yeah, that's what's going on in H. H. Holmes' Murder Castle. The game is up on Kickstarter now.Discuss
The Middle East. Several major world religions center around a relatively small geographic area. In particular, Muslims and Christians see it as the seat of their religions. And, of course, they both want to control it. During the Crusades, Christians and Muslims fought for the land, and you can recreate those events in Crusader Kingdoms: War for the Holy Land, a new board game that's up on Kickstarter now.Discuss
When creating the world for an RPG, there aren't any real limitations. You can go about creating pretty much anything you want, as you are, after all, creating everything yourself. So, if you want a game where characters of extremely immense power, strong enough to destroy entire worlds, decide to not actually go planet-hunting and instead solve mysteries, you can do that. And they have. It's called Glitch and it's up on Kickstarter now.Discuss
From my experience, most gamers are completionists, myself included. If a game comes out, you want -everything- for that game. Expansions, extras, LEs, everything. Sometimes, it can be rough to try and keep up. For example, Apex has had a bunch of expansions come out. What if you're behind? Where will you find them? Well, right here. Apex: Collected Edition has the base game and all the expansions available as part of the campaign. Great for those that need to catch up, or those that are looking to dive into the deepend in this deck-building game.Discuss
What happens when the test subjects realize that they're test subjects? Will they continue on in captivity and help with the research? Or will they break out of their isolation? That's up to you to decide in Fungi Fight for Freedom, a new adventure for the Endless Realms RPG that's up on Kickstarter now.Discuss
The dogs are coming back to town. Painting Polygons and their lovable Dungeons & Doggies figures are coming back to Kickstarter. Starting on January 28th, they'll be running a new campaign for Secrets of Gullet Cove, including an adventure and a bunch of new figures.Discuss
Gamers, in my experience, are fans of drinking. Nothing wrong with that, even as a teetotaler myself. But hey, if you enjoy a few libations, there's nothing wrong with that if you do it responsibly. And if you happen to be playing a game along with it, that's just all the better. Dungeon Party is a coin-bouncing dexterity-based RPG of sorts where players are looking to defeat monsters and overcome traps in a dungeon made of coasters. Perfect for holding your drink and perfect for gaming. The project is up on Kickstarter now.Discuss