New arrivals for Thursday July 9th, 2015

The heat is beating down on the city but it is nice and (relatively) cool here at The Sentry Box. What better reason to come down and check out some of our recent arrivals?

Battletech Handbook House Kurita by Catalyst Game Labs

For almost a millennium, the symbol of the Dragon has struck fear into the rest of the Inner Sphere. The fearless dedication of its warriors, the devotion of its people, and the awesome ambitions of its Coordinator: House Kurita has been more reviled than any other power. Yet a new leader has arisen in the last decades, bringing about a host of reforms and reigning in the realm’s most rapacious desires. Such rebirth comes at a price, as various shadowy influencers fix their eyes on reigniting the Dragon’s glorious past. Only time will tell which path the Dragon will follow….

Handbook: House Kurita cover the pivotal history, politics and cultures of the Inner Sphere’s most feared Great Houses. Not just a sourcebook, Handbook: House Kurita covers rules for both BattleTech and A Time of War game play, including such areas as personal equipment, support vehicles, creatures and more.

Shadowrun Lockdown by Catalyst Game Labs

Lockdown is a plot sourcebook for Shadowrun, Fifth Edition with plot hooks, setting details of Boston, character details, and surprising reveals that will keep characters on their toes and running for their lives. With rich plot information and game mechanics for a new breed of cognitive fragmentation disorder sufferers, Lockdown can play a vital role in enthralling Shadowrun campaigns while continuing the unfolding story of the Sixth World.

Shadowrun Data Trails by Catalyst Game Labs

Data Trails is the Matrix sourcebook for Shadowrun, Fifth Edition, offering more options for decker and technomancer characters, including qualities, programs, gear and more.

With detailed examinations of hacker culture, information on diving deep into immersive hosts, and briefings on the strange sites hidden in dark corners of the Matrix, Data Trails is a vital resource for any Shadowrun players involved in the omnipresent flow of information. Non-Matrix specialists have chances to get in on the adventures as well, with game details explaining how their skills and expertise translate into the wild virtual world.

Broom Service by Ravensburger

Broom Service is a card-based game that combines luck, skill and balances timely bluffing with clever hand management.

Remake of award-winning Witch’s Brew:

New theme! Now with 3 types of roles: witches, druids, and gatherers.
Drizzelda, the weather fairy, helps chase away the bad weather.
New illustrations and game pieces.
Same style of play, and by the same game designer as Witch’s Brew.
New version also includes a 2-player version.
The game is played over 7 rounds, with 4-10 turns per round. Each round, players simultaneously select 4 of their 10 role cards, and then take turns playing one role at a time. Each role has a brave action and a cowardly action; the brave action is stronger, but riskier, as another player could steal the action from you later; the cowardly action is safer, but not as robust. How well can you bluff your opponents?

Use the gatherer roles to collect ingredients to make potions, the witch roles to zoom around on your broom to different areas, and the witch or druid roles to deliver the potions – collecting victory points as you go. Chase away lightning clouds with the help of the weather fairy, and keep an eye on the event cards that change game play, one event per round.

The winner is the player with the most victory points after all 7 rounds are complete and end-of-game bonus points have been awarded.

Dungeon Fighter: Fire at Will by iello

Come off the frying pan and into the flames with Fire at Will! The first expansion for Dungeon Fighter sets monsters, weapons, and heroes ablaze.

A new heroine, Melissa the Fire Sorceress, joins the party of heroes as they journey through a cave in the fire mountains and combat scorching monsters, including the fire-breathing Bullrog. Experience tokens reward the heroes for their efforts, and power cards give all heroes access to fire magic. Additional game board pieces such as the firewall and the fire ring introduce new ways to throw the dice.

Can you and your fellow heroes stand the heat, or will you be burnt playing with fire?

Wrath of Kings

There’s a little something for everyone with this new set of releases over in the CMON Webshop. The new releases are available now to expand your forces and bring all of Arikania under your House’s control.

Nasier gets the new Fel Hammer box. Hadross gets the Carcharian box. Shael Han gets the Iron Lotus box. Teknes gets the Brood box. And Goritsi gets the Ravenscar box.

The Nasier, Hadross, and Teknes boxes come with 6 troopers and 2 leaders each. The Shael Han and Goritsi boxes come with 12 troopers and 2 leaders each.

  • Ravenscar Box 1
  • Brood Box 1
  • Iron Lotus Box 1
  • Carcharian Box 1
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