Games Industry News for September 15th

Here is the latest news and announcements from the past week.

New Kickstarters

  • Conspiracy Theory from Steve Jackson Games

This fast-playing black card/white card game will reward your ability to sell your deranged ideas to the other players.

  • Full Bleed: The Comics & Culture Quarterly from IDW Publishing

FULL BLEED is a brand-new quarterly, hand-crafted print-only 200-page hardcover “magazine” from IDW Publishing.

  • The Legend of Korra: Pro-bending Arena from IDW Games

The Legend of Korra: Pro-bending Arena is a strategic sports board game for 2 players taking place in Nickelodeon’s Avatar universe.

  • Secrets of the Lost Station from Everything Epic

Secrets of the Lost Station is a cooperative story game of sci-fi, action-adventure, and exploration. It is a highly detailed and unique sequel to Secrets of the Lost Tomb, one thousand years into the future!

 

New Stuff

  • Preview the Knights and Ladies of House of Thorns expansion for A Game of Thrones Card Game from Fantasy Flight Games

The House of Thorns deluxe expansion for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game brings House Tyrell forward into the sun with an influx of new cards, playing on their major themes.

Preview the Yellow Heroes and Villains of Empire at War, the new set of boosters for Star Wars: Destiny from Fantasy Flight Games

In an Empire at War, no one has more tricks up their sleeve than Yellow Characters. Whether it’s in tracking targets or outwitting their opponent, the scoundrels and scum of Star Wars are a force to be reckoned with.

  • Preview one of the stuffies from Stuffed Fables from Plaid Hat Games

Stuffed Fables is an unusual adventure game in which players take on the roles of brave stuffies seeking to save the child they love from a scheming, evil mastermind.

  • Coming Soon: New Warhammer Codex: Adeptus Mechanicus from Games Workshop

Codex: Adeptus Mechanicus is the most complete guide to the servants of the Machine God we’ve ever released, covering rules as well as background of the different sects of this mysterious cult.

  • Coming Soon: Two New X-Wing™ Starship Expansions from Fantasy Flight Games

Fantasy Flight Games announce that the Resistance Bomber Expansion Pack and TIE Silencer Expansion Pack are scheduled for release as X-Wing Wave XIII!

  • Coming Soon: Kethra A’laak Hero Expansion for the Uthuk Army of Runewars Miniatures Game from Fantasy Flight Games

As the battle for Terrinoth pitches the realm into chaos, Kethra A’laak sees her opportunity to seize power and take her place as the ruler of the locust swarm.

  • Coming Soon: Revised Core Set for Android: Netrunner from Fantasy Flight Games

If you have never played Android: Netrunner, the Revised Core Set will offer you the chance to boot up and jack into the greatest game of high-stakes cybercrime the world has ever seen. If you have played, you will find that the Revised Core Set sets a new standard, pushing the game into the future—adjusting the base card pool, altering the battlefield, and aging your favorite characters.

  • Coming Soon: The Master’s Trials: Wrath of Magmaroth from Alderac Entertainment Group

The Master’s Trials: Wrath of Magmaroth is a co-operative dice placement game for 1 to 4 players.  Players each represent one of the masters from the orders that have banded together to face the evil elemental.

  • Coming Soon: Sky Islands – new expansion for Small World from Days of Wonder

New lands are floating closer, but the world remains too small—and that’s not going away with the new board featuring the floating Sky Islands.

  • Coming Soon: Dojo Kun from Cool Mini or Not

InDojo Kun, players act as Senseis of their own dojo. They recruit and train students, expand their school’s training facilities, and send their students to go on quests for the local village. Then their top students participate in a single-elimination tournament, proving whose martial arts are superior.

  • Coming Soon: Gateway Uprising from Cool Mini or Not

Gateway Uprising is a unique combination of deckbuilding and area control. You’ll have to balance working together with your opponents to fight off the Drueggar Hordes, with taking control of districts by yourself. You share common goals, but in the end, there will be only one winner, or if the city falls… none.

Gateway Uprising

  • Coming Soon: OPERATION: Fallout S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Edition from USAopoly

In this S.P.E.C.I.A.L. edition of classic Operation®, take on the role of a Vault-Tec certified doctor and help bring your patient’s health back to 100%.

Other News

  • Revised Star Trek Attack Wing Rulebook Now Online

WizKids have released the newly revised Star Trek Attack Wing rulebook now available online.  This will be a living rulebook.  Keep a look out at wizkids.com/attackwing in the coming days for in-depth rules articles!

 

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