Games Industry News for October 6th

Here are news stories and announcements from the past week.

New Kickstarters

  • RWBY: Combat Ready from Rooster Teeth and Arcane Wonders

A cooperative board game where 2-4 players join forces to take on fierce RWBY villains and slay monstrous Grimm!

  • Panic! from Nothing Now Games

Panic! is a card game of commodity trading, where each player is a wealthy and powerful billionaire. You will attempt to corner the market and keep the scarcest commodities for yourself, while trading the least valuable to the other players.

  • Coma Ward: The Horror Board Game from Everything Epic

In Coma Ward, 2-6 players assume the roles of a group of amnesiacs who have just awoken from a coma. You know little about your character and even less about the abandoned hospital you occupy. Scattered throughout the hospital are clothes, tools, and other useful items. There are also unknown terrors waiting in the empty halls and undiscovered rooms.

 

New Stuff

  • Previewing the Inquisitors of Blood Bound from Fantasy Flight Games

Blood Bound is social game of lies and deduction that pits six to twelve players against one another as they struggle to identify their allies and outwit their enemies.

  • Preview of Tomb of Annihilation Miniatures from Gale Force 9

Gale Force 9 presents four exciting new miniatures on our Collector’s Series line based on the fantastic creatures and dread foes in the Tomb of Annihilation D&D adventure.

  • Entropy: Worlds Collide from Passport Game Studios

The game is a remake of its predecessor, Entropy. Multiple parallel worlds have collided and you play as one of six characters jettisoned from their world into a place called the Nexus. Each character’s world has been shattered into four separate shards that when pieced together forms a complete panoramic vista of their world.

  • Coming Soon: Richard the Lionheart from Cool Mini or Not

In Richard the Lionheart, players ally themselves either with King Richard or John Lackland as they travel across England, trying to earn Prestige points and influence the Crusades from afar.

Richard the Lionheart

  • Coming Soon: Dream On! from Cool Mini or Not

In Dream On, you will tell the story of your dream together, one card at a time. When you wake up, you’ll work together as a team to remember everything that happened, before the story slips away from you.

  • The Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective Companion app (physical game required) is now available in the Google Play store.

Other News

  • New FAQs for Codex: Death Guard, Codex: Adeptus Mechanicus

With Codex: Death Guard and Codex: Adeptus Mechanicus now out, Games Workshop have released some FAQs designed to make your games run as smoothly as possible and clear up any confusion over the new rules.

  • Passport Game Studios partner with ThunderGryph Games

Passport Game Studios announced that they have signed a distribution partnership with Spanish game publishing house ThunderGryph Games to bring several new games to their catalog in 2018.

  • Renegade Game Studios and Oni Press to release The Tea Dragon Society Card Game

Adapted from the Oni Press original graphic novel by Katie O’Neill, The Tea Dragon Society Card Game is a game which entwines players into the enchanting world of Tea Dragons, and is expected to release in 2018.

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