Games Industry News for October 13th

Here are news stories and announcements from the past week.

New Kickstarters

  • Near and Far: Amber Mines from Red Raven Games

Golden Amber fills the deep mines, it’s fiery, cold embers glowing in the ancient rocks. Scholars say that the Arzians valued it above gold or silver, and wore it as a sign of wealth. Perhaps the rare substance holds forgotten secrets about the long-dead empire and their lust for power? Near and Far: Amber Mines is the first expansion to Near and Far, and includes modules that you can add or remove according to your preference.

  • Cahoots from Mayday Games

Cahoots, a trick-taking card game in which you are forced to conspire (be “in cahoots”) with each of your opponents to win. Cooperate, negotiate, backstab, and bluff your way to a win in this world of noir and espionage. You can’t trust anyone, but you’ve got to work together to score points because even though you win by yourself, you can’t win alone!

New Stuff

  • Fantasy Flight Games and Chaosium Announce a New Adventure for Eldritch Horror and Call of Cthulhu RPG

Join the search to stop innumerable cults worshipping a single, dreaded being in Masks of Nyarlathotep, a new expansion for Eldritch Horror, inspired by the classic Call of Cthulhu roleplaying adventure! At the same time, you can experience the adventure anew in your roleplaying group with a new edition of the Masks of Nyarlathotep adventure from Chaosium that brings the definitive Call of Cthulhu roleplaying campaign into the game’s seventh edition.

  • Announcing a New Set of Boosters and Starter Sets for Star Wars: Destiny

Fantasy Flight Games announce Legacies, a new 160-card booster set for Star Wars: Destiny, as well as two new 24-card Starter Sets, the Boba Fett Starter Set and the Luke Skywalker Starter Set. Legacies continues the evolution of Star Wars: Destiny, expanding on classic archetypes while introducing new mechanics, including a new die symbol and a new card type.

  • Announcing the Omens of the Pharaoh Expansion for Elder Sign 

An eternal tyrant struggles to return to life from beneath the scorching sands of Egypt in Omens of the Pharaoh, the newest expansion for Elder Sign from Fantasy Flight Games, a cooperative dice game that takes a team of investigators into the dark corners of H.P. Lovecraft’s terrifying mythos.

  • Announcing the First Dynasty Packs for Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game

Fantasy Flight Games announce the next chapters of the unfolding story of Legend of the Five Rings: the six Dynasty Packs of the Imperial Cycle for Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game.

Other News

  • Outpost: Siberia Survival Guide/Rules Update Now Available!

Outpost: Siberia is the co-op survival card game that puts players up as a team, to survive the harsh environment full of nightmarishly strange creatures, a massive storm and food shortages. This dual facing card game is incredibly difficult to beat. Here are a few tips that might help you succeed in beating back the cold and surviving the night!


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