Games Industry News for October 20th

Here are the latest news stories and announcements from this week.

New Kickstarters

  • Downfall – Deluxified Edition from Tasty Minstrel Games

In this 4X strategy game, each player will take control of a unique faction in the year 2213. It is a bleak and unforgiving future where survival is never certain and there is no prize for second place – you either rise to the top, or you fall into ruin and decay.

  • Legends of Sleepy Hollow from Dice Hate Me Games

Players take on the roles of four residents of Tarry Town — undertaker Jeremiah Pincke, Revolutionary War veteran Matthias Geroux, minister Elijah Kappel, and tanner Emily Van Winkle — in a cooperative, miniatures-based campaign game full of secrets and twists.

  • Temporal Odyssey from CGC Games and Level 99 Games

Temporal Odyssey is a modular, high-power, pick-up-and-play battle card game for 2-4 Players. A single game plays in 15 minutes, and you can teach the game as you play.

New Stuff

  • Preview of Tripods & Triplanes from Ares Games

Tripods & Triplanes is a science-fiction spin off in the Wings of Glory series, inspired by H.G. Wells’ “The War of the Worlds”. Being a stand-alone, Tripods & Triplanes will be sold as a separate title, although fully compatible with Wings of Glory, and the starter set will include everything you need for a 2-player game.

  • Passport Games Studio Announce CV Pocket for Early 2018 Release

CV Pocket is a totally new compact card game full of interesting decisions which introduces an innovative card selection mechanism wherein players travel by bike, car, or even by plane to collect new work, hobbies, friends, and more.

  • Coming Soon: A new codex for the craftworlds from Games Workshop

The next codex for Warhammer 40,000 (and the first xenos codex of the new edition!) is Codex: Craftworlds!

  • Z-Man Games Announce the first Mini-Expansion for A Feast for Odin

This mini-expansion introduces two new exploration boards into A Feast for Odin, providing more options than ever before. Send your Vikings to the archipelago of Lofoten, the Orkney Islands, or as far south Tierra del Fuego and discover all-new possibilities that await there.

  • Z-Man Games Announce the Tea & Trade Expansion for Fields of Arle

With Tea & Trade, you can add all new features to your farmstead that help you maximize your yields. Outside the farm, ships pull into port, letting you trade with faraway places or head out onto the seas to catch fish. Finally, the expansion allows a third player to try their hand at working the land.

  • Fantasy Flight Games Announce a Draft Set for Star Wars: Destiny

The Star Wars: Destiny Rivals Draft Set introduces a new way to play Destiny in the form of draft and sealed events.

  • October Releases for Dark Age from Cool Mini or Not

A number of new Shadow Caste box sets and a new Brood Faction Starter available.

  • Coming Soon: Council of 4 from Cool Mini or Not

Players act as wealthy merchants, each one looking to form their own trade empire across the three kingdoms. However, each city in these kingdoms is ruled by a Council that isn’t willing to just let just anyone set up shop.

Other News

  • Games Workshop release Chaos Warscroll Updates

13 warscolls have been updated to include the Monsters of Chaos keyword. This means that you’ll be able to add them to your army as allies (where eligible) and still keep your allegiance abilities.

  • WizKids Announces New Partnership with Games Workshop

WizKids revealed a multi-year partnership with acclaimed fantasy miniatures company, Games Workshop. The new partnership will extend the Warhammer 40,000 universe IP across multiple categories, including, Dice Building Games™, board games and more!

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