Games Industry News for November 3rd

Here is this week’s news stories and announcements.

New Kickstarters

  • Folklore: The Affliction from Greenbrier Games – 2nd print run

This Kickstarter is for the second printing of Folklore: The Affliction, an immersive dark fantasy cooperative adventure for 1-5 players. Already own the core game, but ready to delve deeper into the darkness? The “Minstrel” pledge level contains seven full-length stories, the Adventure Creation Kit for crafting your own tales, and a Kickstarter exclusive embossed metal coin with inlaid color.

New Stuff

  • Announcing the Agents of Venice Expansion

This expansion adds two new modules that create more opportunities for you to become a renowned trader, as well as components to add a fifth player to the game. Additionally, you will also find more of everything that made The Voyages of Marco Polo a smash hit: new contracts, new city cards, new goal cards, and five new characters.

  • Announcing the Fourth Chapter Pack in the Flight of Crows Cycle

Fantasy Flight Games announce Favor of the Old Gods, the fourth Chapter Pack in the Flight of Crows cycle for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game!   In this pack you’ll find the continuation of the Flight of Crows cycle—drawing players deeper into the events of A Feast for Crows with cards that feature the bestow keyword or reward you for forging alliances between factions.

  • Lucidity: Six-Sided Nightmare to Haunt Fans Next Year!

Renegade Game Studios and Fox Tale Games announce the upcoming horror game Lucidity, Six-Sided Nightmare.  This fast-paced push-your-luck dice game tempts players to roll their dice, collecting dreams and gaining power. Players that cannot balance the shadowy monsters’ influence will become twisted Nightmares – attacking their former friends and preventing them from gaining more power.

  • Matsuri Minis have arrived!

First introduced in the Deluxe Edition of Tokaido, plastic miniatures of the game’s characters help bring the experience of travelling the East sea road to life. In this new accessory pack, 16 never before offered miniatures are included featuring all the travelers from the original Tokaido Matsuri expansion pack.

  • Coming Soon: Atari: Missile Command from IDW Games

Atari’s Missile Command is a social game of diplomacy and destruction for 3 to 6 players. Build your stockpile of missiles, make deals with your opponents, and vie for the top spot on the world’s stage in this fast and strategic take on Atari’s classic video game.

Other News

  • Games Workshop Release The First Shadespire FAQ

These FAQs are designed to clarify some of your most asked questions; from how players should sequence multiple Reactions to how Angharad Brightshield’s parry works during the attack that Inspires her.

  • Games Workshop News from Spiel

Announcing the release date for Necromunda: Underhive and Gang War, and even more multipart plastic gangs on the way, more warbands for Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire and another team for Blood Bowl.

  • IDW Games Announces Dragon Ball Z Partnership With Toei Animation

One of the most beloved Japanese franchises and a pop culture favorite in North America for more than 20 years is coming to the tabletop with a new collection of themed non-collectible board, tile-laying and dice games based on Dragon Ball Z. The first game, Dragon Ball Z: Perfect Cell, will be a dice game which places the Z-Fighters against Perfect Cell.

 

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