Games Industry News for December 1st

Here are this week’s announcements and news stories.

New Kickstarters

  • Bushido from Grey Fox Games

A 2 or 4 player card driven drafting dice rolling game of martial arts combat.

  • Tripods & Triplanes, The War of the Worlds in Wings of Glory from Ares Games

In Wings of Glory – Tripods & Triplanes, the knights of the air of WW1 battle against colossal fighting machines sent by the Martians to invade Earth. Take control of an awesome Martian Tripod, set upon bringing death and destruction on our planet… or fly on the most advanced flying machines created by Mankind during World War One, and try to use them to win the War of the Worlds

  • Book of Dragons from Robert Burke Games

Book of Dragons is not just a card game, but a game system. It includes a deck of large, tarot-sized cards, beautifully illustrated by world-renowned artist Kerem Beyit and Book will release with over 18 games by over 16 designers, including Martin Wallace, Mike Fitzgerald, Jonathan Gilmour, David Short, Daniel Solis, Sen-Foong Lim & Jay Cormier, Ken Shannon, Gil Hova and many more!

Big. Beautiful. Colorful. Dragons!

New Stuff

  • New Warhammer this December

This December the Indomitus Crusade is reinforced by two of the First Founding Chapters, both of which will be spearheaded by a unique Primaris Space Marine Lieutenant.

  • Thundergryph Titles Coming in 2018 from Passport Game Studios

Three games from Thundergryph will be released next year through Passport Game Studios. Tao Long: The Way of the Dragon is a circular abstract-like game in which each action taken leaves different options for your foe.  Pot-de-Vin is an easy to learn trick-taking game, wherein the goal is to collect sets of different guild symbols by winning rounds and claiming the cards of your opponents, and Dead Man’s Doubloons is an action-packed board game in which players take on the role of a legendary pirate ship captain hell-bent on winning the race to endless riches of buried treasure.

  • Announcing a New Deluxe Expansion for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game

Fantasy Flight Games announce Sands of Dorne, the fifth deluxe expansion for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game! Sands of Dorne brings House Martell squarely into the sunlight and gives them the cards they need to go toe-to-toe with any other faction in the game.

  • Coming soon: Our American Cousins for World War Cthulhu: Cold War from Cubicle 7

Our American Cousins is a source book for World War Cthulhu: Cold War, a setting for 7th Edition Call of Cthulhu. It provides information about Mythos threats within the borders of the USA and in areas of strategic interest to the American government around the globe.

Other News

  • All the Latest from the Warhammer 40,000 Open Day

Some exciting reveals from the Warhammer 40k Open Day.  From the arrival of some much-awaited kits to new characters for the Angels of Death, to Necromunda’s next plastic gang, there’s a lot to look forward to!

  • CMON and Steve Jackson Games Partner for Munchkin Board Games

CMON announce they have entered into a multi-year deal with Steve Jackson Games to publish board games based on the acclaimed Munchkin franchise.  CMON will bring this playful universe to life on the tabletop in Fall 2018, beginning with a board game inspired by the highly-successful Arcadia Quest.

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