Games Industry News for January 26th

Here are this week’s news stories and announcements.

New Kickstarters

  • Gentes – Deluxified Edition from Tasty Minstrel Games

A civilization game for 2-4 players, where they will guide their civilization through the ups and downs of history, trying to make sure they are the one who makes a permanent mark in the annals of history!

  • The Art of Tokaido from FunForge Games

Admire all of the original graphical creations and all of the illustrations that make the singular universe of Tokaido in this hard-cover book. Also discover the “rejects” of Tokaido, all those ideas that never progressed beyond a rough state, but just as easily could have walked the magical road along the East Sea.

Admire, gathered in a single work for the very first time, all of the original graphical creations that make the universe of TOKAIDO.

  • Rambo: The Board Game from Everything Epic

Rambo: The Board Game is a highly thematic, cooperative, and tactical miniatures mission-based campaign game that allows 1-4 players to experience the events you remember from the films as well as embark on new, never before seen missions.

  • The Scarlet Pimpernel from Eagle-Gryphon Games

In The Scarlet Pimpernel, you play as members in the League of the Scarlet Pimpernel helping Sir Percy Blakeney accomplish his seven missions rescuing the innocent from the guillotine.


New IndieGoGo Project

  • Butcher’s Guild and Fisherman Guild in PVC from Steamforged Games

This is your chance to get the Butcher’s Guild & Fisherman’s Guild in a new PVC material!


New Stuff

  • Coming March: Clank! The Mummy’s Curse from Renegade Game Studios

Renegade Game Studios and Dire Wolf Digital announce a new expansion for Clank! A Deck Building Adventure. Clank! The Mummy’s Curse explores a new pyramid themed board with new monsters and challenges to face in the tombs.

  • Announcing the Leia Organa Commander Expansion for Star Wars: Legion

Fantasy Flight Games announce the Leia Organa Commander Expansion for Star Wars: Legion! Inside you’ll find everything that you need to add Leia Organa to your army as a commander.

  • New terrain line from Wyrd Games

Wyrdscapes is Wyrd Games new terrain line coming this year. Featuring detailed, high-quality plastic, the Wyrdscapes line will allow players to build beautiful, customizable tables.

  • Coming Soon: The Arrival from Cryptozoic Entertainment

Martin Wallace’s new game transforms players into tribe leaders in ancient Ireland―back when it was known as Erin―who have arrived to fight the demon-like Fomori that rule the island. As they vie for control over territories with the other tribes, players utilize actions that let them build and protect fortifications and repel and spread the Fomori, choosing how ruthless they wish to be.


Other News

  • Renegade Games Studios and Hunter’s Books form Partnership

Renegade Game Studios and Hunter’s Books have announced a partnership to co-publish RPG projects. Hunter’s Books is a growing force in the RPG community with Kids on Bikes, Outbreak Undead, and The ABCs of RPGs. Renegade will help bring these popular titles to a larger audience through increased hobby retailer distribution.



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