Games Industry News for February 23rd

Here are this week’s news stories and announcements.

New Kickstarters

  • City of Gears from Grey Fox Games

In City of Gears, you and up to three friends compete to uncover and develop an abandoned, overgrown steampunk metropolis.  Whoever can use their resources and automaton workers to earn the most Prestige when Opening Day comes will go down in history as the founder of the City of Gears.

  • Edge of Darkness from Alderac Entertainment Group

Edge of Darkness is the third Card Crafting Game from Alderac Entertainment Group. Players are the heads of powerful guilds in the city of Aegis. Each Guild vies with the others to become the leaders of the Aegis in a desperate struggle against great evil. But the Guilds must also work together because the dangers facing the city can harm them all.

  • Robin Hood and the Merry Men from Final Frontier Games

Semi cooperative and highly competitive board game, set in the legendary town of Nottingham.

New Stuff

  • Exclusive for Tabletop Day: Wonderland from Renegade Game Studios

The Red Queen looms large over Wonderland, with many monsters and other frightful things at her command. Alice and her friends must do their best to ward off the Red Queen’s influence and restore peace.  This card game will only be available for International Tabletop Day at your Friendly Local Game Store (i.e. The Sentry Box!) for this year’s event!

  • Coming May: Senshi from Arcane Wonders

You are a Senshi, a warrior-monk studying diligently at the temple under the tutelage of the current master. You and your fellow students train vigorously every day to improve your mind and body, but your master is ailing, and only one Senshi will become the next master. To prove your worth, you must develop four attributes: Strength, Agility, Wisdom, and Honor. A true master must be strong in all of these, and weak in none.

  • New Games from Games Workshop Announced at New York Toy Fair

Games Workshop announced at New York Toy Fair the release of two new boxed games that are self-contained sets with everything you need to play included – Blitz Bowl and Space Marine Adventures.  Blitz Bowl is a new way to play Blood Bowl, where the teams are smaller, the games are faster but the action is just as intense. Space Marine Adventures allows 1-4 players to join forces and attempt to break into a Necron labyrinth.

  • Announcing the First Chapter Pack in the Dance of Shadows Cycle

Fantasy Flight Games announce The Shadow City, the first Chapter Pack in the Dance of Shadows cycle for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game! The Shadow City marks the beginning of the fifth cycle of Chapter Packs—the Dance of Shadows cycle. Here, you’ll find the story advancing into the pages of A Dance with Dragons and the return of a beloved mechanic from the game’s first edition: shadows.

  • Coming Summer: Terraforming Mars: Prelude, the next expansion for Terraforming Mars from Stronghold Games

Prelude is a small expansion that lets you kickstart your terraforming! It focuses on the early stages of Mars colonization and tells the background story of the corporations. When choosing corporation and starting hand, each player also draws 4 Prelude cards, and chooses 2 of them to boost their corporation. The expansion opens up powerful starting combos and increases player asymmetry.


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