Games Industry News for March 2nd

Here is this week’s news stories and announcements.

New Kickstarters

  • Cult from Cryptozoic Entertainment

In Cult, you need to send your trusted Priests to the most important Locations of the Eternal City. They will fight for Followers, perform rituals, and generally do all that they can to bring your God victory over the minds and souls of the whole world!

New Stuff

  • Coming Summer: Scum and Villainy from Evil Hat Productions

Scum and Villainy is a Forged in the Dark game about the crew of a spaceship trying to keep flying and make ends meet while bending the iron fisted rule of the Galactic Hegemony. Gameplay focuses on criminal endeavors called jobs. A session of play usually consists of 1 or 2 jobs, each followed by recovery, downtime projects, and advancement for the crew and their ship.

  • Coming Soon: The Tea Dragon Society Card Game from Renegade Game Studios

Discover the ancient art form of Tea Dragon care taking within this enchanting world of friendship and fantasy. Create a bond between yourself and your Tea Dragon that grows as you progress through the seasons creating memories to share forever.

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  • Coming June: Junk Orbit from Renegade Game Studios

You’re a captain of your own scavenging spaceship, picking up space junk and transporting it to any city that will take it. Race to deliver your cargo as you navigate the orbits of nearby planets and moons!

  • Announcing the First Mythos Pack in The Forgotten Age Cycle

Fantasy Flight Games announce Threads of Fate, the first Mythos Pack in The Forgotten Age cycle for Arkham Horror: The Card Game! In perhaps the most immersive investigation in Arkham Horror: The Card Game so far, you must weigh your evidence, discuss your choices, and trust your instincts to decide which leads to follow and which to leave unexplored.

  • New Edition of Hannibal & Hamilcar: Rome vs Cartage Being Released from Ares Games

About 20 years after its first edition, Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage is back in a new and updated edition that is easier and faster to play, and includes a companion game Hamilcar. Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage is a card-driven political game, renowned for its tense, well-balanced mechanics.

Other News

  • 2017 Golden Geek Award Nominees Announced

The Golden Geek Awards are presented every year at the BGG.Con event in Dallas, Texas. Nominees are from a selection of games released over the course of the previous year. The winners of the Golden Geek are nominated and selected through voting by the user communities of the,, and website.


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