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Preview – Cooking Rumble

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Aether Tower has just launched a new Kickstarter campaignf for Cooking Rumble, a microgame where 2 players try to complete recipies and be the first chef to earn 6 points. The game’s mechanics are based around players using ingredient cards to complete 3 random recipes on the table. Each recipe requires 3 items from the following: sugars, cereals, proteins, and …

Preview – Into the Black

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Designer: James Campbell Publisher: I Will Never Grow Up Gaming Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: $69 Canadian Dollars (approx. $50 USD) Players: 1-4 Play Time: 60-120 minutes Ages: 14+ Rules available online: Yes BGG: Into the Black: A Game of Space Piracy Into the Black: A Game of Space Piracy is a semi-cooperative dungeon crawler for 1-4 players set in the …

QST – The Tabletop Subscription Box on Kickstarter

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Cory Jones, co founder of Cryptozoic Entertainment, has just launched a Kickstarter campaign for QST – The Tabletop Subscription Box. Pronounced “Quest”, the service will provide a game-per-month for a fairly low price and strives to deliver quality, small form games that are influenced by three key contributors in the areas of concept, game design, and art. Some of these …

Preview – The Shipwreck Arcana

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Designers: Kevin Bishop Publisher: Meromorph Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: $15 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 10-30 minutes Ages: 12+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: The Shipwreck Arcana Prelude Trapped in a drowned world, you and your allies are doomed — or are you? Using a mystical deck and a healthy dose of logic, you can predict each others’ fates and escape unscathed. The above …

Kickstarter – Beasts of Battle

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In my Beasts of Balance review back in June I mention that the game really needed some kind of competative mode. Well, a new Kickstarter has been launched today by Sensible Object for a Battle expansion along with some new creatures to add to the game. You can also snag a new edition of the base game that comes in …

Kickstarter – Savage Planet

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Recently Imp House, LLC launched Savage Planet on Kickstarer, a semi-cooperative tableau-building game with some amazing artwork. We’re talking 80’s fantasy style…my favorite. Savage Planet has each player taking control of a city-state in the world of game’s world of Fantos. Over the course of the game they try to build up their Citadel and earn the favor of Zodraz, …

Kickstarter – Metal Dawn

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Metal Dawn, a game about fighting robots in Washington D.C., just funded today with 8 days left in its campaign. Everything Epic, publishers of Big Trouble in Little China, set out to create a game with simple mechanics that evoked the feel of Terminator, 24, and Reagan’s “Star Wars” initiative. The game features wonderful, 80’s era, sci-fi art with some …

Kickstarter – Snap Dice

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A new Kickstarter campaign has been launched for Snap Dice, a set of metal dice and a hardwood tray with a rare earth magnet strip at the back. Unlike most dice trays, this one only has 3 sides allowing you to throw dice easily into it. The metal dice tumble then snap onto the magnetic strip at the back of …

Kickstarter – Warforged: First Contact

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Warforged: First Contact launches on Kickstarter some time today.. Warforged is a new tactical miniatures game developed by Reforged Studios. With art by Neil Robertson and miniatures crafted by Ninja Division, this game looks to be one worth holding out for. Warforged is designed to appeal to both miniature collectors and tactical board game players. The game takes place in …

Kickstarter – Maximum Apocalypse

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Mike Gnade, designer of one Brass Empire, one of my favorite deckbuilders, has just launched a new Kickstarter today for Maximum Apocalypse. In Maximum Apocalypse, civilization has already fallen. The players are survivors of the apocalypse whose mission is to survive the hostile landscape. The game map is randomly generated and different every time that you play. On each turn, …