Preview – Night Clan

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Designers: Yukinori Ohashi Publisher: Gamephilia Year: 2017 MSRP: N/A Players: 2-4 Play Time: 10-20 minutes Ages: 14+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Night Clan Gamephilia has launched Night Clan on Kickstater. Previously released by Domina Games, the Yukinori Ohashi game is a light-weight area-control card game with some amazing art and a quick play time. At the start of the …

Preview – Helionox: Mercury Protocol

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Designers: Taran Lewis Kratz Publishers: Zeroic Games, Mr. B Games Year: 2017 MSRP: N/A Players: 1-4 Play Time: 30-60 minutes Ages: 13+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Helionox: Mercury Protocol In the distant future, our civilization, spread throughout the solar system, relies on a Solar Lift for power.  Through neglect or sabotage, the Lift is now failing.  Survival is in …

Preview – Norsaga: Odds and Endings

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Designers: Kevin Bishop Publisher: Meromorph Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: $8 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 30-45 minutes Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Norsaga: Odds and Endings Back in 2015, I had the chance to take a look at Norsaga, a puzzle battle card game where players are Viking poets telling tales of their lineage heroic characters and plenty …

Preview – Kingdoms of Erden

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UPDATE: The Kickstarter has relaunched! Prelude Kingdoms of Erden: King of the Mountain is a fantasy card game currently gearing up for its Kickstarter campaign. It’s a simple and portable game that can be learned in around 2 minutes and plays in as little as 15 minutes. Play There are two ways to win Kingdoms of Erden. Faction Dominance – …

Preview – Metalfest

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Designers: Daniel Hendlowitch Publisher: Danwich Games Year: 2017 MSRP: N/A Players: 2-4 Play Time: 60 minutes Ages: N/A Rules Available Online: No BGG: Metalfest Prelude Your favorite aunt has just given you $200. What do you do? Start a metal band, of course! It’s 3 days until the big metalfest and you need to put together the best band, the …

Kickstarter – Gruff: Rage of the Trolls

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Just launched on Kickstarter today. Gruff: Rage of the Trolls is the 3rd product in the Gruff line. The first two, Gruff and Clash of the Battle Goats, both had successful Kickstarter campaigns in their own right. For those unfamiliar with Gruff, it’s a card battling game where players take control of a shepherd and mutated goats. It’s a unique …

Preview – Four Elements

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Prelude Four Elements is currently finishing up a successful Kickstarter run with only a few days left remaining in the campaign. The game, a family-friendly dexterity affair is available for a £12 pledge. Pretty inexpensive for what you’re getting. Play Four Elements doesn’t come with a sheet of instructions, just a few pointers etched into its wooden box (Deluxe Version). …

Preview – Dog Might Games Skirmish Box

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Dog Might Games currently has a Kickstarter campaing running for a new product they’re calling the Skirmish Box. It’s a box for transporting all your most important minis to whatever battlefield they’re next to spill blood upon. Made from various hardwoods, these boxes offer a variety of comparments for your 25mm miniatures, dice, cards, and whatever else you might need. …

Preview – A.E.G.I.S. Combining Robot Strategy Game

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Designers: Jesse Clark, Sarah Como, Breeze Grigas, Ryan Richford, Zach Kettell Publisher: Zephyr Workshop Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: $49 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 15-30 minutes Ages: 10+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: A.E.G.I.S. Prelude Do combat robots excite you? How about robots that combine? How about robots that combine in multiple ways? A.E.G.I.S. has you covered on all fronts. Command …

Preview – Underleague

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Designers: Fergus Blair Publisher: Cogwright Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: £39 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 45-90 minutes Ages: 12+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Underleague Prelude Cogwright Games recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for Underleague, a fantasy-themed game where players battle horrific monsters in illegal underground fights. Players each take the role of a monster breeder facing their monsters against …