Preview – Ninjitsu!

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Designers: Peter C. Hayward Publisher: Jellybean Games Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: $9 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 5-10 minutes Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: Ninjitsu! Today Jellybean Games is launching Ninjitsu!, a stand-along sequel to their hit card game, Scuttle!. My family is already a huge fan of the pirate-filled Scuttle! and its expansions, and was excited to get …

Preview – Dead Cells

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Developer: Motion Twin Publisher: Motion Twin Year: 2017 Platform: Steam MSRP: $16.99 Prelude Dead Cells is a RogueVania sidescroller with Souls-lite combat and is currently up on Steam for Early Access. In the game, you play as…I dunno…a ball of snot? I think it’s actually a collection of some sort of parasitic cells. Either way, you’re this clump of icky …

Preview – Nevera Wars

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Designers: Daniel Bishop Publisher: Tiger Crab Studios Year: 2017 MSRP: N/A Players: 2-4 Play Time: 20-40 minutes Ages: 13+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: N/A Prelude Tiger Crab Studios successfully funded a 20-page, black and white, horror comic book, titled Nevera Tales, back in June of 2016. Coming this summer they’ll be launching a new campaign for card games set …

Preview – Rone

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Designers: Štěpán Štefaník Publisher: GREIFERISTO, REXhry Year: 2017 Minimum Pledge: $18 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 40-55 minutes Ages: 14+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Rone Štěpán Štefaník has launched his Kickstarter for the 2nd edition of Rone – the post-apocalyptic strategy card game for 2 to 4 players. This Kickstarter includes not only the 2nd edition of the core game, …

Preview – Volumes of Blood: Body Count

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Designers: Josh Lambert and Huskisson Publisher: Mythmaker Games Year: 2017 MSRP: N/A Players: 2-6 Play Time: 45-60 minutes Ages: 13+ Rules Available Online: No BGG: N/A Mythmaker Games and Blood Moon Pictures’ Kickstarter for Volumes of Blood: Body Count launches August 11, 2017. This highly-stylized card game promises to put each player in the director’s chair as they draw location, …

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 …