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Jan 10, 2014 – Issue #119

Euphoria Giveaway!

This week we are giving away a retail copy of Euphoria – the new dystopian worker-placement hit – compliments of Stonemaier Games. You can enter every day on the contest page, the giveaway ends on Sunday, January 13 at midnight MST.

TOP NEWS

  • Cryptozoic has announced Hawken a real-time card game based on the popular video game
  • Fantasy Flight has announced Fire Made Flesh, the latest chapter pack for the Game of Thrones LCG and Oath of the Outcast a hero and monster collection for Descent.
  • The cards from the 2013 Holiday Pack for L5R are now available from Alderac Entertainment Group
  • Common Man has announced they are shifting from importing foreign games to focusing on their own product line
  • Privateer Press has announced Zombies Keep Out, a new co-op game coming in April.
  • Steve Jackson Games has announced a number of Expansions for Munchkin coming in March and April

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Reviews & Previews

Battle of the Five Armies

Coming soon from Ares Games, the Battle of the Five Armies is a tactical level game based on the climactic ending of JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit. The game is based on the same system as War of the Ring but includes updated rules to account for the more detailed smaller scale conflict.

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DESIGNER’S MIND

The B4B Challenge is still on hiatus, but don’t let that discourage you from backing great projects like the one below:

Fief
Rule 15th Century France in this US reprint of the european gameOn Kickstarter Until February 11