Coming up on Channel A is a new program for fans of anime and manga, ready-made for party gaming!
Recently run through the distributor system following a successful Kickstarter run, Channel A is another in a long line of Apples to Apples style party games. In the case of Channel A, players are selecting multiple cards, each with a uniquely anime-esque words, and using them to pitch a new anime show to the rest of the group. Votes are taken and points are assigned based on majority.
If there’s a cult following bigger than fans of zombie stuff, it’s fans of Cthulhu stuff.
From the makers of Zombies!!!, the highly popular zombie outbreak survival game, comes Cthulhu!!!: Hastur La Vista Baby! Similar to Zombies!!!, players control hardened Elder God exterminators attempting to halt the return of an creature from beyond by sanctifying ritual sites. However, the threat of insanity looms large over everyone thrust into the middle of this horrific setting. Can you hold out?
Flash Point is jumping in the drink with its newest set of expansion boards, Dangerous Waters.
In this expansion are two double-sided game boards with representations of a submarine and a sunken ship, offering an entirely original environment for players to experience. Any safety provided by the above-ground buildings of all the previous sets is now out-the-window, so to speak, raising the stakes in this popular cooperative game.
Newly arrived and quickly disappearing from the shelves is Magic the Gathering‘s most recent Duel Deck, Jace vs. Vraska.
Hotly anticipated, this duel deck retails for $19.99, but contains cards with values which far exceed the price. As well, these duel deck sets are always perfect introductory products for new Magic players, giving them a fully built deck to play as well as one to give an opponent.
A supplement to the Chaos Space Marine’s Codex, the recently released Crimson Slaughter Codex provides information about unique artifacts and options for your existing Chaos Space Marines army. As well, it provides a unique story that’s never before been told in the Warhammer 40K materials.
Legend of the Five Rings makes a major comeback this weekend with the launch of a freshly designed base set, the Ivory Edition, anchored by four new booster pack releases and a set of nine starter decks. The classic nine clans are represented, including crab, scorpion, crane, and all the rest.
Somebody really needs to Asmadi Games to start play testing these games they’re releasing.
In the mean time, here’s another We Didn’t Playtest This edition, this time known as We Didn’t Playtest This Pasted-On Theme at All! Adding another batch of original cards, this expansion also includes stick-on (paste not included) themes like zombie, pirate, elves, and more. Not only do these themes make each card snazzier than before, they also change the endgame scenario.
While we’re on the topic of expansions, the popular education series, Timeline, gains another themed expansion this weekend. Timeline: Music & Cinema plays just like the previous versions of the game with players attempting to lay cards from their hand in chronological order without seeing the dates. In this specific expansion, all the cards relate to major moments or works in the music and film industries.
A loving homage to classic Dungeons & Dragons, Luke Crane’s Torchbearer RPG HC is all dungeon crawling all the time.
Building off of the Burning Wheel and Mouse Guard roleplaying systems, Torchbearer deals in deep, dank dungeons, heroic adventurers, and a hunt for glory.
Your Friendly Neighborhood Wall-Crawler has finally swing his way into the Legendary deck-building game, and he’s brought along friends. Another mini-expansion for Marvel‘s successful DBG, Paint the Town Red (trust us, the contents are better than the title) includes cards for the Black Symbiote Spider-Man, Moon Knight, Black Cat, Scarlet Spider, and Spider-Woman as well as Mastermind cards for Carnage and Mysterio.