Like that extra cybernetic eye you had installed last week, the Shadowrun Crossfire Character Expansion Pack 1 extends the usability of the Shadowrun Crossfire Deck Building Game. Included in this reasonably priced expansion pack are twenty entirely new runner cards, four basic cards, and one hundred (you read that right!) upgrade stickers.
If you thought Love Letter had a lot of variations before, then you’ll be shocked to find out another one has hit the shelves. Love Letter The Hobbit overlays the world of J.R.R. Tolkein’s Middle Earth onto the mechanics of this incredibly popular card game. However, this version of Love Letter provides a twist on the previous versions as players struggle to locate the Arkenstone before Smaug catches on.
Dungeon and Dragons miniatures have not been prevalent after the dissolution of fourth edition, but Wizards of the Coast and Gale Force Nine are changing that this weekend. The D&D Collector’s Series of miniatures is an extremely limited edition set of unpainted miniature figures to be used in the roleplaying game. In the initial line are an Eye Tyrant Beholder, Lolth Demon Queen of Spiders, a Illithid Raiding Party, and Drow War Party.
Another mini expansion for the popular Marvel Deck Building Game, Legendary, is out this weekend. Legendary Fear Itself incorporates characters from the comic event of the same name, each of which is empowered by an Asgardian hammer akin to Thor‘s Mjolnir. Included in the expansion are one hundred playable cards, six allies, one commander (Uru-Enchanted Iron Man), one adversary group, and three new plots.
The violent tricksters of Warhammer 40K receive their own hardcover codex this weekend. The awaited Harlequin Codex has arrived, including in its glossy pages a detailed history of the faction, a gallery of paint schemes and miniature options, a comprehensive army list, and an appendix full of rules for fielding the armies of the Harlequin faction.
Wizards of the Coast and Asmodee have joined forces to produce the newest version of Dice Masters on the market. Battle for Faerun is a Dungeon and Dragons themed version of Dice Masters where sets of dice represent characters and creatures from the popular roleplaying game. Working like a deck building game but with dice, players assemble teams by purchasing assortments dice. Out this weekend is a two player starter set and the standard booster pack assortment.
Objectively the most amazing expansion pack for the Smash Up card game to date, Pretty Pretty Smash Up is out this weekend. Basically, the grungy, spooky, monstrous factions have had their day in Smash Up and now it’s time for some cute and cuddly options. Included within this box are four entirely new factions, including Kitty Cats (featuring some familiar furry faces from the Internet), Princesses, Fairies, and, for all the Bronies out there, Mythic Horses. All your vampires, pirates, and Cthulhus don’t stand a chance!