Gloomhaven to be Reprinted in August ’17

This story crossed my desk the other day and I thought our boardgamer lovers would be interested. In short, Cephalofair Games will be launching a new Gloomhaven related game on Kickstater in early April. As part of that campaign, you can also order Gloomhaven; the reprint is being funded by the this Kickstarter as well….

Letters from Whitechapel: Dear Boss – Is it Worth the Investment?

Back to the Streets of London, 1888 Letters From Whitechapel was released originally back in 2011 and has subsequently been in and out of print over those years seeing more than a handful of very positive reviews and ratings. It has settled in (at the time of this writing) at a 7.5 rating on BoardGameGeek…

Chaosium to Launch Khan of Khans Kickstarter on 10 January

The fine folks at Chaosium will be launching a new Kickstarter on 10 January 2017. Reiner Knizia’s newest game, Khan of Khans, looks to be a whimsical family-oriented card game. The game is thematically placed in Greg Stafford’s world of Glorantha. I just skimmed over the PDF of the “Print & Play” version of the…

Kickstarter Watch – Dear Leader

I don’t do a whole of kickstarting these days, but the new Dear Leader Kickstarter has caught my attention. I love satirical games and this looks as if it will scratch that itch for me. maybe it’s something you should have a look at too. Come on, who doesn’t love making fun of Kim Jong-un?…

Follow-up to Asmodee North America’s New Retailer Policies

I wanted to take a moment to pass along the press release that Asmodee North America (ANA) just released. This is a follow-up to the In 2016, Asmodee North America Will Change the Face of Boardgame Sales article published 19 Dec 2015. W. Eric Martin published an article titled “Asmodee Clarifies Its Changes for 2016: Online Sales Will…

In 2016, Asmodee North America Will Change the Face of Boardgame Sales

Today, W. Eric Martin, a reporter for Boardgame Geek published an article that will change the landscape of the Boardgaming hobby. Please take a few minutes to read his article here. The long and the short is in 2016 Asmodee North America will become the sole North American distributor for Fantasy Flight Games, Asmodee and…

Virtual Tabletops – Are You Biased?

Whether you are a roleplayer, boardgamer or wargamer there are a variety of online virtual tabletop applications or websites through which you can play games. We all have our preference for one site or application over all the others available to us. For example, my preferred virtual table top for roleplaying games is Roll20 and…

My Paradigm Shift: Why I Shop Online

The other day on Facebook I posed a question to my local gaming club of some 380+ members regarding a local store. More precisely, I asked: “Boardgame night seems to be taking off at Final Round, does anyone still game at Realms?”, both Final Round and Realms are local stores. The responses I received were…

1A Publishing Loses Rights to Tide of Iron

Just announced by ICv2, publisher 1A has lost the rights to publish and market the hybrid boardgame/miniatures wargame Tide of Iron. ICv2 is reporting that Fantasy Flight Games (FFG), recalled the license and took possession immediately of all Tide of Iron inventories. It’s being reported as a mutual decision, but what is unclear is what…