Posted Wednesday, 19-Aug-2015
Featuring random map generation with competitive, cooperative, and solo play, the game promises head to head conflict between the Federation and the Klingon Empire, exploration, and the ability to level up your character.
Cold War era submarine hunting, designed by a real submarine commander. Wargame publisher Osprey Games (of the Bolt Action franchise) is putting out this game of asymmetrical naval warfare for an October release.
They Come Unseen is for 2 to 5 players and features hidden movement for the submarines and a plethora of various systems such as fuel, ammunition, and cruising depth.
Popular statistics blog FiveThirtyEight.com has put up a piece analyzing the state of the crowdfunding industry in terms of raw numbers.
The piece looks at the figures from the biggest projects ever and interviews two figures from the industry. If you’d like a closer look at Kickstarter stats, BoardGameData.com has a handy tool for measuring various metrics of Kickstarter campaigns since the site’s inception.
New art, new cards, a revised board, and more in Red Raven Game’s City of Iron Second Edition. Red Raven Games announced this new edition alongside their Kickstarter for Dingo’s Dreams (designed by Alf Seegert, of Fantastiqa)
Level 99 Games is putting out their digital edition of popular fighting game series BattleCon, a critically acclaimed 2 player game based on classic arcade fighters.
All Fathomed Out lets you explore the ocean’s depths and collect rare and fantastic specimens. Featuring a unique theme and a fun art style, the game features decks with names like ‘Abyssal Deep.’ and ‘Shenanigans.’
Minimalist art and science fiction gameplay combine in Earth 667c, a game about the race to leave our solar system in search of a new home. This epic game of space exploration and technology plays from 1 to 6 players and has full rules available for download.
Mint Tin Mini Apocalypse is a microgame which fits into, as the name implies, a mint tin. Players must frantically roll dice to get into their fallout shelter. Includes a manhole cover expansion.
Finally we have Twilight Arcana: Queens of the Twelve Realms.
2 to 5 players will use these cards to undertake Ploys against the Twelve Queens, which are vulnerable to Thwarts and Counter-Thwarts alike. This game of intrigue and influence features art by at least 7 different artists.
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