Tabletop / board game news of the week!
Mind Games drug dealer gets comeuppance
Remember the Mind Games drug bust that happened last year? Well the guy behind it has been found guilty of smuggling methamphetamine (douchebag). Six million dollars worth of the drug were hidden in the Mind Games store boxes, staff got suss and phoned the police.
Starlit Citadel Reviews are no more
We are really saddened by this news. Kaja Sadowski and Joanna Gaskell announced their review series Starlit Citadel Reviews has come to an end. Itâs been four great seasons from the pair and it will be sad to see them go. Thereâs one episode left for season four and thatâs all she wrote. We wish them well in their future endeavors.
Bye ladies, you’ll be missed by us here at Gameapalooza.
Krosmaster Quest gets release date
Cool Mini or Not are set to release âKrosmaster Questâ on March 26. Why is this exciting? Because âKrosmaster Questâ is a stand-alone miniatures board game set in the Krosmaster universe. If youâve got the other games, why not add this one, if you havenât got the other games, you donât need them. Win, win.
Osprey Games Let Them Eat Cake releases August
Designer Peer Sylvester and Osprey Games are releasing card game âLet Them Eat Cakeâ in August. The card game features 117 cards and a cardboard guillotineâ¦. hey wait a minuteâ¦. oh it has plastic pawns too. A card game with a cardboard guillotine, whoâd a thunk it.
Alleged Magic the Gathering robber arrested
On Monday this week a guy broke into a comic book store in Arkansas, U.S. and said to the clerk âI hate to do this, but I have a gun and I want a box of Magic cards for my sonâs birthdayâ. Now, obvious desperation aside, douche move. Now the alleged thief has been charged with aggravated robbery. Nice birthday present for his kid. Some people eh?
CMON acquire Sheriff of Nottingham rights
Cool Mini or Not has acquired the worldwide rights to bluffing game âSheriff of Nottinghamâ. Arcane Wonders are still set to publish the game in their new relationship with CMON.
Rio Grande Games releasing 6 new titles
Here they are for your perusal: Solo adventure game âFridayâ is getting a re-run in April. Another Friedmann Friese reprint game titled âUnexpected Treasuresâ is due for a June release. We covered âFearsome Floorsâ also getting a re-release. RGG are also re-releasing âNavigadorâ (June) and âImperialâ and âImperial 2030â in May.
IDW does BttF and Awesome Kingdom
We covered IDWâs âBack to the Future: OUTATIME dice game this week on Facebook, but as well as that IDW are also releasing the new âAwesome Kingdomâ title âMines & Labyrinthsâ. Why do we care about this? Because itâs designed by Kevin Wilson. No not Kevin âBloodyâ Wilson, Kevin Wilson of âArkham Horrorâ and âDescentâ fame. Aussie ETA is May.
Awesome Kingdom. Just say it out loud in a deep voice and slowly. For fun.
Spotted on Kickstarter this Week
Pirate Plunder the card game
Pirate Plunder the card game by Louis Grubb has hit Kickstarter, itâs about building your own pirate ship and stealing from other players. Our favourite thing about this campaign is the video, which you have to see. And if you like the look of the game, give it some love, itâs an Aussie project. We are parlaying you about it now whilst we try and work out why the project website is a fitness company.
Twisted – A Steampunk Miniatures Game
Beautiful looking steampunk miniatures game âTwistedâ is still there. We’ve mentioned it a few times now, but just in case you missed it be sure and check it out.
Japanese Card Game: Hiragana Asobi Karuta
Japanese competitive card game Karuta from Melbourne designer Kaz Ueno has hit Kickstarter. According to the creator âIt’s a card game, but it’s like a sport! Exciting Japanese card game specially arranged it for non-Japanese peopleâ. Apparently over a million people play this in Japan. Check it out on Kickstarter, itâs certainly different.
That’s it, another week of tabletop / board gaming news all wrapped in a bow for you.
Happy weekend and good gaming!