Boardcast News 10.27.2016 | Podcast of Nonsensical Gamers

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  1. Game Announcements

    1. Upper Deck Entertainment

      1. The Dingo Ate the Baby (Mike Elliott, March 2017)
      2. Shark Island (Richard Launius, GenCon 2017)
    2. Cryptozoic

      1. Spyfall 2 (Q4)
      2. Batman “Almost Got ‘Im” card game and Master of Orion (Q1)
    3. Fantasy Flight Games

      1. Will be publishing the Mutant Chronicles: Siege of the Citadel miniatures board games from Mophidius Entertainment
      2. Mansions of Madness: Beyond the Threshold (Q1)
    4. Quick Simple Fun Games

      1. Hanamikoji (Kota Nakayama, Q4)
      2. Moons (Robert Burke, Q4)
      3. Veggie Garden (Kelly North Adams, Q4)
    5. Mayday Games

      1. Gaijin Dash (Antoine Bauza & Corentine Lebrat, Q1 2017)
    6. Portal Games

      1. Stronghold (2nd Ed) Undead Expansion
      2. 51st State Scavengers Expansion
      3. Cry Havoc: Aftermath Expansion
      4. Alien Artifiacts, new property from Viola Kijowska and Marcin Ropka
    7. Asmodee

      1. Watson and Holmes (Space Cowboys, Early 2017)
  2. Hobby News

    1. AEG’s Black Box will contain only one game this year
    2. Both Ludicreations and R&R Games had their cash boxes stolen at Essen this year
    3. HASCON, a “first-of-its-kind” experience, will be held September, 2017 in Rhode Island
    4. White Wizard Games Fair, November, Boston
    5. Habro’s Game Challenge Finalists are on Indiegogo
    6. Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Auction is up today!
    7. Notre Game is experimenting with Scratch-Off hobby games
  3. App News

    1. Red 7
    2. Flashpoint: Fire Rescue
    3. Colt Express
    4. Smash Up

Kickstarter Spotlight

  1. Pathogenesis

    1. Project by: Loren Cunningham
    2. Ending on: October 28th
    3. Funding level: FUNDED!
    4. Cost: $39 (Free US Shipping)
    5. Quick Pitch:
      1. A deck-building game about attacking the human body as bacteria!
  1. Spires

    1. Project by: Nevermore Games (& TC Petty III)
    2. Ending on: November 15th
    3. Funding level: ~50%
    4. Cost: $15 + $4
    5. Quick Pitch: Tableau management and Spire building!

Quick Mentions

  1. Medici The Card Game

  2. Valeria Card Kingdoms: Flame and Frost


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