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Formerly a PC-exclusive gamer, Kae was introduced to the tabletop world by gateway of the World of Warcraft TCG. Since then, her interests have broadened with her favorite games including Battlestar Galactica, Pathfinder, Lord of the Rings LCG, WarmaHordes, and more. Kae is willing to try just about any game and loves learning new strategy.

Quick News May 2 – May 9

Initiative Tabletop Group

It is certainly starting to warm up across the country, so plenty of outdoor activities are sure to come. Hopefully you’ve made time to check out gaming news this week as well as gather around whatever surface you use for gaming! Check out the news blurbs that have come up this past week.

Announcements and Releases

  • Privateer Play Day started on May 4th and lasts until tomorrow, May 10th. Local retailers may be participating in this event, and you can call around to see if there is something going on near you!
  • The alien race of Hydras are invading Earth in a large scale game of Level 7 – INVASION!
  • AEG’s next pocket game, Valley of the Kings is coming soon to retailers, with an Egyptian feel!
  • Fourth data pack for Netrunner : Up and Over, is coming soon!
  • The english translation of Black Stories, a morbid riddle game by Z-MAN Games is coming later this year.
  • Galadriel makes an appearance in the Lord of the Rings card game in the fifth adventure pack of the Ring-maker Cycle.
  • Details on the 2014 True Dungeon event have been released for fans to preview.

What We’re Playing

  • The I:T gang finally found some time to get together and got Glass Road to the table! We enjoyed it a lot, but more plays will be coming soon for a review in the near future!
  • Kae and Raine got the chance to play Survival! The Doom and Bloom board game currently on Kickstarter. Be looking for a review within the next week!
  • Jacob and Christina got busy this week, playing Pixel Tactics, Mercs, Bremerhaven, Lost Cities, Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, and many more.

As Gen Con quickly approaches (less than 100 days, eek!) more games await release and you can be anticipating grand new announcements when that time comes. We’re working on multiple reviews for this upcoming week, so be sure to check back for those. Thanks to checking us out this Friday, and as always, happy gaming!


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