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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 Dec 13 – Dec 19

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Hello there gamers. It is hard to believe that we are now less than a week away from Christmas. Did I make you panic? Check out holiday recommendations from myself and Raine for last minute gift ideas for the gamer you love. Here is your Quick News for this week!

Announcements and Releases

  • Ascension: Realms Unraveled is now available on iOS and Android!
  • Fantasy Flight’s Eldritch Horror expansion, Mountain of Madness, is now available.
  • Want Warmachine: Tactics? It is available for 20% off during the Steam Winter Sale!
  • A preview of the Batman Love Letter’s Catwoman card is up on Facebook for a sneak peek!
  • Asmodee is still looking for people to demo their games! For more information and to sign up, check out their sign up sheet!
  • Cryptozoic’s DC Comics: Rivals – Batman vs The Joker releases on December 24th. Talk about extra last minute gifts!

rivals batman vs joker

Kickstarters

  • The next book and adventure for Shadows of Esteren is currently on Kickstarter. It is already funded and allows gamers to get in on the earlier books as well!
  • ZNA is a survival board game that takes place in 2025 Boston. The Fog has come and is destroying everything in its path and leaves the living infected. Fight off the infected and meet scenario criteria to win the game and survive!

Other Interesting Articles And Finds

  • Are you a game publisher that has had an unsuccessful Kickstarter, or one that is about to start one? Take some time to read a post from the creator of the recently cancelled New Bedford Kickstarter for his thoughts on dealing with an unsuccessful Kickstarter project.
  • Looking for a last minute holiday gift for your Catan fan friends? Check out these building cost coasters!
  • If you’ve ever wanted to know how to get the word “poop” into a news article as many times as possible, check out Max Temkin’s thoughts on the Holiday Bullshit sale this year from Cards Against Humanity.

What We’re Playing

  • Played some Descent this week and really enjoyed it!
  • A lot of miniature work has happened this weekend : we have done a lot of painting and basing of unfinished models from before/during the move, and then we got Cryx and Khador to the table for a quick battle. Khador got the best of Cryx when Deneghra moved in for a ballsy (read: risky) move and left herself too exposed.

cryx vs khador

  • We tried out two games from Z-MAN Games this week. We tried Fairy Tale, a drafting card game that was pretty fun, and also Grimoire.

A heads up that there will be drastically less/zero content shared from December 24th-January 5th to allow our writers time with their families to enjoy the holidays. There will likely be updates to the Instagram page sharing geeky goodness and any gaming adventures that may occur during that time! There will not be a Quick News next week.

Until next year, happy gaming, and happy holidays!

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