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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 March 28 – April 3

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Late post tonight guys, sorry about that! We had a review go up this week for King’s Forge, and you can expect to see a Smash Up expansion review next week and maybe some other goodies thrown in. Here’s your quick news for this week!

Announcements and Releases

  • Fantasy Flight Games announces a new edition of an old classic: Cave Troll! Control heroes and monsters and infiltrate the dungeons to acquire treasure, but beware the deadly Cave Troll!
  • FFG also has some new playmats available for Netrunner fans – they’re pretty sweet.
  • New features are coming to Golem Arcana soon and details can be seen here. Also includes release dates for the next Zikia and Urugal packs.

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  • Plaid Hat Games announced at GAMA some new games that are coming up! The first is Ashes where you take on the role of a magic wielder fighting to become a god. The second is Tail Feathers, set in the Mice & Mystics universe. Think of it as mice vs rats…fighting airborne on birds.
  • The sixth Cards Against Humanity expansion, the Science pack, and the 2014 Holiday pack are now available for sale!
  • Register for the Privateer Press Lock & Load event for 2015! Get badges and reserve your spot now.
  • A new game by Reiner Knizia, Tigris and Euphrates, gets a preview of the conflicts and civilizations in the game and how it plays.

Kickstarters

  • Robert Burke, creator of the 2 player card game Draco Magi, has returned to Kickstarter to offer playmats of many sizes for your gaming needs. Need one for your card game? Covered. What about your card table? Got that too. Even longer tables can be made!
  • Orcs Must Die! The Board Game is on Kickstarter now. Check out the cool figures and build your levels to hold back the hordes of orcs!

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Other Interesting Articles And Finds

  • If you are attending Gen Con and are curious about what this year’s storyscape for True Dungeon will be, check out this announcement! You can also get a peek at a new token!
  • A really good tabletop starter list for families posted on a mainstream news site? It really does exist! Check out TwinCities.com’s list of games to involve your kids in!
  • Help Asmadi Games playtest their new game, Mottainai, designed by Carl Chudyk – check out the print and play here.

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What We’re Playing

  • Played some Smash Up using some of the newer expansions. I have to say that Cyborg Apes and Kitty Cats are probably my favorite combination.

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  • Wanted a good chuckle this week so we played Poo! with Kae’s dad, and plenty were had.
  • Decided to get ourselves into yet another addicting game and decided to give Dungeons & Dragons Dice Masters a shot! We are pretty obsessed already.

We hope that you’ll welcome Chris A as an official writer here at I:T. He has already been featured in a couple of guest posts here such as his Kickstarter preview for Salem. Have a great weekend, and as always, happy gaming!

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