Headlines

  • A new edition and a new game for 7th continent
  • Century Golem - Eastern Mountains is happening
  • Gloomhaven will be on steam next week

 

Hotness

  • Pret-a-Porter
  • TINYforming Mars
  • Sol Last Days of a Star
  • Set a Watch
  • Dune
  • Deep Blue
  • DinoGenics
  • Through the Ages: New Leaders and Wonders
  • Detective Club

 

New/Upcoming Releases

  • Mindblock
  • Beagle or Bagel
  • Caravan
  • Until Daylight
  • Obscurio

 

Kickstarters

  • Trial By Trolley

 

Direct download: DTN-641.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

This episode is a little different from our normal shows.  This is all about the Dice Tower Awards that were announced yesterday, July 4th.

 

We'll be back to our normal format next week.

Direct download: DTN-640.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

Headlines

  • Game Toppers is doing a mystery giveaway
  • D&D Essentials Kit exclusive at Target
  • Big G Creative is bringing Kenny G to a board game
  • The Starfarers of Catan is back as Catan Starfarers

 

Hotness

  • Middara: Unintentional Malum
  • Jaws
  • Super Fantasy Brawl
  • Dwellings of Eldervale
  • Pax Pamir (2nd ed)
  • Die Macher
  • Altar Quest

 

New/Upcoming Releases

  • Vinyl
  • What? What!
  • Game of Thrones: Oathbreaker
  • Claim
  • Among Thieves
  • You caught me, there were only 5, not 6 like I said in the intro

Kickstarters

  • Darwinauts
  • Crypt X
Direct download: DTN-639.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

Headlines

  • Happy Gorilla Game Studios goes to Washington to talk tariffs
  • Origins awards were announced last week

 

Hotness

  • Little Town
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone The Game
  • Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: A Board Game of English Magic
  • Black Angel
  • Star Wars: Outer Rim
  • Endeavor: Age of Sail

 

New/Upcoming Releases

  • Imperial Settlers: Roll & Write
  • Sorcerer
  • Lanterns Dice: Lights in the Sky
  • Wordsmith
  • Shikoku

 

Kickstarters

  • The Refuge: Terror from the Deep
  • Untamed: Feral Factions
Direct download: DTN-638.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:42pm EDT

Headlines:

 

Hotness:

  • The Ancient World 2nd Ed
  • The Isle of Cats
  • Arraial
  • Star Wars: Outer Rim
  • Too Many Bones
  • Middara

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Star Wars: Outer Rim
  • Tuki
  • Once Upon A Castle
  • Slide Quest
  • Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: A Board Game of English Magic
  • Walls of York

 

Kickstarters:

  • Dungeon Drop
  • Waters Edge
Direct download: DTN-637.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

Headlines:

 

Hotness:

  • The 7th Continent
  • Batman: Gotham City Chronicles
  • Etherfields
  • The Ancient World 2nd Ed
  • Titans
  • Time of Legends: Joan of Arc

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Untold Adventures Await
  • Super Punch Fighter
  • Crisis at Steamfall
  • For the Queen
  • Realm of Sand

 

Kickstarter:

  • The Dungeon Royal Board Game
  • The One Hundred Toril
Direct download: DTN-636.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 6:13pm EDT

Headlines:

 

The Hotness Review:

  • Etherfields
  • Terra Mystica: Merchants of the Seas
  • One Key
  • Alter Quest
  • Star Wars: Dark Side Rising
  • Nuke Your Neighbor

 

New Releases:

  • High Risk
  • Tales of Glory
  • KeyForge: Age of Ascension
  • Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Core Set and Curese of the Crimson Throne
  • Waters of Nereus

 

Kickstarters:

  • Fickle
  • Tussie Mussie
  • Papillon

 

Direct download: DTN-635.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

Headlines:

  • The Spiel des Jahres nominees are announced
  • The Elder Scrolls will come to the tabletop this Christmas (link:https://www.modiphius.com/elder-scrolls.html)
  • Asmodee now has a publishing arm
  • Three new games are on digital

 

Hotness:

  • LAMA
  • Just One
  • Wingspan
  • The 7th Continent
  • Carpe Diem
  • Egizia: Shifting Sands
  • Pandemic: Rapid Response
  • Fabulantica
  • Werewords

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Wacky Races: The Board Game
  • U-BOOT
  • Guradian's Call
  • Monsters Vs. Heroes: Cthulhu Mythos

 

Kickstarters:

  • Icaion
  • Kodama 3D
Direct download: DTN-634.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • New Tariffs Target Games and Toys
  • Space Invaders The Board Game
  • Terraforming Mars is in Beta on Android
  • The Gaming Goat No Longer Able to Sell Stonemaier Games

 

Hotness:

  • Kanagawa: Yokai
  • Egizia: Shifting Sands
  • Tiny Towns
  • The 7th Continent
  • Europe Divided
  • De Vulgari Eloquentia

 

New/Upcoming Releases

  • One Key
  • Punto
  • Rat-a-Tat Roll
  • Rebel Nox
  • Dicium
  • Troll & Dragon

 

Kickstarters

  • It's a Wonderful World
  • Dice Upon a Time
Direct download: DTN-633.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

 

Hotness:

  • Noctiluca
  • Clinic
  • Super Punch Fighter
  • Tiny Towns
  • Gloomhaven: Forgotten Circles
  • Die Macher

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • HellBoy: The Board Game
  • Papua
  • Battle for Biternia
  • Monster Slaughter
  • Dobbers: Quest for the Key
  • Wooly Whammoth

 

Kickstarters:

  • Starving Artist
  • Matryoshka
Direct download: DTN-632-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

 

Hotness:

 

New Releases:

  • Subtext
  • Godsforge
  • Deep Space D-6
  • Doppleganger

 

Kickstarters:

  • Plague Inc: Armageddon Expansion
  • CRYSTALLO

 

Direct download: DTN-631.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • A followup on the suspended Kickstarters from last week
  • Steve Jackson Games releases their annual report (link: http://www.sjgames.com/general/stakeholders/)
  • Stronghold games sues Plan B over Great Western Trail
  • Zombicide is now on mobile

 

Hotness:

  • The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth
  • Bloodborne: The Board Game
  • On Mars
  • Bunny Kingdom: In the Sky
  • Anachrony
  • Escape Plan
  • Terraforming Mars
  • Batman: Gotham City Chronicles

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Museum
  • Noctiluca
  • Rice Dice
  • Filler
  • Murder on the Cosmic Express

 

Kickstarter:

  • March of the Ants: Empires of the Earth
  • Maquis

 

Direct download: DTN-630.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • Mensa Announces the 2019 Mensa Select Awards
  • Monopoly Lion King Releases for 25th Anniversary
  • Game of Thrones Gets a Social Deduction Game
  • Warhammer Champions Comes to the Switch 

 

Hotness:

  • The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth
  • On Mars
  • Folding Space
  • Terraforming Mars: Turmoil
  • Dungeonology: The Expedition
  • Anachrony
  • Hunt the Ravager
  • Notre Dame
  • Vampire: The Masquerade - Heritage

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Brides & Bribes
  • Second Chance
  • Nagaraja
  • Cabo
  • Space Gate Odyssey
  • Downfall

 

Kickstarters:

  • Anachrony: Fractures of Time
  • Freshwater Fly: A Strategic Fly Fishing Game

 

Direct download: DTN-629.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

 

Hotness:

  • Unpublished Prototype (Scramble for Africa)
  • Sanctum
  • The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth
  • Dungeons and Dragons: Waterdeep, Dungeon of the Mad Mage
  • Batman: Gotham City Chronicles
  • Escape Plan

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Jurassic Park: Danger!
  • Bugs in the Kitchen
  • Inuit: The Snow Folk
  • The Rise and Fall of Anvalor
  • Proving Grounds
  • Planet

 

Kickstarters:

  • Kingdom Rush: Rift in Time
  • Roam
Direct download: DTN-628.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

- No headlines this week, they have been replaced with the Golden Geek Awards spoiled at the bottom of the notes.

 

Hotness:

  • Blood on the Clocktower
  • The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth
  • Star Wars: Outer Rim
  • Res Arcana
  • Lorenzo il Magnifico
  • Middara
  • Museum

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Astro Drive
  • Joust
  • Magnastorm
  • Impact: Battle of Elements
  • Dream Catchers
  • Incredibles Save the Day
  • Sherlock Express
  • U-BOOT
  • Ring Master: Welcome to the Big Top

 

Kickstarter:

  • Papillon
  • Blume

 

Golden Geek Awards:

  • Podcast: Ludology
  • Print & Play: Orchard - A9 card solitaire game
  • Wargame: Hannibal & Hamilcar
  • Artwork & Presentation: Root
  • Thematic Game: Root
  • Innovative: Root
  • Family Game: The Quacks of Quedlinburg
  • Part Game: The Mind
  • Card Game: The Mind
  • Cooperative Game: The Mind
  • Expansion: Scythe - The Rise of Fenris
  • Solo Game: That's Pretty Clever
  • Strategy Game: Brass - Birmingham
  • Two Player Game: KeyForge
  • Board Game App: Ganz Schon Clever
  • Game of the Year: Listen or visit BGG to find out.  (Hint: It's on this list already.)

 

Direct download: DTN-627.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headline:

 

Hotness:

  • Valley of the Kings: Premium Edition
  • Cleopatra and the Society of Architects: Deluxe Edition
  • Bus
  • Inis: Seasons of Inis
  • Folklore: The Affliction
  • Oceans
  • Tsukuyumi: Full Moon Down

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Dwar7s winter
  • Underwater Cities
  • Honga
  • Saboteur: The Lost Mines

 

Kickstarter:

  • Character Coins RPG Token Sets
  • Handsome - An Elegant Wordgame
  • Custom Game Mats by OvePowered

 

Direct download: DTN-626.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

 

Hotness Review:

  • Dune
  • Tsukuyumi: Full  Moon Dawn
  • The Silver River
  • Call to Adventure
  • Root
  • At the Gates of Loyang
  • Die Hard
  • Carnival Zombie

 

News/Upcoming Releases:

  • Res Arcana
  • Munchkin: Warhammer 40k
  • Call to Adventure
  • Dice Masters: X-Men Forever
  • Istambul: Big Box

 

Kickstarters:

  • No Pun Included, Season 3

 

Direct download: DTN-625-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

 

Hotness Review:

  • Wingspan
  • Tiny Towns
  • Root: The Underworld Expansion
  • Passtally
  • Claustrophobia 1643
  • Arraial
  • Glen More 2: Chronicles
  • Key Market
  • Age of Steam

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Bad Maps
  • Senators
  • The Neverland Rescue
  • Fine Sand
  • Laws of Robotics

 

Kickstarters:

  • Root: The Underworld Expansion
  • Copenhagen

 

 

Direct download: DTN-624-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • WizKids has announced a licensing partnership with Hasbro
  • Quirky Circuits is the next map-book style game from Plaid Hat Games
  • USAopoly accidently spoils the 2nd Talisman IP
  • Galaxy Trucker comes to Steam and Tides of Time might release soon?
  • The GAMA trade show is next week

 

Hotness Review:

  • Terraforming Mars: Turmoil
  • Wingspan
  • Paladins of the West Kingdom
  • Iwari
  • Middara
  • On Mars
  • Architects of the West Kingdom

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Human Era
  • Impact: Battle of Elements
  • K'uh Nah
  • Planet Apocalypse
  • Smash City
  • The Grimm Masquerade

 

Kickstarters:

  • Graphic Novel Adventures, Season 2
  • Roland Wright - A Simultaneous Roll & Write (& Erase) Game
Direct download: DTN-623-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

 

Hotness Review:

  • Winterborne
  • Teotihuacan: Late Preclassic Period
  • Dice Forge: Rebellion
  • Anachrony: Fractures of Time
  • Waste Knights: Second Edition
  • Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Solenia
  • Time Breaker
  • Supernatural Socks
  • Chiyo's Secret
  • Pirate Tricks
  • Penny Lane

 

Kickstarters:

  • Winterborne
  • Throw Throw Burrito
Direct download: DTN-622-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • The Orville is coming to HeroClix
  • Disney Villainous Wicked to the Core wins the Toy of the Year at the New York Toy Fair
  • Wizards of the Coast releases a Stranger Things D&D starter set
  • Evolution the video game gets an update

 

Hotness Review:

  • Hate
  • Waste Knights 2nd Ed
  • Consumption: Food and Choices
  • Root
  • Res Arcana
  • Coloma
  • Terramara

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Vadoran Gordens
  • Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth: An Expedition Game
  • Tudor
  • Bushido
  • Ganymede

 

Kickstarters:

  • Tiny Epic Tactics
  • hexaGONE
  • Aeon's End: The New Age

 

Direct download: DTN-621-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • Researchers at Baylor University study the effects of board games on couples
  • Fantasy Flight has announced the next expansion to KeyForge
  • Fantasy Flight announces Star Wars: Outer Rim
  • North Star Games releases Evolution on mobile and steam

 

Hotness Review:

  • Tiny Epic Tactics
  • MegaCity: Oceania
  • Sushi Roll
  • Ghost Star
  • Aeon's End: The New Age
  • UBOOT

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Megaland
  • The Great City of Rome
  • Hokkaido
  • The Game
  • Fuji
  • Herbaceous Sprouts
  • KeyForge: Age of Ascension

 

Kickstarters:

  • 1001 Odysseys
  • Knitting the card game

 

Direct download: DTN-620-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

 

  • USAopoly will release two new licensed versions of Talisman
  • T.I.M.E. Stories gets a robbot
  • Steve Jackson Games is bringing back the 80's
  • Wolfgang Warsch has a new game on Kickstarter

 

Hotness Review:

 

  • The Castles of Burgundy
  • Claustrophobia 1643
  • The Quacks of Quedlinburg
  • Alone
  • Ghost Star
  • High Rise
  • In the Hall of the Mountain King

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

 

  • Victorian Masterminds
  • Narabi
  • Black Skull Island
  • Bumuntu

 

Kickstarters:

 

  • Hyperspace
  • PARKS: The Board Game

 

Direct download: DTN-619-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • Plan B Games announces Century: A New World
  • Eggertspiele has announced Era: Medieval Age
  • The Mind gets a soundtrack
  • CMON launches the Munchkin Dungeon Kickstarter 
  • Mystic Vale launches on Steam for PC

 

Hotness Review:

  • Aftershock
  • Prêt-à-Porter
  • Era: Medieval Age
  • Sleeping Gods
  • DinoGenics
  • Ganz schön clever
  • Yokohama Duel

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Aeon's End: Legacy
  • Blossoms
  • Comanauts
  • Star Trek: Conflick in the Neutral Zone
  • Embark

 

Kickstarters:

  • Gardens of Babylon: The Cascading Tile Laying Game
  • Champions of Nexum
  • Charty Party

 

Direct download: DTN-618-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • The Dice Tower is running their annual kickstarter
  • There is a typo in Time Stories' Madame expansion
  • Roll for the Galaxy is getting an expansion
  • Dire Wolf Digital is bringing more games to digital
  • The Legends of Andres is on iOS and Android

 

Hotness Review:

  • The Board of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth
  • Tuki
  • Root
  • Merchants of Muziris
  • Crusaders: Thy Will Be Done
  • Treasure Island
  • Iwari
  • Battle of the Bards

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Kodama Duo
  • Root - Riverfolk Expansion (reprint)
  • Forum Trajanum
  • Raiatea

 

Kickstarters:

  • The Clowdus Collection
  • Tsuro: Phoenix Rising

 

 

Direct download: DTN-617-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines:

  • GenCon Badges are on sale
  • Restoration Games announces their next game
  • Time of Triumph announced for KeyForge
  • The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth announced
  • Gaming breaks records on Kickstarter

 

Hotness Review:

  • War of the Worlds: The New Wave
  • Wingspan
  • Suburbia: Collector's Edition
  • Onimaru
  • Dopplet So Clever
  • Neolithic
  • New Frontiers

 

New/Upcoming Releases:

  • Star Wars Legion, Priority Supplies Battlefield Expansion
  • Concorida, the Venus Expansion
  • Pathfinder Adventure Chest
  • Teotihuacan: City of Gods
  • Dragonfire Adventures: Ravaging The Sword Cost
  • Arkham Horror LCG: The Circule Undone Deluxe Expansion

 

Kickstarters:

  • War of the Worlds: The New Wave
  • Suburbia Collector's Edition
Direct download: DTN-616-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 9:03am EDT

Headlines

Neil Patrick Harris designs a board game

Tabletop Survey tells you what kind of gamer you are

Nine Year old goes pro in Go

Darwin Bromley passes away

Hotness

Wingspan

Inquisitor

Gloomhaven

Black Angel

New Frontiers

Nemesis

Terraforming Mars

Spirit Island

Root

Suburbia: Collector's Edition

New/Upcomming Releases

This War of Mine: Tales from the Ruined City

Vindication

Giant Queendomino

Space Crop 2025-2300 AD

Arkham Horror LCG: Return to Dunwich Legacy

Dixit 10th Anniversary Expansion

Kickstarters

Circadian: First Light

AVGhost Paranormal Investigation

Direct download: DTN-615-2.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Headlines

  • Christian Peterson says farewell.
  • Magic the Gathering is making it's way into mainstream podcasts.
  • Carcassonne comes to the Switch
  • Introducing your new Dice Tower News team

Hotness

  • Wingspan
  • New Frontiers
  • Gloomhaven
  • Terraforming Mars
  • Root
  • Spirit Island
  • Underwater Cities
  • Nemesis
  • Teotihuacan: City of Gods
  • Scythe

New/Upcoming Releases

  • Concept Kids: Animals
  • Fury of Dracula 4th Ed
  • Mage Knight the Board Game: Ultimate Ed
  • Munchkin: Harry Potter Deluxe
  • Munchkin: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Deluxe

Kickstarters

  • Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon
  • Fences: A Tile Laying Game
Direct download: DTN-614.mp3
Category:Friday News with Chris & Kitty -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

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