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  • Unpublished Prototype (Scramble for Africa)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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