This episode, Corey examines the job of rulebook editor, we catch up with various developments at CMON and GAMA, and Kitty and Chris showcase Kickstarters for "Windward: Treacherous Skies" and "Dungeon Fighter."

 

TOP STORIES:

  • CMON releases some of the findings from the investigation into their 2019 audit issues.
  • Pokemon card sells for over $220,000 to retired rapper Logic.
  • North Star Games searches for new direction.
  • GAMA seeks equality across its membership.
  • Confusion over 2020 Origins Awards explained.
  • Stefan Feld to bring "Kokopelli" to life.

 

THE HOTNESS:

  • Darkest Dungeon: The Board Game
  • Lost Ruins of Arnak
  • Project L
  • Etherfields
  • Frostpunk: The Board Game

 

SPECIAL REPORT:

  • Corey explores the tricky role of rulebook editor.

 

KICKSTARTER:

 

NEW & UPCOMING RELEASES:

  • Warp's Edge
  • Tiny Epic Galaxies: BLAST OFF!
  • The Lord of the Rings: Anniversary Edition
  • Horizon Zero Dawn: The Board Game
  • Sagrada: The Great Facades - Life

 

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Direct download: DTNow-704.mp3
Category:Weekly News from the DTNow Team -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

This episode, more board game properties make the leap to long-form fiction, Christmas comes early, we preview some titles still in the design stage, and Chris discusses Kickstarters for "High Rise: The UltraPlastic Edition" and "Cartographers Heroes."

 

TOP STORIES:

  • Aconyte to publish novels based on "Zombicide" and "Terraforming Mars."
  • The gaming world says goodbye to designer and North Star Games co-president Satish Pillalamarri.
  • Uwe Rosenberg's "Hallertau" rulebook now online.
  • Sequel to "Core Worlds" on the way.
  • New industry game "Carnegie" heading to KS.
  • Countdown to Christmas with an Advent Dice Calendar.
  • North Pole shenanigans are afoot in "The Kringle Caper."
  • "Monstrosities" attack "Atlantis Rising."
  • Defend the Krabby Patty in "SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton Rising."
  • Baratheons and dragons coming to "A Song of Ice & Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game."
  • "La Granja" designer working on a sequel.
  • Stonemaier Games teases expansion for "Viticulture."
  • "Portals" in the works for "Gaia Project."

 

KICKSTARTER:

 

NEW & UPCOMING RELEASES:

  • Super-Skill Pinball: 4-Cade
  • Inca Empire: The Card Game
  • Aliens: Bug Hunt
  • EXIT: The Enchanted Forest
  • Civilization: A New Dawn - Terra Incognita

 

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Direct download: DTNow-703.mp3
Category:Weekly News from the DTNow Team -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

This episode, Corey talks about not talking in games with communication limits. Chris and Kitty showcase Kickstarters for "Cascadia" and "Plunderous."

 

TOP STORIES:

  • Origins Awards announced.
  • Amazon Prime Day, Target Deal Days, Walmart Big Save, and Newegg FastasTech: Round 2 all coming mid-October.
  • Artovision to produce art pieces for Asmodee titles.
  • Renegade Game Studios to develop new titles based on Hasbro I.P.
  • 2020 Kinderspiel winner "Robots" heading to US hobby retail.
  • "Pipeline: Emerging Markets" to be the game's first expansion.
  • "Groundhog Day" rules released.
  • "Tinner's Trail" to get remastered version.
  • "High Rise" getting a component upgrade on Kickstarter.
  • Ares Games to distribute "The Thing: The Boardgame."

 

THE HOTNESS:

  • Wingspan: Oceania Expansion
  • Feierabend
  • Grand Austria Hotel: Let's Waltz
  • Dune: Imperium

 

KICKSTARTER:

 

NEW & UPCOMING RELEASES:

  • Pendulum
  • Splendor Marvel
  • Escape the Dark Sector
  • Calico
  • Jurassic Parts
  • Arkham Horror: TCG - The Innsmouth Conspiracy
  • Marvel Champions: TCG - The Once and Future Kang

 

OUTPUT RANDOMNESS:

  • Corey gives his microphone meaningful looks while talking in code.

 

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Direct download: DTNow-702.mp3
Category:Weekly News from the DTNow Team -- posted at: 4:00am EDT

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