This week, The Crew goes underwater, we try fair-trade cat poo coffee, and the worlds of baking, television, and gaming cross-pollinate.

 

TOP STORIES:

  • Brew up some complex fun with "Coffee Traders."
  • "The Crew: Tiefsee" delivers a trick-taking deep sea sequel.
  • "Oh, Brother," there's a new expansion to "Stuffed Fables."
  • GAMA Expo 2021 goes virtual.
  • AEG announces "Mighty Micros" mini expansions for its most popular games.
  • Adapt to more "Oceans" with the "Legends of the Deep" expansion.
  • "Kim Joy's Magic Bakery" cooks up sweet co-op card cakes.
  • Food Network airs "Candy Land" cooking competition.
  • "Uno" makes a play for its own game show.
  • "Gloria Mundi" finds glorious new life.
  • Atomic Mass takes over Asmodee's Star Wars miniatures games.
  • Asmodee gives its MAP policy a holiday.

 

THE HOTNESS:

  • Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy
  • Etherfields
  • Beyond the Sun
  • Altar Quest
  • USS Freedom

 

KICKSTARTER:

 

NEW & UPCOMING RELEASES:

  • Sidereal Confluence: Remastered Edition
  • Century: Golem Edition - An Endless World
  • Wingspan: Oceania Expansion
  • Glasgow

 

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Direct download: DTNow-709.mp3
Category:Weekly News from the DTNow Team -- posted at: 4:00am EST

This episode, we catch up on crowdfunding, poke our noses in the Pokemon secondary market, and take a look at just how random those dice rolls and card shuffles really are.

 

HEADLINES:

  • Gamefound to take on Kickstarter for tabletop crowdfunding.
  • Pledge managers BackerKit and Crowd Ox merge.
  • BoardGameTables.com to publish Cwali games.
  • CMON's next Kickstarter gets animated.
  • Build a hotel in Nemo's anemone with "PIXAR Monopoly."
  • Upcoming auction set to break Pokemon record.
  • Explore the seas with "Dive!"
  • Jacob Fryxelius' "Star Scrappers: Orbital" live on Kickstarter.
  • Make challenging moral choices with "Agemonia."

 

THE HOTNESS:

  • burncycle
  • Etherfields
  • Hallertau
  • Dune: Imperium
  • Lost Ruins of Arnak
  • Pax Pamir (Second Edition)
  • Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion

 

KICKSTARTER:

 

NEW & UPCOMING RELEASES:

  • Viscounts of the West Kingdom
  • Kitara
  • Chronicles of Crime: 1400
  • Whistle Mountain
  • Tiny Towns: Villagers

 

OUTPUT RANDOMNESS:

  • Corey shares some random thoughts about the random nature of randomness.

 

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Direct download: DTNow-708.mp3
Category:Weekly News from the DTNow Team -- posted at: 3:30am EST

This episode, a new trilogy of DragonLance books gets slayed before seeing the light of day, an eXciting eXpansion heads to "Marvel United," and we take a look at the Lycanroc of Wall Street.

 

TOP STORIES:

  • Rachael Blaske steps down from her role at Poketto.
  • Authors sue WotC over cancelled DragonLance books.
  • CMON teases a certain "X"-based team coming to Marvel United.
  • Pokemon secondary market is hot thanks to influencers.
  • Protect the world from demons in "Rift Knights."
  • Scarlet Witch joining Marvel Champions: TCG.
  • "Primeval Peril" to tide over backers of "Sleeping Giants."
  • Artist works in media of board game components.
  • Trade in the Andes with "P'achakuna."
  • "How to Host a Game Night" hits bookshelves.
  • Rebuild and scare kids in "Spook Manor."

 

KICKSTARTER:

 

NEW & UPCOMING RELEASES:

  • Cubitos
  • UNLOCK! Star Wars
  • Troyes Dice
  • New York Zoo
  • The Court of Miracles
  • Blue Skies
  • Durian

 

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Direct download: DTNow-707.mp3
Category:Weekly News from the DTNow Team -- posted at: 4:09pm EST

This episode, Critical Role takes on a new ... role, D&D sets off on a quest to your living room, and we look at some random data on Reiner Knizia. Plus, we showcase Kickstarters for "Darkest Dungeon: The Board Game," "Fox Matters," and "Townsfolk Tussle."

 

TOP STORIES:

  • Spiel.Digital successfully drives online traffic.
  • Critical Role launches publishing house.
  • Blizzard execs launch board game development studio.
  • Tilt 5 brings augmented reality to your tabletop.
  • "Mr. Jack in New York" is back with a vengeance (and a reprint).
  • Hasbro shops multiple D&D TV series.
  • "Kokopelli" hopes to do right by the culture it references.
  • Newly revealed card shakes the "Magic: The Gathering" secondary market.
  • Can you wait for "Marshmallow Test" from Reiner Knizia?
  • Corey looks at some fun Knizia-related numbers.

 

THE HOTNESS:

  • Endless Winter: Paleoamericans
  • Dune: Imperium
  • Lost Ruins of Arnak

 

KICKSTARTER:

 

NEW & UPCOMING RELEASES:

  • Atheneum: Mystic Library
  • Night of the Living Dead: A Zombicide Game
  • Beyond the Sun
  • Photosynthesis: Under the Moonlight
  • Tales of Evil
  • Scape Goat

 

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Direct download: DTNow-706.mp3
Category:Weekly News from the DTNow Team -- posted at: 4:00am EST

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