This week, The Elder Scrolls has a new flavor of Chip, we root for the Underdogs 1 More Time, Rebel Studios floats downstream, and Funko phones home.

 

TOP STORIES (2:05)

  • Chip Theory announces Elder Scrolls: Betrayal of the Second Era
  • Quirky Circuits: Penny and Gizmo’s Snow Day coming from Plaid Hat
  • Rio Grande bringing Pictures expansion Orange into retail
  • Meadow: Downstream expansion announced
  • APE Games and designer Julián Pombo announce Pampero
  • Die wandelnden Türme, The Wandering Towers, coming from Kramer and Kiesling
  • Hungry Monkey coming from Heidelbär and designer Erik Andersson Sundén
  • Mysterium designer Oleksandr Nevskiy announces Oneironauts from IGames Studio
  • Pretzel Games and designer Michael Luu announce Yak
  • 1 More Time Games bringing Underdogs from designers Johannes Krenner and Markus Slawitscheck
  • Funko and Prospero Hall bringing E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: Light Years From Home

 

CROWDFUNDING (12:45)

 

SPONSOR UPDATE (21:45)

  • Baron Voodoo

 

THE HOTNESS (24:00)

  1. Ark Nova by Mathias Wigge and Feuerland Spiele
  2. Final Girl from Van Ryder Games
  3. Dwellings of Eldervale by Breaking Games and Luke Laurie
  4. Dune: Imperium from Dire Wolf and Paul Dennen
  5. Lost Ruins of Arnak from CGE by Elwen and Mín
  6. La Granja: Deluxe Master Set by Andreas "ode" Odendahl and Board&Dice
  7. The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game – Revised Core Set from Fantasy Flight
  8. Spirit Island by R. Eric Reuss and Greater than Games
  9. Cascadia from Flatout Games and Randy Flynn
  10. Purple Haze by Bernard Grzybowski and PHALANX

 

 

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This is Dice Tower Now for the week of January 24, 2022. This week, the IELLO river is flat, Everybody Lies in Gotham, theOP makes Mountains out of Molehills, and Huch runs circles around the Crew.

 

TOP STORIES (2:20)

  • Tabletop Simulator apologizes for LGBTQ+ transgressions
  • IELLO chooses Flat River Group LLC for distribution
  • Shem Phillips and Garphill Games announce Legacy of Yu
  • Portal Games teams up with DC to make Everybody Lies, a Batman Dectective game
  • Portal announces 51st State Ultimate Edition
  • Redcliff Bay Mysteries coming from Thames and Kosmos
  • Thomas Sing and Huch making roulette-style title Circles
  • TheOP announces Mountains out of Molehills
  • Oak coming from Game Brewer
  • Isle of Trains All Aboard! coming to crowdfunding from Seth Jaffe, Dan Keitner, and Dranda Games
  • Dr Who: Don't Blink coming from Gale Force 9
  • Pachamama from Sit Down! changes name to Tiwanaku

 

CROWDFUNDING (13:30)

 

SPONSOR UPDATE (22:30)

  • Divinus

 

NEW RELEASES (24:30)

  • Onitama Light and Shadow Expansion by Collin Meller, Bryan Pope, Robert Geistlinger and Shimpei Sato, published by Arcane Wonders
  • High Score: Challenge Accepted by Reiner Knizia, published by KOSMOS
  • Marvel Legendary: Messiah Complex by Devin Low published by Upper Deck
  • Marvel Champions: Vision Hero Pack from Fantasy Flight Games
  • Lost Ruins of Arnak: Expedition Leaders by Elwen and Min, published by CGE

 

 

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This week, Spiel is sold, Engelstein’s Encyclopedia evolves, there’s less box per bones, and Wolfgang wows the wee ones.

 

TOP STORIES (2:00)

  • The Dice Tower Kickstarter for 2022 is up and running
  • Spielwarenmesse eG purchases Internationale Spieltage SPIEL
  • Nuremberg Toy Fair and New York Toy Fair cancelled
  • Gutenburg to be distributed to US by Portal Games
  • Second Edition of Geoff Engelstein's Building Blocks of Tabletop Game Design
  • Chip Theory Games' Too Many Bones getting a smaller box
  • CATAN Studio's US and International Championship schedule announced
  • Children's versions of Quacks of Quedlinberg and Ganz Schon Clever coming
  • Asmodee bringing Eriantys by Cranio Creations to US
  • Phil Walker-Harding and Blue Orange Games announce Museum Suspect
  • Anunnaki: Dawn of the Gods coming from Cranio by designers Danilo Sabia and Simone Luciani
  • Gondolieri announced from Huch and designers Kiesling and Schmidt
  • Pearl Games announces Time of Empires by David Simiand and Peter Voye
  • First Empires coming from Sand Castle Games and designer Eric B. Vogel
  • Dire Wolf doing digital adaptation of Everdell

 

SPONSOR UPDATE (15:25)

  • The Dark Quarter

 

CROWDFUNDING (17:00)

 

 

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This week, Wizards takes over Hasbro, the Voices in my Head tell me to expect the Unexpected, and the Guild makes an escape plan for Valentine's Day.

 

TOP STORIES (1:55)

  • Wizards of the Coast COO Chris Cooks named CEO of Hasbro
  • Ian Livingstone, co-founder of Games Workshop, knighted by the Queen
  • Unexpected Games announces Voices in my Head
  • New Cartographer map packs teased on twitter
  • 18-card escape room game The Cupid Crisis from Grand Gamer's Guild announced
  • Mantic working on Umbrella Academy board game
  • 20th Anniversary Edition of Amun-Re coming from Alley Cat Games
  • Huch announces Witchstone expansion Full Moon
  • 2nd Edition of Santa's Workshop coming from Elf Creek Games

 

CROWDFUNDING (10:50)

 

SPONSOR UPDATE (17:00)

  • It's kids week at Lucky Duck

 

NEW RELEASES (18:55)

  • Corrosion by Stefan Bauer, published by Capstone Games
  • Glow by Cédrick Chaboussit, published by Bombyx
  • Lorenzo il Magnifico 2nd Edition by Flaminia Brasini, Virginio Gigli, and Simone Luciani, published by Cranio Creations
  • Tabannusi: Builders of Ur by David Spada and Daniele Tascini, published by Board and Dice
  • Res Arcana: Perlae Imperii Expansion by Thomas Lehmann, published by Sand Castle Games
  • Living Forest by Aske Christiansen, published by Ludonaute
  • Origins: First Builders by Adam Kwapiński, published by Board and Dice
  • The Taverns of Tiefenthal: Open Doors by Wolfgang Warsch, published by Schmidt Spiele and CMYK

 

 

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This is Dice Tower Now for the week of January 3, 2022. This week, rumors rise around wood and brass, WizKids holds its breath and solos an SAT word, and Cooper Island gets skilled labor.

 

TOP STORIES (2:10)

  • Cooper Island gets a mini-expansion
  • Designer Gavan Brown comments on sequel to Brass
  • Woodcraft by Ross Arnold and Vladimír Suchý teased from Delicious Games
  • Ticket to Ride Play Pink project raised $184,000
  • WizKids announces solo campaign roll and write Bargain Basement Bathysphere
  • PSI makes distribution deal with CMoN for Asia and the Middle East
  • Cascadia and Lost Ruins of Arnak win Gouden Ludo Flemish Game Award
  • Framework coming from Uwe Rosenberg and Pegasus Spiele
  • FYFE announced from Pegasus Spiele and designer Kosch
  • Solo campaign expansion for Empires of the North coming from Portal Games

 

CROWDFUNDING (9:10)

 

SPONSOR UPDATE (15:15)

  • Tranquility for the New Year

 

THE HOTNESS (16:35)

  1. Ark Nova from Feuerland Spiele and Capstone Games
  2. Lost Ruins of Arnak by CGE
  3. Townsfolk Tussle by Stephen Louis, Tony Mayer, and Rachel Rusk
  4. Dune: Imperium by Dire Wolf Digital
  5. Sleeping Gods from Red Raven Games
  6. Wingspan by Elizabeth Hargrave and Stonemaier Games
  7. Radlands from Roxley Games and designer Daniel Piechnick
  8. Cascadia from Flatout Games and designer Randy Flynn

 

 

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