New Releases In Stores This Week : 20th March 2017
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  • New Releases In Stores This Week : 20th March 2017


    A rundown of the New Releases that should be hitting games stores this coming week! Board games, card games, Wargames, Miniatures and collectible games... although we seem to be short of retail RPG releases this week - hopefully next week will make up for that! For more information about any of the products please contact your local games store.




    BOARD & CARD GAMES



    Quests of Valeria
    1-5 players, ages 14+, 20-45+ minutes
    By Daily Magic Games

    In Quests of Valeria you play the role of a Guild Master, recruiting and dispatching Citizens to complete quests posted in a tavern in the Capital City of Valeria to earn Victory Points. The player with the most Victory Points at the end of the game wins.

    Quests of Valeria is a unique set collection game where players gather Citizens to fill requirements on a Quest. Hire Citizens from the line in the Tavern that provide you with additional actions to build combo's of free actions!

    Players take turns taking 2 actions from the following: Drawing cards, Hiring Citizens, Reserving a Quest, or Completing a Quest. When Hiring a Citizen, players pay the cost by discarding cards in their hand and taking the Citizen from the Tavern to their Guild (tableau). Some Citizens have bonus actions and they trigger as soon as they enter a player's Guild. When Completing a Quest, players must send Citizens from their Guild that match the requirements on the Quest to the discard pile. When a player completes 5 Quests, the game ends and player's reveal their Guild Master and count up Victory Points.



    Red Sands Cycle 02: Station One Data Pack
    Android : Netrunner Expansion
    By Fantasy Flight Games

    Station One is the second Data Pack in the Red Sand Cycle for Android: Netrunner, and it continues the cycle's exploration of the tensions between the Corps, Runners, and clan members of Mars.

    With its sixty cards (three copies each of twenty different cards), Station One carries us to the primary hub for Bradbury Railway Co.’s mag-lev inductracks, a site that's crucial to the distribution of food, fuel, and raw materials across the resource-starved cities and nodes of Mars. The Martian colonists scattered across the planet’s surface rely upon its supplies for their survival. The megacorps terraforming the planet—and increasing their control over it—view the station as a vital hub for their financial investments. And the opportunistic runners of Android: Netrunner? They see Station One as a tempting target through which all the secrets of Mars must pass.

    You'll find new assets, resources, programs, and barriers. You'll find Clan Aeneas exerting its influence. And you'll find a daring new Criminal runner identity—one willing to "face check" ice if it will help him turn a profit.



    London Dread
    2-4 players, ages 14+, 60-90+ minutes
    By Grey Fox Games

    London Dread is a co-operative game set in Victorian England. Players take on the role of investigators trying to uncover plots on the way to confronting a story specific finale.

    The game is gritty and thematic, featuring a series of dark events and story lines (such as the appearance of a caped killer on the streets of London) with a hint of the supernatural.

    The game is broken into a series of stories, usually played over the course of 2 chapters, in which players alternately participate in a timed planning phase where various obstacles and plots are uncovered and then an untimed story phase where players resolve the effects of their planning.

    The result is a tense and truly cooperative experience where players must work together, communicate well, plan effectively, and use the strengths of their investigators in an attempt to stay a step ahead on the mean streets of the city.



    Diplomacy (2017 print)
    2-7 players, ages 12+, 360+ minutes
    By Hasbro

    At the turn f the 20th century, the seven Great European Powers engage in an intricate struggle for supremacy. Military forces invade and withdraw, shifting borders and altering empires with subtle maneuvers and daring gambits.

    Form alliances and unhatch your traitorous plots as you negotiate and outwit – in a delicate balance of cooperation and competition – to gain dominance of the continent! In Diplomacy, your success hinges not on the luck of the dice, but your cunning and cleverness.



    April O’Neil Hero Pack
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Expansion
    By IDW Games

    The first hero Pack for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the Past is here! This Hero Pack allows you to use April O’Neil as a playable character in any base game scenario and also contains an additional Adventure Comic with new content!


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    ROLE PLAYING GAMES



    Knights of the Dinner Table 241
    Comic/Magazine
    By Kenzer & Co

    About The Cover: This month’s cover by the Fraim Brothers is a parody of/homage to Frank Frazetta’s classic John Carter of Mars piece, Dawn Attack.


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    MINIATURES & MINIATURE GAMES



    Rogue Stars
    Sci-Fi Miniuature Rules
    By Osprey

    Rogue Stars is a character-based science fiction skirmish wargame, where players command crews of bounty hunters, space pirates, merchants, prospectors, smugglers, mercenary outfits, planetary police and other such shady factions from the fringes of galactic civilisation. Crews can vary in size, typically from four to six, and the character and crew creation systems allow for practically any concept to be built. Detailed environmental rules that include options for flora, fauna, gravity, dangerous terrain and atmosphere, and scenario design rules that ensure that missions are varied and demand adaptation and cunning on the parts of the combatants, make practically any encounter possible. Run contraband tech to rebel fighters on an ocean world while hunted by an alien kill-team or hunt down a research vessel and fight zero-gravity boarding actions in the cold depths of space - whatever you can imagine, you can do.



    Gothic
    In Her Majesty’s Name Supplement
    By Osprey

    This is the third supplement for the game and has been produced by The Ministry of Gentlemanly Warfare, authors of In Her Majesty's Name, Daishō and Blood Eagle.

    Within these pages, you shall find new weapons and equipment, talents and powers, and creatures both normal and supernatural. As well as a host of new companies to fight or, bring on, the darkness that threatens to engulf the Old World.

    You will meet old enemies such as Vlad Tepes, Prince of Wallachia, and his nemesis Abraham van Helsing. Play the brave men of the Imperial Nightwatch as they test their modern might against the terrifying vampire minions of the immortal Countess Bathory. Rouse the Village mob to drive out Baron Viktor von Frankenstein and his abominations. Tread the corridors of power as a member of the Illuminati or, join the Gypsies to hunt Werewolves under the full moon. Witness Sampson Caine and the Nuns of the Order of the Bringer of Salvation defend the innocent from the predations of the Dread Monks of Sucevita. Unleash the Unborn upon the terrible White Slavers. You can also upgrade and test your existing IHMN companies against these many terrors.

    New scenarios and landscapes will take your companies into dark forests, mist shrouded castles, ancient ruins, pagan altars and grim, fortified villages the length and breadth of Transylvania, Wallachia and the ever-forbidding Carpathian Mountains.

    This is classic Victorian Gothic Horror at its grisly, horripilating best. It is not recommended for ladies and gentlemen of a nervous disposition, for the darkness will feed upon their terror.





    The Frostgrave Folio
    Frostgrave Supplement
    By Osprey

    The Frostgrave Folio is the complete collection of all previously released Frostgrave mini-ebook supplements in one printed volume. This includes Hunt for the Golem, a three-scenario campaign in which the warbands hunt down a rogue golem, Sellsword, which introduces rules for experience-gaining captains to help lead warbands, Dark Alchemy, which expands the rules for potions and potion brewing, and Arcane Locations which gives additional options for bases and base upgrades. The book also includes a completely new mini-supplement, The Ravages of Time. Collecting nearly two years' worth of Frostgrave material, this collection is a necessary addition to any wizard's library.



    WZK72556 Goblins (3)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72557 Kobolds (3)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72558 Spiders (3)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72559 Skeletons (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72560 Orcs (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72561 Gargoyles (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72562 Bugbears (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72563 Familiars (3)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72564 Ghosts (1)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72565 Vampires (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72566 Mindflayers (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72567 Zombies (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72568 Blink Dogs (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72569 Gnolls (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72571 Ghouls (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72572 Phase Spider (1)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72573 Troll (1)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72574 Griffon (1)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72576 Displacer Beast (1)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72579 Goblins (3)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72580 Familiars (3)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72581 Hell Hounds (2)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72589 Unicorn (1)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72596 Human Male Fighter (2)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72597 Human Female Fighter (2)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72598 Elf Male Fighter (2)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72599 Elf Female Fighter (2)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72600 Human Male Cleric (2)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72601 Human Female Cleric (2)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72602 Human Male Rogue (2)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72603 Human Female Rogue (2)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72604 Human Female Sorcerer (2)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72605 Elf Male Sorcerer (2)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72606 Elf Female Sorcerer (2)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72607 Human Female Paladin
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72612 Human Male Monk (2)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72614 Half-Orc Female Barbarian (2)
    Pathfinder Miniatures / Pathfinder Deep Cuts Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72616 Dwarf Male Fighter (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72618 Human Male Wizard (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72619 Human Female Wizard (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72620 Dwarf Male Wizard (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72626 Halfling Mage Rogue (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72627 Halfling Female Rogue (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72628 Human Male Sorcerer (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72634 Human Female Monk (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72635 Human Male Ranger (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72636 Human Ranger (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72637 Elf Male Ranger (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72638 Elf Female Ranger (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    WZK72643 Human Male Barbarian (2)
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures / Nolzur’s Marvelous Minis
    By Wizkids



    280290-0631 Tech Bee & Crabbot Ancillary Remote Unit
    Infinity Miniatures
    By Corvus Belli



    280393-0596 Yu Jing Starter Pack (Updated)
    Infinity Miniatures
    By Corvus Belli



    280487-0632 Hassassins Govads (HMG)
    Infinity Miniatures
    By Corvus Belli



    280584-0633 Moderators from Bakunin (4)
    Infinity Miniatures
    By Corvus Belli



    280929-0634 Sukeul Commandos (K1 Combi Rifle)
    Infinity Miniatures
    By Corvus Belli



    WYR20130 Mounted Guards (2)
    Malifaux Miniuatures
    By Wyrd Miniatures



    WYR20435 The Queens Return Crew
    Malifaux Miniuatures
    By Wyrd Miniatures



    WYR20438 Will O’Wisps (3)
    Malifaux Miniuatures
    By Wyrd Miniatures



    03788 Trista, The White Wolf
    Dark Heaven Miniatures
    By Reaper Miniatures



    03792 Krass Omenthrall, Evil Warrior
    Dark Heaven Miniatures
    By Reaper Miniatures



    03793 Townsfolk of Dreadmere: Mercenaries (3)
    Dark Heaven Miniatures
    By Reaper Miniatures



    03795 Giant Bats (3)
    Dark Heaven Miniatures
    By Reaper Miniatures



    03796 Devona, Female Mage
    Dark Heaven Miniatures
    By Reaper Miniatures



    03797 Vultures (6)
    Dark Heaven Miniatures
    By Reaper Miniatures



    03799 Female Wraith
    Dark Heaven Miniatures
    By Reaper Miniatures



    50340 Zombie Nazi Soldiers
    Chronoscope Miniatures
    By Reaper MIniatures


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    WARGAMES



    Ceres : Operation Stolen Base
    1 player
    By Decision Games

    Ceres: Operation Stolen Base is a solitaire game depicting the actions of an elite Rebel task force attempting to seize the largest source of water in the Solar System shortly after the outbreak of the Free Mars Revolution. Your task force must defeat the Earth Federation ships in the area and seize the primary surface base.

    The opposition forces are controlled by the game system using a deck of cards whereby a card is drawn after the player moves a task force, which may result in a new opposing force being placed where the task force just moved and forcing combat to occur. Some locations are more likely to have larger opposition forces to appear than others and although initial opposition forces will be relatively small, resistance will increase as their alert level increases.

    Players begin the game with a number of assembly points with which they can use to custom-build their fleet, including adding special weapon pods to ships to provide benefits such as drone defenses and cyber warfare abilities to keep enemy alert levels lower. If your fleet includes an assembly ship, you can even repair and alter your fleet even after your attack on Ceres begins.

    Four increasingly difficult missions must be completed to win the campaign game. Along the way, additional ships arrive and pods are constructed to increase strength and technological capabilities. A unique card system counts down the time remaining and provides challenges and opportunities at every orbit.

    In this game the player takes command of a Rebel task force attempting to complete missions critical to securing the Ceres water base. Your success will ensure Mars and other colonies have a major source of water for survival and the Earth Federation will be forced to haul water up the deep and costly gravity well from Earth.
    This game is set in the Free Mars universe and is a prequel to the Free Mars boxed game.



    Phobos Rising!
    1 player, 60-74+ minutes
    By Decision Games

    Phobos Rising! Insurgency on Mars is a solitaire game depicting the heroic actions of an elite team attempting to secure key facilities on Mars. Success means Mars has been secured and the Martian Revolution, depicted at the start of the Free Mars game, begins with a general uprising across the colonies bases and ships in the Solar System.

    The player starts with a handful of team members and a few gear enhancements. Four increasingly difficult missions must be completed to win the campaign game. Moving across a map depicting the Martian geography from Olympus Mons to Valles Marineris, Earth Federation forces will attempt to stop the team from completing its missions. Your team will be able to recruit additional members, obtain specialized gear to enhance skills, and acquire shuttles to speed movement. A unique card system counts down the time remaining and provides both challenges and opportunities at every turn.

    In this game the player takes command of a Rebel team attempting to complete missions critical to initiating the Free Mars Revolution. Your success will help ensure Mars is secure from Earth Federation forces and ready to support the Rebel fleet gathering overhead.
    This game is set in the Free Mars universe and is a prequel to the Free Mars boxed game.


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    COLLECTIBLE CARD, MINIATURE & DICE GAMES



    Deadpool and X-Force Booster
    Marvel Heroclix Expansion
    By Wizkids



    Uncanny X-Force Fast Forces
    Marvel Heroclix Expansion
    By Wizkids



    Deadpool Dice & Token Pack
    Marvel Heroclix Expansion
    By Wizkids



    Opus 2 Booster
    Final Fantasy TCG Expansion
    By Square Enix



    Kingdra-EX Box
    Pokemon TCG Expansion
    By Konami



    2017 Spring Tin : Legends of Alola
    Pokemon TCG Expansion
    By Konami



    We Are!!! Trinity Dragon
    Cardfight!! Vanguard Character Booster Pack
    By Bushiroad


    The above list has been compiled based upon distributor and retail new releases mailouts I receive. Please note that there may be some geographic differences in release dates and/or availability of items. Please contact your local store for more information.
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