New Releases In Stores This Week : 19th June 2017
  • New Releases In Stores This Week : 19th June 2017


    A rundown of the New Releases that should be hitting games stores this coming week! Board games, card games, RPGs, Wargames, Miniatures and collectible games... hopefully something for everyone! For more information about any of the products please contact your local games store.


    ROLE PLAYING GAMES



    Predation
    Cypher System Setting
    By Monte Cook Games

    A little sci-fi. A little post-apocalypse. A whole lot of dinosaurs.

    Welcome to the Cretaceous. Our ancestors won’t climb down from the trees for another 66 million years, but here we are now. Time travel seemed like a good idea. Exploring the ancient world.
    Building. Creating an entire society here in the jungles of our primordial Earth. Until those SATI guys messed it all up.

    We’ve got gear. We’ve got guns. We’ve even bioengineered a few dinos to our liking. And that’s good, because we’ll need it all to survive. History says there’s an asteroid headed our way, and there’s no one left alive who knows how to get back to the future.

    This book includes:
    · A complete, ready-to-play science-fiction game world for the Cypher System, with a detailed history, scores of fascinating locations, new gear and technologies, and a variety of factions and conflicts to drive your story.
    · More than 20 new creatures and NPC types, from the snuggly nerezza to the unpredictable lab-grown supersauri. Encounter teslasaurs, cyberdrones, and genetically engineered spiders, plus dinosaurs of all descriptions.
    · New character types and abilities. Be a Volcanic Karn who Self-Evolves, an Empirical Tec who Plays God, or perhaps a Daring Pteryx Who Walks with Dinosaurs.
    · Rules for dinosaur companions. Choose a ceratopsian, pterosaur, early mammal, ornithomimid—even a raptor or tyrannosaur. You’ll want the help and companionship as you explore the dangerous wilds of Cretaceous Grevakc!

    Predation is a complete campaign setting for the Cypher System. You need the Cypher System Rulebook to play Predation.



    A5 – The Shattered Horn
    5th Edition Adventures
    By Troll lord Games

    Upon the edge of the Blighted Screed stands the towers of the mad. A priest, known only as the Crow, has bound himself in the fortress where he practices black necromancy to summon the dead from beyond the grave. A servant of powers both great and foul the priest must be slain in order to free the Blacktooth Ridge of his evil might.

    The bold know no rest!

    A low level adventure for a party of 3-6 characters. Play as stand-alone or part of a larger series.



    What Ho, World!
    Core Game
    By UFO Press

    What Ho World! is a light role-playing game of hijinks and shenanigans set in the breezy upper classes of the roaring 20s.

    It’s designed to be played over the course of a single session, without needing a GM or any prior preparation. Simply grab the cards, choose an archetype each, and go!

    What Ho, World! contains 90 cards:
    · 5 character decks of 9 cards, each with 5 different abilities to choose from and 2 relationships to other characters;
    · 25 Goals for your characters to aim at and Assets to help them get there;
    · 15 locations to visit with story prompts;
    · 5 rules reference cards.



    Wizards Aren’t Gentlemen
    Core Game
    By UFO Press

    Wizards Aren’t Gentlemen harks back to a bygone age where masters of magical might, their feckless apprentices and their wily minions play their part in stories of arcane rivalries and eldritch farce.

    Wizards Aren’t Gentlemen is a roleplaying card game designed to be played over the course of a single session, without needing any prior preparation. Simply grab the cards, choose an archetype each, and go!

    Wizards Aren’t Gentlemen contains 90 cards:
    · 5 character decks of 9 cards, each with 5 different abilities to choose from and 2 relationships to other characters;
    · 25 Goals for your characters to aim at and Assets to help them get there;
    · 15 locations to visit with prompts to guide your scenes;
    · 5 rules reference cards.



    Simple Superheroes Issue #0
    Core Rulebook
    By Compose Dream

    ISSUE #0 is the start to all the Simple Superheroes "Issues" you and your friends will tell. It gives you all the tools you need to build unique characters, interesting stories, and compelling Universes. It contains all the guidance you need to run entertaining, intriguing and immersive game sessions.

    ISSUE #0's name has a double meaning. There will also be future ISSUEs that expand on what is contained in ISSUE #0. These will primarily be scenario, setting and adventures, published quarterly in comicbook format.

    Simple Superheroes Design Philosophy
    A supers RPG should enable a vast array of character powers and tropes. Moreover it must be robust enough to handle a huge diversity of powes and actions. To allow the greatest amount of creativity and fun, a simple central framework has been created around which the players and Game Masters create their own suite of powers and talents. This system relies heavily on what all RPGs should, trust between GM and players.
    · Any Power you can Imagine, defined as you imagine.
    · Simple Guidelines that Unleash your Creativity.
    · Limitations to keep your Characters interesting.
    · Relations and Values to Motivate your Character.


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    BOARD & CARD GAMES



    Public Services
    Quadropolis Expansion Pack
    By Days of Wonder

    With Quadropolis: Public Services, an expansion for the Quadropolis base game, players can add new public service buildings to their cities. As Mayor, will they choose to increase the population by building a maternity ward or protect their citizens with a new police station? Perhaps a reprocessing plant would be a good investment to decrease pollution... Whatever you choose, competition will be fierce, and being able to build the right public service at the right time will not be made easy by the other players.

    Each round, a selection of public service tiles are revealed and placed face up next to the board. Players will then be able to build these in their city, with each of these new buildings offering in-game bonuses and scoring options to newly challenge you as Mayor of a modern city.



    One Night Ultimate Alien
    4-10 players, ages 8+, 10+ minutes
    By Bezier Games

    One Night Ultimate Alien is similar to other One Night Ultimate... titles in that players each secretly take a role as part of a team, but this time the roles all relate to aliens.

    One Night Ultimate Alien can be combined with any other One Night Ultimate... game.



    Blood and Water Data Pack
    Android Netrunner Expansion Pack
    By Fantasy Flight Games

    Everyone knows that the Big Four want control over Mars to boost their profits. But what can Mars offer that’s profitable enough to justify the enormous expenses of terraforming a barren, irradiated desert? What’s valuable enough to warrant shipping supplies across the solar system and fighting with the entrenched Clans?

    On Mars, as the newest Agendas for each faction demonstrate that HB, Jinteki, NBN, and Weyland can take their goals much farther than they can on Earth. Away from the regulations of national governments and the incessant monitoring of citizen journalists, these corporations are able to pursue their most extreme ideas with impunity.

    And now, as the Big Four are growing confident enough about their power over the Red Planet to pursue their wildest agendas, it's time for the Clans to choose their path. Will they band together to oppose the MCA or will they let old feuds tear them apart? The corporations say that they can bring water to Mars, but whose blood will pay for it?

    The sixty new cards (three copies each of twenty different cards) of Blood and Water reveal the corporations’ plans for Mars and give the Clans, along with their netrunning allies, a chance to stop them.



    Spoils of War
    3-5 players, ages 14+, 45-60+ minutes
    By Arcane Wonders

    The raid is over, and the victorious Vikings gather in the chieftain's tent to divide the spoils of war! Piled high on a massive oak table are the best treasures taken during the raid: gleaming gems, shiny swords, fine armor, and magical artifacts! Once strong allies, the Vikings are taken by greed, and soon a heated debate ensues — who will get which spoils? Fists pound the table, insults are made, and tempers rise!

    Spoils of War is a fast-paced and exciting game of bidding and wagering for 3-5 players. Each round, players roll their dice, then cleverly bluff and bet to outwit their fellow Vikings. The winners of each round get to claim fantastic treasures to add to their collection! With lots of twists and surprises, no one knows who will win until the last treasure is claimed and the spoils are counted!



    Sensei’s Path
    Onitama Expansion
    By Arcane Wonders

    The Onitama: Sensei's Path expansion consists of sixteen new movement cards that can be shuffled together with those of the Onitama base game in order to have more variety during play.



    Dicebot Megafun
    2-4 players, ages 14+, 30+ minutes
    By WizKids

    In the future, robots battle it out to the amusement of humans, and in DiceBot MegaFun players are the robots who must reach into the junkyard to grab dice displaying various parts and place them on their robot sheet. Each player places six parts dice onto their sheet: five in the body area and one in the head.

    Then players simultaneously choose weapon cards to play, which require the parts retrieved from the junkyard. Each weapon card has a cost in parts to pay as well as speed, direction of fire and damage, and an occasional special text ability. Some weapon cards include uzis, lasers, rifles, bombs, jammers, viruses, blue shells, shields, etc. Be the first robot to win three combats!

    For advanced play, each player is given a special ability activated by kill points, which are acquired by dealing the final blows to robots in combat.



    Power Up (Second Edition)
    King of Tokyo Expansion
    By Iello

    With King of Tokyo: Power Up! – an expansion for the King of Tokyo base game – Included is the new monster Pandakai, a giant panda bear. After choosing a monster, each player takes the eight Evolution cards associated with that monster, shuffles those cards, and creates a personal deck. At the end of a player's turn, if she has three hearts, she draws one Evolution card and adds it to her hand; this is possible even in Tokyo (when hearts are normally useless) and even if the hearts are used for some other action, such as healing.

    A player can reveal and play an Evolution card at any time. Some Evolutions are temporary, allowing a one-time bonus, while others are Permanent, such as Gigazaur's "Tail Sweep", which allows him to change one die to a 1 or 2 each turn. Each Evolution card also identifies whether a monster is a Mutant, Invader or Robot, and while not relevant for Power Up!, this species identification could come into play in future expansions.

    The rules for King of Tokyo: Power Up! contain a few variants: Players start with a random Evolution in play, or draw two cards and choose the one they want, or draft a set of Evolutions prior to the start of play. However you play, the goal of the game remains the same: Score 20 points or be the last monster standing amid the rubble of what was once Tokyo.



    Championship Formula Racing
    1-12 players, ages 13+, 45+ minutes
    By UltraPro

    In 1971, John Reilly and Tom Divoll designed a racing game that relied purely on skill. Published by 3M, it was called Speed Circuit.

    Championship Formula Racing is a redesign and reimagining of that game. While skill remains paramount in car design (where players build a car's attributes for the race--start speed, acceleration, deceleration, top speed, and tires) and in running the race, the game has changed to include rules for:
    - new tracks (to allow a dozen cars to race competitively)
    - drone cars to fill out a race field (up to 12 cars in a field now) which will race competitively
    - historical racers
    - rules for differing types of tires and pitting
    - eliminate the need for a speed log, using a more modern system of record-keeping in its place



    Scavengers
    51st State: Master Set Expansion
    By Portal Games

    In 51st State: Scavengers, nothing is lost forever — meaning that you can now search the discard for valuable locations and leverage them for use in your State.

    51st State: Scavengers, the first expansion for 51st State: Master Set, is based on the previous 51st State expansion Ruins. This set of fifty cards brings back some favorite cards from the original expansion while introducing new locations to the game as well as a new mechanism.



    Ninja Taisen
    2 players, ages 8+, 20+ minutes
    By Iello

    Ninja Taisen is a two-player, dice-driven open information abstract game with a random set-up. Both players have identical sets of ten fighters, with three fighters in each of three colours with values 1–3 along with a tri-coloured boss valued at 4; these fighters are placed in small stacks of varying size onto a line that's eleven steps long. On a player's turn, he rolls the three coloured dice and can make up to three moves accordingly, with the blue die moving a blue fighter, etc. Moving a fighter that has other fighters on top of him moves these other fighters as well.

    If, as a result of movement, his fighter (or stack of fighters) encounters an enemy, a fight between the two top cards in each stack occurs, the result of which is decided primarily by the colour (via a rock-paper-scissors mechanism) and secondarily by the number (highest wins). If the boss wins a fight, its power is reduced by the enemy's power for the remainder of the current fight; if two fighters draw, they both retreat one step toward their own village, possibly precipitating other fights on the same turn. The fight continues until either pile is depleted.

    The first player to either defeat all of the opposing fighters or reach the end of the line (and clear out the opponent's fighters in his village) wins.



    Rory’s Story Cubes: Fantasia
    1-12 players, ages 6+, 20+ minutes
    By The Creativity Hub

    With Rory's Story Cubes: Fantasia, you can tell stories of thrilling and magical creatures. Let the Story Cubes roll and use the diced icons to spin a fantastic fable. The only rule: there are no wrong answers.

    This box includes the three-dice sets Enchanted, Myths and Medieval

    This expansion can be played on its own or in combination with other Rory's Story Cube sets.



    Oligarchy: A Dystopian Card Game
    2 players, ages 13+, 15-120+ minutes
    By Entropic Games

    Oligarchy is a card game based in a dystopian near future. You play the role of a powerful Oligarch. Cunningly use the resources, items, and personnel at your disposal to crush your opposition! Set your allegiance to one or more of the 8 powerful factions and feel the reality of power struggles, hideous comebacks, desperation moves and GLORIOUS VICTORY!

    The world of Oligarchy is tough and brutal, with many different card types including, characters, scenarios, incidents, items, professions, and resources; the combo possibilities are almost endless!
    Construct your decks from 8 available factions. Cards are played by amassing Affluence and Influence points which you track on spinners and spend to deploy your cards to crush your opposition.

    Will you be the lone survivor or a footnote in history? Let the games begin!



    The Lost Expedition
    1-5 players, ages 14+, 30-50+ minutes
    By Osprey Publishing

    Legendary explorer Percy Fawcett marched deep into the Amazon in search of El Dorado. He was never seen again. Your team has gone in search of him, but now you hope to escape the jungle with the greatest treasure of all: your life.

    Make the best of your food, your ammunition, and your health in The Lost Expedition as you plunge deep into the jungle. Choose your path carefully to ensure you're ready for the pitfalls that may occur. Play solo or cooperatively to survive the expedition, or play in teams to see which group can escape the jungle first.



    Shahrazad
    1-2 players, ages 8+, 10+ minutes
    By Osprey Publishing

    Shahrazad is a game for one player playing solitaire or for two players playing co-operatively.
    In the game, the player starts with one hand card, then draws a second. From these two, they play a card to the tableau. Cards are played touching, in columns left or right but shifted halfway up or down. In the one payer game, a column is restricted to 4 cards, in the two player, the limit is 3 cards. Alternately, you may exchange a played card with a hand card. But next turn, after drawing, you must play down two cards so your hand is back down to one before drawing.

    Once all the cards are played, cards are turned face-down if any card on its right is of a lower number. Then the player tries to find paths in the tableau from the far left to the far right side. Think of this as telling the story. Any cards that are not part of a valid path are also turned down.

    Now you score for colour groups, and deduct points for face-down cards and gaps in the tableau. After keeping a column, shuffle the deck over and play a second round to get your final score and the King's opinion!

    For two players, it's the same with both players working a hand of two each. You cannot consult about which card to play, but after choosing, you may confer about placing. The final score this time reflects a test of your friendship.



    Deckscaoe: Test Time
    1-6 players, ages 12+, 30-90+ minutes
    By dV Giochi

    Deckscape: Test Time is the first title in a series of cooperative games inspired by real escape rooms in which a group of people is "trapped" inside a room full of puzzles and odd items. The goal of the game is to solve puzzles, understand the plot of the story, and make intelligent use of the items provided in order to exit from the room as quickly as possible.

    In Deckscape: Test Time, you have been selected from Doctor Thyme's most brilliant students for a special project. He'll test your skills, and if you succeed, you'll get a unique chance to help him on his newest and greatest invention. While he's explaining his project, he distractedly pushes a button: an alarm cries loudly and heavy gratings shut all the windows and the exit door. The laboratory is locked! Doc Thyme falls through a trapdoor below his feet and the lights turn off. Will you be able to pass Doctor Thyme's exam and exit his laboratory? Using just sixty cards, you will take part in a hectic adventure, without leaving home



    3 Secrets
    2-8 players, ages 14+
    By dV Giochi

    In the cooperative game 3 Secrets, players want to unravel the three secrets of an unresolved case before time runs out. One of the players plays the role of informant and knows the truth about the case: They know which secrets need to be discovered and try their best to help you guess them correctly. The clock is ticking and the clues are scarce, so question the informant to gather useful information and find the solution. If you grope in the dark, the informant can reveal an important clue, but this will cost you precious time! Use your best observing eye, lateral thinking, and deduction skills to unravel all the mysteries of the ambiguous characters that populate this game.
    3 Secrets comes with a free app available for download at the Apple AppStore and Google Play.



    Armageddon
    3-4 players, ages 12+, 90+ minutes
    By Queen Games

    In a post-apocalyptic world, players try to rebuild society. Using the debris, they build new towns for the remaining survivors to live in — but these friendly folks aren't the only ones still out there. Marauders want to pillage your town and see it burn. Scavenge what you can and build new structures to help you defend against the marauder threat. While you can get more things done in town when you house more survivors there, they all have to have a space to sleep or they might turn against you and join the marauders.

    Armageddon is a strategy game that offers many tactical choices and different strategies to claim victory.



    GLUX
    2-4 players, ages 8+, 30-45+ minutes
    By Queen Games

    Glüx is a family game all about illuminating rooms. Every player tries to play the brightest light tokens in different areas on the board, thus gaining the majority in those areas. Who can place their light tokens in the cleverest way and illuminate the most areas?



    Solaris
    3-5 players, ages 12+, 60+ minutes
    By Queen Games

    Space stations equipped with high-performance solar panels called Solaris circle red giants and send the generated energy directly to Earth using new laser and wormhole technology. In the science-fiction space game Solaris, players try to solar mine the suns of other galaxies.

    Solaris is a strategy game with many tactical choices won by the player who manages the tight resources the best.



    Captain Silver
    2-4 players, ages 6+, 20+ minutes
    By Queen Games

    Pirates ahoy! Captain Silver has a piratetastic challenge for you: Feel and grab the right pirate object out of your pirate bag. If you grab the correct object, many treasures await. Get gold coins and sail with your pirate ship to treasure island — but only the quickest and most skillful pirate will win Captain Silver's treasure challenge!



    Templars’ Journey
    3-5 players, ages 8+, 60+ minutes
    By Queen Games

    In the strategy game Templars' Journey, players prepare their knights and templar lords for the holy crusade in Jerusalem. Each time players choose their cards, they can play either safe (but not so worthwhile) actions or more profitable ones — but if an opponent has chosen the same more profitable action you both receive punishment for being too greedy.

    The better you guess your opponents' choices, the more profit you'll make!



    Friese’s Landlord
    2-6 players, ages 12+, 40+ minutes
    By Stronghold Games

    Landlord is back! This first work of Friedemann Friese from 1992 has never lost its appeal with gamers worldwide, and now you may at last blast buildings, kill tenants, and cause trouble for your fellow players.

    In Friese's Landlord you are all ruthless landlords trying to earn as much money as you can. All sorts of tenants move into your houses: the family, a man with a dog, sometimes even odd ones. All tenants dream of getting a premium apartment, but most often you offer them low rent flats. But beware of squatters! With the help of various action cards you try to get essential advantages or defend yourself against mean attacks, at the expense of your fellow players if necessary – or even the poor tenants!

    Friese's Landlord includes 120 full-colored cards with new tenants, brand-new coins and a fully updated rules sheet.

    In the end, the player who squeezes the most money out of his tenants still wins!



    Ilios
    2-4 players, ages 8+, 15-50+ minutes
    By Playford Games

    ATTACK RAID SURROUND

    Troy circa 1200 BCE

    Your destiny lies in your hands, as you stand before the ancient city of Troy, known to the ancient Greeks as Ilios. Attack, raid, surround and defend in campaigns between the Greeks and the Trojans found in Homer’s epic tale “The Iliad.”

    In ILIOS: Battle for Troy, 2 to 4 players take turns deploying warrior tiles with white rays representing spears and swords and their directions of attack. When a player raids a warrior tile, they place a disk of their color to occupy it. Warrior tiles are occupied by different players throughout the game until a tile is completely surrounded. It is then removed from the board, and added to the plunder of the player occupying it. Multiple tiles may be surrounded on one play, and surrounded tiles may be occupied by other players. This means your opponents can plunder on your turn!



    Oktoberfest
    3-5 players, ages 14+, 90+ minutes
    By Rio Grande Games

    Welcome, brewmasters, to the world renowned Bavarian festival known as Oktoberfest! The 1810 wedding celebration of Crown Prince Ludwig I and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen swiftly became an annual tradition known as Oktoberfest. Each year the scope of the festival expanded, and by the late 1800s sponsored beer halls and competing breweries were in full operation.

    Oktoberfest is a card-driven game loosely based on the folk festival which began as a public celebration of a royal wedding. Based during the festival in the late 1800s, players vie for control of each of six types of beer, even though many of those beer styles are barely available in Bavaria and completely unrelated to Oktoberfest. As patrons arrive at the festival, players bid to decide where they go and how much they drink. By placing cards in the various tents, players can purchase barrels of beer based on the type and number of patrons on the card. The player who gets rid of the most barrels of each gains points for that type of beer at the end of the game.

    The problem? The game ends before all twelve tents can be completed, and only closed tents count for points. Whichever beer type is the last in the tent before it closes claims all points for that tent, and the players with the most barrels of each type acquire points.

    But watch out for the evacuation card that comes out randomly and wipes out entire tents. Collect the right types of barrels, close tents with the corresponding beer cards on top, and victory could be yours!



    Pyramids
    2-5 players, ages 10+, 30+ minutes
    By Iello

    Which Egyptian dynasty will be the most glorious? Pray to the Gods to construct edifices in their honor and ensure your dynasty has a millennia-long posterity.

    Pyramids is a game for 2 to 5 players that sends you back in time to Ancient Egypt. Your necropolis — a place of eternal sleep, luxury, and glory — will be made up of pyramids, obelisks, and tombs. Select the best combination of stones in the quarry, optimize their layout, and make your necropolis the most famous in all of Egypt!



    Cartography 2nd Edition
    2-4 players, ages 10+, 20+ minutes
    By Playford Games

    EXPAND BUILD DEFEND

    You have unearthed the pieces of an ancient Chinese map. As you piece the map together you are drawn into the turbulent times of the Han dynasty in a land of mystical kingdoms. Take the role of the legendary warlords,found in Luo Guanzhong’s epic tale, “Romance of the Three Kingdoms.” Capture lands and build castles to extend and defend your kingdom.

    Cartography is a land claiming game with a twist, players become mapmakers in a game that takes creativity and foresight to claim land on a map that changes with each turn. Cartography builds on the ancient territory claiming game "Go" by adding a map-making mechanism. The map is made up of triangular tiles, with rivers that divide the map, allowing lands to be defended or captured. Players create and claim land, then capture opponents, in an effort to control the map.

    The map changes as you play so you must keep your wits about you.

    Players start by selecting tiles to create land and extend the map. Castles are then placed on the land you claim or capture, and whoever has most castles – those they place on the land and those they capture – wins. Because the landscape changes on every turn, you must be vigilant as a stronghold can quickly turn into a weakness, and as you try to surround other players’ castles, they might also be surrounding you! In planning your strategy on where to build your castles, you must carefully choose between expanding and consolidating, and between attacking and defending.

    Strategy is key and chance doesn't determine the winner. The 2nd Edition features an alternative play option with an element of luck through random draw of three land tiles kept hidden in your hand.



    Derelict Ship
    Shadows of Brimstone ‘Otherworlds’ Expansion
    By Flying Frog Productions

    "Lost in the cold darkness of space, the Vostros never completed its mission."
    "The Derelict Ship will push your Heroes to the brink of madness, as the flickering lights and whispering voices in the dark close in all around. If you can survive, you may find futuristic weapons and unimaginable technology amidst the interstellar horrors of... The Derelict Ship!"

    Includes:
    - a full set of 18 Map Tiles for this new Derelict Ship world
    - 3 deadly new Enemy Types
    - 6 Necronaut enemies
    - a host of new game cards including a Flesh Stalker boss
    - 6 challenging new Missions



    Dobble 123
    1-5 players, ages 3+, 10+ minutes
    By Asmodee

    Being able to recognize numbers and shapes, it’s kid’s play! To win, you must find the number or shape in common between two cards before one of the other players does. By trying to find them, toddlers learn to identify geometric shapes and numbers, and to recognize colors.


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    MINIATURES & MINIATURE GAMES



    Warhammer 40,000: Dark Imperium
    Core Box Set
    By Games Workshop

    The ultimate Warhammer 40,000 boxed set

    Across the war-torn battlefields of the 41st Millennium, Mankind battles for survival against myriad horrifying foes. Beset on all sides by hostile aliens and threatened from within by traitors, Humanity’s only chance for survival rests with the continuation of the cruel and bloody regime known as the Imperium. Yet few among Mankind’s untold population realise the full truth of their situation. If there is any future at all, it is a grim one…

    Dark Imperium is the ultimate Warhammer 40,000 boxed set – a beautifully-packaged set of 53 detailed Citadel miniatures, the complete and unabridged hardback Warhammer 40,000 book, two supplemental softback books containing the rules and background for the included miniatures, and all the extra bits needed to get started with gaming as soon as possible.



    Icons of the Realms Epic Level Starter
    Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures
    By WizKids

    The D&D Icons of the Realms Miniatures Epic Level Starter follows the adventures of the six heroes from the Icons of the Realms Starter Set, including the alternate clear version of the Halfling Thief, as they level-up and advance on their mission.

    Dungeons & Dragons comes alive on the tabletop with the D&D Icons of the Realms Miniatures Epic Level Starter which includes 7 new miniatures and a foldable 21 x 15 inch paper map for your next adventure.



    Exterminate! In To The Time Vortex
    Doctor Who Miniatures Game
    By Warlord Games

    Two of the Doctor's most ancient and relentless foes – the hateful Daleks and emotionless Cybermen – clash as they seek to to fulfil their own nefarious ends in this fast-paced tabletop miniatures game.

    Amongst this titanic conflict, the Doctor protects the Time Vortex the only way he knows how – with ever-changing companions, the TARDIS, and a sonic device...

    Take control of either the Daleks or the Cybermen. Pit your wits against your adversaries as you attempt to gather resources vital to your plans before they fall into the hands of your opponents. Build your force from a variety of options and recruit other factions to your cause – whatever it takes to ensure you have the advantage over your foes!

    An eternity of adventures awaits you…

    In the Exterminate! miniatures game your Cyberman and Dalek forces can recruit neutral factions, improving their chances of success and adding even more variety to your games.
    These highly detailed plastic Cybermen and Dalek miniatures are 'push-fit' allowing them to be easily built without glue.



    Davros & The Daleks Expansion Set
    Doctor Who Miniatures Game
    By Warlord Games

    Fantastic miniatures for any fan of Doctor Who, these snap-fit kits can be used in the Exterminate! Game and will look great as opponents in any sci-fi miniatures game.
    • 12 plastic Daleks and metal model of Davros.
    • Also contains 7 recruitment cards and 11 adventure cards for use in Exterminate! The Doctor Who miniatures game.



    Missy & The Cybermen
    Doctor Who Miniatures Game
    By Warlord Games

    Fantastic miniatures for any fan of Doctor Who, these easy-fit kits can be used in the Exterminate! Game and will look great as opponents in any sci-fi miniatures game.
    • 12 plastic Cybermen, 14 plastic Cybermats and metal model of Missy.
    • Also contains 10 recruitment cards and 8 adventure cards for use in Exterminate! The Doctor Who miniatures game.



    The 10th Doctor & Companions
    Doctor Who Miniatures Games
    By Warlord Games

    Coupling a boyish charm with an, at times, ruthlessly uncompromising darker side, the Tenth Doctor was ably assisted by companions such as Rose Tyler, Martha Jones, Donna Noble and Wilfred Mott. Facing and confounding Daleks, Weeping Angels, Cybermen amongst a legion of other malevolent adversaries, the Tenth Doctor prevails with a cheeky smile, improvised plan and great hair. Really great hair...

    This box contains the following unpainted pewter miniatures: the Tenth Doctor, Rose Tyler, Martha Jones, Donna Noble, Wilfred Mott and 5 plastic bases for use in the Into the Time Vortex game.



    The 12th Doctor & Companions
    Doctor Who Miniatures Game
    By Warlord Games

    Taking the facial features of a man he had saved in his tenth form as a reminder that the Doctor saves people, the Twelfth Doctor has struggled to come to terms with his inner demons since regeneration. Outwardly brusque, the Twelfth Doctor is rarely seen without Clara Oswald at his side, keeping him in check. The pair are sometimes aided by the Paternoster gang comprising of Madame Vastra, Jenny Flint and Strax. The Twelfth Doctor has faced perennial foes such as Daleks and Cybermen while overcoming other, newer adversaries – armed with little more than his sonic sunglasses, an electric guitar and his 'attack eyebrows'...

    This box contains the following unpainted pewter miniatures: The Twelfth Doctor, Clara Oswald, Madame Vastra, Jenny Flint, Strax and 5 plastic bases for use in the Into the Time Vortex game.



    Zygons
    Doctor Who Miniatures Game
    By Warlord Games

    Able to metamorphose into replicas of other living organisms and fire electrical charges from their hands that can stun or disintegrate those it touches, the Zygons were stranded on Earth centuries ago. The Zygons have a mission to take Earth as their new home after Zygor, their homeworld, was destroyed in The Time War.

    The Doctor brokered a perfect peace between the Zygons and Humanity, wiping their memories of who was Zygon and who was Human. With millions of Zygons living on Earth in the guise of ordinary Humans it can only be hoped the fragile peace holds or there will be truth or consequences…

    2 Metal Figures



    Judoon
    Doctor Who Miniatures Game
    By Warlord Games

    Single-minded in their pursuit of the law, these black armoured Rhinoceroid bipeds serve as a mercenary intergalactic police force affiliated to the Shadow Proclamation.

    Known for their strict adherence to the law and their brutish application of it, the Judoon have been harshly but accurately described by the Doctor as logical but stupid.

    Judoon carry scanners to identify their quarries, translator devices to communicate during their enquiries and powerful energy weapons capable of incinerating their foes.

    3 Metal Figures



    The Battle For Xilos
    Beyond the Gates of Antares Expansion
    By Warlord Games

    Take your games of Beyond the Gates of Antares to the next trilling level as you battle over a whole new arena and follow a narrative storyline, with this new Antares supplement book from Warlord Games.

    Written by Mr Rick Priestley, this supplement continues the events from the main rulebook where a new conflicted has begun, triggered by the discovery of the planet of Xilos. The book describes, in the form of an exciting and continuing narrative, the struggle for control of the planet and the ancient builder tech hidden beneath its surface. It also includes a campaign system featuring a series of scenarios which cover the different stages of the battle for Xilos, beginning with the initial landings. Also there is a cool system for gathering campaign victory points and fielding some of the strange builder tech artefacts that your forces will capture along the way.



    AVP The Hunt Begins Second Edition
    1-3 players, ages 12+m 30-90+ minutes
    By Prodos Games



    Ulterior Motives
    Frostgrave Expansion
    By Osprey Publishing

    The Frozen City harbours many secrets, and not all of them are ancient. While most adventurers who brave the dangers seek wealth and lost magic, some journey into Frostgrave for more personal reasons…

    This expansion for Frostgrave consists of 40 Ulterior Motive cards, which add variety, depth, and new tactical challenges to wargames in the Frozen City. Each card presents the player with a specific task to accomplish and offers rewards if they succeed. Some of these missions must be revealed to all of the players, others must be kept secret. Will your wizard seek to slay a great demon? Rescue a desperate captive? Bring retribution to an enemy? All wizards seek power, but what are their ulterior motives?



    Mad Dogs With Guns
    Wargames Rules in the Gangster Era
    By Osprey Publishing

    In 1919, the US Government declared the production, distribution, and sale of alcohol illegal. America officially became a ‘dry' land. That didn't stop people from drinking, however, and the rise of the ‘speakeasy' offered huge new opportunities for organized crime. Soon, cities both large and small became battlegrounds as various crime syndicates vied for control of the underground alcohol trade. In Mad Dogs With Guns, players form their own small gangs of fedora-wearing, tommy gun-wielding gangsters and battle it out with their rivals. With numerous different gangs to choose from, including cops and G-men, a fully integrated campaign system, and rules for special situations such as car chases, the game offers a huge variety of tactical challenges. Bribe public officials, attend a gangland funeral, but always watch your back - there is always another gang waiting to poach your territory…



    Equipment Booster
    The Walking Dead: All Out War Expansion
    By Mantic

    This pack contains 55 Equipment Cards to kit out your Survivor group. There are lots of useful core items like the .38 Revolver and Football Pads, as well as a selection of exciting preview items from later in the story, like the Riot Gear and M16. Finally, there are some brand new unique cards, like the Makeshift Padding that can protect you from bites, and a Glass Bottle that you can throw to make noise!



    280016-0622 Aleph Steel Phalanx 300 Pt Army Pack
    Infinity Miniatures
    By Corvus Belli



    280188-0648 Caledonian Highlander Army (Ariadna Sectorial Starter Pack)
    Infinity Miniatures
    By Corvus Belli



    280291-0647 Bagh-Mari Unit (HMG)
    Infinity Miniature
    By Corvus Belli



    280395-0660 Ninjas (Multi Sniper/Hacker)
    Infinity Miniatures
    By Corvus Belli



    280488-0636 Hassassom Ayyar (Viral Pistols)
    Infinity Miniature
    By Corvus Belli



    280587-0661 Zeros (Combi Rifle/Hacker)
    Infinity Miniatures
    By Corvus Belli



    280853-0643 Danavas Hacker & Karkata Remote Ancillary Unit
    Infinity Miniatures
    By Corvus Belli


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    WARGAMES



    Saipan: The Bloody Rock
    1-4 players, ages 13+, 120-2100+ minutes
    By Compass Games

    The decision to invade The Marianas (of which Saipan is a part) was not an easy one. General MacArthur still favored the more westerly route through the Philippines and had support amongst the Joint Chiefs of Staff. It took several conferences and nearly a year before the decision was made. There were several reasons that the Americans finally decided to invade the Marianas: Firstly, it was the most direct route to Japan, Secondly, they could base B29 bombers there which could bomb Tokyo, Thirdly, Saipan would be the first piece of prewar Japanese soil taken during the war. Lastly, the American planners hoped that they could draw the Japanese fleet into a decisive engagement. With all these reasons, a battle for the Marianas was inevitable.

    On 15th June 1944 71,000 American Marines and Infantry attempted to make the plan work. 32,000 dug-in Japanese attempted to stop them.

    Saipan – The Bloody Rock will be the first game to utilize the new Company Scale System (CSS) by Adam Starkweather and will come on 2 maps. This will be your chance to experience a full-on naval invasion as Amtracs and DUKWs head towards the emplaced forces of Imperial Japan.

    The game will come with 4 scenarios and 2 campaign games.



    Pericles: The Peloponnesian Wars
    1-4 players, ages 12+, 45-360+ minutes
    By GMT Games

    Pericles is a four player 'sandbox' design that covers the period from 460 BC to 400 BC. The players each represent one of two Athenian or Spartan factions. The game has a political and a war phase. During the war phase the players are US versus THEM. During the Political Phase it is ME versus YOU (Athenian faction versus Athenian faction and Spartan king versus Spartan king).

    The City State (Athens or Sparta) that gains the most Honor wins the war and the faction on the winning side with the most Honor wins the game.

    There are over twenty scenarios that cover portions of the war with playing times from 30 minutes (mini Theater scenario), 45 minutes (6 years of the war), 90 minutes (a decade of war), and then there are the three long scenarios that cover the 1st Peloponnesian War, 2nd Peloponnesian War plus the Campaign game. There are rules for 3 player, 2 player, and solitaire play.



    Distant Lands
    Manoeuvre Expansion Set
    By GMT Games

    The regiment had fought countless battles across the European continent. War had been waged in Bavaria against the Prussians, Catalonia against the Spaniards, under the great pyramids against the relentless Turk and even at New Orleans against those upstart Americans. Now new challengers have arisen and a completely foreign army is arrayed across the battlefield. The Tri-Color fluttered in the breeze as rocket shells burst in the air. A new type of warfare was about to be unleashed.
    Manoeuvre: Distant Lands is an expansion for Manoeuvre. Four new armies are included to allow you to bring the fight from the frozen north to the sub-continent and the mythic east. Included in this set are counters and cards for Sweden, the splintered Kingdoms of India, the Chinese 8-Banner Army and the crumbling remains of the Japanese Shogunate. Also included is a set of 8 new land tiles that will force veteran players to learn new tactics among the swamps and fields of the Orient as well as the forests of Scandanavia.



    Russia Falling: The Coming Civil War
    Paper Wars #85 (Magazine + Wargame)
    By Compass Games

    The game enables two players to play the first year of a hypothesized near-future post-Putin civil war in Russia. The map covers the core area of the Russian ethnic heartland, from St. Petersburg in the north to Tula in the south, and from Smolensk in the west to Nizhny Novgorod in the east, at 16 miles per hex.



    The Second Great War
    Sourcebook
    By Avalanche Press

    In November 1916, the freshly-reelected U.S. President Woodrow Wilson renewed his earlier attempts to mediate a peace between the warring European powers. On December 18th Wilson sent identical notes to the warring powers asking them to state their conditions for peace, and later offered to mediate a settlement. The warring sides rejected his offer.

    Wilson’s failure marked the last chance for a negotiated peace to end the Great War before one side collapsed. What if he had succeeded? What if the First Great War had come to an end in December 1916, sparing the lives of millions and uncountable destruction?

    The Second Great War is a sourcebook describing the world of Wilson’s Peace, one in which the great empires of Eastern Europe - Germany, Austria-Hungary, Russia and the Ottoman Empire – survived for another generation. In this alternative reality, war returned to Europe in 1940 as the vengeful authoritarian regimes in France, Italy and Russia unleash aggressive war against the prosperous social democracies of Germany, Austria and Poland. That background forms the setting for our Second Great War at Sea series.


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    COLLECTIBLE CARD, MINIATURE & DICE GAMES



    15th Anniversary What If? Booster
    Marvel Heroclix Expansion
    By WizKids



    15th Anniversary What If? Starter
    Marvel Heroclix Expansion
    By WizKids



    15th Anniversary What If? Dice & Token Pack
    Marvel Heroclix Expansion
    By WizKids



    Pendulum Evolution Booster
    Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Expansion
    By Konami



    Defenders of Equestria Booster
    My Little Pony CCG
    By EnterPlay



    Echoes of the New World
    Force of Will Lapis Cluster 04 Booster
    By Force of Will

    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.
    Comments 3 Comments
    1. RangerWickett's Avatar
      RangerWickett -
      Jeebus. That's more games than there are brands of candy in the grocery store. Hobby + business = lots of companies catering to very niche interests.
    1. Kenny Mahan's Avatar
      Kenny Mahan -
      Quote Originally Posted by RangerWickett View Post
      Jeebus. That's more games than there are brands of candy in the grocery store. Hobby + business = lots of companies catering to very niche interests.
      And if they do it well, they won't be going anywhere for a long while.
    1. Kenny Mahan's Avatar
      Kenny Mahan -
      Predation looks fantastic, I hadn't heard of it until now. Going to give it a look.
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