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Keanu Reeves' BRZRKR comic book pushed back four months

September 28th - via: gamesradar.com
Boom! Studios has informed retailers that the highly-anticipated 12-issue series BRZRKR - you know, the one co-written and kinda-sorta starring Keanu Reeves - has been pushed back four months. The publisher attributes the delay to the decision to change artists from the originally-announced Alessandro Vitti to long-time Marvel/DC artist Ron Garney. (Read More)

The Trap: NFL Star Lance Briggs Makes His Comic Book Debut

September 28th - via: ign.com
Former NFL star Lance Briggs is making the jump to comic book writing. Briggs has teamed with co-writer Kyle Higgins (Nightwing) and artist Danilo Beyruth (Man Without Fear: The Death of Daredevil) to create The Trap, a full-length graphic novel inspired by Briggs' own struggle to make it in the world of professional sports. (Read More)

Hands-on with the Hyper GaN Stackable USB-C charger [Video]

September 28th - via: 9to5mac.com
Last year Hyper launched the world’s smallest 100W USB-C charger thanks to its implementation of GaN technology. Now the company is back with an even more compact and functional way to power up your devices with the HyperJuice GaN Stackable Charger. (Read More)

Local artists look to publish first comic book

September 28th - via: dailybulldog.com
"Second Tail" details a futuristic Lewis and Clark-style expedition, spanning from the East Coast to the West in an abandoned America. The story tells the ins and outs of the journey through the newly untamed country and the challenges that come with making it to an apocalyptic world. (Read More)

Sword Reverie Achieves Kickstarter Target, Eyes Oculus Quest and PlayStation VR Support

September 28th - via: vrfocus.com
In March Isekai Entertainment released the first details for its Japanese role-playing game (JRPG) inspired virtual reality (VR) title Sword Reverie. Then last week the team launched a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign which hit its target within the first few days and now hopes to hit stretch goals which include Oculus Quest and PlayStation VR support. (Read More)

Machina Arcana To Eternity tactical cooperative horror adventure board game

September 28th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Adreama Games as return Kickstarter to launch their second campaign via the crowdfunding website for the Machina Arcana to Eternity board game. Offering players a “dark and immersive experience” for you and your group of explorers. Travel the unknown, face cosmic horrors and fight for survival. Playable as either one-shot scenarios or in a progressive campaign mode, you can tailor the experience to match your most morbid desires. (Read More)
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Romford trio crowdfund to get footballing board game to market

September 28th - via: time1075.net
Three men from Romford are crowdfunding to get a footballing board game to market, created during lockdown. Rising Star Football Edition was designed by friends, Charlie Wright, Mike Hurst, and James Bergman, who each had little work opportunities. (Read More)
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Fanfry combines a camera drone, battery pack and fan in one from $49

September 28th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
A unique combination of camera drone, battery pack and cooling fan has been launched via Kickstarter this month in the form of the aptly named FanFry drone. Equipped with a 1080p camera the drone is small enough to carry in your bag and its battery pack is capable of providing up to 12 hours of use. (Read More)

Bit Board combines Micro:Bit programming and LEGO

September 28th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Bit Board is a unique piece of hardware which allows you to combine programming using the BBC created Micro:Bit mini PC together with LEGO construction kits and blocks. Designed by Brown Dog Gadgets the Bit Board has been launched via Kickstarter this month and allows you to combine the worlds of LEGO and computer programming, using drag and drop commands via a simple web interface. (Read More)
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G Dry 3D printer filament storage and dryer box hits Kickstarter

September 28th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Those of you lucky to enough to own a 3D printer, may be interested in a new 3D printing filament storage system and dryer, aptly named the G Dry. Designed to store two reels of 3D printing filament the G Dry provides an easy way to maintain the quality of your expensive 3D printing filament, keeping it safe from moisture contamination and temperature fluctuations. (Read More)

Wellington start up aims to make 'world's most sustainable shoe'

September 28th - via: rnz.co.nz
Its founder, Jeremy Bank, said algae - sourced from polluted waterways - is made into a resin before being used in the soles. Pineapple "leather" replaces actual leather, and uppers are made from either bamboo and nylon or merino wool. Bank said he was inspired to launch the company when he was on holiday with this family in the Hawaiian island of Maui and saw waste, including old shoes, washing up on the beach. (Read More)

Film Stories raises £32,000 after Covid-19 takes it back to 'square one'

September 28th - via: pressgazette.co.uk
Simon Brew launched the monthly Film Stories in 2018 – and its sister title Film Stories Junior a year later – after tapping into an appetite for a magazine focused primarily on British and independent films with a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for each. (Read More)

2 local women invent new card game and they're hoping to sell it nationwide

September 27th - via: eastidahonews.com
There’s a yak on the track and your train won’t move until it’s gone. That’s the premise of the new card game, “There’s a yak on the track!” created by Kara Lagerquist and Barbara Keckler of Idaho Falls. (Read More)
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Ilysia Is A New Sword Art-Style VR MMO In A Huge Open World

September 27th - via: uploadvr.com
Ilysia is an extremely ambitious upcoming new VR MMO from indie studio Team 21 that’s currently live with an already-funded Kickstarter campaign. The game aims to rekindle the old-school charm MMORPGs of yesteryear possessed with its massive, fully explorable open world and emphasis on deep, meaningful interactions. (Read More)

Despite the Pixel Art, 'There Is No Light' Isn't Your Daddies Action-Adventure

September 27th - via: cogconnected.com
There Is No Light is not a playful romp through a forest or a tumble through a creative obstacle course, it’s an action-adventure that delves through the darkest pits of the underworld with horrific visuals that would feel at home in a Castlevania or Diablo title. A large portion of modern indies resemble extremely polished retro games, and in the case of There Is No Light, retro fans will notice some similarities with Super Castlevania IV and the original Diablo game. (Read More)

Road to Dirty Land leads through Kickstarter

September 26th - via: adventuregamers.com
If you instinctively equate the letters ABC with "always be closing," then indie Canadian developer Naturally Intelligent's Dirty Land: Thrill of the Sale is for you. But for that to happen, the upcoming narrative adventure inspired by classic sales films from the eighties and nineties will first need to close its own deal on Kickstarter. (Read More)
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Turning imagination into reality: USAF veteran creates video game inspired by daughter's doodling

September 26th - via: 13wmaz.com
A U.S. Air Force Veteran and his 6-year-old daughter found a creative way to spend their time in quarantine. They invented a video game that will soon be released for the original Nintendo. It’s called Doodle World. (Read More)
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[COMING SOON] Trailer: Horror-Comedy OVERTIME by VIDEO NASTY Comic Book Writer Mario Covone

September 26th - via: dreadcentral.com
The trailer comes a few days before the beginning of a Kickstarter campaign, launching Tuesday, September 29th, to raise funds for the production of the Blu Ray and its special features. (Read More)

Early bird deal alert: Broken Compass the adventure RPG

September 26th - via: geeknative.com
Inspired by the likes of Indiana Jones, Uncharted and the Mummy and boosted by success in Italy, Broken Compass is a new RPG that comes not in a glossy hardback that you might find in a library but as a rugged notebook that might be stashed away in a backpack. The game by Riccardo Sirignano and Simone Formicola, illustrated by Daniela Guibellini, uses the Fortune System. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] Free to Download: Fading Embers Setting Primer

September 26th - via: geeknative.com
The change in the status of the Primer means only one thing; the full Fading Embers Campaign Set Kickstarter is coming. The Fading Embers Primer was a Result of a Kickstarter itself. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] Arcade1Up Infinity Game Table debuts with board games, more

September 25th - via: 9to5toys.com
Arcade1Up today announced its latest way to game at home, this time mixing up the usual assortment of vintage titles and retro flair for something entirely different. Bringing an up to 32-inch touchscreen to your setup, the new Arcade1Up Infinity Game Table packs a collection of Hasbro board games and much more to refresh game night. (Read More)

Girl Genius, the video game

September 25th - via: boingboing.net
Phil Foglio's Girl Genius, a classic BB comics fave, will soon become a video game should a Kickstarter campaign reach its funding target. Girl Genius: Adventures In Castle Heterodyne will have Agatha exploring the castle of her mechanically-minded ancestors and finding much trouble to get into therein. (Read More)

Racewknd Wants to Be a New Fancy Mag to Help You Dive Deeper Into Each Formula One Stop

September 25th - via: thedrive.com
The idea of making large-format coffee table-worthy magazines you want to keep after reading is alive and well, and now there's a new one for Formula One fans. Racewknd is up on Kickstarter now, and it wants to be the ultimate companion to each stop on the Formula One calendar. (Read More)

Dwerve Kickstarter brings in $53,750 (500% funded), Switch version stretch goal hit

September 25th - via: gonintendo.com
The Kickstarter for the Zelda-inspired action RPG "Dwerve" has reached its funding goal fivefold. With a campaign goal of $10,000, Half Human Games raked in a whopping total of $53,750. Although initially setting the stretch goal to 60k for a Switch port, the requirement has since been lowered to 50k, allowing for development to move forward. (Read More)

INTERVIEW: John Jennison has A HAUNTED DECK on Kickstarter eager for some scary divination

September 25th - via: comicsbeat.com
The allure of fortune-telling is apparent in the growing number of crowdfunded projects dedicated to it, especially when it comes to the various kinds of card decks that exist in that realm. Comic creator, card creator, and all-around Kickstarter master John Jennison is acutely aware of this as he takes to Kickstarter for his second deck of fortune-telling cards, aptly named This Deck is Haunted: An Oracle Deck of Ghosts and Spirits. (Read More)

Kickstarter: Build an Empire with Embarcadero

September 25th - via: thathashtagshow.com
One of the latest creative games is the game Embarcadero.This game feels very unique. Players essentially take over derelict ships in an attempt to build a waterfront empire. The style looks like San Francisco during the era of the Gold Rush. The board seems pretty impressive in that same 1800s style. (Read More)
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The incredible art of Grim Hollow's Players Guide

September 25th - via: geeknative.com
Last year, Ghostfire Gaming used D&D’s 5e rules to create a dark setting called Grim Hollow. It went well; earning more than AU$280,000. Ghostfire are back with the Grim Hollow: The Players Guide campaign and it’s going even better. (Read More)
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[COMING SOON] Ancient Undead Spider Wizard is a vinyl EP sleeved in a playable tabletop RPG adventure

September 25th - via: dicebreaker.com
A tabletop RPG supplement that combines a seven-inch vinyl soundtrack with a fully playable dungeon-crawl adventure is launching on Kickstarter next week. Ancient Undead Spider Wizard is written and recorded by creator Geoffrey Cullop, who will release the four-song EP and its accompanying 10-room dungeon under indie label Fish in the Pot. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] Twilight Imperium and Android are being turned into graphic novels

September 25th - via: dicebreaker.com
Epic sci-fi board game Twilight Imperium and cyberpunk series Android - best known as the setting of living card game Netrunner - are being adapted as graphic novels. Both Twilight Imperium and Android will be released as graphic novels next year by CMON, the publisher which previously adapted its own Zombicide, Zombicide: Invader and Cthulhu: Death May Die games into comic book form earlier this year. (Read More)

Kickstarter Blitz #81

September 25th - via: boardsandbees.wordpress.com
Monsters on Board (Ivo Neskovic/Aleksander Mikic/Samoil Petreski, Final Frontier Games) is a monster-themed game where you’re trying to get ready for the Blue Moon Monster Mixer. Streets (Haakon Gaarder, Sinister Fish Games) is a tile-laying city-building game. The Reckoners: Steelslayer (Brett Sobol/Seth Van Orden, Nauvoo Games) is an expansion to the 2018 board game The Reckoners, which in turn is based on the book series by Brandon Sanderson. (Read More)

Some of the Best Recent Watch Releases You Might Have Missed

September 25th - via: gearpatrol.com
Just about all Xeric watches feature an unconventional design and an alternative way of displaying the time. Though the "regulator" is a traditional watch style, the brand puts its own funky spin on it, and is launching it via a Kickstarter campaign that's already funded. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] YEMA Kickstarter GMT and Three-Hand In-House Calibers

September 25th - via: hypebeast.com
Thanks to the massive popularity of its in-house Caliber MBP1000, YEMA is now expanding on its self-made offerings, creating two new movements for horology enthusiasts: an upgraded three-hand caliber based on its previous model and a GMT caliber, the first of its kind for the French watchmaker. (Read More)

Loodo Ninja - 6 Great Board Games to Back on Kickstarter This September

September 25th - via: kick.agency
There’s so much great stuff on Kickstarter right now that board game lovers might feel overwhelmed. Sequels, new games by beloved creators and promising debuts. Having problems with deciding what to back? Want to know what’s hot on KS right now? Let’s go! (Read More)
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Kickstarter for the "Brawler64" wireless N64 controller hits its funding goal

September 25th - via: gonintendo.com
The Brawler64 wireless N64 controller hit Kickstarter recently, and it hit the $20k funding goal no problem. (Read More)

‘Brooklyn is Burning’ doc ft. APTBS, Sloppy Jane & more halfway to Kickstarter goal

September 25th - via: brooklynvegan.com
Photographer and director A.F. Cortes moved to New York 20 years ago, and he's spent considerable time since documenting NYC's independent music scene. That work took on greater urgency as COVID-19 brought live music to a pause, and he's launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the documentary. (Read More)
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Unleash the Horde of Nord Games Ultimate Bestiary On Your RPG World

September 24th - via: nerdarchy.com
Ultimate Bestiary Miniatures unleashes a horde of of monstrous humanoids on your fantasy campaign setting and your tabletop through the latest Kickstarter from our friends at Nord Games. Ultimate Bestiary Miniatures carry on the tradition with an absolutely huge collection of minis to represent several factions of humanoid hordes, with each group comprising a wide array of models to represent diverse forces. (Read More)
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As You Wich Card Game - Devour It or Vomit?

September 24th - via: thathashtagshow.com
For those of you who love games like Apples to Apples or Cards Against Humanity where people create insane combos of cards and everyone votes on the best, you will love this game. The basic idea behind As you Wich is to create a sandwich out of various ingredients (aka-cards), name it and convince the group why your sandwich should win! (Read More)
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Muzen Wild Mini outdoor wireless speaker

September 24th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
If you are searching for a rugged outdoor wireless speaker capable of taking anything you throw at it, you may be interested in the Muzen Wild Mini. The small speaker features an all metal body design and is capable of providing up to 6 hours of playback from a single charge. (Read More)

NEWS WATCH: Brian Stelfreeze & Doug Wagner Release Daily THOMAS RIVER Comic Strip Prelude

September 24th - via: comic-watch.com
Following the announcement of their Kickstarter for the first issue of the super-spy comic THOMAS RIVER, the creative team of Brian Stelfreeze (Black Panther), Doug Wagner (Plastic, The Ride), colorist Michelle Poust, and letterer Ed Dukeshire will release brand new THOMAS RIVER comic strips every weekday till the Kickstarter’s conclusion on October 15th. The Kickstarter was funded within 24 hours upon its debut last week. (Read More)

Decorate Your Home With Hand-Sculpted Busts of Your Heroes

September 24th - via: mentalfloss.com
If you're a history buff, chances are you've found plenty of people to admire over the years, whether it's an elected official, inventor, or entertainer who helped make the world a little bit better. House of Bust is looking to immortalize some of these important figures so you can display them right in your home with a series of handcrafted busts available on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Mother of Frankenstein: An immersive gaming experience at home

September 24th - via: nerdreactor.com
The game will span three volumes, and inside the hollowed-out books are handwritten letters, 2D and 3D jigsaw puzzles, and clue-strewn artifacts. It Mother of Frankenstein combines history and fiction to blend a tale that feels as if you’re actually part of Mary Shelley’s journey. Your group’s mission is to uncover the mystery behind Frankenstein and popular novel. (Read More)
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This 'AI Camera Assistant' Has Raised Over $3.7 Million on Kickstarter

September 24th - via: petapixel.com
Arsenal, and now Arsenal 2, was created by software developer and photographer Ryan Stout. The idea is that you attach this little brain to your camera and let it handle the nitty gritty details like shutter speed, aperture, ISO and/or exposure comp, while you focus on lining up the perfect composition. (Read More)

Blood Rage studio’s ambitious board game Trudvang Legends delayed for “possibly” a year

September 24th - via: dicebreaker.com
CMON has delayed the release of its ambitious Nordic and Celtic-inspired adventure board game Trudvang Legends into 2021. Originally set to arrive with backers in December, Trudvang Legends will now release later than expected due to its creators being unsatisfied with its current design. (Read More)
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Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup: Monstrous Fun

September 24th - via: geekdad.com
Itten Games is a Japanese publisher with some delightfully quirky games (Here Comes the Dog, for instance), but this is their first Kickstarter campaign. Crash Octopus is a dexterity game about sailing around and collecting treasures by flicking them toward your boat … and, of course, a giant pink octopus. Monsters on Board is about monsters scaring humans so they can distill Spook Juice. (Read More)

Lonesome Village meshes Stardew Valley’s town management with Zelda’s dungeons

September 24th - via: pcgamesn.com
Cutesy puzzle-stuffed life simulator Lonesome Village stars a coyote named Wes with a mysterious past. It’s also more than doubled its Kickstarter goal since it launched last Thursday, and it’s already shaping up to be one of the best games like Stardew Valley we’ve seen in a good while. (Read More)

EOZ Aya ANC wireless earbuds $79

September 24th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Eoz Audio as created a new range of active noise cancelling wireless earbuds in the form of the EOZ Aya, which have been launched via Kickstarter. The wireless earbuds are equipped with 10 mm custom-made dynamic drivers, created to produce a big and bold sound with plenty of base yet still providing sufficient midrange and treble to create a well-balanced sound, say the developer and team at Eoz Audio. (Read More)
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Tabletop Kickstarter Review: 'Cactus Town'

September 24th - via: geekdad.com
Cactus Town is a Wild West themed, small box game for 2 to 4 players. It’s an asymmetric simultaneous action planning game with each player chasing a different set of goals from the other. Each side has a different win condition that competes against the others. The game is a race to fulfill your goals before your opponents can do the same. Can you outwit the other players to make sure your actions are utilized better than the rest? (Read More)
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STOIC natural standing mat

September 24th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
monkii has released a new product via Kickstarter called STOIC, offering a natural standing mat created to help you feel better, focus for longer and “finish work happier”. (Read More)
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[COMING SOON] Smartphone-controlled skateboarding game "Skapp" launching for Switch in 2021, Kickstarter campaign begins later this fall

September 23rd - via: gonintendo.com
Skapp is played using the gyroscope and the accelerometer of your smartphone by doing the same movements performed with a real skateboard as we watch it in real time on screen. (Read More)

[COMING SOON] 'Metal Tales: Overkill' Announced, Kickstarter Planned for Next Month

September 23rd - via: worthplaying.com
The God Kuk has possessed all the guitar gods, and through them, the metalheads. Through infinite concerts, his legion of metalhead zombies is wiping out every original creation of the bands and their fans. Will you manage to defeat all the metal gods, save the world and become a metal god? Fight against the looming curse affecting your Metal brothers and free them from an ancient evil. Plan your path and play as you want with procedurally generated levels that will change the game every single playthrough. (Read More)

Kickstarter Wednesday - Encoding Bushido with Jesse Mesa Toves: The Comic Source Podcast

September 23rd - via: lrmonline.com
Jace and Manny chat with friend of the show Jesse Mesa Toves about his current Kickstarter campaign Encoding Bushido. It starts with the question, could an A.I. robot be honorable when programed with the code of the Samurai? From that seemingly simple concept an entire world of possibility and a thorough examination of what samurai means and how it ties into what it means to be human begins. (Read More)

The 7th Citadel Blows Past $1 Million In Its First Day on Kickstarter

September 23rd - via: dualshockers.com
Not only does the upcoming board game take players a brand new world, but it also looks to streamline some of the gameplay. Survival mechanics have been completely stripped from The 7th Citadel. Each player will also craft their own unique character, complete with a personal action deck. (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Shaolia: Great Houses' Expansion

September 23rd - via: geekdad.com
Shaolia: Great Houses is an expansion to Shaolia: Warring States which brings not only new cards, but also new mechanics and game modes to give the players more options in pursuing their paths to victory. It is for 1–4 players, ages 14+, and takes 30–60 minutes to play. There is also a solo mode new to Shaolia which introduces a Boss for the player to battle. (Read More)
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Overhead Zombie Shooter 'The Last Stand: Aftermath' Launches Kickstarter For Final Development Stretch

September 23rd - via: bloody-disgusting.com
Flash game enthusiasts of yesteryear may recall 2007’s The Last Stand by developer Con Artist Games. The premise was pretty simple: survive the night fighting off zombies from your barricade. Jump ahead 13 years, and Con Artist Games are on the last stretch of development for The Last Stand: Aftermath, which will launch on PC via Steam next year. (Read More)
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Ilysia Kickstarter Hits Target & Multiple Stretch Goals as Campaign Continues [Update

September 23rd - via: vrfocus.com
Team 21 Studio launched its Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign of Ilysia at the beginning of the month, getting off to a great start in only a few days. That momentum continued seeing the project hit its funding target last week, sailing past several stretch goals since then, proving the virtual reality (VR) communities desire for more MMORPG’s. (Read More)

There’s a new Hogs of War miniatures game, 20 years after the video game’s release

September 23rd - via: dicebreaker.com
Relive the video game about tactical warfare between factions of pigs in Hogs of War: Miniatures Game, currently up on Kickstarter. Based on the PlayStation game, Hogs of War: Miniatures Game sees players embarking on a series of missions with set objectives. (Read More)
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Another The Thing board game has scuttled onto Kickstarter

September 23rd - via: dicebreaker.com
Flush out the alien organism hiding among you or assimilate and destroy in The Thing: The Board Game, the latest tabletop game based on the cult horror film, now live on Kickstarter. First announced in 2018, The Thing: The Board Game is an upcoming game that sees four to eight players attempting to survive on a desolate outpost in the middle of a frozen tundra. (Read More)
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The Wagadu Chronicles is an ambitious Afrofantasy setting for D&D 5E with a tie-in MMO

September 23rd - via: dicebreaker.com
A new Dungeons & Dragons 5E setting inspired by African mythology and tradition, and shared with an upcoming video game, has launched on Kickstarter. The Wagadu Chronicles is both a tabletop roleplaying setting compatible with D&D 5E and a planned MMO for PC focused on in-character roleplaying in its virtual Afrofantasy world. (Read More)

3 Upcoming Kickstarter Board Games - Horrors, Factories and Crafting Katanas

September 23rd - via: kick.agency
Euro style games, factory management, lovable dwarves – if you’re a fan of any of these, there’s a high chance that Timo Multamäki’s newest game is for you. It’s competitive, but with a dash of temporary co-op elements. Dire Alliance is a brand new franchise of fast paced card games set in a wide variety of worlds. In Shogun no Katana you become one of these crafters and use your workers and skill to deliver perfect weapons that will satisfy the Shogun as much as possible. (Read More)

A Fiery Kickstarter Launch For SET A WATCH: SWORDS OF THE COIN Expansion

September 22nd - via: gametyrant.com
The standalone adventure for Set a Watch is now available on Kickstarter until October 15th! The cooperative game for one to four players is getting bigger and better with the Swords of the Coin expansion. (Read More)
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