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Marvel Legendary: Revelations

Marvel Legendary: Revelations

Another expansion for the successfull Marvel: Legendary series is coming out in August. This time, we will have heroes like Scarlet WitchQuicksilver and War Machine joining our ranks to battle the mastermind The Hood, among others. The set will also feature the Mandarin, which looks like a really cool Mastermind with some fresh ideas. When it comes to villain groups, the set will feature cool villains like the Dark Avengers.

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Marvel Legendary: Dimensions

Marvel Legendary: Dimensions

Another expansion for Marvel Legendary is due in May! It's a small expansion, as in 100 cards, it will contain a new keyword, Switcheroo, and two returning ones, Investigate and Teleport from Noir and Dark City/Secret Wars respectively.
As the previous small expansions, there will be 5 new heroes, 2 new henchman groups, but only one new mastermind, to make room for 5 new bystanders.

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Undaunted: Normandy

Undaunted: Normandy

Osprey Games have announced a interesting looking war game for two players, which will be released in August 2019.

What's interesting about so far is the artwork by Roland MacDonald and the fact that it's a card game. 

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Villainous Expansion

Villainous Expansion

An expansion for the Disney themed game Villainous is to be released i March the 3rd, and will be only be avaible in Target stores (in US) until the end of the month. After that, our guess is that you can pretty much pick it up anyware. What goes for the rest of the world is a bit uncertain at this point but there has been hints from Ravensburger that the game will be released in germany in March aswell.

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Food Chain Magnate: The Ketchup Mechanism & Other Ideas

Food Chain Magnate: The Ketchup Mechanism & Other Ideas

Splotter games are as developing an Food Chain Magnate expansion as we speak, called The Ketchup Mechanism & Other Ideas. The expansion will be avaible some time during 2019 and is avaible on pre-order from Splotters website. Splotter claim "the expansion is in good shape", but it is till being tested and balanced out.

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Roll for the Galaxy: Rivalry

Roll for the Galaxy: Rivalry

The highly anticipated second expansion for Roll for the Galaxy is being released some time in Mars/April 2019.

MSRP $80, which is 20$ more than the base game, and the designer has commented this like so;

There will be plenty of content; a new die type, new start factions, home worlds, and game tiles, new player screens, all new 10 player dice, a dozen customizable dice with over 200 plug-in die faces in 48 different type, 62 Roll dice in 10 different types, 5 sheets of tiles and markers, 8 sheets for the deal mat, new phase strips, plus wooden disks. Alot of stuff.
We recognize the price is high, especially for an expansion. If we divided it into three separate expansions, then the total would probably be around ~$125, instead of $80, and we wouldn't be able to provide unified Player screens or save some cost on components shared between the Deal and Orb games.

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The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth

The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth

Fantasy Flight has announced The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth, another card game set in Middle Earth 3rd age. Why should we care?
Well first of all, it's Fantasy Flight. Second of all, it's Lord of the Rings.

Joking aside, the game looks solid from where we sit; a Mansion of Madness meets Lord of the Rings situation, which can be nothing else than awesome.

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War of the Worlds: The New Wave

War of the Worlds: The New Wave

A new, exciting card game is currently on Kickstarter; War of the Worlds: The New Wave designed by the fairly unknown designer Denis Plastinin and is being published by Grey Fox Games

The game events unfold several years after the original 'War of the Worlds’ story by Herbert Wells.
Extraterrestrial invasion occurs again, but this time the Martians arrived on a giant spaceship which lands in one of the backwater districts in Scotland.
During the game one player commands the alien forces, and the other one becomes a leader of UK self-defense units. The main objective of the invaders is to completely annihilate the population of Great Britain, while the opposite side needs to deal enough damage to the Martian army.

The game is played with 2 asymmetrical decks of cards, a playing board, tokens and miniatures.

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Marvel Legendary: Venom coming in February 2019

Marvel Legendary: Venom coming in February 2019

The expansion in a nutshell:

  • NOT related to the recent Venom movie. (You know the sucky one with Tom Hardy)
  • Small expansion with 100 cards.
  • 5 new heroes, Carnage, Venom Rocket (Racoon), Venom, Venompool, and Venomized Dr. Strange.
  • 2 masterminds, Poison Thanos and Hybrid.
  • 2 new villian groups; Life foundations and Poisons.
  • 4 new schemes
  • Return of the Excessive Violence keyword, and some brand new mechanics, like;
    Digest and Indigestion. Bad guys gets Symbiotic Bounds. Read more below.
  • Will NOT be released in February, March/April more likely.
Last updated 2019-03-08

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Terraforming Mars Colonies

Terraforming Mars Colonies

Just in case you have missed it, another expansion for the excellent board game Terraforming Mars, is out now in a store near you. Go pick it up already.

Below there is more information, and also a tutorial video.

 

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