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New Games: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Dungeons & Dragons RPG: Ghosts of Saltmarsh (Regular & Alternate Covers)

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADVENTURE ON THE HIGH SEAS

Explore the waves above and the fathoms below in these watery adventures for the world’s greatest roleplaying game.

Nestled on the coast of the Azure Sea is Saltmarsh, a sleepy fishing village that sits on the precipice of destruction. Smugglers guide their ships to hidden coves, willing to slit the throat of anyone foolhardy enough to cross their path. Cruel sahuagin gather beneath the waves, plotting to sweep away coastal cities. Drowned sailors stir to unnatural life, animated by dark magic and sent forth in search of revenge. The cult of a forbidden god extends its reach outward from a decaying port, hungry for fresh victims and willing recruits. While Saltmarsh slumbers, the evils that seek to plunder it grow stronger. Heroes must arise to keep the waves safe!

Ghosts of Saltmarsh combines some of the most popular classic adventures from the first edition of Dungeons & Dragons including the classic ‘U’ series and some of the best nautical adventures from Dungeon magazine:

  • The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh
  • Danger at Dunwater
  • The Final Enemy
  • Salvage Operation
  • Isle of the Abbey
  • Tammeraut’s Fate
  • The Styes

All adventures have been faithfully adapted to the fifth edition rules of Dungeons & Dragons. Furthermore, this book includes details on the port town of Saltmarsh, as well as plenty of hooks to kick-off each adventure. Play through each story in a seafaring campaign leading characters from level 1 through level 12, or pull out sections to place in ongoing campaigns in any setting. The appendices also cover mechanics for ship-to-ship combat, new magic items, monsters, and more!

“The Saltmarsh series consistently ranks as one of the most popular classic D&D adventures,” said Mike Mearls, franchise creative director of D&D. “With its ties to ocean-based adventuring, it was an obvious step to augment it with additional sea-based adventures and a robust set of rules for managing a nautical campaign.”

Hoist your sails, pull up anchor, and set a course for adventure!

Sentinels of the Multiverse: Complete Hero Variant Collection

Finally all in one place, this collection contains all of the variants and promos ever made for the smash-hit cooperative comic book card game: Sentinels of the Multiverse! This pack of cards includes EVERY offifical hero variant card  ever made, as well as the new ones released as part of the OblivAeon campaign. To set these cards apart from their original print runs, Adam Rebottaro (artist for all things Sentinels Comics) created ALL NEW ART for every single card!

New Games: Friday, May 17th, 2019

One Key

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Key is missing, and it is up to the players to find it! The team leader tries to communicate with the other players, proposing clues by indicating their degree of affinity — strong medium/weak — with the object that the team must find. With good team-play, the other players remove the wrong cards, step by step, until the Key is all that remains. Removing the Key results in instant defeat, so be careful!

One Key is a family game for all kinds of players, a light game that offers a co-operative experience based on the association of ideas and deduction. All the objects are like little universes of their own. Find the right one to solve the enigma! One Key is best played with an app with a three-minute timer and background music to add tension to your games.

Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Fireys! Expansion

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Fireys! expansion for Jim Henson’s Labyrinth – The Board Game continues your collection of creatures from the movie, including an alternative Jareth miniature, and gives you optional rules to make use of the Fireys in your games of Labyrinth!

Dragon Ball Super CCG: Unity of Saiyans & Unity of Destruction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Expansion Sets for the popular collectible card game.

Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG Dice: Farrah’s Fantastic Fragments & Marvels of the Mustachioed Magician

 

 

 

 

 

 

These sets contain these dice, ready for rolling on your table (Farrah’s are sparkling translucent white and the Magician’s are opaque red): D3, D4, D5, D6, D7, D8, D10, D%10, D12, D14, D16, D20, D24, and D30. Game on!

Power Grid: Recharged Edition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What better way to earn money than with electric power?!! But how should you do it? Will you use old-fashioned coal or oil? Maybe you’ll be on the forefront of burning garbage. Nuclear power is tempting, as long as you can acquire uranium. You can always be independent of resources if you go the ecological route.

However you decide to generate the energy, you’ll have to compete with your opponents not only for the most attractive power plants, but for the necessary resources and the sites to build your network of energy distribution.

You’ll need to watch your opponents closely, carefully manage your money, and expand your network thoughtfully in order to generate income. The player that is able to build the largest network AND successfully power it will be the winner.

Power Grid Recharged has all the strategy and fun of the classic first edition, but adds some updates that improve the (already great) gameplay.

New Games: Thursday, May 16th, 2019

High Risk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Take the lead in an expedition during the golden age of mountain climbing. On your turn, roll the 6 dice in search of the Ascension symbols you’ll need to advance one of your climbers. A Weather symbol isn’t of much use to you, but is much less dangerous than a Danger symbol. If you get nothing but Danger symbols your lead climber will fall, getting further away from the summit. Will you be satisfied to advance safely but maybe too slowly? Or will you try to move as fast as possible at the risk of falling far down the mountain? Bring all of your climbers to the summit and victory will be yours.

Legendary Forests

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fill your planet with beautiful trees and leaves! Each player has the same numbered World tiles (drawn randomly one by one), and play them at the same time on their individual planet to create color and Rune match-ups. Show your individuality! Placing Tree tokens in your forests will increase their beauty and worth, and at the end of the game, the closed forests will reward you with even more points!

Contents:

– 125 world tiles (25 per player)
– 30 tree tokens
– 1 Construction token
– 1 Rulebook

New Games: Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Numenera RPG: Ninth World Bestiary 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For a billion years this Earth has teemed with life. Nature has crafted innumerable species—and thousands more have been shaped by the prior worlds. There is no end, it seems, to the variety of life to be encountered in the Ninth World. And all of it is interesting, usually weird, sometimes creepy—and often very, very dangerous.

The Ninth World Bestiary 3 brings over 150 new, lavishly illustrated Ninth World creatures and characters to life. Innovative features such as size comparison diagrams, one-creature-per-page layout, and heavy cross-referencing make this book a joy to use, whether at the game table or while prepping your adventures. And it includes encounter tables featuring creatures from the Numenera Discovery and Numenera Destiny core books, plus all three Ninth World Bestiaries, making it easy to look up creatures from every major source.

The Ninth World Bestiary 3 comes with double-sided poster map featuring a creature comparison diagram on one side, and the stunning cover art on the other.

WizKids Deep Cuts Unpainted Miniatures: Townspeople & Accessories Box Set


 

 

 

 

 

WizKids Deep Cuts come with highly detailed figures, primed and ready to paint out of the box. Bring your town encounters to life with people and items that every RPG story teller needs!

Q Workshop Dice: Dwarven Poly Set Black/White

 

 

 

Seven Kinds of Dice to Play Them All! — this is our motto for Dice Sets in Q WORKSHOP. We made all types of dice: d4, d6, d8, d10, D12, D20 and even D100! Here, in this category, you will find whole sets with the best of the best of our products. There are beautiful engraved! These dice have all colors of the world and are painted with taste. Paint that is used will be durable and will last years. All for your games, all for help in your adventures. If you are Game Master or Player, this doesn’t matter because we make dice for all Gamers, for all fans of the best kind of entertainment. Role Playing Games are close to our hearts, so we will exhaust ourselves to make unique dice for you.

Choose your dice of choice to win in all struggles, lead the quest and success in all tests. These sets are especially for you and never doubt in their power. We make dice that tell the story, your story, and we believe that our dice will write the story of a real hero!

Monster Of The Week

 

 

 

 

 

 

My introduction to the monster of the week trope happened when I was just a little kid. I was obsessed with the Goosebumps books and television show. Each episode/book had a new cool monster that captured my imagination. After I had read or watched each one, I would rush to my dad and tell him all about it (and he would always listen and humor me). Then, as I got older, my dad introduced me to the X-Files and my fandom for the monster of the week format took off. Shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Supernatural kept me coming back for more. 

If you are like me and enjoy the kind of one-and-done story format, then Monster of the Week is going to be the type of role playing game that you can really get into. In Monster of the Week, you and a group of your friends are Monster Hunters tasked with taking down the…well, the monster of the week. This game provides you with a plethora of character types for you to use when creating your character. Are you the take charge and lead type? Why don’t you try playing as The Chosen One or The Professional? You want to have a little mystery behind your character? No problem, The Monstrous or The Spell-slinger may fit you well.

Monster of the Week is incredibly fun for anyone into role playing games, but what makes it really great is that the system is so easy to learn that even people who haven’t ever played an RPG can pick it up quickly. Actions are based on rolling a six sided die and adding bonuses. For example, let’s say you are a player in the woods and you choose to search for clues. You roll two six-sided dice (or 2 D6) and add a bonus, if you roll extremely well (10 or higher)  then congratulations, you have done what you were trying to do. If you roll okay (7-9) you get to do what you were trying to do, however the Game Master gets to mess with you a little bit. If you completely miss on your roll (6 or fewer) something not so great can happen to your character. 

This system is also fantastic for first time Game Masters. The core book comes with two ready-to-play mysteries and provides example monsters (ghouls, vampires, trolls) to help you out when you are ready to create your own adventures. It also provides extra tools to help you further flesh out your mysteries and monsters as well. 

Monster of the Week is a narrative driven story game so the Game Master and the Monster Hunters are creating the story together. So, if that sounds like fun to you, open your spell book and grab that baseball bat. It’s time to take these monster’s down!

New Games: Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Dragon Shields: Non-Glare Matte Black (100 pack)

Non-Glare front & Matte Black back. Pitch black, no reflection.

Matte sleeves are our popular line of textured Dragon Shield with superior handling. A perfect mix of durability and shuffle-ability. The Non-Glare front makes them exceptional for streaming, feature matches or video content.

  • 100 sleeves per box.
  • For cards measuring up to 63×88 mm (2½”x3½”).
  • PVC-free polypropylene sleeves, no acid. Archival safe.
  • 120 μ quality thickness.
  • Sturdy cardboard box fits 75+ sleeved cards.
  • Box lid has a label for your personal use.

New Games: Friday, May 10th, 2019

Miskatonic University: The Restricted Collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

The game is a quest, an extremely dangerous quest. Dr. Henry Armitage, Chief Librarian, needs you to search the perilous Restricted Collection for fragments of lore from among the grimoires to recover pieces of a particular sigil.

Miskatonic University: The Restricted Collection lasts five rounds, and each round continues until no one is left in the library, each player having left voluntarily or having been expelled. Basic play consists of taking turns to select a library card and placing these cards face up on your player mats. Library cards come in three types: sigil pieces, grimoire fragments, and graduate students. In more detail:

  • Sigil pieces: Three pieces make a set and earn a lore card. Picking up a duplicate leads to expulsion unless you can use your defenses.
  • Grimoire fragments: Three pieces make a set and earn a lore card. Picking up a duplicate leads to expulsion unless you can use your defenses.
  • Graduate students: Collection four means you can re-use one of your defense cards.

Players have a chance to win black or red sanity cards, which increase your score. The game ends when the final fifth round is played. You then add up all the score cards you have received and the player with the highest score wins!

Bunny Kingdom: In the Sky expansion

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bunny Kingdom in the Sky adds a new game board to the world of Bunny Kingdom that allows you to link fiefs in the sky with those on land. Aside from the game board, this expansion includes new cards, new types of resources, a set of playing pieces that allow five bunnies to play in the same game, and a larger type of building that increases your influence in that area by a factor of five.

Channel A

 

 

 

 

 

 

Would you watch an anime called “Moldy Seed Prince”? No? What about “Gorilla Cyborg Force Overdrive”?

Channel A is a party game in which you create and pitch ridiculous anime series and convince the other players that they really want to watch them! Create shows based on random words in your hand, and vote for your favorites. The Alpha Genesis edition includes everything you need to play–250+ title cards, 112 premise cards, and more! Already have a copy of the first edition? This one includes about 70 new cards, including new and updated chibi to inspire your show ideas.

Ready your kaiju, magical girls, and secret ninjas and tune in for an evening of hilarious fun!

In this game, you’ll find:

  • Clear instructions to start any group playing in minutes.
  • 272 title cards, each with a word or phrase to build your show titles.
  • 112 premise cards, 100 with an inspirational category, and 12 with an inspirational chibi character.
  • 16 blank cards to add your own flair to the games.
  • 1 Producer Card.

Monster of the Week RPG: Tome of Mysteries

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open the Tome—if you dare!

In the Monster of the Week roleplaying game, hunters must solve all manner of mysteries before they can save the day. The Tome of Mysteries expands their options—and magnifies their peril-—with a wide variety of GMing advice, essays, rules, and mysteries from the Monster of the Week “Roadhouse Regulars” online community.

Tome of Mysteries requires Monster of the Week to play. In this supplement, you’ll find:

  • Eight new alternative Weird Moves that go beyond Use Magic.
  • Four new Hunter playbooks: The Gumshoe, the Hex, the Searcher, and the Pararomantic.
  • Support for weird phenomena type Mysteries like those found in Fringe or The X-Files.
  • Tips and techniques used by experienced Keepers.
  • 29 fully detailed mysteries ready to drop into your game.

New Games: Thursday, May 9th, 2019

Star War RPG: Rise of the Separatists

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce Rise of the Separatists, a new Era Sourcebook for the Star Wars Roleplaying Game!

Rise of the Separatists explores the early days of the Clone Wars, and is fully compatible with every Star Wars Roleplaying Game Line including Edge of the Empire, Age of Rebellion, and Force and Destiny!

Within this 144 page sourcebook, you’ll find expanded player character options, new weapons, gear, and vehicles, profiles of famous Clone Wars era characters and GM guidance for running a campaign in this era, and more!

New Games: Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

Hellboy: the Board Game

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hellboy: The Board Game is a co-operative experience in which players face off against some of the comic’s most famous foes. Up to four people take control of iconic BPRD members, such as Hellboy, Abe Sapien, and Roger the Homunculus, then explore gothic locations and uncover ancient artifacts.

The game features pre-assembled plastic miniatures that accurately capture the look and feel of Mike Mignola’s world famous comic series.

Elder Dice: Poly Dice Sets


 

 

 

 

 

Elder Dice add the perfect magical touch to any fantasy or horror roleplaying game. They are also great for enhancing your favorite board games. The red set features a symbol of Great Cthulhu that is often used as a brand by members of the Cthulhu Cult. The blue set features the star-shaped version of the Elder Sign, known as the Astral Elder sign. The symbol replaces the highest value of each die.

Each set of Elder Dice contains the complete set of nine polyhedral gaming dice: 1 four-sided die, 3 six-sided dice, 1 eight-sided die, 1 ten-sided die, 1 ten-sided percentile die, 1 twelve-sided die, and 1 twenty-sided die.

This set is packaged in a matching spellbook box with a magnetic closure. It has an interior dimension of 2.75 inches by 3.75 inches. The red interior features “Yog-Sothoth is the Gate” and the blue interior features  “The Whisperer in the Web”, both works of art by David LaRocca.

Metalic Dice Games: Mini Poly Dice Sets

 

 

Metalic Dice Games are newly available to Fanfare and we’re starting with their line of Mini Polyhedral Sets. Styles include the following:

  • Marble w/ Purple
  • Red/Blue w/ White
  • Green/Light Green w/ Gold
  • Purple/Teal w/ Blue
  • Ethereal Black w/ White
  • Ethereal Light Purple w/ White
  • Ethereal Light Blue w/ White (pictured above)
  • Dark Blue/Light Blue w/ gold
  • Glow Blue w/ Black
  • Glow Orange w/ Black
  • Glow Purple w/ Black
  • Glow Clear w/ Black
  • Pink/Black w/ White

We also got in a few 16mm Metal sets:

  • Copper
  • Sterling Gray
  • Green Painted

New Games: Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Magic the Gathering TCG: War of the Spark

 

 

 

 

 

 

WE HAVE A FIGHT TO FINISH

Nicol Bolas controls Ravnica. His army of Eternals run free and the guilds have descended into chaos.

Now only the combined power of the Planeswalkers stands between Bolas and total dominance over the Multiverse. It’s all-out war.

War of the Spark—the most ambitious Magic: The Gathering card set ever—features 36 Planeswalker cards and a cinematic story experience unlike anything Magicfans have seen before. Everything is at stake.

Will you join the fight?

New products include:

  • Booster Boxes & Packs
  • Bundles (AKA: Fat Packs)
  • 2 Different Planeswalker Decks
  • 5 Different Color Specific Theme Boosters
  • Pre-Release Packs
  • Japanese Booster Boxes & Packs

Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon – Unbroken Bonds


 

 

 

 

 

When you have a partner you can count on, nothing can stop you! The TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX in the Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon—Unbroken Bonds expansion show the colossal power of teamwork, including Reshiram & Charizard-GX, the Ultra Beasts Pheromosa & Buzzwole-GX, and Gardevoir & Sylveon-GX…plus, Lucario teams up with the newly discovered Melmetal! With trust and practice, these Pokémon can tackle just about anything, so check out the amazing Pokémon pairings in the Sun & Moon—Unbroken Bonds expansion!

  • Over 210 Cards
  • 7 brand-new TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX
  • 7 more Pokémon-GX
  • More than 25 Trainer cards
  • A new Special Energy card

New Products include:

  • Booster Boxes & Packs
  • 2 Different Theme Decks
  • Elite Trainer Boxes

Mystic Vale: Harmony Expansion

 

 

Harmony adds new advancement and vale cards, giving players more card crafting options and exciting new possibilities for combos. Amulets feature unique effects and greater variety over regular mana tokens. Leader cards grant abilities that can be upgraded to become even more powerful.

Amulets work like regular mana tokens. When you Spoil, you turn over your amulet to its active side that shows the Evoke symbol face up. You may “Evoke” your amulet to use its ability, as described on its active side. You must then turn your amulet over to its used side.

Rocket Age RPG: Heroes of the Solar System

 

 

Freebooters rampage across Mars, Nazis plot new atrocities, savage beasts prey on colonists and above all the sinister Europans loom. The solar system needs heroes – heroes like you!

Heroes of the Solar System, the second sourcebook for Rocket Age, offers you a look at the heroes of the rocket set. The focus of Heroes of the Solar System is on the player characters, though Gamemasters will still find plot hooks and episode ideas galore.

This book is just filled with new ideas for familiar species, new organizations for your heroes to fight for (and sometimes against), new equipment to use in their explorations and adventures, new character traits, and new species.

Heroes of the Solar System contains:

  • 4 new types of sophont for you to play: the beloved Lizard Monkeys of Venus, the ancient Robomen of Mars, the winged Jovians of the skies of Jupiter and the utterly bizarre Metisians, cephalopodian soldiers of the Europans.
  • Expanded background for each of the 13 sophonts from the Rocket Age rulebook. How long does a Maduri live? What sort of material culture do the Venusians have? Are all Martians lactose intolerant? The answers to these questions and more besides are in here!
  • 10 new heroic organizations for your heroes to join up with – or for the Gamemaster to use as antagonists – from the Europan Emissary Corps to the International Comintern and the Rocket Rangers themselves. The structure, history and operations of each organization is fully detailed, along with a typical NPC, a selection of plot hooks and character packages for playing an agent of the organization.
  • Over 50 new Traits for your characters to pick from, from Don’t Die on Me! and Percussive Maintenance to Space Sick and Wanted Man, and more esoteric options besides.

Chessex Dice

 

 

New Styles Include:

  • Marble: Oxi-Copper w/ White (pictured 3rd above)
  • Festive: Sunburst w/ Red (pictured 2nd above)
  • Festive: Pop-Art w/ Blue
  • Festive: Waterlily w/ White (pictured 1st above)
  • Borealis: Maple-Green w/ Yellow
  • Luminary: Sky w/ Silver

Dice Throne: Season 2 Box 4 – Seraph vs Vampire Lord

This Elder Dice Set consists of 9 total poly gaming dice with a branch-shaped Elder Sign as sketched by H.P. Lovecraft himself replacing the highest roll on each die.

Dice: D4, 3-D6, D8, D10 & percentile, D12 & D20. The Dice sets aer packaged in magnetic spellbook boxes. Each spellbox box doubles as a deck box, holding up to 40 sleeved cards.