Mark Rivera

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Spiele-Offensive Crowdfunding News – Kronberger Spiele launches Nord

<i>Over 1000 years ago in the far north lived an infamous group of men: Vikings. They spread fear and terror, and brought entire kingdoms to their</i> …

Backspindle Games shows off Luchador! 2nd Edition components in an Unboxing video

<i>News – Backspindle Games shows off Luchador! 2nd Edition Components in an Unboxing Video</i><p>Yes, a bit of shameless self-promotion here as I am thrilled …

Mage Company announce Raid & Trade coming to Kickstarter in November

<i>News – Mage Company announce Raid & Trade coming to Kickstarter in November</i><p>The 3rd World War was referred, by many, as the last war because of the …

Press release – New releases from Cranio Creations

Here is the link to the product full sheets!! <br>http://www.craniocreations.com/download/Cranio_Creations_News_2014_Eng_WEB.pdf

Boardgames in Blighty

Boardgames in Blighty Kickstarter News – <i>Past-Go Games</i> launches Leviathan, a micro-game inspired by Moby Dick!<p><i>Leviathan</i> is a 2-player nautical combat …

Press release: Historical Games Factory starts Essen 2014 preorders

<i>Historical Games Factory</i> invites you to place preorders for personal pick-up at the Spiel’14 fair in Essen. The company will bring their brand new …

Press release from Victory Point Games – Snapgammon now available

<b>News – Press release from Victory Point Games – Snapgammon now available</b><p><b>SnapGammon</b> is a unique new board game inspired by Backgammon where two …

NSKN Games announces Versailles – new release at Spiel Essen

<i>News – NSKN Games announces Versailles – new release at Spiel Essen</i><p>Check out the new Essen release from my friends at NSKN Games!<p><i>NSKN Games is proud</i> …

Mage Company press release for Raid and Trade, OrcFather Kickstarter and 12 Realms Ancestors Legacy and Hoyuk

<i>News – Mage Company press release for Raid and Trade, OrcFather Kickstarter, 12 Realms Ancestors Legacy and Hoyuk</i><p><i>Raid and Trade</i> is a negotiation and …

Kickstarter News 6/9/14 – If I had the cash I’d look at…

<b>Kickstarter News 6/9/14 – If I had the cash I’d look at…</b><p>Let’s see which EU friendly project caught my attention this week…<p>Throughout the 18th …

Press info: Historical Games Factory – new releases for Essen 2014

<i>Press info: Historical Games Factory – new releases for Essen 2014</i><p>Polish publishing company <i>Historical Games Factory</i> is going to make their second …

The Witcher Adventure Game: A Card-Based Complement to the RPG

The PC version of the upcoming board game features plenty of investigations and monster battles (but no sex).<p>The Witcher 3 isn't coming until …

North American hobby game market hits an estimated $700M

All kinds of games are taking off, including the old-fashioned kind that are based on cardboard, not pixels.<p>Market researcher ICv2 said today that the hobby game market in North America hit $700 million at retail in 2013 — thanks in part to board games that have mobile app counterparts.<p>The company …

People played 'Parks and Recreation' game Cones of Dunshire at Gen Con

This week, <i>Parks and Recreation</i> character Ben Wyatt’s nerd dreams came true—Cones of Dunshire is a real game being played in real life, at a gaming …

France's Asmodee Group acquires 'Ticket to Ride' board-game maker Days of Wonder

French game distributor Asmodee Group has acquired Days of Wonder, the maker of the popular <i>Ticket to Ride</i> board game.<p>With the acquisition, Paris-based Asmodee Group will have a new foothold in the U.S. game market as well as access to Days of Wonder’s design team, which can make both paper board …

Review – Villainous Vikings from Victory Point Games

<i>Review – Villainous Vikings from Victory Point Games</i><p>Designed by Jeremy Stoltzfus w/ Graham Weaver<p><i>Thanks to Victory Point Games for providing a review</i> …

Review – Dragon Slayer from Indie Boards & Cards

<i>Dragon Slayer: The Odds are in your Favor</i><p>by Benny Sperling<p>Note – This review is of the Kickstarter edition, the retail version may differ.<p><i>Dragon</i> …

Review – Bobby Lee 3rd Edition from Columbia Games

<i>Review – Bobby Lee 3rd Edition from Columbia Games</i><p>Design – Tom Dalgliesh<p>Map art – Eric Hotz<p>After their successful Kickstarter campaign, <i>Columbia Games</i> …

Review – Cruel Necessity: The English Civil Wars, 1640-1653 from Victory Point Games

<b>Review – Cruel Necessity: The English Civil Wars, 1640-1653 from Victory Point Games</b><p>Designer – John Welch<p>Map art – Tim Allen<p>Battle Event Card Back …

Review – Paul Koenig’s The Bulge: 6th Panzer Army from Victory Point Games

<b>Review – Paul Koenig’s The Bulge: 6th Panzer Army from Victory Point Games</b><p>Designer – Paul Koenig<p>Art – Tim Allen, Clark Miller, Alan Emrich<p><i>Victory</i> …

Thunderbirds 50 Years: Co-Operative Board Game – 1st impressions solitaire

<i>Thunderbirds 50 Years: Co-Operative Board Game – 1st impressions solitaire</i><p>The kind folks at <i>Modiphius Games</i> sent me a copy of the new Thunderbirds …

Kickstarter News 23/8/14 – If I had the cash, I’d look at…

<i>Kickstarter News 23/8/14 – If I had the cash I’d look at…</i><p>There was nothing of interest last week but this week we have…<p><b>Dead Men Tell No Tales</b> <i>from</i> …

Imperial Stars II – Victory Point Games PRESS RELEASE

<i>News – Imperial Stars II – Victory Point Games PRESS RELEASE</i><p>In the far, far future, two empires, remnants of the long lost Terran Homeworld, are …

Darkest Night expansion 3: From the Abyss – VPG PRESS RELEASE

<i>News – Darkest Night expansion 3: From the Abyss – VPG PRESS RELEASE</i><p><i>From the Abyss</i>, the third expansion for <i>Darkest Night</i>, provides the Necromancer …

Tenka: Shogun – Victory Point Games PRESS RELEASE

<i>News – Tenka: Shogun – Victory Point Games PRESS RELEASE</i><p>Whether in the royal court or on the battlefield, the lords of feudal Japan fight a …

Gen Con News – If I had the cash to be at Gen Con 2014, I’d look at…

<i>Gen Con News – If I had the cash to be at Gen Con 2014, I’d look at…</i><p>I’ve been following the goings on at <i>Gen Con 2014</i> and I watched a number of BGG …

Kickstarter News 10/8/14 – If I had the cash I’d look at… Plus a rant at non-EU friendly Kickstarter project owners

<i>Kickstarter News 10/8/14 – If I had the cash I’d look at… Plus a rant at non-EU friendly Kickstarter project Owners</i><p><i>Redacted from</i> …

Trifecta from Victory Point Games now available

<b>News – Trifecta from Victory Point Games now available</b><p><b>Trifecta</b>, from <b>Zoran Dobrijevic</b>, is a fast, competitive game made specifically for two players. …

Review – Circus Train Second Edition from Victory Point Games

<i>Review – Circus Train Second Edition from Victory Point Games</i><p>Designer – Tom Decker<p>Art – Vinh Ha<p>Many thanks to VPG Games for providing a review copy …

Review – Old World/New World from Victory Point Games

<i>Review – Old World/New World from Victory Point Games</i> Design: Aaron Smith Art: Vinh Ha, Brett Mitchell Time for a review. And time is an appropriate …