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Re-Roll: This Week’s Tabletop Game News for the Week Ending August 7, 2020

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Here is the board game (and board game-related!) news that caught our attention for the week ending August 7, 2020.

Gaming News

  • Cryptozoic will be releasing Dark Nights: Metal, a new box set for the DC Deck-Building Game.
  • Richard Garfield’s The Great Dalmuti, which has been a favorite in my family for 20+ years, is getting a D&D makeover. It’s got new artwork and card titles but remains the same great game as before. The game is available now from Amazon and your FLGS.
  • If you have experience in digital modeling and sculpting, Gale Force Nine, which has game licenses for properties including Star Trek, Dr. Who, Dune, Firefly, and D&D, is looking to hire. No indication in the job post as to whether the position is remote.
  • WizKids is expanding its WWE game universe with WWE: Cage Battle, a dice-flicking game. The game is available for preorder now.
  • One of the parts that is disappointing about not having Gen Con is that we missed a lot of new release announcements, but Fantasy Flight at least has a page that outlines their upcoming titles, including the Fallout Shelter board game.
  • Fantasy Flight has also announced that Armata Strigoi, a German metal band game featuring vampires vs werewolves, is coming soon from Pegasas Spiele.
  • Czech Games Edition has announced Lost Ruins of Arnak, a deck-building/worker placement game of jungle exploration, coming in Q4.
  • Sagrada: Life is a new expansion of the great dice placement game from Floodgate, which adds 3 modules that can be mixed-and-matched with the base game or other expansions.
  • Santorini: New York is the new skin of the tactical game from Spin Master and Roxley.

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What We’re Playing

Finally, here’s what the GeekDads played this week:

  • Jonathan Liu played Steven Universe: Beach-a-Palooza, The Night Cage, Mining Colony, Northgard: Uncharted Lands, In Too Deep, The Search for Planet X, Miyabi, Rhino Hero, Lucky Luau, and Fort.
  • Michael Pistiolas played Gloomhaven, Stone Age, and Sentinels of the Multiverse.
  • Sarah Pinault played Jungle Cruise, Munchkin, Sonic the Hedgehog Monopoly, and Cribbage.
  • I played Disney Villainous, Last Defense!, and My Story.

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