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Friday, 24 July 2015

Gaming News from Neoscream: 24th July 2015

Welcome to the “Gaming News from Neoscream”. This is my weekly gaming news post for miniature games, RPGs, some card games, my painting and upcoming local events.



“Gaming News”

First off we have the HeroClix news. We got previews of: Mockingbird, Iron Fist, Luke Gage and Jewel from Marvel Age of Ultron Event; and Union Jack from Marvel Nick Fury Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D..

Now for the Mantic news. Kings of War Second Edition which the first wave is meant to start shipping this month is currently being slowed down by DreadBall Xtreme and I have a strong feeling the both of them will slow down Dungeon Saga: The Dwarf King’s Quest which is meant to ship next month.

Next is the Ninja Division news. With Ninja All-Stars, backer who brought the Karate Fight are in for a surprise. It is being ship early separately from the game. In fact it is shipping now.

Now for the Cool Mini or Not news. With Zombicide this week we finally got the Arson Campaign for Season Three. It is designed from people that backed it than people who brought is from the shop as it uses the extra Abominations.

Next is the Zero Agents news. The Pledge Manager is now open.

Now for the Cryptozoic Entertainment news. The PDF version of the Ghostbusters board game rulebook is now available to download.

Next is the Journey: Wrath of Daemons news. We had a shipping update this week. With the US Hub, the container ship has arrived, the packages have cleared customs and are already in the distribution hub in New Jersey. With the EU Hub, the container ship should have just arrive. Their EU distributor in Italy. With the Australia/New Zeeland Hub, the container ship has arrived and the packages are currently in customs. Lastly with the rest of the world, they are mailing these from Hong Kong and are about sixty percent done.

Now for the Privateer Press news. Their site has not been updated yet, with this however I have received an e-mail saying that their July releases are out now. These are: The Cygnar Epic Warcaster Unit Major Prime Victoria Haley; the Protectorate Warcaster Anson Durst, Rock of the Faith; the re-release Cryx Unit Mechanithralls now with three weapon attachments; the Legion Light Warbeast Nephilim Bolt Thrower, the Legion Light Warbeast Nephilim Soldier; the Extreme version of the Legion Heavy Warbeast Carnivean; the Minion Light Cavalry Solo Efaarit Scout; the Minion Solo Gremlin Swarm; the Minion Gatorman Unit Croak Raiders; the Convergence of Cyriss Army Box; and issue 61 of No Quarter Issue.

Lastly there is the Battle System news. Their Fantasy Dungeon Terrain should be at their distribution hub by now and are hoping to start shipping at the start of next week.



“KickStarter Dates”

·                     Wave two of “Kings of War Second Edition” (July 2015), wave two of “Robotech RPG Tactics” (December 2013), wave two of “Journey Wrath of Daemons” (July 2014), “Mekton Zero” (digital December 2013, physical March 2015), wave two of “Shadows of Brimstone” (August 2014) and “Mechabrick” (April 2014) have all been delay due to problems and currently have no dates on when these will start shipping.
·                     “Dungeon Architect Cards”, wave two of “Super Dungeon Explore: The Forgotten King” (January 2015), wave three of “DreadBall Xtreme” (November 2014), wave one of “Yashima: Legend of the Kami Master”, wave one of “Journey Wrath of Daemons" (July 2014) and “Battle Systems Fantasy Dungeon Terrain” has been shipped or is shipping soon.
·                     “Last Saga” (November 2014), wave one of “Kings of War Second Edition” and “Exploding Kittens” all should ship in July 2015.
·                     “Slaughterball” (June 2015), “Paranoia” (June 2015) and “Dungeon Saga: The Dwarf King’s Quest” should ship in August 2015.
·                     “Anime Miniatures”, “Dragon Tide”, “Blood Rage” and wave one of “Thunderbirds Co-operative Board Game” (August 2015) should ship in September 2015.
·                     Wave 1.5 of “Shadows of Brimstone” (August 2014), “Kingdom Death Monster” (December 2013), “Conan”, “Ghostbusters the Board Game” and “Home Raiders” should ship in October 2015.
·                     Both “Demigods Rising” (July 2015)/”Demigods Evoltion” and wave two of “Yashima: Legend of the Kami Master” (July 2015) should ship between October/December 2015
·                     Wave two of “Thunderbirds Co-operative Board Game”, “Ninja All-Stars”, “Zero Agents” and “Zombicide Black Plague” should ship in December 2015.
·                     Both “Dwarven Forge's City Builder Terrain System” and “Deadzone Infestation” should ship in January 2016
·                     “Myth Journeyman” should ship in June 2016.



"Up and coming Events"

These are local gaming events in Milton Keynes I know of, Guardians of Tyr events at Wargames Workshop Northampton and other events I plan on going to or want to advertise.

·                     On Mondays (not including Bank Holidays) at Wargames Workshop MK is Wargaming night.
·                     On Tuesdays at Wargames Workshop MK it is Card games night (or is it just Magic the Gathering).
·                     On Thursdays York House Youth Centre in Stony Stratford is open from Wargamers and Boardgamers.
·                     On Fridays at Wargames Workshop MK it is Friday Night Magic.
·                     On Sundays, Wargames Workshop MK is now open. It will be for role-play and board games day on every Sunday apart from the last Sunday of the month which will be a card games day (Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic and Cardfight Vanguard).
·                     On Saturday the 25th of July2015, there will be a Cardfight Vanguard tournament at Wargames Workshop MK. Rules of the event will be on the Cardfight Vanguard MK Facebook group.
·                     On Saturday the 1st of August 2015, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Warhammer 40,000 tournament at Wargames Workshop MK.
·                     On Saturday the 8th of August 2015, Milton Keynes Wargame Society will be running a Warhammer Fantasy 8th Edition tournament at York House Youth Centre in Stony Stratford.
·                     On Saturday the 15th of August 2015, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Steam Roller Warmachine/Hordes tournament at Wargames Workshop MK.
·                     On Saturday the 5th of September 2015, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Star Wars X-Wing tournament at Wargames Workshop MK.
·                     On Sunday the 6th of September 2015, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Steam Roller Warmachine/Hordes tournament at Wargames Workshop Northampton.
·                     On Sunday the 19th of September 2015, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Warhammer 40,000 Conquest tournament at Wargames Workshop MK.
·                     On Sunday the 11th of October 2015, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Star Wars X-Wing UK Team Championship at Jurys Inn MK. Sadly this has already sold out.

Wargames Workshop MK has a £2 gaming fee or £4 with a booster pack (Magic/Yu-Gi-Oh/Vanguard) unless it is a paid tournament run by Guardians of Tyr. Weekday events normally start at 6/7PM.

For rules for Guardians of Tyr tournaments and leagues as well as information on pre booking your place in tournament. Pre booking is highly recommended so they know how many people are coming. So please go to their website which there is a link to it under my links section which are located on the right hand side of this blog.

York House has a £3 on the day gaming fee (unless your a child or unemployed where ot is £1) and a £5 fee for a year’s membership. However the first day is free and they only take yearly membership fee at the start of the year. The hall officially opens at 7PM, but normally people start arrived 15 to 20 minutes early.



“Painting and Converting”

For this post I have for you all are five Zombie Berserker Walkers, two Zombie Berserker Runners and a Zombie Berserker Fatty.

Zombie Berserkers Wave Six

With the next post there should be four Zombie Berserker Walkers, two Zombie Berserker Runners and a Zombie Berserker Fatty from Zombicide.



Until next time, hope for a better tomorrow.