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Sunday, 27 March 2016

Gaming News from Neoscream: 27th March 2016

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

Sorry about being a day or two late with this week's post. It would have been up yesterday if it was not for the photos for the "Painting and Converting" Section.

“Gaming News”

First off we have the Bushiroad news. With Weiß Schwarz, today Card game Shiyoko Ultimate Starter in Japanese.
Also with Cardfight Vanguard, today sees the release of the G Trial Deck 8 "Vampire Princess of the Nether Hour" and G Booster Set 6 "Transcension of Blade and Blossom" in English. I will be buying a box or two of "Transcension of Blade and Blossom" for the new Nova Grappler cards.

Next is the HeroClix news. This week we got previews of: Fugitoid from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; and two version of Emma Frost from Marvel The Uncanny X-Men.

Now for the Privateer Press news. Their Widower's Wood KickStarter has ended making $353,943 with 2,281. They had managed to unlock since the lost post before it end: A Boss Small Tatzylurm was added to all pledge levels apart from the Core Game one; six Tomahawk Gatormen were added to all pledge levels apart from the Core Game one; a Boss Gatorman Bokor was added to all pledge levels apart from the Core Game one; ten KickStarter exclusive Blowgun Bog Trogs were added to all pledge levels apart from the Core Game one; three KickStarter exclusive Missions were added to all pledge levels apart from the Core Game one; and a KickStarter exclusive Swamp Horror was added to all pledge levels apart from the Core Game one.
Sadly the stretch goals that were not done were: Two KickStarter exclusive Mist Speakers; two more Gatormen Bokor; and one more Deathless.

Next is the Cryptozoic news. The Ghostbusters The Board Game 2 should be hitting KickStarter on April the 11th 2016. With the first KickStarter every apart from the Impossible Mode Taxi Driver Ghosts, everything has shipped. The Impossible Mode Taxi Driver Ghosts should hopefully ship soon.

Now for the Modiphius news. With their Infinity RPG they have unlocked Ship Interior Tiles. All backers will receive a PDF version of the new Tile set free of charge.
The second wave of the Thunderbirds Co-operative Board Game has begun to ship.

Next is the Ninja Division new. First off is the Robotech RPG Tactics news. We got images of the model of the SDF-1. This is not a gaming piece, it is just a collectors piece.
There is a new KickStarter coming from them on April the 4th 2016 called "Rail Raiders". It is a Sci-Fi Chibi Weston board Game.

Now for some Frostgrave news. There will be another digital add-on to Frostgrave coming April the 21st, called Dark Alchemy.

Lastly there is the Mantic news. They are currently waiting for some more bits to arrive before they can start shipping Deadzone Infestation to backers. They should be arriving next week. However, backers of Deadzone Infestation and the original Deadzone will or has been sent a PDF version of the second edition Deadzone rulebook. As of writing this I have not seen or received it.

“KickStarter Dates”

  • Wave four of Kingdom Death Monster (December 2013), wave two of “Journey Wrath of Daemons” (July 2014), “Mekton Zero” (digital December 2013, physical March 2014), “Paranoia” (June 2015), wave two of “Shadows of Brimstone” (August 2014), “Zero Agents” (December 2015) and wave two of “Robotech RPG Tactics” (December 2013) have all been delay due to problems and currently have no dates on when these will start shipping.
  • “Dragon Tide” (September 2015), “Slaughterball” (June 2015), "Dwarven Forge's City Builder Terrain System”, wave 1.5 of “Shadows of Brimstone” (August 2014), “Yashima: Legend of the Kami Master” (July 2015) and wave two of “Thunderbirds Co-operative Board Game” (December 2015) are all currently shipping.
  • “Deadzone Infestation” (January 2016), "Mechabrick Upgraded" and "Warbears and Stagriders, Fantasy Wargames Miniatures" (March 2016) wave one of the “Infinity RPG” (February 2016), "The Others: 7 Sins" (March 2016) should ship in April 2016.
  • The "Rail Raiders" KickStarter should be starting the 4th of April 2016.
  • The "Ghostbusters The Board Game 2" KickStarter should be starting the 11th of April 2016.
  • “Halfling Adventurers Miniatures” (January 2016) should be shipping in late April to May.
  • Wave one of the “Conan” board game (February 2016), “Myth Journeyman”, "Dropfleet Commander", "Arcadia Quest Inferno" and wave two of "Zombicide Black Plague" (December 2015) should ship in June 2016.
  • “Demigods Rising” (July 2015), wave two of the “Infinity RPG”, “Battle System’s Urban Post Apocalypse Terrain” and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the Past" should ship in July 2016.
  • Wave one of "The Walking Dead All Out War" should be shipping in August 2016.
  • Wave two of the “Conan” board game should ship between July and September 2016.
  • “Warpath” should ship in September 2016.
  • Wave three of the “Infinity RPG” should ship in October 2016.
  • "Masmorra: Dungeon of Arcadia" should ship in November 2016.
  • “Super Dungeon Explore: Legends” should ship in December 2016.
  • "Widower's Wood" should ship in January 2017. 

"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.
  • Every Monday (except Bank Holidays) night at Wargames Workshop MK is there Wargames and Boardgamers night.
  • Every Thursday night Milton Keynes Wargames Society holds a gaming night at York House in Stony Stratford.
  • On Saturday the 2nd of April 2016, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Steam Roller Warmachine/Hordes tournament at Wargames Workshop MK.
  • On Sunday the 3rd of April 2016, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Warhammer 40,000 Conquest tournament at Wargames Workshop Northampton.
  • On Monday the 4th of April 2016, will be the third part of the Frostgrave campaign being played at Wargames Workshop MK. We will be meeting up once a month on the first Monday of the month for ten months. For details please check the "Frostgrave: The Beginning" Facebook group.
  • On Saturday 16th of April 2016, Salute will be happening at the ExCel London. This year's theme is Steam Punk.
  • On Sunday 17th of April 2016, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Netrunner tournament at Wargames Workshop Northampton.
  • On Sunday the 1st of May 2016, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Star Wars X-Wing tournament at Jury's Inn MK.
  • On Saturday 7th to 8th of May 2016, Campaign will be happening at the Centre MK.
  • On Sunday 15th of May 2016, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Steam Roller Warmachine/Hordes tournament at Wargames Workshop Northampton.
Wargames Workshop MK has a £2 gaming fee or £4 with a £3.50 booster pack (Magic/Yu-Gi-Oh) 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 you are a child or unemployed where it 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 30 minutes early.

    "Painting and Converting"

    This time I have for you all the King's Man from Kingdom Death Monster and more Trolls from Greygore Boomhowler's unit from Warmachine/Hordes.

    On Tuesday's post I should have for you all two of my Cygnar Rangers rebased and four Soldiers from the XCOM board game.

    Until next time, enjoy life.