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Friday, 20 May 2016

Gaming News from Neoscream: 20th May 2016

Welcome to the “Gaming News from Neoscream” post and its my Birthday. 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.



“Gaming News”

First off we have the Bushiroad news. With Weiß Schwarz, today sees the release of the Fate / Kaleid Liner Prisma ☆ Ilya Zwei Hertz booster set in Japanese. Also next week will see the release of Sword Art Online Ⅱ Volume 2 booster set in English.
With Cardfight Vanguard, today sees the release of the "Fighter's Collection 2016" booster set in English. Also next week will see the release of G Booster Set 7 "Glorious Bravery of Radiant Sword" in Japanese. This means the new unit type "G-Guardians" have been added to the game as well as the Stride Deck being increased from eight to sixteen.

Next is the HeroClix news. This week we got previews of: She-Hulk and Hercules from Marvel Civil War (not to be confused with Marvel Captain America Civil War).

Now for the Steamforged Games LTD news. Their Dark Souls: The Board Game KickStarter has finished making £3,771,474 with 31,178 backers. It is the second biggest "non digital or computer hardware" game on KickStarter, fifth biggest overall game on KickStarter and the twelfth biggest KickStarter ever.
Since the last post they have managed to unlock: The Ruined Aflis summoned NPC; the Seigward of Catarina summoned NPC; the Sellsword Luet summoned NPC; the Lucatiel of Mirrah summoned NPC; the Eygon of Carim summoned NPC; the Vordt of the Boreal Valley boss expansion as an add-on; the Sirris of the Sunless Realm summoned NPC; the Horace the Hushed summoned NPC; the Seigward of Catarina summoned NPC; a Campaign Mode for the game; the Witch Beatrice summoned NPC; and the Sword Master Saber summoned NPC.

Next is the Modiphius news. With their Infinity RPG, wave one is now expecting to start shipping at the dead of June. The card decks due to artwork problems will be pushed back to wave two. Wave two should now hopefully ship in December now instead of July and wave three will ship sometime next year. Wave three will also contain the Living Campaign system (something I been forgetting to say that it was added).

Now for the Cool Mini or Not news. The pledge manager for Masmorra: Dungeons of Arcadia is now up.

Lastly is the Force of Will news. A new Cluster (like blocks in Magic the Gathering), is coming September with the first booster set and five new starter decks. The new cluster is called The Lapis Cluster. However do not for get about the last bosster set for the Alice Cluster is due out in July.



“KickStarter Dates”

  • Wave four of Kingdom Death Monster (December 2013), “Mekton Zero” (digital December 2013, physical March 2014), wave three of “Journey Wrath of Daemons” (July 2014), “Paranoia” (June 2015), wave two of “Shadows of Brimstone” (August 2014), “Zero Agents” (December 2015), wave two of “Robotech RPG Tactics” (December 2013), wave three of “Infinity RPG” (October 2016), wave two of “Slaughterball” (June 2015) have all been delay due to problems and currently have no dates on when these will start shipping.
  • Both “Halfling Adventurers Miniatures” (January 2016) and "Mechabrick Upgraded" (March 2016) should be shipping this month.
  • Wave one of the “Conan” board game (February 2016), “Myth Journeyman”, "Dropfleet Commander" wave two of "Zombicide Black Plague" (December 2015), "Warbears and Stagriders, Fantasy Wargames Miniatures" (March 2016) and wave one of the “Infinity RPG” (February 2016) should ship in June 2016.
  • "The Others: 7 Sins" (March 2016), “Demigods Rising” (July 2015), “Battle System’s Urban Post Apocalypse Terrain”, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the Past" and "Odyssey Argonauts" 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.
  • Both “Warpath” and the PDFs for "Fragged Empire RPG: Protagonist Archive and Miniatures" should ship in September 2016.
  • Both "Rail Raiders Infinite" and "Arcadia Quest Inferno" (June 2016) should ship in October 2016.
  • Both wave two of “Journey Wrath of Daemons” (July 2014) and wave two of the “Infinity RPG” (July 2016) should ship some time between October and December 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. 
  • The physical stuff for "Fragged Empire RPG: Protagonist Archive and Miniatures" should ship in February 2017.
  • "Dark Souls: The Board Game" should ship in April 2017.
  • "Ghostbusters The Board Game 2" should ship in May 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 Sunday the 15th of May 2016, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Steam Roller Warmachine/Hordes tournament at Wargames Workshop Northampton. (this might be the last 2nd edition tournament in Northampton).
  • On Sunday the 22th of May 2016, there will be a Weiß Schwarz Tournament at Wargames Workshop MK. Please check the "Card Circuit M.K." Facebook group for details.
  • On Saturday the 28th of May 2016, there will be a Cardfight Vanguard Store Championship and free fight at Wargames Workshop MK. Please check the "Card Circuit M.K." Facebook group for details.
  • On Sunday the 5th of June 2016, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Warhammer 40,000 Conquest tournament at Wargames Workshop Northampton.
  • On Monday the 6th of June 2016, will be the fifth 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 the 18th of June 2016, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Steam Roller Warmachine/Hordes tournament at Wargames Workshop MK. (this will be the last 2nd edition tournament in Milton Keynes).
  • On Sunday the 19th of June 2016, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Netrunner tournament at Wargames Workshop Northampton.
  • On Sunday the 26th of June 2016, there will be a Malifaux Story Event tournament at Wargames Workshop MK.
  • On Sunday the 3rd of July 2016, Guardians of Tyr will be running a Steam Roller Warmachine/Hordes tournament at Wargames Workshop Northampton.
  • On Sunday the 17th of July 2016, Guardians of Tyr will be running A Game of Thrones the card game tournament at Wargames Workshop Northampton.

Wargames Workshop MK has a £3 gaming fee or £3.50 for tournaments that do not already have a charge.
    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 normally only take the yearly membership fee at the start of the year. The hall officially opens at 7PM for us gamers, but normally people start arriving about fifteen minutes early to grab tables.



    "Painting and Converting"

    This time I have for you all the ten more UFO for the XCOM board game.


    On Tuesday's post I should have for you all a Zombie and four Treasure tokens for Frostgrave.


    Until next time, enjoy life.