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SF/Fantasy/Horror Headline Summaries From Around The Interwebs – Oct 17, 2017

Los Angeles officially details Day Of Romero.

New set photos from Ant Man and The Wasp.

Dark Hulk appears in Incredible Hulk #709.

Fantasy Faction reviews SF/Time Travel novel Sky Coyote by Kage Baker. 

Google/Alphabet drone delivering food and medicine to rural Austrailan homes.

Board Game Geek reviews the Otys board game. 

‘Attack On Titan’ Shares New Details About Its ‘Lost Girls’ Anime Spin-Off.

Ben Affleck says Batman smiles for the first time in Justice League.

Funko unveils classic 007 pop figures.

Green Lantern cameo in Justice League?

More headline summaries at the link below – coming in all day long!

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SF/Fantasy/Horror Headline Summaries From Around The Interwebs – Oct 13, 2017

10 biggest questions after Marvel Legacy #1.

A breakdown on porgs from The Last Jedi.

Star Trek: Discovery episode titles for rest of 2017 revealed.

Stranger Things now has an official card game.

Harry Potter movie soundtracks are coming to vinyl. 

Avengers: Infinity War trailer to come “before the end of the year”.

The city of Kyoto is celebrating the 20th anniversary of One Piece anime. 

More headline summaries at the link below – updating all day long!

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SF/Fantasy/Horror Headline Summaries From Around The Interwebs – Oct 10, 2017

While basking in the glow of the new trailer, try this book – Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 1: Imperial Machine (Star Wars (Marvel))

The Last Jedi trailer leaves Star Wars fans in an uproar.

Splatoon 2’s North American Splatfest is Halloween-themed.

Chris Carter wants to bring Millennium back. 

Glitch ruins Grand Theft Auto V world record attempt.

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SF/Fantasy/Horror Headline Summaries From Around The Interwebs – Oct 2, 2017

Movie Pilot speculates on what we might see in the upcoming The Last Jedi clip.

Harpers Bazaar has 50 pieces of trivia only a diehard Game of Thrones fan would know.

Radio Times features everything we know about Jodie Whittaker’s new Doctor (Who).

Polygon notes some glitches with FIFA 18 on Nintendo’s Switch.

National Post features 5 things you didn’t know about Blade Runner.

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SF/Fantasy/Horror Headline Summaries From Around The Interwebs – Sep 30, 2017

Digital Spy says Snoke isn’t The Last Jedi’s real villain.

AV Club reviews Blade Runner 2049.

EW says #justiceforbarb is part of Stranger Things 2.

PacificRim2 website has the Pacific Rim uprising date info.

Critical Hit reviews a Humble Bundle of Japanese SF books.

Bleeding Cool reviews Reanimator board game.

More headline summaries at the link below!

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Some Gen Con Pics!

Bleeding Cool

We are fortunate enough to have a roving reporter (Thank you to JT!) over at Gen Con who has been kind enough to send us a few pics! Have a look via the link below. Enjoy!

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Out Last Zombie Board Game Kickstarter Final Push!

outlastWe’ve supported the Out Last: Westbrooke Zombie Survival Board Game Kicksarter and now it’s in the final stretch to the finish line! If you have a couple bucks to spare and are looking for a new game, throw them some support. You can find their Kickstarter page here.

Additional note from the developers: “For those of you who have not seen on our board game geek page we have been posting the back stories to each of the characters of the game to give you a little of background to the story of what these individuals are going through. So be sure to check it out! We have decided to put in a few extra pages in the back of the rule book to include these stories so we are excited about that!

https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1649235/lore”   More pics below the fold.

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Out Last: Westbrooke Zombie Survival Game Kickstarter Update

outlast3We previously posted our support of the Out Last: Westbrooke kickstarter. The game is 50% funded with 13 days to go. If you have a spare buck or two, send it their way. Let’s help bring another board game into the world! Check out their kickstarter page here. Video of the game below the fold.

 

 

 

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The Scythe Board Game Is Hot Right Now

scytheboardgameBoard games are really hot right now and Scythe is one of the hottest of them all. “It is a time of unrest in 1920s Europa. The ashes from the first great war still darken the snow. The capitalistic city-state known simply as “The Factory”, which fueled the war with heavily armored mechs, has closed its doors, drawing the attention of several nearby countries.

Scythe is a 4X board game set in an alternate-history 1920s period. It is a time of farming and war, broken hearts and rusted gears, innovation and valor. In Scythe, each player represents a character from one of five factions of Eastern Europa who are attempting to earn their fortune and claim their faction’s stake in the land around the mysterious Factory. Players conquer territory, enlist new recruits, reap resources, gain villagers, build structures, and activate monstrous mechs.”

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Star Wars: Rebellion Board Game

swclassic“Two to four players take up the role of either the Rebel Alliance or the Empire, load up the enormous board with gorgeous miniatures, and settle in to fight for control of the galaxy.”

Board games are hot right now. Star Wars is hot right now. Star Wars board games are hot and you should look into this one. Add beer, pizza, cigars, Star Wars music, and it’s a night of pure nerd.

Plenty of details in this comprehensive review, as well as some cool pics of this good looking game here. If you’re interested in purchasing the game, click on the link below. It will take you right to Amazon – and help support this site.

(h/t, thumbnail: cnet.com)

Kickstarter Boardgame Roundup – Give A Nerd A Hand Up

takLots of really nice boardgames looking for some startup cash. Can you help any of ’em? We thought that quite a few of them looked really good. Let us know what you think and if you support any of them in the comments below. Site is here

(h/t, thumbnail: boardgamegeek.com)

Dark Souls Board Game Kickstarter Rockets To Half Million Dollars

darksouls3A half million for a board game concept is incredible. It’s even more amazing when you realize the goal was a mere $70K. So people really want this board game. Part of the reason is the current huge popularity of Dark Souls as well as the fact that the game looks great. There’s more news, pics, and video here

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Sea Of Clouds Board Game Arriving April 28

seaofcloudsLow price, beautiful art, easy to play, generally short playing time – add cigars, booze, munchies, and this looks like lots of fun.

From the site: “As captain of a flying pirate ship, recruit a cutthroat crew, collect relics, and unearth the best rum by gathering shares of Loot. Then send your pirates aboard enemy ships to plunder their treasure!”

Pick up the game at Amazon via the link at the bottom of this post. Clicking through the link helps support this site!

Boardgamegeek.com reviews the game in video detail – see below. Official game link here.

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New Star Trek Board Game In Stores This Summer

startrekNothing like drinking, smoking cigars, and playing cool board games with your friends! Here’s a new one for you Trek fans – Star Trek: Ascendancy.

“The game puts you in command of some of the Galaxy’s great civilizations. You and your friends guide the development of the United Federation of Planets, the Klingon Empire and the Romulan Star Empire. Each civilization has a unique play style befitting their nature. Will you be victorious and achieve Cultural Ascendancy by redeeming Culture Tokens, representing dedication to your civilization’s ideals? Or will your win by establishing Galactic Supremacy, invading and controlling the other player’s Home Systems?”

Lots more detail on the game, and cool pics here. Hey! On that note, do any of you do board games, cigars, food, booze together? If so, let us know which games in the comments below.

(h/t startrek.com, thumbnail: moviepilot.com)