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SF/Fantasy/Horror Headline Summaries From Around The Interwebs – Dec 3, 2017

Dune: House Atreides (Prelude to Dune Book 1)

New poster and pics for upcoming horror movie The Young Cannibals.

Skyrim XBox One X review.

Steam has a whole bunch of weekend discounts and special offers still active on their site. 

Board Game Geek reviews Kingdom Death: Monster.

Polygon

New Jurassic World 2 dinos revealed in AR book. 

Don’t forget the Sci-Clops Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Minds.com pages!

Pathfinder Worldscape Red Sonja #1 review.

5 things to know about The Last Jedi.

Gundam Versus shows off Gundam AGE-2 and Mudrock DLC.

More headlines at the link below!

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Here’s The Board Game That Kickstarted $1 Million In 19 Minutes

arstechnica.com

arstechnica.com

“The promise of fighting off death in a sexy, apocalyptic world filled with monsters and pin-up-style art has been setting crowdfunding records on Kickstarter.

A tabletop board game called Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5 raised $1 million on the crowd-funding site in 19 minutes when the project launched on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.

The game got to the seven figure threshold faster than any project ever before on Kickstarter, according to spokesperson David Gallagher. The previous record holder was a smartwatch, the Pebble Time, which accomplished the feat in 49 minutes.”

The Kickstarter site is here. More photos below the fold. We previously covered Kingdom Death here.

More on this story here

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Kingdom Death: Monster Is The Mother Of All Boardgames

kingdomdeathThink your boardgame is hard?

“You’ll never encounter a more brutal game than the pen-and-paper monstrosity that is Kingdom Death: Monster. Let’s rattle off every one of its negatives:

Its print run is incredibly limited, meaning you can currently only buy the game from eBay resellers. Their insane price hikes make the game’s retail ask of $400 seem quaint.

The box is crammed to the brim with enough content to terrify anybody. There’s a 223-page book, a series of elaborate play boards, a gazillion minis, and hundreds of cards split into dozens of decks.

The minis arrive in pieces. Players are expected to put them together and take them apart throughout the stages of a given campaign.

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