The Doom that Came to Atlantic City

Cryptozoic Entertainment has released details on its version of The Doom That Came to Atlantic CityDoom skyrocketed in notoriety last month when its original publisher, The Forking Path Co., revealed that it would not produce the game despite successfully funding it with Kickstarter campaign that raised over $120,000 from backers.

Cryptozoic will publish the board game under its flag in 2014 and at least one of the coveted 'stretch' goal items, miniatures by sculptor Paul Komoda, will be standard issue. Doom allows players to assume the role of Lovecraftian Great Old Ones, returned to Earth to unleash doom upon humanity. Players fight to steal cultists, destroy homes, rip holes in reality and call down the ultimate Doom.

Featuring 8 custom playing pieces, 8 Mythos Role cards, 45 Chants cards, 24 Gate cards, 16 Tome cards, 4 reference cards, 50 cultists, 40 gate markers, 60 homes, 8 resorts, 8 tentacles, 2 custom dice, a game board, and rules, Doom is now available for pre-order in our store.

http://www.shopofmagic.com/News/13-03/RobotechRPGTactics.jpgPalladium Books is collaborating with Ninja Division, which combines the design talents of Soda Pop Miniatures and Cipher Studios, to produce its Robotech RPG Tactics game.  Ninja Division is the designer of Super Dungeon Explore, Anima Tactics, and other games. 
 
Robotech RPG Tactics, which is planned to release in 2013, will feature miniatures that can be used for either the stand-alone tactical game or for the Robotech RPG.  Factions will include the United Earth Defense Forces, defending earth from alien annihilation, and the Zentraedi Armada, trying to recover an alien artifact and enslave humankind.  

http://www.shopofmagic.com/News/12-06/Hawk_Wargames_Logo.pngFor those of you who have started testing out the Dropzone Commander rules in our store, you may be interested in knowing that the publisher has made errata and rules clarification sheets available.

For your convinience, we have reposted them here: simply click on the links above to view and print each document.

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 It's time once again for Games Workshop's annual price revision: click HERE to see the items affected by the upcoming price adjustment along with their new prices.

These prices will go into effect on Monday, June 4th: any order received before 8:00 PM PST on Thursday May 31st will be processed using the lower, current prices.  After that deadline, orders will be placed on the following week using the new higher pricing.

We recommend looking at your wish list and comparing it to the price changes: if anything matches, now is the time to buy it!


LVRJ Best of Vegas LogoEvery year, the Las Vegas Review Journal publishes a special issues dedicated to the 'Best of Vegas'. Traditionally, the Review Journal selects nominees for the ballot but, this year, voting will be conducted by 'type your own’ nomination boxes, making the Little Shop of Magic eligible to run!

While the Review Journal is probably thinking of video game stores for their 'Best Game Store' category, it would be great if you could help us get the tabletop gaming community on the map by voting for our store. All you have to do is click here to vote: you will need to fill out a small registration form with the Review Journal, which helps prevent ‘bogus’ votes and makes you eligible to win some fabulous prizes.

We would greatly appreciate your time to help us show just how great our store and its fans are. The Las Vegas community deserves to know that there is life beyond the video-game 'plug' and that not all games played here involve a deck of poker cards.

Please hurry do: voting for this category ends tomorrow night (January 23rd) at midnight.