Getting to Know Your Survivor in Fallout
As the post-nuclear tabletop adventure of Fallout: The Board Game looms ever closer, we realize that you may have a lot of questions. Sure, there’s a four-survivor player count and a two to four hour playtime, but there’s so much more to this game!
Let’s say we start at the beginning. Imagine you’ve just woken up in the middle of nowhere with no story and no clear purpose. You’re in relatively good health and you may even have some useful inventory, but how this new world works and how you fit into it is a mystery. Perhaps the best place to start is who you are and how, in time, you can become a master of the wasteland!
A Quest Preview for Legacy of Dragonholt
Terrinoth is a land of magic, mystery, and adventure. It's rich literary landscape that lends itself naturally to quests and open-world exploration for heroes of all sorts, including the dwarf brawler Brigid who has been adventuring throughout Terrinoth in our stead. During Brigid’s exploration of Dragonholt Village in FFG's last preview, she gained a quest from the local smithy, Fiore. She has hired Brigid to clear out a silver mine south of the village that's currently infested with goblins. Brigid has already received fifty gold pieces for agreeing to take on the mission, and if she is successful, this promises to be a most profitable venture. Leave the safety of the village behind and come along with us as we embark on a mission to rid the southern mines of goblins in the Sliver of Silver quest for Legacy of Dragonholt!
Earning Victory Points in A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch
"Power resides where men believe it resides. No more and no less."
–Varys, A Clash of Kings
As a brother of the Night’s Watch, you are the stalwart guards for the kingdoms of the south. You do not play the game of thrones, but that does not mean that you are free of ambitions. The Order seeks a new Lord Commander, and you and your brothers are now in competition to prove that you are the worthiest of the post. To accomplish this, you must improve the failing infrastructure of the area south of the Wall known as the Gift, which provides the Night's Watch with resources for the coming winter, and man your section of the Wall against the gathering horde of wildlings who seek to invade Westeros.
The resources you harvest from the Gift will provide you with the ability to build and purchase unique boons that can offer you advantages over your competitors and bring you closer to victory. In our last preview, we looked at the heroes of the North and the abilities they can lend to your pursuit of power. Today, we are pleased to showcase a closer look at how to earn victory points in A Game of Thrones Catan: Brotherhood of the Watch!
The Resolution Phase of Battle for Rokugan
Rokugan is a land of beauty and strife. In the early days of the Emerald Empire, the seven Great Clans struggle for control of the realm. Each clan places their trust in the daimyō who formulates military strategies and leads their armies into battle. In our last preview, we examined how the honorable daimyō lay their battle plans during the Placement phase. Today, we progress to the clashes and conflicts that follow with a preview of the Resolution Phase in Battle for Rokugan!
Preview the Corps of the Android: Netrunner Revised Core Set
Who knows what evil lurks in the memory diamonds of men? Weyland knows.
In the near-future of Android, our world has changed—and for much of humanity, those changes are not for the better. The individual is repressed in favor of monolithic mega-corporations. Idealistic notions like personal privacy are a thing of the past. The wealth gap has widened and deepened into a vast abyss. Human workers are daily replaced by cheaper, more efficient labor solutions like bioroids or clones.
But for some—for the corps and those who rule them—times have never been better. The executives of Haas-Bioroid, Jinteki, NBN, and the Weyland Consortium have the world at their fingertips, and business is booming. The corps of the Android setting are the rulers of the solar system and they’re more than willing to flaunt their authority and pull any strings necessary to progress their agendas.
To the uninitiated layman, the largest corps may seem the same—towering titans of business that will happily shove humans into the dust if it means a bump to the bottom line. And while their devotion to their profit margins and protecting corporate secrets may be identical, in most other ways, the corps could scarcely be more different.
If you’re eager to start protecting your corporate agendas with the Revised Core Set for Android: Netrunner, today’s preview from Fantasy Flight Games will offer you a closer look at each of the four Corp factions in the game and their cards taken from the original Core Set and the game’s first two cycles.
Previewing the Uthuk Y'llan Infantry Command Unit Upgrade Expansion
During the First Darkness, the Uthuk Y’llan were pushed to the edge of extinction. The foolish Daqan believed that the forces of the locust swarm were as good as dead—but they were wrong. Now, the Uthuk army has returned stronger than ever, using their link to the Ynfernael to fill their ranks with more advanced fighters. Complete with blood witches, shriekers, grotesques, and warsprinters, the Uthuk Y'llan's infantry command are ready to face off against even the most highly trained armies of Terrinoth. Today, Fantasy Flight Games offers us a closer look at the demonic warriors who can strengthen your locust army with the Uthuk Y’llan Infantry Command Unit Upgrade Expansion for Runewars Miniatures Game!
Preview the Second Dynasty Pack of the Imperial Cycle for Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game
"A sudden gust of wind stirred the tent flap, and Tsuko felt her eyes fixing on the image painted upon it—a lion stalking through the tall grass. They were lions here, on the Osari Plains, stalking and running down their prey, reclaiming what was theirs."
–Annie VanderMeer Mitsoda, The Fires of Justice
With the Great Clans of Rokugan besieged on all sides by forces both external and internal, the Great Clans need concepts like honor and glory to maintain peace and order. In the hardest of times, it is honor and glory that keep a samurai from losing themselves completely and assist them in finding a path through the darkness.
A few weeks ago, Fantasy Flight Games announced For Honor and Glory, the second Dynasty Pack in the Imperial Cycle for Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game, along with the other packs of the Imperial Cycle. Within For Honor and Glory, you'll find three copies of twenty new cards divided between each of the Great Clans. Like the other packs of the Imperial Cycle, the cards in For Honor and Glory continue to introduce powerful Imperial cards while expanding on the themes found in the Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game Core Set.
Today, we'll preview a few of the cards that you can expect to find in For Honor and Glory. Then, look for this Dynasty Pack in our shop this week!
In Sentinel Comics: The Roleplaying Game, you and your friends play as comic-book heroes - either from the pages of Sentinel Comics or from your own imagination! Join forces against terrible villains and fight in dangerous environments, all in a tabletop roleplaying game experience!
Serving as an introduction to Sentinel Comics: The Roleplaying Game with extensive and comprehensive information and gameplay content spanning thirteen booklets, the Starter Kit comes complete with everything you need to play your first entire super-heroic campaign!
The first booklet is the Gameplay Guide, which includes all of the rules of both how to play a hero and to run adventures. The next six booklets are all character folios - a separate hero sheet booklet for each member of the Freedom Five, plus one more for their former intern Unity! The character folio booklets are also teaching tools on how each portion of the hero sheets are used.
The last six booklets, combined, serve up a complete adventure, aimed at both teaching Sentinel Comics: The Roleplaying Game through actual play and revealing the story of Sentinel Comics in the aftermath of the Sentinels of the Multiverse Card Game. These adventures will introduce game mechanics and notable characters and locations. The six adventure booklets each act as a complete issue of a comic, with all six of them telling a self-contained story arc. By the end of the last issue, players will have braved dangerous environments, fought deadly foes, and (hopefully) foiled the plot of one of the most notable villains from the pages of Sentinel Comics!
Sentinel Comics: The Roleplaying Game Starter Kit
Available in December! (Capes Not Included!)
SKU: GTG SRPG-SKIT
Preview the Phantom II Expansion Pack for X-Wing™
"We are fighting a bigger fight, but it's still the right fight."
Important Release Update
X-Wing Wave XII (consisting of the Alpha-class Star Wing, the M12-L Kimogila Fighter, and the Phantom II) and Wave XIII (consisting of the Resistance Bomber and the TIE silencer) were originally announced as separate waves. Fortunately, FFG has been able to move the release dates to launch all five ships simultaneously! You can pre-order all five ships today by speaking to one of our Wizards!
How much are your actions worth in X-Wing™?
This is one of the most prominent and important questions posed by the Phantom II Expansion Pack coming with Wave XII. Its Sheathipede-class shuttle introduces the coordinate action to the Rebel faction's standard play options, and this, in turn, raises the potential for a whole host of Rebel squads built around new tricks, tactics, and synergies.
Of course, this likely comes as no surprise to veteran X-Wing players. They're used to seeing the Rebellion's plucky fighter pilots rally together and present a threat that's greater than the sum of their individual parts.
In fact, we've long seen the Rebellion's team spirit carry the faction to the top tables at the highest levels of play. It is a faction founded upon the selfless heroics of characters like Lowhhrick and Biggs Darklighter and strengthened by the likes of R2-D2 and Ahsoka Tano . It is a faction that rewards the unique talents of characters like Sabine Wren and Corran Horn , but only when they gain sufficient support from the rest of their squadrons.
And this is where the Phantom II comes into play. With only two attack, two agility, four hull, and one shield, the shuttle is a subpar fighter, but its coordinate action and its pilots' unique pilot abilities ensure it will have plenty to offer the rest of your squad.
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