Gen Con Sneak-Peek Preview
Posted by Nicole Bunge on August 17, 2017 @ 4:10 am CT
Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.’s wildly popular comic series Kick-Ass will be adapted for the tabletop in Kick-Ass: The Board Game. Details were scarce, beyond the highly-detailed prototype character miniatures and plans for a direct trade release in 2018 with no Kickstarter.
Another comic-based game being teased was Hate, based on fantasy artist Adrian Smith’s Chronicles of Hate graphic novels which were released in the U.S. by Top Cow/Image Comics in 2014 and 2016. The game will be CMON's next Kickstarter.
The Arcadia Quest line of games (see "CMON Rolls Out Expansions for 'Arcadia Quest'") will add a new element to gameplay with Arcadia Quest: Riders. The miniature characters will be able to ‘ride’ on a variety of large mounts. Trade release is planned for 2018.
Bloodborne: The Card Game (see "'Bloodborne: The Card Game'"), designed by Eric M. Lang, will add a new layer of complexity with The Hunter’s Nightmare expansion in Q1. There are new Hunter Upgrade Cards, Chalice Dungeon Cards, and Chalice Dungeon Boss Cards; as well as Rune Cards, Final Boss cards and 15 Death Tokens. Release is planned for Q1 2018.
Two new Euro-games will be joining CMON’s upcoming Richard the Lionheart (see "'Richard the Lionheart,' 'Meeple War,' 'Potion Explosion: The Fifth Ingredient,' More") as more "heavy-weight" gamers’ game offerings: Way of the Panda (late Q1 2018) and Council of 4 (Q1 2018).
CMON also shared updated trade release plans on several highly-anticipated, high-dollar Kickstarter successes: Rising Sun (see "CMON Reveals Eric Lang's 'Rising Sun'") (Q1 2018), Zombicide: Green Horde (see "Zombie Orcs Invade 'Zombicide'") (Q2 2018), and A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game (see "Stark and Lannister Clash for Control of the Seven Kingdoms") (April 2018).
See images from multiple games in the Gallery below!
Foreword by John Landis
August 20, 2018
Titan Books will release the first official collection of Ray Harryhausen’s poster art, written by media expert Richard Holliss.