Posts Tagged ‘Fantasy Flight Games’

20 Awesome Looking Board Games Coming in 2017: Part 1

Posted on January 21st, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Time has rolled round yet again, the year has been reset and by the time you read this most people’s New Year’s resolutions will have been broken. Hopefully your New Year’s resolution wasn’t to buy less table top games, because there are loads of awesome board, card, miniature and roleplaying games set to be released in 2017.

Every year this list gets easier and easier to write as game publishers provide more and more information early and start promoting their games. In fact I’ve really struggled to keep this list down to X games.

It also means that games can be delayed.  All the games listed here are slated to be released in 2017, but as we’ve seen in previous years there may be some delays.

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UK Games Expo

Posted on January 12th, 2017 under , . Posted by

I know quite a few people who will be going to these events…

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FFG European Championship tickets to go live

Massive new event

The 2017 European Championships are at the UK Games Expo, June 2nd – 4th!
Offering a main tournament for each of their competitive Organized Play games, the European Championships will be a convergence of players ready to vie for the prestige and glory this event offers. Climb the ranks and win travel and accommodations for the World Championships, as well as an opportunity to affect the future of your favorite game!
Tournaments include: Star Wars: Armada, Star Wars: Destiny, Star Wars: Imperial Assault, Star Wars: The Card Game, X-Wing™ Miniatures , Game of Thrones: the Card Game and Android: Netrunner.
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The Worlds largest Xwing event last UKGE.

More Questions?

There is a detailed article on this event on the Fantasy Flight Games Website here.

Where do I buy tickets?

The tickets for this event will go live on the UK Games Expo website this Friday the 13th January at 6 pm. So get in from work, order your curry and then login and get entered. We have setup a dedicated page on the UKGE site. Right now you can go and find out more about the schedule.
Good luck!
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DOOM: The Board Game Review

Posted on January 11th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

For those of you swimming around inside your father’s scrotal cavity in 1993, the DOOM series has been a benchmark for FPS titles (First Person Shooters for those of you not au fait with the wonderful world of the video smile machines), a standard which few games have surpassed. id Software are renowned for making solid game engines and DOOM was their breakthrough title. It’s spawned (pun intended) a legacy of sequels, updates and remakes around the canon – all usually involving an unnamed soldier (the DOOM Marine) running around a Martian base trying to repel the forces of Hell back from whence they came. Rather like closing time in a one-club town, there’s a lot of ugly mutants wandering around attacking the authority figures and wondering why they get a beating, before being sent back to the holes they came from.
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Enjoying My First Take Down! Second Fly Out

Posted on December 30th, 2016 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The other week you may remember me talking about X-Wing and my first Fly Out! Now whilst I really wanted to keep the Millenium Falcon in play for a few more games I though a more prudent course of action would be to down grade to smaller ships so I could take more off them, coupled … Continue reading Enjoying My First Take Down! Second Fly Out

Cut the chatter, Red 2. Accelerate to attack speed!

Posted on December 23rd, 2016 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

In 1977 I queued around the market square in Cambridge to go and see this new film at the Victoria Cinema, which was called Star Wars. There was something about that quiet start, the Lucasfilm logo, the text, “a long time ago, in a galaxy far far away” and then BANG, the John Williams main … Continue reading “Cut the chatter, Red 2. Accelerate to attack speed!”

The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game Review

Posted on December 11th, 2016 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

In our The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game review, we take a look at a cooperative living card game based on J. R. R. Tolkien’s famous novels.
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A Swift and Vigilant Defense

Posted on December 7th, 2016 under , , , , , , . Posted by

A Preview of the TIE Striker Expansion Pack for X-Wing™ “Aborting run under heavy fire. TIE fighters came out of nowhere.” –Gold Leader Due to my extremely limited knowledge of the X-Wing game at the moment this is taken from fantasy flight games website. Designed for atmospheric combat and defense, the TIE Striker was a … Continue reading A Swift and Vigilant Defense

Arkham Horror The Card Game

Posted on November 30th, 2016 under , , , , . Posted by

Lydia and I recently picked up the Arkham Horror Card Game. Made by much of the same crew who put together my beloved Lord of the Rings card game, Arkham Horror sees players teaming up to face the Eldritch Gods that live just beyond our realm.The game …

X-Wing first fly out

Posted on November 16th, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

First off thanks to the guys that gave me some help on list building for my first fly out in the X-Wing universe, first off I lost, seemingly quite drastically but on reflection two of his four tie fighter things were nearly crippled so for a first game I don’t think I fared to bad … Continue reading X-Wing first fly out

X-Wing the start

Posted on November 3rd, 2016 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So in my effort to cut down on games that I buy in to, you may remember my brief thoughts on it here, I may have accidentally planned to buy Dropfleet Commander and have brought the New X-Wing starter as well as the new release Heroes of the Resistance expansion pack, so you can see … Continue reading X-Wing the start

Imperial Assault – The Royal Guard Attack! — DeathWatch Studios

Posted on October 24th, 2016 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Seeing these makes me want to watch Star Wars again! Another few Imperial Assault minis under my belt. This time I’ve been getting stuck into the ominous Royal Guard and Royal Guard Champion. Whilst they have a fairly simple scheme I still found these rater tricky. Trying to get that red just right is difficult, … Continue reading Imperial Assault – The Royal Guard Attack! — DeathWatch Studios