Games Workshop Reveals Two New Boxed Games, Space Marine Adventures and Blitz Bowl
Easy entry points are a struggle for tabletop miniature games and companies like Games Workshop. The publisher has been focusing on more board game releases over the recent years which not only provides a game to play but also miniatures you can use to build an army down the road. They’re an introduction to the world and hobby.
At New York Toy Fair the company unveiled two new games, Space Marine Adventures and Blitz Bowl. Both are playable out of the box and will be released later this year.
Space Marine Adventures is for 1 – 4 players who attempt to break into the Necron labyrinth. Each character plays a unique Space Marine with special skills and from photos, the characters look like the hard to get Japanese Space Marine Heroes and each figure representing a unique chapter. The miniatures are assembled from easy-build kits. An easy introduction into the 41st Millennium and Warhammer 40,0000. The game is suitable for players 8 and up.
Blitz Bowl is set in the Blood Bowl arena. Gameplay is with smaller teams and faster actions. playing similarly, but with smaller teams and faster actions. The game’s concept and contents are similar to another similar product from the past, Kerrunch.