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Gen Con 2019: Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition Debuts

Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition

Combining the beloved Disney and Square Enix collaboration with Games Workshop’s time-honored tabletop mechanic, USAopoly has announced that Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition will soon be arriving at local retailers.

A vibrant board game experience inspired by the original Kingdom Hearts video game, Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition is filled with iconic characters, memorable locations and adventure. Designed for 2-6 players, the game transports players to The Destiny Islands, which have been attacked by the Heartless. Players must venture through three different rings — The Realm Between, The Realm of Light, and The End of the World– acquiring the needed Strength and Magic to seal the Door to Darkness and keep Heartless from consuming the other worlds. 

Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition Component Highlights: 

  • Imaginative, colorful gameboard featuring Never Land, Traverse Town, Atlantica, Agrabah, Wonderland, Olympus Coliseum and other familiar Kingdom Hearts locations.
  • Custom figures of 11 playable characters, including Sora, King Mickey, Goofy, Donald Duck and Aqua. 
  • More than 250 Cards & Objects featuring iconic storylines and characters from the critically acclaimed property. 
    • Spell Cards – Gives players magic boosts and abilities, including Fire, Blizzard, Thunder, Gravity, Cure, Reflect and more.
    • Purchase Cards – Provides players with additional items, weapons and armor, such as Gummi Ship, Dream Sword and Ribbon.
    • Follower Cards – Powerful allies, which are based around the Summons and Party Members and include fan-favorites like Simba, Genie, Bambi, Dumbo, Tinker Bell and Mushu, help players complete their quests are needed to stop the Heartless.
    • Event Cards – Inspired by Keyblade wielders and Disney villains, events can both positively and negatively impact a player’s journey to the Door to Darkness.
    • Keyblade Cards – Wield powerful Keyblades to defeat enemies and seal the Door to Darkness, including Oathkeeper, Oblivion and Divine Rose.
  • Features Munny-themed currency, custom marbleized six-sided dice, and more!

Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition will be available in local retailers in North America and Europe starting this Fall, 2019. 

Prior to the game’s official release, Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition will be fully playable for the first time at GenCon 2019 (Aug. 1-4). The OP and Talisman: Kingdom Hearts Edition can be found at booth #1037.

Next Week from Games Workshop: Warcry and Necromunda Enforcers

Games Workshop has revealed what will be available for pre-order starting Saturday, August 3rd.

The game company’s newest game Warcry is available for pre-order right now and next week it’s getting three new Chaos warbands for pre-order.

You’ll be able to order the Unmade, Corvus Cabal, and Splintered Fang warbands.

Warcry Unmade
Warcry orvus Cabal
Warcry Splintered Fang

Also available is the Shattered Stormvault terrain set.

Warcry Shattered Stormvault

Necromunda gets its newest gang with the Palanite Enforcers, and update to the classic Adeptus Arbites.

Necromunda Palanite Enforcers

They’re also getting Gang Tactic cards and dice.

Necromunda Enforcer Gang Tactic Card Pack
Necromunda Enforcer Dice

Also being released is a new campaign book, The Book of Judgement.

Necromunda The Book of Judgement

The Intrigues & Rackets Card Pack helps keep track of the strategy and subterfuge.

Necromunda Intrigues & Rackets Card Pack

Dramatis Personae Cards 1 helps bring rules for celebrated fighters together in one place.

Necromunda Dramatis Personae Cards 1

The Underdog Card Pack helps add a level of parity between two gangs that would otherwise be mismatched.

Necromunda Underdog Card Pack

Talisman: Batman Super-Villains Edition is Out Now

Talisman: Batman Super-Villains Edition from USAopoly is now available. Players can sneak, fight and search their way to victory in this reimagined version of Talisman. With sights set on a villain and multiple obstacles ahead, players navigate through Arkham Asylum to evade orderlies, officers, as well as Batman, Robin, and Batgirl to release the inmates and become King or Queen of the underworld.

Talisman: Batman Super-Villains Edition

The game is for 2-6 players taking 90+ minutes to play.

Included is:

  • 1 Custom Illustrated Game Board
  • 12 Character cards
  • 1 Batman card
  • 102 Encounter cards
  • 24 Feat cards
  • 28 Purchase cards
  • 4 Security Key cards
  • 4 Alignment tokens
  • 6 Six-Sided dice
  • 12 Custom sculpted character figures
  • 1 custom sculpted Batman figure
  • 6 Stat boards
  • 30 Coins
  • 30 Encounter tokens and 36 Fate tokens
  • Rules

Games Workshop Reveals Battle Sister Superior Amalia Novena who’s Out June 29th

Sister Superior Amalia Novena is coming! Games Workshop has been revealing their new Sisters of Battle line in the lead up to their release later this year.

One of their earlier reveals was the below figure, Sister Superior Amalia Novena.

Sister Superior Amalia Novena

The miniature game company has announced the figure will be available on Warhammer Day on June 29th. Along with the figure, the ser will include an A4 art print of the original Karl Kopinkski artwork the figure was based on. Along with that, there’s a datasheet for a Battle Sisters Squad, including a profile for Sister Superior.

Sister Superior Amalia Novena

You can pick up the figure at your local store on June 29th or online at the Games Workshop website.

Sister Superior Amalia Novena

(via Warhammer Community)

Halflings and Kal Jericho for Pre-Order Next Week from Games Workshop

Games Workshop has revealed next week’s pre-orders a bit early and Blood Bowl and Necromunda fans should be happy with this one.

The Halflings are finally here after being revealed some time ago. Along with the team is a new pitch, dice, team card pack, and the fifth issue of Spike! magazine.

On top of that, there’ll be two Made to Order figures, a Treeman and Halfling Hot-pot.

For Necromunda, two famous Bounty Hunters return, Kal Jericho and his sidekick Scabs! The classic characters get an updated sculpt (actually in scale this time) and you can get them and add them to your games (if you missed the Made to Order re-release of the classic sculpt or just want to update).

Games Workshop Announces Warhammer 40,000 Shadowspear, Teases New Sister of Battle, and Abaddon is Coming

At the Las Vegas Open, Games Workshop revealed some of what we’ll be getting our hands on in the coming months.

One of those reveals is Shadowspear, a brand new battlebox that pits Chaos against Vanguard Space Marines. But, making this box more amazing is that every single model in the box is a brand-new sculpt.

The Vanguard Space Marines are brand new warriors focused on covert operations such as assassination, sabotage, and infiltration.

Some of the box has been revealed including:

Vanguard Space Marine Librarian

Vanguard Space Marine Librarian

Eliminators

Eliminators

Master of Possessions

Master of Possessions

Chaos Space Marines

Chaos Space Marines

Obliterators

Obliterators

Venomcrawler – a new class of Daemon Engine!

Venomcrawler

That’s not all, there’s even more in the box!

Also revealed was a new Sisters of Battle model!

Sisters of Battle

And… the Warmaster is coming! Abaddon is getting a new sculpt so get ready!

USAopoly and Games Workshop Sign a Deal for Licensed Editions of Talisman

Talisman

In the lead up to ToyFair, USAopoly and Games Workshop have announced plans to develop licensed versions of the critically-acclaimed adventure board game, Talisman.

USAopoly will release two new licensed versions of Talisman in North America and other select regions later this year. This will be the first time a licensed version of the game will be available. The new partnership grants USAopoly international rights to distribute co-branded renditions of the “Magical Quest Game” via distributors, online marketplaces and beyond.

First released in 1983, Talisman has sold millions of copies worldwide. The game’s fourth edition, which was released in 2009, was granted the Ludoteca Ideale Official Selection award.

USAopoly has said that more details will be announced later this year.

This is the latest partnership announced by Games Workshop which has shifted gears in recent years shifting it’s focus and break out from just being a “miniature game” manufacturer. They’ve also announced deals with WizKids and Funko expanding their footprint.

Rule the Stronghold in Warhammer: Age of Sigmar: The Rise and Fall of Anvalor—Coming Soon!

Warhammer: Age of Sigmar: The Rise and Fall of Anvalor

This April, WizKids releases The Rise and Fall of Anvalor, the co-opetition game taking place in the iconic Warhammer: Age of Sigmar setting, is coming soon!

Long-warring factions have put their quarrels aside, endeavoring to build a stronghold, called Anvalor, on The Great Parch. But each faction also has ulterior motives—they seek to take the stronghold under their control in order to strengthen their influence in all the Mortal Realms.

One to four players will select of one of six factions, including Order Serpentis, The Dispossessed, and Anvils of Heldenhammer, as well as one of their factions’ unique Aspects, abilities that can provide unique advantages during gameplay. Players build the stronghold by purchasing City Buildings, which will grant the player Influence; however, as soon as a City Building has been purchased, enemies will start to gather. When a turn ends with 3 enemies on the same side, they will assault, interrupting gameplay until the attack is completed. Players defeat enemies by rolling dice to either perform a Ranged or Melee attack, depending on the ability of the attacking unit. Upon defeating an enemy, the victorious player will gain Influence.

The game ends when the last enemy tile has been placed on the board. After a Final Assault, players will count the influence they’ve collected throughout the game. The player with the most influence wins!

The Rise and Fall of Anvalor, designed by Rustan Hakansson, offers many different combinations of play: each faction has four Aspects to choose from and the three different enemies have four different difficulties. Add to this the ability to play solo, and The Rise and Fall of Anvalor will offer many hours of varied and challenging gameplay.

Games Workshop has Announced Easier Ways to Build Your Kill Team and Underworlds Warband

Announced at Blood & Glory, Games Workshop is making it easier to manage two games.

They are releasing “Command Roster” for Kill Team which will be a free online tool to build matched play-ready kill teams.

Warhammer Underworlds gets “Deck Builder.” Games Workshop is working with Udeck to make it easier to build your decks for the game. It’ll also make sure your deck is tournament legal.

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