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Wardlings Comes to Roll20

Wardlings Roll20

Renegade Game Studios has announced a new partnership with Roll20, beginning with today’s release of the Wardlings Campaign Guide for the Roll20 platform.

With a new Adventure Module featuring new custom maps, a charactermancer-compatible Compendium expansion, and a player token and handout pack, Roll20 now has everything a group needs to start playing Wardlings online.

Wardlings is a 5th Edition-compatible campaign setting, based on WizKids’ pre-painted miniatures line, where the youth are the only ones capable of perceiving and interacting with the magic of the world. It provides a great entry point in to roleplaying for ages 10 and up.

Roll20 is an online service that makes it easy to play your favorite roleplaying games remotely. It provides a shared virtual tabletop, a variety of communication tools, and access to a marketplace filled with content for your favorite system.

This is just the start of a new collaboration between Renegade Games and Roll20. In the coming months, there are plans to bring additional Renegade RPG lines to the platform.

Sara Erickson to take on a new role as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Renegade Game Studios

Sara Erickson

Renegade Game Studios has announced that Sara Erickson has been promoted to a new role as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. This expanded role will be focused on increasing the growth that Renegade has enjoyed in the past six years with a special focus on serving the diverse fan base surrounding recently announced licenses.

Erickson entered the industry as co-owner of a local hobby store, Rook’s Comics and Games in 2006 before moving to the publishing side of the industry where she worked for Cryptozoic Entertainment and IELLO before accepting a position with industry veteran, Scott Gaeta, at the newly formed Renegade Game Studios.

Erickson will continue to work closely with hobby distributors and stores while exploring opportunities to reach new customers around the globe. New initiatives making it easier for fans to access Renegade games include an updated website offering expanded resources for fans and stores. She will also continue to support her marketing team, including the most recent addition, Matt Holland, as they design and implement programs offering more options for in-store and at home organized play. As more of the recently announced games based on brands, including G.I. Joe, Transformers, and My Little Pony, are released, the Sales and Marketing team will look for new ways to reach these existing fan communities.

Renegade Game Studios Announces Hadrian’s Wall from Garphill Games

Hadrian’s Wall

In Hadrian’s Wall, players take on the role of one of six Roman Generals, placed in charge of constructing a milecastle and bordering wall. Over 6 years (rounds), players will construct their fort and wall, man the defenses, and attract civilians by building services and providing entertainment – all while defending the honour of the Roman Empire from the warring Picts. The player that can accumulate the most Renown, Piety, Valour, and Discipline, whilst avoiding Disdain, will prove to the Emperor they are the model Roman citizen and be crowned Legatus Legionis! 

Set in North of Britannia in 122 AD, Hadrian’s Wall is a strategic flip n’write style game. For 1-6 players, ages 12+, games take about 60 minutes. The game is from Garphill Games and being released by Renegade Game Studios. The retail price is $55.

Matt Holland Joins Renegade Game Studios

Matt Holland

Renegade Game Studios has announced Matt Holland has joined the team as Sales & Marketing Program Manager to oversee new community-oriented projects.

Beginning his time in the industry in 2015, Holland worked for Asmodee North America as the overseeing their demo team at events including Penny Arcade Expo, Star Wars Celebration, Gen Con, and more. In early 2019 he joined the Organized Play team at Fantasy Flight Games, as Community Coordinator. There he helped manage the Organized Play communities for games including X-WingStar Wars: Destiny, and Legend of the Five Rings.

At Renegade, Holland will be responsible for overseeing programs designed to bring communities together around upcoming and current game lines. Existing communities include World of DarknessPower RangersClank! A Deck-building AdventureKids on Bikes, and the Solo Hero Series. Creating experiences, developing supporting web content, and managing organized play programs for current games and future game lines are of paramount importance.

Expanded sites for both Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals and Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid have already launched with extra content for fans being added soon. Organized Play kits for Vampire: The Masquerade Rivals Expandable Card Game will ship to high level backers of the Kickstarter with more information about the full Organized Play program coming soon. Power Rangers fans are invited enjoy free monthly scenarios for Heroes of the Grid along with live video content added weekly. With Matt Holland joining the team, these programs can be expanded and modified for other current and future games.

Renegade Game Studios Announces Duel of Wands: Kids on Brooms Card Game

Duel of Wands: Kids on Brooms Card Game

Renegade Game Studios has revealed Duel of Wands: Kids on Brooms Card Game.

Casters have long used magic to settle their disputes, often with disastrous effects. Over the years, these duels developed into the codified contest of skill and cunning that we have today: the Duel of Wands.

In the game, players attempt to prove themselves the superior caster slinging spells at each other. They attempt to try and remove their opponent’s Psyche and win the duel. Between rounds, losers have an opportunity to study and improve their spells making them stronger!

Available for pre-order now, Duel of Wands: Kids on Brooms Card Game is designed by Luke Muench and Doug Levandowski, with art by Heather Vaughan, and for 2 players. The card game can be used with the Kids on Brooms Role Playing Game. The game is for ages 10+ and takes 30-45 minutes.

From Bikes to Board Game, Renegade Game Studios Reveals the Kids on Bikes Board Game

Kids on Bikes: The Snallygaster Situation

Renegade Game Studios has revealed the popular roleplaying game Kids on Bikes is getting a board game with “The Snallygaster Situation“.

The Snallygaster is one of the monsters that are terrorizing your hometown in this 2-5 player cooperative board game set in the Kids on Bikes world.

One player will take on the role of the Lost Kid, giving clues to your friends to help them find you, while keeping the monster terrorizing the town at bay! The other players are kids trying to defeat the monster and save their friend! Watch out for the Feds! The Federal Agents can put a real damper on
your epic adventure!

Every turn, the Lost Kid will select a card to play. The card will provide clues about their location such as street names, buildings, or landmarks. But the card will also dictate how the Monsters and the Feds move and attack. You might have the perfect clue to give, but it means that the Monster will attack one of the kids. sending them back to the Treehouse and advancing the Doom Tracker (game timer). The other players will take turns using their Rides to search the town, looking for clues, using their special items cards, and avoiding the monster.

At the start of the game, Kids can select a Ride that gives them a special power. Choose from Skateboard, Dirt Bike, Inline Skates, Mountain Bikes, and items like that. You’ll play against four different monsters, the Jersey Devil, a Dover Demon, Bloody Mary, and the Snallygaster. Each monster features a different difficulty and unique gameplay.

Hop on your bikes and embark upon a dangerous yet epic adventure to find your missing friend and maybe even save the world!

Meant for ages 8+, the game is designed by Jon Gilmour and Michael Addison, developed by T.C. Petty III, and art by Heather Vaughan and Scott O’Gara.

You can sign up now to find out more as it’s revealed.

Power Rangers Deck-Building Game is Available for Pre-Order. It’s Morphin Time!

Power Rangers Deck-Building Game

The Power Rangers Deck-Building Game is available for pre-order from Renegade Game Studios. Licensed by Hasbro, the game retails for $45 and allows you to battle your opponents with your favorite Rangers! The game allows you to play 1v1, 2v1, and 2v2 with asymmetrical battling where your goal is to crush the other players.

You play cards to generate shards which you use to then purchase other cards to build your deck. Energy is used to attack your foes while other cards are used to power up your cards in attack and defense. Once you attach four cards, you can flip over your card and morph into a Ranger unleashing even greater attacks including Zords!

The game features:

  • 70 Main Deck Cards
  • 40 Starter Cards
  • 12 Oversized Character Cards
  • 12 Signature Item Cards
  • 12 Stun Cards
  • 12 Blade Blaster Cards
  • 6 Zord Cards
  • 6 Master Cards
  • 4 Turn Order Tokens
  • 2 HP/Energy Status Trackers
  • 1 Megazord/Mega Dragonzord Card
  • 1 The Lair Tile
  • 1 Zord Bay Tile
  • 1 Rulebook

Currently available through CrowdOx, the pre-order closes on December 8 with shipping expected to begin in April 2021. Power Rangers Deck-Building Game is for 2-4 players ages 13+ with games taking 30-70 minutes.

World of Darkness tabletop RPGs coming from Renegade

It’s been announced that Renegade Game Studios is now the publishing partner for the World of Darkness tabletop roleplaying games including Vampire: The Masquerade and Werewolf: The Apocalypse. Creative development for the game is also being centralized and be under Creative Lead, Justin Achilli.

Overall, the production changes will allow getting more content to consumers faster. That includes a new Companion that will be available in December for free. The Vampire: The Masquerade Companion is a free digital supplement that brings three highly-anticipated playable clans to Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition. Tzimisce, Ravnos, Salubri, your time is coming!

Unboxing: Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game

Sanrio’s Gudetama comes to the tabletop with Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game. Gudetama has you channel your inner lazy egg in an over-easy trick-taking game. Take as many cards as you want but don’t get egg on your face with the last card.

The game is for ages 7+ and 2-7 players. Games take 20 minutes to play. The game comes with 63 cards.

Gudetama is published by Renegade Game Studios and Oni Games, designed by Steve Ellis and Ben Eisner, with art by Wook-Jin Clark, and graphic design by Sonja Synak.

You can purchase your own copy:
Amazon
Miniature Market
Cool Stuff Inc.
GameNerdz

Oni Games provided Board Game Today with a FREE copy for review
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Renegade Opens Up the Pre-Order for New Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid Expansions

Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid

Renegade Game Studios has announced that the newest expansions for Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid are now available! You can get the Legendary Rangers: Forever Rangers Pack, Villain Pack #2: Legacy of Evil, Squatt & Baboo Character Pack, and The Painted Megazord Deluxe Figure all through Crowd Ox now.

The pre-order features bundles for individuals and stores and includes the “Renegade Exclusive Fan Appreciation Kit.”

The campaign runs until October 27th, 2020.

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