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Atomic Mass Games Takes Over Fantasy Flight’s Miniature Games Including X-Wing, Armada, and Legion

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Asmodee is reshuffling some things within the company with a reorganization of their miniature game development. Atomic Mass Games will now handle the future development of all of Asmodee’s miniature games as a “specialty studio” focused on that space.

This means that numerous games are shifting over to the game developer who has found success with their Marvel: Crisis Protocol Game.

Star Wars: X-Wing, Star Wars: Armada, and Star Wars: Legion are all moving from Fantasy Flight to Atomic Mass.

Simone Elliott, who has shepherded Fantasy Flight’s relationship with Lucasfilm Licensing since 2015, will
lead Atomic Mass Games during this time of expansion as Head of Studio. Will Shick assumes primary creative oversight as Head of Product Development. Joining them will be key members of the teams involved in the creation and evolution of Fantasy Flight’s current Star Wars miniatures games, Star Wars
X-Wing, Star Wars Legion, and Star Wars Armada.

Hasbro Reveals Monopoly: Star Wars the Mandalorian Edition With Figure

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MONOPOLY: STAR WARS THE MANDALORIAN EDITION With Figure

(HASBRO/Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99/Available: Fall 2020) 

Imagine traveling around a dangerous galaxy where Imperial enemies threaten the safety of THE CHILD. Players can play as THE MANDALORIAN, CARA DUNE, IG-11, or KUIIL. THE CHILD token lets players access their character’s special ability as well as THE CHILD’S unique ability. Buy hideouts, win battles, and earn Imperial credits. The player with the most Imperial credits wins, but if an Imperial enemy gets THE CHILD, the game’s over! MONOPOLY: STAR WARS THE MANDALORIAN EDITION, inspired by THE MANDALORIAN live-action TV series on Disney Plus, includes a 3.75-inch Retro Collection REMNANT STORMTROOPER figure, with original 1980s figure design and detailing! Includes gameboard, 4 Character tokens, 1 THE CHILD token, 4 Character Ability cards, 1 THE CHILD card, 1 MOFF GIDEON token, 1 INCINERATOR STORMTROOPER token, 1 DEATH TROOPER token, 9 Imperial Enemy cards (1 MOFF GIDEON, 4 INCINERATOR STORMTROOPERS, 4 DEATH TROOPERS) 16 Hideout cards, 20 Signet cards, 75 plastic Imperial Credits, 2 dice, Retro Collection REMNANT STORMTROOPER figure, and game guide. Available exclusively at Hasbro Pulse and shopDisney.

Hasbro Announces Monopoly Star Wars: The Mandalorian Edition

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MONOPOLY STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN Edition

(HASBRO/Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $39.99 /Available: Fall 2020)

Imagine traveling around a dangerous galaxy where Imperial enemies threaten the safety of The Child, the character fans call “Baby Yoda”. In the MONOPOLY STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN Edition edition board game, players can play as The Mandalorian, Cara Dune, IG-11, or Kuiil. Getting The Child token lets players enhance their character’s special ability and use The Child’s unique ability. Buy hideouts, win battles, and earn Imperial credits. The player with the most Imperial credits wins, but be vigilant! If an Imperial enemy gets The Child, the game’s over for everyone! Available at most major retailers beginning 10/1.

Hasbro Reveals Monopoly: Star Wars The Child Edition

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For First Friday leading up to May the 4th, Hasbro revealed a lot of new Star Wars toys, including a new version of Monopoly.

MONOPOLY: STAR WARS THE CHILD EDITION

 (HASBRO/Ages 8 years & up/2 – 4 Players/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 2020)

Imagine traveling around the galaxy with THE CHILD, or affectionately known as “BABY YODA” by fans. This MONOPOLY: STAR WARS THE CHILD edition board game features themes and artwork inspired by THE MANDALORIAN live-action TV series on Disney Plus. Move around the gameboard as THE CHILD, buy and sell Hideouts and Common Houses, and follow the actions on the Camtono cards and Bounty Puck cards. The last player remaining after everyone else has gone bankrupt wins the game! Includes gameboard, 4 cardboard tokens with pawn stands, 18 Title Deed cards, 16 Bounty Puck cards, 16 Camtono cards, 32 plastic hideouts, 12 plastic common houses, 12 dice, money pack, and game guide. Available for pre-order at Walmart, GameStop, Target, Entertainment Earth, Dorkside Toys, Books-A-Million, Hasbro Pulse, and more.

Hasbro Reveals Star Wars The Mandalorian Trouble and Operation

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OPERATION: STAR WARS THE MANDALORIAN EDITION Game

(HASBRO/Ages 6 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Spring 2020)

With this OPERATION: STAR WARS THE MANDALORIAN EDITION Game, kids can imagine scenes from THE MANDALORIAN live-action TV series on Disney Plus. Fans have fallen in love with THE CHILD, the character they call “BABY YODA,” and must try to stop the mischief! Look at all the objects THE CHILD has taken, including a froggy, a cup of broth, and a mudhorn egg! Players can have fun using the tweezers as they try to remove the most pieces from the game unit without setting off the buzzer. When all of the objects have been removed, the player with the most pieces wins. This game is for 1 or more players. Includes gameboard, tweezers, 11 plastic objects, storage tray, and instructions. Requires 2 1.5V AA batteries, not included. Available at Amazon and Walmart.

TROUBLE: STAR WARS THE MANDALORIAN EDITION Game

(HASBRO/Ages 5 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $14.99/Available: Spring 2020)

Inspired by the THE MANDALORIAN live-action TV series on Disney Plus, this TROUBLE: STAR WARS THE MANDALORIAN EDITION Game combines TROUBLE gameplay with THE MANDALORIAN adventures. Race around a dangerous planet in the outer reaches of the galaxy to rescue THE CHILD, who fans call “BABY YODA”. Choose to play as bounty hunter, THE MANDALORIAN, IG-II the droid, the skilled warrior, CARA DUNE, or the vapor farmer, KUILL. The first player to get all 4 of their pawns to the Home space to rescue THE CHILD wins! This game makes a fun choice for Family Game Night and it’s a great gift for STAR WARS THE MANDALORIAN fans. This game is for 2 to 4 players. Includes plastic game unit base with Pop-O-Matic die roller, cardboard gameboard insert, 16 plastic character pawns (4 of each color), label sheet, and instructions. Available at Amazon and Walmart.

Lando’s Millennium Falcon Comes to X-Wing Second Edition

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It should be too much of a surprise but Lando’s Millennium Falcon Expansion Pack is coming to Fantasy Flight Games‘ second edition for X-Wing. Launching out of Solo: A Star Wars Story, this is the Falcon before Han Solo won it. The expansion will be released September 13th, 2018.

This version of the Falcon is for the Scum and Villainy faction and you’ll find everything you need to customize this version of the YT-1300 Light Freighter. That includes eight ship cards including one of Lando Calrissian that allows you to gain a stress token to reroll all of his blank results.

The ship has a double turret arc that functions as the primary weapon. You can enhance the ship with the thirteen upgrade cards such as Han Solo, Chewbacca, and Qi’Ra, Tobias Beckett. It also has some tricks like the ability to dump a fresh obstacle into the battlefield and an escape craft.

X-Wing 2nd Editions First Wave Features Familiar Ships and Conversion Kits

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X-Wing Second Edition comes to shelves September 13th, 2018 and with it a way of releases.

Fantasy Flight Games has said this new edition features full backwards compatibility with ships from the first edition. They have announced three Conversion kits will be available at launch which allows you to use your collection in the new edition.

These Conversion kits feature new ship cards, tokens, upgrade cards, and maneuver dials.

The number of ships supported (by maneuver dials included) in each Conversion Kit are:

Rebel Alliance Conversion Kit

3 – A-wing
2 – ARC-170
2 – Auzituck Gunship
2 – B-wing
2 – E-wing
2 – Ghost
2 – HWK-290
2 – K-wing
2 – Millennium Falcon
2 – Phantom I
2 – Phantom II
2 – Sabine’s TIE Fighter
2 – U-wing
2 – X-wing
2 – Y-wing
2 – YT-2400
4 – Z-95 Headhunter

Galactic Empire Conversion Kit

2 – Alpha-class Star Wing
3 – Inquisitor’s TIE
2 – Lambda-class Shuttle
2 – TIE Advanced
3 – TIE Aggressor
3 – TIE Bomber
2 – TIE Defender
4 – TIE Fighter
3 – TIE Interceptor
2 – TIE Phantom
2 – TIE Punisher
3 – TIE Striker
3 – VT-49 Decimator

Scum and Villainy Conversion Kit

2 – Hound’s Tooth
2 – HWK-290
2 – IG-2000
3 – Kihraxz Fighter
2 – Kimogila Fighter
4 – M3-A Interceptor
2 – Mist Hunter
3 – Protectorate Starfighter
2 – Punishing One
3 – Quadjumper
2 – Scurrg H-6 Bomber
2 – Shadow Caster
2 – Slave I
2 – StarViper
2 – Y-wing
4 – Z-95 Headhunter

Along with the Conversion kits, several expansions will be released along with dial upgrade kits and dice packs.

The T-65 X-wing Expansion Pack and BTL-A4 Y-wing Expansion Pack for the Rebel Alliance will launch alongside the Core Set, as will the TIE/ln Fighter Expansion Pack and TIE Advanced x1 Expansion Pack for the Galactic Empire, and the Fang Fighter Expansion Pack and Slave I Expansion Pack for Scum and Villainy.

In addition, the previously announced Saw’s Renegades Expansion Pack and TIE Reaper Expansion Pack contain both first edition and second edition content to enable them to be used in both editions. These hybrid products will be released before the launch of X-Wing Second Edition as Wave XIV of the first edition.

All previously released Resistance and First Order ships will be released in their own conversion kits as part of the second wave of expansions as they’ll no longer be sub-factions of the Rebel Alliance and Galactic Empire.

The plastic ships from the Aces expansions (Imperial Aces, Rebel Aces, Imperial Veterans, etc.) will not be re-released in the game’s second edition. Some of the cards from these expansions will enter X-Wing Second Edition through the conversion kits, but the alternate painted plastic ships themselves will not be reprinted in the game’s second edition.

X-Wing 2nd Edition Has Been Announced

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Fantasy Flight Games has announces X-Wing Second Edition ending months of speculation and rumors. The new edition is an update to the bestselling miniatures game of space combat set in the Star Wars galaxy.

Gameplay in X-Wing Second Edition is refined across the board, improving the game’s flow and refocusing on the physical act of flying starships. Faction identities are strengthened as well, giving each faction more unique tactics and strategies for new players and veterans alike to explore and master. What’s more, the second edition allows players to “use the Force,” a crucial part of the Star Wars galaxy, and now an important element to sway the tide of every X-Wing battle.

Alongside the second edition the publisher has announced an official X-Wing squad-builder app, ushering in an era of dynamic play for both Organized Play and casual games. With the app, players can easily assemble squadrons and manage their collections. Point costs for ships and upgrades and upgrade slots available to ships can be adjusted for the course of a single event, a tournament season, or an entire season of the game.

This new edition implements minor tweaks and changes to improve the game’s flow, clean up interactions, and refocus the game on the act of flying.

Factions have been strengthened with unique tactics and strategies for each. The First Order and Resistance now have their own distinct faction separate from the Rebel Alliance and Galactic Empire and thus have their own themes, strengths, and weaknesses.

The game also introduces the use of the Force. Pilots that are Force-sensitive will have an edge and can spend Force charges tthey can spend to perform feats, far beyond the ability of normal pilots. An example would be to improve aim or avoid incoming fire. You can do things like change a focus result on attack or defense. Combined with upgrade cards, those pilots are even better.

The X-Wing Second Edition Core Set includes three fully assembled and beautifully painted ships, as well as all the cards, movement tools, tokens, and dice that players need to get flying. A whole wave of expansions will be released simultaneously, giving players plenty of options to create and customize their X-Wing Second Edition experience. Conversion Kits for the Galactic Empire, Rebel Alliance, and Scum and Villainy for veteran players to bring their full collection of first-edition ships into the new edition will be released.

The X-Wing Second Edition Core Set, a wave of expansions, and Conversion Kits will be available in Q3 of 2018.

Tyrants of Lothal, a New Expansion for Fantasy Flight’s Imperial Assault

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Fantasy Flight games has announced a brand new expansion for Imperial Assault, Tyrants of Lothal. The struggle against the empire is just beginning and resistance groups have begun to join together into the Rebel Alliance.

The Lothal Ressitance has arisen to fight back against the tyrannical oppression and now you can add this setting and characters to your games of Imperial AssaultTyrants of Lothal introduces new heroes, enemies, allies, map tiles and a six-part mini-campaign. Tyrants of Lothal is not releasing alone either, so be sure to also pre-order the Ezra Bridger and Kanan Jarrus Ally Pack, the Sabine Wren and Zeb Orrelios Ally Pack, the Thrawn Villain Pack, and the Hondo Ohnaka Villain Pack to upgrade your Imperial Assault experience!

These new figure packs contain everything you need to add these heroes to your campaign and skirmish games.

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