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Toy Fair 2019: Things Get Strange with a Stranger Things Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set

Stranger Things Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set

The Stranger Things Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set game contains everything players need to embark on a Stranger Things adventure including the essential rules of the roleplaying game. It’s a great way for new as well as seasoned Dungeons & Dragons players to experience the D&D adventure Stranger Things character Mike Wheeler has created for his friends.

Pick your character — will you be Will the Wise or Dustin the Dwarf? Get your fireballs ready as you investigate the mysterious castle and battle the ferocious Demogorgon. Prepare for just about anything, because the game just got stranger.

Game includes Stranger Things Adventure book, Rulebook, 5 Stranger Things character sheets, 6 dice, Demogorgon Figure, and paintable Demogorgon figure. Available at most major retailers nationwide.

Stranger Things Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set contents

Out May 1, 2019, the set will retail for $24.99 and is for ages 14 & up.

Toy Fair 2019: The Orville Comes to WizKids’ Heroclix

nce again expanding its licensing portfolio and suite of collectible miniatures, WizKids has announced a licensing partnership to feature a popular sci-fi TV series, The Orville, in upcoming HeroClix releases. The new line is slated to hit shelves worldwide in Fall 2019, sold exclusively through Alliance and Diamond distributors in the U.S.  

Currently in its second season, The Orville is set 400 years in the future and follows The U.S.S. Orville, a mid-level exploratory spaceship. Its crew, both human and alien, face the wonders and dangers of outer space, while also dealing with the problems of everyday life. It is the second television series license to be added to the HeroClix line.

The first product to release will be a Jumbo Starter Set featuring the main crew, including Captain Ed Mercer, played by actor Seth MacFarlane, along with Commander Kelly Grayson, Dr. Claire Finn, Lt. Alara Kitan, Lt. Gordon Malloy, Lt. Commander Bortus, Lt. Commander John LaMarr, enabling HeroClix players and fans to embark in interstellar combat with their favorite characters.

Stop by the WizKids booth (#5302) at New York Toy Fair, February 16-19th to get a sneak peek at upcoming figures from the exciting inaugural release!

Toy Fair 2019: Wizards of the Coast Teases Magic: The Gathering – War of the Spark

In advance of New York Toy Fair, Wizards of the Coast has just dropped a video teaser for the upcoming Magic: The Gathering card set War of the Spark, releasing this spring in stores and as a new content package for digital card game Magic: The Gathering Arena.

Be there when it ends. Find out what’s at stake during PAX East 2019.

Prerelease April 27, 2019
Play it first on MTG Arena April 25, 2019

Cryptozoic Will Preview Upcoming Games at Toy Fair 2018

Cryptozoic Entertainment will preview several of its upcoming games at Toy Fair, February 17-20 at the Javits Center in New York City. Among the offerings are three new tabletop games based on popular episodes of Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty TV series: “The Ricks Must Be Crazy,” “Pickle Rick,” and “The Rickshank Rickdemption.” In addition, the company has two new entries in the long-running DC Deck-Building series: a standalone game based on the “Rebirth” comic book storyline and the fourth Crisis Expansion. Finally, it will present the forthcoming original games The Arrival and Wallet. Cryptozoic will preview these games and more at its booth #5344.

The games being previewed at Toy Fair include:

Rick and Morty: The Ricks Must Be Crazy Multiverse Game: In this engine-building game, 2-4 players take on the roles of Rick, Morty, Zeep, and Kyle as they introduce Power-making technology to different worlds, and then try to get that Power before their opponents. Based on the Rick and Morty episode “The Ricks Must Be Crazy,” gameplay takes place in four “’Verses” with unique attributes: the Rickverse, Microverse, Miniverse, and Teenyverse. Players spend Actions to build Power Supplies and Contraptions and move to different `Verses. At the end of each round, Power generates from the bottom ’Verse up, and players utilize it to play One-Shot abilities, use Character Abilities, and power-up their Contraptions.

Rick and Morty: The Pickle Rick Game: This intense 1-2 player game is based on the hugely popular “Pickle Rick” episode of Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty. One player plays as Pickle Rick as he tries to escape a heavily armed compound, while the other player takes on the roles of both the Russians and Jaguar as they try to stop him. The Pickle Rick player uses weapons cards to dole out damage and Air Vents to get out of jams as he or she tries to get to the Rooftop. The game includes both Pickle Rick and Jaguar miniatures that are moved across a dynamic board made up of tiles that are constantly being added, rotated, and flipped. Adding to the off-the-wall fun is the game’s packaging: It looks like a pickle!

Rick and Morty: The Rickshank Rickdemption Deck-Building Game: This 2-4 player sequel to Rick and Morty: Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind Deck-Building Game features a set of Council cards that cause players to vote to enact new rules, dramatic one-time effects, and other mysterious situations. Access Tokens give players votes and chances to devalue the Galactic Federation currency from 1 to 0. The game exudes off-the-wall Rick and Morty art and gameplay, even including a Szechuan Sauce card.

Art not final

DC Deck-Building Game: Rebirth: The latest entry in the DC Deck-Building Game series introduces Movement using eight Mighty Meeples wooden figures, including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Aquaman. The game features both competitive and cooperative modes, offering two distinctive ways to play. In both modes, Villains do not go into a player’s deck when defeated, but instead grant a one-time Reward. In competitive play, defeated Villains give players Victory Points and then go under their Super Hero cards. They can even be used to bribe rivals for various favors.

Art not final

DC Deck-Building Game: Crisis Expansion Pack 4: The latest Crisis expansion for the DC Deck-Building Game series introduces the keyword “Unity” for Ongoing cards that get better as more teammates have them in play. The pack focuses on the Teen Titans and includes six Super Heroes from the Titans, original members of the group who are now all grown up and have something to prove. Another fresh twist to gameplay comes in the form of Personal Crisis Cards, which may only directly affect one character, but can still take down the whole team if players don’t work together to solve the problem.

The Arrival: Created by famed designer Martin Wallace, the strategy board game puts 2-4 players in the roles of Tribe Leaders as they vie with each other and the demon-like Fomori for control of ancient Ireland. The unique gameplay includes two different victory conditions as determined by whether the Tribe Leaders or the Fomori control more of the map at the end of play. Cryptozoic’s wide release later this month of the acclaimed game—previously released in limited quantities at the Essen Game Fair in 2016—upgrades the art, improves various components, and adds a new Advanced Game variant.

Wallet: In this exciting 2-7 party game, players become colorful characters and compete to find money and an ID that’ll convince the cops of their innocence. Holding multiple IDs and several types of currency will result in the player being found guilty. The game is played using an actual wallet with multiple pockets and zippered areas that allow players to bluff their opponents or lead them into traps. Each fast-paced game last only 10 minutes, and an entire match is over in just 30 minutes.

Toy Fair 2016: TMNT, Civil War, World’s Finest Spotted

Toy Fair 2016 is going on this weekend and Wizkids is showing off some of the upcoming Dice Masters sets.

The next three sets should be (unless there’s some weird delays) are Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Civil War, and World’s Finest, all shown off at Toy Fair. Following World’s Finest the next DC set will be Green Arrow and The Flash, scheduled to release in August.

Civil War will be out in May 2016, World’s Finest is March 2016, and TMNT should be out any time now since it was already supposed to be out.

Checking the cards from World’s Finest, two look to get more dice on the table and also modifying characters or purchasing. Both “Vengeance” and “Iron Will” sound interesting. Just those six cards make it seem like an interesting set.

(via The Reserve Pool)

Cryptozoic Entertainment Announces Some of Their 2016 Game Releases

Cryptozoic Entertainment has shown off some of the games announced at Toy Fair 2016.The award-winning company has released a large variety of card and board game products to critical acclaim.

Some of this year’s product launches include:

DC Comics™ Deck Building Game: Crisis Pack 3

DC Comics Deck Building Game Crisis Pack 3The DC Universe is in peril… again! In the DC Comics Deck-building Game Crisis Expansion Pack 3, players will face some of the most epic challenges, events, and destructive forces in the history of comic-dom. In this Crisis Expansion find 14 “Impossible Mode” Crime Syndicate Super-Villains to battle against and Crisis versions of eight oversized characters such as Lex Luthor, Sinestro, Bane and many more. Also included are six new playable oversized characters and new main deck cards for competitive players. This Crisis Pack features two unique modes of cooperative play. Play in a completely cooperative mode, where players all work together to overcome challenges and foes. Or play in “Hidden Objective” mode, never before seen in a deck-building game. The Suicide Squad makes its debut as playable oversized characters, and as ne’er-do-wells, working together isn’t exactly their strong suit. It seems someone always has their own agenda when this “team” gets together for a mission. In this mode, players are still working together, but everyone has their own definition of what a “win” really is. One player may even be secretly working against the rest of the team.Adventure Time Card Wars Fiona Vs Cake

Adventure Time Card Wars: Fiona Vs Cake
Based on the Card Wars game found in the Adventure Time episodes of the same name.  Includes a code card that unlock special surprises the Card Wars digital android and iOS game. Easy to learn rules and all-new, original artwork. Play as the Fionna or Cake characters.

Rick and Morty Total RickallRick and Morty Total Rickall
The Total Rickall Cooperative Card Game is based on the Rick and Morty episode of the same name. Players can still play this wild and wacky game and have plenty of fun even if they have never watched the program. Easy to learn, cooperative and mimics the action and hilarity of the Rick and Morty Episode “Total Rickall”. This is a cooperative game for 2-5 players, with a playing time of 30 minutes.

Internal Affairs GameInternal Affairs Game
In Hong Kong, the Police and ruthless Triad crime syndicate have both learned they have traitors embedded in their midst and are determined to ferret out these dangerous moles. It’s up to the player to crack the codes of their foes and learn who is ultimately loyal to whom.  The game is won by the team that manages to first reveal all 3 identity cards of 2 infiltrators belonging to the opposing team. Fun, new take on hidden identity games with constantly evolving gameplay and create a secret code for opponents to try to crack.

Cartoon Network™ Crossover Crisis Deck-building Game
Cartoon Network Crossover Crisis Deck-building GameCartoon Network’s baddest adversaries are loose and it’s up to the players to stop them.  Play as favorite heroes from Cartoon Network’s past and present hit shows: Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball, Clarence, Courage the Cowardly Dog, Dexter’s Laboratory, Johnny Bravo, Regular Show, Samurai Jack and Steven Universe to take them down. Every main deck card is unique and brimming with Cartoon Network characters. In this wacky take on world-renown Cerberus Engine, find WEAKNESS cards which are all unique, dangerous, and PRATFALL cards (which replace Vulnerabilities). Never before seen EVENT cards change things up in crazy ways when they appear out of the main deck. They may literally cause a stomping of feet. Or outlandish zoo animal noises, and more. In the end, only one player will be left laughing in this competitive game.

Toy Fair 2015: A Look at Wizkids’ Upcoming Avengers Heroclix, Dicemasters & More!

Toy Fair is rocking at the Javits Center in New York City. It’s giving us a look at what we can expect on shelves this coming year. Wizkids was there showing off a lot of their upcoming releases including their Avengers Assemble Heroclix, Age of Ultron Dicemasters, the Ant-Man Heroclix box set, and more.

Check out the photos below! Heroclix Quinjet people!