Ares to launch Masters of the Night project on Kickstarter in January 2020

By Ares Games

Ares Games announces a new crowdfunding campaign to fund the fully cooperative/solo game (1 to 5 players) Masters of the Night, in partnership with Igrology – the Russian design studio of the 4X board game Master of the Galaxy and the card game Nightmarium. The project will launch on Kickstarter on January 14th, 2020, ending on January, 30th. Masters of the Night: solo and cooperative game. …

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PAX-Unplugged: Last clash of Battlestar Galactica “33” Campaign, new games and previews

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Ares Games will be at PAX Unplugged (December 6-8, Philadephia, PA) presenting three new games – the atypical dungeon crawler Dungeonology: The Expedition, the Victorian board game Nanty Narking, and the historical card-driven game WW2 Quartermaster General 2nd Edition. Ares will also host the final battle of the Battlestar Galactica Starship Battles – the “33“ Campaign”, on Saturday morning, with the booth #3437 turning into a …

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Ares to distribute the English edition of Hexy Studio’s games

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Ares Games and Polish Hexy Studio announce a partnership to distribute the English edition of Hexy Studio’s games in the United States and non-European countries. The first games to launch will be the tactical adventure game Hard City and game of pretense and deceit Slyville, due to release in retail in Spring 2020 (after the fulfillment of Hard City’s Kickstarter rewards). Hard City: a “1 vs …

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Nanty Narking starts to hit the US stores on November 29th

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The board game of of wit and podsnappery Nanty Narking, by Martin Wallace, starts to hit the shelves in US stores on November 29th. Based on Wallace’s acclaimed previous design “Discworld: Ankh-Morpork,” Nanty Narking is immersed deeply in the world of Dickens’s and Doyle’s literature. Published by PHALANX, the English edition of the game is distributed in the United States and non-European countries by Ares Games. …

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PHALANX: Freedom!

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Freedom!, a siege game for two players. The PHALANX Games section is now updated with information and images of two new games coming in Spring 2020: Freedom! and its Solo Mode Expansion, and Europe Divided. These games were funded on Kickstarter in the first half of 2019 and they will arrive at retail by April 2020, after the fulfillment to the KS backers has been completed. …

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BGG.

By Ares Games

Ares Games is attending BGG.CON (November 21-24, Dallas, TX). Here we are releasing the atypical dungeon crawler Dungeonology: The Expedition as well as pre-releasing WW2 Quartermaster General Second Edition and Nanty Narking, at booth 306, with the presence of Nanty Narking’s designer Martin Wallace to sign copies at the Ares booth. Ares is also presenting previews of several games coming in 2020: two games to be …

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Dungeonology: The Expedition to start to hit US stores on November 20th

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Dungeonology: The Expedition – the scholars. Dungeonology: The Expedition, the atypical dungeon crawler where the characters are scholars challenged to submit the best thesis on a mysterious Civilization in a remote Dungeon to become the new professor of University of Rocca Civetta, is now shipping to distributors and will start to hit the stores in the US on November 20th. The game releases alongside its first …

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WW1 Wings of Glory Airplane Packs Preview – Breguet BR.

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The recently released series of WW1 Wings of Glory Airplane Packs includes the highly successful Allied two–seaters Breguet 14, a plane capable of both recon and light bombing. Designed by Louis Breguet, it was the first Allied plane using more metal than wood in its construction, mostly duraluminum and welded steel tubing. The result was a plane that was light, sturdy, and very fast, with many …

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WW2 Quartermaster General 2nd Edition: an evergreen game back in a refreshed version

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WW2 Quartermaster General Second Edition, coming soon in stores, completely revamps this award-winning title. Originally released in 2014 by micro-publisher Griggling Games, WW2 Quartermaster General provides the epic fun of a grand strategy game, but with the ease and pace associated with a euro game. WW2 Quartermaster Edition Second Edition improves multiple elements of the original. “An army marches on its stomach” is a famous saying …

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Dungeonology: Interview with the designers Diego Fonseca and Danilo Guidi

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  Fun, scholarly study and low blows at the University of Rocca Civetta! Dungeonology is the result of a brilliant crowdfunding campaign. To celebrate, Ludus Magnus Studio decided to take players behind the scenes of the project, retracing the path that led Dungeonology to become the game they will soon have on their tables. In this interview, Diego Fonseca and Danilo Guidi, co-designers of the game, …

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Ares to host previews of “Masters of the Night” and “303 Squadron” at Spiel 2019

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Ares Games will host the first demos of two upcoming games at Essen Spiel 2019 (October 24-27, Essen, Germany): at the booth Hall 3, E100, visitors will find previews of Masters of the Night, a fully cooperative game where players are members of a Vampire family, and 303 Squadron, a cooperative board game inspired by true historical events, with players taking on the role of 303 …

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Battlestar Galactica SB: Raptors and Heavy Raiders in US stores from October 18th

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The second wave of Spaceship Packs for Battlestar Galactica – Starship Battles, introducing the Raptor and the Cylon Heavy Raider, is now shipping to distributors and starts to hit the US stores from October 18th. The new Spaceship Packs will be available in other countries in the following weeks, and will be in sale at Spiel 2019 (October 24-27, Essen, Germany). Boomer’s Raptor. The Colonial Raptor …

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