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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Nightmarium Revised Edition and MvH: Cthulhu Mythos rulebooks now online

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The Card Games section is updated with the rulebooks of the horror-themed games Nightmarium Revised Edition and Monsters vs. Heroes: Cthulhu Mythos. The rulebooks can be viewed on Issu and are available in PDF version at the following links: Nightmarium Revised Edition Monsters vs. Heroes: Cthulhu Mythos

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WW1 Wings of Glory Airplane Packs Preview – Rumpler C.

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The single-engine, two-seat reconnaissance biplane Rumpler C.IV is one of the new aircraft featured in the latest series of WW1 Wings of Glory Airplane Packs. The history of this plane is an example of the frequent German practice of starting with one aircraft design and refining it model by model. This practice, probably most familiar in the Albatros fighter series, where the D.Va is clearly an …

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Ares to pre-release Quartermaster General and Dungeonology at Spiel 2019

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Dungeonology: players are Scholars sent to study unlikely places, populated by mythic races. Ares Games will attend Essen Spiel 2019 (October 24-27, Essen, Germany) presenting its upcoming new games, and its latest releases, at booth E-100, in Hall 3, and booth C-114, in Hall 2. Quartermaster General Second Edition and Dungeonology – The Expedition are two upcoming games, presented for the first time at the show. …

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This War of Mine TBG: “Days of the Siege” expansion coming soon

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The Galakta Games section is now updated with information about “Days of the Siege”, the second expansion for the best-selling game This War of Mine: The Board Game. Expected to release in January 2020, the new expansion will give players a unique opportunity to experience a truly epic narrative and choose their role in events that are about to change the fate of Pogoren forever. Days …

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Tripods & Triplanes: Second Invasion starts to hit US stores on September 27th

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Second wave of invasion: Mk.III Squid. The Martian invasion continues with the second wave of tripods starting to hit the US stores on September 27th and reaching other countries in the following weeks. Wings of Glory – Tripods & Triplanes was released one month ago, when the Starter Set and the first tripods – Mk.I Locust and Mk.II Scarab became available in retail. Now, the alien …

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BSG-SB 33 Campaign Spin-off Part 2: GammaCon after-action report

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Following the first part of the Battlestar Galactica – the 33 Campaign spin-off scenario “They were expendables”, played at at Wintercon 2019, the action continued two weeks later at Gamma Con, in Canberra, Australia. Here follows the after action report by the organizer Zoe Ellen Brain. Prologue An asteroid field. A decoy ship with a dodgy ftl drive that can’t keep up with the fleet. Clapped …

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WW1 Wings of Glory Airplane Packs Preview – RAF SE.

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Following the Pfalz D.III preview article, it’s time to learn more about the RAF SE.5, the second fighter just released in the new series of WW1 Wings of Glory Airplane Packs. The SE.5 (Scout Experimental 5) was designed around a new and powerful engine, one which unfortunately was cranky and unreliable. The first pilots to fly the plane were very unimpressed (Albert Ball hated it and …

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Ares Games to publish “Masters of the Night”, new cooperation with Igrology

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Ares Games announces a new cooperation with Igrology, designers of the 4X board game Master of the Galaxy and the card game Nightmarium: “Masters of the Night”, a fully cooperative game for 1 to 5 players. Players are members of a Vampire family, just arrived after a long journey in a new, unfamiliar city, challenged to survive and establish their rule, despite mysterious Agents trying to …

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BSG-SB 33 Campaign: Spin-off scenario played at Wintercon, in Australia

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Battlestar Galactica – the 33 Campaign, a series of Battlestar Galactica Starship Battles massive events inspired by “33”, the first episode of the Reimagined series, continues to “jump” at all major shows Ares is attending in 2019 – but not only there! One contribution comes from Canberra, Australia. There, thanks to the organizer Zoe Ellen Brain, a spin-off scenario was played at Wintercon and Gamma Con. …

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