Thursday, February 27, 2014

DC HeroClix: Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes



DC Comics' most celebrated Super-Teens take center stage in DC HeroClix: Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, shining the spotlight on fan-favorite characters from the present day and the far future!
Join Legion of Super-Heroes founding members Cosmic Boy, Saturn Girl, and Lightning Lad as they usher in a bold, new future for HeroClix!


DC HeroClix: Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes features 69 figures to collect as well as sub-themes including the Legion Espionage Squad, the Legion Lost, the Legion of Doom, the Fatal Five, Jack Kirby’s New Gods, and Jim Lee’s WildC.A.T.s!


Plus, keep your eyes peeled for Toyman and his Toy Drone figures, which are similar to the Flock of Bat figures found in last year’s DC HeroClix: Batman release. However, rather than connecting to a heroic figure, the Toy Drones, instead, assist the Toyman in his evil schemes! Toyman can utilize up to two Toy Drone figures connected to his base at any given time, each with its own special ability! What other nefarious toys does the Toyman have in his arsenal?


DC HeroClix: Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes is introduced in 10-count Booster Bricks as well as single-figure foil packs offered in 24-count Gravity Feeds showcasing 10 unique figures boasting all-new dial designs.



DC Comics' most feared villains take center stage with this all-new Legion of Doom Fast Forces Pack! Beneath the depths of a dark and mysterious swamp, the Legion of Doom plan their next nefarious plot to take over the world!


Lex Luthor is joined by Bizarro, Black Manta, Cheetah, Giganta, and Solomon Grundy in this villainous Fast Forces Pack, featuring figures with all-new dial designs and two, exclusive maps.






Thursday, February 20, 2014

TableTop Season 2 Episode 21 - "Lords of Vegas"



Las Vegas. The Strip. To the untrained eye, it's a sleepy desert crossroads. Your brilliant plan? Construct a magnificent chain of casinos and manufacture the ultimate dream of easy money and impossible luxury! Roll the dice, and build your piece of Paradise!

Join Wil Wheaton and his high-rolling friends Miracle Laurie and Angela and Aubrey of The Doubleclicks as they stake their claim to build a fortune in the high-risk, high-rewards world of Mayfair Games' Lords of Vegas!

It's "Celebrity Poker" for board games! Hosted by actor, co-creator, and fan-favorite Wil Wheaton, TableTop brings gaming to the forefront of pop-culture, pairing notable celebrities with must-play tabletop games.

Check it out (and share it!) at: http://tabletop.geekandsundry.com/



Friday, February 7, 2014

WizKids Partners with Wizards of the Coast for Dungeons & Dragons Miniatures!


WIZKIDS ANNOUNCES LICENSING AGREEMENT WITH WIZARDS OF THE COAST FOR DUNGEONS & DRAGONS PRE-PAINTED MINIATURES

This summer, WizKids will debut an all-new line of Dungeons & Dragons pre-painted miniatures that complement the recently announced Tyranny of Dragons adventure theme.

FEBRUARY 07, 2014 (Hillside, NJ) – Adding to the excitement of the recently announced Tyranny of Dragons from Wizards of the Coast, WizKids Games, a division of National Entertainment Collectibles Association, Inc., is excited to announce an all-new line of pre-painted miniatures for Dungeons & Dragons.  The first set of miniatures will coincide with the launch of the highly-anticipated next edition of Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, set to release in summer 2014.

“We are very excited at the opportunity to join the party and work with our friends at Wizards of the Coast to enrich the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop experience for adventurers worldwide,” said Justin Ziran, President of WizKids. “With all the tools WizKids brings to the table, we figure this partnership will be a critical hit,” said WizKids Director of Business and Legal Affairs Alexis Mueller.

The new line of Dungeons & Dragons miniatures will feature creatures and characters that players have come to know and love, allowing them to wage their battles and experience their adventures with a greater level of immersion and tactical interplay.

“This year is going to be the biggest in Dungeons & Dragons’ history,” said Nathan Stewart, Brand Director for Dungeons & Dragons. “It’s important for us to work with strong partners such as WizKids to ensure fantastic Tyranny of Dragons experiences for all D&D fans.”

Dungeons & Dragons Fantasy Miniatures will be available in Starter Box Hero Sets (WZK 71583) and Booster Bricks (WZK 71585), with a Promotional Figure (WZK 71586) available as well.

WizKids will develop figures that support official Dungeons & Dragons key products this summer.  For more information, please visit WizKids Games at New York Toy Fair (16-19 February 2014) at Booth 4802, or online at www.wizkidsgames.com/dnd



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About WizKids Games
WizKids/NECA, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NECA, is a New Jersey-based game developer and publisher dedicated to creating games driven by imagination. WizKids first pioneered the Combat Dial system featured in HeroClix, the leading collectible miniatures game on the market, with over 500 million miniature game figures sold worldwide. WizKids continues to produce new proprietary game platforms and properties including the award-winning fantasy board game Mage Knight, the groundbreaking Dice Building Game engine used in the critically-acclaimed game Quarriors and the soon-to-launch Dice Masters, as well as its widely haled execution of Star Trek: Attack Wing. For additional information, visit www.wizkidsgames.com.

About Wizards of the Coast
Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), is the leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer. Wizards’ players and fans are members of a global community bound together by their love of both digital gaming and in-person play. The company brings to market a range of gaming experiences under powerful brand names such as MAGIC: THE GATHERING, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, and KAIJUDO. Wizards is also a publisher of fantasy series fiction with numerous New York Times best-sellers. For more information about our world renowned brands, visit the Wizards of the Coast Web site at www.wizards.com.


TableTop- Fortune and Glory: The Cliffhanger Game



It is the late 1930s and the world is in turmoil. Humanity is on the brink of war as imperialist nations in the Far East and Europe work aggressively to expand their domination. The Nazis have taken control of Germany and now spread darkness across the globe in their hunt for powerful occult artifacts that can give them the upper hand in the days to come. But the spirit of adventure and freedom won’t be stamped out so easily.


Heroic adventurers from around the world answer the call, racing against time to hunt down ancient artifacts, explore deadly temples, and fight back the powers of darkness from engulfing the world. It is a race of good versus evil and only a cunning and agile explorer can claim the ultimate prize of… Fortune and Glory!

Join Wil Wheaton and fellow adventurers Brandon Routh (Superman Returns), Felicia Day, and Ryon Day as they leap into the perilous fray of Fortune and Glory, Flying Frog Productions' fast-paced game of high adventure, vile Villains, edge-of-your-seat danger, and Cliffhanger Pulp Movie Action!



It's "Celebrity Poker" for board games! Hosted by actor, co-creator, and fan-favorite Wil Wheaton, TableTop brings gaming to the forefront of pop-culture, pairing notable celebrities with must-play tabletop games.

Check it out (and share it!) at: http://tabletop.geekandsundry.com/