Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Sherlock Takes Over Game Trade Magazine 202!

Game Trade Magazine # 202 should be in your hands shortly and there is a lot to look forward to with this issue! It's our largest issue yet, so its no mystery as to why this issue is filled with new and amazing Sherlock Holmes products. Get your detective skills ready and grab your magnifying glass and pick up these crime solving games!

Fearlight Games has given us a Game Trade Magazine Exclusive scenario to their Sherlock inspired RPG - Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes

Baker Street: Roleplaying in the World of Sherlock Holmes

MSRP: $39.99

Sherlock Holmes is Missing - and Presumed Dead! Intrepid investigators are asked by the stoic Dr. Watson to take cases out of Baker Street in Holmes`s absence. Victorian streets, foggy nights, and crime most foul await! Will the nefarious plans of crafty villains come to fruition or can the champions of justice from Baker Street save the day? Baker Street is a roleplaying game in which the players attempt to solve some of the most   baffling crimes in history. Introducing over 30 careers, 25 unique criminal extras, and rules for making your own nefarious villains, Baker Street features a robust investigation mechanic, easy character generation, and rules for making your own mystery.

Read all about the Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective expansion: Jack the Ripper and West End Adventures from Asmodee North America!

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective – Jack the Ripper and West End Adventures

MSRP: $39.99
Players: 1-8
Age: 10+
Playtime: 60-120 minutes

Enter the gaslit world of Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective! Now, you`ll face ten entirely new cases in Jack and the West End Adventures! Six of these cases are standalone adventures, while four others form a linked campaign that challenges you to stop the murders of the notorious Jack the Ripper! With a new map of London and Whitechapel district, new newspapers for every case, and ten new casebooks, it`s time to put your mind to the test!

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective

MSRP: $39.99

Ten Sherlock Holmes adventures in which you are the hero! You are a member of the Baker Street Irregulars working to solve mysteries before the Master! Equipped with a copy of the Times, a map of London, a directory and more importantly - your logic, you will roam the streets of London trying to solve the most heinous crimes. Will you visit the crime scene? Meet Inspector Lestrade? The decision is in your hands and each clue that you follow will bring you a step closer to the truth. Unravel the string of intrigue, answer a series of questions and compare your score to that of Sherlock Holmes. Can you beat the Master?

Also from Asmodee North America and spotlighted in GTM is Watson and Holmes.

Watson and Holmes

MSRP: $59.99
Players: 2-7
Age: 12+
Playtime: 45-75 minutes

Race to find the truth in the mysterious world of Watson & Holmes, a game of deduction and intrigue. Each aspiring detective will work alongside Sherlock Holmes in order to solve a series of mysterious cases. By visiting locations, speaking with witnesses, and deciphering clues, you will come to your own conclusions about the investigation, independent of your fellow detectives. Once you believe you have all the facts, you must present your findings to the brilliant Holmes and the good Dr. Watson. Answering every question correctly will lead you to victory, though one misstep and you will be forced to retire from the case, leaving the remaining investigators to accurately interpret the clues before it`s too late!

Thursday, November 17, 2016

BattleTech Lance Packs from Catalyst Game Labs

Each $9.99 Lance Pack includes four plastic BattleMechs in the same great quality as those
from the Introductory Box Set. With no parts to assemble (beyond painting if you want to add
your favorite camo scheme to the mix), these are ready-to-play as soon as you open a box.
These miniatures are perfectly usable alongside the Introductory Box Set or with Total Warfare
and the full breadth of BattleTech play. Additionally, each Pack includes 8 Alpha Strike cards,
allowing these ’Mechs to also be fielded in that tabletop game play style.

PSI CAT35710 BattleTech: Assault Lance Pack
PSI CAT35711 BattleTech: Support Lance Pack

PSI CAT 35712 BattleTech: Battle Lance Pack
PSI CAT35713 BattleTech: Recon Lance Pack

PSI CAT35714 BattleTech: Command Lance Pack
PSI CAT35715 BattleTech: Pursuit Lance Pack

PSI CAT35716 BattleTech: Fire Lance Pack
PSI CAT35717 BattleTech: Striker Lance Pack

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

New Firefly: The Game Expansions from Gale Force Nine!

Coming soon from Gale Force Nine - (3) three new expansions for Firefly: The Game! 

Contact your Alliance Account Rep to order!

In Firefly: The Game, players captain their own Firefly-class transport ship, traveling the ‘Verse with a handpicked crew of fighters, mechanics and other travelers. As a captain desperate for work, players are compelled to take on any job -- so long as it pays. Double-dealing employers, heavy-handed Alliance patrols and marauding Reavers are all in a day’s work for a ship’s captain at the edge of the ‘Verse.

Firefly: The Game

MSRP: $49.99
Players: 1-5
Ages: 13+
Playtime: 120-240 minutes

Available Now for Preorder!

Big Money Deluxe Accessory

MSRP: $19.99

The Big Money Deluxe Accessory for Firefly: The Game upgrades the paper money from the game with 100 prop-sized banknotes (over 120K worth), for a real fistful of credits when the deal is done. Big Money also lives up to its name with a new denomination - a $5000 credit note, perfect for the biggest paydays!

Cargo Hold Shiny Token Set

MSRP: $15.00

Upgrade your Firefly`s Cargo Hold with these durable, acrylic, felt-backed tokens. This Shiny Token Set for use with Firefly: The Game contains 40 tokens - enough to outfit one player`s ship.

Crime and Punishment Expansion

MSRP: $14.99

Crime Pays! Gettin` the job done just got more interesting with Crime & Punishment, an expansion for Firefly: The Game that adds a whole heap of new troubles to the `Verse. Crime & Punishment adds 40 new cards to the Misbehave Deck, presenting more hassles, hardships, and rare opportunities for those crews that might indulge in a bit of criminal behavior now and then. Plus, new Alliance Priority Alerts put the screws to those just trying to make an honest (or dishonest) credit, while new Story Cards cater to captains who are willing to do anything to get by - the greater the risk, the greater the reward!

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Coming Soon from Dynamite Entertainment - Art of Atari Hardcover!

Get in the action with Atari! Alliance is excited to bring you this beautiful and nostalgic collection of art from the classic games of Atari. Dynamite Entertainment's Art of Atari features artwork from some of the most iconic and memorable Atari games, such as Asteroids and Centipede! Take a trip down memory lane with this perfect addition to your book collection! Contact your Alliance Account Rep today to preorder your copies!

Art of Atari Hardcover

SKU: DIA STL011921
MSRP: (Net) $20.79

Writer: Tim Lapetino
Page Count: 352 pages
ISBN: 9781524101039

Since its formation in 1972, Atari pioneered video game technology and built today`s multi-billion dollar industry, developing arcade games, home video systems, and personal computers to entertain millions of children and adults with fan-favorite games like Asteroids, Centipede, Missile Command, and Yar`s Revenge. 

To usher in the new era of electronic entertainment, the company hired an array of talented illustrators to emblazon game cartridges, boxes, magazine advertisements, and more with mind-blowing visions of fantasy and sports thrills, science fiction and adventure, that elevated pixelated gaming to the realm of high art. 

Art of Atari is the first official retrospective of the company`s illustrative accomplishments, spanning over four decades and cultivated from museums and private collections worldwide.

Friday, November 4, 2016

ComicWow! Live Charity Telethon

This is a telethon you won't want to miss... 
Tune in on Friday, November 11th, to support our friends at ComicWow! as they host a 24 hour gaming charity telethon to benefit the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America. Catch them LIVE on as they broadcast their team playing various table-top games NON-STOP for 24 hours.
Why tune in? This crazy event is all about generating donations and raising awareness for a great cause. Alliance Game Distributors and ComicWow! invite YOU to join us by making a donation in support of the cause - all while having some laughs as ComicWow! staffers play games non-stop for 24 hours! 
Who: ComicWow!
What: To raise money to benefit Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
When: November 11th  6pm – November 12th 6pm
Where: Watch Live on or
Why: Your chance to win 3 huge Grand Prizes! Support a great cause!
How: Donate to win!*
*Prizes will be drawn live, must donate at least $20.00 to win. Winners notified live and by email. 

Three Chances to WIN Huge Grand Prize Bundles
The sponsors donated great items to help build an INCREDIBLE prize packages that YOU can win just by donating $20 or more! There will be many giveaways, but there will be 3 GRAND PRIZE drawings throughout the live stream. One every 8 hours of the broadcast.
Three lucky people are going to take home a prize package worth upwards of $1,000+! Items include statues, books, just released games, and more!
For every $20 you donate you will get 1 entry into EACH drawing, and if you donate $100 you will get 7 entries!
Visit to place your donation online for your chance to win.

Special Thanks To Our Event Sponsors
Title sponsors Champions from Marvel Comics and Alliance Game Distributors are leading the team.
Event sponsors include IDW, BOOM! Studios, Hot Flips, Renegade Game Studios, Diamond Select Toys, and Red Bull.
Prize sponsors (whose items will be given away in prize packages) include ComicWow, Skybound, Funko, Diamond International Galleries, Gemstone Publishing, Fireside Games, IELLO, Cheapass Games, Wizkids, Dynamite Entertainment, Paizo, Death Wish Coffee, Cryptozoic, Blue Juice Comics, Archie, Calliope Games, CGE, Choice Collectibles, and professional cosplayers.

We'll catch you online November 11th!

For more information on ComicWow and the 24-hour live stream, visit or contact Richard Ankney at (443) 318-8451 or Be sure to follow ComicWow on its social networking sites to stay up to date on all new developments:
Instagram: TheRealComicWow
Twitter: @TheRealComicWow

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Games Workshop Preorders Due Thursday!

Preorders Due for Games Workshop Items
The following codes are short solicits from Games Workshop. Preorders need to be placed by Thursday, November 3rd.

Please contact your Alliance Account Rep to preorder these products!

GAW 43-01-60-NEWWarhammer 40K: Chaos Space Marine Codex Softcover
Chaos Space Marines are corrupt and treacherous super-warriors hell-bent on tearing apart the Imperium. Though they once strode the galaxy as noble defenders of Mankind, a lifetime of unremitting war has driven them to worship the gods of Chaos. These fell deities have rewarded them with arcane powers, daemonic war marines and hellish weaponry with which to slaughter the armies of the Emperor. Codex: Chaos Space Marines is a softback Warhammer 40,000 Codex. This high quality tome contains 104 full-colour pages, and is bound within a cover that features dynamic artwork. he Codex contains information on how the Chaos Space Marines came to be the bane of their loyalist brethren, from the origins of the Horus Heresy, through to the Black Crusades and the Crimson Path. It also includes a description of, and rules for, the battle-hungry forces of the Chaos Space Marines, including a gatefold reference page. In addition to the jaw-dropping artwork within, there is a stunning showcase of the range of miniatures, presenting the colour schemes and iconography of the Traitor Legions and their Renegade allies. 
GAW 64-01Warhammer 40K: Hero Bases
The box contains 8 bases: 2x 32mm Round, 5x 40mm Round and 1x 60mm Round base, with 20 human skulls, 3 ork skulls, 3 tau skulls, 2 genestealer skulls and 2 bird skulls for extra decoration.
GAW 64-02Warhammer: Age of Sigmar Hero Bases
The box contains 11 bases: 3x 32mm Round, 7x 40mm Round and 1x 90mm Oval base, with 8 human skulls, 4 orruk skulls and 2 bird skulls for extra decoration.
GAW 64-24Warhammer 40K: Haemotrope Reactor
Multi-part plastic kit contains the components necessary to assemble 2 Haemotrope Reactors. Compatible with the Promethium Relay pipes (65-48). Rules included in the box.
GAW 64-25Warhammer: Age of Sigmar Balewind Vortex
Multi-part plastic kit contains the components necessary to assemble a Balewind Vortex. Rules available to download from the product page on
GAW 64-26Warhammer: Age of Sigmar Magewrath Throne
Multi-part plastic kit contains the components necessary to assemble a Magewrath Throne. Rules available to download from the product page on
GAW 64-43-NEWWarhammer 40K: Fortress of Redemption
91-piece multi-part plastic kit. Includes a twin-linked lascannon interceptor gun, two heavy bolters and a missile silo. The main tower stands 14” high and the whole kit is 24”. Warhammer 40,000 rules contained in the box
GAW 65-01-NEWCitadel: Wound Trackers Dice
A set of eight D10 (10-sided) dice. Comes in two colours, representing tens and units. Packaged in a stackable plastic cube. 
GAW 65-37Citadel: Maelstrom Dice Cube
A set of 20 12mm dice featuring an attractive matt swirl effect. Packaged in a stackable plastic cube.
GAW 66-04-NEWCitadel: Repair Tool
A two-part tool – one side is designed to hold a tube of Citadel Super Glue (66-51-99) (not included), and the other is a sturdy metal scraper, designed for removing dried glue so that fresh glue can be placed. Can be clipped to your key ring.
GAW 95-01-60-NEW2Warhammer: Age of Sigmar Ogre Kingdoms Battletome - Beastclaw Raiders Softcover
Harbingers of dark months and dead seasons, marauders who stalk through the frozen darkness, the ogor tribes of the Beastclaw Raiders are gargantuan creatures of strength and hunger. Unlike orruks or warriors of the Bloodbound they fight not for the thrill but for survival – battlefields are their hunting grounds, and when the foe lies cold and dead their bodies are harvested with a gluttonous fury, for it takes a truly staggering amount of meat to satisfy these massive, ravenous raiders. Constantly on the move, their nomadic way leaves behind naught but a wasteland of cracked ice and frozen bones – and their appetites drive them to every corner of every mortal realm.