The Village Square: February 29, 2016



Happy Leap Year! I started googling things about leap year and ended up here, but for me, this special day is all about an extra day of gaming. Enjoy!

More Dice
The Dice City: All That Glitters expansion is due out in April, according to ACD Distribution.

Continuing the Stories
On March 10th, Asmodee will release the second expansion for T.I.M.E. Stories, A Prophecy of Dragons.

Dominion Moving
According to a statement posted by Making Fun CEO John Welch, the company’s Dominion license has not been renewed by Rio Grande Games. There will be a new Dominion online that will be available immediately after the Making Fun license expires at the end of the year.

Long Night Ahead
More details and photos of the highly anticipated Dead of Winter stand-alone expansion, Dead of Winter: The Long Night.

Sea of Clouds
Now available: Iello’s Sea of Clouds, a game of air pirates and plundering.

Brain Stimulators
Funnybone Toys announced four new games for 2016 in its “Design to Play” category, with a focus on “brain-stimulating” play: Arrazzles, Anaxi, Melvin & Simon, and Spirot.

Questions Answered
Fantasy Flight Games has released a Warhammer Quest FAQ.

Boba Fett? Where?
Paul Heaver talks about the upcoming Boba Fett Crew Upgrade that he worked on as reward for winning his second X-wing world championship.

Lending a Digital Hand
From our friends at Cardboard Quest, here’s a list of some handy companion apps for your favorite board games.

He’s Back
Warlord Games has released the Terminator 1984 and Duel sets for the Terminator Genesys Miniatures game, along with a rules and FAQ pdf.

Beyond the Gates of Antares Rules
The full rulebook for Beyond the Gates of Antares is now available in pdf format.

Quarterbacking Catan
Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins tweeted a photo of Catan. I’m always happy to see pro athletes taking part of our hobby, as long as it doesn’t affect their fantasy sports stats.

Upcoming Board Game Conventions
March 3-5. Saltcon. Layton, Utah.
March 4-6. Tennessee Game Days. Franklin, Tennessee.
March 4-6. FallsCon 2016. Witchita Falls, Texas.
March 18-20. MACE West. Asheville, North Carolina.
March 18-20. Meeplecon. Las Vegas, Nevada.
March 18-20. MidSouthCon 34. Memphis, Tennessee.
March 18-20. Breakout Con. Toronto, Ontario. Canada.
March 31-April 3. AdeptiCon 2016. Schaumburg, Illinois.
April 1-3. ConQuest SAC. Sacramento, California.
April 1-3. Gaming Hoopla. Gurnee, Illinois.
April 9-10. Unpub Games Festival. Baltimore, Maryland.
April 22-24. Rocket City Gamefest. Huntsville, Alabama.
April 22-24. LexiCon Tabletop Gaming. Lexington, Kentucky.
April 28-May 1. Kingdom-Con 2016. San Diego, California.
April 29-May 1. Board Games at the Beach. Wilmington, North Carolina.
May 19-22. Geekway to the West. St. Louis, Missouri.
May 27-30. Gamex 2016. Los Angeles, California.
June 3-5. 2D Con. Bloomington, Minnesota.
June 15-19. Origins Game Fair. Columbus, Ohio.
June 17-19. PolyCon 34. San Luis Obispo, California.
June 23-26. Texicon. Hurst, Texas.
July 6-10. Dice Tower Gaming Con V. Orlando, Florida.
August 26-28. Coulee Con 2016. La Crosse, Wisconsin.
September 2-5. Gateway 2016. Los Angeles, California.
September 24-25. Congress of Gamers. Rockville, Maryland.

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