Kickstart Monday: Getting the Best Out of Your Game and Hobby Table

As I prepped for this week’s Kickstart Monday I poured over many miniature gaming Kickstarters as we have been focused on board games lately. What I found is that there is a growing trend in projects that just sell the STL files for 3D printing. If you are like me this is exciting, but not very useful as I don’t have a 3D printer currently. I did managed to stumble into a great Kickstarter project from Daniel and Emma Wolfe for an OTP Wet Palette Paint Station. If you don’t have a wet palette, then this is the perfect time to go and pre-order one for yourself.

As I continued to look, I found a table topper for your gaming that really does something unique. This project, by Michael Cuff, is The Quintessential Tabletop. This topper will sit on your kitchen table or other surface and features both rails that led it slide to the left of the right of the table, but also 360 degree rotation! When it’s a person’s turn, simply move the game board to where they can see it more clearly and then pass it to the next person when you are done.

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Kickstart Monday: Checking Out Superheroes and Aquariums

Grab your coffee because it’s going to be a wild ride today. It’s Kickstart Monday!

Two new Kickstarter projects have grabbed our attention today. Let’s start with THE BOYS: This Is Going To Hurt The Board Game by 1First Games. The Boys have been particularly popular since their hit series hit Amazon’s streaming service. We’ll see if the game lives up to the comics and show. Then we’ll take our time and watch the fish in Aqua Garden by uchibacoya and Underdog Games. I am just going to say it has some of the coolest meeples I have seen in a board game!

THE BOYS: This is Going To Hurt The Board Game

Game Board and Character Standees
Courtesy of their Kickstarter Page

The Boys comic book, which this game is based on, is a twisted parody of popular characters from Marvel, DC and other comic book lines. Super heroes are all created with a compound called Compound V. This Compound in existing super heroes can give them an extra boost. Be ready though, for super heroes in this universe have dark issues that lead to exploitation of everyone they can.

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Kickstart Monday: Wizarding Games and Epic Adventure Await

Welcome to Kickstart Monday! We have a couple of treats in store for you this week as we examine two new Kickstarter projects! First, we will look at the first release from Knight Games titled Harry Potter: Catch the Snitch. Then we will look at Arkenshield from Mad Maki Games. I hope you are as excited as we are to delve into the worlds of fantasy!

Harry Potter: Catch the Snitch

Harry Potter: Catch the Snitch

One of the best parts of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone was the sequence of events that led to Harry’s first game of Quidditch. In the game Harry Potter: Catch the Snitch you actually play the game Quidditch on the tabletop. The game will pit two players against each other. Get your broomsticks ready because it’s going to be a wild ride!

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Kickstart Monday: A Game Table and the Freedom Five

When I started prepping for this week’s Kickstart Monday post, I thought I would be talking about Knight Games new project. Since that was pulled down and is slotted to be re-launched later this week I had to do some quick research to find a second game to talk about. I always enjoy scouring Kickstarter for board games, miniatures products, and other just cool stuff that people are trying to get funded. This week I found two projects that I found pretty cool.

Infinity Game Table

Infinity Game Table

Let’s start with the Infinity Game Table by Arcade1up is an example of what the next generation may come to expect for tabletop gaming. This table features either a 32inch or 24 inch screen options running the Android OS. The table is wifi enabled, which is expected, with the ability to allow indy game developers to create and add their games to this system. Out of the box the system features all of the most popular board and card games such as Monopoly, Pandemic, Battleship and more. It will be interesting as the future of the tabletop gaming continues to see how technology continues to become more integrated with it. It’s not clear how easy the interface will be to use, but set up time should be a breeze. The table is featured to be able to be broken down and stored. This means you don’t have to leave the game table out and don’t have to pick up the game components after play!

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Monster Starting

Halloween has come and gone, but the fun of the holiday is still here. This week on Kickstart Monday I have a couple of Kickstarter projects that should get your future Halloween’s full of a little more monster. Both of these Kickstarters feature miniatures that you can add to your collection. Let’s take a deeper look at Dire Alliance: Horror and Shattered Hell Kickstarter projects

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