Last year, following the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, fans were treated to two sleekly designed packs of collectible playing cards inspired by the light and dark side of the Force. One year later, Star Wars is stronger than ever thanks to The Mandalorian, and the stylish, high quality playing cards manufacturers at Theory 11 have delivered a pack of cards inspired by the Star Wars series on Disney+. And yes, The Child formerly known as Baby Yoda gets quite the prominent placement too. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 by Jacob Hall
The Unmatched board game series has always been about clashes between unlikely titans. So perhaps it was inevitable that the superheroes of the Marvel Universe would one day join the fray.
Mondo (who releases Unmatched alongside Restoration Games) has announced four new sets for the ever-growing tabletop line, and they will start hitting shelves next year. New combatants include characters like Luke Cage, Daredevil, Ms. Marvel, Black Panther and more. Like with past sets, they can be enjoyed as standalone experiences or combined with previous releases for the ultimate battle royale.
We have the first details about the new releases, as well as the first look at some stunning box art. You can check them out below.
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Okay campers, rise and shine! And don’t forget your booties ’cause it’s cold out there. Well, at least it’s starting to get cold out there as we head into the holiday season, and if you’ve got someone in your family whose a big Groundhog Day fan, then Funko POP has a couple new items that you might want to pick up.
An official Groundhog Day Funko POP is being released just in time for the annual holiday that is celebrated in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Not only does it feature Bill Murray as weatherman Phil Connors, but it also comes with a little Punxsutawney Phil to go along with it. But that’s not all, because there’s also a Groundhog Day board game that Funko is releasing too, and there’s a special bonus that Funko POP collectors will definitely want to get their hands on. Read More »
Right now, all eyes are on Jon Favreau‘s work on the Star Wars series The Mandalorian, but as we get closer to the holidays, fans will be digging into the director’s modern holiday classic Elf. The movie is played endlessly during the Christmas season, and this year you can take your love of Will Ferrell as Buddy the Elf to the next level.
This year, fans will be able to play a special Elf version of the classic board game Monopoly, featuring familiar locations and settings from the film. Plus, while you’re arguing about how much money you own for landing on whatever the Elf equivalent of Boardwalk will be, you’ll be able to munch on some Elf breakfast cereal from General Mills. Read More »
The mystery of The Blair Witch Project is maybe one left buried deep in the Black Hills Forest, but you’ll get a chance to return to those dark woods and investigate the mystery of the titular witch with the new Hunt a Killer Horror: Blair Witch tabletop game. Hunt a Killer, the makers of the popular mystery, sci-fi, and horror-themed role-playing games, are debuting a Blair Witch tabletop game, just in time for spooky season.
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Posted on Tuesday, September 29th, 2020 by Jacob Hall
Unmatched, the board game series where characters from myth, legend, literature, and pop culture all clash in the nerdiest battle of all time, is heading to Sunnydale. Unmatched: Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a standalone game that lets players fight it out as Buffy, Willow, Angel, and Spike using detailed miniatures and cards featuring stunning artwork from Heather Vaughan. And naturally, it can be combined with past editions, so the Slayer and her crew can take on Bigfoot, Bruce Lee, and yes, even Dracula.
/Film is pleased to debut an exclusive first look at the game components. We’re even more pleased to reveal that the game is available for pre-order online right now before hitting retail shelves in mid-November.
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A couple years ago, The Op (A.K.A. USAOPOLY) released a quick-play version of Trivial Pursuit featuring questions dedicated entirely to the horror movie genre. It must have been pretty popular, because now they’ve released a full-fledged Trivial Pursuit: Horror Ultimate Edition, complete with a full game board and 1,800 questions about horror movies, TV shows, books, and more. Get the full details on the Trivial Pursuit horror edition below. Read More »
After nearly 30 years, lovable cinematic goofballs William “Bill” S. Preston, Esq. (Alex Winter) and Ted “Theodore” Logan (Keanu Reeves) are finally returning in a new movie. And just a few days after Bill and Ted Face the Music arrives on VOD, you’ll be able to play a new Bill and Ted board game designed in a phone booth-shaped package which tests your knowledge of history and trivia. Get the details on Bill and Ted’s Excellent Historical Trivia Travel Game below. Read More »
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Rob Reiner’s film adaptation of The Princess Bride came out in 1987. James Cameron’s Titanic was released a decade later in 1997. But since time is a meaningless morass of nothingness in the throes of a global pandemic, now is as good a time as ever for those movies to receive new tabletop game adaptations. Get the details on both of them below.
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Leonard Maltin, one of the world’s most well-known movie critics, is getting his own board game from Mondo, and a few lucky players could end up getting into the real-life movie business themselves thanks to one of the game’s more interesting aspects. Get the details below. Read More »