Daily Illuminator Archive for August 2018
August 1, 2018:
We have ameowzing news: Super Kitty Bug Slap
, the game of fast paws and faster slapping, is available at Target now! Designed by Sam Mitschke and Randy Scheunemann (Simon's Cat Card Game
), with art by Len Peralta (Munchkin Clowns
, Munchkin Collectible Card Game
), Super Kitty Bug Slap
is a fast-paced dexterity game where matching the color, shape, and bug are all that matters . . .
August 2, 2018:
Missing out on Gen Con? No worries, our Warehouse 23 Gigantic Gen Con Sale has you covered . . .
August 3, 2018:
Steve Jackson Games and Games Workshop are pleased to announce that Munchkin Warhammer 40,000
will be coming to game stores near you in early 2019. Developed by Munchkin
Line Editor Andrew Hackard, in consultation with Games Workshop, and illustrated by original Munchkin
artist and Warhammer 40,000
fanboy John Kovalic, Munchkin Warhammer 40,000
will be a Deluxe-format game with a Level tracker board, character standies, and 168 cards . . .
August 4, 2018:
After yesterday's big announcement (posted here), you might have thought we didn't have anything else cooking this year, but you would be, oh, so very
wrong about that. Steve Jackson designed this game, in which you invite over far too many cooks. Munchkin Crazy Cooks
is a new, Deluxe-format game that will be on the shelves exclusively at Barnes & Noble in mid-September . . .
August 5, 2018:
While reviewing inventory and sales forecasts, we realized it was time to order more Simon's Cat Card Game
and Super Kitty Bug Slap
. These two games continue to sell well, and we're always happy when we hear that families who try one turn around and grab the other; it turns out that these two little games featuring cats make for a fabulous family game night! . . .
August 6, 2018:
With two weeks down and less than three weeks to go before the project closes, we're happy to report that The Fantasy Trip
continues to unlock stretch goal after stretch goal on Kickstarter. Over 2,000 project supporters have broken through over two dozen stretch goals, and at the moment, that Legacy Edition
box is loaded! . . .
August 7, 2018:
There was a bit of a hiccup with the upcoming Ogre Battle Box
, as discussed in a Kickstarter update, but we can now report that everything is under control and the new game is shipping to project backers. This large box, loaded with dozens of plastic miniatures and all of the rules necessary to play Ogre
, is the result of months of work and the support of the Ogre
faithful . . .
August 8, 2018:
Our amazing Men In Black demo team go out in force to show off all types of SJ Games products. Recently, they've been demoing The Fantasy Trip
, and we've got a few pictures of games in action! . . .
August 9, 2018:
We're back from Gen Con 2018, and we're wiped! As always, Gen Con was our biggest show of the year, and we had a packed booth all show, as well as a ton of events around the convention . . .
August 10, 2018:
Do you have a passion for fashion? If not, you will soon . . . at least, a passion for Fashion Furious! . . .
August 11, 2018:
Except maybe the scientific community. But the Nuffield Council on Bioethics said tinkering with DNA before having a baby might not be such a bad thing . . .
August 12, 2018:
As part of the Kickstarter project to bring back The Fantasy Trip
, supporters have unlocked several website articles, including a mix of new content and Space Gamer
articles. Spells, monsters, rumors, and more are hosted at the official thefantasytrip.game
website . . .
August 13, 2018:
Why did the duck cross the road? Don't ask us; that's just what John Kovalic drew . . .
August 14, 2018:
What do you get when you combine the excitement of The Fantasy Trip
(live now on Kickstarter!) with the fun of the fan-favorite Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game
? An old-school experience to remember!
Pyramid #3/118: Dungeon Trips
offers goodies of interest to both
RPGs, including a dungeon from David L . . .
August 15, 2018:
Get a heaping helping of rainbows and cuteness with Munchkin Unicorns
! This Kickstarter success is now available to preorder via BackerKit, along with some thematic add-ons to go with the new mini-expansion.
With the stretch goals, Munchkin Unicorns
was able to grow into something much bigger, including its own Boxes of Holding
Since the mini-expansion features art from Katy Cook, Ian McGinty, and Len Peralta, we decided to include some optional add-ons featuring their art! . . .
August 16, 2018:
In 2019, the world of Cidri, the official setting for Steve Jackson's The Fantasy Trip
roleplaying game, expands – everyone is invited to contribute adventures (solo and game-mastered), area writeup and history, monsters, characters, treasure, and more to the game. In celebration and support of the return of The Fantasy Trip
, Steve Jackson Games will release a limited publishing agreement for the game in 2019 . . .
August 17, 2018:
It's stunning. We're absolutely blown away with the support fans have given The Fantasy Trip
on Kickstarter, and the campaign still has a week left! . . .
August 18, 2018:
If you missed the Kickstarters . . . you haven't missed the games. Yet.
is in the warehouse now . . .
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