Board Games Get Silly on April Fools Day

Around the board gaming community there were plenty of pranks going on yesterday. Lets take a look at some of the game-related goofs that popped up.

Broken Token’s 1% Off Sale


*Coupon code actually unlocks 15% off eligible items. Coupon does not apply to Limited Edition products, Wooden Artist Cases, or Scythe Legendary Boxes. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. Coupon expires at 11:59pm PDT on April 1, 2019.

From: thebrokentoken.com


The Battle of the Breakfast Board Games

Z-Man Games and Renegade Games both decided to go into the cereal business for April Fools.

PANDEMIC CEREAL

The first step to stopping a global pandemic is a healthy breakfast. Filled with fiber, a satisfying crunch, and marshmallow diseases, the Pandemic Cereal is the most scientifically delicious way to start your day!

A PLAGUE IN EVERY BITE!

The Pandemic Cereal features frosted oats, crispy rice squares, and four multi-colored marshmallows. Take a bite out of the pandemic with a big spoonful of marshmallow diseases. Packed with 12 vitamins and minerals to help you gear up to save the world, this special limited-edition cereal will only be on shelves for a short time. Can you save humanity before lunch time?

From: www.zmangames.com

Renegade Game Studi-Os

 

“Renegade Game Studi-Os” will be a standalone breakfast product that is also a fully-compatible snack expansion for the entire Renegade Game Studios catalog. Dry cereal is an ideal food at the gaming table: it can be eaten without utensils and packs a flavorful punch without the risk of contaminating gaming boards and cards with undesirable cheesy dust or grease stains.

From: renegadegamestudios.com

 

 

 


Dinosaur Island: The Movie!


The Dogwich Legacy

Announcing a New Cycle for Barkham Horror: The Card Game

“Throw a stick, and the servile dog wheezes and pants and shambles to bring it to you. Do the same before a cat, and he will eye you with coolly polite and somewhat bored amusement. And just as inferior people prefer the inferior animal […] so do superior people respect the superior animal.”  –H.P. Lovecraft, “Cats and Dogs”

In your adventures across Arkham, you have dug for the truth behind eldritch mysteries and been hounded by supernatural terrors. You have been transported to the farthest reaches of the Earth and beyond, and opened your mind to possibilities that would push others to madness. Now, you have the chance to see the Arkham Horror Files universe through new eyes. For some, it may even make your eyes water and throat close with excitement.

Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce The Dogwich Legacy, the start of a new cycle for Barkham Horror: The Card Game—now available for pre-order at your local retailer or online through our website! Along with the adventure itself, when you pre-order this deluxe expansion, you will receive a special pre-order bonus as your game will come in a box built of the highest quality cardboard—perfect for sits if you fits.

Read the rest of the post at: fantasyflightgames.com


The official Black Desert Board Game

Today Pearl Abyss has announced a new board game based upon their highly successful Black Desert Online IP. Black Desert the Board Game is a strategically challenging role-playing game where players explore a vast open world filled with monsters, treasure and challenging world bosses.

Pearl Abyss as developed a special retro-inspired version of Black Desert to promote the board game. Everyone who registers for a 7-day trial account or anyone who already has a Black Desert Online account can download Black Desert Classic for free. Steam and Xbox One players will automatically receive the game via email. This 8-bit handheld version of Black Desert will work with most emulators and will even work natively on most handheld consoles by uploading the file to a so-called flash card. Those who are able to complete the retro challenge will be rewarded with a special code that will be displayed on the splash screen of Black Desert Classic after completion. The first 100 players who redeem the code from their account page will receive the board game for free, including a limited edition Black Spirit token.

Read the rest of the post at: community.blackdesertonline.com


Cthulhu Wars: CATaclysm


Cthulhu Wars may have made a silly cat-themed faction, but unlike the rest of the pranks listed, this one is real. Yes, you can back the cats from beyond the pale on Kickstarter now. Check out the Cthulhu Wars: CATaclysm Kickstarter here.


What were your favorite April Fool’s pranks from yesterday? Let us know in the comments below!

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