WDYPTW: Cult of the News - November Edition
WizKids announced it will publish a Magic: The Gathering Board Game and Miniatures.
Phil Walker-Harding is working on a monorail expansion for Barenpark.
Betrayal Legacy is coming from Rob Daviau and Avalon Hill in 2018.
Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth coming from Osprey Games, based on Lost Expedition system.
Tasty Minstrel and Game Brewer are co-publishing “deluxified” Gentes, will be on Kickstarter in January.
Legends of the Alliance App-Supported Cooperative Play coming for Imperial Assault.
Repos finally released the 7 Wonders app in the Apple Store. The Android version will be available December 20. They said in the statement, “This last version is the realisation of long months of work, of testing, of listening to your feedbacks and we hope it will fulfil your expectations.”
Digidiced announces a digital port of 2016 Kennerspiel des Jahres winner Isle of Skye, coming to iOS/Android in Q1 of 2018.
Christine Sprankle quits Magic: The Gathering cosplay due to a barrage of toxic harassment.
According to BoardGameGeek: “Something is happening with Mayfair Games and Lookout Games, but it's not clear what. Alex Yeager, who had been serving as Mayfair's lead acquisitions person and main developer since Asmodee acquired the English-language rights to Catan in January 2016, posted publicly on Facebookthat November 3, 2017 was his last day at Mayfair after twelve years with the company. Julie Yeager and Chuck Rice are also no longer with Mayfair. I've asked the current contact person at Mayfair for information on the company's status and received no response; a similar request to a contact at Lookout Games received a ‘no comments at this time’ response.”
AEG says hurricanes delayed its logistics pipeline: “The hurricanes that hit the US did quite a number on our logistics pipeline. As a result several products that originally were planned for release in October and November have all shifted to December. We know that adding new games to your lineup in the middle of the Christmas season is a challenge, but we're hopeful that you'll also see it as an opportunity to capture sales as people look for something unexpected to give to friends & family.”
The cast of Murder on the Orient Express plays Werewolf during filming.
Champion Scrabble player banned amid cheating scandal.
- Cardboard Jungle starts a board game publishing company, Hexagram 63 Game Studios, and is currently looking for submissions.