Dead Man’s Hand Redux

I’ve like the rules for Dead Man’s Hand from Great Escape Games even though I certainly have not played it enough.

We will be getting a new edition in 2024.

Dead Man’s Hand was released in 2013 and has seen eight print-runs, a hearty miniature range and our first few plastic kits. And we have a lot more planned for the game, the building range and Dead Man’s Hand miniatures.

The big news is that Dead Man’s Hand will see a new edition released in 2024. Dead Man’s Hand Redux will be released as a new starter set complete with plastic miniatures and plastic terrain. Over the following few weeks we will talk more about the details, but the biggest bit is that the starter set will come with full size plastic buildings, detailed inside and out and with removable roofs for full access gameplay.

Dead Man’s Hand Redux is the same game, but with an updated deck, new faction builds, new scenes, expanded rules and an easy pick-up campaign system. We will also have new factions, such as Texas Rangers, The Family, Pioneers and several more.

And more plastic sets planned. A lot more.

So, what happens next? At the end of October, we will launch a Kickstarter project for Dead Man’s Hand Redux and invite you all to come and join the campaign; we have a lot of great stretch goals planned. For those of you who already play Dead Man’s Hand, old and new, please continue to play and enjoy the first edition.

After successfully participating in the Car Wars Kickstarter I am tempted to participate in this one.

Car Wars 6th Edition Kickstarter

So having started looking again at Car Wars, and seeing what is out there, I was intrigued to read on the Daily Illuminator that there will be a Black Friday Kickstarter launch for the sixth edition of Car Wars…

Work continues on Car Wars Sixth Edition, with lots of energy going into the construction of the Kickstarter campaign page. Building a page is never easy, but creating an attractive, information-packed page for our biggest game of 2020 is more challenging than you may realize. Getting all of the graphic assets in place, the manufacturing costs nailed down, the stretch goals ready, and the near-endless other details prepped consumes a lot more bandwidth than any other Kickstarter campaign we have run this year.

Still, we’re on track for a November 29 launch! For those who join us on that very first day of the project, we have a Black Friday special reward level coming. You are planning to join us on Day One, right? You won’t want to miss out on Uncle Albert’s Black Friday special. This is gonna be epic!

There was also a picture of some new models for Car Wars…

Car Wars Miniatures

I’ve not done a Kickstarter before, though have heard some good things (and some bad things) about them. This time I may take the plunge…

The cars look very “modern” and “futuristic”, kind of expect from the future world of Car Wars. My own thinking for Car Wars is more akin the “Chassis and  Crossbow” or Gaslands style, a little more Mad Max kind of look.