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IDW Games Delays Metal Gear Solid: The Board Game Again
Some bad news for those of you waiting on the Metal Gear Solid: The Board Game as IDW Games have had to delay the game a second time In a short letter to their fans, which we have a snippet of below, the company revealed that they had to make the hard choice to push[...]
IDW Games Invites You to a TMNT Ninja Pizza Party
IDW Games has announced a new card game based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise: Ninja Pizza Party The object of the game is to make "the most extreme pizzas," dude, with toppings such as toasted marshmallows, banana slices, and cheese puffs 2-6 players of all-ages can get in on the ninja pizza making[...]
Wayward Board Game Coming to Kickstarter in 2019
IDW Games has announced a release date for the Wayward board game, based on the Image Comic by Jim Zub and Steven Cummings The game, to be sold on Kickstarter as a $70 "Signature Edition," will feature "upgraded packaging, miniatures sculpted by Ninja Division (Super Dungeon), and bonus character with scenario." The game was originally announced[...]
Centipede board game
So it was kind of interesting to see that IDW Games had created a board game version of it We got ourselves a copy and decided to test how well this version holds up to the arcade version. The board game version works a lot like the video game, with its own set of rules and[...]
Break Out The Measuring Stick: We Review Torres by IDW Games
IDW Games has an interesting set of titles at their disposal these days, both original works and titles based on established properties When I saw my copy of Torres arrive in the mail for review, I was thrown back a bit as I've seen this game before It was originally released back in 1999 and has[...]
Do Cats Really Make Anything Better? We Review 'Purrrlock Holmes'
Today we get to ask the age old question: Does adding cats to something make it better? I would argue no, but it does make it more marketable to certain people as IDW Games sent me an oddity from their collection called Purrrlock Holmes I had absolutely no idea what I was getting into with[...]
Gotta Go Back In Time: We Review 'Back To The Future: Outatime'
IDW Games recently sent me a copy of Back To The Future: Outatime for review, so I took this can over to Watchtower Cafe in SLC and played a few rounds with my friends Adam and Cassidy. Back To The Future: Outatime is a dice game that works under some of the same principals as Yahtzee, but[...]
Looking Over The April O'Neil Expansion Pack For 'Shadows Of The Past'
IDW Games were kind enough to send us a copy of April O'Neil to check out and see how she handles in the game. First off, the figure seems to match that of the regular game characters, standing at two inches tall and having a defined sculpt that sets her apart from the regular street thugs,[...]
Poor Decisions Made In Haste: We Review 'Bed, Wed, Dead'
Shortly after I reviewed the Ninja Turtles board game Shadows Of The Past from IDW Games, I received a new one from them that gave me an evil smile Because in that moment of looking right at the cover, I knew I was about to learn more about my friends than I probably ever wanted[...]
IDW To Make Tabletop Games From Classic Atari Titles
IDW Games has announced a partnership with Atari to produce a line of tabletop games based on classic Atari videogame titles Jon Gilmour (Dead of Winter) and his hand-picked crew of developers will be bringing forth tabletop versions of Centipede, Asteroids and Missile Command Each game will play differently and include elements of the classic[...]
IDW Dives Into Fantasy Gaming With Awesome Kingdom: Tower of Hateskull
Prepare yourself for IDW Games' first entry into fantasy gaming with Awesome Kingdom: Tower of Hateskull From legendary game designer Kevin Wilson (Descent, Arkham Horror, X-Files), Awesome Kingdom: Tower of Hateskull is an over-the-top, tongue-in-cheek, sword-in-hand dungeon-crawling card game This fast paced card game is for two to four players, and centers around the goal[...]
IDW To Adapt Powers Into A Line Of Games
IDW Games has announced a new line of tabletop games based off the Powers graphic novels by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming. Powers is a super hero noir series that was recently adapted for television by PlayStation network The game line will include card, board, and dice games each focusing on different situations and characters from[...]
IDW Games Announces Expansions And New Games: Machi Koro And Chew
By Christopher Helton IDW Games announced at the GAMA Trade Show  an expansion for their translation of the hit Japanese card game, Machi Koro The expansion will be available in June of 2015. Machi Koro is a card game where you build the titular city The game is designed to be fast playing, allowing you to build Machi Koro[...]
The Vikings Are Coming…Fire & Axe To Release From IDW Games This May
From IDW Games and Pandasaurus Games, this new edition of Fire & Axe will feature updated art and more than 90 brand-new sculpted miniatures. Molly Wardlaw of Pandasaurus Games shared, "Fire & Axe has long been a grail game for serious gamers We're overjoyed to be giving it new life Get ready for phenomenal new art, which fans[...]
Eisner Award-Winning Series Chew Gets A Tabletop Game From IDW
IDW Games enlisted the help of designer Kevin Wilson to create a fast-paced over-the-top card game worthy of the Chew name. John Layman described the process of working on the game as "a blast," and explained that, The game's all kinds of fun, and I'm hoping to see people playing in local hobby stores and convention halls[...]
Looking At IDW Games At NYCC
IDW Games will follow traditional routes of development and distribution, possibly including extra incentives to the supporting game stores It's definitely an ambitious project, one which gamers should be watching intently. IDW Games can be found at, with updates, live tweets and info from Nate himself Check it out! Jon Johnson writes for Bleeding Cool: The[...]
IDW Grows Game Line By Partnering With Pandasaurus Games
IDW Games launched recently with Kill Shakespear and 30 Days of Night and now it's growing even more by partnering with Pandasaurus Games This brings the vault of Pandasarus' games to print including some long sold out ones. Starting off with Tammany Hall in June, a game where the players "take power, rule New York."  Other titles[...]
IDW Launches IDW Games, With Kill Shakespeare And 30 Days Of Night
Now IDW are doing the same thing, in a deal with Pandasaurus Games, creating IDW Games. IDW Games will specialize in high-quality big-box games developed around several of IDW's key properties, beginning in the late spring of 2014 with Kill Shakespeare and 30 Days of Night Readers and gamers alike will now be given the chance[...]