Altered Carbon Gets an RPG, Frankenstein Has an Heir, and More in Tabletop Gaming News

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Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's regular column all about the fantastic world of board games and tabletop roleplaying games—focusing on sci-fi and fantasy, of course. This time around we’ve got some exciting announcements in the worlds of Altered Carbon and Magic: The Gathering, as well as a Kickstarter for a story…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/altered-carbon-gets-an-rpg-frankenstein-has-an-heir-a-1833717831

If You Don’t Want to Live On This Planet Anymore, Terraforming Mars Is the Perfect Board Game

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Terraforming Mars is a board game about, uh, terraforming Mars. It has great reviews on Amazon, an 8.4 rating on Board Game Geek, and is down to its best price since last April. If you have some family time to kill over the next few weeks, each game should last you a couple of hours or so.

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It’s a Movie Marathon of Franchise Games in the Latest Tabletop Gaming News

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Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's regular column all about the latest news in tabletop and roleplaying games. If there’s one gaming theme from the past week of announcements it’s been all franchises, all the time. We’ve got new games and old reprints based on several classic sci-fi and fantasy films and shows. Plus,…

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The 10 Coolest Tabletop Gaming Finds From Toy Fair 2019

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Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games—focusing on that cool genre stuff we all know and love. This past weekend Toy Fair took place in New York City and several board game companies and distributors showed off their latest games and upcoming releases. Here are…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-10-coolest-tabletop-gaming-finds-from-toy-fair-2019-1832724464

Horrified Board Game Brings All the Classic Universal Monsters Out to Play

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Universal’s plan for a “Dark Universe” of films connecting all its monsters may be kaput, but there’s new life in the franchise with Leigh Whannell’s recently-announced Invisible Man project. And thanks to a new board game, you can soon build your own shared universe of monsters on your coffee table.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/horrified-board-game-brings-all-the-classic-universal-m-1832534827

Everyone Will Fight Over Who Gets to Play the Shark in This New Jaws Board Game

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Is it even possible to go for a swim without at some point humming the two-note Jaws theme in your head as you approach other swimmers? The stalking/hunting mentality of our ancestors is still buried deep in our brains, which means that you and your friends are going to fight over who gets to play the shark in…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/everyone-will-fight-over-who-gets-to-play-the-shark-in-1832262776

Find Hidden Skrulls, Take a Trip Through T.I.M.E., and More in the Latest Tabletop Gaming News

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Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about everything board games and tabletop RPGs. We’re getting pumped for New York’s Toy Fair, which should introduce a lot of new and exciting games for 2019 (be on the lookout for our coverage!). However, there are still plenty of things to be psyched about right now,…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/find-hidden-skrulls-take-a-trip-through-t-i-m-e-and-1832307867