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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Amazon’s Oil Addiction, Black Holes, and Tiny Ancient Humans: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

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Wow, it’s finally here: The last season of HBO’s Game of Thrones premieres tonight. In a matter of mere minutes, viewers will have the chance to re-experience the magical world of Westeros, spending a final few episodes in the company of fan favorites like Dragon Owner, The Explosion Doer, Grizzled Conscience Man,

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Princess Leia’s Flagship Gets an Amazing New Lego Set, and More Forceful Toys of the Week

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the latest and greatest threats to our wallets. This week: the Hellboy movie gets a rad action figure, Nebula joins the Hot Toys Avengers and…what, you seriously thought there wouldn’t be Star Wars toys today? Check it out!

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/princess-leias-flagship-gets-an-amazing-new-lego-set-a-1833880535

6 Great Hellboy Comics You Should…Probably Read Instead of Seeing Hellboy, Honestly

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Good news! The Hellboy reboot is out today. Bad news! It’s apparently not great. Acceptable compromise news: If all the fuss got you interested in Big Red, then there’s plenty of great comics runs with the character that you can check out instead of making a disappointing trip to the movie theater. Here’s a few of our…

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Our First Look at Star Trek: Discovery’s Take on Classic Spock Comes From an Unlikely Source

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The animated Scooby-Doo movie is adding some other Hanna-Barbera animated allies. Ryan Coogler and Sev Ohanian are tackling the latest version of Space Jam 2's script. Garrett Hedlund is being replaced on Castle Rock. Plus, Harley meets Cassie Cain in new Birds of Prey set pictures. Live long, and spoilers!

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/our-first-look-at-star-trek-discoverys-take-on-classic-1833871700

Hellboy’s Blood-Soaked Horns Are Too Dull to Leave Much of an Impression

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In the months leading up to Hellboy’s release, much noise was made about how much comic creator Mike Mignola (who co-wrote the film with Andrew Cosby) didn’t want the movie to be an origin story that retread ground Guillermo del Toro staked out in his Hellboy movies. But that seems to have been almost all but lip…

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Updates From Godzilla: King of the Monsters, American Gods, and More

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Sci-fi mystery comic Hadrian’s Wall is being turned into a movie. James Corden wants to help bring a new version of Cinderella to life (and not the Disney version). Get a look at Starz’s new supernatural spy thriller, The Rook. Plus, what’s to come on Roswell. To me, my spoilers!

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Could Arrow’s Flashforwards Live on Beyond the Show’s End?

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A familiar Nancy Drew face joins the CW pilot. Mouse Guard’s tiny cast continues to grow. Lebron James is apparently having a hard time recruting fellow NBA stars for Space Jam 2. Jared Leto continues to vaguely tease his Morbius movie. Plus, what’s to come on Doom Patrol, and Hades strikes in a new Descendants 3

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/could-arrows-flashforwards-live-on-beyond-the-shows-end-1833871647