Daily Archives March 23, 2017

The Marvel Universe Stands United on the Edge of Tomorrow with SECRET EMPIRE: BRAVE NEW WORLD

New York, NY— Steve Rogers, Captain America, Liberty’s most dedicated defender is actually the Supreme Leader of Hydra. Faced with this adversity, the world’s heroes have two choices: stand and fight or fall in line. Marvel presents a brand new Secret Empire series, SECRET EMPIRE: BRAVE NEW WORLD written by Paul Allor (Uncanny Inhumans) Brian Level (Deadpool, Deadpool & The Mercs for Money) with an army of Marvel’s top creators following suit and detailing how every corner of the Marvel Universe lives in a world overrun by the hordes of Hydra.

Due to the manipulations of the Red Skull, Captain America now leads the Hydra charge against the entire Marvel Universe and under this new regime, Earth’s protectors are forced to come to grips with the revelation that one of their very ow...

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Kickstarter/Indiegogo Spotlight: Rolling Empires

Recently, fellow Geek-o-Rama staffer Scott and I had a chance to sit down with our friends at Fongomongo Games to look at their new dice building game, Rolling Empires.

In Rolling Empires, players each take control of one of six different races.  Each race has its own semi-unique set of dice representing different classes within that race.  There are standard resource dice, and several different types of character dice of varying cost and power.

You can use combinations of magic and your starting resource dice to buy cards for points, more dice to expand your options, or to take control of an area on the board. With multiple ways to earn points, the tide of victory can shift quickly and fiercely.

I was lucky enough to try this game early on in its development phase, as well as just prio...

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The Forever War #2

Based on the Hugo and Nebula award-winning The Forever War novel by Joe Haldeman!

The interstellar nightmare continues.

The Forever War has the strange ability to feel more “real” than most of the other space epics out there, despite the fact that its technology is based on a 1970’s projection of future warfare and space travel. It may have something to do with the B-movie aesthetics, but I think it has more to do with its claustrophobic focus on the main characters’ squad. You don’t know what’s going on; you know there’s a “bigger picture,” but there’s a yawning chasm in your knowledge...

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