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Game Overviews at Gen Con 2012: Core Worlds: Galactic Orders, DC Comics DBG, SolForge & Zombiepocalypse: NYC

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Here are the first of many, many videos that Scott Reed (a.k.a., Skelebone) and I recorded at Gen Con 2012. I'm not sure of the exact count, but I'm guessing the total is between forty and fifty; we'll know for sure only once Aldie has finished processing them, balancing sound levels, removing my egregious ad libs, and otherwise bringing them up to some level of professionalism.

• We'll start with designer Andrew Parks giving an overview of Core Worlds, and how Core Worlds: Galactic Orders, due out November 2012 from Stronghold Games, adds to the setting and game play.


• Next we have an early look at Cryptozoic Entertainment's DC Comics Deck-Building Game, due out Sept./Oct. 2012, with someone who looks like a superhero in training giving an overview of the game.


• Publisher Wishing Tree Games was showing a prototype of Zombiepocalypse: NYC, a game which WTG's Brent Cunningham says is still in development as the company looks for an artist to complete material on its hoped-for schedule. Thus, my reference to a stretch goal now makes no sense as the Kickstarter project related to the game has been cancelled for now while the art dilemma is solved. A special guest designer drops in...


• Finally for now, here's a video ostensibly about Ascension: Immortal Heroes that veered into an overview of SolForge, the big digital collectible game that designer Justin Gary and his Gary Games is doing with Richard Garfield. Phooey on me for not noticing how little we talked about Immortal Heroes. A lesson for me next time I do this...

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