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Game Overviews at Gen Con 2012: Mice and Mystics, Dead Panic, Hot Rod Creeps & Conquest of Planet Earth: Apocalypse

W. Eric Martin
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Board Game: Conquest of Planet Earth: Apocalypse
Jack Scott Hill from Flying Frog Productions shows off the bits in Conquest of Planet Earth: Apocalypse and invites everyone to prepare for doom come the 2012 holiday season.

Board Game: Mice and Mystics
• At Gen Con 2012, designer Jerry Hawthorne talks about Mice and Mystics, due in September 2012 from Plaid Hat Games. We should have had a closer shot of the mice miniatures, which are incredibly detailed, but alas, no.

Board Game Publisher: Fireside Games
Anne-Marie De Witt from Fireside Games talks about a Q1 2013 release in the works titled Dead Panic. I like how blasé we both are about the imminent threat of zombie attacks. "Oh, yes, the zombies. Them again. Frightfully pesky buggers, aren't they?"

Board Game: Hot Rod Creeps
• Designer Matt Hyra covers his Hot Rod Creeps from Cryptozoic Entertainment with the game itself kind of hiding between me and Matt while we speak. Sorry! Aldie has already said we're likely to have a booth at Gen Con in 2013 to organize these video presentations better and show off the games in more detail. Also, I won't look like a giant next to some of the presenters. Until then, however, you have this...

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