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Steve Jackson Games Offering Free Playmat Promotions for Retailers

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April 7th, 2017

Steve Jackson Games have got two free playmat promotions for stores that order their games!

For you villainous types trying to get away with the loot in Batman: The Animated Series Dice Game, just order a case (that’s six) of the game, send your invoice to our Retail Liaison, and we’ll get you a playmat! (You can also find these instructions on our flyer.) You will get one mat per case ordered. The mat is perfect for a demo table, an event prize, or a unique item to sell – the choice is yours! It shows all four characters from the game, and has their powers handily listed right on the mat!

If you’re looking ahead, we’re also offering a free playmat with preorder of a case (six games) of Ghosts Love Candy! Simply fill out our preorder form and email a photo or scan of it to the Retail Liaison. We’ll get your info to the distributor, and you’ll get a free playmat featuring cute art from the game and spaces for all the cards. Like our other playmat, you get one per case preordered. It’s a spooky fun way to spice up your demo table when Ghosts Love Candy comes out this summer, so take advantage of this offer before it disappears!

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If you have a local game store that would like free playmats, let them know about these offers. If you’re a retailer yourself, feel free to email us with any questions you might have.

Batman: The Animated Series Almost Got ‘Im Card Game Available

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March 11th, 2017

Cryptozoic Entertainment has released a new Batman: The Animated Series card game, Almost Got ‘Im.

The villains of Gotham City have gathered for a poker night and to share stories about the time they nearly dispensed with that troublesome caped crusader, Batman. Little do they know that the Dark Knight is in their midst, disguised as one of their own. Will the rogues be able to suss out the bat in their belfry before he clandestinely subdues them?

This variant on the popular Werewolf-style deduction game, inspired by the memorable Batman The Animated Series episode “Almost Got ‘Im”, adds a poker element to the proceedings, requiring participants to craft poker hands to activate their special abilities when the lights go out. Take on the personas of classic Batman baddies in a game where everyone has something to hide and no one is safe.

With Poker hands guiding the action, players have something to talk about. Everyone has an important role. No bystanders in this game! Too often, social deduction games begin with random accusations just to get the ball rolling. Not so here. Players can request Poker cards from other players, and often see what cards other players are taking. Enemies are made when someone takes the card you wanted. Now you have a reason to be suspicious of another player!

Batman: The Animated Series Dice Game steps out of the shadows . . . and onto shelves

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December 9th, 2016

Alarm bells sound, but you don’t care: You keep piling wads of cash from the bank vault into your moneybag. Just a little more . . . The World’s Greatest Detective surely won’t arrive any time soon.

In Batman: The Animated Series Dice Game from Cryptozoic Entertainment and Steve Jackson Games, players attempt massive bank heists as classic Batman Super-Villains like The Joker, The Riddler, Catwoman, and Poison Ivy. How much loot can you grab before the alarm bells summon the Caped Crusader?

You can find it at your nearest local game store or select Hot Topic locations now!

This release comes from SJ Games and Cryptozoic Entertainment, in partnership with DC Comics, and it’s based on Batman: The Animated Series.

Roll and then re-roll the dice in this push-your-luck game – you want to roll moneybags, but you don’t want to roll Batman symbols. You are a criminal, after all! The evildoer with the most loot gets away; the Bat gets to the rest of ’em.
Each villain has a unique and diabolical ability. Customize your first roll as The Riddler, gain extra points as The Joker, grab more loot as Catwoman, or cleverly dodge Batman as Poison Ivy.

So if you plan to pick up this game, rest assured: Your evil plan is foolproof.

Batman: The Animated Series .. DICE game, coming from SJGames

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July 18th, 2016

Steve Jackson Games have announced the upcoming release of Batman: The Animated Series Dice Game

This November, Steve Jackson Games and Cryptozoic Entertainment, in partnership with DC Comics, are publishing a new game based on Batman: The Animated Series. Players take on the roles of the most nefarious villains in Gotham City in this newest member of the One More Roll line of press-your-luck dice games, joining Dino Hunt Dice, Trophy Buck, and Zombie Dice.

In Batman: The Animated Series Dice Game, Poison Ivy, Catwoman, The Riddler, and The Joker are attempting bank heists all across Gotham City. Assume the role of one of these evil-doers and use your unique power to foil the World’s Greatest Detective and escape with the most loot!

Batman: The Animated Series Dice Game is designed by Sam Mitschke and Randy Scheunemann and is scheduled for release in November 2016.

Knight Models preview the Arkham Knight Batmobile mini

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October 29th, 2015

The end of this year comes with tons of novelties and surprises from Knight Models; one of these is their spectacular Bat Mobile, which will be one of the first products of the new Knight Models Legends brand.

As you can see it looks awesome! It’s a clear example of Knight Models intention to bring all the magic and spectacularity from the Batman Universe and the rest of the comic world to your Batman Miniatures table. 

The Bat-family grows every day and for 2016 we are sure we will see many more!

I’m Batman .. Fluxx

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August 12th, 2015

It’s game night in Gotham, and everyone’s favorite Caped Crusader is on the job. Crime is running amok and no-one can win with Villains on the table — so put on your utility belts and leap into the fray to help Batman and his friends clean things up! Draw one and Play one is just the beginning… From camp to chaos, Batman™ Fluxx by Cryptozoic Entertainment has something for every bat-fan!

It all begins with one basic rule: Draw one card, Play one card. You start with a hand of three cards… add the card you drew to your hand, and then choose one card to play, following the directions written on your chosen card. As cards are drawn and played from the deck, the rules of the game change from how many cards are drawn, played or even how many cards you can hold at the end of your turn.

Batman + Adventure Time FLUXX Coming this Summer

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June 28th, 2015

Looney Labs has announced they will be releasing 2 new variations of their popular card game FLUXX this Summer; Batman Fluxx and Adventure Time Fluxx

Fluxx is the game with the simple rules where you don’t know how you win at the start. The rules are always changing every time someone plays a card. Whether it’s changing how many cards you draw or play, to how many you can have in your hand, to figuring out actually how to stop the crazy merry-go-round that you’re on.

You can play these two new versions and pick up some promos for them at some of the biggest conventions of the year.

Looney Labs will be headed to San Diego Comic Con and Gen Con over the next couple months and they’d love to see you at their booth. They’ll be letting you try out both Adventure Time Fluxx and Batman Fluxx and will have various promo cards for them.

Newest Batman Miniatures Game models released

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May 12th, 2015

Knight Models released their latest sets for the 35mm Batman Miniatures Game along with Doctor Octopus sneaking in there from the Marvel side of things.

They’ve got Bane’s Thugs Set 1, which includes the Venom Soldier and T.N.T. Next up is the Joker’s Daughter. After that we have Lady Shiva and the League of Shadows, which contains Lady Shiva (of course), and 3 unique League of Shadows minis. Finally, to help keep track of things, there’s Black Mask tokens.

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