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International Talk Like A Pirate Day

International Talk Like A Pirate Day

Ahoy mateys! Tis “National Talk like A Pirate Day” and do we have treasures for ye! Throughout the day, we’ll be showcasing four games that will have a pirate theme to them. First up on our list is SEAFALL. The world is starting to claw its way out of a dark age and has begun to rediscover seafaring technology. Players take on the role of a mainland empire that consults with a consortium of advisors to discover new islands, explore those islands, develop trade, send out raiding parties, take part in ship-to-ship combat, and more. Be wary, this game be a legacy game, so the game will change up as you play and will affect later games.

Next up on the list is a double feature! Catan: Explorers and Pirates and Catan: Seafarers both utilize the pirates to make the game more difficult. Catan: Seafarers plays the same way as the original Catan plays except ye are also using ships, and when ye land on a 7, the pirate ship can be moved just like the robber can. Explorers and Pirates contains a number of new game mechanisms. For example, ships are now equipped for expeditions and can be moved freely across the board. In the ships ye transport settlers, crews, fish, or spices across the seas. Ye goal is to build new outposts on the islands that are still undiscovered and to complete the Council of Catan’s missions in the most skillful way possible.

G’yaaaarrrrrrr! This be the last of these pirate-y games for “Talk like a Pirate Day”. These pirates use their ships not to sail the seas, but sail the stars. Firefly Fluxx is a card game in which the cards themselves determine the current rules of the game. By playing cards, you change numerous aspects of the game: how to draw cards, how to play cards, and even how to win. At the start of the game, each player holds three cards and on a turn a player draws one card, then plays one card. By playing cards, you can put new rules into play that change numerous aspects of the game.

Don’t forget this weekend be the Magic the Gathering Ixalan Prerelease! This set be full of dinosaurs, vampires, merfolk, and pirates! Prerelease will be happening at Midnight Friday, 12PM and 5PM Saturday and Sunday as well.

This Week’s New Arrivals: 9/11-9/17

This Week’s New Arrivals: 9/11-9/17

Check out this week’s new arrivals at Jupiter Games!

Board/Card Games

Flip Ships

A cooperative dexterity game where players take on the roles of brave pilots defending their planet from an onslaught of firepower. Flip your ships to take out the encroaching enemies, and to take down the powerful mother ship before it’s too late!

UGH!

Push your luck against the deck and try to lock in as many sets of cards as you can before you are abruptly shocked by a natural disaster… Ugh! Each turn you can flip over up to three cards, all of which are good options for your set. But lookout, if you’re feeling too confident, you might get hit hard with the Ugh card!

Arkham Horror LCG: The Path to Carcosa (Deluxe Expansion)

This expansion has two scenarios to kick off The Path to Carcosa campaign with a trip to the Ward Theatre and an invitation to the formal dinner party, but with every answer, you gain and every clue you uncover, you only find yourself falling deeper into mystery and madness. Along with its new scenarios and encounter cards, The Path to Carcosa introduces six new investigators and sixty-two player cards (including a complete playset of each).

Star Wars Destiny: Empire at War

Emulate the chaos found in the Star Wars galaxy during its darkest times with themes that disrupt your opponent’s board and decimate their best-laid plans! These 160 brand- new cards will focus on taking core concepts of Star Wars: Destiny and throwing them into disarray. Empire at War brings the thrilling action of Star Wars Rebels to the tabletop.

(Games below this will be available as of 9/15)

That’s a Question

Which would you miss more if it ceased to exist: Mountains or Pizza? That’s a question! In this party game, players take on the roles of squirrels climbing a mountain. As they climb, they ask each other questions. Because, you know, that’s just what squirrels do. Why squirrels? That’s a question! On your turn, you choose a player to answer a personal question that you pose from the cards in your hand. Then, everyone else has to guess that players answer. Trickier questions lead to more wrong guesses, which score more points for you!

Blurble

A hilarious game for ages 8+ involving something we humans do every day: Talk! Race to be the first player to say a word that starts with the same letter as the image on a card. The more races you win, the more points you get.

Happy Salmon: Blue Fish

Play with six more players, for a total of 12! At 30 seconds to learn and one minute to play, it is the most legal fun you can have in 60 seconds. This game comes with a pouch that is perfect to bring along to parties, camp, or just some outdoors fun!

Roleplaying Games

D&D Marvelous Miniatures

Comes with highly-detailed figures, primed and ready to paint out-of-the-box. This week’s arrivals are

  • Minotaur
  • Dwarf Female Fighter
  • Elf Male Wizard
  • Dwarf Male Cleric
  • Human Female Druid

 

Call of Cthulhu for Beginning Readers

The iconic Lovecraft story, The Call of Cthulhu, is now a children’s book! This fantastic 102-page adaptation was written and illustrated by R.J. Ivankovic.

Miniatures

(Everything here will be available as of 9/16)

Codex: Death Guard

A wealth of background and rules – the 104-page hardback definitive book for Death Guard collectors.

Datacards: Death Guard

This set of 60 cards – each featuring artwork on the reverse – is an indispensable tool in the arsenal of any Death Guard gamer. Included:

  • 7 psychic power cards – 6 from the Contagion psychic discipline, along with Smite.
  • 14 Death Guard Stratagems available to any Battle-forged Death Guard army as found in Codex: Death Guard, along with 3 Stratagems.
  • 36 Tactical Objectives, including the 6 Death Guard specific Objectives from Codex: Death Guard.

Mortarion, Daemon Primarch of the Death Guard (Nurgle)

What better leader for a Death Guard army that a Daemon Primarch? Mortarion is packed with appropriately grotesque detail that’ll be sure to stand out in your collection. This plague-ridden giant can scythe down swathes of infantry with Silence, or even slay an Imperial Knight in a single round of combat. Even standing close to Mortarion can be deadly, as units succumb to an unstoppable tide of mortal wounds from the Death Lord.

This Week’s New Arrivals: 9/4-9/10

This Week’s New Arrivals: 9/4-9/10

Check out this week’s new arrivals at Jupiter Games!

Board/Card Games

Munchkin: Rick & Morty

Munchkin: Rick And Morty fuses the classic card game fun of monster-slaying and role-playing with cyborgs, aliens, and demons! Play as Rick, Morty, Beth, Jerry, Summer, or Mr. Poopybutthole to defeat the greatest adversaries in the Rick and Morty universe and become the hero as you reach Level 10 for the win.

Smash Up: Big in Japan

Smash Up is back with new factions like you’ve never seen before! The four new factions in this expansion is:

  • Magical Girls
  • Mega Troopers, who are totally not Power Rangers
  • Itty Critters, which are definitely not Pokemon
  • Kaiju, which is basically Godzilla

DC Comics DBG: Multiverse Box

The DC Comics Multiverse is an ever-expanding realm of elseworld tales, alternate timelines, dreamed realities, parallel worlds, and possible futures. Like the Multiverse itself, the DC Comics Deck-Building Game continues to expand and now there is finally a place to contain it all! Inside the DC Comics Deck-Building Game Multiverse Box, you can store all of the currently available cards with plenty of room for expansions to come.

DC Comics DBG: Crossover 6 Birds of Prey

Add this Crossover Pack to any DC Deck-Building Game to play as the preeminent all-female covert ops team, Birds of Prey! A brand-new innovation in this expansion is Card Rotation. Many effects on the cards, including the Super Heroes, allow players to rotate their cards.

Exit: The Secret Lab

As volunteers for a medical research study, you report to a lab as instructed. But, no one is there except for you! Vapor rises from a test tube and you start feeling dizzy. When you awaken, the door is locked, and you discover a notebook and a strange disk. You must solve a series of riddles and puzzles to escape!

Exit: The Abandoned Cabin

After your car breaks down, you are looking for shelter for the night. Luckily, you find an abandoned cabin in the woods near the road. But the next morning, the door is locked! Iron bars on the windows prevent you from escaping. You discover a book and a strange disk…

Cards Against Humanity

A restock of one of the most infamous games around with some expansion that Jupiter Games has never seen before!

  • Geek Pack – 30 cards that reference games like D&D, Magic, and video games.
  • Fantasy Pack – 32 cards that  reference famous fantasy figures.
  • Design Pack – 30 weird, illustrated, full-color white cards.
  • Green Box – contains 300 totally new cards, but you still need the base game to play.
  • Period Pack – 30 cards that is our most absorbent pack yet!
  • Jew Pack – 30 cards that make references to the Jewish religion.
  • Red Box – 300 cards that contains exactly the same cards that used to be in the First, Second, and Third Expansions.
  • Blue Box – 300 cards that contains exactly the same cards that used to be in the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Expansions.
  • Your Shitty Jokes – 50 blank cards (40 white, 10 black) that you can write anything you want on!
  • World Wide Web Pack – 30 cards written with anonymous users of Reddit.
  • The Bigger Blacker Box – A tremendous empty storage case big enough to hold all the cards we’ve ever made, with room for even more: up to 2,500 cards.
  • Weed Pack – 30 brand new cards about weed
  • College Pack – 30 brand-new cards about learning and throw up and comes with a special 18″ x 24″ poster for your dorm room.
  • Sci-Fi Pack – 30 cards about what will happen when humanity goes too far with technology.
  • Cards Against Humanity [NEW! Version 2.0!]

Roleplaying Games

D&D: Tomb of Annihilation

Welcome to the Jungle! Adventurers tasked with stopping the curse must travel to settlements such as Port Nyanzaru to secure guides to lead them into the dense jungle. At the end of the journey, a horrifying villain awaits with a familiar visage. Tomb of Annihilation is an adventure for character levels 1-11.

D&D Dice: Tomb of Annihilation

You’re gonna die for these dice(okay, we’ll stop the song references). A beautiful full metal container embossed with the classic devil face that also appears prominently on the cover of the Tomb of Annihilation D&D adventure.

A full set of ten dice including: 1d20, 1d12, 2d10, 1d8, 4d6, 1d4.

D&D 5th: DM Screen Reincarnated

The interior rules content on this new screen has been revisited and refreshed as a direct result of feedback received from D&D fans everywhere. The screen’s landscape orientation allows the Dungeon Master to easily see beyond the screen and reach over, even as it keeps die rolls and notes hidden from players. It also provides an at-a-glance reference for the most relevant and often used in-game information, equipping Dungeon Masters of all skill levels with essential support.

Gaming Accessories

D20: 2″ Squishy Dice

These squishy dice are great for anyone who wants to have soft dice around kids or just soft dice in general. The colors we’re getting are:

  • Yellow
  • White
  • Turquoise
  • Dark Gray

D20: 10″ Plush Dice

These 10″ huge D20’s are perfect the for any gamer who wants something to cuddle or sleep on their most favorite die. We’re getting:

  • Red with black text
  • Black with white text
  • White with black text

Miniatures

30 Years of 40K Anniversary Space Marine Sergeant

Celebrate 30 years (no, really, it has been that long) of Warhammer 40,000 with this Space Marine model – a special collector’s edition of the Primaris Intercessor Veteran Sergeant. He comes armed with a bolt rifle, a holstered bolt pistol and a sword, and his Mk X power armour features a crux terminatus and marksman’s honour on the right shoulder. The left shoulder is blank, meaning this model can be painted to represent any Chapter you prefer. The kit features 2 variant heads, one helmeted and the other bare.

Primaris Intercessors Combat Squad

This plastic kit contains the components necessary to assemble a 5-man Primaris Intercessors Combat Squad, complete with a Sergeant. The Sergeant features a unique head, with a helmet mag-locked to his belt, and 2 unique tilting plates to help him stand out.

Primaris Hellblasters Combat Squad

This plastic kit contains the components necessary to assemble a 5-man Primaris Hellblasters Combat Squad, complete with a Sergeant.

Primaris Reivers Combat Squad

This plastic kit contains the components necessary to assemble a 5-man Primaris Reivers Combat Squad, complete with a Sergeant.

A Special New Arrival from a Galaxy Far, Far Away.

A Special New Arrival from a Galaxy Far, Far Away.

In celebration of Force Friday II, Jupiter Games is proud to announce it’s new arrival of…

Star Wars: Destiny Two-Player Starter Set

An epic battle as Kylo Ren and Captain Phasma challenge heroes Rey and Poe using the fast-paced and easy-to-learn Star Wars: Destiny system. The first player to deplete the health of their opponents through melee and ranged attacks wins the game! Not only does this set give you these two twenty-three card starter decks with added dice and tokens to use, the art on some cards feature some sneak peaks the next Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi. These desk do feature some new cards to the series that have not been added yet, and some upgrades to old cards like Kylo Ren, Rey, and Kylo’s Lightsaber.