March 15, 2017 by deltagamegirl22
CoolMiniOrNot had a mega awesome announcement at GAMA for fans of Game of Thrones (like this girl!). Cue theme music…
CMON will be partnering with Dark Sword Miniatures to bring to life, A Song Of Ice And Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game! That’s right, the beloved story from George R.R. Martin will come to table as we get a chance to play some of our most loved (or hated) characters from the Game of Thrones.
Update: Some miniature previews popped up showing off the Stark & Lannister Troops…
…as well as the character cards for the different leaders AND the faction troops. Everything seems to be of a very nice quality at this early stage, even with prototypes and the card art is great.
Hopefully, we’ll learn more about the game mechanics in the near future.
Dark Sword Partnership & Kickstarter
A Song Of Ice And Fire will be making it’s way to Kickstarter in the 3rd quarter of 2017 and retail stores in 2018.
A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game lets players take control of their favourite Houses from the novels, represented by trays of high-quality, pre-assembled miniatures, and lead them into battle against their opponents. Players can recreate their favourite moments from the series or create their own stories.
What if the Red Wedding never happened (if only!), and Robb Stark assaulted King’s Landing? Now fans can find out in the starter set including the Starks and Lannisters, which means there’s plenty more where that came from!
Knowing that Dark Sword Miniatures has a stunning line of pewter GoT miniatures, I cannot wait to see what they can bring to the box in plastic (pictures of minis shown here are from the George R.R. Martin Masterworks line from Dark Sword)!
On top of the completely awesome theme, I think one of the best parts of this news is the variety in the way the game can be played. Battles can range from large-scale wars with hundreds of miniatures, to simple skirmishes between a few units without complicating the elegantly designed rules.
The game features several unique systems, including alternating activations that keep the players engaged; a Rank System that changes a unit’s capabilities as the battle rages on; a Tactics System that provides strategic powers fueled by a finite resource each round; and, most importantly, the iconic Heroes, such as Robb Stark and Jaime Lannister, that can change the course of war both on and off the battlefield.
What alternate outcome will you create with A Song Of Ice And Fire?
"CMON will be partnering with Dark Sword Miniatures to bring to life, A Song Of Ice And Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game!"