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Gen Con 2017

Gen Con 50: Demos

The list of games CMON is bringing to Gen Con 2017 (aka Gen Con 50) has continued to take shape, though for some reason the “Version 2” list and the original aren’t quite in sync  As the largest and longest-running game convention in the U.S. — fifty years! — it’s no surprise that game publishers will demo or sell many […]

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All 27 miniatures that come in the Dynasty Invasion box.

Part 4 – The Dynasty Invasion

Last but certainly not least is the “Dynasty Invasion”! Sailing from across the ocean, the invaders bring two extra clans to the field: the Moon clan and the Sun clan.  These new factions not only bring new season cards with them, but they also rely on their own “Seven Lucky Gods”, ignoring the “Japanese Monsters” and bringing more variety to […]

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Rising Sun Kickstarter Exclusive Playmat Board

Part 3 – Oversized Playmat Board

My personal favorite is next, the Kickstarter Exclusive “Playmat Board”. For $30 you can super-size the game board by 20%!  Not only will all your crowded miniatures gain some breathing room, but they will do so in luxury while resting delicately on their neoprene ground-cover.   The Budget Conscious – PASS The standard cardboard board that comes in the core […]

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Rising Sun Limited Edition Art Book

Part 2 – The Art (Book) of Rising Sun

Next up is the limited edition “Art Book” by the man himself, Adrian Smith. For $25, this hardcover beauty contains the amazing art for all-things Rising Sun including the base game, expansions, and promos across roughly 70 pages!  This book is NOT Kickstarter-Exclusive, however production is limited and there will not be a second printing.  The only way to guarantee a […]

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Rising Sun Kickstarter Exclusive Metal Coins

Part 1 – Metal Coins

As promised in the introduction, we are discussing each of the available optional buys for Rising Sun.  First up is the “Metal Coins” pack. For $20 you can get a package of 65 Kickstarter-Exclusive metal coins to replace their plastic counterparts included in the base game.  65 should be more than enough, even if playing with 6 players, and they’ll […]

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Rising Sun Optional Buys

Optional Buys Explored

With the pledge manager for Rising Sun closing tomorrow (7/7), we’ll be revisiting the various options throughout the day to help you finalize your purchases from three different perspectives: the budget conscious, the reveler, and the humble collector.  You don’t need advice if you’re an avid collector, just buy one of everything and be done with it. 😉   What Type […]

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Pledge Deadline Extended

Pledge Deadline Extended

By popular demand, the deadline for confirming your pledges for Rising Sun has been extended by one week from 6/30/17 to 7/7/17.  If you haven’t done so yet, be sure to finalize your pledge here by the deadline or your pledge will miss the boat and incur higher shipping costs on the next one.  

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Rising Sun Charity Event Gen Con 2017 Child Advocates

Rising Sun Charity Event

Every year Gen Con chooses a charity to support and this year is no exception.  They have chosen Child Advocates, an Indianapolis-based charity whose mission is to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in court.  To help out with this great cause, CMON is holding a series of special events featuring Rising Sun. All told, 112 tickets […]

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Rising Sun: First Impressions

Rising Sun: First Impressions

First impressions of Rising Sun from gameboygeek. And yes, Dan is as nice in real life as he seems in the videos.  See more of him at gameboygeek.com.

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