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10 Must-Play Board Games For Horror Fans

Whether you like navigating your way through haunted mansions, outsmarting serial murderers, matching wits with Count Dracula, or trying to prevent zombie outbreaks, horror board games offer a wide variety of ways to test your bravery and your smarts. Players can work alone or cooperatively to succeed in their goals, often with individual side objectives adding to the complexity of the gameplay.

Horror board games can take as long or as little time as you like, with interchangeable pieces that make the thrills and chills extend for hours. Every game is new when the board game can be shifted, the characters exchanged, and the difficulty level increased. Here are the must play horror board games that offer a chance to tackle your greatest fears without any danger to you or your friends!

10 MANSIONS OF MADNESS

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Prepare for Lovecraftian horror and thrills with the Mansions of Madness game, which takes players on a labyrinthian quest through an extensive haunted mansion in search of a way to escape the horrors within its walls. With four separate campaigns, intermediate to advanced players will have hours of chilling gameplay.

With the help of the accompanying app, immerse yourself in a world come alive with 500 detailed components as well as over 32 high-quality figurines. Wander beyond the mansion to the ghostly town of Arkham, and several other maps complete with monsters around every corner!

9 THE THING: INFECTION AT OUTPOST 31

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Based on the action-packed horror blockbuster The Thing by acclaimed horror director John Carpenter, Infection at Outpost 31 brings all the frights of the 1982 classic horror film to chilling life in this multiplayer board game. Only by deducing who “The Thing” has infected can you make it out alive!

Follow the narrative of the film by completing missions, locating potentially infected hosts, and escape Outpost 31 without falling victim to one of the imitations. Playable by up to 12 people, take on the identities of iconic characters like Palmer and Blair, while uncovering the identity of the imitations and winning the game.

8 CHILDREN: THE HORROR GAME

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Horror movies have long managed to use the disarming innocence of children to frighten adults, and this board game is no exception! Children: The Horror Game has you play as a ghost hunter endeavoring to capture the most child ghosts (up to 13) by discovering their toys and confronting them.

To heighten the mood, play with the official “Children: The Horror Game” soundtrack in the background. With a variety of room cards, the Thornhill Mansion game board can be set up differently every time, offering new twists and turns each time you play.

7 LETTERS FROM WHITECHAPEL

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Have you ever wanted to solve the mystery of the infamous killer Jack the Ripper? Stalk the streets of London’s Whitechapel district in this alluring game of intrigue and danger as either the historical slasher Jack the Ripper or one of four detectives assigned to his case. This game of mystery requires your expert skills in deduction, as well as your ability to bluff, depending on your part in the storyline.

With beautiful artwork, special engraved wooden pawns, and engrossing true facts about the Jack the Ripper killing spree, hunt the hunter or become the prey in this horror board game that perfectly replicates the fear that gripped 19th century London at the time of the murders.

6 BETRAYAL AT HOUSE ON THE HILL

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Fans of classic survival strategy games like Clue and Dungeons and Dragons will relish the challenge of Betrayal at House on the Hill, a cooperative horror board game that lets you set up a new customized game board each time you play it. Use interchangeable floorplan pieces to expand the haunted house far beyond your wildest expectations, creating a new gaming experience with each set up.

Considered one of the best horror survival games available, work together in a group or as a lone survivor in the musty corridors of a haunted house. Discover treasures, weapons, or curses in each room, each of which will affect if you get out alive!

5 DEAD OF WINTER

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Can you survive in the dead of winter with limited supplies, in a frozen colony, with only a few members of your party you can trust? Play Dead of Winter and find out how long you make it. A multiplayer game of cooperative skill and strategy, your group will work towards its own goal of survival as well as their own individual side stories.

Of particular intrigue are the side objectives, which take the form of pursuing psychological traits that can plunge the colony into danger with their emergence. Each player leads a group of survivors in an apocalyptic world where these traits could mean life or death if they take over.

4 FURY OF DRACULA

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For fans of gothic horror and classic monster villains, look no further than Fury of Dracula, now in its fourth edition. Play as either the infamous vampire Count Dracula, or one of several vampire hunters looking to drive a silver stake through his undead heart.

As Dracula, you’ll be able to create an army of vampires, lay traps for your enemies, or utilize your supernatural powers to kill them off one by one. As the hunters, you will have to use your resourcefulness, cunning, and an array of vampire-killing weapons in this cat-and-mouse game to make sure the Count stays dead once and for all.

3 CAMP GRIZZLY

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Fans of classic slasher films like Friday the Thirteenth and Halloween will get hours of enjoyment out of the survival horror strategy game Camp Grizzly. Taking inspiration from the slasher films of the ‘70s and ‘80s, immerse yourself in the darkly humorous environment at Camp Grizzly, a summer camp for teens that turns into a slaughterhouse when “Otis” goes on a killing spree.

Not for children under 14, up to 6 players will outsmart Otis amidst the tawdry backdrop of sex, drugs, and other common vices found when teens get together for the summer. The cheesy spirit of the game combined with its easy rules will make it a hit for any level of player.

2 CITY OF HORROR

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Fans of zombie outbreaks and survival horror will embrace City of Horror, a horror board game that places them right in the middle of a chaotic zombie apocalypse. Work together to survive a zombie invasion, but be careful to concentrate on your own health, as you may find yourself becoming one of the horde if you don’t!

A strategic game, the challenge lies in working cooperatively with your fellow players, but ultimately having to betray them to survive against the undead. It’s survival of the fittest and most cunning with this game, as the player with the most antidote and rations triumphs.

1 DARK DARKER DARKEST

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Stop the world-ending outbreak of a zombie apocalypse by exploring the house of Doctor Mortimer, unlocking the security system to his laboratory, and locating the antidote somewhere in its innards to stop the sickness from spreading.

Work cooperatively with other players to locate the antidote, with the laboratory security system working against your team at every turn. Unlike some other horror games, players can “level up” and gain new abilities after each round. House tiles allow for different game board setups of the Doctor’s mansion, allowing for hours of tense replay.

NEXT: The 10 Best Board Games for Adults, Ranked

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2019-04-25 08:04:50

Kayleena Pierce-Bohen

10 Best Harry Potter Board Games, Ranked

For those who have been known to murmur, “Wingardium Leviosa,” in their sleep (and sometimes wake up to a floating pillow), these Harry Potter games are for you. Ranked from “pretty fun” to “out of this muggle world”, these are the best Harry Potter themed board games for your next post-Triwizard Tournament gathering.

In the words of Albus Dumbledore, “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” Don’t be afraid of a little friendly competition among pals with these special games. Crack open a butterbeer and enjoy.

10 Trivial Pursuit: World of Harry Potter Ultimate Edition

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Trivial Pursuit is a classic game for a reason – its mechanics are simple and its questions are tough. This ultimate edition of Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit includes 1800 questions based on information from the movie franchise, including content from all 8 Harry Potter films.

The game includes four custom movers, shaped into the house crests of Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw. The question categories include magical locations, objects and artifacts, the dark arts, spells and potions, magical people and animals and magical creatures. Test out your knowledge with this game – best played with a group who knows the films, so no one gets too stumped and left behind.

9 Harry Potter Hedbanz

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Hedbanz is a perfect party game for anyone aged 7 and up. 2-6 players can participate in this silly guessing game. Each player wears a headband upon which a card is placed. The card has a picture on it of something or someone under a category, like spells or creatures.

Players must ask others “yes” or “no” questions to try and determine what is on their card, collecting a chocolate frog token for a correct guess before reloading with a new card. Potion tokens mix up the game by requiring an act out, rhyme or description as a clue. The first player to collect 5 chocolate frog tokens is the winner of the night.

8 Harry Potter Clue

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This is a very exciting version of the classic game of Clue. In this edition, the game board is a map of Hogwarts, and players move around the castle to try and solve the mystery of a student who has disappeared from the school. The board has a twist: it features wheels, that when turned can reveal secret passages and move the rooms.

Players can choose to take on the role of Harry, Hermione, Ron, Ginny, Luna or Neville. The objective is to determine who attacked the missing student, what spell they used and where they did it. Players move to Dumbledore’s office when they are ready to make an accusation, looking out for the Dark Mark along the way, which players can protect themselves from using Help cards. This is one of the best-themed Clues there is and a lot of fun as a family game.

7 Pictopia: Harry Potter Edition

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Pictopia is a picture trivia game, making it inclusive of any pre-literate members of your family who may want to join in the witchcraft and wizardry. The game contains 1000 questions relating to all of the Harry Potter movies, including Fantastic Beasts. The game is a low-pressure choice for trivia fans, as sometimes the group works together, while other times players operate as individuals.

It takes away from the competitiveness and adds a cooperative element. Players look at the photos on each card that is drawn, and before hearing the question, they wager based on how well they know the topics that they see, and how likely they feel they are to answer correctly. This is a great family game and a good companion to a Harry Potter movie night.

6 Harry Potter Codenames

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In this version of Codenames, cards have both words and pictures on them, making the experience more appealing and attractive. The cards feature content from the Harry Potter universe, but the game mechanics make it so that players can be included who aren’t as familiar with Harry Potter knowledge.

Like in the original game, two teams compete, each with a player who gives one-word clues to hint at secret agents located in the cards. Players want to guess the correct cards for their team, while avoiding helping their opponents by accidentally guessing theirs. Both teams must avoid choosing the Death Eaters, as we all know that can’t possibly go well.

5 Harry Potter Labyrinth

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Labyrinth is a strategic game that can be played by kids and adults alike. As in the original, a moving maze exists on a game board, with pathways changing on each turn as players pull and replace tiles. Players move their pieces around the labyrinth, attempting to collect treasures and block the rest of the group from getting to them first.

The treasures are representative of creatures and characters from the Harry Potter world, while the board is covered in spells. This is a challenging, mentally satisfying game and this version allows fans to collect their favorite Harry Potter heroes and villains.

4 LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Game

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It’s hard to argue with the fact that a game players build themselves, before playing, deserves a high spot on the list of best Harry Potter games. This LEGO set contains everything you need to build a board, replicating the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The objective is to gather objects from various classrooms, corresponding with the Hogwarts house you are playing for.

The first person to return to their common room with all of their objects is the winner. Because this board is made of LEGO, it’s fully customizable and players can make choices when building, to give themselves the upper hand and throw off their opponents. Players encounter magical obstacles along their race to the common room. This is a great game to challenge creativity and allow endless replay, as the board can be different every time.

3 Fantastic Beasts: Perilous Pursuit

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This game is based on Fantastic Beasts, the newest big screen addition to the Harry Potter universe and one in which we fell in love with new characters and creatures. In this game, some beasts have escaped from Newt Scamander’s suitcase and are roaming around NYC. Players take on the roles of Newt, Tina, Jacob and Queenie.

The four must work together in this cooperative dice game, to return creatures to Newt’s suitcase before the non-magical community notices them. Players use dice to complete actions such as shielding one another, drawing cards and eventually capturing all of the creatures and getting them back where they are safely hidden away. The game art is beautiful and well within the fantastical theme of the game and film.

2 Hogwarts Battle

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In this cooperative deck-building game, players work together to defend the wizarding world from the grips of evil and the Dark Lord. Players accumulate magical items, gain skills to master spells and recruit allies to help the group win the game. There are 7 adventure scenarios included in the game, each increasing in difficulty, so the narrative gets more interesting after each time you are able to beat it.

Players take on the role of a heroic character – either Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger or Neville Longbottom. Because the game is cooperative and involves the group playing a team of friends who fight forces of evil, this game is perfectly thematic for Harry Potter fans and a fun challenge that gets more tricky as players improve.

1 Magical Beasts

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In this narrative, magical creatures and beasts have broken loose throughout Hogwarts and its surrounding grounds. They must be captured. Players act as Harry, Ron, Hermione or Ginny, tracking down the beasts. The objective is to travel around the board, collecting clues to eventually find and recapture a beast.

The board is fun and unique – it’s structured to swing, alternating between the interior of the Hogwarts castle and outdoors, on the grounds. Rolling a passage icon with the die causes the board to flip and transfer to its alternate location. Traveling between the two is risky, as it can cost a clue – but it might also be what it takes to win the game. Collecting four clue cards for a beast makes you the hero and winner of the game.

NEXT: Must-Own Gifts For Harry Potter Fans Sorted In Hufflepuff

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2019-04-22 08:04:46

Amanda McQueen

The 10 Best Board Games For A Road Trip

Road trips need preparation above all else so that you can relax and leave the rest of the journey up to chance, discovery and surprise. Remember the three S’s: Snacks, Safety, and Stuff to do. For the latter, these ten board games are fun activities for late nights, stops at diners and long days at the side of the road with flat tires (fingers crossed that one isn’t necessary).

Road trip games need to be highly portable and grab-able and take up as little space as possible so that you’re left with plenty of room for skis, picnic baskets, tents, and friends. Luckily these ones meet all those criteria.

10 Magnetic Backgammon Set with Carrying Strap

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This carrying case can be slung over your shoulder as you run to the beach, forest or an unexplored cave. The magnetic features prevent loss of pieces and pollution of the natural wonders you may discover on your trip. They also allow for play while in a moving vehicle, as things won’t slide back and forth and lose your place – so this can be whipped out on a long bus ride or in the backseat of a party van.

The leather finish gives this game a mature feel, and when it’s zipped up it isn’t obvious that you’re carrying a toy with you – so you can still look cool in front of everybody at the gas station.

9 Connect 4 Grab and Go

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This is a portable, compact version of the nostalgic and addictive classic game of Connect 4. Trays at the bottom of the grid hold pieces for when you don’t have enough table space and the trays fold up onto the playing grid when your game is finished, keeping everything safe and organized.

This is a great Grab and Go game for families with small children, and easy to pull out in a tent or van for rainy day distraction. The game is simple: one player is yellow, one is red, and both are trying to connect four tokens of their color in the grid (while blocking their opponent’s attempts at the same time).

8 No Thanks! Card Game

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This is a 20-minute bidding and bluffing game for 3-7 players. Each person pulls cards with points – but with this game, you want to avoid points as much as possible. Chips allow you to skip pulling a card (saying, “No thanks!”) and keep your total as low as possible. This was one of Board Game Geek’s top 100 family games and is perfect for on-the-road gameplay.

Because the cards and chips are loose, it’s best used during a stop on your voyage, as opposed to playing on a bus or a backseat, trying to balance everything as you ride. This is fast-paced and the perfect length for a rest stop break to refresh before returning to the wheel.

7 Love Letter

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This is a 2-4 player game and comes in an easy to carry pouch. Gameplay is only about 15 minutes, so it’s a great game to fit in during a coffee stop or right before dinner. In this game, players take on the roles of lovesick princes, vying for the attention of a princess locked in a tower. The objective is to get your romantic letter mailed successfully and delivered to the princess, before anyone else’s, and to deflect the other players’ letters in favor of your own.

Choose between powerful and weaker cards, to avoid becoming a target but still remain in the race. This is a fun fantasy game with simple rules and uses a deck of only 16 cards, so the action of the game itself is compact and road trip-worthy.

6 Mr. Jack: Pocket Edition

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Mr. Jack comes in a little, compact box and is easy to store with limited real estate in your trunk or backpack. It uses 2 players only, nice for a one-on-one road trip with a loved one or best friend. Gameplay is only 15 minutes long and you’ll be able to finish your game before your fries arrive at the roadside restaurant. This is a deduction game where investigators try to eliminate suspects until they find the true identity of Jack the Ripper.

One player hides from sight and the other chases them down in this fun, easy-to-learn game of cat and mouse. The game takes place throughout the creepy streets of late 1800s London, sure to strengthen the theme of adventure and suspense on your highway journey.

5 Hive

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This game has no board, and pieces can be carried in a portable pouch during your travels. As the pieces are played, they create the board (otherwise known as ‘the hive’), and each player is designated light or dark tokens. The players battle to be the first to capture each other’s Queen Bee, by surrounding them with pieces of their own color.

Players use blocks to prevent the opposition from surrounding their own queen, and beetles, grasshoppers, spiders, and soldier ants appear on the tokens, each with their own characteristics and moving abilities. This is a simple game, fast to pick up and with a short game time of 20 minutes. Hive is essentially an easy version of chess, with no board and plenty of bugs.

4 Zombie Dice

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The thought can cross your mind when coasting along desolate roads that if the zombie apocalypse were to happen, this is the car you’d use to travel to abandoned Walmarts and warehouse shelters. Dice games are tiny and easy to transport anywhere – they can even be shoved into your dash before embarking on a 16-hour car drive.

Zombie Dice can be stored inside the cup that it comes with, and works for players aged 10 and up (who are comfortable with a creepy zombie apocalypse theme). Simply roll the dice and collect as many brains as you can while avoiding shotguns. The dice come with three levels of difficulty – green is easiest, yellow is medium and red is difficult, for those with the biggest braaains of all.

3 Mastermind

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One of the simplest but most entertaining strategy games of all time, Mastermind has two players take turns creating and solving codes, made up of colored pegs arranged into holes on a board the guesser can’t see. This is an easy deduction and logic game, with over 2000 possible code combinations.

Codemakers give clues to the guesser, using strategies like multiples of one color and empty peg holes to throw off their reasoning. The pegs fit snugly into the holes and the board is compact, so this game could be played on the move or roadside, whenever the urge strikes to test your code-cracking capabilities.

2 Mancala

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The set is real wood and folds easily for travel. Mancala is one of the world’s oldest, longest played games and thought by some to have existed in Ancient Egypt. The gameplay uses small stones placed into pits in the wooden board and is a fun, light strategy game for two players.

Players take turns scooping up and placing a stone, trying to capture stones and win the game. It is easy enough for ages 6 and up, but the counting and strategy is still challenging enough for older players. Whether this is to have on-hand for youngsters while on a family trip, or for late nights on an epic camping trip with your sweetheart, the bare bones design and pieces are soothing for a late night after a long drive.

1 Rush Hour Traffic Jam

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The pieces of this 1-player logic game fit into the board, so they won’t be sliding around or falling out when you’re rushing to your next destination (or stuck in a stop-and-go jam). This is a puzzle-solving game for ages 8 and up, with 40 challenges that range in difficulty from beginner to expert level.  The solo player slides trucks and vehicles blocking their path out of the way, to eventually reach the board exit with their own little red car.

It comes with a game-go bag for storage, and is a great option to have on-hand for solo road trips when you have tired eyes and don’t want to be staring at your phone on your break. It’s also great for a little one accompanying you in the passenger seat, or can be passed around a group as each person solves the puzzle.

NEXT: The 10 Best Board Games Under $20, Ranked

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2019-04-04 08:04:22

Amanda McQueen

Classic Dune Board Game Coming Back After Being Out of Print

Ahead of the upcoming Dune movie, the classic Dune board game is being re-released after decades out of print. The game originally launched in 1979, releasing five years before David Lynch’s cult classic movie adaptation enthralled audiences.

The team behind 1977’s Cosmic Encounter (Bill Eberle, Jack Kittredge and Peter Olotka) were also the designers for the Dune board game.  These individuals were responsible for the creation of a game that very much reflected the underground nature of the Dune fanbase that was present ever sense the movie achieved cult status. Despite the game’s popularity, it eventually disappeared from popular culture in the 1980s alongside Lynch’s movie, as he went on to greener pastures in Hollywood. The game’s disappearance from the public led to it becoming somewhat of a hidden gem among collectors, who’d try to get their hands on any copy they could.

Related : Dune Movie Starts Filming & Gets An Official Synopsis

Kotaku reported on the news of plans to release an an updated version of the old classic Dune board game, which was announced at GAMA, a large trade show for board games. This re-release will provide fans with their first opportunity to own the game in over three decades.

According to Tabletop Gaming, the team behind the new Dune board game is Gale Force Nine. Those familiar with the Firefly Adventure, Star Trek Ascendancy, and Sons of Anarchy: Men of Mayhem games will be delighted to know that this same team with be at the helm for this long-awaited re-release. What’s potentially even more exciting for those who are ingrained in the universe that Dune created, is that this team announced that even more tabletop games will be coming down the pipeline that are set in that world.

With a new Dune movie being released in 2020 set to be directed by Denis Villeneuve (Blade Runner 2049, Arrival) and starring the ever popular Jason Momoa of Aquaman fame, now was likely as good a time as any to bring back the old Dune board game. The original co-designer of the game Peter Olotka confirmed in a tweet the return of the game as “better than ever“. However, further details on the re-release have yet to be revealed. No official release date for the updated version has been provided as of this moment, but one would hope that like in 1984 with the update of the original board game that coincided with the first movie, this new game can be released in time with the theatrical arrival of the 2020 remake.

More: Dune Movie Reboot Is Being Scored By Hans Zimmer

Source: Kotaku, Tabletop Gaming


2019-03-20 05:03:43

Daniel Owen

The 10 Best Board Games For Beginners

Board games can be fun, but they can also be very niche. Many people don’t want to spend hours trying to learn a game’s mechanics only to get stomped by someone who is much more into it than they are. They’d rather spend their time doing other things than trying to win a convoluted strategy or party game.

However, board games are for more than just the hardcore crowd. As a matter of fact, plenty of board games have been made that try to bring in casual players. With that in mind, we’re exploring 10 board games for people who don’t play board games.

10 CARCASSONNE

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Don’t let the box fool you, Carcassonne is not nearly as complex as it looks. To be clear, it’s just the opposite. Based on the French castle of the same name, Carcassonne starts with a castle. Players then must place their own tiles around it to expand the landscape and strategically place their followers on the map.

Those who get the most points in the end win. There’s a bit more to it than just that, though; you have to keep in mind terrain and follower types as well as countering what your opponents may be looking to do next.

9 TICKET TO RIDE

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Ticket to Ride is a fun game where players have to build consecutive train tracks across the United States. Points are tracked by how many trains are on the board at any time, so it’s important to not only string your own trains together, but to block other people from gaining the opportunity.

Players are also given objective cards that tell them to get tracks from one city to another. Those who complete these objectives will get more points in the end. All in all, it’s a simple game that relies on card management and strategic placement. It’s easy to learn.

8 BANANAGRAMS

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Bananagrams is like extreme Scrabble. Players will be challenged to make words, but they won’t be taking turns and they’ll be doing it as quickly as possible. In Bananagrams, players are each given an equal amount of letters that they must arrange into a series of words connected like a crossword puzzle.

The first person to use all their tiles with no more extras in the middle is the winner. The Party Edition also includes some unique tiles that change the gameplay, whether it be forcing someone to spell “peel” over and over or blocking someone else from playing a tile on you.

7 CODENAMES PICTURES

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Codenames Pictures is a party game where everyone becomes a spy. Two teams of equal size must work together to find their fellow agents, which can only be deferred by a clue from another team member consisting of one word and one number. The team member giving clues, the spymaster, has to think to give accurate clues that can be easily decoded.

The first team to find all their agents wins. However, there is an assassin on the board, who will make any team instantly lose if they select it. It’s a simple game, but quick and plenty of fun.

6 OTHELLO

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Othello is a simple yet intense game about placing your tiles at just the right spot. Players win by having the most tiles of their color on the board. However, there is a catch. Players can switch the color of their opponent’s tiles to their color by blocking off a line on both sides.

Essentially, you have to create a linear sandwich where your tiles are on the ends and your opponent’s tiles are in the middle. This classic game is very easy to learn, with most players getting it the first time around. However, it can be quite difficult to master.

5 BACKGAMMON

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Backgammon is one of those games that you hear about at random points, but never sit down to play. Turns out that the game is quite simple and easy to understand. Each player has a number of checkers on the board. The goal is to get their checkers back to their home, which is achieved by rolling dice and moving them across the board’s various points.

Players can stack checkers at certain points to block their opponents and even send their opponent’s checkers to the bar in the middle of the board. It’s one of those timeless simplistic games that can be learned in one sitting.

4 DIXIT

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Dixit is a cute board game all about weaving magical stories. Each player is given a few cards with nothing more than pictures on them. Players must choose a card and come up with a brief story for it. After hearing the story, other players must play cards down that they think best fits the story told.

Whichever card is selected the most is crowned the winner of the round, granting points to the owner. The winner gains the most points. Dixit is a game all about effective storytelling and careful placement of cards. With it being so simple, it’s sure to guarantee a great time.

3 CONCEPT

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Concept is a game where you’ll have to communicate concepts of varying complexity to fellow players using solely visual cues on a board. The game comes with a set of a question mark and two exclamation points to help communicate sub-concepts to get people guessing on the right track.

The board is littered with small visual pictures that must be used as some sort of riddle to convey whatever concept you’re trying to get across. Sometimes, you could get something easy like Valentine’s Day. Other times, you’ll have to convey something a bit more difficult, like a dinosaur. Players win by guessing the riddles correctly.

2 NO THANKS!

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No Thanks! is marketed as one of the simplest games you’ll ever play. While that will probably depend on the player, there’s no denying that there isn’t a lot to it, which is a good thing to people who don’t play board games. Each player starts with a card and a handful of chips.

The ultimate goal is to get the least amount of points possible when combining the values on all cards accumulated. Players can take a card from a deck, or place a chip on their current card to pass. Eventually, cards will be distributed, revealing who is the winner.

1 SUSHI GO PARTY

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Sushi Go is a card game that just about anyone can pick up and enjoy. Players are presented with sushi cards that they can either keep or pass along. Different sushi cards have different point values, so it’s important to know which combinations will increase your score and which ones will hinder you.

Sushi Go Party is functionally the same game, but it includes a board and more sushi combinations that can change up the rules and what people add to their hands. Built for up to eight players, Sushi Go Party is easy to understand and fun to play in parties.

NEXT: The 10 Best Board Games That Came from Kickstarter, Ranked

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2019-03-16 08:03:57

Joshua Olivieri

CCP’s Project Nova Goes Back to the Drawing Board (Again)

In October we attended EVE Vegas, an annual fan convention hosted by CCP Games to celebrate and discuss EVE Online and the developer’s other EVE-set gaming projects. For this year’s event, the big new thing was the first playable build of the current version of Project Nova, a first-person shooter set in the EVE universe and the spiritual successor to PS3’s DUST 514.

An alpha build was planned to debut before year’s end for players, and all EVE Vegas attendees were guaranteed access. Like Project Legion before it, a prototype showcased years ago at EVE Fanfest in Reykjavik, Iceland, Project Nova is seemingly going back to drawing board

Related: Project Nova Officially Unveiled – A PvP and PvE Hardcore Shooter

The announcement came this week from CCP Games via email to those subscribed for Project Nova news, and later posted by CCP on their official website.

At CCP, one of our core principles is that we work to provide our players with excellent experiences. This mindset can be found within every creative team working on bringing your beloved virtual worlds to life. This means that we keep challenging ourselves every step of the way by asking difficult questions when facing tough decisions – especially when this principle could be compromised.

The development of Project Nova is an example of where this fundamental belief has been continuously exercised and put into practice.

At EVE Vegas, we showed you the most recent iteration of our vision to provide an engaging and unique FPS experience to enrich the EVE Universe. Our goal for this was always to reinforce the ‘One Universe // One War’ gameplay and create a worthy spiritual successor to DUST 514 that has the potential to captivate not only existing Mercenaries and Capsuleers, but also to attract new adventurers into the ever-evolving world of New Eden.

Over the course of Project Nova’s development, we conducted a number of player research sessions with external partners, tirelessly playtested the game internally and brought community stalwarts in to help us evaluate the project. Now, after taking all this research and feedback into account, we see that the gameplay experience in its current form does not live up to our original vision and would not achieve our ambitious goals for this project. As a result, we will not be moving forward with the upcoming invite-only Alpha until further notice.

We are aware that many of you have been eagerly anticipating the moment when you can get your hands on Project Nova. Please accept our heartfelt apologies for the disappointment this will no doubt cause. We hope you understand that we need to take a step back and return to the drawing board, where we will spend more time figuring out how all this hard work can translate into something better and more meaningful for the EVE Universe. Remaining true to our vision of Project Nova’s future in connection with EVE is essential. That is the only way we will be able to continue creating memorable experiences that ensure you – our ineffable players – are satisfied and make us proud as developers.

Project Nova continues to evolve and we remain committed to delivering a high-quality team-based shooter experience to EVE Online fans, while exploring new and exciting opportunities to integrate the two games. CCP is in no rush to release Project Nova until we’re satisfied it provides a rock-solid gameplay experience and visuals to match.

The timing is especially interesting given CCP’s push to let players and media play the game recently, although what was playable was very limited. We included videos of our play sessions for more, and as you can tell from these, its’ visually impressive but lacks AI or customization in this build. We’re told from various leads on Project Nova that there are many more weapons and subclasses, along with co-op and PvP modes that supports up to 32 players in squads.

CCP Games CEO Hilmar Veigar Pétursson tells us the inspiration and gameplay loop for Project Nova was inspired by the success of Warframe and you can already see similarities in the design aesthetics. Now, we don’t know to expect or when, or if the acquisition by Pearl Abyss earlier this year altered the business realities of the project. In the meantime, CCP Games is working multiple mobile projects, EVE: War of Ascension and EVE: Echoes – the former of which (previously known as Project Aurora) similarly went back to the drawing board for another go in 2019.

More: A Mobile Version of EVE Online Revealed in EVE: Echoes

Source: CCP Games



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2018-12-02 02:12:44

Johnny Depp Feels Bad J.K. Rowling Had to Defend His Casting to Harry Potter Fans

Johnny Depp is finally addressing those who oppose his casting in the upcoming Harry Potter film, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, including how they have affected writer J.K. Rowling. Last year, following the release of the first cast photo for the film, the author expressed her support of the casting. Rowling, along with director David Yates, skated around the concerns, saying that she is “genuinely happy” to have him on board.

Controversy regarding Depp’s involvement in the beloved franchise came about around the time of the first film. Depp had been embroiled in a legal battle with his ex-wife, Amber Heard, over allegations of domestic violence. The Aquaman actress responded to a statement made by Warner Bros. (the studio behind both films), sharing the joint statement released by the pair following their divorce, but indicating that she is not necessarily in support of her ex.

Related: Johnny Depp Confirms Fantastic Beasts 3 Return As Grindelwald

Now, Depp is speaking out for the first time about his role, and a little about the various allegations against him. In an interview with EW, the actor remarks that he “felt bad” that Rowling was called to defend her choice to cast him. However, he maintains that he is innocent, remarking that he is suing The Sun for defamation. He insists that Rowling is aware of his innocence, which is why she supports him. “She would not stand up if she didn’t know the truth. So that’s really it,” he says.

The allegations he speaks of goes beyond those made by Heard. In July, Depp was sued for assault surrounding an incident that allegedly occurred on the set of his film City of Lies. The actor fought back, claiming that the accusations were false and he didn’t ever touch the defendant, location manager Gregg “Rocky” Brooks. In August, just a month before the film’s scheduled release, City of Lies was pulled, though it’s unknown if this was connected. But in the case of Fantastic Beasts, things continue on as they have.

The studio has clearly fully embraced Depp in the role. At San Diego Comic-Con 2018, he appeared separate from his fellow actors during the Warner Bros. panel, making a speech as Gellert Grindelwald. He is also featured prominently in the latest image for the Fantastic Beasts sequel, front and center with his back to the viewer as the rest of the characters, including Eddie Redmayne’s Newt Scamander and Judd Law’s young Albus Dumbledore, face forward looking at him. Now that it’s been announced that he’ll be returning in the third film, it seems as though everyone has decided to lean in and ignore the problematic allegations against Depp, even as they persist.

More: Johnny Depp’s Casting In Fantastic Beasts 2 Is A Mistake

Source: EW



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2018-10-11 03:10:55 – Becca Bleznak

20 Things Wrong With American Horror Story We All Choose To Ignore

The horror anthology hit TV show American Horror Story just might be the magnum opus of Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuck. Scarier and more riveting than any of the duo’s other projects, the spine-tingling series features a new theme and characters every season that are all still linked to each other’s universe. From the casting announcements to the series hints, theme reveals, and each season’s unique introductory visuals, it’s riveting entertainment all around. Even so, some seasons fall further off the mark than others, with many episodes barely even registering on the “horror” radar while others left us scratching our heads wondering what the heck just happened.

The thing is, we tend to give glaring errors, plot flops, and other things wrong with the show a pass because we love it so much. From intriguing horror to irresistible characters, from unexpected plot twists to some of the best storytelling on TV, American Horror Story keeps us coming back, not because it’s flawless but because it’s still addictive despite, and sometimes because of, its many flaws.

We might love a character and conveniently forget that he or she is a monster. We’ll keep tuning in even after an entire sequence left us feeling disgusted, embarrassed for the actress who had to play out the scene, or even angry at the creators themselves. It’s just that addictive.

We love it and we’ll keep coming back for me, even with these 20 Things Wrong With American Horror Story We All Choose To Ignore.

20 Some Seasons Aren’t Scary

With a name like American Horror Story, you might expect every episode to be a scream-fest. That’s just not the case, especially in seasons four and five. While there’s no shortage of horror-inducing characters in these seasons, they didn’t really give us nightmares like previous and subsequent seasons were able to do.

Were we jaded from all the mutants, ghosts, zombies, and other creatures in previous seasons?

Both Freak Show and Hotel fell short on promises of terror, often vying for more intense drama (a calling card of Falchuck and Murphy) instead. While we still received interesting stories, Gaga’s vampire and Twisty the Clown just weren’t all that scary.

19 There’s No Reason Given For All The Hotel Vampire Kids

In season five, Hotel, Lady Gaga’s character, The Countess Elizabeth, is a little less fabulous than we expected her to be. Perhaps she couldn’t live up to the Gaga we all know and love already. One of the things that just made zero sense about the character was her propensity to collect children and turn them into little vampires. Does Elizabeth have an old woman in the shoe complex? Is she just that bored? What is the point?

Here’s the thing about kids in horror movies: they add instant scare-factor. Take a look at most scary film kids, from Village of the Damned to The Others and you’ll see the scariest moments. The fact that the vampire kid collection wasn’t even scary was a pretty big letdown.

18 Teeth Fall From The Sky For No Reason

Season six of AHS, Roanoke, was able to recover some of the lost ground from the previous two less-scary seasons but still suffered from the lack of the one and only Jessica Lang. The season saw a return to the haunted house theme, always popular in AHS history, and wove in some new elements, like the whole “based on a true story” theme.  Between Deliverance-like hillbillies and more incredible Kathy Bates, Roanake was much better-received than Hotel, but it had some weird unexplained moments, like teeth randomly falling from the sky.

Not only do the teeth inexplicably fall while Matt is at work, but they also disappear.

The reason why is never given, prompting us to chalk this one up to “random scare tactic.”

17 Queenie Tried To Hook Up With A Minotaur

While we definitely applaud Murphy and Falchuck’s use of mythology throughout American Horror Story, it often makes no sense. Gabourey Sidibe was fantastic as Queenie, the young and lonely witch who gave as well as she got, used LaLaurie as her own personal racist slave, and really deserved main credits billing. But there was that one time she tried to hook up with a grotesque Minotaur…

While the inclusion of adult content is pretty standard in AHS, getting involved with a man who has bull’s head sewed over his own is pretty far out there. It didn’t make any sense, nor did Queenie’s own survival following the incident (or anything else including the Minotaur, really), so we just move along and say that there’s nothing to see here.

16 Zoe’s Hell Is Just Life Without Kyle

Zoe Benson, portrayed by Taissa Farmiga, starts out as a compelling character in the third season of American Horror Story, Coven. She has unique powers that pay homage to classic horror and a long journey ahead.

Tossing in a love interest is a great way to derail a personal growth story.

That’s what happened to Zoe with Kyle, her resurrected boyfriend played by Evan Peters. While we’re glad that Murphy and Falchuck used Kyle to illustrate that mothers can be abusive to their sons just as much as fathers can, “life without Kyle” as Zoe’s own personal hell is really stupid and overly angst-ridden.

15 Aliens In Asylum Makes No Sense

When it comes to American Horror Story, many fans reacted to the inclusion of aliens in season two, Asylum, in the same way that fans of Indiana Jones reacted to the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. For many horror fans, aliens don’t enter the territory without very specific rules, and you certainly don’t add aliens into an already-existing story for a scare factor.

The aliens of AHS also just weren’t scary. Sure, they made Pepper more interesting and gave convenient explanations for a few weird happenings, but at the end of the day mixing aliens in with mutants, a mean nun, demons, and war criminals just doesn’t work. It’s a hodgepodge of plot devices tossed together like a salad with too many kinds of dressing. Sometimes simpler is just better.

14 The Musical Sequences

We get that Sister Jude is losing her mind in this tenth episode of season two, Asylum, but must we lose ours as well? The episode itself was gripping, but watching Jessica Lange sashay through “The Name Game” wasn’t nearly as eerie as it should have been. It played off as more of an homage to the creators’ Glee in a way that didn’t work.

While some critics enjoyed the mind-boggling number, many of us like to pretend it never happened.

It’s not the last time the showrunners implemented a bit of music and dance, either. Season four, Freak Show, featured several ditties, including a rendition of “Come As You Are” by Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson’s “Dream a Little Dream of Me”, and Lange singing David Bowie’s “Life on Mars”.

13 What Happens To Dr. Arden’s Experiments?

The mutants created in Dr. Arden’s horrific experiments are the stuff of nightmares, and they definitely present an interesting side story among the rest of the godawful happenings at Briarwood Manor in season two of American Horror Story, Asylum. Their issue, of course, is that they disappear off the radar without much of a peep.

Once turned into a mutant and taken to a hospital, Shelley, played by Chloë Sevigny as a homage to the many women unjustly committed to asylums throughout history, seems as if she may be able to lead the authorities toward Arden, but alas, Joseph Fiennes’ conflicted yet greedy Monsignor Timothy Howard takes her out instead. We don’t hear much about them afterward. What happened to the mutants?

12 The Messed-Up Historical Figures

Anne Frank was lobotomized by the evil Dr. Arden from Briarcliff Manor in season two, Asylum. Not only does this make zero sense, but it also really does a disservice to Anne Frank’s memory. There is a lot of artistic license taken with historical figures throughout American Horror Story, from Delphine Lalaurie to James March. Even characters used as backgrounds for new characters, like Nellie Bly’s inspiration for Lana Winters, often seems a bit much, especially when the representation is so loose.

The misrepresentation or grand re-representation of historical figures is nothing new.

Our own history books present complete falsehoods about everyone from Christopher Columbus to Paul Revere. Perhaps it’s just so glaring because we acknowledge that now, particularly during an age of “fake news” awareness.

11 The Opening Sequence And Spoilers Promise More Than We Get

One of the most exciting elements of a new season of American Horror Story is always the opening sequence and the slowly-revealed spoilers. Cast announcements and cool visuals trickle in until we finally get to see that first episode with its incredible casting graphics. The creepy opening sequence does much more than announce the cast: it revs us up like the announcer for a really scary joust about to take place.

The only problem is that it often goes downhill from there. While season 1 typically delivered, the casting graphics in seasons like Freak Show were actually scarier than the episodes themselves. That’s a real problem if we are supposed to be watching a horror program.

10 We Have No Idea What Happened To The Pig Boys

They were a successful execution of “the scary children” in a way that the little vampire entourage of the previous season just couldn’t seem to manage, so maybe that’s why Murphy and Falchuck decided to never let the “pig boys” of season six be seen again.

Aside from the fact that the boys could have made for some truly scary storytelling, the problem here isn’t just that they had no deeper involvement in the story than “check out these creepy kids” but that they don’t even have a resolution. Why the kids say, “Croatoan!” and why they drink pig milk remains unknown, and we may never know what happened to the charming little tykes.

9 No Consequences for the bad things the “good guys” do

As fans of American Horror Story, we sure do forgive a lot of murderers, don’t we? When someone bad finally goes good, all of their wicked deeds don’t seem to be as problematic. Even sweet Nan takes out Joan. Misty Day, otherwise a kind hippie, offs a couple of guys with alligators.

Were these warranted attacks? Maybe, but that doesn’t erase the fact that many characters end the lives of others and we pretty much turn a blind eye toward it like we wouldn’t if they occurred in real life. Of course, from people returning from the grave to mutant attacks near an asylum, there’s really not a lot in the show that applies to real life.

8 There’s Really No War Between The Coven And The Voodoo Witches

During season three, Coven, there’s a big build up about an oncoming war between the coven and the voodoo witches of the area. Both are led by powerful women, and who wasn’t excited to see Fiona, played by Jessica Lange, and Marie Laveau, played by Angela Bassett, go up against one another?

While there was plenty of tension and a zombie attack, it pretty much stopped there, especially after the witch hunters came to town.

AHS often builds up to something we’re expecting and completely abandon it for another plot instead. While we get that they want to keep us on our toes, broken promises do leave us unsatisfied and underwhelmed.

7 Zoe And Madison Gave Their Souls To Azaezel And It Never Came Up Again

When the bus full of frat boys who assaulted Madison wrecks, taking out all of the monsters on board on Madison’s whim, it’s satisfying. Even seeing Kyle taken out doesn’t bother some of us, given that we’ve already seen Evan Peters return from the grave before and wouldn’t be surprised if he returned. He may have stopped his “brothers” but he certainly tried to help them not get caught, making him complicit in the attack.

When Zoe and Madison decide to put “boy parts” together to resurrect Kyle as the perfect Frankenstein boyfriend, they sell their souls to Azaezel in order to do so, and yet it never comes up again. Given that both girls bite the dust during the show, shouldn’t that at least be an issue?

6 Roanoke’s Reality Show Inception

It was one of the most pointless plot points to ever be inserted into a season of American Horror Story. During season six, Roanoke, we’re treated to a reality show type of setting where re-enactors help us understand what happened to the Millers in “My Roanoke Nightmare”, an obvious play on so many other popular reality-based ghost hunting and experience shows. That’s an intriguing concept that works well for much of the season, but then we’re hit with reality-ception.

Getting all of the actors and people involved in actual events together for the blood moon event is one thing, but what about the disclaimer that nobody even survived the ordeal? If that’s true (which makes sense, since this is Roanoke), how did we get the footage in the first place?

5 There’s No Point To Scathach

Scathach, the mythical warrior from the Isle of Skye in Irish folklore, is an incredible character. It’s too bad we didn’t really get to know her in season six, Roanoke.

Lady Gaga’s Scathnach has a plethora of powers, is said to be the first Supreme and yet has no real point in the series.

The witch does a few nefarious things here and there, from purchasing souls to rendering people evil and insane, but in the grand scheme of things she has no real point except to serve as one of those random elements of horror woven in to just be spooky. Given the history of the traditional character, it would be amazing to see Murphy and Falchuck to use this as a tie-in for a more myth-heavy season.

4 People Are Constantly Offed Only To Be Brought Back

Character losses in the American Horror Story realm are pretty much like those in any comic book series: you don’t ever count them as permanent. Even when an entire series ends and you believe a character to be truly gone, they may return in another season! It’s definitely not a new tactic to have characters return from the grave; it’s a strategy used in everything from Dallas to Supernatural.

It makes us feel a little more jaded and a little less invested when tragedy does strike.

Oh, Fiona is sick? Oh, Ethel’s not going to make it? It’s too often meaningless. We want to feel affected, and we can’t help but worry a bit because we do love these characters, but deep down we’re always still wondering when they’ll return.

3 Twisty’s “Resolution” Is Basically A Deus Ex Machina

Season four’s big villain, Twisty the Clown, turned out to be much more Bozo than Pennywise. Sure, he was scary-looking, and he had the tragic backstory to boot, but Twisty’s crimes felt more garden variety scary movie than the monstrous panache we’d expect from AHS.

Twisty, played by John Carroll Lynch, even had a disappointing resolution as a character. Not only was he never really sorted out by a main character or a victim bent on revenge, but he was literally yanked out of the show to join Edward Mordrake’s nightmarish troupe, collecting the clown’s soul after hearing his tale of woe.

2 Misty Day Was Unjustly Lost

One of the characters fans most resonated with in season three, Coven, was Misty Day, played by the talented Lily Rabe. Misty’s character screamed Supreme, from her unique abilities to her lack of really caring about the position.

Misty was all about fairness, being kind to animals, and protecting the vulnerable, making her a fantastic character to root for.

Unfortunately she was also a red herring. Falchuck and Murphy offed her in such a terrible way in a Hell made up of her own personal vivisection nightmare, which made zero sense given her ability to bring things back to life so easily. Misty didn’t deserve her ending, but neither did Nan and many other characters.

1 Tate Is A School Shooter

Tate Langdon is one of the most romanticized characters in the history of AHS. The season 1 character is a doting friend, devoted boyfriend who would do anything for Violet, and speaks volumes of teen angst to many a smitten heart. It doesn’t hurt that Evan Peters, who plays Tate, is easy on the eyes as well. Is that why it’s so hard to remember that Langdon is such a deplorable character?

Tate is a school shooter. He took the lives of several classmates and should represent what we most despise and do not condone in this nation right now. He also assaulted Violet’s mother, Vivian, causing her to become pregnant with his Antichrist baby. How can anyone still crush on this guy knowing what harm he’s done?

What other problems with American Horror Story do fans overlook? Let us know in the comments!



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2018-10-10 08:10:37 – Sara Schmidt

Godzilla Vs Kong Movie Casts Atlanta’s Brian Tyree Henry

Brian Tyree Henry is set to join the cast of Godzilla Vs Kong. Legendary is getting into the cinematic universe game with the MonsterVerse and are building towards their big crossover in style. Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla launched the universe in 2014 and was followed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ ’70s-set Kong: Skull Island. They’ve now established the two monsters, but are giving Godzilla a sequel next year to further set up their upcoming confrontation. That will happen in the appropriately titled Godzilla Vs Kong, directed by Adam Wingard.

The crossover movie has been getting itself into position to start filming, which was previously reported to start at the beginning of this month. There’s so far been no indication that this has actually happened and it would be difficult to do so without the entire cast set. The biggest star so far is Millie Bobby Brown reprising her role from Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

Related: Godzilla Just Swam to Skull Island According to Monarch’s Website

Variety now reports that Emmy-nominated Atlanta actor Brian Tyree Henry is joining the cast of Godzilla Vs Kong. There’s no details about who he will be playing, only that it is described as a “significant” role. This could make him either a hero or a villain in the larger story, both of which Henry’s shown the ability to succeed in.

Henry is best known and recognized for his work in FX’s Donald Glover comedy/drama, and has only continued to line up future projects. He was already seen this year in smaller roles in Hotel Artemis and White Boy Rick, but has three more movies coming out by the end of the year. Supporting roles in Widow and If Beale Street Could Talk have already put him on the receiving end of great critical praise, while he’s also providing the voice of Miles Morales’ dad in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. He still has a third season of Atlanta, Amy Adams’ drama The Woman in the Window, Melissa McCarthy’s comedy Superintelligence, and the Child’s Play reboot in his future as well. Now that we can add Godzilla Vs Kong to his upcoming filmography, Henry will continue be someone audiences become very familiar with.

The cast of Godzilla Vs Kong extends beyond just Henry and Brown, though. The movie also brought Hunt for the Wilderpeople and Deadpool 2 star Julian Dennison on board earlier this year. There were even rumors that Black Panther‘s Danai Gurira was being eyed for a major role in the movie, but that has yet to be confirmed. Even if that doesn’t pan out, the movie is off to a great start with its casting. None of the stars may be certifiable box office draws just yet, but that’s why a battle between Godzilla and King Kong is at the center of the film. And, who knows, by the time Godzilla Vs Kong arrives in theaters, the constant exposure Henry is getting could make him a major selling point.

MORE: Godzilla Vs Kong: Every Update You Need to Know

Source: Variety



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2018-10-10 05:10:45 – Cooper Hood

Cyborg Actor Ray Fisher Reunites With Zack Snyder In New Photo

Justice League star Ray Fisher reunited with his former director, Zack Snyder, today at the filmmaker’s old office, and they both posted a photo together on social media, but it’s unclear why Fisher decided to stop by Snyder’s office. Years ago, before WB’s unofficially titled DC Extended Universe had gotten underway, Snyder – as well as his producing team and the casting department at Warner Bros. – ultimately decided to cast the actor as the DC superhero Cyborg.

While Fisher made his real debut in 2017’s Justice League movie, he first had a cameo in Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice alongside some of the rest of the world’s finest heroes, namely Jason Momoa (Aquaman) and Ezra Miller (The Flash). Even though his fellow co-stars were all thrilled to portray their superheroes, Fisher was especially excited, and he hasn’t refrained from continuing to express that enthusiasm despite everything that happened with Snyder and Justice League.

Related: Justice League’s Ray Fisher Thinks Cyborg Would Be Costly To Make

It seems that Ray Fisher visited Zack Snyder’s office today, and they both posted the photo on social media; Fisher made his post on Twitter, saying, “Me and the Cap’n making it happen… #BORGLIFE,” while Snyder, of course, posted on Vero, saying, “Look who’s hanging out at the office today.” Take a look:

A specific reason for why Fisher visited Snyder today hasn’t been determined, but it presumably had nothing to do with the DC movie universe, despite the fact that Snyder is technically still on board as producer for some of the future movies, like Aquaman and Wonder Woman 1984. In all likelihood, it’s possible that Fisher was merely on the WB lot for something else (perhaps for something in relation to HBO’s True Detective season 3, which he stars in), or maybe he just happened to be in the general area and wanted to stop by to visit Snyder, who is currently working on developing The Fountainhead (not The Last Photograph, as previously assumed), an adaptation of Ayn Rand’s 1943 novel of the same name.

Regardless of the reason Fisher and Snyder met up today, the photo could ignite some speculation that Fisher could potentially appear in Snyder’s new project or that they were discussing WB’s Cyborg movie, which doesn’t seem to have moved forward in development since its initial announcement. It was originally slated to release in 2020, but that no longer seems to be the case. Furthermore, if it ever does happen, it’s certainly possible that Snyder would be on board as a producer, just like he’s producing the other Justice League character spinoff movies.

Next: DC’s Cyborg Movie Still Happening, May Use Scrapped Justice League Story

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2018-10-10 05:10:11 – Mansoor Mithaiwala