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USAOpoly Releases Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls Card Game

Theres a new Marvel movie coming out soon in the form of Captain Marvel. In it, the titular Captain must take on shape-changing Skrulls who are trying to take over the world. Now, you can do the same. USAOpoly has released Captain Marvel: Secret Skrulls, where one player takes on the role of Captain Marvel while the others could be Skrulls, could be allies, or could be a Skrull defector. But who is who From the release: USAopoly® (The OP), the board game and puzzle publisher behind the bes...


Record Sheets: Succession Wars and BattleMech Manual Reprint Now Available

One thing about BattleTech is that you need record sheets to keep track of what your Mech has, as well as how much damage its taken, and all that fun kinda stuff. Catalyst has released a new set of record sheets to keep track of that for mechs based during the Succession Wars. Along with that, theres a reprint of the BattleMech Manual for you whove been wanting to get a copy of that. From the announcement: Want to expand your experience with the recently-released BattleTech: Beginner Box and B...


Paizo Posts new Pathfinder Battles: Ruins of Lastwall Preview

If youre looking for an enemy group for your players to encounter while out adventuring, a cult is a good place to start. In the upcoming Pathfinderd Battles: Ruins of Lastwall set, theres several cultist miniatures that you can pull out for your encounters. We get a look at them here. From the website: This weeks preview of Pathfinder Battles: Ruins of Lastwall examines the faith of one of Golarions newest deities. Fewer than 50 years ago, the masked man known as Razmir appeared in th...


Fantasy Flight Previews Player Options In Shadowlands

The upcoming Shadowlands book for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG has more than just items for the GMs out there. Theres options for players as well. And, if Im looking at the featured picture there correctly, one of the options is you can become a fruit ninja. Lets see if thats the case. From the post: It takes the heart of a true samurai to survive in Fu Leng’s domain. Those who travel south of the Kaiu Wall understand the risk they are taking, but many who travel the Shadowlands neve...


Suburb Punk Setting Book Up On Kickstarter

In the real world, the Y2K bug was nowhere near as devastating as it was made out to be. But in the world of Suburb Punk, it really did cause the end of the world. Now, its 2006 and people are still trying to pick up the pieces. Thats where you find yourself in the game, at least, if Frog Knight Games can successfully fund their campaign. The game is the first in the The Light RPG line. From the campaign: For years now Frog Night Games has been working on The Light RPG. Until today we were not...


Terry Mancour's Spellmonger Setting Book for Pathfinder and 5th Edition Up On Kickstarter

If youve read Terry Mancours Spellmonger series and really wanted to get deeper into the setting, nows your opportunity. Theres a Kickstarter campaign up to make a book that lets you play either Pathfinder or Dungeons & Dragons in that world. From the campaign: Now, Terry Mancours Spellmonger series is soon coming to a fantasy rpg near you from Battlefield Press International. This will be a setting book for the Fifth Edition of the worlds most popular role playing game and the First Editi...


SKU-DV404W Elliott's Chess School #1-4 (on DVD) + 15 Workbooks from Chess House  sku

Elliott's Chess School #1-4 (on DVD) + 15 Workbooks - DV404W by ChessHouse.com

Item description: This Chess Board Games product is by ChessHouse.com - The ultimate training package for learning chess in the classroom sets students up for success, avoiding bad habits and often overlooked strategies, essential to becoming better at chess rapidly. The chess DVDs are for all ages and Elliott is easy to understand with his clear, well paced, friendly presentation in clear English that's easy to follow from the most basic concepts onward ensuring that all key strategies are covered. Children as young as 5 or 6 like to watch and learn from the bite size visual segments. The workbooks reinforce and enable further practice of the strategies. DVD 1, Pawn Level + 4 workbooks DVD 2, Knight Level + 4 workbooks DVD 3, Bishop Level + 4 workbooks DVD 4, Rook Level + 3 workbooks Each DVD is efficiently presented and packed with tips and valuable concepts, so most viewers watch each DVD at least several times. Material in this series has been developed, refined, and taught by National Master Elliott Neff over a period of 17+ years, producing multiple state and national individual and team chess champions. Includes: DVD Volumes 1-4. (over 7 hours of instruction) 15 workbooks to apply and test DVD 1 (PAWN) Topics Intro to Chess (board, names of pieces, values) Pawns Rooks Bishops The Queen The King Knight Castling Pawn shields and when to break it DevelopmentFeatures: Bonus booklet with practice positions for every topic helps the learner practice and master the material presented. Introduction of each piece Understanding of the values of each pieces Best strategy for each piece "Pawn Shield" strategy (how to BLOCK your opponent's army) Learning about the most important squares to control How to start a chess game with the BEST strategy DVD 2 (KNIGHT) Topics Targets The Magic Square The Center Active Moves I Opening order Scholar's Mate Major Mates Tactics Intro - when to trade and capture Pins/Skewers Discovered Checks/Attacks Forks/Double Attacks Remove the Defender Interference Deflection/Attraction Back-Rank Mate X-Ray defence/attack Battery Checkmate Patterns - 1 move Finding the BEST moves King and Queen Mate King and Pawn endgames I Algebraic Notation I en passant rules Using Rooks Convert the Advantage I Win a Game!Features Master the Magic Square strategy for checkmating your opponents every time! Discoverthe 'secret' of the 4-move 'Scholar's Mate' checkmate and learn how toturn the tables on your opponent every time they try it! Opening order Pigs on the 7th! (using rooks) Discovered Checks and Attac... Learn More

Manufacturer: ChessHouse.com

Category: Board Games

$297.00

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