Archive:  2012

Dominare Gets Its First Award

By Edward Bolme, August 27, 2012 Comments Off Tempest

Although they consistently mispronounced the name, the fine gentlemen at This Board Game Life has nothing but good to say about Dominare, the epic game for the Tempest line, giving it a TBGL Gold Medal.

Tempest: Origins

By Edward Bolme, August 21, 2012 Comments Off Tempest

by John Zinser, AEG CEO “You make what you play.” A wise game designer once told me that, and after 20 years of making games I tend to agree with that statement. There is no doubt that companies bandwagon for… Read More »

It’s Quiet… Too Quiet…

By Edward Bolme, August 14, 2012 Comments Off Tempest, Uncategorized

You may have noticed that the Tempest blog has been very quiet over the last two months. You may also have noticed that we are launching Smash Up at Gen Con. The two are related; we have a lot to… Read More »

By Todd Rowland, August 13, 2012 Comments Off AEG News

To make Gen Con even more fun, we will be handing out certificates for demoing our games and participating in tournaments. Redeem these certificates on boardgaming.com to earn bonus experience points, achievements, badges and more. If you redeem them during… Read More »

10K Card: The Second Day of Thunder

By Nicolas Bongiu, August 6, 2012 Comments Off L5R, Uncategorized

The Story The possession of the Emperor Hantei XXXIX by the dark god Fu Leng was an event that almost destroyed an Empire that had thrived for more than a thousand years after the Lost Kami’s first defeat on the… Read More »

10K Card: The Birth of the Shadow Dragon

By Nicolas Bongiu, August 6, 2012 Comments Off L5R, Uncategorized

The Story During the Battle of Oblivion’s Gate, when the forces of the Nothing and its embodiment, the Lying Darkness, threatened to unmake all of creation, one among the entities of the Celestial Heavens chose to take direct action to… Read More »

Worlds Event Pack Pre-Orders

By Nicolas Bongiu, August 2, 2012 Comments Off L5R, Uncategorized

World Championships attendees, You can now pre-order the World Championships Event Pack from the Online Store. It contains: 10 boosters from Seeds of Decay, 1 Tshirt featuring one of the art of the 10K card, and a 2012 SummerCon Pack… Read More »

A Special Look at our 10K Card Party!

By Daniel Briscoe, July 24, 2012 Comments Off L5R, Uncategorized

Dear L5R Fans, As you know, GenCon is quickly approaching, and we would like to take some time to highlight our monumental achievement – our 10,000th Card, and the celebration associated with it. The 10K Card will highlight various major… Read More »

10K Card: The Ascension of Iweko

By Nicolas Bongiu, July 2, 2012 Comments Off L5R, Uncategorized

  The Story In the year 1170, the avatars of the Celestial Heavens, the Voice of the Jade Sun and the Voice of the Obsidian Moon, appeared in the Imperial City and proclaimed that a divine dynasty would be restored… Read More »

GenCon Event Pack Pre-orders

By Nicolas Bongiu, June 29, 2012 Comments Off L5R

GenCon Attendees, You can now pre-order the GenCon Event Pack from the Online Store. The pack contains: 10 boosters for Embers of War, 1 T-Shirt featuring one of the art of the 10K Card, and a 2012 SummerCon Pack. Preorders… Read More »