PDXCON 2018


Hearts of Iron

Hearts of Iron the Board Game is Still in Pre-Alpha Development

The Hearts of Iron board game announced at PDXCON this weekend is the most raw of the four board game adaptations announced. Crusader Kings was the most put together, while Cities: Skylines was relatively set in terms of its rules and function. Even the massive Europa Universalis prototype was somewhat playable. HOI though, was just a game board with some […]

Cities: Skylines

Unintentionally Helping your Enemies in the Cities: Skylines Board Game

The Cities: Skylines board game is being designed by Rustan Håkansson, and it’s therefore not a whole lot like its older video game sibling. This is very much a “spirit of” translation — and that’s probably for the best. City builders aren’t like strategy war games — its not so easy to translate them to a tabletop […]

Free League Publishing’s Crusader Kings Does Let You Murder Your Own Kids

Free League Publishing, best known for their pen and paper RPG Tales of the Loop and Mutant Year Zero, are lending their talents to Paradox Interactive’s Crusader Kings IP to bring it to life as a board game. The project was announced today at PDXCON, to coincide with the launch of the Kickstarter campaign. Crusader Kings – The Boardgame will […]

Paradox Interactive Announces 2 New Games, 3 Expansions, and Board Games at PDXCON

  At PDXCON this morning, Paradox Interactive had a ton of announcements for eager strategy fans including two new games, three new expansions to previously existing games, a set of board games based on their mainstay franchises, and even updates on Stellaris. While we covered most of these as they rolled out during the press […]

Crusader Kings II is Taking on a New Crusade in the Holy Fury Expansion

Paradox Interactive announced another new expansion for Crusader Kings II, which will take players on a whole new holy war. Crusader Kings II: Holy Fury gives players charge of a body of righteous warriors on a Crusade for the faith, or in defense against attackers. Holy Fury takes its inspiration from the Northern Crusaders of Catholic Europe […]

Paradox Interactive Announces Brand New IP Imperator: Rome

The second major announcement of PDXCON this morning was the news that Paradox Development Studio are working on a brand new, internal game. Naturally, that game is not Vicky 3, but instead the closest we’ll get to Rome 2 without it being Rome 2. Imperator: Rome is an upcoming grand strategy game set in the classical world from the […]

Hearts of Iron IV Gets a Navy Expansion – Man the Guns

At PDXCON in Stockholm this morning, Paradox Interactive announced a new expansion for their grand strategy wargame Hearts of Iron IV which will expand the naval and diplomatic options in the game. Paradox Development Studio will have more to say in coming weeks, but, for now, our intelligence agents have been cleared to forward the following […]

Paradox Interactive and Triump Studios Announce Age of Wonders: Planetfall

  At PDXCON in Stockholm this morning, Paradox Interactive released information about a few new games and new expansions coming to their many franchises. In terms of new games, the publisher announced Age of Wonders: Planetfall, a new strategy game from Triumph Studios, creators of the critically acclaimed Age of Wonders and Overlord series. Slated […]

Paradox Interactive are Now Publishing Board Games for their Strategy Franchises

Paradox Interactive announced today that it is working with industry-leading publishers to bring its best-selling and award-winning pc games to the tabletop with a series of Paradox board games. The announcement was made at the massive opening panel for PDXCON in Stockholm, and revealed that the board games will start out with a tabletop version […]