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Steamforged Games Acquires Euthia

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Steamforged Games, leading UK tabletop games developer and publisher (Monster Hunter World: The Board Game, DARK SOULS: The Board Game , Horizon Zero Dawn: The Board Game , Bardsung , Epic Encounters , and more) announce acquisition of the Euthia IP and a partnership with Czech studio, Diea Games, to resurrect the Euthia board game crowdfunding campaign that was cancelled in May  this year after raising over half a million dollars in just two days.  Euthia, rated 8.8 on BoardGameGeek and currently out-of-print, is an open-world fantasy sandbox RPG board game that initially ran on Kickstarter in 2020 and was well-received by the public. Described as Diablo-esque by reviewers, the game can be played competitively, solo, or cooperatively. News of the cancellation of the second crowdfunding campaign was felt throughout the tabletop community. With Steamforged's support, Diea Games are now able to realise their dream of becoming a full-time development studio and can continue their w

Pokémon GO: Johto Region Event


In preparation for the upcoming Kanto Tour, Niantic has announced the Johto Region Event starting January 26th and running until January 31st.

Features

  • Wild Pokémon: Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Mareep, Hoppip, Aipom, Sunkern, Yanma, Murkrow, Gligar, Snubbull, Slugma, and Miltank (including shiny).
  • 5 km Eggs: Pichu, Cleffa, Igglybuff, Wooper, Tyrogue, Smoochum, Togepi (unannounced) and Larvitar.
  • Field Research: reward Stardust and encounters with Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Chinchou, Mareep, Sudowoodo, and Miltank.
  • Raids:
    • 1 Star: Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Mareep, Marill, and Larvitar
    • 3 Star: Togetic, Espeon, Umbreon, Skarmory, and Miltank 
    • 5 Star: Entei, Raikou, and Suicune
      • Entei: January 26th
      • Raikou: January 31st
      • Suicune: February 4th
  • Evolve the following Pokémon during the event, their Evolution will know an exclusive attack.
    • Evolve Bayleef to get a Meganium that knows Frenzy Plant.
    • Evolve Quilava to get a Typhlosion that knows Blast Burn.
    • Evolve Flaaffy to get an Ampharos that knows Dragon Pulse.
    • Evolve Pupitar to get a Tyranitar that knows Smack Down.

Ho-Oh Special Research

Task 1

  • Catch 15 Dark-type Pokémon: Great Ball x5
  • Catch 15 Shadow Pokémon: Revive x5
  • Defeat a Team Go Rocket Leader three times: Larvitar Encounter
  • Completion: PokéBall x15, Incense x1, 5,000 XP

Task 2

  • Defeat Team Rocket Leader Arlo: Max Revive x2
  • Defeat Team Rocket Leader Cliff: Hyper Potion x3
  • Defeat Team Rocket Leader Sierra: Max Potion x2
  • Completion: Ho-Oh with Earthquake Encounter

Collection Challenge

Complete the Johto-themed Collection Challenge during the event by collecting Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Sudowoodo, Sunkern, Murkrow, Smeargle, Miltank, and Larvitar to receive 15 Poké Balls, 10 Ultra Balls, and an Incense.

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