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  • Major Update!

    As this weekend's retail store splash continues, we wanted to release some important information to you... we're updating the Ophidian 2360 rules a bit. While playtesting some balance adjustments for…

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  • Blighted Blade

    Card Name: Blighted Blade Card Type: Pump Keyword(s): Demonic Discipline Requirement(s): Summoner (2 or greater) Resource/Maintain Costs: 5/Cannot Be Maintained Momentum: Response Gametext: Plays on target non-Spectral Gladiator when it takes 2 or more <ADMG>…

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  • Paranoid Persecution

    Card Name: Paranoid Persecution Card Type: Quick-Hit Keyword(s): Dracyyr Discipline Requirement(s): Psionic (2 or greater) Resource/Maintain Costs: 6/N/A Momentum: Negative Gametext: Each player must Set X Gladiators they control, where X = 1 + the…

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  • Clairvoyant Orb

    Card Name: Clairvoyant Orb (Unique) Card Type: Pump Keyword(s): Relic Discipline Requirement(s): Psionic (2 or greater) Resource/Maintain Costs: 5/Cannot Be Maintained Momentum: Negative Gametext: Unset Gladiator only +3 Max Hand Size Flavor Text: This artifact seems…

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  • Assault Drone

    Card Name: Assault Drone Card Type: Minion Keyword(s): Hardware Discipline Requirement(s): Tech (3 or greater), Warrior (1 or greater), Warrior (0 or greater) Resource/Maintain Costs: 4/3 Momentum: Negative Gametext: If <Crowd Favorite>, does not Unset during…

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  • Store Splash – Demo Weekend – January 21 & 22, 2017

    Working together with Double Exposure's Envoy Program, a nationwide selection of retailers will be demoing Ophidian 2360 later this month, on the weekend of January 21st and 22nd.  Check with…

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  • Heckler Shield

    Card Name: Heckler Shield Card Type: Pump Keyword(s): Armor Discipline Requirement(s): Universal (2 or greater) Resource/Maintain Costs: 3/1 Momentum: Negative Gametext: <Response> 1 Cheer, Destroy this card : You may Destroy target <Fan>. Pumped Character receives -1…

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  • Blood Motives

    Card Name: Blood Motives Card Type: Quick-Hit Keyword(s): Instinct Discipline Requirement(s): Warrior (1 or greater), Warrior (0 or greater) Resource/Maintain Costs: 3/N/A Momentum: Response Gametext: After a Character declares an Attack : Pay <1 Life> from your Defending…

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  • Contact Virus

    Card Name: Contact Virus Card Type: Pump Keyword(s): Bio-Decay Discipline Requirement(s): BioGen (1 or greater) Resource/Maintain Costs: 2/1 Momentum: Negative Gametext: <Response> After Pumped Character deals <Attack Damage> to target Unset Character : Place on target Character.…

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  • Inferno Spirit

    Card Name: Inferno Spirit Card Type: Minion Keyword(s): Fire, Spirit Discipline Requirement(s): Mystic (1 or greater), Mystic (0 or greater) Resource/Maintain Costs: 2/2 Momentum: Negative Gametext: <Response> <Set> : Target…

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  • Black Friday Sale – 2016

    In this season of giving thanks, we are thankful for our fans... and we're showing our thanks with some special promo/coupon codes! These codes can be used individually, or in…

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  • Ophidian 2360: People’s Champion – Launching tomorrow!

    Our latest Kickstarter campaign will be launching tomorrow, Tuesday October 4th.  Ophidian 2360: People's Champion a mini-expansion that has some great subthemes, new mechanics, and some great politically-themed artwork.  You…

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  • Gen Con Countdown – The Game is Almost Here!

    The time has almost come... to enter the arena in Ophidian 2360: Survival of the Fittest! Gen Con 2016 is next week, be sure to stop by booth #2809 to…

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  • Freedom Special!

    Happy Fourth of July!    Hack and Slash Games is having a store special to help usher in this year's US Independence Day holiday:  pre-order the new release, and get FREE product! Celebrate…

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  • The Latest on Ophidian 2360: Survival of the Fittest

    Hi everyone!  The game is at the printers, and we're super excited to see this one make it into the players' hands! Have you pre-ordered yours yet?  Pre-orders will be…

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  • Ophidian May 2nd Update

    Hello Ophidian Fans! As we continue to put the finishing touches on the upcoming Ophidian release, we're bringing you another preview: Terror Blast (Illus. Ina Wong)  is a card that gives…

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  • Ophidian 2360 – Playtesting underway!

    Ophidian 2360 development is still underway!  Here are a few more cards to look at: As we get closer to the product launch, we'll keep unveiling some of the new…

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  • Hack and Slash Games – Ophidian in the News!

    Hack and Slash Games and Ophidian have been getting a lot of coverage lately... with our Ophidian 2360 Kickstarter being fully funded within 24 hours, the good news will only continue!…

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  • Ophidian Kickstarter – FUNDED! #Success #Kickstarter #Indiegame

    The Ophidian 2360: Survival of the Fittest expansion has been successfully funded, and it was funded within 24 hours! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRKAJ38fkDI   Come and join the fun! (click here)

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  • Hack and Slash Games – Ophidian Kickstarter Check-In

    Have you had a chance to check out our Kickstarter?   Please come by, watch the video, see the backer levels, and join us on this journey!   https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jrobinette/ophidian-2360-survival-of-the-fittest-strategic-ca   Here's another…

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  • Hack and Slash Games – Kickstarter Update!

    We just posted a major update to our Kickstarter... lots of new content and an all-new video! Check it out, share it with friends, and help us spread the word!…

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  • Hack and Slash Games – Kick Me!

    We did it!  We've met two of our first Stretch Goals - 50 Backers!  4,000 followers on Twitter! Each of them has unlocked +1 CARD:  Each preconstructed starter deck is now…

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  • Ophidian 2360: Survival of the Fittest – The Final Countdown!

    Tomorrow, we launch our Kickstarter campaign for Ophidian 2360: Survival of the Fittest! We thought we'd tease you with a little bit more artwork for what's to come... Up above, you…

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  • Ophidian 2360: Survival of the Fittest – An exciting surface!

    Welcome to today's installment of the preview for our Kickstarter campaign for Ophidian 2360: Survival of the Fittest! Today's preview is at the head of this article, our first playmat!…

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  • Kickstarter Preview – Launch!

    The time has come for us to begin previewing our upcoming release, Ophidian 2360: Survival of the Fittest! The Kickstarter will launch on Thursday, February 18th.  For the next two…

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  • Hack and Slash Games & Pair of Dice Cafe’ Texas Con Schedule Q1/2 of 2016

    https://youtu.be/UHh5QNzMhI8   Hack and Slash Games teams up with Pair of Dice Cafe' to tackle some local Texas based conventions in 2016. If you are local to TX you can…

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  • Hack and Slash Games 2016 First Quarter Announcements!

    Fantastic News for Q1 of 2016! Ophidian Expansion launches on Kickstarter February 15th. Hack and Slash Games - Ophidian TWO PAGE editorial and PROMO Insert in 17 THOUSAND issues of…

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  • Hack and Slash Games RECOMMENDS! – Game Reviews

    Hey folks!  As a game company we are committed to the "culture" of gaming and want to showcase it with a new section titled "Hack and Slash Games RECOMMENDS!"  We…

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  • BGG CON 2015 – Hack and Slash Games – The First Three Days.

    We didn't do much in the way of social media or posting in general the first two days due to multiple difficulties we had with our booth placement, and the…

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  • BGG Con, November 17-22, 2015

    Hack & Slash Games will be at the BGG Con in a few weeks, and all attendees will receive a free starter deck for the Ophidian 2350 CCG. In addition,…

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  • Ophidian 2350 at Houston Space City Comic-Con 2015!!

    Here is a Short Promo the Pop Stop folks did for us to let you know we will be at Booth 548 @ the NRG Center, for the Space City…

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  • Ophidian 2350 Banner Ads Coming to a forum board near you!

    The following are Banners we will be using for various campaigns! These were created by Charles Konon. Let us know what you think! (Please feel free to add these to…

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  • Hack And Slash Games at ApolloCon 2015, Houston TX

    Come join us at ApolloCon 2015, Houston TX - Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Convention! ApolloCon 2015 will be held at the WESTON Houston Memorial City - June 19-21, 2015…

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  • Dallas Comic Con – Fan Expo 2015

    This post goes out to all the folks at the Dallas Comic Con! Thanks for all your support!  We had a great weekend meeting all of you and getting the…

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