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Hack and Slash Games Adds to its Team

Hugo Ferreira joins the Hack and Slash Games organization   Houston, Texas: Hack and Slash Games (HSG) has brought Hugo Ferreira into the company as “Community Liaison and Master of Storyline” in recognition for his hard work and community outreach. Hugo has been working on the Ophidian storyline since 2004, and has had an impressive drive…

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The Return of the Legendary Gladiators

Legendary Gladiators – they hold a special place in the game, and their “sponsors” are partially responsible for our Kickstarter campaign’s success. In our last Kickstarter we had a pledge level that allowed a backer to be transformed into a character in the game.  We had several takers and created custom characters based off their likenesses.…

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Ophidian – A Designer’s Journey

Hello!  I’m Jason Robinette, and I’m a game designer. It’s hard to believe that this story goes back to 2002, which seems like a lifetime ago.  I was working as a consultant for various advertising and marketing agencies in New York CIty, and playing a couple of nights a week at the legendary Neutral Ground.…

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April, 2018 – Letter from Robert

Hello everyone, this is Robert Shofkom of Hack and Slash Games. On this April Fools’ Day, we initially wanted to post a clever prank or joke, but decided that it was time to level with our fans, and start to give some peeks and what we’ve got going on. StoneMaier Games puts out some great…

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Elemental Energy

Card Name: Elemental Energy Card Type: Quick-Hit Keyword(s): Conduit Discipline Requirement(s): Mystic (3 or greater), Mystic (1 or greater) Resource/Maintain Costs: 6/- Momentum: Negative Gametext: All <Warrior> Gladiators Unset All <Tech> Characters take 1 <XDMG> All <Mystic> Characters Heal 1 wound All <BioGen> Characters Set All <Summoner> Characters Retreat Each player may draw 1 card for each <Psionic> Gladiator they control…

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Mega-Ram Boost

Card Name: Mega-Ram Boost Card Type: Pump Keyword(s): Hardware, Memory Discipline Requirement(s): Tech (1 or greater) Resource/Maintain Costs: 1/1 Momentum: Positive Gametext: Plays only on Constructs or (Tech) Gladiators +1 Max Hand Size Flavor Text: Data storage units which act as additional backup memory banks are often planted inside enhanced brains for increased performance Atribute Modifiers: none Illustrator: John Moriarty Card Set/Number: SotF…

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Contentious Barrier

Card Name: Contentious Barrier Card Type: Pump Keyword(s): Utility Discipline Requirement(s): Universal (2 or greater) Resource/Maintain Costs: 3/- Momentum: Response Gametext: Target opponent must pay for this card As a -, target opponent may Destroy this card and gain (4). Flavor Text: “We’re gonna build a wall to keep those Dracs out! It’ll be huge!” – Gerald Grunt, Vanguard Order Chief…

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Epic Warrior

Card Name: Epic Warrior Card Type: Pump Keyword(s): Utility Discipline Requirement(s): Universal (3 or greater) Resource/Maintain Costs: 2/1 Momentum: Negative Gametext: Response – When Pumped Character Sets to Attack : Gain (3) (or (4) if Pumped Character is a Legend) Flavor Text: none Atribute Modifiers: none Illustrator: Zhenya Chung Card Set/Number: SotF 140   Do you like resources?  Do you like extra resources?  This…

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