Renegade Games Studios have announced a board game to support Geek & Sundry‘s International Table Top Day 2018 (Saturday, April 28th, 2018) which will only be available on that day. The card game, Wonderland, is designed by Daniel Solis (known for Kodama: The Tree Spirits) with art by Anita Osburn and Beth Sobel. Wonderland is a 2-player card game in which one player is Alice and the other is the Red Queen. Players place cards to control areas of Wonderland, modified by adjacent magical item placements, then score based on the final arrangement of the cards. It’s a perfect travel game which will also come with its own game bag.
Action Phase Games in conjunction with Indie Boards & Cards have launched a Kickstarter project for the new title Trickster: Champions of Time. Designed by Daniel Solis, this 30 minute, trick-taking card game accommodates 2-6 players. The game is slotted for release before Origins 2017 (June 14-18), pending successful funding.
Trickster: Champions of Time on BoardGameGeek
Button Shy continues the rapid expansion of their Wallet Series of games with their latest micro game, Pod-X. Pod-X is a deduction type game where you are trying to figure out what the secret rule is that will score at the end of the round. The dealer will always know what the secret rule is and so will works towards that end, so it is up to the other players to try and figure out what that rule is.
On a turn you can play out a card to the table (thus increasing the public knowledge of cards), pass where you don’t play a card but could still play on your next turn, or fold to drop out of the round entirely. At the end of the round, the secret objective is revealed and whoever has the cards that matches that, including the players that folded, will earn the points on that card. The first player to 10 points is the winner.
As usual with these games, there is a PnP option for this game (a very inexpensive print version of the game) as well as the option to add other Wallet games and even a deluxe version of the game with a playmat and cardboard chits for points and tracking info.
You can head over to the Kickstarter page to check it out, but go fast, the campaign ends on the 15th of July.