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Impressions, the organizer of Free RPG Day, has released their shipping list for November 17th which includes many RPG books and the like, but also a couple of board games and related items.  For new releases we have the following:

catacombs

While it seemed like forever given that it funded in April of 2014, the new edition of Catacombs will be hitting store shelves this month so everyone can finally obtain this fantasy dexterity game with updated art.  No mention of the expansion from the kickstarter yet so look for that in a later release.

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Also hitting store shelves will be the latest issue of Spielbox Magazine, issue #5 of 2015, which will come with the following promos: A special card to “The Rivals of Catan” for the Big Game (Kosmos), 3 special cards and a small plate called Flatiron to New York 1901 (Blue Orange Games), and 4 new cards to “The Game” – called “Game on Fire”.

Lastly we look forward to releases in the future with Spielbox issue #6 coming in January and promising a card for Dominion Adventure as well as four Abductor packs to expand the solo game Hostage Negotiator.

For the full release you can head over to the Impressions site to check it out.

Impressions Game Distribution Services has announced their latest product update for the month of March.  They also have offered information about their upcoming Free RPG Day 2015, which is now open for retailer sign-ups by following this FREE RPG DAY 2015 link.

The following items are a sample of the many new items that are new and will be ready to ship to distributors on Tuesday, March10, 2015:

  • Dungeon Crawl Classics #35A Mini: Halls of the Minotaur
  • Dungeon Crawl Classics #67 Mini: Sailors on the Starless Sea
  • Dungeon Crawl Classics #79 Mini: Frozen in Time
  • Spielbox Magazine, Issue #7, 2014, English Ed.
  • Monkeys Need Love Too (Boxed Card Game)
  • Death in the Treklant (C&C Adventure)
  • Towers of Adventure (C&C Adv.)
  • Night of Spirits (C&C Adv.) 
  • Fantastic Adventure (C&C Adv.)
  • March of the Ants (Boxed Board Game) 
  • Fudge Dice (20 dice, Black, Blue, Ivory, Red, White) RESTOCK
  • Seven Card Slugfest (Boxed Card Game)  RESTOCK

More information on the above releases, as well as recent new releases and solicitation updates, are available for perusal here.

 

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The September issue of Spielbox magazine will include two new mini-expansions.

In Sushi Go, player will be able to add the Soy Sauce which includes 4 new cards which rewards players who collect a variety of colors.

For Carcassonne, Half & Half includes 12 “half” triangle landscape tiles. This expansion is available in two versions; the first in Spielbox Magazine and the other in the Hans im Glueck online store.

For more information on these expansion or to order your copy of Spielbox Magazine, visit their online store.

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If you can get your hands on a current copy of Spielbox, there is a mini-expansion promo, the  “Kebab Shop,” for Istanbul included in spielbox 3/2014.  Istanbul is this year’s Kennerspiel award winner.  The  “Kebab Shop” is used in place of the bazaar and returns any number of assistants to the merchant stack  or pay 2 Lira and use your family member at another place.

Issue 4/ 2014, the next issue of Spielbox will have a special card for the game 6 nimmt, or Category 5.  This issue will be available sometime in August.