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A Loki Sighting

Per an article in The Nerdist e-zine, Marvel Villainous is finally adding the character of Loki to the game. Ravensburger made the announcement on April Fools’ Day, but it was no joke. In addition to the most-requested villain Loki, Marvel Villainous: Mischief and Malice adds Madame Masque and M.O.D.O.K. to the game.

Marvel Villianous: Mischief and Malice is designed by the team at Prospero Hall, but unlike the base game that plays up to 4 players, Mischief and Malice is designed for only 2-3 players. The game is being billed...

What Kind of Magic Is This? The Empyreal Kind!

Level 99 Games has launched a Kickstarter with a reprint of its hit game, Empyreal Spells and Steam , as well as 2 mini-expansions, Far Corners and As Above, So Below , which introduces solo play to the game. The game is designed by Trey Chambers with artwork supplied by Laura La Vito and Eunice Abigael Tiu. As Above, So Below adds Fábio Fontes and Shaz Yong as artists. The base game plays 2-6 players, but with the As Above, So Below expansion changes the player count to 1-8 players. The play time is...

Ragnarök is Here!

Monolith Board Games currently has a Kickstarter campaign running for its newest game, Mythic Battles: Ragnarök , a reimplementation of Mythic Battles: Pantheon . Mythic Battles: Ragnarök has the same designer as the previous game, Benoit Vogt. The artwork is provided by Arnaud Boudoiron and Pascal Quidault. The game is for 2-4 players, ages 14 and up, and plays between 60 and 90 minutes.

In Mythic Battles: Ragnarök , Norse gods are introduced into the game. At the beginning of the game, players will draft the god that they wish to play. They...

Carcassonne 20th Anniversary Edition Announced

Z-Man Games has announced that a 20th anniversary edition of Carcassonne will be coming out in the summer of this year and is currently available for preorder. The classic game of Carcassonne was designed by Klaus-Jürgen Wrede. It plays 2-5 players, ages 7 and up, in about 45 minutes.

This tile-laying game has a few new updates to go along with its new look for this anniversary edition. There are 20 new tiles, 5 of which are new river tiles. There are also some “costume” stickers for decorating the meeples with which the players...

The Ever-Expanding Multiverse Is on Its Way

Greater than Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its superhero game, Sentinels of the Multiverse . This edition is being billed as the “definitive” edition. The game is designed by Christopher Badell with all new artwork supplied by Adam Rebottaro. The game can be played solo or with up to 5 players, ages 8 and up, in about an hour.

This new definitive edition of Sentinels of the Multiverse features not only all new art, but streamlined mechanics and new stories so that this cooperative super hero game feels fresh every time the game...

More Camels in the Future

Pretzel Games has announced a standalone sequel to its Spiel des Jahres winner, Camel Up , called Camel Up: Off Season . The new game is designed by Anna Oppolzer and Stefan Kloß with artwork provided by Chris Qwilliams. It plays 3-5, ages 8 and up, in about 45 minutes.

In this family-friendly game, the players are merchants seeking to earn their fortune. The game features a push your luck element where players can purchase goods and stack them to load up their caravans. Stacking is great because you get better bonuses, but...

A New Epic Encounter Is on the Horizon

Steamforged Games has announced its upcoming Epic Encounters: Temple of the Snake God . The game is due for release in June 2021.

This epic encounter features a boss monster like no other. Contained within the box is a 100mm giant snake miniature ready for your next fantasy roleplaying adventure. This Epic Encounter is fully compatible with 5th edition and contains an all-in-one encounter that is ready to go. Included in the box are the aforementioned snake miniature, a double-sided playmat, tokens and an adventure book.

If you are interested in what Epic Encounters: Temple...

Jinja coming soon from WizKids

WizKids has announced a new worker placement game set in Japan, Jinja . It is designed by Kevin Crosby (his first published design) and Cory Goff with artwork provided by Lamaro Smith. The game plays 2-5 players, ages 12 and up, in about an hour.

In Jinja , players are building shrines across Japan and completing Omikuji cards in order to have the most honor at the end of 5 seasons and thus win the game. The game features worker placement with a little area control thrown in for good measure. The players will place...

Robinson Crusoe Collector's Edition launches on Gamefound

The crowdfunding platform Gamefound is home to a project to create an upgraded version of Robinson Crusoe with new content. The one to four player cooperative survival game is designed by Ignacy Trzewiczek, and published by Portal Games. Players take on the role of castaways trying to survive on a desert island. The game is renowned for its challenge and for early thematic decisions in the game impacting the game later through the event deck.

The deluxified version includes:

Miniatures by Awaken Realms for the characters and camp structures. Plastic storage insert...

Exciting News from Burnt Island Games

Burnt Island Games has announced an upcoming Kickstarter campaign that will begin June 1, 2021, for Fall of the Mountain King , a prequel to its In the Hall of the Mountain King . Fall of the Mountain King is designed by Adam Daulton, is for 2-5 players, ages 13+, and plays in approximately 90 minutes.

Fall of the Mountain King takes place before the events of In the Hall of the Mountain King , which has players reconstructing the kingdom after the Great Gnome Invasion. Fall of the Mountain King tells...

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