Neuroshima Hex Goes Digital - Again

Portal Games has announced that new iOS and Android versions of its acclaimed boardgame Neuroshima Hex will be available in September 2021. A previous version of the Neuroshima Hex app was released in 2010.

The updated version of the Neuroshima Hex app offers players a completely redesigned app, with improved AIs, a solo mode including 3 levels of difficulty, and cross platform online gaming. The new app will initially include only 4 factions (Moloch, Hegemony, Outpost, and Borgo), but more factions will be forthcoming as expansions are released. If a player purchased the...

Yet More Pfister

Capstone Games has announced a big box expansion for its acclaimed game Maracaibo , Maracaibo: The Uprising . This expansion is designed by the original designer, Alexander Pfister, and the artwork is supplied by Fiore GmbH, Aline Kirrmann, and Odysseas Stamoglou. The expansion is for 1-4 players, ages 12 and up, and plays in 40-160 minutes.

Maracaibo: The Uprising is all about fighting against the European nations. Trouble is brewing in the Caribbean and the introduction of 5 modules and scenarios have the players pushing the Europeans from their shores. Cooperative mode is introduced...

Pfister Fans Rejoice!

Capstone Games has announced a new game by renowned designer Alexander Pfister entitled Boonlake . The artwork for the game is provided by Klemens Franz. The game plays 1-4 players, ages 14 and up, and takes about 40 minutes per player to play.

The theme of Boonlake is that the players are pioneers who have left behind their previous civilization to build a new one on the shores of Boonlake. The players will be improving the lives of both themselves and their group through a novel action mechanism, so each game will play out quite...

Prepare to Be Even More Horrified!

Ravensburger has announced the publication of a sequel to its highly regarded cooperative game Horrified , Horrified: American Monsters . The game is designed by Michael Mulvihill and like its predecessor, supports 1-5 players. The game is for players aged 10 and up and takes about an hour to play.

In Horrified: American Monsters , rather than confronting the Universal monsters as in the original game, the game has the players going up against monsters from North American folklore: Bigfoot, the Jersey Devil, the Chupacabra, Mothman, the Ozark Howler, and the Banshee of the Badlands. Although...

Unbridled Ambition

Fantasy Flight Games has announced a new scenario pack for Marvel Champions: The Card Game , The Hood Scenario Pack . Marvel Champions: The Card Game is designed by Michael Boggs, Nate French, and Caleb Grace. The game plays 1-4 players, ages 14 and up, and takes between 45 and 90 minutes.

Parker Robbins has wanted to be a supervillain ever since he saw a battle between Electro and Daredevil as a child. Now, he is known as the Hood and he and his minions are becoming a threat to New York City. This new...

All Roads Lead to Rome

Holy Grail Games has announced a game set in the comic book world of Asterix entitled Caesar’s Empire , which is designed by Matthieu Podevin, who also designed Titan . The artwork for the game is supplied by Alexandre Bonvalot and Joëlle Drans. The game supports 2-5 players, ages 10 and up, and only takes about 20 minutes to play.

Caesar’s Empire is billed as “a family eurogame about building roads leading back to Rome” with a simple ruleset, yet including some strategic depth. Each time a player builds a road - which must...

Roll and write through the Himalayas in Trek 12

Pandasaurus Games has announced they are publishing Trek 12, a roll and write about traversing the Himalayas, originally released in 2020 by French publisher Lumberjacks Studio. There are three game modes. Players can compete on a single ascent sheet, players can compete in a three ascent expedition of increasing difficulty, or you can play solo against an automated opponent in either a single ascent or a three-ascent expedition. The game can accommodate as many players as you have ascent sheets for.

Each ascent sheet contains 19 circles in an irregular pattern that varies how many other circles...

Cobra Is Threatening the World!

Renegade Game Sturios has announced a new game coming this fall, G.I. Joe Deck-Building Game . The game is designed by T.C. Petty III with artwork provided by Robert Atkins. The game supports 1-4 players, ages 13 and up, and plays in 30-70 minutes.

In G.I. Joe Deck-Building Game , which is fully cooperative, the players lead teams of G.I. Joe soldiers who go on increasingly difficult missions in order to save the world from Cobra. As the players recruit veterans to join their respective teams, requisition new gear, and purchase powerful vehicles, the small...

Cryptid is Creeping Back

Osprey Games has announced a 2-player only sequel to its hit game Cryptid , Cryptid: Urban Legends . The game is again designed by the duo of Ruth Veevers and Hal Duncan, with illustrations again provided by Kwanchai Moriya. As mentioned, the game is for 2 players only, ages 14 and up, and plays in 20-40 minutes.

Cryptid: Urban Legends is described as a “tense asymmetrical game” as one player takes on the role of a cryptozoologist and the other is the cryptid. It is a high stakes cat-and-mouse chase set not in...

Gudetama Gets a Makeover

Renegade Game Studios has announced a new edition of Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game that sports a holiday theme, Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game Holiday Edition . The game is designed by Ben Eisner and Steve Ellis. The artwork for this edition is all new and is pulled from the graphic novels. The game is for 2-7 players, ages 7 and up, and plays in about 20 minutes.

Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game Holiday Edition is a trick-taking game in which the players do not want to take the...

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