CMON is bringing The Boys to Zombicide

Characters from the Amazon Prime Video series The Boys , a popular show about superheroes gone bad, are getting their own add-on content for Zombicide: 2nd Edition . In The Boys, you have the Seven, a team of superheroes backed by mega-corporation Vought International. Then you have the Boys, a ragtag group seeking justice for wrongs and collateral damage perpetrated by those superheroes.

CMoN has begun pre-orders for two character packs and a bonus pack. The two character packs feature members of the Boys and...

Return to Puerto Rico 10 Years Later

Publisher Ravensburger has announced a new version of their Spiel recommended classic title Puerto Rico under the Alea line of games entitled “ Puerto Rico 1897 ”. Originally designed by Andreas Seyfarth with artwork by Vincent Dutrait , this thematically updated version of Puerto Rico is set ten years after the country had slavery abolished, and achieved autonomy from its colonial government. The game mechanics will remain the same.

In Puerto Rico 1897, you are playing as a Puerto Rican farmer, competing with other farmers...

Bezier to release deluxe edition of Schrödinger themed Cat in the Box

Bezier Games is bringing the Schrödinger-themed card game Cat in the Box to the west. Originally released in 2020 in Japan from publisher , Muneyuki Yokouchi ’s trick-taker questions the very nature of the cards themselves. For the most part, Cat in the Box is a standard trick taking game with 4 suits, one trump suit, and must-follow suit rules. However, from there, things are decidedly … odd.

Players are dealt a hand of all-black cards: no suits, no colors, just numbers. Whenever a card is played, a player...

Mandoo Games looks back and announces Reflecto

Mandoo Games and designer Roberto Fraga , the twisted mind behind Captain Sonar and Dr. Eureka , have announced Reflecto , a 2-player game of anagrams and abstract strategy. In Reflecto, players have Stratego -like pieces on a 7x7 square grid, which move in a Checkers -like manner. On the side facing the player, hidden from the opponent, 5 of the pieces have a dry erase area on which to write one letter from your secret word. 2 of the pieces, however, have a mirrored surface on the...

Wolfgang Warsch is Clever for a fourth time

German publisher Schmidt Spiele has announced Clever 4Ever , the fourth title in the Ganz Schon Clever series of games by Wolfgang Warsch . Ganz Schön Clever , known in the west as That’s Pretty Clever, is a roll-and-write title nominated for the KennerSpiel des Jahres in 2018. Players roll a set of colored dice, then select one, used to fill in spaces on their board in the section of the same color. But the active player will need to discard any dice lower in value than the one selected, making...

Days of Wonder brings on the Heat

Days of Wonder has announced Heat: Pedal to the Metal by designers Asger Harding Granerud and Daniel Skjold Pedersen . Heat is a card-driven racing game featuring elements of hand management and deck building. The most important feature of Heat is your deck of Heat Cards, which start as a stack on your player board. Heat Cards represent the health of your engine, and certain actions in the game are paid for by putting those limited Heat Cards into your discard pile. Certain penalties incurred also require moving Heat Cards...

Wingspan is moving to Asia and settling down to Nest

Stonemaier Games has announced the next expansion to the endlessly popular Kennerspiel des Jahres Winner , Wingspan by designer Elizabeth Hargrave . The core game covered the continent of North America, and previous expansions took us through both Europe and Oceania . This time, those feathered friends are coming from Asia . Wingspan: Asia will be available as both a traditional expansion, but also as part of the new Nesting Box , a large storage solution for everything Wingspan.

Stonemaier Games is planning on releasing both versions...

Capstone introduces membership program with discounts and priority shipping

Capstone Games has started the Capstone+ Membership Program . Publishers Stonemaier Games and Bezier Games have instituted similar programs in the past. Subscribing to the program, which costs $20 per year, has three benefits. Members receive 20% off all items on the Capstone Games website . Orders from Capstone+ members will receive shipping priority over other orders. Lastly, Capstone+ subscribers will receive a members-only newsletter with early announcements for new games and restocks, as well as private members-only sales.

Now, for the fine print. Once you subscribe, your...

Keep an eye out for Marvel Champions Cyclops

Cyclops is coming to Marvel Champions: The Card Game in his own Hero Pack . The pre-built deck for Cyclops utilizes the Leadership aspect, and contains his alter-ego Scott Summers, which allows players to include X-Men allies from any aspect in the deck. The Cyclops Hero Pack includes fellow X-Men Beast and Dust. Additionally, the Scott Summers alter-ego allows you to search your deck for a Tactic upgrade to add to your hand. The tactic upgrades can be attached to enemies to increase attacks from you and your teammates, or to decrease the enemy's attacks....

Exploding Kittens comes back to life in Zombie Kittens

Publisher Exploding Kittens is releasing a sequel to their titular game , possibly set after said explosion – Zombie Kittens . Exploding Kittens the card game, by designers Elan Lee , Shane Small , and The Oatmeal founder Matthew Inman , was a record breaking Kickstarter Campaign , raising $8.7M in 2015, and enabling the formation of the company.

Zombie Kittens will use similar mechanisms and aesthetics to its big sibling, although since the felines care less about being dead, cards can now be resurrected. Even cards...

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