Leaders added to the Lost Ruins

Czech Games Edition (CGE) has announced an expansion to its wildly successful game, Lost Ruins of Arnak , entitled Lost Ruins of Arnak: Expedition Leaders . Like its predecessor, Expedition Leaders is designed by the team of Min and Elwen. The expansion is also using the same artists as the original game, Jakub Politzer, Jiří Kůs, Ondřej Hrdina, František Sedláček, and Milan Vavroň. The player count remains the same as the original game at 1-4 players, ages 12 and up, and plays in 30-120 minutes.

Lost Ruins of Arnak is a deck-building,...

Enter a 3D pop-up world in Wonder Book

Wonder Book is billed as the first interactive, pop-up game, and is set in the world of Oniria which is a kingdom of dragons. This wondrous world is filled with dragon-made wonders only accessible through a portal revealed in the Wonder Book . It’s a cooperative, narrative-driven game for 1-4 players, aged 10+, with a branching storyline, dungeon-crawler mechanisms, and a game board which is an interactive 3D pop-up book.

Each player takes on the role of a teenager in an adventurous group of friends. The game features a 10-hour long campaign consisting of...

Alien Petshop on Kickstarter

Alien Petshop has players run their own cosmic pet shop filled with cute and marginally dangerous pets who come from different parts of the galaxy. Gregory Grimsby is the designer, artist, and publisher of this engine-building game for 2-4 players, aged 11+, which plays in roughly 30 to 60 minutes.

In Alien Petshop workers have to care for the pets. Players roll and assign workers to help pets spawn offspring to sell and can also engineer new traits for them. Some workers can be careless and trigger a pet’s hazardous effects which,...

New games from Blue Orange

Blue Orange Games have announced a number of new games.

Pancake Monster features a giant pop up monster who players need to feed by sticking their hand down his throat … but they have to be careful as they never know when he’ll bite back. The first player to stack all of the pancakes on his tongue without the monster popping up and biting them wins! This game is suitable for ages 3+, plays in about 10 minutes, and caters for 2-4 players.

Wilson & Shep is a...

Arkham Horror: The Card Game is getting an updated core set

Fantasy Flight Games has announced a revised edition of the core set of Arkham Horror: The Card Game. There are no gameplay changes for the living card game, rather the new edition focuses on some quality of life improvements. First, the new core set has enough cards and components to support up to four players for the initial campaign. In the original base box, the limited quanity of cards would only support two players, so two copies were required for a campaign with four players. Additionally, the new offering has different card art for the investigators, a first...

Capstone Games announces Lux Eterna and Pipelines: Emerging Markets

Pipeline: Emerging Markets is an expansion to Pipeline, Capstone Games ’ first self-published title. It contains 5 new modules to add to the core game in any combination. Pipeline: Emerging Markets is illustrated by Ian O’Toole and designed by Ryan Courtney, caters for 2-4 players aged 12+, and plays in roughly 90 minutes.

Lux Aeterna will be Capstone Games’ first solo game and will be published in partnership with Frosted Games . It’s a game designed by Tony Boydell and illustrated by Alex Lee. The game has players caught on...

Prolific Games acquired by Left Justified Studio

Jeff Tidball of Left Justified Studio has purchased Prolific Games , publisher of evergreen game Flapjacks & Sasquatches , from owners Bill Sininger and John Harris. Their other titles include Witch Slapped , Cultists & Cthulhu , and Pack Wars . Promotional cards celebrating the occasion and featuring the likenesses of Sininger and Harris are binge sold on the Prolific Games website as a limited release. Tidball, Sininger, and Harris are all friends.

The combined business will publish games under both company brands with Prolific Games appealing to the casual, family-friendly demographic and Left Justified Studio...

Save seals & whales from hunters in Ice Floes & Foes

Keep Exploring Games is bringing to Kickstarter a dexterity game about saving seals and whales from hunters. In Ice Floes & Foes , whale pieces, fishing boat pieces, and oddly shaped ice floe pieces fill up a raised circular game board. Hunter meeples and seals are placed on some of the ice floe pieces. On each player's turn, they push three ice floe pieces onto the game board, which will shove other pieces around, possibly shoving some pieces off the game board. Two to six players will score one point for each hunter or fishing boat they...

Renegade Game Studios is reprinting Dead Men Tell No Tales

Renegade Game Studios has announced a new printing of Dead Men Tell No Tales . The cooperative game for 2-5 players was originally published in 2015 by Minion Games. Players take on the role of a pirate crew boarding Skelit's Revenge, a burning ship to loot a massive treasure. That treasure has been amassed by an undead skeleton crew. Players must contend with the flames consuming Skelit's Revenge, the hostile skeletons, and their own fatigue to grab the loot and return to their own ship. Player turns are resolved through a common action point system that allows...

In Other News - Tutankhamun, SOS Titanic, another Dune board game, and the Fresh Prince

One of Dr. Reiner Knizia’s classic board games, Tutankhamun , is getting a new version to be released by 25th Century Games . The game was originally released in 1993. The new iteration adds Egyptian god powers and implements a modified scoring system with new Scarab Rings . It also adds a 2-player scoring challenge. A special Pharoah Edition will also be released which has more deluxe components. This Spiel des Jahres recommendation is designed for 2-6 players, aged 8+, and plays in 15-30 minutes.

TGG Games are releasing a...

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