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The Magnificent by Aporta Games Coming Soon

The Magnificen t from Aporta Games , designed by Eilif Svensson and Kristian Amundsen Østby , is a game that's got dice, unique player powers, and clowns!

Players will try to gather the biggest audience and put on the best show to win the game. It all revolves around choosing a die that determines how strong your actions will be. There are 3 actions the players can take: build, travel, or perform! Their ringmasters will determine how they score each given round.

The game is set to come out in 2020. For...

GeekOn Does it Again

Well, if you missed their previous Kickstarter , back in 2018, you're in for a treat now. We reported on this premium board game bag solution during their first campaign and were excited to find out that they had more in store in their current Kickstarter campaign .

There are several cool new products in GeekOn's latest offering starting out with their new pak, the SpacePak. The SpacePak can hold up to 50 pounds and is composed of 500D ripstop nylon material. The zippers are sturdy and made of a durable rubber for...

Z-Man Games announces Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan

“Marco Polo set out from Venice in 1271 and spent the next twenty-four years traveling and proving his skill as a merchant. Seventeen of those years he spent in China as an ambassador of Kublai Khan, embarking on missions throughout the Mongol Empire and seeing parts of the world most Europeans could scarcely imagine at the time. Will you continue the legacy of one of history’s greatest travelers?”

Z-Man Games The Voyages of Marco Polo (2015) by Simone Luciani and Daniele Tascini was one of the biggest hits...

Offshore- A Family Strategy Game

Offshore by Aporta Games , designed by Thor Egil Braadland , Eilif Svensson , and Kristian Amundsen Østby , is a game for 3-5 players that takes strategy gaming to the family table.

Players will be building oil platforms in North Sea, but it won't be easy as it requires the right technology and cooperation amongst the people you are competing against! The game revolves around 3 actions: buying technology, exporting oil for money, and opening a new oil field as players press their luck drilling for oil!

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Blizzard announces board game partnership with Asmodee to create World of Warcraft Small World

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BoardGameGeek , the repository of all things ludological, recently reported from Blizzard Entertainment ’s Blizzcon 2019 convention that the video game company and Asmodee are joining forces on a future board game: a World of Warcraft version of Small World . Not a lot of details exist at the moment, aside from pictures and a short announcement, but fans of the monumentally popular online game should be able to effectively scratch their board game itch.

Small World (2009), by designer ...

Want Revenge? Vengeance: Director's Cut is Now Available on Kickstarter

Vengeance: Director's Cut is an expansion to 2017's Vengeance , a game in which the players are downtrodden heroes seeking to get revenge against those who have wronged them. In Vengeance: Director's Cut , the players are movie directors, shooting a film about the heroes attempts to confront their nemeses - in fact, the expansion is billing itself as "A revenge movie in a box."

In the Vengeance: Director's Cut expansion, a new gang is introduced as well as a new hero. The expansion also introduces Hero Perks and Story Missions, which are specific to each...

Two new card games announced from Renegade Games

Space! For millennia, humans have marveled at the cosmos. Modern astronomy gives us valuable insight about what’s happening in the universe, but there is still a sense of wonder to be had in looking up at the expanse above us .”

Renegade Games has announced Stellar , a 2 player card game designed by masters Ben Pinchback and Matt Riddle (co-designers of Fleet , Piepmatz ) about telescopes and stargazing. In Stellar, players calibrate their telescopes to observe a huge variety of celestial bodies, including black holes, planets,...

Aporta announces Trails of Tucana flip and write

Aporta Games has just announced the next in their continuing line of excellent roll and write games, Trails of Tucana . This “flip and write” variant was designed by Eilif Svensson and Kristian Amundsen Østby , both of whom had previously worked on the critically loved gems Doodle City and Avenue . Tucana also features adorable art by Gjermund Bohne .

In Trails of Tucana, players each have a board comprised of a hex map of varying terrain types, such as mountains, desert, jungle, etc. Along the edge...

Chronicles of Drunagor: Age of Darkness Now on Kickstarter

Chronicles of Drunagor: Age of Darkness has now been launched on Kickstarter. The game is designed by the team of Daniel Alves and Eurico Cunha Neto, who are also responsible for such titles as Masmorra: Dungeons of Arcadia and The Towers of Arkhanos . Chronicles is being published by Creative Games Studio.

Chronicles of Drunagor: Age of Darkness features a campaign mode with around 40 hours of game play for 1-5 players, depending on the player count. If the players do not or cannot immerse themselves in the campaign, there are also adventures...

IELLO announces King of Tokyo: Dark Edition coming in 2020

“The legendary King of Tokyo comes to your tabletop in a limited DARK EDITION, where you can discover the dark side of giant monsters clashing. The setting is more wicked than ever, and Tokyo is the prize!”

IELLO had a hit with Richard Garfield ’s King of Tokyo almost from the moment it was released in 2011. The game was instantly addictive, combining giant monster battles with city destruction, in an elegant, easy to learn, yet beautiful game. Several expansions and a sequel game, King of New York , helped...

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