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Reach Out to a Higher Plane in Arcana Rising

Grey Fox Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its latest title, Arcana Rising . The game was designed by Tim Armstrong, possibly best known for the game 2018's Orbis , with artwork provided by Yaroslav Radeckyi. Arcana Rising plays 2-6 players, ages 14 and up, and takes between 20-60 minutes depending on player count.

Arcana Rising is billed as "a drafting and engine building game of moons and magic." In the game, the players are magic students trying to both acquire artifacts and different spells in order to score the most points at...

The Court of Miracles is a rogues' gallery in Paris

Lucky Duck Games is publishing The Court of Miracles , a game where two to five players compete for control of the seedy side of 16th century Paris through worker placement and area majority.

Each player heads a guild of various rogues and will race to be the first to place their sixth Renown token. Players deploy rogues facedown into various neighborhoods, each with three spots. When you place a rogue on a spot, you will trigger the benefit of the spot and have the option of triggering the action of the specific neighborhood. As soon...

Next Keyforge set heads under the sea

Fantasy Flight Games has announced Dark Tidings , the fifth set for its unique-deck card-dueling game Keyforge: Call of the Archons .

Keyforge: Dark Tidings introduces a new house, a new mechanic, and a new type of deck it's possible to open. The new House is House Unfathomable, which replaces House Dis in the set. The Unfathomable are ocean-dwelling creatures focused on exhausting enemy creatures. The new mechanic is high and low tide. Every deck in the Dark Tidings set has a tide card designating high tide for one side and low...

New edition of 7 Wonders coming in September 2020

Repos Productions, which is now owned by Asmodee , has announced a new edition of 7 Wonders . The new edition will arrive this September, ten years after the initial release in 2010.

Multiple elements of the renowned drafting game for two to seven players are getting spruced up. First, the new edition will come in a larger box with new box artwork and logo. Second, the wonder boards are now larger and instead of having an (A) and (B) side with the same artwork, they now have a day side and a night side....

Twilight Imperium expansion announced by Fantasy Flight Games

Fantasy Flight Games has announced the first expansion for Twilight Imperium 4th Edition , titled Prophecy of Kings . The voluminous content in the expansion includes:

Seven new factions Three unique leaders for each faction Forty new map tiles Mechs, a new ground unit with special abilities Components for two additional players, increasing the maximum player count to eight Exploration decks providing discoveries for the first player to take control of a planet Powerful relics that can be discovered by piecing together fragments discovered during exploration New objectives, action cards, and agenda cards...

We Suspect an Upcoming Expansion to Detective Club

Detective Club , a party-style deduction/bluffing game first published in 2018, is getting an expansion according to the game's designer himself. Per game designer Oleksander Nevskiy in a thread on Board Game Geek, M81 Studio (who published the original game) and Nevsky have about wrapped up the first expansion. The artwork is already completed for the expansion, which they hope to have out before the end of the year. On the M81 Studios Facebook page , they announced that they will be showing off the artwork for the new expansion soon.

Nevskiy is struggling with...

Accessorize your Marvel Champions with official sleeves

Gamegenic is producing officially licensed sleeves designed for Marvel Champions: The Card Game . The initial run will have nine different art options, with potentially more to follow. Each pack comes with 50 matte art sleeves and one clear sleeve. The nine art options are:

Iron Man Spider-Man Black Panther Captain Marvel Captain America She-Hulk Marvel comic page - blue Marvel comic page - purple Marvel comic page - orange

The sleeves are scheduled to become available in late Q4 2020. Shuffle in style!

Contra the Board Game coming from Blacklist Games

Blacklist Games is bringing video game nostalgia to your tabletop with the upcoming cooperative Contra the Board Game . One to four players will take on the role of commandos trying to take down the Red Falcon Army. Designed by Adam and Brady Sadler, the game utilizes the Modular Deck System (MDS) their other designs ( Street Masters , Brook City , and Altar Quest ) have become known for. This system assigns a unique deck to each player character, stage, and enemy type. This allows the variables to be modulating, increasing replayability, all...

The End of Pandemic: Legacy

Z-Man Games has announced the final volume of the Pandemic Legacy trilogy, Pandemic Legacy: Season 0 . Matt Leacock and Rob Daviau, the designers behind the first two Pandemic Legacy games, have returned to design this last game in the series. The artwork for the game is supplied by multiple artists including Dan Gerlach, Monica Helland, Atha Kanaani, and Samuel Shimota. The game plays 2-4 players, ages 14 and up, in 45-60 minutes.

Set in 1962, the events of Pandemic Legacy: Season 0 take place well before those of the previous 2 Pandemic Legacy games. However,...

Celebrating Catan's 25th Anniversary

If you live near Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, you might want to check out the latest attraction of Mainau. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the modern classic game, Catan , the island of Mainau built a 10,000 square meter (in the United States, that would be around 108,000 square feet) Catan field in cooperation with KOSMOS Verlag from Stuttgart, where the game originated in 1995. Klaus Teuber, the designer of Catan , and his son, Benjamin, were both there to help celebrate the opening of the field.

The Catan field is open to visitors and daily games...

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