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New Game of Time Travel ... and Murder

Pandasaurus Games has announced a new 2-player only abstract game, That Time You Killed Me . The game is designed by Peter C. Hayward with artwork provided by Jor Ros. The game is for ages 10 and up. It plays in 15-30 minutes.

That Time You Killed Me is a scenario-based narrative game in which the players are time travelers, each of whom is trying to erase the other from history. The game is played across era boards with each of the players having a copy of themselves in the past, present and future....

HeroQuest Companion App Coming Soon

Hasbro has announced that a companion app for their HeroQuest Game System is scheduled to come out in late 2021. The app developers are still working on it currently as they are hoping to provide an immersive HeroQuest experience through the use of the app.

One of the most notable things about the app is that no longer will one of the players have to take the role of Zargon, the Dark Sorceror. This will allow for both solo and co-op play of the game. They will also be supplying content for both the Kellar’s Keep...

Disney Villains Get Immersive

Asmodee Group has announced a new Disney villains game, Gathering of the Wicked , which is a reimplementation of The Werewolves of Miller’s Hollow . Gathering of the Wicked is designed by Philippe des Pallières and Hervé Marly with artwork provided by Thibault Prugne and Alexios Tjoyas. The game plays 6-12 players, ages 10 and up, in about 30 minutes.

In Gathering of the Wicked , the players are Disney villains such as Maleficent or Captain Hook, who have been thrown into a dark realm. In this hidden role game, each villain character has...

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...

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