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Race to the Raft allows us to save the remaining cats from The Isle of Cats

In the City of Games smash hit “ The Isle of Cats ”, players tried to rescue as many cats off the island as they could, before the evil Lord Vesh arrived. Now we get to see what happened to the remaining cats in the publisher's new release, Race to the Raft , designed by Frank West with artwork by Miguel da Silva and Frank West.

Race to the Raft is a cooperative social-puzzle game where players are the remaining cats on the island, racing to get through the...

How many secret codes can you decipher with a Turing Machine?

Publisher Scorpion Masque , the makers of Decrypto , has announced Turing Machine , a new game by designers Yoann Levet and Fabien Gridel with artwork by Sebastien Bizos . Turing Machine will be distributed by Hachette Boardgames in the United States.

In Turing Machine, players are trying to figure out a secret 3 number code before any other player does. You do this by asking questions of a proto-computer that works without electricity or any type of smart technology, just overlapping cards with holes. You’ll use...

Corey Konieczka unexpectedly finds 3000 Scoundrels

Unexpected Games , the studio headed by master designer Corey Konieczka has been putting out unique and varied games since its inception in July 2019. The studio started with the unique adventure word puzzle game The Initiative , then Unexpected put players inside a bank robber's brain, grappling with all the conflicting thoughts, in Voices in My Head . And once again, during the Dice Tower Summer Spectacular , the studio announced their new title, 3000 Scoundrels . Scoundrels is a Western themed game that uses a Small World...

Take to the skies in Undaunted: Battle of Britain

Players who love the “Undaunted” series of games usually ask the same question; “when can we have more?” Luckily, publisher Osprey Games has an answer for you. Announced during the Dice Tower Summer Spectacular – Mega Announcement Video , Osprey games is releasing Undaunted: Battle of Britain by the Undaunted: Normandy design team of Trevor Benjamin , David Thompson , and Roland MacDonald , who provided the artwork.

Undaunted: Battle of Britain is a 2-player, asymmetrical deck-building game that recreates the aerial battles of World War II,...

Heart-warming dungeon crawler CoraQuest is getting heartier with an expansion

CoraQuest: Keep on Questing is an expansion for CoraQuest coming to Kickstarter in October. Co-designed by Dan Hughes and his daughter Cora Hughes , CoraQuest is a cooperative family dungeon crawler that successfully crowdfunded on Kickstarter in February 2021 . One to four players will guide adventurers, finding treasure, avoiding traps, and fighting monsters. The most endearing aspect of CoraQuest is the artwork is based on kids' drawings from all over the world, sent to the creators and adapted to the game's motif by artist...

Zev Shlasinger brings Ascending Empires to Wizkids

Publisher Wizkids has announced the release of an updated version of Ascending Empires called Ascending Empires: Zenith Edition , by co-designers Ian Cooper and Jan M. Gonzalez with artwork by Sergi Marcet . Ascending Empires was originally publised in 2011 by Z-Man Games .

Ascending Empires: Zenith Edition is a space-themed, 4x game with some dexterity elements. Players will explore new planets by flicking their space ship discs across the game board, develop new technologies based on alien artifacts, expand territories across the expanse, and exploit...

Floriferous Gets Even Smaller with Floriferous Pocket Edition

In keeping with their current trend of making their small box games even smaller, Pencil First Games will release Floriferous Pocket Edition in 2023. This takes everything in the original game, and simply makes it a smaller package. There will be no gameplay changes. Pencil First has already released Pocket Editions of their titles Herbaceous and Sunset over Water .

In Floriferous, players are moving through a garden, collecting flowers to create sets and score the most points.

Floriferous is designed by Steve Finn and Eduardo Baraf...

Hans im Glück Sends Mankind to "Planet B"

Hans im Glück returns with a new game in 2022, Planet B . Designed by first time designer Johannes Natterer , with art from Marcel Grober and Ingram Schell , Planet B features a combination of worker placement, markets, engine building, and political voting.

Humankind was in need of a new planetary home, and after discovering a new planet, they move their civilization to the newly christened "Planet B." Players take the roles of corrupt governors, as they make crooked deals with corporations to push their agendas...

Grey Fox extends Reavers of Midgard and predicts Prophets of Doom

Grey Fox Games had their share of announcements during the Summer Spectacular , starting with Prophets of Doom by Hassan Lopez . You are a prophet, trying to get your very own doomsday cult off the ground. The problem is, you know for certain the world is ending, but you really have no clue how. Build a compound, attract followers, and complete projects, trying to piece together the end of the world. Just so you can better survive it. Live on in fame or infamy in the doomed world. Prophets of...

Matagot searches for lost children in Peter Pan

During the online Spectacular from The Dice Tower that just occurred in the Summer , Matagot revealed more information about the upcoming Peter Pan from Treasure Island designer Marc Paquien . Peter Pan is a cooperative deduction game taking place on a dry-erase map of Neverland. Take on the role of Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell, Lilly, or the team of John and Michael, each with unique powers.

At the start of the game, each player is responsible for hiding a Lost Boy and a pirate somewhere on the island....

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