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Board & Dice brings Nightmare Cathedral to Gamefound

Nightmare Cathedral is a horror-themed area control game based on the work of late Polish artist Zdzisław Beksiński. Publisher Board & Dice currently is running a Gamefound campaign for Nightmare Cathedral that lasts until April 13th. In the game, one to four players are competing to control a nightmare dreamscape in pursuit of victory points. Players will amass followers, establish fortification, and maneuver around the game board, engaging in combat with their oppoenents to vie for control of the areas of the board. While all this...

SolForge Fusion on the Way to the US and Canada

Stone Blade Entertainment, the company responsible for such games as Ascension and Shards of Infinity, has announced that it is teaming up with Richard Garfield, the creator of Magic: The Gathering, to create the world’s first hybrid game, SolForge Fusion. Justin Gary and Richard Garfield have co-designed the game, which supports 2-4 players, ages 12 and up, and takes 25-60 minutes to play.

SolForge Fusion is being billed as “the next evolution in trading card games.” In SolForge Fusion, players can customize their one-of-a-kind algorithmically generated decks, no two of which will ever be alike as...

Dead by Daylight: The Board Game

Dead by Daylight: The Board Game currently is on Kickstarter from Level 99 Games (publisher of Millennium Blades , Pixel Tactics , and many more). The adaptation of the popular video game is a one versus many horror survival game for three to five players. One player takes on the role of the killer, who attacks players to wound them, then drags them to hooks to make sacrifices. The killer wins if they make eight sacrifice progress. At the end of the round, the killer gains one sacrifice progress...

Quintessential Quantum Trick-Taking for Cool Cats

Bezier Games has announced a deluxe edition of Cat in the Box , which was originally published in Japan in 2020. The game is designed by Muneyuki Yokouchi with artwork supplied by Osamu Inoue. The game is for 2-5 players, ages 13 and up, and takes between 20-40 minutes to play.

Cat in the Box is a trick-taking game in which the conceit is that the player’s card color isn’t defined until they play it. Players will bid on the number of tricks they believe they can win, planning their tricks carefully as they...

Easter is Upon Newdale

Lookout Spiele is releasing an Easter-themed version of designer Alexander Pfister’s Oh My Goods , Oh My Goods: Easter Edition . The artwork is once again provided by Klemens Franz. The game supports 2-4 players, ages 10 and up, and takes about 30 minutes to play.

In the original game, Oh My Goods , the players are producing coal, timber and iron, trying to get the best production chains going in order to produce better goods as the game progresses and thus earn the most victory points to win. In Oh My Goods: Easter Edition...

Azul 4.0: Hexagons in the Queen's Garden

Next Move Games is publishing the fourth entry in the Azul series, Azul: Queen's Garden . Like previous entries in the series, this is a tile placement game for two to four players. This time each player is constructing a garden for the queen.

The tiles in Queen's Garden are hexagons that come in six different colors and six different designs. The different designs correspond to values from one to six. These values are the points and cost of the tiles. When players draft tiles in Queen's Garden,...

Find fulfillment in house decorating

Now available from Floodgate Games , Décorum is a game of passive aggressive cohabitation. Two to four players will decorate their house. Each player has hidden objectives for how they want the house decorated, and the goal is to cooperatively find a setup that fulfills all players. The house has four rooms, and each room has a wall color and space for up to three different object types (wall hangings, lamps, and curious). Each object is one of four different colors and one of four different styles. There are twelve objects, so not every...

New Distribution Partners for Asmodee USA

Asmodee USA has recently announced new distribution partners for 2022: To wit,

Asmodee USA has inked a non-exclusive agreement to distribute select games from Spin Master, a leading global children’s entertainment company, in the United States brick-and-mortar hobby and toy & gift retail markets. The games included in this deal are Marvel Zombies, Marvel United, Marvel United: X-Men,and Disney Sidekicks;

The company has announced that they will work with Trans Atlantis Games as the exclusive distributor of Duncan Rhodes Painting Academy: Two Thin Coats Paints in the United States and Canada;

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Mythic Games is reprinting the Solomon Kane core box

Mythic Games is now taking pre-orders for a reprint of the Solomon Kane core box. Solomon Kane is a cooperative narrative adventure game for one to five players based on the stories of Robert E. Howard (creator of Conan). The titular character is a puritan avenger on a crusade to rid the world of corruption in the late 16th century. Players take on the role of Virtues, each with their own special powers, attempting to aid Solomon Kane. Each Virtue has their own deck and custom...

Go Euro-X in Brazil: Imperial

Portal Games will co-publish the English edition of Brazil: Imperial . This euro-X game blends resource management with the 4X tenets of explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate. One to four players will choose from a pool of 10 monarchs, each with their own variable player powers. The modular board can be setup in eight different scenarios, featuring different areas of Brazil, and players will attempt to gain the support of historical figures in 16th-19th century Brazil. Each scenario is played over three Eras. Players will receive Mission cards in each Era,...

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