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Collect flowers to commemorate a war in Flowar

Spanish publisher Primigenio , has announced Flowar with artwork from Dossom Studio, designed by Isra C. and Shei S. , known collectively as Llama Dice . The team had previously designed The Red Cathedral and its Contractors expansion, as well as Walkie Talkie and Shinkansen: Zero Kei .

Each year, thousands of people travel to collect flowers in order to celebrate Flowar, a festival to commemorate the end of the Two Hundred Year War. This is a worker placement game where players are...

Real-time set collection in Quickity Pickity, the latest from Oink Games

Publisher Oink Games debuted Quickity Pickity at Essen Spiel 2022. Oink is known for producing colorful smallbox games with an endearing visual appeal. Quickity Pickity appears to be right in their wheelhouse; Two to five players compete to pick the best sets of fruit from an array of scrambled tiles that start facedown. In real-time, using only one hand, players will begin flipping tiles over and grabbing ones they want into their personal supply. Each tile depicts a piece of fruit with a particular shape, color, and face (smiling or frowning). Players will score...

Renegade Game Studio partners with Hasbro to publish classic Avalon Hill games

Since Renegade Game Studios was founded in 2014, they have earned a reputation of publishing or importing games that are fun, challenging, and unique. Some of their best known publications are: Clank! , Raiders of the North Sea , Fuse , and The Fox in the Forest .

In 2018, Renegade Game Studios entered into a business partnership with Hasbro by agreeing to run a Kickstarter project for Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid . Starting in 2020, Renegade expanded its partnership with Hasbro by publishing...

Yellow & Yangtze is now HUANG

In 2018, the former BBG #1 game Tigris & Euphrates received a sequel game from designer, Reiner Knizia , called Yellow & Yangtze . This took the game set in ancient Mesopotamia and relocated it to ancient China. It also replaced the square grid board with a hex board, but much of the gameplay remained the same. You were still competing with civilizations, establishing and balancing their political, economic, and religious power across the board.

Yellow & Yangtze, previously from Holy Grail Games , is currently out of print, however Polish publisher...

Heroscape: Age of Annihilation is crowdfunding on Hasbro Pulse

The crowdfunding campaign for Heroscape: Age of Annihilation is live on Hasbro Pulse through 11:59 PM EST on November 15th 2022. Heroscape , which was originally publised in 2004, is a miniatures battle game set on modular hex-based terrain. Players customize point-based armies from amongst five factions. The new campaign is backwards compatible with previously released Heroscape content. Backers will receive over 70 miniatures, cards describing the abilities of the different units, and enough modular terrain (including ruins, walls, and trees) to construct a multi-level battlefield. The miniatures are dyed to correspond to...

The latest Dice Tower Essentials game: Dice Manor

Arcane Wonders has announced the next game in the Dice Tower Essentials line: Dice Manor . It is designed by Garrett Herdter with art from Damien Mammoliti .

In Dice Manor, players are developers, designing lavish dream homes with plenty of huge rooms and meandering hallways. Players will roll their dice, then use these dice to bid on rooms to add to their house and to take other actions. You will then place the rooms connected to the other rooms of your house. Even though the rooms are...

Knizia classic rethemed as Pollen

Prolific game designer Reiner Knizia constantly has his games rethemed as they’re reintroduced to a newer audience. Samurai: The Card Game is the latest of his games to be rethemed … this time as Pollen . In Pollen , 2-4 players try to create a lush garden of blooms to attract pollinators to their flowers, in an abstract tile laying game. This incarnation is published by BoardGameTables.com , is suited to players aged 11+, and plays in about 45 minutes.

Players plants flowers by placing a garden card next to at least...

Join the Marvel Age of Heroes

Publisher WizKids is publishing the Marvel: Age of Heroes strategy game, where 2-4 players each command a duo of X-men to defeat villains and complete objectives. The team collects resources and power-ups before going on dangerous missions. The game plays in roughly 60-90 minutes, is suited to those aged 14+, and is designed by Rodney Thompson (a co-designer of Lords of Waterdeep ).

Teams can include heroes like Wolverine & Jubilee, Jean Grey & Cyclops, Forge & Storm, and more. These heroes are represented by full-color acrylic standees, cards, and...

Bring Disney's Space Mountain to your table

Another Disney attraction, Space Mountain, is being reimagined as a board game, after Big Thunder Mountain , The Haunted Mansion , and the Jungle Cruise all saw similar treatment. Disney Space Mountain Game: All Systems Go is being published by Ravensburger , is designed by Chris Leder and Kevin Rodgers (who both also worked on the Unmatched series), and features art by Jake Breish . This fast-flying board game adventure is for 2-4 players, aged 8+, and plays in 20-40 minutes.

Players are...

Recruit your feature creatures at the Monster Inn

Fellow Dungeon Masters, don’t you just hate it when your finely-crafted dungeon is raided by pesky adventurers who steal all your treasure and kill all your hired help? What is an evil overlord to do? Why, hire newer, tougher monsters at the Monster Inn .

Pegasus Spiele 's Monster Inn, designed by Roman Pelek with artwork by Dennis Lohausen , is a bidding game where you’re trying to collect the most powerful monsters while avoiding gathering the nasty wimpy human cards.

Each round, human cards and creature cards worth varying...

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