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Forsaken - A Game Trayz board game

Game Trayz is expanding from storage solutions into creating their own boardgames, under the publishing label Game Trayz Lab. Their first game will be Forsaken, scheduled to launch on Kickstarter in 2022 and fulfill in 2023. The setting in Forsaken is Thyrria, a planet that has been strip mined of nearly all its resources, leaving lawlessness behind. One to four players will compete to advance furthest up the legend track in this western, scifi, sandbox, narrative adventure game.

Forsaken promises personalized, branching stories for each character in the game. On your turn, you will spend action points...

Big surprises from the FFG Gen Con 2021 In-Flight report

Fantasy Flight Games held their annual In-Flight Report at Gen Con 2021 and made a number of surprise announcements. You can watch the session over on their YouTube channel or read below for a summary of what transpired.

Ghosts of Greyhaven is an upcoming expansion for the new Descent: Legends of the Dark game which is a side-story that can be played as part of Act I in the campaign or played as a standalone adventure.

KeyForge is going on hiatus with a planned relaunch...

Manage a soccer team in Eleven!

Portal Games has launched a new Gamefound campaign for its latest game, Eleven: Football Manager Board Game . The game is designed by Thomas Jansen with the artwork supplied by Mateusz Kopacz and Hanna Kuik. Eleven: Football Manager Board Game supports 1-4 players, ages 14 and up, and plays in 90 minutes.

Eleven: Football Manager Board Game is an economic strategy board game in which the players represent the managers of football clubs endeavoring to grow theirs over the course of one season. At the beginning of the game the Board of Directors...

To Boldly Go Where No Fantasy Realms Has Gone Before

The Kennerspiel-nominated Fantasy Realms is getting a reimplementation with a Star Trek theme. Star Trek Missions is designed by Bruce Glassco, designer of Fantasy Realms, and being published by WizKids. Just like in Fantasy Realms, on a player's turn they draw a card and discard a card. Each card has scoring conditions and characteristics that players are attempting to combo together to achieve the highest score. You can draw a card from the Galaxy Deck, the Mission Deck, or the discard area. The Galaxy Deck is comprised of people, places, and things. These cards have characteristics...

Establish Your Settlement

IGAMES Studio, a small Ukranian studio, has announced a new worker placement game, Settlement . The game is designed by Oleksandr Nevskiy who has designed such titles as Mysterium and Detective Club . The artwork for the game is supplied by Kryvonos Dimitriy and M81 Studio. The game is designed for 1-4 players, ages 10 and up, in about 45-90 minutes.

Settlement is a midweight euro game in which the players are leaders of settlers who are in pursuit of new lands. Along the way they will be using artifacts to explore terrains,...

A Funko Christmas is Just Around the Corner!

Funko Games is putting out several Christmas-themed games in time for the upcoming holiday season. All of these games can be played in 20 minutes or less. The games include:

Disney Chip ‘n’ Dale Christmas Treasures : A children’s set collection card game in which players must collect treasures and treats for the chipmunks without letting Pluto catch them. For ages 5 and up, the game supports 2-6 players;

Disney Cookie Swap Card Game : This is billed as a “fast-paced cookie flipping and finding” game in which the players share and swap...

The Intersection of Art and Gaming

The Chicago Public Arts Group (CPAG) has commissioned Chicago-based artist Czr Prz to paint a mural, based on CATAN, to celebrate the magic of interconnection in Chicago’s Albany Park area. The Chicago mural is just the first of many that are being commissioned worldwide to celebrate CATAN and its effect on the gaming community at large.

“CATAN is a global brand, but it builds locally from every table it is played on. When people play CATAN they are founding a micro-community. We want to be involved in lasting impactful relationships with local communities, facilitated by...

Brotherwise Goes Social

Brotherwise Games has announced a new ninja-themed social deduction game, Night of the Ninja . The game is designed by Justin Gary, who is also responsible for such titles as Ascension and Shards of Infinity . The artwork for Night of the Ninja is supplied by Ben Charman. The game supports 4-11 players, ages 12 and up, and plays in 15-30 minutes.

In Night of the Ninja , the players are trying to kill the leader of the opposing players ninja house, but they must first figure out who their opponents are. There are...

Cuphead - From Video Game to Dice Game. . .

The OP (aka USAOopoly) has announced a new dice game based on the immensely popular video game from Studio MDHR, Cuphead, called Cuphead: Fast Rolling Dice Game . The game is designed by Patrick Marino and supports 1-4 players, ages 12 and up. The play time is 30-45 minutes.

In Cuphead: Fast Rolling Dice Game , the players work together to damage level bosses using the personal attack dice unique to each character. Players will take on the roles of Cuphead, Mugman, Ms. Chalice, and Elder Kettle during the game. They must avoid the attacks thrown...

Are You a Dog Lover?

Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) has announced a new game due out in 2022, Dog Lover . The game is designed by David Short who has brought us such titles as Automobiles , Ground Floor , and Scorpius Freighter . Dog Lover is designed for 2-4 players, ages 10 and up, and plays in about 30 minutes.

In Dog Lover , you are trying to be the player who takes care of their dogs best in order to score victory points and win the game. Players do this by rescuing dogs from shelters, training them to...

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