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New games from Blue Orange

Blue Orange Games have announced a number of new games.

Pancake Monster features a giant pop up monster who players need to feed by sticking their hand down his throat … but they have to be careful as they never know when he’ll bite back. The first player to stack all of the pancakes on his tongue without the monster popping up and biting them wins! This game is suitable for ages 3+, plays in about 10 minutes, and caters for 2-4 players.

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Arkham Horror: The Card Game is getting an updated core set

Fantasy Flight Games has announced a revised edition of the core set of Arkham Horror: The Card Game. There are no gameplay changes for the living card game, rather the new edition focuses on some quality of life improvements. First, the new core set has enough cards and components to support up to four players for the initial campaign. In the original base box, the limited quanity of cards would only support two players, so two copies were required for a campaign with four players. Additionally, the new offering has different card art for the investigators, a first...

Capstone Games announces Lux Eterna and Pipelines: Emerging Markets

Pipeline: Emerging Markets is an expansion to Pipeline, Capstone Games ’ first self-published title. It contains 5 new modules to add to the core game in any combination. Pipeline: Emerging Markets is illustrated by Ian O’Toole and designed by Ryan Courtney, caters for 2-4 players aged 12+, and plays in roughly 90 minutes.

Lux Aeterna will be Capstone Games’ first solo game and will be published in partnership with Frosted Games . It’s a game designed by Tony Boydell and illustrated by Alex Lee. The game has players caught on...

Prolific Games acquired by Left Justified Studio

Jeff Tidball of Left Justified Studio has purchased Prolific Games , publisher of evergreen game Flapjacks & Sasquatches , from owners Bill Sininger and John Harris. Their other titles include Witch Slapped , Cultists & Cthulhu , and Pack Wars . Promotional cards celebrating the occasion and featuring the likenesses of Sininger and Harris are binge sold on the Prolific Games website as a limited release. Tidball, Sininger, and Harris are all friends.

The combined business will publish games under both company brands with Prolific Games appealing to the casual, family-friendly demographic and Left Justified Studio...

Save seals & whales from hunters in Ice Floes & Foes

Keep Exploring Games is bringing to Kickstarter a dexterity game about saving seals and whales from hunters. In Ice Floes & Foes , whale pieces, fishing boat pieces, and oddly shaped ice floe pieces fill up a raised circular game board. Hunter meeples and seals are placed on some of the ice floe pieces. On each player's turn, they push three ice floe pieces onto the game board, which will shove other pieces around, possibly shoving some pieces off the game board. Two to six players will score one point for each hunter or fishing boat they...

Renegade Game Studios is reprinting Dead Men Tell No Tales

Renegade Game Studios has announced a new printing of Dead Men Tell No Tales . The cooperative game for 2-5 players was originally published in 2015 by Minion Games. Players take on the role of a pirate crew boarding Skelit's Revenge, a burning ship to loot a massive treasure. That treasure has been amassed by an undead skeleton crew. Players must contend with the flames consuming Skelit's Revenge, the hostile skeletons, and their own fatigue to grab the loot and return to their own ship. Player turns are resolved through a common action point system that allows...

In Other News - Tutankhamun, SOS Titanic, another Dune board game, and the Fresh Prince

One of Dr. Reiner Knizia’s classic board games, Tutankhamun , is getting a new version to be released by 25th Century Games . The game was originally released in 1993. The new iteration adds Egyptian god powers and implements a modified scoring system with new Scarab Rings . It also adds a 2-player scoring challenge. A special Pharoah Edition will also be released which has more deluxe components. This Spiel des Jahres recommendation is designed for 2-6 players, aged 8+, and plays in 15-30 minutes.

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Fantasy Flight Goes to the Edge of the Earth

Fantasy Flight Games has announced two new expansions to its wildly successful Arkham Horror: The Card Game , as it unveils a new way to add expansions to the base game going forward. Both of the expansions are entitled Edge of the Earth , but they are very different.

The first Edge of the Earth box is the Edge of the Earth Investigator Expansion . This box contains cards to enhance your deckbuilding capabilities, including five investigators and about 250 new cards. The investigators highlighted in this new expansion are Lily Chen and...

Portal Games is taking their Detective series to Arrakis in Dune: House Secrets

Portal Games has announced Dune: House Secrets will debut October 15, 2021 at Essen Spiel, the enormous gaming fair in Germany. The game will implement their cooperative, digitally-integrated system from Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game and subsequent releases. The game includes a prologue and three chapters inspired by the upcoming movie release, Dune , which is expected to release on October 1st. Players choose from four characters taking part in the Fremen guerrilla resistance against the Harkonnens. The player characters are not pulled from the Dune books or movie, but inspired by...

Exciting News for Paladins Fans

Renegade Game Studios, in conjunction with Garphil Games, has announced two new Paladins of the West Kingdom products: The Paladins of the West Kingdom Collector’s Box and an expansion, Paladins of the West Kingdom: City of Crowns .

Paladins of the West Kingdom was originally released in 2019. The game was designed by Shem Phillips and S.J. MacDonald, with artwork supplied by the Mico, Mihajlo Dimitrievski. The new Collector’s box is designed to fit both the base game and the expansion, City of Crowns , in it as well as metal coins...

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