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More Cartographers content available via Kickstarter

Thunderworks Games has more Cartographers content for your map-drawing endeavors in the Roll Player universe. Their campaign for Cartographers Heroes successfully funded on Kickstarter, and currently is accepting late pledges. Cartographers Heroes is a standalone expansion for the flip and write game about exploring unchartered territories.

In both games, each player has a map that they will fill in with terrain types based on flips from the explore deck of cards. The game is divided into four seasons, each of which ends with a scoring phase.

For those...

Dune: Imperium deck builder coming soon from Dire Wolf Digital

“As a leader of one of the Great Houses of the Landsraad, raise your banner and marshal your forces and spies. War is coming, and at the center of the conflict is Arrakis – Dune, the desert planet.”

The new Legendary Pictures adaptation of Dune may have been delayed a year, but that has not stopped the licensed board games from being developed. Dune: Imperium , from Dire Wolf Digital and Clank! designer Paul Dennen is a deck...

Wear some classic Catan on your feet

We all know that Klaus Teuber 's Catan is one of the most influential board games of the modern era, but have you ever wanted to take that all love for trading wheat for sheep, and… wear it on your feet? Asmodee Entertainment has announced a partnership with Plainview Shoes to produce Catan Footwear. Lyndon Tucker, President of Plainview Shoes, explained in a press release:

“We are excited that we can add CATAN to our portfolio of gaming footwear. After partnering with Capcom for footwear based on various videogames,...

Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers getting a reprint from Z-Man Games

“A mammoth herd stomps across the grasslands to drink from a crystal-blue river. Cunning hunters watch from the trees, waiting for the right moment to strike. Looming stone monuments, menhirs, encircle a peaceful forest clearing, while fisherfolk set traps in a distant lake.”

Z-Man Games with designers Klaus-Jürgen Wrede and Bernd Brunnhofer have announced the return of the popular stand-alone edition of Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers . Originally released in 2002, Hunters and Gatherers has proven to be one of the most popular variations on...

Fantasy Flight anounces Descent: Legends of the Dark

"For years, your journeys have taken you across the fantasy realm of Terrinoth, venturing into dark forests, shadowy cities, ancient crypts, and misty swamps… but your true legend is about to begin."

During a livestream event at Spiel.Digital , Fantasy Flight has officially announced Descent: Legends of the Dark , the next evolution of the classic Descent boardgame for 1-4 players. Originally teased during the in-flight report at GenCon , the team was very careful to point out that Legends of the Dark is not the...

Embark on a Prehistoric Cooperative Adventure

Z-Man Games has announced that it is going to publish Paleo , the first cooperative game in the catalog of publisher Hans im Gluck, in English. Paleo is designed by Peter Rustemeyer with artwork supplied by Dominik Mayer. The game supports 2-4 players, ages 10 and up, in about 60-90 minutes.

Paleo is a cooperative game in which players represent heads of different clans who are working together to survive prehistoric times. During the day phase, the players need to go exploring and can help each other successfully do so. During the night...

The Library Has Chosen You

Everything Epic Games has launched a new game on Kickstarter based on The Librarian movies and television show entitled The Librarians: Adventure Card Game . This game is the first published game for designer Brett Schofield. The game can be played solo or with up to 4 players. It is for ages 14 and up with a play time of 1-2 hours depending on the scenario played.

In The Librarians: Adventure Card Game , players represent one of the librarians tasked with protecting the treasures of the library as well as treasures around the world....

Protect a City from Chaos!

Arcane Wonders, in conjunction with Greater Than Games, has launched a Kickstarter for the next title in the Dice Tower Essentials line, Freedom Five: A Sentinel Comics Board Game , which is designed by famed designers Richard Launius, Adam Sadler, and Brady Sadler. The game plays 1-5 players, ages 14 and up, in about 90 minutes.

As its title implies, Freedom Five: A Sentinel Comics Board Game , features the Freedom Five from the Sentinels of the Universe world. In the game, the players are working together using action point allowance and dice rolling mechanics...

Everything is Asmodee: creating Gloomhaven novels

Asmodee Entertainment has a fiction division called Aconyte Books. They create novels set in the worlds of popular board games, as well as other intellectual properties. Their next announced project is a series of Gloomhaven novels through a multi-year agreement with Isaac Childres and Cephalofair Games. The settings explored also will include Frosthaven , the upcoming sequel to Gloomhaven. These projects are not reported to recreate the narrative events of the board games, rather they will dive into the lore of the settings to tell new stories. The first Gloomhaven novel is scheduled to...

Defend Your Realm Against Your Rivals

Japanime Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Kamigami Battles: Rise of the Old Ones . The game is designed by Rich Gain and the artwork provided by Brian Snoddy. The game plays 2-6 players, ages 12 and up, in about 45 minutes.

In Kamigami Battles: Rise of the Old Ones , the players each represent a different Great Old One who is trying to hold on to its dominance in their realm. The game uses a deckbuilding mechanic, building on the unique abilities of the god that they represent as players compete to get Warriors...

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