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Cross Hares: Testing Ground!

Coming this March from 1A Games! It’s a classic interactive fantasy adventure board game with a modern day twist. Each step of the journey has the potential to mean fortune or failure. So tread lightly, use your items and abilities wisely, and never trust anyone. Traps, enemies and the land itself are against you. Lose your way and all is lost, but what lies at the end of the path is worth the risk. See you at the testing grounds. Cross Hares is an exciting interactive fantasy adventure board game series for 2-4 players...

Forgotten Heroes 2nd Edition, Nuklear Winter '68 and Expansions!

Coming Soon from Lock'N'Load Forgotten Heroes 2E Lock ‘n Load: Forgotten Heroes 2nd Edition returns the aboriginal Lock ‘n Load series game to print. The art has been completely updated. Each counter has been redrawn, every map created anew, and Skill Cards, scenarios, charts, and rules laid out with painstaking care. In fact, all the 2nd edition has in common with the original is the Lock 'n Load series rules and the scenarios. Lock 'n Load Forgotten Heroes 2nd Edition simulates combat inVietnam with the immediacy of squad-level combat. Counters represent squads, leaders, medic,...

Game of Thrones: Westeros Intrigue

Fantasy Flight announces Game of Thrones: Westeros Intrigue

Westeros Intrigue is expected to be released the second quarter of this year. Designer Reiner Knizia is taking players into the royal court, conniving for the Iron Throne.

Game of Thrones: Westeros Intrigue is a fast-paced game of cards and intrigue at court, created by renowned game designer Reiner Knizia. Every game is played over a series of rounds, as you and your opponents play character cards in an attempt to claim the Iron Throne for yourselves.

In each round, you...

DuCo from Game Salute

Coming this month from Game Salute In DuCo, players score points by playing cards so that colored icons lie next to one another. If you match color or shape, you score; match both, and you score more; match special symbols, and the bonus points will roll in. Some icons will match any color or shape, giving you more opportunities to score. The options for where to play grow each turn, and the first player to reach 50 points wins! On your turn, place your card so the icons at the edges match up...

Slaughterball

Slaughterball is a competitive board game simulating a ferocious future sport where 2-4 teams of genetically-engineered super-athletes clash in a remorseless steel pit. Teams score points by making goals and injuring opponents. The team with the most points at the end of 6 rounds wins the game. Slaughterball is for 2-4 players and lasts 60-90 minutes. Picture is a 3D rendering of the minis.

Slaughterball is the first offering from Frog the What Games and has presently raised $13,000 of its $40,000 goal. It is on Kickstarter until Mar 16,...

Heroes Wanted

Heroes Wanted is a tactical board game for 1-5 superhero hopefuls, attempting to fulfill their dreams of becoming a member of Zeta City’s exclusive crime fighting super team: The Champions of Zeta City. Each time you play, you will create a unique superhero comprised of two hero cards. You will then choose a scenario and face a different villain (or villains), but the objective remains the same: gaining as much fame as possible by KO’ing minions, completing headlines, and thwarting the villain. At the end of each game, the superhero with the most fame is the winner...

This Town Aint Big Enough for the 2-4 of Us!

This Town Ain't Big Enough for the 2-4 of Us is quick draw tile laying game. Each tile is made up of Fences to stake out land, and Brands to determine who the top dog in each area will be. On a player's turn they will draw and play a tile, adding it to the map however they like. Players want to make sure that their brands are not alone, but also are not out numbered. This Town is the latest in the Tasty Minstrel Games series of Pay What You Want...

Elementary: The Chemistry Card Game

Today, designer Gary Kagan announced his chemical compounding new card game: Welcome to Elementary, where players become Scientists as they compete to see who can craft the most potent compounds! Through skillful use of Lab Techniques, Element management and clever action play, opponents gather the right combination of Elements and Bonds to score their chemical creation! But beware! Your esteemed colleagues are doing the same! Will they sabotage your best efforts? Or will you both end up in smoke? This game is in the final play test and marketing stages and planned for a kickstart this year...

Coming Soon from Z-Man Games.......

Akrotiri Coming this spring, Akrotiri is a great new two-player game from Canadian designers Jay Cormier & Sen-Foong Lim. It will take you on a voyage to wonderful paradise islands where you will try to discover ancient temples and treasures. This game will fit wonderfully in our « 2-player » collection and you will love it instantly. Akrotiri combines tile placement, hand management, as well as some pick-up and delivery. You will soon be able to embark on this adventure and discover this great game. An interesting mechanic in Akrotiri is that...

Rory's Story Cubes Max, Coming Soon

Each jumbo 1” cube has 6 images or icons, with a total of 54 all-different hand-inlaid images that can be mixed in over 10 million ways. You roll all 9 cubes to generate 9 random images and then use these to invent a story that starts with “Once upon time...” and uses all 9 elements as part of your narrative. Play it as a game for one or more players, or as a party game for three or more. Or play it as an improv game where each player contributes part of the story, picking up where...

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