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War of Kings

War of Kings is an epic level game combining the resource management of a civilization building game with the strategy and combat of an area control game. The king has died, and players represent leading warlords vying for supremacy, and ultimately the throne. War of Kings plays 2-6 players and features gorgeous artwork and miniatures. Players take turns concurrently so there's no downtime. Maneuver your troops to capture enemy fortresses or unleash the NPC maurading horde on unsuspecting victims. War of Kings is on Kickstarter now and has already passed its funding goal. The base...

COUNTERBLAST: Adventure Battle Game

Counterblast is an adventure battle game set in an alternate Earth future past where humans join forces and technologies with several alien species to protect freedom throughout the Milky Way galaxy, particularly a region of space known as the Outer Reaches.. COUNTERBLAST mixes classic pulp sci-fi adventure with fast paced action and cinematic thrills, evocative of the serials and pulp anthologies that have captivated the imaginations of previous generations. Counterblast features the high-quality work of Bombshell Miniatures.

Counterblast is on Kickstarter until March 15. You can...

Coming Soon - Exodus: Proxima Centauri and Dungeon Raiders

Coming March 21 from Passport Games Inspired by Stanisław Lem's "The Magellanic Cloud", Exodus: Proxima Centauri is the first game of a sci-fi trilogy. In a new universe, marked by a fierce struggle for power, the humanity is building a new civilization on the ashes of a dying race, the Centaurians. Exodus: Proxima Centauri is a full civilization game for experienced players, who enjoy immersing themselves in a new universe and fight for supremacy in a flavored, thematic game. Exodus is for 2 to 6 players, ages 14 and up and plays in 180 minutes. ...

War Games & War Game-Creator Volko Runke In the Main Stream

Courtesy of BGG.com

Recently the Washington Post published a fantastic article profiling game designer Volko Ruhnke. In the process of bringing a good amount of attention to a very niche, and hard-core branch of the board gaming world, the Post offers up a good insight into the man responsible for the creation of such highly regarded titles as Labyrinth , Andead Abyss , Wilderness War, and his latest release: A Distant Plain. Ruhnke, a CIA analyst, and apparently quite...

Just the Facts: "The Wil Wheaton Effect"

By now, most everyone in the board game world is familiar with Mr Wheaton and his series TableTop . Well, a very motivated forum member over on BoardGame Geek has actually laid out the effect on the sales of the games Mr. Wheaton and company have featured on their highly successful YouTube series. The findings are surprising: the effect is quite pronounced in some cases. For the whole thread, and all the info, you can follow this link right here. For...

Archipelago: War and Peace

Coming Soon from Ludically and Chrisophe Boelinger After decades of exploration, disputes arise among the colonizing European nations over the discovered lands, resources and trade routes. Old-continent quarrels become new again in the colonies. War & Peace introduces 40 new beautifully and individually illustrated evolution cards consisting of 20 character and 20 progress cards. You will be able to combine them with the base game's evolution cards or use them as a complete replacement. Your games will become even richer and more varied. The cards are more aggressive. They are interactive, original, and sometimes...

We Didn't Playtest This Pasted-On Theme at All!

Coming in March from Asmadi Games We Didn’t Playtest This Pasted On Theme At All expands the game to include wacky cards based on eight new themes. These things include, but are not limited to, Elves, Baked Goods, and Zombies. You can play Pasted On Theme as a stand-alone game or add it to your existing Playtest editions. For 2 to 10 players, ages 13 and up and retails for $15.00

Hearts of AttrAction

New from R & R Games! What happens when Cupid shoots his...magnet?? Hearts of AttrAction is the fun and flirty version of our original AttrAction game, where skill, strategy and a little bit of luck results in a chain reaction of magnetic proportions! Players flick their “shooter” magnets into the playing field to attract other magnets. Sounds easy, but magnets can attract or repel! Whoever collects the most magnets wins! Hearts of AttrAction is fun to play with anyone, anytime, anywhere. So get ready to prove just how irresistible you are. Cupid’s got nothing on you!...

Kingdom Builder Big Box Edition

Enjoy the big box Kickstarter edition of the 2012 Spiel des Jahres winner Kingdom Builder by Donald X. Vaccarino. In Kingdom Builder players create their own kingdoms by skillfully placing their settlements on the game board map, aiming to earn the most gold at the end of the game. The big box edition includes the Nomads and Crossroads expansions, as well as the Capitol and Caves promos. The Kickstarter project runs through March 8, and has already raised nearly $100,000, well exceeding its funding goal. An $85 pledge gets you the big...

Sushi Go!

Coming soon from Gamewright! Sushi Go! Pass the sushi! In this fast-playing card game, the goal is to grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they whiz by. Score points for making the most maki rolls or for collecting a full set of sashimi. Dip your favoirty nigiri in wasabi to triple its value! But be sure to leave room for dessert or else you'll eat inot your score! Gather the most points and consider yourself the sushi master! Sushi Go! is for 2 to 5 players, ages 8 and up, and plays...

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