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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...

Oddball Aeronauts: Pirates vs the Pendragon

Oddball Aeronauts is a light strategy, fast card game. Pick a Skill. Decide how many cards to play. Compare with your opponent to determine the result. Use special abilities to swing things your way where you can. You win the game when your opponent has discarded all their cards. Oddball Aeronauts is the first offering from UK based Maverick:Muse. Because oddball Aeronauts doesn't require a surface to play on it can literally be played anywhere! Oddball Aeronauts is currently on Kickstarter and has already garnered 40% of their £15,000 goal. A £15...

Mob Town

Towns are yours for the taking in Mob Town ! The local rats, sharks, foxes, snakes, and weasels will help you get a piece of the action! Play starts by building the town you'll be competing for. Then you can employ the local mobsters to take over factories, hotels, restaurants, and clubs. Mob Town is family friendly and was designed and illustrated by Danny Devine. 5th Street Games is the publisher and this is their eighth Kickstarter project. Mob Town has a $10,000 goal and has already raised two thirds of it as of this post. A $25 pledge...

Lagoon: Land of Druids

Lagoon: Land of Druids is a game about forging the destiny of a world. Players lead circles of druids in search of enchanted sites that offer magic powers and the energy you'll need to bend Lagoon's destiny. Each site belongs to one of three different energies that compete to dominate Lagoon. Every action you take alters the balance of power among these three energies. The energy with the most sites on the board at the end of the game becomes Lagoon's destiny. Position yourself on the winning side of destiny, and you win! ...

Games of Art

The GAMES OF ART Kickstarter project is the latest endeavor of Eagle / Gryphon Games. The project presents three new and different games for which Backers may support & pledge: Games of Art: a book of games, Petite Pastiche, and Fantastiqa: The Rucksack Edition. These games all feature and use wonderful classic & modern art in their design and their game play. When you pledge, you can select any of these games individually, or you may bundle them in various ways for greater savings. You can also add Cubist, Rococo, and Fantastiqa expansions to...

Cryptozoic Announces Hawken: Real Time Card Game

This February, Crptozoic is bringing a real-time two player card game based on the mech video game, Hawken. Your deck of cards contains primary and secondary weapons systems, thrusters, special abilities, and various other high-tech instruments of war. Draw cards and place them onto the table as fast as you can, but be careful or you might overheat! If you don't wish to play a card, place it face down and it acts as cover for the round, absorbing a bit of damage from your opponent. The action is in real-time, but a game...

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