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Cities of Darkscorch, a Fantasy, Rock'n'Roll Board Game

Numero Group has announced a new fantasy, rock themed board game coming this May. In the brave tradition of George and Charles Parker, Milton Bradley, and Gary Gygax comes Cities of Darkscorch —the Numero Group’s embattled first attempt at board game creation. Cities is the playable companion to Warfaring Strangers: Darkscorch Canticles , our 48th mainline release and a harrowing dive into the Stygian caverns of the American hard rock underground. A dice-rolling, card-driven, heavy rock band van ride through a fantasy landscape, Cities of Darkscorch could not begin to exist without Robert Soden,...

Smash Up: Science Fiction Double Feature Expansion, Coming Soon from AEG

Coming this March from AEG! Smash Up is back with even more wild factions in the mix! Science Fiction Double Feature brings four new decks to the base-smashing business with abilities unlike those seen before. Time Travelers allow you to reuse your cards time and time again. Cyborg Apes take actions that attach to your minions to a whole new level. Super Spies use their mojo in espionage to plot out the future of you and your opponents, while finally the Shapeshifters could be anyone... Science Fiction Double Feature is an expansion to the wildly popular card...

Fun Farm, Coming Soon from IELLO

In February, IELLO is publishing a children's, dice rolling, pattern recognition game of farm animal fun. The animals have escaped from the farm! You need to bring them back before they get into trouble and you want to do so faster than your opponents so that you can save more than they can! In the fast-catching game Fun Farm, players compete to spot and catch the animal shown on the cards before all their opponents. Each round, the active player reveals the top card from the deck, placing it next to any others still on the table...

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Coming Soon from Mayfair Games

Coming this April from game designer Leo Colovini is an adventure game of purr-fect spryness. It’s night and you, a clever cat living on rooftops high above the busy city, have a mission. Your lofty goal is simple: become the town’s “Top Cat.” Stealthily moving from roof to roof, stake out as many shelters as you can, connecting with your cat buddies and collecting tribute fish from your fellow felines. With fish you get valuable cans. Collect the most cans and you become Top Cat! To win, you’ve got to navigate the right paths, avoid the dangers...

Stronghold Games Announces Rogue Agent & Voluspa: Order of the Gods

Rogue Agent (LIMITED EDITION) - designed by David Ausloos Stronghold Games has announced preorders for Rogue Agent and Voluspa: Order of the Gods expansion. NOTE : This “Limited Edition” of the game will contain 10 additional Criminal cards. Please note that this will be the only printing of the LIMITED EDITION of Rogue Agent. 2048, Earth. The corrupt government has lost grip on Rain City, a brooding metropolis were crime runs amok, depsite patrolling police squads. This desparate battle has recently seen a new player: a secret Agency of Bounty Hunters, attempting to...

Loonacy

Looney Labs have released a street date for their frenzied, Fluxx matching card game, Loonacy, of March 28th. Loonacy is a rapid fire game where players race to be the first to empty their hand of 7 cards by matching one of two images with the images on the open piles in front of them. Speed of the hand and luck of the draw determine the winner in this frenzied free-for-all! Plays great with 2 to 5 players and features images from all of your favorite Fluxx games.

Tortuga

Queen Games has just launched Tortuga on Kickstarter. In Tortuga you are a swashbuckling buccaneer trying to safely transport your acquired treasures to the legendary pirate haven of Tortuga before other buccaneers (your fellow players) try to capture them from you. The game plays in about 30 min and is for 2-4 players. Tortuga has a goal of $10,000, and has already raised $13,395. It is available on Kickstarter until February 13. A pledge of $50 will get you the game (though some $39 early bird slots are still available).

uKloo Riddle Edition Treasure Hunt Game

A press release from uKloo

Toronto, ON - (January 27, 2014) - To announce its new game, uKloo Kids, Inc., creator of the international award-winning children's literacy game, uKloo Early Reader Treasure Hunt, asks:

Solve the riddles. Find the surprise. Kids practice reading With brain exercise Name the Game! Answer: It's the new uKloo Riddle Edition Treasure Hunt Game (MSRP $17.95 for two or more players ages 7 and up). The new game is an engaging seek-and-find literacy game that combines thinking skills with physically active fun. It encourages kids to call upon their logic and...

Grand Tactics: Rise of Novice

Imperia Games (which funded Colony Clash: Insect Warfare on Kickstarter last November) has now launched Grand Tactics: Rise of Novice . This is a re-launch of the game after problems with component sourcing forced a cancellation of the first project in August of last year. Grand Tactics is a strategy board game where players battle arena-style for the "Matilda Defender" title. Each character features a unique set of skills represented by tokens that make cooldown tracking and ability usage simple. Grand Tactics has a goal of $28,000 and is well on its way...

Coming Soon From Asmodee

Continental Express

As an employee of the “Continental Express” railroad company, you are in charge of the constant ballet of train cars at your station. You must complete each train in time for it to depart. But, the other “switchmen” want the same train cars as you…and in this yard there are no holds barred! As a railyard manager, players must “switch” the right train cars to the station in order to form their train. The cars will be worth victory points, depending on their number and rarity...

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