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Everyone Panic! IKEA to Cancel the Expedit

BoardGame Geek member Zopper-Alf's Expedit-ed Collection

You've probably heard by now. Bad news has issued forth from the land of Sweden, and the future is bleak for obsessive, storage-conscious board-gamers across the world. That's right, IKEA has cancelled the EXPEDIT. First hinted at on the company's German Facebook page , confirmed by the Huffington Post , and having spawned plenty of furor/sadness/randomness on BoardGame Geek and even a ...

Hapsburg Eclipse

New From Victory Point Games

In Hapsburg Eclipse , from designer Darin A. Leviloff, you control the leadership of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and, peripherally, the German Central Staff who assumes greater and greater control over their ally. The Austro-Hungarians have unique challenges as they try to survive the onslaught of the “Russian Steamroller” and try to conquer the Serbs in the South. The mission will be complicated by the perseverance of those enemies, the difficulties with new fronts in Romania, the Balkans, and the Italian border, and the difficulty of keeping the Empire’s restive nationalities...

Passport Game Studios Signs Exclusive North American Rights Deal for Exodus: Proxima Centauri (Revised Edition)

Passport Game Studios, in conjunction with NSKN Games, has announced exclusive North American rights for Exodus: Proxima Centauri (Revised Edition). This deal makes the game available through North American distribution channels. In Exodus: Proxima Centauri, the six factions fight for dominance in an epic empire-building game, striving to build a new human empire on the ashes of the Centaurian civilization. Each player will build his own space fleet of customized ships and conquer new planets, fight the Centaurian Resistance and the other players, negotiate and vote for political decisions, research Centaurian technologies, and much...

Against the Odds Annual 2013

Coming this March from Clash of Arms La Bataille de Vauchamps La Bataille de Vauchamps is forever known as the Goat of Waterloo and the year before, 1814, saw Grouchy’s finest hour. For the casual reader who looks into the 100 Days and the Waterloo Campaign, they may be wondering who is Grouchy and why Napoleon would give him a third of his army and depend on him to keep Blücher’s Prussians far fromWellington? In context of Grouchy’s performance, it’s a very reasonable question. The answer requires reader to goes back to February,1814, where-at the Battle of...

New Games From IELLO This March

Piña Pirata As captain of a pirate crew, your ultimate goal is to find the most incredible treasure of all times: the Golden Pineapple. The map leading to it has been cut in parts long time ago, and hidden in different places of the Caribbean Sea. In order to win the game, you will have to face and overcome all the other pirates also searching the Golden Pineapple map. Play your cards wisely to find the treasure and become a pirate of legends! Piña Pirata is played in rounds. At each round, every player receives...

Rising Sun: Samurai Sword Expansion

The struggle between the Shogun and the Ninjas has come to a turning point: Will the noble Samurai continue to protect the Empire at the cost of their lives, now that the fates of two Ronin are intertwined in their battle for Honor? Who will seize power in the land of the Rising Sun? Rising Sun, the keenly awaited expansion for Samurai Sword, will be available in the finest European game stores in April and will reach the U.S. in May. This expansion will lead players back into the Japanese world of Samurai and Ninjas. It...

Kill Shakespeare

Protect the realm from King Richard, Lady MacBeth and their dark army! Kill Shakespeare is a co-op adventure for two to four players brings the greatest characters of Shakespearean literature to life in a shared universe rife with peril. Players will go on quests assigned by the bard himself in an attempt to prove themselves worthy of taking over as protector of the realm. The game is based on the popular graphic novel of the same name.

Kill Shakespeare is on Kickstarter until March 15, 2014...

MeepleSource Character Meeples!

Upgrade your board games by replacing boring pawns with amazing Character Meeples! Meeple Source is crowdfunding 50+ new character meeple designs to choose from. From the Meeple Source Kickstarter: We started making full-color, detailed Character Meeples in 2011. While our current product line has slowly grown to include more than 30 Character Meeples , we have received tons of requests for more! Rather than releasing only a few of the ideas at a time, slowly over the course of the next few years, we want to work together with you, our backers, to...

Games in the Main Stream: Klaus Teuber

Games in the Main Stream: Klaus Teuber, the creator of Settlers of Catan Bringing up the hobby with a stranger can probably elicit one of two reactions: "You mean like, Monopoly ?" or "You mean like, Settlers of Catan ? " This is, of course, a vast generalization, but a good example of the two worlds of board gaming. In what appears to be an ongoing segment here at Dice Tower News, we will once again bring your attention to an excellent article profiling...

Star Realms Deckbuilding Game

New from White Wizard Games Star Realms is a spaceship combat deckbuilding game designed by Magic Pro Tour Champions and Hall of Famers Darwin Kastle and Rob Dougherty (developer and cofounder of the Ascension Deckbuilding Game). The game offers all the thrills of traditional trading card game style combat, combined with the fun of a deckbuilding game. Play powerful ships, destroy enemy bases or blast your opponent directly on your way to victory! The game fits entirely in a deckbox and supports two players! Use additional copies of the game to create multi-player...

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