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A Lego Spaceship Game on Kickstarter

Mobile Frame Zero 002: Alpha Bandit Mobile Frame Zero: Alpha Bandit is a component for Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack , the indie tabletop war-game of tiny giant LEGO® robots ! Spaceships of the year SC 0245 battle in the orbit of the colonies — present and former — of the Solar Union as Ijad and Free Colonies struggle for independence and advantage! The spaceships can be build out of other stuff, too, if you want. But doesn't that sound like fun to you? You'll be building ships to two different standards —...

Abyss

Bombyx will be releasing Abyss later this year from designer Bruno Cathala and Charles Chevallier. A nautical card game, Abyss puts players beneath the glassy surface of the water vying for strategic locations. Players try to obtain allies of the abyss and those allies will give you access to different parts of the city. The game is over when a player has recruited seven lords and the player with the most influence wins.

My First Carcassone

Z-Man games has released a new version of Carcassone for the kiddos in the house.

Formerly known as “Kids of Carcassonne” this simplified version of Carcassonne will be making its way to stores later this year!

This version of Carcassonne has been adapted to allow players of all ages to play together. No need to count points! Each turn, you place a tile to build the landscape of Carcassonne. When you close a street with one or more kids of your color, you get to put your pawns on the board. Be...

AEG Announces Planes

On the trail of Trains, AEG announced Planes, a hand management, point to point movement game later this year. Designed by David Short, who also did Skyline and Ground Floor. This game puts you in the role of a group attempting to push your way through a crowded airport to reach your plane before takeoff. Other players families or groups, as well as neutral travelers will cause all sorts of congestion in the terminal, and may keep you from boarding. Featuring cards that affect the play and allow bonus scoring, as well as variable airport maps, Planes...

North Star Game Press Release

From North Star Games... Kensington, MD - North Star Games, publisher of blockbuster party games such as Wits & Wagers ® and Say Anything ®, proudly releases a new party game designed specifically for kids: Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday! is a hilarious game where players of all ages take turns giving each other surprising gifts. Some gifts are great, some gifts are not so great, and most gifts are down-right hilarious."We designed Happy Birthday! so kids can start playingthe moment they open the box." said Dominic Crapuchettes, North Star Games' founder...

LudiCreations Press Release

Essen: A Board Game! ESSEN: A board game about selling board games & exhibiting at a board game fair. Following the success of Gear & Piston, Byzantio / Nekken and the 4th edition of Town Center, LudiCreations are proud to announce their next Kickstarter campaign; ESSEN. In this euro-style game for 1-4 players, you take on the role of a board game publisher that is exhibiting at the world's most famous trade fair. Designed by Harry-Pekka Kuusela, it is playable in 30-60 minutes, and can be played with up to 8 players by combining...

Coming May from Greater than Games

Galactic Strike Force Galactic Strike Force is a cooperative, tactical, deck-building game in which two to six players each take control of a ship and a crew in defense of the galaxy! Dangerous opposition forces threaten to overrun the entire galaxy, and the players must not only build up their ships, but also work together tactically to stop them! However, this Strike Force is not made up of stalwart defenders, space cops or Volnethian Guardians. In Galactic Strike Force , you play as scoundrels, members of the galactic underworld! Smugglers, space pirates, gun...

Coming Soon from Passport Games

Illusio 1896: As the pioneers of magic compete against each other to amaze the public,the most spectacular magic show of all times will soon happen and YOU want to win it! To achieve that, you’ll portray one of the ten magicians in competition and challenge your competitors with prestigious tricks. Illusio is a card game about mentalism, close-up tricks, illusions and other examples of magic at the end of the 19th century, where the magic arts held as much science as mystery. Which one of the great magicians trying to become Master of Illusion are you going...

Descent Expansion Announced

Today Fantasy Flight Games released information on Manor of Ravens expansion for Descent: Journeys in the Dark Second Edition. Expected release is third quarter of this year. Manor of Ravens will include new monsters (bandits and wraiths), heroes, and classes (Scout and Marshall) as well as a new mini campaign. The overlord finds plenty of new tricks with the two brand new Overlord classes included in Manor of Ravens . When using Enchanter cards, the overlord enhances his monsters, granting them a variety of powerful abilities until the heroes can find...

The Empire: 28mm Heroic Scale Medieval Fantasy Human Faction

The empire is a modular 28mm heroic scale faction for a game of medieval fantasy massive battles. The boxes of regiments compose ten, fifteen or twenty units of hard plastic with a number of modular components to configure armies uniquely . The miniatures will come in plastic sprues , from which the components should be separated, glued and painted. Each box will also contain an instruction sheet in several languages and the corresponding bases.Our rules will be available for free on our website to anyone who wants to download them. The campaign is focused on unlocking...

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