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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...

New from Out of the Box!

Coming Soon From Out of the Box! Snake Oil Elixir Snake Oil Elixir provides the same outrageous fun as the original Snake Oil game with an entirely new concoction of wild and crazy content. This edition can be played as a stand-alone game or mixed in with another Snake Oil edition for millions of hilarious new combinations! Snake Oil Party Potion Party Potion is the easiest way to get started with Snake Oil. The same crazy fun of the original Snake Oil game with all new content formulated...

Eldritch Horror: Forsaken Lore

Fantasy Flight has announced an expansion for last year's Eldritch Horror. Eldritch Horror is a co-operative adventure game where players are investigators attempting to solve mysteries before the Cthulhu Ancient One destroys the world. From FFG: Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce Forsaken Lore , an expansion for Eldritch Horror . Forsaken Lore adds over two hundred new cards to Eldritch Horror , including over one hundred new Encounter cards, twenty condition cards, and fourteen new mysteries. The fate of the world grows even more uncertain as the malignant...

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