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Comic book action in Hour of Need on Kickstarter

If punching a super villain in the face, or drop kicking a tank, sounds appealing to you, then Hour of Need may scratch that itch … if you immerse yourself in the theme. It’s a cooperative game of comic book action using the Modular Deck System (MDS), also featured in Street Masters , Brook City , and Altar Quest . Hour of Need is designed by brothers Adam and Brady Sadler and published by Blacklist Games . It allows for 1-4 players, aged 14+, and plays in roughly 30-120...

theOP announces CLUE: Dungeons & Dragons

“Relieve your regular Dungeon Master of their storytelling duties for a different kind of adventuring party, where fantasy roleplay meets murder mystery and a familiar world contains paths to new secrets.”

The boardsmiths at TheOP have announced CLUE: Dungeons & Dragons , officially sanctioned by Wizards of the Coast , and available now. In this version of the 1949 classic , players take on the roles of great characters from D&D , in search of a hidden Infernal Puzzle Box. Players need to determine WHO was slain and replaced by a minion of...

The Curious Elevator of Mr Hincks puzzle game on KS

The escape room enthusiasts at Team Bluefish have started a new Kickstarter project for The Curious Elevator of Mr. Hincks . You see, the infamous Mr. Hincks has grown wearisome of simply solving all of the world’s great puzzles, and has now created a masterpiece of his own. To this end, Mr. Hincks has designed a wondrous elevator, but there is a hitch. Each time one “elevates” to the next floor, a puzzle must be solved. Enter the right solution, and the elevator progresses – perhaps up, perhaps down, perhaps even none of the above. At the...

A worker bee -worker placement game on KS

Well, if there was ever a theme that screamed "worker placement" I guess it would have to be "worker bees"! Honey Buzz is a new game being Kickstarted by Elf Creek Games, who brought us the second edition of Atlantis Rising and End of the Trail.

" Honey Buzz is a "worker bee" placement game where you'll expand your own beehive, forage for nectar and pollen, make different varieties of honey, and sell your honey at the bear market. But there's only so much nectar to go around, and finding the right combinations to...

Visit the Pacific in Tungaru - Now out on Kickstarter

Alley Cat Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Tungaru , "a seafaring, culture-spreading dice-placement Euro," designed by the team of Louis and Stefan Malz, who have designed or co-designed such titles as Edo , Rococo and Valparaiso . The artwork for the game is provided by Andrew Bosley, responsible for the beautiful artwork of Everdell and more recently, Tapestry .

In Tungaru , 2-5 players aged 14 and up, will spend between 60-90 minutes spreading their particular culture across the Pacific archipelago of Tungaru . The players will do this by building their engine, managing their...

Be the fastest around Chicago in their very own network and route game, EL: The Chicago Transit Adventure

Those who love train games are quite spoiled for choice already, but it's not everyday that we get to cover one that is made by and for a major US city. EL: The Chicago Transit Adventure is designed by Transit Tees, an official merchandiser of the Chicago Transit Authority, and it's produced in the midwest as well. The game features a painstakingly accurate map of the city's elevated train system with it's various interconnecting bus routes and challenges players to be the fastest to make it to all the destinations in their hand. Various events,...

The Magnificent by Aporta Games Coming Soon

The Magnificen t from Aporta Games , designed by Eilif Svensson and Kristian Amundsen Østby , is a game that's got dice, unique player powers, and clowns!

Players will try to gather the biggest audience and put on the best show to win the game. It all revolves around choosing a die that determines how strong your actions will be. There are 3 actions the players can take: build, travel, or perform! Their ringmasters will determine how they score each given round.

The game is set to come out in 2020. For...

GeekOn Does it Again

Well, if you missed their previous Kickstarter , back in 2018, you're in for a treat now. We reported on this premium board game bag solution during their first campaign and were excited to find out that they had more in store in their current Kickstarter campaign .

There are several cool new products in GeekOn's latest offering starting out with their new pak, the SpacePak. The SpacePak can hold up to 50 pounds and is composed of 500D ripstop nylon material. The zippers are sturdy and made of a durable rubber for...

Z-Man Games announces Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan

“Marco Polo set out from Venice in 1271 and spent the next twenty-four years traveling and proving his skill as a merchant. Seventeen of those years he spent in China as an ambassador of Kublai Khan, embarking on missions throughout the Mongol Empire and seeing parts of the world most Europeans could scarcely imagine at the time. Will you continue the legacy of one of history’s greatest travelers?”

Z-Man Games The Voyages of Marco Polo (2015) by Simone Luciani and Daniele Tascini was one of the biggest hits...

Offshore- A Family Strategy Game

Offshore by Aporta Games , designed by Thor Egil Braadland , Eilif Svensson , and Kristian Amundsen Østby , is a game for 3-5 players that takes strategy gaming to the family table.

Players will be building oil platforms in North Sea, but it won't be easy as it requires the right technology and cooperation amongst the people you are competing against! The game revolves around 3 actions: buying technology, exporting oil for money, and opening a new oil field as players press their luck drilling for oil!

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