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Sanssouci returns in a second edition from Fractal Juegos

Chilean publisher Fractal Juegos has announced the second edition of the Spiel recommended title Sanssouci by Azul designer Michael Kiesling , featuring artwork by Sergio Chaves and Andreas Rocha . Sanssouci will have an English localization by EXOD Studios .

Sanssouci is a tile-placement game where players are landscape architects trying to design the best garden layout in order to impress the King. On your turn you will play one of the two action cards in your hand, which determines the tile you can...

Gale Force 9 turns the tables on the doctor in Doctor Who: Nemesis

Have you ever watched an episode of Doctor Who and thought that if you were The Doctor’s nemesis you could defeat him easily? Well now is your chance to find out. Publisher Gale Force 9 has announced the release of Doctor Who: Nemesis from designer Andrew Haught .

In Doctor Who: Nemesis each player will take on the role of one of The Doctor’s classic adversaries. You can choose between Daleks, Cybermen, The Master, or the Weeping Angels. Each adversary has a unique scheme that they are trying to accomplish in order...

Asmodee + Netflix = Plenty of Fun to Be Had!

Asmodee and Netflix are teaming up to bring three new titles based on the popular shows, Ozark , Squid Game , and Stranger Things . All three titles will be exclusively released at Walmart on July 30, 2022.

Ozark: Money Influence and Control will be published by Mixlore . It is an area control game, where players use their influence to control locations from the popular show, like Lickety Splitz and the Missouri Belle. The player with the most money at...

Discover 1001 Islands (Man, that's a lot of islands) by Ludonaute

Publisher Ludonaute has announced a 1001 Islands , a reimagining of 2013's The Little Prince: Make Me a Planet , by designers Antoine Bauza & Bruno Cathala , sporting a new theme and new illustrations by Marie Cardouat .

1001 Islands is a tile-placement game with an interesting twist. The active player will draw a number of tiles equal to the player count, select one to play on their board, then pass the remaining tiles to the player they want to go next. This continues until the last player takes...

Days of Wonder Gets Spooky with Ticket to Ride: Ghost Train

Days of Wonder has announced their latest addition to the Spiel des Jahres award-winning Ticket to Ride series. Ticket to Ride: Ghost Train , designed by Alan R. Moon with illustrations by Régis Torres , is a follow up to the Ticket to Ride: First Journey title for children.

In Ticket to Ride: Ghost Train, players will try to fulfill route cards, which show two locations in town that players are trying to connect. Routes are claimed by collecting colored parade float cards, then...

WizKids Shows us What Happens after the Avengers Battle in 'Marvel: Damage Control'

Remember that scene in Spiderman: Homecoming where Adrian Toomes (Vulture) is scouring the wreckage of a recent battle? Or in the Hawkeye television series, when Clint goes back for his arrows after fighting the Tracksuit Mafia?

Well, now YOU can play a game where YOU get to scour the wreckage for valuables left behind after a battle! WizKids is releasing Marvel: Damage Control this winter. Marvel: Damage Control is designed by Omari Akil ( Rap Godz ) and features art from Darren...

Santa vs. Krampus, the Holiday Battle We've Been Waiting For

The version of Dice Throne is now live on Kickstarter from Roxley Games , and it features everyone's holiday heroes(?) Santa and Krampus (and his menacing sock puppet). This is a standalone version of the popular 2-player dice rolling game Dice Throne, designed by Gavan Brown , Nate Chatellier and Manny Trembley . The game is fully compatible with all Dice Throne and Dice Throne Adventure sets. Krampus vs. the Fallen Barbarian? You bet! Santa vs. Captain Marvel? Even better!

The Kickstarter for Santa vs. Krampus ends...

Uwe Rosenberg Ties Some Familiar Ropes with 'Framework'

Framework from Uwe Rosenberg is an upcoming tile-laying game being published by Pegasus Spiele . Framework has players drafting tiles that feature different objectives on them and colored ropes that connect with adjoining tiles. In order to complete the tile objectives, you must string together the right set of tiles. Once complete, place a scoring marker on the tile, and the first player to place all of their markers wins.

These mechanics might sound familiar, as they share much of the same DNA as Rosenberg's recent games, Nova Luna and...

Kazuki Takahashi, creator of Yu-Gi-Oh! passes at 60

Yu-Gi-Oh! has spawned video games, trading card games, board games, and multiple other licensed products due to its immense popularity and is based on the original manga created by Kazuo Takahashi , better known by his manga artist pen name of Kazuki Takahashi . The creator was pronounced dead last Wednesday after his body was found off the coast of Nago City, Okinawa, Japan.

Yu-Gi-Oh! was written and illustrated by Takahashi in 1996 and became popular in the manga anthology magazine, Weekly Shōnen Jump (also known for...

Funko Games releasing Disney Kingdomania

Funko Games excels at creating expandable games and their upcoming release of Disney Kingdomania plays to their strengths. Players are tasked with helping their favorite Disney and Pixar characters save an 8-bit, video game world of adorable chaos, which is stylized after classic pixelated games. The game will utilize blind-bag toys containing characters from multiple Disney and Pixar universes. Disney Kingdomania is sold as a Super Game Pack containing 4 characters (including figures), two powerful items, and 20 game tiles. There are also portable...

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