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Blizzard announces board game partnership with Asmodee to create World of Warcraft Small World

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BoardGameGeek , the repository of all things ludological, recently reported from Blizzard Entertainment ’s Blizzcon 2019 convention that the video game company and Asmodee are joining forces on a future board game: a World of Warcraft version of Small World . Not a lot of details exist at the moment, aside from pictures and a short announcement, but fans of the monumentally popular online game should be able to effectively scratch their board game itch.

Small World (2009), by designer ...

Want Revenge? Vengeance: Director's Cut is Now Available on Kickstarter

Vengeance: Director's Cut is an expansion to 2017's Vengeance , a game in which the players are downtrodden heroes seeking to get revenge against those who have wronged them. In Vengeance: Director's Cut , the players are movie directors, shooting a film about the heroes attempts to confront their nemeses - in fact, the expansion is billing itself as "A revenge movie in a box."

In the Vengeance: Director's Cut expansion, a new gang is introduced as well as a new hero. The expansion also introduces Hero Perks and Story Missions, which are specific to each...

Two new card games announced from Renegade Games

Space! For millennia, humans have marveled at the cosmos. Modern astronomy gives us valuable insight about what’s happening in the universe, but there is still a sense of wonder to be had in looking up at the expanse above us .”

Renegade Games has announced Stellar , a 2 player card game designed by masters Ben Pinchback and Matt Riddle (co-designers of Fleet , Piepmatz ) about telescopes and stargazing. In Stellar, players calibrate their telescopes to observe a huge variety of celestial bodies, including black holes, planets,...

Aporta announces Trails of Tucana flip and write

Aporta Games has just announced the next in their continuing line of excellent roll and write games, Trails of Tucana . This “flip and write” variant was designed by Eilif Svensson and Kristian Amundsen Østby , both of whom had previously worked on the critically loved gems Doodle City and Avenue . Tucana also features adorable art by Gjermund Bohne .

In Trails of Tucana, players each have a board comprised of a hex map of varying terrain types, such as mountains, desert, jungle, etc. Along the edge...

Chronicles of Drunagor: Age of Darkness Now on Kickstarter

Chronicles of Drunagor: Age of Darkness has now been launched on Kickstarter. The game is designed by the team of Daniel Alves and Eurico Cunha Neto, who are also responsible for such titles as Masmorra: Dungeons of Arcadia and The Towers of Arkhanos . Chronicles is being published by Creative Games Studio.

Chronicles of Drunagor: Age of Darkness features a campaign mode with around 40 hours of game play for 1-5 players, depending on the player count. If the players do not or cannot immerse themselves in the campaign, there are also adventures...

IELLO announces King of Tokyo: Dark Edition coming in 2020

“The legendary King of Tokyo comes to your tabletop in a limited DARK EDITION, where you can discover the dark side of giant monsters clashing. The setting is more wicked than ever, and Tokyo is the prize!”

IELLO had a hit with Richard Garfield ’s King of Tokyo almost from the moment it was released in 2011. The game was instantly addictive, combining giant monster battles with city destruction, in an elegant, easy to learn, yet beautiful game. Several expansions and a sequel game, King of New York , helped...

Catan World Explorers digital game announced

“The world is your game board. Get ready for CATAN - World Explorers, an upcoming massively multiplayer augmented reality game that transforms the entire Earth into one giant game of CATAN.”

Settlers of Catan (1995) by Klaus Teuber is one of the classic European board games that shepherded in the modern age of board games. Winner of Spiel des Jahres in 1995, and still beloved today, Catan introduced the world to resource collection, trading, and city building.

The world of Catan had already expanded onto digital devices , but now...

Celebrate Queen Games' anniversary with a limited edition game - The Queen's Collection

How's this for a meta concept - A game to celebrate a publisher's history of games where players are sorting the pieces to another gamer's collection? It might be brilliant, it may seem cheesy, but that's what Queen Games is doing for their 30th anniversary. The Queen's Collection , designed by Daniel Bernsen, is a limited edition card game for 1-to-4 players where everyone is trying to sort pawns back into the Queen's Collection of Queen Games. It's incredibly cute, but also intriguingly flexible as the game can be played solo, cooperative, competitive, and in teams!...

Clash of Vikings from Queen Games

Clash of Vikings , designed by Anthony Rubbo , is a 2-4 player bluffing game filled with the best warriors!

It is the annual Viking brawl and players will bring forth their skills to the arena in an attempt to obtain the most treasure. Players will place their cards face-down and call which action they will be using, but may be lying! Actions will allow you to move around the arena, collect treasures, and attack other players to make them drop their treasure!

For more information, check out Queen Games' webpage here .

Spooky announcement: Deranged getting US distribution from Ultra PRO

Deranged is a gothic semi-cooperative survival game for 3-6 players. The game takes place over three day/night cycles, ending at dawn of the fourth day. Players can be turned into deranged horrors, and the only way to turn back into a human is to kill another player. This does not remove them from the game, but curses them and adds doom to the group, which can trigger bad events. The game features hidden objectives, deck building, and a modular board.

Deranged is designed by German Tikhomirov with art by Anton Kvasovarov and Sergey Dulin. It was...

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