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Libellud Acquired by Asmodee

Asmodee (who else) has announced its acquisition of French board game studio Libellud, who has published several well-known and award winning board games such as Dixit , Mysterium and Dice Forge . Libellud was founded in 2008 in Poiters by Regis Bonnessee and has become one of the most awarded publishers in the world with several million games sold, with a focus on producing family-friendly games. Asmodee has had a long standing partnership with Libellud and distributes their products in many countries. "For 12 years, we have been developing innovative...

Gamemaster Documentary about the board game industry

Gamemaster is a documentary feature film which focuses on the board game industry with a spotlight on five successful game designers including Klaus Teuber ( The Settlers of Catan ), Matt Leacock ( Pandemic ), and Elan Lee ( Exploding Kittens ). The 96-minute film (not yet rated) is directed by Charles Mruz and produced by Jimmy Nguyen, Wally Schrass, Kristopher Wile, Jason Rose and Jennifer Tocquigny.

The film examines the booming, board game business which has seen a major resurgence because of first-time designers creating their own board games...

Still Not Alone!

Indie Game Studios is Kickstarting the second expansion to its popular 1 vs many game, Not Alone . This expansion entitled Not Alone: Sanctuary retains the original game's designer, Ghislain Masson, and artist, Sebastien Caiveau. The expansion is intended for 2-7 players, ages 10 and up, and the play time runs between 45-60 minutes.

In Not Alone: Sanctuary , a flying fortress called Sanctuary is introduced into the game. Sanctuary gives players a new direction in which to follow, different from the base game. There are player boards for the Sanctuary included in this expansion as...

Hello Neighbor: The Secret Neighbor Party Game

Hello Neighbor and Secret Neighbor are extremely successful social deduction video games which have been adapted for the tabletop in a single cardboard incarnation. In Hello Neighbor: The Secret Neighbor Party Game , players are a group of neighborhood kids who seek to reveal their creepy Neighbor’s plot who has something locked up in their basement. While searching for objects found around the Neighbor’s house that lead the kids to the required keys, their friends can turn out to be villainous Neighbors in disguise, who seek to thwart their goal. To obtain victory,...

New adventures for Deckscape and Decktective series

The Deckscape series of games recreates the experience of a real “Escape Room” where players, trapped inside a room or a difficult situation, attempt to escape within a time limit. In Deckscape – Escape from Alcatraz (the 7th in the series) the setting is a high security prison where players can choose to free prisoners in exchange for help in their adventure. Whether or not the players can trust these criminals to help them is a different story.

Decktective – The Gaze of the Ghost (the 2nd in the series)...

Anniversary Edition Reprint for The Lord of the Rings: The Board Game Announced

Fantasy Flight Games has announced that it will be issuing a reprint of the Reiner Kinizia classic game The Lord of the Rings: The Board Game in a new anniversary edition in honor of the game's 20th anniversary of publication.

The Lord of the Rings: The Board Game Anniversary Edition will still feature the stunning artwork of John Howe, along with upgraded components. The original punchboard Hobbit pieces are replaced with detailed-sculpted miniatures and the Sauron punchboard piece is replaced a black rider miniature. Finally, a highly detailed sculpt of the One Ring is included,...

Card Crafting Meets 4X

Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the latest game using John D Clair's card crafting system, Dead Reckoning . The game is designed by Clair with the artwork supplied by Ian O'Toole. The game is for 1-4 players, ages 14 and up, and plays in about 90-150 minutes.

In Dead Reckoning , the players are sailors setting out for adventure with an inexperienced crew and a small ship. As play progresses, the players will be able to level up their seamen using the card crafting system and advance their crew as well, allowing...

Reinforcements on the way for Undaunted

Undaunted: Reinforcements is an upcoming expansion for Undaunted: Normandy , and Undaunted: Africa . This deck-building game places 2-players in command of American or German forces, who fight through a series of missions in World War II. The expansion adds new units, a solo mode by Dávid Turczi , and the option to run 4-player battles. Undaunted: Reinforcements is designed by David Thompson , and Trevor Benjamin , and published by Osprey Games . The game runs for 45-60 minutes and is designed for 1,2, or 4 players aged...

Boss Monster expands with a Vault of Villains

Boss Monster is inspired by classic video games where 2-4 players are in a competition to build the ultimate, side-scrolling dungeon. They compete to lure and destroy adventurers before they can reach the Boss, and the Boss Monster: Vault of Villains mini-expansion adds more options to power up rooms with minibosses. The Boss Monster series is designed by Johnny O'Neal , and Chris O'Neal , and published by Brotherwise Games .

The expansion contains 64 new cards which include 15 minibosses that are payable and promotable minions...

Sorcerer Endbringer expansion on Kickstarter

Evil sorcerers battle for control of the mortal realm in a Victorian era, dark, fantasy setting. The Sorcerer core game supports 2 - 4 players with PVP play, while the Sorcerer: Endbringer expansion allows 1 - 3 players to battle a crazed demigod known as Maneater , who is crafted by the players, in a battle to the death. Sorcerer , and the Endbringer expansion, are designed by Peter Scholtz and published by White Wizard Games . It plays in roughly 30 – 90 minutes, depending on the number of...

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