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IELLO Announces 2021 Games

IELLO has announced its lineup for the spring and summer of 2021. The games include:

Royal Visit - designed by Reiner Knizia, this 2-player only game is a clever tug-of-war between the players to bring the king to them and so increase their status. Due for release February 2021. For further details, see here .

Catapult Feud - designed by Kristian Fosh, this 2-player only game has 2 kingdoms with ancient grudges against each other fighting until the bitter end, using catapults to do so. Due...

Gravwell Makes a Return

Renegade Game Studios has announced that Gravwell: Escape from the 9th Dimension , originally published in 2013, is being released in a new edition. The game was designed by Corey Young and the artwork is being provided by Kwanchai Moriya for the second edition. The game originally supported 1-4 players, but with the new edition, the player count is increased to 6. The game is for players aged 12 and up and plays in about 30-40 minutes.

In Gravwell: Escape from the 9th Dimension , players control ships that have been trapped in a black...

Bombyx and Luma Partner Up

Bombyx, who is looking to expand its brand in the United States and the rest of the world, is partnering up in this endeaver with Luma Imports for the exclusive English-language distribution of its board games.

This partnership includes Bombyx’s upcoming release of CODEX Naturalis (expected in Q2 of 2021), as well as reprints of old favorites such as Abyss , Conspiracy , and Imaginarium . Luma Imports will also provide support in the areas of distribution, retail, and marketing for the titles in Bombyx’s catalog.

Jules Vautour, CEO of Luma Imports is quoted...

Unleash Your Inner Agro with Aggretsuko!

Renegade Game Studios, in conjunction with Oni Press and Sanrio, is publishing Aggretsuko Work/Life Balance . The game is designed by Steve Ellis and Ben Eisner, with artwork provided by Brenda Hickey. The game plays 3-6 players, ages 10 and up, with a playtime of around 30 minutes.

Aggretsuko Work/Life Balance is a fast-playing card game in which the players are office workers, just trying to get through another day at the office. However, if a worker gets too frustrated, they can channel their inner aggression and release their Rage, which can have consequences...

Asmodee Digital + Wizama = New Games for SquareOne

For those who do not know, SquareOne® is a new gaming system that is bringing board games into a portable console. Wizama, the brains behind SquareOne® , successfully Kickstarted this new console and has now inked a deal with Asmodee Digital to bring 3 of Asmodee’s most successful games into SquareOne® . These games include Ticket to Ride , Terraforming Mars , and A Game of Thrones: The Board Game - Digital Edition . The games will support multiplayer compatibility so players can enjoy competitive matches with friends and family.

This deal is mutually beneficial to...

An Amazon Exclusive

Renegade Game Studios has announced a new edition of J. Alex Kevern’s World’s Fair 1893 , which was originally published in 2016. The new edition of the game is coming out as an Amazon Exclusive. The game will still play 2-4 players, just as the original edition did, ages 10 and up, in about 45 minutes.

In World’s Fair 1893 , which features an area control mechanism, the players are attempting to have control of the most different exhibits to score points at the end of the game and prove that they are the best exhibitor....

Game Brewer’s 2021 Lineup

Game Brewer has recently announced its publishing plans for 2021. The games anticipated to come out this year include:

Stroganov - a medium to heavy-weight euro game from designer Andreas Steding. This game will be coming to Kickstarter on February 15, 2021. In Stroganov , 1-4 players will be exploring Siberia in order to gain both wealth and fame. The game is expected to be out in October 2021.

Hippocrates - another euro game, this one from designer Alain Orban, one of the co-designers of Black Angel...

20 Years of Warlord

One of the mainstays of the collectible card game era, Warlord: Saga of the Storm , is making a return according to Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) - just in time to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Warlord , which was originally billed as “the game you already know how to play,” designed by Oliver Schaaf and Dave Williams, made its debut in 2001. To celebrate the game’s anniversary this year, AEG, although not bringing the game back, is releasing a 20th Anniversary Celebration pack featuring all new cards for the game.

For those who do...

New Release from Ravensburger

Ravensburger has announced its latest US release, Disney Hocus Pocus: The Game , based on the movie Hocus Pocus. Disney Hocus Pocus: The Game is designed by Prospero Hall with artwork provided by Ann Marcellino. The game plays 2-6 players, ages 8 and up, in about 30 minutes.

In Disney Hocus Pocus: The Game , the players cooperatively try to outwit the Sanderson sisters in an attempt to keep the children of Salem safe from the sisters draining their lives. The players outsmart the sisters by matching ingredient types or colors in each cauldron, thus...

Join the CoraQuest!

Dan Hughes, a contributor to the Dice Tower, along with his 8-year-old daughter, Cora, have launched a Kickstarter for their homegrown game, CoraQuest . During the lockdown, Cora was bored doing her math homework, so she and her dad decided to tackle something more fun and began creating CoraQuest , a family-style cooperative dungeon crawl. The artwork for the game is based on pictures submitted by children around the world! The game plays 1-4 players, ages 6 and up, in 45-60 minutes.

Besides the artwork provided by children, CoraQuest is unique in other regards as...


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