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Fantasy Flight Games has announced a new scenario pack for Marvel Champions: The Card Game , The Hood Scenario Pack . Marvel Champions: The Card Game is designed by Michael Boggs, Nate French, and Caleb Grace. The game plays 1-4 players, ages 14 and up, and takes between 45 and 90 minutes.

Parker Robbins has wanted to be a supervillain ever since he saw a battle between Electro and Daredevil as a child. Now, he is known as the Hood and he and his minions are becoming a threat to New York City. This new...

All Roads Lead to Rome

Holy Grail Games has announced a game set in the comic book world of Asterix entitled Caesar’s Empire , which is designed by Matthieu Podevin, who also designed Titan . The artwork for the game is supplied by Alexandre Bonvalot and Joëlle Drans. The game supports 2-5 players, ages 10 and up, and only takes about 20 minutes to play.

Caesar’s Empire is billed as “a family eurogame about building roads leading back to Rome” with a simple ruleset, yet including some strategic depth. Each time a player builds a road - which must...

Roll and write through the Himalayas in Trek 12

Pandasaurus Games has announced they are publishing Trek 12, a roll and write about traversing the Himalayas, originally released in 2020 by French publisher Lumberjacks Studio. There are three game modes. Players can compete on a single ascent sheet, players can compete in a three ascent expedition of increasing difficulty, or you can play solo against an automated opponent in either a single ascent or a three-ascent expedition. The game can accommodate as many players as you have ascent sheets for.

Each ascent sheet contains 19 circles in an irregular pattern that varies how many other circles...

Cobra Is Threatening the World!

Renegade Game Sturios has announced a new game coming this fall, G.I. Joe Deck-Building Game . The game is designed by T.C. Petty III with artwork provided by Robert Atkins. The game supports 1-4 players, ages 13 and up, and plays in 30-70 minutes.

In G.I. Joe Deck-Building Game , which is fully cooperative, the players lead teams of G.I. Joe soldiers who go on increasingly difficult missions in order to save the world from Cobra. As the players recruit veterans to join their respective teams, requisition new gear, and purchase powerful vehicles, the small...

Cryptid is Creeping Back

Osprey Games has announced a 2-player only sequel to its hit game Cryptid , Cryptid: Urban Legends . The game is again designed by the duo of Ruth Veevers and Hal Duncan, with illustrations again provided by Kwanchai Moriya. As mentioned, the game is for 2 players only, ages 14 and up, and plays in 20-40 minutes.

Cryptid: Urban Legends is described as a “tense asymmetrical game” as one player takes on the role of a cryptozoologist and the other is the cryptid. It is a high stakes cat-and-mouse chase set not in...

Gudetama Gets a Makeover

Renegade Game Studios has announced a new edition of Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game that sports a holiday theme, Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game Holiday Edition . The game is designed by Ben Eisner and Steve Ellis. The artwork for this edition is all new and is pulled from the graphic novels. The game is for 2-7 players, ages 7 and up, and plays in about 20 minutes.

Gudetama: The Tricky Egg Card Game Holiday Edition is a trick-taking game in which the players do not want to take the...

World of Warcraft Meets Pandemic

Z-Man Games has opened pre-orders for the latest game using the Pandemic Game System, World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King . The game is designed by Justin Kemppainen, Alexander Ortloff, and Michael Sanfilippo, with artwork supplied by Atha Kananni. The game supports 1-5 players, ages 14 and up, and takes 45-60 minutes to play.

In World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King , players team up as heroes, each with their own unique abilities, and journey to Northrend to face off with the armies of the Lich King. On the way,...

Exploding Kittens is Expanding

Courtesy BoardGameGeek

Tabletop game creator Exploding Kittens has announced that it has made its first acquisition, Happy Salmon , which was originally published by North Star Games. Happy Salmon is designed by Quentin Weir and Ken Gruhl, who is now serving as Senior Game Designer at Exploding Kittens. Happy Salmon is going to get the Exploding Kittens treatment and will be re-released in its new incarnation in November 2021.

Originally the brainchild of creators Elan Lee and Matthew Inman, Exploding Kittens has since become a haven for game...

War Has Come to the Realm of Men

Fantasy Flight Games has announced the latest expansion for The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle Earth , called Spreading War . As the base game does, the expansion allows for 1-5 players, ages 14 and up, and plays in 1-2 hours.

The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle Earth: Spreading War takes place in the lands of Gondor and Rohan, with a brand new campaign that unlocks 15 scenarios. In each scenario, the players will be traveling in between the two kingdoms and encountering various enemies along the...

Dinosaurs on the Moon? No, Not That Moon!

Courtesy of Publisher: Sorry We Are French

Sorry We Are French has announced a new game in the same universe as their previously published games Demeter and Ganymede , entitled Varuna . Varuna is designed by Matthieu Verdier with artwork provided by David Sitbon. The game is for 1-100 players, ages 14 and up, playable in 15-20 minutes.

Varuna is a 13-round flip-and-write game in which the players are discovering the aquatic dinosaurs on Varuna , the second moon of Demeter. During the game, the players will be...

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