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Roll your dice to travel through time in Time Collectors

Lubee Edition has announced their next game, Time Collectors . Time Collectors is designed by Mareva Beauchamps and Florian Sirieix ( Imaginarium ) and has artwork from Martin Maigret . It is a dice rolling game, where players roll D10s and organize them to create years in which they will travel. You can use time crystals to change your dice. You are trying to collect riches and achievements in order to create the most beautiful collection.

Time Collectors is listed as a 2023 release, however copies will...

Fight to the friendly(?!) finish in King of Monster Island by Richard Garfield

Originally teased by publisher Iello at Essen Spiel 2021, King of Monster Island by designer Richard Garfield and artist Paul Mafayon is a cooperative, monster-battling game. Like its predecessors King of Tokyo and King of New York , players take on the roll of a monster looking to smash, but this time you’re not smashing each other... You’re working together to smash an even greater menace living in the volcano on Monster Island.

Using similar mechanics to the other “King of” games, players will...

Design your way to glory in Sagrada: Artisans, a legacy campaign game from Floodgate Games

Floodgate Games has certainly had success with their game Sagrada , designed by Adrian Adamescu and Daryl Andrews , with artwork by Peter Wocken . Since the game was released in 2017, there have been a 5-6 player expansion and two expansions in “The Great Facades” line, Passion and Life , as well as an upcoming third expansion, Glory .

And now, currently running on Kickstarter is the campaign for Sagrada: Artisans , a legacy-style, campaign game...

Make your city wonderous with the Ancient Wonders expansion for Origins: First Builders

Origins: First Builders , designed by Adam Kwapinski with artwork by Zbigniew Umgelter and Aleksander Zawada , was first published by Board & Dice in 2021. And now to add more goodness to the game, the publisher has announced the release of its first expansion, Origins: Ancient Wonders . The expansion adds two new modules to the Origins: First Builders game which can be added in separately or mixed together.

The first module adds in eight Ancient Wonders, a majestic new building type that can be added...

Control a lake in Winter by Devir

Winter is a 2-player, abstract game published by Devir , and was the winner of the 2021 Cardboard Edison Award . The game was originally published in 2016 but now has a new edition with revised mechanisms. It is suitable for players aged 8+ and lasts about 10 minutes. The theme revolves around players freezing then unfreezing a lake, while choosing key spaces to control ahead of their rival. Winter is designed by siblings Maria Blasco Arnandis and Enrique Blasco . The game features artwork by Meeple Foundry...

Push your luck with St. Patrick

Publisher Matagot is releasing St. Patrick , a trick-taking game designed by Haig Tahta and Sasha Tahta Alexander (co-designers of Salvage ). Its played over several rounds for 25 - 30 minutes, and is intended for 2-4 players. The goal is to retain the most life points while hunting snakes and recovering relics. As the title name implies, there’s an element of luck as you keep pushing for relics and increase the chance of disaster, by suffering snake bites.

Each round of the game has three phases which consist...

Smitten with Stonemaier Games

Stonemaier Games are releasing Smitten , a cooperative micro-game designed and published in celebration of their 10th anniversary. In Smitten, 1-2 players work to complete two identical 3x3 grids of cards with limited information/communication. The game has multiple levels of difficulty and separate solo and 2-player modes.

Jamey Stegmaier , Smitten’s designer, attributes the design to inspiration from his youth from comic book cards which formed 9-card panorama images. Players try to complete two of these panoramas, in no set turn order, as they indicate a preference to play or...

Will Rotten Tomatoes: the Card Game be certified fresh?

Cryptozoic Entertainment has announced Rotten Tomatoes: the Card Game. This upcoming party game for up to twenty players is themed around Rotten Tomatoes , the website that aggregates movie and tv reviews. Players begin the game with a set of random Movie Cards that include the title, a description, and its Tomatometer score. The Tomatometer score represents the percentage of professional critic reviews that are positive for a given film. Each turn the active player is read the details of a movie and attempts to guess its Tomatometer score...

HeidelBAR brings the heat with Tails on Fire

Publisher HeidelBÄR brings you a new game by designer Thomas Sellner with artwork by Mayra Guadalupe Ornelas Ramos entitled “ Tails on Fire ”. According to Huichol* folklore, Iguana stole fire from the village and fled into the sky. In order to return fire to the world, Opossum found Iguana’s hiding spot, lulled him to sleep, and then stole fire back with his tail.

At the beginning of each round a “fire card” worth a number of points is placed in a display in the middle of the table....

Just One... So Clover... and now... Fun Facts!

Repos Production 's next party game will be Fun Facts , designed by Kasper Lapp ( Magic Maze , Gods Love Dinosaurs ). Following in the footsteps of Just One and So Clover , Fun Facts is a cooperative party game that also uses custom dry erase plastic pieces. They are arrow/chevron-shaped, and they will be placed next to each other throughout the rounds of the game. A question is asked, for example, "How long is the perfect nap?", and players will write their numeric answer on...

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