Asmodee Upcoming Releases

October 28, 2014 - 8:41am

Asmodee has announced some game releases for us. enjoy.

There are 2 games listed in under the family game banner:

Colt Express

colt express It is 1899 and the Union Pacific Express is headed to the Nice Valley Coal Company to deliver their payroll and 47 passengers. Suddenly the train is attacked by thievin’ bandits! Will the outlaws keep their cool or will Marshal Samuel Ford save the day and prevent the robbery? Players will plan ahead and play cards to steal the most loot, shoot their opponents, move around the train and elude Marshal Ford. Will you be the richest bandit in the outlaw gang? 2-6 players, ages 10+, 40 min play length. Due out end of November 2014.

Korrigans

korrigans So the legends of Brittan claim that a cauldron full of gold appears at the foot of each rainbow, and that tribes of Korrigans (similar to leprechauns) are competing to be the first to find it. Each player controls a tribe of Korrigans, scouring fields to pick up four-leaf clovers. Clovers either give Korrigan gold coins or attract companions (hares, squirrels, birds, mice, frogs, and moles) that will help their Korrigan friends move from field to field in different ways. 2-5 players, ages 8+, 30-45 min play length. Due out mid December 2014. There are 3 games listed under core games:

Deus

deus As the leader of an ancient civilization, explore unknown lands in order to develop your empire. Found new cities and construct buildings in order to exploit natural resources, establish trade routes. Set out to conquer barbarian villages, or increase your scientific knowledge. Don’t forget to maintain good standing with the gods! Pay tribute by making offerings to them and by building fabulous temples. A game of the same vein as Cyclades, with a strong atmosphere which will transport you through the ancient times. Between battles and magic, be the finest of all the strategists! 2-5 players, ages 12+, 60-90 min play length. Due out January 2015.

Sun Tzu

sun tzu During the troubled time of Springs and Autumns in China, the Kingdom of Wu was opposed to the far more powerful Kingdom of Chu. Facing King Shao, Sun Tzu, strategist of Wu, led a war of attrition. In 506 BC, he openly provoked the army of Chu. During the first skirmishes he faked a retreat, inciting his adversary’s troops into following him in a dispersed formation. Chu’s troops, now divided and surprised, were crushed one after the other. Sun Tzu entered legend. It’s your turn to prove your sense of cunning and strategy in this new deluxe edition. The simple and subtle rules of the board game Sun Tzu encourage bluff, audacity and strikes of brilliance. Will you know how to establish your domination over the different kingdoms of the Antic China. 2 players, ages 9+, 30 min play length Due out end of November 2014.

Claustrophobia Furor Sanguinis Expansion

claustrophibia This Claustrophobia expansion offers you a new creature which will allow you to discover and play many new scenarios. In each of them, one player will take on the role of Kartikeya, a monstrous squamata opposed to both human and demonic forces. Claustrophobia: Furor Sanguinis is an expansion for Claustrophobia that introduces 6 new scenarios in a player controls the squamata warrior Kartikeya. Components include one painted miniature, three new room tiles, a squamata board, one sheet of tokens, and five squamata dice as well as six new scenarios. 2 players, ages 14+, 45 min play length. Due out mid November 2014. Under the advanced category there 2 games:

7 Wonders Babel Expansion

babel All civilizations have their eyes turned towards the horizon as the prestigious Tower of Babel is erected slowly toward heaven. Each player can decide whether or not to bring assistance to this emergent civilization by participating in the construction of the tower and its surrounding monuments. 2-7 players, ages 13+, 45 min play length. Due out Mid November 2014.

Chosön

choson The Koryŏ dynasty is now defunct, replaced by the Chosŏn dynasty founded by General Yi. Unfortunately, soon after its founding, intriguers nicknamed the “Watchers“, appeared all over the realm of Chosŏn. And ever since, feud and disorder has sprouted everywhere. But this time, instead of the usual political contests and sneaky manipulations, armed warfare has become the rule. The influence of the “Watchers“ on some families has grown very strong and some whisper they have such extraordinary powers as allowing them to travel through time. 2-4 players, ages 14+, 10-20 min play length. Due out end of November 2014.