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Gorus Maximus (Board Game)
Preorder- due March 24th 2019 (estimated) Gorus Maximus is a bloody trick-taking game of gladiatorial combat in which the trump suit can change mid-trick! The game can be played "player vs. player" or in teams. Dispatch your strongest gladiators and most ferocious beasts to earn crowd favor! Match the rank of the last gladiator played, and the trump suit changes immediately! Players are dealt a hand of ten gladiator cards and must contribute one gladiator to each bout (trick). There is a preferred school (trump suit) and the strongest gladiator from this school wins the bout. If no preferred gladiator entered the fight, then the strongest initiating gladiator (suit called for) wins. Players must follow the initiating school if possible, or they may "challenge" by matching the strength of the last gladiator played, immediately changing the preferred school to that of their gladiator! Players compete to collect gladiators with positive crowd...
New Frontiers - The Race for the Galaxy Board Game
Preorder- due 6th March 2019 (estimated) In New Frontiers, a standalone game in the Race for the Galaxy family, players build galactic empires by selecting, in turn, an action that everyone may do, with only the selecting player gaining that action's bonus. The developments to be used are determined during setup, allowing players to make strategic plans based on them before play begins. One group of eight developments is always in play. The game includes a suggested set of sixteen additional developments for your first game; in later games, players randomly select which side of eight double-sided "small" developments and eight double-sided "large" 9-cost developments to use during setup. Many worlds that players can acquire have special powers, with these worlds being drawn from a bag during the Explore phase. Unlike in Race, in New Frontiers worlds need colonists to be settled, in addition to either payments or conquest. Some worlds are "windfall" worlds and receive...
Spirit Island (Board Game)
Preorder- due March 20th (estimated) Powerful Spirits have existed on this isolated island for time immemorial. They are both part of the natural world and - at the same time - something beyond nature. Native Islanders, known as the Dahan, have learned how to co-exist with the spirits, but with a healthy dose of fear and reverence. However, now, the island has been "discovered" by invaders from a far-off land. These would-be colonists are taking over the land and upsetting the natural balance, destroying the presence of Spirits as they go. As Spirits, you must grow in power and work together to drive the invaders from your island... before it's too late!
The Quacks of Quedlinburg
preorder- eta 25th Jan 2019In The Quacks of Quedlinburg, each of the player charlatans ("Quacksalber" in German) makes their own secret brew, drawing ingredients from the shared supply bag to do this. Take care with what you draw, though, for a pinch too many peas will spoil the whole mixture. If you stop in time to cook only the small portion you have, maybe you can then use the income you earn from selling this creation to buy more valuable ingredients in the future, making your next potion even better to bring in many points.
Welcome to... (Board Game)
Preorder: March 2019 etaAs an architect in Welcome To..., you want to build the best new town in the United States of the 1950s by adding resources to a pool, hiring employees, and more. In game play, Welcome To... plays like a roll-and-write dice game in which you mark results on a scoresheet...but without dice.
Gugong board game
Preorder - due 28th Feb, 2019 (esitmate) Gùgōng uses this extraordinary custom as its basis. Players take on the role of powerful Chinese families trying to gain influence and power by exchanging gifts with Officials. The gift cards you offer as a player has to be of a higher value than the one you receive, forcing you to make strategic choices regarding which actions you want to take each turn. You will travel around China, sail down the Grand Canal, purchase precious jade, help construct the Great Wall, secure advantages through decrees, influence the game through intrigue, and ultimately, receive an audience with the emperor. If only 1 player succeeds in doing so, he wins. If several players succeed, the player with the most VPs among those players wins the game.
Bios - Origins 2nd Edition
Preorder April 2019 (eta)Bios origins is the 2nd edition of Origins - How we became human. The game is redesigned from the bottom up and made to fit into the Bios Trilogy. The theme is similar to the first edition, the evolution of an intelligent species from the time they become self aware until the time they start sending things into space. The game takes place during the time period from 3 million years ago up until now. Each player represent one of the sub-species of the kind of animal that first developed a more advanced language and embarked on developing into intelligent creatures that spread all over the world. The game ends as they enter space. You evolve your population both through spreading on a world map (to acquire land and resources) and spreading on the market of visionary thinking (to acquire action possibilities and technologies). The vision market...
preorder- April 2019 (eta)In the game designer Matt Eklund's own words: Pax Transhumanityis a game about idea development in a non-dystopian near future. In traditional Pax-style, the players have access to a marketplace of ideas to compete over. Unlike other Pax games, there are no hands or tableaux in the traditional sense. The players’ goal is to invest in viable ideas and use infrastructure to release them to the world. Once an idea is commercialized it becomes part of the human progress splay, becoming part of human history and making other ideas viable. It will also likely generate growth (new cubes), solve humanitarian problems (VP chits), or break down barriers (place company disks).
Pax Porfiriana 2nd Collectors Edition
preorder- April 2019 (eta)Pax Porfiriana– Latin for "The Porfirian Peace" – refers to the 33-year reign of dictator Porfirio Díaz, who ruled Mexico with an iron hand until toppled by the 1910 Revolution. As a rich businessman (Hacendado) in the turbulent pre-revolutionary borderlands of the U.S. and Mexico, players compete to build business empires of ranches, mines, rails, troops, and banks while subverting opponents with bandidos, Indians, and lawsuits. Your overarching interest in all your investments is to gather enough prestige in the form of backers and justification in order to be able to seize power during one of the periodic times of turmoil where the leadership of the country is hanging on by a thread.
Kickstarter Pipeline board game
preorder- May 2019 (eta)The refinement of oil has long been part of the government-controlled energy sector. Amassed with an incredibly complex and inefficient system of refineries, the government has felt the severe pressures of worldwide demand and the ever-increasing global standards for refinement. Unable to keep up with demand, the government has only one option: privatizing the oil industry. This is where you come in. Seeking to capitalize on this new opportunity, in Pipeline you start a company in the oil business. You will focus on building a much more efficient pipeline network in your refinery, hiring experts that provide valuable benefits over your competitors, and managing the logistics of purchasing and selling your refined oil in the various markets. You will need more than strong economic skills – carefully crafting an interweaving network of pipelines just might ensure your victory!
Space Base - The Emergence of Shy Pluto Expansion
preorder- late March 2019 etaWelcome to the first installment of Space Base saga Expansions. This expansion to Space Base is a collection of story-based scenarios that introduce new content to Space Base via anarrative structure. Not only are news hips added, but new scenarios are included as well. Once the story is completed, it may be replayed or the contents may be added to your Space Base core set.
Welcome To... Doomsday Thematic Neighborhood Score Sheets & City Plans
Preorder: March 2019 etaIn Welcome To... Doomsday players are trying to save as many people as possible from impending nuclear destruction! Includes 50 sheets and 3 all new city plans!
Welcome To... Winter Thematic Neighborhood Score Sheets & City Plans
Preorder: March 2019 eta In Welcome To...Winter Wonderland, every house that you build in numerical order will have lights strung between them and contribute to scoring points at the end of the game. Includes 50 sheets and 3 new city plans!
Welcome To... Outbreak Thematic Neighborhood Score Sheets & City Plans
Preorder: March 2019 eta In Welcome To...Outbreak you have to protect the Neighborhood from a zombie invasion while building your community. Includes 50 sheets and 3 all new city plans!
Welcome To... Halloween Thematic Neighborhood Score Sheets & City Plans
Preorder: March 2019 eta In Welcome To...Halloween when players build houses they get to choose a trick or a treat, circling either a ghost or a candy. Includes 50 sheets and 3 all new city plans!
Welcome To... Double Sided Dry Erase Player Sheets
Preorder: March 2019 eta These dry erase coated score sheets use the original rules for both sides. Original artwork on one side, thematic alternate art on the other side. Pack of 4.
Kickstarter Chai - An Immersive Tea Board Game deulxe edition
preorder- Sept 2019 etaIn Chai, you will step into the shoes of a tea merchant, combining tea flavours to make a perfect blend. Specializing in either rooibos, green, oolong, black or white tea, you will buy and collect ingredients to fulfill your customers’ orders. As a tea merchant, each turn you will do one of the following: Visit the Market – The player immediately receives a gold coin and selects a tea flavour tile (mint, jasmine, lemon, ginger, berries, and lavender), adding to their tea box. If the flavour tile is touching tiles of the same type these tiles are also taken. Payment (gold, silver, or a copper coin) is placed in the money pouch corresponding to the furthest-right column the tiles were in. Players cannot have more than 12 flavour tiles in their tea box at any time. Select Additives – Tea additive cards (milk, sugar, honey, vanilla, and chai...
Preorder- due Feb 20th 2019 (estimated) In Dice Hospital, a worker placement game, players must treat as many patients as possible to appease the local authorities! Players use their hospital staff to treat patients on their personal hospital player boards. However, players may also call in specialist staff to react to certain situations that arise to score more points with the authorities! The game uses worker placement mechanics for the staff, dice as the patients where low scores indicate low health and a personal player board of actions to treat patients. The player with the highest reputation wins the game!
My First Castle Panic
Preorder- due early April 2019 (estimated) A group of monsters is racing out of the woods and coming right at your castle! Players need to catch all the monsters before they smash the Castle flat. Send out your brave defenders to match the colour and shape of the space where a monster is to catch it. But watch out! The monsters move closer to the castle every turn, and more monsters keep coming!
Tiny Epic Mechs
Preorder- due Aug 2019 (estimated) It's the year 3030, and technology offers humankind unimaginable entertainment. What used to be virtual reality is now reality, and sports that once occupied your flat-screen now occupy the world stage. The largest of them embodies the evolution and integration of athleticism and machinery. Once every five years, hundreds of millions of viewers tune in to witness the spectacle that is M.E.C.H.s: Mechanized Entertainment Combat Heroes. Tiny Epic Mechs is an arena-style player-vs-player action-programming game. It features ITEMeeples with plastic molded power armors and a Mech suit that the ITEMeeples actually go inside of. In Tiny Epic Mechs, players take on the roles of highly skilled and athletic Mech pilots. They compete in a free-for-all battle royale over the span of six rounds. In each round, players select four of eight available actions to program. These actions keep you moving around the arena while allowing you to...
preorder - due March 6th (estimated) Concordia Venus is a standalone game. Teams of two players each may play against each other. New personality cards with the goddess Venus allow for new strategies. New maps (Imperium, Cyprus, Hellas, Ionium) on which to play
Call to Adventure
Preorder- due late March 2019 (estimated) Make your fate! Inspired by character-driven fantasy storytelling, Call to Adventure challenges 2-4 players to create the hero with the greatest destiny by acquiring traits, facing challenges, and overcoming adversaries. Call to Adventure features a unique "rune rolling" system for resolving challenges, a point-based system that encourages storytelling, and over 150 unique cards. Players begin each game with an origin card that provides their backstory as well as two "starter" abilities. Each round they may either acquire trait cards from the board or face a challenge. Challenges each have two possible paths a player can choose from. For example, players who encounter the Thieves' Guild may choose to Train as a Spy, or Train as a Killer. Each Challenge has a difficulty that must be overcome by rolling successes on carved runes. The more a player has of the abilities required to overcome the Challenge, the more...
Dice Throne Season 2 Battle Box 3 Cursed Pirate vs Artificer
Preorder - due late Feb 2019 (eta) A heart pumping, fast playing game of skillful card play & dice manipulation that will have your game nights cheering!Stand-alone & cross-compatible: this is a complete game! The heroes in this box are compatible with all other Dice Throne heroes. Addition heroes required to play with more than 2 players.
Preorder- due 27th Feb 2019 (estimated) In June 2018, Scythe fans were invited to make a design for ONE encounter card using specific art. Jamey reviewed the submissions, selected his favorites (often mixing and matching various submissions), and developed them. Now the Scythe Encounters promo boxed set is a reality! Scythe Encounters is a boxed set of 32 brand-new promo encounter cards. These cards feature a number of innovations in the encounter system. We recommend that you play with them on their own for a few games; after that you can shuffle them into the regular encounter deck.
Chronicles of Crime Noir Expansion
Preorder- due March 2019 (estimated) In Noir, the whole group is collectively representing one private detective with unconventional methods. Instead of Forensic Contacts, players have 4 action cards they can use at any point and any moment: SpyBreak-InBribeIntimidate You won't be able to intimidate everyone without repercussions. Also, your money is in a shortage, so you can't bribe everyone you meet.Noir really brings another side to crime busting! This Expansion requires the base game (London) to be played. It also requires an app to work (it's impossible to play without it), but once downloaded no Internet connexion is needed to play. You currently need Android 4.4 or newer, or iOS 8.0 or newer to run the app, which may change in the future.
Stone Age Anniversary Edition
Preorder: due 22nd of March 2019 (estimated)Our earliest ancestors faced a constant battle for survival, struggling even to feed themselves with wooden plows and stone axes. But even in these bleak times, they discovered new tools and techniques to improve their lives and the lives of their descendants. Will you usher in a new era of human civilization? This limited edition celebrates the 10th anniversary of Stone Age with a beautiful board, upgraded components, and new options for playing in the bitter cold of winter.
Folded Space Game Inserts - 7 Wonders
Preorder: due late April (estimated). Note: insert designed for game with external box dimensions of 28.5 x 28.5 x 7.6 cm This insert is compatible with 7 Wonders®, and has space for the Babel®, Wonder Pack®, Cities®, and Leaders® expansions. The design provides both efficient storage and improved game play. The trays can be utilised during the game, and they greatly aid set-up and clear-away times. The rules and boards act as a lid on top of the trays.
Folded Space Game Inserts - Above and Below
Preorder: due late April (estimated). Note: insert designed for game with external box dimensions of 29.7 x 29.7 x 7.3 cm This insert is designed to be compatible with Above and Below®, and the Expanded Edition Exclusive tokens set. The design provides both efficient storage and improved game play. Many of the trays can be utilised during the game, and the greatly aid set-up and clear-away times. The rules and boards act as a lid on top of the trays.
Folded Space Game Inserts - A Feast for Odin
Preorder: due late April (estimated). Note: insert designed for game with external box dimensions of 31.2 x 22.4 x 11.7 cm This Campaign 2 insert is designed to be compatible with A Feast for Odin ®, and the Lofoten, Orkney, and Tierra del Fuego mini-expansion®. The design provides both efficient storage and improved game play. Many of the trays can be utilised during the game, and they greatly aid set-up and clear-away times. There is space for all cards to be sleeved.