For three to eight players, Spyfall from Cryptozoic is a one-of-a-kind conversation-based game. Players have a few minutes to identify a spy in on of the numerous locations – a day spa, a space station, a submarine, and so on. Observation, concentration, nonchalance, and cunning – you’ll need all of them in this game!
In the game of Nevermore, players must collect the cards to success. Build your hand each round, drafting cards you want and poisoning your opponent’s hand by passing along cards you think they can’t use. Whoever has the most of a suit, gains the power of that suit – doing damage, healing, gaining Light and Shadow magicks and scoring victory points. Will you transform all your rivals into ravens – or can they regain their human form in time to score enough Victory to win?
The updated Dark Angels Codex is out this weekend alongside a slew of other Dark Angels product. The Codex contains information on the history of the faction, a showcase of Citadel miniatures, a comprehensive army list, and an appendix. Also out this weekend are the Dark Angel Datacards and the new Dark Angels Interrogator-Chaplain.
We’ll continue to stick around the 40K universe with the next board game release, Forbidden Stars. Released by Fantasy Flight, Forbidden Stars has two to four players take the helm of a mighty faction from the Warhammer 40K universe. Dominate rich planetary systems and use their resources to fuel your engines of war. Brave the madness of the Warp, transform your worlds into impenetrable bastions, and slaughter your foes.
Another in the long line of family friendly Queen Games, Parfum is out this weekend. Parfum transports players to the wonderful world of fragrances, which dates back hundreds of years to when aromatic scents were first used in the Orient in myriad ways. As master perfumers, players distill precious essences and create unique perfumes using ingredients like vanilla and lavender. But each customer has their own preferences, so even the most charming symphony of fragrances must satisfy the tastes of the wealthy clientele. Choose your aroma dice skillfully and mind well your client’s desires in order to become the most successful perfumer.
In Peloponnese, players will take control of a powerful civilization of ancient Greece. You’ll develop your civilization through the eight game rounds, add territory and build prestigious buildings. These increase your civilizations’ inhabitants, luxury, wealth, and power. Some buildings also offer protection against the destructive disasters. Only through a good balance between inhabitants, land, and buildings you claim victory and join the gods of Peloponnese.
A new variation on the popular Gloom format, Fairytale Gloom where players control the gruesome fates of famous literary characters like Jack, Gretel, and Puss in Boots. Unique transparent cards stack on top of each other to make scoring easy. The points you can see are the points in play!
Albion’s Legacy is a fully cooperative adventure board game that pits a team of players against a legion of enemies. As King Arthur and his allies travel to complete difficult quests, they must explore a kingdom that changes each time the game is played, while despair threatens to overtake the land. It will take all of your combined wit to complete your quest and save Albion. Worth a look for fans of Shadows Over Camelot.
A new expansion for the comic book based Walking Dead game, Walking Dead The Prison is both a stand alone edition and an expansion for the original base game. Take on the role of a survivor who has just found the perfect place to start a new life in a world full of zombies. With only two companions at the start of the game, players must struggle to find resources and rescue other survivors, while also working together to secure the prison…but only one survivor will ultimately get to be in charge. Can you find enough resources, secure enough areas and kill enough zombies to become the leader of the survivors?
Holy stuff! Check out the new decks for Adventure Time Card Wars! In this Collector’s Pack, there is Ice King’s IcyLands deck and Marceline’s useless swamp/NiceLands deck. Also included are oversized hero cards for each character, the introduction of the IcyLands landscape, and math loads of new art.
The year of Star Wars continues with the long awaited Force and Destiny Beginner Game edition for the Star Wars roleplaying game. This Beginner Game box includes a complete, learn-as-you-go adventure that introduces force powers into the roleplaying system. Pre-generated character folios keep rules right at their fingertips. Custom dice and an exciting narrative gameplay system make every roll a story. Detailed rules provide for hours of entertainment as you creat your own adventures and tell your own stories.