Playing like a smaller scale Munchkin Quest, Rumble in the Dungeon is an inexpensive dungeon crawl game. Players lay down tiles to represent the dungeon then navigate it’s paths and corridors attacking other players. Steal treasure and protect your “mystery” characters and you’ll prevail.
A murder mystery game, Black and Mortimer: Witness provides players with sixty-four separate scenarios to play through. Each player is given various clues and information about a case, then must confer with the other players in order to solve the mystery.
Tiny Epic Kingdoms is a big game in a small package. Each player takes control of a different faction or kingdom attempting to take control of various regions. Factions and territories are represented by tiles and stat cards used to compare armies as players attempt to conquer the same lands.
Another in the Iello fables series of board games, The Grasshopper and the Ant is another excellent family game release. Playable at adult and child levels, The Grasshopper and the Ant sees players alternate back-and-forth playing as the titular roles, attempting to steal and horde resources throughout a series of rounds.
Back in print (though the first print run was extremely limited), Viticulture is the strategic game of winemaking. Placed into the role of vineyard owners, players begin with a few tracks of land, three workers, and a tiny cellar and must grow their industry over a handful of seasons. Also out this weekend is the new expansion for the game, Tuscany. This expansion entirely alters the gameplay through a tiered system where new mechanics are revealed over playtime.
Assassin’s Creed comes to the world of board gaming. Assassin’s Creed: Arena converts the gameplay of the popular video game franchise into board gaming mechanics. Players will take control of one of four historical assassins in order to navigate the streets of Constantinople, using sneaking tactics and weaponry to murder those who deserve it, acquire treasures, and stock-up on gear and gadgets.