Posted Thursday, 14-Dec-2017
More Downforce, a new Martin Wallace game, and Uwe Rosenberg goes to Iceland in this week’s Board Game News Brief!
How do we know this? Well!
In other exciting news, here's what I'm playing with tonight. pic.twitter.com/B5A3uYQevg
— Restoration Games (@RestorationGame) December 13, 2017
Downforce has reviewed excellently and been a major seller for Restoration Games, so it’s good that they’re working on it for the digitally inclined gamers too!
After the fishing villages of Norway in Nusfjord, Reykholt brings us to geothermal farming in Iceland.
This latest game from the king of worker placements lets you grow plants in hothouses fueled by geothermal energy. Details are muddy right now so come back later for more news!
The new game company started by Travis Chance of Path of Light and Shadow has a few exciting games coming up next year including the very cool looking sandbox Western Legends. This however is a game about 1960s rock bands in a fantasy setting.
Martin Wallace is best known for his eurogames such as the recently released 2nd edition of London while Amanda designed Manifest. The new game, Magnu, will be for one to five players and lets you battle demons with banjos. I mean, I don’t know what else you want!
Postcard Dungeon is a fast playing game of dungeoneering that fits on a small space and looks to have plenty of tactical options. It’s lo-fi gaming for those on a budget: only $4!
Elinor: The Deserted Valley feels like a dream come to life, visually speaking – and pits you as nations fighting over this coveted land. With its gorgeous style and cool looking gameplay, it’s worth a look!
Finally, Mythic Arcana is a fast playing card game of godly battle that looks absolutely amazing. Unite your pantheon from all corners of the world and do battle against other gods and goddesses for control of the five domains.
And that’s it for this week’s news brief! Come back soon for our holiday gift guides!
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Can we fit all the photos we took at Spiel into this article? No. But we’ll sure try! Here’s your last look at the last day of the biggest board games show in the world.
The tiredness starts to take hold; but we press on toward Day 3! We’ve got dice! We’ve got minis! We’ve got mechs! It’s Spiel!