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Board Game News Brief May 6, 2015

Posted Wednesday, 6-May-2015

 

Survive! Goes to Space

Fans of Survive! Escape From Atlantis will be excited to hear that there’s a new version of the game of maneuvering and survival on the way.  Stonghold Games, makers of the popular Space Cadets, has given a September release date for Survive! Space Attack, a science fiction version of the game.

Survive! Space Attack
Survive! Space Attack


Flee space monsters instead of sharks as you try to save your crew from disaster in a variant on a game that’s both family-friendly and a fun challenge for experienced gamers.

Eldritch Horror Expands

Fantasy Flight has announced Strange Remnants, an expansion for the Cthulhu-themed game of maneuvering and item collection Eldritch Horror.

Eldritch Horror Strange Remnant
Eldritch Horror Strange Remnant


Travel around a map board gathering the pieces you need to fend off terrifying horrors from the beyond, even as those horrors close in. Coming in the fall, Strange Remnants will let you travel to new destinations and face new monsters as you struggle against the deadly Syzygy.

Changes to Star Trek: Attack Wing

Wizkids has announced some changes to their space battle game Star Trek: Attack Wing.  Following a year of play-testing, the changes to this game are designed to improve competitive play and simplify some of the rules in Star Trek’s answer to the X-Wing Miniatures Game.

Star Trek Attack Wing
Star Trek Attack Wing


Players can get a PDF of the rules changes here.

Shock Tactics in Battlelore

Terrifying monstrosities and bold heroes are coming to Battlelore Second Edition with the Hernfar Guardians and Warband of Scorn army packs from Fantasy Flight.  These add some fantastically imaginative new miniatures to this strategic board game of fantasy warfare, and new cards for the decks that drive its tactics.

Battlelore
Battlelore


Borrowing from Memoir ’44, Battlelore’s game mechanics make for tense battles and a game that will appeal even if you don’t normally like war games.

Quick Kickstarters

Race for the Galaxy style space expansion card game Galaxy Command by Worthington Publishing sees a popular print on demand game aiming for a professional print run.

Galaxy Command
Galaxy Command

 

Sci-fi sports games Iron League features robot miniatures with interchangeable parts, for a fun variant on games like Dreadball.

Iron League
Iron League

 

If you like Eurogames with a medieval setting like Caylus and Carcassonne then Builders of Blankenburg, a game of bidding, building and town construction, might be for you.

Builders of Blankenburg
Builders of Blankenburg

 

Kingdom of Meeples are offering the chance to liven up your Agricola board with their delightful handmade counters.

Kingdom of Meeples
Kingdom of Meeples

 

Already well past its pledge goal, Project: ELITE is a real time sci-fi action game that looks full of excitement as well as fine miniatures.

Project Elite
Project Elite

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