Board Game News Brief May 6, 2015 Posted Wednesday, 6-May-2015
Survive! Goes to Space
Fans of there’s a new version of the game of maneuvering and survival on the way. Stonghold Games, makers of the popular Survive! Escape From Atlantis will be excited to hear that Space Cadets, has given a September release date for Survive! Space Attack, a science fiction version of the game.
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 an expansion for the Cthulhu-themed game of maneuvering and item collection , Strange Remnants . Eldritch Horror
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,
will let you travel to new destinations and face new monsters as you struggle against the deadly Syzygy.
Changes to 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 Wizkids has announced some changes to their space battle game . Star Trek: Attack Wing Star Trek’s answer to the X-Wing Miniatures Game.
Star Trek Attack Wing
Players can get a PDF of the rules changes
Shock Tactics in Battlelore
Terrifying monstrosities and bold heroes are coming to with the Battlelore Second Edition 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. Hernfar Guardians and Warband of Scorn army packs
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.
Race for the Galaxy style space expansion card game by Worthington Publishing sees a popular print on demand game aiming for a professional print run. Galaxy Command
Sci-fi sports games
features robot miniatures with interchangeable parts, for a fun variant on games like Iron League Dreadball.
If you like Eurogames with a medieval setting like
Caylus and Carcassonne then , a game of bidding, building and town construction, might be for you. Builders of Blankenburg
Builders of Blankenburg
are offering the chance to liven up your Kingdom of Meeples Agricola board with their delightful handmade counters.
Kingdom of Meeples
Already well past its pledge goal,
is a real time sci-fi action game that looks full of excitement as well as fine miniatures. Project: ELITE
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