Posted Sunday, 6-Nov-2016
It’s Kickstarter Overdrive in this week’s Board Game News Brief. Loads of new titles from publishers big and small; and the official announcement of a new T.I.M.E. Stories expansion.
Prepared by Calvin Wong
Titled Leaders of Euphoria: Choose a Better Oppressor, this social deduction game is in collaboration with Stonemaier Games and based on Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia. Choose a Better Oppressor jettisons the worker placement and goes straight for the jugular: Are you with us? Against us? Or against everyone?
Featuring oversized ray guns and a plethora of cards, LOE:CABO features three factions (one good, one bad, and one for eliminated players to have a chance to come back) and features a really cool visual style.
You can check out the Kickstarter page here.
Fans of the Key games series rejoice! Key to the City: London continues the gameplay of tile laying, auctioning, and meeple management but shifts the setting from a country idyll to one of the world’s great cities.
Manage your Keyples and outsmart your opponents. London can be found here.
Carl Chudyk of Innovation, Glory to Rome, and Mottainai fame now designs The Bird Told Me To Do It, a tree-building game of point scoring and combo building firmly inside Chudyk’s style of creating incredible engines.
Tiny Epic Quest is the latest in the Tiny Epic series, this time introducing IteMeeples! Meeples that can hold gear!
Go for an adventure. Explore the world, learn spells, fight goblins – and get new items for your Meeples to hold. Tiny Epic Quest!
Beer Empire is a game about designing, brewing, and selling beer. Bidding, beer festivals, area control, worker placement – maybe don’t play this game a few drinks in.
It’s Antarctica, 1914. Something awful has happened to the timeline as something supernatural might be at work – and just what is going on back at the Agency?
The latest expansion to the T.I.M.E. Stories series takes you to minus 40 degrees, that magical place on the scale where Celsius and Fahrenheit line up, as the Endurance expedition fail to cross Antarctica…
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Czech Games announces an expansion for Through the Ages, and Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein is coming from Plaid Hat Games.
A review of CABO, a card game where you can swap and spy to make sure you have the lowest score at the end of the game.