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Board Games News Brief: June 27, 2015

Posted Friday, 26-Jun-2015

 

See the Top Builds for Star Trek Attack Wing

Wizkids have published the top builds from their Star Trek Attack Wing world championships.

 

Wizkids have released the Star Trek Attack Wing world championships' winning deck builds. Does yours stack up?
Wizkids have released the Star Trek Attack Wing world championships’ winning deck builds. Does yours stack up?

 

Congratulations to the top four players – Peter Smith, Joseph van der Jagt, Will Sanchez and Richard Bliss. It’s brilliant to see great game play being celebrated, and you can see their winning deck builds on the Wizkids site.

 

Build a Better Capital with Dice City

AEG and Artipia Games have announced an October release for Dice City by Vangelis Bagiartakis.

 

Build a new capital with the October arrival of Dice City.
Build a new capital with the October arrival of Dice City.

 

A dice and card game, Dice City sees you trying to come up with the best scheme to build a new capital for the Kingdom of Rolldovia.

 

Card games continue to take the stage with games like Blueprints and Roll for the Galaxy.
Card games continue to take the stage with games like Blueprints and Roll for the Galaxy.

 

The past decade has seen a lot of developments in card games, but with games like Dice City, Blueprints and Roll for the Galaxy, dice games are really getting a chance to shine.

Join Star Trek’s Five-Year Mission

It’s a good week to be a fan of both Star Trek games and dice games, as preview details of Star Trek: Five-Year Mission have started to appear.

 

Take on the roles of the crew from either the original Star Trek series in Star Trek: Five-Year Mission
Take on the roles of the crew from either the original Star Trek series in Star Trek: Five-Year Mission

 

This co-operative dice game by David E. Whitcher will see 3-7 players take on the roles of the crew from either the original Star Trek series or The Next Generation. Using different crew members’ abilities, can you solve a series of encounters before your mission fails or your ship is destroyed? Find out later this year.

 

Get All Steamed Up with Steam Works

Steampunk fans and mad inventors can look forward to playing Alex Churchill’s Steam Works from Tasty Minstrel Games later this year.

 

Players utilize modular tiles to create dazzling devices in Steam Works.
Players utilize modular tiles to create dazzling devices in Steam Works.

 

You’ll get the chance to plan and build strange devices in this worker placement game set in the Victorian era, but with a touch of weird science. Combine modular tiles to create a device unlike any seen before, and dazzle your friends with your spectacular inventions!

 

Quick Kickstarters

Following the grand tradition of Campaign Trail games, Race to the White House 2016 is a board game of the upcoming presidential race, complete with cards representing real politicians like Hillary Clinton and Scott Walker.

 

Jailbreakers: Plan Your Escape has players rolling dice to gather the equipment and develop a plan to break out of prison.
Jailbreakers: Plan Your Escape has players rolling dice to gather the equipment and develop a plan to break out of prison.

 

Press your luck with dice, cards and prison warders in Jailbreakers: Plan Your Escape by Qullus Games, in which you try to gather the equipment and develop a plan to break out of prison.

If you like your stories epic but your games compact then Gamelyn Games have you covered with a reprint and expansion for their Tiny Epic Kingdoms.

 

Evil Genius: Deathray has players design their own machines of destruction. Who's the real evil genius?
Evil Genius: Deathray has players design their own machines of destruction. Who’s the real evil genius?

 

Cackle madly as you compete in the greatest arms race ever in Evil Genius: Deathray by Mark Sierens, a card game in which you try to invent the greatest possible machine of destruction.

Alcyon Creative are off to a good start with their first project, Argonauts, a cooperative board game about the legendary quest for the golden fleece, which has already gathered nearly double its original pledge goal.

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