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New & Trending Board Game Releases: April 2018

Posted Tuesday, 24-Apr-2018

Welcome warmer weather with what’s huge and hot in the world of board games!

Crystal Clans & Expansions

Crystal Clans

From the designer of Summoner Wars comes Crystal Clans – a battle card game for two players. 

Command six unique armies, outmaneuver and outwit your opponent with a unique initiative system that allows for interesting and clever play to outdo brute force. From the adaptable Water Clan to the relentless Skull Clan, use your cards in multiple ways and dominate the board with your squads of units, heroes, and special abilities – all in order to dominate the Crystals and claim victory!

Buy Crystal Clans for a quick-playing tactical experience of fantasy combat in a gorgeous new universe from Plaid Hat Games. – and why not pick up a couple of Expansion Clans to top up for free shipping?

Spirit Island: Branch & Claw

Spirit Island: Branch & Claw

It’s in stock! The long out of print expansion for 2017’s critically acclaimed co-op game of settler destruction is here!

Two new spirits (Sharp Fangs Behind the Leaves and Keeper of the Forbidden Wilds) join in the fight against the colonial invaders, alongside a new Adversary, the nation of France.

Events have also been added to the game’s Invader phase and new Powers for all the spirits. There are also new Fear, Blight, and Scenario cards for you to expand and improve the game as you see fit.

Buy Spirit Island: Branch & Claw to add variety and diversity to one of the most diverse games already on the market.

They Who Were 8

They Who Were 8

There were once nine gods who roamed the world. Cymele She Creates. Casanna Who Was Loved. Anatoc the Unseeing. Lost Praxis. They Who Were 8 is a board game which tells their stories.

Each player is a storyteller trying to win the favors of They Who Were Eight by spinning tales of glory and honor for their god, while recalling the infamy and treachery of the gods they do not represent – but beware, for dignity and humility outweighs arrogance and vainglory…

With a stark, breathtaking art style and simple game play that will neverthless make your brain spin, buy They Who Were 8 for a singular board gaming experience.

Vast: The Fearsome Foes

Vast: The Fearsome Foes

The long awaited expansion to the 2016 smash hit asymmetrical dungeon crawler, Vast: The Fearsome Foes provides six new roles (two variants of each character) that match any play style, from spectral possession, to stalking from darkness, to flying on the fearsome winds and charging down your opponents.

Buy Vast: The Fearsome Foes for an ancient ghost, a nimble and ferocious ghoul, and the terrifying Nightmare Unicorn to join the fray.



Castell is the vibrant Catalan tradition of building human towers. Huge teams of people from all over Catalonia gather at festivals to celebrate Catalan culture and compete to build the highest and most difficult human towers.

Castell is a strategy game in which players guide castell teams through a year of festivals. Visit Catalan cities, expand your team of castellers, learn tower-building skills, and show off your tower-building prowess at local performances and festival competitions.

Buy Castell to harness your strength, balance, courage, and common sense to take your team to victory!

Harvest Dice

Harvest Dice

Harvest Dice is a fast, fun dice-based board game of dice drafting and veggie doodling.

Each round, players take turns rolling and selecting dice in order to plant veggies in their gardens or feed them to their pig. Keep an eye on the ever-changing market though. You want to make sure you have plenty of desirable vegetables come harvest time!

Buy Harvest Dice for a fun, portable dice-based veggie experience!

Clank! The Mummy’s Curse

Clank!: The Mummy's Curse

Untold riches await inside the pyramids of the Ancients — but they are well protected. An undying Mummy guardian spreads a vile curse to those who would rob its tomb. And, inevitably, the treasure has attracted a dragon. Can you escape the fearsome Croxobek?

Clank! The Mummy’s Curse is an expansion for Clank! that adds a wandering mummy to the pathways that players will explore as well as new artifacts to acquire in the depths of the pyramid.

Buy Clank! The Mummy’s Curse to add new life to your copy of the game of stealth and treasure hunting.

The Mind

The Mind

The Mind is more than just a game. It’s an experiment, a journey, a team experience in which you can’t exchange information, yet will become one to defeat all the levels of the game.

A co-operative game of simple counting, players must play cards in ascending order from one to one hundred – without talking. Complete levels of play without running out of lives – or go for extreme mode where all cards go in face down!

Buy The Mind for a fun, simple co-operative game that will bend your brain in all new ways.


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