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Asmodee on Twitch at Essen

Throughout Spiel this week in Essen, Asmodee will be hosting the Discoveryzone streaming stage, which will be streamed live on Twitch.

You can download the schedule for all four days here, the highlights for me are (all times are UK time):

  • Thursday: 4PM Tea & Talk – Eric Lang
  • Friday: 12PM Fallout – Fantasy Flight Games
  • Friday: 5PM Gaia Project – Z-Man Games
  • Saturday: 12PM OTYS – Libellud & Pearl Games

Link: Streaming Schedule

 

 

Two new game previews posted

Asmodee has posted a preview for Cities of Splendor, the upcoming expansion for Splendor:

With Cities of Splendor—a collection of four distinct expansions, each offering a unique experience—you can make your dreams of fame a reality as you outthink your opponents. No matter which expansion you choose to use, you’ll find an entirely new way to play Splendor, expanding the game’s replayability without sacrificing the elegance of the original.

And ZMan Games has announced Majesty: For the Realm, a new card game from Splendor designer Marc Andre:

In Majesty, you take on the role of a king or queen seeking to gain power during the Middle Ages. Like any good monarch, you have plenty of subjects ready to do your bidding and help your kingdom grow. Running a kingdom is no easy task and you must make the best use of your subjects and buildings if you want to succeed.

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News Round-Up (16/06/17)

Here is a quick round-up of the most interesting news of the last few days:

  • Asmodee has posted more details about the upcoming Splendor expansion Cities of Splendor (LINK)
  • FFG has announced Whitehall Mystery, a new stand-alone game in the Letters from Whitechapel series (LINK)
  • UK Games Expo has published the attendance numbers for 2017 (LINK)
  • Z-Man Games has relaunched their website and posted a few more details about Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 (LINK)
  • Wizards of the Coasts have announced Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate (LINK)

 

Asmodee, Days of Wonder and FFG at the UK Games Expo

We have talked to Esdevium (part of the Asmodee group) about what will they will bring to the UK Games Expo this year.

The following games/expansions have been confirmed as available for demos (not sure about sales, hopefully we will know more about this before the show):

  • Star Wars Rebellion: Rise of the Empire Expansion
  • Diceforge
  • Oh Captain!
  • Ticket to Ride Germany
  • Quadropolis: Public Services
  • Unfair (presented by Esdevium as distributor)
  • Century: Spice Road (presented by Esdevium as distributor)

These are the newest titles from a long list of games. It definitely looks like Asmodee/FFG/Days of Wonder will have a big presence at the Expo this year.

 

New game announcements

A few new games have been announced last week:

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  • Asmodee has announced Dice Forge for the Q2 of 2017. Dice Forge is a “dice crafting” game designed by Régis Bonnessée (Lords of Xidit, Seasons).
  • Days of Wonder is releasing an European edition of Ticket to Ride: First Journey in March/April. The game is meant to introduce younger players (age 6+) to the Ticket to Ride series.
  • Flatline is a new game from Renegade Game Studios (Spring 2017) in the Fuse universe. Players use their dice and combine them with other players to treat arriving patients in ER.
  • And Pegasus has announced a whole batch of new card games: Santo Domingo, 4 Seasons and Sheep & Thief are all expected to arrive in March/April.

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As always we will add these games to our website for pre-orders as soon as we have received reliable information regarding the UK/European release date and the price.

News round-up

Here are some interesting announcements/news of the last week:

  • Asmodee has announced a new expansion for 7 Wonders: “7 Wonders Duel: Pantheon brings the gods of the ancient world into 7 Wonders Duel. You can now seek the favor of deities from five different ancient cultures and bring them together to watch over your city. You might even build your patron gods and goddesses lavish temples to dwell in, or dedicate to them one of the expansion’s two new Wonders.” LINK: Asmodee-Website
  • Another new expansion has been announced from Asmodee: “For the first time in Colt Express, the Marshal and Prisoners expansion gives one of the players the chance to take on the role of the marshal himself, unlocking an entirely new way to play the game. You’ll also find a prison car to attach to your train as the perfect place to incarcerate lawbreakers or earn some more money by freeing the prisoners already trapped there.” LINK: Asmodee-Website
  • The new editions keep on coming: After the 2nd edition of Mansions of Madness FFG has announced a redesigned edition of the Doom: The Boardgame, which was originally released in 2004. LINK: FFG-Website
  • PSC is releasing another Richard Borg game: After The Great War (WW1 game based on Command & Colours) their next big release will be an updated and expanded version of Battle of Britain. Planned release is March next year. LINK: ICv2-News

Next week new: 3x HABA and more

For next Wednesday we are expecting an interesting batch of new games:

Karuba

I’m interested the most in the two HABA games Karuba and Adventure Land. I’ve seen them last year at the Essen board game shop and was impressed.

Another highlight of next week’s new games is 13 Days – The Cuban Missile Crisis: according to the publisher a game that “scratches that Twilight Struggle itch in only 45 minutes”.