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This week’s releases

This is the first week in a while that we have quite a lot of new releases and not just one here or there.

New releases line-up

Ready to get shipped from tomorrow are:

And on Friday The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth – Shadowed Paths, the big box expansion for LotR: Journeys in Middle-Earth, will get released on Friday, 10th July.

Shadowed Paths expansion coming next week

The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth – Shadowed Paths is the first big box expansion for Journeys in Middle-Earth. We just received the confirmation that the expansion will get released next week and we will get our stock on Tuesday.

Expand your adventures across Middle-earth with the Shadowed Paths expansion for The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth!

This expansion adds new heroes, enemies, terrain, and items to all of your adventures, unlocking more ways for you to explore this iconic land. Meanwhile, an all-new campaign containing thirteen scenarios invites you to walk the tangled paths of Mirkwood and venture into the shadowed halls of abandoned Moria to face ancient evils. Will you heed the call?

Prepare your heroes and brave the terrors of Shadowed Paths!

(Source: Publisher description)

And if you would like to know what is included in the expansion, here is a first look at all the components in the box:

Watch Fallout Shelter

Fallout Shelter is the new board game from FFG releasing later this month. Not much is know about the game yet, but Asmodee UK had the chance to play an early copy on their Twitch/Youtube channel.

Build a better future underground in Fallout Shelter: The Board Game, a post-nuclear worker-placement board game for two to four players. Based on the hit mobile game from Bethesda Softworks, Fallout Shelter sees you take on the role of a vault officer fostering happiness among the citizens of your vault. With the election of a new Overseer looming, the officer who can gain the most happiness among the dwellers is sure to lock up the election and attain victory.

(Source: Publisher description)

Buried under new Games

We have been a bit quiet in the last couple of days, but we had a reason for it: we have been buried under a flood of new games. So far we have received 16 new games/expansions with the two biggest hits (Marvel Champions and Tapestry / both Friday) still coming.

Here a quick look at what we have got so far:

They barely fit all on one photo…

If you had a pre-order in place for any of these or for Marvel Champions or Tapestry and haven’t received your payment request yet: please check your spam folder.

FFG announces Marvel Champions

A new LCG is coming from FFG and this time it is based on the Marvel universe:

Marvel Champions: The Card Game invites players embody iconic heroes from the Marvel Universe as they battle to stop infamous villains from enacting their devious schemes.
As a Living Card Game, Marvel Champions is supported with regular releases of new product, including new heroes and scenarios—check out the products section at the bottom of this page to see everything announced so far!

(Source: Publisher description)
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The game is now available to pre-order and is expected to get released in Q4. It is a bit pricier than the other starter sets of LCGs like Arkham Horror or Lord of the Rings. But the main reason for this is that FFG has stated that with the Marvel starter set there is no need to buy a second set to get enough copies of all the cards.

UK Games Expo Bestsellers

Last weekend was the UK Games Expo at the NEC in Birmingham. Since we came back, I’ve been asked a lot about the hot games of the show. So here is a quick look at our bestsellers:

KeyForge Box Cover
  1. KeyForge: Call of the Archons – Decks & Starter Sets
  2. Wingspan
  3. Foothills
  4. Doppelt so clever (English Edition)
  5. Die Tavernen im Tiefen Thal
  6. Century – A New World
  7. Star Wars: Outer Rim
  8. The Quacks of Quedlinburg
  9. Chronicles of Crime
  10. The Quacks of Quedlinburg: The Herb Witches
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Not surprisingly the hottest games were the ones that got released at the show and haven’t been available before like the new KeyForge set or Foothills. Wingspan also flew from the shelves and Wolfgang Warsch dominated the Top 10 with his latest four games.

We are Back

Meeples’ Corner is open again after we have returned from the UK Games Expo and checked all our remaining stock. But please bear with us while we are bringing stock levels back to normal!

While we have been away a few interesting games/expansions have been released and are now in stock:

Star Wars: Outer Rim setup
Yinzi Cover

For the end of the week we are expecting a restock of Tiny Towns and for next week we are hoping to have more copies of Die Tavernen im Tiefen Thal in stock.

Top 5 April

Another month has gone, time to take a look at the Top 5 of April 2019.

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Top 5 Sales:

1) The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth
2) The Quacks of Quedlinburg: The Herb Witches
3) Chronicles of Crime: Noir
4) Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage (Premium Edition)
5) Armageddon War

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Top 5 Pre-orders

1) Bunny Kingdom: In the Sky
2) Tiny Towns
3) Euphoria: Ignorance is Bliss
4) Museum
5) KeyForge: Age of Ascension – Starter Set

Top 5 February

February was surprisingly busy, which in part was caused by the delayed release of quite a few games and expansions at the end of 2018.

Here is a quick look at the Top 5 in Sales:

Quacks cover

1) The Quacks of Quedlinburg
2) Doppelt so clever
3) Caverna: The Forgotten Folk
4) Gloomhaven
5) Underwater Cities

And the Top 5 in Pre-orders:

Food Chain Magnate Expansion

1) Food Chain Magnate: The Ketchup Mechanism and Other Ideas
2) KeyForge: Age of Ascenscion – Archon Starter Sets & Decks
3) Crusader Kings – The Board Game (Royal Edition)
4) Star Wars: The Outer Rim
5) Bunny Kingdom: In the Sky

FFG announces new set for KeyForge

Yesterday FFG announced Age of Ascension the second set for KeyForge:

Become a new Archon in Age of Ascension! As a new set of KeyForge, Age of Ascension mixes up the cardpool with 204 brand-new cards, joining 166 cards first introduced in Call of the Archons to create an entirely new pool of 370 cards and billions upon billions more Unique Decks for you to discover, learn, and master.

(FFG announcement)
Starter Set box cover

The estimated release date for Age of Ascension is June 2019. The Starter Set (£18.95) and the single Archon Decks (£7.95 each) are available to pre-order from today.

Age of Ascension: What do we know so far?