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News summary (02/02/18)

It is the week of the Toy Fair in Nuremberg, an important trade show for the board game industry. Most of the bigger publishers are at the show and using it to present their plans for the rest of the year. So in the next few days, we will see lots of exciting new announcements.

Here is a quick overview of the ones we have already found:

  • Eggertspiele will release the first expansion for Great Western Trail – Link
  • Also from Eggertspiele in 2018: Coimbra – Link
  • Thames Kosmos has 9 new titles in the works – Link
  • Portal will release two new games and lots of expansions – Link
  • Gamewright has announced Forbidden Sky, a new game in the Forbidden series – Link

All of these games have just been announced, once we know the details of the UK release we will offer them for pre-orders on our website.

Next week: 10 new games

Another Friday, another update what game we are expecting next week. Confirmed arrivals are:

  • Through the Desert (Thursday)
  • A Game of Thrones: Catan – Brotherhood of the Watch (Thursday)
  • Sub Terra (Wednesday)
  • Nations: The Dice Game – Unrest (Monday/Tuesday)
  • Clans of Caledonia
  • Transatlantic (Wednesday/Thursday)
  • Concordia: Aegyptus / Creta (Wednesday/Thursday)
  • Rob n Run (Wednesday/Thursday)
  • Cosmogenesis
  • Arkham Noir

Not 100% confirmed yet is Queendomino, hopefully, we will hear more from the UK distributor (also about Photosynthesis) on Monday.

And there are also a few restocks coming in: Istanbul – The Dice Game, Merlin, Azul and all the Exit games.

The week ahead

I would like to give you a short overview what to expect this week:

  • Aeon’s End (2nd Edition with new artwork and card layout / including both expansions): already in stock
  • Pirate 21: already in stock
  • Zombie Slam: already in stock

This is not all, later this week we are expecting:

And two restocks are expected for this week: Later today the long-awaited reprint of Glass Road will arrive and on Friday we are expecting more stock of the Isle of Skye expansion Journeyman.

Spiel des Jahres winners have been announced

The winners of the Spiel des Jahres awards have been announced today.

Winner of the Spiel des Jahres (more family oriented) award is: Kingdomino

In Kingdomino, you are a Lord seeking new lands in which to expand your kingdom. You must explore all the lands, wheat fields, lakes, and mountains in order to spot the best plots. But be careful as some other Lords also covet these lands…

The game has been designed by Bruno Cathala and published by Blue Orange Game/Pegasus.

Winner of the Kennerspiel des Jahres (more gamer oriented) award is: Exit – The Game designed by Inka and Markus Brand and published by Kosmos.

Link: Tabletopgaming  – News