Z-Man Games has published the first preview of Bastion, the cooperative tower defence game.
For centuries, the bastion has rebuffed attacks by armies of beasts, warriors, and even mages. Its mighty walls have endured without losing so much as a chip from a single stone. Yet never before has the citadel faced such a massive army, organized with one goal: utter destruction. Only the mightiest heroes can hope to defend the fortress against this evil horde.
In Bastion, the dark forces arrayed against you are more than run-of-the-mill orcs and goblins. Instead, you face an army of different creatures, from nimble scouts to stealthy spies. Each enemy makes its own unique contribution to the siege effort and presents its own challenge to the heroes who defend the fortress.
The release of the game is expected in 2-3 month (after GenCon).
Link: Z-Man Games Website
Today is release day for two new products from Z-Man Games:
Merchants & Marauders: Broadsides
Set in the Merchants & Marauders universe, Broadsides is a standalone game in which the two opposing players command pirate ships engaged in a fierce battle over a profitable sea lane. Sinking the enemy or taking out their Captain and First Mate are the only ways to seize victory and survive the day!
Tragedy Looper: Cosmic Evil
This second Tragedy Looper expansion adds a new Basic Tragedy Script, and nine scripts that take on two new Tragedy Sets: Prime Evil and Cosmic Mythology.
We have received more new games today. In stock are:
Today we have received two big deliveries with lots of new games.
In stock are:
The restock of Pandemic Legacy has just been confirmed and should arrive here on Tuesday, so that we can ship all the pre-orders on Wednesday morning.
There are already quite a few copies pre-ordered, but we have still some left, especially of the Blue Box edition.
Z-Man Games has caused quite a bite of excitement with their announcement of Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu. But details about the game have been slim, which is slowly changing.
Z-Man Games has published a teaser video on Youtube, which at the end shows the game board, the miniatures and some cards.
In addition ICv2 has posted the scan of a catalogue page, listing the components of the game and according to the scan the game will include 7 different investigators and 12 different Old Ones.
Z-Man Games used the Nuremberg Toy Fair to announce another big new release: Matt Leacock (Pandemic) and Chuck D Yager (Rise of Cthulhu) are working on Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu which will get released at Gen Con 2016.
Beings of ancient evil, known as Old Ones, are threatening to break out of their cosmic prison and awake into the world. Everything you know and love could be destroyed by chaos and madness. Can you and your fellow investigators manage to find and seal every portal in time? Hurry before you lose yourself to insanity.
In Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu, you’ll experience the classic Pandemic gameplay with an horrific twist that’ll have you face ten Old Ones, each threatening the world with their unique powers.
Link: BBG-Entry for the game
This week’s new releases have arrived:
We have also received a restock of 7 Wonders: Duel (including a promo card).
Yesterday a few new games have arrived. They were expected to arrive last week, but didn’t make it before I left for Essen.
We also received a first delivery of Mysterium, but all the copies are already sold out to pre-orders. The restock is expected to arrive next week.
Z-Man Games has posted a short trailer/sneak peak for Pandemic Legacy, which will be released at the Essen board game show.
Pandemic Legacy starts what will be one of the worst years in human history. Whether it is the worst year is up to the players, who must band together to save the world. Unlike in Pandemic, actions taken in one game of Pandemic Legacy affect all future games. Characters will change. Some may be lost. Heroes will emerge. And, of course, there are the diseases, which start under control, but soon…
Link: Trailer on Youtube.com