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New & Upcoming Board Games in February 2018

Posted Sunday, 4-Feb-2018

Lions and benders and bears – oh my! It’s February’s New & Upcoming Board Games.

Reigned in by Calvin Wong

Legacy of Dragonholt

Legacy of Dragonholt

Gather your band of heroes and journey to the edge of the Terrinoth in Legacy of Dragonholt!

Set in the universe of Runebound and Descent, Legacy of Dragonholt is a choose-your-own-adventure style game for multiple players. Create your own unique hero and embark on six noble quests. Battle goblins, foil the plot of an evil lord, and add a new story to your tale!

Explore the realm, make key choices, and delve into dark crypts and shining bakeries alike. Your actions will have consequences, and you don’t always have to be a noble hero…

Buy Legacy of Dragonholt for a co-operative narrative adventure like no other.


Muse


Muse

Where will your muse guide you?

A stunningly beautiful game of cryptic clues and surreal imagery, Muse is a party game that can be played co-operatively or competitively in teams.

Each team will have a Muse that will attempt to guide their team to the correct answer – the questions are set by members of the other teams. Lead your fellow teammates to inspiration and collect more correct answers than the others.

Buy Muse for a quick game that’s sure to delight with its stellar art and simple gameplay.


Roar: King of the Pride

Roar: King of the Pride

In the wilds of Africa, lion prides rule over all beasts, but only one pride can rule over all the lions!

In Roar: King of the Pride, you must lead your pride to dominance as you manage your food supply, expand your territory, and grow your pride with cubs. Becoming the top pride will take strategy, planning, and wit as even the best laid plans of lions and men can be torn asunder by the secret objectives of other prides; or a new, deadly threat.

Buy Roar: King of the Pride for a game of leo survival in the heart of Africa.

 


Stuffed Fables

Stuffed Fables

An adventure board game of brave stuffed animals taking on a quest to save the child they love, Stuffled Fables sends players exploring a world of wonder and danger and curious discoveries.

In this family friendly adventure game from the creator of Mice & Mystics, play through chapters and read from a book of adventures as you explore the many milestones of growing up, crafting a memorable tale of childlike wonder.

Buy Stuffed Fables for a game of dice, daring, and fluffy adventure filled with heart and a beautiful tale.


 

The Legend of Korra: Pro-Bending Arena

The Legend of Korra: Pro-Bending Arena

Are you ready to master the elements? IT’S PRO-BENDING TIME!

The Legend of Korra: Pro-Bending Arena is a two-player competition of wits, tricks, and speed as players take control of Republic City’s favorite sport. Take control of your favorite bender team and overwhelm your opponent with the powers of earth, fire, and water in an attempt to knock them off the arena or advance into their half.

Whether you fight fair or play dirty, you’ll draft cards, position your elemental benders, and claim the championship as yours!

Buy The Legend of Korra: Pro-Bending Arena for a two player take on the sport from the hit animated TV series co-designed by Akrotiri’s Sen-Foong Lim.


Werebeasts

Werebeasts

You are a key player in the lucrative but dangerous business of collecting werebeasts. Armed with only your good looks and several cans of indescribably tasty werechow, you must bid for the werebeasts you need — and also for the ones you don’t – in hopes of throwing your opponents off your scent!

Werebeasts is a bidding, social deduction, and set collection. The more of a certain beast you can collect, the better – unless someone else figures out what you’re collecting!

Buy Werebeasts for a twist on the social deduction game, with plenty of odd and curious creatures to fight over!


Expansions & Reprints

Carlton House & Queen’s Park – Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective

Carlton House & Queen's Park - Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective

 

Welcome to the Carlton House. Enjoy the luxury and solve the murders! How about a stroll in beautiful Queen’s Park? Beware dogs and the occasional crime scene…

This standalone game in the Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective series features ten cases of varying difficulty, set in London and other intriguing environs, including classic cases from previous, long out-of print expansions for Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective.

Buy Carlton House & Queen’s Park to face some of the toughest cases to crack, including new multi-day cases… but also some simpler ones to hone your detective skills!


Elder Sign: Omens of the Pharaoh 

Elder Sign: Omens of the Pharaoh Expansion

 


 

Flamme Rouge: Peloton

Flamme Rouge: Peloton

Flamme Rouge: Peloton, the first expansion for Flamme Rouge, offers a chase group of four riders (pink and white rouleurs and sprinters) that allows the base game to be played with up to six players. All 5-6 player games are played with a breakaway tile and 1-3 supply zone tiles. These can also be added to your games at lower player counts.

Flamme Rouge: Peloton includes cobblestone terrain which doesn’t allow for slipstreaming, variants for solo play, and games with up to twelve players, each controlling only one rider.

Buy Peloton for a new set of challenges for your race in Flamme Rouge!


 

Mystic Vale: Conclave

Mystic Vale: Conclave is an expansion and storage solution for the card crafting game of nature’s power.

The new Equinox mechanic allows players to greatly speed up gameplay and can even scale up to 6–player games with the two additional starter decks provided, while Conclaves grant players customization of their the starting decks of advancements and vales, creating a new play experience each game. Unique totem cards imbue players with awesome abilities they can use each turn, to truly feel the power of Gaia’s blessing. Spirit counters provide a way for players to track their spirit symbols during their turn.

Conclave comes in an extra large box to hold Mystic Vale and all its expansions, including plenty of room for future sets.

Buy Mystic Vale: Conclave for added variety and an elegant storage solution for your Mystic Vale colletion.


The Pursuit of Happiness: Community

The Pursuit of Happiness: Community

They say no man is an island, but how does the community around us affect our constant pursuit for happiness?

The Pursuit of Happiness: Community expansion introduces the concept of the local community. Community cards allow you to engage in various community events and choose their outcome, with a new board included on which to place the new cards and keep track of your Popularity score; letting players have new experiences and be part of something bigger.

Buy The Pursuit of Happiness: Community for more Projects, Items, Activities, Jobs, Partners, Life Goals and Child Traits as well as enough material for a 5th player to join your games.

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