Coming Soon From Fantasy Flight Games Nexus Ops

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Dec 202011
 

 

Nexus Ops is a board game of fierce sci-fi battles and fantastic alien creatures in which two to four players control factions of corporate troops and strange life forms on an alien moon. Players deploy troops from their home base to explore the landscape, mine resources, purchase troops, win battles, and fulfill missions, all in an attempt to gather enough power to claim the moon for themselves.

This new edition of this classic title features detailed plastic figures, stunning new art, a clarified rulebook, and a host of optional rules and variants. Race to the monolith in King of the Hill mode, face the peril of the deadly Vortex, or introduce a full set of alternate unit powers!

Contents will include over 160 plastic figures,17 detailed terrain tiles, nearly 100 tokens and markers, 90 cards, six dice, one rulebook

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Magicians Kitchen New From Playroom Entertainment

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Dec 202011
 

Kaboom!  A colorful cloud of smoke billows out of the cauldron out from the cauldron in the old Magicians Kitchen™ where the magicians apprentices are learning the art of cooking magic potions.  Each ingredient must be tossed carefully into the pot, but hidden areas in the board may trip you, causing your ingredients to go flying.  Make sure you don’t stumble or the potion will be ruined.  Once all the ingredients are in place, its time to light a fire under the cauldron for the final test to see who can make the potion the fastest.

Game Features

  • unique use of magnets
  • great for adults and children
  • promotes dexterity and eye coordination
  • uses memory and enhances critical thinking
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Whitewater from Mayfair Games February 12

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Dec 152011
 

Danger and excitement lurk around every bend of the river in White Water™. Race down a deadly river carefully navigate your rafts through the obstacles, trying to keep your paddles and your crew inside the raft. In the game White Water™ each player directs the actions of four courageous rafters. Each raft in the race contains four crew,, with two crew from you and two from another player. Players control the crew within a raft, but also may use Energy cards to additionally help one raft or the other. Dice represent the effects of hazards you encounter, and even your best-laid plans can be spoiled by another raft pushing you a direction you don’t want to go.

 

 


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New Catacombs Expansion Horde of Vermin Coming in March

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Dec 142011
 

 

Catacombs: Horde of Vermin

Rats, bats, snakes!  While exploring the Catacomb the heroes encounter hordes of them crawling and flying everywhere!

Catacombs: Horde of Vermin is a new expansion for the award winning dexterity game Catacombs. In the base game, the heroes valiantly fight monsters from the dungeon, mythological, infernal and undead family.

This expansion introduces the vermin family: seven new monsters from hordes of Rats to the horrendous Remorhaz who crawl from the sewers to challenge the heroes.  Do not be deceived by the diminutive size of these monsters, with their ability to instill fear and inflict poison attacks on even the most battle hardened warriors. Left untreated, poisoned heroes can meet a swift end. Fortunately, the heroes can retaliate with new items including the lethal Vermin Blade. Furthermore, the Wizard gets new spells to cure poison and the ability to cast the powerful Giant Fireball.

Also included are new rules and enhanced cards for owners of the Cavern of Soloth expansion.

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Mundus Novus From Asmodee Games

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Dec 122011
 

Mundus Novus

$ 29.99 SRP

 

Spain, 16th century. You are a powerful ship owner in search of wealth from the recently discovered Mundus Novus (New World). Your goal: Charter fleets of caravels to collect valuable goods (including the legendary Inca relics) and trade to form the best sets to expand your business empire and make your fortune.

The box contains a Master Trade Token Doubloons: 90 Doubloons tokens, (30 of each 10, 5 and 1) 120 Resource cards: 16 cocoa, 16 corn, 16 tobacco, 12 coffee, 12 cotton, 12 sugarcane, 8 potato, 8 indigo, 8 vanilla, 12 Inca relics 44 Development cards providing specific advantages 6 Event tokens 1 rule book

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