Mar 082013
 

Amber

Release Date: Coming Soon

$ 26.60

In Amber, players take the role of the barons, and their goal is to build trade routes that connect their castles to the villages where the amber is collected, and to the other barons’ castles where it is traded. To this end, players build roads through the wilderness – placing one tile each turn in the shared playing area – which will allow their buyers to reach the sources of the amber. Since all buyers can use the roads, however, it’s important to have suitable connections with the road networks built by others. The baron whose castle is connected with the greatest number of villages and castles will become the richest and most respected Lord of the new land.

This looks like a nice easy game to sit down and play with the kids thanks, Rebel Publishing for giving me more family time.

Mar 072013
 

Slavika

Release Date: Coming Soon

$ 23.80

 

In Slavika, players are the heads of powerful families in the fantastic world of Slavika. Each player has six heroes, who will be sent to different regions, where they will fight monsters threatening the villagers. The more a player’s heroes help defeat the monsters, the more glory is won for their family. The game lasts several months, until the princess is able to complete the ritual and renew the power of the amulet. At that time the family with the most glory points earns the right to the hand of the princess and wins the game.

This sounds like a great game to play with some friends Rebel Publishing gave me another reason to have a game night.

Mar 062013
 

The Cave

Release Date: Coming Soon

$ 49.00

In The Cave, a board game from K2 author Adam Kaluza, players take on the role of a speleologist team tasked with exploring a newly discovered cave. Players start from a base and explore a cave, tunnel after tunnel, effectively building the board (the cave). They have to overcome steep descents, underground lakes, and tight squeezes. They will be given a chance to admire the wonders of the underground, like halls full of stalactites. To make it all possible they must take the right supplies with them, like ropes, oxygen and batteries.

Here we go more great games for those family fun nights Rebel Publishing has a cool one for you.

Jan 222013
 

Rofl

Release Date: Jan 2013

$ 40.00

From acclaimed game illustrator John Kovalic comes ROFL!, the party game of extraordinary guessing where you have to figure out a well-known phrase or expression before time runs out! With each round, players have to condense the selected phrase into as few characters as possible while still having the guesser figure out the message! If the guesser can figure it out from your clue, you win the round! If you have the most points at the end of all the rounds, you are the winner!

We all can use another simple fun party game, this looks like a funny one Cryptozoic Entertainment has came up with

Oct 132012
 

Farmageddon

$ 15.00

Available Now

Welcome to the world of competitive farming! Plant and harvest crops such as Sassy Wheat or Wary Squash for big bucks while keeping an eye out for nasty cards like Dustbowl and the Thresher… The player to earn the most money from planting and harvesting crops is the best farmer, and the winner of Farmageddon! Key Mechanics Hand Management – Players must decide what crops to plant and which to use as Fertilizer. Risk Management – Players must wait a full turn before harvesting a planted crop. Is it worth trying to sneak a big crop past your opponents, or should you go small and be left alone?

Get this now at 5th street games and  play with your kids, mine can wait till it gets here

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Oct 122012
 

Crow and the Pitcher

$ 12.00

Available Now

A trick taking game based on the Aesop fable, “The Crow and the Pitcher”. Players attempt to fill Pitchers by playing Stone cards from their hand. However, the highest card played may not always win…

Get this now at 5th street games and  play with your kids, mine can wait till it gets here

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Oct 112012
 

Castle Dash

$ 25.00

Available now

Neighboring kingdoms have recently acquired lots of treasure. Naturally, this means you must lead your troops into battle to take it! How do you know there’s treasure to steal? Some of your soldiers were spying for you and got caught sending back news of the windfall. So it looks like you’ll have to rescue your soldiers, too… Be the first player to grab 3 coins from your rivals and you win the Castle Dash! Key Mechanics Worker Placement – Soldiers placed to battle and claim bonuses. Dice-Based Combat – Dice rolled to determine combat and cannon fire.

Get this now at 5th street games and  play with your kids, mine can wait till it gets here

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Oct 022012
 

Sheepland

$ 50.00

 Now Available

Sheepland: A sunny land of rolling green meadows, lush forests, and majestic mountains. The peaceful, happy people of the island want nothing more than to roam the land with their fuzzy little flocks of fluffy white sheep. All is well and good, until somebody has the bright idea to put up some fences…Now the shepherds must compete for the most profitable lands to raise their flocks, driving the sheep to the lands they own—and fencing them in so they don’t wander off and join some other shepherd’s flock! And then there’s that strange black sheep that keeps showing up. His rare black wool is certain to fetch a pretty price in the market for the shepherd that can pen him in! Can you corral the finest herd in the best lands and become the richest shepherd in Sheepland? 2-4 Players Ages 10 and up 30 Minutes

Get this and other games from Coffe Haus Games to enjoy with your friends

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Oct 012012
 

Help Me!

$ 25.00

The spirits of nature are in danger! Can you help? By making use of your bluffing and tactical skills, carefully move the game tile while trying to determine the identity of your opponent’s creatures. •A variant to the game play for 3 and 4 players, without the addition of any pieces. •Superb illustrations. •A cunning game appreciated by players of all ages. The box contains: 36 tiles and the game rule book.

 

To see more of their games go visit them at Asmodee edition: board games

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Sep 262012
 

Dixit Jinx

$ 14.99

Release date: Oct. 19th 2012

Jinx is a new Game in the Dixit family but unlike the original game the drawings are not realistic illustrations depicting scenes but images halfway between abstraction and figuration. During the game 9 cards are exposed in a square 3×3. The active player draws a locator map that will show him one of the nine cards with which he will play. This location is held secret. The player must now speak, sing, act out something that makes thinking about this card just like in “Dixit”. The other players go around and point to the card they think is correct but beware! Only one player can point a given card. Once a player has chosen the right card, the turn stops (although some have not chosen). The player who finds the right card keeps it (each card gives a victory point). Players who erred give their cards to the player active. But if neither player gets it right card, the active player must return one of the cards previously won.

 

To see more of their games go visit them at Asmodee edition: board games

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