Here are a few more games that are new, newish, or key restocks!
Space Base – The Emergence of Shy Pluto
A strange new galactic body has emerged within the Milky Way. The greatest minds of The United Earth Services find themselves bewildered by the sudden appearance of Shy Pluto. Get the crews to their stations — it’s time to deploy your ships.
The Emergence of Shy Pluto is the first installment of Space Base “Saga Expansions”. This expansion to Space Base is a collection of story-based scenarios that introduce new content to the game via a narrative structure. Not only are new ships added, but new scenarios are included as well. Once the story is completed, it may be replayed or the contents may be added to the Space Base base set.
Somnium: Rise of Laputa
Somnium: Rise of Laputa is a light tableau building game with fun combos and synergies for 2 to 4 players with easy-to-learn rules and exciting game-play, all under the 15 minutes. In Somnium: Rise of Laputa, you are a monarch competing for political dominance over a newly discovered floating continent. Use your influence to attract nobility to your cause, while deploying spies, propagandist, and assassins to sabotage your rivals. The first monarch to reach 20 influence becomes the sovereign ruler of Laputa.
Architects of the West Kingdom – 2019 Mensa Select Winner
Back in stock! Architects of the West Kingdom is set at the end of the Carolingian Empire, circa 850 AD. As royal architects, players compete to impress their King and maintain their noble status by constructing various landmarks throughout his newly appointed domain. Players need to collect raw materials, hire apprentices, and keep a watchful eye on their workforce. These are treacherous times, and rival architects will stop at nothing to slow your progress. Will you remain virtuous, or be found in the company of thieves and black marketeers?
The aim of Architects of the West Kingdom is to be the player with the most victory points (VP) at game’s end. Points are gained by constructing various buildings and advancing work on the Archbishop’s cathedral. Throughout the game, players need to make a lot of moral decisions. However, only at game’s end will their virtue be judged. A few underhanded deals here and there might not seem like much, but fall too far and you will be punished. The game ends once a set number of constructions have been completed.
Cool game of skill! The box filled with wooden beads is placed on the center of the table. A challenge card is taken which indicates the totem to be built with the beads. As quick as possible and all together, the players rush forwards to pick the beads using their wands! Once all the pieces are recovered, they hurry to build the totem with their hands. The first player who is successful wins the card and records his score. At 20 points the game is won!
Amazing game of patience, concentration and fun for all the family! The game contains 11 colored wooden pieces and a square tile board, along with 30 challenge cards with challenges of different levels of ability. You need to complete the board, using the starting position given on each card, and work out the way yourself! Your patience may be tested and it is estimated each game should take 10-15 minutes.
Fox in the Forest
Back in stock! The Fox in the Forest is a trick-taking game for two players. Aside from the normal ranked- and suited-cards used to win tricks, fairy characters such as the Fox and the Witch have special abilities that let you change the trump suit, lead even after you lose a trick, and more. You score points by winning more tricks than your opponent, but don’t get greedy! Win too many tricks, and you will fall like the villain in so many fairy tales…