ThinkFun Games: 7.10.2011

Our latest shipment of games from ThinkFun include: Escape The Room: Mystery At Stargazer’s Manor, Mystic Market, Lazer Maze, Gravity Maze, and Rush Hour.

  • Escape The Room: Mystery At Stargazer’s Manor – A mystery, interactive game. Players are characters in a story working together to unravel the mystery by finding clues and solving puzzles. – – 3 to 8 players – – 90 minutes game play
  • Mystic Market A fast paced card game where players buy and sell magical potion-making ingredients. The unique value track ensurses that the ingredients’ values will be constantly shifting, so only the shrewdest will of traders will prevail. Will you invest in Dragon Scales or Phoenix Feathers? Perhaps you will corner the market on Orc Teeth or Pixie Powder. Buy Mermaid Tears when the price is low. Sell Kraken Tentacles when demand is high. Or, make mischief by concocting potions of your own. – – 2 to 4 players – – 30 minutes.
  • Laser Maze – A beam-bending logic game. The game requires you to use mirrors, beam-splitters, a little science and brainpower to direct the laser through a series of mind-challenging mazes and light up the target. – – Single player
  • Gravity Maze – Put your visual perception and reasoning skills together in this falling marble logic game. Use the challenge cards to strategically place towers and then create a path for your marble to reach the target.  – – Single player
  • Rush Hour – A sliding block logic game of cars and trucks. Select a challenge card and place the cars and trucks on the traffic grid as indicated. Slide the blocking cars and trucks around to create a path for the red car to go through the exit. – – Single player
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New Games: 7.9.2021

Just in, more new games! Beyond The Sun, Enchanted Plumes, Lost Ruins of Arnak, and Uk’otoa.

BEYOND THE SUN Rio Grande Games

Beyond the Sun does a great job of combining a technology tree on one central board with space exploration on a second central board.  Additionally, there are individual player boards each with five columns of resource cubes, an automation track, a population growth track, and an ore production track.

The tech tree board utilizes a worker placement mechanic. There is a ton of different technologies to grab and use in 4 different levels.  Use the lower level basic technologies and actions to move into the higher level technologies to research for more advance actions and game end points.

The space exploration board utilizes an area control mechanic. Various technology actions lets you place and move your spaceships planet to planet on the space exploration board gaining an increase in resource production. The objective here is to build enough concentration of power on a planet in order to colonize and claim it gaining special abilities and end game points. 

– – 2 to 4 players – – 60 to 120 minutes game play.

ENCHANTED PLUMES – Calliope Games

Enchanted Plumes is a quick playing card game, creating well plumed peacocks.  Players get to place one or two cards into rows of plumes.  A second row will have one less card than the row above it until the last row has only one card in it.  Then start another set of plumes.  When the deck of cards gets close to exhausted, there is a card to tell the players when, scoring happens.  Each plume in the top tow is counted as negative points.  All other cards are counted as positive points, if the color matches the color of one of the cards in the top row.  This one will be quick at around 30 minutes, and colorful. – – 2 to 6 players – – 20 to 40 minutes game play.

LOST RUINS OF ARNAK – Czech Games Edition

Lost Ruins of Arnak is an archeological exploration game.  Players will use a worker placement mechanic and a little deck building to explore and excavate for resources and points.  This game features great artwork, intense game play with a little point salad to create a dynamic game. – – 1 to 4 players – – 30 to 120 minutes game play.

UK’OTOA – Darrington Press

Uk’otoa is a tactical semi-cooperative game of survival.  A giant sea monster is going to devour your ship and everyone on it.  Your goal is to be the last sailor on the ever shrinking ship.  Each player will be a member of two different color factions which they share – one with the player on their right and one with the players on their left. They will play cards to move their sailors around the ship in order to survive.  In order to win a player has to be the one with only their two factions remaining.  Each turn the sea monster will move and destroy both sailors and part of the ship.  You will want to sacrifice your opponents, and more importantly run. – – 3 to 5 players – – 30 to 45 minutes game play.

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Games Restock: Wingspan & Isle of Cats

Yay! The Isle of Cats and Wingspan are back in stock.

  • The Isle Of Cats – a polyomino tile placement with colorful cats. Rescue cats to your boat with fish trying to keep cat families together for greater points. – – 1 to players – – 60 to 90 minutes play time. Read our Game Profile Click Here.
  • Wingspan – A card driven and engine building board game. You are bird enthusiasts competing to get the best birds to your player board to score the most points. The game features 170 unique bird cards loaded with beautiful artwork and bird information. 1 to 5 players. – – 40 to 70 minutes game play.
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New Games: 6.26.2021

New games in include: Subastral, Chronicles of Time 1900, and Here To Slay.

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Subastral

Subastral is a set collection card game from Renegade Games.  The object is to collect the best set of biome cards in your journal.  There are 8 different biomes and points will be scored if a player can collect a full set.  There will also be scores for a player’s largest 2 sets of biomes.  The process of collecting the cards and playing them in a tableau is dictated by where you select cards and the numbers on those cards.  The rules are straight forward.  The way to get points for a big score at the end of the game will be more challenging. The eight biomes are:  subtropical desert, savanna, tropical rainforest, chaparral, temperate grassland, temperate forest, taiga and arctic tundra. – – 2 to 5 players – – 15 to 30 minutes game play.

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Chronicles of Crime 1900

Chronicles of Crime 1900

Chronicles of Crime: 1900 is a cooperative game of criminal investigation mixing a board game, an app and a touch of Virtual Reality. You and your team will be put on crime cases, moving all around town, interviewing suspects or witnesses, and searching for clues in 3D scenes. This is a standalone game that challenges players to not only skillfully collect evidence and interrogate suspects but also to solve some escape-room-style puzzles incorporated into each scenario. ~ ~ 1 to 4 players ~ ~ 60 to 90 minutes game play.

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Here To Slay

Here To Slay is a role-playing fantasy card game from the creators of Unstable Unicorns. This is a quick playing game of using cute characters to defeat monsters and/or assemble the right party of adventurers. Turns are quick.  The artwork is fun.  The rules are simple.  There is a lot of “take that” kind of actions.  Kill 3 monsters to win.  You will need the right set of heroes and a good dice roll to get it done.  Each monster requires different things.  The other way to win is to assemble one hero from each of the 6 classes.  Other players cannot take away your slain monsters, but they can take away your heroes. Enter a world of cute, cuddly, and utterly destructive creatures. – – 2 to 6 players – – 15 to 30 minutes game play.

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Games Restock: 6.25.2021

Here are the games that are now back in stock: Bonfire, Draftosaurus, Paladins Of The West Kingdom, and Parks.

  • Bonfire – a tile placement, set collection, and point-to-point movement strategy game done in typical Stefan fashion with lots of variability and few available options. – – 1 to 4 players – – 70 to 100 minutes game play.
  • Draftosaurus – a drafting and set collection game of dinosaurs for ages 8+. Each player has a player board with pens/zones for placing the different colored wooden dinosaur meeples. The active player begins by rolling the placement rule die and taking a random handful of dinosaur meeples. Next he/she chooses one of the dinosaurs from their hand, places it strategically in a zone on their board so it brings them the most points at the end of the game, and pass the remaining dinosaurs in their hand to the next player. – – 2 to 5 players – – 15 minutes game play.
  • Paladins Of The West Kingdom – is the second game in the West Kingdom Trilogy.  This is a worker placement game with different worker types. Points are gained by building outposts and fortifications, commissioning monks and confronting outsiders. Each round, players will enlist the help of a specific Paladin and gather workers to carry out tasks. As the game progresses, players will slowly increase their faith, strength and influence. Not only will these affect their final score, but they will also determine the significance of their actions. The game is concluded at the end of the seventh round. – – 1 to 4 players – – 90 to 120 minutes game play.
  • Parks – a modular board game covering the US National Parks. Players take on the role of two hikers as they trek different trails across four seasons. While on the trail, these hikers will take actions and collect memories of the places your hikers visit. These memories are represented by various resource tokens like mountains, forests, and wildlife. Collecting these memories in sets will allow players to trade them in to visit a National Park at the end of each hike worth victory points. Each trail represents one season of the year, and each season, the trails will change and grow steadily longer. The trails, represented by tiles, get shuffled in between each season and laid out anew for the next round. Resources can be tough to come by especially when someone is at the place you’re trying to reach. Campfires allow you to share a space and time with other hikers. Canteens and Gear can also be used to improve your access to resources through the game. – – 1 to 5 players – – 30 to 60 minutes.
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Puzzles Arrivals: White Mountain

A shipment of White Mountain jigsaw puzzles has arrived. There is a nice selection of 500 piece and 1000 piece sizes.

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New Games: 6.4.2021

New in are Tiny Epic Pirates, The Rival Networks, Chronicles of Crime 1400, Unmatched: Cobble of Fog, and Unmatched: Battle of Legends.

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Tiny Epic Pirates

Tiny Epic Pirates is the newest in the Tiny Epic series (big game, small box) from Gamelyn Games. Control a pirate captain in the swashbuckling days of yore. Guide your ship and crew through the unforgiving seas in search of fame and fortune. Plunder settlements, trade booty on the black market, hire scurvy crew members, and avoid the ever-vigilant Royal Navy. Be the first pirate to bury three treasures to win. 1 to 4 players – – 30 to 60 minutes game play.

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The Rival Networks

The Rival Networks is a standalone 2-player streamlined version of the board game The Networks, a card drafting and set collection game. You are the owner of a new television network. All you have are three awful public access shows, a small amount of cash, and endless ambition. You will compete to create the best lineup of shows replacing your awful shows with new ones with top notch actors and the best ads. Your goal is to have the best tv ratings lineup. 2-player – – 30 to 40 minutes game play.

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Chronicles Of Crime 1400 is a story-driven cooperative game of crime investigation that comes with four unique medieval crimes to solve. It is the year 1400 and you are Abelard Lavel, a knight living in Paris. Since you were a child, strange prophetic dreams of past and future crimes have haunted you. You managed to put your power to good use, solving mysteries that nobody else could. Interrogate the suspects, collect evidence, and find the culprit before you run out of time.

Included are 30 character cards, 38 evidence category cards, 15 special item cards, 7 double-sided location board, a home location board, 20 vision cards, a dog card, and an evidence board. The game requires a free app to play. Once downloaded, no Internet connection is required to play. – – 1 to 4 players – – 60 to 90 minutes game play.

Unmatched is a fast-paced game of tactical combat between unlikely opponents. Pick your favorite hero, choose a map, and use your hero’s unique deck and abilities to win. You can mix up heroes and maps from any Unmatched set. Each game comes with 4 minature figures, 6 sidekick tokens, health disks, 124 cards, a double-sided gameboard, and a few other things unique to that game. – – 2 to 4 players – – 20 to 40 minutes game play.

Unmatched: Battle of Legends

Battle of Legends features King Arthur vs Alice, vs Sinbad vs Medusa.

Unmatched: Cobble & Fog

Cobble & Fog features Dracula vs Jekyll & Hyde vs Invisible Man vs Sherlock Holmes.

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Jigsaw Puzzles: Everdell

Immerse yourself in the world of Everdell with a 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle that features the beautiful and striking art from the Everdell board game series.

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Games Restock: 6.04.2021

Games back in stock this week are Castles of Mad King Ludwig, Stellar, and Disney Villainous: Perfectly Wretched.

  • Castles of Mad King Ludwig – a tile laying game where each player is trying to build the perfect castle.  You’ll have a variety of rooms in various shapes and sizes to choose from such as the Cloak room or the drawing room, terrace gardens may be nice, or how about an observatory, or a nine pin alley. 1 to 4 players – – 90 minutes game time.
  • Stellar – a strategic 2-player card game in which you are stargazers, calibrating  your telescopes to bring into view celestial objects of various types: planets, moons, asteroids, interstellar clouds, black holes, even satellites.  Each player uses cards to develop their own telescope and fill their own notebook. – – 2-player – – 30 minutes game play.
  • Disney Villainous: Perfectly Wretched – – Red box expansion to the base game Villainous. This can also be played as a standalone game or mixed with other villains. Includes Cruella DeVil, Pete, Mother Gothel. Take on the role of a Disney Villain striving to achieve you devious objective. Discover unique abilities while dealing twists of fate to your opponents. 2 to 3 players as a standalone – – 40 to 60 minutes.
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Wingspan Restock: 6.02.2021

Wingspan along with the European and Oceanic Expansions are now back in stock!

  • Wingspan – A card driven and engine building board game. You are bird enthusiasts competing to get the best birds to your player board to score the most points. The game features 170 unique bird cards loaded with beautiful artwork and bird information. 1 to 5 players – – 40 to 70 minutes game play.
  • Wingspan: European Expansion – First expansion to the base game, Wingspan. These European birds provide new abilities, another color of miniature eggs, and new bonus cards.  Expand your game and expand your bird knowledge.
  • Wingspan: Oceanic ExpansionSecond expansion to the base game, Wingspan. These Australian and New Zealand birds bring a new food type as well as another color of miniature eggs, new bonus cards, and new player boards. More birds to expand your game and knowledge of birds in our world.

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