Tuesday, May 22, 2018

New Stranger Things releases from Hasbro!

Release Date: May 2018

Monopoly: Stranger Things

In this Monopoly game inspired by the Netflix Original Series, Stranger Things, Will Byers has gone missing. Players choose an 80s-inspired token or one "ripped from the Upside Down" to move around the board trying to find him.

Search the town of Hawkins and buy, sell, and trade locations and vehicles from the show. The game includes Walkie-Talkie and Blinking Lights cards, replacing Community Chest and Chance cards, while Forts and Hideouts replace houses and hotels.

Who will win the game and avoid getting trapped in the "Upside Down?"

2-8 players
Ages 14+

Ouija: Stranger Things

Supernatural forces were uncovered, a young boy was rescued from a parallel dimension, and monster—both human and otherworldly—were defeated.

Inspired by the Netflix Original Series, Stranger Things, this game board features the alphabet spelled out with Christmas lights like in the iconic light wall scene from the show (board does not light up).

Summon the courage to ask the Ouija board questions about what happened in the Upside Down, as well as anything else you'd like to know. Will the planchette spell out the answers that you seek? Handle the Ouija board with respect, and it won't disappoint you!

2-4 players
Ages 14+

Monday, May 21, 2018

Joust! New from IDW Games!

Order by Date: June 1, 2018 
Street Date: August 22, 2018

Brave knights take up their lances, tighten their saddles, and mount their birds. Who can defeat the most foes, capture the most eggs, and truly gain the glory of being the world’s best at William’s Joust?

William's Joust brings the classic video arcade game to the tabletop in an action-packed, strategy board game. Requiring players to manage the speed and altitude of their knight, William’s Joust features a unique momentum system that has players playing cards that immediately move their knight, but repeat effects for turns to come. Act quick, but think ahead,
because in the game of William’s Joust speed can be your greatest ally, or biggest foe.

2-4 players
Ages 12+
30-45 minute play time

  • 32 Wing Tokens
  • 30 Enemy Tokens
  • 20 Egg Tokens
  • 12 Life Tokens
  • 4 Ostrich Knight Tokens
  • Pterodactyl Token
  • Wave Tracker Token
  • 20 Foot Cards
  • 3 Six-Sided Dice
  • Game Board
  • Rulebook

Sunday, May 20, 2018

New Releases from The Haywire Group!

Release Date: June 2018

Hedgehog Hustle
$19.99 SRP

It's dusk in the meadow and the owl is on the prowl. Mama Hedgehog is calling home her children to keep them safe and she needs your help. Draw a card and look at the number of balls: you have that many chances to forage for food or bounce the young hedgehogs back to Mama, but beware! The owl advances closer on every turn.

1+ players
Ages 5+

  • 3-dimensional illustrated scene with plastic tray
  • 5 hedgehog ping pong balls
  • Ping pong ball holder
  • 16 cards
  • Rules

Flick A' Round Ghost Town

$19.99 SRP

North Tarrytown hides a ghastly secret: it’s population is being overrun by restless ghosts. It’s one versus all as the Ghost Hunter player battles all other players controlling the green ghouls. Flick your wooden pawns from haunt to haunt in an attempt to either free the captured spirits or save the human townspeople by entrapping all the poltergeists. Either side can prevail and win the game.

2-4 players
Ages 8+

  • 3 wooden ghost hunter pawns (1 hero, 1 dog, 1 truck)
  • 6 wooden ghost pawns
  • 12 large action cards
  • 12 small action tokens
  • 4 blank action cards for customizable play
  • Rules 

The Kid Quiz Display (12)

$59.88 SRP

The Kid Quiz is a twist on our popular Parent Quiz, now with the children in charge. Parents are asked multiple choice questions by their kids in an attempt to see how well they know the funniest, silliest things about their children.

2+ players
Ages 6+

  • 50 multiple choice quiz cards
  • Rules 

Saturday, May 19, 2018

New releases coming soon from Stronghold Games!

Release Date: May 2018

$49.95 SRP 

SteamRollers is "Age of Steam" meets a modern "Roll & Write" style game! 

You are a U.S. Railroad Baron not long after the Civil War. Private investors are betting heavily on this new industry and building railways all over America. 

Use the dice to build a network of railways, improve your steam engines, and grab the most profitable delivery contracts before your opponents. Be faster and more efficient to become the greatest railroad baron! SteamRollers is a very fast-paced roll-and-write train game with great replayability! 

1-5 players
Ages 10+
30-45 minute play time

  • 200 Individual Player Sheets
  • 7 Dice (6 white, 1 custom black Track Die)
  • 56 Goods Cubes 
  • Cloth Bag
  • Supply Board 
  • Setup Player Aid 
  • First Player Marker 
  • 7 Action Tiles
  • 6 Order Tiles 
  • 5 Starting Power Tiles 
  • Rulebook

Order by Date: June 1, 2018
Release Date: July 2018

Paper Tales

$44.95 SRP

Experience centuries of fantasy kingdoms in Paper Tales! Transform characters and buildings in each period based on your developments and the age of your heroes. Write a new legend of the rightful ruler who brought unity to the rival kingdoms! 

Paper Tales is a simultaneous card drafting game. Each turn, players draft units that they recruit into their kingdom. Units determine the players’ ability to shine in battle, generate income, construct buildings, and earn legend points. New units need to be drafted as your units grow older using the game’s unique Unit Aging System! 

Build a comprehensive strategy, adapt the shape of your realm according to opportunities, and make history in Paper Tales!

2-5 players
Ages 12+
30 minute play time

  • 80 Unit cards
  • 25 Building cards
  • 5 Player’s Aid cards
  • Score track
  • 5 wooden Score tokens
  • Wooden Time token
  • 40 Gold tokens
  • 30 Age tokens


$19.95 SRP

You have to be Nimble in this rapid reaction, card-shedding game!

In Nimble, everyone plays cards simultaneously from their hands. Players attempt to match the color of the card backgrounds in their hands to the target colors on the cards in the center. Players do this as fast as they can, and the first player to play all of their cards to the center is the winner!

Nimble plays in only 5 minutes! However, Nimble is so addictive and quick, you will want to play this game again and again and again!

Nimble takes you through 6 classics of literature: Alice in Wonderland, Moby-Dick, Around the World in 80 Days, The Adventures of Pinocchio, Don Quixote, and The War of the Worlds.

2-4 players
Ages 7+
5 minute play time

  • 120 cards
  • Rule sheet

Friday, May 18, 2018

New releases from Alderac!

Order by Date: May 25, 2018
Street Date: June 27, 2018

Smash Up: The Bigger Geekier Box
$39.99 SRP

The Smash Up Bigger Geekier Box is the ultimate answer to storing Smash Up, which is of course the greatest need of our time. This all-new Bigger Geekier Box has four large rows for storing all of your Smash Up cards, lots of foam bricks for stable storage, a closable token holder, and the all-new Smash Up Comprehensive Rulebook! This rulebook contains all of the rules for every unique card type introduced throughout Smash Up expansions, as well as clarifications on any card that might have bent your brain in funny directions. Not only that, but the box also contains the Geeks faction, and the All-Stars faction! Don’t be like those poor saps on infomercials, constantly dropping your Smash Up cards in your salad, your yard, etc. Use the best in Smash Up storage: The Bigger, Geekier Box!

  • Box
  • Comprehensive Rulebook
  • Dividers for all Smash Up Expansions through Oops You Did it Again.
  • All Stars Faction deck
  • Geeks Faction deck
  • Foam bricks

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Fury of Dracula 4th Edition! New from WizKids!

Release Date: July 2018

Fury of Dracula 4th Edition

It is 1898. London has returned to peace for eight years following Count Dracula’s thwarted plans, or so they thought...

In Fury of Dracula, one player is Count Dracula secretly traveling the European countries, turning humans into vampires with his gruesome bite, and laying deadly traps for those hunting him. The Count's opponents are the Hunters who must find the bloodthirsty villain and destroy him before his undead thralls claim the night as their own.

This WizKids print of the classic hidden movement vampire hunt includes a new and improved rule book; larger, poker-sized cards; and fully painted figures for Dracula and each of the Hunters. This updated and improved version of this thematic classic is a perfect addition to any board gamer's shelf!

2-5 player
Ages 14+
2-3 hour play time

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

New Pathfinder & Starfinder Releases from Paizo!

Order by Date: May 21, 2018
Street Date: June 27, 2018

PZO1141Pathfinder: Planar Adventures
$44.99 SRP

The world we know is but one reality. Countless others exist in the realms beyond. Dimensions carved from dreams. Worlds constructed from pure life energy. First drafts of our consciousness, and shadows of the same. Entire realities populated by angels and demons, ruled by deities and subject to physical laws mortals can barely comprehend. This is the Great Beyond, and within its reaches, the possibilities for grand adventure or devastating defeat are truly endless. This far-reaching hardcover rulebook explores Pathfinder RPG Planar Adventures explores the wondrous and horrifying regions that comprise the other dimensions and planes of reality that feature in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. 

This imaginative tabletop game builds upon more than 10 years of system development and an open playtest featuring more than 50,000 gamers to create a cutting-edge RPG experience that brings the all-time best-selling set of fantasy rules into a new era.

Pathfinder RPG Planar Adventures includes:
Details on all of the major planes of existence and the denizens and deities who dwell within, be they legendary realities like Heaven and Hell or obscure regions like the Dimension of Time or the nightmare realm of Leng.
Rules for new archetypes, feats, spells, and magic items associated with the boundless wonder of the Great Beyond.
Exploration of the nature of the planes, including advice on how to run plane-hopping campaigns and examples of how to build planar adventures and campaigns and cosmologies of your own.
An expansive bestiary of strange and diverse creatures from all walks of reality, including three zero HD races associated with the planes of Axis, the Boneyard, and the Maelstrom.
And much, much more!

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Ultimate Equipment Add-On Deck

$19.99 SRP

There's everything a stalwart adventurer needs inside this deck of boons. Containing new weapons, armors, items, and other cards, the Ultimate Equipment Add-On Deck can be used with any Pathfinder Adventure Card Game character or Adventure Path. Or you can play with the character included in this 109-card box: Reiko, the iconic ninja. Suit up with the Ultimate Equipment Add-On Deck.

Starfinder Roleplaying Game: Adventure Path: Empire of Bones (Dead Suns 6 of 6)

$22.99 SRP

The undead Corpse Fleet has appeared in orbit above the Gate of Twelve Suns, intent on seizing the ancient alien superweapon called the Stellar Degenerator. Massively outgunned, the heroes’ only hope lies in infiltrating the fleet’s flagship and seizing control of the vessel’s bridge. Only then can the heroes set the ship to self-destruct and pilot it on a collision course with the superweapon. If successful, the heroes can destroy the Stellar Degenerator, but they’ll need to escape the destruction to live to tell the tale!

"Empire of Bones" is a Starfinder Roleplaying Game adventure for 11th-level characters. The adventure concludes the Dead Suns Adventure Path, a campaign in which players explore the secrets of the galaxy as members of the Starfinder Society. It also includes a collection of new starships and starship options used by the Corpse Fleet, suggestions on how to expand your Dead Suns campaign, and a selection of new monsters from alien worlds.

Each bimonthly full-color softcover Starfinder Adventure Path volume contains a new installment of a series of interconnected science-fantasy quests that together create a fully developed plot of sweeping scale and epic challenges. Each 64-page volume of the Starfinder Adventure Path also contains in-depth articles that detail and expand the Starfinder campaign setting and provide new rules, a host of exciting new monsters and alien races, a new planet to explore and starship to pilot, and more!

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

New Pokémon TCG: Forces of Nature GX Premium Collection!

Order by Date: May 25, 2018
Street Date: July 6, 2018 

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Pokémon TCG: Forces of Nature GX Premium Collection

Watch out for the storm and thunder of this trio of amazing Legendary Pokémon! The season of storms grows, and winds gather strength as the forces of nature combine in this massive collection. Tornadus-GX and Thundurus-GX appear as never-before-seen foil promo cards, and the two of them join forces with Landorus on a stunning oversize card featuring all three Legendary Pokémon!

  • Never-before-seen foil promo card featuring Tornadus-GX
  • Never-before-seen foil promo card featuring Thundurus-GX
  • Collector’s pin and coin featuring Landorus
  • Oversize foil card featuring all three Legendary Pokémon
  • 6 Pokémon TCG booster packs
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online