Here is a rundown of the games our staff have been playing this past week.
Star Wars X-Wing – Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game is a tactical ship-to-ship combat game in which players take control of powerful Rebel X-wings and nimble Imperial TIE fighters, facing them against each other in fast-paced space combat.
Scythe – Scythe is an engine-building game set in an alternate-history 1920s period. Players conquer territory, enlist new recruits, reap resources, gain villagers, build structures, and activate monstrous mechs.
Clue: Supernatural Edition – One of the main characters has been possessed by Abaddon and opened a gateway to Hell. It is up to everyone to hunt down who has been possessed, what mystical object was used to open (and can close) the gateway, and where it was opened.
Codenames: Pictures – Codenames: Pictures differs from the original Codenames in that the agents are no longer represented by a single word, but by an image that contains multiple elements.
Dungeons & Dragons – The classic roleplaying game. Ask Kris about his campaign!
The Godfather: Corleone’s Empire – You play as competing mafia families who are vying for economic control of the organized crime networks of New York City
Century: Spice Road – Players are caravan leaders who travel the famed silk road to deliver spices to the far reaches of the continent for fame and glory.
Cottage Garden – You compete in the art of gardening and are working two beds with a variety of flowers, gaining points for all of the visible plant pots and planting bells once completed.
Heart of Crown – Heart of Crown is a deck-building card game. Each player starts with the same deck, strengthens that deck with strategic cards, and finally one player will declare victory by throning the princess he controls.
Infinity – Infinity is a game with 28mm high metal miniatures that simulates combat and special operations in a science fiction environment with Manga aesthetics
Space Empires – Space Empires is a game in the finest tradition of 4X space games – eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate. Each player builds up a space empire and uses it to conquer the other players.