What have the Sentry Box staff been doing this week?

Here is what our staff have been up to this week.

Games

Patchwork – Two players compete to build the most aesthetic (and high-scoring) patchwork quilt on a personal 9×9 game board.

Azul – Players take turns drafting colored tiles from suppliers to their player board. Later in the round, players score points based on how they’ve placed their tiles to decorate the palace. Extra points are scored for specific patterns and completing sets; wasted supplies harm the player’s score.

Calimala – Players are cloth merchants in medieval Florence, with a number of trusted employees that they assign to various streets within the city to carry out actions. While taking these actions, players produce and deliver cloth and contribute to the construction and decoration of various buildings across the city.

Lanterns – The harvest is in, and the artisans are hard at work preparing for the upcoming festival. Decorate the palace lake with floating lanterns and compete to become the most honored artisan when the festival begins.

Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate – As you build and explore the iconic city’s dark alleys and deadly catacombs, you must work with your fellow adventurers to survive the terrors ahead. That is, until some horrific evil turns one — or possibly more — of you against each other.

Dark Souls: The Board Game – A brutally hard exploration miniatures game for 1-4 players.

Rococo – A Eurostyle board game with an interesting take on deck-building. Each turn you play one of your employee cards and let that employee perform a task: hire a new employee, buy resources, manufacture a coat or dress, or invest in the ball’s decorations. But not every employee is up to every task, so you must choose and lead your employees wisely.

Qwixx – a quick-playing dice game in which everyone participates, no matter whose turn it is. Each player has a scoresheet with the numbers 2-12 in rows of red and yellow and the numbers 12-2 in rows of green and blue. To score points you want to mark off as many numbers as possible, but you can mark off a number only if it’s to the right of all marked-off numbers in the same row.

Dungeons & Dragons – Ask Gord about his campaign.

Dice Throne – A fast-paced 2-6 player combat game using dice, tactical card play, powerful heroes, and unique abilities.

Kerala – Each player wants to take at least one tile of each color, and all tiles of one color should be joined together, but of course the players are constantly getting in the way of one another and grabbing the tiles that someone else wants.

Tsuro of the Sea – Players each have a ship that they want to sail — that is, keep on the game board — as long as possible. Whoever stays on the board the longest wins the game.

Tichu – A partnership climbing card game, and the object of play is to rid yourself of your hand, preferably while scoring points in the process.

Pulsar 2849 – Draft dice to explore the universe in Pulsar 2849. Each round, roll dice based on the number of players, sort them based on their values, then draft dice to take actions.

Brutal Kingdom – The King is dead; long live the Queen! Or vice versa, really, as in the intriguing game Brutal Kingdom it’s hard to tell what everyone is up to and who will have the greatest impact until it all ends.

Warhammer Fantasy Role Play (2nd Ed) – You are unlikely heroes in a grim world of perilous adventure. You venture into the dark corners of the Empire and deal with the threats that others cannot or will not face. You’ll probably die alone in some festering hellhole, but maybe, just maybe, you’ll survive foul Mutants, horrible diseases, insidious plots, and sanity-blasting rituals to reap Fate’s rewards.

Jaipur – You are one of the two most powerful traders in the city. But that’s not enough for you, because only the merchant with two Seals of Excellence will have the privilege of being invited to the Maharaja’s court.

A Feast for Odin – Players have to hunt, gather basic materials, refine those materials, develop their production-buildings, build/buy ships, and raid settlements.

Napoleonic Wars – Set in 1805 Europe, you must weigh the strategic dilemmas facing the two alliances in mortal conflict.

Finished! – A puzzle-solving game, a completely new way to play solitaire!

Terraforming Mars: Venus Next Expansion – The second expansion for the Terraforming Mars base game has players building flying cities and making the atmosphere more hospitable on the deadly planet Venus.

Charterstone – A competitive legacy game where you construct buildings and populate a shared village. Building stickers are permanently added to the game board and become action spaces for any player to use. Thus, you start off with simple choices and few workers, but soon you have a bustling village with dozens of possible actions.

 

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Kris painted a couple of Nurgle Blight Drones for a commission for Warhammer 40,000

 

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Games Industry News for January 26th

Here are this week’s news stories and announcements.

New Kickstarters

  • Gentes – Deluxified Edition from Tasty Minstrel Games

A civilization game for 2-4 players, where they will guide their civilization through the ups and downs of history, trying to make sure they are the one who makes a permanent mark in the annals of history!

  • The Art of Tokaido from FunForge Games

Admire all of the original graphical creations and all of the illustrations that make the singular universe of Tokaido in this hard-cover book. Also discover the “rejects” of Tokaido, all those ideas that never progressed beyond a rough state, but just as easily could have walked the magical road along the East Sea.

Admire, gathered in a single work for the very first time, all of the original graphical creations that make the universe of TOKAIDO.

  • Rambo: The Board Game from Everything Epic

Rambo: The Board Game is a highly thematic, cooperative, and tactical miniatures mission-based campaign game that allows 1-4 players to experience the events you remember from the films as well as embark on new, never before seen missions.

  • The Scarlet Pimpernel from Eagle-Gryphon Games

In The Scarlet Pimpernel, you play as members in the League of the Scarlet Pimpernel helping Sir Percy Blakeney accomplish his seven missions rescuing the innocent from the guillotine.

 

New IndieGoGo Project

  • Butcher’s Guild and Fisherman Guild in PVC from Steamforged Games

This is your chance to get the Butcher’s Guild & Fisherman’s Guild in a new PVC material!

 

New Stuff

  • Coming March: Clank! The Mummy’s Curse from Renegade Game Studios

Renegade Game Studios and Dire Wolf Digital announce a new expansion for Clank! A Deck Building Adventure. Clank! The Mummy’s Curse explores a new pyramid themed board with new monsters and challenges to face in the tombs.

  • Announcing the Leia Organa Commander Expansion for Star Wars: Legion

Fantasy Flight Games announce the Leia Organa Commander Expansion for Star Wars: Legion! Inside you’ll find everything that you need to add Leia Organa to your army as a commander.

  • New terrain line from Wyrd Games

Wyrdscapes is Wyrd Games new terrain line coming this year. Featuring detailed, high-quality plastic, the Wyrdscapes line will allow players to build beautiful, customizable tables.

  • Coming Soon: The Arrival from Cryptozoic Entertainment

Martin Wallace’s new game transforms players into tribe leaders in ancient Ireland―back when it was known as Erin―who have arrived to fight the demon-like Fomori that rule the island. As they vie for control over territories with the other tribes, players utilize actions that let them build and protect fortifications and repel and spread the Fomori, choosing how ruthless they wish to be.

 

Other News

  • Renegade Games Studios and Hunter’s Books form Partnership

Renegade Game Studios and Hunter’s Books have announced a partnership to co-publish RPG projects. Hunter’s Books is a growing force in the RPG community with Kids on Bikes, Outbreak Undead, and The ABCs of RPGs. Renegade will help bring these popular titles to a larger audience through increased hobby retailer distribution.

 

What have the Sentry Box staff been playing this week?

Here is what our staff have been playing this week.

Azul – Players take turns drafting colored tiles from suppliers to their player board. Later in the round, players score points based on how they’ve placed their tiles to decorate the palace. Extra points are scored for specific patterns and completing sets; wasted supplies harm the player’s score.

 Fog of Love – A game for two players. You will create and play two vivid characters who meet, fall in love and face the challenge of making an unusual relationship work.

Exit: The Forgotten Island – For those shipwrecked on the beach of this forgotten island, a chained boat is the only hope — but the mysterious owner has left puzzles over the whole island. Will the team solve them, free the boat, and escape?

Magic Maze – A real-time, cooperative game. Each player can control any hero in order to make that hero perform a very specific action, to which the other players do not have access: Move north, explore a new area, ride an escalator… All this requires rigorous cooperation between the players in order to succeed at moving the heroes prudently. However, you are allowed to communicate only for short periods during the game; the rest of the time, you must play without giving any visual or audio cues to each other. If all of the heroes succeed in leaving the shopping mall in the limited time allotted for the game, each having stolen a very specific item, then everyone wins together.

Fast Forward: Fear – a fast-paced and straightforward hand management game of tension-filled ghost chasing.  You start a Fast Forward game without reading a rules booklet in advance! Just grab some fellow gamers and discover the rules while playing.

Fast Forward: Flee – a cooperative game of escaping for ambitious puzzle solvers. You start a Fast Forward game without reading a rules booklet in advance! Just grab some fellow gamers and discover the rules while playing.

Warhammer Fantasy Role Play (2nd Ed) – You are unlikely heroes in a grim world of perilous adventure. You venture into the dark corners of the Empire and deal with the threats that others cannot or will not face. You’ll probably die alone in some festering hellhole, but maybe, just maybe, you’ll survive foul Mutants, horrible diseases, insidious plots, and sanity-blasting rituals to reap Fate’s rewards.

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.

Terraforming Mars: Venus Next Expansion–  The second expansion for the Terraforming Mars base game has players building flying cities and making the atmosphere more hospitable on the deadly planet Venus.

Charterstone – A competitive legacy game where you construct buildings and populate a shared village. Building stickers are permanently added to the game board and become action spaces for any player to use. Thus, you start off with simple choices and few workers, but soon you have a bustling village with dozens of possible actions.

 

 

 

Games Industry News for January 19th

Here are this week’s news stories and announcements.

New Kickstarters

  • John Carter of Mars – The Roleplaying Game from Modiphius

John Carter of Mars – Adventures on The Dying World of Barsoom is a planetary romance tabletop role-playing game. Using a pulp-action inspired narrative variant of Modiphius’ 2d20 system, Momentum, John Carter of Mars allows players to take the role of various adventurers and heroes as they travel, battle, and romance their way across the wondrous and dangerous world known to its natives as Barsoom.

  • HATE by Cool Mini or Not

Based on the “Chronicles of HATE” graphic novel by acclaimed artist Adrian Smith, HATE is a board game of brutal combat and conquest in a desolate world of savage warriors.

New Stuff

  • Yellow & Yangtze, the sister game to Tigris & Euphrates, from Grail Games

Grail Games will be releasing the sequel to the modern classic Tigris & Euphrates in 2018. The period of the Warring States (475-221 BC) describes a time of endless wars between seven rival states Qin, Chu, Qi, Yan, Han, Wei, and Zhao. Yellow & Yangtze invites you to replay this eventful period and to lead your dynasty to victory.

  • Kashgar: Merchants of the Silk Road from Grail Games

The core mechanism of Kashgar could be called “open deck-building”. Players trade different spices that are coming over the silk road from Asia to Europe, with each player controlling three caravans.

  • Stephenson’s Rocket from Grail Games

In Stephenson’s Rocket, players take on the role of rail barons in 1830s England. By investing in the various new rail lines, transporting passengers, and building up the local industries, players will vie for the honor of becoming the most prestigious rail baron in the early days of the steam locomotive.

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  • Relics Are Unearthed in Elder Sign: Omens of the Pharaoh Expansion from Fantasy Flight Games

In Omens of the Pharaoh, an expansion for Elder Sign, the ancient despot, Nephren-Ka, seeks to return to his terrible reign over the land of Egypt and beyond. The Dark Pharaoh’s past deeds were so unspeakably horrendous that the survivors of his regime have tried to purge human history of any records of his rule. Mysterious Relics filled with eldritch power are among the only clues that the investigators have found in their search to stop Nephren-Ka. Will these artifacts be enough to keep these otherworldly threats at bay?

  • Coming February: Fairy Tale from Iello Games

Welcome to Fairy tile, a Kingdom of magical lands where a daring Princess, a devoted Knight, and a dreadful Dragon roam looking for adventure. They need your help to discover the Kingdom! Help them move further and further to fulfill their destiny and tell their story, page after page.

  • Coming March: Decrypto from Iello Games

Players compete in two teams in Decrypto, with each trying to correctly interpret the coded messages presented to them by their teammates while cracking the codes they intercept from the opposing team.

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  • Coming April: The Legend of the Cherry Tree That Blossoms Every Ten Years from Iello Games

When the flowers on the Cherry Tree begin to fall softly to the ground, you rush to collect them before they wither: The one who can gather the most flowers will have their wish granted by the cherry tree. But if you are too greedy, the Cherry Tree will find you unworthy of its gift, and you will lose the chance to make your dream come true.

What have the Sentry Box staff been playing this week?

Here is a rundown of the games our staff have been playing this past week

Mountains of Madness – 1931: Your scientific expedition discovers a new and intriguing mountain range in the middle of the Antarctic polar circle. Under these challenging conditions, the survival of your team will depend on your ability to communicate with each other and to coordinate your efforts to overcome each obstacle — but what you discover on the way to the highest peak will strongly test your mental health.

Exit: The Abandoned Cabin – Everyone meant to use the cabin only as a shelter for the night, but come the morning the door has been secured by a combination lock, with no one knowing the combination of numbers that will let them leave. The windows are barred as well. An enigmatic spinning code dial and a mysterious book is all that you have to go on. Can you escape from this abandoned cottage?

Machi Koro – A fast-paced game for 2-4 players. Each player wants to develop the city on their own terms in order to complete all of the landmarks under construction faster than their rivals.

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

Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 – An epic cooperative game for 2 to 4 players. Unlike most other games, this one is working against you. What’s more, some of the actions you take in Pandemic Legacy will carry over to future games.

Dark Souls –  An exploration miniatures game for 1-4 players.

Terraforming Mars: Venus Next Expansion–  The second expansion for the Terraforming Mars base game has players building flying cities and making the atmosphere more hospitable on the deadly planet Venus.

Terraforming Mars: Hellas and Elysium Expansion – The first expansion for Terraforming Mars consists of a double-sided game board presenting two new areas of Mars, with each map providing a new sets of milestones and awards.

Tsuro -A beautiful and simple game of laying a tile before your own token to continue its path on each turn. The goal is to keep your token on the board longer than anyone else’s.

Charterstone – A competitive legacy game where you construct buildings and populate a shared village. Building stickers are permanently added to the game board and become action spaces for any player to use. Thus, you start off with simple choices and few workers, but soon you have a bustling village with dozens of possible actions.

Red Dragon Inn: Battle for Greyport – A cooperative deck-building game based on the characters and world of The Red Dragon Inn. You will travel to important locations around the city, fighting epic battles and recruiting whatever heroes and items you can along the way. Each encounter presents more opportunities to improve your deck, but also brings more dire foes for you to face!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Games Industry News for January 12th

Here is this week’s news stories and announcements.

New Kickstarters

  • Everdell from Game Salute

Grow your settlement in a charming world of lively forest critters in this worker placement/tableau building board game for 1-4 players.

  • Triplanetary from Steve Jackson Games

Triplanetary depicts ship-to-ship space combat in the Solar System! The new edition contains an alternative combat system for those who like more detailed space warfare, but the original rules are included and play just as well as they did in 1973. All the scenarios from both editions have been collected, and new campaign rules added. This edition is lightly edited by Steve Jackson.

  • Masque of the Red Death from IDW Games

Masque of the Red Death is a deduction and movement programming game for 4 -7 players set in the grim world of the short story by Edgar Allan Poe.

New Stuff!

  • Coming Soon – Vengeance from Greenbrier Games

A fast paced semi co-op game for 1-4 players. Take your rage-filled broken hero, build them up, and gather intel on the baddies before taking the fight to their own turf. Take your bloody revenge through action-packed fight sequences made up of dice based puzzles.

  • Coming Febuary – Grimslingers from Greenbrier Games

A strategic, sci-fi fantasy western themed card game, featuring two different modes of play – versus and co-op. In versus, players will go head to head in teams or a free-for-all using a wide selection of spells, items and abilities.

  • Coming March – Sabordage from Renegade Game Studios

The famous pirate Blackbeard has summoned you to his deathbed and entrusts you with his dearest secret: the location of is hidden treasure! But the old rascal played one last trick on you by also revealing the location to every renowned pirate on the seven seas. The race is on, but in order to reach the treasure, you need a ship, sturdy and fast. Except everyone has had the same idea and the battle already rages in the harbor before the ships have even been completed!

  • A New Upgrade Expansion for Arkham Horror: The Card Game

Fantasy Flight Games announce Return to the Night of the Zealot, an upgrade expansion for the Night of the Zealot campaign. You’ll find an assortment of new content for the classic Night of the Zealot campaign from the Core Set, inviting you and your team to play through the investigation once more while experiencing enhanced challenges and new boons with sixty-six new cards, split between scenario cards, encounter cards, and player cards. This expansion also provides a storage solution with a premium box and eighteen divider cards to house your complete Night of the Zealot campaign in one place.

  • Announcing a New Sourcebook for the Genesys Roleplaying System

Fantasy Flight Games announce Realms of Terrinoth, a new sourcebook for the Genesys Roleplaying System!Realms of Terrinoth explores the world of Mennara featured in Runewars Miniatures Game, Legacy of Dragonholt, Descent: Journeys in the Dark, and Runebound. As a fantasy campaign setting for your games of Genesys, Realms of Terrinoth also features many races, weapons, gear, careers, and more—all of which can be found in the world of Terrinoth and expanded to any fantasy setting you create as the Game Master.

  • Announcing the Final Force Pack in the Alliances Cycle

Fantasy Flight Games announce Promise of Power, the final Force Pack of the Alliances cycle for Star Wars: The Card Game! With ten new objective sets (two copies each of five distinct sets), this Force Pack continues to reward players for melding affiliations together in a single deck. Promise of Power also introduces plenty of characters from Star Wars Rebels, bringing a new version of Ezra Bridger, Cikatro Vizago, and more Inquisitors into the game. In addition to being the final Force Pack of the Alliances cycle, Promise of Power marks the completion of Star Wars: The Card Game.

  • Announcing the Fifth Data Pack in the Kitara Cycle for Android: Netrunner

Fantasy Flight Games announce Whispers in Nalubaale, the fifth Data Pack in the Kitara Cycle for Android: Netrunner The Card Game. Whispers in Nalubaale introduces three copies each of twenty new cards spread across every faction, including a new Anarch identity that gives the runner new ways to spend their virus counters and a risky new tool for Jinteki that pays economic dividends as it invites the runner to explore their deadly servers.

  • A new Battle Map for Memoir ’44 from Days of Wonder

Through Jungle and Desert is the second installment in the second series of Memoir ’44 Battle Maps. This expansion offers two new decks of combat cards, along with six pre-printed standard scenarios and two pre-printed Overlord scenarios.

What have the Sentry Box staff been playing this week?

Here is a rundown of the games our staff have been playing this past week

Terraforming Mars: Venus Next Expansion–  The second expansion for the Terraforming Mars base game has players building flying cities and making the atmosphere more hospitable on the deadly planet Venus.

Terraforming Mars: Hellas and Elysium Expansion – The first expansion for Terraforming Mars consists of a double-sided game board presenting two new areas of Mars, with each map providing a new sets of milestones and awards.

Tsuro -A beautiful and simple game of laying a tile before your own token to continue its path on each turn. The goal is to keep your token on the board longer than anyone else’s.

Codenames – Two teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board. Their teammates try to guess words of the right color while avoiding those that belong to the opposing team. And everyone wants to avoid the assassin.

Battlekittens – You are one of the cat king’s royal cat herders, assigned to draft the cutest, strongest, wisest, and most agile kittens in the kingdom. Players begin by drafting adorably ferocious kitten cards, then dividing them into squads and deploying those squads to the battlefields.

Charterstone – A competitive legacy game where you construct buildings and populate a shared village. Building stickers are permanently added to the game board and become action spaces for any player to use. Thus, you start off with simple choices and few workers, but soon you have a bustling village with dozens of possible actions.

Lords of Waterdeep – A strategy board game for 2-5 players where you take on the role of one of the masked Lords of Waterdeep, secret rulers of the city. Through your agents, you recruit adventurers to go on quests on your behalf, earning rewards and increasing your influence over the city. Expand the city by purchasing new buildings that open up new actions on the board, and hinder – or help – the other lords by playing Intrigue cards to enact your carefully laid plans.

Unfair – Build the city’s greatest theme park, whatever it takes! Mix your favourite themes, from Pirate, Robot, Vampire, Jungle, Ninja, and Gangster. Build attractions and upgrade them to match blueprints, stack up towering rides, or simply make the most cash. But watch out – your competitors may pay off the safety inspectors to close your rides or hire hooligans to vandalise your park!

Dutch Blitz – Each player has their own deck of forty cards, and playing at the same time, each player tries to be the first to empty their blitz pile.

Formula D – A high stakes Formula One type racing game where the players race simulated cars with the hope of crossing the finish line first.

Mysterium – One player takes the role of ghost while everyone else represents a medium. To solve the crime, the ghost must first recall (with the aid of the mediums) all of the suspects present on the night of the murder.

When I Dream – The night has fallen and your mind is floating in the magical world of dreams. But the Dream Spirits want to have some fun tonight! They are giving their best and the dreams become strange and surreal. Become the dreamer, put on your sleeping mask and try to figure out your dream and which spirits are the Naughty ones. Become a good spirit and help the Dreamer by giving him clues about the dream before the naughty spirits mess it up.

Red Dragon Inn: Battle for Greyport – A cooperative deck-building game based on the characters and world of The Red Dragon Inn. You will travel to important locations around the city, fighting epic battles and recruiting whatever heroes and items you can along the way. Each encounter presents more opportunities to improve your deck, but also brings more dire foes for you to face!

Dungeons & Dragons – The classic roleplaying game. Ask Gord about his campaign.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Games Industry News for January 5th

Here are the latest news stories from over the holidays.

New Stuff

  • Announcing Reavers of Midgard from Grey Fox Games

Reavers of Midgard is a single worker placement game set in the Midgard universe. In the game, players will recruit veteran fighters, draft viking warriors, upgrade their ships and sail off to raid villages and keeps in order to bring home the spoils of battle.

  • Dark Souls: The Card Game from Steamforged Games

Dark Souls: The Card Game is a cooperative deck evolution card game for 1-4 players. Players must explore the Encounters around them, defeating a myriad of enemies to gain Souls and Treasure.

  • Codex: Chaos Daemons from Games Workshop

The new Codex: Chaos Daemons is designed to balance the terrifying spectacle of a diverse horde of Daemons tearing into realspace with rules that properly reflect the personalities of each Chaos God and how their armies go to war.

  • Scythe Final Expansion Unveiled!

Scythe: The Rise of Fenris, the conclusion to the Scythe expansion trilogy, enables two different options for any player count (1-5 if you have Scythe; 1-7 players if you have Invaders from Afar).

  • Topiary from Renegade Game Studio

It’s a fabulously sunny day – the perfect occasion for folks to visit the new topiary garden on the outskirts of town! The garden can get quite crowded at times, though, so it’s up to you to make sure your visitors have a good experience with these beautiful botanicals.

  • Robin Hood and the Merry Men from Final Frontier Games

Players take on the role of a famous outlaw/hero such as Robin Hood, Little John, Will Scarlet and Jane Fortune. Their mission is to protect the town of Nottingham from the tyranny of infamous ruler Prince John and the notorious Sheriff of Nottingham.

  • Announcing the Fifth Chapter Pack in the Flight of Crows Cycle

Fantasy Flight Games announce The Faith Militant, the fifth Chapter Pack in the Flight of Crows cycle for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game! Not all power in the Seven Kingdoms is held by political entities like the Great Houses. Religions hold enormous power in A Song of Ice and Fire, and whether it’s the Old Gods, the Drowned God, R’hllor, or the Seven, they each gain new cards and support in this cycle.

  • Outpost Amazon from IDW Games

You and the rest of your team of scientists have been sent on an expedition into the heart of the Amazon jungle. As a team, you must ration your supplied wisely while dealing with the mysteries of the wilderness. Can your expedition make it through the unexplored wilderness?

  • Atari’s Missile Command from IDW Games

Atari’s Missile Command is a social game of diplomacy and destruction for 3 to 6 players. Build your stockpile of missiles, make deals with your opponents, and vie for the top spot on the world’s stage in this fast and strategic take on Atari’s classic video game.

Other News

  • Game Salute Announce Launch of Three New Imprints

Game Salute, LLC announce the launch of three new board gaming imprints: Starling Games, Sparkworks, and Flying Meeple. As Game Salute continues to grow, these three imprints will both expand the types of games they publish as well as focus titles to cater to a wider variety of players. Starling Games serves as their imprint focused on hobby games, encompassing strategy, euro-style, and generally heavier games. Lighter, more accessible games are featured in their broadly approachable Sparkworks imprint, and games for kids and families will find a home under the Flying Meeple banner.