Tuesday, February 28, 2012

New Arrivals: New Strategy Games from Ravensburger

The Castles of Burgundy
Alea Big Box Game
Newly Released: The Castles of Burgundy is another in the Alea Big Box series.  It is in the same series as Puerto Rico, Ra, Macao, and the Princes of Florence all of which can be found in stock on our shelves.

From Alea is this overview of The Castles of Burgundy:
"The Loire Valley during the 15th Century. As influential princes, the
players devote their efforts to careful trading and building in order to
lead their estates to prominence.
Two dice set out the action options, but the players always make the final
choices. Whether trading or livestock farming, city building or scientific
research, many different paths lead to the prosperity and prominence of the
The many ways to gain victory points in this building game require careful
thought round after round along with extensive planning ahead. Thanks to
the different estates, the game remains challenging for the players for a long
time, as no two games play out alike.
The winner is the player with the most victory points at the end of the

~ AND ~

Also from Ravensburger is Asara, the land of a thousand towers opens its gates to you!  As creative builders, you will compete to construct the most magnificent towers.  With each competed tower and every sumptuous embellishment, your prestige with the ruling caliph increases.  By using clever tactics at just the right moment, you can thwart your opponents to become the towering master.  Asara offers exciting game play and new challenges with each turn in every game but with simple rules!

If you want a fabulous selection of family games, strategy games, Euro-style games, war games, card games, dice games, and puzzles in Gresham and the greater Portland and Vancouver area visit us at Off The Charts Games!  We are here to help you put fun back on your table.

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