Wednesday, March 21, 2012

This Week's Game Arrivals: Mar.16 - 21


NEWEST GAMES
Games received for the week of March 16th ~ 21th



Call of Cthulhu: The Card Game
From: Fantasy Flight Games
H.P. Lovecraft's horrors live, in Call of Cthulhu: The Card Game! a Living Card Game.


Call of Cthulhu: The Card Game is a 2-player, customizable dueling game in which players command both human and monster factions.  Agency detectives, Miskatonic University students and faculty, and the members of the mysterious Syndicate all join the fight against otherworldy beings including Cthulhu, Hastur, Yog-Sothoth, and Shub Niggurath.




D&D: Lords of Waterdeep
From: Wizards of the Coast
Lords of Waterdeep is a fast-paced game of constantly changing fortunes, where players take on the role of a Lord of Waterdeep.  Through their agents, they recruit Adventurers and send them on quests designed to win favor and spread their influence throughout the city.  Expand your treasury, purchase buildings, assign agents - choose your actions wisely and you can become the supreme Lord of Waterdeep!






Frog Juice
From: Gamewright
Frog Juice is a clever card game of spells and concoctions.  Cast spells, brew concoctions, melt witches... Use a smidgen of math and a pinch of probability.  Capture cards by matching or adding cards from your hand, then count the ingredients and measure the powers.  A splash of strategy, and the potion is magic!  The player with the most points wins.






Airlines Europe
From: Rio Grande Games
The age of passenger aviation has begun.  In Airlines Europe, courageous entrepreneurs establish airlines and compete for the few available licenses in the European air space.  The rapidly growing market and the chance for high gains attract high-powered investors.  But only the ones that use their influence skillfully and their cash wisely will turn their investments into the most profitable airlines.






Backseat Drawing
From: Out Of The Box
Backseat Drawing is the hysterical game of sketchy directions!  Two teams race to identify drawings done by their own team members.  But the artists don't know what they are drawing.  They can only follow the instructions given by another team member.  Laughter erupts as players attempt to follow directions and guess what is being drawn.


With Backseat Drawing, there is no time to stop and ask directions!




The Farming Game
From: Weekend Farmer Co.
By popular demand is this classic game invented on the seat of a tractor, The Farming Game.


Start with 20 acres of land, a line of credit at the bank and hopes of independence.  See if you've got what it takes to make a farmer.  Whether you are a real life farmer or an apartment dweller this game can make you laugh at some of life's calamities.  Now two years on the farm are ever the same.


Food Fight
From: Cryptozoic
"Out of the frying pan, and... into the Line of Fire!!!"  Your favorite foods have gone to war!  Draft glorious food warriors into your army and march them onto battlefields from watermelonloo to spaghettis-burg.  Food mascots lord over the mealtime chaos, searching for a new champion.  But who will reign supreme?  Who will be the most cunning, the most savage, the most... yummy?!  That rumble in the pit of your stomach means you're hungry for a Food Fight!






Q-bitz
From: MindWare
Three different types of visual challenges makes Q-bitz the perfect game.  Players race to recreate patterns on the game cards with their set of 16 cubes. Three fast-paced rounds of play require different skills each time: quick thinking, lucky breaks or memory muscle power.  Each round is a race in which the first player to correctly match the pattern claims the card as victory.  Collect the most cards and you win!








Come into the store for these fun games.  At Off The Charts Games, we have a fabulous selections 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 so come and visit us at our store!  We are here to help you put fun on your table. 

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