Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Game Arrivals: Week of Aug. 5th - 11th

Included in this week's arrivals are:


Cthulhu 500
Atlas Games

Cthulhu 500 is a card game that has you take the wheel in a frenzied race that mixes the madness of H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu with the madness of motor sports.








Fiasco
Bully Pulpit Games
This is a story-telling, role playing "Fiasco" of a game designed to be played in a few hours with  6-sided dice and no preparation.  You are ordinary people with powerful ambitions, big dreams, and poor impulse control playing out ridiculous and disasterous situations.

Fiasco was featured on Felicia Day's YouTube Series, Table Top hosted by Wil Wheaton of Star Trek fame.
If you haven't seen the 2 Episodes you can link to them below: 
      Table Top Episode 8 Part I
      Table Top Episode 8 Part II






Kairo
Queen Games
Each player in Kairo starts with 3 small market stalls on the game board.  Market stall come in 6 different colors, and will be used to lure customers throughout the game.  When a player moves a customer to their stall they earn money.  The larger the stall the more money they make.  Players use money to expand their market stalls, and this expansion will earn victory points.  Players who complete the largest stalls will earn bonus victory points.  Space in the market is limited so grab the best sites early, lure as many customers and expand wisely to gain the most victory points and victory.





Last Night On Earth:
The Zombie Game

Flying Frog Productions
Last Night on Earth, The Zombie Game "is a fast-paced game of brain-eating Zombies, small town Heroes, and horror movie action.  Players take on the role of either the Heroes or Zombies.  Only by working together can the Heroes hope to fend off the hordes of Zombies and find some way to stop them or escape.
   With a cast of horror movie archetype Heroes and hordes of blood-thirsty Zombies, each Scenario is designed to play out like the plot of a movie...
   So put down that popcorn, grab your shotgun, and hide your brain; the Zombies are coming and this could be your Last Night on Earth."





Now back in print and arriving this week is the Dungeon and Dragons Red Box Starter Set.



Continue to tune in for the latest in board games.

Come in and see our fabulous selection of strategy games, Euro-style games, war games, family games, card games, dice games.  We carry Chess set, Backgammon, Cribbage, and Go sets as well.  Also for the puzzle enthusiasts we carry quality puzzles from Ravensburger, TDC, and White Mountain.
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