Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Game Arrivals: June 9th - 15th


This week's arrivals includes a few games that are new on our shelves.


Kemet
Asmodee
Recently released from Asmodee is Kemet featuring epic battles of mythological Ancient Egypt.
Manage an Ancient Egyptian civilization, maneuver your troops to defeat your enemies, control the best territories and enter the legend, thanks to your military exploits!
A game of the same vein as Cyclades, with a strong atmosphere which will transport you to the ancient times. Between battles and magic, be the finest of all the strategists!
In Kemet, waiting is not a winning strategy.

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Takenoko
Asmodee

Also new in from Asmodee is, Takenoko

In this game players take on the role of courtesans of the Nippon emperor who have been given the responsibility of caring for his Giant Panda by growing a bamboo plantation.

Their task is to farm parcels of land, irrigate them, and grow green, yellow or pink bamboo with the help of the Imperial gardener.  They will have to bear with the ravenous hunger of the sacred animal for the juicy and tender bamboo.

The player who grows the most bamboo, managing his land plots best while feeding the sacred Panda will win the game.

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Calling all comic book superhero fans.  Adding to our deck-building games is Legendary: A Marvel Deck-Building Game from Upper Deck.  1-5 players can play cooperatively or competitively to determine the ultimate victor.
Legendary
A Marvel Deck-Building Game

Upper Deck
Following is a game excerpt from Upper Deck:
...Besides popular Marvel superheroes like Spider-Man, Iron Man and Wolverine, the game also features a never-before-seen game engine. Each player starts with a deck of basic cards and then improves that deck throughout the game by recruiting Marvel’s greatest heroes in an effort to take down evil Marvel super-villains like Sabertooth and Dr. Octopus. Legendary has all the cool combos of a trading card game featuring 500+ cards...

The game actually fights back, with an evil mastermind like Magneto working on a dark scheme to crush all the players at once. Every time you play the game, a different evil mastermind will be pursuing a different dark scheme with different rules and it is the player’s job to thwart their evil efforts so good can prevail. Not only will players battle the evil masterminds, but also each other as there are several instances during game play where conflict arises within the team and it is up to the players to work through that.

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Andriod Netrunner
Future Proof Data Pack

Fantasy Flight

Newly released for Android: Netrunner fans is Future ProofThis data pack concludes the Genesis Cycle Data Pack subcollection series and contains 60 new cards (3 copies each of 20 different cards).

Hack into the future and change your reality, one run at a time.










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Restocks:
  • Axis & Allies 1941
  • Monster Factory


Be sure to check back in later this week as more games will be arriving including another newly released game.


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Continue to Tune in for the latest in board games!
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Come and visit us at 30 NW 2nd Street in Historic Downtown Gresham. We have a full range of family games, strategy games, Euro-style games, war games, card games, dice games and more. Also for the puzzle enthusiasts we carry quality puzzles from Ravensburger, TDC, White Mountain, and Cobble Hill.

We proudly serve Gresham and the greater Portland and Vancouver area.

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