Friday, September 23, 2016

Game Arrivals: Week of Sept. 19th - 24th


Come in and check out these exciting board games that have arrived:




   New Game Arrival!
Codenames
Pictures
Czech Games Edition
Following the success of the award-winning game, Codenames comes Codenames Pictures

Two teams each with a spymaster compete to be the first to identify all of their teams secret agent cards.  The spymasters' role is to give a one-word clue and the number of cards that relate to the clue to his/her team members.  The team member's role is to use the spymaster's clue to identify the correct pictures from the card tableau that correctly identify their agents.  Be the first team to correctly identify all of their secret agents to win.

Your spymaster  says, "insect: 3."  Now you and your teammates must find the 3 pictures related to insect that will identify 3 of your team's agents.




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  New Game Arrival!
Pandemic
Reign of Cthulhu
Z-Man Games
On the brink of insanity, you and your fellow players are humanity's last hope!
New in is Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu, a cooperative game where you and your fellow players must work together to beat the conditions of the game - win or lose together as a team.

Based on the game mechanics as the highly popular cooperative game, Pandemic, you and your fellow players must work to seal portals and shut down cults as you travel through the cities of Arkham, Dunwich, Innsmouth, and Kingsport.  Whatever it takes, you must not let the twelve Great Old Ones that you'll face succeed in their reign of terror.








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  Another Red Raven Game!
Islebound
Red Raven Games
Red Raven Games description:
In Islebound, you take command of a ship and crew. You sail to island towns, collecting resources, hiring crew, and commissioning buildings for your capital city. Each building has a unique ability, and your combination of buildings can greatly enhance your strength as a trader, builder, or invader. You also recruit pirates and sea monsters to conquer towns, which, once conquered, allow you to complete the town action for free, and charge a fee to opponents if they want to use it. Alternatively, you can complete events that give influence, which can be used to befriend towns.  There are many routes to success. Will you be a ruthless conqueror, careful diplomat, or shrewd merchant in your race to the top?



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