Friday, May 31, 2019

Game Arrivals: May 30, 2019


Here's a look at some of this week's arrivals of :



Twice As Clever
Stronghold Games
New in is Twice As Clever a follow on game to That's Pretty Clever (Ganz Schon Clever), a roll and write game for 1 to 4 players.

publisher description
Each turn in Twice As Clever, the active player rolls six dice, chooses one of them to mark off a space on their scoring grid, places any dice with lower numbers on the side,then re-rolls any remaining dice. The white die is a joker and can be used as any one of the other five colors. After the active player chooses at most three dice, then the other players choose one of the set-aside dice for use on their scoring sheet.

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KeyForge
Age Of Ascension
Fantasy Flight
Age of Ascension is the second set in the Keyforge line and a companion to the first set, Call of Archons.  Each is equally a stand-alone competitive pack.  Keyforge is a unique card game of  tactics and non stop action.
publisher description
KeyForge is a two-player card game in which each player takes the role of an Archon, and leads that Archon’s deck against their opponent. A player’s deck represents a team that is attempting to gain Æmber and forge keys. The first player to gather three keys is able to unlock a Vault and win the game. The defining feature of KeyForge is that no two decks are alike. This is not a trading card game—you cannot craft a deck. Rather, each deck must remain as it is. Every deck in existence is unique!

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Jixia Academy
Deep Water Games
From Deep Water Games is Jixia Academy a light, easy-to-learn, and quick to play 2-player card game. Central to the game are 7 different scholars laid out in the center of the table. The object of the game is to either gain control of four of the 7 scholars or to have eleven or more points in the theory cards played on your side.  To do this you will play theory cards from your hand to the appropriate scholar through the 4 different types of actions.

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Fluxx Star Trek
Deep Space Nine
Looney Labs
Star Trek Deep Space Nine is the latest theme the Fluxx line of card games with ever-changing rules.

It all begins with one basic rule: Draw one card, Play one card. You start with a hand of three cards... add the card you drew to your hand, and then choose one card to play, following the directions written on your chosen card. As cards are drawn and played from the deck, the rules of the game change from how many cards are drawn, played or even how many cards you can hold at the end of your turn.


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Marvel Legendary
Dimensions
Upper Deck
Dimensions is the latest small box expansion for the base game Marvel Legendary: A Deck-Building Game .  The Dimensions expansion introduces heroes: Squirrel Girl, Jessica Jones, and Ms. America while also importing fan-favorite characters previously released in the trading card dimension, like Man-Thing and Howard the Duck.  On the Mastermind side comes the formidable J. Jonah Jameson.  Added to the returning keywords Investigate and Teleport is Switcheroo that adds a twist on recruiting heroes.


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Restocks


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