New Game Announcements - November 2020
Carcassonne: Hunters & Gatherers (New Print Run)
Designers: Klaus-Jürgen Wrede, Bernd Brunnhofer
Publisher: Z-Man Games
"A mammoth herd stomps across the grasslands to drink from a crystal-blue river. Cunning hunters watch from the trees, waiting for the right moment to strike. Looming stone monuments, menhirs, encircle a peaceful forest clearing, while fisherfolk set traps in a distant lake."
Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers is a standalone twist on the classic worker-placement, area control game Carcassonne set in the stone age. Originally released in 2002, the new 2020 reprint features new and update artwork along with additional tiles that have unique effects. Carcassonne: Hunters and Gatherers is a game for 2 - 5 players that plays in about 35 minutes. Preorders are now available, and the game is slated to release before the end of 2020.
Publisher: Rudy Games
"The heat shimmers over the track, the drivers hold their breath, the start signal sounds and the race begins! Master dangerous chicanes, prove yourself in daring overtaking maneuvers and be the first to reach the goal! But be careful, nasty enemies are already lurking in your rearview mirror to push you off the track... Ladies and gentlemen, please start your engines!"
Crazy Driver (powered by Carrera) is a new racing game with a modular track and a unique app-integration that allows players to see the race from the point of view of their driver. Crazy Driver is a game designed for 2 - 4 players that plays in 30 - 60 minutes. The game is expected to be released sometime this month (November of 2020).
Descent: Legends of The Dark
Designers: Kara Centell-Dunk, Nathan I. Hajek
Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games
"Terrinoth is in peril. The demon-tainted Uthuk Y'llan barbarians stalk the realm and the undead servants of Waiqar the Undying venture beyond their borders for the first time in memory. The leaders of Terrinoth are divided and fractious, unable to unite against these common threats. And in the northern barony of Forthyn, the stage is set for the next great confrontation between Terrinoth and the forces of darkness..."
A cooperative, dungeon-crawling campaign game, Descent: Legends of the Dark is a standalone game set in the Descent universe. It is designed for 1 - 4 players and each scenarios takes 120 - 180 minutes to complete. Packed full of miniatures, 3D Terrain & more, the game is available for pre-order now and is expected to be released in Quarter 2 of 2021.
Designer: Peter Rustemeyer
Publisher: Z-Man Games
"Paleo is a game in which players try to keep the human beings in their care alive while completing missions. Sometimes you need a fur, sometimes a tent, but these are all minor quests compared to your long-term goal: Painting a woolly mammoth on the wall so that humans thousands of years later will know that you once existed... What might keep you from painting that mammoth? Death, in all its many forms."
Paleo is a card-driven, modular cooperative game set in the stone age. It is designed to play with 2 - 4 players in 60 - 90 minutes and is expected to be released before the end of 2020.
Designer: Ted Alspach
Publisher: Bezier Games
"Werewolves were only the beginning of your problems, Zombies have entered the game..."
Silver Dagger is the fourth standalone game in the Silver series of games. A game of set collection and hand management, Silver Dagger has similar card-play mechanics to previous games in the series, but with 14 new, never-before-seen roles and abilities
Designers: Leo Almeida, Matthew O'Malley, Ben Rosset
Publisher: CMON Limited
Making sweet combinations can be such a blast! Sugar Blast is a set collection game reminiscent of Candy Crush. Swap adjacent candies to create strings of 3 to collect. With a unique tilting board and various objective cards, Sugar Blast is a game for 1 - 4 players that plays in about 20 minutes. It is available now from CMON.
WW84: Wonder Woman Card Game
Publisher: Cryptozoic Entertainment
"A new era of wonder begins! Based on the long-awaited movie Wonder Woman 1984, this fast-paced card game lets up to four players take on the role of the Amazon princess as she fights off villains and saves innocent citizens..."
WW84: Wonder Woman Card Game is a card-driven game for 2 - 4 players that plays in about 25 minutes. It is available now from Cryptozoic Entertainment.