Tabletop Game News of the Week – Gameapalooza Round Up for 21 September through September 27, 2015
âTicket to Ride United Kingdom” makes its debut at the Essen Fair in Germany shortly and will be available from the Days of Wonder European webstore and game stores in Europe early November. It will be available from the US webstore, and in game stores throughout the rest of the world Mid-November. Pre-orders are live at the Days of Wonder website.
In case you missed our full coverage this week, Fantasy Flight Games has called an end to LCG âCall of Cthulhu: The Card Gameâ with upcoming âThe Mark of Madnessâ deluxe expansion set being the final release for the series.
CoolMiniOrNot are bringing out an English language version of Horrible Gamesâ puzzle game âPotion Explosionâ. We like the look of this one, itâs different, though not really your usual tabletop game fare. Check out the official Horrible Games site for more info.
Potion Explosion, the giant gumball machine of tabletop gaming.
Looks like USAopoly is planning to bring us yet more Yu-Gi-Oh!-themed merchandise, including âYu-Gi-Oh! Monopolyâ and âYu-Gi-Oh! Yahtzeeâ. Hopefully youâre in no rush to get your hands on these as it seems theyâre slated for release 2016 and 2017.
Mayfair Games is releasing a new âmurder mysteryâ board game based on the long-running PSB series âMasterpieceâ. âMystery!Â Motive For Murderâ sees players investigating a murder at an English mansion (arenât they all?). The game is playable by 1-5 players and as a US RRP of $35.
Heads up “Portal” fans, Cryptozoic tabletop game “Portal: The Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game” is finally available. Sure the cake is a lie, but this is not and tiny Companion Cube, who doesn’t love that! More info at the Cryptozoic website.
Tiny Companion cube! TINY COMPANION CUUUUBBBBEEEE!!!!!
Arcane Wonders (makers of âMage Warsâ) has signed a new deal with Publisher Services, Inc. for sales and fulfilment. Hereâs the skinny from Arcane Wonders VP of Business Development: âHaving established a strong relationship with PSI recently, working together in the book and trade market, this move offers us the opportunity to serve all of our customers in the best ways possibleâ. So what does it mean for you the gamer? Not a whole lot, essentially PSI will now be handling warehousing, sales and shipping.
Board game cafe âSnakes & Lattesâ got its shows first trailer release and, we think itâs looking pretty good actually. Episodes will be released online and run at around 15 minutes each. Check out the trailer for Snakes & Lattes: The Showâ below.
Have a great weekend andâ¦ get your game on!