SOS Titanic

I imagine that sometimes the pitch for a new board game must sound a lot like the pitch for the weird blockbuster movie of a year. “It’s a Patience game, only you can play it with friends and it’s about rescuing people from the Titanic.” It probably wasn’t an easy sale, but here it is: SOS Titanic, the multiplayer solitaire game with superpowers.

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Hanabi

Hanabi

A very unique card game in more than one way. You’re not only holding your cards the wrong way around, you’ll also be thinking about how you communicate in completely new ways. That’s not bad for a game that only takes 25 cards in the right order to win.

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Elder Sign

Elder Sign

The city of Arkham just doesn’t get a break. When it’s not monsters in the street, it’s a Great Old One at the museum. And it’s the same people that have to mop up the mess again and play YAHTZEE AGAINST CTHULHU!
Yeah, sounds weird, I know. But bear with me, it’s actually a lot of fun.

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Cooperative and Competitive Games

Cooperative games are a very recent phenomenon: games where all players win or all players lose, no one has to feel slighted by the end of the game. A more peaceful pastime than competitive games for sure, but where does the tension come from without opposing players? Find out more about cooperative games in this week’s Meeplepedia.

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Spellbound

The Master Wizards all told you, don’t mess with Baba Yaga. But of course you wouldn’t listen, she is only one witch, what could she possibly do to you. And now you find yourself in the Wilderness, a few days missing from your memory and horribly disfigured, with parts of your body shrunken and grown completely out of proportion. And not in a way that you’d find advantageous. Your only way back to full humanoidity goes through Baba Yaga.

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Arkham Horror

Arkham Horror

Everything is peaceful in the small town in New England. Nothing bad has happened yet this week. But it’s only monday, 2:00 am. And there we go, a gate to another world opens, monsters start pouring out. The inhabitants of Arkham suffer through a lot, if anything bad happens, it happens to them. Every time. They feel the Arkham Horror.

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Onirim

Every night when you go to sleep, your mind gets lost in the Dream Labyrinth. It will wander there for a while and then get back to you in time to wake up. Unless, of course, you are one of the Dreamwalker, for them it’s a fight to return every night, having to find the eight oneiric doors first, chased by nightmares. And they are all alone – or sometimes with one more companion – with the risk of never waking up.

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Flash Point: Fire Rescue

When the call comes in, everything has to happen quickly. Slide down the pole, get on the truck and of you go. Yes, you can now experience the thrill of firefighting in a board game – minus the pole – in Indie Boards and Cards new cooperative game.

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