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Designers: Jonathan Thwaites Publisher: OOMM Year: 2018 Minimum Pledge: $39 Players: 2-8 Play Time: 15-45 min Ages: 13+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: No Escape The space station Titan has been compromised and there’s just one escape pod left. Sadly there’s more than one of you that needs off this crazy place. No Escape is a sci-fi tile-laying game where players race …

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Designers: Tony Miller, John Prather Publisher: Weird Giraffe Games Year: 2018 Minimum Pledge: $19 Players: 1-6 Play Time: 15-30 min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Fire in the Library There’s a fire in the library! It’s up to a few brave individuals to run into the burning building and save as many books as possible before it’s too late. Grab whatever tools …

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Designers: Andrew Lyman-Buttler Publisher: Bouncy Castle Games Year: 2018 Minimum Pledge: $25 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 45-90 min Ages: 12+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: CompoundIt! On its surface CompoundIt! looks eerily similar to Scrabble, and with good reason; CompoundIt! plays almost identical to the classic word game. The big difference here is that players aren’t using letters to create words, they’re using chemical …

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Designers: Brent Critchfield Publisher: Studio Woe Year: 2018 Minimum Pledge: $35 Players: 1-4 Play Time: 20-45 min Ages: 11+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Gruff: Stuff of Nightmares I was first introduced to Gruff in 2016 when Studio Woe was Kickstarting their second set, Clash of the Battle Goats. Since then I’ve met Brent, the game’s designer, at various conventions, played the base set, …

Into the Black: Boarding Party Kickstarter

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Back on August 20, 2017, I posted a preview of James Campbell’s Into the Black: Boarding Party. Unfortunately, last year’s Kickstarter attempt did not quite make it. However, I am happy to announce that after several years of development and 2 previous Kickstarter attempts, Into the Black: Boarding Party is back on Kickstarter. This latest attempt was fully funded on …

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Designers: Gerald King III Publisher: Spontaneously Combustible Games Year: 2018 Minimum Pledge: $25 Players: 1-4 Play Time: 15-30 min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Flip & Find’s Diner Flip & Find’s Diner, currently up on Kickstarter, is a family memory game by Gerald King III from Spontaneously Combustible Games. The game has players flipping over 4 tiles on …

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Designers: Mike Coleman Publisher: Secret Weapon Games Year: 2018 Minimum Pledge: $25 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 20-40 min Ages: 12+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Rebels of Ravenport Hitting Kickstarter later this month, Rebels of Ravenport is a card drafting/probability management game where players take control of rebel bands of would-be heroes trying to take back the city of Ravenport from a fiendish Overlord …

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Designers: Taylor Hayward Publisher: Green Meadow Games Year: 2018 Minimum Pledge: $22 Players: 2-5 Play Time: 20-30 min Ages: 12+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Darkness Darkness is an upcoming Kickstarter title from Green Meadow Games that has players vying for powerful artifacts as druids of Northern Europe. Each player starts with an identical hand of 15 cards, 3 cards of 5 different …

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Fresh off the heels of Barbarians: The Invasion, Tabula Games is at it again with their upcoming Kickstarter for Mysthea-a hand management and area control eurogame. Mysthea launches on Kickstarter on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, and promises to offer some vivid artwork from Travis Anderson and a handful of highly-detailed miniatures. In Mysthea, time-tested euro mechanics gets a modern twist …

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Designers: Darrin Horbal Publisher: Alley Cat Games Year: 2018 Minimum Pledge: £11 Players: 2-4 Play Time: 10-15 min Ages: 8+ Rules Available Online: Yes BGG: Pocket Sub I’d preface this preview with all sorts of submarine-captainy phrases if I knew any, but really all I could think of was “Dive! Dive! Dive!” Alley Cat Games’ latest Kickstarter project, Pocket Sub, is the first in …