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Most Anticipated Games of 2019 - The Geek Weekly Issue #246

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Contribute to the BGG Gift Guide
The BGG Gift Guide is a great guide for new gamers as well as veterans. Come contribute to the guide and help make it what it is!
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November Geek Store Update
The Geek Store has been updated once again, and there are some awesome items this time. Terraforming Mars starting player marker and a 2019 wall calendar lead the charge.
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Photo Guide to Essen
BGG Contributor Steph has put together a beautiful photo diary from Essen this year. Come take a look and get a taste for the show.
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Catan I Have This Job?
In a recent job interview, this BGG user had the chance to mention board gaming as the answer to a questions. Come check out their response and see how they did.
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Most Anticipated Games of 2019
Turns out it is almost 2019? Where have I been? Well, on any account, come join this poll in progress on the most anticipated games of next year.
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Game: Zombicide: Green Horde
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SWORD & SORCERY- ANCIENT CHRONICLES
The new season of the best cooperative dungeon crawler is now on Kickstarter, with an exciting new stand-alone core set and campaign. Explore the world and discover mysterious cities, play new heroes and fight new monsters in an exciting fantasy boardgame you can play solo, or up to 5 people.

Ancient Chronicles is a stand-alone game, but completely compatible with the previous season of Sword & Sorcery - Immortal Souls.

Beautiful miniatures, powerful storytelling, dangerous enemies await you!Check out the project on Kickstarter now!
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Shadows in the Forest
Shadows in the Forest is a thrilling, immersive play experience that brings a distinctive twist to game night - you play it in the dark! One player moves the LED lantern around in search of Shadowlings, mysterious creatures who avoid the light. The lantern illuminates the forest and trees, casting real shadows on the game board. The rest of the players work together, strategically moving their Shadowlings to stay out of the light in this innovative board game for kids and families.
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Compelling Curiosities at Art of Play
Art of Play is a the sort of high brow niche establishment made possible by the internet age. This reviewer takes a look at some of their special games and puzzles. Come check it out.
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King of Tokyo Powers
Time to to power up your King of Tokyo game! Check out this fan-made powers. Download now and get playing.
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Downsizing - The Geek Weekly Issue #245

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Contribute to the BGG Gift Guide
The BGG Gift Guide is a great guide for new gamers as well as veterans. Come contribute to the guide and help make it what it is!
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November Geek Store Update
The Geek Store has been updated once again, and there are some awesome items this time. Terraforming Mars starting player marker and a 2019 wall calendar lead the charge.
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From 300 to 18
This player reduced their collection from 300 to 18. This is an amazing journey to witness. Can you kill your darlings?
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Great Games That Don’t Get Buzz
This thread is all about great games that don’t get the attention they deserve. Come add your favorite to the list and give it some well deserved attention.
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Kickstarter Summary
This summary goes over the latest status of many kickstarter games. Come follow this weekly summary of this platform.
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Game: Root
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Mutants
Lucky Duck Games is back it, this time with a very innovative take on the Deck-Building genre.

In Mutants, 1 to 4 players must use gene manipulation in order to create the best fighting warriors.

Its innovation comes from a fully asymmetrical market of cards, a deep combo system and a very tight hand management to wrap it up.Funded at over 500%, 12 Stretch Goals have already been unlocked! Check it out!
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Skulk Hollow
Skulk Hollow is a 2-player, asymmetric, combat game between the legendary guardians and foxen clans of Børe. It's Shadow of the Colossus meets The Secret of Nihm. Check out the campaign, our Epic meeples, and what all the fuss is about!
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Project: ELITE
The world is under assault and only one squad can stand against them: you are Project: ELITE! Prepare for frantic rounds of real-time gameplay as you battle the incoming alien swarm in this re-imagined co-operative classic. Move, search, and fight before time runs out!
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Azul Stained Glass of Sintra
The new version of Azul is out in the wild. Come check out these impressions.
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All the Champions of Midgard Rules
Ready to jump into Champions of Midgard? Start with this file that is a complete combination of all the rules. Dive in!
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Board Game Movies - The Geek Weekly Issue #244

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New File Pages
As part of the continued BGG site refresh, we have new File Pages to try out. Come check out the changes and let us know what you think.
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Secret Santa!
Registrations for the BGG Secret Santa are now open. Sign up ends 11/18, so get it now.
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Jack Vasel Memorial Fund
The Jack Vasel Memorial fund is a great way to give at this time of year. You can give by bidding on auction items. Follow the link to earn more details.
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Mice and Mystics the Movie
The announcement of a potential Mice and Mystics movie from Dreamworks was one of the coolest things to come out of last week. Come get an idea of this came to be from designer Jerry Hawthorne.
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Essen Impressions
BGG is flooded with reports from Spiel 18, but this one really caught my eye. It contains a wealth of pictures and impressions of various games. It is a great read.
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Game Table of Dreams
This BGG user decided to build the game table of their dreams. It is an amazing design and has a great story of how it came to be. Come check out the entire process in this Geeklist.
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Game: Battlestar Galactica: Starship Battles
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Bugman Battle
Bugman Battle is an edible party game. It Included different sets of social games and you have to battle with your friends. Eat one bug/other weird food if you lose!

We try our best to give the best. You will get a funny game and yummy snacks at one time.

Let’s battle and fill your parties with a fun experience.

We have also added the Print & Play reward for $5 for those really afraid of trying bugs. You have to customize your HP in this case! We will provide a list of weird food (like toothpaste spread on a cracker, dog kibble in milk...) for players to make themselves!
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Arkham Horror Third Edition
Arkham Horror Third Edition is coming soon and is a fresh take on this classic. Come get a look at what this new version is like.
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Robin Hood and the Merry Men Player Aid
This is not a game I’m familiar with, but it looks great. This player aid is beautiful and a great way to get started quickly.
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Your Shelf of Shame - The Geek Weekly Issue #241

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BGG.CON Library Sign Ups
BGG.CON is coming up soon. If you are attending, consider becoming a library volunteer.
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Play EPYC by Forum
Eat Poop You Cat is a funny game of telephone using images. This link will take you to a collection of play by forum games. Come join in.
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Player Count Overtime
Players counts for games have varied over time. Come check out a study across the years.
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Shelf Of Shame
A Shelf of Shame is the stack of games you own that you have never played. What is on your shelf of shame?
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Game: Scythe
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Game ON! Travel Coin Set
Enhance you gaming with a versatile, portable coin set that that can be used for almost any game. The 10 colorful coin denominations are very convenient to use, especially for making change but also for lives, game stats or other markers. The coins are light, easy to hold and are two sided so they can be in an activated/unactivated state. They come in a durable zipper case that won't pop open unexpectedly to spill your coins everywhere with extra storage for dice, cards or game bits. Why settle for substandard game bits, bulky poker chips or a bowling ball's weight of metal? Enhance your game with the Game ON! Travel Coin Set - and Game ON!
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Periodic: A Game of The Elements
Periodic: A Game of The Elements is a game designed around the periodic table of elements, in which movement optimization and resource management are critical. In Periodic, you activate periodic trends to maneuver across the periodic table, “discovering” elements to score points. You must also couple “discovering” elements with ending your turns in specific families of elements, like Noble Gases or Transition Metals, which allows you to move up the Academic Achievement Track in a race against other players for limited end-track points. Periodic has been vetted by gamers and verified by scientists - credible science, incredible fun!
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The Fox in the Forest
The Fox in the Forest is a game that has intrigued me for a while. Check out the review below for a look at this game.
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Alchemists Handbook
If you want to jump into this game, start here. The file this week is a comprehensive for Alchemists.
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Slashing Through October - The Geek Weekly Issue #240

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Rob Oren Joins the Team
We’ve got a new creator joining the team: Rob Oren. He brings a unique style to the channel. Come check his videos.
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BGG.CON Library Sign Ups
BGG.CON is coming up soon. If you are attending, consider becoming a library volunteer.
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Playing to Win
In this designer diary from Nate French of FFG, we get a great look into playing to win. This is a nice take on the unhealthy attitudes we sometimes have toward winning.
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Slashing Through October
If, unlike me, you love Halloween, this geeklist is for you. The goal here is to watch a horror movie every day of the month. Check out the geeklist for more details.
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Mansplaining
Mansplaining is a real problem and something that can happen even unintentionally. This thread is a great discussion about how we can all be better.
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Until Daylight
Until Daylight is a cooperative survival card game for 3-6 players. Search, Fight and Survive together to see the sun rise again.Your fate is bound, if one of you dies, it’s game over.

Already +200% funded, the campaign ends October 8th! Make sure to have a look!
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The Jasper - A Board Game Table
The Jasper - A Board Game Table. Made in the USA. Starting @ $599.

Want a DEDICATED space for playing games?

Want to be able to cover that space to eat dinner WITHOUT DISRUPTING your game?

Want CUP HOLDERS to keep your games safe while you play?

From BoardGameTables.com. We've been selling board game tables for four years. We know tables. We take care of customers. We've done a Kickstarter for a table before, and we learned a ton. We are prepared.

Are you prepared for how many more games you will get to play?

Are you prepared for the recessed play area to keep your dice on the table?

Back now to for an estimated March delivery.
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Gnomeland
Essen Spiel is coming, and Gnomeland is about to be released.

The clans of Gnomeland compete to achieve wealth and glory. Unfortunately, gnomes are messy and unpredictable. A good gnome leader should manage the clan and improve the village in order to prevail over the opponents and become the most important of Gnomeland.

Each turn in Gnomeland, players can match dice results with the buildings of their villages. By doing this, players can collect resources that can be spent in order to recruit soldiers, build new buildings, and complete missions. After five game rounds, the player with the most victory points wins.
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The Fall of Rome
This review takes an early look at Pandemic: Fall of Rome. Come see how this game is coming along.
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Root: Better Bot
This fan project is building a better AI players for Root. If you want to play this game solo, check out this file.
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Clue: Point salad







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Dice, Dice, Dice - The Geek Weekly Issue #239

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September Geek Store Update
New items have arrived in the Geek Store. Hop on in and see what’s new.
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Games with the Most Dice
Thousands of years of history have made it clear that dice are cool. This geek list is looking for the games with most dice.
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Trevor is so bad at explaining rules that...
This thread is all about spoofing on poor rules explanations at the expense of a fictional (?) Trevor. Come share your best jabs.
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Where Are These Dice From?
One gamer wants to know where a bunch of random dice are from. This makes my component quizzes look like child’s play. Can you help them out?
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Game: Raids
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Miremarsh
A game of evil deeds, death and tentacles for 1-5 players.

Starting from your home in the Warrens, you and the other Bog Goblins set out to prove yourselves worthy of becoming the next Goblin King. However, the deadly swamp of Miremarsh stands in your way. Now you must defeat adventurers, slay monsters, slaughter a unicorn, steal a baby or do something equally evil to prove you are worthy of ascending to the throne. This is your chance to win power and glory … or die.

After a successful kickstarter campaign, (over 300% of the goal), Miremarsh is open for preorders. Get your hands on goodies, only available in the kickstarter NOW!
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Urban Insanity
Urban Insanity was a hit in the game room at DragonCon 2018. Build a city that changes every time you play. The 6 expansion sets each add new dimensions to gameplay, including alien invasions, mob turf wars, bulldozers, helicopters, arsonists, and much more!

Our Kickstarter campaign ends on September 30.
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Shadows in the Forest
Shadows in the Forest is a thrilling, immersive play experience that brings a distinctive twist to game night - you play it in the dark! One player moves the LED lantern around in search of Shadowlings, mysterious creatures who avoid the light. The lantern illuminates the forest and trees, casting real shadows on the game board. The rest of the players work together, strategically moving their Shadowlings to stay out of the light in this innovative board game for kids and families.
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Stories About Board Games
This geek list features a bunch of reviews in a unique narrative based style. See if this method speaks to you.
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Another Take on a Rulebook
Technical writing is hard, let’s admit it. The file this week is a new take on the rulebook for Founders of Gloomhaven from a caring fan.
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Spiel-Epiphany - The Geek Weekly Issue #238

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BGG@Sea 2019
Looking for an amazing gaming cruise? Check out BGG@Sea, taking reservations now. Check it out.
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BGG.SPRING Looking for Team Geek Volunteers
If you are headed to BGG.SPRING, consider joining Team Geek. See the article for more details.
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Essen List of Lists
On advice from an eager user, I present this list of Essen lists. If you are hungry for more Spiel news, dive in here.
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Spiel-Epiphany
This board game blogger has coined a new term. Hop on in to find out all about it.
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Going Solo
On this geeklist, a user is diving in to some amazing solo games. Come see what they thought.
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Game: 7th Continent
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World of Mythology: King of the Hill
World of Mythology: King of the Hill is a new strategic, role-playing board game, both competitive and cooperative, you can play in a group of 2–5 players. The incredible universe of the game includes mythic heroes, deities, creatures, and artifacts from over 11 mythologies.

There are 41 miniatures and 6 mythological trees in the basic version of the game: Greek, Slavic, Egyptian, Norse, Hindu and Mixed pantheons.

Free add-ons in the stretch goals for every backer!
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Cryptid
Cryptid is a unique deduction game of honest misdirection in which 3-5 players attempt to discover the habitat of a mysterious creature. Each player holds one clue to its whereabouts, and must ask questions to gain information from their opponents. Games last 30-50 minutes, with an optional digital companion available for faster setup!

‘Cryptid is just a fantastic design, one that packs a lot of wallop!’ – Zee Garcia, The Dice Tower

‘Cryptid is unbelievable, one of my favourite deduction games of all time!’ – The Game Boy Geek

‘A beautifully elegant deduction game.’ – Man vs. Meeple
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To Review a Shirt
This space is usually reserved for thoughtful reviews of board games. Not this week, this week we are going full metal with a review of the Dungeon Degenerates t-shirt. This is a must read.
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Memoir ’44 4 Ever
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Giving Games Away - The Geek Weekly Issue #237

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BGG.SPRING Looking for Team Geek Volunteers
If you are headed to BGG.SPRING, consider joining Team Geek. See the article for more details.
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BGG@Sea 2019
Looking for an amazing gaming cruise? Check out BGG@Sea, taking reservations now. Check it out.
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Giving Games Away
This family that loves games is looking for a way to give back. Their idea: giveaway one game a month to a family in need. Come see how you can participate.
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Rating Your Collection
In this geeklist, we are introduced to a tool that lets you pit your collection head to head. One user tried it and this was their top 10. Come try it for yourself.
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Hidden Gems of Essen
Essen is coming soon and this user has put together a list of their hidden gems of the show. What are you looking forward to?
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Game: Test of Honour: The Samurai Miniatures Game
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A Thief’s Fortune
A Thief's Fortune is a competitive Card Drafting & Engine Building game for 1-4 players that lasts 45 to 90 minutes. The game revolves around a Thief who has just come across a mystical item that allows him to see glimpses of the future. Each player represents a different timeline of that character and through the various choices and actions of each player, separate alternate paths are formed. During the 5 rounds of the game, players gather Fortune Points with the player who has the most is the winner. Join our campaign now and save 28% off retail price, gain wonderful Stretch Rewards for free and help us create a great game!
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Skylands, Bastille and Franchise
Skylands, Bastille and Franchise are Essen releases from Queen Games, and this is your chance to get them without attending Essen! Rebuild the floating island world of Skylands in this action selection tile laying game. Start with one branch and grow your business into a nationwide Franchise! Smart choices on where and when to expand are the key in Franchise. In Bastille, the Revolution is inevitable. Will your faction lead the way? Gain influence, recruit leaders and raise money and arms to prepare for a successful revolt!
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MONOPOLY®: Warhammer 40k
A classic flagship title meets MONOPOLY in a game that takes the infinite war to new levels. Featuring 22 familiar locations from the setting, MONOPOLY: Warhammer 40,000 lets you play as one of six iconic metal tokens representing key factions and make your way around the board buying, selling, and trading properties in the 41st Millennium. Build up your conquered locations with Outposts and Fortifications, seal your destiny with Fate and Glory cards, and collect a Billion Souls for the Emperor to continue your quest to dominate the board!

Ages 13+ | 2-6 Players | Made in America
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Railways of Nippon
This review includes and overview of the entire sires while diving deep into Railways of Nippon. Come learn more about this storied train game series.
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Guide to BGG
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Go to the Library - The Geek Weekly Issue #236

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RPG Geek New Player Initiative
RPG Geek, BGG’s neighbor is open for new players to join their play by forum games. If you’ve wanted to try a tabletop RPG, this is a great opportunity. Come check out what games are open.
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Downtime
As BGG moves to the cloud, there will be some site downtime. Be aware that there will be some downtime throughout this week.
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Go the Library!
Libraries in many countries are starting to add board games to their collections. Check your local library and see what is available.
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Visualizing BGG
This blogger stumbled upon a gamer taking a deep look at BGG data. Come see some of the fascinating charts.
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Designer Rankings
This Geeklist uses a formula to rank designers. Come see how your favorites stack up.
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The Ancient World (2nd Edition)
Build a sprawling empire and fight massive titans in The Ancient World (2nd Edition). This updated edition of Ryan Laukat's 2014 design includes new cover art, more cards, new plastic ambrosia tokens, revised and new titans, wooden citizen tokens, and expanded gameplay!

Only two days remain before the project ends. Back this new edition to receive a free set of over fifty custom, metal coins in four different sizes and colors. An upgrade kit is available for owners of The Ancient World (1st Edition).
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Planetarium: Primordial
Planetarium is an award-winning strategy game of creating your own solar system. Primordial, the new expansion currently on Kickstarter, will add two new modes to the game, Epochs and Frost Line.

Epochs extends the play time of Planetarium by creating protoplanets in an infant solar system, and Frost Line allows Heat and Cold tokens to be played for extra points as planets are heated or cooled as they move around the solar system.

Primordial is funded on Kickstarter and unlocking stretch goals! Pledge through September 20 at 8PM EST.
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Grackles
The noisy, iridescent birds are gathering on the telephone wires at dusk. Can you line up more of yours than anyone else?

In this lightly themed abstract strategy game, players choose between drawing and placing a tile, connecting 2 spots on the telephone wire with their birds, extending a line of birds, or rotating an empty tile. After the board has been built to 5 tiles by 5 tiles and all available pairs of spots on the telephone wire have birds on them, the player with the most birds on the telephone wire is the winner.
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Teachers Using Games Guild
As school starts in the US, let’s take a minute to honor the intrepid teachers.
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Chess: More Than a Sum of Its Parts
This review is a personal look at chess throughout their life. Come see how your experience lines up.
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Art and Story of Anachrony
Check out this compilation of the art and story elements from the Anachrony rulebook. Come check it out.
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Can Board Games Make You Cry? - The Geek Weekly Issue #235

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Massive Geek Store Update
The update is here! Come check out everything that has been added, don’t miss this one.
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Essen Interest
Essen is coming up fast. Check out one gamers interest list so far. What are you excited for?
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Best Licensed Game
Licensed games get a bad wrap, but they have been on the market for years. Which was the first good one? Join the thread to discuss.
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Can a Board Game Be Emotionally Impactful?
Movies can trigger tears, even some video games, but can board games do the same thing? That is the question in this thread. Come share your experiences.
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Game: Terraforming Mars
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PopCats Fighter
IThe latest project by Ninjabot called PopCats Fighter is a turn based strategic card game that truly captures the essence of a vintage fighting video game in a table top experience like never before! From the Character design, Game Play, to the opening of the box this game is all fun!

Become a PopCat Fighter, and claw your way to the top with your Inner Power & Special Moves! Take out your opponent's 9 lives, and become the Hairweight Champion and complete your story!
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What’s For Dinner?
Who hasn’t been in a group of people who can’t decide what restaurant to visit or where to order food from? What’s for Dinner? is a light-and-quick game designed to cleanse the palate and maybe even give the winner the right to decide dinner plans. Roll the Food Die to see what you’re craving, and grab meals with food icons that match your Trait cards before other players snatch them up—or you might end up going without. Maybe that one delicious meal you’ve got your eye on would break your diet, but is it worth the risk? And can you grab it before it gets thrown out? What’s for Dinner?: A family-friendly game for 2 to 6 players, 15–20 mins.
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Precision Milled Metal 60-Sided D20 and Full Set of RPG Dice


60 sides, but numbered to use as regular dice! D20, D12, D10, D00, D8, D6 & D4 available.

Our patent pending dice are some of the most accurate in the world. We individually machine a solid billet of aircraft grade aluminum to within tolerances of +-0.0004” and finish with a type III hard anodize. Numbers are permanently marked with a laser, leaving the faces flat and the weight balanced.

At about 1.5” wide, (37mm) these dice are huge and heavy (77g or 0.17lbs). They are easy to tell apart since we highlighted each of the high numbers in a bright hexagon.

Fully funded in less than 7 hours. One day left. Ends tomorrow at noon PST!
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Blades of Glory
As I sit knee deep in Star Wars Destiny cards, I wish I’d gotten my co-workers into Millennium Blades instead. Check out these interesting impressions.
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Flick ‘em Up! Scenario Template
Flick ‘em Up! is a fun dexterity game and this file is a way to create your own custom scenarios. Check it out.
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Can you guess the game? Share your answer in the comments.

Clue: Strategy







The Geek Weekly(TGW) is a weekly roundup of interesting things happening on BoardGameGeek.com. Every day hundreds of comments and posts are made on BGG; it's impossible to keep track of it all. That's why we've created TGW as a way to highlight great content from around the Geek.

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