TMG / LocWorks 4-230 / 1-4 / 15min / ___,- Each turn, players choose to roll dice from either the Construction Yard or the Abandoned District, with the goal of erecting urban buildings. Buildings are made up of three types of dice: Ground Floor dice, Mid-Floor dice and Penthouse dice. Some buildings are safer to build but provide little reward, while other buildings have poor probabilities but can have substantial impact on the success of a player's skyline.
CGE 4-310 / 2-4 / 90min / ___,- In this game you put down your workers but you don't get the action until you remove them from the board. You workers are placed on moving gears so the possible action changes every round. It adds a level of decision that not seen in any worker placement game before. It adds a "when" element to what is normally just a "where" game mechanism.
Quantuum 6-826 / 2-4 / 90min / 40,- A strategy card game in which epic battles are fought on a game board. The game is played by two or more people, each controlling a life base: your faction's floating bastion of power. Fighting off your opponents, you try to escape from the center of the boards towards the safety of the outer rim. You use energy crystals to fuel arcane technomantic rituals in order to protect your life base, or to obliterate your enemies. These rituals allow you to control creatures of tremendous power and create constructs of awe-inspiring size. The magic arsenal of cards in your deck allow you to manipulate the course of the game and deliver deadly combos.
HDS 9-108 / CGE 4-310 / 2-4 / 90min / 35,- Goblins, Inc. is a corporation dedicated to building unstoppable giant doomsday robots, and it's looking for a new CEO. Team up with your greed-driven fellow goblins and build the ultimate doomsday robot. Meet other teams in epic battles and blow them up! The game plays over three rounds in which you partner up with each of your fellow players once to try to build the ultimate giant doomsday robot – but the other players don't know which secret achievements you must complete to impress the Boss! During the four phases of the round, the teams take turns designing, building and piloting their robots in order to destroy the other team and get one step closer to becoming the next CEO.
HDS 9-108 / PearlGames 4-319 / 1-5 / 60min / 40,- In Ginkgopolis sind die Spieler Stadtplaner, die Gebäude der Stadt bauen und betreiben, um so viele Erfolgspunkte wie möglich zu gewinnen. In jeder Runde wählen die Spieler gleichzeitig eine Aktion aus, indem jeder der Spieler eine Handkarte ausspielt. Wenn man eine Karte allein ausspielt, kann man das entsprechende, schon fertige Gebäude nutzen. Wenn man eine Karte mit einem Plättchen ausspielt, darf man ein neues Gebäude errichten.
Nevermore Games ?-??? / 2-4 / 45min In Animocity, a clash of builders, players are city developers competing for points bragging rights. Players place city locations perpendicular to randomized districts, robbing their opponents of points and rearranging what was previously built. The bonuses that occur are changed each round as players fight for initiative and choose new location/bonus combinations. The modular nature of the game means doing the best with what you have while the layout and game play is fresh every game. You can make deals and break deals, make friends and make enemies, but in the end only one person wins. Oh, and the play is pretty darn addictive. More details to come.