The 2014 Kennerspiel winner, Istanbul, is being revisited this year in a new version, Istanbul: Choose and Write. Like many award winners, Istanbul has previously had a dice version in 2017. Rüdiger Dorn returns to design this card-based flip and write game. Read more about this over at www.dicetowernews.com
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Usually when board game publishers want to do play testing, they will select a few, small, reliable groups and either send them prototype components or arrange to have them play online, such as on TableTop Simulator. However Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG to most of you) has decided to go public with playtesting for the newest expansion for Space Base, which has a working title of “Genesis”. Read more about this exciting opportunity over at www.dicetowernews.com
Defenders of the Wild was unveiled at PAX Unplugged, from publisher Out of Order Games, Parks and Cosmoctopus designer Henry Audubon, and T.L. Simons. As one of four unique factions, you’ll lead animal heroes to resist a monstrous army of machines. Read more about this upcoming title over at www.dicetowernews.com
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Boardgametables.com is changing their name to Allplay to more accurately reflect the company's products. The company, which was founded eight years ago, started out producing board game tables and accompanying accessories. They have since branched out to bags, playmats, shelves, and board games. Allplay will continue to publish board games focused on titles that are approachable and easy to learn, while including strategic elements. Check out the rest of this article over at www.dicetowernews.com
The publisher Button Shy Games is known for making 18-card micro-deck games, and have published hundreds of the little gems since their start in 2014 with Six Sons of the Sultan. Notable titles include Sprawlopolis, Tussie-Mussie, and Circle the Wagons.
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Taiwanese publisher Emperor S4 debuted two of their new games at Essen Spiel this past October. World Splitters by Romain Caterdjian and Tony Chen is a unique area control game. On their turn, the active player places a fence, splitting the board into more regions. Then all other players secretly bid to place a meeple on a space adjacent to that fence. Starting with the highest bid, the active player can choose to either take the money and allow the bidder to place, or the active player can pay the amount of the bid and place their own meeple. As fenced regions are enclosed, bonuses are awarded, and players score by area control.
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