September 2020 News

In Case You Missed It...

Beyond the Sun

Designer: Dennis K. Chan

Publisher: Rio Grande Games

As Earth begins to die, it is time for humanity to look Beyond the Sun. The faction leaders that once ruled the planet separately, now work together to develop cutting-edge technology and explore the depths of space. However, only one leader will truly reign supreme in these new worlds. Will it be you? Beyond the Sun is a resource management, tech tree style game for 2 - 4 players that plays in about 90 - 120 minutes. It is expected to release before the end of 2020.

Wingspan: Oceania

Designer: Elizabeth Hargrave

Publisher: Stonemaier Games

Travel down under to discover new birds in the 2nd expansion to the 2019 Kennerspiel De Jahres winner, Wingspan. Wingspan: Oceania focuses on birds in Australia and New Zealand. The expansion is for 1 - 5 players in about 40 - 70 minutes. Preorders directly from the publisher will open at the end of October of 2020.


Designer: Stefan Feld

Publisher: Pegasus Spiele

The bonfires are sources of light, energy and warmth created by the guardians of light in order to brighten the cities on the otherwise dark planet. The residents of the cities however, took the bonfires for granted and exploited them for their personal gain. Disappointed the guardians of light retreated and let the bonfires extinguish. The citizens could no longer live in the now dark cities and were forced to leave. Bonfire is a puzzly, resource management, action selection game for 1 - 4 players that plays in 40 - 70 minutes It is expected to release in November of 2020.

Escape Tales: Children of Wyrmwoods

Designers: Jakub Caban, Bartosz Idzikowski

Publisher: Board & Dice

Escape Tales: Children of Wyrmwoods is a story driven escape room in card game form, with immersive exploration, no time limits when solving puzzles, and a collection of tough choices that will captivate and draw you deeply into a riveting story set in a dark and mysterious world. Children of Wyrmwoods is the third standalone entry in the Escape Tales product line. The game is designed for 1 - 4 players with an expected release date in October 2020.

Gods Love Dinosaurs

Designer: Kasper Lapp

Publisher: Pandasaurus Games

How do you make an ecosystem flourish with just enough of every life form in the chain to supply you with dinosaurs to dominate the lands? Resources are scarce, animals can go extinct in an area, and everyone must eat to survive — so moves must be cunning. Life hangs in the balance... Gods Love Dinosaurs is a 2 - 5 player game that plays in 30 - 45 minutes. It is being released on October 21st, 2020.

The Game: Quick & Easy

Designer: Steffen Benndorf

Publisher: Pandasaurus Games

Play a card, draw a card — that couldn't be easier, right? Don't be fooled, though, because even though the title claims this game is quick and easy, it will not be easy to defeat. You can do so only as a real team! This sequel to the 2015 hit "The Game", brings a quick and simple twist to the already challenging co-op card game. The Game: Quick & Easy is for 2 - 5 players with games lasting around 10 minutes. It is slated to release on October 14th, 2020.


Designer: Steffen Benndorf

Publisher: Pandasaurus Games

Ohanami has cards numbered from 1-120 in four different colors. 2-4 players play one card from a hand of 10, then pass the rest. Played cards must fit into one of 3 lines, always in numerical order, although one can add to the front or back of a line. At the end of each round, each of the color cards will score differently, but be careful! Whichever card is the most frequent will score the lowest. The game is for 2 - 4 players and plays in about 20 minutes. It's expected to be released to retail on October 28th, 2020.

Disney Shadowed Kingdom

Designers: Darth Rimmer, Dusty Watkins, Travis Watkins

Publisher: Mondo Games

Enlist the help of your favorite Disney hero and team up with a friend to dispel the Shadow polluting The Kingdom and journey to discover lost Magic. In Disney Shadowed Kingdom, you will work together to silently add cards to a face-down grid, pushing cards back in forth between the two of you and out of play. Gameplay is for 2 players and takes around 15 minutes to play. The game is expected to be released in October of 2020.

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