The Board Game Book Volume 2
A brand new edition: another 256-page hardback packed with over 130,000 words of original games journalism. And this time we’re covering the top hobby releases of 2019-2020.
The forgotten creatures of the forest have awoken from their slumber and nobody knows for sure what is lurking in the Iron Valley. You followed the call of your king. Now it is time for heroic deeds in The Boldest!
The Captain is Dead!
The Captain is Dead is a frantic and fun cooperative board game that puts you and your friends in the role of crew members on a besieged starship. You must work together to repair critical systems and fend off hostile aliens, or you will share the captain’s fate.
The Chosin Few
The Chosin Few is a solitaire wargame depicting the events of the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War, November - December, 1950. The historic outcome was a pyrrhic victory for the Chinese.
The City of Kings
The City of Kings is a cooperative tactical roleplaying board game for 1 - 4 players in which your character is tasked with exploring the hazardous world, trading for vital resources, and battling your enemies whilst uncovering a story of a world imperiled.
In The Colonists, a.k.a. Die Kolonisten, each player is a mayor of a village and must develop their environment to gain room for new farmers, craftsmen, and citizens. The main goal of the game is full employment, so players must create new jobs, educate the people, and build new houses to increase their population.
The Crow: Fire It Up!
In a world without justice, one man was chosen to protect the innocent! Set on Devil's Night in the Motor City, play as Eric Draven as he dishes out revenge against the Motor City gang that took his life and the life of his fiance, Shelly, in The Crow: Fire It Up Board Game!
The Doomsday Project: Episode One – The Battle for Germany
Although the World War Three scenario of NATO versus the Warsaw Pact never happened, it happened countless times on the wargaming table. It may not be part of history, but it is part of our hobby’s history. The Doomsday Project is a subseries of the Operational Scale System (OSS) featuring wars that never happened.
The Dragon and Flagon
The Dragon & Flagon is a game of chaos and mayhem for 2-8 players. Throw mugs, smash chairs, swing from the chandelier, sip from the legendary Dragon Flagon, cast spells, and pull the rug out from under your fellow adventurers as you attempt to build up your reputation and win the day!
The Expanse Board Game
The Expanse is a game of politics, conquest, and intrigue for two to four players. Players spread their influence through the solar system onto important Bases using characters and events in the Expanse Universe.
The Expanse Board Game - Doors and Corners Expansion
The Expanse Boardgame: Doors and Corners expansion contains five new modules — Leaders, New Tech, Resource Tokens, Protomolecule, and Variable Setup — that add an engaging element to the strategy and gameplay as players compete for dominance in the world of The Expanse.
The Few and Cursed
The Few and Cursed is a deck-building adventure game based on the Comic Series of the same name. It takes place on a post-apocalyptic Earth where most of the water on the planet has been gone for seventy years.
The Fulda Gap: The Battle for the Center
Stopping the possibility of a Soviet advance against NATO required some of the highest skilled troops to defend far forward in West Germany to prevent the vital industry and population from falling into Soviet hands. This is the first game in the Central Front series of games.
The Gate of R'lyeh
The clock is ticking. Your team of Investigators have been sent to R’lyeh for the purpose of reinforcing the failing gate, trapping Cthulhu in his prison forever. The Investigators have two enemies. The clock and the cultists hidden among their numbers.
The Great Cake Escape
In The Great Cake Escape, players take turns pushing tools in between the layers of a three-layer, 3D cake, tools like shovels, chainsaws, and even dynamite to hide them from the guards!
The Great City of Rome
To rebuild the Eternal City, the Roman Emperor summoned the most talented builders of antiquity. Each of them is trying to draft the best city — but talent is not enough. Only those who know how to please the Emperor, cleverly exert their influence, and invest at the right time will succeed in City of Rome.
The Great War Centenary Edition
New edition of Richard Borg's popular Commands and Colours The Great War boardgame. Now with greatly improved plastic miniatures preassembled, semi hard plastic and off the sprue; a revised rulebook and larger cards
The Grimm Forest Board Game
Welcome to The Grimm Forest, where family members of the legendary Three Little Pigs are having an epic house building competition. But this is no ordinary competition as all the most famous Fairy Tale characters will be looking on and occasionally lending a hand.
The Grizzled : At Your Orders! Expansion
In At Your Orders!, new Mission cards have been added to the game that dictate bonuses, penalties, Mission intensity, and specific resolution conditions. Players may also be asked to take part in a Final Assault or Last Stand. When this happens, win or lose, they are finishing their fight. At Your Orders! also introduces new Duo and Solo modes with special rules and pieces designed for 1-2 players.
The Grizzled : We Care
Available to Pre-Order; Estimated Release Date: April 2021; We Care takes players to the frontlines of an overburdened hospital, focusing on the physical and mental challenges emergency medical professionals endure as they struggle to save lives.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Party
An Unexpected Party is a fast, fun, action-based tabletop game for 2-4 players, set in the opening scenes of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – when the thirteen Dwarves arrive unannounced at Bag End, much to Bilbo’s dismay!
The Hunters: German U-Boats at War, 1939-43
You are the hunter, but you are also the hunted. Destroy as much shipping as you can and maybe you will be rewarded with a medal, but remember, if you don't get home it doesn't mean anything.
The King Is Dead 2nd Edition
The King is dead. The kingdom is divided. Three factions - the Scottish, the Welsh, and the English - vie for control and, across the sea, foreign invaders prepare to take advantage of the chaos.