Tomorrow Is PI-Day

Hey PI-Fans,

With PIe-Day right around the corner (tomorrow, 22/7 to be exact), we just thought it prudent to have the store restocked.

Restocks include the entire TIME Stories range, Dead of Winter, King of Tokyo and Captain Sonar.  And since we ended up doing doing a stock run, we figured we might as well go all the way, so there’s new stuff being added to the stack as well.

Journey back to 15th century Spain in Lumen Fidei, the fifth expansion for T.I.M.E Stories. In the adventure, you and your friends must infiltrate a secret meeting of the Christian militant orders to steal a mysterious stone, while something supernatural may be at work in the darkness. It’s your mission to find out the truth, and return to the T.I.M.E Agency with the stone safely in your possession…

Violent earthquakes contort cities to unrecognizable ruin, torrential typhoons eradicate coastlines, and deep below the the Earth, something ancient stirs. Shudde M’ell, The Cataclysm from Below, approaches with destruction and ruin as his heralds. Cities in Ruin brings four new investigators, and a slew of new monster and encounter cards to the world of Eldritch Horror. New Ancient One Shudde M’ell’s presence brings a destructive twist to the game in the form of deadly disasters.

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New Board and Card Game Releases
Eldritch Horror: Cities in Ruin
TIME Stories: Lumen Fidei

Board and Card Game Restocks
Dead of Winter
Dead of Winter: Longest Night
Captain Sonar
Catan
Catan: Cities & Knights Expansion
Catan: Seafarers of Catan Expansion
King of Tokyo
Stuff and Nonsense
Sushi Go Party
TIME Stories
TIME Stories: The Marcy Case
TIME Stories: Prophecy of the Dragon
TIME Stories: Under The Mask
TIME Stories: Expedition Endurance
Tsuro: Game of the Path

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Meanwhile, PIe-Day is tomorrow, 22/7, so do drop by the store.

Chicken Pie

PI-Day

Hey PI-Fans,

If you know us (and you’re at our webpage, so you probably do), you’ll have realised that strange people that we are, the 22nd of July (22/7) has always had this weird significance to us.

Chicken Pie
As usual, we’re keeping our annual Games @ PI PIe-Day tradition going with as serving of delicious pie, so come on down to the store on the 22nd of July and  have a snack on us.

Given that change appears to be the only constant with us, we’ve usually used the day to officially announce changes as well, and we’ve got quite a few coming to make the store even more user friendly, so do keep an eye out!

22/7

– Kenneth, Games @ PI Manager –

 

Still Working

Hey PI-Fans,

Wow. That was a heck of a week. We’ve been doing some fixing up around the store folks including putting in a new carpet and more lockers. Hopefully this will mean less lost bits for the wargamers.

This hasn’t kept us from our usual responsibilities of keeping a store full of stuff for you. More Splendor, Game of Thrones, Mysterium (Which was recently featured on Tabletop by the way), Ticket to Ride along with a spread of new stuff.

Waka Tanka is a very light bluffing card game in which players are somewhat incompetent Native American shamans who sometimes calls the wrong spirit but hope nobody else notices. Each player in turn plays an incantation card face down in front of an animal totem. Other players can call the bluff if they think it’s not the right animal or try a full ceremony if he thinks enough incantations have been made to a given animal spirit. A player wins by getting rid of all their incantation cards or fulfilling two ceremonies.

I guess I really don’t need to explain the Joking Hazard Deck Enhancement. On the other hand, since it ups word count, why not. The Joking Hazard Deck Enhancement is a card expansion for the Joking Hazard, The Cyanide & Happiness card game. The question is how many many times I can type Joking Hazard. Joking Hazard Joking Hazard Joking Hazard Joking Hazard. I’m sorry.

Hounded is a two player asymmetrical strategy game where players control either a fox or a hunter and his team of dogs. In the game, each player moves their pawns and turns over tiles as they do, sometimes triggering effects and sometimes not. The hunter has to corner the fox with his dogs or force the fox to end his turn next to the hunter himself. For the fox to win, it has to run out the clock and escapes!

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New Board and Card Game Releases
Hounded
Joking Hazard Deck Enhancement #1
Waka Tanka

Board and Card Game Restocks
7 Wonders
Bacchus’ Banquet
Bang! The Bullet
Bang! The Card Game
Bloodborne Card Game
Catan
Citadels
Coup
Descent: Journeys in the Dark 2E
Eldritch Horror
Gloom
Gloom in Space
Love Letter
Mysterium
Mysterium Hidden Signs Expansion
Pandemic
The Resistance
The Resistance Avalon
Sequence Cats
Splendor
Ticket to Ride
Ticket to Ride Europe
Ticket to Ride Asia Map Collection
Tsuro

The Monday Restock Rush

Hey PI-Fans,

Pardon the mess. We’re doing some minor floor works this week, but we’ll be open, nonetheless.

Anyway, you know how we do things by now. We restock on Monday. And toss out a stack of new releases along the way.

So here’s to the working week.

Nobody wants to be accused of filling the garbage bin and having to take out the trash. In Garbage Day players take turns stacking garbage cards one at a time onto the overflowing garbage can, or stashing garbage cards in their rooms.  If garbage cards fall off the garbage can during your turn, place them in your overflow pile. If your overflow pile gets too big, you’re eliminated from the game.

Gloom in Space, takes Sci-fi archetypes like the Smuggler, Captain, Doctor, and Dark Lord and lets them fight their fathers, meddle with monoliths, get caught in compactors, and wind up getting nuked from orbit. When, enough Untimely Deaths come to pass that the game ends, the most miserable cast wins.

Let Them Eat Cake is a game of committees, coercion, and cake. Elect your friends to positions of power in the hope that they look on your patronage favorably — or denounce them as enemies of the revolution. Players try to win the favor of generals, acquire medals to win the support of the revolution and generally hoard cake. Finish the game with the most cake and you can have your cake and eat it.

New Board and Card Game Releases
Garbage Day
Gloom in Space
Let Them Eat Cake

Board and Card Game Restocks
Arkham Horror
Bang! The Card Game
Bang! The Dice Game
Concept
Descent: Journeys in the Dark 2E
Eldritch Horror
Fluxx
Lords of Waterdeep
Lords of Waterdeep Scoundrels of Skullport Expansion
Imagine
Machi Koro and Expansion
Munchkin Guest Artist Edition
Mysterium
Pandemic
Red Dragon Inn
Splendor
Ticket to Ride
Ticket to Ride Europe

It’s Still Monday

Hey PI-Fans,

Like a baseball batter sliding into home plate, we’re keeping the Monday trend going with another salvo of releases. You want Munchkins, Catans, Dixits, Ticket to Rides and Pandemics?

Yup.

Got those. That and more, really.

In Queens’s Necklace, two to four players compete in the role of royal jeweler to sell rare jewels to the Queen and her court. Players must decide how best to spend your hard-earned ducats: acquiring beautiful gems or buying the favors of various court followers. The jeweler who sells the most precious gems and builds the largest fortune will receive the coveted title of King’s Jeweler and a place at the court!

With a series of lucrative government contracts on the table, construction company owners must engage in a bit of Corruption to win them. Players compete for contracts with secret bribe amounts. At the end of each round, whoever offered the most bribe money for each contract gets it. Special cards can alter the contest significantly, but their use is limited, making the timing of their use critical in securing crucial projects.

In this game for 3-6 players, players embody Titans of Greek mythology, collectively constructing a new planet in an act of rebellion against their father, Uranus. They’ll begin with the most basic aspects of Nature, such as Atmosphere, and use them to create more complex substances like Rainbow, Mountain, Tree, and eventually Planet, all the while keeping communication to a minimum to avoid the ire of the Gods.

Microscope is a Game-Masterless RPG by Ben Robbins that calls itself “a fractal role-playing game of epic histories”.  Want to explore an epic history of your own creation, hundreds or thousands of years long, all in an afternoon? That’s Microscope. You won’t play the game in chronological order. You can defy the limits of time and space, jumping backward or forward to explore the parts of the history that interest you. Shape a collaborative world together in this abstract atypical RPG of world building ideas.

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New Board and Card Game Releases
Corruption
Kaleidos
Kreus
Queen’s Necklace

Board and Card Game Restocks
Blood Rage
Catan
Cthulhu Gloom
Dixit
Get Bit
The Grizzled
The Grizzled: On Your Orders Expansion
Ladies & Gentlemen
Munchkin and Expansions
Pandemic
Pandemic Legacy
Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu
Ticket to Ride
Ticket to Ride Europe
Twilight Imperium

New Role Playing Game Releases
Microscope

Role Playing Game Restocks
Call of Catthulhu: The Nekkonomikon