All posts by Kenneth K

One-Man-Army-Corp

Hey PI-Fans,

Today, I single-handedly launched an escort carrier, did the Kessel Run, returned to Hoth, cured diseases, ran from zombies, cracked the code, bribed the sheriff, saved the world, became a knight and visited the Sword Coast.

Before noon.

How’s your day going?

– Kenneth, Games @ PI Manager/Currently Exhausted

 

Watch the spymaster bang their head on the table as they try to wrangle their team of uncooperative agents. In Codenames, two teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board. Their teammates try to identify agents from their team via their codenames while avoiding those that belong to the opposing team. And everyone wants to avoid the assassin.

Originally introduced by the Corellian Engineering Corporation as a bulk freighter, the sturdy Gozanti hull was re-purposed by the Galactic Empire. Now serving as escort carriers, refitted Gozanti Cruisers now hunt agents of the Rebellion across the galaxy, disgorging their flights of TIE Fighters to quell resistance wherever it can be found.

Originally the site of a crushing Imperial victory over the Rebel Alliance, the frozen world of Hoth has once again become a battleground, as Rebel Heroes step forward to challenge Imperial Snowtrooper control of the icy wastes.

It’s baaaaacccckkk… *MIC DROP*

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New Board Game Releases
Codenames
Imperial Assault: Return to Hoth Expansion
Imperial Assault: Echo Base Troopers Ally Pack
Imperial Assault: Dengar Villain Pack
Imperial Assault: General Sorin Villain Pack
Imperial Assault: Leia Organa Ally Pack
Star Wars X-Wing: Imperial Assault Cruiser Expansion

Board and Card Game Restocks
Acquire
Boss Monster Dungeon Building Card Game
Boss Monster 2 Dungeon Building Card Game
Dead of Winter
Dungeons & Dragons: Castle Ravenloft
Dungeons & Dragons: Temple of Elemental Evil
Dungeons & Dragons: The Legend of Drizzt
Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of Ashardalon
Empire vs Rebellion
Guillotine
Hanabi
Medieval Academy
Marvel Legendary and Expansions
Marvel Legendary Villains and Expansions
Pandemic and Expansions
Sheriff of Nottingham
Spectre Ops
Thunderbirds
Wits & Wagers

Miniature Wargame Restocks
Dropzone Commander Core Rulebook
Dropzone Commander Faction Starter Box
Star Wars Imperial Assault Core Set
Star Wars X-Wing: The Force Awakens Core Set
Star Wars X-Wing: A-Wing Expansion Set
Star Wars X-Wing: K-Wing Expansion Set
Star Wars X-Wing: Millennium Falcon Expansion Set
Star Wars X-Wing: Slave I Expansion Set
Star Wars X-Wing: TIE Interceptor Expansion Set
Star Wars X-Wing: TIE Punisher Expansion Set
Star Wars X-Wing: X-Wing Expansion Set
Star Wars X-Wing: Y-Wing Expansion Set

Role Playing Games Restocks
Dungeons & Dragons Sword Coast Adventurers Guide
Star Wars Age of Rebellion Core Rulebook and Starter Set
Star Wars Edge of the Empire Core Rulebook and Starter Set
Star Wars Force and Destiny Core Rulebook and Starter Set
Reaper Bones Miniatures

ACKNOWLEDGE//SUBMIT

Hey PI-Fans,

We’re huge fans of the Netrunner card game and we think it’s currently one of the best asymmetric card games currently on the market, and you’re welcome to join us.

Whether you’re a ruthless corporate Sys-Op or a devil-may-care Runner, we’ve reloaded all the tricks, tools and traps to keep you running.

So, join us for another Netrunner Tuesday.

We’re nice people! Honest!
– Kenneth, Games @ PI Manager/Covert Fanboi

Compete with the other players in this smart game of dice to construct the legendary Alhambra. Employ your dice skillfully and finally emerge as the best master builder in this game in this stand-alone spin off of the classic board game or add Alhambra: The Dice Game to your Alhambra set to try out the advanced Alcazaba game variant.

 

In the Under The Pyramids expansion for Eldritch Horror, you’re off to Cairo to face off against the looming menace of the Dark Pharaoh. Load up on powerful Glamours and ancient Relics, as you and your fellow investigators work to forestall his inevitable dark resurrection.   Will you triumph? Or will the Herald of
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New Board Game Releases
Alhambra The Dice Game
Eldritch Horror: Under The Pyramids

Board and Card Game Restocks
A Game of Thrones 2nd Edition LCG Core Set
A Game of Thrones Taking The Black Chapter Pack 
A Game of Thrones Board Game
A Game of Thrones Board Game A Dance With Dragons Expansion
A Game of Thrones Board Game  A Feast Of Crows Expansion
Android Netrunner: The Living Card Game
Android Netrunner: Expansions
Descent 2nd Edition
Descent Forgotten Souls Expansion
Descent Nature’s Ire Expansion
Descent Dark Elements Expansion

New Year, New Toys


Happy New Year, PI-Fans,

And welcome to 2016. Or given I’m posting this via remote upload, greetings from the past? How is the future? Are there any major developments I should know about? Is future me just as pedantic and annoying? I MUST KNOW.

Anyway, in the future, all signs point to several new titles should become available for purchase.

Lets go over a few shall we?

– Kenneth, Games @ PI Manager/Temporal Paradox

From the mind of Antoine Bauza, designer of the award winning 7 Wonders, comes  7 Wonders DUEL; a head to head re-implementation of the  modern classic for two-players. Race to crush your opponent militarily or speed your way to victory through scientific developments. And in a pinch, leave your mark upon the world with a wonder that reshapes the game itself and grants you powerful abilities.

In Colt Express: Horses & Stagecoach, your bandits now ride. Gallop after the speeding train atop a horse, on take a detour to punt the stagecoach guard (and his nasty shotgun) off his lofty perch.  Kidnap VIPs from the stagecoach, grab loot from the strongbox and  raise a ruckus as the 2015 Spiel des Jahres winning game of train robbery just got that much better.

 

Unleash your inner Victorian sensibilities, and always remember to stay dapper as Munchkin Steampunk pulls into the station! Blending all the zaniness of Munchkin and the gonzo pseudo-Victorian stylings of Girl Genius’ Phil Foglio, grab your gears, put on your top hat, whack the monsters, and grab the treasure . . . with the power of SCIENCE!  Bully!

In T.I.M.E. Stories, the T.I.M.E Agency protects humanity by preventing temporal faults and paradoxes from threatening the fabric of our universe. As a temporal agent, you and your team will be sent into the bodies of beings from different worlds or realities to successfully complete the missions given to you.  Take possession of local hosts to navigate in a given environment and marshal your resources as you manipulate the timeline in search of that ever elusive “perfect” run.
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New Board Game Releases
7 Wonders DUEL
Colt Express: Horses & Stagecoach
Munchkin Steampunk
Ticket To Ride: UK Map Collection
T.I.M.E. Stories

Board and Card Game Restocks
7 Wonders and Expansions
Alhambra
Catan and Expansions
Kingdom Builder
Sheriff of Nottingham

Role Playing Games Restocks
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Dungeons & Dragons Core Rulebooks
Pathfinder Core Rulebooks
Pathfinder Starter Set
Reaper Bones Miniatures
Shadowrun Core Rulebook

 

Reloading The Store

Hey PI-Fans,

How have your holidays been? With the Christmas rush being what it was,  I’m glad that the restocks are in.

In addition to reloading our shelves with classics like Dixit, Love Letter, Coup G54, The Resistance, Munchkin and Fluxx, we’ve gotten a slew of new titles which should see you through to the new year.

– Kenneth, Games @ PI Manager/Thunderbird One Fanboi


5… 4… 3… 2… 1… THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO! Race to the rescue with International Rescue in Matt Leacock’s new cooperative masterpiece based on the classic 1960’s supermarionation TV Series. Outwit the Hood’s machinations with the assistance of the five Tracy Brothers and International Rescue’s London agent, Lady Penelope as International Rescue speeds from disaster to disaster in the Thunderbirds board game.

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we got a bucket of swirling dogfights between X-Wings and TIE Fighters. Now, bring these lethal fighters to the tabletop  with the T-70 X-Wing and TIE/FO Expansion for the X-Wing Miniatures Game.

The Marvel Legendary Secret Wars continues in the Marvel Legendary Card Game unleashing a whole new slew of Heroes and Masterminds onto the tabletop as fan favorite characters such as Spider-Gwen and Dr. Punisher the Soldier Supreme launch themselves into the chaos of the Battleworlds in the third large box expansion for the award winning Legendary card game.

Think you’re ready for the mean streets, chummer?  Think you’re better than milk-runs? How about some High-Caliber Ops then? The High-Caliber Ops expansion for the Shadowun Crossfire Deckbuilding Game escalates the action with new gear, guns and spells for the black market and a host of all new nasty threats designed to put the damper on even the most experienced team of runners.

Want a bite-sized Munchkin Experience you can take with you? Or just looking for another pack to toss into your ever growing stack of Munchkin cards? Munchkin Christmas Lite is a standalone card game for 3-4 players designed for both players new to the Munchkin experience while containing all new cards that are right at home in any classic Munchkin set. Small and portable, it’s the perfect Munchkin for a player on the go!
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New Board Game Releases
Aquasphere
Bang! THE DUEL!
Machi Koro Deluxe Edition Tin
Marvel Legendary: Secret Wars 2
Munchkin Christmas Lite
Munchkin Kittens Expansion
Shadowrun Crossfire: High Calibre Ops
Star Wars X-Wing: T-70 X-Wing Expansion
Star Wars X-Wing: TIE/FO Expansion
Thunderbirds

Board and Card Game Restocks
7 Wonders and Expansions
Bang! The Card Game
Catan and Expansions
Coup G54
Dixit
Dragonwood
King of New York
King of Tokyo
Marvel Legendary and Expansions
Munchkin and Expansions
Love Letter
Red Dragon Inn
Smash Up and Expansions
Twilight Struggle
The Resistance and Expansions
Lords of Waterdeep
Sheriff of Nottingham

Role Playing Games Restocks
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Dungeons & Dragons Core Rulebooks
Pathfinder Core Rulebooks
Pathfinder Starter Set
Reaper Bones Miniatures
Shadowrun Core Rulebook

Miniature Wargame Restocks
BattleTech – Clan 3050 OmniMech Miniatures
Star Wars Armada: Imperial Star Destroyer
Star Wars Armada: Imperial Raider
Star Wars Armada: Rebel MC30c Torpedo Frigate
Star Wars Armada: Rebel MC80 Mon Calamari Cruiser
Star Wars Armada: Rogues and Villains Expansion
Star Wars X-Wing: The Force Awakens Core Set

X-Wing: Captain Crash


Hey PI-Fans,

Enjoy the X-Wing Miniatures game? Well… try your hand at the Games @ PI casual events – ever so often we get bored and roll out some really weird rule sets. Our next event is coming up on the 9th of January, so those poor fools above had better work on fixing that TIE.

If what both the X-Wing flight-sims and the miniature game taught us holds true, CRASHING = BAD. Of course, on the other hand, setting up someone to crash with you is… slightly more entertaining.

Captain Crash is a casual X-Wing event where scoring kills is… slightly less important than causing people to hit you… So. Strap in folks. It’s gonna be bumpy.

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Event Date: 9th Jan 2016, 2 pm.


Fleet Construction:

Bring a Fleet containing no more than 3 ships with a final pointage of not more that 75 points. All ships must be from the same faction. No player may field more than one large based ship.

Setup:
Each player will be randomly assigned a deployment zone on a single 36×36 X-Wing Game Mat. All players will play on the same mat.

Event Rules:
1) Multiplayer Initiative:
Before each game turn begins and before maneuver dials are set, a player will randomly be selected by die roll as the starting player. The Player will move all his players with ships of the same initiative value first. Players with ships of the same initiative will move their ships progressively clockwise from that player.

2) Reinforcements:
Each time a player’s ship is destroyed, it is returned to play the following turn from that player’s deployment zone with all damage removed. All spent ordnance, pilot skills and illicit cards will be refreshed.

3) Variable Game Length:
At the end of each game turn, a single attack die will be added to the Game Length pool. At the end of each turn, all the dice in the Game Length pool will be rolled. The game ends on the turn that 3 crits are rolled in a single roll.

4) The Anti-Suicide Clause:
Players who intentionally/unintentionally destroy their own ship suffer a point penalty equal to the number of players in the event. Exception are made for ships destroyed by Ion movement.

5) Captain Crash:
Players do not score points in the regular fashion.
– Each enemy ship destroyed by an attack awards 1 point to a player.
– Each time an enemy ship collides with and is forced to stop movement in contact with one of your ships, the ship’s controlling player is awarded 1 point. (If a ship base would overlap 2 or more ships, at the end of movement, award 1 point to each player involved in the pileup).
– Each attack (Ion/Tractor/Bomb etc) that causes an enemy ship to collide with another ship (not necessarily your own) or overlap an obstacle earns the attacking player 1 point.

Participation Fee is $10.
Each participant receives an alternate art Gunner card and a $6 Games @ PI Voucher Die.

Prizes:
After the event, In order of placement, EACH participating players will each get to choose from the following prizes (based on availability):
Acrylic Extra Munitions Tokens
X-Wing Dice Bags
Alternate art Darth Vader card

The player with the highest score will also be awarded an even medal.

Each player who placed will get a prize. In the event that player numbers exceed the prize pool, the prize pool will be supplemented at the store’s discretion.

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INTERESTED? SIGN UP AT THE FOLLOWING EVENT PAGE!


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To Boldly Go…

Please Pardon The Manager. He’s clearly confused and it’s Been A Long Day.

 

Hi PI-Fans,

A Long Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far Far Away… Wait. Something isn’t right. Sorry. Lets try that again.

If I’ve learnt anything, it’s that fandoms are non-exclusive – my love of Star Wars neither competes nor demeans my ability to appreciate Star Trek… Which is great, because even in this time of Star Wars mania, Star Trek 5 Year Mission is really really good game. Unless you’re a redshirt. But. Hey. Who cares about the redshirts?
– Kenneth, Games @ PI Manager/Balancer of the Force.



Command a 5-year mission aboard the USS Enterprise in Star Trek: Five Year Mission. NCC-1701 or NCC 1701-D, you ask? Why not both? Work together to resolve escalating series of alerts before the Enterprise is destroyed. Deal with injuries which lock dice out of play, circumvent ship damage, the prime directive, as well as the ever looming timer as you boldly go where no man has gone before…

In Patchwork, two players compete to build the most aesthetic (and high-scoring) patchwork quilt – creating a beautiful quilt, however, requires effort and time, but the available patches just do not want to fit together. So choose your patches carefully and keep a healthy supply of buttons to not only finish your quilt, but to make it better and more beautiful than your opponent‘s in this devious game of quick thinking and fast needlework.

In the thick of the Viennese modern age, exquisite cafés are competing for customers. This is your opportunity to turn your little café into a world famous hotel. Choose wisely which guests to attract and complete their orders to gain bonus actions as you struggle to wring maximum efficiency out of your limited resources and small pool of staff. Hire staff, fulfill the wishes of your guests, and gain the emperor’s favor. Only then will your café become the Grand Austria Hotel.

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New Board Game Releases
Grand Austria Hotel
Patchwork
Star Trek: Five-Year Mission

Board and Card Game Restocks
Bacchus’ Banquet
Catan
Catan: Cities & Knights Expansion
Catan: Traders & Barbarians Expansion
Catan: Seafarers Expansions
Catan: Explorers & Pirates Expansion
Family Business
WWE Superstar Showdown

Role Playing Games Restocks
Savage Worlds Explorers Edition Rulebook

Dropzone Commander Community Event

Games @ PI is proud to host the Dropzone Commander Community Tournament on 9th January 2016 at 1030 hrs.

Ready to do your part for the Reconquest?

Download the Tournament Pack HERE and register at the EVENT PAGE.

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A Golden Age of humanity has passed into history. A time when mankind advanced implacably and unopposed through the stars has gone beyond living memory.

The armies of the United Colonies of Mankind march towards humanities’ former heartland, battling the dreaded Scourge one world at a time. Many enemies and allies await on this journey; an odyssey through the stars towards a distant and glittering goal – Earth.

Dropzone Commander (DzC) is a 10mm scale sci-fi tabletop wargame, devised for mass battles between two or more players. The game is built around the concept of rapid deployment and redeployment of your forces by airborne dropships, exemplifying the pace of combat on the battlefields of the future. This makes for a tactical and fast paced experience, where quick thinking and strokes of genius often bring victory.

The Quick Brown Fox

Hey PI-Fans,

We’re rolling into the Christmas period, so in addition to the usual new releases you’d expect on a Monday morning, we’re stocking deep in preparation for all your shopping needs.

For of you who  noticed absence from the store, no… they didn’t find my body washed up on a beach somewhere. I’m on vacation. Sort of, anyway. Also, I am not a Manei Domini infiltrator masquerading as the store manager on the internet.
Have a good week, folks.

– Kenneth, Games @ PI Manager/Precentor Dominus



Will your your quest end in death or glory? In Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game, 1 to 4 players guide some of the Old World’s most iconic heroes into the shadows to vanquish some of Warhammer’s most terrifying monsters in a quest for fabulous treasure in this modern re-implementation of the classic cooperative dungeon crawl.

Start at the beginning of A Song of Ice and Fire with Taking the Black, the first Chapter Pack in theWesteros cycle for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game. As A Song of Ice and Fire begins, Westeros is at peace. But this deceptive calm will not long remain. Already, conflict between the Great Houses is on the horizon. You can take your place at the very beginning of the story with Taking the Black.

In Flashlights & Fireflies, get ready for a backyard dash-through-the-dark in this game of firefly-powered flashlight freeze tag! Catch fireflies to power your flashlight and then find the other players before they sneak back to home base. But keep an eye out for bats, raccoons, and other nighttime critters that are out to trip up your tracks!
Mrs. Plumpert’s prized pot pie has gone missing and it’s now a chicken chase to crack the case! Move around the board to gather clues and then use the special evidence scanner to rule out suspects. You’ll have to work together quickly because the guilty fox is high-tailing it towards the exit! Will you halt the hungry hooligan before it flies the coop… or will you be Outfoxed?

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New Board Game Releases
A Game Of Thrones 2E: Taking The Black Chapter Pack
Flashlights & Fireflies
Outfoxed
Warhammer Quest: The Adventure Card Game
Warhammer 40,000 Conquest: Degree of Ruin War Pack

Board and Card Game Restocks
7 Wonders
Apples to Apples Party Box
Blink
Blokus
Camel Up
Caverna
Dragonwood
Iota
Magic: The Gathering -Arena of the Planeswalker
Sushi Go
Forbidden Island
Forbidden Desert
Uglydoll
Zeus on the Loose

Role Playing Games Restocks
End of the World: Wrath of the Gods

The truest light often casts the darkest shadows behind men. The power of true faith is never to be taken lightly.
– Jerome Blake,  Primus Administrator of Comstar

What are you supposed to be, some kind of a cosmonaut?

Hey PI-Fans,

I figured I should probably get the obligatory Ghostbusters references out of my system right and early.

So yeah.

Who Ya Gonna Call?


Are you troubled by strange noises in the night? Do you experience feelings of dread in basement or attic? Have you or your family actually seen a spook, spectre, or ghost? If the answer is yes, then don’t wait another minute. Just pick up the phone and call the professionals. Call the Ghostbusters! We’re ready to believe you.

Welcome to the height of technology and comfort, the Space Station Atlantis! Along with an obligatory alien invasion. Will your crew find space on the limited escape pods, board fighters and attempt to destroy the aliens or trust in their space suits and float for it? But with the alien Warriors, Spawns, and Queens patrolling the space around the station, only the luckiest will make it out of SURVIVE! SPACE ATTACK!

Dragons are big, terrifying creatures who eat people and burn stuff. In Wrath of Dragons, you are a dragon terrorizing the  Old World while laying waste to settlements, scorching fields, snatching livestock, hoarding gold, and capturing nobles (don’t think too hard into the last one). Will your destructive rampages earn you a place in the history books or will that title go to another dragon? Try out this clever inversion of worker placement (worker destruction?) games and terrorize your way into legend.

Encounters: Bravest Warriors is a quick push-your-luck dice game set in the world of the Pendleton Ward cartoon. Players can stop rolling any time they want, but there’s always a temptation to keep going for Heroic Points. If you fail, other players can leap at the opportunity to “assist” you (using their items to help you win in exchange for half the points, and you can’t refuse!) or just let you fail and ride on your coat-tails, picking up where you left off. Will you become the Bravest Warriors and battle your way through a myraid of encounters to Victory?

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New Board Game Releases
Encounters: Bravest Warriors Blue Deck
Encounters: Bravest Warriors Red Deck
DC Comics Deck Building Game Crisis Expansion 2
Ghostbusters: The Board Game
MORE Kittens in a Blender Expansion
Munchkin Treasure Hunte
Survive! Space Attack!
Wrath of Dragons

Board and Card Game Restocks
Adventure Time Fluxx
Castles of Burgundy
Castle Panic
Cthulhu Fluxx
DC Comics Deckbuilding Game
Dragon Slayer
Doctor Who: The Card Game
Epic Spell Wars II: Rumble At Castle Tentakill
Flash Point Fire Rescue
Kittens in a Blender Card Game
Love Letter: L5R Edition
Smash Up: Awesome Level 9000
Star Fluxx
Tides of Time
Unexploded Cow
Munchkin
Munchkin Deluxe
Nuts
Poo
Tokaido

Role Playing Games Restocks
Dragon Age Core Rulebook
Dragon Age Blood In Ferelden
Fantasy AGE Core Rulebook
Titansgrave: The Ashes of Valkana

Abstract Contrast

Hey PI-Fans,

We though we might start this week with a few abstract titles.
Here’s a wave of light strategy to get the week going.
Crabz is an aggressive little strategy game about stacks of crabs. With the tide coming in, crabs scuttle to safety, inadvertently piling on top of each other in a bid to escape the waves. With large crabs happily plonking themselves on top of smaller ones, players work to immobilize opponents by pinning their crabs underneath crabs of their colour in an attempt to have the last available free crabs when the tide comes in.
Despite it’s obviously punny name, Battle Sheep is a light and fast playing territory control game. In Battle Sheep, players control flocks of sheep trying to sieze the biggest chunk of a pasture for themselves. Each flock consists of a stack of sheep, which slowly splits into smaller stacks as they control ground, becoming less and less flexible the fewer sheep there remain in the pile, making it a balancing act between grabbing ground early or keeping your options open to cut off other players later on.
A unique take on the card-draft mechanic, Sushi Draft has players battling over plates of sushi as they strive to collect the largest sets in a winner take all rush to secure points. With flexible scoring that rewards both specialization in individual sushi types as well as rewarding the biggest spread of food consumed and nasty tiebreaker mechanics (neither player in a tie scores), players must make an effort to balance their consumption to come out ahead of the competition in this light 15 minute card game.

It’s hard to describe Okiya as anything besides addictive. While easily dismissed as yet another line building type game, Okiya is unique in the ability of players to force an opponent to choose their next placement based on the Japanese themed illustrations on the tile they previously chose. Players must therefore not only plan their own moves, but also take into consideration the options opened up to their opponents in this light and fast two-player game.

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New Board Game Releases
Battle Sheep
Crabz
Flash
King’s Gold
Nada
New York 1901
Okiya
Rings Up!
Sushi Draft
Wakanda

Board and Card Game Restocks
7 Wonders
Betrayal at House on the Hill
Cranium
Hanabi Deluxe
Hive
Resistance Avalon
Risk 2210
Mage Knight – The Board Game