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Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico

Prospector, captain, mayor, trader, settler, craftsman, or builder? Which roles will you play in the new world? Will you own the most prosperous plantations? Will you build the most valuable buildings? You have but one goal: achieve the greatest prosperity and highest respect! This is shown by the player who earns the most victory points. He will win the game!

Kingdom Death: Monster
Kingdom Death: Monster

19 lbs of Nightmare Horror Gaming 235 page hardcover rulebook, 18 hard plastic sprues of miniatures, 1000+ matte game cards, 400+ unique pieces of art, and 86 full page illustrations. Kingdom Death: Monster is a fully cooperative, tabletop, hobby game experience. Unite to survive by hunting monsters and collectively guiding the development of your settlement through a 30 year, self-running campaign. Every decision matters. A space moved during the showdown, every resource spent to craft a piece of gear, what principles your settlement upholds - all can have lasting impact on this highly replayable and challenging game.  Campaign System Embark alone or with up to 4 friends (6 with game variant) on a 30 lantern year campaign. Each lantern year will cycle through a chaotic hunt, a showdown with a monster, and the development of your settlement. With so much emphasis on player choice, no two campaign runs will be alike. Monster AI System You will fight 8 monsters, each controlled by their own pair of decks that scale to 3 levels of difficulty. (Except for the final encounter, it has only 1 level and it's HARD!) Every encounter, even with the same monster, is diverse and valuable. No two showdowns will resolve the same way. Players will have to plan their gear and keep their minds sharp to prevail. Gear System In Monster, survivors will craft gear using resources earned from defeating monsters or found on their hunt. Each survivor has a gear grid, and can slot up to 9 pieces of gear at a time. What gear you will carry and how you arrange it can unlock advantages that may make the difference between life and death. Story Event System You will encounter 40+ story events that will shape the story of your unique campaign. Your settlement's decisions and discoveries affect how the story events unfold. Story Events cover everything from setting up and fighting a monster to dramatic turning points in your settlements history.  Kingdom Death: Monster Contents 1 x Hardcover Rule Book - 11" x 8.5" 235 Pages. 1 x Showdown Board - 2' x 3' ( Heavy 3mm Game Board Matte ) 1 x Hunt / Settlement Board ( Heavy 3mm Game Board Matte ) 2 x Token Sheet - 127 Tokens 1 x Terrain Token Sheet - 31 Terrain Tiles 1 x Monster Controller Panel 4 x Gear Grids 1 x Character Record Sheet Pad ( 50 Sheets, 6"x6") 1 x Settlement Record Sheet Pad ( 50 Sheets, 8.5" x 11") 5 x 10 sided black Kingdom Death dice 1 x 10 sided white Kingdom Death dice 4 x 6 sided Hit location dice 1 x 10 sided translucent orange Kingdom Death Death Die Kingdom Death: Monster Contents - Miniatures 4 x Starting Survivors 1 x White Lion 1 x Butcher 1 x Screaming Antelope 1 x Kings Man 1 x The Hand 1 x Phoenix 1 x Watcher 1 x Gold Smoke Knight 1 x Unarmored Armor Kit (Creates 4 Survivors.) 1 x Rawhide Armor Kit (Creates 4 Survivors.) 1 x Leather Armor Kit (Creates 4 Survivors.) 1 x White Lion Armor Kit (Creates 4 Survivors.) 1 x Screaming Fur Armor Kit (Creates 4 Survivors.) 1 x Phoenix Armor Kit (Creates 4 Survivors.) 1 x Lantern Armor Kit (Creates 4 Survivors.) 4 x Bonus Mystery Miniatures 4 x Starting Survivor Heads for Armor Kit customization 9 x Assorted Survivor Heads for Armor Kit customization 150+ Gear for Armor Kit customization (Every weapon in the game represented!) 10+ Masks 10 x Decorative Stone Face Base Inserts 36 x Kingdom Death 30mm Base + Insert 6 x Kingdom Death 50mm Base + Insert 1 x Kingdom Death 100mm Base + Insert 

Caylus Board Game
Caylus Board Game

Fourth Edition 1289. To strengthen the borders of the Kingdom of France, King Philip the Fair decided to have a new castle built. For the time being, Caylus is but a humble village, but soon, workers and craftsmen will be flocking by the cartload, attracted by the great prospects. Around the building site, a city is slowly rising up... The players embody master builders. By building the King's castle and developing the city around it, they earn prestige points and gain the King's favor. When the castle is finished, the player who has earned the most prestige wins the game.

A Feast For Odin
A Feast For Odin

Delve into the world of Vikings and dabble in trading, hunting, raiding, pillaging, plundering, and raiding some more. Build houses, explore new worlds, and every round, have a feast in Odin's name. The large variety of actions and occupations guarantees your Notherners long-lasting fun, with each game creating a new world on your player board!

Trickerion
Trickerion

The city of Magoria has not always been a place of magic and mystery. Decades ago, it was just another ordinary trade center loaded with shameless courtesans and greedy merchants longing for more and more wealth and prosperity. But, as we have already learned from history, a single man's will, if strong enough can change the world. It wasn't different with Magoria either; it only took one person, with immense talent and ambition, to change things forever. A talented young boy inspired by the enigmatic world of illusion tried his luck on the street with his revolutionary acts of magic. It didn't take long for people to take notice, and within weeks, he was already considered to be a genius by the public. The acts of even the greatest illusionists of the time seemed shallow and mediocre compared to his talent. In less than a year, the youngster became one of the greatest magicians of his time, a true legend of illusion who became known as Dahlgaard the Magnificent. Trickerion - Legends of Illusion is a competitive Euro-style strategy game set in a fictional city inspired by the late 19th century urban life and culture, where players take on the role of rival stage illusionists. Players strive to become the city's greatest Magician by acquiring the most Fame points. But there is much more at stake than prestige alone. The audience's favourite wins the contest for the mighty Trickerion Stone, a relic that grants supernatural powers to its owner, making him a true Legend of Illusion.

Android: Netrunner
Android: Netrunner

Set in a cyberpunk future, Android: Netrunner is an asymmetrical Living Card Game that pits a megacorporation and its massive resources against the subversive talents of an individualistic runner. The Corp tries to score points by advancing agendas, and the Runner tries to score points by breaking through the Corp’s defenses to steal valuable data. The first player to seven points wins the game, but not likely without first suffering some brain damage or bad publicity.

Sidereal Confluence
Sidereal Confluence

Sidereal Confluence: Trading and Negotiation in the Elysian Quadrant is a singularly unique trading and negotiation game for 4 to 9 players. Over the course of the game, each race must trade and negotiate with the rest to acquire the resources necessary to fund their economy and allow it to produce goods for the next turn. While technically a competitive game, Sidereal Confluence: Trading and Negotiation in the Elysian Quadrant has a uniquely cooperative feel during the trading phase as no race has the ability to thrive on its own. Trade well, and you'll develop technologies and colonize planets to form a civilization that is the envy of the galaxy. Each player chooses one of the nine unique and asymmetrical alien races that have come together to form a trade federation in their quadrant. Each race has its own deck of cards representing all the existing and future technologies it might research. Some races also have other cards related to unique features of their culture. These cards represent portions of the culture's economy and require spending some number of resources to use, resulting in an output of more resources, ships, and possibly victory points. Since each culture's outputs rarely match their inputs, players need to trade goods with one another to run their converters to create the resources they truly need to run their society most efficiently and have an effective economy. Almost everything is negotiable, including colonies, ships, VP and all kinds of resources. Each game round contains an open trading phase in which all players can negotiate and execute deals for resources, ships, colonies, even the temporary use of technologies! Players with enough resources can also research technologies, upgrade colonies, and spend resources on their race's special cards during this phase. Once complete, all players simultaneously run their economies, spending resources to gain more resources. The Convocation follows, starting with players sharing newly researched technologies with all other races and following with bidding to acquire new colonies and research teams. Researching a new technology grants many victory points for the prestige of helping galactic society advance. When one race builds a new technology, it is shared with everyone else. Technologies can be upgraded when combined with other technologies. The ultimate goal is victory points, which are acquired by researching technologies, using your economy to convert resources to goods, and converting your leftover goods into points at the end of the game. The game is almost all simultaneous play, keeping the game play moving.

Wingspan
Wingspan

Wingspan is a competitive, medium-weight, card-driven, engine-building board game from Stonemaier Games. You are bird enthusiasts—researchers, bird watchers, ornithologists, and collectors—seeking to discover and attract the best birds to your aviary. Each bird extends a chain of powerful combinations in one of your habitats (actions). These habitats focus on several key aspects of growth: Gain food tokens via custom dice in a birdfeeder dice tower Lay eggs using egg miniatures in a variety of colors Draw from hundreds of unique bird cards and play them The winner is the player with the most points after 4 rounds. If you enjoy Terraforming Mars and Gizmos, we think this game will take flight at your table. The official announcement and pre-orders will be available on January 2, 2019.

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Full price, sale, or used? How do you buy most of your games?

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Full Price: Never unless it's a need to have now game - which is rare.

5%-10% off MSRP: Only when I want to support this small FLGS which I feel won't last long. I've spent money there I didn't intend to because I want the guy to succeed and the games are good anyway.

Sale: If we're talking all-time low or near all-time low and I have wanted it, I jump on it no questions asked. If it's a game I'm not familiar with, I'll look it up and see how it plays first.

Used: I treat these like sale prices. The two FLGS I have price fairly - usually - with only good condition or better.

I have too unplayed games to play as it is, so saving money is more important than buying something I won't get to the table anyway. For instance I almost bought Blue Lagoon today for $30 at a FLGS but it's $22 on Amazon. I can't justify 25% difference in price. I did buy Hokkaido and some box bands though for $30 to support them and I intend to rent a few game going forward since their rental policy and price is amazing.

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Full price, sale, or used? How do you buy most of your games?

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Full Price: Never unless it's a need to have now game - which is rare.

5%-10% off MSRP: Only when I want to support this small FLGS which I feel won't last long. I've spent money there I didn't intend to because I want the guy to succeed and the games are good anyway.

Sale: If we're talking all-time low or near all-time low and I have wanted it, I jump on it no questions asked. If it's a game I'm not familiar with, I'll look it up and see how it plays first.

Used: I treat these like sale prices. The two FLGS I have price fairly - usually - with only good condition or better.

I have too unplayed games to play as it is, so saving money is more important than buying something I won't get to the table anyway. For instance I almost bought Blue Lagoon today for $30 at a FLGS but it's $22 on Amazon. I can't justify 25% difference in price. I did buy Hokkaido and some box bands though for $30 to support them and I intend to rent a few game going forward since their rental policy and price is amazing.

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What games should have contractions instead of expansions?

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I really like how Dinogenics handles the event deck.

They are revealed a turn before giving you an entire round to prepare for it.

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Forgotten title of a (French?) card game

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^r2d8 ^issues ^a ^series ^of ^sophisticated ^bleeps ^and ^whistles...

Gobbit (2012) by Jean-Baptiste Fremaux, Thomas Luzurier, Paul-Adrien Tournier. 2-8 p; 20 minutes; BGG Image

  • Mechanics: Pattern Recognition, Player Elimination
  • Average rating is 6.50834; rated by 380 people. Weight: 1.35
  • Board Game Rank: 4143, Party Game Rank: 239
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Forgotten title of a (French?) card game

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I think you're thinking of Gobbit.

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Spirit Island = played it once and didnt care for it (generally don't like co-op games. All the components are present with a slight curve to several of the game map boards (was like it when I purchased it) which is easily rectified by bending in the other direction to make it straight (will likely disappear with future plays). Basically like new.

I am also interested in trading Race for the Galaxy for Roll for the Galaxy if there are any takers.

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The Monthly Board Game Bazaar - (March, 2019)

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Want to sell multiple games. I am located in Boston and am most interested in a local sale but can ship games if it is a good offer and covers shipping. Make me an offer and we can discuss the pricing (depending on shipping and other details).

Mansions of Madness Second Edition = Box is slightly worn around the edges but all components are present and has only been played 3 times. Enemy description tiles are already inserted into the monster bases and could have scratches if they were taken out (tight fit for some of the tiles).

Call of Cthulhu = great condition, box slightly worn around the edges. Several of the pieces are painted but this can easily be removed. Otherwise all components are present.

Spirit Island = played it once and didnt care for it (generally don't like co-op games. All the components are present with a slight curve to several of the game map boards (was like it when I purchased it) which is easily rectified by bending in the other direction to make it straight (will likely disappear with future plays). Basically like new.

I am also interested in trading Race for the Galaxy for Roll for the Galaxy if there are any takers.

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The Monthly Board Game Bazaar - (March, 2019)

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Want to sell multiple games. I am located in Boston and am most interested in a local sale but can ship games if it is a good offer and covers shipping. Make me an offer and we can discuss the pricing (depending on shipping and other details).

Mansions of Madness Second Edition = Box is slightly worn around the edges but all components are present and has only been played 3 times. Enemy description tiles are already inserted into the monster bases and could have scratches if they were taken out (tight fit for some of the tiles).

Call of Cthulhu = great condition, box slightly worn around the edges. Several of the pieces are painted but this can easily be removed. Otherwise all components are present.

Spirit Island = played it once and didnt care for it (generally don't like co-op games. All the components are present with a slight curve to several of the game map boards (was like it when I purchased it) which is easily rectified by bending in the other direction to make it straight (will likely disappear with future plays). Basically like new.

I am also interested in trading Race for the Galaxy for Roll for the Galaxy if there are any takers.

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