LiQD Top 100


The Top 100 as ranked by LiQD BoardGames

Last Updated: Thursday, October 15, 2020

1) Schneeble
Schneeble
Schneeble is a light trick-taking game where the goal is to win a randomly generated (d6) number of tricks. As such, it's much more about HOW you play your cards than trick-taking games that follow a bidding process. Cards in Schneeble are suitless and run from 1-10 with the addition of a small number of "special effect" cards ("all players play their cards at the same time", "lowest value card wins", etc...). Tricks in Schneeble are won by the highest card, but if two cards tie for the highest than they cancel each other out and the next highest card wins. This ...

2) Imperial Settlers: Marketplace
Imperial Settlers: Marketplace
Four Imperial Settlers tiles, that give you additional options and actions! Printed on high quality cardboard, those four tiles include a marketplace, which your faction can access and discover a new action available for your Empire! —description from the publisher ...

3) Imperial Settlers: Common Village Cards
Imperial Settlers: Common Village Cards
This expansion to Imperial Settlers contains 16 common cards: 10 common cards (10C001 - 10C010) and 6 bonuscards (BONUS001 - BONUS006). This set of cards was provided in 2018 to buyers of Imperial Settlers: Aztecs (Dutch version) as a promo. It is actually a compilation of four existing small expansions. This compilation contains: Imperial Settlers: Aztecs – Common cards (10C001 - 10C010), without the corrected Egyptian card EGY070 Imperial Settlers: Ruins (RUINS001 - RUINS004, now BONUS001 - BONUS004) Imperial Settlers: The Watchers Guild (COMWP01 now BONUS005) Imperial Settlers: ...

4) Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid – Kickstarter Exclusives Deluxe Box
Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid – Kickstarter Exclusives Deluxe Box
More monsters, minions, locations, rangers, and more in a massive box. ...

5) Pocket Peaks
Pocket Peaks
Pocket Peaks is a solo print-and-play (PnP) game which features 3 different mountains, 3 different Terrain types and various Weather conditions to test your climbing ability, survival skills and dice-chucking prowess. Pocket Peaks is a Dice drafting and Action point selection game with a bit of Resource Management thrown in. In Pocket Peaks, you embark on a race to reach the summit of the highest, most challenging and deadliest mountains on Earth (at least in PnP format) – and live to tell the tale by successfully returning to your base camp before the “blizzard of the century” triggers an avalanche and buries ...

6) Gloomhaven
Gloomhaven
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Vanquish monsters with strategic cardplay. Fulfill your quest to leave your legacy! ...

7) Food Chain Magnate
Food Chain Magnate
"Lemonade? They want lemonade? What is the world coming to? I want commercials for burgers on all channels, every 15 minutes. We are the Home of the Original Burger, not a hippie health haven. And place a billboard next to that new house on the corner. I want them craving beer every second they sit in their posh new garden." The new management trainee trembles in front of the CEO and tries to politely point out that... "How do you mean, we don't have enough staff? The HR director reports to you. Hire more people! Train them! But whatever you ...

8) Kingdom Death: Monster
Kingdom Death: Monster
Try to survive in a nightmarish world that lies under eternal darkness. ...

9) Kirche, Glaube & Reformation (Fan expansion to Catan: Cities and Knights)
Kirche, Glaube & Reformation (Fan expansion to Catan: Cities and Knights)
Unofficial fan expansion of Catan: Cities & Knights. Adds several new aspects to Catan: Cities and Knights. Introduces an Inquisitor token, Religion Development Calendars, Religion Progress card set, Bread commodity cards and Beer commodity cards. While Bread is analogous to Grain (the way Coin is analogous to Ore in Cities and Knights), Beer is a commodity that can only be produced on a Grain intersection when a new Diocese building is present. Beer is used to create Beer Festivals which affect an opponent's Road, Ship, Settlement or City for a period of time; this action can lower the Victory Point ...

10) Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game – Dark City
Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game – Dark City
There is a darkness rising in the Marvel Universe! Legendary: Dark City, the first expansion to "Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game," brings an entirely new level of play to the critically-acclaimed card game. In Dark City, players use new heroes like Cable, Daredevil, Professor X, and Blade to face off against deadly, all-new Masterminds like Apocalypse, Mr. Sinister, and Kingpin! Legendary: Dark City features 350 all-new cards, including cards for seventeen new Heroes (including X-Force, X-Men, and the Marvel Knights), six new Villain Groups, two new Henchmen Groups, eight new Schemes, and five amped-up new Masterminds more powerful than ever ...

11) Deception: Murder in Hong Kong – Promo Cards
Deception: Murder in Hong Kong – Promo Cards
Five promo cards, including three means cards and two clue cards. Means Cards: Angry Lion Dolhareubang Ignition Coal Clue Cards: Damaged Investigator Card Italian Towel ...

12) Barrage
Barrage
Nations vie for hydroelectric dominance in a dystopia where water is power. ...

13) Empires of Arcana
Empires of Arcana
Empires of Arcana is a fantasy empire-building board game, designed over the past 2 years. In it, you will play a warlord trying to dominate Arcana, using a variety of troops to conquer your enemies. As you build up your empire, you will be able to collect more gold and mana, allowing you to build still stronger structures, support larger armies, and cast more powerful magic. It was designed to be simple to learn and fast-playing, but there are many roads to victory and strategies can be complex. Some players strive for magical supremacy, allowing them to cast enormous amounts of ...

14) The Gallerist
The Gallerist
This age of art and capitalism has created a need for a new occupation - The Gallerist. Combining the elements of an Art dealer, museum curator, and Artists’ manager, you are about to take on that job! You will promote and nurture Artists; buy, display, and sell their Art; and build and exert your international reputation. As a result, you will achieve the respect needed to draw visitors to your Gallery from all over the world. There's a lot of work to be done, but don't worry, you can hire assistants to help you achieve your goals. Build your fortune by running ...

15) Keyflower
Keyflower
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Keyflower is a game for two to six players played over four rounds. Each round represents a season: spring, summer, autumn, and finally winter. Each player starts the game with a "home" tile and an initial team of eight workers, each of which is colored red, yellow, or blue. Workers of matching colors are used by the players to bid for tiles to add to their villages. Matching workers may alternatively be used to generate resources, skills and additional workers, not only from the player's own tiles, but also from the tiles in the other players' villages and from the ...

16) Brass: Lancashire
Brass: Lancashire
Brass: Lancashire — first published as Brass — is an economic strategy game that tells the story of competing cotton entrepreneurs in Lancashire during the industrial revolution. You must develop, build, and establish your industries and network so that you can capitalize demand for iron, coal and cotton. The game is played over two halves: the canal phase and the rail phase. To win the game, score the most victory points (VPs), which are counted at the end of each half. VPs are gained from your canals, rails, and established (flipped) industry tiles. Each round, players take turns according to ...

17) Dominion: Prosperity
Dominion: Prosperity
Released in late 2010, Prosperity is the 4th addition to the Dominion game family. It adds 25 new Kingdom cards to Dominion, plus 2 new Basic cards that let players keep building up past Gold and Province. The central theme is wealth; there are treasures with abilities, cards that interact with treasures, and powerful expensive cards. (Source: http://www.riograndegames.com/games.html?id=361 ) From the back of the box: "Ah, money. There's nothing like the sound of coins clinking in your hands. You vastly prefer it to the sound of coins clinking in someone else's hands, or the sound of coins just sitting there in ...

18) Gaia Project
Gaia Project
Gaia Project is a new game in the line of Terra Mystica. As in the original Terra Mystica, fourteen different factions live on seven different kinds of planets, and each faction is bound to their own home planets, so to develop and grow, they must terraform neighboring planets into their home environments in competition with the other groups. In addition, Gaia planets can be used by all factions for colonization, and Transdimensional planets can be changed into Gaia planets. All factions can improve their skills in six different areas of development — Terraforming, Navigation, Artificial Intelligence, Gaiaforming, Economy, Research — leading ...

19) Terraforming Mars: Prelude
Terraforming Mars: Prelude
As the mega corporations are getting ready to start the terraforming process, you now have the chance to make those early choices that will come to define your corporation and set the course for the future history of Mars - this is the prelude to your greatest endeavors! In Terraforming Mars: Prelude, you choose from Prelude cards that jumpstart the terraforming process or boost your corporation's engine. There are also 5 new corporations and 7 project cards that thematically fit the early stages of terraforming a new planet. Prelude is an expansion to Terraforming Mars, and can be combined with any other ...

20) Alchemists
Alchemists
In Alchemists, two to four budding alchemists compete to discover the secrets of their mystical art. Points can be earned in various ways, but most points are earned by publishing theories – correct theories, that is — and therein lies the problem. The game is played in six rounds. At the beginning of the round, players choose their play order. Those who choose to play later get more rewards. Players declare all their actions by placing cubes on the various action spaces, then each action space is evaluated in order. Players gain knowledge by mixing ingredients and testing the results using a ...

21) Troyes
Troyes
In Troyes, recreate four centuries of history of this famous city of the Champagne region of France. Each player manages their segment of the population (represented by a horde of dice) and their hand of cards, which represent the three primary domains of the city: religious, military, and civil. Players can also offer cash to their opponents' populace in order to get a little moonlighting out of them—anything for more fame! Make your underlings: work on the cathedral combat misfortune bustle about the city ...

22) Combat Commander: Europe
Combat Commander: Europe
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Combat Commander: Europe is a card-driven board game covering tactical infantry combat in the European Theater of World War II. One player takes the role of the Axis (Germany) while another player commands the Allies (America or Russia). These two players will take turns playing one or more “Fate” cards from their hands in order to activate his units on the mapboard for various military functions. Players attempt to achieve victory by moving their combat units across the game map to attack their opponent’s combat units and occupy as many objectives as possible. The degree to which a player succeeds or ...

23) Fields of Arle
Fields of Arle
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Welcome to Arle In Fields of Arle, created by Uwe Rosenberg, one to two players live as farmers in the small and peaceful town of Arle in East Frisia. The flax grown in the land surrounding the village makes it a profitable place to work and live. Fields of Arle takes players through four and a half years of this era of prosperity, with different opportunities available as the seasons change. Farm the land to capitalize on the demand for flax, or find other ways to make the most of the small town’s prosperity. Work the Land Whether you delve into flax farming ...

24) Tigris & Euphrates
Tigris & Euphrates
Regarded by many as Reiner Knizia's masterpiece, Tigris & Euphrates is set in the ancient fertile crescent with players building civilizations through tile placement. Players are given four different leaders: farming, trading, religion, and government. The leaders are used to collect victory points in these same categories. However, your score at the end of the game is the number of points in your weakest category, which encourages players not to get overly specialized. Conflict arises when civilizations connect on the board, i.e., external conflicts, with only one leader of each type surviving such a conflict. Leaders can also be replaced ...

25) Terra Mystica
Terra Mystica
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Mystical races wield unique powers in their struggle to co-opt neighboring land. ...

26) Twilight Struggle
Twilight Struggle
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"Now the trumpet summons us again, not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need; not as a call to battle, though embattled we are – but a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle..." – John F. Kennedy In 1945, unlikely allies toppled Hitler's war machine, while humanity's most devastating weapons forced the Japanese Empire to its knees in a storm of fire. Where once there stood many great powers, there then stood only two. The world had scant months to sigh its collective relief before a new conflict threatened. Unlike the titanic struggles of the ...

27) Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization
Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization
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Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization is the new edition of Through the Ages: A Story of Civilization, with many changes small and large to the game's cards over its three ages and extensive changes to how military works. Through the Ages is a civilization building game. Each player attempts to build the best civilization through careful resource management, discovering new technologies, electing the right leaders, building wonders and maintaining a strong military. Weakness in any area can be exploited by your opponents. The game takes place throughout the ages beginning in the age of antiquity and ending in ...

28) Star Wars: Rebellion
Star Wars: Rebellion
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Strike from your hidden base as the Rebels - or find and destroy it as the Empire! ...

29) War of the Ring: Second Edition
War of the Ring: Second Edition
In War of the Ring, one player takes control of the Free Peoples (FP), the other player controls Shadow Armies (SA). Initially, the Free People Nations are reluctant to take arms against Sauron, so they must be attacked by Sauron or persuaded by Gandalf or other Companions, before they start to fight properly: this is represented by the Political Track, which shows if a Nation is ready to fight in the War of the Ring or not. The game can be won by a military victory, if Sauron conquers a certain number of Free People cities and strongholds or vice versa. ...

30) Le Havre
Le Havre
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In Le Havre, a player's turn consists of two parts: First, distribute newly supplied goods onto the offer spaces; then take an action. As an action, players may choose either to take all goods of one type from an offer space or to use one of the available buildings. Building actions allow players to upgrade goods, sell them or use them to build their own buildings and ships. Buildings are both an investment opportunity and a revenue stream, as players must pay an entry fee to use buildings that they do not own. Ships, on the other hand, are primarily ...

31) Race for the Galaxy
Race for the Galaxy
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Worlds await! Colonize, develop and conquer on the backs of others' choices. ...

32) Mechs vs. Minions
Mechs vs. Minions
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Mechs vs. Minions is a cooperative tabletop campaign for 2-4 players. Set in the world of Runeterra, players take on the roles of four intrepid Yordles: Corki, Tristana, Heimerdinger, and Ziggs, who must join forces and pilot their newly-crafted mechs against an army of marauding minions. With modular boards, programmatic command lines, and a story-driven campaign, each mission will be unique, putting your teamwork, programming, and piloting skills to the test. There are ten missions in total, and each individual mission will take about 60-90 minutes. The box includes five game boards, four command lines (one for each player), four painted ...

33) Middle-Earth Quest
Middle-Earth Quest
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Middle-Earth Quest takes place approximately ten years after Bilbo Baggins leaves the Shire, and several years before Frodo leaves Bag End on his journey leading to the destruction of the One Ring. Thus, Middle Earth Quest will take place in a time of growing darkness. Players will take control of characters such as a Gondorian Captain, a Rider from the Westfold, or numerous other character types. Not only will characters be able to experience new adventure in Middle Earth, but we will carefully seek to tie in the experience with the massive amounts of lore and story that takes ...

34) Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation
Lord of the Rings: The Confrontation
An asymmetrical Stratego-like game themed around The Lord of the Rings. Each player controls a force of 9 unique characters (light vs. dark) whose identities are hidden from their opponent at the beginning of the game. Each player also starts with a hand of 9 unique cards, which are used in resolving combats as the characters move out across the board. The victory conditions of the players are also asymmetrical: the Fellowship player wins by moving Frodo into Mordor (thus destroying the One Ring), while the Evil player wins either by killing Frodo or by moving 3 Evil characters into ...

35) Empires: Age of Discovery
Empires: Age of Discovery
Empires: Age of Discovery allows you to revisit the age of exploration and discovery. Take on the role of a colonial power seeking fame, glory, and riches in the New World. As you proceed through three ages, you launch expeditions of discovery, colonize regions, expand your merchant fleet, build capital buildings that give your nation distinct advantages, develop your economy, and (if necessary) declare war. Empires: Age of Discovery is a reimplementation of Age of Empires III but without that name due to the expense of renewing the license from Microsoft. This edition includes the Empires: Builder Expansion along with its ...

36) Ricochet Robots
Ricochet Robots
Ricochet Robots is less of a game and more of a puzzle, which explains why there's such an odd number of solutions possible. There's a four-piece modular board that forms a large room with walls spread around the board. There are also color-coded targets on boards. Placed on top of the surface are four robots. The idea for each turn/puzzle is to get the like-colored robot to a randomly selected target. The trick is that once a robot starts moving, it will continue to move until a wall or another robot stops it. Therefore, players are seeking a sequence of ...

37) Churchill
Churchill
Description from the designer: The players in the game take on the roles of Churchill, Roosevelt, or Stalin as they maneuver against each other over the course of 10 Conferences that determine who will lead the Allied forces, where those forces will be deployed, and how the Axis will be defeated. The player whose forces collectively have greater control over the surrendered Axis powers will win the peace and the game. Churchill is NOT a wargame, but a political conflict of cooperation and competition. While the game focuses on 10 of the historical conferences from 1943 till the end of the war ...

38) Space Hulk (fourth edition)
Space Hulk (fourth edition)
From the depths of space an ancient vessel drifts slowly towards the Imperium of Mankind - a space hulk. Within its confines, untold thousands of Genestealers slowly emerge from hibernation. The Space Marines must enter the cramped corridors and tomb-like chambers of the ancient ship to defeat this alien menace. Space Hulk is a board game for two players, recreating the battles fought between the Space Marines and Genestealers. One player commands the Space Marines as they carry out deadly missions in the ancient Space Hulk, and the other commands the horde of Genestealers opposing them. Space Hulk's fast-paced rules simulate ...

39) Pandemic: Iberia
Pandemic: Iberia
Description from the publisher: Welcome to the Iberian Peninsula! Set in 1848, Pandemic Iberia asks you to take on the roles of nurse, railwayman, rural doctor, sailor, and more to find the cures to malaria, typhus, the yellow fever, and cholera. From Barcelona to Lisboa, you will need to travel by carriage, by boat, or by train to help the Iberian populace. While doing so, distributing purified water and developing railways will help you slow the spread of diseases in this new version of Pandemic. Discover a unique part of the world during a historically significant time period: the construction of the first ...

40) Dominion (Second Edition)
Dominion (Second Edition)
"You are a monarch, like your parents before you, a ruler of a small pleasant kingdom of rivers and evergreens. Unlike your parents, however, you have hopes and dreams! You want a bigger and more pleasant kingdom, with more rivers and a wider variety of trees. You want a Dominion! In all directions lie fiefs, freeholds, and feodums. All are small bits of land, controlled by petty lords and verging on anarchy. You will bring civilization to these people, uniting them under your banner. "But wait! It must be something in the air; several other monarchs have had the exact same ...

41) Pax Renaissance
Pax Renaissance
As a Renaissance banker, you will finance kings or republics, sponsor voyages of discovery, join secret cabals, or unleash jihads and inquisitions. Your choices determine whether Europe is elevated into the bright modern era or remains festering in dark feudalism. In Pax Renaissance, you have two actions each turn. As in other Pax games, you can acquire cards in a market, sell them out of the game, or play them into your tableau. You can also stimulate the economy by running trade fairs and trading voyages for Oriental goods. A map of Europe with trade routes from Portugal to Crimea is ...

42) Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Incursion
Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Incursion
This is the first expansion set for the Fantasy Flight Games version of Cosmic Encounter. Adapted from the Fantasy Flight web site: Over the years, alien empires have risen and fallen. The Vacuum has failed to eliminate the Zombie, the Virus has spread far and wide, and the Loser has turned defeat into victory. 50 different species have tried to conquer the galaxy, and each have made their mark on the universe. Their warring has not gone unnoticed. 20 new alien cultures are now racing towards the site of the conflict. They each want to carve out their own piece of the galaxy ...

43) Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Conflict
Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Conflict
This is the second expansion set for the Fantasy Flight Games version of Cosmic Encounter. From FFG web site: In Cosmic Conflict, 20 new alien races explode onto the galaxy! Players will now shudder at the insidious kindness of the Empath, blink in confusion at the antics of the Lunatic, and howl in outrage as their planets are stolen away by the Claw! Cosmic Conflict also makes the Cosmos even bigger, adding another player (and attractive black components) to the game. Cosmic Quakes will shake things up, ensuring that no player’s hand is truly safe. And as if that wasn’t enough, Cosmic Conflict ...

44) Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Alliance
Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Alliance
Game description from the publisher: Cosmic Alliance, the third expansion set for the Fantasy Flight Games version of Cosmic Encounter, brings 20 alien races, both original and classic, exploding onto your tabletop. Players will now stand petrified by the hideous Gorgon, be baffled by the puzzle of the Schizoid, and feel obsolete before the bionics of the Cyborg. Cosmic Alliance also makes the Cosmos even bigger, adding another player (white) as well as rules for large eight-player games (if you own all three expansions). Finally, Cosmic Alliance introduces a new variant – team rules, which allow steadfast allies to dominate the Cosmos ...

45) Eclipse: Rise of the Ancients
Eclipse: Rise of the Ancients
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While the galactic conflict escalates and several new factions are trying to get a foothold on the galaxy, the adversaries suddenly need to find allies among themselves to face the rising threat. The systems previously thought to be empty are suddenly swarming with Ancients – whole worlds of them, with ship capabilities way beyond anything seen before. They are not willing to negotiate. Eclipse: Rise of the Ancients, the first full-size expansion for Eclipse, introduces several new additions to the base game, such as Rare Technologies, Developments, Alliances, Ancient Homeworlds and Warp Portals. There are also three new player boards with four ...

46) Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar – Tribes & Prophecies
Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar – Tribes & Prophecies
Game description from the publisher: In Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar - Tribes & Prophecies, each player now becomes the leader of a particular tribe, each of which has a special ability that only that player can use. The game includes 13 tribes to provide plenty of variety. (You know that 13 is a spooky and magical number, right?) With this expansion, the game of Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar is also influenced by three prophecies that are revealed ahead of time and fulfilled when the time is right. These prophecies give players other opportunities to score points, but they can also lose points ...

47) Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island – Voyage of the Beagle (Vol. 1)
Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island – Voyage of the Beagle (Vol. 1)
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The adventure is based on the real events that took place between 1831 and 1836, which led to the creation of the Theory of Evolution. During this very expedition, Charles Darwin laid the foundations for one of the most breakthrough scientific papers in the history of mankind– the paper on the Origin of Species. Players take on the roles of members of the crew of HMS Beagle with Darwin, at the start of a great adventure. In the following scenarios, they will have to challenge adversity and support the young scientist in his research. With five new scenarios, you are ...

48) Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Dominion
Cosmic Encounter: Cosmic Dominion
The fifth expansion set for the Fantasy Flight Games version of Cosmic Encounter, Cosmic Dominion has the unique distinction of having been designed and developed by the fan base of Cosmic Encounter, comprising nearly two years of collaboration on both Facebook and BGG. Cosmic Dominion adds 30 new aliens to the FFG canon. These will include a few favorite classics from the good old days, with a large number of new alien powers contributed by a wide variety of fan designers. The set also includes a brand-new Reward Deck that can stand alone or be mixed with the one in Cosmic Incursion, ...

49) Lisboa
Lisboa
Lisboa is a game about the reconstruction of Lisboa after the great earthquake of 1755. On November 1, 1755, Lisbon suffered an earthquake of an estimated magnitude of 8.5–9.0, followed by a tsunami and three days of fires. The city was almost totally destroyed. The Marques of Pombal — Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo — was the then Minister of Foreign Affairs and the King put him in charge of the reconstruction of Lisbon. The Marques of Pombal gathered a team of engineers and architects and you, the players, are members of the nobility; members who will use your influence ...

50) Spirit Island
Spirit Island
Island Spirits join forces using elemental powers to defend their home from invaders. ...

51) Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game – Guardians of the Galaxy
Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game – Guardians of the Galaxy
Legendary: Guardians of the Galaxy, an expansion for Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game, adds five new heroes to the game for players to recruit. Using these heroes, players can create their own powerful combos on the fly, combining their heroes' awesome abilities to take down nasty Marvel Masterminds like the Kree Supreme Intelligence! ...

52) Feudum
Feudum
Blimey! You and your blokes have been banished and stripped of everything but a few shillings and table scraps. Undaunted, you journey to a strange land to reinvent yourself and reclaim your honor. Will you farm the earth, fight as knights or finagle your own feudums? Feudum (latin for fiefdom) is an economic medieval game of hand and resource management for 2-5 players. With many strategies at their disposal, players optimize four actions per turn in attempt to score the most victory points over five epochs. Each player controls several medieval characters that roam the countryside tending farms, taxing towns and taking ...

53) Orléans: Deluxe Edition
Orléans: Deluxe Edition
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During the medieval goings-on around Orléans, you must assemble a following of farmers, merchants, knights, monks, etc. to gain supremacy through trade, construction, and science in medieval France. In the city of Orléans and the area of the Loire, you can take trade trips to other cities to acquire coveted goods and build trading posts. You need followers and their abilities to expand your dominance by putting them to work as traders, builders, and scientists. Knights expand your scope of action and secure your mercantile expeditions. Craftsmen build trading stations and tools to facilitate work. Scholars make progress in science, and ...

54) Star Wars: Imperial Assault – Twin Shadows
Star Wars: Imperial Assault – Twin Shadows
Investigate a growing Imperial presence in Twin Shadows, a new expansion for Imperial Assault! New dangers lurk in every shadow and darkened alley on Tatooine, home of bounty hunters and galactic scum. To make matters worse, Han Solo has disappeared while on assignment in Mos Eisley. Now, a crack team of elite Rebel operatives launches their investigation to uncover the truth behind the Imperial plot. This expansion offers new content for both the campaign game and the skirmish game. You can play a fully formed mini-campaign that challenges your Rebel heroes to rush to Han Solo's aid or battle through a ...

55) Star Wars: Imperial Assault – Return to Hoth
Star Wars: Imperial Assault – Return to Hoth
Description from the publisher: “Echo station 3-T-8, we have spotted Imperial walkers.” –Echo Base Officer, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back The Rebels’ base on Hoth has been discovered by the Empire! As Imperial walkers descend to the surface and the last transports flee, a few heroes of the Rebellion step forward to protect a colony of refugees. Little do they know that their heroic actions will eventually lead them back to the very place from which they fled: Hoth! Return to Hoth is a new expansion for Imperial Assault, offering plenty of new content for the campaign and skirmish games. ...

56) Too Many Bones
Too Many Bones
Toss gobs of unique dice in an epic adventure en route to a final boss showdown. ...

57) The Grizzled: At Your Orders!
The Grizzled: At Your Orders!
Les Poilus: Aux Ordres! is an expansion for The Grizzled that consists of three elements: Rules for solitaire play. New rules for playing with two players. Mission cards that present players with new challenges that scale in difficulty based on their experience. On this last topic, mission cards come in easy, normal and hard difficulty levels, and based on the experience of the players, you set up a deck of missions. Each round, the mission leader draws two of these cards, then decides which one to attempt. These missions might affect the number ...

58) Scythe: Invaders from Afar
Scythe: Invaders from Afar
While empires rise and fall in Eastern Europa, the rest of the world takes notice. Two distant factions, Albion and Togawa, send emissaries to scout the land and employ their own distinct styles of conquering. Scythe: Invaders from Afar, an expansion for Scythe, adds two new factions: 10 miniatures, 62 custom wooden tokens, and 2 faction mats. It also includes some new cardboard tokens, two new player mats, six Automa cards, and a custom plastic insert designed to fit into the expansion box or the original Scythe box. ...

59) Alchemists: The King's Golem
Alchemists: The King's Golem
Alchemists: The King's Golem, an expansion to Alchemists, brings you a new logic puzzle with new rewards and consequences. Can you figure out how to animate a golem? And equally important, can you convince the king you are making progress? The King's Golem actually contains four expansions: In Startup Funding, players get a chance to customize the initial resources in their laboratories. The Busy Days expansion makes each round different by offering new rewards (and new costs!) on the order spaces. The Royal Encyclopedia is an entirely new venue for publishing your ...

60) Orléans: Trade & Intrigue
Orléans: Trade & Intrigue
Orléans: Trade & Intrigue is the second large expansion for the award-winning game Orléans. In addition to new place tiles, this expansion contains a new "beneficial deeds" game board, a new and challenging set of events, and trade contracts. The "Intrigue" introduces ways to hinder your opponents' progress or even allow you to take over your opponents' achievements. ...

61) Lords of Waterdeep: Scoundrels of Skullport
Lords of Waterdeep: Scoundrels of Skullport
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Scoundrels of Skullport adds new content for Lords of Waterdeep. It’s not one, but two, complete expansions: the sprawling dungeon of Undermountain and the criminal haven of Skullport. Each thrilling location has unique characteristics and offers new play options, including new Lords, Buildings, Intrigue, and Quest cards. Owners of Lords of Waterdeep can use one or both of these new subterranean locations to add depth to their game experience. There’s also a new faction, the Gray Hands, so now a sixth player can join in the fun! The Undermountain Module Undermountain is a vast and multileveled dungeon beneath Mount Waterdeep that once served the ...

62) Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium
Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium
Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium, the first expansion for Terraforming Mars, consists of a double-sided game board presenting two new areas of Mars: • Elysium takes players almost to the opposite side of Mars' equator, with vast lowlands for oceans in the north and a dry, mineral-rich south. Place a tile on Olympus Mons, the highest peak in the solar system, to gain three free cards! • Hellas, the southern wild, includes Mars' south pole and the enormous seven-hex Hellas crater that just begs to become a giant lake. Building around the pole gives you new placement bonuses in the form of ...

63) Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
Description from the publisher: The world almost ended 71 years ago... The plague came out of nowhere and ravaged the world. Most died within a week. Nothing could stop it. The world did its best. It wasn't good enough. For three generations, we, the last fragments of humanity have lived on the seas, on floating stations called "havens." Far from the plague, we are able to provide supplies to the mainland to keep them (and us) from succumbing completely. We've managed to keep a network of the largest known cities in the world alive. Things have been tough the past few years. Cities far ...

64) Brass: Birmingham
Brass: Birmingham
Build your industries and sell to markets during the English Industrial Revolution. ...

65) Rising Sun: Daimyo Box
Rising Sun: Daimyo Box
This set contains all the exclusive stretch goals unlocked during the Kickstarter including a box to store them all in. These items include an extra set of season cards, the plastic strongholds and alliance tokens for the base game clans, plastic mandate cards, plastic ronin tokens, the Fox Clan, and 10 monsters (Koneko, Kotahi, Phoenix, Nure-Onna, Sunakake Baba, Sacred Warrior, Kitsune, Jikininki, Daikaiju, and Earth Dragon) ...

66) Star Wars: Rebellion – Rise of the Empire
Star Wars: Rebellion – Rise of the Empire
Description from the publisher: "Our Rebellion is all that remains to push back the Empire. We think you may be able to help us." –Mon Mothma New leaders. New missions. New tactic cards that lead to more fully cinematic combats… Rise of the Empire is an expansion for Star Wars: Rebellion inspired largely by the movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. And just as the movie provided new insight into the Galactic Civil War presented in the original Star Wars trilogy, Rise of the Empire adds new depth and story to your Rebellion game experience. You can send ...

67) London (Second Edition)
London (Second Edition)
A brand new edition of a popular classic, London will appeal to the strategic thinker among board game fans. Tasked with rebuilding London in the decades following the great fire, players juggle building requirements, bank loans, and poverty as they strive to realize their vision for the city. The game features a unique mechanism of playing cards to develop the city, then "running" the city by taking all the card actions simultaneously. Players have to repay all their loans before the game ends, but need to worry only about how much poverty they're creating relative to the other players. —description from the ...

68) The Estates
The Estates
The City Council recently approved the zoning map for a new urban development — The Estates — featuring high-end infrastructure and a modern atmosphere for its citizens. Soon after, the banks awarded millions of dollars in loans to six real estate investment firms to help develop this new area. The zoning map for The Estates calls for two rows of four buildings each, located between the River and Main Street. The meadows on the other side of the River are to remain a recreational area for the City. But, with hopes of larger profits, investors and building tycoons entirely ignore the ...

69) 7 Wonders: Armada
7 Wonders: Armada
7 Wonders: Armada is an expansion for 7 Wonders that can be combined with the base game or any combination of expansions. With this expansion, each player gets a separate "naval" board at the start of the game in addition to their wonder board. The expansion includes additional red, green, yellow, and blue cards to shuffle into the deck, and each time that you pay for the cost for any red, green, yellow, and blue card — not only the ones added in this expansion — you can pay an additional cost shown on your naval board to advance your ship ...

70) Clank! Legacy: Acquisitions Incorporated
Clank! Legacy: Acquisitions Incorporated
Clank! Legacy: Acquisitions Incorporated extends the deck-building fun of Clank! with legacy-style gameplay! Found your own franchise of the legendary adventuring company Acquisitions Incorporated, and shepherd your fledgling treasure-hunters to immortal corporate glory over the course of multiple games. Your game board, your deck, and your world change as you play to create a unique campaign tailored to your adventuring party. Be cunning, be bold, and most importantly be ready... —description from the publisher ...

71) The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine
The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine
Go on a planet-discovering space mission in this cooperative trick-taking game. ...

72) Orléans
Orléans
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During the medieval goings-on around Orléans, you must assemble a following of farmers, merchants, knights, monks, etc. to gain supremacy through trade, construction and science in medieval France. In the city of Orléans and the area of the Loire, you can take trade trips to other cities to acquire coveted goods and build trading posts. You need followers and their abilities to expand your dominance by putting them to work as traders, builders, and scientists. Knights expand your scope of action and secure your mercantile expeditions. Craftsmen build trading stations and tools to facilitate work. Scholars make progress in science, and ...

73) Concordia
Concordia
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Manage a hand of cards that ebbs and flows to control trade across the Mediterranean. ...

74) Android: Netrunner
Android: Netrunner
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Welcome to New Angeles, home of the Beanstalk. From our branch offices in this monument of human achievement, NBN proudly broadcasts all your favorite media programming. We offer fully comprehensive streaming in music and threedee, news and sitcoms, classic movies and sensies. We cover it all. Ours is a brave new age, and as humanity hurtles into space and the future with an astonishing series of new advances every day, NBN and our affiliates are keeping pace, bringing you all the vid that's fit to view. Android: Netrunner is an asymmetrical Living Card Game for two players. Set in the cyberpunk ...

75) Eclipse
Eclipse
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The galaxy has been a peaceful place for many years. After the ruthless Terran–Hegemony War (30.027–33.364), much effort has been employed by all major spacefaring species to prevent the terrifying events from repeating themselves. The Galactic Council was formed to enforce precious peace, and it has taken many courageous efforts to prevent the escalation of malicious acts. Nevertheless, tension and discord are growing among the seven major species and in the Council itself. Old alliances are shattering, and hasty diplomatic treaties are made in secrecy. A confrontation of the superpowers seems inevitable – only the outcome of the galactic conflict ...

76) Scythe
Scythe
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Five countries vie for dominance in a war-torn, mech-filled, steampunk 1920s Europe. ...

77) Viticulture Essential Edition
Viticulture Essential Edition
In Viticulture, the players find themselves in the roles of people in rustic, pre-modern Tuscany who have inherited meager vineyards. They have a few plots of land, an old crushpad, a tiny cellar, and three workers. They each have a dream of being the first to call their winery a true success. The players are in the position of determining how they want to allocate their workers throughout the year. Every season is different on a vineyard, so the workers have different tasks they can take care of in the summer and winter. There's competition over those tasks, and often the ...

78) Dominion: Intrigue
Dominion: Intrigue
In Dominion: Intrigue (as with Dominion), each player starts with an identical, very small deck of cards. In the center of the table is a selection of other cards the players can "buy" as they can afford them. Through their selection of cards to buy, and how they play their hands as they draw them, the players construct their deck on the fly, striving for the most efficient path to the precious victory points by game end. From the back of the box: "Something’s afoot. The steward smiles at you like he has a secret, or like he thinks you have ...

79) Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar
Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar
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Tzolkin: The Mayan Calendar presents a new game mechanism: dynamic worker placement. Players representing different Mayan tribes place their workers on giant connected gears, and as the gears rotate they take the workers to different action spots. During a turn, players can either (a) place one or more workers on the lowest visible spot of the gears or (b) pick up one or more workers. When placing workers, they must pay corn, which is used as a currency in the game. When they pick up a worker, they perform certain actions depending on the position of the worker. Actions located "later" ...

80) Terraforming Mars
Terraforming Mars
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Compete with rival CEOs to make Mars hospitable and build your corporation's empire. ...

81) Baseball Highlights: 2045
Baseball Highlights: 2045
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American baseball was on its last legs as a spectator sport. Football had become the predominant national pastime — that is until the year 2032, the year baseball decided to revolutionize the game and regain the throne! Starting in 2032, baseball games were shortened to six innings. Pitchers were encouraged to have bionic arm implants to improve their pitching. These cyborgs, or 'Borgs as they're affectionately known, were immediately popular and soon ruled the league. In 2041, robotic players were introduced to get more offense back into the game. These robots were similar to designated hitters in that they were used ...

82) A Feast for Odin
A Feast for Odin
Puzzle together the day-to-day life of a Viking village with exploration and raids. ...

83) The 7th Continent
The 7th Continent
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Journey through a vibrant but deadly land to uncover the key to lifting your curse. ...

84) On Mars
On Mars
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Build the first Martian colony collectively, striving to be the best contributor. ...

85) Viticulture: Tuscany Essential Edition
Viticulture: Tuscany Essential Edition
From the publisher: Tuscany Essential Edition features three expansions to Viticulture: the extended board (and 36 wooden stars), structure cards/mats, and special workers (14 meeples instead of the 66 in the original Tuscany, but gameplay is the same). All other expansions in the original Tuscany will go out of print. Tuscany Essential Edition is recommended for use with Viticulture Essential Edition, but older versions of Viticulture will work fine too. ...

86) Clans of Caledonia
Clans of Caledonia
Lead your unique Scottish clan to economic might via production, trade, and export. ...

87) Twilight Imperium (Fourth Edition)
Twilight Imperium (Fourth Edition)
Take one of 17 factions to power via trade, conquest and galactic politics. ...

88) Teotihuacan: City of Gods
Teotihuacan: City of Gods
Travel back in time to the greatest city in Mesoamerica. Witness the glory and the twilight of the powerful pre-Columbian civilization. Strategize, accrue wealth, gain the favour of the gods, and become the builder of the magnificent Pyramid of the Sun. In Teotihuacan: City of Gods, each player commands a force of worker dice, which grow in strength with every move. On your turn, you move a worker around a modular board, always choosing one of two areas of the location tile you land on: one offering you an action (and a worker upgrade), the other providing you with a powerful ...

89) Paladins of the West Kingdom
Paladins of the West Kingdom
Invaders are coming from everywhere. Keep the faith and defend your homeland. ...

90) Shogun
Shogun
Shogun is based on the Wallenstein (first edition) game system. The game is set in the Sengoku period (approx 1467-1573) which ends with the inception of the well-known Tokugawa Shogunate. The game is an international edition with language-independent components and five language-dependent rule booklets. Japan during the Sengoku or “Warring States” Period: each player assumes the role of a great Daimyo with all his troops. Each Daimyo has the same 10 possible actions to develop his kingdom and secure points. To do so he must deploy his armies with great skill. Each round, the players decide which of the ...

91) Dominion
Dominion
"You are a monarch, like your parents before you, a ruler of a small pleasant kingdom of rivers and evergreens. Unlike your parents, however, you have hopes and dreams! You want a bigger and more pleasant kingdom, with more rivers and a wider variety of trees. You want a Dominion! In all directions lie fiefs, freeholds, and feodums. All are small bits of land, controlled by petty lords and verging on anarchy. You will bring civilization to these people, uniting them under your banner. But wait! It must be something in the air; several other monarchs have had the exact same ...

92) Lords of Waterdeep
Lords of Waterdeep
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Game description from the publisher: Waterdeep, the City of Splendors – the most resplendent jewel in the Forgotten Realms, and a den of political intrigue and shady back-alley dealings. In this game, the players are powerful lords vying for control of this great city. Its treasures and resources are ripe for the taking, and that which cannot be gained through trickery and negotiation must be taken by force! In Lords of Waterdeep, a strategy board game for 2-5 players, you take on the role of one of the masked Lords of Waterdeep, secret rulers of the city. Through your agents, you recruit ...

93) Pandemic Legacy: Season 1
Pandemic Legacy: Season 1
Pandemic Legacy is a co-operative campaign game, with an overarching story-arc played through 12-24 sessions, depending on how well your group does at the game. At the beginning, the game starts very similar to basic Pandemic, in which your team of disease-fighting specialists races against the clock to travel around the world, treating disease hotspots while researching cures for each of four plagues before they get out of hand. During a player's turn, they have four actions available, with which they may travel around in the world in various ways (sometimes needing to discard a card), build structures like research stations, ...

94) The Castles of Burgundy
The Castles of Burgundy
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Plan, trade, and build your Loire Valley estate to prosperity and prominence. ...

95) Star Wars: Imperial Assault
Star Wars: Imperial Assault
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Star Wars: Imperial Assault is a strategy board game of tactical combat and missions for two to five players, offering two distinct games of battle and adventure in the Star Wars universe! Imperial Assault puts you in the midst of the Galactic Civil War between the Rebel Alliance and the Galactic Empire after the destruction of the Death Star over Yavin 4. In this game, you and your friends can participate in two separate games. The campaign game pits the limitless troops and resources of the Galactic Empire against a crack team of elite Rebel operatives as they strive to break ...

96) Mage Knight Board Game
Mage Knight Board Game
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The Mage Knight board game puts you in control of one of four powerful Mage Knights as you explore (and conquer) a corner of the Mage Knight universe under the control of the Atlantean Empire. Build your army, fill your deck with powerful spells and actions, explore caves and dungeons, and eventually conquer powerful cities controlled by this once-great faction! In competitive scenarios, opposing players may be powerful allies, but only one will be able to claim the land as their own. In cooperative scenarios, the players win or lose as a group. Solo rules are also ...

97) Power Grid
Power Grid
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Power Grid is the updated release of the Friedemann Friese crayon game Funkenschlag. It removes the crayon aspect from network building in the original edition, while retaining the fluctuating commodities market like Crude: The Oil Game and an auction round intensity reminiscent of The Princes of Florence. The objective of Power Grid is to supply the most cities with power when someone's network gains a predetermined size. In this new edition, players mark pre-existing routes between cities for connection, and then bid against each other to purchase the power plants that they use to power their cities. However, as plants are ...

98) El Grande
El Grande
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In this award-winning game, players take on the roles of Grandes in medieval Spain. The king's power is flagging, and these powerful lords are vying for control of the various regions. To that end, you draft caballeros (knights in the form of colored cubes) into your court and subsequently move them onto the board to help seize control of regions. After every third round, the regions are scored, and after the ninth round, the player with the most points is the winner. In each of the nine rounds, you select one of your 13 power cards to determine ...

99) Eldritch Horror
Eldritch Horror
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Game description from the publisher: Across the globe, ancient evil is stirring. Now, you and your trusted circle of colleagues must travel around the world, working against all odds to hold back the approaching horror. Foul monsters, brutal encounters, and obscure mysteries will take you to your limit and beyond. All the while, you and your fellow investigators must unravel the otherworldy mysteries scattered around the globe in order to push back the gathering mayhem that threatens to overwhelm humanity. The end draws near! Do you have the courage to prevent global destruction? Eldritch Horror is a cooperative game of terror and ...

100) 7 Wonders
7 Wonders
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Draft cards to develop your ancient civilization and build its Wonder of the World! ...



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