Here is the board game (and board game-related!) news that caught our attention for the week ending October 22, 2021.
Brotherwise Games has announced a Boss Monster puzzle, which contains some surprises for those working through the puzzle.
The shipping crisis continues to impact our industry. While we don’t normally cover Kickstarter campaigns here on Re-Roll, I thought this update on the Isle of Cats sequel would be of interest to just about everyone.
The Play! Pokémon Regional and International Championships are scheduled to resume next year, with the 2022 Pokémon North America International Championships running in Columbus, Ohio on June 24–26 and the 2022 Pokémon Europe International Championships running in Frankfurt April 22–24. Regional and special events are also scheduled to resume, with North American events in Salt Lake City, Orlando, Indianapolis, Secaucus (New Jersey), Vancouver, Milwaukee, Liverpool, Bilbao (Spain), and Milan in March, May, and June. Dates for Latin American and Asian events are coming soon.
Fans of holiday classic Home Alone will soon get to take on the role of Kevin as he defends his home or as the witless robbers in Home Alone: Keep the Change, a game due out in November from NECA.
Essen Spiel has set October 6-9, 2022 as the dates for next year’s convention. After canceling last year, the largest board game convention in the world returned last weekend, albeit without many large vendors.
February will see the release of Ark Nova from Capstone Games. The game allows players to design a “modern, scientifically managed zoo.”
Here’s what we reviewed this week:
Paul Benson reviewed GeekDad Approved World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King – A Pandemic System Game.
Michael Knight reviewed Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein.
Robin Brooks reviewed GeekDad Approved Warhammer 40,000: Fire Team.
Jonathan Liu reviewed Steam Up: A Feast of Dim Sum.
Finally, here’s what the GeekDads played this week:
Paul Benson played World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King – A Pandemic System Game, Dune: House Secrets, Who Goes There? 2nd Edition, and Dungeons & Dragons Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage.
Michael Pistiolas played Marvel Champions, Wingspan, Can’t Stop, and Ticket to Ride.
Michael Knight played Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein, Zombie Princess, and Marvel Hero Clix.
Robin Brooks played Warhammer Underworlds: Harrowdeep, Dungeon Mayhem, and Six Second Scribbles.
Sarah Pinault King of Tokyo, Exploding Kittens, Tokaido, Throw Throw Burrito Outdoors Edition, Cribbage, and Mountains.
Jonathan Liu played One Deck Galaxy, Sprawlopolis, Thunder Road: Vendetta, Cascadia, Mining Colony, Show & Tile, and Ubongo 3D.
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