Now that the world of cloned dinosaurs is back in our minds, it is no surprise that a game about the extinct giants is getting some board game love. In JurassAttack!, players compete against each other in a simultaneous turn-based card game. Select a dinosaur or pack of dinosaurs from your hand and reveal it. The players with the most ferocious beast wins.
If you have ever fancied yourself to be a bit of an art enthusiast, The Gallerist will give you an idea of what it is like to run a high-class gallery. In this game, players take on the roll of art dealer, museum curator, and manager for budding artists. The goal is to have the most popular, and financially sound gallery in town.
If you’ve ever been on a road trip across the country, you’ve probably seen your fair share of side-of-the-road vehicle victims. In Roadkill Rivals, players act as travelers on a dusty Arizona highway in search of the perfect roadside varmint. The goal is to collect the right combination of cards to “create road kill” (AKA run over a poor, unsuspecting creature), sabotage your opponents, and earn points. How do you create road kill? Collect certain animal and vehicle cards. If you succeed, splat.
League of Adventures roleplaying fans will be happy to know that there is a Victorian-era expansion based on dark tales of the supernatural. In League of Gothic Horror, players must work to discover what lurks in the shadows using steampunk style artifacts. The 160-page campaign book includes loads of new content, as well as helpful hints for playing a Gothic Horror game.
Why should we settle for traditional gaming dice when we are playing science-fiction themed games? I’m tired of the same old pip style rolls. I want my dice to represent my style. Space Roller is a fancy pants set of six-sided dice that looks like something that would be used in the world of Tron. They have a futuristic sci-fi space design that will make your game night buddies jealous. Now, if only they would make a full set of gaming dice.