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- Essen 2018 Releases
- Games by Alexander Pfister
- Games by Antoine Bauza
- Games by Daniele Tascini
- Games by Martin Wallace
- Games by Michael Kiesling
- Games by Simone Luciani
- Games by Stefan Feld
- Games by Thomas Lehmann
- Games by Tom Lehmann
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- Top 25 Essen 2018 U.S. Releases
2018.) The Quacks of Quedlinburg
In The Quacks of Quedlinburg, players are charlatans — or quack doctors — each making their own secret brew by adding ingredients one at a time. Take care with what...
Sale price $4499 $44.99Save $10
2018.) 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,...
Sale price $3695 $36.95Save $13
2018.) Brass: Birmingham
Brass: Birmingham is an economic strategy game sequel to Martin Wallace' 2007 masterpiece, Brass. Birmingham tells the story of competing entrepreneurs in Birmingham during the industrial revolution, between the years of 1770-1870. As in...
Sale price $5099 $50.99Save $19
Introduced by the Moors, azulejos (originally white and blue ceramic tiles) were fully embraced by the Portuguese when their king Manuel I, on a visit to the Alhambra palace in Southern Spain,...
Sale price $2999 $29.99Save $10
2017.) Heaven & Ale
You have been assigned to lead an ancient monastery and its brewery. Now it's your time to brew the best beer under God's blue sky! The fine art of brewing...
Sale price $4999 $49.99Save $20
2017.) 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...
Sale price $8299 $82.99Save $17
2016.) Terraforming Mars
In the 2400s, mankind begins to terraform the planet Mars. Giant corporations, sponsored by the World Government on Earth, initiate huge projects to raise the temperature, the oxygen level, and...
Sale price $4595 $45.95Save $24
2016.) Great Western Trail
America in the 19th century: You are a rancher and repeatedly herd your cattle from Texas to Kansas City, where you send them off by train. This earns you money...
Sale price $4995 $49.95Save $20
Once Yokohama was just a fishing village, but now at the beginning of the Meiji era it's becoming a harbor open to foreign countries and one of the leading trade...
Sale price $4499 $44.99Save $14.96
Two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. Their teammates know the agents only by their CODENAMES. In Codenames, two teams compete to see who can make contact...
Sale price $1499 $14.99Save $4.96
2015.) Food Chain Magnate
Food Chain Magnate is a heavy strategy game about building a fast food chain. The focus is on building your company using a card-driven (human) resource management system. Players compete on...
Sale price $9500 $95.00Save $30
2015.) The Voyages of Marco Polo
In 1271, 17-year-old Marco Polo started on a journey to China with his father and older brother. After a long and grueling journey that led through Jerusalem and Mesopotamia and...
Sale price $4799 $47.99Save $12
2014.) Roll for the Galaxy
Roll for the Galaxy is a dice game of building space empires for 2–5 players. Your dice represent your populace, whom you direct to develop new technologies, settle worlds, and ship...
Sale price $4295 $42.95Save $17
2014.) Castles of Mad King Ludwig
In the tile-laying game Castles of Mad King Ludwig, players are tasked with building an amazing, extravagant castle for King Ludwig II of Bavaria...one room at a time. You see, the...
Sale price $4299 $42.99Save $17
Splendor is a game of chip-collecting and card development. Players are merchants of the Renaissance trying to buy gem mines, means of transportation, shops—all in order to acquire the most...
Sale price $2999 $29.99Save $10
2013.) Russian Railroads
In Russian Railroads, players compete in an exciting race to build the largest and most advanced railway network. In order to do so, the players appoint their workers to various important...
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Two thousand years ago, the Roman Empire ruled the lands around the Mediterranean Sea. With peace at the borders, harmony inside the provinces, uniform law, and a common currency, the...
Sale price $5299 $52.99Save $11.96
2012.) Terra Mystica
In the land of Terra Mystica dwell 14 different peoples in seven landscapes, and each group is bound to its own home environment, so to develop and grow, they must...
Sale price $6399 $63.99Save $16
2012.) Tzolkin: The Mayan Calendar
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...
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