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- Essen 2018 Releases
- Games by Alexander Pfister
- Games by Antoine Bauza
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- Top 25 Essen 2018 U.S. Releases
2020.) Dune: Imperium
Dune: Imperium is a game that finds inspiration in elements and characters from the Dune legacy, both the new film from Legendary Pictures and the seminal literary series from Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert,...
Sale price $4800 $48.00Save $7
2020.) Lost Ruins of Arnak
On an uninhabited island in uncharted seas, explorers have found traces of a great civilization. Now you will lead an expedition to explore the island, find lost artifacts, and face...
Sale price $4399 $43.99Save $15.96
2020.) Beyond the Sun
Beyond the Sun is a space civilization game in which players collectively decide the technological progress of humankind at the dawn of the Spacefaring Era, while competing against each other to...
Sale price $6399 $63.99Save $20.96
2019.) The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine
In the co-operative trick-taking game The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine, the players set out as astronauts on an uncertain space adventure. What about the rumors about the unknown...
Sale price $1099 $10.99Save $3.96
2019.) Res Arcana
In a high tower, an Alchemist prepares potions, using vials filled with otherworldly fluids. In a sacred grove, a Druid grinds herbs for a mystical ritual. In the catacombs, a...
Sale price $3199 $31.99Save $8
Maracaibo, (third edition) the new strategy game for 1-4 players by Alexander Pfister, is set in the Caribbean during the 17th century. The players try to increase their influence in...
Sale price $5499 $54.99Save $20
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 $5
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 $4799 $47.99Save $12.01
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 $5699 $56.99Save $23
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 $3199 $31.99Save $8
2017.) Gaia Project
Gaia Project - 2nd Edition 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...
Sale price $7499 $74.99Save $25
2016.) Great Western Trail (Second Edition)
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 $5599 $55.99Save $14
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 $5499 $54.99Save $14.96
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 $1599 $15.99Save $3.96
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 $9999 $99.99Save $25.01
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 $16.96