News Flash: Roland Wright, Junggle, and Photosynthesis Announced

Roland Wright

Perplext Announces Roland Wright Games
Perplext has announced that they will be launching a new line of roll and write games in 2018. "Roland Wright: A Pursuit of the Perfect Dice Game is the first "roll & write" game in Perplext's series of premium dice games, with players taking the role of Roland Wright, a fictional game designer who is obsessed with making great roll & write games in his "old time" workshop."
Source: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/229782/roland-wright

Z-Man Games Announces Junggle
Junggle is five games in one. "Z-Man Games is happy to announce Junggle, an exciting series of five unique games from acclaimed designers Bruno Faidutti and Anja Wrede!"
Source: https://zmangames.com/en/news/2017/6/13/on-safari/

Blue Orange Games Announces Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis will be released at Gen Con in August. "Take your trees through their life-cycle, from seedling to full bloom to rebirth, and earn points as their leaves collect energy from the revolving sun’s rays. Carefully pick where you sow and when you grow, as trees in the shadows are blocked from light, and from points."
Source: http://www.blueorangegames.com/index.php/games/photosynthesis

Asmodee Digital Releases Friday
Friday is a solo deck building game. "You are helping Robinson, who came ashore on your island, fight against many hazards. At the beginning, Robinson is not very skillful. With each fight he wins you will improve his abilities, but defeats are also helping to get rid off of his worse habits."
Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTq2b_ExpT0

Classic Harry Potter Board Games
To celebrate Harry Potter's 20th anniversary, Geek and Sundry looked back at some of the earliest Harry Potter-themed board games. "Today, we take a look at some of the earliest Harry Potter board games to see how fans of the series celebrated our favorite Gryffindor when he was just starting out on his adventure."
Source: http://geekandsundry.com/three-classic-harry-potter-board-games-to-celebrate-the-series-20th-anniversary/

Clue Becomes A Comic Book
Comic books have been adapted into board games, but now it's the other way around with Clue becoming a six-issue miniseries. "Clue the game has also been “Clue” the movie, the novel, the stage play, and even the VCR game (for those old enough to remember what a VCR is)."
Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2017/06/28/the-classic-board-game-clue-is-now-officially-a-comic-book/

Reviews
Unlock! The Formula (Opinionated Gamers): “I’m not used to play a lot of Escape Room but I really like this card versione. The rules, format and the story are really nice.”
Source: https://opinionatedgamers.com/2017/06/28/dale-yu-review-of-unlock-the-formula-spoiler-free/

Terzetto (Geeky Hobbies): “Terzetto is an interesting game. The game has quite a bit going for it and yet is nothing more than a very average game.”
Source: http://www.geekyhobbies.com/terzetto-board-game-review-and-rules/

Beasts Of Balance (Major Fun): “Beasts of Balance presents players with a shining example of a game that embraces the spirit of playfulness. This same joyful impulse lives at the core of any game worthy of being called Major Fun.”
Source: http://www.majorfun.com/beasts-of-balance/