News Flash: Colt Express Expansion, New Tokaido Components

Colt Express: Marshal and Prisoners

Colt Express: Marshal and Prisoners Released
Asmodee has announced the release of Colt Express: Marshal and Prisoners. "For the first time in Colt Express, the Marshal and Prisoners expansion gives one of the players the chance to take on the role of the marshal himself, unlocking an entirely new way to play the game."
Source: https://www.asmodee.us/en/games/colt-express/products/colt-express-marshal-and-prisoners/

Board Games About Cities
The Guardian has posted a roundup of some of the best games that are about cities. "From Ulm to New York 1901, board games have embraced stories about urban development."
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/aug/24/best-board-games-about-cities

Tokaido Accessories
Passport Game Studios will be releasing new components that you can add to your Tokaido game. "Fans of the deluxe Tokaido experience will now be able to augment their Deluxe Editions and/or Collector's Accessory Packs with 16 miniatures representing the variety of travelers found in the Matsuri expansion pack."
Source: http://mailchi.mp/passportgamestudios/passport-game-studios-newsletter-april-21st-2153125?e=1126abe24b

Games for Villains
Geek and Sundry recommends three games for people who like to be the bad guy. "Some games have one person be the traitor, but sometimes everyone wants to be bad. Here are some great ones where everyone plays the bad guy."
Source: http://geekandsundry.com/3-games-to-play-when-you-want-to-be-the-villain/

Best App-Enhanced Board Games
The Telegraph lists some of their favorite board games that are played with an app. "A period of massive growth and innovation for the board game sector is being consolidated by a new wave of futuristic, app-enhanced games."
Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/the-filter/best-app-enhanced-board-games-family/

Small World: Sky Islands
Days of Wonder has announced a new Small World expansion. "In Small World – Sky Islands, the newest expansion for Small World, new lands are floating closer, but the world remains too small—and that’s not going away with the new board featuring the floating Sky Islands."
Source: http://blog.daysofwonder.com/2017/09/14/9091/

Reviews
The Chameleon (Geek and Sundry): “It presents a tasty challenge within a winning framework and improves on the flaws of its peer.”
Source: http://geekandsundry.com/the-designer-of-coup-is-back-with-the-chameleon-a-social-game-of-blending-in/

Hafid’s Grand Bazaar (iSlaytheDragon): “The bidding, often a sticking point for family games, is handled here with introductory simplicity, while retaining enough of the mechanism’s attractive tension and interaction.”
Source: http://islaythedragon.com/featured/review-hafids-grand-bazaar/

Purrrlock Holmes: Furriarty’s Trail (Board Game Quest): “A punny theme and a pretty straightforward deduction game. Can be good with younger players but doesn’t have a lot of staying power for gamers.”
Source: https://www.boardgamequest.com/purrrlock-holmes-furriartys-trail-review/