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News Flash: The Grasshopper and the Ant, New Fireside Games

The Grasshopper and the Ant

  • IELLO and Purple Brain Creations released The Grasshopper and the Ant this month, a 30 minute game that is the fourth entry in their Tales & Games series.
  • Fireside Games has announced two new releases for later this year. Bears!: Trail Mix’d, an expansion to their dice rolling game, and The Village Crone a brand new game about witches in the village of Wickersby.
  • People Magazine has published an article about Monopoly turning 80, complete with pictures of the game through the years.
  • New reviews this week of Tsuro (The Geek Parent), Forbidden Island (The Malted Meeple), and Just Desserts (Troll in the Corner).
  • IGN has posted a list of five fun Star Wars-themed board games.
  • Upper Deck Entertainment has announced that it will publish Bring Out Yer Dead, a game about burials and lazy gravediggers.
  • Club Fantasci has run an interview with Suzanne Zinsli, the creator of the website Cardboard Edison, as part of their Women in Board Games series.
  • Theology of Games is hosting a giveaway of Tiny Epic Defenders along with their review of the game.