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Forbidden Sky

Gamewright Announces Forbidden Sky
Gamewright has posted a trailer for a new game in their Forbidden Island and Forbidden Desert line. You can watch it here. The game is scheduled for a summer release. "An electrifying new cooperative game from Matt Leacock."
Source: https://www.facebook.com/gamewright/videos/10155265736975753/

Clank! The Mummy's Curse
Renegade Game Studios has announced a new expansion for Clank!. "Clank! The Mummy’s Curse, releasing in March, explores a new pyramid themed board with new monsters and challenges to face in the tombs."
Source: http://www.renegadegamestudios.com/news/2018/1/24/clank-the-mummys-curse-announced

Washington Post Covers Board Games
The Washington Post has posted an article about the ever growing love of board games, as well as recommending some great ones. "'It’s something that has been bubbling up for years now, but 2016 was the most influential year for board games,' he says. 'It’s massive. There were more than 5,000 board games introduced into the U.S. market.'"
Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/board-game-nights-are-having-a-moment-heres-how-to-join-in/2018/01/09/0c32eb30-d3c0-11e7-95bf-df7c19270879_story.html

The Mansky Caper Artwork
Calliope Games has been sharing some of the character art for their upcoming game The Mansky Caper.
Source: http://blog.calliopegames.com/category/calliope-games-2/the-mansky-caper/

Top 5 Family Board Games of 2017
The Board Game Family has posted a list of their favorite 2017 family board games.
Source: http://www.theboardgamefamily.com/2018/01/top-5-family-board-games-of-2017/

A Guide to Buying Board Games
Best Play has posted up a board game buying guide. "This guide will ensure you get a game you’ll love for the best possible price."
Source: https://www.bestplay.co/fool-proof-guide-buying-board-games-never-knew-needed/

Reviews
Azul (Board Game Gumbo): “I think it is the simple game play yet thinky decisions as to when to draft tiles and how to set up a big score that has people coming back for more.”
Source: https://boardgamegumbo.wordpress.com/2018/01/19/spice-it-up-with-azul/

Magic Maze (Cardboard Quest): “With tense gameplay, true cooperative problem solving and an evolving experience, Magic Maze is highly recommended for anyone who enjoys cooperative games.”
Source: http://www.cardboardquest.co.za/review/magic-maze-review/

Custom Heroes (Sahm Reviews): “Words really can’t effectively express how unique and engaging this new mechanic is to what should be a simple card game.”
Source: https://geekdad.com/2018/01/escape-room-box-werewolf-experiment/