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News Flash: Deep Blue from Days of Wonder, Two New Games from dV Giochi

Deep Blue

Days of Wonder Announces Deep Blue
Days of Wonder has announced a brand new push-your-luck game. "A push-your-luck and engine-building, family game where players dive for wealth and may join and benefit from other player’s diving fortunes. In this game, players will have to collect the right crew of divers, sailors, and archaeologists, race to wreck sites to claim the best spots to dive from, and scout the seas to discover new wrecks."

Two New Games From dV Giochi
dV Giochi has announced two new games that will be released later this year, as well as making appearances at Gen Con. Undead or Alive an expansion to BANG! The Dice Game, and The Curse of the Sphinx, the next entry in their Deckscape series.

Ticket To Ride Set to Become Reality TV
Propagate and Asmodee Entertainment are reportedly adapting Ticket to Ride into a TV Competition series. "The iconic board game, published by Days of Wonder and Asmodee Studios, has been played over 65 million times online and sold over six million copies in more than 40 countries around the world. The television adaptation will be a winner-take-all travel competition series in which five teams take the journey of a lifetime as they seek to complete epic challenges and rack up the most miles by air, land and sea."

WizKids Releases Palm Trees
WizKids released a new dexterity game last week. "In this dexterity game from designer Andrew J. Smith, players grow trees in their hands! Resting their elbows on the table, players will add cards representing fronds and coconuts to their tree, following rules to place the cards in specific ways between their fingers, in their palms, or in certain positions in their hands.  The game ends when a player drops a card or when all cards have been placed in all trees. "

Finger Guns at High Noon Release
Indie Boards and Cards has released a new game for three to eight players. "Finger Guns at High Noon is a fast-paced game of strategy, negotiation, and pure hilarity—battle royale style."

Games for Large Groups
What Nerd suggests eight games to play when you have a lot of people. "Here are the best board games and party games for bigger groups—let’s say 8 players or more—that are easily accessible to all kinds of people, gamers and non-gamers included, and will make you the host to beat for large gatherings."

Rolling Ranch Now Shipping
ThunderGryph Games has announced that their new roll and write game Rolling Ranch, is now shipping. "With a pencil and a Ranch Sheet, each round players use the results of a dice roll to rescue animals and improve their ranch. Each player attempts to place animals in their ranch the best way possible, and construct buildings to receive bonuses that will help them achieve the highest score."

Decrypto Expansion Announced
IELLO has announced that Laser Drive, the first expansion to their popular party game Decrypto, will be available at Gen Con. "Laser Drive is Decrypto’s first expansion and goes on pre-release sale in limited quantities at Gen Con this year!"

Star Trek Chrono-Trek (Trek Core): “Star Trek Chrono-Trek offers a chance to take a ride through the twists and turns of the Star Trek timeline, with the art (and chaos) you know from Looney Labs’ editions of Fluxx.

Sarah’s Vision (Board Game Quest): “Interesting idea and story that’s hampered by some production issues.”

Point Salad (Meeple Mountain): “If you’re a fan of clever choices, short gameplay, and wonderful artwork, then you should definitely consider this one.”