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The latest news about the Casual Game Revolution program and the board game industry.

May brings deck builders, roll-and-writes, and tile laying to Kickstarter. Throw in some bubble tea and adorable baking and you’ve got a fun assortment of casual games on offer.

The United States Playing Card Company has announced two new board games, Days of Wonder will be releasing a new version of Ticket to Ride, and Shut Up and Sit Down reviews free one player print and plays.

IELLO has announced a new strategy game, meanwhile Gamewright and Blue Orange Games have both released some print and plays, and The Op (USAopoly) has announced the next game in their Rising line.

Renegade Game Studios has announced a new card drafting game, while the Golden Geek Awards Nominees have been announced and are open for voting. This has also been another week of game companies releasing free content to help people during this difficult time, from a solo game from Czech Games Edition to free KeyForge decks from Fantasy Flight.

The Op (USAopoly) and AEG have announced Smash Up: Marvel, Origins Online is coming this June, and Renegade Game Studios has released a print and play.

While everything else may be uncertain, Kickstarter continues to host great casual games to delight, distract, and entertain — from some of the most adorable puppy artwork you will ever see and light ten-minute card games to strategic word games and tile laying cave escapes.

Gamewright has released two new games, Asmodee has made a slew of their family games available for free as print and plays, and Steve Jackson Games released the rules for Halloween Dice.

Game companies are continuing to release free content from a brand new, free expansion for Kingdomino to a new edition of Love Letter. Cryptozoic is having a game sale on their website, and a free Nancy Drew Scopa deck is also available to print.

WizKids has announced a new pinball roll-and-write, IELLO has released King of Tokyo: Dark Edition early, and several companies are releasing free game content.

A brand new game in the Villainous line has been announced, IELLO has released Flyin’ Goblin, and The Enigma Emporium has made their puzzle game, Wish You Were Here, available for free download.

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