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Dracula, the Wolfman, and Frankenstein have been unleashed on the village. Will you be able to rescue the townsfolk and drive the monsters back? Or will you have to abandon the village to its terror?

The animals are escaping, and it’s up to you to keep them from leaving the zoo! Can you work together to get them all back in their cages and lock the doors?

An area majority game from designers Andrea Mainini and Luciano Sopranzetti, Volcanic Isle challenges players to control much of the island without causing too many volcanic eruptions and island loss.

Butterfly is a new abstract strategy game from Spiel des Jahres nominee Stephen Glenn. Designed for 2 to 5 players, this game asks players to maximize their movements across a variably-sized grid.

Players are lab assistants, competing to get their name put on the research paper. How far will you go for academic glory?

Explore the lagoon, gather resources, build villages, and lay claim to the islands! Blue Lagoon is an area control game played in two phases.

What will win this hand? Will it be the highest numbered card? The lowest? Will the card’s name determine the winner? Or the year written on it? Be careful though, because it might just change halfway through the hand!

How far will you go to get out of a work event? Would you tell your boss that you’ve just been arrested? That you’re stuck in a tree? There’s a hitman out after you?

Defend the kingdom from the Master of Shadows and protect the territories as you fight enemies, go on quests, and collect stones of power to complete your adventure!

The latest from designer Leo Colovini reimplements his classic area control game, Masons, with a few new twists and turns.