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In Rocky Road à la Mode you get behind the wheel of an ice cream truck and roll on down the road, collecting treats and fulfilling orders.

Expansions can be a tricky thing. Will it keep the spirit of the base game while adding something new to justify its existence? Or will it just overcomplicate a game that is already just right for casual gamers?

Play as a fearsome dragon, collecting sheep to fill your hoard with valuable treasures and beat out all those other noisome dragons competing against you.

What happens to an adventuring hero’s loot and equipment when he dies? It goes up for auction of course, for aspiring heroes to bid on.

Relive the legend of Jack and the Beanstalk in this clever two-player game about stealing treasure from a fearsome giant. Will Jack climb the beanstalk three times and live to tell the tale? Or will the giant have him for supper?

 

With the success of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite, battle royale games have been sweeping through the video game industry, with more and more games including this mode.

Steal from a wizard and collect magical objects, while competing against your opponents to become the most prestigious thief in the land.

Bezier Games mixes word guessing games with social deduction in a new kind of Werewolf game, that won’t feel quite like any you’ve played before.

In Hardback, word-building meets deck-building, and players have to count their pennies in order to buy new letters to create new words, to earn prestige, and move up in the world of books.

There are yetis and avalanches, oxygen to manage and perilous heights, and you don’t even know where the summit is. Will you beat the others in a race to the top or be left behind?

Calliope’s press-your-luck game puts you in the role of a mountain climber in this casual dice game about overcoming the odds and the mountain.

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