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Golf is a sport that involves avoiding hazards and earning the lowest score possible. Grandpa Beck's Golf is a simple card game that is no different in this regard: avoid the high-valued cards (hazards and bogeys) and keep the lower-valued cards wherever possible. Earn the lowest score, and you win.

Z-Man Games set to release English version of Camel Up, a new game from Game Salute, and Dungeons and Dragons Dice Masters announced.

How well can you remember a story? How about a story that is made up by a whole group of people? Say the Word by Peaceable Kingdom is a new, cooperative storytelling game for 3 to 6 players that sharpens creativity and memory skills, particularly for younger players.

Legacy is an upcoming roleplaying/fantasy card game by designer Erick Harding along the lines of Magic: The Gathering. We found the artwork and production quality to be very polished. Upon learning more about the history of the game, we learned some surprising facts, so we set out to hear more from the designer.

We're giving away a brand new copy of What's It?, a cooperative party game for 2 to 6 players by Peaceable Kingdom! Players write down their interpretation of various abstract doodles, trying to come up with the same answers as other players

A new game from Fantasy Flight Games, nominees announced for Spiel des Jahres, and new games from Asmodee.

Loonacy is a new card game for 2 to 5 players by Looney Labs (the creators of Fluxx) that gives players a chance to experience lunacy in the form of a quick and competitive speed game. If you're able to survive the madness and get rid of your cards first, you will be declared the winner.

Scotland Yard is a game that first became popular way back in 1983, when it won the Spiel des Jahres (Game of the Year) award in Germany. At the time, I was only interested in rattles and building blocks, so it escaped my attention.

There was a time long ago when I could quickly and easily label every U.S. state, its capital city, and most countries on the globe. Then life happened — through college, a job, raising a family, and business pursuits, naming every item on a map hasn't been my top priority, so I have since forgotten much of the geography I learned in school. Fortunately, FoxMind has published Map It!, a series of games designed to refresh and challenge geographic memory.

Time for the monthly Kickstarter roundup! May brings us several new card games, as well as the first in a new line from an established gaming company (North Star Games). A popular game from Russia is seeking an English release, and a new racing game mixes things up with a map-building mechanic.

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