Nowhere is nature's beauty quite so evident as in the resplendent colors of an arboretum. In Arboretum, you create carefully planned paths for your visitors to walk as they take in the colorful explosion of buds and leaves. The cheerful cherry blossom, the fragrant dogwood, the mighty oak ? all have a place in this peaceful haven. But the tranquil setting belies the game's competitive heart. You must choose which cards to plant in your arboretum and which to keep in hand, as only the most expert curator will win the renown of nature enthusiasts everywhere.
Architects of the West Kingdom is set at the end of the Carolingian Empire, circa 850 AD. As royal architects, players compete to impress their King and maintain their noble status by constructing various landmarks throughout his newly appointed domain. Players need to collect raw materials, hire apprentices, and keep a watchful eye on their workforce. These are treacherous times, and rival architects will stop at nothing to slow your progress. Will you remain virtuous, or be found in the company of thieves and black marketeers?
The aim of Architects of the West Kingdom is to be the player with the most victory points at game's end. Points are gained by constructing various buildings and advancing work on the Archbishop's cathedral. Throughout the game, players need to make a lot of moral decisions. However, only at game's end will their virtue be judged. A few underhanded deals here and there might not seem like much, but fall too far and you will be punished. The game ends once a set number of constructions have been completed.
Castell is the vibrant Catalonian tradition of building human towers. Huge teams of people from all over Catalonia gather at festivals to celebrate Catalonian culture and compete to build the highest and most difficult human towers.
Castell is a strategy game where players guide Castell teams through a year of festivals. Visit Catalonian cities, expand your team of Castellers, learn tower-building skills, and show off your tower-building prowess at local performances and festival competitions.
Harness your strength, balance, courage, and common sense to take your team to victory!
The deck-building adventure of Clank! continues - and this time, get ready to get wet! Swim through flooded chambers in your search for great treasure. Recruit new companions for your deck. Fight dangerous new monsters on your way to thieving glory.
This is not a stand-alone game. A copy of Clank! A Deck-Building Adventure is required to play.
A new challenge awaits! Will you dive into the watery depths, hoping your splashes don't draw the wrath of the angry dragon? Or will you stop to gear up and purchase a Sorcery-Created Underwater Breathing Apparel from the Market?
Untold riches await you inside the pyramids of the Ancients ? but they are well protected. An undying Mummy guardian spreads a vile curse to those who would rob its tomb. And, inevitably, the treasure has attracted a dragon. Can you escape the fearsome Croxobek?
This is an expansion! Requires Clank! A Deck-Building Adventure to play.
The deck-building adventure of Clank! In! Space! continues in Clank! In! Space! Apocalypse! Small pockets of resistance continue to oppose Lord Eradikus, but the evil cyborg now plots to wipe them out with one grand and wicked scheme! Your challenge? Thwart the efforts of Lord Eradikus! Reap the rewards of noble (and sometimes reluctant) heroism! Save the galaxy?and get rich in the process! Maybe you can avert the Apocalypse! (Or at least escape with the treasure while someone else does!)
This expansion requires Clank! In! Space! to play.
Explorers of the North Sea is set in the latter years of the Viking Age. As ambitious sea captains, players seek out new lands to settle and control. They will need to transport their crew among the newly discovered islands to capture livestock, construct outposts and fulfill various other goals. So ready the longships, there are new horizons to explore!
The aim of Explorers of the North Sea is to become the most prestigious Captain through clever planning and navigation. Players gain Victory Points by controlling Islands, delivering Livestock, raiding Settlements, constructing Outposts and destroying Enemy Ships. The game ends at the dawn of winter. At this point, the player with the most Victory Points is declared the winner!
Rocks of Ruin adds new ways to score with salvaging Shipwrecks, building Structures and raiding Fortresses. When placing tiles with a Shipwreck, a token is taken from the supply and placed facedown on the tile. Players may spend an action with 1 Viking to salvage a Shipwreck. They will either find Timber for building Structures, Provisions for additional actions, Battering Rams for raiding with 1 fewer Viking, or precious Gold worth 3 Victory Points at the game's end.
Raiders of the North Sea is set in the central years of the Viking Age. As Viking warriors, players seek to impress the Chieftain by raiding unsuspecting settlements. Players will need to assemble a crew, collect provisions and journey north to plunder gold, iron and livestock. There is glory to be found in battle, even at the hands of the Valkyrie. So gather your warriors, it?s raiding season!
The aim of Raiders of the North Sea is to impress the Chieftain by having the most Victory Points (VP) at the game?s end. Victory Points are gained primarily by raiding Settlements, taking Plunder and making Offerings to the Chieftain. How players use their Plunder is also vital to their success. The game ends when either only 1 Fortress raid remains, all Valkyrie are removed, or all Offerings have been made.
In Raiders of the North Sea: Fields of Fame, enemy jarls have joined forces to help defend against the onslaught of raids on their settlements. But despite their threats, there is fame awaiting those who seek to kill or subdue them. Encountering a jarl is sure to bring injury, but now is no time for the faint-hearted. Onwards to the battlefield!
Fields of Fame brings a new dynamic into the game with the addition of Jarl tokens being mixed in with the Plunder and Valkyrie. When taking a set of Plunder with 1 or more Jarls, the raiding player must reveal from the draw pile, which Jarls they are encountering. They have the option to kill (for Fame and other rewards), subdue (to recruit them) or to flee. Killing and subduing will bring wounds to a players crew, but fleeing will lose them Fame or Victory Points. Players can also gain Fame by raiding with overpowered crews. When a crew's strength is above the highest tier for scoring Victory Points, players move up with the Fame Track, which scores additional Victory Points at the game's end.
This is not a standalone game. Requires Raiders of the North Sea to play.
In Raiders of the North Sea: Hall of Heroes, a mead hall has been constructed, attracting a new breed of adventurers. Each raid brings new quests for the daring to endure. But with mead in abundance, there is little room for the wary. So sharpen your axe and ready your shield, there are new adventures awaiting!
Hall of Heroes brings in new ways of gaining resources, acquiring crew and scoring Victory Points. After each raid, a new Quest is placed onto the Board. To complete a Quest, players will need to send (discard) warriors from their hand of a certain strength value. Once completed, the Quest is placed above a Player's Board and will score Victory Points at the game's end. Each Quest also rewards players with Iron, Gold, Silver and other resources. Players can also collect Mead, which can be spent during a raid to fuel their crew and gain even more strength in battle!
This is not a standalone game. Requires Raiders of the North Sea to play.
Shipwrights of the North Sea is set in the early years of the Viking Age, circa 900 AD. As Viking shipwrights, players compete to build the greatest fleet on the North Sea. Players must collect oak, wool and iron, as well as getting other craftsmen on board to help. Gold is a precious commodity, and must be spent wisely. As you would expect, the township is filled with an array of characters, bad and worse. Better hope they're on your side!
The aim of Shipwrights of the North Sea is to be the player with the most Victory Points at the game?s end. Points are gained by constructing various Ships and Buildings. The game ends after the round where 1 or more players constructs their 4th ship.
Harness the power of your vocabulary in this exciting, monster-battling, loot-collecting word game. In Spell Smashers, you combine your letter cards to spell words, smashing fearsome monsters and their even more fearsome adjectives!
When you deal damage to a monster, you gain precious coins. When you defeat a monster, you collect that monster as a trophy...and gain a new letter to use later on! But beware ? as you battle these dangerous creatures, you receive wounds, which are difficult letter combinations that could ruin your day. Between battles, visit the local town and spend your hard-earned loot to outfit yourself with powerful gear, take on new quests, buy devious potions, or grab an ale at the tavern as you boast about your battle scars. Set your sights on fame and glory as you smash monsters with your spelling skills and rid the world of evil!
Find clues and catch the culprit like your favorite neighborhood detectives. Work together in this cooperative game to confirm clues and uncover the mystery. But watch out! Don?t let the suspect interfere or escape before you can crack the case. Unlock new adventures and other secrets that change the game every time you play. With 40 replayable modules and a way to play 5 games connected together, you?ll always have fun stories to tell and new content to explore.
Build mighty longships , raid nearby settlements, navigate the wild seas and discover new horizons. Players will be competing in an epic competition to collect the most runestones and earn the highly coveted title of Chieftain.
The North Sea Runesaga is an epic competition for 2-4 players to collect the most Runestones and earn the highly coveted title of Chieftain. Players will progress through each chapter of the North Sea saga (Shipwrights, Raiders and Explorers). Once all 3 chapters have been played, the player with the most Runestones is the overall winner and takes the title of Chieftain!
This is not a standalone game. The following games are required to play The North Sea Runesaga: Shipwrights of the North Sea, Raiders of the North Sea, Explorers of the North Sea.