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The publishers are preparing the games for the Christmas campaign and among the novelties of Maldito Games for December 2021 we find expansions of Five Tribes, Paris and Anachrony, there is also tranquility and several family-style games.
Maldito Games news for December 2021
The game of James Emmerson already announced by the publisher in April, a title originally published by Board Game Hub in mid-2020
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Tranquility is a cooperative card game designed for 1 to 5 players, with a recommended age from 8 years, and with quick games of a variable duration that ranges between 15 and 20 minutes.
Players must fill the sea of islands, specifically island cards with numbers, and guide the ship home before either player runs out of cards. Note that in the world of Tranquility, the only way to play is silently.
The object of the game is for the team to complete the grid before either player runs out of available actions. The cards should be placed so that the grid ascends in numerical order from the bottom left to the top right.
All players win if they manage to complete the grid and have placed a starting card and an ending card. On the contrary, they will lose if a single player cannot legally play or discard any cards following the instructions, furthermore, the players cannot communicate.
The game takes place in turns in a clockwise direction, in turn the player must do one of the following actions, play a card or discard two cards. Then they must re-draw up to a hand of five.
The cards should be placed so that the grid ascends in numerical order from the bottom left to the top right. If the card is placed next to an existing card in the sequence, then they must discard cards from their hand equal to the difference between the numbers face down in front of them, for example, placing a 5 next to a 3 will require them to be discarded. two cards from his hand. This applies even if the cards are in different rows.
Maldito Games will publish Tranquility next December 2, at a retail price of 15 euros.
A title co-designed by Ian Cooper, Jan M. Gonzalez and published in 2020 by wizkids
Seastead is a board game for two players, with a recommended age from 14 years, and with games of just half an hour.
In an ocean world, even enemies must play fair. You and your rival will compete for control of the four fleets, the last vestige of the old Earth. Make cunning deals, build stable terrain, and clean up the ocean.
With the survival of humanity at stake, sabotaging your opponent outright would put too much at risk. So in Seastead, many of your actions will also help your opponent; you just have to make sure you don’t help him too much.
On each turn, you can dive for resources or build a building on your player board with your resources. Every time you dive, you draw a card with two different types of resources that you can choose from, those that you don’t choose will be for your opponent. When you construct a building, add it to one of the four central tiles of the flotilla, which will allow you to obtain bonuses and abilities.
Seastead contains double-sided flotilla tokens, a variety of specialist cards, and multiple build paths to create endless strategies to explore.
The publisher will publish Seastead on the second of December at a price of 25 euros
We are facing a title co-designed by Francesco Testini, Head of Tang Garden, and
Dario Massarenti. The two have worked together on another set collection game titled Legend raiders.
Momiji is a card game designed for 1 to 4 players, with a recommended age from 8 years, and with games lasting approximately half an hour.
In Momiji, you try to accomplish your objectives by collecting the most valuable autumn leaves from the Imperial Garden of ancient Japan.
You start with a hand of six leaf cards and a series of three powers that combine to form a single picture. Leaf cards come in various types depending on the number of players, with different values.
The game begins with four random cards in the central area, arranged by type and 4 to 6 objective tokens are placed at random. During his turn, a player can choose one of three options: Pick up leaf cards, play leaf cards, or activate an objective token.
When the leaf card deck is empty or after closing the leaf piles with a torii token, the game is over. The player with the most victory points at the end of the game will be the winner.
Momiji It will go on sale on December 10 at a retail price of 20 euros.
A family title co-designed by Antoni Guillen and Jean Pineau, both authors debut with this game.
Monki is a board game designed for 2 players, with a recommended age of 7 years, and with quick games of approximately 15 minutes in length.
Deep in the jungle, the time for succession has come. Two orangutans from the Monki tribe compete for the crown that will allow them to rule the rest of the tribe.
In the middle of the ruins of a thousand-year-old temple, surrounded by old statues, many jars are scattered. All of them contain the precious fruits coveted by our orangutans. The first Monki to collect all the fruits will be the next King of the Jungle
In Monki we will try our luck to the maximum to collect all types of fruits from the temple. During your turn, you move your miniature in a straight line and can collect the surrounding fruit tokens until you stop or reveal a duplicate.
The game ends when a player collects the eight normal fruits, or four golden fruits, thus winning instantly.
Maldito Games will publish Monki on December 16 at a recommended price of 22 euros.
The title of Blue Orange Games designed by Phil Walker-Harding, responsable de Sushi Go!, Imhotep, Platypus, Cacao o Barenpark.
Neoville is a board game designed for 2 to 4 players, with a recommended age from 10 years, and with games of a variable duration that ranges between 30 and 45 minutes.
Neoville seeks architects who build a city that is a combination of human life and the natural world. Are you ready for the challenge?
Place the tiles strategically to build skyscrapers and public services in your city. Skyscrapers are worth harmony points at the end of the game based on their value and the size of the district. Public services will be worth harmony points when your position in the city meets your own requirements. However, skyscrapers or utilities that do not meet these conditions will count as negative points. Who will design the most harmonious city with nature?
Maldito Games will launch Neoville to the market on December 16 at a retail price of 27 euros
The publisher publishes two expansions of the game of Dávid Turczi, Richard Amann y Viktor Peter that will hit stores on December 2
Time Fractures, the second major expansion box for Anachrony, ventures into the mysterious valley of Amethynia in search of the new technological power of the fracture. This new box incorporates new types of action and location, the solo mode “Chronossus”, a new path and the module “Variable anomalies”.
Imperfect future is a modular expansion for Anachrony that includes 3 separate modules of varying complexity: “Hypersynchrony”, “Quantum Loops” and “Council Intrigues”. All are compatible with the base game and the rest of its available expansions and can be played together or separately.
Five Tribes Expansions
On December 10, Maldito Games will publish two expansions of Five Tribe, the game of Bruno Cathala, responsible among others for seven wonders duel, Dragomino, Abyss or Nicodemus
The vast desert reaches up to the mythical sultanate of Naqala. Now you can go deep into the mountain in the new expansion Naqala Artisans for the well-known Five Tribes. A new tribe comes into play: use the artisans and their items to achieve victory.
The prosperity of the sultanate has prompted the Sultan to found five new cities that everyone is eager to control. The cities are visited by the Sultan, who offers great rewards. Sultan’s wishes is a new expansion for Five Tribes, incorporating a fifth player.
Paris: the Star
The expansion of the game Michael Kiesling y Wolfgang Kramer, responsible for Tikal, Torres or the Palaces of Carrara, will arrive in our country on December 16.
A few years have passed since the events in Paris. You have wisely invested in the most prestigious Parisian buildings and monuments, centered around the most famous roundabout in the world: Place de la Estrella, from where the famous Arc de Triomphe overlooks the Avenue des Champs-Élysées.
But this is not the time to rest on your laurels! There are astute foreign investors interested in the capital of France. In their quest to become major players in the Parisian real estate market, they have implemented new strategies and bonuses.
However, both you and the rest of the Parisian developers will adapt and make use of these new strategies and you will benefit from these bonuses. Your great challenge continues to be your fellow citizens. Victory is in your hands, master the new tactics before your opponents!
Paris: the Star introduces a new collection of bonus tiles, which will add more variety and re-playability to your Paris game, as well as strategy tiles. These will give each player a unique power, which can be changed by placing one of their keys on the Arc de Triomphe.
Many and varied are the news from Maldito Games for December 2021, although due to the dates and the situation we are experiencing, there may be delays, so we will have to be patient.
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