Cool Games from
Gen Con 2006
Valley of the
Cool metal figures, cloth board,
nice wooden box. If only it weren't a roll & move game!
Also from Front Porch
Classics. Great components.
Pieces of Eight
A pirate game you play with
funky metal coins
Dead Man's Treasure
New pirate game from Reiner
Richard Garfield's strategy card
game of bird battling fun.
Conquest of Pangea
Mid to high level strategy
game with cool moving continent boards
Lost Cities derivative.
Noteworthy since it is one of Mattel's first forays into the
euro-style game market.
Also Mattel. Another old
company reacting to rise in euro-game popularity!
Tabletop wooden magnetic
shuffleboard game. Ultra cool!
Blue Moon City
Board game set in the same
world as the card game. Card combos are cool.
Great Wall of
Play card to sections of the
wall to gain favor with the Emperor.
Fantasy Flight remake of
Games Workshop classic. Truckloads of Goober!
Tide of Iron
Squad level WW II strategy board
game. Competitor for Memoir '44.
All the classic Marvel
heroes against the super villain greats. Looks great!
Rearrange your field of big plastic sheep
to win the game. Sounds like a kid's game but it isn't.
An auction game and a set
collecting game? Funky little wine bottle pieces.
Collect wood and stone to make
offerings to the gods. Wacky octo-hexes.
Princes compete to become
the best suitor to the harem.
card holder for games. Great for games like Settlers of Catan.
Modular wooden drawer units
with wide variety of drawer widths.
Amazingly cool custom laser cut
dice for only $1 per die!
Free yourself from the
tyranny of trousers!
Funky demented art from Mark
Venus Needs Men
Campy 50s sci-fi board
Hold 'em Poker combined with
Scavenger Animals compete
for the best carcasses.
Safari themed card
You've Been Sentenced
Very inventive language
Collectable strategy card game.
The Great Space Race
Silly scifi spaceship race
from Kenzer & Co.
Amazingly cool fantasy egyptian
miniatures war game
Very unique tactical
fantasy miniatures game
Curse of the
Classic Games Workshop. Dave got
it at the auction. Don't ask the price!
Kings & Things
Classic Games Workshop
game. Dave got it at the auction!
Quest of the Magic
Lord of the Rings themed board game I
hadn't seen since grade school. My auction find for the year!
Rock stacking game with a
I called Gang of Four a board game. It's a card
In Emira, you play a prince courting the harem,
not vice versa.
The name of the Arabian themed Euro style game
from Mattel is Desert Bazaar.
I'm sure there
are more goofs in there somewhere.
Let us know if (when?) you find one!