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New Releases 02.02.16

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New Releases 02.02.16

Trickerion, one of our hotly tipped games for 2016, sees its UK release - step back to the late 19th century as you perform increasingly complex magic tricks to impress the legendary magician Trickerion Stone. Alternatively, you may just wish to grow rice with the help of some powerful spirits in Spirits of the Rice Paddy. Or, unleash your inner treasure hunter in Archaeology: The New Expedition as you set out to uncover buried treasure and sell them for the greatest profit.

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New Releases 26.01.16

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New Releases 26.01.16

A leaner line up of new releases this week. For the big game hunters there's B-Sieged - essentially the tough mudder version of the excellent Castle Panic. Building a top of the range racing car out of little wooden cubes may sound like a job for a crazed loon but Automobiles wants to show you it is perfectly possible. No, we're not convinced either. For the other group of madcaps who seek prestige through the length of their animals - My Happy Farm comes to your rescue. Say what!? Are board games going through their surrealist period?

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Nine Worlds Playtest Event

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Nine Worlds Playtest Event

Richard Denning, of Medusa Games and designer of the 2010 game, Great Fire of London, will be in Thirsty Meeples on Tuesday 16th February between 4pm and midnight with a prototype for his new game Nine Worlds. Richard extends an open invitation for players to try out the game and perhaps influence the design as the game moves towards an October 2016 release date.

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New Releases 19.01.16

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New Releases 19.01.16

Next week sees the welcome return of Mysterium, Hostage Negotiator, Trajan and Inhabit the Earth. The new kids on the block include One Night Ultimate Vampire, a new shuffle builder Epic PVP: Fantasy and Ekö a colourful abstract game.

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New Releases 11.01.16

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New Releases 11.01.16

2016 kicks off with a host of new releases. The magnificent T.I.M.E Stories introduces its third expansion while Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilisation has its official UK release. Fuse brings co-op bomb disposal to the table. For those needing to hone their stock market strategies - Stockpile has you covered. For the dice lovers: Desperados of Dice Town and Ultimate Warriorz are sure to bring you happiness.

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Star Wars: X-Wing Winter Tournament

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Star Wars: X-Wing Winter Tournament

The Force, it's calling to you. Just let it in. Prepare for Thirsty Meeples X-Wing Winter Tournament. 16 places. One winner. Light or Dark? Tickets via webstore.

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