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Z-Man Games Announces Pandemic: Rapid Response

Pandemic is a beloved board game that has had numerous popular spin-offs as Z-Man Games likes to bring you new opportunities to explore the Pandemic world in new ways. Pandemic: Rapid Response will be the next in the family. But while previous Pandemic games let you calmly stop and think about what to do for your next move, that amount of time is rarely available during a disaster. As such, Pandemic: Rapid Response will be a real-time board game, where split-second decisions are what keep you from losing.


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Plaid Hat Games Previews Super Punch Fighter

Z-Man is bringing all the button-mashing action of fighting video games to your tabletops. They're coming out with Super Punch Fighter, a new card game where you take on the role of fighters duking it out for ultimate victory. In this preview, we get a look at how the game's general fundamentals work like pushing buttons and playing combos.


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Z-Man Games Announces War With the Evil Power Master! Adventure Book

Man, looking over all the elements that go into this book, it's a lot more involved than simply turning to page 32 if you want to go left down the hallway. Z-Man Games has announced a new Choose Your Own Adventure book called War With the Evil Power Master! And if you can't tell from the title, it's supposed to be a bit scholcky and play on old, nostaligic sci-fi tropes.


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Z-Man Games Posts Aerion Design Diary

We only have so many resources at our dispsoal. Nobody has control of everything. So, we must decide how to best put to use the resources that we have. That's a skill that's at the forefront of Aerion, a new game coming from Z-Man Games. In this preview, they talk with designer Shadi Torbey and look at just how resource management is the heart of the game.


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Z-Man Games Posts New The Great City of Rome Preview

Rome wasn't built in a day. But playing a game of The Great City of Rome won't take nearly that long. It's the new game coming from Z-Man where players look to construct what will become one of the most important cities in all of Western Civilization. In this preview, we get a look at some of the mechanics and how players will get their edifices places onto the table.


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Z-Man Games Announces Hadara Board Game

Welcome to the dawn of civilization. Grab your rudimentary spear and other primitive gear. Advanced technology is just thataway. We'll be headed there shortly. In Hadara, a new board game coming from Z-Man Games, players will be in charge of their own civilization at the dawn of time. They will then see that civilization grow and develop through the ages. What facets will you focus on as you continue through time?


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Z-Man Games Posts New Miaui Preview

The festival is coming up and everyone wants to present the biggest fish there. But there's more than just fish out in the lagoon. There's also sticky, stingy jellyfish. And that's below the waves. Hovering overhead are thieving gulls ready to take your catch. In this preview of Miaui from Z-Man Games, we get a look at how these two mechanics work in the game.


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Z-Man Games Announces Anniversary Edition of Stone Age

For those of us here in the Northern Hemisphere, winter is upon us. Thankfully, with the comforts of modern society, we don't actually have to go out and collect wood to burn, or worry about having enough food. The Stone Age was a little different, where survival wasn't guaranteed. Stone Age, the worker placer game, recreates that feeling, and Z-Man Games has announced a new 10-year anniversary version.


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Z-Man Games Previews Gameplay in Miaui

The great fishing festival is about to start. But you can't have a fishing festival without fish! And every cat on Miaui is looking to bring int he greatest haul. That's the story behind Miaui, a new card game coming from Z-Man Games. In this preview, we get a look at just how the game works, with players trying to dive to the various depths to get the best fish.


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Z-Man Games Posts Carcassonne Safari Preview

If you're tired of being in the bustling streets and dark alleys of Carcassonne, you can soon take an adventure out to the wide open spaces of Africa. Z-Man Games is coming out with Carcassonne Safari, that takes players on a hunt to spot all the majestic creatures of that continent. In this preview, we get a look at how the game works, including scoring different tiles.


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Z-Man Games Posts Pandemic: Fall of Rome Preview

In the original Pandemic, players are trying to stop the spread of deadly diseases all across the world. There was no need for something called battle dice. In the Pandemic where you're trying to stop the floods in the Netherlands, there's no need for something called battle dice. In the Pandemic where you're trying to stop the fall of the Roman empire, there's definitely a need for something called battle dice. Take a look at how they work in this preview for Pandemic: Fall of Rome.


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