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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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Review Roundup

Saturday! Woo! My favorite day of the week. Today, I've got D&D (watch me here if you'd like to see me making a fool of myself :P ). And then, tomorrow, it's been a long time since I really did some baking. I'm thinking I'll make some cayenne pepper dark chocolate brownies and some chili powder chocolate chip cookies. Because that's the type of person I am. Whatever you're doing this weekend, I hope it's awesome. Though I know if you're here now, you're here to check out some reviews.

This week we have: The Bloody Inn: The Carnies Expansion, Processing: A Game of Serving Humanity, Senshi, Evil High Priest, Mesozooic, Volfirion, Countdown Action Edition, Reef, Tokyo Metro, and Codenames XXL.


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Z-Man Games Takes Over Lords of Vegas Line

Z-Man Games is adding another to their roster. It's Lords of Vegas and no, it's not about Dr. Gonzo and Raoul Duke going crazy on the strip. You're competing casino owners, looking to draw in the big bucks. Formerly from Mayfair, Z-Man is now doing distribution for the game and the UP! expansion. Z-Man is also looking to continue to expand the line, soon to be bringing out the Underworld expansion.


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Z-Man Games Announces The Great City of Rome

The headline makes it sound like Z-Man Games founded a new city that they're calling Rome and is like, "Yeah, we built this. Deal with it." That is, of course, not the actual case. The Great City of Rome is a new board game wherein players take on the role of architects, trying to recreate the mystery and majesty of the Rome of old. But only one architect's works will prove that they're the greatest of them all.


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Z-Man Games Posts Preview of Pandemic: Fall of Rome

If you're so goth, where were you when we sacked Rome?

I know, I used that same joke when I made the announcement post for Pandemic: Fall of Rome, but it's one of my favorites and when can I use it with such specific context associated? Anyway, Fall of Rome is the upcoming spin-off of the exceedingly popular Pandemic game. But instead of diseases or trying to keep a country above water, you're trying to save one of the greatest civilizations Western culture has had. Can you keep it going?


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Z-Man Games Announces Party Bugs

I'm always a fan of a game with a unique angle on things. So here we have Party Bugs from Z-Man Games. You and your friends are having a disco dance party, when a group of costumed cockroaches show up. Of course, nobody wants costumed cockroaches at their party, so you're trying to get the annoying bugs to go bother your friends. That's... not a set-up for a game you hear very often.


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Z-Man Games Posts Condottiere Overview

Z-Man Games is coming out with a new edition of Condottiere. Players are in control of an Italian city-state and must use their armies to enforce their dominance over the country. In this article, Z-Man Games gives us a general overview of how the game works, so those that might be jumping in now can know what to expect when it hits the shelves.


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