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Z-Man Games Taking Orders For Love Letter: Wedding Edition

First comes love. Then comes marriage. At least, that's how the old saying goes (well, "saying" being an old mocking tune, but still). Love Letter has been reskinned several ways, but now things are getting serious. The wedding invitations are going out, and it's time to get hitched (shotguns optional). Z-Man Games is taking orders for Love Letter: Wedding Edition.


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Z-Man Taking Pre-Orders For Pandemic 10th Anniversary Edition

Hard to believe, but Pandemic has been around for 10 years. A full decade of sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, stuffy heads, and fevers. With this milestone being reached, Z-Man Games is coming out with a special 10th anniversary edition of the game. Pre-orders are being taken now, and those that are lucky will get a set of painted miniatures to go with it.

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Z-Man Games Posts New Mesozooic Preview

As the historical documentary Jurassic Park has shown, running your own dinosaur zoo/theme park isn't easy. Even when a lot of planning goes into it, things can still go wrong. Each of us has our own idea of what would work, and in Mesozooic, we can put our money where our mouth is and spare no expense on creating the best dinosaur park ever. Z-Man Games has posted up a new preview, as well as an announcement of trying out the game at Gen Con.

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Z-Man Games Posts New Race to the New Found Land Preview

When you have a fleet of ships, you have a lot of options open for what they can do. They can go out and start new settlements. They can go out and search for new lands. They can transport cargo. How you assign each one will go a long way into determining how wealthy you become from their endeavors. At least, that's what you do in Race to the New Found Land. In this preview, we get a look at just how the different actions in the game work.

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Z-Man Games Announces Mesozooic Tile Game

Hey! Hey! There are dinosaurs in this dinosaur park, right? Hello?
Yes. Yes, there most certainly are dinosaurs in this dinosaur park. And it's your job to make sure that they are in the best layout, along with all other sorts of attractions, to bring in the crowds. That's your task in Mesozooic, a new tile game coming from Z-Man Games.

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Z-Man Games Posts Race to the New Found Land Preview

The Age of Sail is upon us. Ocean-going ships are making their way across the seas to all corners of the Earth as European nations vie for new colonial interests. Race to the New Found Land from Z-Man Games puts you in control of those nations and those ships. Head out and find new resources and goods to trade for and build up your trading empire. They've posted up a new preview of the game for you to check out.

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Condottiere Being Added to Z-Man Games' Catalog

Z-Man Games seem to be the place to go for re-releases and new editions of recently-classic games. They've got another they're adding to their catalog. In this case, it's Condottiere. They're updating the rules and the map, while still keeping the art style from the 2007 version. They're also bringing in 2-player version. You can check out their announcement below.

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House of Danger Adventure Book Available To Pre-Order From Z-Man Games

I love the resurgence we've seen in the past couple years of the Choose Your Own Adventure books. I used to have a couple when I was a kid and loved 'em. So to see them come back for a new generation of gamers is pretty sweet. In this case, you can put your name down on the list to get House of Danger, a new adventure book coming from Z-Man Games.

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A Look Into Making History of the World

A board game doesn't just spring, fully-formed from the head of a game designer. Sure, they might have a pretty good idea of what a game will be, but it's actually quite a long process where the final version might be leagues from the original. In this article, Z-Man Games gives us a look at the design process behind one of their upcoming releases, a new edition of History of the World.

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Review Roundup

Weeeekeeeeeeeend! Woo!
Time to get out there and get some gaming in. What kind of gaming? Doesn't really matter, as long as you're out there having fun. But if you're really stuck for a game idea, perhaps these reviews can help.

Today we've got: Darwin's Choice, Star Wars: Rebellion, Majesty: For the Realm, Time Barons, Herbalism, Feudum, Cabooses in the Corner, Seikatsu, and Guards of Atlantis.


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Z-Man Games Posts New Lowlands Preview

When you live along the coast, you keep a careful eye on what the sea is doing. When your land is actually sitting below sea level, you take extra time to make sure things are alright along the coast. In Lowlands, players take on the role of farmers along the North Sea. In this preview, we get a look at the turn sequence in the game, and see how high and low tide have an effect on your actions.

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Z-Man Games Announces Anchors Aweigh Board Game

Yarr arr yarr! I loddie the hotpants!
'tis time to set sail on the high seas. There's opportunity aplenty for the captain willing to go to that horizon. In Anchors Aweigh, coming soon from Z-Man Games, players will take on the role of ship captains as they head out to trade goods, explore, and find treasure, all while trying to avoid any pirate entanglements.

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Z-Man Games Announces Cacao: Diamante Expansion

Z-Man Games has announced a new expansion pack for Cacao. It's called Diamante, but it brings more than just one new thing to the table. There's four new modules within the box. Each can be added singly, or you can mix and match, giving you many new opportunities. It even works with the Chocolatl variant, so you can just get one huge game out there.

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