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Sidereal Confluence: Remastered Edition Has You Negotiating at the Table

Sidereal Confluence Remastered

WizKids has announced that the highly-anticipated Sidereal Confluence Remasteredan all-new remastered edition of its hit negotiation gameis now available in North American Game Stores!

With stunning new cover art by celebrated artist Kwanchai Moriya, an updated card layout, cardboard turn and bidding trackers, a teaching guide, and an updated box insert to keep your components safe and sound, this all-new remastered edition of Sidereal Confluence brings the game into a more refined light.

This acclaimed asymmetrical trading game has been a fan and critic favorite since its initial release in 2017. Each player takes on one of nine unique alien species who’ve come the trading table with their own quirks and playstyle. Will you play the highly advanced Unity and introduce a wildcard resource to the game? Or the Kt’Zr’Kt”Rtl and their driving need for green cubes? Turns happen simultaneously, limiting down-time and encouraging players to negotiate. This is no cooperative game, but working with your competitors to negotiate fair trades is the key to progressing your individual goals. Almost everything is up for trade; beyond the typical resources and ships, you’re welcome to license out your technologies, promise future production yields, or even exchange the ownership of one of your colonies.

The designer, TauCeti Deichmann, has developed and honed a truly unique trading game – it has asymmetrical factions, supports simultaneous play, promotes flexible, creative deal-making, allows 4-9 players around the same trading table, and packs all of the above into a slick experience lasting less than 2.5 hours. 

The game features

  • 380+ redesigned cards
  • 230+ Tokens and Tiles
  • 200+ Resource Cubes
  • 21 Boards
  • 1 Rulebook
  • 1 Teaching Guide
  • 9 Player Screens

Sidereal Confluence: Remastered Edition is available now!

  • Sidereal Confluence Remastered

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Super-Skill Pinball: 4-Cade Brings Pinball to Roll-and-Write Games

Super-Skill Pinball: 4-Cade

WizKids has announced that their hotly-anticipated Super-Skill Pinball: 4-Cadea new pinball themed roll-and-write game from designer Geoff Engelstein, is now available in North American Game Stores!

This spectacular new title features four unique tables and matching backglass for players to choose from: Carniball, Cyberhack, Dance Fever!, and Dragon Slayer. Each turn, a pair of dice is rolled. Each player will select one of the two results and move their pinball to a bumper, spinner, or target with a matching number. As the game progresses, players will make their way down each level of the table, eventually selecting which flipper’s roll to use to send the ball back to the top.

With a small footprint and quick setup, Super-Skill Pinball: 4-Cade is great for solo or group play. Each of the game’s 4 tables has unique mechanics, challenges, and bonuses for players to enjoy, making this the ultimate game night treat!

The game is for 1-4 players ages 12+ and games should take about 30 minutes.

As a special treat, head to the WizKids website for free print-and-plays of Carniball, the game’s introductory table, and Cyberhack, an intermediate table from the game, along with a how to play video featuring designer Geoff Engelstein!

Super-Skill Pinball: 4-Cade

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Be the Last One Standing in WWE Cage Battle


WizKids has announced the upcoming release of WWE Cage Battlean intense, exciting new game featuring the WWE’s most infamous setting!

When the steel cage descends onto the ring, you know the match you’re about to witness will be unforgettable. WWE Cage Battle brings that thrill to the tabletop for the first time! Build a team of your favorite Superstars, then flick custom dice into the ring to begin the battle! Stun your opponent’s Superstars or pin them in the corners of the ring. If your opponent’s Superstars are all stunned or pinned, you win the round! The first player to win three rounds wins the Cage Battle!

The game also features an alternate Points Battle mode, where points are awarded at the end of each round based upon the position of the Superstars left in the ring. The first player to 21 points wins! Each Superstar has a set of unique custom dice featuring their signature moves. With 16 Superstars featured, including John Cena, Charlotte Flair, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and more, WWE Cage Battle brings the excitement and mayhem of your favorite Raw or SmackDown matches to life!

The game features 1 Cage Battle Ring, 16 Superstar Cards, 16 Superstar Dice, and 1 rulebook.

WWE Cage Battle is coming soon, so be sure to pre-order at your Friendly Local Game Store or online today!

WizKids Announces WarLock EZ Clips

WarLock EZ Clips

Earlier this month the WarLock Tiles system from WizKids launched to much anticipation and excitement. Through feedback, WizKids has noticed that the community has wanted two things, to make their creations secure but also want these tiles for quick builds.

Based on that feedback, WizKids has revealed the newest clip addition, WarLock EZ Clips, which are designed to help with creating those faster builds. This variety of clip is made of much softer plastic and will be offered for $4.99 for 100 clips. WizKids hopes to get them on the market soon.

The Gates are Open! Gates of Mara is Coming Soon!

Gates of Mara

WizKids has announced the upcoming release of Gates of Mara, a new 2-4 player game from one of the designers of Flotilla!

In this fantasy game from designer JB Howell, players take on the roles of tribal leaders seeking to lead their people to prosperity. To do this, they will secure influence in each realm, enchant their tribes, collect elemental resources, and earn gate keys. Over the course of four rounds, players will position influential figures from their tribes around the realms and gates. At the end of each round, the player with the most Influence in each area stakes a claim on it, earning points if they have claims in a realm at the end of the game. Players can also earn points by enchanting their people, completing objectives, and collecting keys. The player with the most points at the end of the game wins!

Gates of Mara blends upgradeable worker placement with layered area-control mechanisms, all brought to life by the art of Nastya Lehn. You can lead reptilian dragonkin, the amphibious goblins, the insectoid antids, or the arboreal elves.

Retailing for $69.99 the game includes 1 Enchantment Board, 5 Realm Boards, 4 Player Boards, 48 Enchantment Cards, 20 Banner Cards, 8 Fire Banner Cards,16 Objective Cards, 5 Wanderer Cards, 1 Central Gate, 5 Standard Gates, 4 Elemental Lord standees, 1 Wanderer standee, and 28 Tribe Figure standees.

The gates open soon, so be sure to pre-order!

Create a Masterpiece Out of Thin Air in El Maestro

WizKids has announce that the first English release of hit game El Maestro is available now!

In El Maestro, one player leads the group in air drawing their Oeuvre (their fine work of art). The others physically draw along with the motions, doing their best to recreate the Maestro’s shapes and understand their signals. Sign your masterpiece, then guess what you’ve been creating – and try not to laugh too hard when you share!

Players gain points for artistic merit, as well as for words guessed correctly. The Maestro gains points depending on whether or not they spoke during their performance. The game ends after 4 rounds, and the player with the most points wins!

Perfect for game night, El Maestro is a fun new spin on charades-style gameplay that will earn a standing ovation from the whole family! 

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Build the High-Rises of Tomorrow in Meeple Towers

Meeple Towers

WizKids has announced the upcoming release of Meeple Towersa new strategic tower-building game for 2-4 players!

In this abstract 3D building game from designer Aaron Holland, players take on the roles of contractors building high-rise towers for Meeples to work, live, and play in! Players will take turns playing action cards in order to place worker meeples, supports, and new levels onto the tower! At the end of the game, players will calculate their score based on how high up the tower their Worker Meeples have been placed in addition to any bonuses they may have collected during the game. The player with the highest score wins!

Featuring a 3D Tower that changes every game, making for a uniquely exciting table presence, Meeple Towers will feel right at home at your next game night!

Retailing for $44.99, the game comes with:

  • 3 Two-part double-sided property boards
  • 21 Level tiles
  • 18 Bonus point tokens
  • 64 Hefty wooden supports
  • 44 Cards
  • 32 Worker Meeples
  • 4 Score markers
  • 1 Start player token
  • 1 Score track
  • 1 Rulebook
Meeple Towers

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Practice Your Dexterity with The Great Cake Escape

The Great Cake Escape

WizKids has announced that The Great Cake Escape, an all-new game for 2-4 devious bakers!

In this dexterity game from designer Jay Treat, players are bakers who earn a little extra dough on the side by smuggling contraband into the local prison—inside their cakes! Players will push escape tools worth varying numbers of points, ranging from screwdrivers to chainsaws, into a three-dimensional cardboard cake while pushing their opponents’ tools out. But be careful! At the end of the game, the guards will inspect the cake, confiscating the most visible item in each layer. The player who has the most total points after the guards’ inspection wins!

The game is for those age 14+. Games should last 15-30 minutes.

Retailing for $29.99, the game comes with a 3-D Cake featuring three layers, 44 tool pieces (11 per player), and a rulesheet.

With sweet mechanics and a deliciously delightful table presence, this game is sure to be the icing on the cake at your next game night! The Great Cake Escape is available now.

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Ultra Deluxe 2D Arcade Mega Fighter Brings Classic Arcade Fighting Games to the Tabletop

Ultra Deluxe 2D Arcade Mega Fighter

WizKids has announced that Ultra Deluxe 2D Arcade Mega Fightera new game inspired by classic arcade fighting games, is available now at North American Game Stores!

In this two player dueling card game, players will create their ultimate team for a 3-on-3 tag team battle by drafting from a pool of 15 fighters, each with their own unique abilities and evocative pixel art. Characters like Sharkfist, Tyranosorcerer, or Amoeba Bandita can all be drafted to create the most epic team of all time!

After drafting their Fighters, players will have 3 actions per turn, selected from 5 options: Start Combo, String Combo, Taunt, Swap Fighters, or Draw. Players can choose any combination of actions and my perform them in any order, with the only exception being String Combo, which cannot be performed unless Start Combo has already been performed earlier that turn. Each Fighter has a unique set of 3 Attacks and 2 Special Abilities, giving each team of fighters a unique synergy allowing them to more effectively K.O. their opponent’s team. Once a player has K.O.’d all 3 of their opponent’s Fighters, they win Play “Button cards” to execute different attacks, and chain cards together to create insanely powerful combos!

  •  Hilarious Roster – Command unique, entertaining fighters with punderful names like Sharkfist, Slumberjack, and Tyranosorcerer!
  • C-C-C-Combo Maker – Rack up damage by carefully stringing together devastating combos, or mash buttons and hope for the best.
  • 16-Bit Nostalgia – A quick-to-learn dueling game with stylized pixel art.
  • Endless matchups! – 15 different fighters with more than a hundred thousand possible matchups. Only the best will survive!
Ultra Deluxe 2D Arcade Mega Fighter

Return to the Tournament Fields in the Age of Arthurian Legend with Tournament at Avalon

Tournament at Avalon

WizKids has announced that Tournament at Avalona standalone and fully compatible sequel to the acclaimed trick-taking game Tournament at Camelot, is available now in North American Game Stores!

In this standalone trick-taking game, players aim to take the fewest tricks possible by utilizing their unique card powers, as well as tuning their hands and feinting cards. Players are encouraged to talk and banter throughout the game, and engage in informal diplomacy in order to come out victorious.

You play as a legendary character, battling opponents with weapon cards—Arrows, Swords, Deception, Sorcery, and even Alchemy. The more you injure your opponents, the better you fare in the tournament. However, even the most injured characters can make a complete comeback with the grace of Godsend cards and the aid of their special Companions. This trick-taking game ends when one opponent has been injured to the point of death. The player with the most health is then declared the Tournament victor!

In Tournament at Avalon, you’ll also have cards representing the legendary enchantress Morgan Le Fay, and a new set of Location panels, which grant additional advantages to a player when they are the host of a tournament round. And if you also have Tournament at Camelot, you can mix and match your favorite cards, playing with either ruleset or combine the two games to play an epic “Chaos of Battle” tournament with seven or eight players!

Featuring ten new Protagonist and Companion cards with exciting new player powers, including Arthur Pendragon and Morgan Le Fay, Tournament at Avalon is the perfect standalone game for your next game night, or a fantastic way to add some new flavor to your game of Tournament at Camelot. Tournament at Avalon is available now, so be sure to pick it up at your Friendly Local Game Store or online today!

Tournament at Avalon
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