More UnPub Games on the schedule

Our UnPub Playtests and demos continue to grow.  See UNPUB Affiliation/Tag to see what games we have on the schedule.

The latest are…

Five Elements by Mark McGee

The era of this world is coming to a close. Before the planet collapses, we need you to extract the essence of the Five Elements so we can rebuild.
Five Elements is a medium weight card and dice game about managing your resources and building clever combos. It plays 2-4 players in 30-45 minutes.

Zombies Survive by GIshBurger Games!

Play as a zombie trying to survive against hordes of angry humans.  Zombies Survive! is a simple, engaging, and fast paced card game that the whole family will enjoy. Each player will take control of one of five zombie characters.  The last player to keep their head wins! Game designed by GishBurger Games and beautifully illustrated by Mark Tomczak.

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Battle for the Coal Heart

New robot role section, resource management, fighting game coming to Kickstarter this January.  It is played with playmats and hexes in front of you and tokens/gems for money and cards for equipment. Player count is 2-5 and plays in 1-2 hours. Designer Duncan Davis.

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Check OGRe often for updates.  More Unpub games are expected to be added.

Space Movers with unreleased expansion!

Kevin & April Cox are the heart and soul behind KnA Games and creators of Space Movers.  They will be at MACE 2015 on Saturday running demos of their crazy fun game, Space Movers. Not only will you get a chance to play the fun  and dynamic cooperative space game, but you will also get a chance to try out their new Expansion, before it goes on Kickstarter.

About Space Movers

Are you ready to go on an adventure?

Space Movers is a cooperative science fiction board game adventure. As a player, you become a crew member of the spaceship Liberty. Together, you and your fellow crew mates will complete a series of objectives to win the game. Sounds easy, right? Well, there’s a bit more to the game. Every turn, you lose a resource from the Resource Bar on the board. If this ever reaches the bottom, you will lose the game. The way to replenish resources is to deliver cargo. You’ll be burning resources as you travel around the board to make this happen. Still, not so hard. But…quite often the evil UO Scout ship will appear to chase you across the system in an attempt to interrogate one of your crew members and temporarily remove them from the game. Each time they show up, a UO Eye Marker is added to the planet the Liberty is located on and these are tracked by a UO Presence bar on the board. If this ever reaches the top, you lose the game. Now things are getting interesting. Just when you think you have everything under control, you draw an Event card that prevents you from being able to move Liberty or one that doubles the UO Scout ship’s movement on the board. So if you can manage all that and a few other surprises while completing those objectives, you win Space Movers!

Players: 2-7

Play Time: 1-2 hours

Ages: 14+

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Mage Wars Tournament to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project

MACE is proud to be hosting another Mage Wars tournament benefiting the the Wounded Warrior charity.  Last year was a resounding success as the pictures below show, and we hope this year is going to be just as successful.  Thanks to Ben Burton for arranging this again.  This will take place Saturday afternoon at MACE 2015.

About Mage Wars

Mage Wars is a fantasy tabletop wargame. Mage Wars was first developed in 2007 by Bryan Pope and was released in 2012 by game publisher Arcane Wonders. Mage Wars is normally played as a battle between two Mages, although there are an additional set of rules that allow for more players.

See our review on the Gamer’s Codex

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About the Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project is a charity and veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, service and events for wounded veterans of the military actions following the events of September 11, 2001.

 

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