Hello, friends! I'm Billy! With me are my friends Jacob and Emily. We live on the island of Catan.

We sailed here last spring. Before that we lived in another country, far away across the sea. But it was always cold there and we did not have enough to eat.

But Catan is beautiful. Here it is warmer and there are many animals in the forests. And sweet berries too-they taste so good!

Up till now we've lived in tents and huts, but that will soon change. Our parents are building real houses from wood and bricks for the winter, so we won't freeze. …


Welcome to these new maps of Small World and Small World Underground designed for team play with a full complement of 6 players.

The rules that follow describe the game play changes specific to team play, and assume that you are familiar with the rules first introduced in the original Small World and/or Small World Underground.

Note: To get the most out of these 2 maps, if you own them we recommend adding some or all of the additional Small World Races & Special Powers introduced in Cursed!, Grand Dames and Be Not Afraid... …


One cannot win the struggle for dominance over the island without powerful allies. As every wise king knows, power is not measured in strength and gold alone ...

Having the support of the spiritual leaders of the country can be the decisive factor. Win the Druids over to your cause and harness the power of their mystical sacred sites for your benefit!


Components

  • 1 Dolmen Board
  • 6 new Scoring Tiles
  • 9 Additional Gold Coins
  • 10 Stone Tablets
  • 5 "50/10 Victory Points" Tiles
  • 36 Druid Tiles

Important: Do not put the landscape tiles from this expansion into the bag; keep them separate from the base game tiles! …


The Shepherds in the meadows throughout Carcassonne wait peacefully until their entire flock of sheep gathers around. However, they have to be careful that no wolf shows up before they have led their flock safely into the stable.

In the hills, you can take control of lands once thought lost. In addition, many a monk is always happy to have a vineyard near his cloister.


Game Materials

  • 18 new Land Tiles
  • 18 Sheep and Wolf Tokens
  • 1 Cloth Bag
  • 6 Shepherds
  • Instructions

Setup

The sheep and wolf tokens are all placed in the bag. Each player will also receive one shepherd of his color, to add to his followers. …


Fluctuations in climate are one of the major drivers of evolutionary change as they can affect every aspect of an ecosystem, from plant life to predators.

Larger species may perish in hot climates because they have a tough time dissipating heat. Likewise, smaller species have difficulty maintaining heat during times of extreme cold.

Evolution: Climate models this phenomenon as it incorporates a shifting climate into the game's dynamic ecosystem.


New Components

Trait Cards

The new trait cards each have 1-4 black climate icons on them. …


In this expansion, Team Spirit, the splitting of the loot becomes a family business! Discover the joys of working with a team and hire powerful mercenaries.

This expansion introduces team play and the Mercenary module. During your team-based games, you can decide whether or not to include the Mercenaries.


Components

  • 4 foam guns
  • 7 Characters
  • 7 plastic stands
  • 1 Shadow Trading tile
  • 1 Mercenary Recruitment tile
  • 4 Power cards
  • 2 Evil Twin cards
  • 3 Surprise cards
  • 8 Ammo cards
  • 4 Envelope tokens
  • 12 Mercenary cards
  • The expansion's rules

Setup

Setup is the same as that of the base game, except as noted. The changes are shown in green. …



Components

  • Ocean grid with base
  • 4 Peg trays
  • 2 Periscopes with visors
  • 2 Torpedo launchers
  • 10 Large ships
  • Red scoring pegs
  • White scoring pegs
  • Label sheet
  • 1 Torpedo tray
  • 8 Torpedo marbles
  • 10 Small ships

Object of the Game

To be the first naval commander to score 1,000 points by locating enemy ships, then blasting them out of the water with your torpedoes.

In this game, you must first locate an opponent's ship by finding all of its coordinates; then you must sink it by firing torpedoes at it! …



Components

  • Electronic Tower
  • Gameboard
  • 2 Divider Screens
  • 10 Ships
  • 2 Cannons
  • 2 Command Pegs
  • Spy Plane
  • Track
  • Instructions

Remove the wrappings from the game parts, then discard or recycle the wrappings.


Assembling your Game

It's easy! Just follow the three steps below. As you assemble your game, refer to the game setup photo.

  1. Lower the gameboard over the tower. Note: The gameboard fits only one way over the tower.



  2. Attach the track and plane to the gameboard.



  3. Attach the dividers to the tower and track.




What's Different About Battleship Live

BATTLESHIP LIVE has a talking, motion-sensing tower that guides you through the game. A special camera in the tower "sees" reflective material on the ships and special gameboard spaces. …


Baldur's Gate is cursed. The shadow of Bhaal has covered the city, and now the god of murder is whispering to those who would carve a path of bloody mayhem in his name. As if in answer to Bhaal's dark presence, monsters and other horrors crawl out of the sewers and shadows, shuffling along the streets and alleyways looking for prey.

You have been called upon by the Harpers to stop the evil that has infected the city. Joining forces with other heroes from all walks of life, you enter Baldur's Gate with your companions, ready to do whatever it takes to banish Bhaal and his followers to the shadows. Are you strong enough to resist Bhaal's corruption, or will one of you succumb to his madness? …



Components

  • 74 plastic miniatures
  • 1 Book of Skelos
  • 148 tokens
  • 2 double-sided game boards
  • 45 tiles
  • 55 cards
  • 9 dice
  • 4 hero sheets
  • 75 plastic gems
  • 25 plastic bases
  • 4 game aids sheets
  • 1 track sheet
  • 1 heroes rulebook
  • 1 Overlord rulebook

Overview

Conan is a miniatures board game for 2 to 5 players in which you join the famous barbarian in his adventures and relive his most glorious battles through an asymmetric and open gameplay system.

Each game pits two sides against each other: one player takes on the role of the "Overlord" and controls evil hordes to carry out his vile plans, while the other players embody different unique heroes who cooperate to achieve their goals. …