EPIC ADVENTURE GAME: Form your Fellowship and set out on your own adventures in this fully-cooperative, app-supported board game set in the fantastical land of Middle-earth! As the dark forces gather, players band together to unravel mysteries, make courageous choices, and fight against the evil that threatens the land.
STRATEGY GAME: You and your friends become heroes of the Free Peoples of Middle-earth, preparing your skills and testing your might and wisdom in combat against the encroaching darkness. Each of the iconic characters you can choose to embody have their own special abilities to contribute to your Fellowship, giving each one a distinct identity for your campaign.
COOPERATIVE GAME: Throughout Journeys in Middle-earth, you must work together with the rest of your party to survive a series of perilous adventures that sees you battling powerful foes, discovering lost treasures, uncovering forgotten lore and more.
HIGHLY VARIABLE: No matter how many times you play a particular adventure, no two experiences will be the same. The Journeys in Middle-earth app procedurally generates a portion of each scenario from the very beginning, including the size and layout of the map, the enemies and allies that are encountered, side quests you may encounter, and the events that plague your heroes.
NUMBER OF PLAYERS AND AVERAGE PLAYTIME: This epic adventure board game for adults and teens is made for 1 to 5 players and is suitable for ages 14 and older. Average playtime is approximately one hour.
2. Cephalofair Games Gloomhaven Multi-Award-Winning Strategy Boxed Board Game for ages 12 & Up, Multicolor
SURVIVAL GAME: The crew wakes up from hibernation to find a critical system failure that they must find and repair to safely return to Earth. The problem? One crew member is dead. Somebody ripped open his hibernation pod and pulled his body out. To make matters worse, you can hear noises in the vast corridors of the ship that sound unlike anything you have heard before.
STRATEGY GAME: Choose your character wisely because each one comes with a unique set of skills and weaknesses. Players work together but watch out because each of them has their own agenda on this infested ship. When faced with ultimate horror, will you trust your crewmates?
DETAILED MINIATURES: Game includes 26 high quality miniature figures and over 500 detailed game components that fully immerse you into the sci-fi horror.
HIGHLY VARIABLE: Clever immersive rules include cooperation, bluffing and back-stabbing making each game an exciting science fiction horror adventure. Randomized setup of room layouts, objectives, enemies, combat, infection, and more ensure that no two games are ever the same.
NUMBER OF PLAYERS AND AVERAGE PLAYTIME: This thrilling survival game is designed for 1 to 5 players and is suitable for ages 14 and older. Average playtime is approximately 1 to 2 hours.
5. Steamforged Games Dark Souls: Darkroot Expansion, Multi-Colored
New Dark Souls: The Board Game adventures await in the Darkroot Expansion, with new enemies, new encounter cards utilising those enemies, and new treasure cards for characters to discover along their adventures. Components for two new main boss encounters further enhance players’ options and provide fresh challenges.
The Darkroot is a lush but foreboding region of Dark Souls. Scarecrows, giant stone warriors, and the very plants of the forest stand sentinel to hinder any heroes foolish enough to brave this realm. Darkroot is the final resting place of Artorias, a deadly revenant and relentless swordsman who is guarded eternally by his companion, the Great Grey Wolf Sif.
The Darkroot Expansion is intended for use with Dark Souls: The Board Game.
Components for two new main boss encounters further enhance players’ options and provide fresh challenges.
Darkroot is the final resting place of Artorias, a deadly revenant and relentless swordsman who is guarded eternally by his companion, the Great Grey Wolf Sif.
6. Zombicide 2nd Edition | Zombie Game | Cooperative Miniatures Board Game | Horror Adventure Board Game | Ages 14+ | for 1 to 6 Players | Average Playtime 60 Minutes | Made by CMON
MAKE YOUR CLAIM FOR THE THRONE: Enter the battlefield and take command of your favorite house from A Song of Ice and Fire. Overwhelm your opponent with a perfectly balanced military force and outwit them with devious tactics.
STRATEGY GAME: A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game offers incredibly deep miniature wargame gameplay while virtually removing the barrier to entry. Each figure comes fully assembled, pre-colored to its house, and ready to play while streamlined rules make combat quick and easy to learn.
BUILD YOUR ARMY, PLAN YOUR TACTICS: Game combines the brutal battlefield conflicts with the political scheming from the beloved book series. Build your army by fielding the perfect combination of infantry, cavalry and unique units, such as Dire Wolves and Giants. Assist your forces on the tactics board using the skills of unscrupulous courtiers and diplomats. Finally, secure your victory by selecting a capable Commander and employing their unique tactics as the battle plays out.
THE NIGHT’S WATCH STARTER SET: This set contains two units of Sworn Brothers, a unit of Veterans of the Watch, a unit of Ranger Trackers, and many characters and unit attachments such as Jon Snow, his Direwolf Ghost, and Jeor Mormont. It also has dice, tokens, terrain, and everything else required to start playing right out of the box.
NUMBER OF PLAYERS AND AVERAGE PLAYTIME: This miniatures war game for teens and adults can be played with 2 or more players and is suitable for ages 14 and older. Game takes about 45 to 60 minutes to play.