Z-Man Games has released details of five new games planned for release over the next two months.
Shipping to distributors in August:
Bottle Imp is a trick-taking card game created by Gunter Cornett. But the game has a twist: the winner of a trick must take the “bottle imp.” If the imp cannot be disposed of before the end of the round, the player takes a negative score. Suggested retail price is $10.00. Stock number is ZMG 4066.
Releasing in September:
The gophers must be satisfied if the player is to attract tourists hoping to photograph the furry creatures. Unsatisfied tourists will leave “complaint tokens.” The player with the fewest tokens wins. Designed by Jeb Havens.
The game was designed by Bauldric and Friends. Players manipulate the corporation’s internal politics to achieve goals in investment, corruption, influence, and position. The first player to earn points in four of six categories wins.
Players must manipulate trade routes and the economy to maximize profits to increase their standing in the powerful