Thames and Kosomos has announced three summer releases for 2016, Smugglers, Imhotep, and Legends of Andor: Journey to the North.

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Smugglers is a fun family game for 2 - 4 players, age 8 and older, from Klaus Teuber (Settlers of Catan) and Benjamin Teuber (Catan Scenarious: Frenemies). Players take on the role of smugglers via for consideration for a spot in a notorious smuggling gang. Whoever can manage to successfully smuggle the most goods, literally rolling their contraband down a track in a rubber polymer putty, will move ever closer to joining the gang. It is available in June. MSRP is $39.95.

Imhotep, from Phil Walker-Harding (Sushi Go!), is a strategy game where 2 - 4 players take on the roles of rival ancient Egyptian architects. Players have only six rounds to build the most revered monuments, all while blocking your opponents from doing the same. Strategy comes in determining the proper balance between advancing your own goals and thwarting the plans of your opponents. Imhotep is available in June. MSRP is $39.95.

Michael Menzel's Legends of Andor (see “ICv2: 'Kennerspiel' Winner 'Legends of Andor,' Tumult Royal,' More”) has its first large expansion in Legends of Andor: Journey to the North. The new expansion explores the journey to the distant northern land, Hadria. The sea voyage includes overcoming violent thunderstorms, battling a terrible sea monster, and more. This cooperative role-playing adventure is for 2 - 4 players, and is available in August. MSRP is $49.95.

In March, Thames and Kosmos release two games, Tally Ho! and The Rose King (see "'The Rose King' and 'Tally Ho!'").