Releasing later this month, Dark Moon: Shadow Corporation adds a new wrinkle to the paranoia of the original game (see “Most Popular Print-and-Play Game Ever Now Boxed”): a greedy corporation has sent a ship to evacuate Titan, but hopes to bring back an infected specimen for their labs. The corporation interferes with the efforts of the players, pursuing its own dark ends. New actions, characters, events, and game end conditions round out this expansion.
This expansion comes with 2 game boards, 2 player screens, 81 cards, 3 dice, 33 tokens, and 1 cube. It supports games with 3 to 7 players, and plays in a little more than an hour. MSRP is $29.95.Stronghold Shares Expansion Plans for ‘Terraforming Mars’”). This variant on the original design sends players to the Earth’s “sister planet” to build flying cities that can withstand that world’s runaway greenhouse effect.
Terraforming Mars: Venus Next includes 1 game board, 54 cards, 2 tiles, and 1 marker. Intended for games with 1 to 5 players, it has a playing time of 90 to 120 minutes. MSRP is $29.95.
This expansion set offers 4 plastic cyclists, 9 double-sided track tiles, 2 player boards, and 106 cards. It expands the game to 1 to 12 players, with games taking a bit more than half an hour to play. MSRP is $34.95.Find the Meaning of Life in ‘Pursuit of Happiness’”). In addition, it offers new Projects, Items, Activities, Jobs, and Partners, as well as material to add a fifth player to the game.
Community adds 1 game board, 90 cards, 18 wooden cubes, 9 wooden hourglass markers, and 5 wooden meeples to the game. With the expansion, 1 to 5 players can play in an hour to an hour and a half. MSRP is $34.95.
NOT ALONE: Exploration comes with 81 new cards for the game. It supports games with 2 to 7 players, and plays in under an hour. MSRP is $19.95.
In addition to these new expansions, Stronghold plans to release a number of new game titles in Q4 and Q1 (see “‘Space Freaks,’ ‘Nations: Dice Game,’ ‘Noria,’ ‘The Bottle Imp,’ More”).