Brains Family – Castles and Dragons is a conversion of the solitaire puzzle game Brains into a competitive family game, designed by Dr. Reiner Knizia. Players try to be the first to solve the puzzle, formed from a set of tiles showing roads, castles, and dragons. The first player to win three rounds wins the game.
For 2 to 4 players, ages 8 and up. Comes with 50 cards, 60 tiles, 4 game boards, 4 knight figures, and 9 shields. MSRP is $24.99.
Created by Ann Oppolzer (Beasty Bar: New Beasts in Town) and Stefan Kloss (Beasty Bar) the game is for 2 to 4 players, ages 8 and up. Game includes 1 playing board, 4 seating boards, 60 cards, and 5 tokens. MSRP is $29.99.
Adventure Island was created by Michael Palm and Lukas Zach (the designers of BANG! The Dice Game and The Dwarves), and comes with 180 cards, 7 card dividers, 60 tiles, and 30 tokens. Intended for 2 to 5 players, ages 10 and up. MSRP is $39.99.
Crown of Emara includes 100 cards, 1 scoring track, 4 player boards, 1 main board, 16 books, 102 tokens, 1 three-piece statue, 4 overview cards, 28 pawns, and 4 buildings. The game supports 1 to 4 players, ages 12 and up. MSRP is $49.99.
Castle Rampage comes with 120 cards. Intended for 2 players, ages 8 and up. MSRP is $14.99.
Following a limited debut at Gen Con (see “A Familiar World Gets a New Twist in ‘Talisman – Legendary Tales’”), the licensed Talisman – Legendary Tales was expected to release at Spiel as well, but the production has been delayed, pushing the release date back to October 30.
Click on the gallery below to see some of the components from a few of the new titles.