Created by veteran designer Martin Wallace, Anno 1800 translates Ubisoft’s PC game into a board game setting, challenging players to guide their island nations through the dawn of the industrial age. Players must balance expanding their economies, maintaining fleets of ships, and ensuring the happiness of their people to create a balanced society.
Anno 1800 is intended for 2 to 4 players, ages 12 and up. Games take about 2 hours to play. MSRP is $69.95.
Intended for 2 to 5 players, ages 8 and up, games of Lost Cities Roll & Write take about half an hour. MSRP is $14.95.
The Adventures of Robin Hood was designed for 2 to 4 players, ages 10 and up, and games take a little over an hour to play. MSRP is $59.95.
This Werewolf-style game requires no moderator and supports play with 5 to 8 players. Intended for ages 10 and up, games take about an hour to play. MSRP is $19.95.Thames & Kosmos Reveals New Game Lines and Refreshed Titles”), The Grand Hotel Abaddon puts players in the mysterious hotel where strange goings-on threaten to disrupt their quiet vacation plans. In this fully-cooperative game played over three “chapters,” players explore the hotel and investigate the mystery. Their choices guide the story to one of the multiple endings.
The Grand Hotel Abaddon was designed for 1 to 4 players, ages 12 and up. Each of the three chapters takes about an hour and a half to play. MSRP is $19.95.
The new games expand the company's announced releases for the year to 15 (see “Thames & Kosmos Sends ‘The Crew’ on New Adventure,” “More ‘Exit’ Titles in the Works,” and “Family Version of ‘Andor,’ New ‘Ubongo!’ Games”).