Alderac Entertainment Group revealed Monsters & Meeples, a new bag-building engine game by Ole Steiness, for release into retail on April 1, 2022.

In Monsters & Meeples, players need to defend the city of Rowan from a horde of invading monsters by recruiting warriors, clerics, knights, and mages to smite them. Players draw meeples out of a bag each turn, and place them on the board to perform actions. They can use these meeples to add more meeples to their bag, upgrade meeples, and of course, fight monsters. end of a player’s turn, all the meeples they drew are put onto the "lodging" part of the player’s board. Players score victory points by defeating monsters and completing quests, and the player with the most victory points at the end of the game wins.

The game box includes a rulebook, a City board, a Final Encounter boardm, 2 First Player tokens, 4 cloth bags, 4 player boards, 6 Dark Council Bonus tokens, 12 player markers, 15 Location tiles, 28 Hero cards, 44 Quest cards, 47 Monster cards, and 152 wooden meeples. This game is for two to four players, ages 14 and up, and plays in 55-70 minutes. It will retail for $59.99.

Alderac Entertainment Group also recently announced Space Base: The Mysteries of Terra Proxima, the second installment of Space Base expansions (see "'Space Base' Saga").