On February 24, The Op will release the 3-D strategy game Mountains out of Molehills.

In Mountains out of Molehills, the players become moles competing for the coveted title of “Top Tunneler” by digging tunnels below ground and crafting molehills above ground. 

The action takes place on the special two-level game board.  On the lower level, players “program” the movement of their blind moles by placing cards from their hand in the order that they will be carried out.  As the moles move around, they can add stackable plastic molehill pieces to the top level.  Since moles “push” their molehills up, new pieces are added to the bottom of these stacks instead of the top, which can change who controls each molehill but also risks collapsing the towers.  At the end of the sixth round, the mole who has the most points from their molehills wins.

Mountains out of Molehills was created by Pat Marino (Harry Potter:  Death Eaters Rising, Talisman:  Batman – Super-Villains Edition, Gem Hens) and Jim DiCamillo (Gem Hens).  It is intended to for 2 to 4 players, ages 9 and up, and takes under an hour to play.  MSRP is $39.99.

The Op recently launched a Jojo Siwa-themed version of the classic Monopoly (see “Jojo Siwa Brings all the Bows and Likes to ‘Monopoly’”).