Asmodee news: a February full of games

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Board games lovers, this February will be a busy month! Many Asmodee news await us, but there are also some returns

Dear ones, it's time to start spring cleaning well in advance and make some space on your shelves, because there are so many new Asmodee releases and there are also a couple of highly anticipated returns. Let's see what it is.

Games already released | Asmodee news

WEREWOLVES OF ROCCASCURA - new edition

Exit date: February 1 2021



With the same mechanics, but with a new format and new graphics, the famous game Werewolves of Roccascura is back. For those unfamiliar with him, here's how to play: at the start of the game each player receives a secret character card, you can be werewolves or villagers (some of these have special abilities). The werewolves have the task of devouring a villager at night and not be discovered, while the villagers must discover the identity of the werewolves to eliminate them.

Players: 8-18 
Average length of a match: 30 '
Suggested age: from 10 years old
Gender: Party Game
Recommended retail price: 9,90€

RORY’S STORY CUBES HARRY POTTER

Exit date: February 3 2021

Rory's Story Cubes exist with various themes and certainly the version of Harry Potter could not be missing. The game is always the same: roll the nine dice and let your imagination run wild using the images on it. This time around, however, playing with Rory's Story Cubes will be even more magical.


Players: from 1 to more
Average length of a match: 30 '
Suggested age: from 6 years old
Gender: Party Game
Recommended retail price: 12,90€


GLOOMHAVEN

Return date: February 3 2021

Gloomhaven did not have time to return to the warehouse which was once again sold out! It is a collaborative game of tactical combat and is set in a new and constantly evolving fantasy world. Each player plays the role of a mercenary who must pursue his own personal goal. The players, all together, must face a campaign of scenarios that react and change according to their actions. Gloomhaven has a smooth, dice-free combat mechanic, while the enemies are equipped with automated and personal behavior patterns. The fantasy campaign that players will face is fully developed and the gaming experience is incredibly vast and in-depth.

Players: 1- 4 
Average length of a match: 30'-120 '
Suggested age: from 14 years old
Gender: Core Game
Recommended retail price: 159,90€

TIME Stories - The Heiden Affair (Novel)

Exit date: February 10 2021

This is the novel that is directly inspired by the TIME Stories board game. The story is set in 2468. Tess Heiden has been spotted by a recruiter and has successfully passed numerous tests to join a secret organization, but she doesn't know what awaits her. The T.IM.E. for several years it has been sending its agents on time travels, in different eras and in different places in the world, to prevent anomalies and paradoxes. Tess, in the course of her many missions, discovers that the TIME Agency is not the only one to use the corridors of time and begins to wonder about the true nature of the Agency she works for ...



Gender: Novel
Recommended retail price: 16,90€
Author: Christophe Lambert

TIME STORIES REVOLUTION - The Hadal project

Exit date: February 10 2021

Base game. The Hadal project consists of a new cycle of missions with which we can explore the TIME Stories universe with TIME Stories Revolution. The rules change, but the Agency's commitment to safeguarding humanity and the space-time continuum does not change. This is a complete, standalone game. Missions can be played in any order.

Players: 2-4
Average length of a match: 180 '
Suggested age: from 12 years old
Gender: Light game
Recommended retail price: 29,90€

TIME STORIES REVOLUTION – Experience

Exit date: February 10 2021

This is an expansion for TIME Stories Revolution. The space-time continuum and the very structure of reality are in danger and the aim of the players is to go on a mission to save humanity. In this expansion you must improve the skills of agents, influence future events, make crucial decisions to defend the timeline, move missions and discover the secrets of the TIME Stories universe.

Players: 2-4 
Average length of a match: 180 '
Suggested age: from 12 years old
Gender: Light game
Recommended retail price: 19,90€

Scheduled outputs | Asmodee news 

ARKHAM HORROR: THE CARD GAME - A light in the fog

Expected release date: February 19 2021


This is the new expansion pack of the Arkham Horror cooperative card game - LCG. “A Light in the Fog” can be used as an expansion to the Innsmouth Conspiracy campaign or as a standalone scenario. Inside the pack there are 60 cards that include new player cards to expand existing decks.


Players: 1-4
Average length of a match: 60-120 '
Suggested age: from 14 years old
Gender: Core Game
Recommended retail price: 14,90€

ON A SCALE FROM 1 TO T-REX

Expected release date: February 25 2021

At the beginning of the game, each player is given an action that he must perform simultaneously with all the others; this action is not secret, the only thing that others cannot know is the intensity with which we perform the action on a scale of 1 to 10. The winner is whoever guesses the intensity of the performance of the other players and will have to find the player of his own level.

Players: 2-8
Average length of a match: 15 '
Suggested age: from 7 years old
Gender: Party Game
Recommended retail price: 24,90€

Outputs to be defined | Asmodee news

MICE AND MYSTICS

Expected return date: February 2021

In this game you will play the role of a brave group of heroes who, due to their loyalty to King Andon, have been transformed into a group of mice. You will have to work together to escape from the clutches of the evil Vanestra and to face countless opponents such as rats, cockroaches, spiders and even the fearsome Brodie, the castle cat. The environment in which the adventure takes place is interactive and constantly evolving, the plot is rich and it is the players themselves who contribute to creating it. During the game, the mice will have to collect the crumbs of precious cheeses that will allow them to strengthen themselves with new incredible skills and to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

Players: 1-4
Average length of a match: 60'-90 '
Suggested age: from 7 years old
Gender: Light game
Recommended retail price: 74,90€ 

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PANDEMIC LEGACY: SEASON 1

Expected return date: February 2021

The first chapter of Pandemic Legacy is back! You and your team must join forces to save the world. The actions you take during a match will also affect future matches. During the game the characters change, some may be lost and heroes will emerge. Do not forget, however, that there are also diseases, these can start under control, but it takes very little for the situation to get out of hand.

Players: 1-4 
Average length of a match: 60 '
Suggested age: ages 14 and up
Gender: Light game
Recommended retail price: 59,90€

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