2016 is here and there are lots of tabletop games coming out this year. We are looking forward to covering the different games that are coming out each month and where you can pick them up. From your local game store to online shops, be sure to stop here and check out what games are coming out. From actually building an empire with plastic bricks to tearing down one with a well placed attack, this month kicks off one of the biggest years in board gaming history.
So settle in for a long winters nap with some of the best games coming out this month.
Porta Nigra – Stronghold Games
Friends, Romans, Countrymen; lend me your dice! Stronghold Games is coming out with Porta Nigra this month. In this game, 2-4 players take on the roles of Roman architects who are building the city gates. Taking control of a master builder who moves around the board, where you buy your resources and then use those build up massive structures – or in this case, little plastic ones. Along with that, you have cards which tell you the actions you can do, which you draw from your own deck. It comes with 3d wall tiles and meeples for each color. It is a part of their new Great Designer series, which will feature games from many of the top game designers around the world.
Star Wars: Rebellion Board Game – Fantasy Flight Games
Fantasy Flight Games has been releasing some wonderful Star Wars games and we are excited for this one. Star Wars Rebellion puts you and up to 3 other players in control of the Galactic Empire or the Rebel Alliance as you fight for power across the universe. This game is packed full of plastic miniatures, two game boards, and has you playing all over recognizable planets in the Star Wars galaxy. Similar to the other galactic conquest games by Fantasy Flight Games, this should be a solid game for those looking for a full tabletop experience with friends.
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: (Class Deck) Barbarian – Paizo Publishing
Have you been playing the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game? Do you like to RAGE? I have the expansion for you. This is a fun card adventure game in the Pathfinder universe by Mike Selinker. There is a classic box set, along with other base sets with different settings, such as a pirate one which is one our personal favorites. Players take on the role of adventurers going through different quests and acquiring gear, all in a deck building, co-op game play style. In their latest release, the Class Deck – Barbarian, players gain access to 109-cards, all which add the fury wielding weapons and skills of the barbarians. This can be added to any base set.
One Night Ultimate Vampire – Bezier Games
Some nights you want to sit back, lie to your friends, and kill them off one by one. (What? That’s just me?) Bezier Games is releasing One Night Ultimate Vampire this month for all your village hunting needs. This is a 3-10 player game where everyone gets a role and it only takes one vampire to win the game. If you have played their other game, One Night Ultimate Werewolf, it can also be combined with that, to add more to the setting. Vampires and Werewolves? Oh my!
There are lots of other games coming out this month, so be sure to check out your local game store or distributor for the latest game information. What are you excited to get your hands on this year? Let us know in the comments below. Play more games!