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Asmodee Announces SONAR

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July 30, 2017

In the depths of the ocean, a submarine’s sonar activates: the enemy is near! All hands rush to battle stations—the radio operator tracks the signal intently while the captain charts an intercept course. Deep beneath the waves, a tense battle of submarine warfare is joined…

Asmodee is proud to announce SONAR, a family version of the award-winning Captain Sonar board game.

Launching exclusively at Target, SONAR puts all the excitement of the original into streamlined gameplay for two to four players.

In every game of SONAR, players split into two teams that command opposing submarines. Players navigate their vessels in an underwater game of cat-and-mouse, trying to locate their opponent while avoiding being spotted themselves. Each has the same goal: destroy the enemy!

Asmodee NA and Space Cowboys Announce 3 New Unlock! Adventures

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July 5, 2017

A haunted house. An undersea submarine. Pirate treasure buried on Tonipal Island. Three new adventures and three new chances to escape from certain danger—three new Unlock! adventures are coming soon from Space Cowboys:

Like the three previously released Unlock! adventures, each of these new adventures captures the pulse-pounding excitement and devilish puzzles of an escape room and brings it to your tabletop in a single deck of cards. While the Unlock! companion app ticks away the seconds and offers hints when you need them, you and a group of your friends must use your logic and deductive skills to find the solutions to a series of interconnected puzzles and escape the room. With the perfect mixture of intuitive mechanics, cunning puzzles, and only an hour to escape, each Unlock! adventure is a self-contained experience in a single box.

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Asmodee Announces Cities of Splendor Expansion for Splendor

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June 18, 2017

The great cities of Europe at the height of the Renaissance—a place where enlightened thought is paired with astounding feats of architecture, sculpture, and painting. It is an age of great change in the world, but above all else, it is an age of undeniable splendor.

For years, you’ve reveled in the diamond-hard puzzles of Splendor, one of the most award-winning board games of all time.

Now, Space Cowboys is proud to present a new expansion: Cities of Splendor, the first expansion for Splendor.

In Cities of Splendor, you’ll leave the comforting familiarity of the European gem trade and travel to the Orient, where new rules and cards invite you to adapt your strategies. With four expansions in a single box, Cities of Splendor offers you four thrilling new ways to experience the game, opening the door to new levels of replayability without sacrificing any of the original game’s unique elegance.

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Asmodee Announces the Release of Unlock! Escape Adventures

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June 9th, 2017

Asmodee has released a series of new Unlock! Escape Room Adventure Games along with two companion mini adventure digital apps, available now at US Retailers.

You’ve walked through miles of New York subway tunnels in search of Dr. Hoffmann’s lab, and by now, your feet are aching. Any pain immediately falls away, however, as you open the small trapdoor, set in the concrete floor of your access tunnel. You’ve nearly arrived. All you need to do is search the lab for the formula, and… The trapdoor slams shut and locks above your head as the lights flicker on in a small, spartan room. You hear a synthesized voice crackle to life—“Self-destruction engaged. Sixty minutes.”

You have just one hour to escape the room, and now’s your chance to prove that you can. Three Unlock! adventures—The Formula, Squeek & Sausage, and The Island of Dr. Goorse—are now available at your local United States retailer. In these card-driven, app-supported escape room games for one to six players (or two to six players for The Island of Dr. Goorse), you’ll need to work together with your teammates to piece together clues, solve puzzles, and make deductions to escape before your time runs out.

Kharnage Available Now from Asmodee

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May 4th, 2017

For the past months, armies of humans, dwarves, goblins, and orcs have circled and jostled for position, carefully maneuvering to cut off their opponent’s lines of supply in an elegant dance of military strategy. Now, these forces have converged on a tiny hill of the utmost insignificance. Battle will be joined, and none of that strategic nonsense really matters. Instead, only one thing is certain—there will be blood.

Kharnage, a card game of massive fantasy battles and bone-crunching slaughter, is now available from Asmodee North America!

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Asmodee Annnounces New Expansion for Kharnage

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April 21st, 2017

You’ve battled for an insignificant, worthless piece of ground for ages—a place with all the tactical significance of a banana—but you’re no closer to giving up than your opponents! After all, if you give up now, there’d be no opportunity to cause more carnage, and that would be simply unacceptable. Besides, it looks like some reinforcements are joining the enemy… and is that a diplomat they’re sending forward?

It’s time to employ some unorthodox tactics and hire new units to fight by your side: the Tricks and Mercenaries army expansion for Kharnage is coming soon from Asmodee! Within this army expansion, you’ll find a host of the titular Tricks and Mercenaries, all offering clever new ways to gain the upper hand for whoever gets to them first. And alongside the tricks and mercenaries, you’ll find new units to add to your Core Set armies, including Dwarves, Humans, Goblins, and Orcs.

Look for the Tricks and Mercenaries army expansion for Kharnage at your local retailer in the third quarter of 2017.

Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective Getting a Facelift and Re-Release

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April 10th, 2017

Ten fully revised cases for the Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective line from Space Cowboys will soon be available with the newest standalone box, The Thames Murders and Other Cases.

Like the previously released Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures, The Thames Murders and Other Cases offers ten thrilling cases, each one drawing you into the mystery surrounding a deadly crime in the world of Sherlock Holmes. Whether you’re playing alone or with up to eight players, you’ll need everyone’s wits to solve the case.

The Thames Murders & Other Cases will be popped in a new drawer box to match the other Sherlock releases from Asmodee: revamped Consulting Detective sequel Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures and the more conventional board game Watson & Holmes.

It’s worth mentioning that the ten cases in Thames Murders aren’t new mysteries – they’re the original stories found in Ystari’s edition of the 1982 Spiel des Jahres winner, but retranslated and polished to buff out some of the errors and language issues that had affected the game. Apparently this even means that some of the cases’ ‘contents and solutions’ have changed, but we obviously don’t know much more than that thanks to the risk of spoilers.

Otherwise, the box includes freshened-up versions of the iconic London map, case books and The Times newspapers.

The exhaustively-titled Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective – The Thames Murders & Other Cases will be out in the third quarter of 2017.

Four New Conan Scenarios Available as Free Downloads!

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April 3rd, 2017

Fight with your back to the wall. Fight in taverns, jungles, and abandoned temples. Fight with an axe or a sword. And test your sinew and steel against dark demons and foul sorcery…

Then catch your breath, recover your energy, and prepare to fight once more. Four new Conan scenarios are now available as free downloads from Asmodee Games!

Even as these scenarios feature plenty of the savage, narrative-driven combats you’ve enjoyed through your Core Set adventures, they incorporate and highlight the powerful new figures from the Yogah of Yag, Crossbowmen, and Kushite Witch Huntersexpansions.