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Akropolis by Gigamic and Hachette BoardGames Coming Soon

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Hachette Games and Gigamic announced the upcoming tile placement game Akropolis will be coming to the US on July 1st 2022. "Construct the most prestigious Akropolis and develop cohesive districts for your citizens. As you create new buildings, you will expand your city - either spreading out or building up. The higher your stacks of tiles, the more valuable the buildings! Just make sure you don't run out of stone; it's a finite and valuable resource for every architect!" Gameplay Overview Take on the role of an architect and build your own akropolis in ancient Greece. Try to construct districts of similar buildings and stack them high to increase their value. Add plazas as multipliers for even more points! Each turn, choose an available tile and add it to your city. The further down the construction site the tile is, the more stone you'll need to pay to take it. Immediately add the tile to your city, either expanding outward or stacking higher. Once all tiles hav

Sobek: 2 Players Coming Soon from Pandasaurus Games

Panadasaurus announced their new 2 player version of Sobek released in 2010, Sobek: 2 Players is releasing on May 25th. Corruption comes at a cost!

Gameplay

Each turn, choose one of the available Goods tile from the board, then move the Ankh token according to the markings on the chosen tile. This determines and limits the tiles your opponent can choose on their turn!

The more tiles there are between the Ankh pawn and the tile you take, the more Corruption you'll gain for taking it. The least corrupt player will earn extra points at the end of the game! 

Info

  • 2 players
  • Ages 10+
  • 20 min
  • MSRP $30
  • Designers: Bruno Cathala & S├ębastien Pauchon
  • Mechanics: Set collection, Hand management, Variable set up
  • Release date: May 25, 2022

Sobek is a 2-player game by acclaimed designers Bruno Cathala (7 Wonders Duel, Kingdomino, Five Tribes) and S├ębastien Pauchon (Jaipur, Jamaica) in which players must form the best sets of goods, while cleverly controlling your opponent's options. A cast of colorful characters and pirogues can assist you along the way. But remember to avoid the temptation of corruption, lest you forget that corruption always comes at a cost...

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