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Gen Con Demo Table Spotlight: Tuki, Azul, and Century: A New World

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Gen Con Demo Table Spotlight: Tuki, Azul, and Century: A New World

Happy Friday, active players! Today we’re spotlighting 3 fantastic games we’ll be demoing during Gen Con at booth (say it with me) 2535! No time to waste on a snappy intro, let’s talk games!

 

Tuki -Next Move Games

Have you ever wanted to play Tetris with real blocks? Do you like games that require spatial awareness and puzzle-solving? If you answered yes, you’ll love Tuki.

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Your goal is to be the fastest to build a Tukilik, a 3-D object that denotes certain meanings in the Inuit culture.  Basically, you have to make the colored blocks match the drawing on the card, and you use the white snow pieces to help support the structure. What you roll on the die determines how you set up the card and how you’re allowed to build your Tukilik. If you’re curious what this looks like, we have a video of Anne and Emily playing.

Tuki is a game that you have to play at least once. It takes less than a minute to learn, and about a minute to play a round. And I can honestly say that every single person I have shown this game to said they would play it again. Come see us at Gen Con and play a round with us! (Maybe not me specifically, I have been known to knock a tower down if I’m losing) 


Azul -Next Move Games

 Do you like games that require strategy? Do you like making moves that screw over your friends, and sometimes yourself in the process? Then you should stop by and try Azul.

Photo by The Review Board

Photo by The Review Board

In this game,you’re collecting different types of (beautifully designed) tiles trying to create sets. You are all pulling from the same pile set, so turn order is key, as is what group of tiles you choose. The theming is simple, and I’ve mentioned before that it’s a great game for people who have tried super easy board games and are ready to try something with a bit more meat. 

This game requires a lot of strategy, and you get better the more you play. But luckily, we’ll have it available for purchase as well as demo.

 

Century: A New World- Plan B Games

Do you like worker placement games? Do you like the other Century games? Then Century: A New World is the game you should come try!

The final installment in the Century series debuted at Origins and sold out in the early hours of day 2. In this game, you’re placing workers and cubes, and then swapping them out to upgrade to better cubes to earn victory points. Century: A New World is an excellent introduction to the worker placement genre, and as Tom Vasel of the Dice Tower said, it’s easy to learn and turns go by quickly, so you are constantly engaged. 

 

 

 

All three of these games will be in rotation at our booth, and that schedule should be released next week. So stay tuned, check back, and let us know which games you’re most looking forward to!

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Get the Game- Century: A New World

The final installment of Century is here! For those who are already a fan of Century, or for those who have never played a version before, Century: A New World from Plan B Games is an excellent addition to your gaming collection. Check out Anne’s coverage from Origins Game Fair 2019!

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Get the Game - Blackout: Hong Kong by Eggertspiel

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Get the Game - Blackout: Hong Kong by Eggertspiel

Return order to Hong Kong - the world's brightest city - in the midst of a devastating blackout. Who among your friends can make a grab for power in the midst of chaos? It's Blackout: Hong Kong from Eggertspiele.

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Get the Game - Century Eastern Wonders by Plan B Games

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Get the Game - Century Eastern Wonders by Plan B Games

Control and explore the legendary Spice Islands in search for profit and glory in Century: Eastern Wonders from Plan B Games!

Get the Game helps you understand games and accessories that are taking the world by storm. Whether you're a gaming veteran, tournament champion, or you've just dipped your toes into tabletop gaming, everyone is welcome to tune in and learn how to craft the play experience that's right for them.

Head to Facebook for details on how to enter to win a copy of "Century: Eastern Wonders" in our Get the Game Giveaway!

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Get the Game - Reef by Next Move Games

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Get the Game - Reef by Next Move Games

In Emerson Matsuuchi’s Reef from Next Move Games, compete against your friends to build the most beautiful reef at the table through color and pattern matching on the depths of the ocean floor.

Get the Game helps you understand games and accessories that are taking the world by storm. Whether you're a gaming veteran, tournament champion, or you've just dipped your toes into tabletop gaming, everyone is welcome to tune in and learn how to craft the play experience that's right for them.

Head to Facebook for details on how to enter to win a copy of "Reef" in our Get the Game Giveaway!

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Host: Anne Richmond
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Guest: Next Move Games and Plan B Games on Twitter and Instagram
 

Special Thanks:
Next Move Games, Plan B Games, Gen Con

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