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DC deck building game and more

ByLinda W. Smith

Apr 21, 2022

Kickstarter is dropping a number of new board games this week and today we’re taking a closer look. From DC to The Dark Quarter to accessories, join us in exploring these cool new products. Ready to start playing? Read on to find out more!

We love to play board games, but sometimes, after a while, we get tired. That’s why it’s good to have more than one. That way, there’s always an alternative you can pivot to when things get mundane. So, which games are worth trying? We’re glad you asked! Here are a handful of exciting new board games you can back on Kickstarter, some of which include fun rewards. Let’s check them!

Birds of a Feather: Western North America

Birds of a Feather: Western North America

In this card game inspired by an aviary, you will have the opportunity to observe your birds. Travel to a myriad of habitats across western North America and see a wide array of beautiful birds. You will also need to watch your opponents as they try to increase your birding score. Can you outsmart them to complete sets and get the highest score?

Birds of a Feather supports up to 7 players and games that last about 20 minutes each. Not only that, but the materials in the game are made with sustainability in mind, with a Journey North partnership. It’s worth showing this well-thought-out card game some love.

You can get the Birds of a Feather: Western North America card game on Kickstarter with pledges starting at $20.

Anastyr by Mythic Games, Inc.

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Anastyr by Mythic Games, Inc.

What do you think of dragons? Because in Anastyr your task is to play the role of the hero and embark on a quest to save the world from the human threat of the dragon queen. You will have the opportunity to work with other players, ride domestic and wild mounts and fight for the fate of humanity.

Anastyr supports up to 4 players (ages 14+) and lasts approximately 90 minutes per game. It’s a solid time allowance for gamers who like a longer session to sit back and enjoy. There are all kinds of things this game offers and Mythic Games, Inc. clearly has exciting plans for Anastyr.

You can get Anastyr from Mythic Games, Inc. on Kickstarter with pledges starting at $130.

DC 10th Anniversary Deck Building Game

Official DC Deck Building Game 10th Anniversary Promo

Calling all DC fans, there’s a new campaign for the popular DC Deck-Building Game and you won’t want to miss it. The new 10th Anniversary Edition brings a slew of new content, like Injustice, Rivals, Bombshells, and even the Multiverse Box.

Whether you’re an existing fan of the DC-Deck building game or a newcomer, there’s a seemingly endless amount of expansions and add-ons for you to enjoy. It’s definitely worth checking out if DC superheroes (and villains) are your thing.

You can get the latest DC Deck-Building game and new content on Kickstarter. Pledges start at $70.

The dark neighborhood

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The dark neighborhood

It’s 1981 New Orleans and something sinister is brewing. It’s the hottest day of the year when a brutal murder took place. In this game, you are placed in the heart of the action and must navigate a digital hybrid narrative that incorporates all kinds of memorable locations and characters.

This one is aimed at older people due to its “Mature” rating (16+) and supports up to 4 other players. Sessions can last up to 180 minutes and use a combination of game boards and figures with your smartphone or tablet. The dedicated app enriches the experience by expanding functionality and even providing ambient background music. Really cool.

You can get The Dark Quarter on Kickstarter with pledges starting at $64.

An unexpected wedding invitation

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An unexpected wedding invitation

If you love Jane Austin’s writing and storytelling, you might like this romance-mystery game inspired by her work. After being officially invited to an elven wedding, you attend the event with the greatest excitement. Of course, things only get worse from there. Navigate romances, friendships, duels and social disasters – and even solve a murder mystery, if you can.

An Unexpected Wedding Invitation is 5e compatible and supports all types of players, including those who are LGBTQ+. It’s also great for newcomers to card games, tabletop RPGs, and board games.

You can get an unexpected wedding invitation on Kickstarter with pledges starting at $27.

Bonus accessories: Planeswalkers playmat and Kobold stuffed animals

If you’re looking for some cool accessories to add to your board game kits, here are a few worth mentioning. They’ll add some flair to your next gaming session.

Aleksi Briclot’s Planeswalkers Playmats are a beautiful collection of playmats featuring “Lorwyn Five” from Magic: The Gathering. They come in two different sizes and are made in the USA at the Ultrapro factory.

You can get the mats on Kickstarter with pledges starting at $44.

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Planeswakers rug by Aleksi Briclot

The Gallant Goblin’s Kobold plushies are adorable little friends you can keep with you as you venture out on quests and explore dark and dangerous dungeons. After all, who wouldn’t want something cute to balance out the carnage of battle, right? From Rory the red wizard to Shep the green prankster, you’re spoiled for choice.

You can get these uniquely designed plushies on Kickstarter with pledges starting at $35.

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Kobold Plushes

More board games and accessories coming soon

Thanks for checking out this week’s roundup of the best board games and accessories. Because these board games are making a comeback, more are expected to release throughout the year. That means you’ll want to keep checking back with us as we’ll cover all the latest releases. Stay tuned!

Have a board game you’d like to recommend? Let us know in the comments below.

Mark is a tech-loving writer and podcaster. When he’s not writing for Gadget Flow, he enjoys working passionately on storytelling projects and exploring the outdoors.


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