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What have the Sentry Box staff been playing this week?

Posted by on Oct 14, 2017 in Store News

Here is a list of the games our staff have been playing this past week. X-Wing – Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game is a tactical ship-to-ship combat game in which players take control of powerful Rebel X-wings and nimble Imperial TIE fighters, facing them against each other in fast-paced space combat. Star Realms – Star Realms is a fast paced deck-building card game of outer space combat. It combines the fun of a deck-building game with the interactivity of Trading Card Game style combat. Salem – Salem incites the atmosphere of paranoia that held the village of Salem captive. Players act with the assumption that there are witches among them (and, in this case, there will be). Game play is simple: try to rid the village of witches and keep the identities of your own residents secret! Sushi Go Party – Sushi Go...

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Games Industry News for October 13th

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in Store News

Here are news stories and announcements from the past week. New Kickstarters Near and Far: Amber Mines from Red Raven Games Golden Amber fills the deep mines, it’s fiery, cold embers glowing in the ancient rocks. Scholars say that the Arzians valued it above gold or silver, and wore it as a sign of wealth. Perhaps the rare substance holds forgotten secrets about the long-dead empire and their lust for power? Near and Far: Amber Mines is the first expansion to Near and Far, and includes modules that you can add or remove according to your preference. Cahoots from Mayday Games Cahoots, a trick-taking card game in which you are forced to conspire (be “in cahoots”) with each of your opponents to win. Cooperate, negotiate, backstab, and bluff your way to a win in this world of noir and espionage....

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What have the Sentry Box staff been playing this week?

Posted by on Oct 7, 2017 in Store News

Here is a rundown of the games our staff have been playing this past week. Terraforming Mars – You play one of the giant corporations terraforming Mars.  You work together in the terraforming process, but compete for  victory points that are awarded not only for your contribution to the terraforming, but also for advancing human infrastructure throughout the solar system, and doing other commendable things. Colony Wars – Colony Wars is a deckbuilding game in the Star Realms series which is both a standalone box set for two players and an expansion for the base Star Realms set that allows it to be played as a four-player game. Splendor – Players are merchants of the Renaissance trying to buy gem mines, means of transportation, shops—all in order to acquire the most prestige points. Ticket to Ride: Europe – Ticket to Ride: Europe...

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Games Industry News for October 6th

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in Store News

Here are news stories and announcements from the past week. New Kickstarters RWBY: Combat Ready from Rooster Teeth and Arcane Wonders A cooperative board game where 2-4 players join forces to take on fierce RWBY villains and slay monstrous Grimm! Panic! from Nothing Now Games Panic! is a card game of commodity trading, where each player is a wealthy and powerful billionaire. You will attempt to corner the market and keep the scarcest commodities for yourself, while trading the least valuable to the other players. Coma Ward: The Horror Board Game from Everything Epic In Coma Ward, 2-6 players assume the roles of a group of amnesiacs who have just awoken from a coma. You know little about your character and even less about the abandoned hospital you occupy. Scattered throughout the hospital are clothes, tools, and other useful...

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What have the Sentry Box staff been playing this week?

Posted by on Sep 30, 2017 in Store News

Here is a rundown of the games our staff have been playing this past week. Terraforming Mars – You play one of the giant corporations terraforming Mars.  You work together in the terraforming process, but compete for  victory points that are awarded not only for your contribution to the terraforming, but also for advancing human infrastructure throughout the solar system, and doing other commendable things. Star Realms – Star Realms is a fast paced deck-building card game of outer space combat. It combines the fun of a deck-building game with the interactivity of Trading Card Game style combat. Colony Wars – Colony Wars is a deckbuilding game in the Star Realms series which is both a standalone box set for two players and an expansion for the base Star Realms set that allows it to be played as a four-player game....

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Games Industry News for September 29th

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Store News

Here are the latest announcements from this week. New Kickstarters T2029: Terminator 2 Board Game from Rule & Make A cooperative game where players must coordinate the resistance to defeat Skynet, in the final hours of the War Against the Machines. Resident Evil 2: The Board Game from Steamforged Games Resident Evil 2: The Board Game is a co-operative survival horror game for 1-4 players set in the Resident Evil universe. Players choose from a number of familiar characters before venturing into the zombie-infested streets and buildings of Raccoon City in a desperate fight to escape the nightmare Starfinder Miniatures from Soda Pop Ninja Division Starfinder Masterclass Miniatures offers premium-quality miniatures for the Starfinder science-fantasy tabletop roleplaying game. New Stuff Preview of Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 from Z-Man Games When it was released in 2015, Pandemic Legacy: Season 1...

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What have the Sentry Box staff been playing this week?

Posted by on Sep 23, 2017 in Store News

Here is a rundown of the games our staff have been playing this past week. Terraforming Mars – You play one of the giant corporations terraforming Mars.  You work together in the terraforming process, but compete for  victory points that are awarded not only for your contribution to the terraforming, but also for advancing human infrastructure throughout the solar system, and doing other commendable things. Star Realms – Star Realms is a fast paced deck-building card game of outer space combat. It combines the fun of a deck-building game with the interactivity of Trading Card Game style combat. Tsuro – A beautiful and simple game of laying a tile before your own token to continue its path on each turn. The goal is to keep your token on the board longer than anyone else’s. Yamatai – 2-4 players compete to build palaces,...

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Games Industry News for September 22nd

Posted by on Sep 22, 2017 in Store News

Here are some news stories and announcements from the past week. New Kickstarters Numenera 2: Discovery and Destiny from Monte Cook Games Set a billion years in our future, Numenera is a tabletop roleplaying game about exploration and discovery. Discover the Ninth World, then fulfill your destiny to lift it from an age of darkness. This Kickstarter is going to replace the existing corebook with two new corebooks. Rooster Rush from Mayday Games Rooster Rush has you and your fellow chickens trying to decide whether to take the chance on crossing a street while traffic whizzes by you, represented by spinning coins. Be quick: there are only a few streets each round, and only one person gets to cross each one. Titan Dice from Eagle-Gryphon Games In Titan Dice, players race to capture mythical creatures by rolling dice and claiming...

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Star Trek: Attack Wing: Chronological Chaos OP

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Store News

Your fleet arrives in an unexplored sector of space to investigate a series of subspace anomalies causing large scale time fluctuations across the quadrant. As you arrive your sensors detect an enemy fleet coming out of warp nearby. You have direct orders to investigate the anomalies to figure out their source, but you cannot simply ignore your most hated enemies while doing so. As you engage in combat and start investigating these anomalies you realize that they are actually tears in space and time which bridge multiple universes! Will you use these anomalies to your advantage to defeat your enemies or will you try to find the source of the anomalies as quickly as possible and leave your enemy behind? The Sentry Box will be hosting the Star Trek: Attack Wing: Chronological Chaos Op event on Monday October 2nd...

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What have the Sentry Box staff been playing this week?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in Store News

Here is a rundown of the games our staff have been playing this past week. Terraforming Mars – You play one of the giant corporations terraforming Mars.  You work together in the terraforming process, but compete for  victory points that are awarded not only for your contribution to the terraforming, but also for advancing human infrastructure throughout the solar system, and doing other commendable things. Star Realms – Star Realms is a fast paced deck-building card game of outer space combat. It combines the fun of a deck-building game with the interactivity of Trading Card Game style combat. Catan – Players try to be the dominant force on the island of Catan by building settlements, cities, and roads to be the first to build up their civilizations to 10 victory points. Citadels – Players take on new roles each round to...

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