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Asmodee Arrivals - New and Restock

Some big titles have finally landed in store now ready for you to pick up. Some of these are in limited quantities. Games Paradise offers same-day holding. If there is an item you're interested in, we can place it on hold for you to pick up that day. Alternatively, you can purchase over the phone and pick up at your leisure.


To find out more, contact our store during business hours: (02) 9267 2069.


BOARD GAMES

Black Angel

The Black Angel, the first intergalactic frigate in history, must transport the genetic heritage of humanity beyond known worlds, over a journey that is likely to last several thousand years. Her crew will be composed of only robots. Because no nation is willing to trust creation of the AI (artificial intelligence) that will control this crew to any other nation, a compromise is found: The Black Angel will be co-managed by several AIs, and the utility of each decision will be evaluated in VP (Validation Process).


At the completion of this long and perilous voyage, when a new inhabitable planet has been reached, the AI that has earned the most VP will be entrusted with reawakening Humanity, and overseeing its new start.

7 Wonders Duel (restock)

In many ways 7 Wonders Duel resembles its parent game 7 Wonders as over three ages players acquire cards that provide resources or advance their military or scientific development in order to develop a civilization and complete wonders.


7 Wonders Duel is solely for two players, with the players not drafting cards simultaneously from hands of cards, but from a display of face-down and face-up cards arranged at the start of a round. A player can take a card only if it's not covered by any others, so timing comes into play as well as bonus moves that allow you to take a second card immediately. As in the original game, each card that you acquire can be built, discarded for coins, or used to construct a wonder.

Memoir 44 (restock)

Memoir '44 is a historical board game where players face-off in stylized battles of some of the most famous historic battles of World War II including Omaha Beach, Pegasus Bridge, Operation Cobra and the Ardennes.







Chinatown (restock)

This is a negotiation game in the truest sense of the word. In it, players acquire ownership of sections of city blocks then place tiles, representing businesses, onto the block-sections. At the end of each turn, each tile you've laid gives you some sort of payout, but completed businesses (formed of three to six connected tiles of the same type) pay quite a bit better. All these resources are dealt to the players randomly, however, so players must trade to get matching businesses and adjacent locations.




Jaipur (new edition)

You are one of the two most powerful traders in the city of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, but that's not enough for you because only the merchant with two "seals of excellence" will have the privilege of being invited to the Maharaja's court. You are therefore going to have to do better than your direct competitor by buying, exchanging, and selling at better prices, all while keeping an eye on both your camel herds.








Rising Sun (restock)

Rising Sun is a board game for 3 to 5 players set in legendary feudal Japan. As the Kami descend from the heavens to reshape the land in their image, it is up to each player to lead their clan to victory. Use politics to further your cause, negotiate to seek the most profitable alliances, worship the Kami to gain their favor, recruit monsters out of legend to bolster your forces, and use your resources wisely to be victorious in battle. Created by acclaimed designer Eric M. Lang, Rising Sun reunites the same creative forces responsible for the smash hit Blood Rage, with stunning artwork by Adrian Smith and intricate miniatures sculpted under the direction of Mike McVey.

Tokaido & Tokaido Crossroads (restocks)

In Tokaido, each player is a traveler crossing the "East sea road", one of the most magnificent roads of Japan. While traveling, you will meet people, taste fine meals, collect beautiful items, discover great panoramas, and visit temples and wild places but at the end of the day, when everyone has arrived at the end of the road you'll have to be the most initiated traveler – which means that you'll have to be the one who discovered the most interesting and varied things.



CYAO: House of Danger


The classic Choose Your Own Adventure series comes to life in the narrative adventure game Choose Your Own Adventure: House of Danger.

Will you survive the House of Danger? Gather your friends for a perilous and laughter-filled adventure through the House of Danger itself. Make risky choices, collect items as you explore, and face off against dire challenges. Play again and again to uncover more secrets and different endings!










ROLEPLAYING GAMES

L5R: Emerald Empire: the Essential Guide to Rokugan

Emerald Empire explores the places and people of Rokugan, from small villages of fisherfolk, to mighty daimyō in their castles, to deep primordial forests and the spirits that dwell within. This book examines every aspect of life in the Emerald Empire, from food, to dress, to religion and spirituality, and matters of etiquette great and small.

In this sourcebook for the Legend of the Five Rings Roleplaying Game, you will find a wealth of information for gaming in the Emerald Empire, including:


Details on architecture, culture, religion, and other aspects of everyday life in Rokugan for people of every station in the Celestial Order.

Adventure seeds, NPC profiles, and fantastical locations to help GMs bring the world of Rokugan to life.

New options for player characters hailing from the Imperial Families, the spirit realm of the kitsune, or the dread conspiracy of the Kolat.

Star Wars RPG: Starships & Speeders

With Starships and Speeders, Game Masters and players will find an incredible collection of more than 130 vehicles both gathered from all three Star Wars Roleplaying game lines and newly introduced for this collection. Completely compatible with Edge of the Empire, Age of Rebellion, and Force and Destiny, Starships and Speeders makes it easier than ever to take your games to hyperspace and bring your adventures to a whole new level!






Baron Munchausen (restock)

This not-quite-a-role-playing-game requires players to sit around telling fantastic (but completely true!) stories. Players may attempt to trip up another player's story by wagering a token ("But the Prussian Army had dissolved by that time, m'lord, so you could not have possibly fought it single-handedly"), whereas the storyteller must counter with another token (and an excuse) or swallow their pride and incorporate it into their story (with another excuse). There are also a few, minor details, mostly used to get boring storytellers to stop. The game is won after each player has told one story. Each player, in turn, gives *all* their tokens to another player they believe has told the best story--so collecting the most tokens doesn't make you the winner, it makes you be able to choose the winner. Of course, the best story-telling wins the game.


We have also received restocks of the following RPG products:


Force & Destiny: Game Master's Kit

Edge of Empire: Game Master's Kit

Star Wars Edge of Empire: Core Book

Star Wars RPG Dice sets

Star Wars Age of Rebellion: Stay on Target

Star Wars Force & Destiny: Endless Vigil

Star Wars Edge of Empire: Suns of Fortune

L5R: Game Master's Kit

L5R: Beginner Game set





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