We’ve took a breath after these amazing four days of Spiel 2017. Long lineups for the gaming tables, our favourite bloggers, glorified game designers and hundreds of games! For those who can’t visit Essen, but wants to be informed, we’ve gathered some great hits from Spiel 2017, that you can try on Tabletopia right now!

ESSEN 2017

1. Clans of Caledonia

1–4 Players; 30–120 Min; Game on BGG

 

Clans of Caledonia is a mid-to-heavy economic game set in 19th-century Scotland. Players represent historic clans with unique abilities and compete to produce, trade and export agricultural goods and of course whisky!
Clans of Caledonia

2. Anachrony

2–4 Players; 120–180 Min; Game on BGG

 

Anachrony is a heavy euro-game built around worker placement mechanic and set in harsh futuristic environment, where time travel, despite all the risks it brings, is still a necessity for survival.
Anachrony

3. Sub Terra

1–6 Players; 45–80 Min; Game on BGG

 

Sub Terra is cooperative game of terrifying cave escape. Players take the role of amateur cavers attempting to escape an unexplored network of subterranean tunnels, before the lights flicker out or the darker things beneath the Earth catch up to them…
Subtera

4. Dead Man’s Doubloons

2–6 Players; 30–60 Min; Game on BGG

 

Dead Man’s Doubloons is an action-packed hand management game in which players take on the role of a legendary pirate ship captain hell-bent on winning the race to endless riches of buried treasure.

5. Scythe

1–5 Players; 90–120 Min; Game on BGG

 

Scythe is an engine-building game set in an alternate-history 1920s period. Players represent five factions of Eastern Europe who are attempting to earn their fortune and claim their faction’s stake in the land around the mysterious Factory.

6. Tortuga 1667

2–8 Players; 20–40 Min; Game on BGG

 

Tortuga 1667 is voting game of hidden loyalties and mutiny, where players are working together to steal the treasure from a spanish galleon.
Tortuga 1667

7. Dinosaur Island

1–4 Players; 90–120 Min; Game on BGG

 

In Dinosaur Island players will research the DNA sequences of extinct dinosaur species to bring them back to life, build the most thrilling dinosaur park, and then work to attract (and keep alive!) the most visitors each season that the park opens.

8. Vikings Gone Wild

2–4 Players; 45–90 Min; Game on BGG

 

Vikings Gone Wild is based on the successful online real-time strategy game, now brought to tabletop shape as a deep strategy game, mixing deck building and resource management mechanics.

9. Lisboa

1–4 Players; 120–180 Min; Game on BGG

 

Lisboa is a heavy-euro game based on area control and tile placement mechanics about the reconstruction of the capital city of Portugal after the great earthquake of 1755.

Happy gaming and see you at the table!

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