Asmodee news: all the games coming out in May

New games, two new Marvel Champions expansions and two novels. These are all the Asmodee news available in May 2021

In May you will be able to take on the role of Star Lord and Gamora thanks to the new expansions of Marvel Champions, you will be able to live fantastic adventures in the Crucible with the KeyForge novel and defeat the nightmares with The Dream Catcher. These are just some of the many news that Asmodee has released this month.

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Here to slay

This item will be released on May 7, 2021

From the creators of Unstable Unicors themselves, here’s Here to slay. This is a fantasy themed strategic card game and the aim is to gather heroes to exterminate dangerous monsters, trying not to get sabotaged.

Players: 2- 6
Average length of a match: 30-60’
Suggested age: ages 10 and up
Kind: Party Game
Recommended retail price: 29,90 €

Unlock! Mythic Adventures

This item will be released on May 7, 2021

Team up with your friends and take on the three new adventures of the Unlock card game !:

  • In the clutches of Hades: as Alix, a slave living in ancient Greece, you must gain your freedom, but it will not be an easy task, unless you ask the Gods for help.
  • The animal-or-matic of Professor Noside: FWOOSH! “The Animal-o-Matic…” FWOOSH! “… It transfers you into the body of any animal…” FWOOSH! “It’s not dangerous, I swear to you! You want to stop moving, James! ” FWOOSH!
  • Around the world in 80 minutes: “I made a bet with these gentlemen from the Reform Club that we will travel around the world in 80 days. Passepartout! Hurry up! The world is waiting for Phileas Fogg’s master stroke! “

Players: 1 – 6
Average length of a match: 60’
Suggested age: ages 10 and up
Kind: Light Game
Recommended retail price: 29,90 €

Asmodee news: all the games coming out in May

Dune: government

This item will be released on May 7, 2021

Worker placement mechanics mixed with deck composition mechanics and added strategy, this is Dune: Imperium! The fate of the empire is in your hands.

Players: 1 – 4
Average length of a match: 60-120’
Suggested age: ages 13 and up
Kind: Core Game
Recommended retail price: 49,90 €

Modern Art

This item will be released on May 7, 2021

The game is played in 4 rounds. Each player, in the role of an art curator, will have to buy and resell paintings at the best price and make the most profit. At the end of each round the paintings are sold to the bank and the more famous the artists are, the more profitable their works are. The player with the most money at the end of the game wins.

The works of art in the game are curated by the following artists: Daniel Melim, Manuel Carvalho, Rafael Silveira, Ramon Martins, Sigrid Thaler.

Players: 3 – 4
Average length of a match: 60’
Suggested age: ages 14 and up
Kind: Light Game
Recommended retail price: 29,90 €
Author: Reiner Knizia

Meadow

This item will be released on May 14, 2021

In this game the aim is to collect sets of cards with the most precious species, discoveries and landscapes, only in this way players will be able to win the game and become expert observers.

Players: 1 – 4
Average length of a match: 60-90’
Suggested age: ages 10 and up
Kind: Light Game
Recommended retail price: 44,90 €

Asmodee news: all the games coming out in May

Decipher

Expected release date: second half of May 2021

Decipher’s goal is to build and uncover secret words. As in all the games that are part of the Letter Piece Games line, you can build any letter of the alphabet with only 4 letter parts. The game is played in 3 phases:

  • The Riddler Creates a Secret Word: you have to collect the parts of the letter that make it up
  • Decipherers collect clues: they must ask where the parts of the letter should be placed. If the place is correct, they place it in the letter area. If it is the wrong place, they cover the corresponding colored box
  • Solve the riddle: players must be the first to guess the word and get bonus points!
  • Players: 2 – 4
    Average length of a match: 30’
    Suggested age: ages 10 and up
    Kind: Party Game
    Recommended retail price: 29,90 €

    Asmodee news: all the games coming out in May

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    MARVEL CHAMPIONS: THE CARD GAME – STAR-LORD

    This item will be released on May 14, 2021

    Peter Quill, better known as Star Lord, and his team of heroes are ready to defend the galaxy from all kinds of threats. This hero pack contains everything you need to play as a Star Lord, including a pre-built deck.

    Players: 1 – 4
    Average length of a match: 45-90’
    Suggested age: ages 14 and up
    Kind: Core Game
    Recommended retail price: 14,90 €

    Asmodee news: all the games coming out in May

    MARVEL CHAMPIONS: THE CARD GAME – GAMORA

    This item will be released on May 28, 2021

    Gamora, after being trained and tormented by Thanos from an early age, has become the deadliest woman in the galaxy and knows how to make weapons every object she holds. Now she has joined the Guardians of the Galaxy to end the same suffering she has endured in the past. This hero pack contains everything you need to play as Gamora, including a pre-built deck.

    Players: 1 – 4
    Average length of a match: 45-90’
    Suggested age: ages 14 and up
    Kind: Core Game
    Recommended retail price: 14,90 €

    Asmodee news: all the games coming out in May

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    Dream catcher

    Expected release date: second half of May 2021

    Use Cuddly Toys to turn bad dreams into good stories! The little players must first choose a Cuddly Toy that can completely cover the nightmare that is in the center of the table, if the nightmare is completely covered then they win the Dream tokens that are used to fill the various boards.

    Players: 2 – 4
    Average length of a match: 15’
    Suggested age: from 4 years old
    Kind: Kid’s Game
    Recommended retail price: 19,90 €

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    KeyForge – Tales of the Crucible

    Expected release date: May 25, 2021

    Welcome to the Crucible, an artificial planet larger than the Sun, in which there is a collage of infinite worlds that are constantly evolving and is characterized by an incredible variety of creatures, societies and sentient beings stolen from galaxies far away by the enigmatic Architects. Rising above this bizarre juxtaposition of alien biospheres, the divine entities known as “archons” roam this endless world with the aim of unraveling the secrets of the very heart of the crucible, while everyone else struggles daily for their own survival …

    In this novel it is possible to explore 9 adventure tales in a fantastic realm in which magic and science create a strange hybrid form, a world of astonishing discoveries and perennially conflicting cultures populated by mad Martian scientists, cybernetic doctors, reenactors of ancient battles, thieves elves, private detectives, goblins, Saurian monsters and the newcomer, the admirable Star Federation.

    Recommended retail price: 16,90 €
    Publishing house: Aconyte Books

    Asmodee news: all the games coming out in May

    Arkham Horror – N’Kai’s Wrath

    This item will be released on May 25, 2021

    Countess Alessandra Zorzi is an international adventurer and thief, she arrived in Arkham because she is on the trail of an ancient mummified body, with rather bizarre characteristics, which was exhumed from a mound in Oklahoma. Alessandra’s intent is to steal this body, but she is beaten on time. A firefight erupts at the Miskatonic Museum during which the countess catches the gaze of the mummy and from that moment a series of discoveries that go beyond any of her adventures take off.

    Recommended retail price: 16,90 €
    Publishing house: Aconyte Books

    Asmodee news: all the games coming out in May