Season 4 Teams

Bauernmarkt

Bauernmarkt

40-60 minutes
2-4 players

Bauernmarkt is a game of shopping at a farmers market. 2-4 players must manage their shoppers effectively to get all the fruits and vegetables on their shopping lists.

Caleb Wilson
Lisa Wilson

End Days: Atlantis

End Days: Atlantis

60-90 minutes
3 players

End Days: Atlantis is a cooperative game of undersea adventure where 2-4 players must explore the depths and defeat monsters using the special attacks and weapons in their character’s card deck.

Andrew Dudich
Gabriel Jarboe
Steve Jarboe

End of the Trail

End of the Trail

60-90 minutes
2-6 players

In End of the Trail, 3-6 players are prospectors during the California gold rush. Players must stake their claim where they think the most gold will be, but watch out, your plot of land can be stolen out from under you.

Mike Hinson

Factory Fortunes

Factory Fortunes

40-80 minutes
2-4 players

Factory Fortunes is a game about constructing your very own factory. 2-4 players each craft their assembly lines using cards in the hopes of producing more products than all their opponents.

Michael Kalmbach
Laura Cynkar

Gimmicks & Grapplers

Gimmicks & Grapplers

20-60 minutes
2-4 players

Gimmicks and Grapples is a deck building game about professional wrestling. Pick a colorful wrestler and craft their deck of unique attacks and techniques to defeat your opponents.

Andrew Stengele
Molly Cooper

How to be an Evil Overlord

How to Be an Evil Overlord

45 minutes
2-4 players

Players are all aspiring evil overlords working to further their sinister schemes to achieve world domination. All the overlords are competing for the same resources though, so things will get nasty.

Paul Nolan

Isominoes

Isominoes

30-45 minutes
2-6 players

Isominoes is a mind-bending take on tile games like dominoes. Place your tiles to extend the isometric shape and build paths and loops for points.

Zack Kiedysz

Journeyman

Journeyman

45 minutes
3 players

Journeyman is a game of kings and middlemen, in which 3 players use their soldiers to expand their kingdoms while employing the powerful neutral guilds to fuel their rise. But when winter comes, the guilds that you’ve spurned will work against you.

BJ Gailey

Mechasaurus Wrecks

Mechasaurus Wrecks

60 minutes
2-4 players

In this deck building game, you are a computer in the Mega Knockdown Fighting Tournament!  Using attacks, blocks and grappling techniques, you must overcome your opponent in single combat.  Predicting the opponent’s actions, controlling space and pressing the advantage are your keys to victory.

Mark Fuelle
Ben Moy
Alex Corrao
Sehoon Park

Mega Knockdown

Mega Knockdown

30 minutes
2 players

In this deck building game, you are a computer in the Mega Knockdown Fighting Tournament!  Using attacks, blocks and grappling techniques, you must overcome your opponent in single combat.  Predicting the opponent’s actions, controlling space and pressing the advantage are your keys to victory.

David Hamilton

Pollinator Paradise

Pollinator Paradise 

120 minutes
3-4 players

Players fill their garden with a diverse and beautiful set of local Illinois plants to attract pollinators to their paradise.

Karen Ruhleder

PolyHydra

PolyHydra

15-30 minutes
2-4 players

Polyhydra is a quick-playing dice game where adventurer compete to see who can chop off the most hydra heads in a single day. This is designed to be a print and play game, so anyone with the some dice, pencils and the rules can play!

Mitchell Carlon-Farnsworth

Sengoku Shoganai

Sengoku Shoganai

40-100 minutes
2-5 players

In Sengoku Shoganai, players are samurai wandering Japan, facing a variety of challenges on their way to the capital.

Nick Getz
Charlie Strehlow

Spire

Spire

10-60 minutes
2 players

In this colorful abstract strategy game, players take turns placing discs on the board and capturing their opponent’s pieces.  To win you capture your opponent’s purple disc or move your own purple disc into your opponent’s goal.

Bryan Kerns

Subterranean Cities

Subterranean Cities

60-90 minutes
2-4 players

In Subterranean Cities you and your 3 crew members will maneuver your ship, salvage parts from the caverns of old machinery and build your settlement.

James Munger