Season 5 Teams

 

Book-aneers

Book-aneers

45-60 minutes
3-6 players

Book-aneers is a card game of piracy and deception in which players compete to become the richest literary pirate by selling stolen books to publishers and tricking their fellow pirates without getting caught themselves.

Rob Rypka
Emma Rypka
Nathan Reimer
Bryan Buckley
Eric Green
Max Isenholt

Break It Up A Notch

Break It Up A Notch

10 minutes
2-4 players

As a world-class breakdance crew, pull off signature moves at the same time as your competitors to win over the crowd and prove you can break it up a notch!

Ben Moy

Canine Club

Canine Club

90-120 minutes
2-4 players

Canine Club is a competitive game for 2-4 players in which players are trying to run the best doggie daycare in town by building a “pack” of dog cards and using a “worker-fetching” mechanism to generate the necessary services needed to convince your canine customers to become annual members.

Miles Bensky

Cat in a Box

Cat in a Box

10-20 minutes
2-5 players

Cat in a Box is a matching game with wild cards for where 2-5 players of all ages (one reader required) compete to collect the most sets of Cat and Box cards. In the Cat in a Box variation game, players have the added challenge of making Cat and Box sets of matching colors.

Kate McLean

Christmas Chaos

Christmas Chaos

5-15 minutes
Up to 5 players

Christmas themed trick game for up to 5 players, which uses random trick configurations and turn based events.

Charles Wm. Miller, Jr.

 

Crash Command

Crash Command

60-180 minutes
2-4 players

Crash Command is a 2-4 player, cooperative, hex based, tactical board game with light programming. Players are tasked with defending the objective from an invading enemy army.

Sean C.

EON

EON

60 minutes
3-5 players

EON is a game of gods and world bound followers in which 3 to 5 players indirectly influence their followers to control the world by using avatars that terraform the world and guide the followers.

Zack Kiedysz

Food Fight

Food Fight

1-10 minutes
2/4 players

Food Fight is a game of throwing food in which 2 or 4 players race against the clock and the other team to cover over the other teams food by playing cards on top of each other by matching numbers.

Alec Reifsteck
Jeremy Bookland

The Forked Road

The Forked Road

10-25 minutes
2-5 players

In The Forked Road you play as one of six characters trying to fix something that has gone wrong in their lives. Each turn you will guide your character through an encounter, building up their strength, wealth, and knowledge. Whoever is able to rebuild their character’s life first is the winner.

 

Laura Cynakr
Michael Kalmbach

Grown A*s People

Grown A*s People

10+ minutes
3-6 players

Grown A*s People is a party/psychology game of social feedback in which 3-6 players judge each other by voting anonymously on various topics.

 

Nazmi Cem Turker

Let’s Jam!

Let’s Jam!

20 minutes
2-5 players

Let’s Jam! is a strategy card game in which 2 – 5 band members compete to put on the coolest performance. Gain Popularity and Rhythm from your Instrument and notes. Just make sure to play notes that match the chords of the song!

Derik Kellner
Rob Sweedler

Mancala-sseum

Mancala-sseum

90 minutes
2-4 players

Mancala-sseum is a set collection and order filling game played in three rounds, during which players will take turns hiring gladiators to train in their arenas and perform favors. These gladiators will be used to complete spectacles in your arena. Acclaim is earned by having gladiators perish, performing certain favors, and completing tournament cards. The player with the most Mancala-sseum is a set collection and order filling game played in three rounds, during which players will take turns hiring gladiators to train in their arenas and perform favors. These gladiators will be used to complete spectacles in your arena. Acclaim is earned by having gladiators perish, performing certain favors, and completing tournament cards. The player with the most acclaim at the end of the final round is declared the winner. at the end of the final round is declared the winner.

James Munger

Mutagen

Mutagen

45-60 minutes
4-6 players

Mutagen is a game of curing mutations in which 4-6 players attempt to survive an onslaught of bacterial mutations by managing their dwindling resources.

Allen Bell
Elisa Kim
Timothy Lee
Srirang Subramanian

Possum Peril

Possum Peril

30 minutes
2-4 players

You are the leader of a possum clan that has lived for many seasons in a cozy barn. However, you are no longer welcome. Animal control is on the way to remove your family, and you must relocate as many possums as you can across the busy highway to the safety of the forest. Each player has three different possums with unique abilities and point values: Baby Possum, Scaredy Possum, and Pudgy Possum. Each possum type corresponds to one of three different dice. Each round, players roll the dice together and move each possum across the highway’s spaces according to its die roll. After each player moves, vehicles enter the highway along programmed routes. After ten rounds, animal control reaches the barn and no new possums can enter the highway. Movement continues until all remaining possums have crossed the road or have been squished. The player with the most points is the winner!

Andrew Dudich

Polymercial

Polymercial

60-75 minutes
2-6 players

Polymercial is a simultaneous-action puzzle game where 6 scientists race to invent a groundbreaking polymer vital for the next generation industry.

First Sakulbuth Ekvittayaniphon

Shape Up!

Shape Up!

3-9 minutes
3-9 players

Shape your fate and declare yourself the winner in this game of voting, guessing and bluffing.

Rob Sweedler
Alexa Musgrove
Derik Kellner
Charlie Strehlow

Suspicious Statues

Suspicious Statues

45 minutes
1-4 players

Suspicious Statues is an action adventure board game in which up to 4 players attempt to fix the house wiring and defeat a species of vampire that hunts by pretending to be a statue by exploring the house and picking up items required to win the game cooperatively.

Erika Smith
Paul Nolan

Throw A Wrench In It!

Throw A Wrench In It!

30-45 minutes
3-6 players

Throw a Wrench in It! is a game of invention and sabotage where 3-6 players attempt to build a machine by laying tiles and sabotage other players’ machines by throwing wrenches (sandbags).

Rob Spurling
Kara Anderson
Michelle Segarra
Matt Macomber

Team EvL

Team EvL

60 minutes
2-4 players

Team EvL is a game of Bluffing, Deduction, and Deception in which 2-4 players must function Un-Cooperatively in order to complete the ritual circles meant to summon evil back into the world. Do this by choosing one of the following actions per turn: Play, Judge, Peek, or Challenge.

Ethan Weber

Tinker

Tinker

20 minutes per player
2-4 players

Tinker is a steampunk-themed action drafting game where players compete to accumulate knowledge (VP) about a “mysterious device” over the course of ten days (rounds).

Jason Heath
Eric Skalac

What the Chef

What the Chef

10+ minutes
2-4 players

In ‘What the Chef?’ your friends and you are competing to collect all the Ingredients on a Recipe before anyone else does and before the Recipe changes. Players may use Actions to stall opponents or push themselves forward and Rules to change the way the game plays. Problems can appear and really wreck with players’ plans, so get your Ingredients on the board and make that Recipe before you’re left saying “What the Chef?”.

Mitchell Carlon-Farnsworth
Dominique Carlon-Farnsworth
Andrew Parker