New to Me – May 2018

Sorry for the super-long delay in posting here at Dude Central (not counting yesterday’s repost).

I had a mission, should I have chosen to accept it, that I had to take care of.

Yes, you are looking at Tom Cruise, why do you ask?

Ethan

Anyway, I’m back now and hoping to keep up the blogging goodness that you all (well, my one reader anyway) are expecting.

And why not start again with this month’s “New to Me games” post?

It was a pretty lean month for games (I was away saving the world, you know) (Editor: Ssshhhh!!!! That was classified!). But I did manage to get four new games in, and three of them were pretty good!

First, though, we are recruiting new Cult of the New to Me members. We especially need somebody to be treasurer because…well, let’s just say that the books are pretty much the opposite of balanced.

But that’s not important right now.

So without further adieu (all the adieu went up in a fiery explosion in the jungles of Brazil anyway), let’s get started!

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Flash Point: Tragic Events expansion on Kickstarter

No sooner do I pledge (see what I did there) that I won’t back any more Kickstarters this year (other than The Networks: Executives, of course), then I see word that there’s a new Flash Point: Fire Rescue expansion just popping up on Kickstarter.

Flash Point is a cooperative game where you are all firefighters attempting to save victims in a burning building of some kind. It’s a really fun game that I haven’t played in quite a while but definitely want to rectify that soon.

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Using the Kickstarter image

Called Tragic Events, this expansion will have no new boards, so you’ll still be using the same buildings as before.

So what does the expansion have, you ask?

I have a burning desire to tell you

(ok, I’ll get my coat)

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