The Veresov: Surprise Your Opponents with the Tricky 2 Nc3: Nigel Davies
Sugar Gliders are small marsupials that are capable of gliding through the air. These animals live in big forests and jump from branch to branch to find the most delicious food. Find out what your opponents are up to and block their way or snatch the food from under their noses. Sometimes you must go into torpor to regain your strength, and surprise your opponents in your next turn!
In his jiu-jutsu instructions Brice had learned a rule which he had carried into good effect in other walks of life. Namely to seem to play ones opponents game and to be fooled by it, and then, taking the conquering adversary by surprise, to strike. Thus he had fallen in with Standishs suggestion that he come to the island, though he had thought himself fairly sure as to the reason for the request. Thus, too, he had let himself be lured into this storeroom, still smugly confident that he held the whip hand of the situation.
Rivet Wars is a miniatures boardgame that springs forth from the warped imagination of Ted Terranova set on a world that never quite left World War I but with crazy technology like walking tanks, diesel powered armor, unicycled vehicles and armor plated cavalry!But dont let the cute visuals fool you, its a world full of angst, war-torn camaraderie and dark humor. Heavily influenced by Teds experience working on RTS games like Rise of Nations, Rivet Wars features a unique turn-by-turn creation mechanic, allowing each player to respond to their opponents moves in real time, as well as craft deadly surprises, secret missions, and other tactical objectives to outthink and outwit their opponent!Theres an ebb and flow on the tactical landscape and you can stock up surprises for your opponent to be unleashed even as he thinks hes winning! Do you prefer a quick cavalry charge? Or crushing your opponent under the heavy treads of hulking tanks? Maybe youre strategy is waves and waves of dedicated infantry? Whatever your battle-plan youll find a new home here in Rivet Wars!
The mayor of Repentance Springs has fallen down a mine shaft. Undismayed, Ned McReady vows to keep the peace, by fair means or foul his way or the road to Perdition. The only fly in this curly wolfs ointment is Jack Colty - a loose cannon, robbing banks, and shooting folks, and he dont care a continental if you believe the stories. With a plan hatched behind the gospel mill, Ned sets out to put a spoke in Jacks wheel. Deals are struck. Ambushes are set.- expansion to the successful two-player game Revolver which add new tactics and make the battle between Jack and Ned even more intense- contains two modules which can easily be combined with the basic game either collectively or individually- set traps to surprise your opponent when he arrives in a particular area- build your own deck and determine your own playing style, the possibilities are endless!
Take command of the unlimited resources of the Galactic Empire or the heroic men and women of the Rebel Alliance in Star Wars: Empire vs. Rebellion, a card game for two players. In every round, you and your opponent match wits and resources in a struggle during a key event from the Galactic Civil War. Youll need to stretch your resources to the limit to outmaneuver your opponent and end up on top of the struggle.As you employ your resources, iconic characters from the Star Wars saga can have powerful effects on the outcome of a struggle. Whether you leap to the rescue with Luke Skywalker, or scheme in the shadows with Jabba the Hutt, these characters shape every struggle they enter. At the same time, overarching strategies give you a way to surprise your opponent. Secretly chosen at the beginning of each round, strategy cards can help you claim victory from the most unlikely scenarios. By winning enough struggles for the Empire or the Rebellion, you are victorious.
The sleek blond fighter bobbed low under his opponent's wild right cross and slammed a short powerful left to the belly. The other grunted and doubled over. The eyes bulged in surprise and pain. Thick white liquid squirted from the nose and sprayed on the blonde's heavily muscled arm. The opponent's head was snapped around by a brutal right to the lower jaw. He fell sideways. The crowd shouted and stood up. The tall blond went to a corner and waited. He stood quietly and watched the other fighter squirm and gag for air on the dirty canvas. The referee counted, ... three... four... five...
Secretly bid against your opponents to gain the support of the people, win territory . . . and gather more Gold, Blackmail, and Force for the next round of bidding! Will you try to control the tavern or the fortress? The harbor or the plantation? Knowing where to push for support and where to back away and let your opponents fight is the key to victory. It´s a game of bluff, counter-bluff, and surprise.Bidding tokens have different shapes and colors for easy identification. Colorful cardstock shields keep your bids private, and provide a handy rules reference during the auction. Traditional wooden blocks allow players to see, at a glance, who controls which territories.
It is near dawn on April 6th, 1862. The first major clash of arms in the western theater of the American Civil War is about to commence! You and your opponent each control one of the opposing armies. As the Confederate player, you open the battle with a devastating surprise attack on the Union camps around Shiloh church. If you can route the disorganized blue coats and take Pittsburg Landing before reinforcements arrives, you can deal a potentially fatal blow to the invading Yankees. As the Union player you must survive the initial onslaught and hold back the advancing rebels on the first day of battle. Then, the next day, you can deploy your full forces to crush this latest threat to the survival of the United States. Whose will prevails?
The Black Rider, originally published in 1925, is set in Spanish California at the time when the eastern colonies of this country were still ruled by Great Britain. In the novella The Black Rider, a Navajo named Taki is fluent in four languages, a skilled knife-thrower, a consummate horseman, and can outwit any opponent. It is a tale of intrigue and revenge, where a mysterious Navajo becomes more than just a nemesis to a brutal landowner and his simpering son. But a woman named Lucia dArquista will test him to his limits. An arranged marriage, a murder, an arrogant duelist and several false identities combine to provide muscular action and some delightful surprises.