Asmodee update

Asmodee recently dropped us a line to keep us updated on the company’s latest developments. Here’s what we know:

  • The sled racing game Snow Tails, a big hit at Essen last year, will arrive in stores in the U.S. this May. Briefly renamed Too Mush, the gaming community’s reaction convinced Asmodee to leave the name unchanged.
  • Bombay, the game of merchants seeking their fortunes on the streets of India, and Bakong, in which players will race to gather emeralds in the Cambodian jungle, will both be out in April.
  • Jamaica will return in a new box, and Asmodee is reprinting sets of Treasure Cards to give out at Origins and Gencon this year.

I still need to get my hands on the Sebring/Chicago map for Formula D. Those crisscross sections on the Chicago map scare me to no end, but I can’t look away…


  1. I’m not sure how to take the whole “get shot at” section of the race track in Formula D. I can’t tell if it’s making fun of the stereotypes about America, or if it’s actually reinforcing the stereotype. Given the low social content of most board games, I’ll side with the latter…

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