Thursday, August 4, 2016

August Releases from Publishing Services Inc.

Below is a list of amazing new games coming to you this August from Publisher Services Inc.! Contact your Alliance Account Rep to order any of the items below.


MSRP: $49.99
Players: 2-5
Age: 10+
Playtime: 60 minutes

In Royals, a strategy game of intrigue and power, players take on the roles of great noble houses of the 17th Century, fighting for supremacy in Europe.

Mare Nostrum: Empires

MSRP: $75.00
Est. Release: 8/3/16
Players: 3-5
Age: 12+
Playtime: 90 minutes

In Mare Nostrum - Empires, play as one of five leaders of the Ancient World: Caesar of Rome, Hammurabi of Babylon, Cleopatra of Egypt, Perecles of Greece, and Hannibal of Carthage as you strive for Cultural, Military, or Commercial dominance of the Ancient World. Recruit Heroes and create Wonders, expand trade caravans, build cities to collect taxes, construct temples, and build the Pyramids to display your stature in this world - and the next!

Tides of Madness

MSRP: $12.00
Est. Release: 8/3/16
Players: 2
Age: 10+
Playtime: 20 minutes

A sequel to the award-winning Tides of Time, Tides of Madness introduces a new twist: Madness. Some cards, while powerful, will harm your psyche. You must keep an eye on your Madness or risk losing the game early as your mind is lost to the power of the ancients.


MSRP: $49.99
Est. Release: 8/17/16
Players: 2-4
Age: 13+
Playtime: 90 minutes

Set sail in a mystical archipelago filled with bustling towns, sea monsters, pirates, and gold in Islebound! Compete to build the best sea-faring nation by collecting treasure, hiring crew, and befriending (or conquering) island towns.

The Dragon and Flagon

SKU: PSI SG-2013
MSRP: $59.95
Players: 2-8
Age: 10+
Playtime: 60 minutes

The Dragon & Flagon: a tavern world-renowned for its most magical drink, The Dragon! Legend has it that one sip of The Dragon can give a hero wondrous abilities beyond their wildest dreams - but with a tavern full of thirsty adventurers and only one flagon left, things are bound to heat up. Prepare your magic and grab your weapon because there`s only one true objective in this brawl - and it`s not just a sip of The Dragon! Only one can win and emerge with the reputation as the greatest fighter ever seen within the walls of The Dragon & Flagon!

Ars Alchimia

MSRP: $39.95
Players: 3-4
Age: 14+
Playtime: 45-60 minutes

Alchimia - a land where the works of a single, grand alchemist has caused alchemy to develop more quickly than other technology. The everyday lives of the people rely on the alchemy factories that this first pioneer built. In Ars Alchimia, you work at one of these factories. As an overseer belonging to the Academy, you take orders from the people, gather resources, and transmute them - but you need to be more efficient than your competition!

Rick and Morty: Mr. Meeseeks’ Box O’ Fun

SKU: CZE 02178
MSRP: $40.00
Est. Release: 8/3/16
Players: 2-6
Age: 18+
Playtime: 20-30 minutes

Do you have a problem that needs fixing and you just don`t know where to start? Perhaps there`s some task that`s beneath you. Then, why not hit the button on your Meeseeks` Box, summon up a Meeseeks (or three or eight), and let them help you out? That`s their purpose! They want you to succeed - and only get slightly angry if you don`t! In this Rick and Morty Dice & Dares Game, players draw Request cards (`Make Me a Sandwich` or `I Want to be a More Complete Woman`), then roll dice and see if they complete the Request. If not, press the button and summon Mr. Meeseeks to help you out. He wants to help. He hates his existence. As soon as your Request is completed, he can cease to exist and everything will be just grand. But, don`t disappoint Mr. Meeseeks. He will make you do all sorts of embarrassing and foolish things. That is, if he doesn`t simply kill you off!

Bill and Ted’s Excellent Boardgame

SKU: SJG 1383
MSRP: $24.95
Est. Release: 8/17/16
Players: 2-4
Age: 10+
Playtime: 30 minutes

Strange things are afoot in Bill & Ted`s Excellent Boardgame! Collect personages of historical significance in order to pass your oral history report. But, beware! Every time you bag someone, the phone booth breaks most-heinously, and your adventure through time will take a most serious turn! Be excellent to each other...and Party On, Dudes!