DARK MOON and LA GRANJA: Preorders now opened at Stronghold Games

WELCOME TO DARK MOON. The Noguchi Masaki interplanetary mining corporation welcomes you to its outpost on Titan, the dark moon of Saturn! You will be joining an experienced crew of miners, technicians, and adventurous souls who live to experience all the wonders that our solar system has to offer. Purpose, loyalty, camaraderie, friendship, and sacrifice all await you as a new and valued member of the Noguchi Masaki family!

Dark Moon (formerly known as BSG Express), is a game of deception and betrayal at the cold edge of space.

Dark-Moon-Box-Top-Final-1024x962You are a crew member on a deep space mining expedition to Titan, the dark moon of Saturn. During a routine excavation, an “incident” occurs whereby some of the crew become infected with an unknown virus, and become paranoid, deceitful, and violent, trying to destroy the others.

At the start of the game, players are divided into two teams: Uninfected and Infected. The Uninfected team simply needs to survive until the end of the game, while the Infected team secretly attempts to destroy them. Each player knows which team they are on, but does not know which team the other players are on! Who is your teammate and who is your enemy? Can you trust your best friend? And why doesn’t anyone trust you when you tell them you’re one of the good guys?!

Roll dice, overcome traumatic events, throw your friends in quarantine when you don’t believe them, and (if you’re Infected) betray everyone at just the right moment to secure victory!

Dark Moon, in its former incarnation as BSG Express, was the most dowloaded print-and-play game ever on Board Game Geek.  Dark Moon has now been rethemed, reimagined, streamlined, and professionally published in this new edition.  If you like the hidden traitor mechanics of Battlestar Galactica(tm) but are not fond of the 3+ hour game play times often associated with it, you will love the fast-paced nature of Dark Moon, which clocks in at 60-75 minutes in length!

Preorder Dark Moon from Stronghold Games Here

In La Granja, 1-4 players control small farms by the Alpich pond near the village of Esporles on the island of Mallorca. During the course of the game, the players develop their farms and deliver goods to the village as they vie to earn the title of La Granja for their country estate. Speed and timing is critical

La-Granja-BOX-TOP-FINAL-732x1024La Granja is a fascinating game that requires careful planning. Successful players must learn to cope with the vagaries of the dice and cards. The player who has earned the most victory points at the end of the game is the winner and new owner of the La Granja estate!

Over the course of 6 game rounds, players will expand their farm by adding fields, farm extensions, market barrows, and helpers.  They will earn VPs by delivering goods to the village of Esporles. Players have two options to early VPs in the village:

1. When a player has fully supplied a craft building, he received VPs and a craft market which grants a bonus for the remainder of the game.

2. When a player has fully supplied a market barrow on his farm, he sets up a market stall in the marketplace and receives VPs and a trade commodity.

It is important to observe the actions of other players, to manipulate turn order, and to adjust for the dice and the cards during the course of the game.

The player who has earned the most VPs by the end of the game is the winner and earns title of La Granja for their estate!

Preorder La Granja from Stronghold Games Here

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