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Battlefield – the American Civil War edition
Battlefield – the American Civil War edition
Here is a card game for two which pits equal forces against each other in a skirmish between the Union and Confederate armies during the American Civil [...]
Tesla – Master of Lightning
Tesla – Master of Lightning
This deck of 144 cards includes events from the life of the famous genius Nikola Tesla. Through careful bidding, players try to win additional cards for [...]
CardBoard
CardBoard
CardBoard is a quick little casual game in which the Cards become the Board, laid on the table to form a network of paths. Players build the board then [...]
Downloadables
Some promotional literature for those of us who like ink on paper. I call them “Pitch Pages” – a short summary of each: PitchPage-BF_2015 [...]
Shiny new website!
Greetings gamers, and welcome to the all-new NewVenture site! Watch this space for news and information about the board games and card games in the [...]
Star Truck
Star Truck
Yes, that what I said. “Star Truck” is one of the first games I created years ago, and it’s been refined through many phases over the [...]
Celestian
Celestian
This abstract strategy game for two to four players has a space theme. The unique aspect of the game is that there are two boards in one — two distinct [...]
Causeway
Causeway
“Battling armies of Irish Giants” is the theme behind this annihilation game for two to six players. It can be played as individuals (with up [...]
Diceopolis
Diceopolis
The object in Diceoplis, the dice placement game, is to place dice from your hand of five into the grid to score the most points. Sometimes you have to [...]
The Path to Eagle
The Path to Eagle
This board game is for 3 to 6 players ages 11 and up seeking to pursue their Eagle Scout rank. It simulates the journey from Scout through all the major [...]
The Baron’s Bridge
The Baron’s Bridge
In early Europe, the Nobles competed for prestige and power as they developed their own holdings to prosper and grow. In this game, rival Barons have hired [...]
Little Orley’s Adventures on the Farm
Little Orley’s Adventures on the Farm
Based on the famous Little Orley stories by Lumpy Barnum (a.k.a. “Mr. Greenjeans”), this board game takes two to four young-at-heart players [...]
Hierarchy – Cosmos Edition
Hierarchy – Cosmos Edition
This 2-player card game is a fun little filler, a 10 to 15 minute blind-bidding, trick-taking game with some interesting twists. Originally created by John [...]
Master of Worlds
Master of Worlds
In this game of galactic conquest, each player expands their own empire by taking over planets either through military might or diplomatic negotiation. [...]
Tagbeam
Tagbeam
Not just another laser tag game! OK, well – maybe it is, but the way the obstructions, mirrors, and laser-wielding competitors interact is different [...]
Rhombus
Rhombus
A competitive puzzle idea that brings pattern recognition to a whole new level. Not yet published, but so far the competitive placement choices and [...]
Roots and Rhizomes
Roots and Rhizomes
Almost ready to be playtested, this is a board game about seeking resources and using them to grow. The story is set on an alien planet that has been [...]
The Faithful versus the Fallen (“Sancti et Malum”)
The Faithful versus the Fallen (“Sancti et Malum”)
This little cards-and-dice game is on the short list to publish very soon. It’s a cooperative game that can be played by one to four players, pitting [...]