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A 25% Discount Code!
A 25% Discount Code!
Yes, it’s true. Purchase a NewVenture game from Red Hen Toys, enter the Coupon Code MCCORD2015 at check-out, and you’ll get 25% off! Click [...]
ZIG
ZIG
Zig is an abstract a game of connexions. Each player has a Zig Mat with certain actions described on it, and a starting cache of cubes. In the center of [...]
Hugs and Bugs
Hugs and Bugs
Hugs and Bugs is a dice and cards game for kids, great for families and fillers. Each player has a few cards that allow special powers, but only when [...]
Sancti et Malum : The Faithful and the Fallen
Sancti et Malum : The Faithful and the Fallen
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 [...]
Heirarchy card game (Cosmos Edition)
Heirarchy card game (Cosmos Edition)
This is a quick but challenging two-player card game. From a hand of cards, each player blind bids to win a two-card face-off. As cards are revealed and [...]
House Rules for Battlefield
This applies to both Battlefield and Battlefield – American Civil War edition. This variant was shared with me this past weekend by a player who [...]
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 [...]