Essen 2012 Releases
Funagain Games is your home for the latest releases from the Internationale Spieltage the largest consumer show of board games in the world!
As in years past Funagain is traveling to Essen (the city in Germany where the Internationale Spieltage is held every year, and the show's common name to non-Germans) to bring back the newest and best in hobby board games. You can pre-order these games at Funagain!
The list of games that are pre-orderable will grow as we receive more pricing information from publishers. So if you see a game that you'd like, but there is currently no price please keep checking back. There are some special conditions with these pre-orders so please read carefully below to understand how Essen pre-orders will work. Games from Essen which are on pre-orders will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. While we strive to fill all pre-orders, sometimes certain games are only available in limited numbers, or not at all. We will make every effort to combine orders placed by customers for multiple Essen games into one shipment.
Because of the nature of international freight shipping, expected arrival dates are approximate only. Essen games should arrive shortly after the 1st of November, but unexpected delays could result in their arrival being later. Funagain does everything possible to expedite the arrival of the Essen games, but some factors are beyond our control. Prices on Essen pre-orders are locked in. If our final price ends up being more than the pre-order price, pre-order prices will be honored. If our final price ends up being lower than our pre-order price the lower price will be honored. We do not always know whether English rules will be available for the Essen games. We will post this information on the individual product pages as it becomes available.
Do you have a question not answered here? Then send us an e-mail and we'll be happy to answer it!
10 Tage durch Deutschland (Preorder) 10 Tage durch Deutschland – the latest title in Moon and Weissblum's 10 Days in... series – has players trying to complete a ten-day "journey" through Germany. The first player to do so wins.
Agricola: Mehr Stalle (Preorder) Agricola: Mehr Ställe für das liebe Vieh contains additional special buildings and other material for the Agricola: All Creatures Big and Small/Agricola: Die Bauern und das liebe Vieh base game.
Vanuatu: Rising Waters (Preorder) Global warming threatens Vanuatu. Many islands are in danger of disappearing under the sea due to rising waters...
Massilia (Preorder) Massilia the beautiful – its strategic location on the Mediterranean has made it an important trading port of the Roman Empire, bringing prosperity to the city.
Fallen City of Karez
(Temporarily Out of Stock)
List: $69.90 $55.99 (20% savings!)
Countdown: Special Ops (Preorder) In this stressful modular board game, you are in charge of a special ops team with a special mission! Find the bombs and dismantle them before they explode.
(Temporarily Out of Stock)
Rule From the Shadows
List: $59.99 $47.99 (20% savings!)
Kipp X (Preorder) Will the game board tip down or not? That's the question players face each turn in KIPP X, a captivating and challenging balance game that's yet easy to play...
Oh no... INVASION!!! (Preorder) Oh no... INVASION!!! is a cooperative game about a small community of Space Stations in some odd corner of the galaxy.
Steeplechase (Preorder) Played on a wooden board with plastic pieces, Steeplechase has you trying to win a steeplechase athletic event by outbluffing and outguessing your opponents.