The Dice Tower has announced their top games of 2020 in a variety of categories. These hot titles will only get hotter now that they’ve received this prestigious honor, and many of them are in stock now at PHD! And those that aren’t currently in stock will be available soon—contact your Account Manager today!
Lost Ruins of Arnak combines deck-building and worker placement in a game of exploration, resource management, and discovery. In addition to traditional deck-builder effects, cards can be used to place workers, and new worker actions become available as players explore the island. Some of these actions require resources instead of workers, so building a solid resource base will be essential. You are limited to only one action per turn, so make your choice carefully… Best Artwork. Best Game from a New Designer. Best Strategy Game.
The Chronicles of Crime: 1400 standalone game brings back well-known mechanisms of the original Chronicles of Crime game while adding some new twists. Now you can deduce not only from the evidence you find or the testimonies given by various characters but also from the mysterious scenes depicted on new Vision Cards. These scenes can be either from the future or from the past, and they usually involve characters and objects yet to be revealed. Best Expansion.
Dune: Imperium is a game that finds inspiration in elements and characters from the Dune legacy, both the new film from Legendary Pictures and the seminal literary series from Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert, and Kevin J. Anderson. As a leader of one of the Great Houses of the Landsraad, raise your banner and marshal your forces and spies. War is coming, and at the center of the conflict is Arrakis—Dune, the desert planet. Dune: Imperium uses deck-building to add a hidden-information angle to traditional worker placement. Best Game from a Small Publisher.