2014-10-07Galaxy Trucker is now on iPad

Galaxy Trucker is now on iPad

Galaxy Trucker, the award-winning board game by Vlaada Chvátil, has finally landed on your iPad! Build space ships, dodge meteors, and fight off bad guys, all in a quest to be the trucker with the most cosmic credits at the end of the game.

This digital version can be played with up to three other players, either online or on one shared iPad. A turn-based building system designed especially for this app allows pass-and-play or asynchronous online play. You can also play real-time games online using the traditional building method of grabbing stuff and attaching it to your ship as fast as you can.

The App is available in iTunes for a discounted price of $4.99 until October 12th.

For more info, pics, video and goodies please visit galaxytrucker.com.

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2014-09-24The Tash-Kalar Changes Revealed!

The Tash-Kalar Changes Revealed!

We already announced that the new edition is ready for release at Spiel 2014 in Essen. Now, we would like to share some more details with you, and show you the upgraded graphics.

This Tash-Kalar edition will have higher-quality cardboard, upgraded graphic design of all the cardboard components and both the task and flare cards. We are also preparing an upgrade pack for those who already own Tash-Kalar, so you can have your Tash-Kalar all shiny and new :). This upgrade pack will be available in Essen, as well as the new edition of the base game and the Everfrost expansion.

First, let's have a look at the game board - the Arena itself. We added more of a 3D feeling to the arena and redesigned the board to add more details.

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Web news

Record sheet for Alchemists is available for download (PDF).

Rules for Alchemists are available for download in two more languages (DE, IT).

Rules for Dungeon Lords - Happy Anniversary are now available for download: DLA Dungeon Lords (EN), DLA Dungeon Lords - Festival Season (EN) and DLA Dungeon Lords - Minions Bearing Gifts (EN).

Rules for Alchemists are available for download.

Rules for Task-Kalar: Everfrost are available for download.

Announcing new games for Essen 2014.

Guidebook and Full rules of Tash-Kalar are now available for download in more languages.

Guidebook (EN, DE) and Full rules (EN, DE) of Tash-Kalar are available for download.

Rules for Tzolk'in - Tribes & Prophecies are ready for download (English, German)

Announcing new games for Essen 2013.

Our web pages were hacked and some of the news were permanently deleted. But don't worry we're working on it!

2014-10-13Essen Releases Available in German + Bonus Artifact

Essen Releases Available in German + Bonus Artifact

Hey everyone, and especially people attending Spiel 2014!

To those of you who subscribe to our newsletter, we sent you a nice shiny message a couple of days ago about our new games for Essen. But we kept to ourselves one important piece of good news.

We will have both Alchemists and the new Tash-Kalar Everfrost expansion in German language there too. We were not sure until the last moment, but happily, we made it!

Also, please don't forget to stop by our booth 1-D140 for some goodies. We have an exclusive bonus card for Alchemists prepared - an extra artifact.

And now, let's head to Germany :) Hope to see you there!

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2014-09-20Essen SPIEL 2014 Pre-orders

Essen SPIEL 2014 Preorders

Dear board gamers!

As Spiel 2014 in Essen is getting nearer and nearer, your inquiries about our new games are more and more frequent :) We are happy about that, and therefore we've prepared for you a pre-order form, so you can ensure that you will be among the first people to get our games.

To pre-order, please complete the form. You can pick up any pre-ordered games in Essen before noon on Saturday at our booth: Hall 1, number 140. But if you are there on Thursday or Friday, please try and pick them up as soon as you can. After noon on Saturday, we cannot guarantee that the games will still be there!

Details about these games can be found on BoardGameGeek (Alchemists), on our Facebook page, or on our Essen 2014 page.

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2014-09-18Announcing new games for Essen 2014

Announcing Alchemists - a new CGE game for Essen 2014!

As Essen 2014 is very near, you might be interested in what's new from CGE for this year's SPIEL. We have one brand new game, one expansion, one anniversary edition, one upgraded game, and our first CGE digital app - all ready for you this year! You can find us at Hall 1, Booth D 140.

In Alchemists, you find yourselves in the role of a young aspiring academic trying do uncover the secrets of their work. In the new Tash-Kalar expansion deck, Everfrost, you will rule the beings of the frozen world, and if you get too cold, you can always stop by at the Imp's party, celebrating the 5th year of Dungeon Lords. And if you are looking to earn some money along the way, try the career of a space trucker in the new Galaxy Trucker app (to be released in late September)!

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2014-09-12Announcing Alchemists - a new CGE game for Essen 2014!

Announcing Alchemists - a new CGE game for Essen 2014!

We are happy to officially announce our new and intriguing game - Alchemists by Slovak game designer (and our dear colleague from our digital development team) Matúš Kotry.

In Alchemists, 2-4 players compete to discover the secrets of their mystical art. Mix magical ingredients into potions and drink them to determine their effects - or play it safe and test the concoction on a helpful assistant! Points can be earned in various ways, but most are earned by publishing theories - correct theories, that is - and therein lies the problem.

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2014-09-08Our English games distribution will now be handled by ourselves!

Our English games distribution will now be handled by ourselves!

We at Czech Games Edition are pleased to announce that we will now be handling our own distribution for most English-language editions of our board games. Titles that were distributed through Rio Grande Games and Z-Man Games will now be distributed under the CGE logo. We'd like to thank Rio Grande and Z-Man for helping our small, indie company grow so much over the last seven years.

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2014-09-04Everfrost - new Tash-Kalar expansion deck

Tash-Kalar - Everfrost

We are happy to announce that we plan on releasing a new Tash-Kalar expansion deck named Everfrost in Essen 2014!

The new Everfrost deck contains new powerful beings that live in the frozen lands of never-ending winter, on snow plains, cold mountains or in palaces of ice.

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2014-06-24Dungeon Lords on Kickstarter

futuro cube

We are happy to announce that today (June 24th) we will go live on Kickstarter with Dungeon Lords: Happy Anniversary. That's right! Dungeon Lords, a game by Vlaada Chvátil, is 5 years old this year. To celebrate, we could have just made an imp-shaped cake, but we wanted to go a little bit further!

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2014-06-20CGE digital

futuro cube

Dear board gamers,

Today we have an announcement that we believe many of you have been waiting for. You might have heard that we have been developing a digital adaptation of Galaxy Trucker for quite some time now. Some of you have asked us when it will be released and why it is taking so long. Today we want to answer both those questions.

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2013-10-27CGE digital and futuro cube in Essen 2013

futuro cubeLike last year, we have 2 opposite booths (1-D-138 and 1-D-140) where we will explain, demo, and sell our games.

But this year we're going to have 1 more booth (1-A-104) where we're going to have our digital division. You will be able to try the digital versions of both Galaxy Trucker and another of our very popular board games that we're currently working on.

Moreover, we'll have a special board-gaming edition of Rubik's Futuro Cube that you can try and buy at the booth. We only have a limited supply of these, so we recommend you reserve a copy of the Cube.


2013-09-27Preorders for Essen 2013

Spiel2013If you plan on attending “Spiel 2013″ in Essen, and you want to be sure you get your copy of our games, you can preorder them. You can pick up any preordered games in Essen on Thursday Oct 25th or at Friday Oct 26th at our booth: Hall 1, number 140.

More details about these games can be found on BoardGameGeek (where our friend Paul Grogan is making sneak previews of them) and on our Facebook page or on our Essen page.


2013-08-29Announcing new games for Essen 2013

We are sure that you are looking forward to Spiel ’13 and so like previous years we have prepared for you the preview of new games and extensions for this season. You can join us into the combat arena of fallen heroes with Vlaada’s new game Tash-Kalar: Arena of Legends, or tame various creatures in the forbidden area in Imp town, or be kicked out of your precious work, or to sit among old mythical Maya and drink a cocoa by the fire.

The choice is all up to you!


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2013-07-03Galaxy Trucker comic book

Maybe you've noticed that at the request of our fans, we've published on our facebook fans page, the comic book created for the 5th Anniversary of Galaxy Trucker. On this page we also promised that the comic book will be available in every already published language on our website soon. Now we deliver on our promise and we hope you'll have as much fun reading it as we enjoyed creating it for you.

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