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Next Move Welcomes Killer Beez

W. Eric Martin
United States
North Carolina
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Board Game: Beez
Not killer bees, mind you, because that would be weird and self-destructive and bad for publicity.

No, instead Canadian publisher Next Move Games is welcoming a new game titled Beez to its catalog, with this Dan Halstad design having a killer look thanks to the ever reliable Chris Quilliams. (I shared a logo- and title-free version of the cover with BGG personnel at our recent planning retreat, and all of them identified the publisher correctly. That's strong branding for you!)

As for gameplay, well, Next Move has released only this short description for now:
Prepare yourself to take flight as a bee!

In Beez, players compete to optimize their flight plans to secure nectar for their hive. Be careful of the other bees as you will compete with them over a set of public and private scoring goals. The challenge in planning and storing the nectar will make your brain buzz!
Mike Young at Next Move notes that your movement dial also controls how you store nectar and affects how you score points. BGG will get a first-hand look at Beez at the Spielwarenmesse 2020 trade fair at the beginning of February, and I'll post more about the game then. Beez is scheduled to debut at Origins Game Fair 2020. In conclusion, insert bee pun here.

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