Flashback Friday! - "May 2016"

Oldies But Goodies. Tried & True. Top Sellers. Perennial Favorites. Some things never go out of style. Such can be said about board, card, and roleplaying games, which remain a popular, endearing, fully engaging pastime for casual and avid enthusiasts.

There are many products and lines that are readily well-received among the gaming community — consistent crowd-pleasers that endure the test of time and buck the constant ebb and flow of current trends, fads, overnight sensations, and one-hit wonders, thus remaining material in the mainstream. These are the go-to games that you’ll often find played during spontaneous game nights, family engagements, and ritual gatherings nestled around the tabletop.

With ‘Flashback Friday’, Alliance takes a look back at the previous year’s ‘Top 5’ chart-toppers and hot ticket items — a month at a time. It’s a time-capsule, if you will, to revisit, reassess, and, possibly, encourage you to re-stock your shelves (assuming, that is, these titles aren’t yet among your merchandising staple). These games are as relevant, essential, and totally rad now as they were then, and will continue to spur interest and sustained sales for years to come.

"Top 5 Board Games" - May 2016




ZMG ZM7101



CSI CN3071

CSI CN3071 - (CAN)



MFG 3515 - (CAN)

Agricola Revised Edition


MFG 3505

MFG 3505 - (CAN)



CGE 00031 - (CAN)



"Top 5 Non-Collectible Card Games" - May 2016




DVG 9100 - (CAN)

Bang! 4th Edition


SJG 4253 - (CAN)

Munchkin: Knights Blister Pack


BGM 0001 - (CAN)

Boss Monster: Master of the Dungeon Card Game


PSI MU011-000 

PSI MU011-000 - (CAN)

Munchkin: Marvel Edition


MFG ASI5712 - (CAN)



"Top 5 Roleplaying Games" - May 2016




WOC A92170000

WOC A92170000 - (CAN)

Dungeons & Dragons RPG: Player's Handbook


Dungeons & Dragons RPG: Starter Set


WOC A92190000

WOC A92190000 - (CAN)

Dungeons & Dragons RPG: Dungeon Master's Guide


WOC A92180000  - (CAN)
Dungeons & Dragons RPG: Monster Manual


PZO 9468 - (CAN)

Pathfinder RPG: Player Companion - Magic Tactics Toolbox