Last week at St. Pölten, a small city near Vienna, it took place the 10th Board Games Studies Colloquium. It is a chance to meet several different people around board games (historians, inventors, collectors...). Here are some games that I found out there:
This is an old Stratego-like game:
A geometrical game where players have an equal set of pieces all with the same volume (48 units) and each piece cannot be adjacent to another piece of the same height or color and identical pieces must be placed differently (the picture shows an invalid position, both yellow pieces are placed in the same position).
This next one is a connection game called ConHex by Michail Antonow: