Like quick card games? This game has one rule. Well, actually six rules. Now it’s four rules. And back to one again. Sounds crazy? Maybe it’s why I like it: It can stay about as focused as I can. It’s called Fluxx.
Okay, purge that stupid song from your head. Trust me, the game is nothing like that! In Small World, you vie for conquest and control of a world that is purposely too small to accommodate everyone. You will have to use the different races and special abilities to wrestle control of the world away from the natives and the other competing players.
Citadels is a fun, fast playing card game that a wide variety of people can enjoy. There is just enough randomness involved to make it interesting, but you will win or lose based on strategy (and sometimes memory). If you enjoy backstabbing style strategy games, you are going to love this one.
Coming in at number 5 of my Game Night selections is Pirates Cove. In Pirate’s Cove, you get to play as a pirate. Not a legendary pirate, but a pirate none the less. The point is to become the most infamous pirate of the group. The game takes place in 12 turns and at the [...]
Here is why Ticket to Ride cracked my top 5. Ticket to Ride is very simple, very easy to learn, yet full of strategy and obstacles on every turn. Players collect cards of various types of train cars they then use to claim railway routes in North America. If you have enough cars of the same [...]
Agricola (Latin for “farmer”) is a complex, complicated, resource management board game. I have it listed as my third favorite. Two things keep it from being number one. The first is the price. Compared to the other games on the list, this one is about twice the cost of the others. Secondly, Agricola is a [...]
Loot is an easy to play, fast paced, quick playing card game. The cards show trading ships or pirate ships. There are also pirates cards and 1 admiral in the deck. Players send a trading ship of value on a voyage in which it must survive a round of attacks from other player’s pirate ships. [...]
So what is Power Grid all about? In a nut shell, the object of Power Grid is to supply the most cities with power when someone’s network gains a predetermined size. The end game network size (AKA number of cities you purchased) is predetermined by the number of players. I find the game to be [...]