Fields of Arle is a complex worker placement game for 1-2 players by Uwe Rosenberg and Feuerland Spiele. Its setting is farming in the small East Frisian town Arle where Uwe’s father grew up.
Yinsh is an abstract 2-player strategy game within the so-called “Gipf” series by Kris Burm. It’s on rank 2 for abstract games on boardgamegeek, followed by two other games from the Gipf series.
Board games that try to simulate the feeling of a sport usually fail. It is difficult to create the same kind of dynamic of a sport in a board game. Heroes of Jugger TTG positively surprised me as a game designer and jugger player.
Marco Polo is a complex strategy game and has won the Deutsche Spielepreis in 2015. Especially the very asymetric characters contribute the strategic depth and popularity of the game. Thus, I want to share some really useful hints in this Marco Polo strategy guide.
When I host a gaming session I often struggle which game fits best with our group size. So I went through Boardgamegeek (a popular board game forum) to find the best 20 party games and sorted them by best play count, minimum age, average playing time and weight.
I often struggle which games I should purchase and play with a certain play count. Thus, I did some research on boardgamegeek (a popular forum for board games, often just called “BGG”) and made a list of the best 30 family board games. Hopefully this helps you to find the best game for your gaming […]
Each time I host a gaming session I am wondering which game fits best with the number of players present. I wanted to do some research on boardgamegeek and make a list to help myself pick the right games. Then I thought I could also just put in a bit more effort and publish some […]
Imagine you host a gaming session and one guest brought a friend along without asking. Usually you are cool about it but now you are six gamers and your group wants to burn some neurons over a deep strategy game rather than a social party game. But which strategy game should you play then?