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?
You are five players and you are keen to know which are the best strategy board games for five players? So I went through the top 50 strategy board games on boardgamegeek and made a list of the best games for five players. There are only six games that play best with five players.