This post is for those who are interested in stats about the best 30 family board games.
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.
You are three players and are wondering what strategy board game you should play next? During your board game sessions you find it hard to agree on which game to play? My own experience is that players discuss for quite a while which game is best for the number of players and they may have different […]
You are two players and are wondering what strategy board game you should play next? During your board game sessions you find it hard to agree on which game to play? My own experience is that players discuss for quite a while which game is best for the number of players and they may have different […]
In this post I want to describe concrete challenges of designers and marketeers of so-called “Serious Board Games”. In particular I want to describe the trade-offs designers face who create serious games for gamers rather than for educational institutions.
The Voyages of Marco Polo The Voyages of Marco Polo is a new worker placement board game that was published in spring 2015. In Marco Polo you travel from Europe via different routes through Asia to Beijing. Through the worker placement mechanic you gather different resources such as money, gold, tissue, pepper and camels that […]