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 […]