Today, Benny takes up the question of what game mechanisms work best for therapy.
Sea of Clouds from Iello and designed by Théo Rivière is an extremely clever game. I picked it up for the theme, being completely honest, I love the notion of sky pirates and grand adventures. Plus the art is stunning on the box and really fun on the cards.
In this edition of Q&Play, Ryan looks at Circle the Wagons. A 2-player map-building game that fits in your back pocket.
In episode 60 we visit the West and work our way around a circle, drafting cards to build our own boomtown. Can you earn the most Prosperity Points to make your town the best here boomtown this West has seen?
When Fairway was a kid, he lived at a place with a great big woods in the backyard. There were plenty of places to build what he thought would be the Best Tree House Ever. It turns out that’s actually a really hard thing to do. Well, as luck would have it, Scott Almes and Green Couch Games have made it a lot easier. Today, Fairway reviews a Kickstarted game: Best Tree House Ever.
In a world of competing corporations, Fairway would be the best boss. Or, at least, that’s what Brass Empire has taught him. Fairway picks up this Kickstarted, steampunk, deck-building game from Mike Gnade. See if it was able to turn cards into Brass.
In episode 41, we check out a 3-5 player competitive card game called Battle of the Bands.
Play as a Duke to save your kingdom by collecting citizens, fighting monsters, and capturing domains in Valeria Card Kingdoms, a super fun card-drafting, deck building card game by Daily Magic Games. Valeria Card Kingdoms play 1-5 players, and lasts about 30-45 minutes. The rulebook was really easy to understand, and explains how to set the game up very well. The game comes with different types of cards, dividers for the cards to keep them organized in the box, and the box is large enough to handle the cards plus a good amount of expansions. Players play as Dukes who earn bonuses at the end of the game. The goal of the game is to be the player who earns the most victory points. Players collect cards throughout the game, building their deck, in hopes of having the most victory points at the end of the game. At the beginning of…