Today, Fairway reflects on the very clever “Bag Building” game mechanism used by co-contributors Steven Aramini and Dan Letzring in their upcoming Kickstarter game, Groves. This peculiar variation on the common deck-building or deck-optimization mechanisms results in some fantastic game play. So fantastic, it’s worth exploring in a bit more detail.
With a young daughter and son, a game about fairies and goblins is always welcome in the Fairway household. It should come as no surprise then that Game-O-Gami’s Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule is a huge hit. This week, Fairway picks the game up again and writes the review that should have been written years ago.