Boardgames

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Games on the Table

Remiss as I have been with holidays (and back pain I shan’t bore anyone with), a few games we’ve gotten to the table over the last few weeks:

Screen Shot 2014-08-06 at 5.30.41 pmKeyflower – an example of wonderful gameplay but I can’t abide the way everything is implemented – It feels like a game design, rather than a game.

Screen Shot 2014-08-06 at 5.30.19 pmIn contrast, Myrmes melds theme and gameplay as well as any Eurogame.

Screen Shot 2014-08-06 at 5.30.02 pmAsara proved to be a great introduction to worker placement for Ms. 9…

Screen Shot 2014-08-06 at 5.29.46 pm…and given her current obsession with Star Trek, she was happy to play Starship Catan, a game I probably haven’t played in a decade.

 

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On a game box!

photo“…an essential read for anyone interested in the story of the development of Eurogames” – With thanks to the Richard Breese

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