You know how it is, you’re in the mood for some board gaming and there’s no-one to play with, well more and more game developers are including a solo mode ruleset for their games and these make for a great addition to many of them.
As the popularity of board games increases so does the number of digital adaptations. I have found there are some mixed views on these, however overall the opinions seem quite favourable. Personally, I find them invaluable when travelling and allow me to play some of my favourite board games without having to pack large boxes. With this in mind, I thought I’d take a look at a few of my favourites. Please note, these are digital versions of games I am looking at and not companion apps. Continue reading
The vast majority of tabletop and board games are for two or more players, although not all of them work well with two players and some will add a third ‘ghost’/AI player to try to help the gameplay along. However, here I am going to look at some Two-Player Only games; no more, no less … from personal experience, I have found that the games that are designed specifically for two players provide a much better experience that 2+ player games as the mechanics for the 3+ players, don’t always scale down very well.
This Saturday, 29th April 2017, is International Tabletop Day; a day to celebrate the world of Tabletop Gaming, created by the wonderful people at Geek & Sundry. On this day you will find various events being organised around the world, whether they be at your nearest FLGS (Friendly Local Game Store), at one of the many Board Game Cafes popping up around the country or even at a friend’s home; as if we need a reason to get together and play games …
Well, this year, Geek & Sundry are one question:
Well, I am gradually building a larger and larger collection of games. There are also many games, on my growing wishlist, that I have enjoyed playing; some of which would be on this list. But I thought I would make this list only about the ones I own.
There is also no real order of preference to these, simply the games I enjoy the most and get the most table time in my house. Continue reading