That’s right people, I’ve got my finger on the pulse and am giving you – the game-loving, hotness-buying board game players – exactly what you want. 16-year-old games that nobody talks about any more.
Game Type: Competitive - high interaction
Competitive games with high interaction
Factory 42 takes the standard Euro worker-placement formula of ‘get stuff, make different stuff, get points for the new stuff’ and adds some pretty radical twists.
The Old King’s Crown has been sending ripples across my radar for a few years now, and with those ripples turning into waves after big showings at conventions like the UK Games Expo, I had big expectations
Conquer all before you, or Gilgamesh your way out of trouble. Ancient Civilizations of the Middle East lets you do both.
Daaaaam! Literally, dam, because that’s what you’re building in Barrage – dams. Also conduits, powerhouses and elevations, but ‘Coooonduit!’ doesn’t have quite the same ring.
Cadaver is a quick, easy, set-collection game with a generous helping of take-that thrown in for good measure
how about a new trick-taking game where you expressly have to not follow suit? Do I have your interest now?
Oros is a unique game which deserves way more attention than it gets. If you’re one of those people who’s always looking for that undiscovered gem, or just want something different from anything you’ve played before, Oros is a fantastic choice.
Visitors of three different kinds enter the game at the plaza, and it’s your job to bring them towards your gallery and away from the galleries of your rivals. Think of it like a connoisseur version of Hungry Hungry Hippos.
I wonder how you’re meant to say the name of this game. Do I turn up to my local game group and say “Hey guys, who wants to play KAPOW!?”. I’d scare the crap out of them.