Horse racing might not be the first theme you think of when you’re choosing your next game. Other than people who like an occasional flutter on the Grand National, I don’t know a single person who’s actually into horse racing as a sport.
Tagged: Roll and Write
The Gig is a new mixture of genres to me. When it comes to board games, regular readers know I love roll- or flip-and-writes. While I’ve tried lots of different kinds, I’ve never played one with a real-time element.
Roll-and-write games are bigger now than they’ve ever been. The runaway success of games like Railroad Ink and Ganz Schön Clever paved the way for more ambitious, complex games like Hadrian’s Wall. There are plenty of games out to the gap between those light and heavy titles, and Rolling Realms is one of the latest.
This special feature looks at the games produced by The Dark Imp, and designer Ellie Dix
Ganz Schön Clever, also known as That’s Pretty Clever, is a roll and write game from Schmidt, designed by Wolfgang Warsch. It’s a nice little game that you can take anywhere and plays in around 10-15 minutes per player.