Ever fancied yourself as a bit of a Doctor Frankenstein? Did you spend your childhood drawing weird and wonderful creatures and monsters? If so, I think Hideous Abomination might be the game you’re looking for.
Tagged: Tile laying
Cartolan puts you in the role of adventurers, seeking to explore the unknown world and open lucrative trade routes with the various ports and cities obscured by the fog of ignorance.
Basilica is another new game which puts you in the role of cathedral builder extraordinaire. It’s a game where two of you battle to be the best builder, and let me tell you, when I say battle, I mean battle. Things are going to get feisty
Kombo Klash is a tile-laying, ‘match three’ game from Hub Games. Players battle by playing the cartoon animal tiles from their hands, using each creature’s special abilities, and trying to make adjacent groups of three or more of the same type to score points.
The aim of the game is to either grow your clan large enough to form the nation of Bjarmia (I googled it, it was a real thing), or kick enough ass to win through sheer dominance.
The Castles of Burgundy was released way back, in 2011. Stefan Feld’s most famous game made its way to our shores shortly after, so why am I reviewing it now, ten years later?
Update – Video review added.
Does the idea of gnomes, islands, guardians and bonfires get you excited? No? How about shells, fruit, roots and portals? Getting somewhere yet? Hmmm. Okay, how about a lavish new Stefan Feld game, full of mechanisms, strategy and gorgeous artwork? Ahhh, now I’ve got your attention! Let’s have a look at Bonfire, his big new game for 2020.