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Postby Voodoocage В» 10.09.2019

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Sure, the classic board games like Monopoly, Risk, and Battleship are still great fun. But the number of new games has exploded in the last several years as designers dream up space adventures, deck-building sagas, and zombie survival games. So order a pizza, invite over one to three friends, and try out the best board games in recent years. Like a cardboard reincarnation of the sci-fi horror classic Aliens , you and up to 4 other Sigourney Weavers are jolted awake from cryosleep on a starship, and quickly discover that, oh god, something horrible is happening.

As you move from room to room, rediscovering the sections of your ship in a haze of delirium, you start to realize Then they attack. You need the help of your companions to flee, fight, hide, and survive. But everyone also has a secret objective. Most are harmless, like beaming out a message home in the communications room, or getting to the control room to make sure the ship is headed to Earth.

But some objectives are delightfully nefarious, like making sure that one specific player dies before the game ends. Prospective players should be aware that Nemesis is both very complicated, and brutally difficult to win. Nevertheless I found Nemesis to be incredibly immersive.

But you are not alone. To win, you and your friends will have to forge and break alliances among three coalitions: the interloping Russian and British empires and the nativist Afghanis. But I loved how cunning it feels when you deftly navigate between the three coalitions—say, marching your British soldiers out of Herat, then swapping over to the side of the incoming Russian Empire. Wingspan is a breathtaking "engine" building game where you and up to five friends compete to coax flocks of birds into nature reserves.

Each time you play a biome, your birds have a chance to use special abilities, often times creating long, clever chains of well-laid actions. This game has more birds in than a Hitchcockian horror. You can play three separate games of Wingspan, and never see the same bird cards twice. In Root, you and up to three other friends will battle to conquer the woodland as one of four furry or feathered factions.

Will you choose the overextended feline Empire, a massive force struggling to dominate through sheer might? Or an aging warrior caste, the avian old-guard aiming to retake lost territory in spite of the limitations of their rigid code? Perhaps you'll pick the simmering insurgency of downtrodden woodland critters: the rabbits, mice, and foxes sewing the bitter seeds of resentment and rebellion.

Or will you go full Lando and become a wily rouge, raccoon agent and play all sides to your benefit? Root has it all: soldiers, rebels, and rogues. Combat, resource management, and diplomacy. Players must balance the many and diverse needs of each unique and challenging faction while ensuring a steady accumulation of victory points, which are achieved through building structures, spreading influence, fulfilling quests, or establishing control of territories.

Welcome to the arboreal wonder of America's national forests. I love that Bosk is a pure strategy game with zero random elements. This turns what might otherwise be a simple game into a clash of unadulterated gamesmanship. Yet, there is something peaceful about Bosk. Some ephemeral mix of the fall colors of the 3D cardboard trees, the whimsical conceit, and the inviting art of forest floor.

Claustrophobia is an asymmetric, two-player strategy game of survival, hellfire, and demonic combat. The game consists of 20 different unique, playable scenarios—each of which lasts between an hour to an hour and a half. One player takes the reins of the infernal forces of hell, the other roleplays a rag-tag group of humans, and you both face off in a battlefield of twisting, tunneling catacombs.

Both players get their own detailed miniatures and rules to play. The humans start with a set number of warriors four at most while the demons are constantly spawning new friends into the game. I was astonished at just how much fun is packed into these short adventures. Even though he only needed 2 of his 4 crusaders to survive to win the game…none saw the daylight. But to me, A Game of Thrones has always been about the board game. The first edition debuted back in , and with its characteristic mix of head-to-head warfare, short lived alliances, and diplomatic backstabbing, it became an instant classic.

I think of it as midway between Diplomacy and Twilight Imperium in terms of rules, but just as devious and delightful as either. The biggest change is that the player count has been upped to eight, with the addition of House Arryn and the Targaryens. Now you and your friends must balance cutthroat, 7 Kingdoms fighting with strategic cooperation to restrain the growing power of the Mother of Dragons across the Narrow Sea.

But undoubtedly the best addition in this expansion is the new vassal system, which turns the troops of unplayed houses into thralls under the holder of the Iron Throne. This has two benefits. Now you can play a fulsome game with less than a full table of friends almost impossible before. But even more importantly, losing players can now drop out when all hope is lost, without completely throwing the game.

Given that the play time can reach well into 8 hours or more, this is a beautiful and rare mercy in the A Game of Thrones universe. Who knew medieval Portuguese artisans were such a cutthroat bunch?

Azul is a brilliant abstract game for two to five players. But this is no solitaire game. With simple—but not simplistic—rules you can explain in less than three minutes, Azul is a delight for all ages. Because it moves so quickly, relies so much on strategy, and is so easy to explain to new players, breaking out Azul is always a hit. Century: A New World is the third and final installment in the series of award-winning Century strategy games.

Like its precursors, you and your friends will compete by sending out parties of progressively proliferating workers to do your bidding. Your pioneers will explore new lands, hunt food, farm, and trade with native inhabitants. Like the games that came before it, it's easy to break out and explain Century: New World to beginners. And after just a single turn, everyone is not just on board, but already devising their own strategy.

Best of all, you can combine this game with either Century: Spice Road , Century: Eastern Wonders , or all three together in one epic mashup! Res Arcana is a fantastically dense strategy game that you can pull out, play, and pack up in as little as 30 minutes. In the game you and your friends take on the roles of various practitioners of the occult and alchemical arts. Each turn feels important, and each decision feels potentially game ending.

Endeavor: Age of Sail is a streamlined empire-building game of trade, warfare and worldwide colonization. Over seven short turns the game can be completed in as quickly as an hour you and up to four friends will construct port buildings and lay claim to global trading routes and colonial outposts. Culture, which increases your population. Finance, which frees up actions you can take. And influence, allowing you to own valuable governorships and obtain regional assets.

Sure, there are heavier, more complicated strategy games with almost identical themes out there: say Puerto Rico , or Mombasa. But minute-for-minute and pound-for-pound, this welterweight outranks either of them. Much like in the movies, it seems that no amount of escaped raptors or decaying former customers will stop future investors and park attendees from lining up at the gate.

Like Boggle meets Dominion, this exceptional deck-building word game is the mash-up I didn't know I needed. Up to five players take turns drawing hands of five cards—each card featuring a single letter and a reward—to spell a single word. You then cash in the reward for each card you used to buy more cards, gain victory points, or collect other bonuses. If you're struggling with your hand lets say, thanks to previous ill-advised purchases, you're dealt W, S, Q, X, and A , you can forgo a card's reward by flipping it over to create a wild.

Although each player starts with eight of ten matching cards, your personal deck will rapidly evolve based on your purchases. Matching the game's exquisite 19th-century art and theme, cards in the marketplace also come in one of four different genres: adventure, horror, mystery, and romance.

These card's genres can give you various special benefits when used alone or in pairs: like doubling a neighboring card's value or giving you items that allow you to draw more cards for longer words. Charming, challenging, and endlessly repayable, for any word-game fan Hardback is a must have. So what makes it so good? During each of the three rounds of play, you can mobilize your soldiers to basically any corner of the board if you need.

Your enemies can gather anywhere. These bids feel exciting and intense each time. They can often dramatically throw the balance of power, or drain you of your reserves for future fights. Imagine the goliath-hunting video game Shadow of the Colossus merged into the Redwall series. I think that the best and most bizarre part of the game is that one of the two play boards is a map of the golem.

Tiny Towns is simple but addicting strategy game with just a handful of rules. You and up to six friends take turns calling out resources—colored cubes of either wood, wheat, brick, glass or stone—for everyone to place within their personal 4x4 grid of a town.

Your goal is to place the right resources in the right shape, so you can replace them with buildings. There are seven buildings everyone can construct for example, you can turn wood and an adjacent stone to a millstone plus a secret monument of your own. The key in Tiny Towns is flexibility and foresight. Nevertheless, with simple rules and games as quick as 45 minutes long, Tiny Towns is great for families with kids at least 12 years and up.

Each team has their own secret board of four hidden words. For example: 1. Pizza, 2. Duck, 3. Vampire, and 4. Each turn one team member privately pulls a card with three numbers on it, and then gives three clues that lead their team to pick the correct words matching those numbers. And your team could figure out, oh, you likely mean

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