A bag building game where you only have 4 meeples in your bag sounds pretty boring doesn’t it? But Lions of Lydia is anything but boring. It features super interesting choices every round and a very interactive board. On your turn you draw a random meeple from your bag…
When people think of New Zealand, they probably think about one of two things; sheep or Lord of the Rings. There is much more going on in New Zealand and many people call the island home in addition to those sheep. One such group is the Maori people. They are the indigenous Polynesian people of mainland New Zealand and in Ka Pai, a roll and write by Mads Fløe and White Goblin Games, you are trying to bring together three different tribes of Maori people.
The original Chronicles of Crime remains my absolute favourite “solve the crime” style game. I’ve enjoyed all my plays of it and its expansions. So I was delighted when I found out that Chronicles of Crime – The Millennium Series was coming. At first I thought it would be “just” another expansion, with a new setting. But The Millennium Series offers much more than that.
SPIEL ’19 was full of games and Tabletop Together was there first-hand to check out what games would be our favorites. Peter and Jacob will give their top 3 games from this years SPIEL, but this is by no means exhaustive. There were over 1.000 new games present at the fair and we obviously haven’t played them all. These 6 games have risen to the top for us.
Colonizing America is no easy easy task, but with the help of dice and titles you just might succeed. Santa Maria is a game all about drafting dice to trigger rows and columns of buildings in your ever growing colony. Every turn is a puzzle to solve and every game features different scoring goals and special powers. Will you end up having the most prosperous colony? Or will you be outwitted by the dice and the other players?