With a bit of time left, we opted for a quick game of Liarâ€™s Dice. Very quick in Steveâ€™s case as, even though we all started with six dice, he still managed to lose them all in two turns. Mark K also succumbed pretty quickly but did suffer from an unlikely dice combination. Nige, on the other hand, was uncharacteristically… Read more »
This week, I had just picked up two new Z-Man games and so was keen to give them a try. The first, Ownerâ€™s Choice designed by Yasutaka Ikeda, is a stock market game of buying low and selling high with prices driven by a series of dice. Each turn, a player does two things. He must move the game pawn… Read more »
This week, we played League of Six, designed by Vladimir Suchy and published by Czech Games Edition. The game is about tax collecting in a 15th century European kingdom. Players aim to impress the king by being the most successful tax collector over six years (rounds). Each round is played over a number of phases. Players take turns choosing towns… Read more »
Now I’m back from holiday, I’m looking forward to the next session of the Shrewsbury Boardgames Club, which will be on Friday 22nd February at Garry’s house.
This week, five of us tried out Hamburgum, the latest game by Mac Gerdts and published by eggert spiele / Rio Grande. The game uses the now familiar rondel device (Antike / Imperial) for players to select their turn actions but, unlike the previous games, there is no real conflict – rather it is the economic aspects of play that… Read more »
The next session of the Shrewsbury Boardgames Club takes place at Garry’s house on Friday 8th February.