Expancity is a city-building game where you lay down tiles and then construct towers out of plastic cubes to score points. SimCity meets Suburbia, right? Wrong. If boardgames had a 23andme.com, the test results would come back with Carcassonne leading the way. Hold that in your pre-frontal cortex as I lay out the game.Read More
Category: Tile Laying
Kingdomino, the 2017 Spiel des Jahres winner1 from superstar developer Bruno Cathala2 pits you against 1-3 other potential kings to build a kingdom by laying tiles made of forests, plains, fields mountains, deserts, and oceans. The catch? Taking a page from dominos, tiles laid after your first must match a terrain that you’ve already played. And you’re constrained to a small square grid to accomplish your task.
Sound simple? Well, it’s not! You’ll be faced with tradeoffs galore in your battle to have the most beautiful kingdom.Read More