Category: Tile Laying

Expancity: The Human Zoo

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.

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Kingdomino

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.

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