What do Terra Mystica and Tzolk’in have in common? Apart from being some of my favourite games of all time, together with Agricola or Puerto Rico back in the day, they lack the luck factor. As a player, I love luck-free games. As a designer? Not so much.
Once upon a time I wrote a series of posts on the top ten games on Boardgamegeek. Between the time the posts went live and now much has changed. Here’s a quick look at the best ten board games in the world now and then, and what places them where they are on the list.
Designing a dice game is incredibly easy, so easy in fact, that I’ll do it here, now, in the blog post header. Ready? Roll off 57 times between any number of players, each of them rolling the same die (six sided would be the best and easiest to obtain). Roll off on each draw. The… Read More Roll them Bones