Taking inspiration from birdwatchers this blog will be a record of every unique game I play during 2014. I will provide an overview of each game with my experiences or thoughts about the game. Additionally I will be tagging with labels shown on the left hand side for easy searching of game types.
On a grander scale I hope to inspire others to attempt their big year and experience the joy of gaming!
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
86) Imperial Settlers
Despite getting utterly destroyed I thought this game was awesome. Each player starts with a different group (I was the Romans) that produces a unique set of resources. There is a phase where players acquire cards into their hand. Then each player takes their turn spending resources to play cards and activate cards. As you build up your city you start to have more options and you can do exponentially more on your turn.
Ready to build something
Just getting started
My player board
End game board state
I love this game because it has such high re-playability. You only see a limited amount of cards each game, thus, each game will produce a different mix of cards and require a different strategy for success. Despite the complexity of the strategy the game plays very smoothly. This was really fun and I look forward to playing again.