Through the Ages: A New story of Civilization is the newest version of a civilisation building game from Vlaada Chvátil. This is a game in which you get to control a people from the time of antiquities, help them discover science, industry, culture and war as you guide them into the future.
Coffee Roaster has been on my want list ever since I first heard about it in the 1Player Guild on BGG. It’s been very hard to find as it’s a self-published title from Japan. Which means getting a copy into South Africa is rather difficult.
If you think running a kingdom is hard work, building on is even tougher. What makes it worse is when the neighbouring kings and Queens are trying to steal the prime real estate before you do.
Last Saturday the girls were out of the house for the afternoon. This meant Ronin and I had some time to kill. I had planned to put up some shelving in my study (I have games on my chair and floor!) but instead I decided to crack open the First Strike Warhammer 40K starter box and see if Ronin would like it.
The English Civil was never came up as a subject in history but I find all wars interesting. Cruel Necessity puts you in the role of the English government in an attempt to preserve their way of life in the face of political and religious turmoil. Oh, and war too.