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.
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.
I’ve been looking at lighter games over the past few months. Things to bring out at Family Games Night that will be easy to teach and explain. So the term Gateway often springs to mind. Gateway games are usually used to introduce new people the hobby. Ethnos intrigued me. It seemed light but a step above gateway.
I first played Splendor about 2 years ago, I can’t say that I enjoyed it. There was a lot of hype around it and I felt that it did not feel like it lived up to the hype. Then I got another chance to play it a few weeks ago on ITTD. I picked up my own copy on my way out…