venerdì 31 gennaio 2014

9 Board Games To Get Really Excited About This Year

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2014 looks to be an AMAZING year for board games!

Sails of Glory

Sails of Glory

Why you should play it: If you want a truly complicated game, look no further than Sails of Glory. Set in the Napoleonic Wars, you pit yourself against an opponent on the open seas. The complications comes for its depth. You need to take into account rigging, wind and all sorts of nautical awesomeness if you want to win you own Trafalgar.

Is it available:
Yes, successfully Kickstarted.

Play if you like: The wind in your hair, wearing an eyepatch and the Damnable French.

Via aresgames.eu

Kremlin

Kremlin

Why you should play it: Does this board look ancient? Well that's is because it is as Kremlin was initially released in the 1980s. Jolly Roger Games has decided to take it upon themselves to reprint this game where you backstab your way to the top of the Politburo. They have even updated the game so you can play as everyone's favorite badboy: Yeltsin

Is it available: Yes, successfully Kickstarted.

Play if you like: Onion domes, making new enemies or you long for the Cold War.

Via amazon.com

Cornish Smuggler

Cornish Smuggler

Why you should play it: Besides the beautiful board, Cornish Smuggler takes on incredibly difficult subject matter and makes it highly entertaining for even the casual play. Bribe customs agents, run the narrows and see what it was like to make a dishonest coin in Merry Olde England.

It it available: Yes, successfully Kickstarted

Play if you like
: Breaking the law, tri-corner hats and slipping into the shallows and midnight.

Via boardgamegeek.com

Masters of the Gridiron

Masters of the Gridiron

Why you should play it: For fans of Strat-O-Matic, Masters of the Gridiron is a welcome reprieve from number crunching and hours long game play. At 15 minutes a game, you get a fast paced game with some actual strategy thrown in. It is rare to find speed and whimsy thrown into a sports game, but Masters of the Gridiron appeals to hardcore fans and casual gamers alike.

It is available:
Currently in Kickstarter.

Play if you like: Freezing your butt off in NJ, Magic: The Gathering without the mockery and reminding your friends that you are better at sports.

Via boardgamegeek.com


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