Drunter und Drüber

Drunter und Drüber means something close to topsy-turvy in German. It’s a tile placement game where players try to steer the placement of tiles away from the buildings that will score them points. The game won the Spiel des Jahres in 1991, which was the third win for designer Klaus Teuber. …

Liar’s Dice

Last night, we were playing Iron Man 2 Uno, and I started thinking about games that have multiple versions based not on revisions to the actual game, but rather versions based on a brand. Monopoly came to my mind immediately, as well as a number of other standard games that …