Reading Rules!

This title of this post has nothing to do with promoting literacy. I just wanted to discuss different aspects of reading the rules for boardgames and I’m oddly fond of exclamation points. I’ve had a lot of trouble reading anything other than magazines and boardgames rules for the last year …

R-Eco

In the game, each player takes on the role of a recycling company, trying to clean up the city. There are four types of items that can be collected: paper, plastic, aluminum, and glass. There are four corresponding recycling plants where you can deposit your collected items and pick up more. If you are the player that contributes an item or items that equals a total of four or more, then you get to pick up a scoring token from that particular recycling plant.

Skittles

I think Skittles are probably the perfect gamer snack. Yeah, I know they’re candy and aren’t really a part of the stupid food pyramid, but if you’ve been gaming all day and you’ve still got hours of gaming until you sleep, Skittles are the way to go. First of all, …

Kingsburg

The point of the Game of the Month feature is not to necessarily to review a game, but to rather explore a game by repeated play over a particular month. I’m not going to choose a game for GotM if I don’t already like it. Kingsburg is a good game. What I want to spend some time thinking about strategies or suggestions for play.