In this worker placement game you have to build up your farm by collecting resources, building fences to hold cattle, expanding and upgrading your tiny wooden shack you call home, grow crops, make lovely babies and collect food. But there are only a limited amount of rounds in the game, so you’re going to have to make difficult choices and above all: don’t forget that you, your spouse and your kids have rumbling tummies.
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In Agricola players can hold one animal in their house as a pet, no matter the size. There is quite a difference between sheep and cattle, so I always love to imagine how it would be for your farmers to actually have these ‘pets’ in their tiny little house. I’m going to admit that I… Continue reading Aww! Can we keep it?
You can read all about my opinion of Agricola in the blogpost of the previous webcomic I made about the game. In short: I have a love-hate relationship with the game. This comic is mostly about the (recognizable) emotions or situations players experience during the game. I at least like to think that most players go through… Continue reading The six stages of Agricola
Ahh, we really like Flick ’em Up, especially because the game kind of encourages you to build your own world to fight the battle between the outlaws and the lawmen. We thought we’d add another element: other wooden pieces! 😉 For those unfamiliar with Flick ’em Up and noticed that the hat color of our… Continue reading Giant Wooden Pieces
We are a great influence on kids, as we also proved in earlier. strips. Another week without playing as many board games than we’re used to due to loads of work. This is getting to be problematic for thinking up good comics. 😉 What I did manage to find time for on Sunday was playing… Continue reading World history
One of the beauties of board games is that they can give us insight into different worlds, whether it’s fictional or not. You have to think about things and situations you’d never have given any thought… like farming! 😉 It could also raise ethical questions and discussions on a more serious tone like in This… Continue reading Farmer Talk