Category: First Impressions
Copperdale: Print-and-Play Series
I’ve been playing a lot of single-page print-and-play games recently, such as Sunshine City and Aquamarine. One thing all of these games have in common is that they use the roll-and-write mechanism to progress the game. So, when I heard about a new single-page print-and-play game called Copperdale that uses the flip-and-write mechanism with a…
Aquamarine: First Impressions
Print-and-play roll-and-write games have become very popular recently on Kickstarter. Postmark Games led the way with this trend with their first game, Voyages, where you navigate a ship around a hexagon-filled map. Now Postmark Games have released their second print-and-play game titled Aquamarine. In Aquamarine, you dive below the ocean surface to make discoveries and,…
ROVE: First Impressions
I recently played ROVE: Results-Oriented Versatile Explorer for the first time! ROVE is an 18-card wallet game from Button Shy Games where you control a robot on an unknown planet. You aim to complete seven different missions in a row by moving six module cards around in a specific pattern.
Underwater Cities: First Impressions
A couple of weeks ago I played a game of Underwater Cities for the first time and have some thoughts to share about it. In Underwater Cities, Earth has become overpopulated and humanity needs to expand underwater. So, you are tasked with designing the best Underwater City!
Sunshine City: First Impressions
In Sunshine City, you are moving your city away from being powered by fossil fuels over to solar energy. To do this, you have to build a certain number of solar farms (the number differs based on the game mode). When playing solo, Angus the anti-environmentalist is going to be working against you trying to…
Wingspan Cooperative Variant: First Impressions
Wingspan is super popular and a lot of people have heard of it, but I’m not so sure if the cooperative variant is well known. The rules for it are in the Automa rulebook of the Oceania expansion. However, you don’t need any special components to play, so you could play it with the base…