Category: Peaceful Game Series
Cascadia: Peaceful Game Series
Cascadia recently won the prestigious Spiel des Jahres (game of the year) award for the best family game of 2022. Before receiving this award, Cascadia had already caught my attention for being set in the region where I live, the Pacific Northwest. As a result of both the award and thematic setting, I was very…
Viticulture World: Peaceful Game Series
Viticulture World is a cooperative expansion to Viticulture, a game about making wine in Italy. Instead of competing against one another like in the base version of Viticulture, players are working together to have the most prestigious winery in a particular region of the world.
PARKS: Peaceful Game Series
PARKS is a board game where you are hiking trails and visiting national parks in the United States. The object of the game is to get the most points. You get points by visiting parks, taking pictures, and achieving personal bonuses.
Kingdomino: Peaceful Game Series
Kingdomino is a welcoming tile-laying game where you are expanding your kingdom by connecting dominoes that represent different territories. The goal of the game is to get the most points. You get points from dominoes in your kingdom that have crowns on them.
Herbaceous: Peaceful Game Series
Herbaceous is a relaxing card game where you are collecting sets of herbs and potting them into different types of containers to score points. Each turn, you will draw two herb cards. One of the herbs will go in your private garden and the other will go into the public garden.
Everdell: Peaceful Game Series
Everdell is a board game where you are the leader of a band of forest critters tasked with building a city in the valley of Everdell beneath the ancient Ever Tree. On your turn, you will either be placing a worker, playing a new construction or critter card, or progressing to the next season.
Cat Lady: Peaceful Game Series
Cat Lady is a card game where you play as, you guessed it, cat ladies! During the game, you will be collecting cats, feeding cats, and making sure your cats are happy. You do this by selecting either a row or column of cards from a 3×3 grid of cards each turn.
The Isle of Cats: Peaceful Game Series
One of the first things you interact with when you play The Isle of Cats is a big cloth bag filled with tetris-shaped cats. You need to take cats out of the bag in order to populate the island where they live. However, these are not ordinary cats.
Unsurmountable: Peaceful Game Series
Based on the description of Unsurmountable, you might question whether this is truly a peaceful game. The theme of mountain climbing is not one I typically think of when I want a calming experience. But the theme is approached in a light-hearted way.
Floriferous: Peaceful Game Series
I found the theme of Floriferous to be very calming. In the game, you are strolling through a garden with the goal of finding the most joy by picking flowers. The artwork for all of the cards is done in a lovely watercolor style that is gentle on the eyes.