Tag: nature themed
My Top 5 Cozy Board Games
With the start of autumn in the northern hemisphere and the weather cooling off for many of us, more time is going to be spent indoors. This time of year often brings about feelings of coziness as we sit around the fire and wrap ourselves in blankets. As a result, I thought this would be…
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…
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.
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…
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.
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.