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Today I Played: Bosk

Posted by James Smeal on

Today I Played: Bosk

Finally had a chance to play Bosk tonight, it has been sitting on my "Pile of Shame" for a couple of months. I was not disappointed.Bosk is an area control game, where you score points based on the placement of trees and leaves. It is broken up into 4 rounds, two placement rounds (Spring for trees, Autumn for leaves) and two scoring rounds (Summer and Winter). In Spring you take turns to place one of your 8 trees (two of each numbered 1-4) on the intersections of Paths (grid lines). Once everyone has placed all 8 trees you move to Summer, scoring each...

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One of my favourites: Wingspan

Posted by James Smeal on

One of my favourites: Wingspan

One of my favourites: WingspanBy: Mark Leonard Kaneko Since buying, playing and enjoying Wingspan I’ve noticed that a lot of the professional reviews don’t really love it whilst user reviews rave about it. I think I know why; you have to play this game at least twice. The first playthrough for me was my first time playing an engine builder and was really a chance to learn. It helped that I was playing with someone who was pretty competent at it and I could see them putting together a good collection of birds. I realised too late what I wanted to...

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