Game Profile: Smallworld

The world really is not big enough for dwarfs, ghouls, humans, and skeletons!

Mechanics Variable Powers, Area Control

Theme Fantasy

Publication Days of Wonder, 2009
Ages 8+
Time 80
Players 2 – 5

Smallworld features a world with 14
different races of creatures and 20 different power badges. They are mixed and
matched randomly before each game. Players select a race and power badge
combination from six available. Players then occupy terrain sections of the board
by occupying vacant sections or overpowering races in the sections. After a
couple of rounds players can put their race in decline and set themselves up to
select a new race and power badge combination to re-enter the fray. Points are
awarded for occupying terrain sections and for any bonus points granted by the
race or power badge they have in play. Players will have the opportunity to use
several race and power badge combinations during a single game.

Interestingly, Smallworld includes 2 double-sided boards. Each side of a board corresponds to the number of players – 2, 3, 4, or 5.

Awards: Games 100 – 2010 Traditional Game of the Year

We have an open copy of Small World available in our Demo Games Library for you come in and try.

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