preview of the games that came in this week:
In CUBIST, your goal is to build the most valuable collection of installations for the new Modern Art Museum. Players build installations with dice based on Installation Cards. A player who completes an Installation collects that card and scores the value shown on it. As players complete Installations, they contribute dice to the Museum, also adding to their final score. When the Museum is completed, or when one player completes five Installations, the game is over and players add up their scores. If you score the most points, you win the game and the new Modern Art Museum is named after you.
Welcome to the Rococo era during the reign of Louis XV when it’s safe to say that holding lavish balls is quite trendy. Important personalities wrap up in noble coats and dresses, anxious to outshine one another. As the biggest event is coming up in just a few weeks, everyone is turning to you with their requests: an elegant coat here, a stunning dress there, or a donation to fund the fireworks at the event. Soon you realize that it’s not just about your dressmaking business anymore – it’s about managing the most prestigious ball of the era…and now it’s time to ro(c)k!
Rococo is a Eurostyle board game with an interesting take on deck-building. Each turn you play one of your employee cards and let that employee perform a task: hire a new employee, buy resources, manufacture a coat or dress, or invest in the ball’s decorations. But not every employee is up to every task, so you must choose and lead your employees wisely – especially since each employee grants a unique bonus and some of these bonuses generate prestige points.
After 7 rounds, the game ends with the big ball and a final scoring. Then you gain prestige points for certain employee bonuses and for coats and dresses that you rent out to guests at the ball as well as for decorations that you funded. The player who collected the most prestige points wins.
|Lords & Ladies
In Lords and Ladies, each player controls a turn of the century noble family and their servants. The goal is to raise your family’s status through careful marriages, hiring servants and having children, all the while destroying rival families through gossip, backstabbing and using superior wit. Status is gained and lost during the game as players compete to be the first to end a round with 18 status points.
A world of beautiful colors comes alive as players choose commission cards picturing the finest European art works of the past six centuries. Players score their commissions by mixing primary colors through clever tile placement, and recreating the palette of colors used by the masters. Each player starts with two personal commissions on their wooden easels. There are also four paintings in the Gallery that anyone may attempt to complete as well. Explore the paintings, palettes and pasts of the artists in this unique and challenging game for the whole family.
fun and relaxing game that the whole family can play. Fluxx is all about change. You don’t know
what the winning condition is until someone plays a Goal card. If you don’t like
the Goal, play a new Goal card. If you don’t like the Rules, play a new Rule
card. Collect the Keepers and avoid the Creepers. Match the Keepers to the Goal
are simple. Begin the game with a hand of 3 cards and one basic rule: draw one
card then play one card. Follow the directions written on the card you chose to
play. As cards are drawn and played from the deck, the rules of the game change
from how many cards are drawn, played or even how many cards you can hold at the
end of your turn.
this week is the latest data pack, All That Remains for the base game Android
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