Tags » 7 Wonders

Not much going on

I haven’t even played Factorio in a week. It’s just been a slow month with general bad news and blasé feelings all around. (Two funerals and a friend in the hospital will do that, I suppose). 193 more words

Session Reports

Artificiality in win conditions

Board games usually have highly artificial win conditions. But trying to escape that artificiality — for instance, by creating games with more nuanced outcomes — generates some interesting issues, both conceptual and practical. 1,817 more words

Chess

Pisa, Italy




yay! just another tourist posing the same thing as everyone else! woohoo! ‘look at me lift that tower!’



 

It was pretty cool to see the leaning tower of Pisa in real life. 366 more words

Travel

Roma, Italy

i have nothing much to write about when I’m with my family. the perks of this: i guess i think a lot less, and experience less mental stress.

Travel

Tabletop Roundup #21 -- 7 Wonders Duel, Coup: Rebellion G54 Anarchy, Lords of Xidit

It’s getting harder and harder to get people to the table and play some games.  I don’t like that.  I do like all three of these games, though, including a two player variant on a classic and an expansion to one of my all time favorites.   1,314 more words

Tabletop

Ten Board Games for the Newcomer

In 2016 I became a tabletop gamer. Or rather, I expanded my tabletop gaming horizons far beyond the mainstream I had become accustomed to. Anyone already in tune with the goings on here at Meeple of the Earth will already be fully aware of the positive impact this has had on my time spent playing. 2,082 more words

Board Games

7 Wonders Duel: A Marvel of Modern Game Design

Brief Overview

In 7 Wonders Duel, a 2015 game published by Repos Production and designed by Antoine Bauza and Bruno Cathala, two players compete over resources, commerce, military, science, and culture to become the top civilization. 2,664 more words