and the winner of the Spiel des Jahres 2014 is…

…drum roll please…

The other day on the geek, Mark K. and David S. and I were talking about the next great gateway game and whether theme or mechanic were important.  Two things I suggested that ‘non-serious’ gamers or family gamers like are dice and connection games.  This led me to a quick concept of a game called Planes, Trains and Automobiles.  In this game players have six custom dice that have icons of trains, plains and automobiles on them.  By careful use of the dice, the dice are rolled and placed on the board to make connections between locations.  Does a player take the easier but longer route or the shorter but more difficult route?  Roll the dice or select a card and work your way from point A to B to C to D…

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About Clive

Just an average guy who loves board games, movies, musics, books, comic books, video games and anything else fun.
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