Malts and Meeples – February 17th Board Game Unboxing
There are more board games to unbox, this time it’s not all new games or not all unpunched games, but I look at three different games I picked up recently and that I have expansions for.
You can find a more detailed description of all the games in yesterday’s Point of Order article.
Potion Explosion, and expansion, are a potion brewing game with some great toy factor to them. You pull out marbles which causes other marbles to drop and you’re strategizing to get matching marbles to hit because then you get to take those as well to brew your potions. May the best brewer of potions win.
The Quacks of Quedlinburg
More brewing of potions in The Quacks of Quedlinburg. This time you’re trying not to have your potion blow up in your face. Quacks is a bag building game where you push your luck over several rounds trying to draw out the most ingredients and get them into your potion without busting. Will you go for that one more ingredient to push you ahead?
Heroes of Land, Air, & Sea
This is a big 4X game (explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate) where you take the roles of different fantasy races vying to be the best heroes in land, air, and sea. Full of minis and epic adventure, this game will take a while, but the experience will be a memorable one.
Last nights brew was King Sue by Toppling Goliath Brewing Co. out of Decorah, Iowa. This is a double IPA, and I’m hit or miss on a lot of double IPA’s. As I talk about in the video, it can end up being too sweet for me, but this one keeps a nice bitter punch to it, in the lines of a grapefruit flavor, which I really like.