Posted Monday, 26-Jan-2015
While you may have stocked up on more eggs and bread than you can eat in a month, one thing you shouldn’t leave off your winter storm shopping list is board games.
Now that the first major snowstorm of 2015 is in full swing, let’s take a look at 5 wintry board games to help you weather the storm:
A follow-up to the popular racing game Snow Tails, the hard-to-find Mush! Mush! Snow Tails 2 offers updated game play and illustrations.
# of Players: 2-8
Playing Time: 30 Minutes
Perfect for a cold winter night, A Few Acres of Snow is a deck-building card game for 2 players focusing on the French and British conflict in North America. If you love card-drafting games but Dominion just wasn’t your thing, try A Few Acres of Snow.
# of Players: 2
Playing Time: 60 Minutes
Looking for a strategic Tile Placing game that’s easy for the teenagers to learn yet still interesting for parents? Play with your family as you cover your table in snow…err…ice tiles.
# of Players: 2-4
Playing Time: 45 Minutes
Carcassonne: Winter Edition is an expansion to the Spiel des Jahres winning tile-placement game Carcassonne. The game adds wintry-themed tiles and well thought-out artwork to the classic city-building game.
# of Players: 2-5
Playing Time: 40 Minutes
Take a dive into the darker side of fairy tales in the beautifully designed storytelling game Winter Tales. Easily teachable to young players, this card-based role-playing game works best with a larger group of people.
# of Players: 3-7
Playing Time: 90 Minutes
Published by BoardGamePrices.com
Can we fit all the photos we took at Spiel into this article? No. But we’ll sure try! Here’s your last look at the last day of the biggest board games show in the world.
The tiredness starts to take hold; but we press on toward Day 3! We’ve got dice! We’ve got minis! We’ve got mechs! It’s Spiel!