Recommended Reads - Tabletop Games

International Games Week is in November, and we would like to take this time to shine a light on the library’s tabletop game collection. Take a look at these suggested games, and then explore the others that we have to offer.

Planet

by Blue Orange

A world is taking shape in the palm of your hands. Take on the role of super beings and compete to create perfect worlds with the ideal conditions for wildlife to flourish. -- Container.

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Villainous

by Wonder Forge

In this epic contest of sinister power, take on the role of a Disney Villain and strive to achieve your own devious objective. Discover your character's unique abilities and winning strategy while dealing twists of fate to thwart your opponents' schemes. Find out who will triumph over the forces of good and win it all!--Container.

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Blue Lagoon

by Blue Orange

As the chief of your tribe, you are leading your people on an expedition to claim and then settle the different islands of a recently discovered archipelago. The paradise is rich with resources, and there are whispers of a beautiful lagoon hidden somewhere between the islands. Strategically direct your people and build your settlements so you can collect as many resources as possible and become the most renowned tribe on the archipelago!--Container.

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Boss Monster

by Brotherwise Games

A stand-alone, tabletop card game that challenges players to become videogame-style villains and build deadly side-scrolling dungeons. Players compete to see who can lure and destroy the most adventurers.

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Kingdomino

by Blue Orange

Dominoes with a Kingdom building twist! Each turn, connect a new domino to your existing Kingdom, making sure at least one of its sides connects to a matching terrain Type already in play. The game mechanics for obtaining the tiles is clever: the order who of who picks first depends on which tile was previously chosen. Make sure to secure tiles with crowns- these royal treasures help to multiply the worth of your Kingdom at the end of the game! The game ends when each player has completed a 5 x 5 grid, and then points are counted based on number of connecting tiles and crowns.

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Imhotep: Builder of Egypt

by Thames & Kosmos, Kosmos Verlag

Imhotep. The legendary architect of the Egyptian monuments. His awe-inspiring structures and brutal tactics earned him divine status among ancient Egyptians. Can you match his ruthless determination to build the most revered monuments? To do this, you will need to transport stone blocks on ships from your quarry to different construction sites. But you alone do not choose where the ships go. Your opponents have monumental plans of their own and want to prevent your success. A fierce competition for the precious stone resources plays out. Only with the right strategy and a little luck can you succeed--Container.

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Mysterium

by Libellud

In this asymmetric cooperative game, one player adopts the role of the ghost and the others play as psychics. All players share the same goal of shedding light on the strange circumstances surrounding the ghost’s death and laying his spirit to rest at last. Unable to speak, the ghost attempts to communicate by sending visions to the gathered psychics, who will be able to reconstruct the events of the fateful evening by correctly interpreting these ethereal messages. Cooperation and inspired guesswork will facilitate their task of unmasking the culprit. -- box.

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7 Wonders

by Repos Production

Game takes place over 3 Ages, each using one of 3 card decks. Each player uses 6 cards per Age to build their city and Wonder. At end of third Age, player with the most victory points wins.

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Loaded Questions

by All Things Equal

Tests players on how well they know each other, with over 1000 questions in four categories, designed to spark laughter, creative discussion and memories.

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Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game

by Upper Deck Co.

Players must work together to successfully attack the evil Mastermind four times. If they do, then the Mastermind is beaten and all the players win the game. The player with the most Victory points is the most legendary hero of all and the individual winner.

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