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Sprawlopolis & Agropolis: A Delightful Urban Planning Puzzle

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Sprawlopolis & Agropolis: A Delightful Urban Planning Puzzle

Recently, we got a chance to try out an early copy of Agropolis by the folks at Button Shy Games. They also sent us a copy of Sprawlopolis, which is already in production. Both games can be combined using the free combo pack included in the kickstarter. Sprawlopolis is a cooperative tile placement (or card placement) puzzle game where you build a city to very specific specifications. To score points, you’ll need to place each card carefully based on a unique set of success criteria. Agropolis is a new, standalone version of the same game where you arrange a farming...

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GAMA Expo 2020

GAMA Expo 2020

Last week, I travelled to Reno for GAMA Expo 2020, the premier trade show for the board game industry. The show is for retailers, publishers, distributors, and the media, as opposed to somewhere like Gen Con which is geared towards fans of board games.  It was a very intense few days, with almost no down time. Sessions started early in the morning and didn’t finish up until 5. All the game nights and parties were a chance to network and learn about more games, so my introverted self still had to be “on”. Community There was plenty of time to...

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