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The Best of 2016 - Live Discussion part 2

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We are discussing these categories:

Best Multiplayer
Not Board Game Recommendations
Best Interactive Story/RPG
Achievement in Design
Games of the Year


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We are discussing these categories:

Best Old Game
Biggest Surprise of 2016
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Best Puzzle Game
Best Debut


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The Best of 2016 - How It's Going to Work

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Time to look back at 2016! This year Dave and I have come up with a group of categories to discuss and highlight some of our favorite games of the year. Tune into our live discussions to week to join the discussion.

Each year we have editorial awards curated by Dave and I, as well as community driven awards. This year, we are going to again integrate the community awards into Golden Geek voting. We will let you know when this goes live so you can get nominating and voting.

For our editorial awards, we will be using the following categories:

Games of the Year
Best Old Game
Biggest Surprise of 2016
Best Board Game Port
Achievement in Design
Best Interactive Story/RPG
Not Board Game Recommendation
Best Debut
Best Multiplayer
Best Puzzle Game


We have set these categories and have nominated games for each. This Tuesday and Thursday we will be meeting to discuss each category and decide on winners.

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(Gift Guide) Top 10 Apps Every Board Gamer Should Own - #2 and #1

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Welcome to the new and improved gift guide!

It occurred to us that the gift guide is basically just a collection of some of the best games we feel every digital board gamer should own. So, we decided this year that we would instead make a Top 10 List of Apps Every Board Gamer should own. The concept is the same, only the format has changed. If you open up an iOS device this Christmas, or want

To help us in this endeavor, we’ve enlisted Brett Nolan and Suzanne Sheldon, who are, among many other things, avide digital board game enthusiasts.

The 4 of us have created a top 10 list and will share one rank each day with you. Let’s go!


Number 2

Suzanne



Let's face it - a lot of app gaming is all about solo gaming. The Game is a stand out as a solitaire app experience. Not only does the core game provide a fun and challenging solo experience, The Game app included the Fire expansion at release as well. On top of that - the app-only "Lift Up" game provides a totally different way to experience the game. The Game app hits that sweet spot for app gaming - quick, simple, but endlessly challenging and entertaining.

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $2.99
Purchase Links: App Store


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I was already a huge fan of Uwe Rosenberg's award-winning two- player tile laying game Patchwork when it was announced that an app version was in development. I love the puzzly, almost Tetris-like nature of this game as you are trying to buy oddly shaped quilt pieces and add them to your own such that you avoid leaving any gaps and hopefully get that 7x7 bonus tile first. DIGIDICED has done a phenomenal job with this app, and it is probably my most-played online multiplayer digital board game. I've participated in several Patchwork tournaments and leagues on BGG and there are always people to play against. It is so convenient to have instant access to this elegantly simple, yet strategic game, no table is required to spread out all of those quilt pieces, no need to add up all of the buttons and you can easily try a wealth of orientations and locations before laying down a quilt piece. DIGIDICED has released digital versions of a number of Uwe Rosenburg's two-player games and while all are well made, feature nice art and music, this is easily my favorite and I can't recommend Patchwork enough. This is another studio to keep an eye on in the coming years (they have Terra Mystica coming in 2017) , not only are they great at what they do, but DIGIDICED also offers its players some of the best post-release support and interest I've seen. A two player game that will appeal to a wide audience, you should have no problems finding someone to play this with you.

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $2.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
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I had said that 2016 had produced two board game ports that have surpassed Galaxy Trucker for me, and Pathfinder Adventures is the second (after Twilight Struggle). I do, however, pause in calling Pathfinder Adventures a board game port. Yes, it’s a port of the first adventure path for the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, and a very good one. That said, it doesn’t feel like a board or card game when its in the digital realm. Instead, I feel like it's a full-flung RPG which is the reason I love it so much. Gone is the mind boggling fiddliness of the cardboard version, trying to keep track of every bonus or penalty or which dice to roll as more cards are added to a check. Gone is the sterile feel of having several decks of somewhat bland cards representing supposedly mysterious and exotic locales. The digital version takes all that away, making combat and other checks feel natural and easy and transporting you into a fantasy world via excellent graphics and cutscenes. Not only is it a fantastic card game port, but it’s the best RPG on the App Store as well. Here’s hoping that Obsidian can keep creating more and more content so that our campaigns never have to end.

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: Free
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
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Brad



Collectible card games shaped not only my gaming history but also my life. They influenced my group of friends which resulted in the career I have today. Hearthstone is so high on my list because it is the best digital CCG available. It takes great elements from many existing games while striking out on its own identity. Hearthstone has managed to keep me coming back to both competitive and casual play. The cadence has continued to engage me over and over, for years.


Devices: iOS, Android
Price: Free(ish)
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
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Number 1


Suzanne



Carcassonne is the quintessential tile laying game, and - in many ways, it's the quintessential board game app. Released way back in 2012 (which is light years ago in the board game app world) Carcassonne has been well maintained and updated and it holds up as a classic app as well as a classic board game. Solid asynch online play, unique solo challenges, and available expansions ensures Carcassonne deserves a spot on anyone's device.

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $9.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
Our Review.


Brett



When Days of Wonder released the iOS version of Ticket to Ride way back in 2011, right out of the gate, they pretty much set the gold standard of digital board gaming. At the time they had already sold over 1.5 Million copies of the board game version and more than 23 million games of Ticket to Ride Online had been played on Macs and PCs. So it was pretty clear they knew how to make a digital board game. The touch interface that iPad offered added a whole new level of engagement that felt closer to playing the physical board game than ever. DoW supported both solo AI as well as online multiplayer and there was an interactive tutorial…all of the hallmarks of a well-designed digital board game. Over the years they continued to polish and refine the app with a huge graphics update when Retina displays were released by Apple. Numerous expansions were(and continue to be) added and they even tried an iPhone version. About a year ago (post Asmodee acquisition), the entire app was rewritten to make it a universal app and allow for asynchronous multiplayer (previously only available on the iPhone version). I wish Asmodee would port THIS multiplayer system to ALL of their games. Perfect for any age player and all skill levels, this is the ultimate gateway game which brings so many people into the hobby and its wealth of expansions give the game a ton of replayability. The consistently high level of polish this app has had since day one makes Ticket to Ride my top pick and it should have a permanent place on every digital board gamer's mobile device(s).

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $6.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
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Dave



When FTL landed on the App Store in January of 2014, it was a revelation. Here was a well-known and well-loved PC title that not only had arrived on the App Store without any corners being cut, but the developers had redesigned it to work on a touchscreen ensuring that iPad players would get the same experience as those using a mouse and keyboard. They failed at that as the iPad controls ended up actually improving on what we’d grown used to on our laptops. This is what happens when developers care about their game and aren’t just looking to turn a quick buck on the App Store. I immediately became addicted to FTL and the USS HelloNeumann has had many, many adventures over the past several years, all of them ending in tragedy for Jean-Luc, Geordi, and Data. One of these times I’ll beat that mothership, but I have yet to pull it off. No game I’ve ever played has been so difficult and yet so engaging and fun that you want to play it regardless. This is a desert island game, the one game I could take and leave all others behind and still enjoy myself years down the road. A true masterpiece.

Devices: iOS
Price: $9.99
Purchase Links: App Store
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Brad



Carcassonne is an achievement. Not only was it one of the earliest digital board games, it set all the rules. The game has had what feels like an unending amount of support and still get game requests from friends from time to time. While it may feel like an older game, it still holds a special place in my heart. This is still the measure by which I judge all other digital board games.

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $9.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
Our Review.


Lists So Far:

Suzanne:
10. Neuroshima Hex
9. Pathfinder Adventures
8. Ticket to Ride
7. Patchwork
6.Splendor
5. Lords of Waterdeep
4. Qwixx
3. Star Realms
2. The Game
1. Carcassonne

Brett:
10. Lost Cities
9. Lanterns: the Harvest Festival
8. Card Crawl
7. Hearthstone
6. Can’t Stop
5. Galaxy Trucker
4. Splendor
3. Lords of Waterdeep
2. Patchwork
1. Ticket to Ride

Dave:
10. Don’t Starve
9. Agricola
8. Sorcery! Series
7. XCOM
6. Card Crawl
5. Elder Sign: Omens
4. Galaxy Trucker
3. Twilight Struggle
2. Pathfinder Adventures
1. FTL

Brad:
10. Forbidden Island/Desert
9. Hey That’s My Fish
8. Neuroshima Hex
7. Pathfinder Adventures
6. Talisman
5. Lords of Waterdeep
4. 80 Days
3. Galaxy Trucker
2. Hearthstone
1. Carcassonne
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Welcome to the new and improved gift guide!

It occurred to us that the gift guide is basically just a collection of some of the best games we feel every digital board gamer should own. So, we decided this year that we would instead make a Top 10 List of Apps Every Board Gamer should own. The concept is the same, only the format has changed. If you open up an iOS device this Christmas, or want

To help us in this endeavor, we’ve enlisted Brett Nolan and Suzanne Sheldon, who are, among many other things, avide digital board game enthusiasts.

The 4 of us have created a top 10 list and will share one rank each day with you. Let’s go!


Number 4

Suzanne



Released in late 2016, the Qwixx app (specifically the iOS implementation) is stellar. The game plays excellent in solo mode and I think it's a phenomenal feature that the app can be used as a scoresheet or as a dice set for the physical game. But for me, the standout feature of the Qwixx app has been the Duo mode in which two players can face off on the same device. I've used this app so many times waiting at restaurants. It's an incredibly fun way to pass the time. Even though Qwixx doesn’t have online play at this time, the app is well worth the price especially because it includes the alternate board layouts that change up the game a surprising amount.

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $3.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
Our Review.


Brett



Asmodee Digital's debut digital board game release post acquiring Days of Wonder, the studio has done an amazing job bringing this Spiel des Jahres nominee into the digital realm. Well organized and intuitive, the app is inviting to both new and experienced players of the tabletop version. Casting players as merchants of the Renaissance, Splendor is a game that's really all about building an engine of gems and using that, along with gem chips, to buy and build cards that will contribute to your engine and/or contribute to your prestige (victory) point total. The app not only recreates the main game, but as the best digital board games do, it adds an engaging new way to play. The Challenges mode breaks the traditional rules and sets up specific scenarios and win conditions which force players to experiment with new strategies. At launch the game lacked multiplayer support, but eventually it was added, closing a unfortunate gap in the initial feature set. Honestly I personally would have preferred an asynchronous multiplayer (more akin to Ticket to Ride's tested and near perfect system) but it appears that Asmodee is all-in on their real-time lobby based system (as is evident by their other recent and upcoming digital board game titles). No matter this small gripe, Splendor is certainly a must-have digital release. Easy to learn and approachable this one works with all levels of gamers and games are quick and fun.

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $6.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
Our Review.


Dave



Of all the board games Czech Games Edition could have chosen to be their first port, Galaxy Trucker seemed like it would be the least likely to succeed. First of all, CGE had no experience porting board games and, secondly, why pick one whose mechanisms involve real-time pulling of tiles from a collective pool? How on earth would that work in multiplayer, and asynchronous multiplayer—everyone’s favorite mode—seemed an impossibility. Turns out we needn’t have worried. When Galaxy Trucker hit the App Store in the fall of 2014 it instantly became the greatest digital board game port ever created. Not only did multiplayer work flawlessly, but they put one of the most brilliant minds in gaming to the task of creating a new mode of gameplay that would facilitate asynchronous play and, guess what? Vlaada Chvátil somehow created a new way to play Galaxy Trucker that was more fun than the traditional real-time version. On top of that, they loaded the game with the most robust single player experience that any digital board game has had then or since. The campaign was witty and challenging and still managed to tell a fascinating story while adding new gameplay mechanisms along the way that eventually became an expansion for the cardboard version of the game. Galaxy Trucker did what every developer should be looking to do with board game ports, kept the original game intact while offering new ways to play and tying it into the physical product enough that the two can feed off one another as they go forward. Simply brilliant.

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $4.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
Our Review.


Brad



80 Days is a game changing experience on digital platforms. It captures the heart of something like Tales of Arabian Nights. Inkle may be more famous for their excellent take on Sorcery!, but I think this is the real gem. It tells an interesting story in a unique way with many branching paths. I find this one a goto on long flights. Despite my many playthroughs, I keep finding new things to discover.

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $4.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
Our Review.



Number 3


Suzanne



No game has gotten more play on my device than Star Realms. This app nailed its feature set including a solo campaign mode and cross-platform asynchronous online play. The Star Realms app handles all the fiddly score keeping, has regularly been updated with additional challenges and expansions, and plays well on the phone or tablet. Star Realms is truly a best-in-class board game app.

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: Free(ish)
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
Our Review.


Brett



Oh Playdek, how I miss when you made amazing games like this. One of my earliest forays into worker placement games, the first time I played Lords of Waterdeep, I had never even seen or played the physical board game (which I now own) and I was absolutely blown away. Played over 8 rounds, Lords of Waterdeep is a turn-based strategy game where players take turns assigning their agents to certain locations on the board to collect points and/or resources or taking on quests (which when completed earn you more points and/or resources). The game can look a bit daunting at first, but the app has a good quality tutorial and the gameplay is quite straight forward. If you do pick up the app, I highly recommend also grabbing the two expansion IAPs (Skullport and Undermountain) as they add even more strategy and depth. Not a D&D fan? If you have concerns about the theme…don't! I watched the Dungeons & Dragons cartoon as a kid, and I think I played D&D once in my life, that's all the D&D knowledge I had going in the first time. Please don't let the theme drive you away, otherwise you will miss out on arguably the best worker placement game on the App Store.

Devices: iOS
Price: $6.99
Purchase Links: App Store
Our Review.



Dave



Until 2016 the best board game app I’d ever played was Galaxy Trucker from Czech Games. In 2016 there have been two games that have surpassed it, the first being Twilight Struggle from Playdek. Twilight Struggle in a digital format had always been a grail game for me, and I’d been playing, for years, using spreadsheets and the Automated Card Tracking System at Warhorse. The system worked, but it was clunky and prone to errors and became more of a struggle than it was worth. Since GMT announced a digital version of TS way back when, it had been at the top of my wish list. When Playdek took over the reigns, I became even more excited and wasn’t disappointed when it landed on my Mac in the spring. Here was Twilight Struggle in all its glory with an AI that was competent (I’ve heard it’s not very good, but then neither am I and I find the AI sufficient to keep me interested) and, more importantly, an asynchronous online multiplayer system that worked beautifully. They managed to create a wonderful UI that brings everything a player needs to know to the forefront, including a brilliant timeline recalling each turn of the game, while still allowing the player full access to the map and each of its regions. Did I mention it has multiplayer? I’m not usually a big fan of multiplayer games, but the friends I’d been playing with all those years on ACTS were more than happy to jump in and engage me online and I have yet to have a bad experience in any of my online games. Twilight Struggle is currently my favorite multiplayer title and I see it being that way for a very long time.

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $4.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
Our Review.


Brad



Objectively, Galaxy Trucker may be the greatest digital board game of all time. There are other reasons why I’ve put games above it, but this truly is a masterpiece. Can’t say much more than, go buy this!

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $4.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
Our Review.


Lists So Far:

Suzanne:
10. Neuroshima Hex
9. Pathfinder Adventures
8. Ticket to Ride
7. Patchwork
6.Splendor
5. Lords of Waterdeep
4. Qwixx
3. Star Realms

Brett:
10. Lost Cities
9. Lanterns: the Harvest Festival
8. Card Crawl
7. Hearthstone
6. Can’t Stop
5. Galaxy Trucker
4. Splendor
3. Lords of Waterdeep

Dave:
10. Don’t Starve
9. Agricola
8. Sorcery! Series
7. XCOM
6. Card Crawl
5. Elder Sign: Omens
4. Galaxy Trucker
3. Twilight Struggle

Brad:
10. Forbidden Island/Desert
9. Hey That’s My Fish
8. Neuroshima Hex
7. Pathfinder Adventures
6. Talisman
5. Lords of Waterdeep
4. 80 Days
3. Galaxy Trucker
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Welcome to the new and improved gift guide!


It occurred to us that the gift guide is basically just a collection of some of the best games we feel every digital board gamer should own. So, we decided this year that we would instead make a Top 10 List of Apps Every Board Gamer should own. The concept is the same, only the format has changed. If you open up an iOS device this Christmas, or want


To help us in this endeavor, we’ve enlisted Brett Nolan and Suzanne Sheldon, who are, among many other things, avide digital board game enthusiasts.


The 4 of us have created a top 10 list and will share one rank each day with you. Let’s go!




Number 6


Suzanne





Splendor's popularity as a board game made it a natural choice to port to an app. And even before they recently added online play, I would have recommend Splendor to just about anyone because Asmodee Digital went above and beyond on the solo play experience. They saw the puzzley potential of the game and built the Challenge Mode around that potential. Full of dozens of different set ups for solo play puzzles, Splendor's Challenge Mode is tough, entertaining, and it makes the Splendor app a must-have game.


Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $6.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
Our Review.




Brett





Released back in 2012 during Playdek's prolific heyday, this digital adaptation of Sid Sackson's classic push your luck game is a go-to staple in my house. We like to play this while waiting to get a table at a restaurant or while just hanging out at home waiting on dinner. On their turn the player rolls four dice and splits them into two pairs, summing the pips of each pair of dice to get two numbers. These numbers correspond to columns on the octagonal board. The player may place or move one or two of their 3 available markers on the corresponding column. The goal is to climb to the end of three columns before your opponent(s). Once you place a marker in a column, it may only ascend that numerical column. You may keep rolling and moving as long as you roll a number that allows one or more of your pieces to move. You may stop at any time and lock your pieces into their current locations, however if you push your luck too much and roll numbers that cannot be utilized by your pieces, you bust out and lose any/all progress made that turn. The app supports single player against AI opponents or up to 4 player pass-and-play multiplayer. Unfortunately it doesn't have online multiplayer (and is unlikely to see it in the future). Easy enough for both kids and parents alike to enjoy, nerves of steel and a heavy dose of luck will get you far in this game. This inexpensive and dependable little game should be on everyone's iPhone.


Devices: iOS
Price: $0.99
Purchase Links: App Store
Our Review.




Dave




When Card Crawl hit the scene last year it seemed like any other mobile time waster which would be fun to play for a week or two and then fade away into oblivion. A year-and-a-half later, it’s still installed on both my iPhone and iPad and gets play on both. The mixture of solitaire card play and RPG elements in which you’re earning gold to buy new abilities is digital heroin. As time passed, Tinytouchtales wisely kept mixing things up by adding new cards and new modes of play all of which, miraculously, worked. Soon, Tinytouchtales will release their next card-based game—The Card Thief— but I think Card Crawl will continue to have a long life and permanent spot on my home screen.

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $2.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play




Brad





This is the game that I keep coming back to. The roll and move nature might make it an odd choice for the tabletop, but digitally it is quick and fun. The silliness plays out great in this format. The team has also done a great job of bringing this title to life and bringing out a steady flow of content. This classic has found new life for me on digital.


Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $3.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
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Number 5




Suzanne





Lords of Waterdeep is a stand out game that shows you can port full board games to an app without compromising game play experience. The game plays smoothly and is beautiful to look at. Solo play is satisfying against the various AIs, but the game really shines when you play online asynchronously against friends. Tossing in the Undermountain or Scoundrels of Skullport expansions ensures extended replayability too. Playdek was at the top of their game when they created the Lords of Waterdeep app and the quality shines.


Devices: iOS
Price: $6.99
Purchase Links: App Store
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Brett





2014 was certainly a great year for digital board games. One of that year's best digital board games, if not mobile games in general was Czech Games Edition’s stellar digital implementation of the humorous spaceship building / racing / adventure board game Galaxy Trucker. There is nothing quite like racing to build spaceships out of a pile of junk and then competing with the other players to collect and sell goods, while avoiding being boarded by enemy invaders and dodging meteors. The app features a detailed tutorial, extensive single-player campaign, as well as Pass & Play local multiplayer, online multiplayer (with loads of customizable game options) and cross-platform play. Even at launch the game already had an impressive amount of content, then last year "multiplayer missions" were added in a big free update as well as a separate iPhone release. Earlier this year CGE released their first full paid expansion called Alien Technologies, which adds a ton of new single-player challenges, multiplayer missions, ship components and loads more. Here we are two years later and CGE not only continues to support the app, but release exciting new content for the game. Quite a feat considering that CGE is also hard at work on at least a couple of new digital board game releases for next year (Codenames and Through The Ages) as well. Brimming with content this provides a big bang for the buck.


Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $4.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
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Dave




When Fantasy Flight released a digital version of Elder Sign way back in 2012, it instantly became a classic. Taking a somewhat themeless dice game and using digital magic to turn it into a convincing horror title was impressive, as was the fact that Fantasy Flight wasn’t afraid to tweak rules here and there to make the game fit its new medium. It’s something a lot of developers could learn from (and some have…spoilers!), and the changes made Elder Sign: Omens flow wonderfully on a touchscreen. As time moved on, FFG added more content in the form of new characters and themed adventures and each one was a fascinating roguelike trip with some tough enough that I’ve yet to complete them. Doesn’t mean I’m not going to keep trying. Not by a long shot.

Devices: iOS, Android
Price: $3.99
Purchase Links: App Store, Google Play
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Brad





This to me may be the definitive complex board game on digital platforms. It manages to tread the line between digital flourishes and focused gameplay. Playdek really are the masters at creating excellent digital experiences. The ability to play both online and against AI opened up a game that I struggled to get to the physical table. This is a masterpiece.


Devices: iOS
Price: $6.99
Purchase Links: App Store
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