Rattle, Battle, Grab the Loot

Rattle, Battle, Grab the Loot

Ignacy Trzewiczek and Portal Games are usually known for heavy games, but with Rattle, Battle, Grab the Loot they ventured into family game territory. Here you wage sea battles by throwing a metric ton of dice into the game box and then using more or less improbable ship upgrades to fight. For family-friendliness, players don’t fight against one another but compete who can capture or sink the most non-player ships.

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Imperial Settlers

Imperial Settlers

Egyptians, Romans, the Japanese empire, Barbarians – lets call those last ones huns, they seem to fit best with the illustrations. Four empires that were widely feared by their neighbors. Lets forget, for a moment, that they were not only separated by a few thousand kilometers but also also by a few hundred years. Physics is a funny thing, anything can happen if you just get lost enough. That’s how colonists from these four empires end up on a mysterious island, where they all start building an outpost of their culture. It’s only a matter of time before they run out of space and into each other. Welcome to Imperial Settlers.

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