Jona’s Bargain Basement opens it’s doors for the first time and takes a look at the Swiss monster fighting card game with an interesting mechanic that is TSCHAK!
The door creaks open, the light plinks into life and dank steps stretch out before you. Strange sounds are emanating from the room below, hushed tones and shuffling noises… wait, did you just hear a monster? Well yes, you did and if you can summon the courage to venture down there Jona will tell you all about them!
Jona’s Bargain Basement is here to discuss games which may appeal to the budget conscious among us or those who just love a bargain.
So pull up a crate, camping chair or over-turn a bucket and prepare to learn about TSCHAK!
F.A.T.B. gets knee deep in bean farming in this surprisingly strategic card game from Rio Grande. Does the gameplay come up trumps? Read on to find out…
We all know the rhyme – beans, beans the musical fruit, the more you eat, the more you toot. Thankfully however, this a game about bean farming, not bean farting. Probably for the best really considering Bohnanza features a variety of beans that players must plant, grow and harvest in a race against the deck to earn the most cash from their smooth bartering and canny bean planting.
Bohnanza is a competitive farming game with each player assuming the role of a bean farmer. Gameplay consists of planting/selling beans, visiting the market and trading with other players to try and offload unwanted goods. This may sound like a typical trade game, but Bohnanza offers a surprising amount of strategy thanks to a brilliant and simple game mechanic that you just don’t see very often. Lets take a quick look at the gameplay. Continue reading Bohnanza Review→