Game Buzz: Scythe

Boards and Bees

Today, I want to talk about what presumably will be the most anticipated release of 2016:

image by BGG user jameystegmaier image by BGG user jameystegmaier

Scythe is a game currently funding on Kickstarter.  It was designed by Jamey Stegmaier and is being published by Stonemaier Games.  It’s been on people’s radar ever since the first art images started showing up near the end of 2014.  The game is set in an alternate 1920s era where players are trying to claim land around The Factory, producer of heavily armored mechs.

The game comes with a board, 80 wooden resource tokens, 80 coins, 8 multiplier tokens, 11 encounter tokens, 6 structure bonus tiles, 30 yellow combat cards, 20 beige objective cards, 20 green encounter cards, 12 purple Factory cards, 2 Power dials, 5 riverwalk cards, 5 quick start cards, 12 baggies, 5 faction mats, 5 player mats, 5 action tokens, 5 popularity tokens, 5 power…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

Posted on October 28, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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