The Tao of Gaming

Boardgames and lesser pursuits

Machi Koro + Harbor

… works well as a two player filler. Not deep, but some thought involved.

Variant I now will always recommend — There must be at least 4 blue/green buildings numbered 1-6 in the opening. (For more players, I may make this 2n). It’s brutal to go last and not have any purchase that improves your position, ditto for second round.

I also removed 2 sets of purple buildings (for 2 player, I should probably remove one more).  I’m tempted to remove a few Cheese Factories (and maybe Flower Store) since these only score as multipliers based on a single building (in the current set). So often they are worthless. I may just ban those from the opening setup.

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Written by taogaming

January 21, 2015 at 10:15 pm

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