Jaipur is one of my favorite options for a quick but strategic two-player game. The rules are very easy to learn and teach, and the decisions are tough but quick. It’s one of the games that I often lose but don’t mind because the experience is so much fun. I like the art and the simplicity of the cards and tokens, which include only images and numbers (no text). But there are a few downsides that prevent us from playing Jaipur as often as I’d like to. Continue reading
Last Friday night, Sean and I went out for a nice Italian dinner at Picolinos in Ballard and then went to Sambar for cocktails. I had a bunch of games in my purse, but we didn’t feel like Picolinos was the right environment for it, so we finally pulled out Archaeology: The Card Game at Sambar. Continue reading
I like to make sure that I am always prepared with a few games available, and I usually carry a few small games in my purse. My sister gave me this awesome big purse, and it is great for packing in a bunch of games.
I could fit way more games than this, but it’s nice to have some space to throw in a book, sunglasses, my lunch, etc. Here are the games that I’ve been carrying around in my purse lately. Continue reading