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Recommended Casual Game Award

Casual Game Recommended badgeEach Recommended game has been carefully evaluated by our editorial staff and found to meet the following conditions:

• Representative of the casual game genre in terms of game length, depth, and complexity
• Appeals to a general audience, with a G or PG content rating
• Has acheived a high rating in gameplay, quality, and originality

 


 

Published by Helvetiq, Kinoko (which is Japanese for ‘mushroom’) is a 20-minute, 2-4 player game about moving cards around and trying to figure out where everything is, all while avoiding the forbidden mushroom.

A mysterious cube has crashed in the Nevada desert, and it’s up to you to vie for its control on behalf of your government agency in this tile-laying, mind-bending puzzle game.

Take a trip back to summer camp, earn badges, master new skills, and enjoy a wonderful, summer experience in this lightweight deck-builder.

Use only one-syllable words to get your team to guess a word or phrase! Make a mistake? Get hit with a stick! It's that simple.

The evil mastermind has died and you, his faithful underlings, are divvying up his supervillain empire in a bid to become the next big mastermind! Each turn, take five cards and divide them into two groups. The player at your side will choose one and leave you the other. While they're choosing their cards, you'll be selecting a set passed to you by your other adjacent player.

Step into the shoes of an evil overlord, recruit minions, attack towns, and buy rounds of drinks for your fellow villains. Every round, a player rolls the die and use the result to gather resources from the cards you've already collected which you then in turn use to buy even more cards.

Weave a tale in this bidding, card collection game that features rich and unique artwork. Bid using lore chips to collect theme cards to craft your tales (Nature, Energy, and Spirit). In the end, you score only the tale with the lowest total value.

This fast little word game for two players has you trying to guess your opponent’s word with the aid of little bird friend clue cards. The challenge is not in deducing your opponent’s word so much, but in doing so with the use of minimal clues. 

 

A cooperative movement programming game in which players work together to help cute little robots navigate the game board and complete their goals before they run out of batteries.

There’s love in the family, and the family is in danger, and there’s danger in the house. What comes next that the house can fit into?

Published by Gamewright Games, In a Pickle is a light party game for two-to-six players, all about making connections between words, with nouns that can fit inside each other.

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