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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
• Is or was recently available in the U.S. at a reasonable price point

 


 

Each turn, play one of your two tiles and then draw a new one from the bag. Each tile shows a bird and a flower. Birds score points when played adjacent to matching birds, while flowers score you points at the end of the game based on how many matching flowers are in each row based on your perspective of the board.

One player will score based on the animals on the tiles, while the other player will score based on their colors. On your turn move one tile and then place a new one on the board. Try to make large groups of tiles with matching scoring features in order to win the game.

In this game of logic, deduction, and math, players compete to be the first to deduce a hidden series of numbers by taking turns asking each other questions, selecting these questions from a series of cards on the table.

Draft tiles and build a city that reaches to the clouds, laying walkways between your towers and earning more points for the longer they are.

School of Sorcery is a two player game of strategy, predicting your opponent’s moves, dice rolls, and magic, as you roll dice and assign them to cards in an attempt to capture magical artifacts while guessing where your opponent will move theirs.

Last-Second Quest is a real time game about racing to pack the right items for the quest and managing your inventory, with a little bit of story-telling when your opponents accuse you of trying to sneak along a forbidden item.

Winner of the 2020 Kennerspiel des Jahres, The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine is a cooperative trick-taking card game that will send you on an epic space adventure spread out across fifty missions. Each mission presents its own challenges: asking players to win tricks in a certain order, forcing you to exchange cards, or limiting your communication.

In the first ‘flick-and-write’ game, explore the beauty of the desert as you flick discs and compete in four different areas, each with their own unique scoring rules.

From Bicycle, Exchange has players secretly selecting which assets they want to buy or sell each round, while also manipulating the values of the assets. Choices are revealed simultaneously, so players must try to predict what other players will do, while trying to buy low and sell high.

Gods Love Dinosaurs, published by Pandasaurus Games, has players trying to balance the prey, predators, and dinosaurs of their worlds so as to be able to sustain life while also filling it with dinosaurs.

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