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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

 


 

Subastral is an elegant and simple card game, with simple rules but a layered scoring system that makes each choice challenging.

Burrow underground, build molehills, and plan carefully to become the master mole who controls the mountain, in this card-drafting, action programming game.

Who can say no to some yummy pie? Not you and your opponents as you compete to make off with the tastiest slices!

How quickly can you flick the balls from your side of the board to the other? You win the round if you knock the cat's black nose ball onto the other player’s side, all three white teeth balls end up on your opponent’s side, or all eight yellow balls do. You win one point for winning the round, and the first player to five points wins the game.

Will your garden flourish as you fill it with beautiful flowers, paths, and walls? A beautiful game, with lovely artwork, relaxing theme, and elegant components. 

Cute, clever, and inclusive action selection makes ArchRavels such a great casual game with a unique theme. Players will choose from one of four characters, each with an ability to buy or trade yarn, craft items, and complete a special action in a race to fulfill orders and become a master knitter. 

Draft hexagonal terrains and animal species to create an ecosystem based on scoring cards and largest masses. Cascadia's drafting system and subsequent puzzle is a delightfully engaging design that is simple in practice, but can ramp up in difficulty based on any play group.

In Explorers, each player places 4 different landscape tiles into the frame of their individual game board, along with 3 scoring tiles. Landscape tiles show four different terrain types: grasslands, bodies of water, desert, and mountains. On your turn, you reveal a scroll, which indicates the landscapes you are allowed to cross off. The active player crosses off 3 spaces for the terrain type they choose, while other players can cross of 2 of the same type or 3 of the other type shown on the scroll.

This challenging cooperative card game is all about reading your partners, taking calculated risks, and going with the flow.

Zoom around Barcelona, taking pictures of famous landmarks, beautiful skylines, and the occasional dragon

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