Monday, 22 June 2015

Tile Placement Games

This week we talk about games with a tile placement mechanism. The "daddy" has got to be Carcassonne, but we need to look into this area of gaming more!

Board Game Geek defines Tile Placement as "Tile Placement games feature placing a piece to score VPs, with the amount often based on adjacent pieces or pieces in the same group/cluster, and keying off non-spatial properties like color, "feature completion", cluster size etc.A classic example is Carcassonne, where a player randomly draws a tile and place it next to other tiles and has a chance to place a meeple on the tile just played."
I feel this definition is to confined and feel games like Betrayal at House on the Hill and Room 25 are also tile placement games.. We will see what you think during #BoardGameHour

Here are your "Tile Placement Game" questions.. 

Q1: What constitutes a "tile placement" game and how many have you played / do you own? #BoardGameHour
Q2: Within your own definition, what do you like about tile placement games? #BoardGameHour
Q3: How do you feel tile placement games compare to worker /dice placement games? #BoardGameHour
Q4: What don't you like about tile placement games? #BoardGameHour
Q5: What games use tile placement as their core mechanism well? #BoardGameHour
Q6: Do you feel tile placement helps or hinders your immersion into a game? #BoardGameHour
Q7: What games use tile placement as a side feature to another mechanism? How does it work? #BoardGameHour
Q8: What are some of your favorite games with the tile placement mechanism? #BoardGameHour
Q9: What theme do you feel would go well with tile placement? #BoardGameHour
Q10: If you were to recommend one tile placement game to a new gamer, what would it be? why?#BoardGameHour
Q11: what other mechanism do you feel would go well with tile placement? #BoardGameHour
Q12: Do you have any questions about tile placement games? #boardgamehour

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