Quick Look: Micro City
Designers: Michał Jagodziński, Kamil Langie
Artists: Paweł Niziołek, Jarosław Wajs
Publisher: Thistroy Games
Year Published: Successfully Kickstarted in 2020
Build your city wherever you want! At home, on the train, on the plane. As the name says, Micro City is a small game about building your city. Several game modes, various challenges, different levels of difficulty and random distribution of districts will make each game different!
Your goal will vary depending on the mode chosen, but it’s all about building structures that you will pay for with materials gained with your actions. You only have a certain number of rounds to reach your goal, so plan every move carefully.
Micro City second edition introduces 2 completely new game modes and several changes to the base game. It’s still primarily a solitaire game but now you can also play against another player or face challenges together in a 2 player coop mode.
In Micro City you start of by rolling 2 dice. You then play one of the cards on your hand and resolve its effects. Each card causes your builder to move through the city and perform an action – either basic or an advanced one which requires a correct die. You then gain benefits from the city tile your builder ends up on. Be careful as each tile action uses one of your investment tokens and blocks that tile until the investment token is removed. Also bear in mind that you have a certain amount of time to fulfill your current objective so plan your moves wisely!
Today Harry of @North of 60 Gaming Just wanted you to see a fabulous small box game for 1 or two people. Perfect for travel.
00:00 – Opening Credits
00:18 – Introduction
01:05 – Unboxing
04:45 – Un-Unboxing
09:19 – Set up and Play
29:41 – Final Thoughts
32:57 – Closing Credits
Kickstarter Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thistroygames/micro-city-pocket-sized-citybuilding-game
BGG Link. https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/276779/micro-city-second-edition
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Harry has been a gamer for over 5 decades, his first games were strategic war games from Avalon Hill and Strategic Publications Incorporated (SPI). Currently he resides in Yellowknife Northwest Territories in Canada, a city known to hold most of the cold weather records in Canada. While not playing games or working, his five dogs keep him busy around the house and yard. He is active in Ptarmicon Game Knights a club dedicated to bringing gaming to the communities in the Territories and can be often found teaching games both on club nights and at their various events. He looks forward to bringing his reviews and perspective of various games, in order for you to make an informed decision around buying and playing games. You can also catch Harry nigh-lighting as the North of 60 Gaming HERE.
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