The Dice Tower: 12 Games of Christmas - Solo Games

Mike DiLisio covers 12 solo games as part of The Dice Tower's 12 Games of Christmas, a board game Christmas gift shopping guide! (2020) ---> See more at

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2020

1) Dinosaur Island
Dinosaur Island
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Research DNA to bring prehistoric reptiles to life. ...

2) The City of Kings
The City of Kings
This world used to be a garden full of life; from the flying Vadora to the deep-dwelling Dwarves – but that was before Vesh came. The world has been lost and only one city remains; the oldest city in the world – and the last refuge for all of us. Now... we fight back. The City of Kings is a co-operative tactical role-playing board game for 1 - 4 players in which your character is tasked with exploring the hazardous world, trading for vital resources, and battling your enemies whilst uncovering a story of a world imperiled. You start by choosing one ...

Hike through National Parks tiles, collecting memories and admiring gorgeous scenery. ...

4) Coffee Roaster
Coffee Roaster
Coffee Roaster is a solitaire pool-building game. You choose a variety of coffee beans you want to roast, and put a number of tokens specific to that variety into a bag. Each turn, you draw a number of bean tokens randomly from the bag to advance their roast level. When you are finished, you make a cup-testing to check the taste of your coffee and score points accordingly. Each variety has its own target roast level, but approaching the target is not enough for perfect roasting; you also have to even out the roast level of each bean, while not ...

5) Nemesis
Survive an alien-infested spaceship but beware of other players and their agendas. ...

6) Raiders of Scythia
Raiders of Scythia
Raid and plunder your way through ancient empires on horseback. ...

7) Petrichor
Control the weather to make it rain and dominate the earth with your plants. ...

8) Mezo
It is a time of blood, of ritual, of war. Gods walk among the tribes, each hungering for the devotion that gives them form. Though the gods are many, only one will endure the ages above all others. Mezo is an innovative game of area control for 2-4 players inspired by Mayan mythology. You will control a powerful god and it’s tribe of followers. These tribes will clash for dominance, build step pyramids, and make sacrifices all in the name of their god. Featuring massive god miniatures, each with vastly asymmetrical strategies, as well as numerous ways for you to achieve ...

9) Street Masters
Street Masters
THE GAMEPLAY Street Masters is a 1-4 player cooperative miniatures board game inspired by classic fighting video games. Featuring over 65 highly detailed miniatures, unique decks for fighters & enemies, custom dice, and lightning-fast gameplay, Street Masters lets players match up powerful fighters against villainous organizations in a wide array of exciting scenarios. Designed by Adam Sadler and Brady Sadler, the game offers modular and elegant gameplay set in a unique and exciting world of brutal combat. THE STORY Warriors from around the world, known for their legendary fighting abilities and skills, receive mysterious invitations to participate in a martial arts tournament. During ...

10) Cartographers
The Queen's cartographers compete to sketch the most efficient maps. ...

11) Nemo's War (Second Edition)
Nemo's War (Second Edition)
Sail the Seven Seas as the hardened captain Nemo, fighting the Imperialist powers. ...

12) Spirit Island
Spirit Island
Island Spirits join forces using elemental powers to defend their home from invaders. ...

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