The Dice Tower: 12 Games of Christmas - Two Player Games


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Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2020


1) Kero
Kero
June 2471, and kerosene - KERO - is scarce. Two clans are struggling to survive, exploring New Territories in their tanker trucks. Running out of fuel is a risk each time they leave camp! Fortunately, a local tribe of Tuareks can lend a helping hand… Kero is a two-player game set in a future unfriendly world, where players will be clan leaders - managing a camp, a tanker truck and 7 Explorers - competing for the same lands. Their ability to win the game will be based on how much kerosene (Jerrycans) they can find and how they use it wisely… ...

2) Caper
Caper
Caper is a two-player card strategy game in which each player recruits thieves, equips them with gear, and tries to steal from popular places across Europe. Caper plays over six rounds with a colorful, quirky design that combines card drafting and set collection with area control. Players are met with challenging decisions such as drafting particular thieves, giving them specific gear, and stealing precious works of art. The game changes depending on what city you're playing in, giving you unique ways to play every time. ...

3) Targi
Targi
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A contest between two nomadic tribes along desert trade routes. ...

4) Claim
Claim
The King is dead! What happened? Nobody really knows, but he was found face down in a wine barrel this morning. It could have been either foul play or his own thirst that did him in. Regardless, the King is dead without any known heirs, so it's up to the five factions of the realm to decide who will be the new king: Will it be you or your opponent? Do you have what it takes to win over the realm's factions? Claim is played in two distinct phases. In phase one, each player gets a hand of cards that they ...

5) Monolith Arena
Monolith Arena
Wage war against opponents on a hexagonal board. Prepare your armies to face off on the battlefield and surprise your enemy with your choice of special abilities! Monolith Arena is a fantasy battleground board game built around the base engine of Neuroshima Hex, which is also from designer Michał Oracz. The game includes four factions, with unique abilities and units! Each player has a monolith that serves as their headquarters, and each player seeds their monolith with three tokens that provide special abilities. When an opponent damages your monolith, you remove the top layer to expose the first token, gaining its ...

6) Paris: La Cité de la Lumière
Paris: La Cité de la Lumière
Players compete for their moment in the light by placing oddly shaped building tiles. ...

7) Robin of Locksley
Robin of Locksley
Troubled times blight England since the good and just King Richard the Lionheart was captured in the Crusades. Meanwhile, Robin of Locksley is stealing from the rich Norman lords to free the King. In Robin of Locksley, you aim to collect loot tiles with your Robin and sell loot collections of the same color. Move forward on the racing track surrounding the 5x5 loot tiles by spending earned gold. Every field will give you a task to gather fame: You may fulfill the task, or you may spend one gold coin to pass it. Whoever first circles the racing track twice ...

8) Kingdomino Duel
Kingdomino Duel
Roll the dice, choose the ones you want, and put them together in pairs to create your dominoes. Domino by domino, fill in your map while entrusting the territories of your kingdom to loyal dignitaries. Gather favors from wizards in order to cast powerful spells that will allow you to rule without having to share. Kingdomino Duel is a standalone game that preserves the essence of the acclaimed original Kingdomino. In this game, instead of adding dominoes to your kingdom, you will choose two dice to combine into a single "domino" that must then be drawn into your kingdom. —description from the ...

9) Nagaraja
Nagaraja
Race a fellow adventurer to acquire your temple's treasure while avoiding its curse. ...

10) Mandala
Mandala
The Mandala: the symbol of an ancient and sacred ritual. Colored sand is laid to create a symbolic map of the world before the pattern is ceremonially destroyed and the sand cast into the river. In the two-player game Mandala, you are trying to score more than your opponent by collecting valuable cards — but you won't know which cards are valuable until well into the game! Over the course of the game, players play their colored cards into the two mandalas, building the central shared mountains and laying cards into their own fields. As soon as a mandala has all ...

11) Unmatched: Cobble & Fog
Unmatched: Cobble & Fog
Heroes from Victorian-era literature join a skirmish to the death. ...

12) The Fox in the Forest Duet
The Fox in the Forest Duet
Win tricks to move in the forest, collecting the gems before running out of time. ...



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