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Scythe Board Game

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Pros and Cons
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The chess and checker pieces are smaller than standard, but it doesn't bother me. The chinese checkers has real glass marbles which is hard to find in a multi-use set. This gives us a variety of options put together nicely in one container.

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Scythe mixes engine builder meets area control meets worker placement. The artwork is filled with dieselpunk motifs and looks amazing. The board itself has great artwork, the figures are really nice.

This game is basically deep vein thrombosis waiting to happen. This is an asymmetrical game, meaning every player has a variance on how the rules apply to them.

The single-player mode is super interesting and challenging. The solo mode is also great for the times you don't have anyone to play with. There is an expansion to make it a 7 person game.

It is complex, but boy-oh-boy is it rewarding! It takes one playthrough to just learn the game, or the instruction booklet has a link to a video. It is not overly complex.

This is one of our top favorites next to wingspan and root. I'm a huge fan of the eastern european steampunk theme, which makes this a beautiful game to stare at while i plan out my moves.

Cons2

Board hexes are not large enough to contain the a usual number of pieces. Room for two additional factions is on the board, but requires an overly priced expansion pack for the value. The game had been obviously opened. An obvious returned item that w...  Read More

There are several turn phases that are easily forgettable that the digital version reminds you of. However, the intention of getting the game was to play with high-school students.

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