Number of Players 2-4 Recommended Age 5+ Game Time 20 Minutes
Ubongo Junior takes the familiar tile-laying, pattern-matching play from Ubongo and scales it down for a younger audience.
In Ubongo Junior, each player starts the game with nine tiles – each of a different color and shape, and each showing an animal – along with a stack of seven puzzle boards. The puzzle boards show an arrangement of squares that can be covered with two tiles (on the easy side) or three (on the hard side); the tiles to be used are depicted on the board.
Port Royal: Big Box contains the Port Royal, the first expansion Just One More Contract..., the second expansion The Adventure Begins..., the Gambler promo card, and the standalone game Port Royal: Unterwegs!.
This edition of the game features new graphics and art.
Today the jungle fruit shop is busy and bustling once again. The shop's clerks, having too much to do, have started helping customers without checking the new inventory that has arrived. Even though they haven't checked the inventory, surely the other staff members have checked them already. But during all the excitement they ended up taking too many orders... When that happens, if someone rings the bell the shop manager gorilla will rush out of their office. If they find out about the over-sold orders......oh, it's too scary to think about! Watch out for the 3 gorilla siblings that are hanging around waiting to cause trouble!
For 1-4 Players Time : 30-45 Minutes Genre : Tile Placement, Area Majority
The Portuguese King has called the finest stonemasons of the country to pave one of the most important squares with calçada tiles (worldwide famous black and white tiles that pave several squares in Portugal). But the task is enormous and players will have to count with the aid of helper cards who will help them score points and/or collect money.
Rossio is all about timing: Recruit a card face-up late in the game, and then it will score fewer times than expected. Recruit it too early, and it will score you a few points since there are few tiles built on the square. To many cards recruited face down will give that extra amount of money, but, they won't score any points. Build several tiles and you're probably helping your opponents. Build fewer tiles and you probably won't have money next turn to recruit a face-up card.
Rossio is a game with very simple rules, but with high interaction between players and interesting decisions every single turn.