Playing board games is what OFPG is all about! Each month, both Mik and Starla will pick a favorite game that they played during the month and share it on this page. Be sure to come back each month for a new game suggestion for you to play with your family and friends.
The dice caricature on the left, of OFPG (Mik & Starla) is courtesy of The Dice Tower. We were gifted this image when we were reviewers for The Dice Tower in 2020. We sincerely appreciate, the support we were given from Tom Vasel and his team, when we started our journey as YouTube content creators.
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While at Cardboard Caucus, I had the opportunity to play this awesome game. Wandering Towers, is the story of how yearly graduating classes of the Ravenrealm Magic School compete to demonstrate their mastery of magic. You must help your wizards get to Ravenskeep as quickly as possible. Using their magic, they move to the top of towers, while refilling their potion bottles along the way. When possible, trap other wizards allowing you to capture some of their magical essence in a bottle, which could help you win the game.
While at Cardboard Caucas in Des Moines, IA, Mik and I were taught this game by our good friends, Susie & Jared. I found this game to be captivating and extremely enjoyable. In this game you are building your very own thriving jungle by discovering various wild animals, insects, and plants in this beautiful board game. Life of the Amazonia is a strategic meeple placing game that combines bag building and pattern building. Players will restore land, place various animals, and plant trees and flowers to enrich their jungles and create the most ecologically rich jungle. Various lives must be placed in the jungle taking into account each unique characteristic of the plants and animals in order to create synergies within one another.