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Tiny Towns Board Game Review

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09 Jul 2019 00:00 #299414 by thegiantbrain
Ok back it up. Steady! We don’t want to crush...

Tiny Towns may look idyllic on the surface but underneath it's a perplexing puzzle. 

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09 Jul 2019 00:19 #299415 by Gary Sax
I have been seeing this one at every one of the game stores I've been to recently... has it been a big BGG or mainstream hit or something?

I like city builders so it is interesting to me; is this a game you could play casually with players like dinner guests or is it too gamey?
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09 Jul 2019 02:07 #299417 by thegiantbrain
I have found teaching this one to be very straightforward so it should be easy enough to get folk with a less in depth knowledge of boardgames into playing it. There is definitely some tactical bite to it, but that can emerge after a couple of plays.
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09 Jul 2019 14:06 - 09 Jul 2019 14:06 #299464 by ubarose
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I think it has been a big hit outside of the BGG bubble. It's getting lot's of buzz on social media. From Iain's review I now understand why.

AEG recently posted: "We are thrilled to announce that all of the Tiny Towns we have for the Brick and Mortar launch have now been sold through to distribution."
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09 Jul 2019 16:09 #299472 by WadeMonnig
I can not hear this title without thinking of the dead milkmen song
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09 Jul 2019 18:07 #299478 by thegiantbrain
It is super accessible and I've seen some people to compare it to match games and similar on mobile. I think it has just hit that right balance between being approachable enough for new people and having just enough bite for people to replay it and look at different tactics.
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