Reef - The Greatest Combo Board Game

Reef has a unique feel where it's not quite an engine building board game. It's more of a combo building game where you're looking at cards and making 3-4 tu......

3 points by trentellingsen - updated 7 months ago | 9 comments | report | subscribe

theDL 8 months ago | 2 points[-]

Great review! I've had this on my list for a while, but I worry that it fills the same niche that Azul does, which I already own. What are your thoughts on that?

Marshwiggle92 Supporter8 months ago | 2 points[-]

That was my question. This? Or azul? 

trentellingsen Supporter8 months ago | 1 point[-]

If it's either or, then Azul.

Marshwiggle92 Supporter7 months ago | 1 point[-]

Thanks. I think I would prefer reef. And I think my wife would prefer Azul..... 

trentellingsen Supporter8 months ago | 1 point[-]

If you could only own one of those two I'd choose Azul. I think the gameplay is unique enough that it feels completely different than Azul but in my own case I pull them out on different occasions. Reef for more strategy focused gamers and Azul for more light and friendly gamers.

HooperGirl 7 months ago | 2 points[-]

Yes, this is a perfect assessment!  I agree. Azul is easier for new folks to understand. But Reef is more thinky and has a 3-D element too, so you have to be good at spacial awareness. 

theDL 8 months ago | 1 point[-]

Cool, I'll probably stick with Azul for now, but if I see a great deal on Reef maybe I'll pick it up. I does look like a lot of fun. Thanks!

philryuh Supporter7 months ago | 1 point[-]

Enjoyed the review, got a perfect sense of what the game is about and if it's my type of game--and it does seem like my type of game haha. Is Black Angel next up on the list now?

trentellingsen Supporter7 months ago | 1 point[-]

The next one I'm posting is actually an interview I did with the Time Well Spent Games owner ;)

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