What are your favorite filler game?One of my favorites is Sea of Clouds, but now looking for other quick and light games that can be played in between the longer ones
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jasondeutsch 16 months ago | 4 points[-]
Our group likes Deep Sea Adventure although it rides the line of being a filler game since gameplay is about 30 minutes.
Other staples for us are:
FirstJohn318 16 months ago | 2 points[-]
Grizzled has been our groups filler usually.
bushaaya 16 months ago | 2 points[-]
I mean... I can go to YouTube and see a review, but you know... we're already here so... feel like describing it in a sentence or 2? -:)
I have no problem with that. I just wasnt sure if that is what you were asking.
Essentialy you have 1-4 (or more if your group is doing bad) cards in your hand. each card depicts 1-6 different types of threats. one at a time you each play a card from your hand and if you ever have 3 of a kind threats on the board you lose the round and the cards get shuffled into the deck. At any time you can choose to withdraw from the current round and not play anymore cards but the downside is you will add more cards to your hand next round. Once everyone withdraws from the round regardless of how many cards were played it is considered a win and those cards are removed from the game. then you must ADD cards to the draw pile from the death pile equal to the number of cards combined amongst all players. You win if you get the deck depeleted you lose if you move enough cards from the death pile into the deck.
The main catch between this and most coop games is that you can not talk about your hand with the other players. So everyone is essentially playing their own game but you either win together or lose together.
Their are player powers and abilities that slightly help and you also lose the game if a single player gains 4 hard knocks. It can be a brutal game but fun...lol
Now talking about it is making me want to play lol
more than a sentence or two but I couldnt stop lol
bushaaya 16 months ago | 1 point[-]
Hmmm... sounds very interesting. You made me wanna try it out too, even though I generally dislike coop games -:)
Thanks for the quick intro to the game!
FirstJohn318 16 months ago | 1 point[-]
Thats why I like this coop game. Each player plays his or her own game but they still have to work together.
Sounds like a Legendary kind of thing
Never got into Legendary.
I've seen the name here & there... what is that exactly?
Are you asking what Grizzled is?
R0land1199 Supporter16 months ago | 2 points[-]
Cockroach Poker, Love Letter, and Sushi Go come to top of mind.
I actually like cockroach poker lol
Laurent 16 months ago | 2 points[-]
Are some of our go to games.
Honorable mentions if you are alone waiting for your friends to show up:
Both are excellent single player puzzle games.
FreedomDancer 16 months ago | 1 point[-]
Love letters (especially adventure time edition), Illimat, Jaipur, Dimension, star realms!
zerotozero 16 months ago | 1 point[-]
Sushi Go! and base Ticket to Ride. We can knock those out quick.
fiddly_bits 16 months ago | 1 point[-]
The Great Dalmuti because you can add or subtract players easily.
dannabben 16 months ago | 1 point[-]
BoardWithRules 16 months ago | 1 point[-]
Hanabi, Love Letter, Sushi Go!. These are the games that we get things rolling with most often.
walterbd 16 months ago | 1 point[-]
Clank is a pretty good filler. Its one of our go tos when we want to burn time
You consider clank a filler?? how long are your normal games lol.
they can take anywhere from 45 minutes to 2 hours
so you can finish clank in about 30 minutes??
yes, but as i just said... usually 45 minute minimum
I usually consider a filler game to take like 10-20 minutes with setup and take down included. I just cant ever imagine Clank being a "filler" for me...lol
you must have some very fast players...lol
yes we are all used to playing games like dominion so we know how to plan ahead in deck building games. turns are usually very quick. we can slow it down when other people join.
more power to you...I just think the set up alone is too much to consider it a filler but if it is for you that is awesome.
setup goes very quickly if you know what you are doing. just some chips to put down and some cards to shuffle. especially when people work together.
Yeah we know what we are doing but its still about 10-20 min just to set up for us.
Maybe because I am so used to Clank! In Space. Setup could be a little more complicated.
Or you could just play TI!!! lol
Yeah, I was a bit confused by that too
Hey...more power to them if their normal games are like 5 hours and you can get more than 1 in...lol
trentellingsen Supporter16 months ago | 1 point[-]
I like Skull, Love Letter, and I just Ice Cool which I think will be pretty fun to bring out every once in a while.
Another filler I have which is a weird one lol. Bad Beets!!!
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