9 Card Wingspan – Components

Continued from 9 Card Wingspan – An Overview

An important part of turning a big box game into a 9 card PnP is cutting down the other components and the play time to match. So let’s look at some numbers.

Number of Turns

Wingspan is played over 4 rounds, with 26 total turns. I’m initially going to make it last 2 rounds, of 7 and 6 turns, for a total of 13. Each player tracks actions during each round with cubes, so we’ll need 7 cubes, in 2 colours, instead of the 5 x 8 cubes the original game read more

9 Card Wingspan – An Overview

Continued from TINYforming Mars

From the Wingspan Rulebook …

Wingspan – a competitive, bird-collection, engine building game
Designed by Elizabeth Hargrave
“You are bird enthusiasts—researchers, bird watchers, ornithologists, and collectors—seeking to discover and attract the best birds to your network of wildlife preserves. Each bird extends a chain of powerful combinations in one of your habitats.”
Wingspan vs 9 Card Wingspan (working title)

Wingspan has 3 types of habitats; Forest, Grassland & Wetland. And each of these habitats focus on a particular thematic, game mechanic; gaining food, laying eggs, and collecting bird cards. So the more birds you have in a particular habitat, the better you are at doing that action. And all of the actions combine to make it easier to place bird cards in your habitats. After a set number of rounds, you add up your points from read more

Keyforge Upgrades & Storage

Keyforge Transport and Storage

Keyforge decks come in a perforated sealed box, that are unable to be closed properly once opened. It seems that this is to prevent people from being able to reseal opened boxes, and sell them as new. The upshot of this, is that you need another way to transport decks when you go to play. So I designed 3 different boxes to use with Keyforge decks.

Keyforge Boxes

The smallest one is a super compact read more