First up we fire the fast fryer and speed our way to becoming the most popular provender provider in Food Truck Champion
Next we’re cut throat pioneers blazing an iron trail across the plains in Age of Steam
And lastly the metaphors fly as we squeeze big concepts into little words with In a Pickle
Food Truck Champion
Designed by: Nicole Jekich, Luke Turpeinen
Published by: Daily Magic Games (2017)
Players: 2 – 5
Ages: 8 & up
Playing time: ~ 60 Min
In Food Truck Champion, you are the owner of a of a new food truck eager to make your mark with great food and fast service.
Hire staff, shop for the best ingredients, and prepare tasty dishes to complete orders and earn critical awards!
Each completed order gives you a popularity token that allows you to expand one of the areas of your truck.
At the end of the day the owner with the most popularity is declared the Food Truck Champion!
Age of Steam
Designed by: Martin Wallace
Published by: Winsome Games (2001)
Deluxe Edition by: Eagle-Gryphon Games (2019)
Players: 1 – 6
Ages: 13 & up
Playing time: ~ 120 min
In Age of Steam, players relive the era when pioneering railroads built the tracks that transformed the world as steam-belching iron horses roar across the land!
The cut-throat action will challenge you to…
– Finance both the most extensive track network and the most powerful locomotives!
– Beat the opposition to the most lucrative shipments!
– Earn enough money to pay your aggressive creditors!
The game ends after a set number of turns and the player with the most profit and the best network of track wins!
In a Pickle
Designed by: Joyce Johnson, Colleen McCarthy-Evans
Published by: Gamewright (2004)
Players: 2 – 6
Ages: 10 & up
Playing time: ~ 20 min
Does a sofa fit in a shopping cart? It all depends on how you size it up in this game of creative thinking and outrageous scenarios. Try to win a set of cards by fitting smaller things into bigger things – a baby goes in a bathtub, which is in a house, in Hollywood. Play the fourth word card to claim a set,unless one of your opponents can trump with a larger word. The player with the most sets at the end is the winner.