Pochi acri di neve è un gioco di deck-building per due giocatori, che tratta del conflitto Britannico Francese per la conquista del Canada.
Le carte vengono giocate con un meccanismo di deck-building simile a quello di Dominion, ogni carta può avere multipli utilizzi, come avviene nei Card-driven. I giocatori devono scegliere solo un aspetto della carta da utilizzare. Ogni spazio conquistato da un giocatore aggiungerà una carta aggiuntiva al mazzo del perdente.
A Few Acres of Snow is a two-player, deck-building game about the French and British conflict in North America.
The card-play contains a focus on a deck-building mechanic similar to Dominion, each card will have multiple uses like card-driven game. The players have to choose only one aspect of the card to use when it is played. Each space captured by a player will add another card to the capturing player's deck.
From the box description:
A war fought at the edge of two mighty empires. For over one hundred and fifty years Britain and France were locked in a struggle for domination of North America. Thousands of miles from their homes, settlers and soldiers were faced with impenetrable forests, unpredictable American tribes, and formidable distances. Despite these obstacles they were able to engage in bitter warfare, with the British ultimately taking the prize of Quebec. A Few Acres of Snow is a two-player game that allows you to recreate this contest. You can change the course of history by your decisions.
A Few Acres of Snow takes an innovative approach to the subject, using cards to represent locations and manpower. As the game progresses you add to your selection of cards, increasing the range of actions available to you. There are many strategies to be explored. How quickly should you build up your forces, do you employ Native Americans, what energy should be expended on your economy?
The game is about more than just fighting – you must successfully colonize the land to have a chance.
- A Few Acres of Snow
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