Played Everdell Deluxe edition by @starlinggames
Firstly, what a beautiful game! The woodland art style is amazing and the board just drips theme. The Deluxe edition comes with metal coins and 3D resources, including squishy berries. Whilst the 3D tall tree is a little gimicy, I love it. The theme is brilliant, it can span across generations, a feature I really admire in a game.
Everdell has also become one of my favourite games of 2018!
In Everdell you lead your critters to build the best city that you can. Building structures and recruiting critters into your city you strive to have the best city at the end of the game and score the most victory points.
I am a huge fan of worker placement engine builders, I really enjoy balancing collecting resources with investing in your engine to try and maximise your point scoring and create huge combos.
What was great about Everdell is that it was very tight, the game spans over 4 seasons, so it is very pacy. You never feel it dragging like other engine builders when a player actively lengthens the game to try and squeeze out every point.
To be honest I was surprised at how much I like this game, highly recommended from me.