Milestones are one of the most daunting aspects of Food Chain Magnate. Their strategic importance can be missed at first and their number is intimidating. Thankfully, they are simpler to understand than it seems. In this article I’ll explain every milestone in the game and the effect they have on it.
Reviews, guides and articles of economic games such as Railroad Tycoon, Terraforming Mars and Brass.
In 2019 Roxley not only released Brass Birmingham, but also reprinted the original under the name of Brass Lancashire. This was great news for fans of economic games, as Wallace’s game of the industrial revolution is highly regarded. But it also opened the question: Which one is best? And why?
No one’s born with an appetite for beer and hamburgers but once billboards surround your house and menus flood your mailbox you might start thinking otherwise. Splotter’s latest title, Food Chain Magnate, puts us into the cutthroat restaurant business and takes us on a satirical fight for riches, publicity and hungry stomachs.
The 18XX series has a reputation of being some of the most difficult board games you can play. Fortunately, it’s not true. Like all games by Francis Tresham, the rules are extremely simple. The difficult lies, not in understanding how to play, but in knowing what to do and how to use the tools provided by the game to your advantage.
In this guide, I’ll explain how to approach the series as a beginner and how to tackle its challenges part by part.
How do you win a game without taking a turn? This question lies at the heart of German Railways, the second entry in Winsome’s Historic Railroads Series. Like Chicago Express, it’s a simple, fast-playing game of investment and route-building but also one of the most counter-intuitive games I’ve ever played.