Like Hive? Try Breaker Blocks! Games like Hive

pic791151_md Games like Hive

Hive is a game of very
immediate actions. Place down tiles through specific rules to swarm the enemies queen and protect your own. Your tiles are never eliminated and the game ends when you have totally surrounded your opponents queen. The pieces are made of glossy tiles with minimal hornet and insect sillouhettes and the rules are as minimal as the game seems. Hive, is one of the most easily transported and easily the go-to 2 player strategy game of choice since 2001. To give you an idea of this games competence–we are talking over 6 awards for it’s fun, addictive, and tactical game play.

One of the games like hive I was introduced to was Breaker Blocks last month and I was absolutely astounded by it’s pic2630842_mdquality components and easily addicting play style. You are using high quality tiles to score higher points along the 3 block piece splitting apart you and your opponent. Let me break it down, each opponent (it’s a 2 player game) has their own pile of colored tiles (1 orange set and 1 blue set). You will take actions such as: taking a tile from your pile, playing a tile from your hand, or moving a tile from around on the board. Along with these actions you have action tiles which will sway the chances of winning through: deleting tiles, moving tiles, rewarding extra actions, and so forth. The game is so pleasantly easy to learn but so daringly fun to get down a strategy to.


Joseph Nicholas

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Indietabletop. Communication major. Favorite mechanics include: Bluffing and Deduction, modular boards, and action point allowance. Favorite video game genres are Rpgs, Puzzles games, and Sim/Tycoons.

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