Board Games = A Cartographer’s Dream Come True

If you have been watching Wil Wheaton’s Tabletop, he has mentioned at one point that there are four pillars of classical European-style Board Games.

  • Carcassonne
  • Settlers of Catan
  • Ticket To Ride
  • Alhambra

These four games all have one thing in common: they all operate on a map. Aside from Ticket To Ride, the maps for these games are customizable. While this can lead to fun-filled nights of beer and board games, it can also lead to a fun and creative night where you can create an entire realm for you to roam in, or perhaps for your party to make of it what they will. Continue reading