Sprawlopolis is a game that I expected to like. Like any solo game, I expected it to challenge me. I expected it would be worth carrying around for a week to kill downtime in waiting rooms and break out at bars. My expectations were higher than for any other microgame I’ve played (and I love the microgame gimmick), and it still blew me away. How can such a small game be so good? Keep reading this Sprawlopolis review and find out.
When you design a game, people will judge it by their first play of it. If that first play goes poorly or if they feel lost, they might never want to play again. So part of our job as a game designer is to signal to a player how to play the game well enough to not feel lost, and to have fun.
This quick guide has some of the strategies and tactics for playing Mystic Vale like a champion. Improve your Mystic Vale strategy.
I’ve thought a long time about starting this site: the first strategy article I’ve ever written was nearly 15 years ago, when I was in middle school. Since then, I’ve taken so many notes, done so much math, tinkered with so many strategies in so many games, but I’ve never shared any of it. I’ve […]