Category - Engine Building Games

An engine building game is one in which players build up an economy of resources turn by turn. The resources might be money, workers, gems (like in Splendor), wood, victory points, or any other useful in game “currency”. Generally players can improve their engine over time which can lead to a great sense of satisfaction when the engine runs at peak performance.

The Splendorificness of Splendor!

Gemstone tokens and development cards work to create one of the easiest, most simple engine-building games that our reviewer has ever played. Read on to learn why Splendor is one of our favorite games.