While there is a little too much luck in the game, New York 1901 is a great example of a game not having to be difficult to be fun.
With a great balance between luck and player options, Tiki Island is a great blend of different mechanics that make for a highly enjoyable board game.
While Kalua has some interesting ideas, a reliance on luck and the fact that the game lasts way too long keeps Kalua from being anything more than a very average game.
While the simplicity makes the game kind of repetitive, Empire Engine is an interesting little micro-game.
While it might initially look like a simple speed game, Pressure Cooker has some interesting strategy to go with its’ cooking theme.
While the game is not perfect, Winner’s Circle is reminiscent of most Reiner Knizia games by being accessible while also having quite a bit of strategy.
While not the best game ever, Times Square does a good job blending a simple to play game with some interesting strategic options.
While I wish the game had better components and relied less on luck, The Last Spike is a fun interesting look at land speculation in the age of railroads.
Despite appearing to be simple, Hey! That’s My Fish has a lot more strategy hiding beneath the surface than you would expect.
Despite having no interest in bean farming, Bohnanza is an easy to play card game that has a surprising amount of strategy to it.