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Game Mechanic: Card Drafting

Game Mechanic: Card Drafting
A card drafting game is a game that uses card drafting is where players take a card from a limited pool or collection to add to their hand. The car...

Game Mechanic: Action Point Allowance System

Game Mechanic: Action Point Allowance System
A popular game mechanic is the Action Point Alliance System. It's a common and simple mechanic. Each turn you get a number of actions you can use. ...

Game Mechanic: Resource Management

Game Mechanic: Resource Management
In a resource management game, the main mechanic is for the player to collect resources that can be used to build things, upgrade, or accomplish the goals of the game.

Game Mechanic: Worker Placement

Game Mechanic: Worker Placement
The game mechanic Worker Placement or more precisely Action Drafting requires you select an action that is available to all players in a game. It is the most popular of the Euro-style games.

Shuffle Building Defined

Shuffle Building Defined
Another game mechanic that is called shuffle building. Some could say it is an off shoot of deck building mechanic that is very popular.

Dice Rolling

Dice Rolling
Dice rolling games has been around for centuries. Basically you roll dice and get results by chance. You have no control of the outcome. It's a random element of the game which makes it unpredictable and exciting.