Life sure isn’t easy on a deserted island.
In fact, most of the time it can downright stink.
But that isn’t to say there aren’t pleasures to be found.
Such is the case with the Robinson Crusoe 2nd edition board game from Portal Games.
It’s one of the hardest cooperative board games we’ve played. Yet it’s filled with so much adventuring theme and tough decisions, that we keep thinking about it long after we’ve played.
It may seem like we’re on a deserted island kick this week because our last review, Hellapagos, is also a cooperative game with a deserted island theme. However, the two games are vastly different. Hellapagos is a quick game with social interaction where players are voted to perish or not fit on the escape rafts. While Robinson Crusoe is a deeper and longer adventure to explore, gather resources, make shelters, fight off beasts, withstand the bad weather, and generally survive ...