Santa Monica is a tableau building game set on the Santa Monica pier and beachfront.
HOW TO PLAY
In Santa Monica players draft cards from a market to build their tableau which can be a mixture of pier and beachfront.Cards have immediate bonuses of visitors and or sand dollars, and scoring bonuses if the criteria is achieved.First to 14 cards in addition to their start tile starts the end game.Scoring then takes place and the player with the most points wins.
PETER'S REVIEW – 4/5
On the surface it seems simple but this is a puzzle game like no other. Really enjoyable challenge.
SUE'S REVIEW – 3.5/5
This game has a summer vibe but it is much more challenging than it looks.Lots of fun.
WHO WOULD ENJOY THIS GAME?
This game is suitable for 2-4 players aged 14 and up.