Day 2 (of 3): King of Tokyo and my 13 year old son! :)

Greetings All,

Today is day two of my three-day segment about my children and their favorite board games.

-King of Tokyo by Iello Games-

2-6 players, 30-45mins

King of Tokyo

Above you can see the standard King of Tokyo and all of it’s components. My son is 13 years old.

Me: What is your favorite board game?

Son13: King of Tokyo!!

Me: If King of Tokyo was a story, what would it be?

Son13: Monsters were killing each other and were being destroyed, while one is in charge of a famous city.

Me: Can you give me a short summary of the rules?

Son13: Roll six dice, unless you buy a card called Extra Heads, which you can buy with energy points. There are six sides of the dice: 1, 2, 3, energy points (lightning bolts), damage (paw/claw print), and health (hearts). Match three numbers and get that many victory points, each additional same number equals one extra victory point. You Need twenty victory points to win.

Me: Who do you think this game is for?

Son13: Families, by that I mean it’s for kids and adults.

Me: Why is King of Tokyo your favorite game?

Son13: I love being a big monster that gets to kill other big monsters, plus I like it!

Me: Why should people buy/try King of Tokyo?

Son13: It’s fun and I like it!

Miniature Market has the best deal thus far for $27.99! 🙂

You can also check out the Iello website for more information.

You can see a good review from The Dice Tower and a great play through from Tabletop! 🙂

I hope you enjoyed my sons take on King of Tokyo! I will be back tomorrow with the last of my three-day segment and my 10-year-old daughters favorite game. Yesterday everyone seemed to enjoy my poll, so here were the results: 2% voted Sorry Sliders, 15% voted Munchkin, 46% voted Boss Monster, and 37% voted King of Tokyo! Congratulations to the 37% that voted King of Tokyo! 🙂 If you liked this review and want to be kept up to date please follow my page and like me on Facebook. Until next time… Live by the Board.


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