Metro Mama & Metro Baby

By Dian Mills


Stratagem™, the debut offering from 6th Gear Games, is on Kickstarter now until May 30. This family-friendly abstract strategy game is surprisingly addictive with a ruthless “take that” charm.

An ideal balance of luck and strategy, Stratagem is light enough for family fun night but substantial enough to be a go-to choice for the most avid gamer. Players take turns moving their pawns around the board, claiming each space they enter with hexagon tiles. Each claimed space that survives a round is converted to a controlled space and points are scored. Action cards can be played to ensure that nobody is ever safe (or counted out). The first person to reach a predetermined number of points wins the game and major bragging rights!

Stratagem’s benefits go far beyond simple enjoyment, though. It has few rules and they are simple enough for children to understand and follow. It’s a book and lecture-free way for parents and teachers to help young people develop crucial skills such as:

• Problem Solving
• Strategic Thinking
• Rational Thinking
• Cooperation
• Probability

The more these skills are used and honed, the more fun the gameplay!
During development of Stratagem, disabilities such as color blindness, short term memory loss and low vision impairment were also considered. The result: a fast-paced, easy-to-learn game that everybody can enjoy.

Back this project on Kickstarter today and ensure that Stratagem will be a part of your family fun nights by the holidays.

Originally published May 2014

Related Posts


Leave a Comment

* Denotes a required field

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Become a BN NYC Subscriber


Currently Popular

Social Media

Beauty Tip: When using under-eye concealer, be sure to use an under-eye moisturizer first to minimize appearance of fine lines. #beauty

About 9 hours ago from BeautyNewsNYC's Twitter via Twitter for Android


Latest News
  • Beautyscopes: January 2017
  • The zodiac is alive with renewal and full of rejuvenating energy in January, so incorporate these beautiful and practical products into your life that support your cosmic energy.

BN NYC Podcasts
  • self_tanning_featured
  • Self Tanning – Tips and Tricks
  • Our resident Beauty News NYC videographer, Haley Thompson, tackles self-tanning for bronze beauties this summer. Tune in to in to this latest How To primer for tips and tricks to dazzle like the sun.

Visit Fashion Industry Network