Game Info

Scythe
1 - 5 players
average 102 minutes
Challenging
Published in
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Economic Farming Science Fiction Fighting Territory Building
Area Control / Area Influence Variable Player Powers Grid Movement Area Movement

It is a time of unrest in 1920s Europa. The ashes from the first great war still darken the snow. The capitalistic city-state known simply as “The Factory”, which fueled the war with heavily armored mechs, has closed its doors, drawing the attention of several nearby countries. Scythe is an engine-building game set in an alternate-history 1920s period. It is a time of farming and war, broken hearts and rusted gears, innovation and valor. In Scythe, each player represents a character from one of five factions of Eastern Europe who are attempting to earn their fortune and claim their faction's stake in the land around the mysterious Factory. Players conquer territory, enlist new recruits, reap resources, gain villagers, build structures, and activate monstrous mechs. Each player begins the game with different resources (power, coins, combat acumen, and popularity), a different starting location, and a hidden goal. Starting positions are specially calibrated to contribute to each faction’s uniqueness and the asymmetrical nature of the game (each faction always starts in the same place). Scythe gives players almost complete control over their fate. Other than each player’s individual hidden objective card, the only elements of luck or variability are “encounter” cards that players will draw as they interact with the citizens of newly explored lands. Each encounter card provides the player with several options, allowing them to mitigate the luck of the draw through their selection. Combat is also driven by choices, not luck or randomness. Scythe uses a streamlined action-selection mechanism (no rounds or phases) to keep gameplay moving at a brisk pace and reduce downtime between turns. While there is plenty of direct conflict for players who seek it, there is no player elimination. Every part of Scythe has an aspect of engine-building to it. Players can upgrade actions to become more efficient, build structures that improve their position on the map, enlist new recruits to enhance character abilities, activate mechs to deter opponents from invading, and expand their borders to reap greater types and quantities of resources. These engine-building aspects create a sense of momentum and progress throughout the game. The order in which players improve their engine adds to the unique feel of each game, even when playing one faction multiple times.

Overall Statistics for shirdalcafe's Gaming Group

Total Games Played: 13
Average Players Per Game 5.5

Win/Loss Statistics for shirdalcafe's Gaming Group

Badges Name   NemePoints   Total Games   Avg. NemePoints   Wins / Losses % Won  
FarzaN 388  7 55.00 
4
3
57 %
soltan 324  9 36.00 
3
6
33 %
amin chaboli 294  7 42.00 
1
6
14 %
Patrick 284  8 36.00 
1
7
12 %
ehsan chaboli 241  8 30.00 
1
7
12 %
amin tavakoli 206  8 26.00 
1
7
12 %
ashram 101  4 25.00 
0
4
0 %
ali ghanavati 97  2 48.00 
1
1
50 %
ali kordi 79  5 16.00 
0
5
0 %
hossein karti 66  1 66.00 
1
0
100 %
arash caclone 44  1 44.00 
0
1
0 %
matin 44  1 44.00 
0
1
0 %
mohamad ent 44  1 44.00 
0
1
0 %
MahSa 36  2 18.00 
0
2
0 %
reza rezai 26  2 13.00 
0
2
0 %
navid J 23  1 23.00 
0
1
0 %
porya 20  1 20.00 
0
1
0 %
uchiha reza 20  2 10.00 
0
2
0 %
ahmad reza kabiri 13  1 13.00 
0
1
0 %

    Last 5 Played Games for shirdalcafe's Gaming Group

    Date Played Result
    5/17/2019
    66 
    2nd matin
    44 
    3rd soltan
    26 
    4th porya
    20 
    10 
    5/14/2019
    66 
    2nd Patrick
    44 
    3rd MahSa
    26 
    20 
    5th FarzaN
    10 
    3/30/2019
    1st FarzaN (91 game points scored)
    78 
    2nd amin chaboli (81 game points scored)
    47 
    3rd ashram (79 game points scored)
    31 
    4th Patrick (77 game points scored)
    20 
    5th reza rezai (73 game points scored)
    13 
    6th ehsan chaboli (72 game points scored)
    3/30/2019
    1st FarzaN (91 game points scored)
    78 
    2nd amin chaboli (81 game points scored)
    47 
    3rd ashram (79 game points scored)
    31 
    4th Patrick (77 game points scored)
    20 
    5th reza rezai (73 game points scored)
    13 
    6th ehsan chaboli (72 game points scored)
    3/23/2019
    1st ehsan chaboli (83 game points scored)
    66 
    2nd Patrick (79 game points scored)
    44 
    3rd amin chaboli (67 game points scored)
    23 
    3rd FarzaN (67 game points scored)
    23 
    4th MahSa (63 game points scored)
    10