Zark City

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Zark City
Andy Looney
A 3HOUSE reduction of Zarcana, using playing cards
:Players Players: 2 - 5
:Time Length: Medium?
:Complexity Complexity: Medium
Trios per color: 3
Number of colors: 5
Pyramid trios:
Monochr. stashes:
Five-color sets: 3
- - - - - - Other equipment - - - - - -
playing cards
Setup time: 2 minutes
Playing time: 15 minutes
0.25 Hr
- 45 minutes
0.75 Hr
Strategy depth: Medium
Random chance: Low
Game mechanics: modular board, hand & stash management
Theme: Abstract
BGG Link: Zark City
Status: complete? (v1.0), Year released: 2987

Zark City is an Icehouse game for 2 to 5 players designed by Andy Looney, 2008. It requires three Treehouse sets and a deck of playing cards. Looney Labs intends to publish this game in the pending 3HOUSE bundle product.

Zark City is a reduction design, distilling a more complicated game into something lighter, quicker, and easier to learn. It does for Zarcana/Gnostica what IceTowers did for Icehouse.

External Links

A just-completed two-handed game of Zark City

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