From Finnish designers
Welcome to the world of board games by finnish game designers. Below you'll find a list of board games from Finland, that might interest a gamer. It's not a complete list of finnish games, for example childrens games are not listed here.
Dokmus is a board game for 2-4 players. Your goal is to lead an expedition to the island of Dokmus, the ancestral god of your tribe. The island is represented by eight double-sided map pieces. During setup you randomize which side of each map piece is up and place them in a 3 x 3 grid, so that the middle place is left empty.
Eclipse is a big scale space empire building /warfaring game where each player aim to take their of specie to the dominant position in the Universe.
Hornet is suitable for both family and adult players. The gameplay is quick but requires constant decision making and risk taking. Each player controls two hornets, which are moved around the board using six action cards. The aim is to collect nectar and use it to make honey in hives. The player with the most honey in a hive when it is scored wins the hive, and the first player to conquer three hives is the winner. The game is for 2-5 players, age recommendation is 10+, and a game takes about 45 minutes to play. Hornet will be available in Finland in August 2010, elsewhere in September.
An accurate description about the battle in Tornio 1944, between the Finnish and German troops.
A standalone expansion for Dale of Merchants
Honshu is a trick-taking, map building card game set in feudal Japan. Players are lords and ladies of Noble houses seeking new lands and opportunities for fame and fortune.