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Sumer: Eurogaming Meets Platforming In Mesopotamia

While over at GDC I stopped to check out digital board game Sumer [official site]. I feel like a fair few games have billed themselves as digital board games in recent years but Sumer is the one which caught my attention, partly because I liked the aesthetic and partly because anything that wants to offer me a Eurogame* experience without me needing to read a rulebook is Of Interest.

Developer Misha Favorov describes Sumer as a worker-placement platformer.

“It’s a game where you play as a bunch of Sumerian nobles trying to compete to win the favour of Inanna to become the first ever king or queen of ancient Mesopotamia,” he explains.

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