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No Gard
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What European games do you think is good to play on a refridgerator?

Of course I don't mean to sit on the fridge and play it. I mean games that I can make a magnetic version, put it on the fridge's door and play a few moves a day with my wife and brother. The games, therefore I think, should not have too many tokens (Agricola would be impossible), should not be a card game, should not have too much hidden information, and the layout of the board(s) should not be too complicated. I made a magnetic version of Carcassonne before but I could not make the meeples (so I have a nice field with cities and roads on my fridge, but no meeples ). Besides, the randomness of drawing tile is kind of tricky. The tiles must be placed faced down on the fridge , so they take up space. But Carcassone is a good choice.

Tic-tac-to is not a good choice because it's not fun. Domino is also not good because you need a concealed hand of quite a few tiles (1-2 hidden tiles is ok, more than that is too many). Chess, or the alikes, is too hardcore. Kingsburg is not good, because it uses too many dice (1-2 dice is ok). Do you see my dilema ?

So, what do you think? I think fridge game can be fun, especially for people who do not have time to sit down together and go through 2-3 hours of gaming. Breakfast with a little gaming, maybe some discussion and trash talk, is a good way to start a day, don't you think?
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Mr. Jack (someone has done it before. look at the image gallery)
 
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My first thought was Qwirkle. You have six hidden tiles at a time, though, so it doesn't quite fit your restrictions. I think fridge Qwirkle could work though.
 
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+1 for hive!
 
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+1 for Hive. I think there are already printable sheets in the File section originally created for this express purpose.
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micropul

We hide each person's hand and supply with a piece of paper. Nothing fancy but it works.
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What is this refridgerator of which you speak?
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Ice Flow ???


Oh, wait ON a refrigerator


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+1 Hive

Or if you want it lighter, have a look at Blokus.

Through the Desert should work well too, if you replace the camels with samll magnets in different colours.



 
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Tsuro (3 hidden tiles per player)
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Thank you all very much for the suggestions! I think Hive and Micropul are great, except that for Hive, I will have to replace Spider by something else, because my wife hates spiders , and Micropul has 6 hidden tiles per person. Besides, both of these games are 2-player games, and I'd love to have games that 3 or more players can play. Blokus does not have enough theme, aka too abstract for a breakfast conversation . Tsuro looks interesting, I will have to see how it is played. I think Hive and Micropul is the place to start.

Is there any management game, like Caylus, that you think can fit as a fridge game? That would be awesome!
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Pretty much any of them, I guess...

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