King of Tokyo is an easy game to understand how to play, but a difficult game to know how it works. Here's how it blew my mind.
Rule #1: Behind every great board game is a great set of rules and ideas that hold it together. Welcome class to Board Game Mechanics 101.
What is King of Tokyo? Well, it's a push your luck, take that style, dice game - but it's also an exploration in how game themes change games.