CHOCOLATE FACTORY: Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three...

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CHOCOLATE FACTORY: Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three...

Post by DrClick » 10 November 2021, 10:49

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Come with meeeeeeeeeee
And you'll beeeeee
In a game of pure calculation

Take a look
And you'll see
A belt you're giving motion...


Set in the early 20th century of entrepreneurs and chocolatiers experimenting with new ways to create and market chocolates, YOU are assigned the task of chief chocolate maker! Chocolate Factory is a euro game of literal factory building and moving (using a pushable conveyer belt component) chocolates you must complete the largest number of chocolates required by retailers for the best value. The game also features wooden chocolate pieces and a movable conveyer belt making the physicality blended with euro mechanics a unique experience.

Players are each given a starting player board which will have two Factory parts which apply to a physical conveyer belt. The conveyer belt part of the player board contains long slot with an empty region in which to push square tiles along. The tiles will house the chocolate pieces players will manipulate throughout the game.

During the game players will initially draft new factory parts (to add to their player board) and specialists (one time use cards with special powers).

Then each player will “push” three times cocoa into their machines. During each “push” players will be able to use fuel and their factory parts to manipulate their Chocolate pieces. Careful consideration will be required for the spatial element of the game as Chocolate pieces can only be manipulated during a push by the Factory part that is adjacent to their tile.

Players score points by creating chocolates for public and personal objectives. The player with the most points at the end wins.
Easy.

You can try now the game by clicking the link right below:
https://boardgamearena.com/gamepanel?ga ... atefactory

Action points, card drafting, pick-up and delivery, what else do you need?

That's another great release from Alley Cat Games, and thanks to them you can play it now on BGA!
Of course, we would also like to thanks Matthew Dunstan and Brett J. Gilbert, the candy designers. Yes, designing a game is a bit like being Willy Wonka.
And what about the Ommpa Loompas? The ones doing the hard work? We have one : Hersh. He developed the game beautifully, and thanks to his work, you can enjoy it pretty closely to the real game! Send him all the love you can.

There is no
Life I know
To compare with
Boardgamification

Living there
You'll be free
If you truly
Wish to be....
*

See you next Wednesday!
*(PS: sorry for the desperate attempt to translate and adapt the original song. You can propose your own version in the comments).

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Re: CHOCOLATE FACTORY: Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three...

Post by JiminiesPeacewave » 10 November 2021, 14:40

2 player variant for Oriflamme Please?

Ez0ah
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Re: CHOCOLATE FACTORY: Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three...

Post by Ez0ah » 10 November 2021, 15:17

Thx for the game, it looks gorgeous here, a true candy to the eye :)

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Re: CHOCOLATE FACTORY: Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three...

Post by twenty9oh7 » 10 November 2021, 18:01

JiminiesPeacewave wrote:
10 November 2021, 14:40
2 player variant for Oriflamme Please?
Vote on the suggestion in bug reports rather than an unrelated comment on a new game announcement please? Here's the link

https://boardgamearena.com/bug?id=41582


Played through this game quite a bit and it is a great game. Thanks to the developers and the designers for implementing it here on BGA!

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Re: CHOCOLATE FACTORY: Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three...

Post by Jer3my » 10 November 2021, 18:10

Thanks for all your great work to make this a reality, Hersh!

Team drafting the news: you guys missed a golden opportunity, very low hanging fruit, with potential puns and wordplay drawing correlations between the game theme and the username of the developer :-)

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Re: CHOCOLATE FACTORY: Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three...

Post by DutchXC » 10 November 2021, 18:53

New to me. Currently linked video explanation isn't sufficient for me, tough to watch and follow compared to others. Any recommended rules video from others?

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Re: CHOCOLATE FACTORY: Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three...

Post by Sacchrine » 10 November 2021, 19:24

10/10 Song Translation. First time playing the game is on BGA and I had a good experience. Great adaptation!

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Re: CHOCOLATE FACTORY: Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three...

Post by Mulligans » 11 November 2021, 02:49

Is it available in Wonkavision?

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Re: CHOCOLATE FACTORY: Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three...

Post by WanderingLunatic » 11 November 2021, 14:50

Any plans to add the different difficulty levels to the solo mode? The default is a little easy once you know the game well.

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Re: CHOCOLATE FACTORY: Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three...

Post by Simon_Milburn » 12 November 2021, 14:45

DutchXC wrote:
10 November 2021, 18:53
New to me. Currently linked video explanation isn't sufficient for me, tough to watch and follow compared to others. Any recommended rules video from others?
This one by Paul Grogan is much better:

https://youtu.be/zLjnHV9c72Q

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