My Little Scythe

My Little Scythe

Board Game
1-6 Players
About 60 Minutes
Grade 9 and Up
Game Schooler Recommendation

My Little Scythe does a fantastic job teaching advanced game mechanisms to young gamers. The production quality is impeccable, and the artwork draws gamers to the table. With an open-ended play style, players can pursue the strategies that appeal to them or opportunities that present themselves throughout the game. It didn’t take very many playthroughs to recognize My Little Scythe as Game Schooler Recommended Game.

Game Overview

My Little Scythe is a competitive, family-friendly game in which each player controls 2 animal miniatures embarking upon an adventure in the Kingdom of Pomme. In an effort to be the first to earn 4 trophies from 8 possible categories, players take turns choosing to Move, Seek, or Make. These actions will allow players to increase their friendship and pies, power up their actions, complete quests, learn magic spells, deliver gems and apples to Castle Everfree, and perhaps even engage in a pie fight.

  • Competition Competition
    Develops healthy competitive habits as two or more parties compete for a goal that cannot be shared.
  • Logistics Logistics
    Allows players to manage production flow between the point of origin and consumption.
  • Risk Management Risk Management
    Players must identify, evaluate, and prioritize options to reduce the impact of unfortunate events or risks.
  • Spatial Perception Spatial Perception
    Strengthens a player’s understanding of the spatial relationships with the objects in their environment as well as themselves.
  • Strategic Thinking Strategic Thinking
    Encourages players to develop a process or long-term strategy for accomplishing a goal.
  • Tactical Thinking Tactical Thinking
    Challenges players to make decisions based on currently available information.
  • Resilience Resilience
    Teaches players how to quickly recover from and cope with difficulties.
  • Resource Management Resource Management
    Boosts a player’s capacity to efficiently and effectively oversee available assets.
  • Time Management Time Management
    Improves a player’s ability to organize and plan how long they spend on specific activities.
Game Details
  • Type: Family Game
  • Category: Board Game
  • Designer(s): Hoby Chou, Vienna Chou
  • Published: 2017
  • Game Length: About 60 Minutes
  • Players: 1-6 Players
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