Monthly Archives: April 2015

Stichling Impressions – A trick-taking game that doesn’t feel like a trick-taking game

Call now and you'll get not just one, not two, not even three, but FOUR tricks with your copy of Stichling!

Call now and you’ll get not just one, not two, not even three, but FOUR tricks with your copy of Stichling!

I am by no means an expert at trick-taking games.  I own a handful of them (Clubs, Chronicle, The Dwarf King, Potato Man, etc) and enjoy them, but I never played any of the “classics” like Hearts or Pinochle.  I always avoided them, thinking they weren’t the kind of game for me.  Modern trick-taking games have taken the basic mechanisms and expanded on them in unique ways.  Stichling is a recent addition to that list of trick-taking games with a twist.  Click through to read my thoughts about the game! How novel!!

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