Today was a surprise in my gaming journey. It had been so long since Rabbit and I played Quacks of Quedlinburg, it wasn’t even on my mind. But I’m happy to say that we rectified that and had a blast playing it again.
Quacks of Quedlinburg is such a fun and addictive game. The concept is simple: every year, the town of Quedlinburg holds a competition to find the best potion maker (the “Quacks”). There are different ingredients each year, and a fortune teller predicts the whims of fate.
It might sound like a lot to keep track of, but the bottom line is that you pull ingredients out of your bag to add to your potion. If you pull too many of one component, your potion is ruined for the day! I often find myself getting caught up in the game, wondering if I should pull out one more component or not!
Quacks of Quedlinburg is one of Rabbit’s favourite games and I can see why. It’s easy to get lost in the game and I love it when she’s in the mood to play. I enjoy it so much that I even bought the deluxe components from Geek Bits so the cardboard tokens wouldn’t wear out!
Since it had been a while since we last played and it was just the two of us, we mostly stuck to the base rules for Quacks of Quedlinburg. I own the first expansion, The Herb Witches and I’m already thinking of getting the Alchemists expansion. The gameplay combinations are almost endless!
Overall, it was a great day of gaming and I’m looking forward to playing Quacks of Quedlinburg again.