Game of the Year: Lords of Cannabis

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For too long the definition of “Game of the Year” has been unfairly narrow. How boring is it to see every website shower the same stale AAA games with praise at the end of each holiday season? So at we’re doing what we can to put a stop to this in Game of the Year, a new column celebrating worthy alternative picks for the year’s greatest game regardless of genre, platform, year of release, or even quality. Here, any game can be Game of the Year!

Regardless of whether or not you can legally smoke weed in your state, you probably shouldn’t start running a large-scale marijuana growing operation. The world doesn’t need more drug kingpins, even if they do make for great TV show characters. Fortunately, we have games that let us act out fantasies we could or should never do in real life like stealing cars while evading cops or stepping on turtles while being Italian.

Lords of Cannabis, this week’s Game of the Year, is a board game about making the sticky icky, dank nugs, sweet kush, etc., for the masses under the radar. And if you’re a fan of a certain other popular board game,