EXCELLENT little 2 player game: Patchwork Review

Patchwork is a game for 2 players, created by designer legend Uwe Rosenberg, and meanwhile an international bestseller.

This game is very cool. As beginning gamers, this was one of two games we chose and hasn’t disappointed. It is a very easy game to learn, but the more you play, the more complex it becomes (if you want to be super competitive). It is a quick game to play and the kids get it out daily after school to have a quick play. It is definitely worth trying. Don’t let the idea of “patchwork” put you off – even the man of the house thought this game was pretty cool (and he’s an anti Board gamer). This is going to be a firm family favourite.


Patchwork is an EXCELLENT little 2 player Tetris-like game. In Patchwork, you go head to head knitting your own little Tetris like patches on your quilt. The really brilliant thing about this game is that you pay buttons (victory points) to get the pieces you want.

Furthermore, you move along a board according to the piece that you take and your position on the board determines who goes next! There is so much strategy in this game, it is unbelievable.

If you enjoy challenging your friends and family to a duel of minds, forget Chess and get Patchwork.

~ Heindri

This game is a beautiful mixture of strategy; you want specific patches for your quilt, currency; buttons are the way to win, spend them on patches, collect them on your patch pieces for scoring later, and puzzling; fit your pieces into the 9×9 board as best you can.  Empty spaces cost you buttons at the time of scoring.

This game always leaves me wanting more, the finished quilts look beautiful and it is very satisfying rotating pieces to fill all the gaps.  Oh, and when I retire I want to create this game using fabric and real buttons.  


Buy Patchwork the board game

Or for something festive…

Jingle bells, presents and maybe even Santa Clause can be found on the patches of this special edition for Christmas. Festive box art and a Patchwork cookie-cutter complete this perfect gift for all fans, collectors and everyone who missed Patchwork until now!

David and Helen