SANTA MONICA

Reviewed by Greg J. Schloesser

SANTA MONICA (AEG, 2 to 4 players, ages 14 and up; 45-60 minutes; $39.99)

 

While I have traveled to California several times, I have not visited the famous Santa Monica beach area.  That is not terribly surprising, as I much prefer the mountains versus the beach.  Indeed, about the only thing I know about Santa Monica is the brief chorus from Sheryl Crow’s “All I Want to Do” song:  “All I wanna do is have some fun until the sun comes up over Santa Monica Boulevard!”  That song runs through my head just about the entire time when playing the board game Santa Monica by Josh Wood.

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