Creating the Game Board
Here are the system tiles dealt to the first player, Steve. These include the 8 random system tiles and his Home System.
There's a nice mix of planet systems in here. Several double-planet systems are in this mix. There's also one "half" of a wormhole pair, the "A" wormhole.
The player has no idea if the matching wormhole tile is going to be played on the board or not. If the other match for this wormhole tile never appears, then this is treated as a blank tile. the trick is of course that another player may be holding the other side.
Continue on to Review Melissa's Tiles.