THE GAMES

Four game series by Sträckspelsfabriken:

Highest Bidder

An exciting and hilarious 2-5 player game, praised for its social aspects and card interactions. Comes in a variety of versions with different designs and rule tweaks.

FROM USD
$19.99

Triangles

A fresh and triangular take on traditional playing cards. Play a variety of games with this unique 90-card deck. Comes in a variety of designs with downloadable game rules.

FROM USD
$19.99

Trains & Cargo

Collect cargo, load it onto your train and send the train off when the time is right to score points. Praised for its balanced game play and logical approach.

 

USD
$49.99

Tribal Hunt

Play as the Hunter or the Mammoth in this unforgiving two player game of survival. Hunt down your prey and your village will live to see another day. Fail, and it will slowly give in to starvation. 

 

USD
$22.99

Printed & sold in America but ships worldwide.

MAKING GAMES IS MY PASSION

Sträckspelsfabriken is a one-man-show. All games listed are my own creations.

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WORLD WIDE SHIPPING

print-on-demand.

All games are printed in the US and sold via an awesome company called The Game Crafter. They make it possible for people like me to make great looking games without the need for a publisher or sitting on hundreds of copies of a single game.

Learn more about how Sträckspelsfabriken operates.

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STUNNING ARTWORK

Custom made artwork by artists from around the globe.

It is my strong belief that the artwork is half the appeal of any card or board game. That's why most of my games feature artwork ordered specifically for the games. Game boards and playing cards are designed to look great while still being easy to play with.

 

GAME OVERVIEW

All games published by Sträckspelsfabriken.

Highest Bidder: Original

Play Bid Cards from your hand to win point-scoring cards at the center of the table. Bids are placed face down and played cards cannot be changed — hilarious situations arise as players start to reveal one card at a time around the table. Lots of laugh-out-loud moments guaranteed as cards interact with each other in unexpected ways.

Highest Bidder: Art Auction

Art Auction is the most complete version of Highest Bidder. It includes all the cards of the base game along with separate "advanced cards", a second rule book introducing the new cards, and lots of room for customization. Pick and choose from all the available components to create the game that best fits your group of players.

Highest Bidder: Seals of the Sea

Oh no, hungry sharks are lurking in the water and the adorable seals are frightened! In the cutest edition of Highest Bidder ever you must save the seals before it's too late. Stands out from the other editions as it includes no less than five cards that score negative points — avoid at all cost!

Highest Bidder: Christmas Spirit

Celebrate Christmas with a hilarious, Christmas-themed card game that's suitable for the whole family. Christmas Spirit includes all the good stuff from the original Highest Bidder as well as the best of the advanced bonus cards from Highest Bidder: Art Auction. Watch out for the Evil Elf!

Trains & Cargo

Collect cargo, load it onto your train, then send the train off when the time is right to score points. Manipulate the market to your favor, use Effect Cards to bend the rules, and be the player to make the best out of the circumstances in this casual but complex card and board game hybrid. The biggest release yet by Sträckspelsfabriken.

Tribal Hunt

Tribal Hunt is a brutal two player card game in which you take turns playing as the Hunter and the Mammoth. Hunt down your prey and your village will live to see another day. Fail, and it will slowly give in to starvation.

Triangles: Original

Triangles is a unique take on traditional playing cards. Combine pieces of triangles to build complete triangles. With 90 cards and downloadable rules for many different games a deck of Triangles playing cards is unlike anything else by Sträckspelsfabriken. This original deck features photography from three major world cities: Sydney, London and Los Angeles.

Triangles: Oceans

Oceans is the second edition to the Triangles series of playing cards. It includes 90 cards and printed rules to a brand new game, playable with any of the Triangles decks. The artwork features photography from below the surface of the sea: the anemone, the shoal and the jellyfish.

Triangles: Beetles

Beetles is the third edition to the Triangles series of playing cards. It includes 90 cards and printed rules to a brand new game, playable with any of the Triangles decks. The artwork is by Swiss artist Dominic Vonbern, featuring three of his pop-art beetle paintings. A unique collaboration!

Triangles: Nudity

Nudity is the fourth and most recent edition to the Triangles series of playing cards. It includes 90 cards and printed rules to a brand new game, playable with any of the Triangles decks. This mature edition features artistic black & white nude photography.

HIGH QUALITY GAME COMPONENTS

All games designed by Sträckspelsfabriken are printed with high quality components by The Game Crafter. Playing cards are UV-coated for a professional finish. Game boards and other components are of thick, quality materials.

FUN & BALANCED GAMES

Games by Sträckspelsfabriken are thoroughly tested for balance, ensuring loads of replay value. No choices are obvious, no strategies are too strong or too weak.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING

Most card games by Sträckspelsfabriken come in a small box with international shipping costing only $9.50 — anywhere in the world! Larger games cost more.

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REVIEWS

Don't just take my word for it.

 

"Lot's of fun! If there's something I didn't like about the game... No, there really isn't!"

– RollForCrit.com about Highest Bidder.


"Highest Bidder is an intriguing game. It creates some entertaining and tense moments."

– TheIndieGameReport.com about Highest Bidder.


"Great game! Easy and fast to learn with high entertainment factor. Can only recommend it!"

– Player on TheGameCrafter.com about Highest Bidder.

 

"I LOVE this game! It is so entertaining once you start learning the game. It is never the same because you can use different strategies, combine the cards and play it differently all the time!"

– Player on TheGameCrafter.com about Trains & Cargo.


"I remember that I got so obsessed with the game that I wanted to play it all the time! It is never boring and always different!
I love the artwork as well!"

– Player on TheGameCrafter.com about Trains & Cargo.

GET IN TOUCH...

Game questions, suggestions, concerns or just to say hello...

 

spel@strackspel.se

Highest Bidder

An exciting 2-5 player game in which you place secret bids on cards at the center of the table. Your bids will include cards such as "Next is invalid", "Draw a random card" and "Double points", and bids are revealed one card at a time — the order matters and you cannot change it once the bidding has begun.

Highest Bidder has received excellent reviews from players and board game sites, praising its social aspect and card interactions. It comes in a variety of versions with different designs and rule tweaks.

FROM USD
$19.99

Triangles

A fresh and triangular take on traditional playing cards with which you can play a wide variety of games. This series of stunning decks comes with 90 cards in each and printed rules for two games — with more to download for free here on the website!

The Triangles series is not a game of its own, but more of a unique take on traditional playing cards. Each card represent a third of a triangle. Match three pieces to make a complete triangle. There are 9 whole triangles which serve as jokers in some games, and though each deck has a visually different theme all games can be played with any of the decks.

FROM USD
$19.99

Trains & Cargo

Collect cargo, load it onto your train and send the train off when the time is right. Manipulate the market values of the eight cargo types and play special cards to bend the rules.

Trains & Cargo is a game all about predicting the market through the cards in your hand and the actions of other players. Keep your own cargo high in value while lowering the values of others. Play individually 2-4 players, or 4-6 players in teams of two.

Includes a "Routes & Locomotives" add-on which comes in the box as standard. This is Sträckspelsfabrikens heaviest game in terms of components.

USD
$49.99

Tribal Hunt

Play as the Hunter or the Mammoth in this unforgiving two player game of survival. Hunt down and kill your prey and your village will live to see another day. Fail, and it will slowly give in to starvation. 

In Tribal Hunt there are three decks: the Hunter deck, the Mammoth deck and the Tribe deck. As the Hunter, throw spears at the Mammoth in attempts to hit and kill her. As the Mammoth, lash out and charge towards the Hunter. Before each hunt, select a Tribe card with a unique ability from your village to be active this turn.

An innovative distance system utilizing wooden cubes is used to enhance the games' feel of intense battle.

USD
$22.99