Thanos Rising – Written Review
Nov13

Thanos Rising – Written Review

Avengers Assemble! It’s time to work with your mates to stop Thanos taking over the universe and turning your friends to dust. Thanos Rising is a cooperative / dice rolling / card drafting game in which you recruit heroes and vanquish the villains of Thanos and put paid to his evil plot. Now at first glance, Thanos Rising may look like just another IP cash cow, particularly given its publisher is USAopoly (not really known in the...

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Cat Lady iOS – Written Review
Nov07

Cat Lady iOS – Written Review

I preface this by saying, I am HUGE fan of the Cat Lady card game, I’ve mentioned this both here and on my personal YouTube Channel. Now it’s out on iOS – after being on Android for some time – and I had to play it, for research purposes … obviously. Let’s start with the basics. If you’ve played the Cat Lady card game, you will be able to jump straight into the Cat Lady app and play, no...

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What’s Your Favorite Card Game – Article
Nov06

What’s Your Favorite Card Game – Article

Welcome dear reader to this short little article about what is ‘my favorite card game’. In this instance ‘card game’ means essentially just a small deck of cards that will fit in your pocket. Not Dominion or other great big card games, not board games that mostly use cards. My favorite card game has not changed in a couple of years, that game is The Manhattan Project: Chain Reaction. A small game from Minion...

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Cat Lady – TL;DR Review
Oct17

Cat Lady – TL;DR Review

Cat Lady is a light card drafting / set collection game by Josh Wood (designer and artist). In Cat Lady players draft cards, trying to collect cats and the food needed to feed them. You can also collect toys, costumes and other items to gain additional points. Feed the most cats and collect the most stuff for your cats to win! A super easy game that will be great for families. Easy to learn teach and play! Highly recommend checking it...

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Majesty for the Realm card game written review
Apr17

Majesty for the Realm card game written review

Majesty for the Realm is a card game in which you build up a medieval realm, it’s designed by the guy who made Splendor (a rather popular game). Like Splendor, Majesty for the Realm is a simple, but beautiful game. Setup / Gameplay: Each player has a kingdom / village made up of 8 cards placed in front of them (the same for each player). This is neat as it actually makes a panorama of your village. Smaller cards make up denizens...

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Mountains of Madness – Written Review
Nov20

Mountains of Madness – Written Review

It’s 1931 and a team of budding scientists (you and your mates numbering 3-5) head off on a dangerous expedition to traverse a mountain, a mountain of madness. The game is loosely based on the H. P. Lovecraft novella “At the Mountains of Madness”, in which a group of intrepid explorers – led by the narrator, Dr. William Dyer of Miskatonic University – head to Antarctica and discover dangerous secrets beyond a mysterious...

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Tiny Park – TL;DR Review
Nov13

Tiny Park – TL;DR Review

Tiny Park is a tile placement / push your luck dice game for 2-4 players, ages 5+ (though I played with a 4 year old for this review no problem). Gameplay in Tiny Park could not be easier, you roll 5 dice trying to match the symbols on the uppermost tiles in the center of the play area. Tiles come in various shapes and are split into 6 piles of the same type. In a push your luck manner, you can settle for a smaller piece with a die /...

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