Card Games

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 24th, 2017
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It’s Saturdaaaaaaaaaaay! Woooooooo! Due to the rain, my initial plans for the day fell through. But I’m hoping to rebound and maybe hang out with some people here and just chill. Yes, just me, them, and a whole pan of homemade banana pudding cheesecake… But at the moment, I know wha...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 23rd, 2017
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Lots of releases coming out today. CMON’s got several, themselves. If you’re a fan of Rum & Bones, there’s a new faction, some new mercenaries, as well as some deep sea creatures available. If you’re a fan of simple bluffing games, there’s Kronia, which is one I per...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Eagle-Gryphon Games is taking players back to the fantastic world of Fantastiqa. They’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new expansion for the game. This one is called Rival Realms. In it, two magicians have been teleported to the realm. They will compete against one-another to summon loc...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Steve Jackson Games has announced a new version of Munchkin will be making its way to Walgreens stores in the near future. This one’s aimed at a slightly younger audience (though no version of Munchkin, that I know of, is too adult in nature). This one’s called Munchkin Spell Skool....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 22nd, 2017
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Gen Con is just around the corner. I mean, we’re damn-near to July, and that’s month-adjacent to Gen Con. Thousands up on thousands of gamers are going to descend upon Indianapolis for the show. It’s a great time for companies to release new products. dV Giochi is doing just that, a...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 21st, 2017
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Sure, games are cool and all, and pretty much all of them are great to play right out of the standard box… But many of us really want expansions! You know, the stuff that is able to take a game you love and really add to it, giving you new options and increasing the replayability. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 21st, 2017
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For as long as anyone can remember, the walls of Bastion have held fast. Enemy armies have broken upon it like waves on a cliff. But it’s not just orcs and goblins marching up to the sturdy defenses. This time, things might just go differently, unless the various heroes of the city can come to ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 20th, 2017
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Nobody likes trolls. We hate them on the internet and we hate it when they eat our goats. But it’s time to fight back against those goat-eating trolls by using our herd of mutated monster goats! Yeah! That’ll show those trolls who’s boss! That’s what you’ll be doing in G...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 20th, 2017
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Deer Lord!, the European party game of duels and sneaky actions, is making its way to North American shores this July. Lark & Clam has announced that several different versions are going to be available. At Target, you’ll be able to pick up the Revised edition that contains the main game, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 19th, 2017
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It’s good to have a versatile card game, one that can be played in multiple ways using multiple difficulty settings, so you can have a game that’s quick and easy to teach to new players, but can be built up to have lots of tactical depth for veterans. Card Master is one such game. Gather ...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jun 19th, 2017
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The French Revolution was a very turbulent time (to say the least). Various factions were all vying for power with one-another, the citizens were taking to the streets, and heads were rolling (literally). In the French National Assembly building, powerful players were looking to make deals and win vo...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 17th, 2017
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And we’ve made it to another weekend. I’m sure a lot of you are up at the LGS, trying out 8th Edition 40k. But between those games and talking about all the stuff you’re going to do with your army, here’s the regular grouping of reviews that I know you all love so much. Today ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 16th, 2017
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Grand Admiral Thrawn. Yeah, I just got a little giddy there, too. I might just have to build me a Star Wars: Destiny deck that has him as one of the characters. I’ll be able to do so once Star Wars: Destiny’s newly-announced set, Empire at War, hits store shelves. That’s going to be...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 15th, 2017
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In this day and age, you’ve gotta be economical about your gaming purchases. And if you’re like me, you don’t have space to hold dozens of game boxes. Also, you want to be able to have games that cater to a lot of different size groups. What’s nice, then, is one small box (or ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 15th, 2017
2 Comments
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Many people are looking forward to the release of the new edition of Legend of the Five Rings, coming from Fantasy Flight this Gen Con. The game had quite a few followers, and many are wondering what this new iteration will be like. They had their favorite clans and want to see what the updated [&hel...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 14th, 2017
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Awful Fantasy is running a Kickstarter campaign for their new cooperative card game, Epic AF (the AF stands for Awful Fantasy… what’d you think it stood for?). In it, players take on the role of great warriors from all over the realms… or just some magician that got pulled along bec...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Jun 14th, 2017
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The week continues on. We’ll eventually be getting back to the weekend. Just another couple days. In the meantime, we need to keep our energy up. To do that, we should nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: Tikki Trolls Metal Minis Up On Kickstarter, June Releases...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 14th, 2017
2 Comments
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It’s murder in 1930’s New York! The bustling city is filled with intrigue and danger. Time is ticking and the culprit is getting away. It’s up to a crack squad of ace detectives to find the clues and solve the case. That’s just what you’ll be doing in Deadline, a new car...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 13th, 2017
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Most of us have an LGS. Hopefully, it’s a good one. The game stores that dot this planet are what keep the gaming community going. I know I wouldn’t’ve probably continued with gaming if I’d not had some absolutely awesome shops that I gladly called my second home. Retailers an...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 12th, 2017
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Orphan Black is getting its fifth season. It’s also going to be the show’s final season. To commemorate the event, and to keep the game alive even when it’s only available in reruns, IDW Games is coming out with Orphan Black: Clone Club, a new card game based on the show. They’...
By Polar_Bear
In 40K
Jun 11th, 2017
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I know. I know. This was supposed to go up yesterday. Well, WordPress has been flaky lately and it missed its posting window. Hence why it’s going up now with a reworded opening talking about it not being posted on Saturday instead of saying, “I’m going to the LGS and gonna pick me ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 9th, 2017
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This July, Fluxx turns 21. That means, here in the US, it can legally drink. The folks over at Fully Baked Ideas know that the game can’t actually drink. That’d just be spilling beer on your cards. However, they can make a version of the game all about alcohol. Hence, Drinking Fluxx....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 8th, 2017
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In the Caldera Dome, two opponents stand opposite one-another across the dusty arena floor. Soon, the silence will be broken as massive beasts clash in a contest of strength. But who will come out on top? That’s the story behind Dome Crushers, a new card game that’s up on Kickstarter now....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 8th, 2017
3 Comments
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When it comes to a fantasy kingdom, the only limit is your imagination. You can build them just about any way you want. And that’s what you’ll be doing in Fantasy Realms, a card game coming soon from WizKids. In it, players take on the role of a leader of their own kingdom. By playing [&h...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 7th, 2017
1 Comment
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Not all Kickstarters are quite the way the creators want the first time around. No matter how much planning goes into it, there’s always something that doesn’t quite look or work the way they’d like. Well, there’s always the possibility to relaunch with the improved content. T...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 7th, 2017
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My grandfather was an Irish Catholic cop in Chicago. Seriously. Sergeant Devaney. But to assume that all cops back in the day in Chicago were Irish and Catholic would be racist. There’s a lot of situations like this in life, and trying to navigate the world of political correctness can be rough...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 7th, 2017
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Well, this has been quite a week. Monday had the site down for reasons that are still not 100% identified (it blipped again a little earlier today, but was once more fixed by our outstanding IT guy, Lucas). Tuesday was busy playing catch-up. Plus, there’s been article-writing and such behind-th...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 7th, 2017
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Here in Georgia, I have several friends who enjoy hunting. Occasionally I’ll see updates of them sitting in some hide somewhere, in their cammo, usually freezing their butts off. Well, while they’re there, waiting for something to come by, they could perhaps play a game of Hunting Season,...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 6th, 2017
4 Comments
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Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink. Water, water everywhere, and… hey, stop eyeing my leg like it’s a giant roast, will you? Osprey Adrift is a new social deduction card game from Plucky Robot. In it, players are adrift on the high seas. Their ship disabled by an attack from...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 6th, 2017
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No game is entirely perfect. There’s usually something that could be altered or updated or changed. That’s why there’s new editions. In this case, Z-Man Games’ Akrotiri is getting itself a new version. The game’s original designers have heard your comments and implemente...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 6th, 2017
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Congratulations, Vikings! The raid was a success! We pillaged. We plundered. We burned. And we hauled away quite an impressive bit of loot! But, now that we’re back home in our longhouse, it’s time to split up the wealth. But who will get what shiny bits? That has yet to be determined. Th...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 3rd, 2017
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Well, now that you’ve gone and gotten your name on the list to get your copy of the new edition of 40k, let’s get down to business with the regular affairs for Saturdays. That is, the Review Roundup. Today we have: Carcosa, Pandemic, 12 Realms, 12 Realms: Ghost Town, Legendary: Big Troubl...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 2nd, 2017
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You’ve only got an hour to escape. Every minute matters. You and the other players need to work together to find the clues, figure out what they mean, and get out. That’s what you’ll be doing in Unlock! Three new adventures are available now from Asmodee. They’re The Formula, ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 2nd, 2017
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Who’s gonna save my soul now? Whoooooooo’s gonna save my soul now? Apparently, it’s all up to me and the other characters from the show Supernatural. USAopoly is coming out with a new card game based on the show called Save Your Souls....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jun 1st, 2017
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There’s seemingly endless ways that you can remake Love Letter. The quick-playing game from AEG has a lot of variations out there. Though I think this is the first one with mind-melting insanity thrown in. They say love will drive you crazy, but in Lovecraft Letter, it’s more the elder go...