Card Games

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 11th, 2017
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It’s feeling a lot like Saturday 2: Sat Harder (editor’s note: rework that title before publishing) here. Yesterday I spent much of the day at home, hanging out and working on my friend’s Guild Ball minis. He moved recently and a bunch of his stuff got jumbled and busted up. Plus, t...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 9th, 2017
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So, it’s come to this… We all knew they’d show up eventually. Well, they’re here. Asmodee looks to be leading the group, having launched their Holiday sale. And, being Asmodee, it’s not just them, but all their subsidiaries like Z-Man, Fantasy Flight, Days of Wonder, and...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Nov 4th, 2017
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Hellooooo Saturday! And what do we do on Saturdays? (We wear pink!) That’s Wednesdays. No, on Saturdays we look at some reviews. So let’s get to it. Today we have: That’s a Question, Seikatsu, Through the Ages App, Between Two Cities: Capitals, Storm Hollow, Whistle Stop, Rhino Hero...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 3rd, 2017
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Cryptozoic: Home of the really long game names. O,o But that’s what happens when you team up with some cool licensed properties. In this case, it’s basically all of Cartoon Network, as their Cartoon Network Crossover Crisis: Animation Annihilation Deck-Building Game will be coming out in ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 2nd, 2017
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New Canton is the first ever expansion for Brass Empire. But it’s more than just a simple stack of cards that you can shuffle into your decks. It’s a whole narrative campaign with 12+ hours worth of playtime (though you don’t have to play that all at once, mind you). There’s L...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 1st, 2017
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I mean… I’ve seen games with long names before. But I think this one wins the overall record. Cryptozoic has announced that their new deck-building card game will be available on November 15th. The name of the game? Rick and Morty: Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind Deck-Building Game. ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 31st, 2017
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I do a lot of cooking. And I try and make things as tasty as possible. Even with that, some people are picky eaters. Goblins, however, are not picky eaters. They’ll shove just about anything into their maw. Just look at Gobblin’ Goblins and you’ll see. It’s a new card game tha...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 31st, 2017
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If there’s one criticism of deck-building games, it’s often that players can feel like there’s not a lot of interaction between them. You build your own deck while the other players build theirs. Well, Lockwood’s Asylum looks to change all that. In the game, you’re not o...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 28th, 2017
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It’s the weekend! Wooooo! Partaaaaaaaaaay! And by “Party,” I mean gaming! Working on getting this Review Roundup and then gonna head out to the LGS to play some Guild Ball. Today we’ve got: Tiny Epic Quest, Sagrada, Azul, InBetween, BONK, Stop Thief!, Agility, Cast the Ritual,...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 26th, 2017
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Amethyst Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Kingship. The game is similar to Crazy Eights, for those that’ve played that. The object is to empty out your hand of cards. However, each card has a special ability when played or paired up with other cards. And you don’t want to jum...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 26th, 2017
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Gamers tend to be drinkers, in my personal experience. And while I, myself, am a teetotaler, I know that people enjoying playing drinking games. A new drinking game will be making its way to Kickstarter this December. It’s called Drinkuisition. I think the goal is to spell it correctly when ine...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 26th, 2017
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We’re going to the zoo, zoo, zoo. We’re going to the zoo. Yeah, none of you are probably old enough to remember that one. Hell, technically, I’m not, either. But either way, we’re headed to the zoo… as soon as it opens anyway. Getting your own zoo up and running is the g...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 25th, 2017
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Fruit Ninja, the popular mobile game about slicing fruit, is getting not one, not two, but three games based on it. Each has its own style and game type, from deck-building, to dice game, to party game. The whole game series is up on Kickstarter now....
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 25th, 2017
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I usually have all sorts of weird dreams. It’s hard to explain what goes on, since most of it comes down to “dream logic” to figure out how they all go together. Thankfully, I rarely have nightmares. You never know, that might be because there’s a divine entity out there trapp...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 25th, 2017
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Out in the wild, there’s creatures heretofore unknown to science, but certainly known to the local populations. Some of the cryptids are world-famous, even. But, despite their fame, they remain elusive. That’s why you, a cryptozoologist is headed out into the woods to find them, once and ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 25th, 2017
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Occasionally, games need to be redone. They were good, and had a good premise and mechanics. But over time, things need to be updated, rebalanced, and re-thought out. Such was the case with Kanzume Goddess. And Japanime Games has done it. It’s now Kamigami Battles: Battle of the Nine Realms, a ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 24th, 2017
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I love improv comedy. I mean, Whose Line is it Anyway? Awesome show. But what if you’re together with a group of friends and put on your own improv show? Well, that’s where Humans Being comes in. It’s a team-driven improv party game. It was successfully Kickstarted and is now availa...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 24th, 2017
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If we’re going to have a story about a carnival, we need appropriate music. Alright, there we go. Nowthen, in Carnival of Monsters, you take on the role of leader of a carnival, looking to attract people to your show. The best way to do that is to go out and capture the most magnificent [&helli...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 24th, 2017
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Starfinder is just finding itself all over Kickstarter recently. The campaign to create miniatures was a success with Ninja Division. This time around, it’s Paizo teaming up with Steve Jackson Games to bring you a new expansion for Munchkin. Head out into the void with Munchkin Starfinder....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 21st, 2017
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It’s Saturday. I’m hanging out in the bear’s den here. LGS has a huge tourney going on, so I’m just gonna hang out here. So it’s me, John Mulaney, and typing up the Review Roundup. Literally Netflix and chill (no innuendo). Everyone needs just some relaxed days occasiona...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 19th, 2017
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Well… I do often lament that there’s occasionally a lack of diversity when it comes to themes in games. Then along comes Butts in Space, where you’re looking to get back the toilet paper that’s been stolen from your now-destroyed toilet ship. I have to admit, it’s differ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 18th, 2017
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Fightlings is a new, hybrid card game that’s up on Kickstarter. For starters, you make your own deck of 17 cards and shuffle it together with your opponent’s deck. The cards are then set out on a grid and you must try and make matching pairs of cards. When you do, you can take that [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 18th, 2017
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Vikings are pretty much one of the world’s best-known souvenir-hunters. They’d head out, find a nice spot, then grab a couple trinkets to remember the trip by (if you consider “everything of value that wasn’t bolted down, and even then, that’s not a guarantee” to b...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 18th, 2017
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Award Winning Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Demons: The 9th Circle of Hell Unleashed. The game is a card-based game where players are… well, it’s kinda there in the name. Demons from the 9th circle of hell are on the loose and you’ve gotta deal with that. The game is...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 18th, 2017
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Tea. It’s possibly the most popular drink in the world (even though I don’t really like it. But who cares about what I like in beverages?). It’s especially popular in East Frisia, a small, German Village on the North Sea. And it’s a major new good you’ll be able to get i...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 17th, 2017
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“But Polar Bear! Fruit Ninja‘s been out for a while! And it’s a digital game!” I hear you scream at your screens (I also know your browser history. Hey, whatever floats your boat. I don’t judge). Yes, Fruit Ninja is an incredibly popular mobile game where you must cut fr...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 17th, 2017
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I certainly hope that you find TGN a reputable news source. I do my best to not post rumors and only give you stories that I can back up with a source. However, with news, that’s not always the case. Some places are better sources than others, and who you trust can change over time. […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 14th, 2017
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Saturday night’s alright for gaming. Saturday afternoon’s alright for gaming. Saturday morning’s alright for gaming. Pretty much all of Saturday (Saturday, Saturday) is good for gaming. I’m… not currently gaming. I’m baking (yes, again), getting ready for an early ...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 12th, 2017
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Have you ever sat around with your friends, watching TV and seen an ad for a new movie that’s coming out and gone, “pfeh. That looks like garbage. I could come up with a better movie idea than that!”? Pretty much all of us have (or some variation of that scenario). Rotten Plots, a n...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 11th, 2017
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You know me. I love when I see a game be successful on Kickstarter and then be made available to the general market. This is one such success story. Snippets had a good Kickstarter and now you can pick up a copy for yourself. Fun for the whole family, the game is more about creativity […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 10th, 2017
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Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana. In Death by Cantaloupe, a new card game up on Kickstarter, you’ll be looking for those flying bananas. In the game, players are looking to collect exactly 100 points worth of fruit. Standing in their way are cards requiring a specific combina...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 10th, 2017
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Fantasy Flight Games has announced a new set for Star Wars: Destiny, their card and dice game of sci-fi combat. This set adds in new mechanics such as a new die symbol and card type. There’s also going to be two new starter sets for the game, focusing on Luke Skywalker and Boba Fett, two [&hell...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 7th, 2017
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It’s not just Saturday. It’s a 3-day weekend Saturday! The best kind of Saturday! (well, except for 4-day weekend Saturdays, or week-off Saturdays, but let’s not get pedantic here) I’m just kinda chillin’ today. Why go and run yourself ragged? Instead, I’ll just ha...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 6th, 2017
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I used to work at a hospital. It was a pretty dangerous place. Sharp objects. Strange chemicals. Zombies. Ok, maybe there weren’t zombies… that I know of… But in Zombie Doctor, the zombies are definitely there, and they’re the doctors, themselves! In the game, players are look...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 6th, 2017
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Clash Yunval is a new strategy card game available from Verithran. Summon powerful allies in your quest to defeat monsters and gain stars. The game will feature different sets, each that are able to be played on their own, or mixed together for an even bigger melee. You can pick up your copies throug...