Smash Up

By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Sep 8th, 2017
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Alderac Entertainment Group (or AEG, to their friends) has several new releases they’ll be bringing to store shelves this month. If you’re a fan of cats, or smashing things together, or pirates, you’ll be happy to see what’s coming. Yeah, it’s a bit of everything. But wh...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 10th, 2017
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We’re a bit over a week into July. Hopefully the second half of your year is going off without too much of a hitch. Things seem to be going well for AEG. They’ve posted up their releases for this month. They include a horrifying new version of Love Letter, an advanced version of Guild Hal...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 29th, 2017
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You know, one of the things I love about Smash Up is just seeing what factions they come out with next. Just when you think they’ve covered everything, another quartet of absurd yet awesome groups are announced. The latest set, What Were We Thinking?, adds Teddybears, Grandmas, Rock Stars, and ...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Nov 30th, 2016
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It’s the last day of November. We’re 11/12s of the way through the year. We just might make it after all. Actually, I’m looking forward to this weekend. It should be a good time, as they generally are. I mean, weekend, right!? But, before we get there, we’ve got some more days...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Oct 13th, 2016
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I got the original set for Smash Up pretty soon after it came out. A friend had picked it up and we played at my LGS one evening. It was a hoot. Quick and easy to learn, with tons of replayability right out of the main box due to how you mix up two of […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Aug 30th, 2016
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There’s a new set of cards for Smash Up available. This one, I’m sure, gave the lawyers over at AEG fits. Not to say that other sets haven’t possibly done that, but this one they seemed to go out of their way to toe the line. But they own up to it. The name of […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Jul 15th, 2016
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A bit of editorializing: I loved Smash Up when I played it after it first came out. We got it at my local shop near St. Louis and played many games. It was a good time had by all. But after a couple of the expansions came out, it was a little hard to keep […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Mar 23rd, 2016
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The fellows over at AEG love having fun with the expansions for Smash Up. I mean, the whole point is to take popular memes and themes and… well… smash them together and see what happens. There’s been cats, princesses, and (of course) Cthulhu, among others. Well, this time around we&...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Mar 14th, 2015
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Saturday night’s alright for fightin’… orcs, and zombies, and evil robots, and elves, and any other sort of nasty you can think of. Saturday’s also the day for rounding up all the reviews we found over the past week and presenting them to you. In this batch, we have reviews of...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
Nov 10th, 2014
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AEG already has Cthulhu, pirates, and zombies in Smash Up. Now they’re getting a bit prettier with their next set. Source From the announcement: Think only pirates, time travelers, vampires, and bears can smash bases? Well get ready to be taught a lesson… in the nicest way possible! Pretty Pret...
By Polar_Bear
In Card Games
May 23rd, 2013
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AEG just recently released their first expansion to the Smash Up card game. Here’s the next one they’ve got coming out. From the announcement: We didn’t make it to June 1! Smash Up’s next expansion was already spoiled, so here it is to make it official. The next Smash Up expan...