Bicycle. They're the quint-essential playing card company. Chances are you've had a couple packs of Bicycle cards at some point in time. I know I have. Well, they're looking to expand out from just the regular sets of playing cards with new games. They've announced their first pair, It's Blunderful and Shuffle Grand Prix. Let's take a look.
It’s Blunderful is a party game where you bet on how others would respond to awkward situations. It’s easy to learn you’ll be having fun in a matter of 30 seconds. With dynamic conversations and inspired storytelling, you’ll be surprised at the things you learn about your friends, family and yourself. The game has fun, non-offensive content that’s relatable to adults so you can play with all of your adult friends and family. The strategic betting component raises the stakes for competitive players and keeps all players involved in every turn. Each player has their own betting scorecard used to place their bets. Read the Blunderful card and secretly choose how you would react. Other players place their bets on how they believe you would react. Everyone reveals their answers. Players who guessed the correct answer gain the points they wagered, but those who guessed incorrectly lose the number of points they wagered. The first person to reach 100 points wins.
Shuffle Grand Prix (A Racing Card Game by Bicycle / Ages 13+ / Players 2-4 / Approx. Retail Price: $24.99/ Available Now)Shuffle Grand Prix is a Racing Card Game where fellow drivers battle in a fast-paced, strategic challenge to out-distance the competitionJust like your favorite racing video games, you select your drivers to take advantage of their unique abilities. Play cards to slow your opponents and protect yourself against sabotage. The person who travels the furthest distance by the time the distance cards run out takes home the checkered flag. It is everyone for themselves out there, so don’t be left behind. With just the right amount of strategy, intense graphics and action to amuse and engage, Shuffle Grand Prix is a family-friendly game that appeals to the competitive side of us all. It’s also a great gateway into light strategy games!