Great Wally (1994)

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Category
Mechanic Card Drafting
Hex-and-Counter
Description Players impersonate squirrels who are looking for food: fungi, nuts, pine cones, rowan-berries. "The survival of the Angry Birds is at stake. Players build a "hand" over 3 turns and then compare their hands to a scoring die. 112 cards, Art by Greg Hyland. Edgar light hover tank - Manticore heavy tank - Savannah Master hovercraft - Warrior H-7 helicopter." In the Captain Rules, each player gets one or two (depending on the number of players) photon torpedo cards, used to blast asteroid belts which block access to some planets.
Comments
Games for kids should bring fun to adults also.
Hmmm...The ranking rules threw us off because we didn't read about pulling rank. Made a replacement box. Too little interaction between the players.
Rating on the humor/silliness alone.
Owned by ? Great filler. (July 2005)


Naturstig On Crete (1985)

Information
Category Educational
Children's Game
Mechanic Auction/Bidding
Set Collection
Variable Player Powers
Description Try to land any part of your Flickin' Chicken on the target within the least of throws as possible. If thes succeed to get more points by skill and luck she has earned the title "Tausendsassa". SETUP. From Box: Then the board is clear an the other player gets his turn. Do the neighbors still Point and Stare? Players take the part of ship commanders in the conflict, viewing the battle from above and giving orders to the participating units. Write each player's name in the Score-Keeper. Download the game at: http://kenmgames.wordpress.com.
Comments
Kids love it.
My 6 year old son enjoys this...it's just a spin and move game with a few power-ups that can really let someone crush another player...I'd love to figure out something a little more strategic than a spinner for moving...would probably be better if spinner was 1-2-3 instead of 1 through 6. Typical complex SPI game of it's day.
Beautifull game not so good in actual gameplay though.


Caqeo (2009)

Information
Category Educational
Children's Game
Wargame
Trivia
Mechanic Hex-and-Counter
Roll and Move
Description From publisher: Now, let me see... The complexity level is low to moderate with the intention of making the game more accessible to new wargame players. Recreate classic Star Wars movie battles in two games! All of this history packed into just 60 minutes of fun! Players may challenge each other if they believe a move has rendered impossible any expression that equals the goal, or if an expression can be formed prematurely. Now advance to the next game - and take sides! Afterwards the 36 cards are shown and the other players try to find the used cards.
Comments
A great educational tool for ages 5 thru 16 or so. Typical quality Ravensburger components. There are 5 token covers of different color which are used to hide 5 of the tokens. If you had to try it from further back, then you might have something. Theyt have all kinds of special rooms printed on the board, and I'm disappointed those weren't given any special purposes. So, in effect, you only have to memorise six pictures at a time. It plays fast, the rule set is easy and not to big. The player with the most tokens wins. Almost an afterthought.


Gaben (1987)

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Category Children's Game
Abstract Strategy
Medieval
Mechanic Area Control / Area Influence
Dice Rolling
Pick-up and Deliver
Description "The strategy attack game with air-raising action!"
Comments
I remember finding a used one of these at a garage sale I went to with my mom when I was about 8.
If you haven't seen this game in action, you must. But this is one I could enjoy when I cannot avoid party games... In the end, your kind of at the mercy of lucking into having the right card in your hand when your turn comes around since you never know how far other players are going to scroll the map between turns.
Korábban is többször tabuztam, '99-től kezdve legalább még 6-7 alkalommal.


Monopoly: Prosperity Scrabble Show

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Category Party Game
Mechanic Hand Management
Roll and Move
Set Collection
Description Each player has a backpack with room for 12 tools, provisions, trading goods, or treasures. In this original pub-style game, players compete to build their bridge by rolling dice combinations. Components. (Source: http://www.riograndegames.com/games.html?id=361 The Key cards bear a list of words, and for each word there is a related trivia question that may be true or false, and a 'next' word that is to be found on one of the other Key cards. The Teaser cards bear a single unique printed word, each to be found on a different one of the Key cards, and space to write in eleven more.
Comments
Failed to excite the children of the post-Sesame Street generation.
Big money and VP games are interesting, I like a lot of the new treasure cards, they add a lot of flavour. The dice make interesting decisions. Couldn't be any happier, now off to find the wizard" Sighned Jeremina (wow that's a girly name) I like how the event cards come up sporadically instead of once per round as in other expansions. "Tea and buttered scones should be available at all times, stronger spirits only after noon" The Victorian period was one of immense progress in all fields of human endeavor; strides were made in every science, the value of human life validated as never before. The backpack mechanic elevates it past Lost Valley in my opinion. But it also has a bell, so that's a penalty point. And the 10 victory points for a colony is awesome. Downgrading after Ice Flow which does much the same but with better tension.
Traded this and Intrigue for Jambo w/ expansion, the two Niagara expansions, Shadows over Camelot and Attika. Pristine condition with Little Wars #7. But then again I'm not a serious domnion player and with this you get to collect lots of stuff! I like how the event cards come up sporadically instead of once per round as in other expansions.
Probably my favorite of the Dominion expansions so far. The action cards perhaps are not the most exciting so far but the Colonies and Platinum really adds the game a new feel. Especially the action cards that poop out VPs... But this set fuels some really fun games of Dominion, and that's what it's all about.


Swords Beret (2008)

Information
Category Dice
Party Game
Wargame
Humor
Mechanic Hand Management
Partnerships
Description Well researched, light Ancients rules covering the Greek and Persian Wars, the campaign of Alexander the Great, and the Second Punic War. "Accumulating sets is the aim of the game... The end result of this is not only humorous, but leads to longer and more exciting foreplay. Viet Cong (VC) guerrillas and NVA regulars faced off against the poorly motivated and unprepared Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN). Civilian Irregular Defense Groups (CIDG) and other units of irregular and light infantry were raised, trained, and advised by US Special Forces A-Teams – The “Green Berets.”
Comments
Tried to read the rules without success. Dice based & not too much to think about.
So nasty art. If you don't mind, you can have fun playing this with your kids.
Interesting, but REALLY suffers from "edge of the world" syndrome.


Dice Floor Winter 3 Social (2010)

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Category Educational
Mechanic Set Collection
Description "If the US Navy has it, so do you! Each player tries to score higher than their opponents in rows and columns of a 6x6 grid they fill in with dice.
Comments
Very good game, nicely prepared, many cards, many choices of weapon, strongly suggest to have & play.
Category: Light tactical air battles. Not carefully punched, no exact component list but appears to be complete. My doods level up from scrub to ninja, others get horribly mangled on a double barrel roll they still get damaged on and miss the next 4 missions hitting 11 stress their first flight, I feel like I am making progression towards a campaign goal, it's really everything. Good for 2-8 players, best with 4 or 6. Weight is for the Campaign game, the slightly generous rating is for the Basic game so far (short playing time allows the higher rating) (may be a 7 as a Campaign).
Just perfect for the solo wargamer well done DVG just waiting for U-Boat Leader now :-) Got a couple complete sets.
Great game.


Bizn[eS] Mental (2005)

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Category Wargame
Miniatures
Mechanic Trading
Description An umpired miniatures rules set for urban combat actions from World War II. There are two types of cards: bills and events. Bills can be played as amendments to an existing bill. Numerous weapons are described in the rules, including both melee and ranged weapons. From the rulebook:
Comments
This is not a good game. Totally successful, both as a game and as history lesson. Your lines resemble Marlborough's lines because he was very good and the rules teach you how to be good as well.


MMA Concerns (1960)

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Category
Mechanic Point to Point Movement
Role Playing
Description Language learning games with various editions in different languages. You are slightly drugged and have no idea how you've gotten there. This was the last game published by Ludodelire.
Comments
Game played solo soon after issue - possibly H2H. Flat tray. There's little to make it really exciting, but once ashore, the Germans tend to stay ashore and slowly expand their bridgehead. 2 or 3 bad weather rolls early on in the game and it's curtains for the germans. Pretty well balanced. Leave them exposed and your line will get rolled up. Pure luck) except with a spinner.


1914 ONE (2008)

Information
Category Wargame
Children's Game
World War II
Educational
Mechanic Area Control / Area Influence
Area Movement
Description BOXUM The Game of strategy that you play from all sides to win. By 1946 nearly every side of the conflict that has consumed the world has turned to all manner of wonder weapons in order to achieve victory. Dice is rolled to move the bees. As each side tries desperately to discover the means to end this conflict and prove victorious, the eyes of the world have turned towards the mysterious, the unknown, the arcane, the occult. Players must pursue their goals with the forces they possess, which are not always the forces they might prefer.
Comments
Great "Junior" Version of .
My youngest loves this game.
Can't say I gave this one too much of a chance, but I'm not sure I wanted to after my initial plays.

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