Dungeon Shift System: Legend Card Game Slaggorath (1990)

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Category Card Game
Expansion for Base-game
Wargame
Mechanic Action Point Allowance System
Variable Player Powers
Description Magnificent wooden game where you try to gain influence in Manhattan building the highest skyscraper. "May it be an Ancient Greek Temple, or a Roman Palace; a Renaissance Cathedral or an Opera, the columns always had a special part in the architecture. This is achieved through roll and move mechanics. Expands: During this period, the U.S. 1st Army fought across the Cotentin Peninsula and captured the major port of Cherbourg while British forces took on the bulk of of the German panzer divisions near Caen.
Comments
44. But if you like the basic card game, get this one too! Very cut-throat. The weather die rolls are too important to make this a fun/challenging game. I feel as if I'm fighter the weather die roll, rather than my opponant. Update: I've now played Korea as well. On the plus side it plays fairly quickly and can split very nicely into a four player game.


Vixuion (1984)

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Category Card Game
Collectible Components
Trivia
Mechanic Betting/Wagering
Dice Rolling
Set Collection
Description Crows are smart, but they have a weakness for shiny objects. 13 years after its initial release at Origins '95, the game is in its fourth edition, and boasts ten expansions and a recently-released 10th Anniversary Edition Starter Deck set. The problem is, so do your friends.
Comments
Quite a solid game, one of the newer expansions released a few game breaking cards that have yet to be fixed. Pretty cool game for ship-to-ship combat in the Star Trek universe. It just is way too long for what it is because it it gets repetitive very fast. Going first really, really sucks. Difficult to win if one player starts to run away with the score? I wonder how much you can use this turn to create opportunities for next turn? The crow meeples are small and stand-up only with reluctance. It is not a filler really...because of length of play...but it is a simple game to learn or teach. Unfortunately, the negatives more than outweigh the positives. I say this because if you like Carc you won't automatically like this, similarly if you dislike Carc you won't automatically dislike this. For the record I like Crows, Galaxy Trucker, Carcassonne and Alhambra but for different reasons as they each provide different experiences. The graphics, though effective, are not as cute as Speed, Halli Galli, etc. And it's not as stylish as Flix Mix and Jungle Speed.
Looks great! I may be willing to part with it.


Crash! Stunt (2008)

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Category World War II
Movies/TV/Radio theme
Mechanic Auction/Bidding
Hex-and-Counter
Set Collection
Description From the publisher: That roller has a slot at the top of the game that shows results of the at bat depending on what is happening on the field. Each figure has a power base, attack poses, projectiles, trading cards and battle tiles. Did you know snot keeps your lungs clean? When all the puppies have been found, the player with the most puppies wins. From there, travel along the gamepath in either direction, and try to land on Battle Squares and win Battle Cards with victory points. There’s something here for all gamers.
Comments
Birthday '09. Additionally, there are "gross out" cards that are like odd and unfun dares. At one time, my son's favorite game. BTW, the Styrofoam works fine.
Expansion.
This is a memory game, where you are trying to find some lost puppies. And the Paris history just adds more to this fun children's game. On top of this, there are subtle characters your kids will recognize next time they are watching a Madeline video (ie.


Ko New Warfare (1700)

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Category Abstract Strategy
Children's Game
Wargame
Mechanic Simulation
Description Towers is a game with elements of chess and checkers, played on an 8X8 board. After the fall at Kursk, the German army was withdrawing to the West. The game comes with a 120x60 cm color board, color counters, card board miniatures, player statistics sheets and a 20-page rule booklet. Contents 65 cards. Combined Armoured Corps and airborne units soon threatened to have the German forces cut off from the Western bank of the river. Object of the game is to win the most points, which are given for capturing opposing dice.
Comments
Never played. Lacks quality components.


Clown Hunter Sen (2009)

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Category Card Game
Children's Game
Party Game
Humor
Mechanic Acting
Dice Rolling
Roll and Move
Description [from Publisher]
Comments
Missing ramp; cardboard pieces are rough. Great for children, but very challenging even for adults. Good teamwork game. I think the main problem is that I compare this to Visionary, another game in which you are blindfolded.


Atmosfear: Kolonisten (2008)

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Category Card Game
Dice
Abstract Strategy
Expansion for Base-game
Mechanic Auction/Bidding
Hand Management
Hex-and-Counter
Description From the website: Coalescence is an abstract strategy game in which two to five players manipulate the movements of colossal crystalline nuggets of star-stuff in a spiral galaxy, attempting to create the largest stellar systems and capture them with their immense star-scoops! This combination of competition and cooperation makes for an interesting game full of player interaction. Components required to play include a map showing the territories of Athas, a deck of Action Cards tailored to the theme, and unit counters.
Comments
Complete, like new, never played. Loved it.
Despite the theme, this strikes me as a re-make of Naval War with broken rules. It isn't bad, but it could use some polishing and re-working to get it up to speed with modern games in terms of more meaningful decisions - rather than the cards playing you.


Malay Friendly? 3000 Potter (1984)

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Category Wargame
Mechanic Point to Point Movement
Set Collection
Description In 58 BC, Gaius Julius Caesar was appointed by the Roman Senate as proconsul for Cisalpine Gaul, for which he was given 4 legions. The quick and simple mechanics of Aeronef allow players to easily control up to half a dozen airships at once and provide a fast moving, yet challenging game. The Uskok Warlord Radoslav died during the last Venetian raid. There are multiple choices on which direction to go, but not too much in the way of required thinking. There are many different boards that you progress through, each board representing one 'stage' of the game.
Comments
Just in.


Toxenda (2010)

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Category
Mechanic Auction/Bidding
Dice Rolling
Description Playing the Yep cards with one hand only, while the other you're holding on your card pile, and react on right color card. The players have 2 red, 2 yellow and 2 black counters each. Each player is dealt 4 cards and the rest are left aside. "I am prepared to hand over the kingdom to one of you.", he said.
Comments
Travel.
A copy is in my collection but has never been played.
Thrift store find.
Travel. Lots of fun though I think that the original VSF rules are better. Primarily, the score multipliers all seemed overwrought. The board itself pictures a city street map, which is a nice feature. If I remember well, next to Brugge, Brussel, Hasselt, Mechelen, Namur, Oostende & Turnhout, there were also versions of Antwerpen, Gent, Liège & Leuven. Wee! I applied my super tech and gained 2 pips! The rerolls were effective but boring. This rating reflects my opinion of the game as a game-player. It is not intended to boost the rating of the game, and in fact, I do not rate all my game designs highly. What are your options again? Reiner Knizia's Decathlon is a lot more enjoyable than any other dice game I know, because of the theme, but it's still a dice game.


Voitto Across (1973)

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Category Card Game
Wargame
Mechanic Memory
Partnerships
Description Tactical combat game, where you choose one or two characters, who fight each other (it's also possible with a multi-player variant, where some players can cooperate to win). Snake Oil - The medicine show card game! Cults Across America is not a serious simulation. Instead of throwing a die, you choose a number 1-6 (depending of the attack type, the range might be lower) on the die and the defense is a certain number of guesses to find out what the opponent attacks with. Be prepared to face the consequences of human error.
Comments
Ľubor, Hieroným. Pretty fun, gets one-sided sometimes. No luck. ..uneasy to express.
Ľubor, Hieroným. The theme is fun and the card text is great, but the gameplay blows. Why do some games (designers) not know how and when to end?


Queen's Go The Birds (1967)

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Category
Mechanic Dice Rolling
Description Players take turns rolling one of the special dice to determine the color of the piece to be added to the moon shaped base. The objective of the is to win the support of at least a majority of the other players in any way you can by Scamboozling them with an opinion you think they will believe. You win or lose votes depending on whether you are successful or not. If a a player is in another player's way, you cannot pass him. The first player to acquire all chips in his or her color wins. Contents: 24page, illustrated, WonderGo Lesson Book; 48 jumbo-sized, "prize-fillable", WonderGo stones; 16" tri-fold gameboard; 1 set of motivational sticker prizes; 2 WonderReward Cards (incentive charts); and game rules.
Comments
[Poker game] {Card; trick-taking, card-exchange} Mizerka is a traditional trick-taking game with exactly 18 hands.
The kiddo loves this game, and he soundly whups us at it. The contract determination is quite interesting and quite luck because a player can't be sure what will happen in later hands. Dull, boring and chaotic!
Sounds interesting.

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