Short Lords (1989)

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Category
Mechanic Roll and Move
Description From the black city of Craclaw they ride, spreading oppression and fear, binding all who oppose them in the chains of slavery.
Comments
G814 There are many questions and I suspect playtesting was on the light side.
Could be a nice game. Nothing too heavy.
The youngest of dice games. Play just for the silliness.


Don't Bowl (2010)

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Category
Mechanic Pick-up and Deliver
Roll and Move
Tile Placement
Description Designer's Note: This is not a professionally published game; it is a series of homemade expansions for Hero quest. Each child simultaneously places one of their 8 potion ingredient tiles on the board. Decide whether to play a snake, bone, toadstool, or the unwanted spider tiles. When all the treasure tokens are claimed, the player with the most wins.
Comments
Think this will continue to be a big hit. It's interesting how just a couple tweaks on the same mechanic result in a different game.
A family favorite party game. Would be great with the right crowd though.
Despite how bad the game is, it is possible to turn it into a lot of fun with the right group - good end of party drunk game. I like Zooloretto MUCH better!


Karaoke the Buck (2005)

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Category Card Game
Educational
Fantasy
Dice
Mechanic Roll and Move
Variable Player Powers
Worker Placement
Description Similar in some regards to the Ace of Aces book series, Duel Master takes 2 players, each with their own book, into competition with one another. Molly, Percy, James and Thomas need your help to build railway tracks from their sidings to the main line. In the Arena of Death the players take the roles of gladiators in the arena in the city Mortavalon. The number of cards you start with depends on the number of players.
Comments
Medium group. This is one that I'd wanted to play for a long time, but had heard it had some flaws. I really like the action menu and the way the buildings pay out but the combat is a little dodgy and I'm not so sure about the need for an auction. The rules are a little confusing (a few typos) but in depth. Yet, it seems a little too fiddly and the rules weren't so intuitive at first. Otherwise, don't bother with it. The Ugly is it's chaotic gun fights and poor investment of the Bank.
Bought at the UK expo 6th June 2009.
There is tons of theme in this game. It is also strategic with the buildings and fun when you engage in gunfights. It sounds great but we didn't find it that exciting. Do the dice screw up your plans? We play that the bank itself draws money from the buildings built into the town, with the bank owner skimming 20% off the top.


Warfare Balancing (2002)

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Category
Mechanic Area Movement
Hand Management
Pattern Recognition
Description Hyborian Risk is an unofficial Risk variant, themed to Robert E. This war holds the distinction of being the largest colonial war ever fought in Africa and was the first round of the European portion of what would become World War II. Each player attempts to get their cards into the Point Zone while playing out their Blitz Pile. What is the provincial flower of Alberta? Here you can enjoy yourself at all the famous attractions. Nuclear War and/or Nuclear Proliferation and/or Nuclear Escalation and/or Weapons of Mass Destruction.
Comments
Arrived via eBay (June 2003).
Smell: -------:what:-------


Farb-Karussell For To Glorious ASL (1994)

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Category Children's Game
Card Game
Mechanic Area-Impulse
Hand Management
Description WWII European theater conquest game.
Comments
My rating comes from an average of the three games (which really should be listed seperately on the geek, as they have different authors and extremely different concepts).
Like Axis & Allies but with more detail. An Axis & Allies game with a twist. As for the other games I give The Sherwood Syndrome a 4, and Free Enterprise a 3.
2008.


Such Glorious (2010)

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Category Wargame
Mechanic Dice Rolling
Memory
Roll and Move
Description Expansion for the game Het Huis Anubis. This book is packed with 32 pages of detail in full color. He always attacks with an 8-sided dice and can acquire new much needed MODs for your army. Being first back was not enough, you've got to make the best profit on your trip. It works!" When your group is assembled, take the appropriate dobber (Yacht, Lorry, Tent or Ship) and set off.
Comments
My favourite game as a kid due to the interesting board design and the sense of adventure. I'll never play with a standard deck again even if I'm just playing rummy.
I love when the mechanics of a game fits with the theme; it's the case with this quick game where you need to manage your hand remember which card were played and use both tactics and some middle-term strategy. Can also be fun with teams of 2 each player getting a turn to flick the "ball." Some macabre artwork and weird "hidden" text on the cards do not a game make.
Not yet played. My children have played this several times.
A nice expansion that adds some variety in terms of the Wellies along with a change of mission pace but nothing ground breaking. This game is still somewhere in my parents' basement.


Legg (2010)

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Category Abstract Strategy
Animals
Mechanic Dice Rolling
Pattern Building
Description "Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, in agreement with Russia, warned USA to “keep their hands off the Arctic.” Exotic animals will lure youngsters into a world of beautiful beasts. This game of matching creatures to their habitats will encourge memory development.
Comments
ESSEN. Roll the dice and build the house. Excellent with kids. It's alot of randomness, but it's quite alot of silly fun. The mechanics are so simple that I think the average 4 year old (much lower than Queen's recommended 6+ year rating) could get into and enjoy this game quickly without much fuss or anxiety sometimes associated with aving to learn and remember game rules.
$1.99 at a Goodwill in Columbus. The dice make interesting decisions. *Since writing the above four other people have come forward as owners of this meat like substance inspired game.
This game is basically Cootie rethemed for adults.


A herum Game

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Category Abstract Strategy
Wargame
Mechanic Dice Rolling
Description PageQuest is fantasy adventure for one. The boxes even fit together to make a common picture.
Comments
"8" for the idea+implementation "3" after 1-2 play. An awesome new edition of a fun, old-school, cutthroat game. I mean, it's fun for what it is, but without some other scenarios, or something, we're left thinking "huh, that was okay," and moving on. When you're bewildered enough by that idea, you then learn that these racing train engines frequently leap over each other on the tracks. GIMME GIMME GIMME GIMME!!!! No wonder this game achieves an excellent resale value.
The title befits the game as this race game can be crazy. Desert version of Panzer and Armor. The game is fun, and misleadingly simplistic. When I finally brought it to the table, I was a little worried: would it sink my kid's memories? Well, the asnwer is NO!


Texas Bears (2009)

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Category Wargame
Mechanic Hand Management
Roll and Move
Trading
Description Napoleon in Germany, 1813 You crouch in your desk, maybe the teacher will not notice that you threw your rubber and that you're now reading your comic-book, or that Annicka is just whispering something to Hasse and just imagine getting caught cheating at your next exam...
Comments
Maybe this game works for some people, but it doesn't work for me.
Nice, light game. 99% complete, punched, missing only 6 tiles at first (and only) count. We are working on getting all the German 20 portion of the Nap 20 which so for include 3 games and at least two expansions. I believe it is because units flee the line often, and often flee far.
An interesting game if you just want to pointlessly roll dice over and over. Why don't I like tile-placement games? Poses some very interesting options for both players.
This is a great one for the family. Some quibbles on achieving a French victory (relatively easy to bottle up in Dresden at this scale), but overall another fine VPG N20 effort. Strategic games with just enough tactical granularity to make them interesting.


Peg-Out Reserves (2005)

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Category Dice
Mechanic Roll and Move
Description The aim of the game is to find the Ring Master. Join the race for the rooftop robber! Characters (white) are personalities in the Inuyasha storyline. Also like Pachisi: When a player lands on a space occupied by another player, the piece he lands on is sent back home. The first player to find the Ring Master wins. 3 Carriers. The player who manages to do this first, scores that number. This is why you and your opponent are always at Cross Purposes!
Comments
Like to have. Another theme might be better, but still lots to enjoy. И картинки не самые отвратные.

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