Kesselring Tac Juniors (2007)

Information
Category
Mechanic Hand Management
Description A simplified version of the card game, Bridge, with child-friendly card art. Different game variants are included. Red Ops 5 can be played co-op and even solo. In this game, every encounter is a test of courage. There are also two initially empty off-board "prisoner areas", one near each player, to hold the pieces captured by that player. - The "US 52nd Armored Infantry Battalion", a Legendary Unit with its 2 Legendary Specialists, 3 Legendary Items and 1 set of unique RWB bonuses (from the War Stories expansion)
Comments
A game we enjoy but feel was missing something. It's not obvious how to assign value to the goods. It seem that when you play a multiplayer auction game with two players, it loses all the elegance.
Juego de subastas sencillo para dos, bastante curioso y con mucha mucha matématica para calcular el precio correcto de los lotes a los que optas. Much better detailed figures than in Battle of Skull Pass.


Superfection Go Counter Game (2007)

Information
Category Educational
Dice
Abstract Strategy
Mechanic Dice Rolling
Partnerships
Description From the box: There are versions knows from Japan in the 16th century - matching pictures painted on shells. The rules of play are identical to those of Go.
Comments
The 1962 version was quite simple...
Memory with neat-o flipping plastic tabs. It's light, and packs a lot of gaming into it.
RATING FOR KIDS.


Casino of Missions (1997)

Information
Category Card Game
Mechanic Partnerships
Simulation
Description It's time to relive all of your favorite battles from the ever popular kid's show Power Rangers!!! "At 4.45 on the morning of September 1, 1939 the soldiers of the German army launched their Blitzkrieg into Poland. Each player then secretly commits a ship card to it from their hand of five. He has prepared a holy ritual at the center of town; marking ritual circles on the ground, reciting incantations, and assembling all manner of powerful artifacts to aid him. If the total value of the cards in the trick is positive, then the highest card wins the trick - even if it's an off-suit card.
Comments
Not yet played.


Wepseil (1988)

Information
Category Card Game
Children's Game
Educational
Abstract Strategy
Mechanic Pick-up and Deliver
Description Each player is an astronaut who is building rockets. Faeries represent positive points, witches negative points and dwarf cards are neutral. Highest numbered card of the type (dwarf, witch, faerie) most played in the trick wins the trick (if a tie - i.e.
Comments
Speed and fun, a good game with humor. Small enough to fit into a pocket and only 15 or so minutes long.


Der Sports (1983)

Information
Category Wargame
Modern Warfare
Mechanic Dice Rolling
Description Le Marché de Samarkand is a game of Dutch bids, a bid where the salesman leaves a maximum price and comes down then until a buyer stops the process. This game was published as a follow up to the success of LDS(Mormon)game "Jots and Tittles" and even uses a Jots and Tittles gameboard. Featuring Crissy and her cousin Velvet on a shopping spree. Expanded by: Avalon Hill Complexity rating - 2 Then it was an inheritance from Katrina's husband Arthur, a cousin of the Kells, that permitted the brothers to finance their dream of founding a merc unit.
Comments
Avalon Hill 1962 $30 (2010)


Kasvoton Fright Arms 2 Game (1998)

Information
Category Wargame
Mechanic Card Drafting
Hand Management
Hex-and-Counter
Description The 1964 version has two different games.
Comments
Great hand management game.
The basic mechanic was interesting, but the scenarios didn't let you run and hide much -- they mostly involved two wizards standing and whaling away at each other. Aspect of the game.
Without partnerships, this game will drive you nuts with the tense balance between the players. Delivers less than it promises. Is it as good as condottiere?
The basic mechanic was interesting, but the scenarios didn't let you run and hide much -- they mostly involved two wizards standing and whaling away at each other. Random, chaotic and even a bit irritating, there isnt enough time to create a meaningful strategy and there is too much time if your cards just happen to suck. The shapeshifting chart is an outstanding idea, and is executed very well.


Chards Spice (1984)

Information
Category Abstract Strategy
Negotiation
Dice
Mechanic Role Playing
Tile Placement
Description From the publisher: This is how it is described at the game's website: Each player in turn chooses one of 9 op-art puzzle pieces and places it on his/her card. The object is to find 3 pieces and only 3 pieces that will cover his card. The role of the managing director is one of expanding sales and profits against competition from other managing directors in the rival car firms. Interestingly, it is not important to establish any relationship between the wild patterns on the pieces. Comes in a plastic case with an attached hang card.
Comments
Good addition.


Psychedelic Nokkelat Game (2010)

Information
Category Children's Game
Science Fiction
Mechanic Hand Management
Description A game of strategy with bluff and tactics for 2-4 players whose object is to eliminate all other players.
Comments
I give Monopoly a 6.


Dark Chess Battle The Maus (2000)

Information
Category Card Game
Wargame
Mechanic Action Point Allowance System
Pattern Recognition
Secret Unit Deployment
Description Due to its simple rules and ease of playing, "The Bowl Game" is a perfect party game for mixed groups of non-gamers.
Comments
NOT FOR SALE.
Command 44 - Mint. The intention was to have the Mexican casualties be the victory condition.
Public Domain party game.


Wielayd (2003)

Information
Category Ancient
Card Game
Fighting
Mechanic Voting
Description In this latest collaboration between Bruno Cathala and Ludovic Maublanc, players must buy the favor of the gods in their race to be the first player to build two cities in the Ancient Greek island group known as the Cyclades. Players take on the role of children searching for stolen race horses on a simple board. The players compete for control of ten Greek city states. The first player to control four cities or collect 100 victory tokens wins the game. 'Bargain Hunt' has become an extremely popular television show, and we all love watching both the huge profits and losses made by the contestants.
Comments
Really wanted to like this, but the game just doesn't seem to work or insprire. The main mechanic is area control, obtained through a (slightly random) combat system. Unfortunately the auction/role mechanic that drives the game is just too restrictive. Highly disappointed with this one.
Better than Apples to Apples. Unique little game that is good filler, and you can never have enough of those. I like how each team has to share the spoils, and I also enjoy the light memory element involved in tracking how much you will have to share with your companions. Need to play it more, rating may rise or fall!
I like it. As I love the ancient greece, I need to check this game out. I suppose that's not as bad as making a terrible game of a great movie.
Tense, fast moving area control game with very important role selection mechanic.

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