Articles About Card Games

Star Realms Card Game Overview

Star Realms Card Game Overview

As we’ve continued to limit our interaction with people outside of our home, I’ve found myself burying my head in games on my iPad. Each night I work on a Killer Sudoku puzzle and during the day (or if I finish the puzzle quickl ...
The City Card Game Overview

The City Card Game Overview

Has anyone besides me lost track of time? As an example, I’ll be in a conversation and say something like, “We watched that last week.” or “The other day we were talking about (whatever topic).” Then Scott will ...
Chicken Time Warp Card Game Overview

Chicken Time Warp Card Game Overview

With the cancellation of all game conventions this year, it has become more and more difficult to find new and interesting games coming to market. Conventions usually host a number of grand debuts with publishers offering incentives to purc ...
Pikoko Trick-Taking Game Overview

Pikoko Trick-Taking Game Overview

Have you ever walked by a table with people playing a game, only to have it catch your eye? Games that draw others to the table with their presence are some of the most desirable out there. We experienced this phenomenon while playtesting H ...
Hokkaido Card Game Overview

Hokkaido Card Game Overview

A while back, in his Honshu card game overview, Scott shared thoughts on “don’t judge a book by its cover” with respect to board games. He specifically mentioned the similarities between it and Samurai Gardener… or l ...
Thrift Treasure: Halli Galli Game

Thrift Treasure: Halli Galli Game

I guess a lot of people do the whole “Christmas in July” thing. As we get older, we hear of it more often as a solution for retirees who winter in the south. This allows them to get together with the family without suffering the ...
The Deadlies Card Game Overview

The Deadlies Card Game Overview

I’ve always had a fascination with the concept of the seven deadly sins. Like most, I first learned of them in church as a young child. To be honest, some didn’t seem so bad by modern standards (Pride?). I always wondered about ...
The Crew Cooperative Game Overview

The Crew Cooperative Game Overview

Science and space exploration have made immense strides in my lifetime. Many have been positive while some have been somber. My list of memories relating to these topics is extensive, but here ones that left the biggest mark on me. I rememb ...
Splurt! Party Game Overview

Splurt! Party Game Overview

You may have noticed some similarities in the games we’ve been playing lately. We’ve temporarily taken a break from longer, strategic games in favor of those that are quick to teach and just as speedy to play. Everyone is on edg ...
Star Trek Galactic Enterprises Game Overview

Star Trek Galactic Enterprises Game Overview

When I enjoy something, I tend to get obsessive about it. If it’s a board game, I’ll want to play it over and over. A television show becomes the one I suggest every time we sit down on the couch. Video game? I’ll offer to ...