Tag: card game

Yo Joe! – A G.I. Joe Deck-Building Game Review

“G.I. Joe is the codename for American’s daring, highly trained special mission force. Its purpose: to defend human freedom against Cobra, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world.” You feel that? Yeah, you’re thinking about Duke laying a Saturday morning beat-down on Destro, or perhaps a fuzzy memory of rolling over Storm Shadow…

Llama Drama – a L.L.A.M.A. Review

What a stupid card game. You’re dealt some numbers between one and six, and possibly one or more bright absurdist rainbow llamas. You want to get rid of these silly digits because any you’re left with at the end of the round are points. L.L.A.M.A, like golf, is a dignified pastime. It’s also scored in…

Dinosaur Witches and Sand Worms – A Grimslingers Review

Grimslingers is outlandish. It’s Clint Eastwood wandering the wasteland of Fallout directed by Guillermo del Toro. This concoction of grit and cybernetics doesn’t just live within your mind’s eye, it’s plastered over every beautiful card courtesy of artist/designer Stephen Gibson. A triple threat, he designed, illustrated, and published this work all on his own before Greenbrier picked it…

High Society – A Sobering Filler

The first time I played High Society I didn’t get it. I wasn’t in the right place and it left my mind as soon as it left the table. Whether my worldview has simply expanded or the tumor of cynicism has grown, this time it was different. This time the not-so-subtle message hit me square…