Add new comment | Casual Game Revolution

Add new comment

Fun Facts Contents

Fun Facts Announced
Repos Production has announced Fun Facts, the newest entry in their line of cooperative party games. "A question is placed in the center of the table. [...] Once everyone has written their answer, each one takes turns placing their arrow in relation to the other players. [...] After everyone has placed their answer in the center of the table, reveal everyone’s numbers. They must be in order from lowest to highest."
Source: https://www.rprod.com/en/games/fun-facts

Smitten Announced
Stonemaier Games has announced a new cooperative micro game for 1-2 players, to celebrate their 10th anniversary. "In Smitten, players work cooperatively with limited information/communication to complete two identical 3×3 grids of cards, each inspired by a Stonemaier game and illustrated by Vincent Dutrait. There are multiple difficulty levels and separate modes for solo and 2-player games."
Source: https://stonemaiergames.com/games/smitten/

Marvel: Damage Control Announced
WizKids has announced a new game set in the world of Marvel. "Each player leads a rival cleanup crew tasked with finding and securing the dangerous artifacts and technologies buried in the rubble. Represented by a pile of scattered, mostly facedown cards, each rubble card represents a powerful item. "
Source: https://wizkids.com/marvel-damage-control/

Marvel Dice Throne Released
The Op has released its Marvel's themed version of Dice Throne. "A heart-pumping, fast-playing game of skilled card play and dice manipulation, Marvel Dice Throne multiplies the thrill of the original Dice Throne (designed by Nate Chatellier, Manny Trembley, and Gavan Brown) by letting players take on the roles of characters from the Marvel Universe. The goal of the game is to eliminate your opponent with combat points and be the last player standing to win!"
Source: https://theop.games/blogs/theop/marvel-dice-throne-available-now

Smash Up 10th Anniversary Set
AEG has announced a 10th-anniversary edition of their card game Smash Up. It's set to release in October. "Featuring the Skeletons, Mermaids, World Champs, and a reprint of the Sheep, Smash Up 10th will also include an all-new art book looking at the history of the game, new base mats, and a Goblin coin and more."
Source: https://www.tabletopgamingnews.com/AEG-Announces-10th-Anniversary-Smash-Up-Set

Star Trek: Super-Skill Pinball Pre-order
Star Trek: Super-Skill Pinball is currently available for pre-order over on the WizKids website. The game is set for release later this year. "Challenge your friends, or play solo to try to beat your high score! Features four thrilling tables from different corners of the Star Trek Universe!"
Source: https://shop.wizkids.com/products/star-trek-super-skill-pinball

Tokaido Deluxe Edition Pre-order
Funforge has a deluxe edition of Tokaido available for pre-order from Asmodee. "This version includes:  a bigger box, giant game board, all cards for Tokaido, all cards for Crossroads, 16 character tiles (Tokaido + Crossroads), 16 unpainted figurines (Tokaido + Crossroads), 5 point markers, 5 color bases, metal coins and fabric bag, soundtrack CD, Crossroads wooden die, Tokaido + Crossroads rulebooks."
Source: https://shop.asmodee.com/tokaido-deluxe-edition-tkd05

Reviews
Abandon All Artichokes (Meeple Mountain): “It’s a light game that’s not too clever and not too dull, perfect as an appetizer for a casual game night or a quick snack before the kids’ bedtime.”
Source: https://www.meeplemountain.com/reviews/abandon-all-artichokes/

Next Station: London (Opinionated Gamers): “Like most of Dunstan’s roll-and-write games, this one is engaging and keeps players busy for the duration of the game.  I personally like the way that you get little status reports in your individual line scores at the end of each round, yet there is enough scoring in the tourist sites, interchange stations and shared objectives that the outcome of the game is rarely known until the final calculation.”
Source: https://opinionatedgamers.com/2022/09/14/dale-yu-review-of-next-station-london/#more-56479

Cat in the Box (What’s Eric Playing): “I was already pretty sold on the game just, thematically, from the get-go; love a cat game, and I think Schrodinger’s Cat in particular is pretty silly. Add in trick-taking? You’ve got me. I particularly like how inventive the concept is, both on its own and against the larger backdrop of trick-taking games.”
Source: https://whatsericplaying.com/2022/09/12/cat-in-the-box/