Reviews written by WadeMonnig
Shuffle Grand Prix packs a lot of good-natured V-8 viciousness into a small box card game. It plays quick enough to be a filler, even with the full compliment of four players. It is in your grill action that puts you into a bumper to bumper conflict with only one player residing at the top of the crumpled car heap.
It's Blunderful occasionally surges, sometimes blunders, but it is always a party. You might end up dancing with a lampshade on your head or gawkily sitting around swirling your drink...and if you end up spilling that drink on your best friend's date, at least you know there is probably a card about that. a.) Blame the lampshade for impairing your vision. b.) Point out that vodka and grapefruit juice will work wonders on getting rid of that cheese dip she dropped down her front earlier. c.) Yell “Party Foul! Alcohol Abuse!” at the top of your...
Some games pay off in the feeling of a strategy coming together or the thrill of the improbable just-can't-lose roll of the dice. Someone has died pays off in belly laughs and smiles, which is a fantastic currency to deal in.
Yellow & Yangtze is easily one of the best titles I've played from 2018. It is more than worthy to be mentioned in the same sentence as Tigris & Euphrates and that is no small feat. If eyes-narrow and sly smiles come across the faces of your gaming group when “vicious strategy games” are mentioned, take your chance to sell your buddies down the twin rivers.