Tag Archives: Card Games

Trick-taking in 2021: Reflections on the Past, Present, and Future of My Favorite Mechanic

I played Ghosts of Christmas last night. It was, simply put, one of the best trick-taking games I’ve ever played. I’m hooked. Thematically, it is a nod to the Dickensian novel A Christmas Carol. Players can play into one of … Continue reading

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Silver Dagger (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Ted Alspach Publisher: Bezier Games Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 14 and Up Time: 45 Minutes Times Played: > 10 (On Review Copy from the Publisher) Silver Dagger is the fourth game in the hit Silver line of fast-playing … Continue reading

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Spicy (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Győri Zoltán Gábor Publisher: HeidelBÄR Games Players: 2 – 6 Ages: 10 and up Time: 15-20 Minutes Times Played: > 10 Spicy is a bluffing card game for 2-6 players that feels a little bit like Liar’s Dice with … Continue reading

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10 Great Card Games (Article by Chris Wray)

When we tell people we’re into “board games,” what we often mean is “board and card games.”  If you just say card games, people often think of the standard deck of 52, but if you just say board games, people … Continue reading

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Cabo Deluxe Edition (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designers: Mandy Henning, Melissa Limes Publisher: Bezier Games Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 8 and Up Time: 45 Minutes Times Played: > 5 (On a review copy.) Cabo is a fast-playing card game designed by Mandy Henning and Melissa Limes.  … Continue reading

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Silver Bullet (Game Review by Chris Wray)

Designer: Ted Alspach Publisher: Bezier Games Players: 2 – 4 Ages: 14 and Up Time: 45 Minutes Times Played: > 10 Silver is a fast-playing card game designed by Ted Alspach.  Based on the system from Cabo, Silver is a … Continue reading

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