The Wargamer

23 June 2017

Chaos Isle

CARD GAME REVIEW posted on 1 FEB 2010 by Scott Parrino

A lot of apocalypse in a small game deck. Find out why.

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En Garde!

CARD GAME REVIEW posted on 16 JUL 2006 by Scott Parrino

Can pompous, garishly dressed swordsmen compare in manliness to a heart stopping World War II shooter? No, not really. But they can make for some jolly good barroom fun. Sean Drummy accepts Slugfest Games’ challenge to a duel and battles it out the civilized way!

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DiF Squadron Pack 1: Fighters

CARD GAME REVIEW posted on 5 MAY 2006 by Scott Parrino

John Walsh examines what gamers get from DiF Squadron Pack 1: Fighters, a booster card pack for the World War II aerial card game Down in Flames.

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Hector & Achilles

CARD GAME REVIEW posted on 30 DEC 2005 by Brant Guillory

The Trojan War was a war of epic length, heroes, and proportions. Brant Guillory reviews one card game which squeezes the war into 30 minutes.

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G.I. Joe Combat

CARD GAME REVIEW posted on 28 DEC 2004 by Scott Parrino

Hasbro's toy line of "real American heroes" is now available in card gaming format. Mike Dorn takes a look.

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Blue vs Gray Deluxe Edition

CARD GAME REVIEW posted on 20 DEC 2004 by Scott Parrino

Michael Eckenfels sends in his review of the latest edition of the revised card/board game set during the American Civil War.

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Kung Fu Fighting

CARD GAME REVIEW posted on 17 NOV 2004 by Scott Parrino

Is a good beating in the cards? The makers of Kung Fu Fighting hope so. The Wargamer’s Pete Gade does his very best not to come off like Steven Seagal in his review of this fast-paced card game.

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History of War

CARD GAME REVIEW posted on 20 SEP 2004 by Scott Parrino

History of War attempts to move World War II card games from the tactical level to the strategic. Ambitious? Yes! Successful? You bet!

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Medieval

CARD GAME REVIEW posted on 12 DEC 2003 by Scott Parrino

Jeff Vitous offers his impressions of this latest card game from critically acclaimed designed Richard Berg.

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MagBlast: Second Edition

CARD GAME REVIEW posted on 29 OCT 2003 by Scott Parrino

"Glittering pinholes in the cosmic curtain of space serve as the backdrop for Fantasy Flight Games' MagBlast: Second Edition, a card game of fast-paced, interstellar conflict."

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Battlecards

CARD GAME REVIEW posted on 21 MAR 2003 by Scott Parrino

"A fast-paced card game set during World War II, Battlecards is a simple, fun gaming system that is portable enough to be set up and played almost anywhere, and fun enough that there’s no excuse not to bring it wherever the possibility of playing it exists."

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Theophrastus

CARD GAME REVIEW posted on 9 OCT 2002 by Scott Parrino

"There's just something about mixing chemicals and creating new compounds that is fascinating; the creation of various potions, elixirs, and amulets that were made in Theo's time gives a good sense of this era, which was considered to be the time of the beginning of modern science."

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Lord of the RIngs Card Game Review

CARD GAME REVIEW posted on 26 NOV 2001 by Scott Parrino

Lord of the Rings manages to thread the very thin needle of staying true to the spirit of the story and offering an excellent game.

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