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Cursed Dice

Not a D&D player, but this is hilarious. (turn sound on too)

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Letter Jam Puzzle Promo

Sometimes, your game night turns into a put together a puzzle night 🙂 . Someone started doing the promo Letter Jam puzzle while playing Letter Jam, and 2-3 hours later, our team of 4 did it! Doesn’t look that impressive to puzzle pros, perhaps, but I think it was everyone’s first time putting together pure […]

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Episode 9: Long Games

We talk about our experiences at International Games Day. We also discuss Barrage, a new game by Simone Luciani. Finally we list our top 3 long games. 0:00 – Intro Games Played at International Games Day at the Viridian Event Center – Salt Lake City, UT0:40 – International Games Day at the Viridian Event Center […]

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Alchemists

Playing Alchemists like: Fascinating “academia simulator” game with worker placement, experiments, and publishing theories by first (and only time?) designer Matúš Kotry and published by CGE. Not a new release, but relatively new to our group as we explore digital apps in board games.

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Catch the Moon

We’ve been playing some dexterity games lately in-between larger games. Catch the Moon is a neat, fun, and relaxing short game where you get to interlock ladders with each other and create a great-looking surrealist sculpture.

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Tower of Madness

I played Tower of Madness again at International Games Day at the Viridian Event Center – Salt Lake City, UT . Fun, lighthearted Ker Plunk and Yahtzee mash-up in the H. P. Lovecraft universe. It is quite silly, and it seems like a terrible mix for people who prefer Euro games, but the sheer fun […]

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Nightmarium (Revised Edition), Dead of Winter

Halloween games played yesterday evening. Nightmarium (Revised Edition) is just silly fun. It’s a luck-ridden, take that card combo game, but it’s entertaining to play and you get to build cool-looking monsters! I might not play it throughout the year, but I liked Dead of Winter. We got wrecked by a traitor (and a pseudo-traitor […]

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Episode 8: Halloween Special

We are back! It is the Cards and Cubes Halloween Special! 0:00 – Intro Games Played3:38 – First Class: All Aboard the Orient Express!7:21 – Exit: The Game – The Catacombs of Horror10:32 – Letter Jam15:07 – Campy Creatures16:05 – Dead Man’s Cabal Spotlight21:07 – Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein Non-Horror Board Game Horror Movie […]

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Episode 7: Black Angel

Episode 7 is up! In this episode we review Black Angel. We also discuss all things board game art. Finally Hristo is back to talk about Kickstarter marketing. 0:00 – Intro Jonathan’s Top 3 Games of All Time1:18 – 3rd Place: Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game (only with any one of the big box […]

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Episode 6: Drafting Games

In this episode of Cards and Cubes we review Carnival of Monsters. We then talk about that ever-difficult topic of board game etiquette. We then move on to our top 3 drafting games. Finally, our good friend Hristo is back to talk about his experiences at SaltCon, our local board gaming convention.