There are solitaire games that you play by yourself, and then there are solitaire games you play with others. Sure, the box says, “For 3-6 players,” but really everyone at the table is playing her own game, developing resources and working toward some goal without directly influencing the other players in any significant way. You [...]
The is the first part of a new semi-regular series here on Robot Viking focused on games you can play when there’s no one else around. Some games work well solitaire with special rules or modifications, but lots of games are designed for solo play. Star Wars: Battle for Endor is one of those.
It is very rare for a game to scale well enough that it’s just as enjoyable played solitaire as it is with five friends. It’s also rare for a game to capture it’s theme perfectly, with the mechanics reinforcing the story. A game that does both? Space Hulk: Death Angel is one of the very [...]
Last week I mentioned some collation problems with booster packs of solitaire-friendly CCG Dungeon Crawler. Publisher Gifted Vision sent me some extra info about the problems and what they’re doing to fix them.
Solitaire-friendly CCG Dungeon Crawler’s debut set, Unbound, comes in a wonderful starter set with all the fixings. Have a gamer on your Christmas shopping list? A game they can play right away without having to rope friends into buying a bunch of packs seems like a good bet.
One of the games I demoed at Gen Con that I’m most excited about is Fantasy Flight’s new Lord of the Rings card game. It’s a cooperative two-player game (or one-player solitaire game) that follows the “living card game” model used by Fantasy Flight’s Game of Thrones and Call of Cthulhu card games.
Recently we brought you a first look at upcoming CCG Dungeon Crawler. This week we have two exclusive preview cards: the lurking Jungle Troglodyte and the clever magic spell Phase.
Dungeon Crawler is a new, independent collectible card game that can be played solitaire or against a friend. It won’t be out for a few months, but Robot Viking got an excellent preview of this fun, fast-paced game of dungeon exploration.