Between the confusing rules, the high price tag compared to the cheap components, and the poor game play I think it goes without saying that I really can’t recommend this game.
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It had the same flavor as Scotland Yard, but with more depth and general complexity. The added mechanics led to a world more strategy, and I think adds more replay value.
This would make a nice family game because you aren’t playing against your kids, you’re playing with your kids. It’s a group effort, so in the end, everyone gets to feel good about the victory.
Lunch Money is one of those games that the majority of gamers have played, or have at the very least heard of. It’s based upon a school yard fight and has lots of dark and creepy imagery. I loved the concept, but when I finally set down to learn how to play it with a [...]
Once I fully understood the rules, and wasn’t playing with someone who was a total grump, it was a lot more fun.
It was interesting enough to certainly peek and keep my interest, despite the 5 hour playing time.
Last night I learned another great game that fits into the “gaming with next to nothing” category: So Long Sucker.
War on Terror: The evil balaclava beckons, but be prepared to stay for a few hours. (featuring guest author, Samantha Diamond)
Evil balaclava. Two words, one really big selling point. However, turn length was a downer.
The un-polished look of the game should not fool, this game is truly a gem.