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Kamigami Battles - Battle of the Nine Realms: Review

Kamigami Battles - Battle of the Nine Realms: ReviewInformation:Mechanics: Deck Builder, Variable Player Powers, Hand Management
Player Age: 12+  Player Count: 2 - 6 Players Time to Play: 45 Minutes 
Game Designer: Zhu Wrong
Game Artist: Cherry, Wang Junjian Publisher: Japanime Games Expandable: Another base game and expansions available Year Published: 2013 BGG Weight: 2.0
Disclaimer: A review copy for the game was provided by the publisher. Objective: The gods of Greek and Norse mythology are in a heated war of supremacy. In the battles of nine realms they have enlisted the help of zodiac warriors to defeat the other gods, will you be the supreme god who is able to eliminate all the others in fierce combat?
Card Anatomy: Each card has either one or two abilities. These abilities can be a ‘react’, which will be used as a reaction to an attack or to a player performing a specific action; or an ‘act’ ability, which can be used anytime during your turn for the God and temple cards but only duri…

Heart of Crown - Fairy Garden: Review

Heart of Crown - Fairy Garden: ReviewInformation:Mechanics: Deck Builder, Card Drafting, Variable Player Powers, Hand Management
Player Age: 12+  Player Count: 2 - 4 Players Time to Play: 45 Minutes 
Game Designer: Ginkgo Publisher: Japanime Games Expandable: Another base game and four expansions available Year Published: 2013 BGG Weight: 2.7
Disclaimer: A review copy for the game was provided by the publisher. Objective: With the aid of the infamous Fae creatures, your aim is to elect a queen and fill the kingdom with supporters and common folk (represented by earning 20 succession points). Card Anatomy: Each card will have a cost which is found on the top left, and an ability, coins or succession points on the bottom of the card. There are several types of cards including succession, princess, actions, calamity, and territory cards. All cards besides the princess, succession and calamity cards have link symbols. When playing multiple cards on your turn, a card can only be played next to a…

Bushido: Review

Bushido: ReviewInformation:Mechanics:Head to Head, Dice Roller, Drafting
Player Age: 8+  Player Count: 2 Players Time to Play: 20 - 30 Minutes 
Game Designer: Pedro Mendoza
Game Artist: Vicente Sivera Catala, Tyler Myatt, Malcolm Wope Publisher: Grey Fox Games Year Published: 2018 BGG Weight: 1.80
Expandable: 1 Expansion Avaliable
Disclaimer: A review copy for the game was provided by the publisher. Objective: Your objective is easy, you want to eliminate your opponent by either reducing their health from 12 down to 0, or by raising their hit track so high that they can't reduce the damage before instant death occurs on their turn. To do this you must carefully choose your technique cards, equip your best weapon and successfully roll the right dice.

Game Anatomy: This game consists of three token types (armour, torii, rage), player boards, three dice types (evade, attack, defence), and two card types (weapon, technique).
Token Anatomy: All tokens will be gained to the holding area first …