Marvel Dice Throne is a head-to-head dice and card battling game that can be aptly described as battle Yahtzee. After all, its core mechanism is rolling five dice up to three times and choosing which ones to keep with each roll. Accurate as the comparison may be, simply calling the game battle Yahtzee doesn’t truly do it justice. There is much more to the game than just that.
Shards of Infinity shares a lot in common with other head-to-head deckbuilding games such as Star Realms and Hero Realms. To the extent that it may be difficult to justify owning both.
However, Shards of Infinity is, as a whole, a deeper experience and has quite a few mechanisms that not only make it stand out compared to the competition but also managed to tackle a few common issues that deckbuilding games tend to suffer from.
The concept of quarterbacking in co-op games is a highly debated topic in the board game sphere, where both sides have very strong opinions. So, allow me to stagger in with all the grace of a rum-soaked, but far less charming Jack Sparrow. Lets parsley.
The Spill is a cooperative crisis management game for 1 to 4 players. An oil rig has had a major accident and is spilling into the ocean unchecked. The marine life are in danger, and it’s up to you to rescue the animals and stem the flow of oil.