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Posts Tagged ‘cooperative games

Flash Point: Fire Rescue

June 29, 2015

Blazing With Theme Co-op games found new life with the release of Pandemic in 2008. Since then the genre has exploded, and one of the better entries into this category was kickstarter success Flash Point. In Flash Point, players work together as a team of firefighters racing to rescue as many people as they can […]

Pandemic – On the Brink: Because Four Deadly Viruses Just Weren’t Enough

September 11, 2011

The Black Death ravages the middle east as the Red Tide covers eastern Asia. The Blue Flu sweeps across North America and most of Europe while the Yellow Fever hits South America and Africa hard. Crowds hush as the CDC spokesman gets up to the podium to make their press statement: “Saving the world from […]

Pandemic: Infectiously Intense

December 26, 2010

Some board games are great at creating a unique gaming experience which feels different from all other games. Pandemic is one such game. Pandemic is different than many games for two reasons: its a cooperative game where all players work together, and it is incredibly intense. You feel like you are on pins and needles […]

Lord of the Rings: True to Tolkien

December 11, 2010

I am a geek in many different ways; I am a film buff, a board gamer, a Star Wars fanatic, an X-Phile. I am also a faithful admirer of JRR Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. I will not go so far as to say that the Lord of the Rings is the best book […]