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box for the game Dixit

Dixit

By Jean-Louis Roubira
5
Rated by Courtney S
Jan 30, 2023

I am a decidedly un-strategic tabletop game player. I’ve been known to choose my moves based on how fun they seem, or how much of a chain reaction I can cause, or (quite frequently) because the art on that particular card is interesting. Dixit is a game designed for people who revel in cards with interesting art on them. There are several flavors and versions of Dixit, but all of them come with a deck of large cards, each depicting a surreal, beautiful and perplexing story of its own. 


a selection of dixit cards

 


In Dixit, players take turns playing the part of storyteller by choosing a card from their hand and

Sushi Go! box art

Sushi Go

By Phil Walker-Harding
5
Rated by Charles H
Jan 24, 2023

"Sushi Go!" is a fast paced card game with adorably cute artwork that is sure to satisfy your gaming appetite. As is typical of the entire range of games by producer Gamewright Games, this is an easy to learn family game. Despite that, the strategic depth lends "Sushi Go!" a high replay value, and this game strikes a balance that makes it enjoyable for players of all skill levels. 


Sushi Go! characters


The main mechanic of the game is a style of point gathering known as drafting. In this version, each player is dealt a hand of cards, each with different types of sushi depicted on them. Each player selects a

King of Tokyo box art

King of Tokyo

By Richard Garfield
5
Rated by Charles H
Jan 18, 2023

In this game for 2-6 players, monstrous, robotic, and alien kaiju (think Godzilla) battle to be the last one standing. A fast-paced and easy to learn dice rolling mechanic fuels this family friendly brawl, and with a little help, even early readers can enjoy a taste of glory when they become the King of Tokyo. 



Players can win the game in one of two ways. The first is to be the first monster to accumulate 20 victory points. These points can be earned by occupying Tokyo City or rolling matching number sets with the dice. The other way to win is by being the last monster left alive, with