DesignerJason Maclean Jones
Players2 - 5
Play Time60 - 90 mins
PublisherBad Cat Games
Fast and furious card play.
Interesting mechanisms and evolving strategies.
Love the fight system and trumping opponents attacks hugely addictive fun.
Plays long at the higher player counts.
Betting feels a little under-baked.
There is some player elimination which may be an issue for some.
Fan's of the Spartacus board game will certainly find plenty here to interest them. With it's quick to learn rules and the satisfaction of the card combat mechanisms this is destined to be popular with groups looking for that arena style battles but with just a deck of cards.
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