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Old 25-11-2015, 07:03   #201
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The excellent King of Tokyo is on the Amazon Lightning deals at 9:50am
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Old 25-11-2015, 09:48   #202
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Damn you Torf, I'm not supposed to be buying any more games before Christmas!
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Old 25-11-2015, 09:50   #203
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Hmm, £17. Worth it?
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Old 25-11-2015, 09:51   #204
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Same... i'm still not sure i will... sitting in basket, but i was never that bothered about KoT - people rave, but having never played it i'm not sure what the fuss is!!
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Old 25-11-2015, 09:51   #205
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Yeah, think I'll probably leave it for now
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Old 25-11-2015, 09:54   #206
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Isn't King of New York supposed to be the better game?
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Old 25-11-2015, 10:03   #207
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King of Tokyo: Amazon.co.uk: Toys & Games

£17.00 - ok price for a fun family dice game.

Edit for comments above - We like it as a family, plays well with kids aged 7/8+ I think. There's not a huge amount of deep strategy and they will often take risks that adults wouldn't ... and they often pay off much to their delight!

At £12-14 it would be a must buy, but I can understand that it's not an instabuy at £17.

I think that KoNY adds a bit more variety / depth, but for a decent surface game, I'd recommend KoT.

One thing to point out is that if you lose all your health, then you're out of the game. I generally don't like this mechanic, but it plays pretty speedily and providing you keep the game moving you can usually engage any sulking kids (or adults!) enough to keep them interested in how others are rolling until the game ends and you start again.

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Old 25-11-2015, 10:04   #208
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It's a fun game but if you have KoNY there's no point in getting it.
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I'd probably fold if I hadn't bought loads recently and Christmas wasn't coming... thanks for the tip though!
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Dobble Card Game: Amazon.co.uk: Toys & Games

This drops at 19:00. Excellent game with young kids. Really neat and highly frustrating when you just can't see the matching pairs even though they're staring you in the face.
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Dobble Card Game: Amazon.co.uk: Toys & Games

This drops at 19:00. Excellent game with young kids. Really neat and highly frustrating when you just can't see the matching pairs even though they're staring you in the face.


Yeah, I can vouch for dobble. Great with adults too - even my parents enjoyed it. Takes only minutes to play too so a nice little time filler
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Old 26-11-2015, 19:29   #212
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Exploding Kittens (was a Kickstarter from Oatmeal and others) is on Daily Deals at 11:50 tomorrow. Both the regular and NSFW versions.
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30% off certain board games on Amazon today. Of note are Agricola (£31!!), The Village, 7 Wonders and Bang! The Dice Game. You have to spend at least £30 though. Discounts applied at the checkout.
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There's also Pandemic and X-wing lightning deals at 3:00pm.
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Scotland Yard is a tenner on an Amazon lightning deal atm
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Picked up Lords Of Waterdeep in the offer, combines DnD with Euro style game playing and comes very highly rated.
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LOW is a great game. My son loves it and regularly beats me
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Sheriff of Nottingham - £23.20 at Amazon.
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